Local Social


Averil Macdonald

Monmouth u3a’s Local Social group is a great chance to meet like-minded people for informal get togethers and outings to chat and make new friends. Opportunities, usually in Monmouth, may include:

  • Saturday Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch on 4th Sunday of the Month
  • Midweek Afternoon Tea
  • Curry Night/Steak Night/Thai Night
  • Gourmet meal at The Whitebrook
  • Wine Tasting
  • Spanish Night with Tapas
  • French Night with cheese and wine
  • Murder Mystery Night
  • Visits to Savoy or Blake Theatre performances
  • Films at the Savoy Cinema – matinees or evening performances
  • Trips to Classical Concerts or Theatres


  • Dean Valley Rail Trip with Fish and Chip Supper
  • Canoe down the Wye to a pub in Redbrook
  • Penderyn Distillery Tour
  • Zip World – the fastest seated zip wire in the world
  • Balloon Trip over Rhaglan
  • Busman’s Holiday’s – using our bus passes to tour the region
  • Tours of Romania, Greece or Northern Ireland (see Itineraries)

Other ideas welcome! Please contact the convenor Averil Macdonald (click button above)

Date: To be advised
Time: To be advised
Location: To be advised
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Accessibility at Bridges Centre

Members’ monthly meetings are held at Bridges Community Centre, Drybridge Park. Some group meetings and activities also take place at Bridges. Off street parking is available here outside the building, and disabled parking is adjacent to the building entrance. There are no external steps or slopes, and the entrance doors are automatic. The ground floor is fully accessible and level throughout, and there is space for wheelchairs. There is a lift to the first floor, and accessible toilets on both floors. There is a hearing induction system in the Agincourt room where the monthly meetings are held.

Accessibility at Ty Price

Some group activities and meetings are held at Ty Price, St Thomas Community Hall, St Thomas’s Square. There is no off street parking here. The approach on foot is a gentle slope to double entrance doors. The ground floor of the building is fully accessible and there is a disabled toilet. The stairs to the first floor are wide and well-lit with a handrail on both sides, but there is no lift. There is a hearing induction system on the ground floor.

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