East Suffolk U3A 2019 speaker programme is all about active minds

OVER the coming months there are speakers at U3A events across East Suffolk on numerous topics, covering history, science, the natural world and exciting and, sometimes, controversial lives!


The speaker programme is just a part of what U3A offers its 2,400 members. They can participate in a wide range of activities, from studying Shakespeare or learning to read music to country dance and walking, with the emphasis on keeping mind and body active!

Please note a future date for the diary. The U3A East Suffolk AGM is on Monday 10th June at 2pm at Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Bell Lane, Kesgrave IP5 1JF.


Monday 25th March 2pm. Please note change of topic and speaker. Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Bell Lane, Kesgrave IP5 1JF. Partners – who’d ‘ave ‘em:  presented by Jennifer Jones. 

Thursday 4th April 10.30am, Salvation Army Hall, Felixstowe IP11 7EL (Junction of Ranelagh Road and Cobbold Road). The Shipping Forecast: presented by Tony Diamond. 

Thursday 11th April 2pm, Market Hall, 29 High Street, Saxmundham IP17 1AF. Being a woman racing driver and racing at Le Mans: presented by Celia Stevens. An account of a racing life.

Monday 29th April 2pm, Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Bell Lane, Kesgrave IP5 1JF. Burston – a striking village: presented by Anne May. A brief resume of conditions leading up to the Burston Strike, its causes, uniqueness and aftermath. 

U3A promises a warm welcome to existing and potential members. All details of membership are available on the website: www.a3aeastsuffolk.org.uk. Alternatively call the membership secretary on 0300 123 3913.

NB: Occasionally U3A may have to make last minute changes so please see the website for the most up to date information.