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.


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
Tue Jun 25th Summer Social
Tue Jul 23rd Dr. Javed Hashemi: King George III: Bipolar, extremely intelligent he guided the country through a difficult period of history.
Tue Aug 27th No Meeting.
Tue Sep 24th AGM.
German Improvers
Tue Jun 25th Graham
Tue Jul 2nd Juliet
Tue Jul 9th Keith
Art Appreciation
Wed Jul 17th 'Indian art'
Wed Aug 21st 'Favourite art galleries'. Suggestions for inclusion please.
Wed Sep 18th 'Hieronymus Bosch'
Wed Oct 16th 'Looking at Landscapes'using the Belfast U3A shared learning project examples, then members' suggested works.
Wed Nov 20th 'Cesar Manryke' presented by Neil Hermsen.
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.
Brush up your Shakespeare
Tue Jul 9th 10.-15- 12.30 DVD
Tue Jul 2nd Herbie Hancock (John Sheard)
Local History
Mon Jul 8th A Talk "Wolverhampton Churches" by Mark Hathorne
Mon Aug 12th Review of research that the members of the group have carried out into the background of the men whose names appear on the Boer War Memorial in St Peter's Church
Mon Sep 9th A look at the businesses that were operated by Don Everall from the 1940s to the 1970s
Mon Oct 14th Session theme is yet to be decided.
Mon Nov 11th A Talk about locally manufactured Sunbeam Cars
by our member Alison McKee
Mon Dec 9th A talk about the Korean War with consideration to the local connections, by Dr Richard Jones, a Wolverhampton University based Historian.
Lunch Club
Wed Dec 11th Academy Christmas Lunch 2019

This is a very advanced notice of next years meal. It is a week later due to such congestion around this time for various groups to meet. All further details will come later on but I will need all bookings, menu choices and payment before 11th October 2019 due to other commitments. 01902700151 for all details.

Reading 1
Thu Jul 18th 'Milkman' by Anna Burns
Thu Sep 5th 'The Silence of the Girls'by Pat Barker
Reading 2
Thu Jul 4th 'The Bolter' Frances Osbourne
Thu Aug 1st NO Meeting in August
Thu Sep 5th 'Engleby' Sebastian Faulks
Thu Oct 3rd 'The Tattooist of Auschwitz' Heather Morris
Thu Nov 7th 'The Milkman' Anna Burns
Wed Jun 26th Evening Walk & Meal: Cross Green to Shareshill, approx. 4.5 miles. Meal at The Anchor Inn. 4.30 p.m. start. Linda Moreland
Wed Jul 10th Diddlebury: 7.5 miles. Pub Lunch. John Black 9.15.a.m. start
Fri Jul 26th Cannock Chase - Marquis's Drive & Castle Ring: 5.5 miles. Pub Lunch. Di & David Tordoff 9.15 a.m. start