Lichfield

Events

In addition to the group meetings [please see individual group details for meeting times] we hold a monthly speaker meeting at 2pm on the second Wednesday of each month which is open to all members and new members are welcome to attend.

This is also a meeting at which the committee members are available to interact with members and group leaders are able make announcements.

The monthly speaker meetings will be held at The Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield Please check the website EVENTS as the venue may change.

The venue complies with the DAA but if you require disabled access we need prior notice so that arrangements can be made prior to your arrival. Please contact us with your details via the CONTACT button above.

If you cannot attend our monthly speaker meeting and would like any further information on Lichfield U3A please send us your details via the CONTACT button above.

We would like to make it clear that you can still join our U3A even if you cannot attend the monthly Speaker Meetings but are able to attend individual group meetings.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Jan 9th The general meeting will be held at The Guildhall, Bore Street at 2pm.

The talk will be by Fiona Joseph "Beatrice Cadbury- The heiress who gave away her fortune"
Wed Feb 13th The general meeting will be held at The Guildhall, Bore Street at 2pm.

The talk will be by Steve Geale "Stafford Jail and how to get there"
Wed Mar 13th The general meeting will be held at The Guildhall, Bore Street at 2pm

We have a unique opportunity to welcome Becky Williams, coach and manager of the Lichfield Ladies Rugby Club, who will talk about the coaching, organisation and financing of Lichfield Ladies.
Wed Apr 10th The general meeting will be held at The Guildhall, Bore Street at 2pm.

The talk will be by Tony Firmin "By Royal Appointment"
Wed May 8th The general meeting will be held at The Guildhall, Bore Street at 2pm.

The talk will be by Mark Kershaw "How the BBC proms are brought to you"
Wed Jun 12th The general meeting will be held at The Guildhall, Bore Street at 2pm.

The talks will be by members. A miscellany of topics to interest us.
Holidays
Sun Apr 28th
→Thu May 2nd

We are proposing to organise a trip to Amsterdam next spring, 5 days from 28 April to 2 May. The cost will include coach travel from Lichfield, Eurostar and then Dutch rail to Amsterdam and a 4* hotel in central Amsterdam on a B and B basis. Optional trips include visits to art galleries, museums and the famous Keukenhof Gardens.

Cost £565pp shared room (£282 single supplement)

A 3 day Amsterdam pass allowing free travel (on buses, trams and canals) as well as entry to most of the galleries and museums within the city costs approximately £85. A non-refundable deposit of £50 will be required by 20thSeptember. Full payment required by Christmas.

Please contact Linda Lowe

Bird Watching
Tue Jan 22nd Branston Water Park

Meet at main car park at 10am
Mon Feb 11th Shustoke reservoir near Coleshill.

Meet at Severn Trent reservoir visitor car park(B46 2BE)in Shustoke at 10am.
Fri Mar 15th Ladywalk

Meet at reserve car park at 10am. Reserve is via Faraday Avenue at Hams Hall Distribution Centre, B46 1AL (contact D Muxworthy for more information).
Tue Apr 23rd National Memorial Arboretum

Meet at entrance to visitor centre at 10am
Thu May 9th Seven Springs car park, Cannock Chase

Meet at car park at 10am. Postcode is ST17 0WT.
Wed Jun 5th Whitehouse car park, Cannock Chase.

This is an evening walk starting at 9pm. Postcode is WS12 4PR(contact D Muxworthy for more information).
Dog Walking
Wed Dec 19th Springslade Lodge, Cannock Chase, WS12 4PT
Lunches
Wed Dec 19th The Special Festive lunch usual time 12.30.
Firm booking for this one by the end of November.