Newcastle u3a : Reg. Charity No: 1078961

Refer to 'COVID - 19 HUB' above for more info and update about the new restrictions from April 12th 2021

PLEASE NOTE: PINK LANE OFFICE AND MEETING ROOMS HAVE BEEN CLOSED DUE TO LOCKDOWN. Once the restrictions have eased, the Office Manager is in the office each week to pick up phone messages and post.This may change according to regulations. You can still contact us using this website or FURTHER INFO IS PROVIDED IN THE MONTHLY MAILINGS.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION! Our S.G.M. and A.G.M. WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 12TH MAY AT 2p.m. using ZOOM. Due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the pandemic, the EC members decided that a physical meeting for the AGM would not be possible hence it will be held using electronic means. All information will be in the monthly mailings.
NOMINATIONS for the committee: forms will be sent out on the 24th March. Please return by April 11th.

Annual Membership Subscriptions 2021-2022

Information is below and in the links on the Welcome page and Membership page. Look for 'Newcastle u3a Annual Membership Subscriptions 2021-2022'


Any member wishing to renew his/her membership for 2021-2022 should either:
i) Pay by cheque (contact Membership Secretary) or
ii)Pay by bank transfer to
Barclays Bank, Gosforth.
Details are in monthly Newsletters or contact the Membership Secretary ( use Contact page)

Renewal subscriptions 2021-2022:
Individual membership receiving monthly mailing by email £20
Individual membership receiving monthly mailing by post £28
Joint membership, at same address receiving monthly mailing by post £48
Affiliate membership receiving monthly mailing by email £16
Affiliate membership receiving monthly mailing by post £24

Prospective Members' Zoom Taster Sessions Available

Looking for something worthwhile to do during the pandemic? Look no further! Learning is the key and we have it at Newcastle u3a. Listen to information about Newcastle u3a on the radio, thanks to Radio Tyneside for the opportunity of promoting Newcastle u3a and u3a Day.

DROP In Zoom sessions available.
Try up to TWO FREE TASTER sessions!
How does it work? Using video conferencing through Zoom or similar means.
What is on offer? Several of our interest Group Leaders are welcoming prospective members to sessions. One Group Leader can offer a phone call to chat about the group's programme.
How can I have a taster session? Contact the Group Leader of the group in which you are interested. You can do this from the groups' page on this website. The Group Leader will give you the information you need. You can also email using the 'Contacts' page or email
Join in and enjoy the great learning in good company.

Post Pandemic Information For Prospective Members


Once we have resumed meetings, you can enjoy all that Newcastle u3a has to offer
Come and join us for learning,friendship, enjoyment and finding out about whatever you happen to be interested in.

Want to try some groups before you join? As a prospective member, you may come for up to 4 FREE taster sessions
You can come
by arrangement to:-

  • 1 general meeting: 2nd Wednesday of the month
  • 1 Coffee Morning: 3rd Friday of the month
  • 1 new members' Drop-In, 4th Wednesday of every month at Pink Lane 2pm
  • and 1 group in our Pink Lane venue

Before deciding whether you would like to join -
leave a message on 0191-230 4430 (but during the pandemic) or email or use the Contact page to let us know you would like to come along.

We’ve got a variety of groups e.g. (Literature,Poetry, Philosophy and Ukulele). Find the activities of groups on the Groups page.
Let us know that you'd like to come and give it a go!
If you have a disability, let us know and we'll explain what we can do or you can read the information on our website.

NEEDED!! We'd like to video record some of our monthly meetings and group meetings to post on this website. Could you help us, please?

Our address:
The Old Post Office
5 Pink Lane
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Telephone: 0191 230 4430

The wider u3a

Northumbria Region u3a For information about other U3As in the area and regional meetings - click Regional u3a website
National u3a : Lots of information, resources and ideas.
Learn Online and Virtual U3A#: : Housebound? Ill? Want to have contact with the U3A and learning?
Try Virtual u3a or the button at the top of this page, 'Learn Online'