University of the Third Age Holds Monthly Meeting on 12 February

Hear a talk by author Matt Brown called Everything you know about London is wrong

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University of the Third Age Hammersmith and Fulham


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The University of the Third Age, or U3A is holding its first monthly meeting on Tuesday 12 February at St Mary’s Church Hall on the corner of Edith Road and Hammersmith Road from 10.30 am till 12.30am.

Attendance is free for members. Visitors are welcome for a donation of £2.50 which will be refunded to those joining on the day.

The meetings begin with an update from the Chair, current news from Group Conveners and any other items of interest. This is followed by tea, coffee and biscuits (50p) where members have the chance to socialise.

In the final part, speakers talk on a range of interesting topics, usually supported by audio-visual equipment.

At this meeting, the second in 2019, there will be talk by Matt Brown called Everything you know about London is wrong, based on his book of the same name.

It will be followed by monthly meetings throughout the year with the following line-up of speakers:

Tue Feb 12th Matt Brown - Everything you know about London is wrong
Tue Mar 12th Warren Ashton - Origins of everyday sayings ('out of the blue')
Tue Apr 9th Jo Livingston - Odd Corners of London
Tue May 14th Ian Keable - the illustrator George Cruickshank
Tue Jun 11th Roger Mead - Pioneers of Photography (to be confirmed)
Tue Jul 9th Ken Knight - Pop Art
Tue Aug 13th Daniel David - Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
Tue Sep 10th Groups showcase (no speaker)
Tue Oct 8th Anthony Grant - Celebrity Pictures
Tue Nov 12th Sheila Knight - Lalique (by popular demand)

Hammersmith & Fulham U3A has been active in Hammersmith for the past 11 years. A general meeting is held on the second Tuesday of each month for all members where matters of the day are discussed and a speaker is invited to give a talk. Members also organise various activities across the month at given venues or members homes.

The U3A is aimed mainly at people who have retired or are semi-retired, but other people who feel they have time to enjoy leisurely activities are always welcome.

Among those activities are Arts & Crafts, Current Affairs discussions, Pub Lunches, Creative writing, Book group, Photography, Film, and many others.

Find out more at U3A's website.

January 10, 2019