Lostwithiel U3A hold regular open meetings every two months. The meetings are held in the Church Rooms, Church Lane, Lostwithiel starting at 2pm. The meetings are divided into three parts::

  1. Guest Speaker
  2. Break for Refreshments and a Chat
  3. Lostwithiel U3A Business Matters.

The meetings give members the chance to chat to other people outside their interest groups, learn about current activities, and find out about any new groups being formed. General Meetings are ideal for new members to discover what is happening in Lostwithiel U3A.

Our next Open Meeting will take place on Monday November 6th 2017 at 2 pm in the Church Rooms Lostwithiel.

Around The World

The speaker will be Brian Freeland with his subject "Around the World in 80 Plays"

Brian Freeland started in the theatre in 1959 and has worked with many of the theatre and opera companies in the UK.

After a break for refreshments there will be a discussion covering topics of interest to Lostwithiel U3A members.

Balloon Image credit: Glenna Barlow -- (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Lostwithiel U3A Speaker programme 2018

15 JANUARY 2018 - Simon Dell - Lundy through time

Simon spoke to us in 2014 about Murders on Bodmin Moor. Now we can learn about Lundy Island, viewing historical and archival photographs.

5 MARCH - Dominic Bond - The Sabre Trust

Lostwithiel resident, Dominic, will speak to us about The Sabre Trust. They work in Southern Ghana to improve the futures of poor and marginalised children. What the Sabre Trust has achieved in 12 years is truly inspirational.

14 MAY - Ruth and Brian Stevens - BBC Radio

Ruth and Brian spent most of their working lives in BBC Radio. Some fascinating insights guaranteed. They are now Morris dancers in Suffolk.

2 JULY - Lynn Goold - Kenneth Grahame


3 SEPTEMBER - Julie McFeat - Beer sommelier of Cornwall

Julie is a beer sommelier at St Austell Brewery. Not only will she talk to us about this enviable job, but she will bring along samples of beers and foods to complement them for us to try.

5 NOVEMBER - Malcolm Wells - Canine Partners

Canine Partners train dogs to bring greater independence and a better quality of life to people with disabilities by performing tasks that are difficult. These amazing dogs transform lives.

Information about speakers already booked for 2018, in a printable format for passing to members without internet access, now available via this link.

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