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Open Meeting Monday 18th November 2019

OPEN MEETING – ‘The History of Chocolate’- talk by Tony Diamond – Monday 18th November 2019 at the Bowling Club in Abbey Lane – tea and coffee available from 2:30 pm. Talk starts at about 2.45pm

Spaces available in Pilates

There are a number of spaces to be filled in the various Pilates groups.  For further information please contact our Activities Co-ordinator Mary Curtis – 01799 524 784 –

Christmas Tea 2019

This year’s Christmas Tea will be held at the Bowling Club in Abbey Lane on Monday 16th December at 3:00 pm. The cost is £10 per head.

This is now fully booked but if you would like to be placed on the reserve list contact Jim Dwyer on 07531 115 160 or

Our caterer will be providing everything that you’d expect from a Christmas Tea – so come along and enjoy.

JUSTGYM Active Ageing Hour

Please note that this is not a U3A activity but we thought that it might be of interest to our members

“As we get older our bodies start to slow down and muscles start to lose their strength and stability. At JustGym we are here to help you keep fit and healthy.
A dedicated member of staff will be on hand to help with any questions you may have, demonstrate equipment, offer tips on exercises and show you ways to get started on your fitness journey.”

Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3pm at JustGym, Shire hill, Saffron Walden, CB11 3AQ   01799 510 766 or
£6 per visit or £25 unlimited monthly membership.

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Shingles Vaccinations

“We are currently encouraging people of age 70, 71,72, 73, 74, 78 and 79 years to get their free shingles vaccination from their GP surgery. Shingles can be a painful illness, especially in those who are older or have a weakened immune system.”

Screening and Immunisation Coordinator, Public Health England/NHS England, Midlands and East (East)