Members’ Meetings

Members’ Meetings – Open to all

Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at Knutsford Methodist Church, Princess Street, at 2.15 pm– unless otherwise stated.  All welcome – no charge for non-members.   Refreshments available after the talk at a small charge.


Programme 2019 Speaker


Thursday 14th November  Peter Ashburner A talk by  Peter Ashburner, formerly from Marshalls the auctioneers.  His talk will cover will cover militaria, toys, silver and retro decorative arts and the change in fashion and the auction world.


Thursday 12th December  Gill Russell Stranger in a Strange Land   Gill is our NW Regional U3A Trustee and will initially speak about this work for a few minutes.  This will be followed by her illustrated talk about her time living in Japan with her family.  Japan is hosting the 2019 Rugby World Cup and next year will host the Olympic Games so this talk will give us a fascinating insight into a country that will be in the news quite a lot over the next few months.
Thursday 9th January Ed Glinert ‘Literary Manchester’  Ed Glinert is an entertaining, well-informed speaker.  He was born in London but has lived in Manchester for many years, developing a prolific knowledge of the city.  He is a respected journalist working for the Radio Times and Private Eye and is also a registered guide working in Manchester, Liverpool and London and is responsible for New Manchester Walks City tours.  He is an experienced speaker, giving illustrated talks with a dry Northern wit, excellent pictures and much information.



For reviews of talks at several recent Members’ Meetings, use this link



Just to remind members attending general meetings who are hard of hearing that a loop system is in place at Knutsford Methodist Church.  This is activated when the sound system is in use and hearing aids should be switched to the ‘T’ position.  Please contact the Technical Team if you experience any problems.