University of Bristol Retirement Association


This Association is for  members of staff who have left the University and their spouses/ partners. We always welcome new members. See contact details below.

Programme of events

The  Association meetings are held every third Wednesday in the month from October until May (inclusive) at the Hiatt Baker Halls of Residence. Meetings start at 2.15pm and finish around 4.00pm. Tea and Coffee and cakes are provided after the talks. The lunches are not necessarily on the fourth Wednesday.

Car parking is available and new members are welcome - you are warmly invited to come and spend an interesting afternoon in good company.

 Talks 2014/2015

Date Event Venue
Wed 15th OctoberA Funny Way to make a LivingLynda Warren
Wed 19th NovemberThe Eye of the WindLynda Thompson
Wed 10th DecemberA Spanish AdventureJohn Selby
Wed 21st JanuaryConcordeDuncan Greenman
Wed 18th FebruaryCity of Bristol Nooks and CranniesRobert Tinker
Wed 18th MarchA Fair CopMike Rowland
Wed 15th AprilAGM and Quiz
Wed 20th MayLunch

How to get there

Our talks take place in

John Allen Room

Hiatt Baker Halls of Residence,

Parrys Lane


Eligibility to join: Open to any member of staff who has left the University of Bristol.

Subscription fees: None, but there may be a charge for some events

To join the Association: Please contact Valerie Barnes

Contact details

Chairperson: Ray Chambers

Secretary: Valerie Barnes

Treasurer: Sonia Matthews