Ilkley & District u3a

This Group is running within COVID-19 guidelines and welcomes new members at the present time


Science and Technology (Tuesday) Group

For the latest Information on our group including photographs and programme of events, select here


During the current Covid restrictions our normal meetings will be replaced by a programme of talks on Zoom.                                                                               

Day                Speaker                     Subject


Wed   9 Sept   Austin Hughes            AC/DC 

Tues 22 Sept   Dr Adam Lowe           Non-ionising Radiation

Wed   7 Oct     Bill Jones                  Our Solar System

Tues 20 Oct     Prof Phil Purnell         Use of Drones and A1Infrastructure Mgt.

Wed   4 Nov     Norman Simpson       History and Development of Reservoirs for Leeds and Bradford

Tues 17 Nov     Prof Barney Leaner    Groundwater - why it matters

Wed   2 Dec     Dr Jonathan Dennis   Glaucoma - the silent thief of sight


Tues  5 Jan     Marten Koopmans       Naval Architecture

Wed 20 Jan     Mike Bamford             Future electricity generation and distribution

Tues  2 Feb     Douglas Barnes          Carbon Capture

Wed 17 Feb    Andy Botherway          Tesla

Tues  2 Mar    Prof Jon Mound           Space Weather

Wed 17 Mar    Anne Jones                 Immunology for Beginners

Tues 30 Mar    Dr Tim Needham         Geology in the Petrochemical Industry


Bill Jones, Anne Hodgson. 


Jack Lofthouse Annex, Clarke-Foley Centre, Ilkley


The talks begin at 10.00 on Zoom.


Membership cost £12 for room hire etc; members are responsible for the cost of the visits in which they  take part.

Contact Information:

NB. Another Ilkley U3A Science and Technology Group meets on a Wednesday.

U3A Members please contact Steve Crossley-Smith by clicking Steve

Non U3A Visitors please click here.


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