Chester

Events

Monthly Meetings take place on the first Tuesday and second Thursday of each month at St Columba's Church Hall, Plas Newton Lane, Upton, CH2 1SA. Doors open at 9:45 and coffee is served until the meeting starts at 10:30.

We have a Social Events programme of Outings to places of interest in the region and to Plays & Concerts in Liverpool. More information on the Social page. The full programme with details of how to book can also be found in the monthly News Sheet.


Dates for your Diary
July 2019
Thu Jul 18thOutingDay trip to Llangefni Anglesey. Oriel Ynys Mon (Art Gallery & Museum) at Llangefni & Newborough Warren National Nature Reserve. Organiser Sue Proctor.
For a full description click > Llangefni Day Trip 18 July 2019.
August 2019
Thu Aug 1stOutingDue to popular demand (as so many people were unable to go in April) I have arranged a second visit to Wakefield Sculpture Park and the Barbara Hepworth Museum. We will need at least 30 people to make this trip viable. You need to book and pay a.s.a.p so please see that your name is down if you want to secure a place. It is a lovely walk around the grounds and buggies are available £15.00. Contact the organiser Social Secretary.
Tue Aug 6thMeetingMonthly Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
Living in Styal - Building Hope, Changing Lives
A presentation by Eddie Tarry Community Engagement Manager at HMPPS & YOI Styal which is the only female prison in the North West.
The presentation will be about the daily life inside the prison, the regime and what activities are delivered that will benefit women whilst in custody. More importantly upon release, which ultimately will reduce the possibility of reoffending.
Thu Aug 8thMeetingThursday Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
Membership Renewal time so come along and pay for the next year and take your shiny new card away with you.
Including the usual tables: books, trips, new groups, computer helpdesk.
Thu Aug 29thOutingParadise Mill and Silk Museum Macclesfield. Tea and biscuits on arrival. Guided tour of the Mill am. Time for lunch and then visit the Silk Museum pm. Details at monthly meeting desk.
September 2019
Tue Sep 3rdMeetingMonthly Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
The Science of Chocolate: Food of the Gods by Dr Diana Leitch including some tasting experiences! The history of chocolate back in Central America over 2000 years ago, its coming to Europe with the Spaniards and the change to the products we know and love today are all explained. Medical and economic concepts are explored.
Thu Sep 5thStudy DayThe Big Sing at The Friends’ Meeting House, Liverpool
September 5th. 10:30 – 15:30
For anyone who loves to sing. You don’t need to be a member of a singing group or choir. See the Flyer in Links on the righthand side.
Registration now available. Details on the North West Region of U3As website
Cost £15. Lunch is not included.
Thu Sep 12thOutingLiverpool Town Hall tour at 11.00am and the new Liver Building tour at 2.15pm. Only fourteen people allowed on these tours and they need to be paid in full when booking as we have to pay quickly. Lunch can be picnic or café at the Albert Dock. Transport can be train to James St (£5.20 ish) or bus (free). Not far to walk between venues. Meet at James St. station exit at 10.30am. £22.00. Organiser Social Secretary.
Sat Sep 28th
→Sat Oct 5th
HolidayHoliday to Croatia's Dalmatian Riveria with Mistral Holidays. Brochure can be seen by clicking this link Croatia Holiday Brochure Sep 2019. Book this directly with Mistral Holidays by sending them the form at the end of the brochure or calling them on 01352 756864.
October 2019
Wed Oct 23rdSocialLes Miserables at Liverpool Empire. Organiser Social Secretary.
Wed Oct 30thMeetingPopular Science - open to ALL
Popular Science Lectures At Bishops' High School: 09:30 for 10:00, finishing at noon. Mike Shaw on "Why don't sundials tell the right time?" and Mike Money on "Fire, Food and Evolution of modern humans". Contact Janet Money for further details if required.
Thu Oct 31stSocialCalendar Girls at Storyhouse Chester, Matinee. Organizer Social Secretary.
November 2019
Tue Nov 26thSocialChristmas Beatles Show Party at the Queens Hotel, Chester
Musical duo playing Beatles songs, 3 course meal, charity raffle (BHF).
Non-refundable deposit of £5 must be paid when booking, balance due end of September.
Programme starts at 10.45am and ends at 3pm Total £27.50.
Contact Sue Proctor. Please note, bookings will only be accepted with deposit. Numbers are limited.