Brecon

Thursday Events

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The morning session starts at 10.30am in the studio

The afternoon special interest group sessions start at 1.15pm and 2.30pm.

The travel desk and notice boards are on display in the gallery before and after the morning lecture.

If there is severe weather and you are unsure whether the Brecon U3A session will be going ahead, then phone the theatre on the following number after 9.00am
01874 611622

Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Thu Jan 30th Morning Talk 10.30 am
Gill Evans - "U3A Wales coastline and border celebration - strolling along the South Wales coast" (St)

1st Group Session 1.15 - 2.25 pm
Earth Science (St)
Creative Writing (MR)
Bridge

2nd Group Session2.30 – 3.30 pm
Bookshelf, "Warlight" by Michael Onaadtjie (MR)
Bridge
Thu Feb 6th Morning Talk 10.30 am
Keith Noble – Wildlife in a Brecon Garden (St)

1st Group Session 1.15 - 2.25 pm
Gardening: 'A garden in Italy,' Andrew Leyton (St)
Family History (MR)
Bridge

2nd Group Session2.30 – 3.30 pm
Wildlife - "Wildcat conservation - the story of wildcats in Britain," Alicia Leow-Dyke (St)
Philosophy (MR)
Bridge
Thu Feb 13th Morning Talk 10.30 am
Joan Stanesby – The Bauhaus Movement (St)

1st Group Session 1.15 - 2.25 pm
Economics (St)
Scrabble (MR)
Bridge

2nd Group Session2.30 – 3.30 pm
Playreading (MR)
Bridge
Thu Feb 20th Morning Talk 10.30 am
Peter Wakelin - ‘Refuge and Renewal: Artist Exiles and their Influence in Wales’ (Auditorium)

1st Group Session 1.15 - 2.25 pm
Archaeology – ‘Heroes in Defeat, Heroes in Defence.’ A personal impression of the battlefield of Isandlwana and Rorkes Drift, Roger Reese (St)
Poetry - "A sense of place" (MR)
Bridge

2nd Group Session2.30 – 3.30 pm
Architecture & Landscape - Britain’s most popular views (St)
Playreading (MR)
Bridge
Thu Feb 27th Morning Talk 10.30 am
David Mitchell - James Brooke, The White Rajah of Sarawak (St)

1st Group Session 1.15 - 2.25 pm
Wildlife – “Identifying Bees,” Janice Vincett (St)
Creative Writing (MR)
Bridge

2nd Group Session2.30 – 3.30 pm
Art Appreciation (St)
Playreading (MR)
Bridge
Thu Mar 5th Morning Talk 10.30 am
Gavin Hooson - Uncovering past lives from dusty documents (Auditorium)

1st Group Session 1.15 - 2.25 pm
Gardening - daffodils (St)
Literature (MR)
Bridge

2nd Group Session2.30 – 3.30 pm
Earth Science (St)
Family History (MR)
Bridge
Thu Mar 12th No U3A – there is an event at the Theatre
Thu Mar 19th Morning Talk 10.30 am
Stella Owen – the role and work of NFU Cymru in championing Welsh farmers, buying local and press and media and current affairs (Auditorium)

1st Group Session 1.15 - 2.25 pm
Archaeology - Recent research into Marcher Castles in Herefordshire, Tim Hoverd (St)
Poetry - "Living in the Present" (MR)
Bridge

2nd Group Session2.30 – 3.30 pm
Philosophy (St)
Scrabble (MR)
Bridge
Thu Mar 26th Morning Talk 10.30 am
Alan Lovell - In Search of Community (St)

1st Group Session 1.15 - 2.25 pm
Architecture & Landscape (St)
What the Papers Say (MR)
Bridge

2nd Group Session2.30 – 3.30 pm
Gardening (St)
Creative Writing (MR)
Bridge
Thu Apr 2nd Morning Talk 10.30 am
Mark Davis – Drovers (St)

1st Group Session 1.15 - 2.25 pm
Earth Science (St)
Bookshelf (MR)
Bridge

2nd Group Session2.30 – 3.30 pm
Art Appreciation (St)
Bridge