Learn, Laugh, Live

WIGAN u3a brings together local people who are enjoying their leisure years. u3a gives us the means to meet new people, learn new things and have fun. Check out some of our previous activities in the Gallery.
To contact committee members or group leaders please use the Links to the right of this page.

Events for the week ahead are posted on our Events page, you can also view our calendar

We have a range of activity groups to choose from

Art and CultureArts and Crafts, Local History, Photography, Photo walks , Urban Sketching
Leisure ActivityGardening Group, Meet and Fish, Wine Appreciation, Cryptic Crosswords
Literature and LanguageBook Club, French
Music and DramaCinema Goers, Singing for Beginners, Ukulele
Physical Activity Cycling, Crown Green Bowling, Hill Walking, Line Dancing, Walking, Walking Netball
Social Activity Outings, Coffee and Cake, Holidays
Technology I T Beginners

Why join?

Recently we asked members why they joined Wigan u3a

  • Making new friends as well as meeting people and enjoying new experiences; trips out, holidays.
  • To learn new skills, to meet similar minded people and to pass on any skills I may have.
  • Social interaction and chance to join and take part in other areas of interest
  • I joined the u3a to be among like minded people and to try different pastimes keep busy and meet new friends.
  • I needed to meet people with similar outlook on life as my own.
  • To meet and socialise with other people and to pursue diverse interests
  • Adventure , extending social circle , keeping mind and body active
  • Looking to pick up former hobbies again after retiring, and to get to meet new people with similar interests

We are always interested in forming new interest groups and welcome suggestions.

Click on Membership to find out how to join

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Registered charity number :1181457,