Category Archives: Coffee mornings

November Speaker talk – Driving under London

Our Speaker at the November ‘Coffee Morning’ on Thursday November 18th at 10.30 a.m. will be John Polley who will tell us about his career ‘Driving under London’. John Polley has a variety of interests, including local history, transport, and industrial archaeology. When John left school back in the long hot summer of 1976 he wanted to become… Read More »

Report on July Coffee Morning talk now published

  An extensive report, by Margaret Shaw, on the latest Coffee Morning talk is now available. ” How medicines were invented”, given by u3a member Mike Hollingsworth, was our July online talk.  Mike’s talk focused on 3 common medicines – Morphine, Aspirin and Penicillin, and illustrated how chance, inspiration and perspiration – sheer hard work – contributed to… Read More »