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Orpington U3A

Upcoming events

Coffee, Cake & Chat
11th March 2020 11:30

Monthly General Meeting
16th March 2020 14:00 - 16:00

Orpington U3A - Coffeee Morning
17th March 2020 10:30

History

Orpington U3A have a number of Interest Groups listed together under the heading of "History". Click on a group that interests you to find out more details.

British Monarchy - Members take it in turn to present a monarch which involves some preparation/research.

Enlightenment to Romanticism - History of 18th to 19th Century including: Philosophy, Music, Theatre, Religion, Science, Social History etc.

Family History - There is a theme for each meeting e.g. family names, dating wedding photographs, school days, dress, transport, and everyone tries to do something towards the research.

History - We choose a general title (this year it is Great Cities of the Past), within which each member chooses a topic which interests them and works it up into a talk.

Industrial Archaeology - A varied programme, including visits to industrial heritage sites, films, lectures, a 5 day trip in the summer and an annual lunch.

Local History - details TBC

Women Achievers - We look at women who have made an achievement in different fields chronologically, currently women painters. Each member is expected to make a contribution about every third month.


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