Author: John Parker

Art History & Gallery Tours – Term 2

During Term 2, we will be discussing the Lives and Art of the French Impressionists, Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Pierre Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Mary Cassatt and Edmund Manet. All in anticipation of visiting the Impressionists Exhibition at the NGV later in Term 2. A very exciting Term ahead. Gallery tours will be arranged later in […]

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Book Club – Term 2

During Term 2 we will be exploring and discussing the works of two more famous British authors, RoseTremain and John Le Carre. Dame Rose Tremain has a remarkable talent for capturing historical settings and personalities.Rose Tremain has won many awards for her novels and short stories and she has been published in Thirty Countries. We […]

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Mystery History – Term 2, 2021

Another term in Zoom! in Term 1 we had witchcraft as our underlying theme and lots of subjects thrown in as well. Term 2 will have a sometimes wacky History of Medicine as the theme and other topics as well. We might visit an Irish island; a shipwreck; Chinese fashion and others ( depending on […]

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Earthly Delights – Term 2, 2021

Come with us on an armchair journey using a wealth of pictures and videos of familiar and unfamiliar physical features of the earth. During the Course we will examine the diversity of landforms including Volcanoes, rivers, mountains, earthquakes, deserts and coastal landforms and provide insights into how they were formed, their distribution, their distinctive processes […]

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What’s the Matter – Term 2

What’s the Matter will return in Term 2. This course, one of U3A Baw Baw’s originals, has been offered for many years. What’s the Matter, is an opportunity to discuss current issues of local, national and global importance. Jim Connelly has offered to run this course online via Zoom until we can return to the […]

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Off the Beaten Track Term 1 2021

Armchair travel has often been suggested as a course that would be of interest at U3A. So when would be a better time than 2021 when virtual travel is all that will be available to us?“Off the Beaten Track” will be organised in the same format as SoapboxSeminars with many different members presenting their experiences […]

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Mystery History Term 1 2021

Mystery History is an eclectic and wide-ranging voyage through history, to places well-travelled and those which are more distant to our awareness.  We investigate what made certain people famous and why things happened in history the way they did.  We also ponder on what may have sparked someone to act as they did and then whether they […]

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