2013 Event Archive

Third Tuesdays, 10.30 am U3A Hay lectures 2013
Venue The Swan at Hay
15 January 2013
The Mappa Mundi: Canon Chris Pullin, Chancellor of Hereford Cathedral, will look at different layers of meaning in the Mappa, and some of the mysteries that remain.
Afternoon Session: Border Castles and Churches Group, Gill Spurr and members of the group
19 February
Catalonia – Cava, Cork & Conservation, an illustrated talk by Stewart Roberts
Afternoon Session: Feeding a Small Town in World War II, Janet Robinson
19 March
A Jewel in the Crown – the Wrexham Coverlet by Ellen Phillips, St Fagans, Museum of Wales
Afternoon Session: These are a few of our favourite things… U3A Members share their thoughts on items with special meaning.
16 April
The U3A Hay Chairman’s Annual Debate
21 May
The Wellbeing Day: Talks and discussion around the issues of pain relief, dementia, strokes and eyesight.
18 June
The 1918 Model T Ford – how it changed the world Jasper Fforde
Afternoon session:
Genevieve. A showing of the classic 1953 film.
16 July
U3A Grand Summer Garden Party. An invitation from Marya Fforde to enjoy a bring and share lunch with afternoon entertainment from the Wye Players in her Brilley garden.
20 August
The Splendours of Islamic Art and Architecture, Denise Darbyshire, Ashmolean Museum Oxford.
No September Meeting
15 October
Researching Nomadic Costumes in Tibet, Elizabeth Friendship, Costume Historian. An illustrated talk on the people and places encountered on a Tibetan journey.
19 November
The Herefordshire School of Stone Carving, an illustrated talk by Muriel Passey

Afternoon session:

A showing of "The Illuminator and a Bible for the 21st Century" (a project of the Monmouthshire Calligraphers)
No December Meeting