West Cumbria U3A

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We have general meetings on Wednesdays every fortnight with breaks for the public and summer holidays. The meetings are an opportunity to listen to a speaker, have a coffee or tea and see what is going on in the U3A more generally. Entry costs £2 and the annual subscription is £7 starts on 1st January

 

General meetings will be held on alternate Wednesdays starting at 2pm at the Whitehaven Cricket Club. Note local on site parking for speakers only. There are plently of car parks nearby

 

 

 

 

                                                                  SPEAKERS PROGRAMME

 

   

5th September     Jackie Wilkinson will speak to us about her experience in international archery.  

 

19th September    Gillian Russell will talk to us about living in Japan and life in Japan

 

3rd October           Paul Isherwood presents an entertaining take on how Gamblers Anonymous helped him over 30 years.  

 

17th October         Ruth Sutton enlightens us about her Cumbrian novels

 

31st October         Gerard Richardson OBE talks about some of his varied activities and various characters encountered over the years.

 

14th November      Anne Dick will speak to us about the local men named on the memorial plaque in the United Reformed Church in

                             Whitehaven. She will tell us about their experiences in various arenas of combat in WW1. Along with images and

                             photos. Note this is a change to the programme in the Newsletter

 

28th November     The history and development of stringed instruments, especially the harp with Albert Waterhouse

 

12th December     Christmas Lunch, Hunday Manor Hotel