Dorridge U3A

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    General Meetings

    Meetings are held at Dorridge Village Hall, three times per month, 2pm to 4pm on Wednesdays or Thursdays. Meetings comprise brief update announcements on U3A matters, followed by a talk by a specialist speaker as the list below, with a break for refreshments and a chat.

    Speaker names underlined in blue can be clicked to show personal information and those marked with an asterisk * are Dorridge U3A members.

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    Dorridge U3A Speakers 2018

     

    Date

    Speaker/Organisation

    Title/Subject

     

     

     

    Thur Oct 4th

    Ken Ballantyne

    Our Finest Hours

    Thur Oct 18th

    Vince Williams and
    Jon Goodson

    The Women’s Institute at War

    Wed Oct 24th

    Malcom Evans

    Round the World Clipper Race

     

     

     

    Thur Nov 1st

    Andrew Lound

    Scott and the Antarctic

    Thur Nov 15th

    Philip Bowen

    The Gunpowder Plot

    Wed Nov 28th

    Stephen Boulton

    ‘From my Vine to the Bottle’
    a story of making wine and spirits in B93

     

     

     

    Thur Dec 6th

    Amy McNaughton-Brown

    Marie Curie Charity

    Thur Dec 20th

    Christmas Quizz

     

     

     

     

    Dorridge U3A Speakers 2019

    Updated 18/11/2018

    Date

    Speaker/Organisation

    Title/Subject

     

     

     

    Thur Jan 3rd

    Mike Wilkes

    Tanzania Revisited

    Thur Jan 17th

    Neil Roberts

    The End of The End of The Pier Show

    Wed Jan 23rd

    David Wood

    The Craft of The Master Thatcher

     

     

     

    Thur Feb 7th

    David and Pam Humphries

    The No 11 Bus Route

    Thur Feb 21st

    Helen Lloyd

    Remembering the Back to Backs

    Wed Feb 27th

    Paul Burley

    Building Dorridge Village Hall

     

     

     

    Thur Mar 7th

    British Science

     

    Thur Mar 21st

    Ruth Lowe

    Mary Quant - Part 2 - Later Career

    Wed Mar 27th

    Tony Caldwell

    Wainwright - Coast to Coast

     

     

     

    Thur Apr 4th

    Martin Sirot-Smith

    Sulgrave Manor and The Washington Family

    Thur Apr 18th

    Professor Gerald Seaman

    My Life in Russia

    Wed Apr 24th

    Howard Robinson

    Oliver Cromwell And His Contribution to Democracy

     

     

     

    Thur May 2nd

    Fay Brant

    National Memorial Arboretum

    Thur May 16th

    AGM

     

    Wed May 22nd

    No Meeting

     

     

     

     

    Thur Jun 6th

    Paul Leddington Wright

    The Royal Maundy Ceremony

    Thur Jun 20th

    Fiona Joseph

    Cadbury Women Workers in WW1

    Wed Jun 26th

    No Meeting

     

     

     

     

    Thur Jul 4th

    Professor Jonathon Berg

    Discovering Birmingham…. A Continually Changing City

    Thur Jul 18th

    Molly Murray

    Little Black Dress

    Wed Jul 24th

    No Meeting

     

     

     

     

    Thur Aug 1st

    Jo Hands

    Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

    Thur Aug 15th

    David Clark

    Amusing Look at the BBC

    Wed Aug 28th

    No Meeting 

     

     

     

     

    Thur Sep 5th

    Jason Dean

    Fire Scene Investigation

    Thur Sep 19th

    Dr John Page

    Victorian Gardens

    Wed Sep 25th

    No Meeting 

     

     

     

     

    Thur Oct 3rd

    Louise Braithwaite

    If You Could See What I Can See When I Play Cor Anglais

    Thur Oct 17th

    Robert Lister

    An Actors Life for Me

    Wed Oct 23rd

    David Hess

    Out of The Frying Pan and Collar the Lot

     

     

     

    Thur Nov 7st

    Andrew Lound

    Apollo - A Moon Odyssey

    Thur Nov 21st

    David Keith Jones

    African Elephants

    Wed Nov 27th

    Professor Robin Ferner

    The Medicinal Aspects of Murder

     

     

     

    Thur Dec 5th

    Maggy Farmer

    A Talk with Songs

    Thur Dec 19th

    Christmas Quiz