Events & Outings

To book for events and outings organised by the Outings Group please visit their table at the Monthly Open meeting.

For further information on events and outings organised by other groups please contact the appropriate group via the Specialist Groups page.

Event: Walk from Barrowford Heritage Centre

Date: Friday, July 26, 2019

Details: Meet at 10.35am at The Heritage Centre Car park for a 3.5 mile,easy walk, good paths. Refreshments available at end of walk. Leader Julie Sparks.

Cost: £0.00

Organising Group: Walking

Event: Colden and Hebblehole

Date: Friday, August 2, 2019

Details: Meet at the Kettledrum Inn, Mereclough, to drive in convoy to the start of the walk to Colden and Hebblehole 6-7 miles, moderate, some ups and downs. Bring packed lunch. Leaders; Christine Elder and Jean Fitzpatrick 

Cost: £0.00

Organising Group: Walking

Event: Cruise along the Upper Peak Forest Canal with Free Time in Buxton

Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Details: Canal cruise with lunch and visit to Buxton Spa town. £30. Coach leaves Burnley Bus station at 9am and Padiham Town Hall at 9.15. Now fully booked. Contact Christine Storey. Cheques can be sent to the Treasurer Melinda Jackson after first confirming your place with the Outings group.

Cost: £30.00

Organising Group: Outings

Event: Bistro 197 Todmorden Road

Date: Friday, August 16, 2019

Details: Bistro 197 Todmorden Road Burnley, which will have moved across the road into Towneley Golf Club, Friday 16th August. 12 for 12.30. Please ring Joan Price to reserve a place.

Cost: £

Organising Group: Luncheon Club

Event: Shibden Hall and Hebden Bridge.

Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Details: Shibden Hall and Hebden Bridge. Price £15.   Enjoy a talk about this Wool Merchants house and the Lister Family, particularly their daughter Anne. Cafe in the gardens. Free time in Hebden Bridge on our return journey.  This particular outing will leave Padiham Town Hall at 8.45am and Burnley Bus Station at 9.00am Contact Brenda Taylor. Cheques can be sent to the Treasurer Melinda Jackson after first confirming your place with the Outings group.

Cost: £15.00

Organising Group: Outings

Notices

Early notice of August Open Meeting

The August Open Meeting will be held at Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham BB12 8JH on Thursday 22 August 2019 commencing at 2:30pm. The meeting will feature a talk on “The journeys of Anne Clifford” by Sheila Gordon.

A full list of our Open Meetings for 2019 is available on our Schedule of Open Meetings Page.


Submissions For July Newsletter

Please note that all submissions for the July 2019 newsletter should be e-mailed or telephoned to the newsletter editor by Friday 12 July 2019.  The August deadline is 14 August.

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Next Open Meeting

Our next Open Meeting will be held at Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham BB12 8JH on Thursday 25 July 2019 commencing at 2:30pm. The meeting will feature a talk on “My Post Office Experiences” by Denise Ashton.

A full list of our Open Meetings for 2019 is available on our Schedule of Open Meetings Page.


Fancy Becoming A Member?

If you fancy joining Burnley and District U3A and attending one or more of our Special Interest Groups please visit our How To Join Burnley and District U3A page. Guests are welcome to attend up to two monthly meetings at a fee of £2.00 per meeting or to attend one Special Interest Group meeting as a taster session. If you have questions or just want to know more about the local U3A you will be welcome to chat with one of our Greeters at the monthly meeting from 2:00pm. The monthly meetings are held at Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham Lancs BB12 8JH (see our location) and commence at 2:30pm on the fourth Thursday of each month. Download our Introductory Brochure (PDF).