Ealing

Meetings

Meetings are held weekly, on Thursday mornings in Ealing Green Church (almost opposite Ealing Film Studios).

You should aim to arrive at about 10.00am.
Meetings begin with announcements and in-house business. This is followed by the speaker's presentation during which there is usually a break of approx. 15mins. The proceedings finish at 11.45-12.00.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

THURSDAY MORNING TALKS:

From March 2017 Rosemary Richardson has retired as organiser of the Thursday morning talks. We thank her for the excellence with which she has managed the highly important, demanding task over several years.

She will be replaced by Yvonne Hughes who will be glad to receive your suggestions. See CONTACT

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EALING U3A 2017 SUMMER PROGRAMME, marking the Centenary of the Russian Revolution

(arranged by Juliet Edwards)

See photos of the speakers below.

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PROGRAMME FOR WINTER TERM, 2018

Jan 11, Ex. Supt. Steven Deehan: A Life in Policing.
Jan 18, Pat Davies: My Secret Work in World War Two. (A German linguist in the WRNS. 1942 – 1945 intercepting German naval traffic at a secret coastal station and forwarding messages to Bletchley Park for decoding.)
Jan 25, Professor Michael Spiro: Alfred Nobel: His Life and his Prizes. (We know about the five large prizes, but who was Alfred Nobel? What did he do, what did he invent, why the row about his third hand-written will?)

Feb 1, Professor Mair Parry: Italy’s Fascinating Multilingual Heritage. (Italian is but one of her native tongues. The dialects of Italy are not varieties of Italian but they developed in parallel with Florentine from the source language, Latin.)
Feb 8, Jane Cox: The Early Life of Ramsay MacDonald. (The early years and marriage of the first Labour Prime Minister with the help of family papers at The National Archives.)
Feb 15, George Chesman: The History of Kew Gardens. (The history of Kew Gardens from the C18th to the present day.)
Feb 22, Nikki Hubbard: Growing up in Pakistan as a Muslim girl and supporting Girls Education

Mar 1, To be announced
Mar 8, Dr Stephen Briggs: Did he Fall or was he Pushed? (The difficulties of establishing the age of the Bog Bodies and how they came to be in watery places. The limitation of dating and other forensic techniques.)
Mar 15, Ealing U3A A.G.M. and Bob Fisher: Biography of Julie Garland, Sammy Davies, Dean Martin.
Mar 22, Alan Wise: Make the Rest of your Years the Best of your Years. (Due to retire and wish to pass on my expertise. The talk is inspiring, educational, informative and amusing, changing negativity to positivity.)

SPRING TERM STARTS APRIL 5, 2018

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Photos of some of our recent speakers are displayed on this page

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2018 SUMMER PROGRAMME

Would you (singly or with someone) like to organise this? It's a little like being an invited Editor on the Today programme. Now's your chance of exploring a theme and securing speakers of your choice.
If you are interested contact the Chairman, John Deighton.

Click on a picture below to see it full-size with more details.