Notices – 16/04/19

Easter break

No coffee morning next Tuesday 23rd April

Practical Gardening Group 

The next meeting of this group will be on Monday 13th May due to the previous Monday being a Bank Holiday

Danube Cruise September

A cabin remains available for this cruise – please contact Jane 

Cornwall gardening trips holiday

There will be a meeting about this break on 30th April at 11.15 in the main room at MBC


Wednesday 18th April 2.30 to 4.30 at Kensington House. Topic: Aspects of Eastern Philosophy – all welcome

Technology and Science

Last Wednesday Edna Harrison gave an excellent presentation on microbiology, with a fascinating look at the history and the folk behind the advances in the science.  She included her background, with some anecdotes to lighten the topic. Well done Edna.

May topics:

08       Lignite in the Latrobe valley
22       Rayon at British Enka, Aintree


Notices – 09/04/19

Caligraphy this new group will meet on Wednesday afternoons once a venue has been found. Please put your name on the notice board list – or pass your name to Jackie in our coffee room kitchen (or Brenda McKenzie on group support).

Danube Cruise September – a cabin has become available for this holiday , unfortunately through illness. Please contact Jane Jones for more information

Garden visit to Biddulph Grange 10.4.19 – meet tomorrow at Maghull Square; the coach will leave at 9.15 prompt. Don’t forget to bring your National Trust card if you are a member

BBC Gardeners World trip 14 June – if you have booked on this trip please pay now if you haven’t already

Archaeology for Fun meet 12 April Kensington House 2.30 to 4.30

Theatre – new comedy at the Playhouse 7th June ‘Cooped.’ See theatre desk

Sponsored Marathon run to support Dementia Revolution – Wanda passed on her sincere thanks to our members who have now sponsored her daughter Maria by a total of £1020

Notices – 02/04/18

Law for Fun

This group is now full

Two proposed new groups

Calligraphy and Guitar – let Brenda (McKenzie) know of your initial interest. We will have more information after renewals are completed

Membership renewals

These are in the Sanctuary 2nd April and next Tuesday the 9th from 9:45 to 10:45 am. Cheques are preferred if possible, or if cash please use a £5 note and only one £1 coin to assist the Treasury team transporting the money to the bank.

Walking groups

Both out on Thursday this week. Easy walkers 5 mile walk on Wirral way. Meet at Maghull station to catch 9:46 train. (Please note trains are running early due to the National being on)

Ramblers: 8 miles in Douglas Valley. Meet at Baptist church car park to leave at 9:45. Appropriate footwear for both walks.

Full details are on the noticeboard.

Local History

Tuesday 2nd April 2pm to 4 pm Mr Stuart Harrison will give a talk on Moss Side Hospital and the war hospital using slides. The group meet at Lydiate Village Hall

Serving the Nation’ – This book was written by our member Cliff Duncan and relates Cliffs’ experience of National Service during the 1950s in England, Libya and Sudan. A copy of the book can be downloaded from the internet or a hard copy can be borrowed from Cliff (please see Cliff at coffee morning).

Seasons greetings

Best wishes to all members for a very Happy Christmas. Hope you all enjoy the festive break and Father Christmas brings you much happiness and all you wish for.

Then into 2019 – let it be a good and happy year for all.  Coffee morning at our usual venue (Maghull Baptist Church)  resumes on Tuesday 8th January. I look forward to another great U3A year, sharing lots of fun and interesting activities together. See you then.

Much love  Dot (Brannigan)

Notices – 27/11/18

Christmas concert – Dec 11th @ 9:45  Please make sure you get a program from the ‘book table’ at coffee morning so we can cater for everyone.

Book club – restarting the 1st Friday in January. Contact Brenda for more details.

History for fun – Starting soon. Please see Norman Stalford

Carol concert – In aid of Woodlands Hospice at the Old Roan Methodist church on Saturday 1st December.  Doors open @ 7.30 pm.