We hold Open Meetings throughout the year, usually with a guest speaker.
Meetings are held in the Eyemouth Community Centre on the second Wednesday of each month, usually starting at 10am with the talk beginning at 10.30am.
Join us for a coffee and a chat, as well as the opportunity to learn something new.
The program of speakers below is provisional and may be subject to change.
On the right are some pictures of recent events. Further pictures may be found at the foot of the page.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Wed Nov 13th||November Open Meeting.|
A talk by Isabel Gordon entitled "Legacy"
Isabel Gordon from Kelso will talk about Bruce’s legacy : the Douglas-Stewart rivalry.
She is very involved in the Kelso Heritage society and gives a number of talks on local history.
Following the death of Robert the Bruce’s son King David in 1371 ,the crown passed to the Stewarts through Bruce’s daughter who married his faithful friend Walter the Steward. Bruce’s other faithful friend was the Good Sir James Douglas and the two families remained bound up in Scottish affairs and rivalry for several centuries.
|Wed Dec 11th||December Open Meeting.|
Sue Price is organising "A Quiz for Christmas"
Sue was introduced to Fun Quizzing by the Wyre Forest U3A quiz group.
The quiz is meant to be enjoyable and enable people to have a laugh as well as test a few grey cells. It will be in groups of 4-6
|Wed Jan 8th 2020||January Open Meeting.|
A talk by David Smith entitled "Lifestyle or Microbiome? Can you really eat what you like?"
|Wed Feb 12th 2020||February Open Meeting.|
A talk by Prof Paul Starkey entitled "Exploring the Middle East, Past and Present"
|Wed Mar 11th 2020||March Open Meeting.|
A talk by Michael Binns entitled "Roman Pompeii and it's neighbourhood"
|Wed Apr 8th 2020||April Open Meeting.|
A talk by Alice Fisher entitled "Sea the Change"
|Wed May 13th 2020||Our Annual General Meeting, followed by|
A short talk by David Smith entitled "Whatever happened to the Human Genome Project"
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