West Lothian


Everyone is welcome to attend one of our monthly Open Meetings to find out more and decide whether U3A is for them; they are held on the third Wednesday of each month (except July) from 2 - 4pm at:

Uphall Community Education Centre, Strathbrock Place, Uphall, West Lothian, EH52 6BN
Tel: 01506 854451

Dates for your Diary
Wed Mar 17th This meeting will be held via Zoom

Dave Barwick from Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance will talk about the work of the organisation.

Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance is an organisation which assists the Scottish Ambulance Service with emergency medical services through the provision of helicopter-based air ambulances located in Tayside and Aberdeen. The helicopters are run by a company that is a registered charity, and they get no government funding.
Wed Apr 21st This meeting will be held via Zoom

Linda Gilbert: “The Brontë sisters: life and writings”

Linda will talk about the lives of Charlotte, Emily & Anne Brontë in Haworth and elsewhere, and how their experiences influenced their novels. These three literary sisters created some of the most famous 19th century novels in their short lives.
Wed May 19th This meeting will be held via Zoom

Tim Young: "Ladies of the Air"

Tim will speak about the part played by women in the development of flight and flying.
Women were far more pivotal than often thought, but little is generally known of their exploits.
Wed Jun 16th TBA
Wed Oct 20th West Lothian U3A Annual General meeting
Wed Nov 17th Margaret Macdonald: "From agoraphobia to academia....my life inside"

Margaret will talk about her learning journey from being housebound to becoming a university lecturer. She had to face her worst fears, but there were also moments of hilarity. Just when she was totally confident being outside, she found herself back “inside”, teaching in prisons and closed wards whilst supporting other Open University prison tutors