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|
|Wed Oct 23rd||Wednesday Book Readers||The book to discuss is “Becoming” by Michelle Obama.|
|Thu Oct 24th||Trips and outings||Coach trip to British Iron Works Shropshire. The largest metal safari in UK.|
Coach leaves FCC 9.30am, returns 5pm. £20.00.
|Fri Oct 25th||Walking||Walk 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 28th||French conversation||La deuxiême session: le vingt-huit Octobre 10.00-12.00|
|Thu Oct 31st||Industrial history||Field 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
|Sun Nov 3rd||Sunday lunch get together||Lunch at 12:30 pm at the Chinese Delight, Frodsham. (Note - Chinese Style Lunch). FULLY BOOKED|
|Mon Nov 4th||Science for All||TBA|
|Tue Nov 5th||History||'The Lancashire Witches' |
Who were they and what really happened ? Led by Chris.
|Tue Nov 5th||Discussion||The world is swimming in plastic|
|Mon Nov 11th||Walking||Walk 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 14th||Trips and outings||'The King and I ' Classic film at Runcorn Cineworld.|
12.30 PM. £12.50 includes cream tea before the film.
|Thu Nov 14th||Trips and outings||Neil Oliver talk - The Story of Britain in 100 places.|
Chester Story house Theatre. 7.30pm £27
|Mon Nov 18th||Monday Book group||A Month in the Country by JJ Carr|
|Tue Nov 19th||Intriguing History||Heloise & Abelard|
|Wed Nov 20th||Classical music enjoyment||Fireworks|
|Thu Nov 21st||Meeting||Lynn Peglar - Salford Quays unlocked: voice of Manchester docks|
|Fri Nov 22nd||Walking||To be announced.|
|Wed Nov 27th||Wednesday Book Readers||“An American Marriage” by Tayari Jones|
|Thu Nov 28th||Trips and outings||NTL live screening. Present Laughter by Noel Coward.|
Cineworld Runcorn. 7pm. Pay at door.
|Thu Nov 28th||Industrial history||In house. Stockton Darlington railway. Pam Hunt|
|Sun Dec 1st||Sunday lunch get together||Lunch at 12:30 pm at the Ring o’ Bells, Overton, Frodsham. FULLY BOOKED|
|Mon Dec 2nd||Science for All||Group Christmas Lunch|
|Tue Dec 3rd||History||'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 3rd||Trips and outings||Christmas Quiz. FCC 7pm. £6 including supper.|
|Tue Dec 3rd||Discussion||New words and changes of meaning|
|Mon Dec 9th||Walking||To be announced.|
|Mon Dec 9th||Trips and outings||Christmas trip to Lyme Park, Disley.|
Coach leaves FCC 10 am. Price TBC.
|Thu Dec 12th||Meeting||NB 2nd Thursday|
|Tue Dec 17th||Intriguing History||Cross Bones Graveyard|
|Wed Dec 18th||Classical music enjoyment||Christmas|
|Thu Dec 19th||Trips and outings||Christmas Lunch. Bird in Hand Guilden Sutton|
Coach leaves FCC 10.30 am. £21
|Thu Dec 26th||Industrial history||No meeting|
|Tue Jan 7th||Trips and outings||Theatre visit. 'Gypsy'. The Royal Exchange Manchester.|
2.30pm. Only a few tickets left. £40.
|Wed Jan 15th||Classical music enjoyment||New beginnings|
|Thu Jan 16th||Meeting||Stephen Shakeshaft - Chester Town Guide|
|Thu Jan 23rd||Industrial history||To be arranged|
|Thu Feb 20th||Meeting||AGM|
|Thu Feb 27th||Industrial history||In house. The growth of Widnes Chemical Industry. Tony Cox|
|Thu Mar 26th||Industrial history||Field trip. Catalyst museum.|
|Thu Apr 23rd||Industrial history||Field trip Guided tour of project to restore the locks in Runcorn. Tony's contact.|
|Thu May 28th||Industrial history||In house. The Anderton Lift. Janet de Haas|
|Thu Jun 25th||Industrial history||Field trip. Canal boat from Preston Brook to Anderton lift. Anita Boardman|
|Thu Jul 30th||Industrial history||Field trip. Amazon distribution centre. Gill Matthewson.|
|Thu Aug 27th||Industrial history||TBA|
|Thu Sep 24th||Industrial history||TBA|
|Thu Oct 22nd||Industrial history||TBA|
|Thu Nov 26th||Industrial history||In house. Cornish Tin Mines. John Shaw.|