Verwood University of the Third Age




Welcome to Verwood U3A 2018 - 2019


Verwood U3A offers opportunities for retired and semi-retired people to share learning experiences in a range of activities, pursuing learning and exploration, there are no tests or examinations, just the opportunity for self fulfilment.

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Travel Section

New Trips announced see Travel page

Travel Opportunity

Verwood Twinning Association are opening up to the U3A and any guests

the opportunity for a holiday to the Cotswolds in October.  It's a good price.

see details

Fun Quiz

New Quiz announced for March see details

U3A Summer Schools

Each year the National U3A offer summer schools of various subjects open to members.

The Members' magazine recently published a report on this years

see it here

If you look carefully you will see our own Mike Billington in the Ukelele group


Plans for the U3A summer school at Chichester University on 24 - 27 June 2019

are now on the National U3A website. see details

Chichester is the nearest Summer School to Verwood, and one of the first to publish its schedule of topics.

Stephie Billington says"If you have never been to Summer School before, I can thoroughly recommend it - I've been to one at Cirencester University, where I studied History of Music, and last year Mike and I learned to play the Ukulele at Chichester University.  Both experiences were absolutely great, and we are looking forward to booking a further Summer School this year


Stephie Billington has provided a note on some summer schools for 2019

see details

U3A summer school at Cirencester in September

have been announced with courses on

Crosswords - Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners,
Drama - Mid Twentieth Century Drama,
Garden History -Influential Women In English Garden History,History - Bede and the Conversion of England,
Language - Latin for Roman Britain and Beyond,
Literature - Shakespeare and the Props Department,
Mathematics - Surprised by Maths,
Opera - Donizetti’s Three (and a bit) Queens,
Philosophy - Introduction to Philosophy and Making Music – Recorder Ensemble

For course descriptions Click here

For costs and how to bookClick here

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