U3A – National Winter Learning Programme

The U3A have launched their national ‘Winter Learning Programme’. This can be found on the National U3A websitehttps://www.u3a.org.uk/

by going to Learn / National Programmes


Included in this programme are several free talks delivered by U3A members. There are also talks delivered by external cultural and arts related organisations for which a charge may be made. All talks are online via Zoom.

Details of all talks including those taking place in the remainder of November can be found on the National U3A web site by going to Events / Online Events


In order to attend any of the talks you need to pre-register on the above web site.

For information, the talks scheduled for December are as follows.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Slave Railway

An illustrated talk by Bruce Jewell, detailing the life of Harriet Tubman and how she helped thousands of enslaved people to freedom.

Tuesday 1st December 2020

10:00 – 11:15 a.m.             No Charge

The Material Culture of Texts

A virtual event with Alexander Lock,who isaCurator at the British Library. Join us to explore how books and manuscripts communicate meaning through the written word.

Wednesday 9th December 2020

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.           No Charge

Japan – a glimpse of its lifestyle, architecture and culture.

Japan! A glimpse of its variety of lifestyle, stunning architecture and intriguing culture. Talk by Hilary Jones

Wednesday 9th December 2020

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.                 No Charge

Festive Cookery Demonstration

Join U3A members and roving Chef Alex from ‘Vegetarian for Life’ for a festive live cookery demonstration from Chef Alex’s kitchen.

Monday 14th December 2020

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.         No Charge

Christmas Choir Special

U3A choir master Richard Keoghoe is back with a virtual choir singing event.

Thursday 17th December 2020

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.             No Charge