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
|Jan 15th||The Truth ?? about the English Language||MP|
|Feb. 19th||Britons, Saxons, Vikings – Who are the English?||Marianne Whiting|
|Mar 18th||Visit Bosworth Battlefield|
|Apr 15th||Elizabeth 1 (The Young Elizabeth)||Sally Henshaw|
|May 20th||Coach Visit Burghley House|
|June 17th||William Cecil||John Whitehead|
|July 15th||The Lord Leycester Hospital||Brother John Maughan|
|July 16||Coach Visit (with History of Art) Hatfield House|
|Aug 19th||Elizabeth 1 (after becoming Queen)||Sally Henshaw|
|Sept 16th||Coach Visit Coughton Court|
|Oct 21st||Industry, Trade and Communications (Tudor/Stuart Leics.)||Peter Liddle|
|Nov 18th||A Medieval/Tudor Christmas||Michael Brown|