Monthly Meetings 2020
All Meetings at Ewen Hall High Barnet starting 9.45 am (for tea/coffee)
The meeting is always on the first Thursday of the month. It begins at 9.45 am in Ewen Hall where tea/coffee and biscuits are available. The talk starts at 10.30 am. In the hall, you can book Outings, find out about new groups from the Groups team, discover what is happening in the London U3A region and get computer/phone/tablet help if you need it. The membership team are on duty to answer queries and register new members. Non members are welcome to come to these meetings, to find out more about Barnet U3A
|6th February||Francis Beckett||“Clem Attlee and my father – parallel lives.||Until recently editor of TAM (Third Age Matters) and is also a well-known author.
|5th March||AGM & Priya Singh||Noah's Ark Hospice||Talk on the New Noah's Ark Hospice|
|2nd April||Paul Corley||‘Breakfast Television: snap crackle and pop... or just a clash of egos?’||He was Managing Director of GMTV for six years. Previous to that he was Controller of Factual Programmes for ITV and Managing Director of Carlton Broadcasting and had thirty five years in TV working for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4|
|7th May||Dick and Lisa Robinson||Sister Edith Appleton – Front Line nurse and diarist in the Great War.||Talk by Dick Robinson about his great aunt.
|4th June||Nicholas Jones||Looking back on the Winter of Discontent||Nicholas Jones, a former BBC labour and industrial correspondent, reflects on the impact of the 1978-78 “winter of discontent”: a disastrous turning point for the British trade union movement that heralded the election of Margaret Thatcher and 18 years of Conservative government. In an illustrated PowerPoint presentation, Jones recaptures the final days of the Callaghan administration when Labour lost control in the face of widespread industrial action.|
|1st October||Robin Bishop||Talk about the current planned developments in Barnet. (Detailed title to follow)|