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
Tue Sep 14th
→Tue Sep 21st
2021 GROUP HOLIDAY. DEPARTING SEPTEMBER 14TH 2021 FROM MANCHESTER AIRPORT FOR 7 NIGHTS ARRIVING BACK IN MANCHESTER SEPTEMBER 21ST 2021.
7 NIGHTS IN YOUR OWN EN SUITE ROOM AT THE 4 STAR BEST HOTELS SEMIRAMIS, PUERTO de la CRUZ. TENERIFE.
INCLUDES ALL BREAKFASTS, LUNCHES, DINNERS.FREE BAR OPEN 12HOURS A DAY. UNLIMITED TEA/COFFEE SERVED WITHIN THE HOTEL. WINE AND WATER WITH LUNCH AND DINNER.

DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS AND THE UNCERTAINTY OF THE SITUATION FOR HOLIDAYS IN SEPTEMBER 2020 OUR GROUP HOLIDAY HAS NOW BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 2021. THE HOLIDAY AS ABOVE WILL NOW DEPART ON SEPTEMBER 14TH 2021 RETURN ON SEPTEMBER 21ST 2021

CONTACT VERA RIGBY 01457 873560
E MAIL verarigby@talktalk.net.
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
Discover & Dine
Wed Nov 17th
→Fri Nov 19th
THURSFORD RESCHEDULED VISIT FROM NOVEMBER 2020

Due to having to cancel our planned visit for 2020 we are hoping everything will go ahead this year. Their is a slight change of date but all members on the previous booking who were happy to rebook for this year were notified.
All details as previously stated. Will inform members when I receive more information.

Stay safe .Keep active.

Norma
MOTOS (Members on Their Own)
Thu Sep 9th Grand day out in Yorkshire

Leave Lees Co-op 9.00am Oldham College 9.15am

Take the scenic route via Clitheroe and Skipton to Grassington where we will stay about an hour for coffee,shopping, sight seeing etc. Then onto Sawley Arms near Fountains Abbey for a soup and sandwich lunch.Next to centre of Ripon where we have time at leisure to explore the town before returning home
£29 per person

THIS TRIP IS NOW FULLY BOOKED
Mon Oct 4th
→Fri Oct 8th

SHORT BREAK IN PERTH [SCOTLAND]

Please note that we will be staying at The Salutation Hotel in the centre of Perth. This is very old.One of their previous guests was Bonnie Prince Charlie.It is very comfortable and all rooms are en suite but the rooms are not of uniform size ie some of us will be in bigger rooms than others.This will be decided by chance by the Hotel. If you need a lift let me know when booking

You will be collected from your front door and taken to the coach and retuned to your front door on return
Day 1 Travel to Perth with refreshment stops on the way
Day 2 Guided tour of the Black Watch museum followed by tea/coffee and Scottish shortbread. Then onto the Palace of Scone for a guided tour of the palace and access to the grounds
Day 3 Guided tour of Dunfermline Abbey. Then a Three Bridges sail on the river Forth with lunch on board
Day 4 Travel to Falkirk For trip on the Falkirk Wheel.Then visit Kelpies on the return to hotel
Day 5 Return home with refreshment stops en route.

Porterage included
Executive coach and professional driver throughout
Full Scottish breakfast
3 course evening meal with tea/coffee {menu choice}
£470 per person in single room; £390 per person in twin room

Thu Oct 21st LLANDUDNO

Leave Lees 9.00am Oldham College 9.15am

Coffee/comfort stop near Chester

Travel to MARLBOROUGH HOTEL for a 2 course lunch with tea/coffee

Time at leisure to enjoy the town before returning home

£29 per person

CHeques payable to Oldham and District U3A to me at 37 Chew Brook Drive Greenfield OL3 7PD
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