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Wednesday 19th September 10-12pm
New U3A Event at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
2019 High Lane U3A Calender
The 2019 High Lane u3a Calendar produced by the Photography Group will be on sale at the September monthly meeting. It will be priced at £5 complete with envelope, or £4.75 without envelope.
Social Dances to be held at the Village Hall
The Sequence Dancing Group will be holding some social dances on Sunday afternoons , at High Lane Village Hall , 2.30 - 4.30, open to all U3A members .
Dates are second Sunday of each month , Sept 9th , Oct 14th , Nov 11th and Dec 9th . The programme will be a mixture of sequence , ballroom and fun dances , hopefully to suit everyone !
Ring Ian and Kate for further details 0161 449 8830
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Boat trip on Manchester Ship Canal
A few spaces are available on a trip on Manchester Ship Canal on Friday 29th June. The trip is organised by a local probus group.
A coach will pick up in High Lane at 7:45am. Contact Neville Pixton at email@example.com for further details or to book a place.
Institute of physics Science day
Join musicians from the Royal Northern College of Music, scientists and psychologists from the University of Manchester to explore the passage of time in music, physics and psychology. With a mix of live music, short talks and drama, you're sure to come away with a very different view of what time actually is and how our idea of how quickly it passes might just depend on your age or even what kind genre of music you're listening to…
This event is free to attend and requires no prior knowledge – we only ask that you are over 16 and are open to participating with people of all ages and backgrounds! You may register here and please do share amongst your friends and family.
Hannah Renshall from the Institute of Physics would like to offer U3A members to attend this event.
Hannah is the Outreach officer for the North West and will be a guest speaker at the Science day which is being organised by Deeside and Wirral network
We'd like to invite you to “What's time? – explore with music, physics and psychology” - a free event on Tuesday 10 th April from 4 – 6pm at the Google Digital Garages in Manchester .
Regional Officer: North West
Entertaining talk by retired consultant surgeon
Mr Peter Sykes
The first meeting of the year took place on Wednesday 10th January. To a large audience, Mr Peter Sykes described briefly what medicine was like in the early 60s when he qualified, and then described a modern gall bladder removal operation, using "keyhole surgery", ably assisted by Carole Clulow.
He has recently started his own "BLOG" with amusing medical stories www.medicaltales.org
1000 Mile Walking Medal Winner
At the start of 2017, HL U3A Walking Group member Merlyn Young resolved to walk 1000 miles during the year. He achieved his 1000 miles with time to spare on 5th November 2017, some feat, or should that be feet!
His medal was awarded by Country Walking Magazine. Merlyn's wife Joyce accompanied him on some of the walks' with a total of 718 miles. Many congratulations to both of them, a great achievement and worthy example to the rest of us. Well, it is a time of year for new resolutions!
The Latin inscription on the medal reads :- AMBULO ERGO SUM (I walk therefore I am )