Category: Outside Events

  • Pre-Budget visit to the Bank Museum

    Pre-Budget visit to the Bank Museum

    A group of Kenton & District u3a members took the train from Preston Road station on Monday 13 March 2023 for a Pre-Budget QUIRKY VISIT to the Bank of England Museum, located within the Bank of England in the City of London. The museum is home to a collection of diverse items relating to the […]

  • Visit to Freemasons’ Hall Central London

    Visit to Freemasons’ Hall Central London

    A select party of members attended the Quirky Visit on 26 January 2023 that our U3A made to the Freemason’s Hall in Great Queen Street, Central London. This location has hosted meetings of Freemasons since 1775, although the current building was opened in 1933 having been constructed as a memorial to the thousands of Freemasons […]

  • British Optical Assoc. Museum Visit

    British Optical Assoc. Museum Visit

    Kenton and District U3A made a visit to the British Optical Association Museum 15th November 2022.Originally arranged in February 2020 for a visit later in the year, our arrangements were disrupted by a certain virus.The museum has used the closed period to refurbish the building and update the displays, with more exhibits still to be […]

  • The House of Life

    The House of Life

    On 28 July 2022, members of Kenton & District U3A made a guided visit to the Willesden Jewish Cemetery and were introduced to the many famous people who are buried there.  As well as the media famous Jack Cohen of Tesco Fame, and Michael Winner of Advert Fame, there were many scientists and financiers.  There […]

  • What next at Wembley Park?

    What next at Wembley Park?

    Our next visit will be on Tuesday 20 September when we will be going on a tour of the Wembley Park Estate. Since 2004, Quintain has been working on one of London’s largest development schemes at Wembley Park, transforming the longneglected space around  Wembley Stadium into a new district. Our guide will be Quintain’s Head […]