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Core Meeting Programme for 2023/24

2023 Subject Speaker
5th October Saxon Era — anything but "dark" Anthony Poulton-Smith
2nd November Where do Novelists Get Their Ideas Bobbie Derbyshire
7th December Big Band Concert u3a Swing Division
2024 Subject Speaker
4th January Longitude — Quest for East to West John McCormack
1st Febuary Entertainment Talk Steve Rimmer
7th March A Day by the Seaside — History of holidays Alan Hill
4th April Big Band Concert u3a Swing Division
9th May ** Advanced Motorists Steve Price
6th June The Little History of Coventry Peter Walters
4th July Antarctica Ray Sturdy
1st August The Warwickshire Wildlife Trust Philippa Arnold
5th September Hitting the Headlines as a Newspaper Editor John Butterworth


All Core Meetings are held in St Peters Hall, Holly Lane Balsall Common and start promptly at 2:00 pm.

** The May meeting is second Thursday because local elections have the first Thursday

Speakers Secretary is Vivienne Waterer

Refreshments Rota for u3a Core Meetings 2023

January 5th Laura Eden Christine Cooper Barbara Hammonds
February 2nd Sheila Jones Liz Cowley Barbara Hammonds
March 2nd Linda Marlow Bryan Marlow Barbara Hammonds
April 6th Carolyn de Chernatony Leslie de Chernatony Barbara Hammonds
May 11th Sue McDiarmid Jan Baylis Sue Byrne
June 1st Lin White Pat Richards Martin Richards
July 6th Sue Simpson Pam Buckland Alan Buckland
August 3rd Diane Holleran Linda Carey Gary Carey
September 7th Madeleine Peat Kathryn Farrand Anne Dodd
October 5th Christine Calver Peter Calver
November 2nd Moya Melville Jim Melville
December 7th Barbara Hammonds Phil Hammonds Gill Hone

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