U3A Calander 2018
The Photography group project has resulted in a very attractive calendar for 2018 showing a range of local pictures; this would make a great Christmas present for family and friends. Calendars will be available at the September meeting and are £6 each or you can buy two for £10
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
Friday 29th September
WINE TASTING EVENING
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
of speaker for March meeting
planned speaker for the meeting on 8 March is unfortunately unable to
attend so the talk on that day will be 'Gardens through the Year'
presented by Walter Mason.
Manchester Network of U3As Literature day.
27 March 2017 10:30am to 4pm at Cross St Chapel, Cross St, Manchester.
Tickets are just £5. In the morning session there will be
presentations on self publishing, the poems of Raymond Carver and 'My
favourite book'. The afternoon sessions are Russian Literature, live
theatre and poetry writing.
who are members of the Greater Manchester Network have priority for
click here for more details and an application form.
Course A 10 week course on the history of
Radical Women 1914-1979 will start on Tuesday 14th February
2017 11am to 1pm. This will take place at the Working
Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, Salford M5. The
cost will be £60. It will be taught by the historian
Michael Herbert, MA, and will include the following:
more information or to book a place, please email Michael Herbert; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Women’s anti-war movements in
the First World War
- Women Councillors in the 1920s
- Campaigns for birth control in the
- The General Strike of 1926
- Women’s unemployed marches in
- Women volunteers in the Spanish
- Women’s Parliaments
during the Second World War
- The work of Joan Littlewood
and Shelagh Delaney in the 50s and 60s
- The emergence of the
Women’s Liberation Movement in the late 1960s
Lunch 2017. This
year’s Annual Lunch is on Monday 6 March
2017. The venue is Hazel Grove Golf Club and we
have a mouthwatering choice of dishes on the
menu. Tickets cost £20 and will be on sale at the
January and February meetings. If you can't get to one of the meetings
please contact Andre Lister to reserve and pay for your ticket. Numbers
limited so don’t delay in booking your places.
Committee 2017 - Several
are retiring this year so we need new Committee members for 2017. These
will be elected at the AGM in February. If you would like to join the
Committee please print off the nomination form from the last page of
the November newsletter, ask fellow members to nominate and second you,
and give the completed form to Margaret McDermott or Sue Harlin before
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