Bournemouth U3A Social Events

What else are we up to..

The u3a Lunch Club is open to all members and meets several times in the year. Each time that we visit a restaurant, we have the opportunity to sample a particular cuisine at a reasonable price, as well as to meet old and new friends. 

The restaurants we visit are easily accessible by bus.  Parking nearby may be limited.

You may arrive for lunch any time between 12 noon and 1.00pm.

MONDAY 27th September will be our first lunch at Bellaggio Pizza Restaurant, 295-299 Wimborne Road, Winton, BH9 2AA 

Followed by...............

Wednesday 20th October at THAI SMILE, 674 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH7 6BT

The restaurant is near the Sovereign centre and has a bus stop outside on the M2 service and also Yellow Buses route to Christchurch.

One course £6.95, Two courses £8.95. Additional starter £3.00


Friday 19th November at BARACA, 129 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UH

On the M1 route to Castlepoint and Yellow Buses.

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TO RESERVE A PLACE PLEASE EMAIL BOB HUCKLESBY AT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 01202 551401 before 20th September, 13th October or 12 November for the respective meals.

If you have booked a place and cannot make it, please let me know as soon as possible. Thank you. 


Bob Hucklesby




Coffee at Compton Acres

Since the visit in August to Compton Acres was so successful, we thought we would hold another coffee morning there during the Autumn term. 

Please join hosts Margaret and Julie on Thursday 7th October.  We will be there from 10.30 until noon and look forward to welcoming new, as well as established members. You will have the chance to chat to other Bournemouth u3a members, purchase drinks of your choice and maybe treat yourself to one of their delicious cakes. 

Later you might want to stay on for lunch or stroll around the gardens an enjoy the beautiful Autumn colours. (Admittance charges apply)

Address: 164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole, BH13 7ES - If travelling by car please share if you can. Bus routes 50 and 60.  

"The Theatre! The Theatre!  Oh how we all miss The Theatre!"

Well it is all going to open up again soon! Bournemouth u3a will be there if you wish it? As a flavour of what you can expect later in '21/22 - what about.....?

At the Mayflower, Southampton, one of our favourite venues:-

"Blood Brothers" in September 21

"Chicago" in November 21

"The Book of Mormon" (a musical) in February 22

"Les Mis" in March 22

"Singing in the Rain" in June 22

"The Jersey Boys" in July 22

NB - No dates booked yet until theatres announce seating plans. But if you are interested in any of these, let me know your preferences on 01202 722171.

Have a happier summer!

                                                               Mitchell Robertson



Why not join us for a Quiz at Immanuel Church, Belle View Road, Southbourne.

Further details to follow, watch this space ...........



A date for your diary!

Wednesday 15th December, Mirabelle Restaurant,

Cumberland Hotel, East Overcliff Drive, BH1 3AF

Watch this space for further details!

Check out the many various activities and numerous interesting free Online Zoom events on our UK Office website . Or why not try a Quiz, get moving with Mr Motivator or even give the Maths Challenge a go!  

There are also links to Government and NHS websites offering advice during the Covid-19 pandemic.


The Royal Albert Hall brings exclusive sessions from artists’ homes to yours whilst the Hall is shut.  Just search Royal Albert Hall - Watch On Demand

and enjoy the many performances available, including favourites Alfie Boe and Cliff Richard. These shows are all available for free. 

For those of you who enjoy classical music, the London Symphony Orchestra will be streaming concerts twice a week during the current Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. Visit their website select 'What's on' then select 'Always Playing: Our Online Season'  to see what's available.


If you would like to challenge a friend, or friends, to a game of Bridge online, you can do this by downloading  Full instructions can be found in the following attachment :