Our regular plenary meetings for Horsley U3A members and their guests take place during 10 months of the year on the fourth Wednesday morning of the month in the East Horsley Village Hall.  Doors open at 9.45am for a 10.30am start, giving members the opportunity to have a free cup of tea or coffee, talk to friends, and catch up on the latest U3A and activity group news.  The formal proceedings begin at 10.30am with an address by an invited speaker chosen to be entertaining as well as informative.

Horsley U3A Monthly Meeting Speakers 2020

Date  2020

             Title of talk


 22 Jan

Sword rests

These are confined mostly to the City of London but what are they ?

Tony Tucker

 26 Feb

Dying to be beautiful

Fatal fashion and what we have endured, and still endure, just to be fashionable and beautiful.

Dr Kathryn Harkup

 25 Mar

Great Ormond St Hospital

An insight into the groundbreaking work and history of this great hospital.

Alan Doig

 22 Apr

Charity shops

The proliferation of these has led to a new way of shopping for some. What is the attraction ?

Tony Earle

 27 May

Revenue goods and where do we find them

How customs officers work and why they make us nervous.

Malcolm Nelson

 24 Jun

The Lady with the Lamp

2020 is the bicentenary of the great lady’s birth.  Do we really know what she was about ?

Paul Whittle

 22 July

Bumble Bee Conservation

Self-explanatory.  The importance of the bumble bee and what we can do to help.

Nikki Gammans

 23 Sep

Jen’s fabulous year !

Jen Powell

 28 Oct

1963 Wow What a Year!

A year of tumultuous events ranging from the long deep freeze to the assassination of a president.

Terry Johnson

 25 Nov

The Pantomime Dame.

Tony Harris