Oldham & District

Events

Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10.00 am at the Millennium Cultural Centre, Featherstall Road North, Oldham, OL9 6QB. The morning includes refreshments, a guest speaker and information on the various activities you may enjoy. You are very welcome to come along.


Dates for your Diary
Anything Goes
Fri Dec 31st
→Sun Jan 2nd 2022
2 NIGHT NEW YEAR CELEBRATION LANCASTER HOUSE HOTEL. LANCASTER.
FRIDAY DECEMBER 31ST 2021. ARRIVE FROM MIDDAY, AFTER SETTLING IN TRADITIONAL LANCASHIRE AFTERNOON TEA WILL BE SERVED. FOLLOWED BY THE HISTORY OF CHAMPAGNE AND CHAMPAGNE TASTING.
THE EVENING COMMENCES WITH CHAMPAGNE AND CANAPE RECEPTION, A PIPER WILL PIPE GUESTS INTO A SIX COURSE GALA DINNER FOLLOWED BY MUSIC FROM RESIDENT DJ.
SATURDAY JANUARY 1ST 2022. BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED UNTIL MIDDAY. REST OF THE DAY IS FREE. THE LEISURE COMPLEX WILL BE OPEN FOR SWIMMING OR A DIP IN THE OUTSIDE HOT TUB.
THE EVENING WILL START WITH A FESTIVE DRINKS RECEPTION, FOLLOWED BY A THREE COURSE DINNER.THIS IS FOLLOWED BY A RACE EVENING AND AFTER STUDYING THE FORM THE OPPORTUNITY TO WIN SOME PRIZES.
SUNDAY JANUARY 2ND 2022. AFTER BREAKFAST WE LEAVE FOR HOME.
TWIN/DOUBLE ROOMS £299 PER PERSON. SINGLE ROOMS £358PER PERSON.
HOPEFULLY THERE WILL BE ENOUGH INTEREST TO ORGANISE THE USUAL COACH, THIS WILL BE AT AN EXTRA COST.
DEPOSIT £100 CHEQUES PAYABLE TO LANCASTER HOUSE ( THIS WILL BE REFUNDABLE IF THE EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS) PLEASE SEND CHEQUES WITH NAME ADDRESS AND TELEPHONE NUMBER TO:
VERA RIGBY. 8 FERNHILL. OLDHAM ROAD. GRASSCROFT. SADDLEWORTH. OL4 4GH. PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR MORE INFORMATION. TEL. 01457 873560 MOBILE 07949714267 EMAIL verarigby@talktalk.net
Wed May 11th 2022
→Wed May 18th 2022
Saga Holiday to Best Siroco Hotel . Benalmadena Costa del Sol.
Leaving Manchester May 11th 2022 for 7 nights own room, all inclusive.
Price to be confirmed but expected to be around £850. Limited number of rooms.
Contact Vera Rigby. 01457 873560
verarigby@talktalk.net
Discover & Dine
Wed Nov 17th
→Fri Nov 19th
THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR 17TH- 19TH NOVEMBER

1st day. Guided tour at Nottingham Industrial Museum & visit to Wollaton Hall & Deer Park close by.

2 nights bed / breakfast and 3 course dinner at Holiday Inn Norwich

2nd day. General guided tour by cathedral guide at Norwich cathedral
Early afternoon dinner then on to the Christmas Spectacular at Thursford.

3rd day. Guided tour at Coventry Transport Museum & group admission to Art Gallery & Museum.


Cost. £299 plus £55 supplement for single room.

This includes all the above and gratuities.

THIS TRIP IS NOW FULL

01457875744. 07845389090

Norma
MOTOS (Members on Their Own)
Wed Nov 10th

THE LAKES

Leave Lees 8.45am Oldham College 9.00am

Travel to Lakeland Motor Museum for visit. Cafe {own cost}
Then to Bowness for free time for lunch sightseeing etc gathering at 3pm at the pier for a cruise to Lakeside where we will be met by the coach for return home

£34 per person
Cheques payable to Oldham and District U3A to me at 37 Chew Brook Drive Greenfield OL3 7PD

Thu Dec 16th

XMAS OUTING

Leave Lees Coop 9am; Oldham College 9.15am and proceed to Barton Grange garden centre for coffee {own cost} and some free time.Then on to Tiffany's hotel Blackpool for a festive glass of fizz before your 3 course Xmas lunch with choices listed below

Starters
a Sauteed mushrooms in a creamy garlic sauce served on a garlic toast with mixed leaf garnish
b Home made minestrone soup served with a hot crusty roll
c Fruit juice

Mains
1. Roast Fylde turkey with pigs in blankets,stuffing,cranberry saauce, rich gravy
OR
2. Pan fried fillet of salmon with a creamy leek and tarragon sauce
Both served with chef's choice of seasonal vegetables and potatoes

Desserts
A Steamed Xmas pud with hpt creamy brandy sauce
B Yuletide chocolate log with cream
C Cheese and biscuits

Tea/coffee with warm mince pies

There will then be entertainment,singing and dancing until 5pm. Return to coach and enjoy a ride through the Illuminations before returning home

£35 per person

If interested please send cheque along with your menu choices and pick up stop to me at 37 Chew Brook Drive Greenfield OL3 7 PD. Cheques payable to Oldham and Districf U3A