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Trips and social events
For more information about any of our trips, please email email@example.com marking the subject line ‘FAO: Janet Ball’. To see photos from some of our previous trips, please visit the Galleries page.
Walkers HF holiday 2022
This 4-night holiday was originally booked at Sedbergh for May 2020, then changed to May 2021 and further rescheduled to 16-20 May 2022.
Summer outing 2022
A six day holiday to France with inclusive visits to Monet’s Garden and the Palace of Versailles. This trip, originally planned for June 2020 and then re-arranged to June 2021, has been further re-scheduled to 19-24 June 2022.
Southport Flower Show runs from 18-21 August 2022. There is a special discount for u3a members, who will be able to get tickets for £18, compared to the gate price of £27, using the promotional code ‘u3a’ when buying tickets on the Southport Flower Show website.
Monthly social mornings with guest speakers
Venue and Time:
Social mornings are typically held at 10:00 on the 3rd Friday of the month and take place at Elm Bank Banqueting Suite in Eccles (no booking required).
Our social mornings are extremely popular and allow members to have a discussion together with a cup of tea or coffee and to listen to a variety of guest speakers, to air your views and for the committee and convenors to pass relevant information to members. Prospective members are most welcome. For more information about any of the speakers below, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2022 Events Programme
|21 Jan||Social and speaker||Elm Bank||Allan Shalks||Allan’s career in radio and television|
|18 Feb||AGM, social and speaker||Elm Bank||Sarah Kelly||The Arctic|
|18 Mar||Social and speaker||Elm Bank||Louise Bentley||Lancashire Wildlife Trust|
Report by Paul Sherlock
|7 Apr||Annual Lunch||Monton Sports Club||Gallery of photos|
|*22 Apr||Social and speaker||Elm Bank||Jack Morris||The history of Bury black pudding|
|11 May||Spring outing||Coach trip to World of Wedgwood at Stoke and the Dorothy Clive Garden|
|16-20 May||Walkers holiday||4 night trip based at Sedbergh|
|*27 May||Social and speaker||Elm Bank||Jenni Smith,|
Chair of Buile Hill Mansion Association
|17 Jun||Social and speaker||Elm Bank||Sid Calderbank||Musical entertainment with a Lancashire dialect|
|19-24 Jun||Summer outing||Coach trip to France including visits to Monet’s Garden and Versailles|
|15 Jul||Social and speaker|
|19 Aug||Social and speaker|
|16 Sep||Social and speaker|
|21 Oct||Social and speaker|
|18 Nov||Social and speaker|
|16 Dec||Christmas social|