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
September 2019
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. We have a coach booked to and from the airport £20.00 p.p. as soon as you can please to Social Secretary.
October 2019
Tue Oct 1stMeetingMonthly Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
Faces and Identity - Professor Caroline Wilkinson will describe how craniofacial anthropology can contribute towards the depiction of faces from the past and from contemporary forensic investigation and discuss the challenges and limitations of this research. You will discover the application of forensic anthropology techniques to the depiction of famous historical figures (such as Richard III and Robert the Bruce), preserved bodies (such as Ancient Egyptian mummies or bog bodies) and disease or trauma in ancient populations.
Thu Oct 10thMeetingThursday Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
Mike Ford, Gold Award Winning Sausage Producer, talks about his previous career, life changing accident, and his passion for Pigs!!
All the usual tables will be there: books, trips, new groups, computer helpdesk.
Mon Oct 14thOutingLiverpool 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 Oct 19thMeetingCoordinators Meeting - our annual get together for group coordinators.
Wed Oct 23rdSocialLes Miserables at Liverpool Empire. Full. Organiser Social Secretary.
Wed Oct 30thMeetingPopular Science - open to ALL U3A members
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. Full. Organizer Social Secretary.
November 2019
Tue Nov 5thMeetingMonthly Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
Mon Nov 18thOutingLiverpool 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.
Tue Nov 26thSocialChristmas Beatles Show Party at the Queens Hotel, Chester. Musical duo playing Beatles songs, 3 course meal, charity raffle. 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.
December 2019
Tue Dec 3rdMeetingMonthly Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
Wed Dec 11thSocialChristmas Lunch 12:30 at the Hilton DoubleTree Hoole Hall. Special price of £20p, Tickets available at September Tuesday and Thursday meetings.
Fri Dec 20thSocialSpirit of Christmas at the Philharmonic. Presented by John Suchet. Stalls £41.50, Circle £30.50, Back Circle £25.00. Contact Social Secretary.