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|
|Mon May 21st||Monday Book group||Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh|
|Wed May 23rd||Wednesday Book Readers||"Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman.|
|Thu May 24th||Outing||May 24th (subject to change) Liverpool visit – The Beatles story (£9.50 10+ or £12.50)|
Plus Liverpool Life Museum – free
|Fri May 25th||Walking||Walk from Helsby Quarry Park. About 5 miles with ups and downs, possibly more ups. Hopefully it will be a dry day and we won't have any mud. The White Lion pub is nearby for those who would like to eat or have a drink at the end of the walk.|
Meet 10.30am at Helsby Quarry, Postcode WA6 9PT, or 10.00 at FCC for car sharing.
Led by Shirley Barker.
|Fri Jun 1st||Discussion||Is nature or nurture mainly responsible for the adult character?|
|Sun Jun 3rd||Sunday lunch get together||Lunch at 12:30 pm at the White Lion, Alvanley.|
|Tue Jun 5th||History||Visit to Speke Hall. Possibly with tour if we can arrange it. Entrance charge or free to National Trust members. Travel by car.|
SOME WALKING, POSSIBLY WITH STEPS OR STAIRS.
|Thu Jun 14th||Intriguing History||UK Postal System|
|Mon Jun 18th||Monday Book group||Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky|
|Thu Jun 21st||Meeting||Fatima|
Fatima - Afternoon of Oriental Delights
|Sun Jun 24th||Outing||A little night music Storyhouse Chester 2.14pm £17|
|Tue Jun 26th||Gardening||June meeting for Bowmare, has had to be cancelled as I was unable to confirm the minimum required numbers for the garden, due to lack of interest.|
|Wed Jun 27th||Wednesday Book Readers||The choice for June is “A God in Every Stone “ by Kamila Shamsie.|
|Fri Jun 29th||Outing||Trent and Mersey Canal trip to Anderton Boat lift £13 8.45am Preston Brook|
|Fri Jun 29th||History||June 29th ( for July meeting) cruise along the tranquil Trent and Mersey Canal to the historic Anderton Boat Lift, nicknamed The Cathedral of the Canals and built in 1874, the Anderton Lift is an excellent example of Victorian engineering and ironwork and is considered to be unique. Take a picnic - finger food for sharing with everyone. Meet Preston Brook. £13. |
THIS TRIP IS SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS OF MOBILITY.
|Sun Jul 1st||Sunday lunch get together||Lunch at 12:30 pm at the Old Hall, Frodsham.|
|Fri Jul 6th||Discussion||Does travel broaden the mind?|
|Tue Jul 10th||Outing||Chester Mystery play £25.10 Cathedral 7pm|
|Thu Jul 12th||Intriguing History||Pamela Churchill|
|Mon Jul 16th||Monday Book group||People of the book by Geraldine Brooks|
|Thu Jul 19th||Meeting||Mike Goosey|
Wood Trust - talking trees
|Sun Jul 29th||Outing||Much Ado About Nothing – Grosvenor Open air theatre Chester - £25 for covered terraces 4.30pm|
|Sun Aug 5th||Outing||Norton Priory open air performance – Importance of being Earnest - take your own picnic . £11 7pm.|
|Sun Aug 5th||Sunday lunch get together||Lunch at 12:30 pm at the Tigers Head, Norley.|
|Tue Aug 7th||History||Visit to Weaver Hall museum and The Salt Museum Northwich. |
A combined outing to Northwich, first stop - coffee of course! (£1.20 not included in price) and a look around Weaver Hall museum- the old Union Workhouse building, it covers social history of the area - i remember quite a few of the exhibits on show, especially the old ' outside lavvy' . Worth an hour or so visit.
Lion Saltworks Museum - a short drive away, we found this very interesting. With guided tour £10.50 with concession. Take your own picnic - tea and coffee available to purchase. Travel by car.
Leave Frodsham 10.00 am, depart Northwich about 3 - 3.30pm.
THIS TRIP IS SUITABLE FOR ALL LEVELS OF MOBILITY.
|Thu Aug 9th||Intriguing History||The Border Country|
|Thu Aug 16th||Meeting||Social afternoon|
|Mon Aug 20th||Monday Book group||The World According to Bertie by Alexander McCall Smith|
|Sun Sep 2nd||Sunday lunch get together||Lunch at 12:30 pm at the Bulls Head, Overton, Frodsham|
|Tue Sep 4th||History||Famous characters of Liverpool. Bring along some information on a famous or renown 'Scouser' - hero or villain, just take your pick ! |
If you could let us know who your character will be about 3 or 4 weeks beforehand, it would avoid any duplicates. Thank you.
|Mon Sep 17th||Monday Book group||Somebody Else's Kids by Torey Hayden|
|Thu Sep 20th||Meeting||John Miller|
Life at the Beeb
|Sun Oct 7th||Sunday lunch get together||Lunch at 12:30 pm at the Hornsmill, Helsby.|
|Mon Oct 15th||Monday Book group||The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver|
|Thu Oct 18th||Meeting||Eric Newton|
Life & Times of a Busker
|Sun Nov 4th||Sunday lunch get together||Lunch at 12:30 pm at the Chinese Delight, Frodsham.|
(Note - Chinese Style Lunch).
|Thu Nov 15th||Meeting||Harry Watson|
North West Ambulance Association
|Sun Dec 2nd||Sunday lunch get together||Lunch at 12:30 pm at the Ring o’ Bells, Overton, Frodsham|
|Sat Dec 15th||Meeting||Social afternoon NB 2nd Thursday|
|Thu Jan 17th||Meeting||Michael Murphy|
Dont forget your Ration Book
|Thu Feb 21st||Meeting||AGM|