19 June 2024

What’s on THIS week

Friday 21 June – Tutors and volunteers Thank you party – BY INVITATION ONLY.


New items

The Programme of courses and activities will be sent to members at the beginning of July by post.


Reminders – Courses

Summer Events Programme – new items and updates

We have just updated the Programme with additional items and further detail – please have a look by clicking HERE.

A few courses which start shortly still have a few vacancies: SP 06, SP 07, SP 08, SP 10, SP 11, SP 12, SP 13, SP 15, SP 16, SP 17.

Places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. You may initially request 3 events and places will be confirmed on application. If you request further events (up to a maximum of 6) you will be placed on a holding list and be contacted if the event still has places, about a week before the date. Places are filling up fast!

U3AC cycling group

The U3AC cycling group is open to all U3AC members, and we welcome riders of all abilities, and including those with electric bikes. Our rides are in small, friendly groups and we cycle between 12 and 30 miles, with a refreshment stop. We start from various locations in and around Cambridge. No commitment is required – you can join as many or as few rides as you wish. If you are interested in joining the group, please contact the co-ordinator, Derek Morris at u3ac.cyclingclub@gmail.com.

Our current Rides Programme can be found on the U3AC website. Login to the site, and then visit https://www.u3ac.org.uk/extra-groups/cycling-club/

We have 10 rides planned for June and July, ranging between 15 and 30 miles. Full details of each ride and contact details for the ride leader can be found in the Rides Programme.


Reminders – Events and Visits

Visit to Down House (Charles Darwin’s home)

A visit to Down House in Kent has been arranged for Tuesday 24 September. Cost £47.00 or £37.00 for English Heritage members. Application forms are now available from the Office and on the Trips and visits page of the website. Closing date for applications is Friday 16 August.

U3AC Open Day – we need your help with posters

This year’s Open Day will be held on Thursday, 4 July from 10.00am to 1.00pm at Bridge Street. Please make an effort to tell everyone you know who might be interested in becoming a U3AC member – we are very keen to encourage new members!

We have a new version of our poster that specifically refers to the Open Day. We would be grateful if members could arrange to have these put up in their local GP surgeries, village halls, village poster sites, gyms, community centres, libraries, Marketing Suites of new housing developments etc. Posters are available from the Office or you can print them yourself HERE.

Contact the Office if you can help.


Reminders – Other


Remember to check out our Facebook page to see the latest photos – shared with permission – of U3AC courses, activities and events. Facebook does not replace our Weekly Bulletin and will not be used for communicating directly with members about courses or cancellations. Please follow, like and share U3AC’s Facebook page if you have a Facebook account.

Other organisations

U3AC supports other local organisations by listing their activities on the Other organisations page of our website https://www.u3ac.org.uk/news/other-organisations/