Saxilby

Events

Detail of events for each group can be found on the relevant group pages.

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Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Thu Oct 18th Paul Stafford - A visit to the World's most secretive country - North Korea.
Less than 300 people from the UK visit North Korea each year, Paul was one of them.
In this illustrated talk he will share what he learned about the bizarre and incredible way of life, and the truth behind the World's most secretive country.
Thu Nov 15th Fools Gold
Commemoration of World War 1 - Beat the Drum.
The Great War ended on November 11th 1918.
The show is a commemoration of WW1, and looks at events through the eyes of a young couple in 1914, caught up in a rapidly changing world.
The music and songs are a mixture of well-known and original material.
There is plenty of audience interaction, and the whole show is supported with stories and visuals to powerfully illustrate the effect of World War 1.
Thu Dec 20th Saxilby U3A Christmas
Thu Jan 17th Chris Hewis - A Wandering Minstrel I Shall Be.
Chris has been associated with the entertainment profession all his life.  Following on from his talk last year he shares his memories of musicals, pantomime and even political rallies.
Thu Feb 21st David Templeman - Two Queens and a Countess.
A totally new perspective on the three most colourful and charismatic women in Elizabethan history. Queen Elizabeth 1st, Mary, Queen of Scots and Bess of Hardwick
Thu Mar 21st Geoff Burton - RAF Ingham Heritage Group.
Geoff will explain about the home of the Polish Bomber Squadrons - RAF Ingham - and cover the aim of the Group, to renovate the wartime Mess to create a heritage centre to tell the deeds of Polish Airmen and Women.
Thu Apr 18th Barbara Meyer - Wildlife in Sherwood Forest. 
Wildlife photographer Barbara has worked with trail cameras covering the wildlife in Sherwood Forest for the last four years. She will share some of the footage covering the great variety of wildlife that exists in the Forest and also the conservation projects she is working on.
Thu May 16th Nigel Macknight - Adventures of a Dyslexic Author. 
Of all the careers to pursue with dyslexia, professional author is unusual, but Nigel didn’t know it, so it didn’t hold him back. He's been involved with theatre, television, movies and aviation. He's now leading a team that aims to regain the Water Speed Record for Britain. He will tell all!
Thu Jun 20th Kenneth Moore - The Dickin Medal. 
Ken will cover brave cats, dogs, pigeons and horses who all proved to be man's best friend and as a result received the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross.
Thu Jul 18th British Red Cross - Everyday First Aid.
Keeping it simple by understanding basic first skills enables everyone to respond with confidence and willingness to deal with emergencies. This interactive session run by the British Red Cross will show how  by using everyday items we can deal with accidents, bleeds, burns, head injuries and broken bones. Simple actions saves lives.
Thu Aug 15th Kate Witney - Lincolnshire Folk Songs.  
Kate, a Lincolnshire singer originally from Louth will explore the rich tradition of folk songs in the county, drawing on the work of collectors such as Percy Grainger, Lucy Broadwood and Ethel Rudkin
Thu Sep 19th Richard Pullen - The Landships of Lincoln. 
Richard is a military historian and will talk about the invention of the tank in Lincoln in 1916 and how it changed the course of the Great War.
Thu Oct 17th Neil Curtis - A Taste of Lincolnshire. 
Neil will talk about some of the famous foods that are produced in Lincolnshire, followed an opportunity to sample them!
Thu Nov 21st Lincolnshire Police - Crime Prevention in Saxilby. 
Our local PCSOs Melanie and Glenn will cover snaplocking entries (burglaries), crime prevention, digital awareness and setting up no cold calling zones, as well as topics initiated by the audience.