Trips and visits

Our trips and visits are organised by the U3AC Cultural and Social Activities Committee.

The Chair of the Committee is Clem Messenger.

Planned trips

Click on a trip to find out more about it.

To access the application forms, which are for members only, you need to log in.

Please log in to view further information

You can also find information about these trips:

  • in the weekly Bulletin, sent out by email (you can pick up a printed copy from U3AC Reception or at the Wednesday Lecture)
  • by emailing the Office: office@u3ac.org.uk

 

Pick-up points

Our standard pick-up points are the Trumpington Park and Ride and Madingley Road Park and Ride (where parking for the day is free). On Sundays we also pick up from Trumpington Road, at the end of Bateman Street.

Applying for a trip

To apply for a place on a trip, complete the application form. These are usually available at least 4 weeks before the trip. They can be obtained in any of the following ways:

  • by clicking the ‘Download application form’ button (you will need to log in as a member)
  • from the display area in the U3AC Reception, or at the Wednesday lecture
  • by emailing the Office
  • by sending a stamped addressed envelope to the Office with the name of the event in the top left-hand corner
  • by paying an annual fee of £7 (payable in September); you will be sent every form as soon as it is available.

It is important that you:

  1. Complete the application form correctly – especially the section at the bottom specifying a contact number for emergency purposes as this is a U3AC requirement.
  2. Send your completed form to the U3AC Office or place it in the Collection Box in the U3AC Reception area before the closing date.
  3. Enclose your cheque and a stamped addressed envelope, clearly marked on the back with the name of the trip.

If there are more applicants than places a draw is held, about 2 weeks before the event, to make it fair for everyone. If your application is successful you will be sent an acceptance slip, otherwise your cheque will be returned to you.

Please bring your acceptance slip with you on the trip as confirmation of booking acceptance, to avoid any misunderstandings.

Oversubscription

Members whose applications are not successful are placed on a waiting list and will be notified if a place becomes available. Members are reminded that places on a trip can only be offered to a friend who is not a member if there is no waiting list. Arrangements must be made through one of the organisers.