‘We the Curious’ – Bristol Science Centre – Thursday 20th September
On a journey through the biology, chemistry and psychology of our amazing brains. Workshops, a show and welcome refreshments with admission to the two floors of exhibits.
10.30am to 5.15pm. £20.
Unravelling the Whitworth – Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester – Thursday 4th October
A day of hands on discovery to unravel the secrets of the gallery’s textile and wallpaper collection. Talks from curators, a tour and a hands on session facilitated by an artist with welcome refreshments. 10.00am to 4pm. £27.50
Music & Art Afternoon – National Museum, Cardiff – Tuesday 9th October
Talks on the Davies’ Sisters art collection and a talk on Margaret Haig Thomas. A special performance by Welsh National Opera singers. 1.30pm to 4.30pm. £15
The Royal Institution – London – Monday 15th October
Explor an afternoon of science talks at the Royal Institution London. 1.45pm – 4.45pm. £21.50.
‘Makers not Muses’ The National Gallery – London – Thursday 1st November
A day of talks by the National Gallery experts exploring the status of female artists their paintings and obstacles to success. 11.00am to 3.45pm. £25. (Bookings open in August).
From Page to Stage – Ambassador Theatre – Lyceum Theatre, London – Monday 12th November
Under the watchful eyes of three directors, Harry Burton, Lisa Spirling and Jane Moriarty your chance to direct a scene putting into practice valuable lessons learnt through the day. Welcome refreshments. 10.30am to 4.30pm. £37.50. (Bookings open in August).
Guildhall Art Gallery – London – Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th November (two separate dates)
Delve into the Roman archaelogical world buried beneath the City of London. A day of workshops and talks with welcome refreshments. 11.00am to 4.00pm. £22. (Bookings open in August).
Christmas Concerts – The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy, London
Monday 3rd December – Performances at 2.00pm or 5.30pm
Tuesday 18th December -Performance at 2.00pm
The Brandenburg Singers will perform a balanced programme of familiar repertoire alongside traditional carols. £19.50. (Bookings open late September)
Online booking is available www.u3a.org.uk/events or call National Office 0208 466 6139