Northumbria Region U3A




After a break in 2020, this competition will run again in 2021.

The new deadline for entries is now 31st October 2021.

The competition is for teams of FOUR (with two reserves) and a limit of ONE team per U3A.
The Format will be similar to previous years.
The winners will have the choice of a free week’s holiday for four in Europe or £240.00 cash to be shared by the team or given to their U3A or given to a charity of the team’s choice.

Jeff Armstrong, 4/10/21

Competition Invitation Competition Details Entry Form


‘u3a takeover day’ AT THE GREAT NORTH MUSEUM - formerly THE HANCOCK

Date: Wednesday 13th October 2021 11am – 4pm

u3a is holding a day packed with interesting topics to experience, learn, participate and have fun!

This will be in conjunction with Ruth Sheldon, Project Coordinator of Public Engagements of the GNM and Joanne Charlton, Platinum Programme Lead of the Discovery Museum Regional.

Here are a few tasters: sketches, scribbles, looking at sounds of nature, local archaeology object handling, wildlife quiz and games from the natural history society of Northumbria. Also a talk about Ancient Egypt and mummified bodies on display plus more.

For more information and/or reserve a place contact Cecilia Coulson


Communications, Press and Influencing
Anyone involved in organising events or activities that require publicity or communications outside U3A might like to have a look at this guide. It is a lengthy document so it has been split into 3 parts::

Communications 1 Communications 2 Communications 3


Shared Learning Projects now appear on the Research page.

Regional Meetings have their own separate page.

21st Century Northumbria Herbal also has its own page.

External Events shows events at regional universities that are open to the public.

Click the highlighted text to go straight to these pages.


Dates for your Diary
Wed Oct 27th Quarterly Meeting by Zoom