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 2018/2019 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, January 24, 2019

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

Details: Talk on 'Parks for People' by our U3A Local History Group

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019

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

Details: Talk on 'Looking at how Burnley has changed within living memory' by Tony Mitchell

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

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

Details: Talk on 'Tales of a Customs Officer' by Brian Topping

Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019

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

Details: Talk on 'Sailing the Atlantic with the Jubilee Sailing Trust' by Norman Harris

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

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

Details: Talk on 'Barrow to Baghdad and Back Again' by Phillip Caine

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019

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

Details: Talk on 'Red Squirrels – Their Ecology and Survival' by Phil Dykes

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019

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

Details: Talk on 'My Post Office Experiences' by Denise Ashton.

Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019

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

Details: Talk on 'The Journeys of Lady Anne Clifford' by Sheila Gordon

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019

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

Details: Talk on 'Liverpool Cow Keepers' by Dave Joy

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

Notices

Photo Group Calendar 2019 – Now Available

The Photography Group have once again produced a calendar for 2019 of images taken by the group. The calendar is a totally new design and will be on sale at the monthly meetings for the (subsidised) price of £3.00 each. Selling fast so hurry to get your copy.


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).