“Alaska Cruise and Canada West to East”

Group Leaders Tony and Angela with David Many thanks to David McAulay who gave an excellent and amusing presentation on "An Alaska Cruise and Canada West to East", with fantastic photos, at the recent Travellers Tales Group meeting in the Javea…

Continue Reading

Who was Robin Hood?

A very big thank you to David Thoms for his excellent presentation on "Who was Robin Hood"? From ballads, poems and stories, visual images from the past and right up to modern-day films about Robin Hood, such as those starring Kevin Kostner and…

Continue Reading

Valencia City Day Trip

Thursday 13 June 2019 Departing at 08:45 from Interiors, Javea We have had many requests for another day trip to Valencia city, so here it is - our most popular day trip by far. This time we are just running the trip to the centre of…

Continue Reading

Valencia City Christmas shopping or sightseeing

Thursday 21 November 2019 Departing Interiors 08:45 Hit the shops or visit some of the amazing sight of Valencia - always something to see. This really is one of our most popular trips. Bookings will be open from September but…

Continue Reading

Trip to Valencia Bioparc or Valencia City

This trip is proving very popular already - so book now to ensure you do not miss out!  The Valencia Bioparc is split into three main sections. There are no cages in the Bioparc. Barriers are created naturally using rocks, rivers and…

Continue Reading

Three for the price of one at WAGs!

Members of WAGs (Wine Appreciation Group) got three presenters for the price of one at their latest meeting at La Cocina restaurant! Group leader Trevor Rush, his wife Sally and member Trevor Lott each offered wines for tasting – two whites and…

Continue Reading

The E-Bike group’s third ride

The Javea U3A E-Bike group held its third ride on Tuesday December 4th, on what turned out to a dry and sunny day for a great day for riding.  The group has already attracted a total of 18 members and 6 of them joined the outing at Cafe…

Continue Reading

Tasty treat at Amarre 152

More than 60 Dining Out group members enjoyed a delicious meal at Amarre 152. Thanks to group leaders Mallory and Christine Glover for organising yet another successful night…

Continue Reading

Sunday Solos lunch at Atalaya restaurant

The next Solos on Sunday Lunch will be held at Atalaya on the Arenal beach on May 5 at 1pm - sit down at 1 45pm Pat Ainsley and myself are not sure of the price yet as Nelson is choosing a nice menu for us. Pat will send the details out as…

Continue Reading

Sunday Singles lunch at “favourite” restaurant

The Sunday Singles group will be visiting one of their favourite restaurants, La Bodeguilla on the Port front, this Sunday (April 7). There will be a three-course meal with half a bottle of wine each for €16.95 pp, so the total cost will be…

Continue Reading

Sunday Singles Easter Lunch at La Bodeguilla

The Sunday Singles group have booked La Bodeguilla in the port for Easter Sunday, April 21, and as it is a special menu it will be €18, therefore I will collect €20. We will be looked after very well by Carmen. Again, please contact me if you…

Continue Reading

Pre-cruise lunch at the Mirador Restaurante Bar Attico, Hotel Jávea in the port.

our thanks to Sally Rush for the photo Forty-two members of the Spanish Culture & Cuisine group met today for a cava reception and lunch to get to know their fellow travel companions on the forthcoming Douro River Cruise. A perfect setting,…

Continue Reading

Planned Camino de Santiago Toledo-Avila postponed until 2020

It is with great regret that I have to inform you that I feel I have to postpone the Toledo - Avila camino trip/expedition until May 2020.  It has proved impossible to date to confirm hotel occupancy limits, local coach service availability for…

Continue Reading

Next history presentation on Tuesday 9th April: “Food in Art” by Barbara Craven. Venue: Casa de Cultura, Jávea old town

All members are welcome to attend - there is no need to book and the lectures are free; just come along and take a seat in the downstairs auditorium of the Casa de Cultura, Jávea. It starts at 11.30am. The Peasant Wedding by Pieter Brueghel…

Continue Reading

New venue for Cards for Fun

The Cards for Fun group will meet for the last time at the Jazz Cafe on Saturday April 13 and will resume on Saturday April 27 at its new venue, Cafe Nottingham Presna, which is located on Avda Augusta (formerly the Asia Wok). It would be…

Continue Reading

New leader for Travel team

The Javea U3A Travel Team has a new leader with Jan Wylie volunteering to take over the role. It means there are now six Travel Team members on board and they are raring to go and organise some great trips for all of us to enjoy! The new…

Continue Reading

New groups for bikers and photographers

There are plans in the pipeline for two new Javea U3A groups – Photography and a Motorcycle group. The idea of a Photography Group comes from David Butt, who is also a member of the Travel Team. He wants the group to be open to all levels of…

Continue Reading

New canasta group

If you are an experienced canasta player, you may be interested in a new group (Javea Aussie Rules) Canasta Group being launched by Val Cox.  This is for experienced canasta players only – but don’t worry if you are not familiar…

Continue Reading

Morning reading group Christmas Lunch

The Morning Reading Group celebrated a Christmas lunch at La Fontana restaurant. A most enjoyable and sociable event. We are looking forward to our 2019 programme beginning with members speaking about their favourite books. Future books selected are…

Continue Reading

Military medals at Family History talk

The April meeting of the Family History group on Tuesday April 16 featured a collection of military medals.  I invited Terry Curran to come and talk to us. He collects military medals and has some areas of specialist knowledge. He is also…

Continue Reading

Menu for the Dinner & La Tuna de Xabia evening, Friday 28th June

A WELCOME GLASS OF CAVA AT 19.00 HRS MENU           First Course (to choose) Tuna tartar with avocado, lentil vinaigrette & mustard ice cream  Potatoes cream with mushrooms…

Continue Reading

Many thanks to Barbara Craven for her very interesting presentation to the History Group on “Food in Art”

Barbara Craven with Tony & Angela A smiling Jacqui at the Casa Cultura, Javea old town, at the April meeting of the History Group. Barbara Craven gave an intriguing insight into the subject of 'Food in Art' at the History Group meeting…

Continue Reading

Have a feast of fun at NJFM at Quo Vadis

Group leader Roger Saunders in action The NJFM (Not Just Folk Music) Group will be meeting at its new venue, Quo Vadis, next to the Go-Kart track, on Monday April 29, from 7pm. Some of you have asked about ordering food so I went in to see…

Continue Reading

Double treat for day trippers Lladro factory and Albufera Lake – guides for both

Please note the final date for payment is 24 April 2019 - the Monthly meeting date. Tuesday 14 May 2019 Departing at 08:45 from Interiors Javea There is something of a double treat in store for Javea U3A members signing up for a special…

Continue Reading

Double treat for day trippers

There is something of a double treat in store for Javea U3A members signing up for a special Travel Team day trip next month. The coach trip on Tuesday May 14 features a guided tour of the Lladro Factory near Valencia and a boat trip on the…

Continue Reading

Dining Out new venue

Los Amigos new restaurant in the ArenalDining Out will graze in pastures new for their event on Friday 17th May…

Continue Reading

Dining Out Group News

Hi EveryoneWe have realised that our Members Lists include several names of people who have not been to the last few events. We intend to Spring Clean the list, so we ask everyone to confirm that they wish to continue their membership. If we…

Continue Reading

Dining Out Friday 14 June Restaurante Abordo, Javea Yacht Club

View from Restaurante Abordo, Club Nautico Javea Dining Out will return to Javea Yacht Club to dine at Abordo Restaurant on Friday 14th June. Invitations to attend will be sent out by email with menu choices…

Continue Reading

Dining Out 14 June

The venue has not yet been decided but will announced…

Continue Reading

Camino de Santiago stage 10a Fontanars-Ontinyent

The 10th stage Fontanars to Ontinyent was long and mostly on paths with loose stones, but great landscapes and an enjoyable meal at the end. The photo album will be enriched with pictures from participants, as we receive…

Continue Reading

Calling all Crib Players

SONY DSC We have vacancies for members to join our Monday afternoon Cribbage Group in Cafe Express in Javea Port. Any member is welcome as tuition can be given. If interested in joining us to have a good enjoyable afternoon with a great group…

Continue Reading

Alicante Day Trip (with optional Titanic Exhibition)

Thursday 12 September 2019 Leaving 08:45 from Interiors Javea Visit the beautiful city of Alicante, with its castle and museums. Explore its narrow old streets, the marina and esplanade, not forgetting the great avenues. Try lunch at…

Continue Reading

Alicante Christmas shopping or sightseeing – new this year

Thursday 14 November 2019 Departing Interiors, Javea 08:45 A chance to visit this enchanting City for some well earned Christmas shopping. Or just enjoy the marina or esplanade walks. Booking will be open from September but please…

Continue Reading

30 Sept-4 Oct 2019 Spanish Culture and Cuisine trip for new members

5-day trip to Mar Menor & Lorca, with visits to Cartagena & Elche  Monday September 30 – Friday October 4 2019 A special invitation to new members from Spanish Culture & Cuisine group leaders Angela Chantry and Tony…

Continue Reading

“The highlights of New Zealand’s North and South Islands”

A very big thank you to Alison King & Nick Baker who gave an excellent presentation to the Travellers Tales group on "The highlights of New Zealand's North and South Islands". Over 70 members thoroughly enjoyed the talk, which was informative…

Continue Reading