Wigan

Upcoming Events


Dates for your Diary
Other Events
Mon Sep 6th
→Sun Sep 26th
Mawdesley and Neighbouring Villages u3a Art Group are staging an exhibition of their paintings and drawings in the Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk from the 2nd to 30th September
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We wish them luck in this and hopefully some of our members may find time to visit.
Meetings
Wed Oct 6th 10:30am at Wigan Cricket Club at Wigan sports Club
Joanne Halliwel,will give us an insight into life below stairs when she appears as Betsy the Scullery Maid. In mop cap and clogs, her infectious laughter and scandalous gossip on what life is really like at ‘the big ‘ouse’ will have you rolling in the aisles. This is humour with a nostalgic twist, this is Upstairs Downstairs and then Downstairs some more!
Wed Oct 20th Members' Meeting at Wigan Cricket Club at Wigan Sports Club.
10:30am -12:30pm
Come along and have a coffee and check out the variety of groups on offer. Group leaders will be there to answer any questions.
Tue Nov 2nd 10:30am at Wigan Cricket Club at Wigan Sports Club
Eric Curless will talk on Thomas Linacre and Some of His Famous Contemporaries
Outings
Thu Sep 30th Afternoon Tea on the Elleswake.

Leaving Trencherfield Mill at 12:30pm

Spend a couple of hours cruising along the Leeds Liverpool Canal on Wigan's iconic canal boat the Kittywake. Boarding at the historical and famous Wigan Pier your freshly made afternoon tea stand will be ready and waiting for you to enjoy in your booth, enjoy a selection of sandwiches, salad and a savoury followed by an indulgent scone with jam and clotted cream but it doesn't stop there you will also receive a selection of Petit Four desserts to enjoy!
Cost £25.
For more information contact Barbara Hardy
Arts and Crafts
Fri Sep 24th 11am-1pm the first meeting of theArts and Crafts group to be held at Beech Hill Book Cycle.
Contact Sue Orrell for more details
Book Club
Mon Sep 20th The Book Club will be restarting on Monday the 20th of September at Beech Hill Book Cycle between 1:30pm and 3pm.

Old and new members are welcome to come along on this date.

Contact Sheila Wignall for more details
Cinema Club
Tue Sep 28th Tuesday, 28th September, we are off to the Empire cinema and will be viewing the 7:00pm EVENING screening of Romeo&Juliet. A worthwhile viewing for romantics. Meet in the foyer from 6:30pm. Tickets are priced at £17.50 for this concert.

You can pre-book your tickets either on the Empire Cinema web site, by calling past (to save the booking fee) or purchase on the night. Please note all bookings and refreshments are card payment only.

Contact Stephen Horrocks at any meeting or e-mail:
cinema@u3awigan.co.uk
Wed Oct 6th Wednesday, 6th October, we are off to the Empire cinema and will be viewing the 3:00pm MATINEE screening of the latest James Bond movie .... No Time To Die. Essential viewing for action film fans. Meet in the foyer from 2:30pm.
Book early to avoid disappointment.

You can pre-book your tickets either on the Empire Cinema web site, by calling past (to save the booking fee) or purchase on the night. Please note all bookings and refreshments are card payment only.

Contact Stephen Horrocks at any meeting or e-mail:
cinema@u3awigan.co.uk
Wed Oct 20th This is a scary one .... I am highly terrified by Michael Myers as he walks the streets late at night. Be very careful on the way home!

Wednesday, 20th October, we are off to the Empire cinema and will be viewing the EVENING screening of Halloween Kills. Michael is back in town .... essential for horror film fans.

You can pre-book your tickets either on the Empire Cinema web site, by calling past (to save the booking fee) or purchase on the night. Please note all bookings and refreshments are card payment only.

Contact Stephen Horrocks at any meeting or e-mail:
cinema@u3awigan.co.uk
Sat Oct 30th Saturday, 30th October, we are off to the Empire cinema and will be viewing the 2:30pm MATINEE screening of Cliff Richard - The Great 80 Tour.
Meet in the foyer from 2:00pm. Tickets are priced at £17.50 for this concert.

You can pre-book your tickets either on the Empire Cinema web site, by calling past (to save the booking fee) or purchase on the night. Please note all bookings and refreshments are card payment only.

Contact Stephen Horrocks at any meeting or e-mail:
cinema@u3awigan.co.uk
Crown Green Bowling
Tue Sep 21st Meet at 11am at the Boar's Head Standish.
Please do not use the pub car park
Tue Sep 28th Meet at 11am at the Boar's Head Standish.
Please do not use the pub car park
Photography
Mon Sep 27th Final Outdoor Session before returning to normal indoor meetings. This will be a return to Haigh Woodland Park, however looking at taking photos in more natural woodland areas rather than the gardens and parklands that we visited earlier in the year. Meet 10 am at entrance to Stables Courtyard.
Mon Oct 25th Meeting at the Book Cycle Meeting Room at Buckley Street, Beech Hill. 2 pm to 3.30 pm.
On street parking available in nearby streets, £2 cost per head, free Tea and Coffee included.
Mon Nov 22nd Meeting at the Book Cycle Meeting Room at Buckley Street, Beech Hill. 2 pm to 3.30 pm.
On street parking available in nearby streets, £2 cost per head, free Tea and Coffee included.
Ukulele Group
Thu Sep 23rd Meeting at Little Fifteen, Wallgate Wigan 14:00 to 16:00 Cost £2
Further details to be announced nearer the time.

Email ukulele@u3awigan.co.uk if you'd like to join our group.
Thu Oct 28th Meeting at Little Fifteen, Wallgate Wigan 14:00 to 16:00 Cost £2
Further details to be announced nearer the time.

Email ukulele@u3awigan.co.uk if you'd like to join our group.
Thu Nov 25th Meeting at Little Fifteen, Wallgate Wigan 14:00 to 16:00 Cost £2
Further details to be announced nearer the time.

Email ukulele@u3awigan.co.uk if you'd like to join our group.