Update 30 October 2023

Quiz News

Last chance to register your team  for our u3a Quiz night – on 8th November 2023 in St Mary’s Church Hall, Sandbach at 7 p.m. for 7.30 p.m.

Participating teams should send their team name and name of the team contact to kev1dea2@gmail.com. Closing date for entries is Saturday 4th November.

Member News

Potential new groups

Ideas for new groups were suggested at a recent meeting for new members. If you are interested in any of the following please contact Paula our groups Co-ordinator – groups.co-ordinator@sandbachu3a.org.uk

    • Local industrial history
    • Cycling for nature
    • Rusty runners
    • Wine group, see the message below:

Ian and Wendy Spreadbury have offered to lead a third wine group should there be sufficient interest. It will be run on the same lines as the current wine groups 1 and 2.  Anyone interested in joining this new group please contact Don Rickards cheshirebowman@btinternet.com

Local Events

Members of our Contemporary Dance Group are taking part in a Danceathon to raise funds for Children in Need.

National u3a Online Events

These are just some of the events for members that are coming soon. You can book onto all of these events on the online events page.

Sir Thomas Lipton, from Cabin Boy to Tea Tycoon to International Yachtsman
Thursday 9 November, 2pm
Join Neville Lyons of Guildford u3a in tracing the extraordinary ‘rags to riches’ life of Sir Thomas Lipton.

The Curious History of Labyrinths & Mazes
Friday 10 November, 10am
Join Dr Julie E Bounford, social historian and author, for this talk on labyrinths and mazes.

Family History: When the transcript is not enough
Wednesday 15 November, 2pm
Julie of Syston & District u3a continues her series sharing insights, tips and examples for family historians.

And finally …

submitted by u3a member Susan Baxter

    • The new horse was not popular in the neighbourhood.
    • Ben sent an application to Royal Mail but didn’t get the post.
    • Jenny wanted a new pram for Tommy but didn’t push it.
    • Any port in a storm for the inebriated cruise passenger.
    • Anna went down the cat-walk but wasn’t feline too well.
    • Bill and Ben were arrested when Weed was found in the garden.
    • News flash- the King has lost his crown. His dentist soon fixed it.
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