Painting Exhibition 2012

Another great exhibition by this talented group. Here are some of the pictures. Ed.


Modern France

The new course on Modern France continues  Tuesdays fortiightly 14:30 – 16.30 meeting in Kensington House, Station Road, Maghull.

One meeting only in December on 4th when we will have an overview appreciation of French Regional Development policy up to the mid 1980s.
Just one meeting in January on 22nd when we will examine which sections of Part 6 of Ardagh’s Modern France members wish to study. Family patterns, leisure and religion are possible main areas. David Ward.

BEM for U3A member







U3A member Nigel Winchester was recently awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queens Birthday Honours List for community services in Sefton. Nigel, the inspirational chairman and  leader of the Maghull Station Station volunteers who have transformed our local railway station, received his medal from the Lord Lieutenant of Merseyside, Dame Lorna Muirhead, representing the Queen,  at a special ceremony held recently at the Athenaeum Club in Liverpool. This prestigous award was recently revived by the prime Minister for the Queens Diamond Jubilee. Well done, Nigel.

Book Clubs

17 Melling Lane Maghull

Thursday 13th December at 7.30pm
Lydia Cassatt reading the Morning Paper by Harriett Scott Chessman
Thursday 10th January at 19.30 Change in Altitude by Anita Shreve

23 Buckingham Road, Maghull
Friday 14th December at 10.30am Sea Glass by Anita Shreve

Volunteers reap rewards

Two local volunteer groups, which are supported by many of our U3A members have been honoured with numerous awards this year – and not for the first time. Amongst other awards handed out to these groups at the RHS and North West in Bloom Awards Ceremony in Southport recently , the Maghull in Bloom Group won the Gold Award in the Best Large Town category and the Maghull Station Volunteers won the Best Railway Station Award. Chairman Nigel Winchester was was also presented with a Special Outstanding Achievement award in recognition of his work over many years as leader of the Station Volunteers.