Welcome to Tewkesbury & District U3A
Tewkesbury & District U3A has been running very successfully for twenty five years (25th Anniversary in 2016). Our umbrella organisation is the Third Age Trust. No qualification is required other than that you are not in full-time work, and there's no age restriction either! Come and join us, to make friends, improve your mental and physical health and have an enjoyable time. We are a Registered Charity, Charity No. 1029447
View a video about what U3As have to offer here Video about what U3A is
For full details of times of group meetings and how to contact a leader, please see the GROUPS page. There are about 40 different weekly or monthly activities, happening throughout the daytime [mostly weekdays, some more than once a week], with friendly group leaders, and over 680 members enjoying the following activities: -
Arts and Crafts - art at Bredon; art for beginners; history of art and design; needlecraft; painting for pleasure; photography
Languages - French; German; Spanish; Latin
Leisure and Pleasure - Bridge for duplicate pairs; garden visits; mah jong; solos [single members]
Let's Get Moving - bowls [short mat]; table tennis; walking [easy, moderate and energetic walks]; petanque; kurling
Music and Literature - creative writing; discovering music; opera appreciation; poetry for pleasure; Tewkesbury book circle
Studies and Discussions - computers and internet; discussion group; family history; natural history; Roman history
Our group venues vary:
Some private homes of Members
Boys Brigade Headquarters
Methodist Church Hall
Wheatpieces Community Centre
Bredon Village Hall
Apperley Village Hall
Click on any venue for a location map. For more details please see the Groups page.
The Third Age Trust Public Liability Insurance provides cover for members in all of our groups.
TUTA News is also available for download on this website (click link on the right)
If you are interested in what other U3As around the country are doing, click on the 'U3A' page above. Third Age Matters magazine is available to download FREE by registering as a member on the National Third Age Trust website.