Monthly Open Meetings are held at Trinity Methodist Church, Woodsmoor, Stockport, SK3 8TB. 1.45pm for 2.00pm.
You are welcome to attend one or two of these meetings as a visitor to meet members and group organisers, and to get a feel for what the U3A has to offer.
Members and visitors pay £1.50 to attend these meetings - this includes tea or coffee.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Thu Nov 21st||Winter Wonderland (Coach Trip to Snowdonia Garden Centre) see home page for more details|
|Wed Sep 4th||Walter Reid - History of my life in service.|
|Wed Oct 2nd||Jim Williams - Tales of Casanova|
|Wed Nov 6th||Barbara Speake - Writing Crime Fiction|
|Wed Dec 4th||Allen Shalks - My interesting life in TV, Theatre, Radio & Films|
|Wed Jan 1st 2020||NO MEETING - BANK HOLIDAY|
|A Little Bit of Culture|
|Tue Sep 17th||RIGOLETTO ON THE LAKE ... Spectacular performance of Verdi's masterpiece . From the floating stage on the lake from the Berenz Festival in Austria. 7:15 AT THE LIGHT CINEMA|
|Wed Oct 2nd||ONE MAN TWO GOVENORS - JAMES CORDDEN NT ENCORE SCREENING 7pm Plaza Cinema|
|Thu Oct 17th||A MIDSUMMER'S NIGHT DREAM NT LIVE - LIGHT CINEMA 7PM|
|Tue Nov 12th||42ND STREET - THE MUSICAL WITH BONNY LANGFORD - LIGHT CINEMA 7:30 PM|
|Tue Dec 17th||THE NUTCRACKER -ROH BALLET - LIGHT CINEMA 7:15 PM|
|Thu Jan 16th 2020||SLEEPING BEAUTY - ROH BALLET LIGHT CINEMA 7:15|
|Wed Aug 28th||Victoria Wood exhibition, Bury - Doreen Woodhouse.|
|Wed Sep 25th||Palace Hotel Tour -Shelia Brownhill.|
|Tue Oct 22nd||Elizabeth Gaskell House - Jean H and Gill W. NOTE CHANGE OF DATE|
|Wed Nov 27th||Tour Rochdale Town Hall - Barbara Pemberton.|
|Tue Dec 10th||Christmas Lunch at The Wycliffe - Pauline Hadfield. NOTE CHANGE OF DATE|
|Mon Sep 16th||TBA|
|Mon Oct 21st||TBA|
|Mon Nov 18th||CHRISTMAS|
|Tue Aug 27th||Canasta 2pm|
|Tue Sep 10th||Canasta 2pm|
|Tue Sep 24th||Canasta 2 PM|
|Tue Oct 8th||Canasta 2 pm|
|Tue Oct 22nd||Canasta 2 pm|
|Tue Nov 12th||Canasta 2 PM|
|Tue Nov 26th||Canasta 2 pm|
|Tue Dec 10th||Canasta 2 PM|
|Tue Dec 24th||No Canasta this date|
|Thu Sep 5th||CANCELLED SESSION|
|Thu Oct 3rd||Ron Emerson - Heads on Body fun with photographs|
|Thu Nov 7th||Creating a presentation and poster in Libre Office|
|Thu Dec 5th||Christmas FUN|
|Thu Jan 2nd 2020||No meeting|
|Thu Jan 16th 2020||TBA|
|Thu Feb 6th 2020||NO MEETING|
|Tue Sep 17th||Meet at 2.00pm at Stockport Sunday School.|
|Wed Oct 16th||Meet at 2.00pm at Stockport Sunday School.|
|Tue Nov 19th||Meet at 2.00pm at Stockport Sunday School.|
|Tue Sep 10th||Brick Walls|
|Tue Oct 8th||Wills and Probate Records|
|Tue Nov 12th||Using Quarter Sessions Administrative Records for Family History (Talk by visiting Speaker Claire Moore from Cheshire Hustoryscapes)|
|Tue Dec 3rd||Joint Christmas Party with History Group|
|Tue Oct 29th||We are intended to visit Mr. Ali's (Indian restaurant) on Wellington Road, Stockport. cost £17 ( see home page for more details)|
|Thu Nov 21st||Winter Wonderland (Coach Trip to Snowdonia Garden Centre) £25... more details on home page|
|Tue Sep 3rd||Daresbury Church and Norton Priory - Coach trip.|
Leader Ruth Faulkner.
|Tue Oct 1st||Concord and St. Michael's Mount.|
Talk by Geoff Kerry.
|Tue Nov 5th||History of Education in Stockport.|
Talk by Don Cameron.
|Tue Dec 3rd||AFTERNOON - Shared Christmas Party with Family History.|
|Tue Jan 7th 2020||Garth Higgins - To Be Advised.|
|Tue Feb 4th 2020||Joan of Kent.|
Talk by Joan Davis.
|Tue Mar 3rd 2020||A selection of short talks by our members. |
List to be announced near the time.
|Mon Sep 2nd||Music Chosen by Members of the Group|
A wide variety of music chosen by members of the Music Appreciation Group
|Mon Oct 7th||A programme of Music chosen by Reynold Higginbotham. Listen to some of the music Reynold likes to hear.|
|Mon Nov 4th||‘The Russians are Coming’ Music by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin and others|
|Mon Dec 2nd||‘Music for Christmas’ Music for the start of the Christmas season.|
|Tue Aug 27th||Rehearsals|
|Tue Sep 10th||Rehearsals|
|Tue Sep 24th||Rehearsals|
|Tue Oct 8th||Rehearsals|
|Tue Oct 22nd||Rehearsals|
|Tue Nov 12th||Rehearsals|
|Tue Nov 26th||Rehearsals|
|Science & Technology|
|Thu Sep 12th||Members short lectures session II|
|Thu Oct 10th||Fracking – Pete Webb|
|Thu Nov 14th||History of Medicine – Walter Reid|
|Thu Dec 12th||Making the magic microchip – Christine Bill & Audrey Miles.|
|Fri Sep 6th||Bruntwood Park.|
Meet at Bruntwood Park in the car park. Walk in the park and eat at the café. Leaders Eileen & Mike Stoney.
|Fri Sep 20th||Styal.|
Meet at Styal free car park on the Altincham Road, left side of the road beyond the Northcliffe Chapel. Meal to be decide. Leader Vida Chattington.
|Mon Aug 26th||NO SESSION - BANK HOLIDAY.|
|Mon Sep 9th||- Bill Walker - 'Another interesting talk about the canals'.|
|Mon Oct 14th||Isabella Collinson - A leisurely cruise along the Rhine-Marne Canal in France|
|Mon Nov 11th||Louanne Collins - Our Swiss Experience|
|Walks - Longer|
|Fri Aug 30th||Raw Head. Peckforton. 7 miles approx|
|Fri Sep 6th||The Roaches. Danebridge. 9 miles approx|
|Fri Sep 13th||Padley Gorge (Carl Wark). Hathersage. 8 miles|
|Fri Sep 20th||Todmorden Moor. Todmorden. 9 miles approx|
|Fri Sep 27th||Castle Naz. Combes. 6 miles approx|
|Fri Oct 4th||Win Hill. Ladybower. 6 miles approx|
|Fri Oct 11th||Nangreaves. Bury. 8 miles approx|
|Fri Oct 18th||Slaithwaite. Holme Firth 8 miles approx|
|Fri Oct 25th||Little Switzerland. East Sterndale. 8 Miles approx|
|Walks - Short|
|Wed Aug 28th||M3.8 miles Monyash Lathkil Dale Circular. Mix of fields, paths, dales and rural lanes. Some care required, rocky steps, a tricky slope and uneven surfaces. (SUMMER WALK).|
Leader Jim Hollinsworth.
Meet outside "The Old Smithy Café", on Church St. Moynash. DE45 1JH, Directions: Leave Buxton on A515 (Ashbourne Rd). Turn left after 7.5 miles onto B5055 for Monyash. Map Ref: SK 150665. OS Sheet 119. (its about one hours drive). (DE45 1JH). (Mid walk Ice Cream break £2) N.B. 11.00 AM START.
|Wed Sep 4th||No Walk Monthly Meeting|
|Wed Sep 11th||Lovely late Summer walk, Chorlton Water Park. Leaders Julia & Val.|
Meet Chorlton Water Park, Maitland Ave. off the A5145 opposite Southern Cemetery. (M21 7WH).
|Wed Sep 18th||Lymm Dam. Leader Sheila Fleming|
TBC. Watch this space.
|Wed Sep 25th||TBC. Leaders Ray & Sheila Berry|