Dear Chichester U3A member,

To see the last six or so bulletins, click here
I trust you haven’t been waiting for this, because there’s not a lot that’s new. I have been doing some work in the background: the Monthly Meetings from September on, now each have a little summary of the talk to give you some idea of what to expect. And there are some more dates for SUN study days.
Also, you all should have received an email earlier in the week telling you about an opportunity to see two operas at Singleton. Many people have replied to thank me, usually to say they’d obtained tickets, sometimes to express regret that they couldn’t go. It was very gratifying to get these messages: of course, the  Singleton Museum must also be thanked for their brilliant offer. The weather forecast is still good for both evenings …


Vacancy on the Speakers Sub-committee

This is your chance to help select speakers for the monthly meetings. Add your ideas and your knowledge to the mix, to find interesting speakers and a season of talks of varied and long-lasting interest in which all members can find something to get hold of. No previous experience required.
For further information contact the Speakers Committee.

Sussex U3A Network

Autumn Study Days

  • Saturday, September 14th at Uckfield: London – Paris: a Journey through Time with Peter Enser. A look at how successive advances in transport have transformed passengers ‘experience of the journey between the two cities over time.
  • Saturday, October 12th at Ringmer: The Role of Place in Myth, Legend and Storytelling with Joanna Gilar. An exploration of landscape and environment in storytelling.
  • Saturday, November 9th at Steyning:  Viennese Joy and Parisian Pleasure with John Hursey. Two capital cities famous for different musical masterpieces.
  • Saturday, December 7th at Boxgrove: Leonardo da Vinci with Kay Blackburn. Marking the 500th anniversary of the death of one of history’s great thinkers and artists.
  • Saturday, January 11th 2020 at Hailsham: Music and Nature with Robert Carrington. Creatures with their actual sounds and how composers have created pieces based on these sounds or calls.
  • Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at Pulborough: Landscapes of South East England with Geoffrey Mead. Aspects of our rich regional landscapes.

Further details when they become available

U3A National Conference

NOTTINGHAM August 27th- 29th, 2019: see here for more details.

Summer Schools

August 5th to August 8th, 2019: U3A Science Network at Aston University, Birmingham.
There are also two National Summer Schools: in Aston in August, and in Cirencester in September.

Further details on all are obtainable here or from your SUN representative.

National U3A Study Days

  • Royal Holloway University Citizens Project: Shared Learning Projects – a rolling programme of various topics on various date: see here for more.
  • U3A Jazz Study Day 2019: Tuesday, September 17th, 2019, 11:00 to 16:00 at Cecil Sharp House: see here for more
  • Is there anybody out there?: Wednesday, September 18th, 2019, 10:30 to 16:00 at ‘We The Curious’,  Bristol. See here for more.
  • A Day of Welsh History at St Fagan’s: Thursday, September 25th, 2019,  at St Fagan’s National Museum of History, Cardiff. Museum of the Year for 2019. See here for more.
  •  U3A Explores Science at the Ri
    Monday, October 7th, 2019, 13:45 – 16:45 at The Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21 Albemarle Street,  London W1S 4BS
    See here for more.

More meetings later in the year

  • November 7th, 2019, 11:00 to 15:45. National Gallery: The Pre-Raphaelites Cost £25
  • November 20th or 21st, 2019  10:30 to 16:00. Roman Study Day at the Guildhall, London Cost £23.50
  • November 25th, 2019, 10:30 to 15:30. The Architecture of London, RIBA. Cost £25

Further details in the latest issue of  TAM, pp 8-9. Booking starts later this year.

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