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 To Rowley Lake

Date: Friday, March 29, 2019

Details: Meet at 10:30am at Thornton Arms car park for a 4 mile walk to Rowley Lake. Leaders Jean Atherton and Joyce Pennington.

Cost: £0.00

Organising Group: Walking

Event: Halifax Piece Hall

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Details: Halifax Piece Hall. £16. Guided tour and free time.  A £10 deposit secures your place. Leaving Halifax at 4pm. Please note later starting time of 9:15am from Burnley Bus Station and 9:30am from Padiham Town Hall  Contact Sandra Thompson. Payment can be made, after securing a place, either at the Outings' table or by post. Cheques to be made to Burnley and District U 3A and sent to: Melinda Jackson, 30, Avenue Parade, Accrington, BB5 6PJ

Cost: £13.00

Organising Group: Outings

Notices

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Burnley & District U3A will be held on Thursday 25th April at 2.00pm at the Unity Centre, Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Padiham. Three Committee members (Treasurer, Secretary and one elected member) have served for two years and therefore have to be replaced or, if they wish, stand for re-election.  Nomination forms for these positions will be available at the monthly meeting in February and March or from the Secretary.


New French Group

A new learn to speak French group will starting in March 2019. If you are interested please speak to David Wilson at the monthly meeting. The first meeting will be on Tuesday 5th March 1:00pm to 3:00pm in the quiet room at Burnley Central Library.


Annual Membership Renewal

It is the time of year to renew your membership; the year ends on 31st March. As agreed at the AGM last year the membership fee has been reduced to £14 April to March or £9.50 October to March per person; £26 April to March or £17 October to March for couples living at the same address. An absolute bargain, we’re sure you’ll agree. Melinda Jackson will be available at the February and March meetings to accept your money.
If you can’t attend the monthly meetings you can download a renewal form and submit by post.


Next Open Meeting

Our next Open Meeting will be held at Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham BB12 8JH on Thursday 28th March 2019 commencing at 2:30pm. The meeting will feature a talk on ‘Tales of a Customs Officer’ by Brian Topping. 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).