Halesowen

Events

ALL GENERAL AND GROUP MEETINGS ARE SUSPENDED FOR THE TIME BEING.
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Details of our range of Interest Groups and their Meeting Dates, Times, Venues etc are migrating to our BEACON system, but they will still be accessible from this website using the following links....

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Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Apr 22nd Beatrice, the Cadbury Heiress - Fiona Joseph
The speaker has written a book about heiress Beatrice who gave away her wealth. In 1920, Beatrice gave all the Cadbury shares to Bournville factory workers.
Wed May 6th The Vale of Berkeley Railway, Its creation, demise and resurrection - Ian Raven
Wed May 20th Tax, Care and Toy Boys Updated - Co-op Estate Planning
Updated information from Co-op Estate Planning. They raise awareness of some real life issues that affect families every day.
Wed Jun 3rd Henry V and Agincourt - Max Keen
The talk is a recreation of the horror that was Agincourt and the hero that was Henry, complete with armour, chain and weapons of the period.
Wed Jun 17th Antarctica - Ray Sturdy
Mr Sturdy is a photographer who has made a journey to the great white continent to appreciate its scenery and history and observe its wildlife including varieties of birds, whales and penguins.
Wed Jul 1st Britain and the Vikings (AD 800 - 1100) - Ron Gallivan
The talk will cover the profound effect the Vikings had on the history of Britain, its culture, home life and navigational skills that enabled exploration and raiding.
Wed Jul 15th 60 Years in Showbusiness - David St John
It is a variety mix of talking about his lifetime on stages, with references to the 50s/60s onward and music. He uses a guitar as he slots in a few classic hits of those years plus gags etc.
Wed Sep 2nd War Diary - story of a WW1 soldier - Mike Watkins
Wed Sep 16th The Great Exhibition of 1851 - Alan Hill
Wed Sep 30th Poetry and Pieces - Glennis Dawes
Wed Oct 14th Exploring the Severn - Rosemary Winnall
Wed Oct 28th Coffee Plus and AGM
Wed Nov 11th Salt Routes - Anthony Poulton-Smith
Wed Nov 25th The Floating Hospital - Mary Fearon
Wed Dec 9th Popular Songs 1860's to 1960's - Richard Churchley
Outings
Fri May 15th
→Mon May 18th
Walking/Strolling Weekend 2020: Dovedale in the Peak District
Holidays
Mon Apr 6th School Spring Holidays begin
Fri Apr 17th School Spring Holidays end
Mon Apr 20th U3A Summer Term begins
Mon May 25th School Summer Half Term Holidays begin
Fri May 29th School Summer Half Term Holidays end
Mon Jul 20th U3A Summer Term ends
Tue Jul 21st School Summer Holidays begin
Mon Aug 31st School Summer Holidays end
Tue Sep 1st Schools First Day back
Wed Sep 2nd U3A Autumn Term begins
Mon Oct 26th School Autumn Half Term Holidays begin
Fri Oct 30th School Autumn Half Term Holidays end
Fri Dec 18th U3A Autumn Term ends
Mon Dec 21st School Winter Holidays begin
Fri Jan 1st 2021 School Winter Holidays end
@NEWSLETTER
Wed May 20th Newsletter Submission deadline for Groups in Block A:
Art
Beading
Chess
Knitting & Crochet
Literature
Photography
Wed Jul 1st Publication of Newsletter
Wed Oct 21st Newsletter Submission deadline for Groups in Block B:
Garden Interest
History
Music Appreciation
Patchwork & Quilting
Science & Technology
Scrabble
Strollers
Wed Nov 25th Publication of Newsletter
Wed Feb 3rd 2021 Newsletter Submission deadline for Groups in Block C:
Astronomy
Discussion & Philosophy
Folk Dancing
Puds Galore
Ukulele
Walking
Wed Mar 17th 2021 Publication of Newsletter
Astronomy
Thu Apr 23rd #31
Thu May 21st #32
Thu Jun 18th #33
Thu Jul 16th #34
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Walking
Tue Apr 21st Wychavon Way Part 3 9am start
Tue May 26th Circular walk. Ann & Tony to lead
Tue Jun 23rd Wychavon Way Part 4 9am start
Tue Jul 21st Wychavon Way. 9am start Final section of 5 miles followed by a celebratory meal. Venue to be arranged.
Wed Aug 12th Wednesday 12th August. Walk & Meal. Suckley Hills followed by meal at the Talbot