Non-U3A Talks/Events

Table Tennis
The perfect sport for over sixties

  • Quickens your reactions
  • Helps prevent falls
  • Exercises every part of the brain
  • It’s fun

Times: Mondays 9:30am, Wednesdays 1:30pm, and Saturdays 1:30pm
Venue: Stadium on Alexandra Road
Cost: Only $4 per time (including tea)
Contact: Diana 801-9556 or Paul 0210 830 4275


Light Cycles
See Wellington Botanic Garden ki Paekākā in a whole new light after dark this autumn.

Dates                          11 May – 9 June 2024
Light Cycles comes from Canada’s Moment Factory, a multimedia studio specialising in immersive environments, with a portfolio that spans from the Las Vegas Sphere, Billie Eilish’s Happier Than Ever World Tour to the Notre-Dame Basilica and more. 

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Architecture & Design Film Festival

Showing in Wellington Theatres
Starting Friday 17 May 2024 in Embassy
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The Royal Society – a cider-making club?

Dr Trevor Fitzjohn ONZM

Date:                 Wednesday 22 May 2024
Time:                 6.00 – 7.00 pm
Location:           Royal Society Te Apārangi premises, 11 Turnbull St, Thorndon, Wellington

The Royal Society London was formed on 28 November 1660 . . . . . .
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The Northern Chorale’s Alleluia
Two very different musical offerings

Date:                 Sunday 26 May 2024
Time:                 2.00pm – 3.00pm followed by afternoon tea
Location:           St Peter’s on Willis
Cost: $20 adults, $10 students, children free

The programme consists of two very different musical offerings.
*  The first is Missa Criolla by Argentine composer Ariel Ramirez. It’s a Folk Mass set to the sounds and rhythms of South America with percussion,
guitars and piano.
*  The second is The Third Day by Wellington composer Jonathan Berkahn. It’s a modern cantata based on the resurrection and accompanied by
a rock band.


The rose garden area and its amazing story
A guided walk *IN PERSON*
Date:       Monday 27 May 2024
Time:       11:00 – 12:00
Begonia House Foyer, Wellington Botanic Garden

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i carried this
A new play exploring the lifelong impact of adoption on a generation of women we try to forget.

Date:           5 – 16 June 2024
Time:           7:30pm most nights (select More Information to check time)
Sundays* 3:00pm
*Both Sunday matinee performances will be followed by a 30min Q & A with one of the women whose story features in this production.

Written by Nicola Pauling from interviews with women now in their 70’s 80’s and 90’s.
On stage at Hannah Playhouse. Tickets can be purchased online at Event Finder.
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Girton College, University of Cambridge

Girton Summer Programmes
A fantastic opportunity to experience Cambridge student life
šLifelong Learning Summer School. 

šThe two-week summer school will take place 18-31 August 2024.

šMore information of various courses: https://www.girton.cam.ac.uk/lifelong-learning

Flyer: https://www.girton.cam.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2023-10/GirtonLifelongLearning_2024_SC_WEB.pdf,

 

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