Brixham

Events

Brixham U3A holds monthly meetings at the Brixham Rugby Club, Astley Park, Rea Barn Road, Brixham, Devon TQ5 9ED on the second Tuesday of each month at 1:45pm, doors open at 1pm. Notice boards highlight the recent activities of each of our Groups, and their forthcoming programmes.

Speakers are engaged covering a wide range of subjects and particularly those that provide local content or subjects that are close to the interests of South Devon.

Guests are welcome and tea, coffee and biscuits are served after the talk.

We also hold an occasional BBQ, picnic or cream tea, and at Christmas we have lunch at one of the local restaurants.

Our programme of speakers for 2018/19 is:

May 8th, 2018
"U.S. Forces in South Devon - Preparation for D-Day".
Robbie Robinson.

June 12th, 2018
"Be safe on-line".
Laura Cowie, Cyber Protect Officer, Devon & Cornwall Police.

3rd July, 2018 *EXTRA MEETING*
"Managing the pain of arthritis".
Janet Cowlard. "MY presentation is interactive and provides the audience with information about various types of arthritis, with tips and proven techniques, including exercise, relaxation and breathing for pain relief".

July 10th, 2018
Talk by local author and journalist (9 books, fiction and non-fiction)
Nick Fletcher.

August 14th, 2018
Party Time. Perform your Party Piece - 2 mins, 5 mins, 8 mins...
Anything possible - please speak to a committee member.

September 11th, 2018
"To sail no more"
Ron Howell, South West Maritime Archaeological Group.
It is about a ketch that started life as a fishing smack in Ramsgate and sinking off Salcombe in 1912. Research took Ron through North Sea fishing, the First and Second World wars, and finishing at the war memorial in Topsham.

October 9th, 2018
"Brixham Past & Present"
John Risdon.

November 13th, 2018
"Devon Wildlife" - 2nd talk.
John Walters, Artist and Ecologist

December 4th, 2018
Christmas Lunch, Berry Head Hotel.

December 11th, 2018
Party Time. Perform your Party Piece - 2 mins, 5 mins, 8 mins...
Anything possible - please speak to a committee member.

January 8th, 2019
Weather Forecasting and Climate Research
Met Office, Exeter.

February 12th, 2019
"A Melody of Brixham"
Mike Holgate. Historian, Musician, and Songwriter.
Past events involving Brixham.

March 12th, 2019
"Smuggling in Devon: the truth behind the fiction".
Robert Hesketh.

April 9th, 2019
A.G.M. Including a presentation of next year's programme and open discussion of further Brixham U3A development.