Programme

Cliff Villages U3A has a regular programme of monthly meetings where, apart from the usual group noticces, there is a guest speaker. As can be seen from the programme listing below the subjects are wide ranging and almost always extremely interesting.

The meetings are held in the village hall at Harmston and start at 10.30 a.m. Prior to the meetings coffee, tea and biscuits are served and there is the opportunity to view various displays by the special interest groups and sign up for the various activities that they organise

 

2017/18 Programme

2017
12th February AGM The AGM was again followed by an auction where items brought along by members were sold off to benefit The Nomad Trust. The auction raised the grand amount of £186
10th
March
Dawn Blunden

Making Cakes for Royalty
Dawn is based in Woodhall Spa and made the wedding cake for the wedding of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall

14th
April

Steve Lovell

Extremedura
A travelogue of ’Green Spain’ situated right in the centre of the Iberian peninsula it is an unspoilt area of natural beauty which features medieval towns, vineyards, rugged and gentle landscapes but above all else an amazing diversity of nature with it’s birdlife being simply outstanding

12th
May

Collective Legal Solutions

Tax, Care and Toyboys
Collective Legal Solutions, which was founded in 2007, provides Wills, Trust and Probate services nationally and is part of the Co-op's Legal Services.

9th
June
The Revd Canon Alan Robson

My Work in the Field
Amongst other things Alan Robson is Methodist Minister for Swallowbeck, North Hykeham, Thorpe on the Hill and North Scarle, has been Lincolnshire’s Agricultural Chaplain for the last 16 years, he is a Founder member of the Lincolnshire Rural Support Network, Co-creator of the Lincolnshire Rural Housing Association; Initiator of the EPIC Centre, the eco exhibition building on the Lincolnshire Agricultural Showground and is a Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Societies of England.
I'm not quite sure how he's going to fine the time to come and talk to us!

14th
July
Peter Sellars

The Skegness Lifeboat
Serving the Lincolnshire coastline, the history of the Skegness lifeboat can be traced back to 1839. Today, their two lifeboats cover one of the countries busiest beaches and surrounding areas.

11th
August
Speaker from The Civil War Museum

The Civil War in Newark
It was Britain's deadliest conflict and one which shaped our modern world. Why did brother take up arms against brother and how did a once all-powerful monarch lose his head to the axe man?
Discover how the people of Newark survived three sieges only for plague to ravage the town.

8th
September
Mavis Wilkinson Herbs
13th October Richard Pullen The Lincoln Tank
Richard,, historain and author is the Chairman of The Friendsof the Lincoln Tank, which isa group of enthusiasts dedicated to raising public awareness of the role of the City of Lincoln in the conception, development and building of the 20th century’s most formidable fighting machine. The Group was formed in 2004 by a small group of Tank fans, and has grown steadily over the years with members from Lincolnshire and beyond.
10th
November
John Hall Christmas Then and Now
8th
December
Christmas Party

2018

12th
January
Hazel Barnard Tales of old Market Rasen
10th
February
Annual General Meeting

 

 
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