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Monthly Open Meetings are held at Brookdale Club, Bridge Lane, Bramhall,
SK7 3AB 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
Open meeting
Wed Nov 3rd USA coast to coast by Harley Davidson - Norman Harris
Wed Dec 1st Christmas get together "Entertainment by u3a Music Making Group"
Wed Jan 5th 2022 'A Buff butler in the chic of cheek' Paul Isherwood
Wed Feb 2nd 2022 A Potential of the Human Whistler - David Morris
Wed Mar 2nd 2022 NO MEETING
Wed Mar 9th 2022 AGM
Wed Apr 6th 2022 Life and Times of a Busker - Eric Newton
Wed May 4th 2022 An Afternoon of acoustic music with Fools Gold - Steve Robson
Wed Jun 1st 2022 Manchester Theatres and their History - Marilyn Shalks
Wed Jul 6th 2022 South Manchester u3a Ukulele Band
Wed Aug 3rd 2022 From Ragtime to Rhythm ,Blues, Rock and Roll. John Wallace
Wed Sep 7th 2022 A miscellany of films for each season - James Walton
Wed Oct 5th 2022 NO MEETING
Wed Oct 12th 2022 An afternoon of musical entertainment - Roger Browne
Wed Nov 2nd 2022 New Steam for the 21st Century - Graham Nicolas
Wed Dec 7th 2022 TBA
A Little Bit of Culture
Fri Nov 5th Buxton Art Centre coffee concert at 1 o clock ' bark duo' guitarists'. cost £10 on the door or £7 if bought earlier. Includes coffee/tea and biscuits, before or after hour concert.
Amblers
Wed Jan 26th 2022 Meeting @ 10 am
Arts & Crafts
Thu Oct 28th Arts & Crafts
Thu Nov 11th Arts & Crafts
Thu Nov 25th Arts & Crafts
Thu Dec 9th Arts & Crafts
Thu Jan 13th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Jan 27th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Feb 10th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Feb 24th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Mar 10th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Mar 24th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Apr 28th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu May 12th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu May 26th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Jun 9th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Jun 23rd 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Jul 14th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Jul 28th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Aug 11th 2022 No Meeting
Thu Aug 25th 2022 No Meeting
Thu Sep 8th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Sep 22nd 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Oct 13th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Oct 27th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Nov 10th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Nov 24th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Dec 8th 2022 Arts & Crafts
Thu Dec 22nd 2022 No Meeting
Book Club 3
Thu Nov 18th Book Club 3
Thu Dec 16th Book Club 3
Thu Jan 20th 2022 Meeting
Thu Feb 17th 2022 Meeting
Thu Mar 17th 2022 Meeting
Thu Apr 21st 2022 Meeting
Thu May 19th 2022 Meeting
Thu Jun 16th 2022 Meeting
Thu Jul 21st 2022 Meeting
Thu Aug 18th 2022 Meeting
Thu Sep 15th 2022 Meeting
Thu Oct 20th 2022 Meeting
Thu Nov 17th 2022 Meeting
Thu Dec 15th 2022 Meeting
Bowling
Thu Jan 6th 2022 Indoor bowling restarts
Bridge
Wed Oct 27th Bridge re-starts
Wed Nov 10th Bridge
Wed Nov 24th Bridge
Wed Dec 8th Bridge
Canasta
Tue Oct 26th Canasta 2pm
Tue Nov 9th Canasta 2pm
Tue Nov 23rd Canasta 2pm
Tue Dec 14th Canasta 2pm
Tue Dec 28th No meeting
Tue Jan 11th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Jan 25th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Feb 8th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Feb 22nd 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Mar 8th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Mar 22nd 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Apr 12th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Apr 26th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue May 10th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue May 24th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Jun 14th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Jun 28th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Jul 12th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Jul 26th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Aug 9th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Aug 23rd 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Sep 13th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Sep 27th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Oct 11th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Oct 25th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Nov 8th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Nov 22nd 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Dec 13th 2022 Canasta 2pm
Tue Dec 27th 2022 No meeting
Computer
Thu Nov 4th First session going back to basic's
Thu Dec 2nd Subject to be advised
Thu Jan 6th 2022 TBA
Thu Feb 3rd 2022 TBA
Thu Mar 3rd 2022 TBA
Thu Apr 7th 2022 TBA
Thu May 5th 2022 TBA
Thu Jun 2nd 2022 TBA
Thu Jul 7th 2022 TBA
Thu Aug 4th 2022 No meeting
Thu Sep 1st 2022 TBA
Thu Oct 6th 2022 TBA
Thu Nov 3rd 2022 TBA
Thu Dec 1st 2022 TBA
Cribbage
Wed Nov 17th First meeting
Wed Dec 15th Meeting
Cryptic Crossword
Tue Nov 16th Cryptic Crossword
Tue Dec 21st No meeting
Tue Jan 18th 2022 Cryptic Crossword
Tue Feb 15th 2022 Cryptic Crossword
Tue Mar 15th 2022 Cryptic Crossword
Tue Apr 19th 2022 Cryptic Crossword
Tue Jun 21st 2022 No meeting
Tue Jul 19th 2022 No meeting
Tue Aug 16th 2022 No Meeting
Tue Sep 20th 2022 Cryptic Crossword
Tue Oct 18th 2022 Cryptic Crossword
Tue Nov 15th 2022 Cryptic Crossword
Tue Dec 20th 2022 No meeting
Family History
Tue Nov 9th Useful Websites
Tue Dec 14th Female Ancestors
Tue Jan 11th 2022 Meeting
Tue Feb 8th 2022 Meeting
Tue Mar 8th 2022 Meeting
Fri Mar 18th 2022 Spring Talk - Palace Hotel, Buxton
Tue Apr 12th 2022 Meeting
Tue May 10th 2022 Meeting
Tue Jun 14th 2022 No meeting
Tue Jul 12th 2022 No meeting
Tue Aug 9th 2022 No meeting
Tue Sep 13th 2022 Meeting
Sat Sep 17th 2022 Annual Conference - Palace Hotel, Buxton
Tue Oct 11th 2022 Meeting
Tue Nov 8th 2022 Meeting
Tue Dec 13th 2022 Meeting
Film
Mon Jan 17th 2022 TBA
Mon Feb 21st 2022 TBA
Mon Mar 21st 2022 No Meeting
Mon Apr 18th 2022 TBA
Food Appreciation
Thu Nov 25th We are planning a meal on the 25th November at Panache restaurant in Poynton at 12.30 pm. The cost will be £10.00 for a two course meal. Full details of menu and booking will be available after the AGM on 13th October and again at the November main meeting.
History
Tue Nov 2nd Poynton Hall - The Towers and the Lords of the Manor - Isabella Collinson
Tue Dec 7th Christmas Traditions - group members
Tue Jan 4th 2022 Saving the Mona Lisa - Ruth Faulkner
Tue Feb 1st 2022 TBA
Tue Mar 1st 2022 TBA
Line Dancing
Wed Jan 12th 2022 First session Line Dancing
Wed Jan 19th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Jan 26th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Feb 9th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Feb 16th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Feb 23rd 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Mar 9th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Mar 16th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Mar 23rd 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Mar 30th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Apr 13th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Apr 20th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Apr 27th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed May 11th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed May 18th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed May 25th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Jun 8th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Jun 15th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Jun 22nd 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Jun 29th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Jul 13th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Jul 20th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Jul 27th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Aug 10th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Aug 17th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Aug 24th 2022 Line Dancing
Wed Aug 31st 2022 Line Dancing
Music Appreciation
Mon Nov 1st Best of British music
Mon Dec 6th Music for Christmas
Mon Jan 3rd 2022 No Meeting
Mon Feb 7th 2022 Meeting
Mon Mar 7th 2022 Meeting
Mon Apr 4th 2022 Meeting
Mon Apr 25th 2022 Meeting
Mon May 2nd 2022 No Meeting
Mon Jun 6th 2022 Meeting
Mon Jul 4th 2022 Meeting
Mon Aug 1st 2022 Meeting
Mon Sep 5th 2022 Meeting
Mon Oct 3rd 2022 Meeting
Mon Nov 7th 2022 Meeting
Mon Dec 5th 2022 Meeting
Music Making
Tue Oct 26th Meeting
Tue Nov 9th Meeting
Tue Nov 23rd Meeting
Tue Nov 30th Meeting
Wed Dec 1st Christmas get together and Entertainment by u3a Music Making Group
Tue Jan 11th 2022 Meeting
Tue Jan 25th 2022 Meeting
Tue Feb 8th 2022 Meeting
Tue Feb 22nd 2022 Meeting
Tue Mar 8th 2022 Meeting
Tue Mar 22nd 2022 Meeting
Tue Apr 12th 2022 Meeting
Tue Apr 26th 2022 Meeting
Tue May 10th 2022 Meeting
Tue May 24th 2022 Meeting
Tue Jun 14th 2022 Meeting
Tue Jun 28th 2022 Meeting
Tue Jul 12th 2022 No Meeting
Tue Jul 26th 2022 Meeting
Tue Aug 9th 2022 No Meeting
Tue Aug 23rd 2022 No meeting
Tue Sep 13th 2022 Meeting
Tue Sep 27th 2022 Meeting
Tue Oct 11th 2022 Meeting
Tue Oct 25th 2022 Meeting
Tue Nov 8th 2022 Meeting
Tue Nov 22nd 2022 Meeting
Mon Dec 12th 2022 No Meeting
Play Reading
Mon Nov 15th Meeting
Mon Dec 20th Meeting
Mon Jan 17th 2022 Meeting
Mon Feb 21st 2022 Meeting
Mon Mar 21st 2022 Meeting
Mon Apr 18th 2022 No meeting
Mon May 16th 2022 Meeting
Mon Jun 20th 2022 Meeting
Poetry
Mon Nov 15th Subject - Transport
Mon Dec 20th Meeting
Mon Jan 17th 2022 Meeting
Mon Feb 21st 2022 Meeting
Mon Mar 21st 2022 Meeting
Mon Apr 18th 2022 Meeting
Mon May 16th 2022 Meeting
Mon Jun 20th 2022 Meeting
Mon Jul 18th 2022 Meeting
Mon Aug 15th 2022 Meeting
Mon Sep 19th 2022 Meeting
Mon Oct 17th 2022 Meeting
Mon Nov 21st 2022 Meeting
Mon Dec 19th 2022 Meeting
Science & Technology
Thu Nov 11th "Discussion/debate on Climate Change"
Thu Nov 11th Discussion on Climate Change”
Thu Dec 9th “Member’s short presentations based on the Twelve Months of the Year”
Scrabble
Mon Nov 1st First meeting ( 10- 12)
Mon Dec 6th Scrabble (10-12)
Mon Jan 10th 2022 Scrabble
Mon Feb 7th 2022 Scrabble
Mon Mar 7th 2022 Scrabble
Mon Apr 4th 2022 Scrabble
Mon May 9th 2022 Scrabble
Mon Jun 6th 2022 Scrabble
Mon Jul 4th 2022 Scrabble
Mon Aug 1st 2022 Scrabble
Mon Sep 5th 2022 Scrabble
Mon Oct 3rd 2022 Scrabble
Mon Nov 7th 2022 Scrabble
Mon Dec 5th 2022 Scrabble
Short Walks
Wed Oct 27th Under the roads and along the rivers of Stockport 3-4 miles no stiles. Meet at St Mary's Church, Market Place Stockport. Walk Leader Vivian Bath.
Wed Nov 3rd No Walk - Monthly Meeting. Speaker Norman Harris - USA coast to coast by Harley Davidson.
Wed Nov 10th Gawsworth 4 miles. 2 or 3 stiles. Fairly flat. Meet on Church Lane near the entrance to Gawsworth Hall SK11 9RN. Walk Leader Sheila Fleming.
Wed Nov 17th Mellor Golf Club Circular, Strines Station,Strawberry Hill. 3.4 miles. Meet in the main car park, Mellor Golf Club SK6 5PP. Walk Leader Jim Hollingsworth.
Wed Nov 24th Alderley Edge Circular 4.6 miles, bit hilly,up and down, generally good walking paths. Meet at Nether Alderley National Trust Car Park SK10 4UB. Remember NT card, car parking charges for non members. Walk Leader Gill Cameron.
Wed Dec 1st No Walk - Monthly Meeting. Entertainment by the Music Making Group. Christmas get together.
Wed Dec 8th Debdale Park to Fairfield Circular. 5 miles. Flat and good walking paths. Meet at the Debdale Outdoor Centre Car park, opposite McDonald's Reddish Bridge, Hyde Rd Gorton M18 7LJ. Walk Leaders Alex & Sheila Drysdale.
Wed Dec 15th Daisy Nook/Park Bridge 4 miles. Long gentle incline for the first half, a few steps, no stiles. Meet at the Daisy Nook Crime Lake car park, Cutler Hill Rd OL8 3NZ. Walk Leader Jayne Whittaker.
Wed Dec 22nd Woodbank/Vernon Park with a stop for coffee and cake. 4 miles. Meet at Woodlands Park Woodlands Drive Offerton SK2 5AP. Walk Leader Margaret Minns.
Tai Chi
Mon Oct 25th Tai Chi
Mon Nov 8th Tai Chi
Mon Nov 15th Tai Chi
Mon Nov 22nd Tai Chi
Mon Nov 29th Tai Chi
Mon Dec 13th Tai Chi
Mon Jan 10th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Jan 17th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Jan 24th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Jan 31st 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Feb 14th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Feb 21st 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Feb 28th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Mar 14th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Mar 21st 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Mar 28th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Apr 11th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Apr 18th 2022 No meeting
Mon Apr 25th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon May 9th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon May 16th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon May 23rd 2022 Tai Chi
Mon May 30th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Jun 13th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Jun 20th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Jun 27th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Jul 11th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Jul 18th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Jul 25th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Aug 8th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Aug 15th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Aug 22nd 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Aug 29th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Sep 12th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Sep 19th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Sep 26th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Oct 10th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Oct 17th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Oct 24th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Oct 31st 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Nov 14th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Nov 21st 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Nov 28th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Dec 12th 2022 Tai Chi
Mon Dec 19th 2022 Tai Chi
Travel
Mon Nov 8th Talk by Gordon Longworth - White Sails and Blue Seas
Mon Dec 13th ‘The Jewel of Central America’. by Ken Jones
Mon Jan 10th 2022 Meeting
Mon Feb 14th 2022 Meeting
Mon Mar 14th 2022 Meeting
Mon Apr 11th 2022 Meeting
Mon May 9th 2022 Meeting
Mon Sep 12th 2022 Meeting
Mon Oct 10th 2022 Meeting
Mon Nov 14th 2022 Meeting
Mon Dec 12th 2022 Meeting