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Settle District U3A is a registered charity, No. 1095635
Site last updated August 17, 2016

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Spanish Group

New for September - have a look at the programme for details.

Anyone interested in Playing Mahjong? We have someone with a set looking for other players.

Is there someone willing to lead a Ukulele Group?

Is there a Yoga Teacher out there who would be willing to lead the group?

Debi Burridge - 01729 825922

The Three Abrahamic Faiths

Three sessions on the Modern Period - Mondays - October 3rd, November 7th, December 5th - from 2.00pm-3.30pm - Castleberg Room. For more information -

New Sociology Group

All those interested in a new Sociology group please look out for further details at the August Open meeting or on the new Timetable/Programme for 2016-2017 available in August


U3A National Summer Schools 2016 - at the Royal Agricultural University - School 1: 8th -11th August - School 2: 15th -18th August
for move information

U3A First and second workshops of the National Workshop Series 2016 coming up in February in MANCHESTER & BELFAST for move information

The Elizabethan Experience at Shakespeare's Globe specific dates for U3A members throughout 2015\16. Visit the members area of the u3a website for copies of the booking form.

ATG Theatre Card Offer for U3A members at a reduced price of £25 (full price £35). For more details visit the events page of the U3A members website or for more information phone national office 84666139

There are international students at our universities hoping to have the privilege of meeting people who live in the UK. Having a well-educated younger person from another part of the world visit you for a day, a weekend, or over Christmas, is an ideal way of exchanging ideas about your respective cultures. Itís an opportunity to take a pride in our own country and to understand more about another one, while showing kindness to someone far from home. Itís also great fun. If youíre not sure about doing this on your own, why not get together with another U3A member and make a great international weekend of it? HOST is a well-established charity whose hosts are volunteers. Please see or call local organiser Sue Binns on 01845 52484601845 524846.

St Johns Ambulance pocket size guide covering 5 common emergency conditions available free on application

First two of U3A walking guides are available one of Bodmin Moor and one written about Settle written by local u3a member Tony Stevens. Available to download (35 pages) on

Special discounts for U3A groups at RHS gardens. More information at

U3A National Chess by email - 57 U3A members from 54 different U3A groups playing chess by email. Contact for more details

U3A Humour Groups - there are currently 35 groups in existence. Contact Jean Bishop 01903 69521501903 695215 or for a starter pack