|MEETINGS COMMENCE AT 2.30. DOORS WILL OPEN AT 2.00.|
Our monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Wesley Methodist Church, Elm Road, Leigh, SS9 1SJ.
PLEASE NOTE THAT DOORS ARE NOT OPEN UNTIL 2.00PM. AS SPACE FOR QUEUEING IS LIMITED, PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE TOO EARLY.
Meetings will usually start with notices and items of group news, followed by a guest speaker. Refreshments are available afterwards so members can chat to friends or maybe the speaker.
There is no charge for attendance but please bring your Leigh Estuary U3A card to verify your membership
There is a small pay-and-display car park in Elm Road but this does fill quickly. Parking on nearby main shopping streets is limited to two hours.
If you have any suggestions for speakers, please contact our Speaker Finder by clicking the link.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Tue Feb 27th||Social||Drop-in coffee and chat session at The Snug, Truleigh Scrumptious Cafe, Broadway West, Leigh, between 10.30 and midday.|
|Mon Mar 12th||Other||U3A Shared Learning Project - meeting at The Forum, Southend 2 pm.|
|Thu Mar 15th||Meeting||Murray Craig - Clerk of the Chamberlain's Court, City of London|
Murray will be speaking on famous people who have received the Freedom of the City of London. One of the oldest surviving traditional ceremonies still in existence today, it is believed to have been first presented in 1237.
|Tue Mar 27th||Social||Drop-in coffee and chat session at The Snug, Truleigh Scrumptious Cafe, Broadway West, Leigh, between 10.30 and midday.|
|Thu Apr 19th||Meeting||David Tudor - Talk to be announced|
David entertained us before with his talk on Barbados. He will be returning with another amusing subject.
|Thu May 17th||Meeting||Fran Sandham - My walk across Africa|
Critically acclaimed author and public speaker Fran Sandham will be giving an engaging account of how he took on the challenge of a lifetime, by walking across Africa solo from coast to coast. His 3,000 mile walk from the Atlantic Ocean on Namibia's Skeleton Coast to the Indian Ocean near Zanzibar was the first time on record that anyone has crossed Africa solo entirely on foot by this route.
|Thu Jun 21st||Meeting||Peter Layzell - My life as a rural sergeant|
Peter will be telling us about his 17 years as a rural police sergeant in the Dengie Hundred peninsula which was full of clever and not so clever customers.
|Thu Jul 19th||Meeting||TBA|
|Thu Aug 16th||Meeting||Summer Event|
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