Oldham & District

Discover & Dine

Visits organised by Norma and Ian Robson . Our aim is to explore the rich and diverse heritage of our region by visits to stately homes and other places of special interest on the 4th Thursday of the month; the visits usually include a meal.

Any suggestions for future trips would be most welcome!
Please contact Norma 01457 875744
Email by clicking on the blue bird, top right of this page.

Full details of the events listed below can be obtained at the monthly meetings held at The Millennium Centre . Featherstall Rd

Dates for your Diary
Thu Apr 23rd TOUR OF LIVERPOOL METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL ( ROMAN CATHOLIC)
& TOUR OF PORT SUNLIGHT.

Please choose your lunch menu at the March Meeting
Thu May 28th VISIT TO THE TROLLEY BUS MUSEUM DONCASTER & GUIDED TOUR AT THE AMAZON WAREHOUSE DONCASTER
Details in February
. Payment in March

2 places available
Mon Jun 8th
→Fri Jun 12th
VISIT TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT

JUNE 8- 12TH

Fully booked

Reserve list available
Thu Jun 25th CARNFORTH STATION HERITAGE CENTRE ( of the film BRIEF ENCOUNTER fame) & guided tour of LEIGHTON HALL.
Details in March
Payment in April
Thu Jul 23rd NO VISIT IN JULY DUE TO HOLIDAYS
Thu Aug 27th Visit to WENTWORTH WOODHOUSE one of the largest houses in Europe. The ballroom scene in The Downton abbey was filmed here.
This will be followed by a visit to WENTWORTH Garden centre.
Details in May. Payment inJune.
Wed Nov 18th
→Fri Nov 20th
THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR
NOVEMBER 18th-20th.

In 2018 many of us enjoyed a visit to this Christmas spectacular. I am proposing to do this again in 2020. Because of it’s popularity I have to request tickets for this event well in advance.
The visit will be for 2 nights stay in Norwich. Bed breakfast and evening meals. Visits to
Nottingham Industrial Museum & Wollaton Hall on the outward journey.
Tour of Norwich Cathedral and Thursford Spectacular in the evening on the 2nd day
Tour of Coventry Transport museum on the return

Cost £280 single supplement £55

This visit is now definitely going ahead. A deposit of £ 75 will be collected at the January meeting.
Pleases make your cheques payable to
Oldham & District U3A.
Fully booked Reserve list if interested.

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Acoustic Guitar Anything Goes
Art Appreciation Art Study
Badminton Beer & Wine Appreciation
Bird Watching Board Games
Bowling Bridge
British History Cinema
Classic Cars Computers
Computers for Beginners Craft
Create and Chat Creative Writing
Criminology Dance
Discover & Dine Discussion
Drawing and Painting Family History
Flat Walking Flower Arranging
French -Beginners to Improvers Gardening
German Italian Beginners
Keep Fit Local History & Archives
Map Reading & Navigation Meditation
Midweek Lunch/Supper MOTOS (Members on Their Own)
Music Appreciation Photography
Play Reading & Drama Poetry
Quiz Reading 2
Reading Group Science
Singing for Fun Spanish
Spanish Conversation Striders
Strollers Table Tennis
Theatre Transport&Industrial Heritage
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