Cheadle Hulme U3A

Notices and Events

Members' Meetings

Monthly General Meetings are held at 2 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. As from January, 2019, they will be at St. Andrew's Parish Church, Cheadle Road, Cheadle Hulme.
Recent illustrated talks have included a History of Abney Hall, Beekeeping, and Wildlife Photography.

Forthcoming Members' Meetings
August 1st, 2019
Philip Caine :
Writing the Jack Castle series of adventure novels.

Born in 1950, in Barrow-in- Furness, Philip’s working life began in the hotel business. His career developed into facilities management within the oil industry and almost thirty years were spent in places such as the North Sea, Algeria, Nigeria, Kazakhstan and Russia. From 2003 he spent seven years in post-war Baghdad, working with the American coalition and a further three years running oil services companies in Dubai and Iraq.  Philip retired in 2015 and began writing as a hobby.
September 5th, 2019: Carol and Steve Robinson: Fool’s Gold
Stories and music

An acoustic musical duo in the Folk tradition: but there’s a lot more to them than just that.

Forthcoming Events

Click on the arrow on the right of the items below for more information.
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      Visit to Clonter Opera

      Tickets have now been reserved for this year's performance of Mozart's Don Giovanni by Clonter Opera. The date is Thursday, July 18th, at 7pm, and tickets will be £15. Car share can be arranged. The event is being organised by Pat Vermes. As at the middle of March, there were just four seats left. So hurry if you'd like to go!
      location_on Congleton access_time 7.00pm
      Set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside, Clonter offers audiences an opportunity to hear some of the world’s finest emerging musical talent from a wide range of musical genres including jazz, folk, opera, gospel and panto. We are passionate about live musical theatre and aim to provide a diverse programme of events. Clonter offers an exciting range of opportunities for our audiences to get up close to our work,with pre-performance talks, open opera studios, musical theatre workshops and much more. Make a night of Your Visit, bring the family, enjoy a dining in our Carmen restaurant or bring your own picnic. Come and explore all that Clonter has to offer.

      Clonter Opera Theatre, Swettenham Heath, Congleton CW12 2LR
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      The Big Sing, Liverpool

      The Big Sing The Friends’ Meeting House, Liverpool September 5th. 10.30 – 3.30 For anyone who loves to sing. You don’t need to be a member of a singing group or choir. Registration now available. Details on the website Cost £15. Lunch is not included.
      location_on Liverpool access_time 10.30 AM - 3.30 AM
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      September, 2019

      Proposed Visit to Derby

      location_on Derby access_time All Day
      A visit to Derby by organised coach is proposed for Wednesday, September 18th, 2019.
      It is planned to visit the main attractions in the city: Cathedral; Pickford Georgian House Museum and Derby Art Gallery and Museum.
      There will also be a talk by Gallery staff about the painter Joseph Wright of Derby.
      Cost £18 coach; £1 driver’s tip; £4 talk
      Organised by Peggy Dutton
    • October 2019

      Plaza Theatre, Stockport

      A visit is again planned to the Plaza Theatre to see Stockport Operatic's production of Guys and Dolls. The organiser is Pat Vermes and more information will appear here as it beomes available.
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    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.

    Right-Click here to view/download our Guidelines for Events Organisers

    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