Scunthorpe & District

Monthly Speaker & other Events

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 Nov 22nd Jeff Jacklin - Life in the NHS - It only hurts when I laugh.
Fri Dec 13th Elderberries Christmas Concert
Fri Jan 24th 2020 Caroline Hawley “The Auction market today and tales from the Television”
Fri Feb 28th 2020 Great Ormond Street Hospital
Fri Mar 27th 2020 Keith Hanson; An Illustrated Presentation of the Tower of London.
Fri Apr 24th 2020 Loretta Rivet will tell us about Famous Lincolnshire Explorers
Fri May 22nd 2020 Dave Gilbert will tell us about his experience as a volunteer
Fri Jun 26th 2020 Mike Higginbottam will tell us about Yorkshire’s seaside heritage
Fri Jul 24th 2020 Peter Rea’s talk is entitled “ A U3A guide to the planets and other amazing objects”
Fri Aug 28th 2020 Sue Cadman’s talk is entitled “ My life in show business”
Fri Sep 25th 2020 David Templeman Mary Queen of Scots part 2. the road to Fotheringhay- the Final Instalment 1584-87.
Fri Oct 23rd 2020 Paul Scott, who is the Chairman of the Sir Joseph Banks Society will come and tell us about this great local man
Fri Nov 27th 2020 Mike Pickwell will tell us about his Orchid Hunting trip to France
Fri Dec 11th 2020 The music group Blast from the Past will entertain us with their new repertoire
Woodland Wanderers
Wed Nov 20th A Wander around Kingsway Nature reserve
2.00pm Nature reserve car park off Kingsway slip road
Wed Jan 15th 2020 A wander around Bottesford Beck
2.00pm Meet near Beckwood pub Holme Hall Avenue
Wed Feb 19th 2020 A wander around Normanby Hall
2.00pm Meet Normanby hall car park
Wed Mar 18th 2020 A wander around Messingham Nature Reserve
2.00pm Meet nature reserve car park