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Date/TimeRingwood U3A - Forthcoming meetings
Thursday, Aug 16th
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Christine Whiteley and Anne Peters, volunteers at Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity. Learn about the history of the hospital which opened with just 10 beds in 1852, it's medical breakthroughs and ongoing pioneering work to help children across the UK and the world.
Thursday, Sep 20th
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Brian Freeland: 'A View From The Wings'. A stage manager's view of theatre productions as seen from the prompt corner, especially on those occasions when "everything is not quite alright on the night". Many anecdotes from Brian's experiences in variety through to the RSC and Sadlers Wells.
Thursday, Oct 18th
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Christopher Legrand: "India's Golden Triangle" - visit the astonishing palaces, temples and forts created by the Mughal rulers in the 16th century, learn more about the architecture and fascinating history that included the building of the magnificent Taj Mahal and discover the beauty and chaos of India.
Thursday, Nov 15th
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Jonathan Jones performing "A Christmas Carol".
Thursday, Dec 20th
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
CHRISTMAS PARTY
Thursday, Jan 17th 2019
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
TBC - Paul Stickler: "The Green Bicycle Murder". A retired Police Officer, Paul investigates historical murders. He gives us (the jury) the facts and evidence of the case of a 21 year old girl who was found shot in 1919 but had she been murdered?
Thursday, Feb 21st 2019
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Gale Gould: "The Hampshire Wonder and other tales from history"
Thursday, Mar 21st 2019
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
John Smith: "What didn't the Romans do for us". John, an archaeologist and former Curator of Rockbourne Roman Villa will give us an insight into Roman Life with a selection of artefacts and replica items.
Thursday, Apr 18th 2019
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
AGM + Roy Norton: "50 Years In Television". Roy, a former senior producer/director of both BBC and ITV will be looking back at some of the great milestones in TV history from the pioneers of the 1920-30's to the exciting present day technology including many 'off camera' anecdotes, gossip, scandals and some memorable mess ups.
Thursday, May 16th 2019
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Steve Roberts: "Dad's Army Fact and Fiction"
Thursday, Jun 20th 2019
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Sam Stewart: Wildlife Photographer talking about his assignment 'A Year In Alaska' as shown on Channel 5 TV in August 2017.
Thursday, Jul 18th 2019
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
TBA
TBA - Possible Party or Outing
Thursday, Aug 15th 2019
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Dr Ken Collins and Jenny Mallinston: "The Mary Rose" Ken & Jenny are University of Southampton scientists based at the National Oceanography Centre of Southampton University. They were involved with the excavation of the Mary Rose for the 3 years prior to its raising in 1982 and have dived the site subsequently and maintain regular contact with the archaeological team. They will review the Mary Rose story; bring it up to date with recent discoveries and give a guide to the new museum.
Thursday, Sep 19th 2019
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Phil Holt: "Controlling 911". Phil will give us a step by step understanding of the events of that fateful day from an Air Traffic Control viewpoint giving insight to the outcome. Not to be missed!
Thursday, Oct 17th 2019
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Jenny Bluck, fellow member "Experiences of her 2018 trip with 3 fellow Trefoilers to set up Guide Groups in more isolated regions of Russia".
Thursday, Nov 21st 2019
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Prof. Anne Anderson an Arts Society Lecturer will talk on "Rene Lalique: Master of Art Nouveau Jewellery and Art Deco Glass". A highly acclaimed speaker and one definitely not to be missed.
Thursday, Dec 19th 2019
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
CHRISTMAS PARTY with Chapter and Verse performing "Christmas Crackers"
Thursday, Jan 16th 2020
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Thursday, Feb 20th 2020
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Thursday, Mar 19th 2020
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Thursday, Apr 16th 2020
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Thursday, May 21st 2020
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Thursday, Jun 18th 2020
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Thursday, Jul 16th 2020
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
TBA
SUMMER PARTY/OUTING
Thursday, Aug 20th 2020
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Thursday, Sep 17th 2020
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Thursday, Oct 15th 2020
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Thursday, Nov 19th 2020
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
Thursday, Dec 17th 2020
2 pm
Monthly Meeting
Greyfriars
CHRISTMAS PARTY