Grange & District

Events

PLEASE NOTE THAT, DUE TO CORONAVIRUS, ALL GRANGE U3A EVENTS AND GROUP ACTIVITIES ARE CURRENTLY ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

In Grange & District U3A there are a wide variety of activities on offer and the events listed below are open to U3A members and visitors alike. Prospective members are welcome to attend the Monthly General Meetings where there will be more information and an opportunity to join. The majority of Groups meet regularly for the activity at the designated venue. However there is information on this site of events for Groups who have planned future programmes i.e., Birdwatching, Local Explorers, Out & About, Walking. For Group events, it is very important that members should register their interest in attending any of our events through each Group Co-ordinator or Event Leader. Arriving at a venue without first checking that space is available may result in disappointment.


Dates for your Diary
Meetings
Tue Apr 21st AGM followed by a short talk on lace-making by Jenny Parker.
Tue May 19th Rosie Cumella on The Calvert Trust, which delivers challenging outdoor adventure holidays for disabled adults and children.
Tue Jun 16th Party Time! Celebration of 20 years of our U3A in Grange. SAVE THE DATE - details to follow.
The Creative Writing and Write a Memory Groups are producing a booklet as their contributions to our 20th Anniversary. If there are any members not in these groups who would like to bring articles, photo's, etc. on the day - June 16th - we plan to have a Memory Table to display and share anything you bring.
Tue Jul 21st Cancelled due to lack of venue.
Tue Aug 18th Clive Darley - Active and adventurous in ones 70's and beyond.
Tue Sep 15th Dr Fiona Edmonds, Lancaster University lecturer in regional history - on The Rise and Fall of the Northumbrian Kingdom.
Tue Oct 20th David Joy - The Cowkeepers of Liverpool.
Tue Nov 17th Andy Lowe - topic to be arranged.
Tue Dec 15th Stories with Strings - folk songs and the stories that inspired them, with acoustic music.
Outings
Thu May 21st Out & About trip to Harrogate and visiting the RHS Garden Harlow Carr. Please contact Elisabeth Culbert Tel.No: 015395 36164
Tue Jul 21st Out & About trip to Clitheroe. Driving through the Forest of Bowland, stopping for coffee in a 17th century Inn and carrying onto Clitheroe. Please contact Elisabeth Culbert Tel.No: 015394 36164
Social Events
Sat Apr 18th An Afternoon At The Theatre; 14:30 at the Heron Theatre, Beetham.
See the poster attached to the link on the right of this page.