Wolverhampton

Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings are held at 2.00pm at the Friends' Meeting House at 8b Summerfield Road (off Bath Road), Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton WV1 4PR.

Parking

Please leave the car park adjacent to the Meeting House for visiting speakers, delivery of equipment and for the use of disabled members.

Parking is available at the large medical centre car park on the left as you drive through to get to the Meeting House on payment of £1. An 'honesty box' is provided at the registration desk. Otherwise we ask able-bodied members to use the free roadside parking places (two hour limit in Summerfield Rd or four hours around West Park).


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Tue Dec 10th Christmas Social
Tue Jan 28th 2020 Jayne Harris:
History of Midlands Canals.
Tue Feb 25th 2020 Peter Moodie:
Living with Sight Loss.
Tue Mar 24th 2020 Martin Lloyd:
Passports, Assassins, Traitors, Spies.
Tue Apr 28th 2020 Alan Wise
Your Journey to Good Health and Happiness.
Tue May 26th 2020 Philip Caine
From Barrow to Bagdhad.
Tue Jun 23rd 2020 Summer Social.
Tue Jul 28th 2020 David Clark
"You can't broadcast that": An amusing look at the BBC.
Thu Aug 27th 2020 No Meeting.
Tue Sep 22nd 2020 AGM.
German Improvers
Tue Dec 10th Keith
Tue Dec 17th Juliet
Art Appreciation
Wed Dec 18th Picture quiz, + planning for future sessions
Wed Jan 15th 2020 'Winter festivals' - more examples from around the world, please.
Wed Feb 19th 2020 'Looking at abstracts' using the Belfast U3A shared learning project examples then members' suggested works.
Classical Music
Tue Dec 17th Not Only …… But Also (John Sheard)
Local History
Mon Dec 9th A talk about the Korean War with consideration to the local connections, by Dr Richard Jones, a Wolverhampton University based Historian.
Mon Jan 13th 2020 A History of Canals
Illustrated talk by Ken Gilks
Mon Feb 10th 2020 A History of the Jewish Community in Victorian Wolverhampton.
by Andy Sloane of the Wolverhampton Society
Mon Mar 9th 2020 A Talk on the Sunbeam Car by our member Alison
Mon Apr 13th 2020 Topic for this meeting to be decided
Mon May 11th 2020 Tettenhall Transport Heritage Centre Visit
Alec Brew
Reading 1
Thu Dec 5th 'Identity Crisis' byBen Elton
Thu Feb 6th 2020 'Washington Black' by Esi Edugyan.
Reading 2
Thu Dec 5th A Lighter Read,Individual choices
Thu Jan 2nd 2020 'The Sunrise' by Victoria Hislop
Thu Feb 6th 2020 'Red Dust Road' Jackie Kay
Thu Mar 5th 2020 'Circe' Madeline Miller
Thu Apr 2nd 2020 'The White Stuff' Simon Armitage
Science and Technology
Thu Dec 12th At Brian Deacon's "A Science or Technology event in 2019 that has interested or amazed you"
Thu Jan 9th 2020 At Trevor Hitchen's "Aquatic Insects and Land/Air Insects"
Thu Feb 13th 2020 At Ronald James' "Rising Seas" and "Climate Change"
Walking
Fri Jan 3rd 2020 Turls Hill & Sedgeley Beacon: 3.5 miles, Pub Lunch. Stella Walsh
Mon Jan 13th 2020 Wombourne, Swindon, Himley: 5 miles, Pub Lunch. Linda & Neil Moreland
Thu Jan 30th 2020 Aldersley & Pendeford: 5 miles, Pub Lunch. Jenny & Geoff Williams
Fri Feb 14th 2020 Cressage: 5 miles, Pub Lunch. Linda & Neil Moreland
Mon Feb 24th 2020 Shifnal: 4.5 miles, Pub Lunch. Di & David Tordoff
Wed Mar 11th 2020 Wordsley: 4 miles, Pub Lunch. Mary Warwicker
Tue Mar 31st 2020 Chaddesley Corbett to Rushock: 6 miles, Pub Lunch. Alan & Liz Swinnerton
Fri Apr 17th 2020 Pattingham: 7 miles, Pub Lunch. Dave Smith
Thu Apr 30th 2020 Ludlow: 6 miles, Pub Lunch. Phil & Carol Thomas
Tue May 12th 2020 Short Slow Flower & Bird Walk, Pendeford Nature Reserve: Sheila Moore
Wed May 27th 2020 Hampton Loade around Dudmaston: 6 miles, Pub Lunch. Ed Barron
Fri Jun 12th 2020 Malvern Hills, Eastnor: 10 miles, 5 miles before lunch and optional 5 miles after, Café Lunch. Ann & Neil Malcolm
Wed Jun 24th 2020 Evening Walk & Meal - Worfield: 4 miles, Eileen Woolverton