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Members can book any visit or event by phoning or e-mailing the organiser. All members should have appropriate details but if not, contact Carol Littlewood.

Past events and visits are shown with blue background. Go direct to forthcoming events, or see the events we ran in previous years.

These visits are strictly for members only.
Please see our deposits and cancellations policy.
Click here for last-minute changes and variations.
Friday September 8th. North Yorkshire Moors Railway and Whitby.
Thursday
October 5th
'OUR TOWN' - a delightful play set in small town America Written by Thornton Wilder.
Wednesday October 18th

Bridgewater Hall The Hallé 2:15 PM

Wednesday
October 25th
'SUNSET BOULEVARD' comes to the Palace
Wednesday
November 1st
'HEDDA GABLER' at the Lowry.
Thursday
November 30th
'CRAZY FOR YOU' at the Opera House Manchester.n.
2018
Wednesday Junauary 3rd
'BEAUTIFUL' THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL the Xmas Show at the Palace
Thursday
January 25th
'GUYS AND DOLLS'. Royal Exchange and Talawa Theatre Company coproduction.
Wednesday
February 21st
'BRIEF ENCOUNTER' by Noel Coward comes to the Lowry.
Wednesday
March 28th

'ART' This very successful comedy comes to the Lowry

Wednesday
April 18th

'MARY STUART'. The acclaimed National Theatre production
Thursday
April 19th
'MISS SAIGON' returns to the Palace Theatre
Friday
April 27th
'HARROGATE SPRING SHOW'.
Friday
May 25th
Alice's Trips LIVERPOOL AND TERRACOTTA WARRIORS
Wednesday
June 13th
Clive's Transport Group. Welshpool and Llanfair Railway and Powis Castle.
Wednesday
July 18th
Clive's Transport Group. Churnet Valley Railway and Trentham Gardens.
Thursday
August 2nd
Clive's Transport Group. Manchester Ship Canal Cruise.
Wednesday
August 29th
'CILLA - THE MUSICAL'
Friday
September 7th
Clive's Transport Group. Snowdon Mountain Railway.
Thursday
September 27th
Glossop U3A Annual General Meeting.
Thursday
October 18th
'MANON' with English National Ballet
Thursday
October 25th
'LA FILLE MAL GARDEE'

Thursday
November 15th

'KINKY BOOTS' arrives at the Opera House from the successful run in the West End. A great show and comedy with the 'feel good' factor and many of you will seen the film set in the unlikely background of a shoe factory in Northampton. Tickets and coach £47 for matinee performance.. Contact Maureen Hobson. One to really look forward to.
2019
Thursday
February 28th
'LES MIS' returns to the Palace. Thursday matinee with seats in Circle and Stalls and coach.
Option till late October. Price £56 Contact Maureen Hobson
Thursday
March 14th
'MOTOWN THE MUSICAL' This fabulous story of Berry Gordy and the irresistible songs of Motown make this a spectacular show that has the audience on its feet. Music from the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Mary Wells, Diana Ross, Temptations and more. So if you fancy 'dancing in the street' then this is for you. Thursday matinee with coach £48.
Option October. Contact Maureen Hobson
Wednesday
April 3rd
'GIRL ON THE TRAIN' Stage production of Paula Hawkins bestselling book comes to the Lowry. Matinee at 2pm (no coach). Tickets £29 Contact Maureen Hobson

Wednesday
April 24th

'HOME, I'M DARLING'. Smash hit comedy National Theatre production comes to the Lowry Katherine Parkinson reprises her of Judy in Laura Wade's comedy about one woman's quest to be the perfect 1950s housewife but behind the gingham curtains things start to unravel and being a domestic goddess isn't as easy as it seems. Matinee at 2pm (no coach).
Tickets £30.50. Contact Maureen Hobson.
Friday
April 26th
'HARROGATE SPRING SHOW' Day visit to the Great Yorkshire Showground for the annual Spring Show with wonderful displays of spring flowers and daffodils in particular. The Showground exhibition halls are 90% under cover with solid walkways for most of the area. There are dozens of garden outlets displaying anything from greenhouses to trowels and excellent plant stalls. There many retails outlets from food. arts and crafts and clothing. The band stand is a very popular venue to sit and enjoy a picnic lunch and there are excellent food outlets catering for hot and cold meals and snacks. The Spring Show has something to please everybody so why not join us this year by coach from Glossop with usual pickups. Ticket and coach £36. Contact Maureen Hobson.
Wednesday
May 8th
'THE KING AND I'. Wonderful award winning production from the Lincoln Centre New York now on tour after sell out season in the West End. A great chance to see this fabulous musical.
Ticket and coach £55 to Opera House. Coach boarding Bernard St 12.30pm Contact Maureen Hobson

 

Deposits and cancellations

Deposits
When booking on a visit all members are required to pay a £5 non-refundable deposit, per person.

Cancellations
If a member cancels their booking on an visit, and the U3A is able to resell that place, a refund will be paid to the member, less the non-refundable deposit. If the U3A is able to sell the place to another member and the visit is full then the refund will be in full.