General Meeting Events: 10:30am until 12:00 noon
General Meetings take place at The Town Hall, Coleshill, on the third Monday of each month, commencing at 10.30 am. At times, changes to meeting content may be made because a speaker is obliged to cancel or postpone their talk. If possible details of changes will be publicised on our website – www.coleshillanddistrictu3a.org.uk.
18th July, 2022 ‘Myanmar, Land of Temples’ – Paul and Gill Wallis
Paul and Gill Wallis have been on some fascinating journeys to distant lands. This talk, with photo illustration, is based on a river trip along the Irrawaddy, and looks at the people who live there, their villages, temples and culture.
15th August, 2022 Steven B. Bruce – Auctioneer
‘Behind the Scenes’ – a look at the reality which underpins the various tv shows on antiques and selling at auction.
19th September, 2022 ‘Stories of our British Mammals’ – Nick Martin
Nick Martin was one of our speakers in 2019 when he told us about the development of the RSPB’s Middleton Lakes nature reserve. His second talk looks at our native mammals, and is sure to be enhanced by Nick’s own personal involvement as a naturalist and by his superb skill as a nature photographer.
17th October, 2022 ‘The Harvesters’ –
Music and Dances from the Appalachian Mountains
21st November, 2022 Alan Cutler – ‘Judge, Jury, Judgement – Justice?’
A further Edwardian murder trial.
Alan will dramatise a controversial historical murder trial, and ask us audience to decide on the guilt or innocence of the accused.
12th December, 2022 – Coleshill and District U3A Christmas Celebrations
Andy Smith – a musical programme
16th January, 2023 ‘The Life of Beatrice Cadbury’ – Fiona Joseph
The heiress who gave away her fortune.
‘More than chocolate bars and knitted socks- the role of Cadbury women workers in WW1.
20th February, 2023 – Coleshill and District U3A Annual General Meeting