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 2019

    Updated 18/11/2018







    Thur Jan 3rd

    Mike Wilkes

    Tanzania Revisited

    Thur Jan 17th

    Neil Roberts

    The End of The End of The Pier Show

    Wed Jan 23rd

    Ron Gallivan

    Las Vegas (Sin City) Nevada




    Thur Feb 7th

    David and Pam Humphries

    A virtual trip around the Outer Circle

    Thur Feb 21st

    Helen Lloyd

    Remembering the Back to Backs

    Wed Feb 27th

    Paul Burley

    Stephen Boulton

    Building Dorridge Village Hall

    5,000 miles by land and sea to see the midnight sun in northern Norway




    Thur Mar 7th

    Annual British Science Association lecture

    Prof. Graham Martin

    Thur Mar 21st

    Ruth Lowe

    Mary Quant - Part 2 - her later life, career and designs

    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

    Margaret Bullock

    National Memorial Arboretum

    Thur May 16th



    Wed May 22nd

    No Meeting





    Thur Jun 6th

    DU3A Science Group
    Giving two talks

    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

    Coral Pertiff

    Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

    Thur Aug 15th

    David Clark

    Amusing Look at the BBC

    Wed Aug 28th

    No Meeting 





    Thur Sep 5th

    Ron Gallivan

    Dad's Army - a history (including local examples!)

    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