Crouch End & District U3A


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  A very warm welcome to Crouch End & District U3A, a non-religious and non-political registered charity based on the principles of self-help learning and co-operation.
  It is open to all who are retired or semi-retired and is part of the U3A international movement.
  No qualifications are required, just a desire to get out, learn new things, meet new people in the local area, keep the brain and body active, and most importantly, to have fun.
  We have interest groups, regular talks, and a number of social events. You decide what you want to do, and what you may offer to others.
So, if you live in Alexandra Park, Bounds Green, Crouch End, East Finchley, Fortis Green, Harringay, Highgate, Hornsey, Muswell Hill, Stroud Green, Wood Green or even areas further afield, and are looking to meet new people and engage in a whole range of enjoyable and challenging activities, both mental and physical, why not enjoy the time of your life and join the Crouch End and District U3A? 850 others have … learn, laugh and live!
  “The best thing that started in Crouch End for me to join. I was new in the area and needed to find new friends, I joined a few groups and now have many friends and don’t feel a stranger in the town anymore, thanks to U3A.”


Membership of the Crouch End & District U3A is open for those who are retired, semi-retired or in part-time employment, although there is no age criterion. Membership is unfortunately not open to those in full-time employment.
  Membership requires an annual subscription of £35.00 (£5.00 for those in receipt of means tested benefits). This entitles members to attend the Monthly Meetings, to join any of the Interest Groups and to partake in voting for Executive Committee members at the Annual General Meeting.
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Monthly Meetings

  Our monthly meetings which include talks by invited speakers take place on the morning of the second Thursday of the month at the Union Church and Community Centre, Weston Park, N8 9TA.
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Interest groups

  Interest Groups are an integral part of the U3A experience, and members are entitled to join any group in which they are interested.
  The Crouch End & District U3A is a co-operative venture: as such, its members are encouraged to share their knowledge and experience by offering to lead or facilitate groups.
  The normal pattern is for small groups to meet in a member’s home, while premises may have to be sought for activities such as art and relaxation classes.

  For those who wish to get out and about there are currently groups for exhibition and gallery visits, bird-watching, outings, and walks of various distances.
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Social events

  The Crouch End & District U3A aims to offer a range of social events in which members are welcome to join.
  These includes coffee mornings,pub lunches and quiz nights.
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Social media

The Crouch End & District U3A has a Facebook Group page, to which all members who have an account are invited to join to share news, views, images and experiences.
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  The Crouch End & District U3A issues a monthly e-mail bulletin to its members. The bulletin summarizes all the latest information relating to groups and forthcoming events. No bulletin is published in the month of August.
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