Join us – we’d love to see you.
Scout & Guide HQ
4th Sunday of the Month
2.00 - 4.00 pm
Val Bullen - 01695 572794
Alayne Trigwell - 07341 279175
Pat Morton - 01695 570039
As you have probably realised, we will no longer be able to resume on the 27th June due to the extension of the current restrictions.
Hopefully the following meetings will be able to go ahead. We will keep you informed.
The SUNDAY SOCIAL – Every Fourth Sunday of Each Month
July 25 We welcome back the famous Bill Evans’ Video show 🎦
Aug 22 Local guitarist Ken Waters, returns to play you some songs 🎸👨🎤👩🎤 – sit back and enjoy
Please note that for CURRENT members who renewed last year, your membership has been extended and you will not need to renew until this October. Future renewals will also be in October.
If your contact information has changed over the last year then please arrange for your membership details to be updated on the U3A system. This will then ensure, for example, that any Sunday Social group emails are always sent to your active email address.
Please note that any Sunday Social group emails do not go out to LAPSED members.
See Posts Below for Details of Previous Sunday Socials.
26 January 2020
We had a splendid ‘cabaret’ of sketches, songs🤣🎤, and all-round entertainment provided by our Drama group! Refreshments 🍪 midway, of course.
23 February 2020
We held a special ‘Quiz on Ormskirk’ ✍ courtesy of Bill & Sue Watkinson, then a presentation by Peter Gateley on ‘Trips by the U3A Bird 🐦🕊🐤Group’
27 October 2019 –
’REVAMPED’ returned to entertain us with their songs & guitars 🎸🎸🎼plus we had a display by our Textiles & Quilting group🧵🧶.
We had a fantastic Sing-a-Long with our famous Guitar 🎸🎸🎼🎶Group then refreshments☕🍰 before we a lively Beetle🐞 Drive.
The Great Mr Bill Evans returned with his Annual Comedy 🤣🎼and Quiz Show and, as always, had us all in stitches
A great range of poems were read by the Poetry 📜Group and The Sunday Social Group. Refreshments 🍪☕ as usual then the Recorder🎼🎶 Group entertained us with some excellent tunes.
Dee Sheard displayed her digital keyboard memorabilia 🎹and entertained us with some🎶🎶 tunes, followed by Peter Gateley talking about 🏛🏫Georgian Buildings in Liverpool’
A Debate was chaired by Mia Faza
‘Habitual offenders should forfeit their benefits and Council Homes’. Refreshments(of course) and a sing-a-long with local guitarist 🎸🎙Ken Waters
‘ The Welsh Kingdoms of Old England’ – a very interesting presentation by Edmund Moynihan. After our refreshments Tony Crimlisk & the U3A ‘UKULEERS’🎵🎶 entertained us plus supporting dance troup from our Musical Theatre Group.
A Talk from Pete Trigwell about Punishment 🔐 through the ages. Followed by a quiz and tea☕ & cakes🍰 for a treat.
27 Jan 2019 – The Musical Theatre Group🎼🎤🎶🎹 provided us with a fantastic, full and varied afternoon of entertainment. Tea ☕ and Biscuits🍪 in the interval of course.
Our Pre-Christmas Party’.✨🎄 The Cabaret 🎩🎤was provided by our very own Drama Group who encouraged us to join in. We had a fabulous time Yuletide refreshments 🥨🍰were on offer of course.
– Our regular humourist😁 and local botanist🌲🌼 Peter Gateley talked to us about ‘Autumn Colours in our Countryside’. Refreshments and a quiz followed.
Denise presented us with some ‘Galton and Simpson Playhouse’ film comedies on this Bank Holiday weekend, a throwback to the 1970s that had everyone laughing 🤣. Pop corn 🍿and Ice cream🍦 were of course served for the authentic Cinema Experience.
An Excellent Presentation on Southport Hesketh Park Observatory was given to us by Edmund Moynihan. Followed of Course by Refreshments then a few rounds of Lucky Dip Bingo
Our very own Bill Evans entertained us with a Picture Quiz and a variety of Comedy clips and videos. Refreshments as always.
A great Guitar Singalong followed by refreshments and a quiz.
22 April: Peter Gateley gave us a very interesting talk about Local Buildings which was followed by a couple of frantic rounds of a Beetle Drive
A Lively Debate was Chaired by Mia Faza – ‘The Police Should Carry Firearms’
The Drama group performed Radio Aughton Live to a sell out audience.
A fun filled afternoon of news, sketches and stories.
A big thank you to everyone.
‘ A Chinese Tea ceremony’ was presented by members of the Confucious Institute of Edge Hill University, followed by our traditional refreshments
Margaret Gibbon then talked to us about ‘
Some of her Favourite Ladies from Local History‘.
A great presentation about
Martin Mere Wetland Centre by volunteer Eileen Seabright.
Tea, Coffee and cakes were followed by some poetry read (and in some cases written) by our very own Sunday Social members
Members of the U3A Guitar group played and sang for us in August. Refreshments were followed by Peter Gateley presenting Butterflies in your Garden. An excellent afternoon was enjoyed by all.
Billy Coleman sang some Sounds of the Sixties for us and introduced us to Just Midnight an Acapella Group who were ‘Just Marvellous’. A great afternoons entertainment.
Bill Evans entertained us with his great selection of funny videos and clips. Followed of course by tea and cakes.
An Afternoon at the Movies – Three short films selected by Denise which between the three of us we managed to present. The popcorn went down well and we have delicious cakes with our tea and coffee.
Our famous raconteur Pearl Webster entertained us and Pauline Jones made us laugh with her regional poems
We were highly entertained by Dee with Keyboard Music and a great story quiz supported by Pat then Peter Gateley gave us a most informative and entertaining talk on Leaves
We enjoyed a series of performances
by our Drama Group followed by refreshments and an impromptu quiz. A great start to the New Year
We had a lively Debate on Foreign Aid – introduced by Mia Faza – followed by Festive Refreshments
The Sunnysiders then gave us a wonderful variety show.
The Story of Ormskirk Gingerbread was wonderfully presented by Margaret Gibbon
Followed by Gingerbread refreshments and then a great Music Quiz from Bill Evans with great animations and a rendition of You’ll Never Walk Alone.
Pearl Webster (recital)
Val Bullen (Guitar Sing-a-long)
Bill Evans (quiz & music)
Denise Latham (Flowers are Fun)
Winner of ‘Flowers are Fun’ – Pauline Rigby & Team