Hinckley

History

The History Group meets at the George Ward Centre on the 3rd Wednesday of each month 14,00 to 16.00 in the Emily Haydon room.

During the year talks are given around a theme, and visits are made to places of historic interest associated with this theme.

U3A History 2020

The theme this year is Pre 1066 and then mostly Tudor

DateSubjectSpeaker
Jan 15thThe Truth ?? about the English Language MP
Feb. 19thBritons, Saxons, Vikings – Who are the English?Marianne Whiting
Mar 18thVisit Bosworth Battlefield
Apr 15thElizabeth 1 (The Young Elizabeth) Sally Henshaw
May 20thCoach Visit Burghley House
June 17thWilliam Cecil John Whitehead
July 15thThe Lord Leycester HospitalBrother John Maughan
July 16Coach Visit (with History of Art) Hatfield House
Aug 19thElizabeth 1 (after becoming Queen)Sally Henshaw
Sept 16thCoach Visit Coughton Court
Oct 21stIndustry, Trade and Communications (Tudor/Stuart Leics.)Peter Liddle
Nov 18thA Medieval/Tudor ChristmasMichael Brown
Dec 16thtba
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More Group Pages
Architecture Appreciation Art with Angela
Bookworms Bridge
Church Visiting Coffee & Current Affairs
Craft Creative Writing
Croquet Discussion Group
Family History Film Group
French Conversation Health Matters
History History of Art
Improvers Bridge In Our Time
Kurling 1 Kurling 2
Lunch group Mah-Jong
Meditation For All Monthly Meeting
Music Appreciation Petanque 1
Petanque 2 Photography
Play Reading Poetry
Reading for Pleasure Recorders
Science & Technology Scrabble
Singing for Fun Solos' Sunday Lunch
Strollers Tai Chi
Theatre Visits Vinyl Records
Walk and Lunch Wine Appreciation
Wine Appreciation 2