Members are invited to a social meeting each month. A speaker or alternative form of entertainment is provided, and members enjoy refreshments whilst catching up with friends.
These meetings are held in Sandbach Town Hall from September to May on the first Monday of each month and run from 10.00 am to 12 noon. Speakers are scheduled to begin at 10:30.
Stephen Dutton and Spike Elliot from Cheshire Police will be providing “A light hearted chat about allsorts”.
Sandbach u3a AGM plus “Chester Uncovered”
Sandbach u3a Annual General Meeting will be held during the first part of this event commencing at 9:30am.
This will be followed by our speaker for the morning, Stephen Shakeshaft.
Stephen is a registered Chester City Guide and he will tell us stories behind various features of this delightful and interesting city.
Sandbach u3a Brass Band – Christmas Special
Our very own band providing the entertainment for this popular annual event. “Christmas starts here!”
How I ended up in prison!
Dr Karen Castle, a psychologist, will be telling entertaining stories about her life and experiences working for the NHS, The Prison Service and with the armed forces.
Roger Browne – An Entertaining Public Speaker
” Roger Browne is an actor, singer, speaker, musician, director, composer and writer.
As a jazz pianist, he has accompanied many top International and UK based jazz artists including George Chisholm, Humphrey Lyttleton, George Melly, Marion Montgomery, Stefan Grappelli, Louis Armstrong all-star, Bud Freeman, Scott Hamilton, Danny Moss etc. He has played in all the countries of the UK, America’s West Coast, in California and Washington State, in Montana, Arizona, Canada’s British Columbia, across the Caribbean, in Spain, Germany, Norway, Republic of Ireland and The Netherlands.
Roger, now, apart from playing piano for Manchester Jazz and various of his own groups, delivers talks about his amazing life of music, featuring stories, songs, and interpretations of music by Gershwin, Kern, Porter etc., in his own inimitable piano style. “
Sandbach u3a Showcase
Performances, displays and exhibitions provided by our own groups. They are sure to impress!
David Wright – The East Lancashire Railway
This illustrated talk by David is about the work of the volunteers at the East Lancashire Railway and includes two videos, one of which features The Flying Scotsman.
All in all this promises to be an interesting morning’s entertainment.
Dogs for Good
Dogs for Good will be talking about how the charity was set up, the services they provide and how the dogs are trained. We will also hear from a clients perspective of how their assistance dog is life changing for them.