Newcastle

General History

  • Name of group: General History
  • The purpose of the group: In a friendly and sociable atmosphere, we discuss and present various/general subjects concerning history. These subjects can range from sport to films, space exploration to World War 1, Egypt to a significant historical figure or event. There is something for everyone where we can learn as individuals and from each other.
  • Venue: Room 2, Pink Lane
  • Days/times: the third Wednesday of each month at 2p.m.
  • Cost: £1 per meeting. This includes tea or coffee and biscuits.
  • In keeping with the U3A principle of self help and cooperative learning, members are encouraged to participate. Come and join in. Learn and have fun doing it!

No meetings? Nope. General History continues with Zoom virtual meetings!

Zoom Virtual Meetings coming up!

Our Zoom meetings
Wednesday 17th June 2020: What a great start to GH virtual meetings! Thanks to Mike with 'What happened on this day in Newcastle?' and Neil for 'Treasure at Lindisfarne'
Wednesday 15th July
: Further adventures into the realm of history. What will be next?

Meanwhile, why not plan a talk or do some research on a topic? I'll post some online General History activities for you to try. Maybe you could contribute?
History Online: refer to links at the right. This sub -page has some activities for you to do.

Also, I'll be sending Newsletters and organizing Zoom meetings

Also, have a look at the 'Learn Online' section on the website as well as the new 'Astronomy Online Learning' group, I've just started.
If you have any suggestions, please let me know.

The main theme is 'Movers and Shakers'.

I know we'll all look forward to seeing each other very soon

New members are always welcome. Please let Group Leader know if you would like to attend a meeting. To email follow the link at the top right of this page. DON'T miss the opportunity to attend another meeting!!
Thank you for visiting the General History webpage

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Book Group Bridge – Duplicate
City Lunch Group Coffee Morning (General)
Craft Craft-2
Creative Writing Discussion Group
Family History Favourite Films
French Conversation Fun Bridge
Fun Quiz Games Group
General History Good Read
Groups Coordinator Historical Humour
I.T. And Computing (on Zoom) Improvers
Industrial History Introduction to Dowsing
IT2 Italian Culture
Local History Lunch-Roving
Music For Pleasure Philosophy
Poetry Quiz
Saturday Music & Drama Shakespeare Group
Short Projects Short Tennis
Short Tennis 2 Sunday Lunch Group
Table Tennis 2 Talking About Art
Ten Pin Bowling Travel group
Ukulele Walking