Sunday Strollers 2nd outing

20160131_12050314 members braved the weather and did a walk from Hightown to either Crosby or Waterloo. They were all suitably dressed and as you can see from the above photograph the group were all smiles at the beginning. Continue reading

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Echo Arena and other visits

Architecture for Fun 

Thursday 11th February 2016 13.00

Guided tour of the Echo Arena

Thursday 17th March 2016 14.15

Guided tour of the Wirral Tram Museum with tea and biscuits followed by return trip on tram from Woodside Ferry Terminal.

Wednesday 13th April 2016 09.30

Guide tours of Royal Exchange Building and the John Rylands Library

By Coach to Manchester for from Maghull Square  9.30 (prompt)

For more information visit Architecture for Fun desk at Coffee Morning

 

Seeking new foodies!

Due to relocation of meeting place the foodie group is now able to take new members.

Next meeting is Thursday 18th February, 10:30 am at the Red House, Foxhouse Lane.

Topic is Scottish recipes. There will be a tasting of some Scottish specialities.

For more information about the foodie group please contact Marg Kendall 526 3164.

Love food? Love gardening?

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Special ticket offer

BBC Good Food summer show and Gardeners World live is taking place at Birmingham NEC between 16 – 19 June. Special offer tickets are available until 1st February which save 30% of normal ticket cost. Concessions for over 65’s are available with the 30% discount.Tickets give entry to both shows for one fee.  NB Remember to add  use code GWR 4 at checkout.

Book online at www.bbcgardenersworldlive and click on the offer.

Remember special offer tickets are only available until 1st February.

Tech and Science resumes

Our new season starts in February.

Feb. 10         Secret Weapons – Part 2 by Frank Woods

Feb. 24         ‘The Development of the Panama Canal’ by Jim Crawford from Formby U3A.

This will be our first guest speaker from another U3A following an approach we made late last year.  Colin and I attended Formby U3A in early January for a talk on ‘macular degeneration’. Phil will present ‘The Raspberry Pi’ at Formby on Feb. 3

Mar. 9           Tea – A ‘Green Gold’ by Phil Davidson

Mar. 23          Home heating and insulation by Colin Bennett

French for beginners

Group Update

Great progress has been made by the group since its start in early November.

Each week we’re learning lots of new vocab, expressions and (dare I say it?)…. verbs, in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

We’re presently concentrating on food and drink and how to get by in French cafe’s and restaurants.

Bon appétit!