Group Leaders

The u3a is mainly a collection of interest groups. These groups couldn't exist without Group Leaders. This page contains links to the information you will need as a Group Leader. Whether you are thinking of starting a new group, running and existing one, or taking over as group leader, you should be able to find what you need here.

The first point of contact for any overall Group queries is the Groups Coordinator, Louise Ingsley ... email Groups Coordinator.

The "Guidelines for Group Leaders" document contains most of the information you will need and you can download it by clicking the link on the right.

If you want to be able to update the page for your group on the Thornbury U3A Web Site , you can log in via this link ... Website Login. Updating the page is very simple and you can get a login from the Webmaster.

The u3a Beacon system is now an important resource for keeping track of your group members and keeping in contact with them. Please see the top level BEACON tab on this site for more details. You can log in to Beacon via this link ... Beacon Login. You can get a login by emailing Beacon Administrator

There is a pool of equipment available for groups to use. You can see it via the link on the right.

Information about venues available for use by Thornbury u3a groups is summarised in the Available Venues link on the RH side of this page. Information about Covid-19 restrictions (where known) are included ... updated August 2021.