Cheadle Hulme U3A

Notices and Events

Members' Meetings

Monthly General Meetings are held at 2 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month in the Methodist Church, on Station Road, Cheadle Hulme, unless otherwise indicated.
Recent illustrated talks have included a History of Abney Hall.

Forthcoming Members' Meetings
June 7th, 2018: Normal meeting preceded by an E.G.M.
Talk: Florence Nightingale
Aled Jones
An Extraordinary General Meeting will be held on Thursday 7th June at 2pm prior to the Monthly Meeting.
The purpose of the E.G.M is to adopt a new Objects Clause approved by the Charity Commission and the Third age Trust.
This reads: ‘The advancement of education and, in particular, the education of older people and those who are retired from full-time work by all means, including associated activities conducive to learning and personal development’.
July 5th, 2018: The Fourth Plinth
Barry Richards


Forthcoming Events

Click on the arrow on the right of the items below for more information.

  • 06/07/2018 02:00 pm
    06/07/2018 02:00 pm

    Extraordinary General Meeting

    An Extraordinary General Meeting will be held on Thursday 7th June at 2pm prior to the Monthly Meeting.
    location_on Cheadle Hume Methodist Church access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    The purpose of the E.G.M is to adopt a new Objects Clause approved by the Charity Commission and the Third age Trust.
    This reads: ‘The advancement of education and, in particular, the education of older people and those who are retired from full-time work by all means, including associated activities conducive to learning and personal development’.
    Please do your best to attend.
  • 06/02/2018 12:00 am
    06/02/2018 12:00 am

    Alpine Garden Society Show

    After a break of several years, the Alpine Garden Society East Cheshire Show will return on 2nd June.
    location_on Bramhall Village Club access_time
    This is a National Show when growers from up and down the country will be exhibiting some exceptional plants, some of which will be familiar and some less so. There will also be specialist nurseries present offering plants which, in many instances, are difficult to obtain elsewhere.
  • 07/18/2018 10:32 am
    07/18/2018 10:32 am

    Clonter Opera’s production of La Bohème

    A Visit to Clonter’s new production.
    location_on Congleton, Cheshire access_time 7.00pm
    Tickets have been reserved for Clonter Opera’s production of La Bohème at their theatre near Congleton for Wednesday, July 18th at 7pm.
    The cost will be £15.00, and car share is possible.
    There will be more details at April’s monthly meeting. The organiser is Pat Vermes.
    More information on Clonter and the production here.
  • 08/06/2018 02:12 pm
    08/06/2018 02:12 pm

    Science Network Summer School

    This year’s Science Network Summer School will take place at Nottingham University
    location_on Nottingham access_time 6 — 9 August, 2018
    The Science Network Summer School is open to all U3A members.
    The format of this annual meeting is a mixture of talks, visits and socialising. Talks are at a general interest level so no specialist scientific knowledge is needed – just a general interest in the world around you. Visits are being arranged for the Tuesday (details and cost later).
    The full programme will be available in June/July.
    More information can be found on the Science Network website.
  • 08/28/2018 01:01 am
    08/28/2018 01:01 am

    North West Region of U3As Residential Summer School

    The North West Region of U3As invite applications for their Residential Summer School.
    location_on Newton Rigg College, Penrith access_time Aug 28 - 31, All Day
    Newton Rigg College is located close to J40 of the M6 and less than ten minutes’ drive from Penrith Railway Station. The campus has modern facilities, student en-suite rooms with Wi-Fi access. Food is locally sourced and prepared on the premises. A large room is available for meeting and socialising. There will be entertainment on the second evening and a “Gala Dinner” on the third and final evening.
    The North West Region of U3As invite applications for their Residential Summer School.
    August 28th — 31st, 2018 at Newton Rigg College, Penrith, Cumbria.

    An opportunity to learn in the inspiring setting of the Lake District
    The ten courses on offer include those which have proved popular in previous years and a number of new courses. Course titles are: Archaeology: What did the Romans ever do for us?, Architecture: Housing & Modernism, Geology: Lake District Minerals, Making Friends with Music, Modern Medicine, Recorder Playing, Ruskin and his Legacy, Science is for Everyone, History: The Wars of Three Kingdoms and Two Generals, 20th Century Russia: From Tsarism to Communism.


    Full details on the North West Region website here.
  • 09/19/2018 11:56 am
    09/19/2018 11:56 am

    Proposed visit to the People’s History Museum in Manchester

    Cheadle Hulme U3A has a proposed visit to the People’s History Museum in Manchester. Click the arrow to the right for more information.
    location_on Manchester access_time 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Date: Wednesday, September 19th
    Time: 2pm to 4pm (tour and tea)
    The tour will feature events from Peterloo massacre to present day,
    Cost: £8 per person for guided tour and tea.
    Public transport
    Organiser: Peggy Dutton
  • 10/20/2018 08:33 am
    10/20/2018 08:33 am

    Stockport Operatic Society’s production of Me and My Girl

    A visit to Stockport Plaza to see an afternoon performance of Me and My Girl
    location_on Stockport Plaza access_time 2.15pm
    Tickets have been reserved for a matinée performance of Me and My Girl by Stockport Operatic Society at Stockport Plaza.
    It’s at 2.15pm on Saturday, October 20th.
    The cost will be £16.00 plus public transport. More details will follow nearer the time. Organised by Pat Vermes.

Events:
The Committee greatly appreciate, encourage and welcome initiatives from Members. If you wish to organise an event – such as a theatre visit or an outing – Pat Vermes will be happy to discuss it with you and provide a set of guidelines that have been drawn up specially to assist you in arranging a successful event.
Jackie.

Recent Events
Recent events organised by the U3A include a matinée performance of Oklahoma! at the Plaza in Stockport.

Please note:
Events listed on our Interest Group pages, theatre visits and coach excursions should be paid for in full, at the time of booking, by cheque payable to Cheadle Hulme U3A Events and sent to Shirley Cawthra.

Date: Wednesday, September 19th

Time: 2pm to 4pm (tour and tea)

Tour will feature events from Peterloo massacre to present day,

Cost: £8 per person for guided tour and tea.

Public transport

Organiser: Peggy Dutton