Welcome to the University of Leeds Ladies' Club
98th Session 2021/2022
The committee is now producing a monthly newsletter. Find extracts, in Programme, where you can find this month's, together with previous newsletters. The next newsletter will be due on the 31st. August, so if you want to subscribe news, please do so by August 28th at the latest.
To read President Carole's latest newsletter about past and forthcoming events, please look under Programme then down to Summer 2022
To read her review of 2021 up to the AGM of June 2022, also look under Summer Programme
And this month's mystery image (below)
can be found in a famous West Yorkshire Garden.....
We are a friendly group of over eighty members,
with a varied programme of talks, social events
and visits to places of interest. .
Before Covid the Ladies’ Club usually met at either
Devonshire Hall, Cumberland Road, Leeds LS6 2EQ
University House on the Leeds University campus.
See the two images upper right.
However, since Autumn, our coffee mornings have been held at 10:30am on the second Tuesday of the month at:
The Lawnswood Arms
These are informal meetings, so there is no need to book but for other venues it is important that you inform the named person on your personal programme by the due date if you wish to attend, as we have to advise the venues of numbers in advance.
THE ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION
£10 for 2023. Due in now.
Please read on, or consult your email box for further details.
Details are also available to members in their printed programmes. Please make your cheques payable to: University of Leeds Ladies' Club and send to the secretary at:
or, if you prefer, you may now pay for this and for other events directly to ULLC by Bank Transfer (BACS)
Please ensure that your name is given in the transfer details, as we will be unable to identify you without this information. Alternatively email the Membership Secretary to tell her.
Information regarding eligibility for membership can be accessed under the menu tab
where you can also access a moving picture gallery of members past and present:
Below is a picture taken in the Union Building February 2020.
We are now meeting at the Lawnswood Restaurant on the Otley Road.
More pictures can be seen under the menu tabs:
Gallery and Archive.
Please look up news items under Programme
Addresses and phone numbers of contacts can be found on the written programme made available to members each term and sent by email.
Quiz questions and answers are emailed by Carole Tabbron, our President.
The two groups have resumed meeting informally once a month at members’ homes.
One group continued to meet through Zoom during Covid and now report in the newsletter.
The Group has resumed meeting on the first Monday of each month.
at 2.00pm for 2.15pm.
LOCAL GROUPS :
The local groups normally meet in members’ homes once a month.
Details are available from the Local Group Leaders
Informal Cinema Group
Resuming after the summer holidays, as Senior Afternoons have been replaced by children's films.
The University of Leeds School of English
has digitised their historic dialect recordings archive for the public. This is the most famous and complete survey of dialects in England. It is preserved in the University’s Leeds Archive of Vernacular Culture, a unique and nationally important multi-media archive.
To learn more and to submit your own phrases and expressions in order to bring the archive into the 21st century and to preserve today’s language for future generations, visit:
Dialect and Heritage.org.uk
We have much to contribute Ladies.
(Note: the site administrator did research for this department in the 1960s)
More news about the University is available on the podcast: