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
May 2018
Mon May 21stMonday Book groupSea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
Wed May 23rdWednesday Book Readers"Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman.
Thu May 24thOutingMay 24th (subject to change) Liverpool visit – The Beatles story (£9.50 10+ or £12.50)
Plus Liverpool Life Museum – free
Fri May 25thWalkingWalk 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.
June 2018
Fri Jun 1stDiscussionIs nature or nurture mainly responsible for the adult character?
Sun Jun 3rdSunday lunch get togetherLunch at 12:30 pm at the White Lion, Alvanley.
Tue Jun 5thHistoryVisit 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 14thIntriguing HistoryUK Postal System
Mon Jun 18thMonday Book groupSuite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
Thu Jun 21stMeetingFatima
Fatima - Afternoon of Oriental Delights
Sun Jun 24thOutingA little night music Storyhouse Chester 2.14pm £17
Tue Jun 26thGardeningJune 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 27thWednesday Book ReadersThe choice for June is “A God in Every Stone “ by Kamila Shamsie.
Fri Jun 29thOutingTrent and Mersey Canal trip to Anderton Boat lift £13 8.45am Preston Brook
Fri Jun 29thHistoryJune 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.
July 2018
Sun Jul 1stSunday lunch get togetherLunch at 12:30 pm at the Old Hall, Frodsham.
Fri Jul 6thDiscussionDoes travel broaden the mind?
Tue Jul 10thOutingChester Mystery play £25.10 Cathedral 7pm
Thu Jul 12thIntriguing HistoryPamela Churchill
Mon Jul 16thMonday Book groupPeople of the book by Geraldine Brooks
Thu Jul 19thMeetingMike Goosey
Wood Trust - talking trees
Sun Jul 29thOutingMuch Ado About Nothing – Grosvenor Open air theatre Chester - £25 for covered terraces 4.30pm
August 2018
Sun Aug 5thOutingNorton Priory open air performance – Importance of being Earnest - take your own picnic . £11 7pm.
Sun Aug 5thSunday lunch get togetherLunch at 12:30 pm at the Tigers Head, Norley.
Tue Aug 7thHistoryVisit 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 9thIntriguing HistoryThe Border Country
Thu Aug 16thMeetingSocial afternoon
Mon Aug 20thMonday Book groupThe World According to Bertie by Alexander McCall Smith
September 2018
Sun Sep 2ndSunday lunch get togetherLunch at 12:30 pm at the Bulls Head, Overton, Frodsham
Tue Sep 4thHistoryFamous 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 17thMonday Book groupSomebody Else's Kids by Torey Hayden
Thu Sep 20thMeetingJohn Miller
Life at the Beeb
October 2018
Sun Oct 7thSunday lunch get togetherLunch at 12:30 pm at the Hornsmill, Helsby.
Mon Oct 15thMonday Book groupThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Thu Oct 18thMeetingEric Newton
Life & Times of a Busker
November 2018
Sun Nov 4thSunday lunch get togetherLunch at 12:30 pm at the Chinese Delight, Frodsham.
(Note - Chinese Style Lunch).
Thu Nov 15thMeetingHarry Watson
North West Ambulance Association
December 2018
Sun Dec 2ndSunday lunch get togetherLunch at 12:30 pm at the Ring o’ Bells, Overton, Frodsham
Sat Dec 15thMeetingSocial afternoon NB 2nd Thursday
January 2019
Thu Jan 17thMeetingMichael Murphy
Dont forget your Ration Book
February 2019
Thu Feb 21stMeetingAGM