Monthly Speaker Program 2019

10 January Cheryl Holdship – A Personal Approach to Adult Social Care
14 February Sue Cadman, an Original Les Dawson Roly Poly
14 March West Wolds U3A 20th Anniversary Event, more details to follow
11 April Keith Hanson- Tales of the Tower of London.Chief Exhibitor at The Tower of London for 20 years, Keith takes us through the Tower’s history, famous prisoners and Crown Jewels.
9 May Dr Andrew Jackson – The Lincolnshire Co-op, Some Historical Perspectives. Andrew Jackson is Head of Research and an historian at Bishop Grosseteste University and will enlarge on the history of the Lincolnshire co-op which was founded in 1861 by Thomas Parker, a joiner from Gainsborough.
13 June Stuart Gibbon – Staying Safe. Ex- Senior Police Detective advises on home security, bogus callers, telephone cold callers, mobile phone security and scam mail. A must for everyone to stay safe in these modern times.
11 July Loretta Rivett- Lincolnshire Dialects. It may frit frim foak or even give them a meagrim but Linkisheere’s traditional dialect is more than just chitter n’ jabber – it’s proud heritage. The born-and-bred Yellowbelly will be telling local folktales and poems, as well as explaining the origins of Lincolnshire words, some of which date back to the 14th century.
8 August Karen Crow – Lincoln Ghost Walks. Lincoln is steeped in spooky stories and ghostly tales, let Karen guide you through the legends.
12 September Derek Tindall – Birds of Prey. Bringing 6-8 Birds including Owls, Hawks & a Vulture, Derek aims to help you to not only interact with the Birds but to get a better understanding of their nature, their history and how we work with them today.
10 October Sally Henshaw – Finding Richard III. The details of the Greyfriars Dig and the unearthing of the King’s body will be revealed by Sally, of The Richard III Society.
 14 November  AGM
 12 December Mark Walsh – Ukulele Sensation. Ukulele maestro Mark Walsh, described as one of “the finest players in the world”, also sings and tells amusing anecdotes about his years in Music Hall alongside such stars as Danny La Rue and Roy Hudd