Leigh Estuary


Like all the 988 U3As (at time of writing and still growing fast) in UK, Leigh Estuary is a self-resourced organisation where retired (and semi-retired) people can join together to enjoy the pursuit of a shared interest. From Art to Walking (we are still looking for a first ‘Z’ group – anyone for Zoology?), we have around fifty groups covering a range of activities.

Most of our groups meet at least monthly, mostly in Leigh Community Centre but some are held in members' homes. We also have a number of groups that arrange outings to variety of destinations, such as theatres, gardens and other places of interest.

We also hold a monthly meeting for all our membership, where we are entertained, usually by a guest speaker (and sometimes, unintentionally, by one of the committee trying to make announcements using a microphone).

Our U3A was founded in 2012 and, like our parent-organisation, we are growing fast. We hold regular ‘New Member’ meetings -- please click if you would like to find out how to join us.

We are always amazed and delighted by the enthusiasm and expertise that we have within our membership and always pleased when our members come forward with ideas for a new topic. Some of our groups are full and but we may be able to help you to start a duplicate (or triplicate) group.

If you have any questions please contact us by email or phone and join the 364,000 UK members presently enjoying life-enhancing opportunities with U3A..

We prefer to work using email but we try to be flexible (and we have a Computers group if you want to learn how to handle all that stuff).

We hope to hear from you soon.

Leigh Estuary U3A is a registered charity (Registered Charity Number 1151522).