Bournemouth U3A Social Events

What else are we up to..

Walks are medium paced covering approx. 4.5 to 6 miles, starting around 10.15am on a Tuesday and will be within reasonable driving distance of Bournemouth. Generally finishing at a café or pub where you can join us for a chat over lunch if you wish.

Next walk: TBA - Watch this space!

This group is currently full with a waiting list.

A social ride of about 15 miles total with a coffee stop.  This is a social event with the desire for members to take some gentle exercise.  Weekly on Thursdays (with a break over Christmas).  Meet at 10.00 at Kings Park at the top of Gloucester Road.  As the rides are weather sensitive pease check with me before leaving home.  Phone/text 07905 864455 (do not leave voice mail) or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Petanque (or Boules - Boules provided) for beginners and improvers every Wednesday from 14.00 - 16.00 at Muscliff Park Petanque Club, Shillingstone Drive, BH9 3LR   Contact Chris Chubb on 01202 425063 for further details. 

£1.00 per session, waived if a member of the club (£20 per annum). Shoes with toe covering must be worn. 

Are there any members who would like to meet up at local (day fishable) waters to enjoy some friendly company and competition (not too serious though)? These days to be held every 3 - 4 weeks during the Summer/Autumn term when hopefully finer weather prevails.  If interested please contact Chris Williams on 01202 577041 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details. Tight lines.

After 3 years at The Cumberland Hotel, this year we move to The Queens Hotel, Meyrick Road. At about 200 metres from The Lansdowne, this offers very convenient access by both bus and by car.

Full details of the menu and a booking form will be in the September Newsletter. But don't forget to book the date in your diaries!

If you enjoyed your visits to the gardens at Hambledon House in 2018 and Holme for Gardens this year,  we have found another garden you'll really enjoy visiting.

The gardens at Durmast House in Burley, designed by Gertrude Jekyll in 1907, is a 4 acre garden with flowers, shrubs, trees, fruit trees and more.  The visit will include a talk, a tour and a cream tea.  Plants will also be available to purchase.

Further details can be found in this year's Hampshire Yellow Garden Book, or you can look it up online.  We have booked a visit for Wednesday 22nd July 2020 and full details with a booking form will appear in next year's Spring Newsletter.


Audrey and Alan Kneller