Open Meetings


 

Open Meetings are held on the morning of the 2nd Wednesday each month from September to May at the Community Centre , Albert Road, Eyemouth.  Meet at 10.00am for tea/coffee & biscuits, with the Open Meeting starting at 10.30am and lasting for around 1 1/2 hours.

A guest speaker is invited each month and non members are welcome to attend to get a flavour of what the East Berwickshire U3A can offer.  Enjoy a chat with the members over a cup of coffee and hear one of the interesting talks from the varied programme.

Visit the link to previous speakers to see who gave a talk and the subject material.

 

Provisional Programme of talks for 2014/2015

10th Sept.  Graham Fraser. (Procurator Fiscal for Scottish Borders)

‘Sutherlands Law 2014 – A Fiscal’s view from the Borders Bar.’

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8th Oct.  Dr Sandra Mackenzie

(Learning & Engagement Officer, Abbotsford Trust)

‘Abbotsford, an exciting future.’

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12th Nov. Fenton Robb. ‘Why we owe a debt of gratitude to

John 1st Baron of Eyemouth.’

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10th Dec. Maria Chester (U3A Advisor in American Archaeology)

‘Guns, Germs and Steel – The Fate of Human Societies.’

2015

14th Jan.  Richard Bond. ‘It’s easy being green.’ (Apologies to Kermit the frog!)

11th Feb. Karen Ramoo. ‘Red Squirrel Conservation in Scotland.’

11th March. Graham Clark. (U3A Scotland) ‘The role of a U3A Trustee.’

8th April. Ranald Wylie. (Amnesty International UK)

‘Light in the Darkness – Hope in Despair.’

13th May 2014.       AGM

The above programme of speakers is provisional and may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances