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North West u3a

The North West Region’s conference and AGM is taking place in Preston on 15th June. The event, which includes a presentation by Liz Thackray, Chair of the Third Age Trust, is free of charge and is open to all members. If you would be interested in attending, more details can be found here.

Meanwhile, the annual NW Summer School runs from 16th – 19th August in Carlisle. There are courses on archeology, art, ukulele, geology, literature and creative knitting. Further information and booking here.

Social Media

Salford u3a is now live on Twitter!

Interest Groups

For an overview of our interest groups, please see the Groups page.

Many of our groups have capacity for new members, so if you are interested in joining or just want to find out more, please contact the relevant convenor.

Our brand new Wine Appreciation Group is about to launch. Estelle Louw has organised a first get-together at Elm Bank on Tuesday 24 May at 2pm. Interest is likely to be high, so if you are interested in joining this group, please contact Estelle and come along to the meeting which will help shape the way forward and will include a blind tasting.

Also on Tuesday 24th May, the next meeting of the Science & Technology Group features a guest speaker, Jonathan Adams, who will present on “Control of Emission of Electrical and Combustion Vehicles”. The meeting takes place at 2pm at St Paul’s in Walkden. Please contact Geoff Anthony if you’d like to attend.

Photos of bluetits and Great Crested Grebe taken on recent birdwatching outings have now been added to the Bird Watching Gallery. If you would like to join the Bird Watching group on any of their trips, please contact convenor Gwyn Davies.

The Local Walks Group have extended their walks programme through to the end of the year. Please take a look at their page and if you are interested in joining this group, contact the convenor Brian Briggs.

Well done to the Italian Group who have made great strides and now progressed to Stage 2 of their BBC course.

Monthly Social Mornings

Social mornings usually take place on the 3rd Friday of the month at Elm Bank Banqueting & Conference Centre. This month’s event though takes place on the 4th Friday, 27th May. See the Events page for all information regarding these and our popular trips.