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Musical Theatre – ‘The Trinket Box’

We are now starting to cast our next show “The Trinket Box”. We have openings for new members, men & women, to come and join us. You do have to be over 55 and able to come to rehearsals on a Tuesday afternoon between 1-4pm. It will be performed at Aughton Village Hall on 22nd & 23rd March… Read More »

Black Puffer Jacket

A  jacket was picked up from the coat rack in  Christ Church Scout & Guide HQ by mistake. The label is ‘New Look’.  If this is yours – please contact Maureen Boumphrey on 01695 424413 or 07762 943566 so she may return it to you.

u3a Advent Celebration

The Choir and the Recorder Groups (along with the pupils of St James Primary School, Westhead) are presenting an Advent Celebration: at Christ Church, Aughton on Thursday, 7th December 2023, 11 am Do come along and bring your friends and family!

Ageing Better December Workshop

Following the success of  Ageing Better with an Active Mind, run through the Wellbeing Group in conjunction with Edge Hill University last winter,  the project continued this year at the beginning of November. The first session (Workshop 4) was on Friday 3rd November at 11 am in St Michael’s Church Hall, with a talk on the topic of … Read More »

Southport University Extension Society

Aughton & Ormskirk u3a are planning a new, collaborative venture with Southport University Extension Society (SUES), whereby members of our respective organisations will be able to take advantage of each other’s talks and other events. If you are interested in attending any of the following, please contact Pam Ball in the first instance on 07974 749362. Forthcoming SUES… Read More »

Publicity “Deadlines”

Do you need to publicise a u3a event or activity? Here are the deadlines for advertising in the various publications: u3a Magazines copy for next magazine: deadline as publicised (The next Magazine is due out in late January 2024.  So please send in your items to the Magazine Editor before the end of 2023.) Monthly enews deadline for… Read More »

HEOG Xmas Party

The Helping Each Other Group Xmas Party for 2023 is on Wednesday November 29th,  2-4 pm at the Scout & Guide HQ. Cost £5 to cover expenses. A Social Afternoon with light refreshments, punch, music and jolly fun. All u3a members are welcome even if not been to the Helping Each Other Group before. Just come along and… Read More »

Techie Advice

The Monday morning Computer Advice Group will open for the last time before Christmas on December 11th and will re-open on Monday January 8th 2024. Bill S and Alan S, however, will be present at their usual table in the Aughton Room during  the Horizons coffee mornings up to December 21st, for any general Computer and Photography advice. And as… Read More »

September u3a Magazine

The latest u3a Magazine is still available in print format to pick up at our weekly Horizons meetings on Thursday mornings at the Christ Church Scout & Guide HQ.  It can also be conveniently viewed online or downloaded via this website.

Membership Renewal

Membership Renewals for 2023/24 commenced at Horizons on 14th September 2023. Note that you can also renew online anytime / anywhere.

u3a Bookstall

Most Thursday mornings at Horizons, there is a Bookstall where members can procure a variety of paperbacks, ideal for reading on the dark winter days ahead. You are welcome to bring in books for the stall, but please only paperbacks, not hardbacks (due to lack of space). A variety of genres are appreciated. (There tends to be an… Read More »

Research Study with Edge Hill

Title of this new study: The underlying neural mechanisms of working memory in elderly populations. Description: “In this experiment, we will use a non-invasive technique called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to explore the brain regions involved in working memory. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive method used to stimulate small regions of the brain. It uses electromagnetic… Read More »