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 Sep 24th AGM.
German Improvers
Tue Sep 24th Keith
Art Appreciation
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.
Classical Music
Tue Oct 15th Spanish Music of the 19th Century (Mercedes Fonfria)
Tue Nov 19th BBC Young Musicians of the Year - 4 (Neil Moreland)
Tue Dec 17th Not Only …… But Also (John Sheard)
Jazz
Tue Oct 1st (Nigel Brown)
Tue Nov 5th Jazz and the Classics (Margaret Taylor)
Local History
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.

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED
Reading 1
Thu Oct 3rd "Unsheltered" by Barbara Kingsolver
Thu Nov 7th "Paris Echo" by Sebastian Faulks
Reading 2
Thu Oct 3rd 'The Tattooist of Auschwitz' Heather Morris
Thu Nov 7th 'The Milkman' Anna Burns
Walking
Mon Sep 30th Newport: 4-5 miles, Pub/Café. Mary Warwicker.
Sun Oct 6th Sunday 6th October - Wednesday 9th October Walking Holiday: Clapham, North Yorkshire
Thu Oct 17th Wilderhope Manor, including Shropshire Way & Corvedale: 6-7 miles, Pub Lunch, Dave Smith. 9.15 a.m. start.
Wed Oct 30th All Around The Wrekin: 7-8 miles dependent upon the weather, Picnic Lunch. John Black
Fri Nov 15th Withy Bed Green, Alvechurch: 5 miles, Pub Lunch. Ruth Vyse 9.15 a.m. Start
Thu Nov 21st Belbroughton: 5 miles, Pub Lunch, Alan & Liz Swinnerton. 09.15 a.m. start.
Wed Dec 4th Christmas walk and lunch. TBA