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South Durham U3A


Active in Darlington, Cockerton, and surrounding areas

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Next Meeting

 9th July 2019


Great North

Air

Ambulance  



CURRENT MEMBERSHIP (approximately 150): Membership is open to anyone interested, so why not contact us?

We pay an annual subscription of £15 then £1 for each monthly meeting to help towards the cost of hiring the hall and providing refreshments.  

MONTHLY MEETING: 2nd Tuesday of each month from 9:45am-12:00pm.  Half an hour to book in and enjoy coffee and a chat while checking out the sign up sheets for various groups on offer.  Then take your seats to listen to the Chair give out notices before this month’s speaker takes the floor.

VENUE: Bowen Hall, off Bates Avenue, DL3 0TH.  Click on the side bar for map and details.

GROUPS: We have a large number of active groups and full details are available by clicking on the side bar.   

We are one of over 1000 U3A groups across the country totalling nearly half a million members. For further information on the National U3A please click here.  We are also a member of the Northumbria Regional Group and for details click here.  

2019 Speaker Programme


8th January

Peter Barron: Cloudy with Rain Later

12th February

Ian Mcardle: The Suffragette Emily Davison

12th March

James O'Connor: Dorothy's Well Project, Tanzania

9th April

Chris Lloyd: A Walk in the Park

14th May

Sue Trewhitt: Dressing a Victorian Lady

11th June

Blood Bikes

9th July

Great North Air Ambulance

13th August

Tim Viggars: Friends Against Scams

10th September

Virginia Arrowsmith: Right on Track

Heritage Education at Wensleydale Railway

8th October  

Tony Nicholson: Letters in the Attic 2

12th November

AGM & Social

10th December

Geoff Hughes: Songs & Stories of Christmas

2019 TRIPS AND EVENTS - click here