Wigan

Outings

Outings Ideas- If you are interested in the trip ideas below click on the leader name to email them in order to register interest and reserve places.

Spa Day(date and prices to be agreed) Fancy pampering yourself at a local spa day? Contact Barbara Hardy about the group booking if you are interested.
Mersey Tunnel Tour (date and prices to be agreed) Tour of the Queensway Tunnel and it's contruction in 1934. Contact Barbara Hardy
Mersey Tunnel Tour Note there are many steps involved in this behind the scenes tour so this trip isn't suitable for members with mobility or breathing difficulties.

Booking is essential to reserve places on all Social Events and Outings as they are dependant on numbers and are due to cancellation if insufficient numbers of members register their interest.

Payments and deposits for trips can be made by cash or cheque at monthly meetings and a full list of membership and speakers meetings can be found on the Meetings page. To see the kind of days out we are arranging have a look at our Previous Outings page.

Always bring along your receipt when attending any outing as they will be required to access the coach.

Dates for your Diary
Wed Oct 9th Royal Liver Building Visit- visit to the Liver Building, the world's first skyscraper on a new 70 minute(approx) tour. Wigan to Liverpool return by train. There is a lift to the 10th floor for great views of the city and the more interpid can tackle the remaining 124 steps(74 on a narrow stone staircase) to the top. Note this is a high and narrow space so not recommended for those with a fear of heights or confined spaces. Contact Barbara Hardy
Thu Oct 10th Swinging 60s Lunch Oswaldtwistle Mills for details email Janis Sweeney
Thu Oct 17th Old Courts Meet the Authors 19:00 until 23:00 The 3rd Wigan Noir event, contact Janis Sweeney if you want to attend the event with a U3A group. Click on the link to the 3rd Wigan Noir poster for details.
Wed Nov 13th Media City Tour Manchester
Twenty places have been provisionally booked.
Tour starts 12:30, make your own way there, cost £12.00 concessions £11.00.
These places are first come first served, contact Barbara Hardy for one of these places, she will create a reserve list if required.
Wed Feb 26th 2020 St Helens World Of Glass Make your own way there, the World Of Glass is a 5 to 10 minute from the railway station. Visit costs £5(as of September 2019). Contact %Barbara Hardy# about the group booking, some innoculations may be required for Wiganers travelling to St Helens(Joke!).
Fri May 1st 2020 Beamish Holiday Click on Beamish May 2020 poster for details or email Angela Grundy.