Monthly Meeting

All members are invited to the Monthly Meeting on the fourth Thursday of the month.

The meeting starts with a brief review of U3A news, followed by a presentation from a guest speaker, then a further opportunity for socialising.

Thursday 26 April

Annual General Meeting Followed by: Speaker: Rick Garside, Retd. Prof of Economics Topic: Fighting for Survival- The Durham Miners in Crisis and War 1919-45. As an exporting coalfield Durham was hard hit by the...

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When Meetings take place on the Fourth Thursday of every month. The exception is December when the Grand Christmas Bash is held earlier in that month. The AGM forms the first part of the April meeting.
Where Meetings are held in THE WITHAM, 3 Horsemarket, in the centre of Barnard Castle. DL12 8LY
Parking Free for 2 hours on the cobbles in front of the Witham or Pay and Display in Morrison’s Car Park to the rear and side of the Witham.
Time Meetings assemble at 10.00am to allow members to look at the individual group display areas, talk to group convenors and have a tea/coffee. A speaker (always interesting and informative) gives a talk at 10.30am until 11.30/11.45pm approximately.
Cost A £1.00 admission fee is charged in order to cover room hire cost. Please remember your membership card. Coffee/tea is £1.00 per cup. This is a service provided by The Witham and does not generate any income for Teesdale U3A.
Guests Non-members are welcome to attend one Monthly Meeting as a ‘taster’ before deciding to join Teesdale U3A. The £1.00 admission fee applies. There will always be someone to welcome you, committee members display their membership card in a red holder.
Visitors If members have visitors staying with them (or staying in the area) they may bring the visitors to the Monthly Meeting. The £1.00 admission fee applies.
NB Children under 18 are not allowed to attend Monthly Meetings as they would not be covered by our insurance.

Past Meetings

January 2018 From Barrow to Bagdad  Philip Caine
November 2017 Life In The Royal Household Colin Anderson (Royal Pastry Chef)
October 2017 Making Maps, Past and Present Dr Kevin Sheehan (Durham University)
September 2017 How to Murder People for Money Rebecca Jenkins
August 2017 The Whitby Wizard Dag Kjelldahl
June 2017 Trevor Morse Geological Evidence of Past Climate Change