Haywards Heath & District U3A

 

SUSSEX U3A NETWORK (SUN)

STUDY DAY PROGRAMME 2017 / 18

 

SUN is an organisation to which all Sussex U3A’s belong. Representatives from all Sussex U3A’s meet to discuss matters of interest and exchange ideas. It also provides contact with our regional representative on the Third Age Trust committee.

One of the important functions that SUN performs is to organise study days. These are presented by experts in their field and are normally run on Saturdays at various venues in the county.

 

More information about SUN can be found on-line by clicking here

 

Programmes and application forms for the Study Days are distributed to U3As at least six weeks before each study day. Please contact your SUN representative Diana Cawdery on 01444 484560 for these or you can download them from our website: www.sussexu3anetwork.org.uk. All study days cost £8 for U3A members and £10 for non- members. Meetings usually start at 9.45 and last until 3.30pm.

 

The list of the study days for 2018 is given below:  

2018

Saturday 13 th January   -  Hailsham

Mathematics and Life – Chance from the Cradle to the Grave

Roger Luther

 

A look at a variety of aspects of probability and some key figures in 20th Century maths.

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Saturday 10th February - Crowborough

The Lion and the Tiger: Four Centuries of the British in India

Margaret Nicholle

 

The East India Company, the heyday of the British Raj, the Independence Movement, India post Independence.

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Saturday 10th March   -  Seaford

Shakespeare and the Elizabethan and Jacobean Theatre

Geoff Doel

 

An exploration of Shakespeare’s theatrical career and its interface with the new professional London theatre with particular reference to ‘Richard 2nd’, ‘Twelfth night’ and ‘The Tempest.’

 

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Saturday 14th April    - Steyning

Political and Religious Change and its Influence on the English Parish Church c700 - 1914

Sue Berry

 

A look at the ways English parish churches reflect wider social changes.

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Saturday 12th May   -  Pulborough

‘Art in Britain in the Age of Enlightenment – 18th century’

Kay Blackburn

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