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WOODBRIDGE PROGRAMME OF TALKS AND MEETINGS

All Woodbridge meetings are held at the

Woodbridge Football Club

7 Fynn Road

Woodbridge IP12 4LS

There is plenty of car parking available 

All talks start at 10.30 am and refreshments are available from 10:00 am.

   

Meetings from October 2023 - June 2024

                          

17th June 2024:- Change in Speaker, An introduction into AI. by Barry Claydon

Barry is going to give us an introduction into Artifical Intelligence. I expect like most of us we run a mile at the thought of AI but we come across it much more than we think, talking on the phone, on line etc. so Barry is going to give us an introduction to a subject that is going to affect all of us more and more

 

AGM at Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre

Monday 10th June 2024 at 2pm  all welcome

 Volunteers for Community needed

 

Friday 6th September 2024 Kesgrave 10.30am – 12.30pm Your opportunity to see what our groups will be offering for the coming year

 

Meeting From Oct 2024 - June 2025

 

 Oct 21st 2024 Story of Silk. - Jennifer Gibbs

Jennifer talks about the history of silk from turkey which is full of humour and packed with unusual and surprising stories of a culture so different from her own.

 

Nov 18th 2024 Life as a security Gaurd - Bill Roberts

Bill was a security guard in various settings telling tales of his long career in protection

 

Jan 20th 2025  A Handsome Little Town’: a virtual tour of Bury St Edmunds - Adrian Tindal

Adrian looks at the history of Burry St Edmunds from the time it was settled in Ango-Saxon times including King Edmund, Saxon Kings, Tudor Queens and Mr Pickwick

 

Feb 17th 2025  Healing Energies - Erik Punaks

. A wide range of therapeutic approaches accept the idea that there is an ‘invisible’ anatomy of energies working in conjunction with our physical body. You may have come across this idea through Reiki, Acupuncture, Yoga and forms of Eastern medicine -  and the use of words like ‘aura’ and ‘chakras’.  In this talk I give an outline of this model, and some explanation of how an understanding may contribute to one’s health and harmony.

 

March 17th 2025 Drought Gardening Sonia Burrows

Sonia is a well-known speaker to local groups talking on all types of gardening but as the weather is getting hotter and dryer drought gardening is becoming something we have to start considering. Sonia talks about all aspects of this

 

April 14th 2025 The Weather Forcast Tony Diamond

Tony is a regular speaker to the u3a. In his usual fashion he will use prose to talk about the weather forecast

 

May 19th 2025 Submarine Accidents. - Peter Biggs

Peter was a submariner for many years which has spurred his interest in submarine accidents.

 

June 16th 2025 Stay Tunned - How a boy from a farm became an international broadcaster. - Roy Clark

Roy has been a broadcaster for almost 40 years both in the UK and the USA. He tells the story of how a famers boy started his career in local roadio, including Radio Caroline to becoming an internation broadcaster 

 

AGM at Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre

(Provisional Date) Monday 9th June 2025 at 2pm

 

Advanced Notice of Open Day 2025 at Keagrave War Memorial Community Centre

(Provisional Date) Friday 5th September 2025. 10.30am - 12,30pm 

Your opportunity to see what our groups will be offering for the coming year