Littleborough

Events

Monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Monday in every month at 2pm in the Coach House.
Admission, which includes tea/coffee and biscuits is £1 for members, £3 for non members.

The meetings feature guest speakers who cover a wide range of interesting topics.

Members can get details of any groups that are up and running.
Please speak to the Group Convenor to ask if there is a vacancy.

Suggestions for new groups are always welcome.

Members can also sign up and pay for any future outings they would like to attend.


Dates for your Diary
November 2018
Wed Nov 28thWorkshopChristmas craft workshop
Hare Hill House Wednesday 28 November 10.00am till 1.00pm
We will be using needlecraft to make various Christmas decorations.
Cost is £12 to cover materials and room hire.
Refreshments will be provided.
Book your place at the November meeting on the Outings table or click on the 'Bird' under Events to send a message on the events page.
December 2018
Mon Dec 3rdBird WatchingPotteric Carr, Christmas Outing
Tue Dec 4thWalking 1Meet- 10am At The Bridge Chippy, Edenfield Rd. Norden. OL11 5TT
( parking by side of chippy or on Hutchinson Road)

Route- Hutchinson Road then Roods Lane through Wolstenholme Fold to the Millcroft
Tea Gardens, Ashworth Valley and onto School Lane,
down to the river and back to Wolstenholme Fold and the cars.

Terrain- Woodland paths ( some mud in places)

Distance- 4 miles

( Bridge Chippy has a dining room if anyone wants dinner)
Wed Dec 5thOutingsChristmas Coach Trip to Fairfax House Wednesday 5th December 2018

This trip has now been cancelled due to insufficient numbers.
Sun Dec 9thOutingsSunday 9th December 3 pm Manchester Camerata and the AMC Gospel Choir Festive Happening at the Albert Hall. This outing has been cancelled due to insufficient numbers.
Mon Dec 10thMeetingDecember monthly meeting is our Christmas meeting, more details nearer the time.

Refreshments will be served today by members of the Music Appreciation and Philosophy Groups. They will also be welcoming members at the door.
Mon Dec 10thOutingsMonday 10 December Shaw Playhouse 2 Theatre 'Cyrano De Bergerac' at 7.30p Tickets £9. Please see Helen on the Outings table or send a message via the 'Bird'
Thu Dec 13thOutingsThursday 13th December 2018. 12.30 pm. U3A Christmas Lunch at the Riverside Restaurant Hopwood Hall College. Rochdale. This meal is now fully booked.
Mon Dec 17thBird WatchingLocal Birding
January 2019
Tue Jan 1stWalking 1Russell is unable to lead a walk today.
If anyone else would like to do so please let me know by clicking on the bird at the top of the walking 1 page.
Sat Jan 12thOutingsSaturday 12 January 2019. Organ Recital at the Rochdale Town Hall at 12 noon. Organist Anthony Hunt. £8/£6.50p
The concert lasts for one hour and a two course lunch is available in the Clock Tower restaurant after the concert costing £6. A vegetarian option is available.
See Helen on the Outings table or click on the 'Bird' to send a message.
Mon Jan 14thMeetingRefreshments will be served today by members of the Gardening and Genealogy Groups. They will also be welcoming members at the door.
February 2019
Mon Feb 11thMeetingRefreshments will be served today by members of the Art and Creative Writing Groups. They will also be welcoming members at the door.
Wed Feb 13thOutingsWednesday 13 February 2019 'Jersey Boys' at the Palace Theatre 2.30pm £30
Final sign up with payment at the 12 November meeting. Click on the 'Bird' to send a message or see Julie on the Outings table.
March 2019
Tue Mar 5thWalking 1Meet- 9.30am at Box Street Car Park Littleborough
OL15 8JB
Car share to Wycoller in Colne BB8 8SY
Travel will take approx 1 hour each way. ( £1 per Car on the Car Park )

Route- Wycoller Country Park
Steep climb to Atom Panopticon
( approx quarter of a mile )
Moorland Tracks and some road walking.
Down to a wooded valley.
Follow the stream to Wycoller Village.
Return to Car Park.

The cafe at Wycoller is closed on Tuesdays, so please bring a drink and a sandwich.

Tracks- Good Moorland Tracks

Distance- 4.5 miles

Contact. Russell by clicking on the bird at the top of the page
Sat Mar 9thOutingsSaturday 9 March 2019. Organ Recital at the Rochdale Town Hall at 12 noon. Organist Jeffrey Ramsdale. £8/£6.50p
The concert lasts for one hour and a two course lunch is available in the Clock Tower restaurant after the concert costing £6. A vegetarian option is available.
See Helen on the Outings table or click on the 'Bird' to send a message.
Mon Mar 11thMeetingRefreshments will be served today by members of all 3 Italian Groups. They will also be welcoming members at the door.
April 2019
Mon Apr 8thMeetingApril monthly meeting. Our speaker today is Cindy Drinkwater entitled Littleborough shops.

Refreshments will be served today by members of the Computing and Photography Groups. They will also be welcoming members at the door.
May 2019
Mon May 13thMeetingMay monthly meeting speaker is Philip Caine entitled Barrow to Bagdad

Refreshments will be served today by members of the Walking 1 and 2 Groups. They will also be welcoming members at the door.
June 2019
Mon Jun 10thMeetingJune monthly meeting is our AGM.

Refreshments will be served today by members of the Scrabble Group. They will also be welcoming members at the door.
July 2019
Mon Jul 8thMeetingJuly monthly meeting speaker is Barry Jackson entitled Flags of the World.
August 2019
Mon Aug 12thMeetingAugust monthly meeting speaker is Honor Simpson entitled Befriends Service.
September 2019
Mon Sep 9thMeetingSeptember monthly meeting speaker is Steve Lister entitled Ukuleles.