West Bridgford


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West Bridgford u3a is a thriving group of retired and semi-retired people with a zest for life and an enthusiasm to keep going. Please have a browse around at the various groups on offer (Groups).

Do you want to join?

If you have decided to join then you can find what you need using this link Join.

Do you have a Question

Perhaps you wish to ask about us and get more information then, call our dedicated enquiry line on 0115 871 1810 where you can leave details of your enquiry and someone will get back to you for a chat. Alternatively send an email by using this link Enquiries email or use the Contact page if you have a more specific enquiry (membership/secretary/newsletter/webmaster).

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Follow the link to our new Keep Smiling pages, they should cheer you up. If you want to see news and reports from our members take a look at the Newsletters page

General information

We are based in the Baptist Church Hall at the junction of Musters Rd and Melton Rd; here you will find us engaged in a variety of activities throughout the months. Every day there is a busy programme of activities many of which are held in the Church Hall but we also use other venues to suit the group size.

A modest annual subscription, £12 p.a. (2021) is supplemented by some groups charging a minimum fee for hall usage and any other expenses they incur, the charge for Singing for Fun for example is £1. Where activities are not held in a fee charging place (a members home for example) then a small contribution for refreshments or photocopying might be made, but more often than not there is no charge.

More than 60 different groups provide the activities, all led by volunteers from the West Bridgford u3a, group numbers vary but with a membership of more than 700 the aim is to ensure we try to provide as many different things as possible to suit everyone.

Welcome to you, if you are an existing member, this site should provide up to date information on current events; if you are considering joining our u3a do look to see what is on offer and if you wish to ask specific questions these can be answered by a committee member or group leader all of whom have provided contact information. You can email questions to specific people using the contact page Contact.

We are not alone, there is the national association of U3A's, a link to their site can be found by following the U3A link on the main bar.
We are also part of the Association of East Midlands U3As, and a link to their website can be found on this page.
Both national and regional u3as offer activities for you to join.
There are several u3a's in the Nottingham area, any which have a web page also have a link from this site, check them out too.

The FREE Courses link on the side bar to an Australian u3a site has some fascinating courses to do at home alone or with other people and a tutor. Check them out, they are all FREE.

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