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Monthly Archives: October 2021



Oct 04

Surrey Network Study Days – New Events

Surrey Network: Study Days The Surrey Network’s study days have started again Time: 10am-4pm, (registration and login begin at 9.30am) Dates: See programme details below. Place: You can attend in person at the Menuhin Hall, Stoke d’Abernon or join online via Zoom. Cost (including tea/coffee biscuits): £10 for members, £12 for guests attending in person. £5 for those attending via Zoom. Attendees should bring a packed lunch. Registration: Advance booking is necessary for each event. See links below. Programme:

• Tutankhamun, the Boy King         – Fri, 15 October, Poster

• The Development of British Style – Fri, 19 November, Poster

Oct 03

London Region U3A: Autumn Online Talks

Here’s a list of the online talks which are all on a Monday, 5.30-6.30pm (log in from 5pm).

  • In for a Penny, in for a Pound (Do you still think in £ s d?) – 4 October
  • Sleepwalking into the Abyss (Summer 1914 as the threat of war increases) – 18 October
  • Top 10 Odd Things to Measure (the National Measurement System) – 1 November
  • London’s Gangland from the Sabinis to the Krays – 22 November
  • Boys will be Girls: ‘Those Squeaking Cleopatras’ (Why did Shakespeare use boys to play female roles?) – 6 December

Further information and registration

Please see the Autumn Talks flyer where you will see more information about these topics with links to sign up for the appropriate talk.

London Region keeps a Talks Archive, where you can find recordings of some of their previous online events.

Oct 03

Third Age Trust – National Online Talks Oct -Nov

The Third Age Trust is holding some online talks in October and November which may be of interest to you.

You can see all of them listed on the national u3a website, along with dates and times. These events are free of charge.

It’s a good idea to make a note of the national u3a Events page and check it regularly to make sure you are in time to book any talks you are interested in. By the time we publish our bulletins and newsletters, these events are often sold out.