Upcoming Speakers and Events at Haverhill u3a

Tuesday 25th May 2021

Speaker Alison Meers

The speaker will describe her journey in Africa and share many wonderful photographs of her conservation and community work focussing especially on the plight of cheetahs. 

 

Her own website can be found here:  https://www.alisonmeesphotography.com/

Image by Gwen Weustink

Tuesday 27th July 2021

Speaker Edward Gildea

Reuniting with our world

Never having intended to become an adventurer, still less a poet, Edward has circumnavigated the globe and climbed Himalayan peaks; experiences which gave him a powerful and visceral connection with our planet. 

The combination of sailing across oceans and observing shrinking glaciers coinciding with the births of his grandsons, transformed him into a green activist.

It is those experiences that he would like to share with you

Click here for more information 

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Tuesday 28th September 2021

Open Day 10.30 - 12.30

We hope that we can welcome you all to our open day. Our group leaders will hopefully be available to let you know all about the activities that Haverhill u3a will be organising in 2021-2022

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Tuesday 30th November 2021

Speaker Henry from the REACH foodbank Haverhill

Haverhill Foodbank

It only takes a change in circumstances; for example, loss of job, benefit cut or benefits delay; and families already struggling to make ends meet, either have to borrow money for food, or go without. We are looking to help bridge the gap with food for a family or individual for at least three days (or until other agencies or services becomes available). We work closely with other agencies, i.e. family support workers, health visitors and Social Services.

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Tuesday 29th June 2021

Speaker Paula Baker

So you think you know about hedgehogs

The purpose of Suffolk Prickles Hedgehog Rescue is for the benefit of the public to further conservation and preservation of the hedgehog species by providing a rescue, care, and rehabilitation service for sick, injured or orphaned hedgehogs with the aim of releasing such hedgehogs back into the wild wherever possible.

Image by Christiane S Hartl

Tuesday 31st August 2021

Speaker Stephen Poulter

Dick Turpin "The myth and the man"

In this presentation Stephen contrasts the myth about the “gentleman highwayman” which grew up in the 19th and 20th centuries in magazines, novels, films, and television series with the true story of one of history’s most notorious villains who was a violent and murderous thug. He also tells the tales of a number of other highway robbers operating around the UK whose exploits were later attributed to Turpin. 

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Tuesday 26th October 2021

Speaker Alison Dickens

Strange tales from the dust . Discover beneath the Choir Stalls of Kings College, Cambridge. Surprising revelations from under these famous choir stalls. 

Originally from the Lake District, and following study at Bournemouth and Sheffield, Alison has been a professional archaeologist for over 30 years .  She worked for the Cambridge Archaeological Unit (part of the University of Cambridge) as a Senior Manager for over 27 years .

Image by Siddhesh Mangela

Tuesday 7th December 2021

CHRISTMAS PARTY (CANCELLED)

We will not be holding a Christmas Party this year.

Hopefully we can continue the tradition next year.

Look out for our Quiz!

Christmas Dinner