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
May 2019
Wed May 22ndCraftMeet at Fire Station 1.30pm
Contact Ann Deal for details tel 212917
Thu May 23rdBook GroupMeet at Eleanor's House 10.30am
Ann. Tel 505637
Fri May 24thWine 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
Sun May 26thGardeningGarden Festival Coach Trip
Eaton Hall Cheshire.
More details to follow
June 2019
Mon Jun 3rdWalkingMoreton/West Kirby. Meet at Southport station 9.50. Leader Bill
Mon Jun 3rdArt AppreciationLady Lever Art Gallery. Rembrandt Exhibition
Meet at Southport station 9.45
Contact Ann on 505637 for more details
Tue Jun 4thMeetingNorth West Region Conference and AGM
The Exchange, Preston
Tuesday 4th June 2019. 10.30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
See News page for more details
Booking and Information
Thu Jun 6thFine DiningThe Barn at Moor Hall, Prescot Road , Aughton, L39 6RT
12.30. Two courses £21 including Service Charge
Contact Val on 224035
Tue Jun 11thMeetingOur speaker today is Aimee Best from the Dog's Trust in Merseyside. Details to follow.
Thu Jun 13thGardeningChilli Farm Visit
98 Ralph's Wife's Lane, Banks
Sat Jun 15thTheatreThe Importance of Being Earnest.
An Octagon Theatre Production. Bolton Albert Halls. Cost £25 . Train to Bolton
Contact Eleanor for details 231966
Tue Jun 18thWine 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.
Tue Jun 18thLocal historyMeeting at Eileen's House
1.30pm 61 Norwood Crescent
July 2019
Fri Jul 5thWine 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 Jul 9thMeetingOur speaker today is Joanne Halliwell MA

Betsy the Scullery Maid
The talk is about the adventures of a rather simple Victorian scullery maid called Betsy
Dressed the part in mop cap and clogs Betsy will speak about her existence below stairs, the servant hierarchy, her mistress, her sweetheart...
It promises to be a very entertaining,educational, and fun afternoon.
Thu Jul 11thGardeningLocal Garden Visit
Peter and Rosemary's Garden at 2 Cottys Brow, off Knob Hall lane. 2.00pm. Need to park in Crostons Brow or Knob Hall Lane, and walk down through the black gate in Cottys Brow
Tue Jul 16thMeetingCommittee Forum: a workshop with break-out sessions and the chance to network with like minded people
Anyone already in a committee position, interested in becoming a committee member or wanting to know more about how the committee works.
The Gateway centre, Great Sankey Street, Warrington
Led by Gill Russell, NW Regional Trustee and
Members of the North West Regional Team
See News page for more details
Booking and Information
Thu Jul 25thLocal historyChurchtown Guided Walk
Meet at St Cuthbert's Church at 2.00pm
Walk Guide is Gladys Armstrong, cost £2 per person.
August 2019
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
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.
Tue Aug 27th
→Thu Aug 29th
MeetingConference and AGM
Annual U3A conference.
Click Link for booking and details
Conference and AGM
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 !!
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.
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.