U3A Monthly Meetings with Guest Speakers
Lymington Community Centre
Fuller & McLellan Halls 2/2.30 pm
Guests & New Members Are Welcome
4 Jan “The Town Crier” Terry Earles
1 Feb “Artificial Intelligence” Ray Thompson
The scope and pace of AI will have serious social implications. What is the
technology, what are the social impacts and what are the longer term
1 March "Sweet and Sour" Ron Taylor
The role slaves played in the food chain.
5 April "Dr Beeching: A Reckless axeman or necessary surgeon?"
55 years after his report, for which some people held him responsible for
the death of rural Britain, Dr Beeching's work and legacy deserve a
COFFEE MORNING / PLUS, 10 - 11.30am.
Fuller & McLellan Halls, Lymington Community Centre.
Bring a friend – refreshments 30p.
18 Dec Christmas Coffee
15 January New Forest Nightstop - a charity working with the homeless
19 February Coffee
19 March U3A member, Ken Targett, talking about pewter. (Ken is a former
Chairman of the Association of British Pewter Craftsmen.)
16 April - Coffee.
All members, particularly those who are new to our U3A, are welcome.
Trips are being planned for the New Year to:
Winchester Science Museum and Planetarium
The Mary Rose in Southampton
The Met Office in Exeter
If you are interested ring Bert (689061) or Ginny (676811)
REMINDER: Each event must be paid for by cheque payable to “Lymington U3A”. Your booking is not confirmed until your cheque has been received. No refund will be given unless another member can take your place. (If illness or an emergency prevent attendance, a refund may be given at the discretion of the Organiser and the Social Account Treasurer.)
ALL COACH DEPARTURES ARE FROM THE M&S CAR PARK. RETURN TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE.
When signing up, PLEASE ENSURE YOU KEEP THE ORGANISER’S CONTACT DETAILS in case you need to get in touch. You will be given his/her mobile phone number to ring in the event of problems at the last minute or during the day.
Thursday, 15 February - Salisbury Playhouse — Murder, Margaret and Me (a story
about Agatha Christie and Margaret Rutherford). Coach leaves
Lymington (car park at rear of M & S ) at 12.30pm and returns
from the theatre at approx. 5pm. Cost approx £28. CHEQUES
MUST BE RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN 20th DECEMBER 2017
Thursday, 8 March - Salisbury Playhouse — Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Coach and cost details as above CHEQUES MUST BE RECEIVED
NOT LATER THAN 10 JAN 2018
Thursday 22 March - Salisbury Playhouse — The Importance of Being Earnest
starring Gwen Taylor and Susan Penhaligon. Coach and cost
details as above CHEQUES MUST BE RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN
24 JAN 2018
Contact: Audrey Lamb 02380 282283
LUNCH CLUB: 12.30
Do join us for a monthly pub lunch. A different pub each month, and time for a chat.
19 January the Walhampton Arms 12.00 for 12.45
Contact: Julia Greenham 01590 672736 or
IMPORTANT - MEMBERS SIGNING UP MUST ADVISE IF UNABLE TO ATTEND AS SOME RESTAURANTS NOW ASK FOR A CREDIT CARD NUMBER WHEN BOOKING.
(all members and dogs welcome, just turn up at 10.30)
Monday 1 January, meet at the Tilery Road car park, on the track at the back of the
Balmerlawn Hotel Brockenhurst. Map ref: SU 308032, a 4 mile walk,
meeting at the Snakecatcher for a drink afterwards.
Monday 5 February, meet at the Beechern Wood car park on the road to Rhinefield on
the outskirts of Brockenhurst. Map Ref SU283027, a 3.5 mile walk,
meeting at the Hare and Hounds, Sway, on the way back.
Monday 5 March, meet at the Matley car park on the B3056 halfway between Lyndhurst
and Beaulieu Road Station. Map ref: SU 331073, a 5 mile walk,
meeting for a drink at the Drift Inn afterwards.
Monday 2 April, meet at the James Hill car park on the Emery Down to Bolderwood
road Map ref: SU 281082, a 4 mile walk, meeting for a drink at the
New Forest Inn afterwards.