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 biscuits before departing at 4.00pm

Most groups have stopped using zoom - see individual group pages for information.

Information on joining the Zoom group discussions will be emailed to members before the meetings.
Groups using Zoom
Family history
French conversation
History
Ipad help groups
Science for all
Thursday book group
Zoom quiz

OUTINGS
For further details or to book please see our monthly newsletter or contact the organiser via the contacts page on our website.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Thu Feb 17th AGM followed by Jim Holmes a documentary photographer. The topic, ' Landlocked Laos '.
Thu Mar 17th Shan Bristow - Topic, a talk relating to Styal and Quarry Bank Mill.
Thu Apr 21st Philip Caine (Author) - Topic, Barrow to Baghdad.
Thu May 19th Steve & Carol Robson , Fools Gold acoustic guitar duo
Thu Jun 16th A talk on the building of The Manchester Ship Canal by a speaker from the Daniel Adamson Preservation Society.
Thu Jul 21st Brian Groom (author) - Topic, Northerners A History from the Ice Ages to the 21st Century.
Thu Aug 18th Summer social meeting
Outings
Thu Mar 3rd Thurs March 3rd. Theatre visit.
Always popular, Matthew Bourne's wonderful interpretation of The Nutcracker.
2.30pm performance. Liverpool Empire. Limited tickets available.
Final cost dependent on number going but around £34.
Travel by train from Frodsham.
Church visiting
Fri Feb 4th St Luke's church, Dunham-on-the-Hill at 11.00am.
Lunch at Horn's Mill, Helsby, for those who want it.
Classical music enjoyment
Wed Feb 16th Off to our desert islands
Classical music enjoyment 2
Thu Feb 3rd Love is in The Air
Thu Mar 3rd Childhood Memories
Crafts
Thu Feb 10th Felting - materials will be provided but a small contribution may be required if costs are higher than anticipated
Thu Mar 10th Origami - please bring paper scissors and a ruler
Thu Apr 14th Basic Calligraphy/Script Writing
Gardens and countryside
Fri Feb 11th Snowdrops at Chirk
Fri Mar 11th Dunham Massey winter garden
History
Tue Feb 1st Provisionally the February meeting will be the start of the Sixteenth Century topic, which includes (of course) the Tudors.
Intriguing History
Tue Feb 15th Romans in Britain
Tue Mar 15th Lady Godiva & Coventry
Tue Apr 19th Trial by Combat
Monday Book group
Mon Feb 21st The Russian Concubine by Kate Furnivall
Mon Mar 21st The Salt Path by Raynor Winn
Photography
Tue Feb 8th Themes:
Interiors
Wood

Venue to be confirmed
Tue Mar 8th Theme - Spring
Play reading
Mon Jan 24th ‘Hi De Hi' by Paul Carpenter
Mon Feb 7th TBA
Poetry
Mon Jan 24th Theme - Winter
Mon Feb 28th Theme - Sea
Mon Mar 28th Theme - Weather
Mon Apr 25th Theme - Spring
Mon May 23rd Theme - Humour
Mon Jun 27th Theme - Live poets
Mon Jul 25th Theme - Summer
Mon Aug 22nd Theme - Travel
Mon Sep 26th Theme - Autumn
Mon Oct 24th Theme - Conflict
Mon Nov 28th Theme - Animals
Thursday book group
Thu Feb 3rd The night she disappeared by Lisa Jewell (Stuart)
Thu Mar 3rd Fingersmith by Sarah Waters (Jayne)
Walking
Fri Jan 28th Meet at 10.30am, Parking in Kennel Lane, Sandiway, Cuddington CW8 2DU
South off A556, Chester Road, between Blakemere Craft Centre and the Blue Cap pub.

The walk is about four and a half miles, and goes through woods and along the Whitegate way. Some stiles. Dogs on leads welcome. Led by Iris.
Mon Feb 14th To be announced.
Fri Feb 25th To be announced.
Wednesday Book Readers
Wed Jan 26th We decided that ‘The Yellow Wall paper’ by Charlotte Gilman’ wouldn’t satisfy our needs for two months and so we will read ‘A Room of One’s Own’ by Virginia Woolf’ as well.
Lucy will lead the discussion.