What is U3A?
The University of the Third Age (U3A) was founded in Paris in 1979 and now is an international organisation. The UK's U3A was founded in 1982 and has over 1000 groups around the country.
U3A is a self help organisation of people no longer in full-time employment. It provides leisure, creative and educational opportunities in a friendly environment. U3A is not related to a specific age but to a period in one's life.
Hythe & Dibden U3A
Our inaugural meeting was held in the Hythe Parish Hall in July 2017 when more than 70 people signed up to membership which is now (March 2020) more than 170 members.
Our monthly meetings are open to members and visitors and are held on the second Monday of each month at 1.45pm for 2.00pm start.
AS AT 17th MARCH OUR MONTHLY MEETINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED IN THE LIGHT OF THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK AND THE GOVERNMENT'S ADVICE. PLEASE REFER TO THE EVENTS PAGE FOR UPDATES.
If you would like to join the Hythe & Dibden Group, you can come along to our monthly meeting as a guest. Membership forms are available at the meeting. The cost of membership is £20 for the year beginning !st June, reduced to £17 for any other person residing at the same address. Details of who to contact for further information can be found using the 'CONTACT' button above.
A list of our interest groups can be accessed by clicking the 'GROUPS' button. You must be a current member of Hythe & Dibden U3A to join any interest group. If you would like to investigate setting up a new interest group, please contact the Interest Group Co-ordinator which you can do through the 'CONTACT' button.