Oldham & District

Events

Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10.30 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
Sun Dec 30th NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS 2018/19. 3 NIGHT STAY SUNDAY DECEMBER 30TH, MONDAY DECEMBER 31ST. TUESDAY JANUARY 1ST. LEAVING WEDNESDAY JANUARY 2ND.
CUMBRIA GRAND HOTEL GRANGE OVER SANDS.
SUNDAY DECEMBER 30TH ARRIVE MID AFTERNOON, TIME TO SETTLE IN BEFORE MEETING FOR KIR ROYALE COCKTAIL, 3 COURSE CARVERY DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT.
MONDAY DECEMBER 31ST. BREAKFAST FOLLOWED BY A FREE MORNING BEFORE A TWO COURSE LUNCH SERVED 12.30/1.30PM. AFTERNOON FREE OR JOIN FUN MUSIC QUIZ IN HOTEL LOUNGE.
GLASS OF CHILLED CHAMPAGNE IN THE LOUNGE BAR BEFORE A FOUR COURSE NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNER WITH ENTERTAINMENT, DANCING AND HOT SNACKS AFTER MID NIGHT.
TUESDAY JANUARY 1ST. BUCKS FIZZ BRUNCH SERVED UNTIL 11AM. FREE TIME UNTIL AFTERNOON TEA IS SERVED BETWEEN 2PM AND 3PM FOLLOWED BY FUN BINGO FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO JOIN IN.
EVENING THREE COURSE CARVERY DINNER WITH ENTERTAINMENT.
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 2ND. BREAKFAST AND JOURNEY HOME.
PACKAGE AS ABOVE £299 PER PERSON FOR TWIN ROOMS. REGRETABLY THERE IS THE USUAL SUPPLEMENT FOR SINGLE OCCUPANCY ROOMS OF £49.83 PER NIGHT = £448.50
NONE REFUNDABLE DEPOSITS OF £50 CHEQUES PAYABLE TO STRATHMORE HOTELS ACCOMPANIED BY YOUR NAME ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER.

I will start collecting balances at the November 13th meeting or you can get it to me NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 1ST. Vera Rigby. 8 Fernhill. Oldham Road, Grasscroft. Saddleworth. OL4 4GH. Twin £249. Single £398.50.
CONTACT VERA RIGBY 01457 873560 E MAIL verarigby@talktalk.net
COACH TRANSPORT IS NOW BOOKED. £35 PER PERSON INCLUDING TIP. TO BE PAID ON OR BEFORE THE DECEMBER 11TH MEETING. CHEQUES PAYABLE TO OLDHAM AND DISTRICT U3A.
PICK UP LEES DEC. 30TH 1.30PM. OLDHAM ROCHDALE ROAD 1.45PM. LEAVING HOTEL JANUARY 2ND 11.30AM.
DUE TO A CANCELLATION THROUGH ILLNESS THERE IS ONE SINGLE ROOM AVAILABLE.
Tue Sep 17th
→Tue Sep 24th
GROUP HOLIDAY 2019.
DEPARTING FROM MANCHESTER ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH 2019 7 NIGHTS RETURNING ON SEPTEMBER 24TH.
FOUR STAR HOTEL, OCCIDENTAL ISLA CRISTINA. COSTA DE LA LUZ.SPAIN.
COSTA DE LA LUZ LIES CLOSE TO PORTUGAL MAKING IT EASY TO HOP ACROSS THE BOARDER AND EXPLORE FURTHER.
ACCOMMODATION IN YOUR OWN ROOM. BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER. FREE BAR 12 HOURS PER DAY. WINE AND WATER WITH LUNCH AND DINNER. UNLIMITED TEA/COFFEE MAKING FACILITIES WITHIN THE HOTEL. FREE WI-FI. 2 INCLUDED EXCURSIONS.
COST FOR ANY NEW PASSENGER IS £927 INCLUDING INSURANCE. £907 IF YOU HAVE YOUR OWN INSURANCE.

CONTACT VERA RIGBY 01457 873560. verarigby@talktalk.net
Art Appreciation
Thu Jan 31st A guided tour of the William Stott exhibition by the curator at Oldham Gallery followed by a post Christmas lunch at Grill at No. 20. This event is fully booked but there is a reserve list.
Thu Feb 21st The Lowry Gallery, Salford for a guided tour of the exhibition 'Lowry and the Pre-Raphaelites'. This exhibition includes works formerly owned by LS Lowry alongside some of his favourite pictures in public and private collections.
Discover & Dine
Thu Jan 24th MANCHESTER FIRE BRIGADE SAFETY CENTRE

Tour/talk. 2 course lunch

PLEASE CHOOSE YOUR MENU AT THE DECEMBER MEETING
Thu Feb 28th MANCHESTER CATHDRAL. GUIDED TOUR

Details at the November meeting
Payment December

Menu available at the January meeting
Thu Mar 28th EMMERDALE STUDIO TOUR & VISIT TO PIECE HALL HALIFAX

Details in December
Payment January
Thu Jun 20th CARDIFF ThursdayJUNE 20 - Sat June 22nd
£294 twin room. £30 supplement per night single room

Thursday
Travel by coach , stopping at Worcester for a guided tour of Tudor House, tea/coffee & cake.
In the afternoon we continue to Cardiff where our 1st stop is a guided tour of the Royal Mint.
Next to Jury's Hotel for our 2 night b&b & evening meals stay. This hotel is centrally situated.

Friday.
After breakfast we visit Cardiff Castle & Victoria Gothic Mansion,where we have a guided tour.
In the afternoon we will experience a sailing tour of Cardiff Bay.

Saturday.
The morning is free to explore the city.
In the afternoon we visit Llandaff Cathedral before we make our journey home.

Flyers & booking forms available.
A deposit of £75 when booking.
Few places still available. See Norma / Ian at the December meeting.
Full payment probably April.

Cheques made payable to
Just Go Holidays Ltd
MOTOS (Members on Their Own)
Fri Jan 18th Stockport Plaza 7.30pm

SOME GUYS HAVE ALL THE LUCK

A Rod Stewart tribute act
£22.50

Transport will be arranged when numbers are known

PLEASE PAY ASAP AND CERTAINLY BY 3rd DECEMBER. SEND CHEQUES PAYABLE TO OLDHAM AND DISTRICT U3A TO 37 CHEW BROOK DRIVE GREENFIELD OL3 7PD
Sat Feb 16th BEYOND THE BARRICADES
OLDHAM COLISSEUM 7.30pm

Songs from the shows including hits from Les Miserables

£24 each payable at December meeting

Meal beforehand at Stoccos 5.15pm
Wed Apr 17th JEWELLERY GALLERY VISIT

Today we visit the gallery of Susan Rumfitt who is one of the jewellery experts on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow.We travel to Harrogate to arrive about 10.30am when we will be greeted with tea or coffee.Susan will then talk to us about jewellery before we enjoy a sandwich lunch with a glass of fizz.After lunch we are free to explore the gallery and Susan has agreed to give informal valuations on any jewellery we may take.NB.U3A WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR LOSS DAMAGE OR THEFT OF THESE ITEMS SO MAKE SURE THEY ARE PROPERLY INSURED.

£36 per person plus coach fare which will be calculated when numbers are known