Tewkesbury

General Meetings, Events and Courses

Monthly General Meetings have resumed! See table below for more detail about the speakers.

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General Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month, at the Baptist Church Hall in Station Road, Tewkesbury.
[Free entry and refreshments for members.] The Church is highlighted in the map on the right.

The meetings start at 10am, with refreshments being served in the foyer from 9.45am. At 10.30 our invited speaker presents their subject. A range of topics both of local and wider interest are presented monthly.

Car Parking There is very limited car parking at the church. We suggest using a nearby council long-term park,the main precinct by Tesco, the car park on Station Road, or the car park past the church (behind Morrisons) which costs only £1 per day.

Groups take turns to provide the three volunteers to staff the kitchen and to write a brief report on the speaker for TUTA News - Thank you groups!

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Refunds No refunds will be granted for payment for trips and visits unless at least 2 weeks notice of cancellation is given.

Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Mon Nov 8th Open Meeting. A chance to renew your membership (if you havent done so online), meet some group leaders and other members. This year's event will be held at the Town Hall in Tewkesbury, from 10.30am till 3pm
Tue Nov 9th New members' meeting - details later
Mon Dec 13th General Meeting 13th December (after the AGM)
Kirstie Bingham, Learning & Access Officer, The John Moore Museum, Tewkesbury
A Tudor Christmas
Mon Jan 10th 2022 General Meeting: Joanne Raywood, a retired teacher who was co-opted onto the Town Council in 2017. The Severn Ham Committee was the first committee Joanne joined and through her talk she hopes to provide an insight into the history and complexity of one of the brightest jewels in the Town Council’s crown. She is currently the Town Mayor and will be until May 2022.
History of the Severn Ham
Mon Feb 14th 2022 General Meeting: Dr Katy Bellamy, a cognitive neuroscientist (who happens to be the niece of the TV naturalist David Bellamy)
The Joy of False Memory: How false memory allows scientists to understand how true memory works
Mon Mar 14th 2022 General Meeting:
Malachy Cornwall-Kelly, Tewkesbury & District u3a member
Malachy was for some years clerk of the Isle of Man's very ancient parliament (300 years older than the House of Commons), which was established by Viking invaders in the 10th century.
The Isle of Man, History and present-day activites