Here is a list of 2024’s Speaker Meetings until the summer. Click the image to expand. See also the Events page.
At our speaker meeting, Anita Johnson asked for help with a research study into young mothers. Please see the clickable images below for details and a participant information sheet.
July’s Speaker Meeting was all about skydiving… My dad was a spitfire, hurricane, mustang pilot in WW2–he passed his love of flying over to me. Unable to learn to fly because of the costs involved, I took the next best
February’s Speaker meeting with Higgy gave lots of tips and advice for developing a garden to encourage wildlife. A bath found in a skip becomes a pond and an old tray a bird bath. For those of us with less
On Thursday 5th January – Alan Stone gave an interesting and lively presentation on the tradition of Wassailing and Cider in Somerset. At a Wassail there is singing, dancing and a toast to the Apple tree, generally thanking the tree
The HelloShepton website has been created by the Town Council for everyone to see what is going on in the town. Shepton Mallet u3a now has several listings on the site… HelloShepton
December Speaker Meeting – Christmas flowers and quiz The morning was very successful and everyone wanted to have a go once they saw the array of resources! Luckily the florist was able to accommodate extra participants in the making of
On Thursday 3rd November – We ound out about the Life of Bees with Stewart Gould, the Chair of Somerset Beekeeper’s Association – the room was buzzing and the conversation sweet with Bee facts and information! We were introduced to
On Thursday 6th October, Barry and Malcolm from the Somerset Road Safety team, joined us at the Salvation Army Hall. There followed a friendly and interactive discussion regarding staying safe on the roads and sharing information to update skills and
Around 30 members came along to hear Monty Saul speak about her life, first as a fashion model, later as the wife of Roger Saul, founder of the Mulberry company. She was a very warm and interesting speaker, showing