Arts and Heritage
These meetings are open to all U3A members and take place either at the Petersfield Community Centre or occasionally at other venues. The meetings take place at 2.30pm on the third Wednesday of each month. There is a charge of £2.50 per person, to cover the cost of the room and equipment hire as well as any fees for the speaker.
For further information please contact Joan Shepley, A&H Convenor.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Wed Feb 19th||"Gulliver's Travels, the Book & its Illustrations" with Brian Tippett. This fully illustrated lecture tells the history of "Gulliver's Travels" which was written as a satire on politics and human nature. Its brilliance appealed to children and adults alike and in turn inspired cartoonists images ridiculing politicians.|
|Wed Mar 18th||"Isadora Duncan - Mother of Modern Dance" with Elizabeth Blake. Our Speaker this month is a professional dancer, actor and choreographer. Her presentation is part talk and part live performance, and includes speech and dance extracts from her celebrated production "Isadora-- I Dance what I am"|
|Wed Apr 15th||"My Life as a Film Extra" with Alan Turton.|
|Wed May 20th||"Medals Will Be Worn" (The story of the Victoria Cross) with Alan Grace|
|Wed Jun 17th||"Insights into Petworth's Old Masters" with Bob France|
|Wed Jul 15th||Winchester Cathedral with Bill Weeks|
|Wed Sep 16th||"The QE2 Story" with Steve Harra|
|Wed Oct 21st||"William Morris, 19th Century Polymath" with Jim Miles|
|Wed Nov 18th||"HERBS - Common Uses" with Jo Dunbar|