Exploring Greater Manchester

Getting back together in 2021

Convenor: Judith Gibson
Leader: Sheila Thomas
To contact Judith or Sheila, please email salfordu3a@gmail.com marking the subject line of your email ‘FAO: name/job title’.


Venue and day/time: 10:30am on the second Tuesday of the month at varied locations around Greater Manchester.

The group explores Greater Manchester by bus/metro/local train using our concessionary passes although any members who have not yet received their pass are also welcome.

Our programme for 2023 is listed below. Please note that these plans are subject to change depending on such as weather and level of interest, so please check back regularly to this page. Final details regarding times and meeting location are emailed to members a couple of weeks beforehand.

2023 programme

DateDestination
10 JanChetham’s School of Music
14 FebDamhouse, Astley (with light lunch)
14 MarLeigh Spinners Mill
11 AprTouchstones, Rochdale
9 MayFletcher Moss Botanical Garden
13 JunMayfield Park, Manchester
11 JulCastlefield and the Science and Industry Museum
8 AugMoravian settlement, Fairfield
12 SepWythenshawe Park
OctCoach tour (details to be confirmed)
14 NovPioneers Museum, Rochdale – birthplace of the Co-op
DecPlanning meeting RHS Bridgewater (date to be confirmed)

Programme 2022

Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens, Feb 2022

Astley Mining Museum, March 2022

Weaste Cemetery, May 2022

Uppermill, June 2022