Mawdesley Villages

Events

Please see the list below for some forthcoming events.


Dates for your Diary
June 2019
Mon Jun 17thSocial GroupCome and try your hand at Archery
Its a Fun Night - nothing serious!
Scarisbrick - 6.00pm - £5 per session

Cuppa and Biscuit as well

All details from the Social Table
Thu Jun 20thWalkingShort Walk - 4 miles

Parbold to Appley Bridge

Leader: Ian Robinson

More information and sign up at the Walking Table, Wednesday Community Morning.
Tue Jun 25thWalkingLong Walk - 9 miles

Grassington

Leaders: Carol & Peter Harrand

More information and sign up at the Walking Table, Wednesday Community Morning.
Tue Jun 25thSocial GroupA trip on the good ship Floating Grace.

This wide beamed boat departs from Albert Dock and travels on a scenic tour of the historic Liverpool Docks and Marina.
Afternoon Tea will be served on board

Fully booked, but there is a waiting list.
Sat Jun 29thWatercolour PaintingSilverdale and Arnside Art Trail

More information and book at the Wednesday Community Morning
July 2019
Thu Jul 4thArt‘Workshop’ session on ‘Brusho’ painting given by local Mawdesley artist Joanne Thomas.

N.B. Change of Venue because of Election

Mawdesley Methodist Church Hall, from 10-00 to 12-00 am.

This exciting watercolour medium will appeal especially to the beginner, so if you fancy starting painting, this is the ideal medium with which to begin. Why not come along and see for yourself?

Cost is £2 including refreshments.

For further details contact Norman on 01257-462121
Fri Jul 5thWalkingLinear Walk - 11 miles

Swaledale, North Yorkshire. Alongside the River Swale from Keld to Reeth. The route is straightforward and there is no heavy climbing. (Keld is about 200ft above Reeth).

Leaving Parbold at 0800hrs. Expecting to be back in Parbold by 2130hrs.

Dinner afterwards at the Buck Hotel, Reath.

Costs: £36. This includes coach fare and dinner at the Black Bull in Reeth and gratuities

Please sign up at the Walk Table.

More information at the Walk Table at the Wednesday Community Morning.
Mon Jul 8thSocial GroupA visit to Bodryddhan Hall near Ruthin.

A beautiful family home and gardens.
Wed Jul 10thLuncheon Club12:30 at The Grapes, Croston

2 Courses: £15.95
3 Courses: £19.95

Both prices include gratuities.

Book and choose your menu at the Wednesday Community Morning
Wed Jul 10thSocial GroupCroquet at Birkdale Croquet Club, Rotten Row, Southport
2.00pm til 4.00pm
Beginners very welcome Cost £5
Book at the Social Table
Thu Jul 11thWalkingShort Walk - 3.5 to 4 miles

Cuerden Park

Leaders: Jean & Peter Fenemore

More information and sign up at the Walking Table, Wednesday Community Morning.
Thu Jul 11thWatercolour PaintingPatchings Art and Craft Festival

More information and sign up at the Wednesday Community Morning
Tue Jul 16thWalkingMedium Walk - 7 miles

Beacon Country Park area

Leaders: Irene Ormesher & Lindsey Heaton

More information and sign up at the Walking Table, Wednesday Community Morning.
Thu Jul 18thSocial GroupCome and try your hand at Archery
Its a Fun Night - nothing serious!
Scarisbrick - 6.00pm - £5 per session

Cuppa and Biscuit as well

All details from the Social Table
Mon Jul 22ndSocial GroupCartmel Races again.

This ever popular "day at the Races" is a not to be missed day out.

Bring a chair and a picnic
Thu Jul 25thWalkingStrenuous Walk - 8 - 9 miles

Tarn Howes-Holme Fell

Leader: Phil Monks

More information and sign up at the Walking Table, Wednesday Community Morning.
August 2019
Thu Aug 8th
→Sun Aug 11th
Social GroupSHORT HOLIDAY 2019
THURSDAY 8TH TO SUNDAY 11TH AUGUST


This year we are venturing back to the North East to make our base in Durham City staying at the Raddison Blu Hotel just off the centre.
It will include Kynren which is a magnificent outdoor performance showing the history of Britain from the Romans to present day.
It will include Whitby for the day, Raby Castle for an afternoon and calling at Dalemain House on our way home.

The cost of this will be in the Region of £365 and will include all gratuities but no lunches.
There will be a supplement of £78 for single rooms.
We will be booking for this from Wednesday 21st November, a deposit will be required.
Wed Aug 14thSocial GroupCroquet at Birkdale Croquet Club, Rotten Row, Southport
2.00pm til 4.00pm
Beginners very welcome Cost £5
Book at the Social Table
Mon Aug 19thSocial GroupCome and try your hand at Archery
Its a Fun Night - nothing serious!
Scarisbrick - 6.00pm - £5 per session

Cuppa and Biscuit as well

All details from the Social Table
Thu Aug 22ndTheatreThe Ladykillers at The Theatre By The Lake, Keswick

The celebrated Ealing comedy THE LADYKILLERS tells the classic black comedy tale of a sweet innocent old lady, alone in her home, pitted against a gang of criminal misfits who will stop at nothing….

WARNING - this production will include flashing lights. If you have booked tickets but this will cause you a problem then please let Barbara or Jacquie know.
Sat Aug 24thWeekenders Sat/SunMersey Tunnel Tour

The Mersey Tunnel Tour takes you on a unique, behind the scenes, look at the famous Queensway Mersey Tunnel which opened in 1934

Cost: £22, includes coach and Entrance Fee.

Pick ups
Rufford - 10:30a.m.
Mawdesley 10:40a.m.
Parbold 10:50a.m.

More information and book at the Weekenders' Table at the Wednesday Community Morning.
Thu Aug 29thShakespeareTrip to Stratford to see Measure for Measure in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
September 2019
Tue Sep 3rdSocial GroupA Visit to Erddig Hall Nr Wrexham.
A beautiful National Trust House where the servants quarters and lives are shown to be intertwined with the family and presented byt the Trust in a very interesting manner.
Lovely grounds to walk as well

Now booking at the Social Table
Thu Sep 5thSocial GroupCome and try your hand at Archery
Its a Fun Night - nothing serious!
Scarisbrick - 6.00pm - £5 per session

This is the last shoot of the Season

Cuppa and Biscuit as well

All details from the Social Table
Wed Sep 11thSocial GroupCroquet at Birkdale Croquet Club, Rotten Row, Southport
2.00pm til 4.00pm
Beginners very welcome Cost £5
Book at the Social Table
Mon Sep 16thGardeningTalk from 2 volunteers from New RHS Garden Bridgewater

All U3A members welcome.

Venue - Charity Farm WN6 9PP

Cost - £3
Tue Sep 17thSpeakerSid Calderbank – “Cracks from a Cobblers Seat”
Tales of Old Euxton brought back to life
October 2019
Wed Oct 2ndTheatreAs You Like It

The Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Lowry Theatre, Manchester

Ticket Price £38 inclusive of coach fare

Pick up times:
Rufford 5:15
Croston 5:25
Mawdesley 5:35
Parbold 5:45
Tue Oct 15thSpeakerIan Bagshaw – “The Royal Mail and the Secret History of Postcards”
Mon Oct 21stSocial GroupA return visit to Media City Salford Quays and a behind the scenes tour at the BBC
Also we will visit the fantastic Imperial War Museum whilst we are there.
We are limited to 48 so don't miss it.

Now booking on the Social Table
November 2019
Tue Nov 19thSpeakerProf Terry Callaghan - “Sent to Siberia”
Thu Nov 21stPhilharmonic: Live MusicL'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti)

Performed by Glynebourne Touring Opera at the Liverpool Empire

2pm (Note afternoon performance)

This is the best travelling opera company who have come north for the first time for over 10 years and is a performance that should not be missed.

L'Elsir d'Amore is a comic opera with some lovely melodies and brilliant singers which will be enjoyed by anyone whether they know anything about opera or not.

Tickets £62 (including coach and tip)

Coach will leave from
Rufford tba; Mawdesley tba; Parbold tba
Sat Nov 23rdPhilharmonic: Live MusicRigoletto (Giuseppe Verdi)

Performed by Glynebourne Touring Opera at the Liverpool Empire. Start time 1915 hrs

A well known opera with many well-known 'tunes'. As always with opera it is a tragedy with a dramatic results.

This is the best travelling opera company who have come north for the first time for over 10 years and is a performance that should not be missed.

Price £65 (including coach and drivers tip)

Coach departs from
Rufford 5:15 pm; Mawdesley 5:25 pm; Parbold 5:35 pm

This is likely to be sold out quickly
January 2020
Tue Jan 21stSpeakerIan Uzzell – “Royal Marine Helicopter Pilot in the 1960s”
February 2020
Tue Feb 18thSpeakerJohn Clayton – “Behind the mic at BBC Radio Lancashire”
March 2020
Tue Mar 17thSpeakerGeoff Barton – “Iranian Embassy Siege”
April 2020
Tue Apr 21stSpeakerStuart Elliott – “English Village Life in the Middle Ages”
May 2020
Tue May 19thSpeakerPhilip Caine - “From Barrow to Bagdad and back again”