Chester

Monthly Meetings

Each month Chester U3A holds a Speaker meeting on the 1st Tuesday of the month and a Members meeting on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

CoffeeThey are held at St Columba's Church Hall, Plas Newton Lane, Upton, CH2 1SA. There is limited parking at the hall so please use public transport if possible. All members will be required to show their membership card on arrival to gain entry. Prospective members may be allowed to stay for the meeting if space is available. A cup of tea/coffee and biscuit is offered at no charge.

  • Japan, Bowing to Tradition Tuesday 4th June 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.
  • Tuesday 2nd July Special General Meeting to adopt our new constitution (click the SGM button for full information) followed by Plastic - An Attempt to Discover Some Truths. A talk that tries to answer some difficult questions, such as: Why do we use so much plastic? What happens to plastic once we have used it? Is it worth putting plastic into our recycling bins? Can plastic be replaced by anything else? Is plastic really bad for us and our planet, or is it essential for our survival?
  • Thursday 11th July Music Concert from our Chester U3A musicians and singers. Performances from both Ukulele Groups, Singing for Pleasure and Music Performing. Please note that the concert will begin at 10:15. All the usual tables will be there: books, trips, new groups, computer helpdesk.