Author: Sheila

Songfest Photos

For photos of the recent Songfest in Monaghan see the gallery of Photos above.  If you have any please email them to

Summer School Programme

For a printable version see Programme

Summer School Booking

BOOKING INFORMATION Booking Form Click on  Booking Form Payment Cheques should be made payable to “The NI Region of U3As” and sent to: LILA JACKSON, 14 WESTMORLAND CRESCENT, BANGOR BT20 3LX by 17th May. Queries Any queries can be directed

New U3A for Ards Peninsula

A new U3A for Donaghadee and the Ards Penisula! The first meeting will be at 2pm on Thursday 18th April in the Donaghadee Community Centre, The Parade, Donaghadee. Just turn up!

Bridge Congress 2019

NORTHERN IRELAND REGION OF THE U3A DUPLICATE BRIDGE CONGRESS 2019 The 2019 U3A Bridge Congress will be hosted by Causeway U3A on Tuesday, 7th May 2019.  It will be held in The Lodge Hotel Coleraine BT52 1NF, (, tel: 028

Inter-U3A Events – Dates for Your Diary

The following dates have been set aside for inter-U3A events in 2019.  For details consult your own U3A or watch for further details on this website Friday, March 15th INTER-U3A QUIZ Fratellis, Belfast Wednesday, April 10th U3A SINGFEST Monaghan Tuesday,

Get Creative

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) – Linen Hall

Request for participants in research

Invitation to take part in a vision science research study: As part of a research study funded by the Macular Society and in association with Ulster University, volunteers affected by age-related macular degeneration, and healthy controls are invited to take

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

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.  

Speakers wanted

There has been a request for networking about speakers for U3A meetings. Can you suggest good speakers? Can you offer to talk to other U3As? As a starter for ten: Vickie Chambers, Ulster Wildlife Trust, 028 9046 3108 Janet Hill,

Autumn Meeting of NI U3As

The 2019 Autumn Meeting for all U3As in Northern Ireland will be held on Monday 29 October 2018 at Spires Conference Centre (on the corner of Great Victoria St & Wellington St). As before, the Trust will cover the cost

Shared Learning Project

Check out the national website which gives prominence to the North Down and Ards – click on  Shared Learning Project.