Open Meetings

Open Meeting in Church Rooms Lostwithiel

Lostwithiel U3A hold regular open meetings every two months. The meetings are held in the Church Rooms, Church Lane, Lostwithiel starting at 2pm. The meetings are divided into three parts::

  1. Guest Speaker
  2. Break for Refreshments and a Chat
  3. Lostwithiel U3A Business Matters.

The meetings give members the chance to chat to other people outside their interest groups, learn about current activities, and find out about any new groups being formed. General Meetings are ideal for new members to discover what is happening in Lostwithiel U3A.

Our general meetings in 2017 will be on the first Monday of the month in March, July, September and November. Our meeting in May meeting will be held on be held on 15th May, due to clashing with a Bank Holiday. The Speakers booked to date are as following:-

15 May - Elizabeth Price from the Parliament Outreach Team

The meeting will start at 2 pm with a talk entitled "How Parliament Works - filibustering and myth busting" by Liz Price from The Parliamentary Outreach service.

This will be a guide to how Parliament works, and a chance to ask your questions about what happens at Parliament and how to have your say.

From a potted history of the building of the Palace of Westminster to the mysteries of the Commons Chamber, come and find out more about our most iconic and (sometimes) unfathomable democratic institution.

The talk will be delivered by Liz Price, Senior Community Outreach Officer for the South West of England. The Houses of Parliament Outreach Service is a free and politically neutral service direct from the UK Parliament, who work all over the UK with a variety of charities, community groups and organisations to increase knowledge and awareness of how Parliament works and how to get involved.

Following a break for refreshments we will hold our AGM. Please bring your membership card to the meeting so the committee can confirm that you are eligible to vote.

3 July - Lynn Gould

The life of Kenneth Grahame including his associations with Cornwall.

4 September - Ann Reynolds

Ann will talk about "The archaeology of Trees: cultural and historical aspects of trees in Cornwall.

6 November - Brian Freeland "Around the World in 80 Plays"

Brian Freeland started in the theatre in 1959 and has worked with many of the theatre and opera companies in the UK.


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