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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
The Cottonopolis Project
A Greater Manchester U3A Network Study Day
Saturday 27th January 2018, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street, Manchester, M2 1NL
For more information, Click Here to download the flyer
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 )
HIGH LANE U3A CAROL SERVICE
This year’s U3A Carol Service will take place at St. Thomas's Church, High Lane on December 14th 2017 at 2pm.
Tea/coffee, cakes and warm mince pies will be served in the church hall after the service.
Come and enjoy the festive season with us, bring your friends and family with you. Everyone welcome.
More information if required from June Gibbs
Christmas party on 13th December
My Life in Music: Rebecca Done. Eats, quiz and raffle. Members only. Tickets (£5) available at the November meeting.
MUSICAL EVENING on 10 November
We will be treated to a selection of Country and 60s music by multi British award winning singer, musician and songwriter Nancy Ann Lee. A hot meal will be available at the start of the evening. Tickets are just £10 and we expect demand to be high. Please put the date in your diary. Tickets will be on sale at the September and October meetings.
BRIDGE AND AFTERNOON TEA AT HIGH LANE VILLAGE HALL
There will be a Bridge event on Saturday 16 September from 2pm - 4.30pm in the Large Hall.
The cost will be £6 per person or £20 per table of four and includes afternoon tea. All proceeds will go to Village Hall Funds
Tickets are available from Margaret McDermott or June Gibbs
WINE TASTING EVENING Friday 29th September
At this event members and friends will present a series of six different wines for you to taste. There will be three whites and three reds of varying styles to suit all tastes plus a selection of cheese and savoury biscuits.
Tickets cost £6 and will be on sale at the July and August meetings. There may be a few left over for September, but to be safe, book your ticket at the August meeting
Last updated : 01/01/18, © www.highlaneu3a.org.uk, 2017.