u3a - Third Age Matters Magazine

Do you have a story for Third Age Matters? Has your u3a done something you would like to share? Perhaps you have started something new that you think other u3as would be interested to hear about or have had a compelling speaker or event? Or perhaps one of your members has an interesting story to tell? TAM is published five times a year – in February, April, June, September and November. The deadline for articles is the 1st of the month preceding publication. Please send your articles to the editor.

Prog Rock

Interest Groups

Isle of Man u3a

Winter 2020 TAM

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Thrown out of the navy

Member stories - Suhail Aziz 

Croydon u3a

Winter 2020 TAM

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Winter warmers


Ashford, Wye & District u3a

February 2021 TAM

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Third Age Matters Copy Dates 2021

EditionCopy DateDate of Publication 
February 1st January 15th February
April 1st March 15th April
June 1st May 15th June
September 1st August 15th September
November 1st October 15th November


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Sources is a section dedicated to learning activities in Third Age Matters. The section highlight different subjects, interest groups and other learning from across the u3a movement.

To see more learning stories, visit our Sources blog, which runs year-round with learning member-written content. We are always looking for stories, so get in touch.

For all submissions, contact the editor

How to receive Third Age Matters

Third Age matters magazine is available to any u3a member via their u3a. You can find contact information for your u3a via the 'find a u3a' map

For u3as not yet registered, please visit the Distribution of Third Age Matters Magazine page for further information on how to subscribe.