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25th March 2021

The latest edition of the National U3A Newsletter is now available via this link.  

A pdf version of the newsletter may be downloaded from here.

 

19th March 2021

Episode 6 of our u3a radio podcast has a history theme.

It features stories from u3a members about their experiences of the Battle of Britain and the Blitz, an interview with the u3a Egyptology Subject Advisor and our team find out more about a Speaker Swap that's been happening across u3a British History groups.

 

 

Direct Link to Podcast here.

9th March 2021

Whitehall (16909644576) 

A Raphael Tuck postcard from the late 1930s showing Whitehall looking north.

A 30 minute talk given by London Blue Badge Guide Don Brown looking at some of the inspiring, dramatic and poignant memorials to the dead of the First World War will take place on Sunday 4th April at 12 noon.  To find out more and to book for this free event visit this website.

The presentation includes a  'visit' the Cenotaph, the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, memorials to the Royal Artillery and the Machine Gun Corps, and more, hearing about the history of the monuments and the horrors of the Great War

NOTE: This On-line Event is organised by UK Tours on-line.  Lostwithiel U3A is not involved in the arrangements



7th March 2021

The latest copy of U3A Newsletter Express has just been issued.  Read on-line here.

The newsletter includes a message from Sam Mauger CEO of the Third Age Trust.

 

20th February 2021

 

The February U3A Podcast is now available.  Direct Link here

19th February 2021

Groucho Marx - portrait

Our next Open Meeting will be on Monday 1st March at 2pm via Zoom. The talk is entitled “The Job of a Laughtime”. Brad Ashton, a TV and radio comedy scriptwriter, has written for a number of comedians including Tommy Cooper, Les Dawson, Dick Emery, Frankie Howerd, Bruce Forsyth, Hylda Baker, Hattie Jacques, Bob Monkhouse and Groucho Marx. He will tell us about the fun he has had writing for these comedians and humorous back-stage stories.  The Zoom login details for this talk will be emailed to all members on Monday 22nd February.