Local History


Group Leader: Jean Winder and Rosa Wright
Telephone: 01777 817777 and 01777 816073
Email: local-history@retford-u3a.org.uk
Meetings: Second Tuesday 9:45-12:00 (speaker begins at 10.15am)
Venue:  Westhill Centre, Ordsall


Happy New Year!

What to do in the next couple of months?  Why not listen to an interesting talk !!


Forthcoming Meetings :-


Tuesday 14th May 2019 - The History of Lincoln Cathedral - Speaker: Vic Hughes
Tuesday 11th June 2019 - The History of the Mary Rose - Speaker: Kathy Powis
Tuesday  9th July 2019 - The Autochromes of Stephen Pegler:colour photographs of Old Retford - Speaker: Sam Glasswell
Tuesday  13th August 2019 - The American Civil War (5 years in 50 minutes)  -  Speaker:  David Skillen
Tuesday 10th September 2019 - The history of 'The Royal British Legion'   -     Speaker:  Ann Hickman
Tuesday 8th October 2019  -  Curiosities of Derbyshire and South Yorkshire  -   Speaker:  John Taylor
Tuesday 12th November 2019 - A Woman's Lot in Nottinghamshire   -        Speaker:   Chris Weir 

The doors at West Hill Community Centre in Ordsall are open from 9.45am and the speaker will begin at 10.15am.  The address is Cheyne Walk DN22 7GA. The cost is £2 per member which includes a cuppa and biscuits.  The talk usually finishes at around 11.30-11-40 am and the doors will close at 12 noon.  All U3A members are welcome.