WELCOME TO WOODLEY & DISTRICT U3A
COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING THE U3A ETHOS - LEARN LAUGH LIVE!
We provide a range of opportunities for retired and semi-retired people to:-
Woodley & District U3A is one of over 1,000 UK-wide U3As with a combined growing membership of over 425,000. The U3A is run by members for members - overseen by a committee of dedicated, volunteers who can be contacted via the Committee page.
We support the U3A founding philosophy encouraging members, wherever possible, to share their interests, knowledge and skills with other members, as well as acknowledging the very positive benefits gained by being involved in social activities. We are committed, with the support of our members, to being a dynamic, friendly and outward-looking U3A group to the benefit of all!
Diary of Events
Our Diary page provides dates, details and locations of our monthly meetings and social events.
Our news page serves as a weekly message board, providing latest important information. Members will also have access to our newsletters reporting on group activities and social events - with photos to commemorate the special occasions!
See below for information about our Core Activities and use the blue bar links to access further details.
OUR CORE ACTIVITIES
Held on the first Wednesday of every month at Christ Church in Crockhamwell Road, Woodley, 2.00-4.00pm and open to all members. These meetings enable members to socialise, sign up for events, and to hear keynote speakers on topics such as Local History, Woodley Air Museum, Meteorology, Money Matters, Computer Cyber Safety (See Diary of Events). We also welcome suggestions from members about keynote speakers and topics of interest.
Covering a range of interest activities such as Bridge, Discovering Science, French Conversation, Spanish for Beginners, Family History, Food Lovers, Creative Writing, Medical Topics in the News, Walking with Cameras, and run by member volunteers. (Click on Group Meetings)
The groups meet at various venues which may include group members' homes depending on the size of the group. Our Groups Calendar page provides a monthly overview of group meetings, times and venues.
We welcome ideas and suggestions from members for social events to add to our social events calendar. A number of social events, such as Sunday and Mid-Week Lunches are catered for within activity groups (Click on Group Meetings page and Groups Calendar).
Some activities we will be running in 2019 are:-
- Coffee and Quiz Afternoons at The Waterside, Woodley
- Evening Quiz Party
- Christmas Party
Based on preferences of members, other events such as picnics, treasure hunts, a murder mystery dinner and theatre trips may also be organised during 2019-2020. Please see our Social Events page for our own ideas and suggestions and give us your feedback.
Enabling prospective and new members to come and meet Committee Members, and some of our Group Convenors to learn about their groups. Interested volunteer Convenors, who would like to share an interest or hobby, can also learn how to go about setting up and running a group.
Covering important local events in and around Woodley and the local district, Woodley Town Centre Calendar, Woodley and Wokingham local government officers, directories for public services and other useful information. We welcome suggestions for additions to this page.
Join Us! Come along to one of our monthly meetings or coffee afternoons in Woodley, or visit our Membership page for full details of members' benefits, our annual membership fees, and how to join.
We greatly look forward to welcoming you to Woodley & District U3A!
WOODLEY & DISTRICT U3A
WOODLEY & DISTRICT
Dinton Pastures Country Park
LEARN! LAUGH! LIVE!
||acquire new skills and partake in interesting, varied group activities
||share knowledge and skills by running interest and activity groups
||socialise at monthly meetings and listen to topics by guest speakers
||enjoy a range of social activities such as barbecues, quizzes, parties
||remain active, in body and mind, fostering overall health & well-being
Diary of Events