Lectures are held in Cinema 4 at the Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row, on the third Friday of the month and start at 11 am, finishing at around 12.30 pm. A voucher, obtainable from the box office, enables half- price parking at Q-park on Arundel Gate. There is a greeter wearing a U3A lanyard badge to welcome new members. All members are able to attend these lectures free of charge. Occasionally there is a retiring collection for the speaker’s nominated charity.
We are trialling an audio system for members with significant hearing problems. For more information please text Chris Carter on 07855 908007 or email:U3AChrisCarter@gmail.com.
The cafe opens at 10 am and refreshments are available before and after the lecture.The team will endeavour to post last-minute changes on the website. There is no booking system – it is ‘first come, first served’, as seating is limited. Queries to Shelagh Woolliscroft on 255 8948.
12 April (to avoid Good Friday) – Chamber Music : The promised videos are available here.
17 May – Reading Sheffield
Dr Mary Grover
Sheffield Readers were a group set up in 2010 where members shared memories of how we all treasured the time to read.The people interviewed were all born between 1919 and 1942 and all from very different backgrounds.
Hear about the project and how the information gathered contributes to the social history of Sheffield
Other dates and topics for 2019
|21 June||Second Lives for the Third Age. Ben Heller|
|19 July||Remote and undisturbed – the history of the General Cemetery. Jo Meredith|
|16 August||Using language and brainwaves to measure cognitive health|
|20 September||From Barrows to Bunkers. Alex Sotheran|
|18 October||The Globe Theatre|
|15 November||Bauhaus Movement. Prof Matthew Jefferies|
|20 December||Sheffield’s Father Christmas. Mick Spick (Repeat of 2016 lecture by popular request)|