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: Lunch at the Tim Bobbin

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Details: The November meeting of the luncheon club will be on the 21st at the Tim Bobbin, Padiham Rd, Burnley 12 noon for 12.30. Please ring Val Edmondson or Joan Price to reserve a place.

Cost: £0.00

Organising Group: Luncheon Club

Event: Downham

Date: Friday, November 29, 2019

Details: Meet at the Car Park in Downham BB7 4BN at 10,30am for a pleasant 4 mile walk around this beautiful area. Some uphill and strong waterproof footwear required. Leader Peter Hartley.

Cost: £0.00

Organising Group: Walking

Event: ‘STEAMING’. Six Ladies, Turkish Baths!?

Date: Monday, December 2, 2019

Details: Monday 2nd December. Colne Dramatic Society, River St., Colne, present: 'STEAMING'. Six Ladies, Turkish Baths!? 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm. Contact Brenda Taylor. After reserving your place, please pay at the Outings' Table or by cheque payable to Burnley & District U3A and send to Melinda Jackson 30 Avenue Parade Accrington BB5 6PJ.

Cost: £7.50

Organising Group: Outings

Event: Christmas Walk

Date: Friday, December 6, 2019

Details: CHRISTMAS WALK and AGM. Meet at 10.30am at 1 Heatherlea Rd. Fence (Map available) BB12 9EJ. The walk will depend on the weather conditions, but no longer than 4 miles easy walking. Numbers for refreshments please. Leader Christine Storey

Cost: £0.00

Organising Group: Walking

Event: Festive Carol Concert at Towneley Hall

Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Details: FESTIVE CAROL CONCERT AT TOWNELEY HALL with the award winning Nelson Ladies Civic Choir. £16 to include hot buffet supper. Doors open at 6.30pm for 7pm concert. For this trip, please contact Sandra Thompson. Please pay at the Outings' Table, after securing a place. Cheques to be made payable to Burnley & Dist U3A and sent to Melinda Jackson 30 Avenue Parade Accrington BB5 6PJ

Cost: £16.00

Organising Group: Outings

Event: Lunch at the Bistro Shuttleworth Mead

Date: Friday, December 13, 2019

Details: The December meeting will be on Friday 13th December, 12 for 12.30 at the Bistro, Shuttleworth Business Park, Padiham. To reserve a place please ring Joan Price

Cost: £

Organising Group: Luncheon Club

Event: SCIENCE and MEDIA MUSEUM BRADFORD

Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Details: SCIENCE and MEDIA MUSEUM BRADFORD. We will have a talk and tour around objects not on general display. There is also a temporary exhibition ' Hello Universe.' Ever wondered who or what is out there? This trip leaves Burnley Bus Station at 9.00 am and Padiham Town Hall at 9.15 am. Contact Brenda Taylor. After reserving your place, please pay at the Outings' Table or by cheque payable to Burnley & District U3A and send to Melinda Jackson 30 Avenue Parade Accrington BB5 6PJ.

Cost: £15.00

Organising Group: Outings

Notices

First Aid Training Session

The First Aid Training Session will take place at the  Unitarian Chapel, Padiham on Wednesday January !5th 2020. It commences at 10 a.m. and runs until 12 noon.

Please note this is a one off session only and not the extended course advertised earlier.


U3A Calendar for 2020

The 2020 U3A Calendar produced by our photography  group is now available and can be picked up at the monthly meeting. The price is at cost this year and represents great value at only £4.00. If you would like one and cannot get to the meetings call Stuart Thorn and we will get one to you or tell you where you can pick one up.


November Open Meeting

The November Open Meeting will be held at Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham BB12 8JH on Thursday 28 November 2019 commencing at 2:30 pm. The meeting will feature a talk by Robert Macdonald entitled “Rose Tinted Specs and the Scottish Munros”.

A full list of our Open Meetings for 2019/2020 is available on our Schedule of Open Meetings Page.


Submissions for the NOVEMBER Newsletter

Please note that all submissions for the November 2019 newsletter be e-mailed or telephoned to the newsletter editor by

Wednesday 20 November  and then Wednesday 4 December and Wednesday 15 January

Get the latest newsletter here


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).