• HAVE you just retired/semi-retired from work? ----- Archaeology Group
• HAVE the birds just flown the nest?
• HAVE you space for the first time in your life?

Why not explore the interest groups that are available in Belfast U3A? Not only will you have the chance to share learning experiences in a wide range of topics and activities but you will also have the opportunity to make new friends and have fun!

Learn, Laugh and Live!


U3A (University of the Third Age) is a learning cooperative of older people which enables members to share many educational, creative and leisure activities.

Belfast U3A has over 750 members and 45 (plus) interest groups covering a wide range of topics and activities. Click on the Groups tab above to find out about the interests and activities available in Belfast U3A.
Click on the Events tab to see details of some of the activities organized by groups within the next few weeks.
The photographs on this page show just a few of the Groups active within Belfast U3A.

We have a meeting open to all members at Balmoral Hotel, Dunmurry, on the last Thursday of every month. The meetings give us the opportunity to meet up with other members, have tea/coffee and learn about and sign up for forthcoming events. Each month we invite a different speaker to meetings to talk on a diverse and interesting range of topics. The Committee also organises other social events throughout the year. Click on the Events tab above for more details.

To join Belfast U3A, just send a message to our membership secretary via the Contact tab above. To see more information about joining, follow the link at the right hand side of the page Joining Belfast U3A

Belfast U3A and the other local U3A groups within Northern Ireland are part of the wider community of the U3A movement in the United Kingdom. Find out more about the U3A movement by clicking the U3A tab at the top of the page. Find out about the U3A in the Northern Ireland region by going to the NI U3A website.

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