Meols (Southport)

Events

Our monthly meetings provide a friendly, informal opportunity for members and non-members to socialise and to talk to committee members and group leaders. These monthly meetings are held at the Emmanuel Church Hall, Cambridge Road, Southport - at 1:45pm for a 2:00pm start on the second Tuesday of every month.

There is usually a speaker at these meetings and we hope to introduce a diverse and interesting topic each month. If you have any ideas of who you would like to speak, or topics you would like to know more about, please let any committe member know.

Any changes to groups, notices will also be recorded here

Our annual general meeting will be held in January 2019 NOT February. We are combining it with our group leaders show case this time.

Membership renewal is due at our March meeting

Events are listed in Date order.

Events for each group can be seen in the Group pages, by either clicking on the 'blue' name, or going via the top line menu..


Dates for your Diary
July 2019
Mon Jul 22ndWalkingThurstaston Common
Meet Southport Station 9.50
Thu Jul 25thLocal historyChurchtown Guided Walk
Meet at St Cuthbert's Church at 2.00pm
Walk Guide is Gladys Armstrong, cost £2 per person.
Mon Jul 29thWalkingHilbre Island
Meet Southport Station 9.50
August 2019
Thu Aug 1stGardeningVisit Sylvia's Garden
Sylvia is opening her garden to visitors. 2.00. Contact Sylvia for details.
Mon Aug 5thWalkingLytham St Annes
Early Bus X2
Mon Aug 12thWalkingBrockholes
Early Bus X2
Fri Aug 16thWine tasting groupChurchtown Deli
Botanic Road in Churchtown, 6.30pm
Cost is £12.50 per head payable at monthly meeting.
Contact Eileen (group leader) for more details
Mon Aug 19thWalkingHale
Meet Southport Station 9.50
Tue Aug 20thMeetingOur annual strawberry cream tea today. Which people tell us they enjoy.

Today you can chat amongst yourselves and meet new people over tea and cream scones.

Volunteers for strawberry hulling would be welcomed with open arms.
Thu Aug 22ndGardeningVisit Walter's Garden
Wlater's garden open day . 2.00.
Tue Aug 27th
→Thu Aug 29th
MeetingConference and AGM
Annual U3A conference.
Click Link for booking and details
Conference and AGM
Tue Aug 27thLocal historyWalking Treasure Trail

Treasure trail down Lord Street, under the verandah in case it rains. Start at 2.00pm at the bus stop outside Morrisons, at the Liverpool end of Lord Street.
Sheets of questions to be provided on the day.
September 2019
Thu Sep 5thMeetingThe Big Sing
Venue: The Friends’ Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool.Led by Stuart Overington, a conductor from the Halle, and members of the North West Regional Team
See News page for more details
Booking and Information
Tue Sep 10thMeetingThe speaker today is Barry Humphries.

How We Used To Live - The 1950’s.
Do you remember ?
The rationing that had begun in the war finally came to an end. Television arrives, walking, buses, trams and bikes were how we got about, there was a shop on very corner, you could be a “teenager” for the first time… We were all very modern and had never had it so good !!
Sat Sep 14thTheatreNIGEL SLATER'S TOAST
Liverpool Playhouse. Circle(depending on availability) £25.
Please put name and tel number on list at monthly meeting.
Tue Sep 17thLocal historyMuseum Trip
Old farm vehicles, an organ and other interesting things at a local museum near Formby
Fri Sep 20thWine tasting groupChurchtown Deli
Botanic Road in Churchtown, 6.30pm
Cost is £12.50 per head payable at monthly meeting.
Contact Eileen (group leader) for more details
October 2019
Tue Oct 8thMeetingAndrew Wilde from the North West Music Trust, is giving us a piano recital today.

Andrew is an acccomplished player and really draws his audience into his renditions.
Tue Oct 15thWine tasting groupBoulevard West on on Lord Street
Cost £15.00 per head for wine and nibbles.
7.00 pm start
Contact Eileen (group leader) for details.
November 2019
Fri Nov 8thWine tasting groupChurchtown Deli
Botanic Road in Churchtown, 6.30pm
Cost is £12.50 per head payable at monthly meeting.
Contact Eileen (group leader) for more details
Tue Nov 12thMeetingLancashire day is on November 27th.

Today our speaker is Roger Blaxall and he is going to test our knowledge of Lancashire with a lively quiz.

Entitled Lancashire County Counsel

Come along and see what you can remember and maybe learn some new facts along the way
December 2019
Tue Dec 10thMeetingChristmas lunch further detail nearer the time.
January 2020
Fri Jan 10thWine tasting groupChurchtown Deli
Botanic Road in Churchtown, 6.30pm
Cost is £12.50 per head payable at monthly meeting.
Contact Eileen (group leader) for more details
Tue Jan 14thMeetingOur group leaders showcase and annual general meeting.
Tue Jan 21stLocal historyMeeting
Eileen's House 1.30pm
February 2020
Tue Feb 11thMeetingToday’s speaker is Stuart Elliott, a local man, he is going to talk to us about life in the Middle Ages
March 2020
Tue Mar 10thMeetingThe speaker today will be Dr. Frank Nicholson who is a retired lecturer in Physical Geography and Earth Science.

Iceland - Fire and Ice

The combination of volcanoes and glaciers brings unusual hazards as well as offering spectacular, interesting tourism.
The talk is fully illustrated, about 50 minutes long, and tailored for U3A audiences.