Whitby Whaler

Monthly lecture

Venue - TBC

Leader - RicK Harwood

Contact telephone - 01947 810494 - email - rickharwood@btinternet.com

Time - Tuesday morning - 10am – 12pm

Starts - 26th October 2021

U3A MONTHLY LECTURES UPDATE

Presentations normally take place on the morning of the third Tuesday each month (* not in normal sequence). Coffee/tea prior to the lecture session – which usually starts around 10.15am.

  • Tuesday, October 26th

‘Passports, assassins and spies’ Martin Lloyd
A history of the development and intrigue behind the need for passports and visas for movement between nations

Tuesday, November 16th

‘Shackleton Blister: The Russian diary’ Philip Caine
The author describes the background to his most recent novel – set partly in Whitby

Tuesday, January 18th

‘RH Greaves - a man who built bridges’ Bill Jagger
Archive and construction techniques on the building of railway bridges in SE USA (1914 – 1920) – personal and engineering achievement – examination of the photographic archive of railways and construction practices

Tuesday, February 15th Fran Sandham

‘A solo walk across Africa’
The adventurers account of his solo walking expedition across Africa

Tuesday, March 16th

‘Atmospheric phenomena’ Richard Harwood
The history and explanation of aurora and other atmospheric phenomena

  • Tuesday, April 26th

‘Old King Coal!’ Fool’s Gold
A live musical presentation of the history and significance of coal to the north east region

Tuesday, May 17th

‘Curiosities of the North York Moors’ Jane Ellis
An exploration of some unusual historic and geographic features of the moors

Tuesday, June 21st – to be announced

Thank you for your support! Richard Harwood (Monthly Lecture organiser)

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3rd Age Stagers Art Group
Arts & Crafts Book Group
Canasta Craft, Knit & Natter
Desert Island Discs Discussion Group
Easier Exercises Egyptology
Embroidery Family History Advance
Family History Beginners French for Beginners
Gardening History Group Talks
Jazz Appreciation Keep Fit
Kite flying Latin in Line dancing
Line Dancing Improvers Line Dancing Intermediate
Line Dancing, Beginners Luncheon Club
Mah-Yong Meditation & Relaxation
Monthly lecture Music Appreciation
Open Forum Patchwork & Quilting
Philosophy for Beginners Photography Group
Play Reading Quiz Night
Raspberry Pi: Basic Electronic Recorder Group
Sequence Dancing Sewing for Beginners
Singalong Zoom Sessions Table tennis CANCELLED
Tai Chi Travels from your Armchair
U3A Singers Ukulele Beginners / Strummers
Ukulele Orchestra Walking Cricket
Walking Netball Walking, Easy
Walking: Dog (optional) Walking: Striders (prev. strenuous)
Walks: Amblers Walks: Ramblers (prev. less strenuous)
Walks: Strollers Weekend Group
Whaler Band Wine with Friends
World Cinema