Isle of Man

Special Interest Groups

If you wish to join a group or want more information either contact the Group Leader directly (if their details have been published) or use the email form on the Contacts page to ask your questions. Emails will be forwarded to Les Cunliffe, the Group Co-ordinator who will answer all your queries.

The cost of joining a group varies depending on how much the location costs and whether any resources are needed. This means that joining could just be a contribution into a refreshments fund if the meeting takes place in someone's house or a proportion of the overall cost of hiring a hall. As these become known they will be published in the group page.

Please note that you must be a member of the U3A to enrol onto a group or on a 'taster session' (up to two attendances at groups or events are allowed without being a member)

GETTING A GROUP STARTED
If you have an idea for an interest group then the first thing you need to do is discuss it with the Group Co-ordinator or email your ideas using the email form on this website (Contact Page). Having the idea doesn't mean you have to run the group just be willing to be our liaison during the process.

The Group Co-ordinator then takes new group ideas to the Committee for discussion and approval.

Once approved, the Group Co-ordinator starts a "Group Interest List" and announces the new group idea at the next monthly meeting. The idea is also published on this website. Reminders are made at every monthly meeting until the group launches.

Once there are sufficient names collected (this number varies according to the group) then all those interested are invited to an informal meeting with the potential Group Leader. Details of the first meeting are then announced at the next monthly meeting and published on this website.

Group List
All About Herbs
Wednesday p.m.
Location varies
Wednesday p.m.
Location varies
Archaeological Sites (IOM)
 Varies
 Varies
Art DIY
Monday a.m.
Glen Maye
Monday a.m.
Glen Maye
Art History
Wednesday p.m.
Douglas
Wednesday p.m.
Douglas
Basic French Conversation
Tuesday a.m.
St John's
Tuesday a.m.
St John's
Book Club
Thursday p.m.
St John's
Thursday p.m.
St John's
Bridge Refreshers
Wednesday p.m.
Dalby
Wednesday p.m.
Dalby
Cacophony Two
 Ramsey
 Ramsey
Global Matters
Wednesday p.m.
St Johns
Wednesday p.m.
St Johns
Historical Myth Busters
Thursday p.m.
St John's
Thursday p.m.
St John's
History & Literature
Friday a.m.
Andreas
Friday a.m.
Andreas
Jazz Appreciation
Thursday p.m.
Peel
Thursday p.m.
Peel
Latin
Wednesday a.m.
Peel
Wednesday a.m.
Peel
Manx Churches Archaeology
Friday p.m.
St John's
Friday p.m.
St John's
Manx Language for Beginners
Monday p.m.
St John's
Monday p.m.
St John's
Philosophy Group
Monday p.m.
St John's
Monday p.m.
St John's
Poetry
Monday p.m.
Peel
Monday p.m.
Peel
Progressive Rock Music
Wednesday p.m.
Douglas
Wednesday p.m.
Douglas
Quiz
Friday p.m.
Peel
Friday p.m.
Peel
Racketball
Wednesday a.m.
Douglas
Wednesday a.m.
Douglas
Rummikub
Wednesday p.m.
Douglas
Wednesday p.m.
Douglas
Silver Dream Bikers ( IOM)
 Location and dates vary
 Location and dates vary
Social Bridge South
Wednesday p.m.
Port St Mary
Wednesday p.m.
Port St Mary
Table Tennis
Thursday a.m.
Douglas
Thursday a.m.
Douglas
TOTO (Those On Their Own)
 Location varies
 Location variesUkulele
Tuesday p.m.
St John's
Tuesday p.m.
St John's
Walking Group
 Location varies
 Location varies  
Timetable Summary
Day MorningAfternoon / Evening
MondayArt DIY   Manx Language for Beginners   Philosophy Group   Poetry  
TuesdayBasic French Conversation   Ukulele  
WednesdayLatin   Racketball   All About Herbs   Art History   Bridge Refreshers   Global Matters   Progressive Rock Music   Rummikub   Social Bridge South  
ThursdayTable Tennis   Book Club   Historical Myth Busters   Jazz Appreciation  
FridayHistory & Literature   Manx Churches Archaeology   Quiz  

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