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Inter-U3A events organised by the Region have been postponed.  This includes the Bridge Congress, Singfest, AGM and Finance Workshop.

Spanish Trip

Newry U3A are going on a Spanish educational trip in May and are seeking to share with members of other U3As.  See below. If interested please contact and we will  give  you  contact info.

U3A Agreement with NI Fire Service

The NI Region of U3As has signed an agreenment with the NI Fire Service so that all U3As can ask for a talk by the Prevention & Protection Officers from their local fire stations.  They can request and arrange visits

Group Outings

There are places where Groups can go while access for individuals is limited.  What follows is a list of suggestions for U3As (by no means complete – please email suggested additions/ corrections to Belfast Strand Cinema/ Arts Centre 028

Offers for U3A members

Due to the good behaviour of Causeway U3A, Rockmount Golf Club is offering a discount to U3A members for green fees or meals.  This may be the start of a list of such offers so please email any others to

Adult Learning Opportunities

In addition to learning with U3As there are a number of organisations providing adult learning or lifelong learning classes.  This post aims to provide links to the key players – please submit your suggestions to (latest) Blacksmithing Classes Irish music

Newsletter of the National Office

To get regular copies of the Trust’s newsletter add your email address to their website at  Newsletter  .  For a starter check out the September issue to see who you know there.  

Speaker Suggestions

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Summer School Programme

For a printable version see Programme

Looking At Art, Project with Ulster Museum

LOOKING AT ART:  A SHARED LEARNING PROJECT BETWEEN BELFAST U3A AND THE NATIONAL MUSEUMS NORTHERN IRELAND’S ULSTER MUSEUM Following an approach to the Ulster Museum agreement was reached to set up a small working group to produce guidelines to help

Technology Workshop – Report

Technology and Beacon Day – Report   On the 16th of October Rose Marie Bradley welcomed the inter-U3A technology group to a meeting in Spires in Belfast. The day began with a presentation by Venie and Eric Martin who showed

Ards Peninsula U3A

Ards Peninsula U3A Who: Ards Peninsula U3A  What: Opportunity to enjoy the company of like minded third agers and join one of the many interest  groups on offer.  When: Meets 3rd Thursday of each month.              Next meeting :

Titanic Offer

Rockmount Offer

Dr Tom Woolley

 I am happy to give talks on a range of topics which include Hempcrete and Natural buildings …a low carbon solution to climate change Healthy buildings, how to keep toxic chemicals out of your home with details of recent research