Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday at The Elizabethan Suite, Bury Town Hall, which is very near the Metro/Bus Station. Arrive from 1.30pm to sign in before the meeting starts at 1.45pm.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Thu Feb 6th 2014||NEW MEMBERS NEW MEMBERS |
All new members who have joined Bury U3A since April 2013 are invited to an informal meeting on 6th February in the Peel Room, Elizabethan Suite at Bury Town Hall, from 1030-1230.Refreshments will be available on arrival.
The fundamental values of the U3A will be discussed, also the development of the organisation in the UK and the development of Bury U3A. Financial management will be explained, what the money can and cannot be spent on and how your subscription is spent. There will be an explanation as to how Bury U3A fits into the North West Regional set up.You will hear about the groups that we have available, and our plans to revive the data base and the website.
The most important aspect of this meeting will be to ask you for your views as to how you have found being a member, what areas of interest you might have that we do not cater for and future developments you would like to see.
Places are limited to 80 and it is necessary for you to pre-book if you wish to attend. Please put your name on the list at the back of the room at the next meeting, or contact Joan Abbott on 01706827053/ 07503177846 or by emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Mon Mar 24th 2014|
U3A Explores Science Lecture 24 March 2014 at Ri, 21 Albemarle Street, London W1.
Ticket by admission only. £20 from Third Age Trust, 19 East Street, Bromley BR1 1QE
|Tue Jun 10th 2014||U3A Annual General Meeting with Guest speakers – 10th June, at the Ashton Hall within Lancaster Town Hall |
11.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
We will have interesting and eminent speakers in the morning and afternoon with the AGM at 1.45 p.m. Make a note in your U3A diary now, more details will follow.
|Mon Jul 14th 2014||14 – 17 July 2014 Harper Adams university, Telford. Cost £285 residential ensuite|
Subjects; Ancient civilisation of the Americas, Canal history, Cinema history- 100 years of Hollywood,creative writing, current affairs, drama through the ages, France today,Latin, philosophy, recorder ensemble.
Information can be found on the U3A website
|Mon Aug 18th 2014||18 – 21 August 2014 Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester Cost £285|
Subjects Arts and architecture of the Arts and Crafts movement in Britain, Digital photography, Drama, Gardening, Literature- Womens voices of WW1, Music- making friends with great composers, poetry, science, singing for pleasure.
Further information can be found on the U3A website
|Tue Aug 26th 2014||2014 North West Summer School, new courses available. |
26-29 August at Newton Rigg College, near Penrith
North West Region’s Residential Summer School will be held at Newton Rigg College near Penrith from Tuesday 26 – Friday 29 August 2014
Newton Rigg College is an open campus very near to Penrith and just five minutes’ drive from the M6 junction.
Ullswater and the Northern Lake District are on the doorstep. Once again we are offering seven courses with two new tutors and three new topics.
Choose from Archaeology (Carole Allen), Art use of colour(Jacqueline Cartwright), Creative Writing (Maggie Smith),
Digital Photography (Rod Marsh), Geology (Chris Arkwright), Novels of 1961 (Meg Shaw) and A Musical Journey from
Renaissance to Romanticism (Gillian Russell)
The Summer School starts mid-afternoon on Tuesday 26 August and ends with lunch on Friday 29 August.
Accommodation is in single, en suite rooms and all meals are provided to residential students.
Day students are welcome too, with buffet lunch, teas/coffees included, evening meals can be taken at the College
for an extra charge.
Several of the courses will include a day out (all expenses included) to cover field trips or visits
We have held our prices at £300 (£150 Day rate) with an early bird discount of £40 (£20 Day rate) provided a deposit and completed booking form is received by 31 January 2014.
Full details and application forms are available on the North West website, or phone David Joseph (member of NWREC) on 01625 861 327 for information
|Thu Apr 3rd 2014||Ballet by Matthew Bourne "Lord of the Flies" at The Lowry Theatre. Performance starts at 13.30 and the Ticket price is £18.50. Payment ASAP and latest at January 2014 meeting. |
Please contact Jenny Johnson.
|Fri Dec 13th 2013||David Ball Band with their own style of music, under the name of "lite music". This is a fun evening of Music, Dancing and Quizzes with a Xmas flavour.|
Contact Irene at the Cheetham Hill Cricket Club 07956 100 005
|Sun Dec 15th 2013||We have our last Jazz evening of the year featuring the return of the Tame Valley Stompers, priced at £6 to include nibbles, mince pies and free mulled wine while it lasts.|
Contact Irene at the Cheetham Hill Cricket Club 07956 100 005
|Local History No. 2|
|Wed Dec 11th 2013||Christmas Lunch at the Fusiliers(opposite Bury Art Gallery)is now confirmed for Wednesday 11th December. 2 courses are £11.50 and 3 courses £15.95.If you have yet to put your name on the list and would like to join us please email me. I have copies of the menu, which includes a vegetarian option.The Fusiliers require a £5 deposit to secure a place.|
A guided tour of the museum would cost £45 so those of you who wish to visit might prefer to pay the £2.95 concessionary rate.
|Tue Feb 18th 2014||Visit to Manchester Police Museum at 11am. Please let Judith know if you intend to come.|
|Luncheon Club No.2|
|Wed Dec 18th 2013||ADVANCE NOTICE-|
Our Christmas Lunch will be at the CRIMBLE HOTEL, BAMFORD on 18th December at 1pm
|Singing for Fun|
|Thu Jan 9th 2014||This popular group will be re-launched in January. The group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month between 2-4pm. You don't need to read sheet music and a wide variety of songs will be covered. For more information please call Eileen on 01204 882454|
|Thu Jan 9th 2014||The Day We Sang. At Royal Exchange Theatre. 2.30pm. Tickets £17.50|
One ticket now available. The list for ticket application is now closed.
|Tue Feb 4th 2014||Walk to be arranged. It will be led by Sue Unsworth.|