Groups

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There are over 30 Salford u3a groups to attend. Please click on the links below for further information on any that you may be interested in.

For general information please contact Ken Ball, our acting Salford u3a Group Coordinator, at membershipsecretary@salfordu3a.com.

To contact a group convenor, please email salfordu3a@gmail.com marking the subject line of your email ‘FAO: name/job title’. Or call/text on 07375 779023.

Weekly calendar view of our groups

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MondayLong walksLocal Walks, Paint and sketch, Short Walks
TuesdayExploring Gtr Manchester, Family History,
Gardening, Quilting, Walking with dogs
Quiz 2, Science & Technology, Scrabble,
Table Tennis, Theatre 2 (planning mtg)
WednesdayArt and Culture, Book Club 1,
Book Club 3, Photography,
Quiz 1, Theatre 1 (planning mtg)
Book Club 2, French Intermediate,
Local History
ThursdayBird Watching, Handicraft, LuncheonBackgammon, Bridge, Italian Beginners,
Mah Jong
FridayMonthly social morning, PoetryPlay Reading, Ukulele
SaturdayConcerts
SundaySunday Lunch

List of groups

SubjectConvenorVenueDay/TimeStatus
Art and CultureBeverley RobinsonVarious4th Wednesday of the month
BackgammonJohn LambertRainbow Rooms, Patricroft2-4pm, alternate Thursdays
Bird WatchingGwyn DaviesMeet at St. Mark’s Church Car Park, Worsley10am, alternate Thursdays
Book Club 1Marjorie GeeWalkden Congregational Church10-11am, 1st Wednesday of the month
Book Club 2Diana BattersbyWalkden Congregational Church12-1pm, 1st Wednesday of the month
Book Club 3Lynda PearsonWorsley Road United Reformed Church, Swinton11am-12noon, 1st Wednesday of the month
BridgeAndy ScuttSt. Paul’s Community Centre, Walkden2-4pm, every Thursday
ConcertsMary McBrideVariousVarious dates, see Concerts page for more info
Exploring Greater ManchesterJudith GibsonVarious2nd Tuesday of the month, usually 10:30am
Family HistoryDebra CharnleyEccles Library11:30-13:30 on specific Tuesdays; contact Debra for further information
French IntermediateMary McBrideWorsley Road United Reformed Church, Swinton2-4pm alternate Wednesdays (see calendar for more info)
GardeningSheila ThomasEccles Congregational Church10-11:30am, last Tuesday of the month
HandicraftJeanette DuffySt John (Ellesmere) Community Centre, Walkden10:30am-12:30pm, 2nd Thursday of every month
Italian BeginnersMary McBridein one of the member’s homes3-4:30pm alternate Thursdays
Local HistoryChristina WhitefootMonton Unitarian Church1:30pm-3pm, alternate Wednesdays
LuncheonJudith GibsonVarious11-12 noon, 4th Thursday each month
Mah JongMartin Maynard & Merlyn ReidSt. Paul’s Community Centre, Walkden2-4pm, every Thursday
Paint and SketchSusan JonesSt John (Ellesmere) Community Centre, Walkden1-3pm, alternate Mondays
PhotographyGuy BesleyWalkden Congregational Church or out and about11am-1pm, 3rd Wednesday of the month
Play ReadingAnn TealeWinton Library1:30-3pm, alternate Fridays
PoetryAlan CorbettBoothstown
Community Centre
10-12noon, 2nd Friday of the month
QuiltingIrene Waterhousecontact convenor10am, every Tuesday
Quiz 1Carole BowlerSt Paul’s Community Centre, Walkden10:30am-12:30pm, 3rd Wednesday of the month
Quiz 2 Alan CorbettWorsley Road United Reformed Church, Swinton2-4pm, 3rd Tuesday of the month
Science & TechnologyGeoff AnthonySt Paul’s Community Centre, Walkden2pm, 4th Tuesday of the month
ScrabbleJean AddyEccles Gateway 1:30-3:30pm, alternate Tuesdays
Sunday LunchSue Ralph and
Lynn Taylor
Various2nd Sunday of the month (starting Jan 2022), contact convenors for times and venues
Table TennisPam McMahonBeesley Green Community Centre3-4:30pm alternate Tuesdays
Theatre 1Linda WeirWalkden Congregational Church11-12noon, 1st Wednesday of the month
(planning meeting)
Theatre 2Kay Hodgen and
Stephen Sowden
RHS Bridgewater2:30-3:30 Tuesdays, monthly
(planning meeting)
UkuleleBrian ShortenWorsley Road United Reformed Church, Swinton3:30-4:30pm, alternate Fridays
Walking with DogsBeverley RobinsonVarious10-11am, 1st Tuesday of the month
Walks   
¬ Local WalksBrian BriggsVarious1pm, alternate Mondays
¬ Long WalksHazel Walker/Joy Strangeways (gentle)Meet at St. Mark’s Church Car Park, Worsley10am, alternate Mondays
¬ Short WalksBrian PearsonMeet at St. Mark’s Church Car Park, Worsley1pm, alternate Mondays
Wine AppreciationEstelle Louwtbatba

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