Canterbury Christchurch University

Half-Day Conference

Saturday 21 November 2009



For fifteen years, Dr. Eileen Tresidder, Vice President of Canterbury and District U3A, has arranged our annual musical half-day conference. We extend our sincere appreciation to her for her enthusiasm and commitment. The subject coordinator for music, Ursula Steiger, has taken over the responsibility for future such conferences.

This year we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Felix Mendelssohn's birth and there will be a talk introducing the composer by Grenville Hancox MBE. during the first session of the conference. This will be held in the Powell Building.  As always this will be followed by a Recital during the second session. Please see the October Newsletter for any further details.  If you require a map of the the Campus please request it on the booking slip. There is wheel chair access at the main entrance in Holmes Road and at the rear entrance to the Powell Building. Parking on site and at St. Gregory's Centre.

The cost will be 12 for members and 14 for guests and will include coffee on arrival. Please make sure you fill in all sections of the booking form and make your cheque payable to Canterbury and District U3A.




9.15 Arrival and Registration

9.30           The work of Felix Mendelssohn  Professor Grenville Hancox, Head of  Music, Canterbury Christ Church

10.45         Coffee Break

11.15         Recital

12.30         Close of Conference



Please send___ member/s (12) ___ guest/s (14) tickets for the half day conference on 21 November 2009. I/we may/will/will not stay for lunch. (delete as applicable)

Guest/s Name/s_____________________

Member/s Name/s_______________________ Address____________________________

Post Code_________________________________Telephone_________________________

Map of Campus yes/no

Send this form with s.a.e. to: Ursula Steiger, 28 Chestnut Drive, Sturry, CT2 0NB, by 1 November 2009