Chester

Groups

Chester u3a has approximately 80 Study & Interest groups. They are shown in categories below to help find one that might suit you. Each group has a description of their activities on their own group page which can be found by clicking on the group name in the list below. You can also contact a group coordinator through their group's page.

The current status of groups can also be seen by clicking this link> Groups Status.
To see Covid advice on u3a activities on the national website click the link.

To join a group click on the group name (Information about the group is given at the top of the page). Then contact the group coordinator by clicking on their name and send a message saying you wish to join. Some groups charge a membership fee e.g. to pay for their meeting room.

We welcome ideas for new groups and you can see some Possible New Groups via this link.

Any queries send a message to Groups Coordination.

Group Coordinators are the people that make our groups & U3A work. Help in fulfilling this important role can be found on the Group Coordinators Information page or contact Groups Coordination.

Group Categories

Art and Craft - Art Appreciation, Crafts, Film Appreciation, Flower Arranging, Knitting, Painting

Health and Leisure - Crown Green Bowling, Cycling, Gardening, Golf, Holistic Therapies, Line Dancing, New Experiences, Pickleball, Racketball, Railway Children, Social psychology, Table Tennis, Walking (numerous groups)

History - Family History, History, Industrial Heritage, Local History

Languages - French, German, Latin, Italian, Spanish

Literacy - Literary Appreciation, Philosophy, Play Reading, Poetry Appreciation, Reading, Story Telling, Writing

Mind Games - Bridge, Cryptic Crosswords, Current Affairs, Mahjong, Old Grumpies, Scrabble, Social Justice

Music - Jazz Appreciation, Music, Opera Appreciation, Performing, Singing, Ukulele

Science and Nature - Bird Watching, Computing, Digital Photography, Geology, Maths, Meditation, Metaphysics, Photography, Psychology, Popular Science Lectures, Science

Group List
A Life Less Plastic
 Complete. See what it found.
 Complete. See what it found.Ambling
Friday 
2nd and 4th Friday
Friday 
2nd and 4th Friday
Art Appreciation 1
Tuesday p.m.
3rd Tuesday each month
Tuesday p.m.
3rd Tuesday each month
Art Appreciation 2
Wednesday a.m.
3rd Wednesday
Wednesday a.m.
3rd Wednesday
Audio & Video Skills
Tuesday a.m.
Fortnightly on Zoom
Tuesday a.m.
Fortnightly on Zoom
Bird Watching 1
Monday 
1st Monday
Monday 
1st Monday
Bird Watching 3
Wednesday 
All day once a month
Wednesday 
All day once a month
Bridge
Tuesday p.m.
weekly
Tuesday p.m.
weekly
Bridge Improvers
Monday p.m.
weekly
Monday p.m.
weekly
Computer Users Group
Tuesday p.m.
2 - 4pm 2nd Tuesday
Tuesday p.m.
2 - 4pm 2nd Tuesday
Crafts
Tuesday a.m.
2nd and 4th Tuesday
Tuesday a.m.
2nd and 4th Tuesday
Crown Green Bowling
Wednesday a.m.
April - Sept
Wednesday a.m.
April - Sept
Cryptic Crossword Puzzlers
Friday p.m.
4th Friday
Friday p.m.
4th Friday
Current Affairs 1
Monday a.m.
2nd Monday
Monday a.m.
2nd Monday
Cycling Easyriders
Tuesday 
2nd Tuesday 4th Thursday
Tuesday 
2nd Tuesday 4th Thursday
Digital Photography
Monday p.m.
4th Monday
Monday p.m.
4th Monday
Explore the Tidal Dee
Friday 
Alternate Fridays
Friday 
Alternate Fridays
Family History
Thursday a.m.
No longer meeting
Thursday a.m.
No longer meeting
Film Appreciation 1
Monday p.m.
Alternate Monday
Monday p.m.
Alternate Monday
Film Appreciation 2
Monday p.m.
Alternate Monday
Monday p.m.
Alternate Monday
Forensic Linguistics
Monday a.m.
Complete. No longer meeting
Monday a.m.
Complete. No longer meeting
French Conversation
Thursday a.m.
alternate Thursdays
Thursday a.m.
alternate Thursdays
French Conversation 2
Thursday a.m.
1st and 3rd Thursday
Thursday a.m.
1st and 3rd Thursday
French Film Group
Thursday 
4 or 5 times a year 7.30pm
Thursday 
4 or 5 times a year 7.30pm
French Improvers
Wednesday p.m.
2 - 4pm weekly
Wednesday p.m.
2 - 4pm weekly
French Intermediate
Monday a.m.
weekly
Monday a.m.
weekly
Friday Walking
Friday 
1st Friday
Friday 
1st Friday
Friday Writers
Friday a.m.
2nd Friday
Friday a.m.
2nd Friday
Further French
Tuesday a.m.
2nd and 4th Tuesday
Tuesday a.m.
2nd and 4th Tuesday
Gardening
Monday a.m.
1st Monday
Monday a.m.
1st Monday
Geology
Tuesday a.m.
4th Tuesday
Tuesday a.m.
4th Tuesday
German Conversation
Wednesday a.m.
weekly
Wednesday a.m.
weekly
German Improvers
Tuesday a.m.
1st and 3rd Tuesday
Tuesday a.m.
1st and 3rd Tuesday
Golf-Social
Thursday a.m.
every 2 weeks
Thursday a.m.
every 2 weeks
History
Thursday a.m.
4th Thursday
Thursday a.m.
4th Thursday
Industrial Heritage 1
Thursday 
3rd Thursday
Thursday 
3rd Thursday
Industrial Heritage 3
Wednesday 
1st Wednesday
Wednesday 
1st Wednesday
Italian Beginners
Thursday p.m.
weekly
Thursday p.m.
weekly
Italian Beginners 2
Monday p.m.
Monday p.m.Italian Improvers
Monday p.m.
Fortnightly
Monday p.m.
Fortnightly
Jazz Appreciation
Tuesday a.m.
2nd Tuesday
Tuesday a.m.
2nd Tuesday
Jazz Appreciation 2
Friday a.m.
Third Friday
Friday a.m.
Third Friday
Jigsaw
Monday 
On Zoom
Monday 
On Zoom
Knitting
Tuesday p.m.
2nd Tuesday
Tuesday p.m.
2nd Tuesday
Latin
 From Sept 2021
 From Sept 2021Line Dancing
Thursday p.m.
1st and 3rd Thursday
Thursday p.m.
1st and 3rd Thursday
Literary Appreciation 1
Friday p.m.
2nd Friday
Friday p.m.
2nd Friday
Local History
Thursday p.m.
1st Thursday
Thursday p.m.
1st Thursday
Mahjong
Friday a.m.
1st and 3rd Friday
Friday a.m.
1st and 3rd Friday
Maths For Fun
Wednesday 
2nd and 4th Wednesday
Wednesday 
2nd and 4th Wednesday
Metaphysics for Dummies
Friday a.m.
Friday a.m.Mindfulness Meditation
Monday a.m.
Alternate Mondays
Monday a.m.
Alternate Mondays
Music 2
Monday a.m.
2nd Monday
Monday a.m.
2nd Monday
Music 4
Friday p.m.
Alternate Fridays
Friday p.m.
Alternate Fridays
Music Performing
 Bimonthly
 BimonthlyNeedlecraft 1
Tuesday a.m.
2nd and 4th Tuesday
Tuesday a.m.
2nd and 4th Tuesday
New Experiences
Thursday 
Group meets monthly
Thursday 
Group meets monthly
Opera Appreciation
Thursday a.m.
1st Thursday
Thursday a.m.
1st Thursday
Painting 2
Thursday p.m.
weekly
Thursday p.m.
weekly
Philosophy, Introduction
Wednesday a.m.
3rd Wednesday
Wednesday a.m.
3rd Wednesday
Photography
Thursday p.m.
2nd Thursday
Thursday p.m.
2nd Thursday
Pickleball
Monday a.m.
Monday a.m.
Poetry Appreciation
Tuesday p.m.
3rd Tuesday
Tuesday p.m.
3rd Tuesday
Popular Science
Wednesday 
Autumn and Spring
Wednesday 
Autumn and Spring
Psychology B
Thursday a.m.
1st and 3rd Thursday
Thursday a.m.
1st and 3rd Thursday
Racketball
Tuesday p.m.
weekly
Tuesday p.m.
weekly
Reading 1
Wednesday a.m.
4th Wednesday
Wednesday a.m.
4th Wednesday
Reading 2
Friday p.m.
1st Friday monthly
Friday p.m.
1st Friday monthly
Science
Friday a.m.
2nd Friday
Friday a.m.
2nd Friday
Scrabble
Thursday p.m.
1st Thursday evening
Thursday p.m.
1st Thursday evening
Singing For Pleasure
Monday p.m.
2nd Monday
Monday p.m.
2nd Monday
Social Justice
Tuesday a.m.
Last Tuesday
Tuesday a.m.
Last Tuesday
Social Psychology
Tuesday a.m.
2nd Tueday
Tuesday a.m.
2nd Tueday
Spanish Intermediate
Wednesday p.m.
weekly
Wednesday p.m.
weekly
Table Tennis 1
Thursday p.m.
12.45-2pm weekly
Thursday p.m.
12.45-2pm weekly
Table Tennis 2
Monday p.m.
12.30-1pm weekly
Monday p.m.
12.30-1pm weekly
The Old Grumpies
Wednesday p.m.
3rd or 4th Wednesday
Wednesday p.m.
3rd or 4th Wednesday
Thursday Strollers
Thursday a.m.
1st and 3rd Thursday
Thursday a.m.
1st and 3rd Thursday
Train Journeys
 As needed
 As neededTuesday Walking
Tuesday 
3rd Tuesday
Tuesday 
3rd Tuesday
Ukulele 1 (UKES3A)
Wednesday p.m.
weekly
Wednesday p.m.
weekly
Ukulele 2 (UKES3A)
Tuesday p.m.
weekly
Tuesday p.m.
weekly
Walking
Monday a.m.
1st Friday 3rd Monday
Monday a.m.
1st Friday 3rd Monday
Wednesday Walking
Wednesday 
2nd Wednesday
Wednesday 
2nd Wednesday
Wine Appreciation
Friday p.m.
Last Friday
Friday p.m.
Last Friday
  
Timetable Summary
Day MorningAfternoon
MondayCurrent Affairs 1   Forensic Linguistics   French Intermediate   Gardening   Mindfulness Meditation   Music 2   Pickleball   Walking   Bridge Improvers   Digital Photography   Film Appreciation 1   Film Appreciation 2   Italian Beginners 2   Italian Improvers   Singing For Pleasure   Table Tennis 2  
TuesdayAudio & Video Skills   Crafts   Further French   Geology   German Improvers   Jazz Appreciation   Needlecraft 1   Social Justice   Social Psychology   Art Appreciation 1   Bridge   Computer Users Group   Knitting   Poetry Appreciation   Racketball   Ukulele 2 (UKES3A)  
WednesdayArt Appreciation 2   Crown Green Bowling   German Conversation   Philosophy, Introduction   Reading 1   French Improvers   Spanish Intermediate   The Old Grumpies   Ukulele 1 (UKES3A)  
ThursdayFamily History   French Conversation   French Conversation 2   Golf-Social   History   Opera Appreciation   Psychology B   Thursday Strollers   Italian Beginners   Line Dancing   Local History   Painting 2   Photography   Scrabble   Table Tennis 1  
FridayFriday Writers   Jazz Appreciation 2   Mahjong   Metaphysics for Dummies   Science   Cryptic Crossword Puzzlers   Literary Appreciation 1   Music 4   Reading 2   Wine Appreciation