History

Group Leaders: Angela Chantry & Tony Dearie
Email history@u3ajavea.com 
Meeting Venue: Casa de Cultura, Jávea
Meeting Day and Time: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 11:30
Accepts new members: Yes, just turn up for lecture

The History Group meets monthly between October and June, featuring presentations from volunteer speakers which are informative, entertaining and well-illustrated. 

All members of the Jávea U3A are welcome to attend – there is no need to book, just come along and take a seat in the downstairs auditorium of the Casa de Cultura, Jávea old town.

To learn more about the group or to have your name added to our e-mailing list, please contact the Group Leaders on the email address shown above.  Whilst we have a list of members who are happy to offer talks on a regular basis, we would be very pleased to hear from anyone else who would be interested in offering a presentation to members of the history group.


Future Schedule

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May 14 @ 11:30 – 13:00 Casa de la Cultura
14th May Peter Atkinson “Intersecting Lives: John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson”. Intersecting Lives: John F Kennedy and Lyndon B Johnson While attempting throughout to separate reality from myth, I shall look at the [...]
Jun 11 @ 11:30 – 13:00
1th June Alan Hunton “The history of Crude Oil from Mesopotamian Origins”.
Oct 8 @ 11:30 – 13:00 Casa de la Cultura
History of Spain Series Part I: Ice Age to the Romans
Nov 12 @ 11:30 – 13:00 Casa de la Cultura
12th November Angela Chantry History of Spain Series Part II:The Moors in Spain  
Dec 10 @ 11:30 – 13:00 Casa de la Cultura
10th December Peter Atkinson History of Spain Series Part III: The 16th to the 18th centuries

To see a the list of previous talks given to the group please click on History archive below.


Group news

Who was Robin Hood?

A very big thank you to David Thoms for his excellent presentation on "Who was Robin Hood"? From ballads, poems and stories, visual images from the past and right up to modern-day films about Robin Hood, such as those starring Kevin Kostner and Russell Crowe, the audience was captivated with the various elements of "fact and fiction" presented by David ...
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Next history presentation on Tuesday 9th April: “Food in Art” by Barbara Craven. Venue: Casa de Cultura, Jávea old town

All members are welcome to attend - there is no need to book and the lectures are free; just come along and take a seat in the downstairs auditorium of the Casa de Cultura, Jávea. It starts at 11.30am. The Peasant Wedding by Pieter Brueghel the Younger Lobster Telephone (also known as Aphrodisiac Telephone) is a Surrealist object, created by ...
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