Monthly Meetings 17-18


We have Monthly Meetings that may or may not be related to the Annual Theme and these are normally held monthly on a Monday afternoon in the Barley Room, and are open to all members.

Mon 18th Sep 14.00 – 1600
Dr John Nichols  You and your Microbiome
Microbiomes in medicine, probiotics and antibiotics. (This lecture was originally scheduled for November)

Mon 16th Oct 1400-1600  
Roy Waight  More House School Circus
The story of how a circus encouraged the boys

Mon 13th Nov 1400-1600 -(note change of talk brought forward from May)

John Pritchard Corsham Tunnels
The Cold War early warning underground listening tunnels.

Mon 11th Dec 1400-1600
RR Dr Chris Herbert- The Mosaics of Ravenna
The intriguing meanings behind these beautiful 5th and 6th century mosaics


Mon 15th Jan 1400-1600
Cherrill Sands Follies for Fun
How garden landscapes and features provided fun and entertainment

Mon 19th Feb 1400-1600 STAR THEATRES
A History of the Planetarium – Laurence Anslow FRAS With special reference to the new facility at The Winston Churchill School in Woking.

Wed 7th March Memorial Lecture 1030-1230.
Three Great Families and their Gardens – Caroline Rayman.  A lecture in memory of a U3A member Eva Mack, who belonged to the Horticulture group who died during last year.

Mon 19th Mar 1400-1600 postponed due to snow
Laurence Carter Garibaldi and the making of Italy
How a cluster of independent states became a country.

Mon 16th Apr 1400-1600
From Caravels to Carnations.  Christopher Massy -Beresford. Portugal’s Explorers and Empires.

Mon 14th May 1400-1600  (This talk originally scheduled for September)         Alan Bridgman – Elstead Water Board Murder -The truth about this and other intriguing crime stories.

Mon 11th Jun 1400-1600
Margaret Watson The Harp
A talk and demonstration of the harp