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
May 3rd, 2018: ’Ave you ’ad the Doctor?
Christine Belton
June 7th, 2018: A Trip to New Zealand
Rob Knowles
July 5th, 2018: The Fourth Plinth
Barry Richards


Forthcoming Events

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

  • 04/25/2018 07:54 pm
    04/25/2018 07:54 pm

    Kite Flying Outing

    Come and fly kites at Windy Knoll. Parking close by, no stiles, so suitable for everyone! And bring your kites if you have any.
    location_on Windy Knoll access_time 10am
    Kite Flying Outing on Wednesday, 25th April

    Come and fly kites at Windy Knoll.
    Windy Knoll is a flat NT field beside A625, near Mam Tor.
    Parking close by, no stiles, so suitable for everyone!
    Bring your kites if you have any. You still have time to buy a kite by mail order before then! Lots available,£8 to £15 mostly — but some a lot more if bigger or more complicated.

    Meet at URC Swann Lane, 10 am for 10.15 departure in shared cars.
    Lunch available in Castleton (Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese).

    Further information: Betty Mandl
  • 04/28/2018 12:11 pm
    04/28/2018 12:11 pm

    NE Cheshire Network Study Day

    A Study Day featuring the work of Graham Greene
    location_on Bramhall United Reform Church access_time All Day
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    A Study Day featuring the work of Graham Greene has been arranged for Saturday, April 28th, 2018.
    There will be a Study Day at Bramhall URC, featuring ‘A Literary Exploration’ of the works of the novelist Graham Greene.
    Each U3A is allocated a certain number of tickets, so please book early.
    Please contact Bernadette Murray-Robb for further information/booking, or
    click here to view/download a flyer and booking form.
  • 05/15/2018 07:30 pm
    05/15/2018 07:30 pm

    Training Session: For Use of the Defibrillator, CPR and Choking

    A short training session by St. John's Ambulance.
    location_on Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church access_time 7:30PM
    There has been a defibrillator at the Methodist Church since the end of November 2017. It is on the wall opposite the hall and just above the fire extinguisher. Although instructions for use are given verbally when the machine is switched on, a number of people have said that they would like a demonstration, as well as how to carry out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) which is part of the life saving process. The session will be led by a St. John Ambulance trainer.
    Places are limited so you can either 
    email the church requesting a place or sign up on the attendance sheet on the freestanding blue noticeboard in the entrance hall.
  • 05/22/2018 12:22 pm
    05/22/2018 12:22 pm

    Visit to Adlington Hall

    A visit to Adlington Hall and gardens has been arranged for Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018.
    location_on Adlington Hall, Cheshire access_time From 1.45pm
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    A visit to Adlington Hall and gardens has been arranged for Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018.
    There will be a guided tour of the Grade I listed Hall at 1.45p.m., and an opportunity to visit the garden.
    As well as the many interesting and unique features of the Hall, including the Great Hall itself, which was completed by 1505 and contains the famous organ played by Handel, the gardens are one of the finest examples of a Rococo garden in the U.K., and at the end of May the laburnum arch should be in full bloom.
    Guided tour of Hall: £8.50
    Tea/coffee and cakes:£5.50
    Car share to be arranged.
    Please contact Pat Vermes for further information/booking.
  • 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