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 Sep 12th The general meeting will be held at The Guildhall, Bore Street at 2pm.

Our speaker, Danny Wells, will be the entertaining us with Cooks Tours?
Wed Oct 10th The general meeting will be held at The Guildhall, Bore Street at 2pm.

Ned Williams will talk about – Pat Collins “King of Showmen”
Wed Nov 14th The general meeting will be held at The Guildhall, Bore Street at 2pm.

Tim Coltman – The Story of Two Crosses. Come along and hear about the bravest of the brave.
Wed Nov 14th

Planned visit by Astronaut Winston Scott

Winston Scott will be giving a talk commencing at 6pm at The Guildhall for the U3A followed by a Q&A session. At a spritely 68 years of age and a trained speaker, he’ll certainly be able to provide an interesting talk about the life of an astronaut, the International Space Station [ISS] and the latest developments in the current space program.

To gain an insight into his life and NASA career go to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WinstonE.Scott

If you are interested in booking early contact P. Gostling via pgtips2@sky.com and he'll send you details as they are confirmed.
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Wed Dec 12th The general meeting will be held at The Guildhall, Bore Street at 2pm.
Outings
Wed Sep 12th Visit to DMS Whittington at Whittington.

Time: Arrival between 6.15pm and 6.45pm for a 7pm start

Format: Illustrated talk followed by walking tour of two venues on site including the Church, then tea and biscuits

There are places left at present, but it may be possible to have more places if the other groups attending on that night don’t want all of their allocation.

Anyone interested, please click on the CONTRACT page and leave a message for J. Thorpe.
Social Events
Fri Dec 7th Our musicians will be entertaining and busking adjacent to M&S in Lichfield.

Please come along and support our talented members,
Architecture
Fri Sep 14th Coach visit to Attingham Hall
The Architecture Group has planned a trip to Attingham Hall.
The cost will be £10:00 for members of the National Trust and £21.50 for non members.
For further information please contact J. Thorne by clicking onto the CONTACT link at the top of the page and leave a message.
Books Fizz
Fri Aug 24th First meeting of this new group will be at the Lichfield Fire Station Community Room from 10 to 12.

For further information please contact H. Willis by clicking onto the CONTACT link at the top of the page and leave a message.
History Group 1
Thu Nov 1st History Groups 1 and 2 (St Chad’s Hall)

THERE WILL BE NO MEETING OF THE HISTORY GROUPS IN AUGUST.
Our speaker, Martyn, is recuperating after emergency surgery and we wish him a speedy recovery. Look out for information about the September meeting in the Bulletin, when we hope Martyn will be able to “return to duty”.
However, please note there will be no sessionfor for History groups 1 and 2 in October.
History Group 2
Thu Nov 1st History Groups 1 and 2 (St Chad’s Hall)

THERE WILL BE NO MEETING OF THE HISTORY GROUPS IN AUGUST.
Our speaker, Martyn, is recuperating after emergency surgery and we wish him a speedy recovery. Look out for information about the September meeting in the Bulletin, when we hope Martyn will be able to “return to duty”.
However, please note there will be no session for for History groups 1 and 2 in October.
History of Science
Thu Aug 23rd History of Science Group - update.

The next meeting will be at the Lichfield Community Fire station at 10.00 am start (NOT 2pm). The meeting will continue studying our on-line course and will discuss: Unit 5: Statistics and Psychology.
International Cuisine
Thu Oct 18th Advance notice -The next outing will be on Tuesday 18thOctober, 6.30 for 7pm
At Sorriso, 28 Bird Street, Lichfield, WS13 6PR - set Menu – details later
Philosophy 1
Fri Oct 5th Philosophy Seminar

The Second Annual Lichfield Philosophy Seminar at Erasmus Darwin House, will be given by Professsor Helen Steward of Leeds University. Professor Steward's name appears on a list of the 50 most influential contemporary philosophers in the world and she will be talking about Free Will. Tickets will cost £10.00.

Please contact A. Hooper at acehooperfamily@hotmail.comif you are interested in attending.
Sing for Pleasure
Wed Sep 26th Sing For Pleasure

There are no Meetings in August. This year the only Meeting in September will be on Wednesday 26th held as usual at St. John’s Hospital Chapel at 11.00 am.
Welsh Language, culture and history
Mon Sep 24th The Welsh Language Group will commence meeting on the 24th September 2018, after which they will be meeting on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each calendar month from 3.00pm - 4.30pm.