Monthly Talks Online

A series of regular monthly talks that take place normally on the first Tuesday of every month at 11.00 a.m. online via Zoom. A second talk may, on occasion, be organised later in the month
 
  To enjoy the talks you must have access to a desktop or laptop PC, or a tablet or a smart phone loaded with the Zoom app
 
  Registration is recommended to reserve a place
 
  Upcoming talk …

Tuesday 25 January 2022
Brenda Ainsley – The Climate crisis and some solutions

Brenda Ainsley is a trained Climate Reality Leader and is also Community Lead for Plastic Free Cotgrave. She is a Green Flag Assessor for Eco Schools. Brenda leads various eco and climate Groups for the u3a, including Countdown to COP for the online Trust u3a. Brenda has delivered two national talks on climate matters to over 250 u3a members across the UK and has spoken to numerous u3a groups. In November 2021, Brenda led four u3a workshops during the COP Climate Cconference in Glasgow, with an emphasis on intergenerational climate action. During the COP26 event, Brenda met former Vice President Al Gore, who set up and leads the Climate Reality Project, based on the findings presented in his film An Inconvenient Truth.

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  Recordings of many of the talks are available to members who email cedu3a@protonmail.com. Please include your membership number in your request. A file will be send for download via the file-sharing service WeTransfer.
 
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SpeakerTalk
Mike BlackThe seedy side of life
Ian ChristieDecadent London was where cinema was born : an online guided tour of the sites
Sandra ClarkWomen and crime in early modern England
Martyn CrucefixExploring the refugee experience through poetry
Stella DadzieA Kick in the belly: women, slavery and resistance
Sheila HaymanSenseless: is the artificial intelligent?
Fool’s GoldDark Light
Gordon HutchinsonHistory of Alexandra Palace
Gaye IllsleyLasting Power of Attorney
Jo LivingstonLiving history : there’s a lot of it about
Bernard LockettThe Heritage of Gilbert and Sullivan
Tess LugoFrom evil wind to modern Qi: A brief history of Chinese medicine
Michael LumbUnderstanding performance art
Huren MarshReginald Uren’s remarkable journey
Vaughan MelzerFifty years of Chettle Court
Andrew-John PatersonOrganising your life
John PearsonBlessed are the cheesemakers
Jack PriceThe Future of brain repair: the prospects for successful stem cell therapy
Will RathouseThe Archaeology of the Thames foreshore
Liz SichLa zona grigia – complicity and compliance amongst rural women, 1943-1944
Janet SutherlandFuture housing
Peter WebbErotic art
Peter WebbDavid Hockney as I have known him
Peter WebbMy Day With Dali
Peter WebbVincent van Gogh
Luisa WelchThe History of wine
Martin WilkinsonHow economic inequality damages minds, bodies and societies
Martin WilkinsonInequality : its effects on mental health and climate change, and what we can do about it

Also available
 
Talks given to the the 1960s and 70s Group

SpeakerTalk
David HepworthOverpaid, oversexed and over there
Sarah ShawSecret diary of a 1970s secretary