See the Coronavirus and us page for information about our planning for next session in the light of the current coronavirus restrictions. Early meetings in the 2020-21 session are taking place by video conference - some may have to be cancelled.

See the Perth U3A AGM page for information about our cancelled face-to-face AGM and details of the staged and socially-distanced process we followed instead.

Perth U3A arranges events, including Registration Day, a series of Open Meetings and occasional social events, which are additional to our group activities. Events planned for 2020-21, subject to coronavirus restrictions, are shown in the table below.

Some events arranged by other organisations are shown on the Non-Perth U3A Events page. These are chosen because they may be of special interest to Perth U3A members.

Perth U3A Open Meetings are usually held in Letham St Mark's Church, Rannoch Road, Perth, PH1 2HH. Meetings start at 10.30 with refreshments available from 10.00. A Perth city bus (number 1) stops at the door. If the venue is different, details are given below.

The IT Café is an informal drop-in session from 10.00am to 12.00am in Unit 7 NCOC on Glasgow Road held on the dates shown below. You bring your IT device and your questions with you and hope to meet a more experienced user who can answer them.

Use the pigeon icon to contact:

  • our Open Meeting Coordinator, for example, with ideas for future speakers
  • our Social Events Coordinator, for example, to ask if spaces are still available for an event
  • the IT Café organisers.
Dates for your Diary
Mon Sep 28th Open Meeting
Duelling the A9 - A talk by Ken Brown of Balfour Beatty
A virtual meeting using Zoom. Members are sent a link for the meeting by email.
Mon Oct 5th IT Café
This is a virtual meeting using Zoom. Members are sent links for the meeting in News Roundup, circulated after the Open Meeting on Monday 28 September.
Mon Oct 26th Open Meeting
400 years of Scots In Russia - A talk by Meg Luckins, Historian
Mon Nov 2nd IT Café
Mon Nov 23rd Open Meeting
Poetry and Hamish Henderson - A talk by Jim Mackintosh
Mon Nov 30th IT Café
Mon Jan 11th 2021 Open Meeting
Aid Convoys to the Balkans - A talk by Harry Wilby
Mon Jan 18th 2021 IT Café
Mon Feb 8th 2021 Open Meeting
Jacobite women (Sister & sister-in-law of the 1st Duchess of Atholl) - A talk by Dr Nicola Small
Mon Feb 15th 2021 IT Café
Mon Mar 8th 2021 Open Meeting
The Cramond Lioness - A talk by Dr Fraser Hunter, Curator prehistoric & Roman Archaeology. National Museums of Scotland
Mon Mar 15th 2021 IT Café
Mon Apr 5th 2021 Open Meeting
A Life in Grime - A talk by Gillian Galbraith, Crime Novelist from Kinross
Mon Apr 12th 2021 IT Café
Mon May 3rd 2021 Open Meeting
Neil Gow. ‘The Perthshire Fiddler’ - A talk by Pete Clark
Followed by AGM