2020 Events

These normally include the monthly Social with Speaker, as well as the numerous groups to attend.  Salford U3A arranges various events throughout the year which include day trips out, annual lunches, Christmas celebrations, as well as monthly social mornings which include speakers. However, until Covid-19 guidelines are relaxed all these events are currently postponed and monthly meetings cancelled until further notice.

Full list of Trips and Social Events for 2020

Sadly due to the coronavirus pandemic a number of events have had to be cancelled or postponed.

The full details were announced at our AGM on 17th January 2020.  Currently all three trips are fully booked, but places may become available. So if interested please contact Ken & Janet Bell on 0161 288 5860; kandjmball74@hotmail.com.

Annual Lunch Thursday 12th March 2020 – Monton Sports and Cricket  Club, Welbeck Rd., M30 9EH. Cost £25, please complete the form sent out with Chairman’s letter and return with money (cheques payable to Salford U3A) and selection by Friday 21st February 2020. Contacts: Ken & Janet Ball 0161 288 5860; kandjmball74@hotmail.com

Spring Trip Friday 3rd April 2020 now postponed.
Liverpool dock cruise including a 2 course lunch followed by a visit to The Royal Liver Building with inclusive tower tour. Cost: £47
Summer Trip 21st -26th June 2020 now postponed.
A six day holiday to France with inclusive visits to Monet’s Garden and the Palace of Versailles. Cost: £670
Autumn Trip 5th-6th September 2020
Visit to the North East calling at the Bowes Museum, and overnight accommodation with dinner and breakfast. Including tickets for the Kynren open air spectacular show. Plus a visit to the Beamish museum on the route home. Cost £180

Walkers 2020 HF holiday – This holiday was booked at Sebdbergh for 18-22th May for four nights. This has now been cancelled but now rescheduled for Monday 10th May 2021. Anyone interested please contact Ken McMahon kenmcmahon@sky.com or Ken Ball for more details.

Monthly Social Mornings with Guest Speakers 2020

Venue and Time: General social mornings are held at Eccles Town Hall, 116 Church Street, Eccles, M30 0LH, 10am on the third Friday of each month.

The social morning is held in order 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 to pass relevant information to members. Prospective members will be most welcome.

For future events, please see the dates in the table below.

Salford U3A Events Programme 2020
Date Speaker Topic
17 January AGM, Social and Speaker Peter Turner Through the eyes of a Magician
21 February Social and Speaker Tim Coltman The Story of an Unlikely War Hero
12 March Annual lunch Monton Sports/Cricket Club
20 March Social and Speaker Marilyn Shalks Manchester Theatre Historycancelled
03 April Spring outing currently postponed Liverpool docks and Royal Liver building
17 April Social and Speaker John Dwyer It’s All Greek to me
15 May Social and Speaker Keith Warrender Manchester Lost District
19 June Social and Speaker Brian Pearson U3A Salford Photography Group
21-26 June Summer Outing currently postponed Monet’s Garden and Palace of Versailles, France
17 July Social and Speaker Susan Barnett Sandringham Secrets
21 August Social and Speaker Philip Caine From Barrow to Baghdad
05-06 September Autumn Outing Bowes museum, Kynren open air spectacular show in North East, plus Beamish museum
18 September Social and Speaker Sid Calderbank  A Lancashire Garland
16 October Social and Speaker Peter Pennington An Eccles Minstrel
20 November Social and Speaker Sue Jeffries Christmas wreathes and
table decorations
18 December Christmas Social Christmas Social

2019 Events and Social Mornings