Hinckley

History

The History Group meets at the George Ward Centre on the 3rd Wednesday of each month 14,00 to 16.00 in the Emily Haydon room.

During the year talks are given around a theme, and visits are made to places of historic interest associated with this theme. Our theme for 2019 is People and Places.

U3A History 2019

Please note visits on April 17th, June 19th, September 18th and earlier time 1.00-3.00pm on July 17th

The theme this year is” People and their Properties”

DateSubjectSpeaker
Jan. 16thGeorge Ward and the CedarsDavid Herbert
Feb. 20thGroby Old Hall and The GreysPeter Liddle
March 20thGeorge Washington and Mount VernonJanice
April 17thVisit to Canons Ashby and Sulgrave Manor
May 15thJohn Churchill 1st Duke of Marlborough and BlenheimJohn Whitehead
June 19thVisit to Blenheim Palace
July 17thEarlier time 1.00-3.00pm The Peels of Drayton ManorNigel Morris
July 27th“The Yeomen of the Guard” at Buxton Opera House £45 (Ticket & Coach)
July 29thMiddleton Hall
August 21stCalke Abbey and the Harpur-CrewesAlan Tyler
September 18thVisit to Calke Abbey
October 16thUpdate on BradgatePeter Liddle
November 20thCapability BrownMichael Brown
December 18thto be announced

Extra Visit with Art Appreciation Group

Monday July 29thMiddleton Hall, to see the Robert Peel Exhibition
More Group Pages
APS Architecture Appreciation Art with Angela Bookworms
Bridge Church Visiting Coffee & Current Affairs Craft
Creative Writing Croquet Discussion Group Family History
Film Group French Conversation Health Matters History
Improvers Bridge Kurling 1 Kurling 2 Lunch group
Mah-Jong Meditation For All Monthly Meeting Music Appreciation
Petanque 1 Petanque 2 Photography Play Reading
Poetry Reading for Pleasure Recorders Science & Technology
Scrabble Singing for Fun Solos' Sunday Lunch Strollers
Tai Chi The Modern World Theatre Visits Vinyl Records
Walk and Lunch Wine Appreciation
More Group Pages
APS Architecture Appreciation
Art with Angela Bookworms
Bridge Church Visiting
Coffee & Current Affairs Craft
Creative Writing Croquet
Discussion Group Family History
Film Group French Conversation
Health Matters History
Improvers Bridge Kurling 1
Kurling 2 Lunch group
Mah-Jong Meditation For All
Monthly Meeting Music Appreciation
Petanque 1 Petanque 2
Photography Play Reading
Poetry Reading for Pleasure
Recorders Science & Technology
Scrabble Singing for Fun
Solos' Sunday Lunch Strollers
Tai Chi The Modern World
Theatre Visits Vinyl Records
Walk and Lunch Wine Appreciation