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What we did 2016-17
Wednesday
September 7th
'SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION' The UKs favourite film takes to the stage atthe Lowry. Stalls seats £22. Option ends May. Matinee no coach. Contact Maureen Hobson.
Friday September 9th Clive's Outings. BEAMISH
Friday
September 16th
'THE DREAM' Royal Ballet Birmingham's beautiful production of 'A midsummer night's dream'
Monday
September19th
ALICE'S TRIPS..... ''T''WILLOWS BY THE DEE''
Wednesday Septrmber 28th BRIDGEWATER HALL . HALLE CONCERT.
Thursday
September 29th
'A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE'.
Thursday
September 29th
Annual General Meeting of Glossop U3A
Wednesday
November 2nd
'WIND IN THE WILLOWS' at the Lowry
Thursday
November 10th
'BREAKING THE CODE' Royal Exchange production

Wednesday
November 23rd

'THE PEONY PAVILION' Chinese National Ballet at the Lowry.
Thursday
December 1st
'THE RED SHOES' Sir Matthew Bourne's new ballet
Friday
December 16th
BRIDGEWATER HALL HALLE CONCERT. 7.30PM
2017
Thursday
January 5th
'SWEET CHARITY' Royal Exchange
Thursday
January 26th
'BILLY ELLIOT' arrives at the Palace for Xmas 2016
Thursday
February 16th
'THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA' Royal Exchange production
Wednesday
February 22nd
'FUNNY GIRL' at the Palace Manchester
Wednesday February 22nd The Halle: The Bridgewater Hall:
Thursday
March 2nd
'CINDERELLA' at the Lowry. No, not panto, but the lavish Royal Ballet Birmingham production
Thursday
March 23rd
THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN at the Royal Exchange.
Thursday
April 6th
'BAT OUT OF HELL' World premiere at Opera House
Wednesday
April 12th
'JANE EYRE' at the Lowry.
Thursday
April 27th
TWELFTH NIGHT by William Shakespeare at the Royal Exchange.
Wednesday June 14th Great Central Railway and Richard III Exhibition.
Thursday
June 15th
PERSUASION at the Royal Exchange
Wednesday
June 21st
'SHIRLEY VALENTINE' 30th Anniversary
Wednesday
July 19th
Kirklees Light Railway and National Coal Mining Museum.
Friday
August 11th.
Anderton Boat Lift and Chester.
 
What we did 2015-16
Wednesday September 23rd STROLLERS. e we will get the bus to Dukinfield for a walk along the canal back to Portland Basin. Have a wander round the museum and lunch at the cafe.
Thursday
September 24th
'SWAN LAKE' at the Lowry. Royal Ballet Birmingham
Thursday
1st October
'THE CRUCIBLE' at the Royal Exchange.
Friday
October 9th

Bridgewater Hall: The BBC Philharmonic: 7.30pm

Tuesday
October 13th
'MACK AND MABEL' the wonderful Jerry Herman musical produced by Chichester Festival Theatre
Wednesday October 28th STROLLERS We will stroll round the spa town of Buxton visiting the church of St Ann and the museum.
Monday
November 9th
Speakers Group 10:30 "Wild about Weeds".
Thursday
November 12th
'POMONA' at the Royal Exchange. Set in the Pomona district of Manchester, a man searches for his missing sister
Saturday November 21st Bridgewater Hall; The Halle;Keep the Home Fires Burning.
Wednesday
November 25th
STROLLERS. Meeting at Hadfield railway station, a stroll around the Hadfield heritage boards.
Thursday
November 26th
'ROMEO AND JULIET' by the Engllish National Ballet.

Sunday
November 29th

BBC 'GOOD FOOD SHOW' at the NEC. Cancelled as uneconomic.
Monday
December 14th
Speakers Group "The Kings Highway".
Wednesday December 16th 'THE BODYGUARD' Comes to the Palace
2016
Thursday
January14th
'IN THE WOODS' at the Royal Exchange.
Wednesday
January 20th
'THE GIRLS' The Gary Barlow and Tim Firth musical of the much loved story of the Calendar Girls
Wednesday January 27th STROLLERS. A stroll round Manchester city centre taking in some of the points of interest, one of which will be the art gallery.
Thursday
February 11th
'WIT' at the Royal Exchange.
Sunday
February 14th
THE HALLE. Bridgewater Hall 7.30pm. Valentine’s Day Concert
Wednesday February 24th STROLLERS Strolling along the canal tow path to Buxsworth Basin.
Thursday
March 10th
Royal Exchange 'HUSBANDS & SONS'
Wednesday
April 13th
'BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S'
Sunday
April 17th
The Halle Bridgewater Hall 7.30pm
Friday
April 22nd
'HARROGATE SPRING SHOW'
Thursday
April 28th
Royal Exchange production of 'KING LEAR'
Friday
May 20th

ALICE'S TRIPS TRENTHAM GARDENS
Saturday
June 4th
The Halle. The Bridgewater Hall. 7.30pm (Coach departs HENRY STREET 6.15pm). Russian Spectacular:
Thursday
June 9th
Art Group PATCHINGS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL of ART, CRAFT AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Wednesday June 15th Clive's Outings. WELSH HIGHLAND RAILWAY.
Thursday
June 16th
'THE NIGHTWATCH', at the Royal Exchange.
Thursday
July 14th
'THE MIGHTY WALZER'.at the Royal Exchange

Wednesday
July 20th

Clive's Outings. ECCLESBOURNE VALLEY RAILWAY & CRICH NATIONAL TRAMWAY MUSEUM.
Friday
August 12th
Skipton Canal Cruise.
Thursday
August 25th
'SUNNY AFTERNOON' . Opera House Manchester
 
What we did 2014-15
Thursday
August 21st
TRANSPORT VISIT: Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway and Lake Windermere Cruise, with free time 'ashore'.
Wednesday August 27th STROLLERS From New Mills bus station will stroll along the Sett Valley trail to Hayfield.
Wednesday
September 17th
'THE JERSEY BOYS' at the Palace direcrt from huge success in the West End
Wednesday September 24th STROLLERS. Going to Charlesworth and strolling down Woodseats Lane to Lymefield Garden Centre.
Thursday September 25th 'PUTTING ON THE RITZ' at the Opera House.
Wednesday
October 8th
'HAMLET' starring Maxine Peake as the Prince of Denmark. Royal Exchange matinee performance.
Wednesday October 22nd STROLLERS. A walk along the canal from Dukinfield to the Portland Basin.
Thursday
October 23rd
'HENRY IV PART I' at the Lowry. RSC production.
Tuesday
November 11th
'BARNUM' at the Palace.
Friday November 14th CHATSWORTH FARM SHOP PILSLEY AND LUNCH AT THE DOME BUXTON
Sunday
November 16th
HALLE CONCERT TRIP 7.30pm BRIDGEWATER HALL
Wednesday
November 26th
STROLLERS. to Stockport for a tour of the hat museum followed by lunch at the Plaza cafe.
Tuesday
November 18th
ROYAL EXCHANGE 'CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF'
Friday December 19th HALLE CONCERT, Bridgewater Hall. 7.30 p.m Coach Trip [Coach leaves Bradbury House 6.15p.m.]
2015
Friday
January 2nd
'THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT TIME' at the Lowry for a matinee.
Wednesday January 28th January Strollers A stroll through Manor Park and Old Glossop Heritage Trail.
Thursday.
February 5th

Halle Concert, Bridgewater Hall. 7.30pm (Coach departs Bradbury House 6.15pm).

Thursday
February 19th

OPERA HOUSE MANCHESTER The wonderful musical 'TOP HAT'
Wednesday February 25th STROLLERS. 11am Buxton bus to Whaley Bridge, canal tow path to Bugsworth Basin. Lunch at the Navigation Inn.
Wednesday
March 4th
ROYAL EXCHANGE World Premiere production of 'SCUTTLERS'
Wednesday March 25th STROLLERS.Circular walk of Hayfield taking in historic mass trespass car park and centre of Hayfield.
Thursday
March 26th
'GISELLE' at the Opera House Manchester.
Sunday
March 29th
Halle Concert,
Opus One Concert :Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: suite. Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.1. Sibelius: Symphony No.1.

Wednesday
April 8th

'ANYTHING GOES' Cole Porter's wonderful musical comes to the Opera House
Wednesday
April 22nd
STROLLERS. Meeting at the town hall car park at 9.50am for a prompt departure to Chatsworth House for a circular walk of 3 miles.
Friday
April 24th
'HARROGATE SPRING SHOW' held at the Showground
Wednesday
April 29th
'ANNA KARENINA' at ROYAL EXCHANGE.
Saturday
May 9th
The Hallé: The Bridgewater Hall: 7:30 pm
Monday
May 11th

Monday Speakers - The Work of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Thursday
May 21st
'TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD' at the Lowry -
Wednesday
May 27th
STROLLERS. Etherow Country Park. Taking a circular walk round the park
Thursday
May 28th
'THE CAR MAN' Matthew Bourne's ballet
Wednesday June 3rd 'GHOST TRAIN' production at ROYAL EXCHANGE
Monday
June 8th
Monday Speakers -Moor and Man: The history, conservation, flora & fauna of Marsden Moor national trust Estate. Coffee from 10:00. Talk 10:30
Wednesday June 24th STROLLERS. take a stroll down Marple Roman Lakes finishing at The Norfolk Ams in Marple Bridge for lunch.
Friday
June 26th
Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and Muncaster Castle.
Wednesday
July 22nd
STROLLERS. Meeting at the town hall car park at 10.30. For car share to the Roaches Inn, Mossley.
Wednesday
July 29th
Visit to Coventry.
Saturday
August 1st
The Halle, Bridgewater Hall, The Last Night of the Halle Proms:
Wednesday
August 24th
STROLLERS. Stroll along Marple lock to High Lane where lunch will taken . Then bus back to Glossop from High Lane.
 
What we did 2013-14
Wednesday
September 4th
'BLOOD BROTHERS'. Willy Russell's legendary muscial comes to the Lowry.
Wednesday
September 18th
Vulcan Bomber Ground Tour. Guided ground tour of this iconic aircraft.
Monday September 23rd Model Railway Experience.
Wednesday September 25th A circular walk of approximately 3 miles taking in part of the Heritage trail of Hadfield.
Thursday September 26th Birmingham Royal Ballet's production of Sleeping Beauty
Sunday
September 29th

Halle Concert Bridgewater Hall. (Sir Mark Elder conductor )

Tuesday October 8th ALL MY SONS' by Arthur Miller begins new season at Royal Exchange.
Starring Don Warrington. Tickets £17.50. Contact Maureen Hobson.
Wednesday October 9th Anson Engine Museum at Poynton. A visit to this 'hidden gem' of a museum by car share.
For further information contact Clive Robinson
Thursday
October 17th
PEOPLE, a sell-out at the National Theatre and now at the LOWRY. Alan Bennett's latest play. Seats centre stalls. Ticket with coach £29. Departing Bradbury House ll.30am. Option ends on 28 May. Contact Maureen Hobson.
Saturday
October 19th
A visit to the Manchester Museum of Transport for the Heritage Bus service weekend
Wednesday October 23rd Strollers:- Bottoms reservoir Hadfield for a circular walk around the reservoir followed by lunch at the Peels Arms Padfield.
Friday
November 8th

Halle Concert Bridgewater Hall at 7.30pm.

Wednesday November 13th First stop Manchester to the Palace Theatre, the West End hit musical 'WICKED'.
Thursday
November 14th
Swan Lake at the Lowry. Matthew Bourne's production.
Wednesday November 27th STROLLERS. Meet at the Portland Basin Canal car park Ashton at 11.00am. Taking public transport to the Tythe Barn in Dukinfield and strolling back along the canal to the basin visiting the musuem and refreshments in the cafe.
Wednesday November 27th 'SWEENEY TODD' Stephen Sondheim's muscial masterpiece
Wednesday December 11th 'WEST SIDE STORY' opens at the Palace as the Xmas show.
Wednesday December 18th 2013 'THAT DAY WE SANG' by Victoria Wood.
Friday December 20th The Halle ‘Christmas Cracker’
2014  
Wednesday January 15th 'WARHORSE' at the Lowry.
Wednesday January 22nd STROLLERS. Tour of Robinson's brewery in Stockport
Wednesday January 29th 'BLINDSIDED' at the Royal Exchange
Wednesday February 19th 'PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT' at the Palace Manchester.
February
Wednesday 26th
STROLLERS. Hayfield circular walk starting from the cricket ground.
Sunday
March 9th

The Halle, Opus One Concert, The Bridgewater Hall

Friday
March 14th
The HISTORY 1 GROUP A visit to The Manchester Jewish Museum
Wednesday
March 19th
'MOUSETRAP' at the Lowry.
Friday
March 28th
Anything Goes. Our U3A presentation evening, given by our own members.
Wednesday April 23rd The Strollers Group a stroll through Lyme Park
Friday
April 25th
Harrogate Spring Show. £25 coach and entry ticket. Contact Maureen Hobson
Saturday
May 10th
TRANSPORT VISIT Ludlow Spring Festival and Marches Transport Festival.
Wednesday
May 14th
'THE LAST DAYS OF TROY' at the Royal Exchange.

Thursday
May 15th

'BEYOND THE BARRICADE' at the Palace.
Sunday
May 18th
The Halle Bridgewater Hall 7.30pm
Wednesday
May 28th
Strollers. The May stroll will be along the Peak Forest canal starting from the Marple locks, along the canal towards Romiley.
Wednesday
June 18th
'BILLY LIAR' at the Royal Exchange.
Wednesday
June 25th
STROLLERS..The walk follows the main canal through to Bugsworth Basin and is approximately a 3 mile round trip.Lunch will be taken at the Navigation Inn
Wednesday
June 25th
HAPPY DAYS at the Lowry.
Friday
June 27th
TRANSPORT VISIT. Electric Mountain Power Station Tour Llanberis and/or Llandudno.
Thursday
July 10th
'SHOWBOAT' at the Lowry.
Saturday
July 12th
Halle Concert Trip Bridgewater Hall 7.30pm
Tuesday
July 22nd
STROLLERS The July stroll will start from the Roaches Inn car park. This is a circular walk along towpaths and park land. Arriving back at the Roaches Inn for lunch.
Wednesday
July 23rd
TRANSPORT VISIT: JCB Factory Tour followed by a visit to the National Memorial Arboretum.
Saturday
August 2nd
Halle Concert Trip Bridgewater Hall: The Last Night of the Hallé Proms 7.30pm
Wednesday
August 6th
'AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS' at the Royal Exchange.
Thursday
August 21st
TRANSPORT VISIT: Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway and Lake Windermere Cruise, with free time 'ashore'.
Wednesday August 27th STROLLERS Public transport from Henry Street Glossop to New Mills bus station (10.45am for 11.00am bus). From New Mills bus station will stroll along the Sett Valley trail to Hayfield.
 
Our past events! see what we did in 2012-2013!

Wednesday
January 2nd

"Rats' Tales" By Carol Ann Duffy. Royal Exchange Theatre.
Thursday
January 17th
National Theatre on Tour. Lowry Theatre 2.00. ONE MAN, TWO GOVNORS.
Wednesday January 23rd Quiz Night at the George Hotel, Norfolk Street, Glossop at 7.15 on - All Welcome.
Wednesday
February 6th
Royal Exchange production of THE ACCRINGTON PALS by Peter Whelan.
Saturday
February 23rd 2013
Halle Concert Bridgewater Hall "Stars and Stripes" at 7.30pm
Thursday
February 28th
Birmingham Royal Ballet production of 'ALADDIN' at the Lowry.
Tuesday
March 5th.
'TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD' at Royal Exchange Theatre.
Thursday
March 21st
The LION KING. . Manchester Palace Theatre. Evening performance. Coach at Bradbury House at 5.00pm
Contact Maureen Hobson for further details.

Thursday
March 28th

From the West End to the Lowry 'THE LADYKILLERS'.
Wednesday
April 10th
Next meeting of the IPad Group is at 2pm Bradbury House.
Sunday
April 21st
Halle Opus One Concert at 7.30p.m.
Wednesday April 24th

The April 2013 U3A Stroll to Bugsworth Basin. Meet at the boat yard car park at 11.15am. More infro from Jim Hinchliffe

Wednesday April 24th. The booking for Cannibals is cancelled as the numbers interested are too low.

Friday
April 26th

HARROGATE SPRING FLOWER SHOW.
Wednesday
May 15th
The Black Country Living Museum. Coach from Bradbury House at 9.00 a.m. with the usual pick ups.
Wednesday
May 15th
Quiz evening at the George
Wednesday
May 22nd
Strollers The May Stroll will be along the Marple Canal to Hyde Bank Farm.
Wednesday
May 29th
Royal Exchange production of Ibsen's 'A DOLL'S HOUSE'.
Saturday
June 1st.
Halle Concert Bridgewater Hall "Oscars for Orchestras"
Wednesday
June 19th
'NOISES OFF' comes to the Lowry
Wednesday June 26th Royal Exchange production of Pinter's The Birthday Party Matinee at 2.30. Cost £16.50
Contact Maureen Hobson for availability.
FRIDAY 21st - MONDAY 24th JUNE Holiday to Bristol and Bath. Marriott Hotel - Bristol City Centre. 3 nights dinner, bed and breakfast.
Saturday
July 6th
'BUXTON MILITARY TATTOO' at the Dome
Sunday
July 21st
Halle Concert The final Concert of the Season is “The Last Night Of the Halle Proms”
Wednesday
July 24th
Visit to Calke Abbey. (National Trust property)
Wednesday
July 24th
Strollers stroll along the canal to New Mills. Lunch at the Queens Arms approximately 12noon. Then bus back to Glossop.
Friday
July 26th
Wensleydale Railway and Leyburn. Details from Clive Robinson, Transport Visits Organiser.
Wednesday
July 31st
'TOO CLEVER BY HALF' Royal Exchange.
Thursday
August 22nd
Manchester Ship Canal Cruise with free time in Liverpool.

Wednesday
August 28th

The August stroll from the Roaches Lock Inn car park in Mossley. This is a circular walk from the Roaches and includes both towpath and country park paths, ending back at the pub for lunch.
Our past events! see what we did in 2011-2012!
Wednesday
September 28th
STROLLERS GROUP. A stroll around the canals of Buxworth and Whalley Bridge, arriving back at the Navigation Inn for refreshments.
Wednesday
October 5th
Royal Exchange production of 'EDWARD II' by Christopher Marlowe
Saturday
October 8th
Halle Concert - - Classical Extravaganza.
Thursday
October 13th
Opera House Manchester West End hit 'SISTER ACT'.

Saturday
October 15th

STRICTLY GERSHWIN -National Ballet at thePalace Theatre.
Wednesday October 26th STROLLERS GROUP The stroll around Etherow Country Park with refreshments at The Andrew Arms Compstall
Wednesday November 16th Royal Exchange production BEAUTIFUL . Contact Maureen Hobson.
Wednesday November 23rd Next stroll for the U3A strollers. The stroll will be around ‘Hidden Manchester’.
Friday
November 25th
“Four seasons by Candlelight” concert by the Mozart Festival Orchestra at the Bridgewater Hall,
Monday
November 28th
Palace Manchester production of 'DIRTY DANCING'
Wednesday
December 14th
Royal Exchange production "You can't take it with you"

Monday
December 12th

MONTHLY WALKERS. meet at Bradbury House at 10.00
Friday - Mon
December
16th -19th
TURKEY & TINSEL. 3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast at Merrion Hotel, Llandudno.
Thursday
December 29th
A Concert by the Hallé Orchestra “Bond and Beyond” – A tribute to John Barry.
2012
Thursday January 26th
Birmingham Ballet BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Lowry. Contact Maureen Hobson.
Tuesday
February 14th
GLOBETROTTERS GROUP. 7.30 at Bradbury House. Presentation by Keith Bate
Wednesday
February 15th
QUIZ GROUP. Meet at George Hotel 7.15 pm. All welcome - join one of our teams.

Tuesday
28th February

Next Easy Listening Group.

Wednesday
March 7th

OLIVER at the Palace Theatre - Matinee peformance.Contact Maureen Hobson. Coach leaves Bradbury House 12.45pm. Cost £46
Wednesday March 14th ANYTHING GOES. Glossop Cricket Club. Contact Sylvia Rogerson
Thursday
March 15th

Lowry Theatre. Matinee. 2.00. Travelling Light - A new play by Nicholas Wright. National Theatre production starring Antony Sher. Contact Maureen Hobson. Cost £22 (make own transport arrangements)

Tuesday
March 20th

Globtrotters: Note that the March meeting has been posponed until tonight at 7.30pm.
Wednesday
March 21st

1. STROLLER'S. The stroll will be around the Hurst Reservoir Glossop.
2. QUIZ GROUP

Saturday
March 24th

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. Bridgewater Hall.

Wednesday
28th March

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. Exchange Theatre - Matinee peformance. Contact Maureen Hobson. Cost £15

Wednesday
April 4th

WONDERFUL TOWN starring Connie Fisher and the Hallé Orchestra. Contact Maureen Hobson. Coach leaves Bradbury House 5.30pm. Cost £40
Thursday
April 5th
Food Appreciation Group. 1.30 - 4.30 Chocolate Theme. Make something chocolatey, bring the recipe to share.

Tuesday
April 10th

GLOBTROTTERS. 7.30 @ Bradbury House.
Wednesday April 18th MISS JULIE Royal Exchange Theatre Contact Maureen Hobson.
Sunday
April 22nd

Halle Orchestra. Conductor Heinrich Schiff pianist Polina Leschenko.
Rossini - Overture William Tell. Liszt – Piano Concerto No 2. Prokofiev – Romeo and Juliet Excerpts.

Wednesday
April 25th
April stroll to Buxton and take in the Pavilion Gardens and Park.
Tuesday
May 8th
Globetrotters: 7.30 Bradbury House. Historic Houses. Presenter Pat Mancheé
Thursday
May 10th
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - Matinee performance at the Palace. Contact Maureen Hobson. £52 including coach
Wednesday
May 16th
TRANSPORT visit Beamish - The Living Museum of the North.
Wednesday
May 23rd
LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN Royal Exchange Theatre Contact Maureen Hobson.
Wednesday
May 30th
The May STROLL will be to Hayfield. The stroll will be from the Royal Hotel car park, around the Cricket Club and follow the Sett River to Bowden Bridge, returning by Kinder Road back to the Royal for lunch at around 12.00 noon.
Saturday
June 2nd

“Fanfare for Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee”.

Wednesday
June 6th
TRANSPORT visit York for Railway Museum Railfest and city centre. Coach from Bradbury House at 9.00 a.m. with usual pick-ups. Coach fare only £12.00 Railfest £13.00. for further information, contact Clive Robinson
Monday
June 25th
STARLIGHT EXPRESS Lowry Theatre Contact Maureen Hobson

Wednesday
June 27th

The June stroll will be The Buxton Manors. Following the stroll, lunch can be taken at the Pavilion Gardens Café.
Wednesday
July 4th
TRANSPORT VISIT to Welsh Highland Railway and Caernarfon. Coach from Bradbury House at 7.45 a.m. with usual pick-ups. .Coach/Rail fare £28.00. For further information, contact Clive Robinson. NOTE DATE CHANGE
Tuesday
July 17th
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT DREAM Royal Exchange Theatre. Contact Maureen Hobson.
Sunday
July 22nd
Good Companions: Visit to Boundary Mill.
Wednesday
July 25th
The July Stroll along the Marple Canal to Hyde Bank Farm.
Saturday
August 4th
"The Carpenters' Story" at Gawsworth Hall. Singing for Pleasure Group. Tickets £30 (includes coach). Departs Bradbury House 2.30. Contact Denise Porter.
Thursday
August 9th
Visit to the "Mouseman" at Kilburn then time in Thirsk.
The numbers are limited and there is currently one place left (as at 12th May). More details from Rita France
Friday
August 10th
Good Companions. Visit to Renishaw Hall & Gardens. Leaving at 9.00. Cost £23. Contact Alice Shaw.
Thursday
August 23rd
Good Companions. Visit to Castle Howard. Leaving at 9.00. Cost £20. Contact Alice Shaw.
Friday
September 7th
Good Companions. Visit to Ludlow.Leaving at 8.15. Cost £31 (including coffee stop and lunch). Contact Alice Shaw.
Tuesday
September 11th
Globetrotters. presentation on New Zealand.
Thursday
September 20th
SWAN LAKE - Royal Ballet. Lowry Theatre Contact Maureen Hobson

Wednesday
September 26th

CABARET at the Lowry. with Will Young and Michelle Ryan. Depart Bradbury House @ 12.00 noon. Ticket (including coach) £40.Contact Maureen Hobson
Wednesday September 26th The September stroll will be along the Rochdale Canal in Saddleworth.

Thursday September 27th

HALLE Concert Bridgewater Hall 7.30pm
Saturday September 29th Transport Visit to Tata Steelworks, Scunthorpe for a 2 to 3 hour guided tour by Steam Train of this fascinating extensive working -and wildlife- complex.
Wednesday
October 3rd
Julius Caesar @ The Lowry. Five Star RSC production. Stalls. £20 Contact Maureen Hobson
Wednesday
October 10th
"The Country Wife". New Season at the Royal Exchange. Stage level seats at £16.50. Contact Maureen Hobson
Wednesday
October 17th
Glossop U3A Quiz Group. Meeting at 7.15 pm in the George Hotel, Glossop (opposite Railway Station)
New members welcome.
Thursday
October 18th
"9 to 5". at the Opera House.
Tuesday
October 23rd
Easy Listening - with special video presntation by Keith Bate.
Wednesday October 24th Strollers Group. The October stroll will be “The Stockport Blue Plaque Trail”.

Wednesday
October 24th

42ND STREET. Palace Theatre.
Saturday
October 27th
BBC Philharmonic Concert. Bridgewater Hall 7.30pm.
Wednesday
October 31st
"Orpheus Descending" by Tennessee Williams. Royal Exchange Theatre. with Imogen Stubbs. Contact Maureen Hobson
Tuesday
November 13th
Globetrotters: "From Montego Bay to Rio via The Panama Canal"

Wednesday
November 21st

STROLLERS GROUP. As the inclement weather looks set for some time, the next Stroll will be in April 2013.
Where and when will be displayed on the Web page during March 2013.” Jim.
December
Fri 14th -Mon17
LLANDUDNO - Turkey & Tinsel Trip. Contact Rita France
Tuesday December 11th Globetrotters Meeting Bradbury House 7.30. A special evening of Video treats and Christmas Buffet
December.
Friday 21st
Halle Concert. 7.30pm. Bridgewater Hall. 'Christmas Cracker' - a programme of seasonal favourites!
 
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Weds Jan 5th 2011 'WE WILL ROCK YOU' the musical by Queen and Ben Elton returns to the Palace Theatre for the Christmas Season
Monday 10th January 2011 Monthly Walkers. Meet at Bradbury House 10.00am. 4.5/5.0 miles round Plainsteads, Coombes, Cown Edge, Far Slack and Mateley Moor.
Tuesday January 11th SINGING FOR PLEASURE Group.
Wednesday January 12
Royal Exchange Christmas production. 'ZACK'

Tuesday
January 18th

GLOBETROTTING. First meeting of the New Group.
Wednesday February 9th 'MOGADISHU' at the Royal Exchange.
Thursday February 10th 'HAMLET' at the Lowry. Matinee.
Monday February 14th MONTHLY WALKS. Bradbury House at 10.00am. 5.0 miles round parts of Glossop, Padfield and Hadfield.
Wednesday
February 23rd
CALANDAR GIRLS at the Palace Theatre.
Tuesday
March 1st.
'CARMEN' at the Lowry. Evening performance by Opera North of Bizet's much loved Opera.

Friday
March 11th

GOOD COMPANIONS Buffet - Windy Harbour.
Monday
March 14th
MONTHLY WALKS. Manchester's hidden canals and then viewing some city sites that have connections with Glossop.
Tuesday
March 15th
GLOBE TROTTERS. The Loire Valley

Saturday
March19th

HALLÉ POPS concert. Conductor Carl Davis.

Sunday
March 20th
GOOD COMPANIONS Sunday Lunch

Wednesday
March 23rd

"Strollers" Walking Group. casual stroll around Hyde Park.

Friday
March 25th

FOOD APPRECIATION GROUP. Peels Arms
Saturday
March 26th
'KING LEAR' at the Lowry
Monday
March 28th
GOOD COMPANIONS. Meeting at Glossop C.C. 11.00
Wednesday
April 6th
Royal Exchange 'PRIVATE LIVES'.
Sunday
April 17th
GOOD COMPANIONS Sunday Lunch
Wednesday
April 27th
Strollers" Walking Group. Howard and Manor Parks Glossop.

Thursday
April 28th

GHOSTS The Musical. at the Opera House.

Sunday
May 1st

Halle Concert at the Bridgewater Hall.
Monday
May 2nd
GOOD COMPANIONS Boundary Mill -shopping day - details to come.

Wednesday
May 11th

Transport Group. Visit to Lincoln, with optional visit to Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Centre.
Sunday
May 22nd
GOOD COMPANIONS Meadow Hall - shopping day. 9.30 from Bradbury House - cost £9
Wednesday
May 25th
"Strollers" Walking Group. Around Mossy Lee.

Tuesday
June 14th

GLOBETROTTERS. at Bradbury House 7.30----- see more

Wednesday
June 15th

Transport Group. North Yorkshire Moors Railway and Whitby

Wednesday
June 29th
"Strollers" Walking Group: Marple Canal stroll towards Romily stopping for refreshments at the Romily Farm Cafe.
Saturday
July 2nd
MAD HATTER'S TEA PARTY

Saturday
July 9th.

Hallé Promenade Concert. Bridgewater Hall 7.30.

Wednesday
July 13th

Transport Group. Skipton Canal Cruise

Tuesday
July 19th

GLOBETROTTERS. at Bradbury House 7.30

Wednesday
July 20th
Royal Exchange production of 'AS YOU LIKE IT' Shakespeare's comedy completes Summer Season.
Friday
July 22nd
GOOD COMPANIONS Hardwick Hall - Coach £10, Hall and Gardens £9.50
Wednesday
July 27th
Stroll around Broadbottom with refreshments at the Lymfield Garden Centre Tea Rooms at around 12.00 noon
Thursday
August 4th.

Transport Group MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL CRUISE.

Thursday
August 11th

SUMMER TRIP. Powis Castle and Gardens. (National Trust Property).
Saturday
August 13th
SINGING FOR PLEASURE GROUP: All members welcome to join coach trip to Gawsworth Hall. ABBA Tribute performance in open-air theatre.
Thursday
August 18th
GOOD COMPANIONS Cheshire Oaks - Shopping day £8

Friday
September 2nd

GOOD COMPANIONS Day trip to Llangollen - £31 (Lunch & Railway trip included.)
Tuesday
September13th
GLOBETROTTERS. Robby's Roamings - Sydney & Dubai
Bradbury House 7.30 Everyone welcome.
Friday
September 16th
'HARROGATE AUTUMN SHOW' arranged for the U3A by 'Grown Your Own' group.
Coach and entry to show £21. Depart Bradbury House 8.30am with usual pickups
Contact Sonia Hunter or Maureen Hobson for details.
Wednesday
September 28th
STROLLERS GROUP. A stroll around the canals of Buxworth and Whalley Bridge, arriving back at the Navigation Inn for refreshments.
Wednesday
October 5th
Royal Exchange production of 'EDWARD II' by Christopher Marlowe
Saturday
October 8th
Halle Concert - - Classical Extravaganza.
Thursday
October 13th
Opera House Manchester West End hit 'SISTER ACT'.

Saturday
October 15th

STRICTLY GERSHWIN -National Ballet at thePalace Theatre.
Wednesday October 26th STROLLERS GROUP The stroll around Etherow Country Park with refreshments at The Andrew Arms Compstall
Wednesday November 16th Royal Exchange production BEAUTIFUL . Contact Maureen Hobson.
Wednesday November 23rd Next stroll for the U3A strollers. The stroll will be around ‘Hidden Manchester’.
Friday
November 25th
“Four seasons by Candlelight” concert by the Mozart Festival Orchestra at the Bridgewater Hall,
Monday
November 28th
Palace Manchester production of 'DIRTY DANCING'
Wednesday
December 14th
Royal Exchange production "You can't take it with you"

Monday
December 12th

MONTHLY WALKERS. meet at Bradbury House at 10.00
Friday - Mon
December
16th -19th
TURKEY & TINSEL. 3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast at Merrion Hotel, Llandudno.
Thursday
December 29th
A Concert by the Hallé Orchestra “Bond and Beyond” – A tribute to John Barry.
   

Our past events! see what we did in 2010!

Weekend June11-14 Travel Group educational visit to Kent 11-14 June 2010
Visiting Chartwell, Leeds Castle, Hever Castle, Penshurst Place and Cambridge.

Thursday
June 24

'IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST' Oscar Wilde's comedy is the last production at the Library Theatre Manchester
Monday
June 28
Trip to the Dorothy Clive Garden at Market Drayton then Bridgemere Garden World set in 140 acres stocked with half a million plants, inviting restaurant and lots of shops.
Saturday
July 3rd
"The First Night of the Halle Proms"
Wednesday
July 7
Aberystwyth for Vale of Rheidol Railway.
Wednesday
JULY 14
'CHARLEY'S AUNT' at theRoyal Exchange
Thursday
July 15
Hairspray starring Michael Ball at the Opera House, Manchester.
Friday
July 23rd
Arboretum and Lichfield
Thursday
August 5th
Visit to Boundary Mill
Thursday
August 12
RAF Cosford Air Museum OR Weston Park House and Gardens.
Thursday
August 19
Sheffield and Manor Lodge.
Friday
September 3rd
THE MAGIC OF THE PENDLE WITCHES.
Wednesday
September 8th
Porthmadog for Ffestiniog Railway OR Portmeirion.
Monday
Sept
13th
'EVITA' Andrew LLoyd Webber and Tim Rice's inspiring stage musical of Eva Peron's life

Saturday September 25th

Saturday 25th September 2010. BBC Philharmonic Concert at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.
Wendnesday October 6th DR FAUSTUS by Christopher Marlowe at Royal Exchange Matinee.
Thursday October 28th Camera Group. Bradbury Ho -2.15pm Cards and Calendars and how to photograph fireworks.
Saturday October 16th

Hallé Orchestra Concert at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

Tuesday November 2nd 'MERRY WIDOW' at the Lowry. Opera North's production of Franz Lehar's much loved and lighthearted opera.
Wednesday November 3rd 'THE LADY FROM THE SEA' production at the Royal Exchange.
Wednesday, November 10th U3A Groups Presentation. 7.00pm at Glossop Cricket Club in North Road. Admission £3. All U3A members welcome. For details contact Peter Fish.
Wednesday November 17th Royal Exchange production of 'THE BACCHAE' by Euripides
Wednesday November 24th 'BBC GOOD FOOD SHOW' at the NEC Birmingham.
Thursday November 25th 2010 'THE NUTCRACKER'' ballet with music by Tchaikowsky.
Friday December 3rd 'CHATSWORTH FARM SHOP AND THE DOME BUXTON'.
Thursday
December 9th
Flower Arranging Workshop at Bradbury House
Monday
December 13th
Glossop Monthly Walkers: It is a 4.5 mile, up and down and round about over tracks, lanes, field paths as we make our way back to Glossop.

Sunday December 19th

Halle Christmas Carol Concert, matinée performance by the Halle Orchestra, Halle Choir and Youth Choir.
END OF 2010