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Research Projects
Volunteers are needed for 3 research projects at Manchester University investigating brain function. Click here for details.

Theatre & Outings
Bookings/Waiting List are now being taken for:

China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors plus Ferry 'Cross the Mersey - 18 May 2018
Bodnant Garden - 7 June 2018
Coniston & Ambleside - 11 July 2018
Edinburgh Tattoo and Glasgow - 10-13 Aug 2018
See here for details

Network Study day
The next Network Study Day 'A LITERARY EXPLORATION' is on Saturday 28 April 2018
If you want to join in this day, please email Dorothy Chesterman on enquires@​
For more details please click on the image below


Next Monthly Meeting
The next monthly meeting is on the 17th May 2018 when Brian Green will give a talk entitled 'Irving Berlin - A Man for All Seasons'

Group News

Lecture on the Tricks of the Trade 18th & 19th Century pub practices
The meeting on the 11th May will be illuminated by a highly recommended talk from Dr James Sumner on so called Beer Doctors. The presentation will inform you on the trials and tribulations of making a living as a publican and the nasty tricks they got up to in order to cheat customer, taxman and if not too careful the hangman.  Click here for details

15/04/18 - Expires 10/05/18

Information Technology Basics Course
Our IT support course is taking place during April with 15 U3A members participating at the Village Club in Lumb Lane. The course is flexible enough to ensure that all types of equipment and issues are covered and moves at a pace so that nobody feels left behind. It is now full but if you would like to improve your mastery of your phone, computer or tablet then email to reserve a place on the next course.

09/04/18 - Expires 31/05/18

New Open Group: Tai Chi
This group meets in Cheadle Hulme at the Institute Building, on the corner of Church Road and Hulme Hall Road, every Thursday 10.30 - 11.30. Open to all Bramhall U3A members. If you wish to join the group email

21/02/18 - Expires 30/04/18

New Group Planned: Walking Football
Walking football is a slower version of the National game. Games are usually played in teams of 5 or 6 and can be played indoors or outside. Any running is penalised and there is no contact allowed between players. Games can be 15 to 25 minutes each half and substitutes can be used at any time. Women welcomed. To join in the fun email

19/02/18 - Expires 30/04/18

Real Ale Appreciation Group

The April 2018 meeting will be a trip to Marble Arch, Manchester on the 26th April
Expires 27/04/2018
For more information about the Real Ale Appreciation Group click here


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