Swindon University of the Third Age is hosting its annual Freshers’ Fair from 10am to 1pm on Saturday 3 September at the Punjabi Centre, Gorse Hill when retired people can find out about all the activities and groups organised by U3A to keep mind and body active.
The U3A movement began in Cambridge in 1982, and the Swindon branch was established in 1987. It now has over 1,000 members and runs more than 80 groups with a variety of interests.
Learning a language, practising Tai Chi, playing Petanque, Bridge, Canasta or Scrabble, singing, dancing, painting, embroidering, quilting, or simply finding a group to go exploring with are all within easy reach for an annual subscription of just £30.
The U3A is run by its members for its members. There is no distinction between those who learn and those who teach, it’s a group of people coming together to learn for pleasure, with no academic qualifications required or awarded.