Haywards Heath & District U3A

 

BRITAIN’S HISTORICAL HERITAGE 1   

 

Meetings held: Monthly on the fourth Friday of each month (except December); 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

 

Joint Convenors: Bill Nicolle (482685) & Derek Barton (413691)

 

Venue:  Wesley Hall, The Methodist Church, Perrymount Road.

 

This group is run on a Co-operative basis with members contributing as they are able. Nearly all the talks are prepared by individual members or groups of members on a topic in British history – social, political, economic, biographical. New members are most welcome.

 

A varied list of subjects will be taken throughout the year - mostly at the same venue.

 

Programme for 2018/2019:

 

28 September: Muriel Brewer - The 1940’s

 

26 October: Ros Black - Scandal, Salvation and Suffrage (The women’s temperance movement)

 

23 November: Ray Jones - Historic Sussex Villages

 

14 December: Derek Barton - What sweeter music (The history of Christmas carols)

 

25 January: Anne Jones - Eric Ravilious

 

22 February: Margaret Nicolle - The Quiet conquest  (Huguenot contribution to English life and Art)

                      Bill Nicolle - Parliament and the Commons Part 2

 

22 March: Michael Misler - Disraeli and the Suez canal

 

26 April: Jenny Porter - Elizabeth I and the world of Islam

 

24 May: Carole Andrews - Dinosaurs r’us

 

28 June: Mary Hogan - The Wild Swans of Coole

 

Please note the ‘different from usual’ date for the December meeting, due to the incidence of Christmas. There are, of course, no meetings in either July or August.