Meetings & Events

AGM

We are holding our second Annual General Meeting on Thursday 18 July at Alyth, from 10 am to 12 pm. For HGS U3A members only.

Please use the booking form below to secure your place.

Topical TalksAudience applauds Professor Jacobs

Organiser: Daphne Berkovi

Topical Talks are normally held every month on a Thursday between 3 pm and 4.30 pm at Alyth. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available at a donation of £1 from 3 pm. The talk begins around 3.20 pm. Non-members are welcome to attend a single talk, but to attend subsequent talks, you must become a member of HGS U3A.

13 June — Dr Eileen Barker — “Will the Real Moonie Stand Up? From Unification to DisUnification in Post-charismatic New Religious Movements”— a talk on religious cults.

Please register using the following form:

Bookings are acknowledged a week prior to the event.

Lifespan Psychology

Facilitator: Daphne Berkovi

Middlesex University London logoA new series of short modules created for our U3A by the Psychology Department at Middlesex University. The first “taster” module was entitled Family history and the search for identity, delivered by Antonia Bifulco, Head of Department, Professor of Psychology on 19 February.

A lecture programme is now available – please see Middlesex Partnership for details and a booking form.

  • Duration: 4.00 – 5.30 pm
  • Mondays starting 29 April
  • Location:  From 29 April at Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London NW4 4BT
  • Number of places: 50

Evening Talks

New series of evening talks complementing our monthly Topical Talks. Held at Fellowship House, 136a Willifield Way, London, NW11 6YD.

11 June — 7–9 pm – Dr Mannie Sher’s talk on his research “The experience of being 70 and over”.

Dr Sher is a Principal Researcher and Consultant at the Tavistock Institute. In celebration of the Tavistock Institute’s 70th anniversary, he developed research into what it means to reach the age of 70 and beyond. Do join us to hear this fascinating talk by a leading expert in his field.

£2 donation on entry.

Please register below:

18 June — 7–9.30 pm – Rachel Kolsky’s talk on her recent publication “Women’s London”.

This publication is the only guidebook that focuses on the women that have shaped London through the centuries. So, do join us to hear prize winning and very popular Blue Badge tour guide and author Rachel Kolsky’s talk on her award winning publication “Women’s London”.

£2 donation on entry.

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London & National Events

Members of HGS U3A are also entitled to participate in events organized by the London Region of U3As and in national events of the Third Age Trust. Visit the Events page of the London Region website for details of what’s coming up in London.

London Region Summer School

The London Region of U3As will hold its non-residential summer school on 23–25 July 2019 at St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, EC4Y 8EQ (5 minutes’ walk from Blackfriars Underground station).

The programme will be drawn from a broad range of subjects including Art, Current Affairs, History, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Science and Travel. This year’s general theme is ‘Celebration of the Sea’.

There will be a choice of 27 different talks, 5 workshops, and 6 guided walks around the City of London.

Attendance can be for one, two or three days and the cost is £38 per day. Refreshments and a cold buffet lunch are included.

To register for programme details to be sent to you, please email Chris Feldman.

Shared Learning Projects

Shared learning projects provide U3A members with the opportunity to engage in research or some other enterprise with a range of other organizations. London U3As have recently been involved in projects with the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, the London Wetland Centre, King’s College, and the Royal Philatelic Society, among others. The London U3A website has more information.

London & National Events

Members of HGS U3A are also entitled to participate in events organized by the London Region of U3As and in national events of the Third Age Trust. Visit the Events page of the London Region website for details of what’s coming up in London.