Welcome to Tewkesbury & District U3A
During the current pandemic, some groups are continuing to 'Learn, laugh and live' via social media and video conferencing, and others are tentatively beginning to meet face to face. As the current coronavirus situation evolves, please contact the Group Leader to establish the current situation with any groups you may wish to join.
General Meetings will be held monthly via Zoom. See Events page for details
17/8/20 - Third Age Trust has revised their guidance on resuming interest groups - please see Groups page for further information.
We are aware that some TU3A members may be in need of support during these difficult times. While we are not a 'helping' organisation, if you or a member that you know consider that the Committee can be of assistance, please call 01684 325013. Some committee members, if not in isolation, will be happy to assist if they can.
PLEASE READ This link includes important information about the Government's 'Test and Trace' Scheme. In order to avoid scams, etc PLEASE READ Information from the NHS NHS coronavirus / covid-19
The Third Age Trust (see U3A page, above) has developed some useful guides for using social media, etc. Click this link to find out more. Keeping in touch We would also encourage you to sign up for the Trust's monthly newletter Third Age Trust Monthly Newsletter
Government information Gov.uk
Tewkesbury Council advice Tewkesbury Council advice
Tewkesbury Community Response is a group of volunteers who can offer help for those self isolating or vulnerable, set up in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. This group is the overriding Community Response for Tewkesbury. Tewkesbury Community Response website
Tewkesbury & District U3A has been running very successfully since 1993. Our umbrella organisation is the Third Age Trust. No qualifications are offered and no qualification is required other than that you are not in full-time work. There's no age restriction either! Come and join us to learn, laugh and live! We are a Registered Charity, No. 1029447.
To find out more about Tewkesbury U3A, please click here Membership booklet
View a video about what U3As have to offer here Video about what U3A is
For full details of group meetings and how to contact a leader, please see the GROUPS page and look for the blue envelope at the top right of each group's page. There are about 40 different weekly or monthly activities happening throughout the daytime [mostly weekdays], with friendly group leaders and over 600 members enjoying diverse activities in various venues including:
Click on any venue for a location map. For more details please see the Groups page.
The Third Age Trust Public Liability Insurance provides cover for members in all of our groups.
Tewkesbury U3A is a member of the Cotswold Link. Click Cotswold Link for further information on the Link's activities and how to access even more groups!
If you are interested in what other U3As around the country are doing, click on the 'U3A' page above. Third Age Matters magazine is available to download FREE by registering as a member on the National Third Age Trust website.