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Event Category: Learning

  • Flight Inspirations Aviation Group

    110 Years of Aviation History in Hertfordshire1913 - 2023Speaker: Guy Thomas The Flight Inspirations u3a Aviation group is organised by Don Mobley of Stowmarket u3a and Barbara Cordina of Lea Valley u3a. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 10am. Hertfordshire aviation has influenced culture and society in various ways, serving… Read more

  • Secrets of the Human Brain

    Talk 4: The Blood - Brain Barrier (Hadrian's Wall) This talk explains there is a major barrier betweenour circulating blood and brain. This barrier stops many substances in the blood crossing into the brain which has advantages and disadvantages!About the Speaker: Dr. Bob Pullen is a retired University Lecturer who has spent many years giving… Read more

  • The Climate Crisis - and some solutions

    Brenda Ainsley is a u3a member (Cotgrave and District u3a and Online u3a), a trained Climate Reality Leader and is also Community Lead forPlastic Free Cotgrave. Brenda has led various Eco and Climate Groups for the u3a and has presented four National Talks and jointly leads the'Countdown to COP' group for the Online u3a. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-climate-crisis-and-some-solutions-tickets-790124442477?aff=oddtdtcreator Read more

  • From Despair to Delight: The Sonnets of Gerard Manley Hopkins (2)

    About the series: A series of four talks by Professor Christopher Dowrick, illustrating how the creative arts, including literature, poetry, classicalmusic and contemporary folk/rock, can enhance our wellbeing. Each talk is self-contained, but all four combined give the fullest expression to this theme. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/from-despair-to-delight-the-sonnets-of-gerard-manley-hopkins-tickets-854218449377?aff=oddtdtcreator Read more

  • Live Cookery Demonstration

    More spring recipes. Chef Alex from ‘Vegetarian for Life’ demos more of his delicious spring recipes live on Zoom, especially for u3a members.If you have not had a go at making sushi, maki rolls are a good place to start. I will take you through the steps of making perfect rice which is key for… Read more

  • The Road to Clean Water

    Beginnings of a sewage system in Victorian London The great stink of the Thames in1858 convinced parliament to clean it up so Londoners could drink clean water. Enter Joseph Bazalgette.Advances in Public Health – the History and Science.This is a series of five sessions covering major advances in our understanding of the role of public… Read more

  • Mindfulness and Meditation

    Join us each month as we continue the practices introduced in the Mindfulness and Meditation Series and introduce new ones. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mindfulness-and-meditation-continuation-sessions-dec-may-tickets-732689553177?aff=oddtdtcreator Read more

  • Bollywood Laughter Yoga Dance

    Judith Walker and Merrie Maggie offer a session of Bollywood Laughter Yoga Dance. Judith Walker and Merrie Maggie offer a session of Bollywood Laughter Yoga Dance. It’s a gentle aerobic exercise combining the four elements of joy - laughing, singing, dancing and playing and it comes from Dr Kataria of Laughter Yoga International. Here’s a… Read more

  • Artificial Intelligence News - April

    Last month our AI News focused on using Chat Bots to interact with publicly available Generative AI systems and we explored some things these Chat Bots do well and some things where, today, they struggle. You can see the presentation at our ‘AIFor-Everyone’ web site under the heading ‘Past Presentations’ This month we are focusing… Read more

  • A Remarkable Woman

    The Arts and Crafts Designs of May Morris Teacher, lecturer, editor, jeweller and designer, May was accomplished in a wide range of crafts, but it is her work as an embroiderer that is considered to be her greatest achievement. May should be regarded as one of the most significant artists of the Arts and Crafts… Read more