2019 Events

These 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.

Full list of Trips and Social Events for 2019

Annual Lunch Thursday 28th February 2019 – 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 25th January 2019. Contacts: Ken & Janet Ball 0161 288 5860; kandjmball74@hotmail.com

Walkers 2019 HF holiday – The holiday has been booked for Malhamdale on 24th June 2019 for four nights. Anyone interested please contact Ken McMahon kenmcmahon@sky.com or Ken Ball for more details.

Full list of Trips and Social Events in 2019

Spring Trip: We are going to Portmeirion on Wednesday 29th May. The price for this trip is £36 and includes a 2 course set lunch at Castell Deudraeth and a guided walking tour of the village. Booking and payment for this trip will be taken at the social morning on Friday 15th March.

Summer Trip: Will be to Southport Flower Show on Thursday 15th August. Celebrating its 90th anniversary this should be a special event on the theme of the “Garden Party”. The price of this trip is £25 and booking and payment will be taken at the social morning on Friday 21st June.

Autumn Trip: A four day trip to Belfast leaving on Sunday 15th September. Included are visits to the Belfast Titanic Museum, the Giant’s Causeway and Bushmills brewery. The price is £390 and anyone interested in this trip should contact Ken Ball on 0161-288-5860 to see if places are still available.

Bookings and payment for all trips by cheque (to Salford U3A) to Ken or Janet Ball.

Monthly Social Mornings with Guest Speakers 2019

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 2019
18 January AGM, Social and Speaker Rev Michael Burgess Seven Deadly Sins
15 February Social and Speaker Judith Atkinson I never knew that (about Salford)
28 February Annual lunch Monton Sports/Cricket Club
15 March Social and Speaker Brian Greene Elvis Presley
12 April Social and Speaker Royston Futter Working Men’s Library
17 May Social and Speaker Mark Charnley 125 years of the Manchester Ship canal
29 May Spring Outing Portmeirion, North Wales
21 June Social and Speaker David Winnard Greater Manchester Hidden Wildlife
19 July Social and Speaker David Stockwell Children in Art through the Ages
15 August Summer Outing Southport Flower Show
16 August Social and Speaker Frank Nicholson Sink Holes
15-18 September Autumn Outing Belfast, including Titanic experience, Giant’s Causeway and guided tours
20 September Social and Speaker David Astbury Demolition/Survival: Fate of Local Victorian Cottonopolis Buildings
18 October Social and Speaker Mark Child Ellesmeres in the Holy Land
15 November Social and Speaker Rev Michael Burgess A Christmas Cracker
20 December Christmas Social Christmas Social


2018 Events and Social Mornings