The links listed here suggest further opportunities for local news and entertainment in Hitchin, for personal study or getting involved in U3A activities outside of our group.
LINKS TO THIRD AGE WEBSITES
Third Age Trust
Representative body for U3As in the UK
East Anglia, including Herts Network
Herts Network of U3As
An umbrella group for U3A groups mainly in Hertfordshire
If you cannot join the U3A because you are working full time, caring for someone, have illness yourself or there is no local U3A you may be interested in the Associate Membership Scheme or the virtual U3A.
U3A Science Network
The U3A Science Network exists to encourage science activities within the U3A. Find a topic (group) that topic you and follow the links to U3As which have a group with that particular interest.
Since 2003 the Network has held an Annual Meeting in August. Visit the website for more details.
Support your local businesses and explore what goods and services are available in Hitchin town centre.
A discussion forum concerned for the future of Hitchin and its environment
Hitchin Historical Society
HHS aims to increase and spread knowledge of the history of Hitchin
The Comet - Hitchin News
All the latest News, community information and things to do
Hertfordshire Mercury - Hitchin News
Latest Hitchin news
Hitchin Nub News
Daily Hitchin area online news round-up with up-to-date travel info for roads and rail
Market Theatre For a full and varied programme
Keeping mentally alert is as important as keeping fit. Here are some opportunities that might encourage you to follow up a topic of interest or to take on some more serious study.
The museum in Brand St is now open, covering local history and hosts various exhibitions.
Hitchin Library hosts interesting, free, talks from guest speakers.
University College London have been running free Lunch Hour Lectures for many years, on a vast array of topics. These are available to view on YouTube. Browse through and enjoy at your leisure.
Learn Anywhere, Anytime (mostly free)
Massive Open Online Courses (mostly free)
North Hertfordshire College
Provides vocational and educational courses locally
Provides personal interest and academic courses
University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education
Flexible study to suit you