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
May 2019
Thu May 30thOutingCanal Trip - Cheshire Cat to Wharton Lock Bunbury £13.50. Organizer Liz Flanaghan Social Secretary
June 2019
Mon Jun 3rd
→Fri Jun 7th
Holiday5 day holiday to Folkestone with Leeds Castle at £399.00, Deposit £40. Single rooms available with no supplement. Leaflets at social desk. Organizer Social Secretary.
Mon Jun 3rdOtherCoffee Time at Storyhouse 10:30–12:30. Drop-in for an opportunity to meet other members, bring your friends along to discover ‘U3A’ and ask all the questions you never get the time to ask. Find out more about the Interest Groups and how you can help your U3A. Purchase your drinks at The Kitchen, Storyhouse and join us for a chat. Please come along and give it your support.
Tue Jun 4thMeetingMonthly Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
Japan, Bowing to Tradition by Jim Holmes. From the northern ‘snow country’ to the southern tropical beaches, Japan is a diverse and complicated country. See how Japan has integrated very traditional aspects of its culture into a modern society. Micro cars to beer from machines and public bathhouses to tatami mats, Japan is not quite what you imagine.
Tue Jun 4thOtherNW Region Conference & AGM at The Exchange Preston.
The morning is 4 breakout groups: Interest Groups Matter; Constitutions; Financial Question time; Mindfulness & Meditation.
The afternoon has Sid Calderbank talking about Regional Dialects followed by the AGM.
See North West Region of U3As website for more details.
Thu Jun 13thMeetingThursday Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
Including the usual tables : books, trips, new groups, computer helpdesk.
Thu Jun 13thOutingThe Heights of Abraham at Matlock with a tea/coffee stop on the way. On arrival take the Cable Car up to visit the Masson Cavern (or film if you prefer), the Fossil Factory and the Metallic Cows. Café available for lunch or picnic. Organiser Tom Clarke
Wed Jun 26thOutingCanal trip from Preston Brook to Lymm/Northwhich. £13.50. Organizer Liz Flanaghan Social Secretary.
July 2019
Mon Jul 1stOtherCoffee Time at Storyhouse 10:30–12:30. Drop-in for an opportunity to meet other members, bring your friends along to discover ‘U3A’ and ask all the questions you never get the time to ask. Find out more about the Interest Groups and how you can help your U3A. Purchase your drinks at The Kitchen, Storyhouse and join us for a chat. Please come along and give it your support.
Tue Jul 2ndMeetingMonthly Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
Thu Jul 4thOutingA second Music Train to Mobberley.
Thu Jul 11thMeetingThursday Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
Including the usual tables : books, trips, new groups, computer helpdesk.
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
Tue Aug 6thMeetingMonthly Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
Thu Aug 8thMeetingThursday Meeting at St Columbas Hall.
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
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.