Milford On Sea

How Things Work

Status:Active, open to new members
Group email: How Things Work group
When: Monthly on Fridays
Usually 3rd Friday but subject to change
Venue: Meetings and Site Visits
Cost: There may be extra costs involved depending on the venue we are visiting
Members looking at silks at the Whitchurch Silk Mill

Do you wonder how we humans work, our biology our DNA. Or how a steam engine works, how beer is brewed, how planes fly, how medical scanners work ? The science of rocket design and space travel. Are you interested in marine biology, mobile phones, computers, engineering ?

Are you worried about global warming, conservation and alternative energy ? Then read on:-

We follow a programme of discussions and visits to places of interest. Our brief is broadly Scientific: including Natural history, Engineering, Biology, Physics, Electronics, Technology, etc.

Our meeting topics are decided upon by the group members. For discussion we meet at the Beach House 10am-12 noon. Times of visits can vary.

Forthcoming events

Saturday 20th July 2024

The Hovercraft Museum - click here for full detail

We are now looking at our future outing to The Hovercraft Museum, on Saturday 20th July which is being organised by David Newnham. The address is Seaplane Square, Marine Parade […]
Venue: Various venues
Cost: £7.50 which includes a drink and biscuits
Booking Required

Our u3a activities are risk assessed. If you take part in any group activity you must read the risk assessment.

Members taking part in physical activities are reminded that they do so at their own risk.

You must be a member of Milford on Sea u3a to join this group.

17th JanuaryThe Regent at Christchurch - CONFIRMEDPaul F
16th FebruarySecrets of the London Underground & Transport Museum in Covent Garden - CONFIRMEDLynn P
22nd MarchSouthampton University Wave Tank / Oceanography - CONFIRMEDJohn T
26th AprilMeeting at the Beach House - CONFIRMEDLynn P / Paul F
17th MayBovington Tank Museum - CONFIRMEDJohn C
21st JuneRoyal Armouries - Fort Nelson - CONFIRMEDPaul B
Saturday 20th JulyThe Hovercraft Museum - CONFIRMEDDavid N
Friday 16th AugustMeeting at the Beach HouseLynn P / Paul F
Friday 20th SeptemberPortsmouth Dockyard??? TBC
Sunday 27th OctoberThe Brickworks Museum & Bursledon Windmill - CONFIRMEDDavid DJ
?? 28th October ??Recycling Centre (Waiting List)Ewan
15th NovemberActon Transport MuseumLynn P
20th DecemberChristmas Drinks at ?? (TBC)Lynn P / Paul F