u3a - Online Events

Learning Events

Our relationship with leading organisations, built up over many years, has meant we are in a position to offer selected national events online ensuring that learning is still available to our U3As and their members. This includes events with the National Gallery, Royal Institution, Guildhall Art Gallery, and the British Library (for which there may be a charge).  

We are also offering a number of workshops, webinars and interactive sessions delivered by members for members, which are free to join. These are in high demand and spaces are limited, particularly for those with an interactive element. At the time of booking please ensure that you are committed to attending to avoid other members missing out on places. If you are unable to attend please cancel your place through Eventbrite. 

Many online events are being delivered via the Zoom video conferencing/webinar platform. We have some 'How to Guides' and are offering 'Online Tutorials'  for using Zoom that may assist you if you are not familiar with this tool. 

What philosophers say about life and how to live it well

What philosophers say about life and how to live it well

Join Shri Sharma, u3a Subject Adviser for Philosophy, for this series of talks on a range of philosophers

Fridays 9, 16, 30 July and 6 August at 2pm

Free - Online via Zoom

Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners

Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners

Join Henry Howarth, u3a Subject Adviser for Cryptic Crosswords, for a 6-week course

Thursdays from 22nd july to 26th August at 10.00am

Free - Online via Zoom

Pompeii

Out of the Ashes - Exploring Pompeii

Join Vivianne Rowan of Southport u3a and visit the ancient city of Pompeii from the comfort of your own home

Tuesday 27th July at 10am

Free - Online via Zoom

Cyber Security

Staying Safe Online - Cyber Security in a Digital Age

A presentation and Q&A by Barry Linton of Thorpe Bay u3a

Wedsnesday 28th July at 10am

Free - Online via Zoom

The Macabre Spectacle of Public Executions in 19th Century Britain

The Macabre Spectacle of Public Executions in 19th Century Britain

A presentation by Alan Essex of Westerham u3a

Thursday 29th July at 2pm

Free - Online via Zoom

Linguistics

An Introduction to Linguistics

A spoken presentation on the science of words by Mark Newbrook of Furness u3a

Tuesday 3rd August at 10am

Free - Online via Zoom

Wellbeing in nature - repeat talk

Wellbeing in Nature - repeat talk

Join Susan Collini, Subject Adviser for Wellbeing with Nature, for this interactive talk and discussion

Thursday 5th August at 2pm

Free - Online via Zoom

Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci - Would he have made a good u3a member?

A repeat presentation by Catherine Stevenson, chair of Newcastle u3a

Tuesday 10th August at 10am

Free - Online via Zoom

Live Cookery Demonstration - Veg on fire! Tips for the perfect vegetarian BBQ

Cookery Demonstration - Veg on Fire! Tips for the perfect vegetarian BBQ

Live cookery demonstration with Chef Alex from Vegetarian for Life

Monday 16th August at 10.30am

Image credit: 'Vegetarian for Life'

Free - Online via Zoom

Friday Watercolour Painters

Friday Watercolour Painters

Join Tony Burke, Huddersfield U3A, for this series of interactive painting sessions

Fridays from 20th August to 10th September inclusive (4 dates) at 2pm

Free - Online via Zoom