Birkdale & Ainsdale

Events

The events below are organised by the Birkdale and Ainsdale U3A. They are open to all members but guests may be invited on certain occasions.

Meetings, which include talks by outside speakers, are held regularly at St. Peter's Church Hall, St. Peter's Road, Birkdale. There is street parking available and the 49, 15A and X2 buses stop nearby, close to the railway station.

The talks begin at 2pm (the hall will be open from 1.45 p.m.) and there is a charge of £2 and a raffle. (The raffle helps to fund social events such as a Christmas Celebration).

Planned outings are listed below.

If you have any ideas for events whether they are social or educational please contact any member of the committee.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Thu Jun 27th Monthly Meeting

AGM
Thu Jul 25th Monthly Meeting

Gordon Bartley will be talking to us about Whitby in a talk called fish and chips.
Thu Aug 22nd There is no monthly meeting.
Thu Sep 26th Monthly Meeting

Cameo (Come And Meet Everyone). This is the annual meeting when we come for a cuppa, a chat and to pay our subscriptions.
Thu Oct 24th Monthly Meeting

A representative of Tiger Muffin Soaps will tell us about the business.
Thu Nov 28th Monthly Meeting

Our last meeting of the year will be a Christmas Celebration.
Outings
Mon Jun 24th WALKING GROUP

This month's walk will be Maghull to Ince. We will catch the 300 bus from Southport at 10.07 at the Monument or slightly later in Eastbank Street. Be aware the bus may arrive early so allow plenty of time.

We will alight at Maghull for a refreshment and comfort stop before walking to the Cheshire Lines footpath then across country via Baines Bridge over the Alt to Ince where there will be another stop before catching the 47 bus home.

Contact Susan 566162 if you need more information.
Wed Jul 24th EXHIBITIONS GROUP

We will be visiting the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight Village, to view a special exhibition 'Rembrandt in print' on loan from the Ashmolean Museum to mark 350 years since the artist's death in 1669. This exhibition is free but donations are welcome so the Gallery can continue to stage world class exhibitions.

We will meet on the train leaving Southport at 9.58 a.m., Birkdale 10.02 etc.

No need to book just meet on the train.

Contact Susan 566162 if you need further information.
Wed Jul 31st CINEMA GROUP

The RSC will be streaming a performance of 'Measure for Measure' at Vue Cinema, Southport.

The starting time is 7 p.m.

Maggie (578588) has more information.
Wed Aug 14th EXHIBITIONS GROUP

Today we will visit the World Museum in Liverpool to view an exhibition produced by the Royal Observatory Greenwich of photographs entered in the 'Astronomy Photographer of the Year' competition. The photos are outstanding and the exhibition is free (donations welcome) so do join us on the visit.

We will travel by catching 9.58 train from Southport, 10.02 Birkdale meeting on the train.

Contact Susan 566162 if you need further information.
Wed Oct 16th EMPIRE THEATRE, LIVERPOOL

We will be watching Les Miserables from the front stalls.

Tickets cost £54 and all 24 we have been able to obtain have been sold. However if enough interest is shown we will try and get more so if you want to go please contact Fraser on 576684 a.s.a.p.

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