North West Region of U3As

Resources, online and live speakers

Orcha advice on using health apps
The many small programs or apps that are available today can be confusing . ORCHA make it their job to monitor and road test them, and they have put all their advice together as a searchable site for us here: u3a app search from Orcha

New from Orcha including free webinar digital health interventions

Missing your physiotherapy sessions? Check out the Online Physiotherapy page

Liverpool Mathematical Society LivMS

Times orcha interview
See Times interview with Orcha CEO Liz Ashall-Payne: orcha interview

Managing Diabetes, advice from Orcha
Diabetes advice

Guest Speakers, 2020
These are people who have been recommended by another U3A and who will provide talks via Zoom.
We welcome speaker recommendations from all U3As, but as ever we are not directly recommending or guaranteeing the quality of talks provided.

If you would like your name to be added to this list, use the contact form on this website and include which U3As you have spoken to. We particularly welcome speakers from other u3as.

Eric Jackson A variety of historical talks in person or on zoom, please see website for more information and contact details. fee £35
Gill RussellStranger in a Strange Land (an expat in Japan)0151 633 2796
Stephen PowlesWildlife ExpertRange of Zoom talks here Stephen Powles charges apply tel 01884 242965
Jenny MallinAuthor of A Grandmother\'s LegacyAvailable to speak online or in personTel 07854 964886 or at
Fr Michael Burgess,from Chester DioceseOnline talks 'The 7 Deadly Sins'/'For better or for worse - on weddings'/'Faith, fun and fellowship'/'A Christmas Cracker'email fee negotiable
Carol & Steve Robson Fool's Gold acoustic musicians. with choice of presentations at Fools Gold website tel:0795 7948116 flexible arrangements & fee
RSPB and Superswifts various topics eg "A Swift Recovery?” All about Swifts,Swallows and House Martins why they are declining and how we can help them / The Work of the Wildlife Trust online and real life talks available contact Louise 07557796508 fee donated to Lancashire Wildlife Trust
Tim Young Zoom lecture‘LADIES OF THE AIR’ Subtitle: ‘Grandma Flew Spitfires: the story of women in the history of flight.’ Tim is a U3A member in Eastern no fee but booking U3A will need to facilitate Zoom link
Philip CaineAuthor of the Jack Castle thriller series, please see website for more information and contact details £50
Andrew WildeA concert pianist who gives a performance which often includes anecdotal information about the composer. He performs to groups to support the North West Music Trust. A piano can be provided if necessaryContact Judith Westerdale Outreach coordinator for the NW Music Trust judithwesterdale@btinternet.comfee on application

Speakers who provide talks for live audience
At the time of writing our information is that these speakers do not provide an online talk

Sean OrfordSean is a psychotherapist and an independent Health, Wellness and Fitness professional who specialises in ‘dynamic mindfulness’. He will tailor talks to suit your requirements00781 701 7297
Michael MurphyBritish Humour from the 18th &19th Century And numerous other talks0151 678 9931
Kenneth PyeCharacters and curiosities of Liverpool Many different talks0151 733 9321
Chris TynanAn informative and humorous introduction to the birds in our garden, how to identify them and when we might see them 07831 352870 Liverpool RSPB