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.

  • Tuesday 6th August 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.
  • Thursday 8th August - 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.
  • Tuesday 3rd September - 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.