Pershore & District


Here, Pershore & District members can find links and useful information about our u3a.

Covid-19 Advice and Help

The u3a Office

  • Here is the link to the National u3a Office
  • Sign up to receive the u3a national newsletter full of information and news from u3as around the UK
  • The u3a Office has recently launched the Members Link initiative which aims to pull together tips and resources to keep us all connected. Especially useful are the links they have collected together, which you can access by downloading and opening their latest leaflet - Download the Members Link leaflet here (click the link, then press the Download arrow at the top right).

Your Committee - Click on the Contacts button to see who holds which post on this year's Committee, or click the blue bird to email them directly.
We are always on the lookout for willing volunteers, so if you would like to get involved with the behind-the-scenes running of our u3a, do get in touch with any of the Committee members.

Group Leaders - Information about starting a new group, how to get help to learn the Beacon system, guidance on group expenses and much more.

u3a Member Discounts - Several retail outlets have agreed to give discounts to our members, on proof of membership. We don’t automatically provide you with a membership card but we will always produce one if you request it. If you would like to benefit from any of the listed discounts, please contact Ian Smith, our Membership Secretary, for your card.

  • Pershore College Garden Centre offers our members a 10% discount. They are tucked away at the back of the College grounds, and stock outdoor and indoor plants as well as compost and the usual gardening accoutrements.
  • Also offering a 10% discount is the Blue Diamond Home and Garden Centre at The Valley, Evesham.
  • You are entitled to 10% off any full priced item at Land & Limey in High St, Pershore. They sell women’s clothes brands such as Sea Salt, Weird Fish, White Stuff, Mistral and Joules.
  • Bloomsbury Publishing are offering book-loving u3a members a 30% discount on most books on their website Bloomsbury - fiction, non fiction, children’s and cookery, plus a discount on all events at the Bloomsbury institute. Use the code U3A30 at checkout.
  • Members who receive the u3a Third Age Matters (TAM) magazine will also be aware of a brand new Save as you Spend scheme being launched early in 2021 explained on page 9 of the TAM Winter 2020 edition.

Pershore & District u3a Documents

Website Photos - Photographs of our u3a activities have been included wherever possible on our website, as we feel this makes the site much more interesting and friendly. We have tried to make sure that the right permissions have been obtained from people who appear in photos, and from the those who own the copyright to images. If you have any problem with an image that appears on our website, please contact the website team.

When Things Go Wrong - from time to time, things happen that lead to members feeling that they have a grievance, or want to complain about something that has happened in our u3a. If you feel that you have a grievance or complaint that you want to raise, please contact any member of the Committee, who will make sure that the details are dealt with in a sensitive manner, according to the relevant policies and procedures.

Tell Us When Things Go Right When you have enjoyed a particular monthly meeting, love a particular group activity, made new friends etc, why not contact a member of the committee via the Contact page on the website, or post on the facebook page or write an article for the newsletter!