A very warm welcome to Crouch End & District U3A, a registered charity open to all who are retired or semi-retired, and which is part of the University of the Third Age 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. It’s about our helping each other in all our activities. We have small interest groups, big talks, and social events. You decide what you want to do, and what you can offer to others. So, if you live in Alexandra Park, Crouch End, East Finchley, Fortis Green, Harringay, Highgate, Hornsey, Muswell Hill, Stroud 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 join the Crouch End & District 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 concessionary rate). 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.
Unless otherwise stated the meetings will take place on the second Thursday of the month at the Union Church and Community Centre, Weston Park, N8 9TA. Doors open at 10.00 a.m for tea and coffee. Talks begin at 10.45 a.m.
Interest Groups are an integral part of the U3A experience, and members are entitled to join any group in which they are interested. As the U3A is a co-operative venture, its members are also 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 house, 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 outings, gallery visits, and walking (both long and short.)
The Crouch End & District U3A aims to offer a range of social events in which members are welcome to join.
The Crouch End & District U3A has a Facebook Group page and Twitter account, to which all members who have accounts with these social media platforms are invited to join to share news, views, images and experiences.
Registered Charity No. 1178165