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U3A Jazz Study Day 2019 on Tuesday 17 September

This event will be held at Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London, NW1 7AY. It will start at 11am and finish at 4 pm.

For a second year, Alan Barnes and his octet have agreed to entertain and enlighten us about jazz, this time focusing on the instruments in the band and the all-important personalities that energise jazz music. This will be the World Première of Alan’s new project. Alan entitles the performance ‘New Jazz Portraits’. Tickets are £20 each and can be obtained from Eventbright.

South West London Consortium of U3As

South West London consortium consists of representatives from Merton, Wandsworth, Richmond, Hammersmith and Kingston U3As.

The SW London network of U3As is pleased to announce a course at the WWT London Wetland Centre on Wednesday 4th September. This will include 2 talks on the work of the Wetlands Centre in London and the work done internationally by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust followed by a guided walk round the centre. Bring binoculars if you have them. Lunch is available in the centre’s cafe.

There are to be a series of workshops held this year by U3A relating to the Royal Holloway University Citizens 800 SLP. The link to this information is: www.citizens800.org/u3a

Any U3A member in the SE region is invited to attend any of these half day workshops and get involved in guided research. No previous knowledge is required and no equipment. There is parking on campus and directions are on the U3A website.

London Region of U3As

20 June 2019 Renaissance Treasures at the National Gallery £25.00. Further information here: Renaissance Treasurers

26 June 2019 Peers vs The People: Research Retreats. Details at Citizens 800. Register here: Peers vs the People

4 July 2019 The Home Rule Crisis - Ireland on the brink of Civil War Research Retreats. Details at Citizens 800. Register here: The Home Rule Crisis

17 September 2019 U3A Jazz Study Day 2019, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regentís Park Rd, London. £20

4 October 2019 Industrial Heritage with the Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society and London Metropolitan Archives. Save the day. Details to follow. Greater London SE Network: https://u3asites.org.uk/glondonsenetwork

23 October 2019 Disruption At Roehampton University. Save the date. Further information to come.

9 November 2019 LRU3A Music Study Day: Music of the Czechs. At King’s Place. Save the day. Details to follow.

Greater London SE Network

No more events available at the moment.

National U3A Events

Further information and online booking via Events pages of U3A national website: https://www.u3a.org.uk/events

·    Mar 27:‘First National Study Day for Languages’ at Aston University, Birmingham. Booking and details at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/language-groups-workshop-birmingham-tickets-55564815860

Other National events

No more events available at the moment.

Surrey U3A Network Study Days

Check the full Surrey U3A Network Study Days programme. Application forms will be available on the Surrey U3A Network Web site.

A list of the study days in 2019 is here. The following replicates the planned Study Days programme.

Fri 21 Jun 2019 Mathematics in Action by Roger Luther.Poster now available.
Fri 20 Sep 2019 Genetics: Development of Personalised Medicine & Treatment of Disease.Poster and details now available.
Fri 18 Oct 2019 1.An Age of Uncertainty: The Changing World of Victorian and Edwardian Britain. 2.Public Discourse in the Modern Age & it's not the Economy.Poster and details now available.
Fri 15 Nov 2019 The UK in a Changing Europe.Poster and details now available.

Roehampton University

Roehampton University, in collaboration with the South West London Consortium of U3As , including Merton, has opened up its lectures to any U3A members, who wish to attend. Attendance is free, unless otherwise stated. The list of lectures is attached, all listed under the faculty which runs those subjects. The location of each lecture may change, so please check with the University before you attend. However the main campus site in Roehampton Lane. There is very limited parking.

The following buses go past: Buses 72, 265, 493 and the double-decker Roehampton shuttle bus (849) all stop outside the University's main entrance: Froebel College (Queen Mary's Hospital bus stop) and a short walk from the entrance to Whitelands College (Roehampton Lane, Danebury Avenue bus stop).

Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour - poster
Classics - poster
Education - poster
English and Creative Writing - poster

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