The History group has a full programme of talks by members, talks by external speakers; group discussions; visits to exhibitions, and visits to sites of interest. All U3A members are welcome. The ideas, enthusiasm and  support of our members has enabled us to enjoy a full programme of talks for a number of years.  We have the following programme of talks for 2021. 

Tuesday, 26th January          

The Great Storm of 1703                          

Susan Morris

Tuesday, 23rd February       

The Suez Canal. The Building and the Confilicts, 2000BC to 2000AD 

David Williams

Tuesday, 23rd March           

Three Talks on the Topic 'Popular Uprisings:'

The Peasants' Revolt 

Kett's Rebellion

The Peterloo Massacre          

Joy Campbell

Denise Smee 

Joy Davis

Tuesday, 27th April               

Tyzack Tools      

Don Tyzack

Tuesday, 25th May              

Sir Edward Elgar            

Mark Blowers

Tuesday, 22nd June              

Mary Seacole

Robbi Robson

Tuesday, 28th September    

The Foreign Office Building and its Secrets

Stephen Day

Tuesday, 26th October        

From the Old Bailey to Bondi Beach                

Bob Spackman

Tuesday,23rd November         

Brigadier-General Eric Serocold: From Ladysmith to Ypres

Tom Stevenson


The History Group talks are now back at East Horsley Village Hall. We look forward to seeing you. The meetings are being run as Hybrid meetings, those that cannot attend in person can join the meetings on Zoom.

This programme reflects the wide range of member interests. We expect it to evolve in line with those interests.  New member are welcome. Please contact

David Williams 01483 282296

June Davey      01483 283646