Surrey U3A Network

Events

Study Days & Downloads

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.

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.

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. Bookings opened on Saturday 1 December.


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 and booking form can be downloaded by clicking on the link. The keynote address will be given by Ian McCannah, the new 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.
Study Days
Fri Feb 15th Philosophy in a Day!
Presented by Marianne Talbot, Oxford University
Places available
Fri Mar 15th The Bayeux Tapestry & Life in England before the Battle of Hastings
Presented by Imogen Corrigan, Arts Society Lecturer
Places available
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 Planned study day in 2020 on Astronomy
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 Planned study day in 2020 on Egyptology
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
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
Fri Nov 20th 2020 Planned study day in 2020
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.