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  • Keep Well

    Keep Well

    Find our latest guidance and advice on coronavirus plus some great ideas to keep learning together - just scroll down.

    Our phone line is still open Monday to Friday: 9.30am to 4.30pm - 020 8466 6139

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  • Keep Learning

    Keep Learning

    There are 1050 local U3As across the United Kingdom with over 444,000 members.

    We have been talking with U3As and many members across the U3A community about the creative ways older adults can use to stay healthy, active and connected with each other during this difficult time.

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  • Keep in Touch

    Keep in Touch

    Keeping in Touch is so important in these unprecedented times and we hope to keep providing links to all sorts of things that may help you do this.

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  • What is the U3A ethos?

    What is the U3A ethos?

    At its heart, the U3A believe that continuing to learn, develop your interests, make friends and try something new, is a life-long passion.

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  • Keep Joining

    Keep Joining

    Anyone interested in becoming a member can join through their nearest local U3A. You can locate and contact your nearest U3A here.

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Latest U3A News

Remote Painting at Preseli U3A

08 Apr 2020

Preseli U3A in Wales has found ways of keeping their Painting for pleasure group active and connected. The group, which has 18 members, usually meets on a fortnightly basis to socialise and draw/paint for ‘pleasure’ with monthly themes which members are invited to follow.  While face to face m ...

Join in our Weekly Quiz

07 Apr 2020

Does your U3A already have a quiz interest group, or are you looking to put one together? Or do you just have some time and want to get involved?

Chris Wright, the Subject Adviser for quizzes has put together six weekly quizzes designed to challenge you and get you thinking.

New Mindfulness Sessions

03 Apr 2020

U3A members are invited to join our weekly mindfulness sessions hosted on our YouTube Channel and run by the mindfulness Subject Adviser, Nancy Taylor.  Particularly in these uncertain times - mindfulness has become ever more popular amongst people of all ages, who want to connect with their s ...

The Great U3A Birdwatch

01 Apr 2020

U3A members are being asked to help keep track of our garden birds.  You are invited to join BirdTrack, a free online tool to record your own bird sightings and keep up to date with trends. Provided by the British Trust for Ornithology, BirdTrack is for observers to manage their own personal ...



U3A Eye

31 Mar 2020

Calling on any U3A members who want to join in our new online photographic project.

U3A EYE is a project to celebrate our budding U3A photographers and encourage them to submit pictures of their surroundings during this unprecedented time.

Setting up a New U3A Interest Group

31 Mar 2020

You might have thought that this period of social-distancing might have meant that no new U3A interest groups were starting up but that’s not true. Penicuik and District U3A in Scotland is a good example - their new Nature Appreciation group has gone ahead as planned.   Group coordina ...


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Join our weekly quiz! Chris Wright, the subject advisor for Quizzing, has put together six weekly quizzes to challenge you and get you thinking. Get the first one here, u3a.org.uk/component/cont… #Quizzing #KeepingInTouch
'I went on another walk today We met a couple of friends and stopped for a brief chat, keeping our distance A small encounter like this keeps everyone sane I think.' U3A members are contributing to a Living History Diary Project Read more sources.u3a.org.uk #keepingintouch
@The_Globe are also streaming fortnightly plays - starting tonight with Hamlet #Shakespeare #KeepingInTouch
The U3A Shakespeare Subject Advisor has found these resources so members can keep learning about the Bard: @TheRSC has lots of info, including links to plays you can watch, rsc.org.uk/education/abou… You can do virtual tours of @ShakespeareBT shakespeare.org.uk/visit/plan-you… #keepingintouch
RT @MagU3a: In the Spring issue of TAM, out this week, @BBCSpringwatch presenter @IoloWilliams2 is our cover star. He talks about the crisi…