Surrey U3A Network

Events

Study Days

Study days are open to all U3A members and guests are very welcome. They are held in the Menuhin Hall, Stoke d'Abernon; starting at 9.30am with registration and running from 10am to 4pm. The fee, including coffee/tea and biscuits, is £10 for members and £12 for guests. Attendees should bring a packed lunch. Prior booking is necessary. Click on any study day link below for a programme and booking form. You can use the on-line form on the Contact page to send a message to John Kennedy, Booking Secretary. If you would like to comment on the organisation or content of the study day or would like to offer ideas for the future please use the Feedback Form and send it to John Kennedy as an email attachment or fill in the same form which will be available at the study days and hand it to any member of the committee. For information the list of study day titles over fifteen seasons is given here, together with a poster of a typical study day. When study day hand-outs or presentations are available for download they will be mounted here for a period of three months. Surrey Network treats your privacy rights seriously and our Privacy Policy can be found by following the link.

Downloads

Dr Richard Baines from the Royal Agricultural University gave an excellent study day on Landscape, Society & Agriculture. He has generously made his presentations available and they can be downloaded from the following links. They are pdf files rather than PowerPoint due to website size limitations. Hunter/Gatherer to CAP, Food Globalisation, Future Farms & Local Food Systems.
Marianne Talbot from Oxford University gave an excellent study day on Philosophy. She has generously made her presentations available and they can be downloaded from the following links. They are pdf files rather than PowerPoint due to website size limitations. Logic & Argument, Epistemology & Metaphysics, Moral & Political Philosophy & Mind & Language.

South East Summer School

The next South East Forum Summer School will be held at the University of Chichester from Monday to Thursday 24-27 June 2019. See below for links to the Flyer, Full Details of Courses, Booking Information & Booking Form.

Citizens800 Shared Learning Project with Royal Holloway

Citizens - 800 Years in the Making - Exploring the History of Liberty, Protest, Power & Rebellion.
A series of Research Retreats are being offered at Royal Holloway, University of London by Dr Matthew Smith as a continuation of the SLP.
The dates and titles of the retreats are shown below with full details on the Citizens800 website. Attendance is free - register on the website.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Apr 3rd The South East Forum 2019 Conference will be held in the Meridian Hall, East Grinstead from 10am to 4pm and the programme/booking form can be downloaded by clicking on the link. The keynote address will be given by Ian McCannah, national chairman of the Third Age Trust. There will be speakers on a variety of topics and discussion sessions. A light buffet lunch will be provided. There is no charge for the conference but please return the booking form to help with catering and discussion group arrangements. This is a good opportunity for U3As to display the work of their interest groups so please send in details of your display on the booking form.
Wed Apr 10th Research Retreat at Royal Holloway
Chartism 180
Wed May 8th Research Retreat at Royal Holloway
The Great Unrest
Wed Jun 26th Research Retreat at Royal Holloway
Peers versus The People
Wed Jul 3rd Research Retreat at Royal Holloway
The Home Rule Crisis - Date to be confirmed
Study Days
Fri Apr 12th The Aztec - The Eagle Warriors of the Sun
Presented by Professor Maria Chester, U3A Subject Advisor on American Archaeology & Arts Society Lecturer
Places available
Fri May 17th People & Places of Surrey
Presented by Speakers from Lewis Carroll Society, Watts Gallery, Woking Surrey History Centre & Guildford Cathedral
Places available
Fri Jun 21st Mathematics in Action
Presented by Dr Roger Luther, Sussex University & U3A Member
Places available
Fri Sep 20th Planned study day on Human Genetics Developments
Booking opens on 1 June
Fri Oct 18th Planned study day on Current Affairs in Nineteenth Century & Twenty First Century
Booking opens on 1 June
Fri Nov 15th UK in a Changing Europe
Presented by Dr Simon Usherwood, Surrey University
Booking opens on 1 June
Fri Feb 21st 2020 Astronomy; including Moons of Solar System & Debunking Moon Landing Hoaxers
Presented by David Fishwick & Graham Bryant
Booking opens on 1 November
Fri Mar 20th 2020 Planned study day in 2020 on the History of Food
Booking opens on 1 November
Fri Apr 17th 2020 Topics in Egyptology
Presented by Clive Barham Carter
Booking opens on 1 November
Fri May 15th 2020 Planned study day in 2020 on the Role of Women in Society
Fri Jun 19th 2020 Planned study day in 2020 on Calligraphy & Illumination
Fri Sep 18th 2020 Planned study day in 2020 on Mughal Art
Presented by Ursula Weekes
Fri Oct 16th 2020 Planned study day in 2020 on Industrial Archaeology
Presented by Professor David Perrett
Fri Nov 20th 2020 Planned study day in 2020 on Art History
Presented by Collin Wiggins
Summer Schools
Mon Jun 24th
→Thu Jun 27th
Chichester Summer School 2019. Click on the following links for Flyer, Full Details of Courses, Booking Information & Booking Form. At the end of February there are still vacancies for cycling, dancing, falconry, genealogy, mathematics and mixed media. Patchwork has been cancelled.