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Meetings schedule 2018


13 January       Understanding Hearing in Later Life

Andrew Grace, ENT Surgeon


Many of you will have encountered Mr. Grace when he was the senior Hearing Consultant at the York District Hospital. Now he is retired he works part time at the Nuffield Hospital where his extensive knowledge and wide experience can continue to benefit the deaf and hard of hearing in York.



10 February     Tanzania: Past and Present

Julian Marcus, Tanzanian Development Trust



10 March          Make the Third Age the Best Age

                            Marion Shoard, Writer



14 April            Folk Songs of the North East

                            Steve & Carol Robson, Folk Musicians



12 May             The Henry Mills Memorial Lecture*

                         Carry on Minister

                             Rt. Hon. Frank Dobson, Secretary of State for Health

                             1997 – 1999



9 June             Raising the Banners of Freedom

                        South Africa 1970 - 2016

                           David Maughan-Brown, Retired Deputy Vice-Chancellor

                           York St John University



14 July            The Sun

                           Hazel Collett, Astronomer



August            no meeting

York U3A Saturday Meetings

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Further details of each meeting, and the speaker's background, will also be published ahead of time:


- in the York U3A newsletter


- by email, a week before, to members with email addresses on file



The Central Methodist Church Hall (St Saviourgate) will be open from 9.30 am.   Please enter up the ramp to the right of the church itself.


Tea, coffee and biscuits are served from 9.30 am to 10.15 am


Talks start at 10.30 am  and finish at approximately 11.45 am


Members are charged* £1.50 entry;  members' guests £3.00

Please remember to bring your membership card!



* except the Henry Mill Memorial Lecture (May 2018) which is free of charge to all

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Living Positively with Dementia

Wendy Mitchell's talk in October 2016 was, for many in the audience, an inspirational one as well as being deeply personal.  


Many members have asked to read a transcript of her talk, and this is now available for all U3A members to read (as a pdf) or print their own copy.


Just click here 

wendy and daughters

Venue for Saturday Meetings


Our Saturday Meetings are held at


Central Methodist Hall, St Saviourgate


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*** Our Saturday Meetings all take place at the Central Methodist Church Hall, St Saviourgate, York  YO1 8NQ   ***