Monthly Speakers

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Monthly Speaker Programme 2021/22

St John’s Church

Thurs 14th October – In search of the North West Passage – Harold Hoggarth

Thurs 11th November – Killers – Les Chandler

Thurs 9th December  –  Christmas Party at Victoria Hall

2022 

Thurs January 13th – Unexpected Findings from the Graveyard – Sarah Lister

Thurs 10th February –  Wensleydale Cow Keepers in Liverpool  – Karen Griffiths

Thurs 10th March – An Archaeology of Aunt Sally – Dr David Johnson

Thurs 14th April –   Ultimate Act of Rebellion – Dr Ranjit Arora

                            (see TAM, Summer 2021, Page 55)

Thurs 12th May –  The College of Arms, London – Sir Thomas Woodcock,

                             (Former Garter Principal King Of Arms)

Thurs 9th June –  SlowWays  – Rob Bushby

                           ( A Community Interest Company working to create a trusted, national 

                                  network of walking routes connecting all GB towns and cities. 

                                  Awarded National Lottery ‘Growing Great Ideas’ Funding of three 

                                  million pounds over the next seven years) 

Thurs 14th July –  Miracle in Manchester  –  Geoff Scargill 

                            ( The story of the Halle Orchestra)

Thurs  11th August  –  Membership Meeting

Thurs  8th September    –   AGM

Thurs 13th October – The Life of Ernest Tomlinson MBE   –   Hilary Ashton

                           ( An English composer, noted for his light music compositions)

                           

Due to current circumstances the published list may change at short notice.  Zoom, zoom

20/21 Programme

8th October 2020 – ‘Under the influence’ – Andy Smith
Talk with songs and anecdotes performed on various
guitars and ukulele.
 
12 November 2020 – ‘Intriguing Tales from the Graveyard’ – Sarah Lister
 
10 December 2020 – AGM and Christmas Meeting
 
14 January 2021 – ‘The Birth of the Hoax in the 18th Centuary’ – Ian Keable
 
11 February 2021 – ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’, the most
important cell lines in medical history – Andy Wilson
 
11 March 2021 – ‘ An Introduction to The Light Music Society Library’
– Hilary Ashton
 
8 April 2021 – ‘The Road Before Us’ – our evolving roads
– Dr Ian Saunders
 
13 May 2021 – ‘The Spy Who Solved His Own Murder – Alexander Litvinenko’ – Paul Barwick 
 
10 June 2021 – ‘National Parks in Britain, 70th Anniversary and beyond’.  Malcolm Petyt
 
8 July 2021 – ‘William the Conqueror and the Harrying of the North’
– Gillian Waters
 
12 August 2021 – Membership Meeting
 
9 September 2021 – A.G.M.
 
14October 2021 – ‘In Search of the North West Passage’ Admiral Sir John Franklin’s Expedition of 1845 – Harold Hoggarth

U3A Programme

Victoria Hall

Coffee served from 10am

2019

Thurs  9 Oct – Raikeswood Camp, Ann Buckley

Thurs  14 Nov – ‘542 in 2016’. Lakeland Peaks.  Bill Honeywell

Thurs 12 Dec – Christmas Party

2020

 Thurs  9 Jan – Campbell’s Bluebird.  David Howard

Thurs  13 Feb – Cyber Crime and Internet Security  NY Police

Thurs 12 March –  From Markets to Supermarkets. Dr M. Winstanley. Cancelled

Thurs 9 April – Our Evolving Roads and their Users. Ian Saunders Cancelled

Thurs 14 May – ‘A Message to the Children’ Jim Williams

Thurs 11 June – The Journeys of Lady Ann Clifford. Sheila Gordon

Thurs 9 July – Tales of a Heathrow Customs Officer. Brian Topping

Thurs 13 Aug – Membership

Thurs 10 Sept – AGM

Thurs 8 Oct – ‘Archaeology of Aunt Sally’.  Dr David Johnson.

Thurs 12 Nov – T.B.A.

Thurs 10 Dec – Christmas Party