Group Lectures

Thursdays at 2.00pm in St Barnabas Church Hall, Main Street, Swanland.   Click on image for directions Direction map

Lecture meetings are held at 2.00pm on the first and third Thursdays in each month from September to July. Admission is sent by flyer to each member, there can tea/coffee during but sadly you have to supply your own.

To read a Speakers Biography please click on Speakers Name if link available.
If there is a recording of the Lecture you can click on the 'Subject Title' to watch it.

Date Speaker Subject About
 ZOOM
August
2.00pm
 NO  MEETINGS
 ZOOM
02nd September
2.00pm
 Christopher Leworthy  The Battle Of Britain 'The Battle of Britain' by Christopher Leworthy. Charles has been a volunteer in the 'Churchill War Rooms’ and 'Historic Dockyards' and at present is an official guide at the 'Battle of Britain Bunker' at Uxbridge. What happened 80 years ago in our skies had a big influence on how we live in 2021 an expert account which will cover all aspects of the conflict.
 Hybrid
16th September
2.00pm
 Mervin Nethercoate  The Fascination Of Fungi Mervin informs me that September is one of the best months for spotting fungi, not only in the garden but also in our lovely East Yorkshire countryside. They vary in colour and shape; some are edible, some poisonous. But do we know why? This lecture by local u3a member and naturalist Mervin Nethercoate will explain everything you always wanted to know about Fungi.
 Hybrid
07th October
2.00pm
 Dr James Munday  How Covid 19 vaccine work... has delivered successful treatments for how our learning from this will potentionally deliver successful treatments for other pandemics, cancers and other diseases in the future.
 Hybrid
21st October
2.00pm
 Val Wise  Mary Wollstonecraft and the town of Beverley British philosopher and feminist. Wollstonecraft was best known for her book – A Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792) which was one of the earliest expositions of the equality of women and men.
 Hybrid
04th November
2.00pm
 Colin Bradshaw  Those who served from Athelstan to the Boer War An exploration of the military memorials in Beverley Minster.
 Hybrid
18th November
2.00pm
 Gwyn Woolley;  Volunteering
 Zoom
02nd December
2.00pm
  Mark Thompson ( from BBC Science)  Guided Tour of The Universe Mark is a British astronomer, television presenter and writer who will take you on a journey to explore the weird and wonderful truth about our Universe.
 Hybrid
16th December
2.00pm
   Carols 25th Anniversary Celebration
 Hybrid
06th January 2022
2.00pm
 Doreen Osuch  Pirates on the Humber
 Hybrid
20th January 2022
2.00pm
   to be confirmed
 Zoom
03rd February
2.00pm
 Mark Thompson  ‘The Lecturer That Didn’t Sleep This looks really interesting as he forced himself to go without sleep and logged the results.
 Hybrid
17th February
2.00pm
 Graham Buckton.  Dazzle Disguise And Disruption In War And Art’.
 Hybrid
03rd March
2.00pm
   To be Confirmed
 Hybrid
17th March
2.00pm
 Chair  AGM 26th Annual General Meeting
 Live
07th April
2.00pm
 Mike Storr.  Music Hall Event Live Presentation in the Hall.
 Hybrid
21st April
2.00pm
 Peter Mathers  Paradise Revisited. Royal Gardens Of Europe

The Lectures we had in August 2020 - July 2021 can be viewed HERE!