Monthly Meetings

U3A Monthly Meetings 2017-2018

Sep 25th

David Rose

Local historian

Guildford’s Pubs

Based on his latest book, the talk focuses on pubs still open and those closed; also Guildford’s brewing history.

Oct 30th

Richard Poad

Chairman of Maidenhead Heritage Centre

Grandma Flew Spitfires

A forgotten story of courage, skill and sacrifice about women pilots flying Spitfires in World War Two.

Nov 27th


Susan Radford

U3A Resource Centre Manager

U3A Resource Centre

Information about the resource centre

Jan 29th

Penelope Corfield

Professor Emeritus, Royal Holloway, University of London

Eros and Entertainment:

Vauxhall Gardens

The invention of commercialized leisure

Feb  26th

Murray Rowlands


Sir Harold Gillies

Pioneering of plastic surgery at Cambridge Military Hospital in World War One

Mar 26th

Ken Bare

Trustee of Surrey Hills Society

Enterprising Surrey

Talk about small entrepreneurial businesses that have been set up in the area and the stories behind them

Apr 30th

Pat Mitchinson

Early career teacher and lecturer. Joined BBC doing history talks. Author

16th Century Celebrity Women

Talk focuses on some of the enterprising women who succeeded in carving out a role in a man’s world and the tactics they used.

We hold regular monthly meetings on the last Monday of the month. These are held from 2 - 3 pm in St Joseph's

Church Hall, Denmark Road, Guildford unless otherwise specified. Guests are welcome.

The speaker and/or topic may be subject to change. Tea will be served from 3.00 pm after the meeting