Frodsham

Events

General Monthly meetings
Frodsham U3A meets on 3rd Thursday of the month in Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane at 1:45pm.
The first 15 mins is a time for socialising, group notices and business at 2.00pm, then there is usually a speaker at 2.15pm and we finish off with tea and biccies before departing at 4.00pm.


Dates for your Diary
October 2019
Wed Oct 23rdWednesday Book ReadersThe book to discuss is “Becoming” by Michelle Obama.
Thu Oct 24thTrips and outingsCoach trip to British Iron Works Shropshire. The largest metal safari in UK.
Coach leaves FCC 9.30am, returns 5pm. £20.00.
Fri Oct 25thWalkingWalk from the Queen of Hearts pub, Runcorn.
Walk through Murdishaw Woods, Windmill Hill Woods and Town Park. About four and a half miles.
Meet at Queen of Hearts car park, Murdishaw Avenue, Runcorn, WA7 6SA at 10.30am or 10am at FCC for car sharing.
Mon Oct 28thFrench conversationLa deuxiême session: le vingt-huit Octobre 10.00-12.00
Thu Oct 31stIndustrial historyField Trip. To Williamson’s Tunnels, Liverpool.
10.26 Halton Curve train. Entrance £4.00 concession.
Tour lasts about an hour. Lunch / Free time in Liverpool after.
Date to be finalised. Lesley Hoiland
November 2019
Sun Nov 3rdSunday lunch get togetherLunch at 12:30 pm at the Chinese Delight, Frodsham. (Note - Chinese Style Lunch). FULLY BOOKED
Mon Nov 4thScience for AllTBA
Tue Nov 5thHistory'The Lancashire Witches'
Who were they and what really happened ? Led by Chris.
Tue Nov 5thDiscussionThe world is swimming in plastic
Mon Nov 11thWalkingWalk from The Hornsmill at Helsby, just over 4 miles visiting Dunham-on-the- Hill and Hapsford. Much of the walk is on surfaced roads. Led by Rosie and Mary.
Meet at the Hornsmill car park at 10.30am or 10am at FCC for car sharing.
Thu Nov 14thTrips and outings'The King and I ' Classic film at Runcorn Cineworld.
12.30 PM. £12.50 includes cream tea before the film.
Thu Nov 14thTrips and outingsNeil Oliver talk - The Story of Britain in 100 places.
Chester Story house Theatre. 7.30pm £27
Mon Nov 18thMonday Book groupA Month in the Country by JJ Carr
Tue Nov 19thIntriguing HistoryHeloise & Abelard
Wed Nov 20thClassical music enjoymentFireworks
Thu Nov 21stMeetingLynn Peglar - Salford Quays unlocked: voice of Manchester docks
Fri Nov 22ndWalkingTo be announced.
Wed Nov 27thWednesday Book Readers“An American Marriage” by Tayari Jones
Thu Nov 28thTrips and outingsNTL live screening. Present Laughter by Noel Coward.
Cineworld Runcorn. 7pm. Pay at door.
Thu Nov 28thIndustrial historyIn house. Stockton Darlington railway. Pam Hunt
December 2019
Sun Dec 1stSunday lunch get togetherLunch at 12:30 pm at the Ring o’ Bells, Overton, Frodsham. FULLY BOOKED
Mon Dec 2ndScience for AllGroup Christmas Lunch
Tue Dec 3rdHistory'A Christmas Tale'
Bring along a tale or story of Christmas - legend, modern, folk tale, ghostly - just a good old- fashioned story time.
Tue Dec 3rdTrips and outingsChristmas Quiz. FCC 7pm. £6 including supper.
Tue Dec 3rdDiscussionNew words and changes of meaning
Mon Dec 9thWalkingTo be announced.
Mon Dec 9thTrips and outingsChristmas trip to Lyme Park, Disley.
Coach leaves FCC 10 am. Price TBC.
Thu Dec 12thMeetingNB 2nd Thursday
Social afternoon
Tue Dec 17thIntriguing HistoryCross Bones Graveyard
Wed Dec 18thClassical music enjoymentChristmas
Thu Dec 19thTrips and outingsChristmas Lunch. Bird in Hand Guilden Sutton
Coach leaves FCC 10.30 am. £21
Thu Dec 26thIndustrial historyNo meeting
January 2020
Tue Jan 7thTrips and outingsTheatre visit. 'Gypsy'. The Royal Exchange Manchester.
2.30pm. Only a few tickets left. £40.
Wed Jan 15thClassical music enjoymentNew beginnings
Thu Jan 16thMeetingStephen Shakeshaft - Chester Town Guide
Thu Jan 23rdIndustrial historyTo be arranged
February 2020
Thu Feb 20thMeetingAGM
Thu Feb 27thIndustrial historyIn house. The growth of Widnes Chemical Industry. Tony Cox
March 2020
Thu Mar 26thIndustrial historyField trip. Catalyst museum.
April 2020
Thu Apr 23rdIndustrial historyField trip Guided tour of project to restore the locks in Runcorn. Tony's contact.
May 2020
Thu May 28thIndustrial historyIn house. The Anderton Lift. Janet de Haas
June 2020
Thu Jun 25thIndustrial historyField trip. Canal boat from Preston Brook to Anderton lift. Anita Boardman
July 2020
Thu Jul 30thIndustrial historyField trip. Amazon distribution centre. Gill Matthewson.
August 2020
Thu Aug 27thIndustrial historyTBA
September 2020
Thu Sep 24thIndustrial historyTBA
October 2020
Thu Oct 22ndIndustrial historyTBA
November 2020
Thu Nov 26thIndustrial historyIn house. Cornish Tin Mines. John Shaw.