Aberystwyth

Events / Digwyddiadau

Our meetings are usually held on the third Thursday of the month, at 2.30pm (to 4.00pm) at the Morlan, Queen's Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2HH.

If you're interested in joining us, you're very welcome to come along to one of our monthly meetings as a visitor (for up to two visits, at £2 per visit). Just mention at the signing-in desk that you are new, and someone will help.

This website listing is regularly updated, and our full programme is shown below. (Members are emailed if there are any unavoidable changes, or additions, to the programme.) Posters for our monthly meetings are displayed at many locations around town, and reviews of our meetings regularly feature in the Aberystwyth "Up Your Street" section, of the Cambrian News.

An application form for new members, can be downloaded here: Membership Form or Ffurflen Aelodaeth. Current members' subscription information is at: Membership Renewal. Previous programmes of guest speakers, and other events, are listed at: Programme Archive. For any further information please leave a message for: Programme Secretary or Membership Enquiry.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Thu Mar 15th

A short AGM
and a General Knowledge Quiz

Thu Apr 19th

Dunton’s 50-guinea inspiration:
ingenious questions and discreet answers in the 1690s

A talk by Philip Henry Jones
about the earliest question and answer periodical.

Philip Henry Jones is a former lecturer on librarianship at Aberystwyth University,
also the editor of the Bibliography of the History of Wales and A Nation and its Books:
a history of the book in Wales.

Thu May 17th

'The Equine Dick Whittington - the history of the Dyfed Shires and Celt, the Queen's Welsh Drum Horse'
a talk by Mark Cole

Thu Jun 21st

Meeting at Morlan
with guest speaker

Thu Jul 19th

Meeting at Morlan
with guest speaker

Study Days
Wed Apr 18th
→Thu Apr 19th

The Hidden Heart of Wales: Welsh Culture & Architecture.
A two-day Study Break for U3A members at the National Library of Wales, organised by National U3A.
Tickets: first come, first served. Click The Hidden Heart of Wales link for booking form and full details. £40.00 includes event, lunch and refreshments.

Summer Schools
Mon Jul 23rd
→Thu Jul 26th

2018 National Summer Schools
Summer School 1:
Harper Adams University, Newport Shropshire
(for details on subjects available, and booking information click link above)

Tue Sep 11th
→Fri Sep 14th

2018 National Summer Schools
Summer School 2:
Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester.
(for details of subjects available, and booking information click link above)

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