Upcoming events

    • 27 Feb 2020
    • 11:00 AM
    • Polivalent

    COME AND JOIN US FOR OUR FEBRUARY MONTHLY MEETING 

    This will be on Thursday 

    27th of February, starting at 11.00am

    This will be at our normal venue the Polivalent

    The Presenter for this meeting is   :

    Peter Atkinson His talk will be on,

    HMS Endeavour, 1764-1778: carrying coal from Newcastle to London, sailing the Pacific with Captain Cook, adventures in the Atlantic, an undignified end and, possibly, a partial resurrection.

    The doors will open at 10.15am with the Meeting starting at 11.00am.

    There will be our usual Coffee, Tea and Books with all donations going to our charities


    • 04 Mar 2020
    • 8:45 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Ontinyent & Anna
    • 0
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    JOIN US FOR A DAY FULL OF ACTIVITIES IN 

     

    ONTINYENT & ANNA

    FIRST WE WILL VISIT ONTINYENT  

    BORDADOS BARBER”AN ARTISTIC EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP 

    WHERE WE WILL LEARN AND SEE THE PROCES FROM BEGINNING TO END OF THE AMAZINGLY BEAUTIFUL EMBROIDERED BANNERS, RELIGIOUS VESTMENTS, SYMBOLIC LOGOS, CLOTHING ETC. 


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    AFTER THIS ADVENTURE WE WILL PAY A VISIT TO  

     

    “EL COLEGIO DE LA CONCEPCION” 

    A FRANCISCAN SCHOOL FOUNDED IN 1894 

    ORIGINALLY FOR BOYS ONLY BUT NOW FOR GIRLS AS WELL 

    IN THEIR MUSEUM WE FIND PRE-COLUMBIAN TREASURES AND NATURAL HISTORY OBJECTS FROM SOUTH AMERICA COLLECTED BY THE FRANCISCAN MONKS  

     WE WILL ALSO SEE THE OLD LIBRARY &  

     WEATHER PERMITTING, THE BOTANICAL GARDENS 

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    BY THEN IT WILL BE TIME TO ENJOY A LUNCH AT THE“KAZAR”HOTEL 

     Edificio en el que se encuentra el hotel

     

    REFRESHED WE WILL CONTINUE TO ANNA FOR A TOUR THROUGH 

     

    “EL PALACIO DE LOS CONDES DE CERVELLON” 

    ALSO CALLED “THE PEQUENA ALHAMBRA” 

    A RESTORED PALACE IN 2 STYLES: MOORISH AND CHRISTIAN  

      Foto: Valencia Turisme


    TIME TO GET ON THE COACH AND HEAD BACK TO OLIVA 

     

    WEDNESDAY MARCH 4TH 2020 

    ONLY 23 EUROS PER PERSON 

    INCLUDES ENTRANCES, LUNCH (includes water but not drinks) AND COACH 

     

    DEPARTURE 08:30 HOURS FROM THE POLIVALENT IN OLIVA 

    RETURN 19:00 HOURS AT THE POLIVALENT IN OLIVA 


    Payment can be by PayPal, Bank transfer or at the Sabadell Bank in Oliva.

    When paying by Bank transfer or at the Sabadell Bank

    Please quote your name, invoice number sent to you at the time of registration and the title of this trip with your payment. 

    Bank Transfers or payments at the bank should be made payable to:

    Asoc Univers Tercera Edad de Oliva Travel

    a/c number ES74 0081 0273 7600 0125 2231

    Any questions please contact

    our Travel Co-ordinator at: 

    travel-co-ordinator@u3a-oliva.org.

    • 09 Mar 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Municipal Market in Oliva


    • 24 Mar 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Fratelli's Restaurant
    • 49
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    • 16 Apr 2020
    • 8:45 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Manises & Valencia
    • 22
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    WE INVITE YOU FOR


    “A DAY OF CERAMICS"


      APRIL 16TH 2020

     

    ON THIS TRIP WE WILL LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF CERAMICS IN MANISES 

    AND AFTERWARDS WE WILL BE ABLE TO SEE HOW IT DEVELOPED FROM CERAMICS INTO PORCELAIN AT THE LLADRO FACTORY 

     

    DURING OUR VISIT TO MANISES OUR ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE WILL TAKE US FIRST TO THE CERAMIC MUSEUM WHERE WE EXPLORE THE HISTORICAL PROCESS OF CERAMIC MAKING UNTIL THE PRESENT

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    AFTER THE MUSEUM OUR GUIDE WILL TAKE US TO THE FORMER FACTORY OF JIMENEZ WHERE YOU WILL SEE NOT ONLY THE OLD WORK PLACE BUT ALSO THEIR OWN COLLECTION AND OFFER A SHOP AS WELL 

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     TIME FOR LUNCH AND, IF TIME ALLOWS, A VISIT TO THE PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT IN THE TOURIST OFFICE WHERE THEY SHOW NOT ONLY IMAGES OF OLD MANISES BUT ALSO OLD CAMERA’S 

     

    THE COACH WILL BRING US TO THE  

    LLADRO WORKSHOP IN VALENCIA 

    WHERE WE WILL SEE THE PRODUCTION PROCESS OF THEIR FAMOUS BRAND FROM MOLDS TO THE ELABORATE HAND PAINTING AND FINISHING OF ALL THEIR PIECES 

    IF YOU LOVE LLADRO AFTER THE TOUR YOU CAN PURCHASE PRODUCTS IN THEIR SHOP

     

    THE DAY’S SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS: 

    DEPARTURE FROM THE POLIVALENT IN OLIVA AT

    08:30 HOURS 

    VISIT TO LLADRO AT 15:00 / 15:30 HOURS 

    DEPARTURE TO THE POLIVALENT IN OLIVA LATEST AT  

    17:30 HOURS 

    COST 14 EUROS PER PERSON 

    (not including lunch)

     

    Payment can be by PayPal, Bank transfer or at the Sabadell Bank in Oliva.

    When paying by Bank transfer or at the Sabadell Bank

    Please quote your name, invoice number sent to you at the time of registration and the title of this trip with your payment. 

    Bank Transfers or payments at the bank should be made payable to:

    Asoc Univers Tercera Edad de Oliva Travel

    a/c number ES74 0081 0273 7600 0125 2231

    Any questions please contact

    our Travel Co-ordinator at: 

    travel-co-ordinator@u3a-oliva.org.

Past events

06 Feb 2020 Bargain Hunting in Valencia
23 Jan 2020 January General Meeting
18 Jan 2020 2 Day: Home Brew Practical Sessions
25 Dec 2019 Alternative Christmas
07 Dec 2019 Christmas Celebrations
28 Nov 2019 November Monthly Meeting
27 Nov 2019 Dulcesol & La Memoria Democratica
16 Nov 2019 Grand Gala Cabaret and Ball
15 Nov 2019 High Tea and Dance
14 Nov 2019 Special Celebration Lunch
01 Nov 2019 TODOS LOS SANTOS
29 Oct 2019 Autumn Gold in Ademuz 2019
24 Oct 2019 October Monthly Meeting
12 Oct 2019 HONEY AND WINE
06 Oct 2019 2 Day: Home Brew Practical Sessions
04 Oct 2019 Free Art Exhibition by the U3A Art Group
28 Sep 2019 Line Dancers BBQ
27 Sep 2019 Welcome Back Get-Together
26 Sep 2019 September Monthly Meeting
25 Jun 2019 Ford Factory & Cullera Castle 2
20 Jun 2019 Cirque du Soleil
12 Jun 2019 Ford Factory & Cullera Castle
29 May 2019 FLAMENCO FREE DEMONSTRATION AND LESSON
25 May 2019 Country and Western Dance and BBQ
23 May 2019 A.G.M. our May General Meeting
21 May 2019 Melange of May
08 May 2019 stroll through Old Town Oliva
02 May 2019 Cartagena
25 Apr 2019 April General Meeting
12 Apr 2019 Chocolate And Beer
04 Apr 2019 Walking Football Competition
16 Mar 2019 Jalon Rastro and Pepe lunch
28 Feb 2019 February General Meeting
24 Jan 2019 January General Meeting
05 Jan 2019 Alcoy Three Kings Parade
25 Dec 2018 Alternative Christmas
07 Dec 2018 CHRISTMAS PARTY
22 Nov 2018 November General Meeting
06 Nov 2018 VILLENA OLD TOWN AND WINETASTING
25 Oct 2018 October General Meeting
18 Oct 2018 Choir Concert
27 Sep 2018 September General Meeting
21 Sep 2018 Welcome Back Party Buffet
28 Jun 2018 June Showcase General Meeting
13 Jun 2018 U3A Choir Concert
07 Jun 2018 Murcia City and Ikea Shopping
17 May 2018 Tabarca Island
26 Apr 2018 April Monthly Meeting
20 Apr 2018 Guadalest and Algar Waterfalls
22 Mar 2018 March General Meeting
17 Mar 2018 Trip to Valencia Fallas
15 Feb 2018 An Evening at Benidorm Palace
06 Feb 2018 AN EVENING WITH 'CIRQUE DU SOLEIL' IN ALICANTE
03 Feb 2018 Charity Auction
25 Jan 2018 January General Meeting
18 Jan 2018 La Zenia, Sales Shopping Trip
15 Dec 2017 Christmas Glitter Gala Ball
13 Dec 2017 Annual Childrens Party
23 Nov 2017 November Monthly Meeting
21 Nov 2017 Elche trip in November
10 Nov 2017 10th Anniversary Celebrations and Party
26 Oct 2017 October Monthly Meeting
13 Oct 2017 Historical Monastery Tour
09 Jun 2017 Ceramic sculpture and Painting Exhibition by Bob Sedgley (Oliva U3A member) and Empar Faus
02 Jun 2017 Art Exhibition by Peter Woolnough Oliva U3A member
23 Feb 2017 Monthly Meeting
26 Jan 2017 General Meeting
04 Dec 2016 Paintings and Sculpture
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