Meetings & Events

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.

26 September – Dr Jacqueline Cockburn – Art Historian, linguist and lecturer. Her talk is on Spanish artist Sorolla. Dr Cockburn lectures at the V & A, Christies and is an accredited lecturer for the Arts Society. She specialises in art, literature and the language of Spain. Andrew Graham Dixon endorses her Andalucian art tours.

24 October – Deborah Moggach – author – talking about her new publication “The Carer” CANCELLED

21 November – Ian Davidson- scriptwriter to the “Two Ronnies” & Barry Humphries: Ian will be talking about Barry Humphries and his career.

Annual General Meeting 2019

The Annual General Meeting of HGS U3A was held on 18 July 2019. The minutes of the meeting have been approved by the Trustees, and can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Royal Academy of Music – Curator’s Tour of the Museum

Thursday 7 November – 11:45

Our third visit for new members and those that have not visited before. 18 Places available. Please register below:

Tour of the Wigmore Hall — Thursday 28 November at 12 pm

A bespoke tour of the Wigmore Hall; its history and tour backstage, followed by Tea and Coffee in the Bechstein room. Led by the Director of Development


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.

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.