Monthly meetings

Each month Chester U3A will hold a Speaker meeting on the 1st Tuesday of the month at St Columba's Church hall Plas Newton Lane Upton. There is limited parking at the hall so please use public transport if possible.
A cup of tea/coffee and biscuit is offered at no charge.
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.

  • Tuesday 11th Dec Christmas lunch at Hilton Double Tree
  • Thursday 13th Dec Christmas Fair Everyone welcome Bring your friends and family. Stalls ranging from Local Artisan Foods, Delicacies and Crafts to U3A groups Arts and Crafts. Book swap, computer help and social events table.
  • Tuesday 1st January NEW YEAR'S DAY Join us for tea and coffee at St Columba's no speaker today
  • Jan 10th Thursday meeting Open meeting Bring your experiences
  • Tuesday 5th February John Hatfield (the man who gave the very interesting talk on Fracking will be informing us on Alternative Energy. Solar, Wind, Hydro, Tidal, Bio and Geo methods are explained and their limitations considered. Different types of storage methods are considered and finally, Small, Modular Nuclear Power Stations are shown and explained.
  • Thursday 14th February Quiz Valentine Quiz at St Columba's Hall 10.30
  • Tuesday 5th March Louise Wilson, a specialist dog handler and trainer with more than 15 years experience, will be speaking on The Use of Detection Dogs in Conservation and Wildlife Monitoring - from explosives, drugs and tobacco detection to wildlife monitoring of bat carcasses, animal scats and wildlife crime detection! Louise has vast experience working with worldwide organisations, government, police and wildlife organisations with detection dogs.
  • Thursday 14th March you can decide
  • Tuesday 2nd April Professor Emma Rees will give us 'Suffragettes - the personal histories of some of the leading lights of the movement (both local and national), what drove them to campaign as they did, and the omissions and consequences of the 1918 Representation of the People Act'