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: Ace Centre Nelson

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019

Details: Ace Centre, Nelson, Friday 20th September 2019, 12 for 12.30 p.m. Please ring Joan Price to reserve a place.

Cost: £

Organising Group: Luncheon Club

Event: Barley walk

Date: Friday, September 27, 2019

Details: Meet in Barley Car Park at 10.30am. for a 3-4 mile walk, fairly level easy walking. - Leaders; Jean Atherton and Joyce Pinnington.

Cost: £0.00

Organising Group: Walking

Event: Waddington & Bashall Eaves

Date: Friday, October 4, 2019

Details: Meet behind St. Paul's Church, Edisford Clitheroe, at 10-30 for a 8 mile walk to Waddington and Bashall Eaves, taking in Historic Houses and a Fairy Bridge. Easy walking, bring lunch. Leaders; Margaret and Eric Bushby

Cost: £0.00

Organising Group: Walking

Event: Lyme Park

Date: Friday, October 18, 2019

Details: Lyme Park Cheshire. Beautiful stately home and gardens. £22. (National Trust Members. £12) Coach leaves Burnley Bus station at 9am and Padiham Town Hall at 9 15am. Contact Sandra Thompson. After securing a place, pay at the Outings' table, or, by cheque payable to Burnley and District U3A and send to Melinda Jackson 30 Avenue Parade, Accrington BB5 6PJ

Cost: £22.00

Organising Group: Outings

Event: The Woodman Inn

Date: Friday, October 25, 2019

Details: The October meeting will be on Friday October 25th, 12 for 12.30 at The Woodman Inn Todmorden Rd Burnley. To reserve a place please ring Val Edmondson or Joan Price

Cost: £0.00

Organising Group: Luncheon Club


Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Details: Tuesday 19th November. Dunkenhalgh Hotel, Clayton Le Moors. CHRISTMAS WITH THE BEATLES. £25 to include a Musical Show and a 2 Course Lunch. Prize for the Best Fancy dress (Optional) After securing a place, pay at the Outings' Table, or, by cheque payable to Burnley & District U3A and send to Melinda Jackson 30 Avenue Parade Accrington BB5 6PJ. For this trip please contact Christine Storey

Cost: £25.00

Organising Group: Outings


September Open Meeting

The September Open Meeting will be held at Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham BB12 8JH on Thursday 26 September 2019 commencing at 2:30pm. The meeting will feature a talk on “Liverpool Cow Keepers” by Dave Joy.

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

Submissions for OCTOBER Newsletter – earlier date

Please note that all submissions for the October 2019 newsletter should be e-mailed or telephoned to the newsletter editor by Friday 4 October
November – Wednesday 20 November
December – tbc
January – Wednesday – 15 January

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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).