London South East

Events

A full list of events is to be found in the programmes that are issued for each term. Here are some highlights of planned visits, walks, and important events for the coming year.

Join U3A South East London to enjoy any of these events. Please visit the welcome page for details to request an application form.

Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Fri Jul 31st Friday Talk

Photography as Art.
Covering what photography is, a short history, types of photography today, how photographic trends followed trends in painting and sculpture, how to look at photographs and the role of photography in social change.

Speaker: Karen Thurman

Venue: Lewisham Methodist Church, Albion Way, Lewisham. SE13 6BT

Time: 10:30 a.m. for two hours, with refreshments at the end of the talk.
Fri Sep 25th Friday Talk

British Service women’s Path to Combat.
This talk explains how women were integrated into each of the armed forces and how they came to be accepted in combat roles. From serving in both World Wars, to the decision in 1990 that women could serve at sea, this history explains how women came to gain military status, the debate about weapons training and, finally, the opening of combat roles.

Speaker: Kathleen Sherit

Venue: Lewisham Methodist Church, Albion Way, Lewisham. SE13 6BT

Time: 10:30 a.m. for two hours, with refreshments at the end of the talk.
Fri Nov 20th Friday Talk

Brilliant British Humour in the Forgotten Art of the Picture Postcard 1840-1950.
Humorous postcards entertained, inspired, instructed, motivated, persuaded and lifted up the spirits. Discover the popular themes and styles by the masters such as Mabel Lucie Attwell, Donald McGill and Fred Spurgin.

Speaker: James Taylor

Venue: Lewisham Methodist Church, Albion Way, Lewisham. SE13 6BT

Time: 10:30 a.m. for two hours, with refreshments at the end of the talk.