Lectures in September

A selection of lectures to be presented in October/November

Turramurra North: The Landings

440 Bobbin Head Road, North Turramurra

Topics of Interest

Tuesday 10 October, 10.00-12.00. Lecture by composer and concert pianist, Ambre Hammond

Tuesday, 24 October, 10.00-12.00.The Giza Pyramids and a trip down the Nile, Robin Wines

Tuesday 14 November, 10.00-12.00. The life of Brigadier General Harold ‘Pompey’ Elliott, Peter Headley

Tuesday 28 November, 10.00-12.00. What causes climate change, Dick Whitaker

No bookings required. Convenor:  Wendy Bull, 9488 5268, thelandingsvilla@gmail.com

       

Lindfield Gardens

2 Ulmarra Place, Lindfield

A series of interesting talks

Thursday 26 October, 10.00-12.00. Does literature change or reflect society, Kathy Bradley

 Thursday 23 November, 10.00-12.00. A life of song, Little Patti (Patricia Thompson, OAM)

Book through the office, 9416 8466

 

Turramurra: Rohini Village

51-53 Rohini Avenue, Turramurra

Speakers’ program

Wednesday 11 October, 10.30-12.00. The story of Lady Davidson Hospital and the people associated with the land, Evelyn Wyatt

Wednesday 8 November, 10.30-12.00. Bayeux Tapestry (Normandy)

Dorothy McDonald

Bookings: Patricia Johnson, 0416 013 413

 

St Ives Uniting Church

Corner Douglas Street and Mona Vale Road, St Ives

Science and Technology

Wednesday 11 October, 10-00-12.00. Wind generators and alternatives, David Malone

Wednesday 25 October, 10.00-12.00. TBA

Wednesday 8 November, 10.00-12.00. The Story of the Spitfire, Steve McGregor

Wednesday 22 November, 10.00-12.00. Group Discussion

Bookings: Doug Milne 0435 869 199, milnedk@live.com.au

 

Killara: Lourdes Retirement Village

95 Stanhope Road, Killara

Historical and other interesting topics

Thursday, 5 October, 10.00-12.00. Ann Neville, Queen of King Richard III, Dorothy McDonald

Thursday 2 November, 10.00-12.00. Iraq: From the cradle of civilisation to the killing grounds of ISIS, Ian De Mellow

Bookings not required

 

Berowra: Community Centre

The Gully Road

Affairs of interest

Monday 9 October, 10.00-12.00. Astronomy snapshot, Peter Kinna

Monday 23 October, 10.00-12.00. Turning points in modern history, Tony McCurdy

Leader and bookings, Anne Lycett, j_alycett@optusnet.com.au

Simply Science

A series of lectures on scientific and technical topics designed for the layman. The speakers explain the subjects in simple non-scientific terms using Power Point projections. The topics include some content very applicable to today’s world.

Monday 16 October, 30 October and 20 November. 10.00-12.00.

Leader: Joan Scott, djscott@tpg.com.au. Bookings:  Pauline Holbrook, 0428294595, holbrookj@bigpond.com