Coronavirus: Due to government guidelines, this Friday’s social on 20th March has been cancelled as have future meetings until further notice. The same will be true for many group activities.
Trips for 2020
Full details for 2020 were announced at the AGM on 17th January 2020. See Events. Spring outing on 3rd April to Liverpool, the trip to Monet’s Garden, Giverny, and Versailles is from Sunday 21st June for 6 days/5 nights and this is almost full. Contact Ken Ball for information at firstname.lastname@example.org Autumn overnight outing 5-6th September to the North East for Bowes museum, Kynren open air spectacular show and Beamish museum.
Annual Lunch 2020 This was held on Thursday 12th March, at Monton Sports Club, Welbeck Rd, Monton M30 9EH.
Malhamdale walking holiday 2019 Thank you to both Kens for a great holiday. Other photos can be found on this link: Gallery – Malhamdale HF Holiday June 2019
Belfast trip 15-18th September 2019: Photos illustrating this can be found on this link Gallery – Belfast 2019 , with views from Belfast, Titanic museum, Giant’s Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. Many thanks to Janet and Ken for all the organising.
The latest letter from the Chairman to all members can be accessed via the link below.
Friday Social meetings
These are held at Eccles Town Hall, opposite the Gateway centre, on the third Friday of the month, between 10am and 12noon. For the full programme with speakers etc please look under 2020 events
Pictures of our 30 year celebrations in October 2016 are now under memories: https://salfordu3a.com/about/memories-of-salford-u3a/
Exploring Greater Manchester: This group meets on the second Tuesday of the month, usually at 10.30am and at various venues of interest. See web page: Exploring Greater Manchester.
Book Club 3: This new group has now started and is now convened by Lynda Pearson. It is on the first Wednesday of every month at Walkden Gateway from 11am – noon. Anyone interested should contact Lynda, by email email@example.com tel: 07979 913788. The book clubs are popular so membership is on a first come first serve basis as 12 members for a book club is the ideal number we work with.
General Group News
Family History Group: This group meets at Eccles Library, the second Wednesday of each month from 10.15 – 12.15. The first meeting is on 10thOctober 2018. If you are interested in joining this group please contact Frances Healey (group convenor) firstname.lastname@example.org – 0161 790 7287, or Sylvia Young (group leader) email@example.com – 0161 790 9594. See web page Family History
Backgammon Social Group: This group meets every other Thursday at Eccles Gateway. New members are welcome. The convenor is John Lambert tel: 0161 281 9265 – email: firstname.lastname@example.org . Details are displayed on their web page.
Birdwatching Group: If you are interested in birds, why not join this group? More members would be very welcome, they meet alternate Mondays. Contact Gwyn Davies tel: 07545 770995 – email: email@example.com
Similarly the following groups are also looking for new members, so why not give these a try: Painting and Sketch (Alternate Mondays) Paint and Sketch; Handicrafts (second Thursday of month) Handicraft ; Gardening (last Tuesday of month) Gardening; and Table Tennis (alternate Tuesdays)Table TennisGroups. More information on each can be found using these links.