Schedule of Open Meetings

In addition to Group Meetings we hold Monthly meetings on the fourth Thursday of each month starting at 2.30 in the Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham BB12 8HJ.

This is an open meeting at which committee members and group leaders are on hand to provide further details of forthcoming activities.

There is usually an interesting and informative illustrated talk on a diverse range of subjects by invited guests – please see below for our 2019 program.

Visitors and prospective members are welcome to attend and are charged £2.00

Refreshments are available at the conclusion of the monthly meetings.

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019

Venue: Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham BB12 8JH

Details: Talk on 'Tudor Origins of Words we use Today' by Lavinia Tod

Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019

Venue: Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham BB12 8JH

Details: Talk on 'Rose Tinted Specs and The Scottish Munro’s' by Robert Macdonald

Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019

Venue: Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham BB12 8JH

Details: The Pendle Jazzmen are returning by popular request.

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020

Venue: Unitarian Chapel Padiham

Details: Bill Honeywell - a cycle tour of Yellowstone Park

Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020

Venue: Unitarian Chapel Padiham

Details: Rachel Pollit - from Peru to Padiham

Date: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Venue: Unitarian Chapel Padiham

Details: Dennis Atherton - the Birds of Gambia

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2020

Venue: Unitarian Chapel Padiham

Details: Burnley Civic Trust Heritage Collection

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020

Venue: Unitarian Chapel Padiham

Details: The Manchester Ship Canal

Notices

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.


October Open Meeting

The October Open Meeting will be held at Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham BB12 8JH on Thursday 24 October 2019 commencing at 2:30pm. The meeting will feature a talk on “Tudor origins of words we use today” by Lavinia Tod.

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

See Barbara Milne’s Penrith adventure


Submissions for OCTOBER & NOVEMBER Newsletters

Please note that all submissions for the October 2019 newsletter should have been e-mailed or telephoned to the newsletter editor by Friday 4 October
November – Wednesday 20 November
December – Wednesday 4 December
January – 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).