Our Past Monthly Meetings
January to December 2020


Our monthly meeting talks have been varied, entertaining and informative as can be seen from the list below.


16th December 2020
(Zoom Meeting)
'Under the Influence' a fun talk with songs and anecdotes with Andy Smith'
Andy Smith - playing guitar

11th November 2020
(Zoom Meeting)

As Mad as a Hatter
the origins of sayings
with Sandy Leong
Mad Hatter image

14th October 2020
(Zoom Meeting)

A talk about common causes of blindness and the RNIB

with James Hassall
RNIB
Aid for blind person

9th September 2020
(Zoom Meeting)

Queen Victoria's Coronation -
an eye-witness account

with Sue Easton
Painting of Queen Victoria's coronation

13th August 2020
(Zoom Meeting)
Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker .... A Journey Through Family History

with Helen Reid
Butcher, Baker and Candlestick

8th July 2020
(Zoom Meeting)
The Devil's Darning Needle
The life of dragonflies.

with Kevin Reynolds

Blue Dragonfly

8th June 2020
(Zoom Meeting)
Weird, Wonderful and Wild : A look at weird and wonderful wildlife

with Tony Westaway
Blue Dragonfly

13th May 2020
(Zoom Meeting)
Fearon’s Legacy and the Story of Water Supplies to Loughborough

with Martyn Speight
Fearon's Fountain

11th March 2020
(Emmanuel Church)
AGM and
Charnwood U3A Making Music

with our own Making Music Group
Music Notes

11th February 2020
(Emmanuel Church)
"The Story of 3M in Loughborough"

with Rosalind Smith
3M logo

8th January 2020
(Emmanuel Church)
"Barrow to Baghdad and Back"

with Philip Caine
Iraq - mosque at sunset