Chorleywood

Events

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The Memorial Hall In normal times, monthly meetings for all members of Chorleywood U3A take place on the fourth Wednesday of the month in the War Memorial Hall on Common Road, WD3 5LN, from 2:30 until 4:00 pm. Click here for a map - the Hall is adjacent to Betjeman Gardens and there is a car-park opposite.

Click on the coloured text to see the printable full programme of 2020-21 Monthly Meeting Topics. Further details of the speakers and their talks will be added on this EVENTS page a few weeks before the talks take place.

For the activities of an individual interest group go to its page by clicking on its name in the list on the GROUPS page.

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE RETURN OF OUR MONTHLY MEETINGS IN ON-LINE FORM

Dates for your Diary
October 2020
Wed Oct 28thMeetingChorleywood’s MP - My First Year in Parliament, a talk by Gagan Mohindra about his experiences as the new Member of Parliament for South West Hertfordshire. (Chorleywood U3A monthly meeting to be held on Zoom at 2:30 pm. All members will receive an invitation enabling them to join.)

Gagan Mohindra was born in Barking to Punjabi Hindu parents, and brought up in east London and Essex, where his parents still live. After university he worked in financial services in London, leaving to join the family furniture retail business. He became involved in politics in his mid-twenties, becoming a Parish Councillor, then a District Councillor where he became chairman of planning. In 2017 he was elected to Essex County Council where he took the lead on finance, housing and property, and was chair of Essex Conservatives. He has been a school and college governor and sat on the board of his local NHS Clinical Commissioning Group. He now lives in Rickmansworth with his wife Pam, a privacy lawyer.
November 2020
Wed Nov 25thMeetingChorleywood’s Water and the River Chess, a talk by Paul Jennings. (Chorleywood U3A monthly meeting to be held on Zoom at 2:30 pm. All members will receive an invitation enabling them to join.)

Paul will tell us about the history and geography of the Chess. He will cover the issues we face relating to flows and water quality, work done to monitor the river, and the action being taken to improve habitat. 

Paul Jennings has been involved with the River Chess for 20 years, managing a section of the river between Latimer and Chenies. In 2009 a group of like-minded individuals established the River Chess Association, driven by concerns relating to discharges from the Sewage Treatment Works at Chesham, operated by Thames Water. He spends his time farming, working on river projects and keeping his lawn cut!
December 2020
Wed Dec 16thMeetingAt 5:00 pm. All is calm, all is bright. Music and readings to celebrate Christmas. (This event will be held on Zoom. All members will receive an invitation enabling them to join.)