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: Dewlay Cheese Factory

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Details: Dewlay Cheese Factory, Garstang, (refreshments, talk, factory tour and cheese tasting) Followed by a visit to Barton Grange Garden Centre and The Flowerpot Recreation Centre. £16. Coach leaves Burnley 9:00am and Padiham 9:15am. 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: £16.00

Organising Group: Outings

Event: The Hidden Valley

Date: Friday, May 31, 2019

Details: Meet at the Lay-by at the top entrance to Higham at 10.30am for a 4mile walk to Sabden Fold and the ''Hidden Valley''. Only one steep slope (75metres long) the rest is easy walking. Leader Christine Storey

Cost: £0.00

Organising Group: Walking

Event: Austwick/Feizor walk

Date: Friday, June 7, 2019

Details: Austwick /Feizor Area walk. Meet at Woodend Campsite outside Austwick, for an 11.00 am start for a 7 mile walk. The walk is moderate to strenuous with some stiles. Bring your own lunch. Leader Stuart Chattle

Cost: £0.00

Organising Group: Walking

Event: Newby Hall and Gardens Ripon

Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Details: Guided tour of the House. Enjoy Newby's stunning gardens and take in their Dolls House exhibition and Gyles Brandreth's Teddy Bear collection. Confirmed coach times with coach leaving Burnley at 9-00 am and Padiham at 9-15 am.

Cost: £25.00

Organising Group: Outings

Event: Crawshawbooth walk

Date: Friday, June 28, 2019

Details: Crawshawbooth; Meet at 10.30 am at the Garden Area on the main road in Crawshawboothfor a 4 miles moderate walk with some inclines and plenty of History. Leader Anne Green

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: Cruise along the Upper Peak Forest Canal with free time in Buxton. This two hour cruise on The Judith Mary 2 will include a light lunch of sandwiches and scone & cream, served on board. The cruise will be followed by a visit to the Spa town of Buxton. Price £30 including lunch. A deposit of £10 secures a place. Contact Christine Storey

Cost: £30.00

Organising Group: Outings


Submissions For June Newsletter

Please note that all submissions for the June 2019 newsletter should be e-mailed or telephoned to the newsletter editor by Wednesday 19 June 2019.  The July deadline is Friday 12 July.

Next Open Meeting

Our next Open Meeting will be held at Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham BB12 8JH on Thursday 23rd May 2019 commencing at 2:30pm. The meeting will feature a talk on ‘Barrow to Baghdad and back again’ by Philip Caine. 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).