Oadby and Wigston


University of the Third Age


Programme of Talks for 2017

25 January    Canals, canal life, traditions and paintings

                                  Mary Matts


22 February    Sex, surnames and the history of Britain

                                  Professor Mark Jobling


29 March        Those Big Brands we grew up with

                                  Felicity Austin


26 April          Big Cats

                                  Barbara Meyer - wild life photographer


31 May           The Charge of the Light Brigade                                   

                                  Leonard Holden


28 June          Post Boxes

                                    Helen Crabtree


26 July           Paradise Gardens - Geoff Hamilton’s Barnsdale

                                    Stuart Dixon


30 August       Wish you were here - how holidays have changed over the years

                                  Graham Sutherland


27 September  Admiral Beatty, the last Naval Hero

                                  Roy Smart


25 October      Living Memories - Belgrave friends remembered

                                  Sandra Moore


29 November    St Wistan - his death and afterlife

                                    Douglas Clinton                                     


13 December    A Tiller Girl in the 1950s

                                    Margaret Hudson