Resources, online and live speakers
Orcha advice on using health apps
The many small progrmas 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
See Times interview with Orcha CEO Liz Ashall-Payne: orcha interview
Managing Diabetes, advice from Orcha
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 guaranteeig 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.
|Fr Michael Burgess,from Chester Diocese||Online talks 'The 7 Deadly Sins'/'For better or for worse - on weddings'/'Faith, fun and fellowship'/'A Christmas Cracker'||email email@example.com|| 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 Englandfirstname.lastname@example.org|| no fee but booking U3A will need to facilitate Zoom link|
|Philip Caine||Author of the Jack Castle thriller series, please see website for more information and contact details||https://www.philipcaine.com/||fee £50|
|Andrew Wilde||A 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 necessary||Contact Judith Westerdale Outreach coordinator for the NW Music Trust email@example.com||fee 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 Orford||Sean is a psychotherapist and an independent Health, Wellness and Fitness professional who specialises in ‘dynamic mindfulness’. He will tailor talks to suit your requirements||00781 701 7297 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Gill Russell||Stranger in a Strange Land (an expat in Japan)||0151 633 2796 email@example.com|
|Michael Murphy||British Humour from the 18th &19th Century And numerous other talks||0151 678 9931|
|Kenneth Pye||Characters and curiosities of Liverpool Many different talks||0151 733 9321|
|Chris Tynan||An informative and humorous introduction to the birds in our garden, how to identify them and when we might see them ||07831 352870 firstname.lastname@example.org Liverpool RSPB www.rspb.org.uk/groups/liverpool|