EVENTS PROGRAMME

TITLE            East of England Regional Conference - The u3a Past, Present and Future   

DATE            Thursday 19th May - 2022

SPEAKERS   Patrick Forsyth, Gervase Phinn, Barbara Cordina & Hilary Holt   

DETAILS       Click here for Details

Location       Christchurch United Reform Church, Chelmsford, CM2 0AW

Time             10:30 am

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Platinum Jubilee Quiz

On Tuesday 7th June at 10.30am our monthly Quiz Meeting will take place at Blakeney Village Hall. The quiz will be a themed quiz celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Please do all you can to support our u3a on this special occasion and please feel free to bring your party hats and any left overs from street parties.

Quizzers will attend as individuals and be placed at random on entry in to teams of 4 to 6. It is an excellent chance to meet different people and take part without being put on the spot!

To book for the Quiz click here. The cost is £3.00.

Before coming to any face to face meeting you may find The Personal Members Checklist (HERE PDF or Word) is helpful. You do not need to complete the whole form or bring it with you, simply use the questions as a guide to satisfy yourself that you feel you are safe to attend the meeting.

Please do not attend the event if you or someone else from your household have COVID-19 symptoms.

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TITLE            AGM plus talk - A Very remote period indeed   

DATE            Wednesday 15th June - 2022

SPEAKER    Dr Richard Hoggett

DETAILS      Click here for details

Booking       Click here to book

Location       Blakeney Village hall

Time             10:30 am

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TITLE                Monthly Quiz    

DATE                Tuesday 5th July - 2022

QUIZ MASTER Denis Lascelles

DETAILS           Click here for details

Booking            Click here to book

Location           Blakeney Village hall

Time                 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Cost                  £3.00 per person

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TITLE            The History of The Glaven Ports Blakeney and Cley Part 1 - Up to 1800    

DATE             Tuesday 5th July - 2022

SPEAKER      Jonathan Hootton

DETAILS        The first part of two zoom talks by a local historian and author

Location        Zoom

Time              4:30 pm

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TITLE            Tulip-mania: The Dutch passion for tulips in the 17th century  

DATE             Wednesday 20th July - 2022

SPEAKER     Charles Lewis

DETAILS       Click here for details

Location       Blakeney Village hall

Time             10:30 am

Cost              Members £3.00, Guests £5.00, including refreshments

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No talks in August

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TITLE                Monthly Quiz    

DATE                Tuesday 6th September - 2022

QUIZ MASTER Denis Lascelles

DETAILS           Click here for details

Booking            Click here to book

Location           Blakeney Village hall

Time                 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Cost                  £3.00 per person

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TITLE            Talk on local history topic   

DATE            Wednesday 21st September - 2022

SPEAKER    Peter Lawrence

DETAILS      Return from summer for a talk by one of our favourite speakers on a local historical topic

Location       Blakeney Village hall

Time             10:30 am

Cost              Members £3.00, Guests £5.00, including refreshments

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TITLE                Monthly Quiz    

DATE                Tuesday 4th October - 2022

QUIZ MASTER Denis Lascelles

DETAILS           Click here for details

Booking            Click here to book

Location           Blakeney Village hall

Time                 13:30 pm to 15:30 pm

Cost                  £3.00 per person

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TITLE            The History of the Glaven Ports Blakeney and Cley Part 2 – A port in decline    

DATE             Tuesday 4th October - 2022

SPEAKER      Jonathan Hootton

DETAILS        The second part of two zoom talks by a local historian and author

Location        Zoom

Time              4:30 pm

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TITLE            One for the Road  

DATE            Wednesday 19th October - 2022

SPEAKER    Chanters Jigge - Folk Duo

DETAILS      Click here for details

Location       Blakeney Village hall

Time             10:30 am

Cost              Members £3.00, Guests £5.00, including refreshments

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TITLE                Monthly Quiz    

DATE                Tuesday 1st November - 2022

QUIZ MASTER Denis Lascelles

DETAILS           Click here for details

Booking            Click here to book

Location           Blakeney Village hall

Time                 13:30 pm to 15:30 pm

Cost                  £3.00 per person

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TITLE            Centenary of Carter’s discovery of Tutankhamun

DATE            Wednesday 16th November -2022

SPEAKER    Dr Sue Gattuso

DETAILS      Click here for details

Location       Blakeney Village hall

Time             10:30 am

Cost              Members £3.00, Guests £5.00, including refreshments

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TITLE                Monthly Quiz    

DATE                Tuesday 6th December - 2022

QUIZ MASTER Denis Lascelles

DETAILS           Click here for details

Booking            Click here to book

Location           Blakeney Village hall

Time                 13:30 pm to 15:30 pm

Cost                  £3.00 per person

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TITLE           Christmas Event

DATE            Wednesday 14th December - 2022

SPEAKER    

DETAILS      

Location       Blakeney Village hall

Time             10:30 am