Bournemouth U3A Social Events

What else are we up to..

Julie and Anita invite you to join them for coffee and a chat - open to all members - from 10.30 - 12.00.

Wednesday 23 January in the 5th floor restaurant at Beales Dept Store, Bournemouth.

Tuesday 26 February at Green House Hotel, Grove Road, Bournemouth. (Bus stop at top of Bath Hill)

Wednesday 27 March at The Terrace Café, Bournemouth Pavilion, overlooking the Lower Gardens.

Please let us know if you are coming by phoning the Office (01202 420700) and leave your name and phone number.


Matinee performance Thursday 21 March. Cost £46 to include coach. To book, contact Mitchell Robertson asap.


Matinee performance on Thursday 21 February. Cost £48 including coach.

To book contact Mitchell Robertson asap.


See the matinee performance on Thursday 24 January.

A very entertaining play about what people spend their money on and call it art in order to impress their friends.

With Nigel Havers, Dennis Lawson and Stephen Tomkinson.

Cost £45 including coach. To book, contact Mitchell Robertson by 15 November.

Walks are medium paced covering approx. 4.5 to 6 miles, starting around 10.00am on a Tuesday and will be within reasonable driving distance of Bournemouth. Generally finishing at a café or pub.

Next walks 15 January - Alastair;  26 February - John;  19 March - John;  16 April - Alastair.

This group is currently full with a waiting list.

First week likely to include visits to Villa Reale di Marlia and Villa Garzoni, Medieval castles and villages with Tuscan wine tasting.

Second week will trace the roots of the Renaissance master, Leonardo da Vinci. Vinci, his childhood town, has a museum dedicated to his scientific achievements. Continue through olive groves to Anchiano where Leonardo was born, which now houses some of the early drawings of the Tuscan countryside.

Details being finalised but the cost, excluding air fares and Bournemouth to/from airport, is estimated at £650 per person, based on 2 people sharing for 7 nights with breakfast and dinner at the 4 star Hotel Tarretta in Montecantini Terme, 2 excursions and Pisa airport transfers. Supplements for single occupancy. City tax of 2 Euros per night.

A deposit of 200 Euros will be required. Please contact Margaret Ronchetti for further information and to confirm your interest.

Experience a variety of cuisines and meet old and new friends.

Thursday 11 October returning to VALENTINO, Exeter Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5AF. An authentic Italian restaurant, styled like a conservatory, run by its Calabrian owner who offers a range of dishes, starters/mains/desserts. 

Tuesday 6 November returning to ROMANZO, 87 Poole Road, Westbourne, BH4 9BB. Family run Greek Cypriot restaurant offering a range of starts/mains/desserts.

Arrive for lunch anytime between 12.00 and 1.00.

To book your place, you must contact Pamela or Joyce as space is limited at both these restaurants.

Twice per term we will meet either Bournemouth or Poole Bus Stations for a day trip to a nearby town or visitor attraction and a tea/coffee.

Details will be advertised in newsletters

Any queries contact Stephen Nutt

Thursday 13 December, 12.30 for 1.00pm. £21 per person including gratuities.

at The CUMBERLAND HOTEL, East Overcliffe Drive, BH1 3AQ.  We return to the Mirabelle Restaurant.

We will have the hotels silver menu with additional choices and gluten free and vegan options for each course.  4 starters/6 mains/5 desserts

Seating will be allocated so if you have a preference to sit with a particular friend or group, please indicate the name of your friend or group on your booking form. Send booking form with a cheque made payable to Bournemouth U3A to the office at 33a Stourfield Road, Bournemouth, BH5 2AR by 23 November at the very latest please.

See a matinee performance at the refurbished MAYFLOWER THEATRE, Southampton, on Thursday 1 November.

Inclusive cost approx. £45 including coach. If interested please contact Mitchell Robertson.