Scunthorpe & District

Monthly Speaker & other Events


Under the present Coronavirus rules, all our Monthly Meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice. Events from March 2021 may be subject to change at short notice depending on Government guidelines. Please consult your newsletter for up to date information.


The Scunthorpe & District branch of the u3a meets at St Bernadette's Church Hall, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe. DN16 2RS at 2.00 p.m. on the 4th Friday of the month.

Members normally start to arrive from about 1.30pm. Any announcements are made at 2.00pm and the meeting gets underway with the Speaker starting at 2.15. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available from 1.30 to 2.15. A list of Speakers and the details of other events are included below.

Dates for your Diary
Fri Apr 23rd

ZOOM MEETING ** Keith Hanson; An Illustrated Presentation of the Tower of London.

Fri May 28th

ZOOM MEETING ** John Hope shares a personal story of surviving the Tsunami of 2004

Fri Jun 25th

ZOOM MEETING ** Robert Mee will tell us the history of the Village Lock Up

Fri Jul 23rd

ZOOM MEETING ** Stephen Wells tells us about "The Curious Incident Of Agatha Christie"

Fri Aug 27th

ZOOM MEETING ** Paul Robbins tells us about "The Whitechapel Murderer Jack The Ripper"

Fri Sep 24th Steve Short will entertain us with magic tricks & tales of Morecambe & Wise
Fri Oct 22nd David Templeman returns with part 2 of his talk " Mary Queen of Scots"
Fri Nov 26th Mary Hollingsworth will tell us about her trip to the Outer Hebrides
Fri Dec 10th Mark Walsh "The Ukulele Sensation" will entertain us
Fri Jan 28th 2022 TBA
Fri Feb 25th 2022 Mike Higginbottam will tell us about Yorkshire’s seaside heritage
Fri Mar 25th 2022 Dave Gilbert will tell us about his experience as a volunteer with the International Bomber Command Centre in Lincoln
Fri Apr 22nd 2022 Peter Rea has created a talk especially for us
"A u3a Guide To The Planets & other Amazing Objects"