We meet every Wednesday from 1.00pm to 3.00pm at Church House, 90 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2GP. (Please take the lift to the 3rd Floor.)
The following information is usually kept up-to-date, but we make the final arrangements at the Wednesday meetings.
Our next outing is on Thursday, 23rd January – a tour of Godlee Observatory, Sackville Street, University of Manchester M1 3NT (Astronomical Society) at 2.00pm. Meet at 12.00 noon for lunch at Yates, 49 Portland Street, Manchester M1 3LD.
Thursday, 30th January – Irlam train station. Leave Manchester Oxford Road at 11.46am, arrive Irlam 12.01pm. Irlam is not served by any other station.
Wednesday, 5th February from 1.00pm to 3.00pm at Church House, 90 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2GP. (Please take the lift to the 3rd Floor.) As well as our usual meeting we will be having an optional taster session on Mindfulness.
Thursday, 6th February – Manchester Museum Handling Session at 2.00pm. Meet at 12.00 noon at Stand J, Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station. We will have lunch at The Turing Tap before the tour.
Thursday, 13th February – National Coalmining Museum, Wakefield. Leave Manchester Piccadilly at 10.30am, (change at Leeds) arrive 11.31am, depart 11.45am, arrive Wakefield Westgate 11.57am. Then either 20 minute taxi to museum or get Arriva bus 128A – depart 12.30pm, stops at Museum 1.00pm.
Thursday, 20th February – Eric Tucker (The Unseen Artist), Warrington Museum & Art Gallery. Leave Manchester Piccadilly at 11.09am, arrive Warrington at 11.32am.
Wednesday, 26th February from 1.00pm to 3.00pm at Church House, 90 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2GP. (Please take the lift to the 3rd Floor.) As well as our usual meeting we will be having a play reading of “Open Window” with Andrew Seedall.
Thursday, 27th February – Wigan Pier. Leave Manchester Victoria 10.50am, Salford Crescent 10.57am, Bolton 11.14am, arrive Wigan Wallgate 11.34am.
Thursday, 5th March – Dippy at Number One, Riverside, Rochdale. The Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, is going on a natural history adventure across the UK.
Leave Manchester Victoria at 11.20am, arrive Rochdale 11.32am. Quicker than tram!
Thursday, 12th March – St Helens Glass
Leave Manchester Piccadilly at 10.47am (change to a Liverpool train at Wigan NW) arrive 11.20am, depart 11.48am, arrive St. Helens Central 12.00 noon.
Thursday, 19th March – Stockport Plaza tour
Leave Manchester Piccadilly at 11.27am, arrive Stockport 11.35am. Slightly quicker than the bus!
Thursday, 26th March – New Mills Heritage & Info Centre.
Leave Manchester Piccadilly 11.19am, arrive New Mills Central at 11.51am.