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Winter can be an excellent time of year to see birds visiting the garden for food, water and shelter. It also provides an exciting opportunity to see some species which are only here during the...

Continuing our series which shares great ideas and suggestions to help you keep active, keep connected and keep learning. Mirthy Talks Mirthy Talks offer a paid for service for online talks on a...

Two of our learning initiatives, Made it Make it and Winter Watch, have had u3a members embracing the festive season. Our craft challenge, Made it Make it, has had a festive makeover. u3a members...

u3a members have been using social media to share their photo art with each other. Members interested in digitally altering photos have been using the hashtag #u3aphotoart in our u3a Keeping in...

Continuing our series which shares great ideas and suggestions to help you keep active, keep connected and keep learning. Wine quiz  Denis O’Shea of Broxbourne U3A Wine Appreciation Group...

Join us for an event with the National Gallery exploring the art of Artemisia Gentileschi. In this exclusive event on 24 November, u3a members will discover the artwork and life of Artemisia...

Calling on all our amazing u3a poets - you are invited to take part in our National Poetry Competition 2020 - an opportunity to get creative and to show off your poetry writing skills. The Trust is...

Continuing our series of great ideas to keep learning and stay active. Maths National Office National Office is planning a series of online events to celebrate Maths Week 2020 from 9th to 14th...

u3a members are invited to join u3a maths week- three interactive events on Monday 9, Wednesday 11 and Friday 13 November.The week aims to be enjoyable, stimulating and inspiring and is aimed at...

Join u3a members for a poetry reading session next week. u3a members across the movement will be getting together and reading their poetry in a session on 14 October. The theme of this session is...

You can now tune in to hear our first ever u3a radio podcast which will be broadcast via our youtube channel. This first pilot we hope will develop into a series of broadcasts featuring...

A U3A brand refresh is on its way and will be revealed on 29 September. Over the last year we have embarked on a process of refreshing our U3A brand so that it better reflects the vibrancy,...

The Scotland U3A Withdrawing Art Competition has announced its winners. After amazing entries from U3A members across Scotland, Lindsay Hewitt has won the 'Withdrawing Art Competition' with her...

Join us for the first U3A Radio Podcast episode on 29 September.  The first episode will be broadcast on U3A's Youtube channel straight after the AGM on Tuesday 29 September. This is the first...

Continuing our series which shares great ideas and the latest ideas and suggestions to help you keep active, keep connected and keep learning. Films Carlton and Gedling u3a have started a film...

As autumn approaches birds will be migrating to adapt to the changing seasonal weather. From September birds start arriving back from the Arctic and Iceland, whilst others such as Swallows and...

We're so pleased to welcome one of our members, Barry Linton, to share a presentation on cyber security that he has created in liason with Essex Police. Staying Safe Online is led by Barry of...

Bloomsbury representative Alysoun Owen spoke of the ‘extremely high calibre’ of U3A writing talent at our inaugural awards ceremony for the winners of the U3A Creative Writing...

It's Week 21 of our Quiz with a new set of questions - Beanz Meanz Heinz - and the answers to last week's questions - Seperated By A Common Language. You can see these and all the quizzes on the...

The poet Pam Ayres has told U3A that creating well loved poetry isn't as easy as it looks.  The interview - in the Autumn issue of our members' magazine Third Age Matters - includes Pam...

As lockdown starts to ease have you noticed any difference in the birds visiting your garden and the birdsong? Over lockdown members have been waking to the dawn chorus, feeding birds in their...