THE UNIVERSITY OF THE THIRD AGE
14 July The Beauty and Violence of Our Sun
Hazel Collett, Astronomer
Hazel is an amateur astronomer who has been awarded the Lydia Brown medal for meritorious service to the British Astronomical Association. Her main interest is in solar observation . Her reports have been sent to the World Solar Data Centre in Belgium. She will describe how the violence and beauty of the sun arising from the sun’s dynamics can be observed.
August no meeting
8 September Tibet in the 1920’s through the Eyes of the
Christopher Norton, retired professor, University of York
20 October Beauty in Art
Liz Prettijohn, Professor of Art History, University of York
followed by the Annual General Meeting of York U3A at 11.40
10 November The Wagoners’ WW1 Memorial
15 December Christmas Concert
Members of York U3A
12 January Understanding Hearing Problems in Later Life
Andrew Grace; Ears, Nose and Throat Consultant
9 February Lendal Bridge: History and Conservation
Peter Little and Ivan Martin
9 March Slavery Past and Present
Jim Walvin, retired professor, University of York
13 April The Purpose and Possible Publicity of Clinical Trials
C. Marc Taylor, Chair, UK Clinical Trials Registry
11 May The New Working Class
The Henry Mills Memorial Lecture
Claire Ainsley, Executive Director, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
8 June Memory Training: What was I saying?
13 July The Independent Traveller
August - no meeting
York U3A Saturday Meetings
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 which is free of charge to all
York U3A Members' pages
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
Venue for Saturday Meetings
Our Saturday Meetings are held at
Central Methodist Hall, St Saviourgate
*** Our Saturday Meetings all take place at the Central Methodist Church Hall, St Saviourgate, York YO1 8NQ ***