Tai Chi Classes to start

Daphne from Fresh-field Fitness will run a sample 45min class in the Back Hall on Monday 18 June at 11.30am for all 26 members who have shown an interest. This is not a U3A class but is open to all. Please join us.

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Terracotta Warriors in Liverpool

[one_half valign=”top” animation=”none”] [divider style=”none”] [/divider] [/one_half] [one_half_last valign=”top” animation=”none”] Twenty nine Becconsall U3A members went to see the Terracotta Warrior exhibition in Liverpool. It was a fantastic experience and the exhibition was amazing. Some of us thought that it would just be the warriors but there was a lot more than that with exhibits […]

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Meet our new Committee

[one_third_last] [/one_third_last]At our AGM on May 10th, new committee members were elected. Here’s the full committee list and their responsibilities: [one_third valign=”top” animation=”none”] [divider style=”none”] [/divider] Name Sue Ellis Glenys Mason Liz Baines Mike Ellis Dave Smith Elaine Moon Pat Hankin Bill Hall Terry Mason Chris Smith Gillian McKenna Liz Rimmer Jaqui Pickup [/one_third] [one_third […]

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April Book Club Review

COMPANY COMMANDER by Major Russell Lewis Six months in Helmand under constant attack This book is, in fact, the diary written by the author during his tour of duty in Afghanistan. Many in our group found it boring as well as disturbing. We narrowly and decidedly avoided political discussion and any talk of the rights […]

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March Gardening News

Thanks to all of you who came to the last meeting. The next meeting is on 6th April at Wedgwood at 10am. I will be showing you how to take soft tip cuttings from half hardy perennials and how I sow seeds. If you want to have a go at this, then bring a plant […]

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Walking Netball update

Arrangements have been made for a taster session next Friday at 12.10 at Banks Leisure Centre.  Alan, the manager, will meet us. We can then go and have a coffee/tea whilst we are there and decide if we want to carry on. We will then be able to book in for usage of the Gymnasium […]

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Book Club latest read

The Brooklyn Follies Paul Auster As with every one of the books we have read, there are diverse opinions about this one. As one group member said, “How strange that we have all read the same words and yet we all have a differing opinion ” This is a story in which the lynch pin […]

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Burns Lunch 2018

Becconsall U3A and friends met up on Sunday 28th January for the 2018 Burns Lunch celebration. Following tradition, the haggis was piped in and addressed by Piper Stuart before the traditional fare of haggis, neeps and tatties followed by apple pie and cream was served. Following the meal, Heather Mix gave a great display of […]

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Walking Netball update

We are hoping to start our new group in mid-March for Walking Netball which will be held in All Saints Church Hall on Friday mornings. 10am – 11 am.  Both men and women members are welcome to come along too. Put your name down at the coffee morning or telephone or email Pat on 01772 […]

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