Beccles

Monthly talk

Evening Meeting: Thursday 5 November 2020
Start Time: 7.30pm
Venue: YouTube
Talk - Tracy Mackness - The Giggly Pig Co. plus quiz

It has become a tradition at Beccles U3A for the monthly meeting to be followed by a Guest Speaker. Due to the current pandemic, monthly talks are now all on line via You Tube and have been extended to include evening talks. Times and dates can be found at the top of the page and links to the next talk are clearly posted on the home page and the Latest News page. Links to past talks can be found on t his page.

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Evening Meeting Thursday 1st October: Richard and Jill Bussien - Blind Dog Puppy Walking.

On 1 October Jill and Richard Bussien took us through what is involved in training a Guide Dog Puppy and how the visually impaired are helped not just through guide dogs but also through the help and support of sighted people. It costs £55,000 for a guide dog to go through its training and then support a visually impaired person for the life of the dog.

The local branch has published a puppy calendar for 2021. It is A4 size, spirally bound and we have agreed to collect orders from members and put them together in one large order, thereby avoiding postage costs. The price is £5 and you can add a donation to the Guide Dogs if you wish. Email Carole our Treasurer at Treasurer stating how many you would like and whether you will send Carole a cheque (payable to Beccles U3A) or pay by bank transfer - sort code 40 09 24 and account number 01447890 putting your name in the reference box. Carole will email a receipt to you. The closing date is 26 October so don’t hang around if you are interested. The calendar will be delivered or sent to you. If you prefer to use the phone rather than email, ring Mary on 07835 509773.

Just click on Guide Dog Puppy Walking or the link below to the Live Stream via YouTube at about 7.25pm on Thursday 1 October 2020 and lap up the fun! (See what we did there?)

Up and coming talks

Until we can meet again under one roof it is expected that all of these talks will take place via YouTube. All are subject to availability.

Wednesday 21 October 10.30am - Prof. John Shepherd - Climate Change

Thursday 5 November 7.30pm – Tracey Mackness - The Giggly Pig Co. plus quiz

Wednesday 18 November 10.30am - Stephen Ashworth - Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics

Wed 9 December 2020 Christmas programme yet to be finalised

Review Past Monthly Talks

Guide dog puppy walking