16/08/2018 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – There is NOT a meeting at the Assembly Room on Thursday 16th August 2018
17/01/2019 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – 17th January 2019 Speaker: Paul Chapman The History of Banknotes The Chinese issued banknotes back in the 12th Century, it wasn’t until the 17th Century that Europe followed and only to a section of the population. Wars, sieges, economic factors, politics and cartoonists affected the issue of notes without which economies and commerce could not […]
30/01/2019 – 24/07/2019 @ All Day –
A series of Research Retreats where members of the U3A can help us delve into the archives to help us examine key milestones in the history of liberty, protest, rebellion and reform.
21/02/2019 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – 21st February 2019 Speaker: James Dickinson Henry III and the Battle of Lewes Henry III is a little known English king who was on the throne for the fourth longest period of time in our history. He was an important monarch, culturally and politically. In his reign many significant works of English architecture were built. […]
21/03/2019 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – 21st March 2019 Speaker: David Boag A wildlife photographer with a story to tell – the kingfisher – the comical puffin – Nature’s marvels
18/04/2019 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – 18th April 2019 Speaker: John Bower John has a vast amount of experience within the criminal justice system. He slipped into criminal activity and is ashamed to admit that he spent a total of 15 years behind bars for offences of robbery and burglary. Following a traumatic experience in solitary confinement in the segregation unit […]
16/05/2019 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – 16th May 2019 : AGM 2pm Speaker: Ian Keable Charles Dickens: Conjuror Ian is a distinguished amateur magician. His own conjuring playbill is brought to life by reference to showmen who influenced him and by some Dickensian magic tricks.
20/06/2019 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – 20th June 2019 Speaker: Andy Thomas Unexplained mysteries and cover-ups Andy reveals some of the most famous mysteries of recent history and asks why the media ignores them in the face of sometimes impressive evidence. What is the truth about UFOs, pyramids, ghosts, strange creatures, religious apparitions, psychics, ancient prophecies and what is their intriguing […]