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Courses and Events

See our activity groups above for our regular activities. On-line registration is possible for some of the special courses and events run by Swindon U3A.

Podcasts

Listen to Podcasts about Swindon U3A from Swindon 105.5.

Study days Diary

Study days on specialist topics are run by the U3A Trust and the various regional networks.

Non-U3A Events Diary

Local events which may be of interest to some of our members.

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At Home

We will be spending more time at home over the next few days. Click here for extra facilities that are being made available during this time. Your groups may also be publishing extra ideas of what to do; see your groups' programmes for further information.

Membership

The year runs from 1st September to 31st August and a year's subscription (£32 for 2019-20) allows you to join as many groups as you like. Some groups may have extra charges for materials or special equipment, but these are usually small and stated in the individual group details.

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Life, Leisure and Learning
Learn, Laugh and Live

In our third age we are free to enjoy learning and to have fun doing it. Swindon U3A has 2,255 members and over 0 groups giving a wide variety of both academic and leisure activities.

The majority of the group activities take place during the day on weekdays and typically last two hours. Groups may meet weekly, fortnightly or monthly. Some groups also arrange one day or longer visits.

General events may take place at any time.

History...

What's On

Thu, 2-Apr-20 at St Fagans National Museum of History (CF5 6XB)

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Travel Study Group J visit St Fagans National Museum of History
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Contact Jayne Bellamy or Michael Carvell for further information.

Mon, 6-Apr-20 02:15 at Ellendune Community Centre (SN4 9LW)

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To Educate, Inform and Entertain
A run through the history of UK radio including the use of propaganda in WW2 ...
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Mon, 20-Apr-20 10:00 - 12:00 at Ellendune Community Centre (SN4 9LW)

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The Arts Society Kennet & Swindon
Talk - ...
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Mon, 20-Apr-20 at HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT -20TH APRIL 2020 (SW1AOAA)

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Day Trips visit HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT -20TH APRIL 2020
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Contact Sue Grice for further information.

Tue, 21-Apr-20 at Slimbridge Wetland Centre (GL2 7BT)

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Travel Study Group C visit Slimbridge Wetland Centre
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Contact Sylvia Blacklock for further information.

Fri, 24-Apr-20 at Royal Air Force Museum (NW9 5LL)

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Aviation visit Royal Air Force Museum
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Contact Ken Ivie for further information.

Thu, 30-Apr-20 at BSO at The Anvil, Basingstoke (RG21 7QR)

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Concertgoers visit BSO at The Anvil, Basingstoke
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Contact Cindy Matthews or Nina Stimson for further information.

Tue, 5-May-20 09:30 - 16:00 at Marlborough College Memorial Hall

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The U3A IN KENNET VALLEY are holding a Special Interest Day. CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURES -
1. ...
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Tue, 5-May-20 at Hidcote Manor Gardens (GL55 6LR)

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Gardening visit Hidcote Manor Gardens
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Contact Jane Horey for further information.

Mon, 11-May-20 02:15 at Ellendune Community Centre (SN4 9LW)

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The Early History of Penguin Books - Barry Edwards
A consideration of the first 25 years of Penguin Books and ...
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Contact or for further information.

Thu, 14-May-20 at Weald and Downland Living Museum (PO18 0EU)

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Travel Study Group J visit Weald and Downland Living Museum
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Contact Ken Ivie for further information.

Fri, 5-Jun-20 at Cannons Ashby & Great Central Railway (NN11 3SD)

Day Trips visit Cannons Ashby & Great Central Railway
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Contact Sue Grice for further information.

Mon, 8-Jun-20 02:15 at Ellendune Community Centre (SN4 9LW)

How to cope with a damaged brain - Nick Gibbs

Interesting and amusing talk on how to manage a brain ...
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Mon, 20-Jul-20 at The Watermill Theatre: Our Man in Havana (RG20 8AE)

Theatregoers visit The Watermill Theatre: Our Man in Havana
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Contact Anne Hembery or Anne Hembery for further information.

Wed, 29-Jul-20 at Highgrove Royal Gardens (GL8 8TN)

Gardening visit Highgrove Royal Gardens
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Contact Kath McDonald for further information.

Mon, 24-Aug-20 to Fri, 28-Aug-20 at Deleights and History of Liverpool (L1 1HR)

Travel Study Group J visit Deleights and History of Liverpool
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Contact Ken Ivie for further information.

Sat, 5-Sep-20 10:00 - 12:30 at St Joseph's College (SN3 3LR)

Come along to our Open Day and to find out about Swindon U3A and to talk to some of our Group organisers. ...
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Mon, 9-Nov-20 to Fri, 13-Nov-20 at Holiday to Thursday Christmas Spectacular (NR21 0AS)

Travel Study Group G visit Holiday to Thursday Christmas Spectacular
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Contact Sue York for further information.

Sat, 14-Nov-20 10:00 - 12:00 at Coleview Community Centre (SN3 4AS)

Academic Lecture - "Mad, Bad & Dangerous to know". This is an extract from Dr Harkup's website: Scientist's sometimes ...
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Contact Sandra Mulcahy for further information.

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