Category: Latest News

Exhibition Launch – Voices and Votes

PRONI (Public Records Office NI) will launch its latest exhibition on Monday 2 July. 10am – 1pm

Fundraising Dance

U3A Foyle is holding a Fundraising Dance in its premises on Friday 22nd June 2018 from 9pm. Live Music with Rosemarie. Light supper will be served. Tickets are limited, are priced at £5 each and are available from U3A Foyle

Shared Learning Project

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

The AGM of the NI Region

The 12th Annual General Meeting of the Northern Ireland Region of U3As This was hosted by Shimna U3A and held in the Community Cinema in Newcastle, County Down, on Wednesday 16th May. It was addressed by Lila Jackson (Chairman), Gabrielle

East Antrim U3A Summer School courses

East Antrim U3A are intending offering Summer School courses in their halls at Nelson Street during July and August. So far the proposals are for: Italian for holidays French for holidays, Colour Pencil for beginners, Family History introduction, Creative Writing,

GDPR – Important

New Year Honour

Congratulations to one of our Executive Committee, (Elizabeth) Gabrielle Deans, who has been awarded the B.E.M. for Voluntary service to Western Health and Social Care Trust.

Songfest 2018 – details

Details of the next Songfest hosted by East Antrim U3A on WEDNESDAY 25 APRIL 2018 are here.

Duplicate Bridge Congress

The 2018 U3A Bridge Congress will be hosted by Holywood District U3A and held in Kelvin Malone Bridge Centre on Saturday, 20th January 2018. It is for U3A members only. Numbers are limited to 100. Entries will be accepted, subject

Life Long Learning

Visit Age Action’s site to keep you up to date on the activities of Age Action’s Life Long Learning Programme for Autumn 2017.

The MAC Belfast

Here is information received from the MAC on group booking rates, tours and volunteering at the MAC theatre Belfast. Community Ticketing Community groups of 6 or more can avail of our special community ticket rate of £8, and for every

Governance Consultation Survey

Below is a link to the Findings and Recommendations of the Working Group into the future structure of the Third Age Trust. Here is the link.

Warning of scams against older people – HMRC

The police have made repeated warnings and now HMRC are urging tax payers to be on alert for a scam aimed at older people. The phone message, claiming to be from a Scottish telephone number, is designed to frighten targets

Grants

At the recent Regional AGM mention was made about some sources of grants to support the work of running your local U3A. There are probably other small grants available and that you might find on a community network site in

2017 AGM – photo

The AGM and Spring Meeting of U3A NI was hosted by South Tyrone U3A in Dungannon on 23rd May. Below is a photo of those attending with the newly elected Regional Executive.