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The U3A History Group meets at The Swan on the last Tuesday of each month at 2.30 pm
U3A History is a friendly group and new members are always welcome. The majority of members participate, sharing their experiences and learning from each other. While the aim of U3A is for members to contribute, there is no pressure to do so. If you prefer to listen please do not hesitate to join us.
U3A History Programme 2019-20
Sept 24 A Great Exhibition in 2051? What do you think might be featured?
What can historians not find out about history?
Oct 29 Historical images with a story to tell – contributions welcome for PowerPoint presentation and discussion
Nov 26 Medicine through Time – creating a time-line as a basis for discussion
Dec No meeting
Jan 28 Females Explorers - Members’ afternoon - for suggestions Google: Historical Female Explorers
Feb 25 How Railways Changed Britain – introductory article, video and historical readings about the London to Birmingham railway
Mar 31 The History of ‘Fun’– Entertainment through the Ages – a ‘brainstorming’ session
April 28 Who were the real Peaky Blinders?
What about the 40 Elephants, the Scuttlers and the High Rip and Cock Road gangs? Does economic hardship in Britain lead to a violent youth subculture?
May 26 Historical anniversaries that occur in 2020 - Members’ afternoon –a wide range of possibilities on offer
June 30 20th Century Careers as History - Careers that have changed or no longer exist – Members’ experiences
July 28 Historical Quiz compiled by members
August No meeting