North West Region of U3As

North West Region - Speaker List

To see a list of speakers who may be of interest to your U3A, click NW Region Speakers.

The speakers on this list have been recommended by U3As in the North West. They have not been assessed nor are they approved by the region. As with booking any speaker, you do so at your own risk.

Recent additions :

Ron Hutchinson was chauffeur to Lord Leverhulme then after his death became main speaker and fundraiser for Claire House Hospice on the Wirral. He talks about his adventures leading charity challenges around the world.

David Hearn, Liverpool's Links with America, Sir William Brown: the man who made Liverpool, Jesse Hartley: Liverpool Dock Engineer, 175 years of Cunard, Liverpool Memorials, Unsung Heroes of World War One.

Vic Heaney, 'Vic Talks The Walk'. It is an inspiring story of his walk from The Pyrenees to Blackpool ( arriving on his 70th birthday ), to raise funds for a Pancreatic Cancer charity.

Valerie Williams, 'Sweden - the country behind the cruise stopover (and scandi-noir !)'

Colin Pit, 'Cadbury World'. A self-guided tour and exclusive talk. The history behind this iconic brand.

Barry Humphreys, 'Timelines Heritage Talks'. A number of talks and presentations are on offer. For example, The Traditional Great British Holiday, Wondrous Wirral, How We Used to Live - 1950s.

Mark Littler, 'Antiques Roadshow event', 'Antiques quiz', 'Silver fakes and forgeries / history of hallmarks' ( for fuller details, see www.marklittler.com ).

Ray Hines, 'The recent restoration and history of the Daniel Adamson steam ship known as "The Danny" by the Daniel Adamson Preservation Society'. Also 'The Manchester Ship Canal'.

Brian Cullen, 'Radio Caroline - When Pirates Ruled The Waves'

Dr Penny Foulds, 'Defying Dementia : from Compound to Clinic'.
( Penny is an Honorary Researcher at the Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Lancaster )