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Updated – Thames Valley Network u3a events

4 May, 2021

Details have been now been published for the following events on the Thames Valley Network calendar:

Friday 14th May at 10.30 on Zoom – The History of Gardening – part 1

Dr David Marsh is the speaker for this 4-lecture event.  The first two lectures today will look at when and how the interest in gardening began and where the plants in our gardens came from originally.  The remaining two lectures will follow next week in Part 2 (separate flyer).   

The cost for this talk is £1 per device.  Full details of the event can be found on this flyer.  The closing date for applications is Monday, 10th May.

NEW – Tuesday 18th May 10.30 a.m. on Zoom – Gershwin and his music

Full details of the event can be found on this flyer.  The fee for the event is £2.00 per device. The closing date for applications is Thursday, 11th May 2021.

Friday 21st May at 10.30 on Zoom – The History of Gardening – part 2

The two final lectures look at the growth of interest amongst the 19th century middle class, how technology changed the face of our gardens and how the mass media has changed gardening in the 20th century.  

The cost for this talk is £1 per device.  Full details of the event can be found on this flyer.  The closing date for applications is Monday, 17th May.

NEW – Friday 4th June at 10.30 on Zoom – The British Prime Minister, a President in all but name

This presentation by Mark Lovett, will concentrate on the 20th / 21st Centuries:- how the role evolved, how the personalities involved created new precedents for others to follow.

This talk is free of charge.  Full details of the event can be found on this flyer.  The closing date for applications is Monday, 31st May.

BOOKING
 
The easiest and best option is to book electronically by clicking on the ‘TICKETSOURCE’ icon immediately below the event on the TVN website

You will receive an acknowledgement immediately and the Zoom link a few days before the event.

PLEASE CHECK THAT YOU ENTER YOUR DETAILS CAREFULLY WHEN YOU BOOK.
If you have booked an event and do not get the link 2 days before the event, please message TicketSource to advise.  DO NOT LEAVE IT UNTIL THE DAY OF THE EVENT AS YOU WILL NOT GET A REPLY.

The full list of events currently available to book are shown below:

History of Gardening Part 1

Dr David Marsh is the speaker for this 4-lecture event.  The first two lectures today will look at when and how the interest in gardening began and where the plants in our gardens came from originally.  The remaining two lectures will follow next week in Part 2 (separate flyer).   

The cost for this talk is £1 per device.  Full details of the event can be found on this flyer.  The closing date for applications is Monday, 10th May.

 

Gershwin and his music

Full details of the event can be found on this flyer.  The fee for the event is £2.00 per device. The closing date for applications is Thursday, 11th May 2021.

History of Gardening Part 2

The two final lectures with the speaker Dr David Marsh, look at the growth of interest amongst the 19th century middle class, how technology changed the face of our gardens and how the mass media has changed gardening in the 20th century.  

The cost for this talk is £1 per device.  Full details of the event can be found on this flyer.  The closing date for applications is Monday, 17th May.

The British Prime Minister, a President in all but name

This presentation by Mark Lovett, will concentrate on the 20th / 21st Centuries:- how the role evolved, how the personalities involved created new precedents for others to follow.

This talk is free of charge.  Full details of the event can be found on this flyer.  The closing date for applications is Monday, 31st May.

Visit to RHS Wisley

No information available as yet.

Coventry Cathedral

No information available as yet.

 

Repeat of The Thames and its Boats (postponed from June 2020)

No information available as yet.