GWS East is a friendly bunch and with regular social activities and educational events, there’s plenty of opportunities to meet, chat, and learn.
Between September and June, we meet at the Mayfield Sports Pavilion on the second Thursday of every month from 7.00-9.00. Come along to participate in scholarly lectures and friendly discussions.
The 2019/2020 programme will be published soon.
|The 2018/2019 programme|
|20 September 2018||Dr Christopher Rynn||Ned the Neanderthal|
|18 October 2018||David Middleton||Caledon at War 1939-1945|
|15 November 2018||Nikki Doig||What lessons from Primary School inform the way we teach University|
|6 December 2018||Holiday Party|
|17 January 2019||Karen Renaud||Cyber security|
|21 February 2019||Sue Dawson||Defending our cities from rising tides|
|21 March 2019||Phil Lyon||
Picnics in the 1930s
|18 April 2019||Jeremy Howard||Flaxopolis: Dundee’s trade with Russia and the Baltic|
|16 May 2019||Niamh NicDaeid||
Smoke alarms: a code of practice’ and AGM
The Annual Lunch at Invercarse Hotel took place on 23 March when members and guests enjoyed a talk by Margaret Scott on the history of The People’s Friend, officially the oldest women’s magazine in the wired and this year celebrating its 150th anniversary. Margaret dug into social archive revealed in the pages of old editions and explored how the lives of women have changed over the years.
Pictured fom left to tight are, Gunilla Hubbard, Margaret Scott, Amanda Jines and GWSEast President Rachel Marsh.
In May we were delighted to welcome 79 members of UWE and a few male guests from around Europe and beyond to Dundee where GWS hosted the 2019 University Women Europe Meet Meet and Greet. (See News for more information)
THE SUMMER OUTING on July 1 found members in Cambo, in Fife. (See News for more)
Note: Last year the Literary Dinner didn’t take place , but we hope to resurrect the event in 2019 or offer an alternative. . If you wish to be part of a planning committee or just have ideas you’d like tooffer, please get in touch.