Syston & District

Events

Monthly Meetings 2019-2020

Second Wednesday of the Month

There is a monthly general meeting of Syston & District U3A on the second Wednesday of each month. The meetings are held at Syston Conservative Club,(Malthouse Suite) High St, Syston.

A short session of announcements is followed by a speaker. Guest speakers have been arranged until April 2020 and are listed below.

Doors open 10.00am
Refreshments & Mingling 10.00 - 10.30am
Announcements 10.30 -10.45am
Speaker 10.45 -11.40am
Meeting closes at 11.45am

SPEAKER & EVENTS PROGRAMME


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Sep 11th East Midlands Ambulance First Responders, The role of a Community Responder with the East Midlands Ambulance Service. Derek Wind
Wed Oct 9th My Suffragette Great Grandmother. Learn about Alice Hawkins, a Leicestershire woman who was an important part of the Votes for Women movement. Peter Barratt
Wed Nov 13th The rise and fall of the Leicestershire Trams. A nostalgic look at tram travel in Leicestershire. Malcolm Riddle
Wed Dec 11th Christmas Social. Surprises & contributions from members
Wed Jan 8th 2020 Wildlife Habitats in Sherwood Forest, A photographic talk on the variety of wildlife we can find within a short distance. Barbara Meyer
Wed Feb 12th 2020 The Pale Blue Dot, Earth from Space. Combining photography with science to look at our place in the Universe. Andrew Lound
Wed Mar 11th 2020 Mosaics – my work as a mosaic artist.

Julie Vernon is an award winning mosaic artist working from her Nottinghamshire studio. Julie will give an overview of her creative practice in a Powerpoint presentation highlighting some of her recent projects and commissions.
Wed Apr 8th 2020 You Cannot be Serious! Tales of a Wimbledon Umpire. Alan Gray
Wed May 13th 2020 Joyce Grenfell. A comic genius and fascinating character. Rosie Woodland
Outings
Wed Sep 11th Grease - Curve (matinee) £34; Bookings to Sheila Driver, 9 Fosseway , Syston , Leics LE7 1NF

NOTE: bookings for Grease open on 1st February. Send a £10 deposit plus your name and membership number, to the named contact above to secure a seat.

Cheques payable to Syston and District U3A, Full payment will be required by 15th May 2019. There will be no refunds unless the ticket can be resold.
Wed Oct 9th War Horse - Curve (matinee) £34; Bookings to Elaine Yarwood, 14 Plumtree Way, Syston, Leics

NOTE – bookings for War Horse open on 1st February. Send a £10 deposit plus your name and membership number, to the named contact above to secure a seat.

Cheques payable to Syston and District U3A, Full payment will be required by 15th May 2019. There will be no refunds unless the ticket can be resold.
Painting/Drawing
Sat Sep 7th Macmillan Coffee Morning, 10 til 4

Art and Craft display and sale

Community Centre, School Street, Syston

Free Entry