Branston & District

Monthly Meetings

In a welcome return to meeting in person,

Our next Monthly Meeting will be at 2.00pm on 24th August (doors open at 1.30pm)

Featuring Paul Scott speaking on "Agrarian to Industrialist", the story of

local celebrity Joseph Banks

Paul describes his talk as "A review of the evidence linking Sir Joseph Banks 1743-1820

to the rise of manufacturing and industry in Britain and beyond in the late 18th

and early 19th Century.

Sir Joseph Banks was one of the 18th century’s most outstanding men, during his time

Britain went from a pre-industrial agricultural society to become one based

on mechanical production.

In his capacious energy and letters one can see that he was a catalyst for much of the

discoveries and improvements of the period."

On this occasion, visitors will be welcomed free of charge

Our Monthly General Meeting is held on the 4th Tuesday of each month except December. Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start. The location is Branston Village Hall, Lincoln Road, Branston, LN4 1PA (opposite entrance to Branston Hall Hotel).

The meeting fee is £1.00p for members and £2.00p for visitors/non-members. Tea/coffee and biscuits are served from 1.30pm until 1.50pm to enable members to socialise and swap news and views with each other. Business matters are discussed at 2.00pm and the talk begins at approx. 2.20pm. The meeting usually finishes by 3.30pm.

Information about the U3A and the groups is available for inspection at each meeting.

Before the meeting Meeting in the Village Hall Introducing the Meeting
Before the MeetingMeeting in theIntroducing the Meeting
.Village Hall