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Welwyn-Hatfield U3A - Autumn Term 2018 - Speakers background details .

12 September - WGC. Richard Thomas: 'A Walk with the Admiral'
The history of a suburban road. A simple story of a street, from the first land records in 1527 up to modern aerial photographs.

19 Sept - Hat. Ernie Arnold: 'A Lifetime of Children's Entertainment'.
Ernie has worked from Ilford to Istanbul and in Cottages and Palaces. The people he has worked for are by far the most interesting part of it all.

26 Sept - WGC. Sue Benwell: 'Pitkin PA - My Life with Norman Wisdom'.
Sue met Norman Wisdom in 1994 when Norman Wisdom was nearly 80 years old and says she will cherish the memory of that meeting forever.

3 Oct - Hat. Peter Burley: 'Marshalswick Manor & St Albans Country House Heritage'.
Peter will tell us about the house, gardens and the connection with India. The lives of the owners and tenants provides a fascinating glimpse into the house's heyday and demise.

10 Oct - WGC. Elizabeth Gowing: 'Unlikely Positions in Unlikely Places; a Yoga Journey around the UK'.
Elizabeth tells the stories from her explorations of Yoga.

17 Oct - Hat. Brad Ashton: 'The Job of a Laughtime'.
International TV Comedy Writer Brad Ashton shares some of the laughs he's had during his half century career writing for top TV comedians.

24 Oct - WGC. Paul Griggs: 'Diary of A Musician'.
Paul's talk is based on diaries that he has kept and tells how he became a musician after discovering Lonnie Donegan in the late fifties and eventually becoming a professional musician in 1967.

31 Oct - Hat. Jenny Kelsey: 'How to Control your Wife'.
Jenny was a special needs teacher and did voluntary work supporting families with autistic children. She has written two books on Women's history.

7 Nov - WGC. Alison Green: 'Theobalds Farmhouse Garden'.
A Garden of "Rooms" created by owner and Garden Designer Alison Green.

14 Nov - Hat. Nigel Colman: 'Sammy Davis Junior-What A Life'.
Sammy Davis Junior - The Man who Made It.

21 Nov - WGC. Art & Photo Exhibition, with photos.

28 Nov - Hat. Martin Sirot-Smith: 'A Tudor Christmas'.
We welcome Martin back, he will tell us how our forefathers celebrated the Festive Season.

5 Dec - WGC. Christmas Quiz @ 10:30am

12 Dec - at a hotel. Christmas Lunch