Jávea U3A


Group Leader

Angela Chantry

Tony Dearie
Email Addr history@u3ajavea.org
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Meeting Venue Casa de Cultura, Jávea.
Meeting Day and Time 2nd Tuesday of the month at 11:30.
See schedule below.

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.

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Future Schedule

Date Presenter Topic
8th January

Mike Granville

“A light-hearted look at the history of computing”.
12th February

John Hopwood

“The History of Glass”.
12th March David Thoms

“Robin Hood”.

9th April

Barbara Craven

“Food in Art”.
14th May

Peter Atkinson

“Intersecting Lives:
John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson”.
11th June

Alan Hunton

“The history of Crude Oil from Mesopotamian Origins”.
  Summer Break  
8th October Cheda Panajotovik History of Spain Series Part I:
“Ice Age to the Romans”.
12th November Angela Chantry

History of Spain Series Part II:

“The Moors in Spain”.

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 Previous Talks.

History Library

The group has a library of history books, videos and DVD's which are available for loan to group members. Some of the items were purchased from group funds and many have been donated by group members. If you wish to borrow an item please email the Group Leaders at the address at the top of this page.

The list of the books available.

Reading List from Mike Granville's talk on Alternative Histories