Special Interest Day | Wednesday, 7th Jul 2021

Cotswold Link Zoom Talk – 7 July 2021

Cotswold link has arranged a programme of three talks in July 2021 as an alternative to the Special Interest Day that is held each summer. The talks are free of charge to members of all u3a’s affiliated to the network.

Booking will be through Eventbrite at https://u3asites.org.uk/cotswold-link/events

Frank Cooper on the Background to the Staffordshire Hoard and the Origins of a Warrior King’s Golden Helmet10.30am

 Frank is Centre Manager for Digital Design & Manufacturing and a Senior Lecturer at Birmingham City University.  The Hoard, discovered in 2009, remains the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver ever discovered.  He will discuss the probable methods of manufacture and the detail of various traditional artisan crafts as well as modern digital technologies used in jewellery industries.