Members’ Monthly Meetings

We meet at the John Godber Centre (JGC) on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 2.00 pm.

Car parking is available on the Market Place and Piggins Croft, both of which are a short walk away. There is a small charge for parking at the JGC (50p for 2 hours £1 for 4 hours), the proceeds of which help to support the church.

Entry to the meeting is from the car park entrance only, please, not before 1:45pm. Please sign in at the tables at the front of the hall.   If leaving before the end of the meeting, it is important for health and safety that you sign yourselves out.

In the event of the fire alarm sounding, then please make your way to the rear car park by means of the rear doors. The assembly point is the Scout Hut in the far corner of the car park.

We will be using the JGC loop system for those of us with hearing aids, please switch to your loop setting. If unable to do this, then please sit on front row seats.

Please volunteer to help with the teas and coffee if you are able, you can sign up on the form available. After our coffee/tea break, we will be reconvening to hear a couple of our group leaders telling us about their group’s activities.

Monday, 4th December, 2023 – Christmas Social 
Including a two-course meal and entertainment featuring home grown talent of our u3a members.    11.45 am  – 4.00 pm.

Wednesday, 10th January, 2024 
Dr Paul Cullen is our guest speaker this month talking on ‘The origins and history of Nottinghamshire place names’.

Wednesday, 14th February, 2024
We welcome Graham Keal, Showbiz Reporter, who will be recounting amusing anecdotes from celebrity encounters during his 35 year career.  These will feature Keith Floyd, Sir David Attenborough, Liz Hurley, Frank Ifield (who had Nottingham connections), Eric Morecambe and many more.

Wednesday, 13th March, 2024
Our guest speaker this month is Emma Sheardown and her talk is entitled ‘No such word as ‘Can’t’.   She says “If I had said “I can’t” at various stages throughout my life, then: I wouldn’t be walking or talking, I would never have become World and European Para Dressage Champion and … I wouldn’t be able to motivate and inspire YOU!”

Wednesday, 10th April, 2024
We welcome Geoff Harris who will be talking on ‘Folklore, Folk Tales and Funny Folk’  a rather sideways look at some of this country’s more bizarre customs, folklore and old wives’ tales.