Hastings & Rother

Events

Our monthly business meeting with a lecture is on the fourth Monday of each month (unless a Bank holiday) at either the Azur, St Leonards-on-Sea or St. Peter's Community Centre, Bexhill. Coffee, tea & biscuits available for a small charge from 09.45-10.15, announcements at 10.30 and speaker at 10.45. No meeting in August.

We also have a coffee morning on the 2nd Monday of the month 10.00-12.00 at the Royal Victoria Hotel in St. Leonards and the restaurant of the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill. (i.e. 2 coffee mornings, taking place simultaneously) These are informal social events for members. No coffee mornings in August or December.

For guidance on reaching these venues please see the document, Access to venues


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Mon Jan 14th U3A members coffee morning
10am-noon
Royal Victoria Hotel and De la Warr Pavilion
Mon Jan 28th "Minnie Pallister - A Cabbage for the Year"
David Hatherell
Azur
Mon Feb 11th U3A members coffee morning
10am-noon
Royal Victoria Hotel and De la Warr Pavilion
Mon Feb 25th "You Cannot Be Serious"
David Horne
St. Peter's
Mon Mar 11th U3A members coffee morning
10am-noon
Royal Victoria Hotel and De la Warr Pavilion
Mon Mar 25th "The America Ground"
Ken Brooks
Azur
Mon Apr 8th U3A members coffee morning
10am-noon
Royal Victoria Hotel and De la Warr Pavilion
Mon Apr 29th "Playing Traditional Music on Unusual Instruments"
Joy Lewis and Derrick Hughes
St. Peter's
Mon May 13th U3A members coffee morning
10am-noon
Royal Victoria Hotel and De la Warr Pavilion
Mon May 20th "The Houses of Parliament"
Kevin Gordon
Azur
Mon Jun 10th U3A members coffee morning
10am-noon
Royal Victoria Hotel and De la Warr Pavilion
Mon Jun 24th "A View from the Wings"
Brian Freeland
St. Peter's
Mon Jul 8th U3A members coffee morning
10am-noon
Royal Victoria Hotel and De la Warr Pavilion
Mon Jul 22nd AGM and Summer Social
St. Peter's
2 pm start
Mon Sep 9th U3A members coffee morning
10am-noon
Royal Victoria Hotel and De la Warr Pavilion
Mon Sep 23rd "Rudyard Kipling"
Geoff Hutchinson
Azur
Study Days
Sat Jan 12th Art - The Northern Renaissance Masters with Kay Blackburn at Hailsham. Looking at the northern artists with a focus on Van Eyck.
Sat Feb 9th Medieval Life Through Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales with Geoff Doel at Crowborough. How the pilgrims tales reveal the rich diversity of medieval life.
Sat Mar 9th Music for the Movies with Robert Carrington at Sedlescombe. A visual guide to how and why music is used in film. Booking TBA.
Sat Apr 13th In the Picture with Peter Enser in Horsham. Exploring the evolving role of images in human communication and the techniques for their creation, interpretation and retrieval. Booking TBA.
Sat May 11th Eureka! - A Brief History of Maths with Roger Luther at Patching. A look at some of the highlights of mathematical discovery. Booking TBA.
Art Appreciation
Tue Dec 11th Visit to the Towner Gallery, Eastbourne, followed by Christmas lunch
Tue Jan 8th Visit to Burne-Jones exhibition at Tate Britain.
Tue Feb 12th Discussion on inspiring women artists
Tue Mar 12th To be decided
Tue Apr 9th Artist talk or discussion - to be arranged
Tue May 14th To be arranged - possibly Charleston House
Mon Jun 10th
→Thu Jun 13th
Visit to Berlin
Tue Jul 9th Visit to Brighton Pavilion
Walking: Longer
Tue Jan 1st New Year's Day. No walk as I assume you will all be recovering from the celebrations as midnight.
Tue Feb 5th Drive to White Hart, Catsfield for a 10.00 start. If staying for lunch use pub car park otherwise use public car park behind village hall (4 minutes walk from the White Hart. Circular 5 mile walk via 1066 Trail and Wylands. Leaders Roswitha (753091) & Richard (439271). Further details to follow in the New Year.
Tue Mar 5th Volunteer needed
Tue Apr 2nd Leaders Barbara, Madeleine & Chris. Details to follow.
Tue May 7th Drive to Brightling. 10.00 start

We will be aiming for a walk of about 5-6 miles that takes in many of the Fuller’s Follies starting at Woods Corner and via the Sugar Loaf, along public footpaths, passing the Temple and the Tower then to the village of Brightling. An opportunity to see more of the beautiful Brightling Park. Further details of parking and lunch to follow. Leaders Lorna and Chas (215205)
Tue Jun 4th Volunteer needed
Tue Jul 2nd Valerie and David have kindly offered again to host our annual bring and share lunch at their house in Fairlight. There will be a longer walk led by Richard and a shorter walk for which we need a volunteer.

Thank you Valerie and David.
Tue Aug 6th Volunteer needed
Tue Sep 3rd Volunteer needed
Tue Oct 1st Volunteer needed
Tue Nov 5th Volunteer needed
Tue Dec 3rd We have made an advance booking for our Annual Christmas Meal. Put the date in your diary now!
Walking: Shorter
Tue Dec 11th NO WALK IN DECEMBER
Tue Jan 8th Alexandra Park winter walk. Meet at the Cafe at 10.30am.