Furness

Events

Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Tue Oct 13th “Stained Glass”. Sarah Lace will be giving her presentation which includes a demonstration of making some stained glass. She lives locally and has a workshop in Coniston, She will show us some fine examples of stained glass in the surrounding area.

Members will receive an email with a link to Zoom for each of these presentations a couple of days prior to each date. We hope you will be able join us.
Tue Nov 10th “Health Matters”. Gavin Knott from ‘Appleseeds’ in Ulverston will be giving his presentation on Health Matters in conjunction with a colleague. This will include items more relevant to an aging population.

Members will receive an email with a link to Zoom for each of these presentations a couple of days prior to each date. We hope you will be able join us.
Tue Dec 8th “Brilliant British Humour” Picture postcards 1840-1950 Dr James Taylor’s presentation will be about the many funny and saucy postcards, usually associated with seaside venues, and the reasons why their popularity waned. This should prove to be a light-hearted, fun meeting.

Members will receive an email with a link to Zoom for each of these presentations a couple of days prior to each date. We hope you will be able join us.
Tue Jan 12th 2021 “Here be dragons..!”Imogen Corrigan’s presentation is of the fabulous monsters, mythical beasts and grotesques rampaging through the carvings in churches. She explains what inspired these images and for what purpose.

Members will receive an email with a link to Zoom for each of these presentations a couple of days prior to each date. We hope you will be able join us.
Fri Oct 8th 2021

{U3A Energy Conference} Provisional New Date
Cumbria Network of U3As is planning the 3rd Energy Conference : “Strategies for Tackling Climate Change” at Rheged near Penrith. This was originally planned for October 2020 but had to be postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic and it is now provisionally scheduled for Friday October 8th 2021. A host of eminent speakers will cover current progress and the actions needed at international, national and personal levels to reach the IPCC target of net zero carbon by 2050 . Watch this space!