Monthly Meetings

Pershore and District U3A 

 The monthly meeting normally takes place in the auditorium at Number 8, High St, Pershore at 2pm on the third Tuesday of every month.

After a few minutes of U3A announcements, we welcome a speaker to entertain and enlighten us for about 45-55 minutes. There is no charge for attending monthly meetings which are followed by tea and biscuits and a chance to chat to other members.

 Tuesday 18 February 2020

Beatrix Potter: Artist, Scientist, Author , Farmer and Conservationist by Anney Harris from Pershore U3A

This illustrated talk by Anney Harris, co-founder of The Beatrix Potter Society, covers all aspects of Beatrix Potter’s life, from her privileged upbringing in London to her Lake District home, examining this remarkable woman’s legacy and her impact on us all.


Tuesday 17 March 2020

The Hands of Genius by Graham Short

After carving The Lord's Prayer on the head of a pin, and engraving the
words, 'Nothing is Impossible' along the sharp edge of a Wilkinson Sword
razor blade, Graham has appeared in many news, radio and television features
internationally, and been the subject of a Discovery Channel documentary.


Tuesday 21 April 2020

Food and Mood by Owen Raybould

Owen will talk about 4 year’s work and research into diet and mental health. How diet can improve day to day mood. Why diet is as important for mental health as it is for physical. Examples from evolution which give us clues; why the modern food system tries to get us eating the wrong food at almost every turn and how to navigate this.


Tuesday 19 May 2020

Pershore Conservation Area by Michael Hodges

A fascinating look at Pershore through the eyes of Michael who is a Pershore based, nationally renowned, chartered surveyor and chairman of the Friends of Pershore Abbey.