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York U3A

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Here's our current list of Interest Groups, open to York U3A members only.  

Click the red Subject Group Heading links for detailed information about the Groups in that subject

 

or, to view a list of all groups, indexed by Day of the week  of their meeting,  click here

 

Wherever possible, disabled access to venues has been indicated with a symbol  .    Courses particularly suitable for the visually impaired have a symbol            and courses where the venue has a loop system or are aimed at those with a severe hearing impairment have the symbol        .  However, these are just an indication. . If you have physical, visual or hearing impairments please discuss with the leader whether the course is suitable for you.

The U3A's Fell and Woolman Meeting Rooms are fully accessible via the lift from the Friends’ Meeting House for disabled users.

Interest Groups   2018-19

Groups include.....

 

An Introduction to the Biblical Roots of the Christian Faith

 

Exploring the Bible

 

Discovering Eastern Europe & Russia: Culture,History,People

 

Exploring Other Cultures

 

Beyond Religion & Politics

 

Philosophical Investigations

Groups include.....

 

Historical Walks (2 groups)

 

Social History Walks

 

Military History

 

History of York and its Suburbs

 

The History Course

 

Dipping into History

 

The Early Days of Cinema

 

 

Groups include.....

 

Discussion Group: What do you think?

 

Press Cuttings

 

Conversation Groups (2)

 

Films Plus

 

Mindfulness Based Living

Course

 

Mindfulness Practice Group

 

What Lies behind the Headlines?

 

 

Ageing

 

York's Volunteering Community

 

 

Groups include.....

 

Language and Linguistics

 

Sign Language Stage 2

Continuation Group

 

Introduction to Sign Language

 

Latin for Continuers Year 2 of 2

 

Beginners French Year 2  

 

French Conversation

 

French Conversation (2 groups)

 

Discover France through Culture,

Region and Language

 

Learning Italian Beginners

 

Parliamo Italiano 1

 

Parliamo Italiano 2

 

Continuing Spanish

 

Improving Oral German

 

German Conversation

Groups include.....

 

 

Contemporary Literature

 

21st Century Fiction Reading

 

Expanding Horizons Non-Fiction Reading

 

Children's Literature

 

Revisiting Classics

 

Novels Poems Plays 1700-1914

 

Other Lives Biography Reading

 

Crime Fiction

 

Three British Theatre Dames

 

Some of Shakespeare's Characters

 

Creative Writing

 

Play Reading

 

Write On

 

Writer's Bloc

 

Writing Together

 

Writing for Us

 

Poetry (2 groups)

 

Enjoying the Odes of Horace

 

Reading John Milton

Groups include.....

 

Science and Society

 

Cosmology, Particle

Physics and Superfluidity

 

Intermediate Windows

Computers

 

Audio-Visual Equipment Group

 

Apple Mac Group

 

iPad Users - Beginners

 

iPad Users - Improvers

 

Raspberry Pi Group

 

Making the most of your Android tablet or phone

 

Facebook Group

 

 

Groups include.....

 

Mah Jong   (2 groups)

 

Play Cards

 

Bridge for Absolute Beginners

 

Improvers Bridge

 

Duplicate Bridge

 

Thursday Bridge

 

Bridge - Practice Play

 

Scrabble (Social Play)

 

Scrabble (Club Play)

 

Playing Chess: All stages

 

Play Chess

 

 

 

 

 

 

Groups include.....

 

U3A Choir

 

Singing for Fun

 

Singing Madrigals

 

Ukulele

 

Musical Miscellany

 

Music Circle

 

The Music Group

 

Opera Group

 

G&S Appreciation

 

Classical Guitar

 

Jazz Jam Session

 

Musicians Group

 

Listening to Jazz

 

 

Groups include.....

 

Flower Arranging

 

Gardening

 

Gardening 2

 

Fiddlesticks

 

"X-Stitch Forever, Housework Whenever"

 

"X-Stitch Forever, Encore"

 

Calico Gardens Embroidery

 

Knit for Peace

 

Knit and Natter

 

Jam and Jigsaws

 

Cookery for Men

 

Wine Appreciation

 

Digital Photography

 

Photo Manipulation

Groups include.....

 

Bird Watching  (2 groups)

 

Geology Landscapes and Building Stones of Yorkshire

 

Short Country Walks

 

Walking-"Enjoying the Countryside"

 

Walking on the Wolds

 

Rambling

 

Over the Hill Walking

 

Thursday Monthly Rambles

 

Boots by Bus

 

Wildlife Walks by Public Transport

 

Wild Flower Walks 2019

 

Explore York Walks

 

Cycling Group

Groups include.....

 

Jive

 

Ballroom Dancing

 

Exercises in Water

 

Racketball

 

Snooker

 

Croquet

 

Keep Fit with the Margaret Morris Method

 

Indoor Bowls

 

 

 

 

 

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Groups include.....

 

Art for Leisure

 

Life Drawing

 

Outdoor Sketching/Painting

 

Aspects of Architecture

 

 

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This page is currently being updated for 2018-19 Group information.

 

Please check back in early August