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Coronavirus crisis: Please note that due to Government restrictions most normal Newquay u3a activities have been cancelled, but some meetings are now held on Zoom. General Meetings are held via Zoom on 2nd Tuesday each month from 10.30am, Please see the Dates for your Diary list below.


Prior to Coronavirus,the Newquay u3a General Meeting was usually held from 10.15 am on the second Tuesday every month (except August) at the Lane Theatre, on the outskirts of Newquay, TR8 4PX (map for Monthly Meeting).

At these meetings there is an opportunity to meet up with fellow members over a free cup of tea or coffee and biscuits. There is usually a speaker, whose talk will start at 11 am in the auditorium, followed by an address by our chairman after which our committee members and group leaders will make announcements.

After you have had your refreshments, our Groups Coordinator will be running a slideshow of photos of recent events from 10:30am in the auditorium so you can see what some of our groups have been up to recently.

Please note that the Lane Theatre car park can get very full, so please park considerately. Double park where possible as most people leave at the same time. Car share with other members who live near you. 85 & 87 buses to Morrisons, just a short walk away.


For a list of our recent and forthcoming speakers please see the Speakers link or tab.


On weekdays there is usually something going on in Newquay U3A, both in the morning and in the afternoon. Some events take place in the evening and sometimes we even have something on at the weekend. There are plenty of activities to choose from, which could be physical, educational or social.

We currently have over 30 interest groups covering a variety of subjects, meeting as required in different venues or at each others' homes. These groups are organised by volunteers within Newquay U3A. Please see the "Groups" page for a full list of all our group activities. Please click on the Events Calendar tab or button for actual dates, times and contact telephone numbers.

Groups which meet every week

Mon/Wed/FriTable Tennis
WednesdayBridge for Beginners
FridayCornish Dancing
SaturdaySaturday Saunter

Below is a list of our General Meetings and forthcoming General Social Events for your diary.

All members are welcome at these events.

For all other group events and an up to date diary of ALL our events please click on the CALENDAR tab or button

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Dates for your Diary
Tue Mar 9th 9th March 2021 10.30am via Zoom.

Malcolm Gould. Wheal Martin clay works presentation.

You can join the Zoom Meeting anytime up to 30 minutes before the start at 10.30am.

To Join Zoom Meeting copy this reference into the prompt line of your browser:

Meeting ID: 880 8691 7845
Passcode: 209399
or Dial by your location:
0203 051 2874
0203 481 5237
0203 481 5240
0203 901 7895

You can join the Zoom Meeting anytime up to 30 minutes before the start at 10.30am.
Creative Writing
Mon Mar 15th 11am - 1pm

Valerie Tams is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom Creative Writing meeting. All Newquay U3A members are welcome to come and hear the stories and poems we have written.

To Join Zoom Meeting:
Link to the meeting is: Creative Writing Zoom Meeting 15/02/21
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 879 4921 9560
Passcode: CYK56T
Email Virtual Newquay U3A Phone: 01637 852162