FIRST FRIDAY TALK

Barrington Centre Penny's Walk, Ferndown

Muppets' Magical Musical Moments  Chris Walker   Chris is a highly accomplished professional speaker and jazz musician. He will explain how Muppet musical contributions were played by some of the UK's top musicians and will then reveal their identities, as many of them are known to him. We'll be shown some classic clips from his […]

TRAVELLERS’ TALES

King George V Regency Room Peter Grant Way, Ferndown

These presentations are given  by individual FU3A members  about a memorable journey they have made. It may be a real journey or a journey of achievement with all its ups and downs.

CHRISTMAS LUNCH – Remedy Oak Golf Club

Remedy Oak Golf Club REMEDY OAK GOLF CLUB, HORTON ROAD, WOODLANDS, DORSET, United Kingdom

Join us for a wonderful lunch in a beautiful setting 

FU3A ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

ST Mary's Church Church Road, Ferndown, Dorset, United Kingdom

Meeting Starts at 10.00 am. Tea, coffee and mince pies will be served afterwards.

CONCERT VISIT

LIGHTHOUSE POOLE Kirkland road, Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom

Members of the Performing Arts Group will attend Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra's Viennese Gala

FIRST FRIDAY TALK

Barrington Centre Penny's Walk, Ferndown

ROAD TO THE WEST Speaker: John Hawkins John Hawkins is the local expert on the history of this area and the Resident Archivist at the History Centre at the Ringwood Meeting House and if there is anything that he doesn’t know about – it will not be worth knowing!! So come along and learn all […]

WHAT’S ON THIS SPRING

King George V Regency Room Peter Grant Way, Ferndown

Details of all our Events, Visits and Presentations this term. Come along and hear what on.  

THEATRE VISIT

LIGHTHOUSE POOLE Kirkland road, Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom

12 ANGRY MEN  Arranged by Performance Arts Group but open to all members

TRAVELLER’S TALES

King George V Regency Room Peter Grant Way, Ferndown

 MISSISSIPPI TRAVELS Speaker: Keith Banks

FIRST FRIDAY TALK

Barrington Centre Penny's Walk, Ferndown

The Discovery of the Northwest Passage. Speaker: Brian Margetson   Brian will  be presenting to us the story of the discovery of the Northwest Passage on the 2nd February. We’ll be hearing about two competing explorations that were attempting to be the first to discover the missing link to the Far East.

THEATRE TRIP

LIGHTHOUSE POOLE Kirkland road, Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom

OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR Arranged by the Performing Arts group, but open to all members

TRAVELLER’S TALES

King George V Regency Room Peter Grant Way, Ferndown

Researching  Orangutans Fiona is the 26 year old Granddaughter of our member Sue Shuttleworth.   Fiona studied Veterinarian Sciences Cambridge, but her passion is conservation and as such is currently working as researcher in Parliament 4 days a week.  The rest of her time is taken up as a locum vet. Last year, she saw an […]

FIRST FRIDAY TALK

Barrington Centre Penny's Walk, Ferndown

My Father was a spy Speaker: Mike Randell Mike has always been connected with education – he spoke to us in 2019 about his time as a young Headmaster in an “Outstanding” Dorset school.  He still works as an Education Consultant and has a keen interest in Archaeology as well as Local History. Mike’s talk […]

QUIZ NIGHT

West Moors Memorial Hall Station Road, West Moors, dORSET, United Kingdom

A fun night for all.  Details to follow

TRAVELLER’S TALES

King George V Regency Room Peter Grant Way, Ferndown

Patagonia      

ABBOTSBURY COACH TRIP

ABBOTSBURY Buller's Way, Abbotsbury, Dorset, United Kingdom

Details and booking forms nearer the time

VERONA & VENICE STUDY TRIP

Venice , Italy

Study visit to the Veneto region of Italy. Visits to Venice and Verona, pasta and Prosecco!

TRAVELLER’S TALES

King George V Regency Room Peter Grant Way, Ferndown

MONGOLIA, TIBET & CHINA Speaker :Kevin Steele

TRAVELLER’S TALES

King George V Regency Room Peter Grant Way, Ferndown

Speakers: Christine Orange  & Mike Andrews     The History of Pantomime    

FIRST FRIDAY TALK

Barrington Centre Penny's Walk, Ferndown

30 years at the Bar Speaker:  Nick Tucker Nick Tucker is a very experienced local Barrister who has spoken to our members on a number of occasions.  He last visited us two years ago when his talk was entitled “Is the Justice System Broken”. Nick is a very knowledgeable speaker on the subject of the […]

MOTTISFONT COACH TRIP

Mottisfont House Visit Romsey, Hampshire, United Kingdom

  An ancient house given new life by the Russell family in the twentieth century, beautiful parkland and gardens adjoining the River Test and an impressive collection of mid-century British art including a saloon decorated in 'trompe l'oeil' by Rex Whistler     Mottisfont is managed by the National Trust, so bring your membership card. […]

VARIETY SHOW

Ferndown Village Hall

A FUN EVENING OF ENTERTAINMENT

ANNUAL OPEN DAY

Barrington Centre Penny's Walk, Ferndown

Your chance to see what's happening in 2024/2025 and to speak to course leaders. Bring along a friend who's not already a member.