“This is a unique, anecdotal account of Simon’s exciting career, singing opposite Joan Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti at The Edinburgh Festival, Cleo Laine at The Adelphi Theatre in “Showboat ” and Ginger Rodgers in “Mame” at The Drury Lane Theatre
Songs are included. Simon was also the singing voice for Peter O’Toole in the United Artistes’ film, “Man of La Mancha” especially for the great song, “The Impossible Dream”
He was also a finalist in the TV programme ” Britain’s Got Talent ” at The London Palladium, with a standing ovation from the entire audience for his rendering of ” The Impossible Dream.”
He will be giving a talk on some aspect of European History, possibly about France. He hasn’t decided which actual events he will be talking about yet.
He is a member of U3A in London at Belsize Park where he runs a group and he is a former History teacher at St Paul’s School in London.
Providing a ‘virtual visit’ to Bexley covering the well-known houses: Hall Place, Danson House and William Morris’s Red House”
Former Head Teacher at Channings School in Highgate
Pre-Pandemic Monthly Meetings
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