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Monthly Archives: November 2021



Nov 23

7th Dec A virtual tour of the Solar System U3A online talks

A virtual tour of the Solar System by Martin Whillock, u3a Subject Adviser for Astronomy

A PowerPoint tour of the Solar System, plus a little of what is beyond. Suitable for general audiences, with no prior knowledge needed.

The presentation will last about 40 minutes with time discussion at the end. Questions are encouraged, and no question is too simple!

About Martin Whillock

Martin Whillock FRAS is the u3a Astronomy Subject Adviser. He got hooked on Astronomy when living in a village in the 1950s with no street lights to spoil the view of the stars. His career included Engineering, Youth Work, Outdoor Education, Adult Education & Community Development. Martin has Dyscalculia so struggles with numbers. He was an expert Caver for many years.

Nov 23

8th Dec Exploring World Faiths Third Age Trust Online Talk

Wed 8th Dec, 2021 at 10:00

Presentation on the Zoroastrian Faith by Jimmy Suratia, previous chair of Birmingham Council of Faiths

Open to all

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88320298223?pwd=blZWY2tHQ3MycHlENkVMYVhoUkxvZz09

Meeting ID: 883 2029 8223
Passcode: 493046

Nov 23

6th Dec “Boys will be Girls”- those squeaking Cleopatras’ London Region U3A

  • December Monday 6th 17.30-18.30
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    Linda Shannon: Boys Will Be Girls …. ‘those squeaking Cleopatras’ Why did Shakespeare use boys to play female roles? Why did females in his plays need to dress as boys? Who were the boys? These, and other questions, will be addressed when we look at four of Shakespeare’s plays: Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Cymbeline and Twelfth Night. Click here to register