U3A news

National U3A News

MPLC - Motion Picture Licensing Corporation The Third Age Trust has purchased a licence for all the production companies covered by Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (please note this is not all production companies), a list of which can be found on their website Motion Picture Licensing company It will start on February 1st and cover you for 12 months to show films outside your homes for both educational and entertainment purposes.

2018 Summer Schools

Summer School 1Summer School 2
Monday 23 July to Thursday 26 JulyTuesday 11 September to Friday 14 September
Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NBRoyal Agricultural University, Cirencester, GL7 6JS
CrosswordsArt History
Garden historyCreative Writing
MathematicsEnglish Poetry
Play ukuleleLanguage
Recorder Ensemble PlayingLinguisics
Spanish historyMusicals

National Workshops - The Third Age Trust is piloting a series of workshops aimed at U3A Committee Members. To be held in Leeds and Leatherhead, topics covered include Data Protection, Safeguarding, Equality and Insurance.


Central Office holds a tremendous selection of resource material ranging from books to DVDs and CDs most of which are available on loan to any U3A Group for only the cost of the postage. To find out more click on Resource Centre If you are looking for advice on a particular subject, please go to Subject Advice

Learning Opportunities

I've just discovered a vast directory of learning opportunities available to all U3A members, many of which are free. If you are wanting to broaden your horizons, go to Learning Opportunities