Syston & District


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


Dates for your Diary
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
Fri Nov 1st Trip to the NEC Christmas Craft Fair, Cost £15, leaving The Green, Syston at 9.30.
Organised by Elaine Yarwood Theatre group enquiry who will take the names of anyone else who wants to go in case someone drops out.
Thu Mar 12th 2020 The Phantom of the Opera at the Curve Theatre, matinee performance.
40 seats have been obtained, and a few are still available, contact Elaine Yarwood Theatre group enquiry, a £10 deposit is required.