Syston & District

Events

There is a monthly general meeting of Syston & District U3A on the second Wednesday of each month. Guest speakers have been arranged until April 2020.The meetings are held at Syston Conservative Club,(Malthouse Suite) High St, Syston and commence at 10.00am.
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

Monthly Meetings 2019-2020

Second Wednesday of the Month

SPEAKER & EVENTS PROGRAMME


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Wed Jul 10th Mark Smith, The Syston and District Volunteer Centre in 2019 and it’s future.
Fri Jul 12th Group Organisers Meeting, 10.00 til 11.30

Previous minutes, February 2019, are on the website, on the Group Organisers Page
Sat Jul 27th Cats - At Kilworth Hall. We have a limited number of tickets for the musical Cats at the evening performance on Saturday July 27th.The cost of £55 includes the ticket and transport.

A deposit of £10 will be required (non returnable) by February 15th and final payment by March 20th.

Please make cheques payable to Syston and District U3a
Bookings to: Janet Downes, 6 Main Street, Ragdale, LE143PG
Wed Aug 14th Passports, Assassins, Traitors and Spies. A lighthearted look at notorious villains. Martin Lloyd
Wed Sep 11th East Midlands Ambulance First Responders, The role of a Community Responder with the East Midlands Ambulance Service. Derek Wind
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 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 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.
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
Workshops
Wed Jun 19th ARCHERY
The Fosse Company of Archers has organised a workshop for us, outdoors, on Wednesday, June 19th(weather permitting), from 7-9pm.

The cost is £10,payable on booking.

Booking and payment is required by April 25th as we have to pay a deposit by the end of April.

Please contact Janet Downes at jandow70@aol.co.uk