Celebration Meal 25th June

There will be a celebration meal at the
Gurkha Express restaurant, Eastwood,
on Tuesday 25th June, at 7.00 pm.

The event is open to everyone in the U3A.

Text Paul on 0790 4646836 with your name and u3a number to register your interest.

There is plenty of space in the restaurant but it will be on a first come basis.

A £5 deposit will be required payable at the June u3a meeting.

Paul Bettridge,
On behalf of the Committee

10th Anniversary Celebration

Eastwood & District u3a began in 2014

On Wednesday 5th June 2024
the AGM will be followed by the

10th Anniversary Celebration

There will be

Celebration cake
-bring a plate of food for the buffet
– bring a celebratory drink and glass

We will provide individual plates,
serviettes and cutlery.


There will be other events throughout the year.

eg. Disco – 29th June
Postbox Toppers
Litter pick?

u3a Festival 2024 in York

Save the date: 18 to 20 July 2024*

Plans are already underway for u3a Festival ’24 which will take place in July 2024 in the beautiful city of York.

The festival will run over 3 days and will be held at the University of York based around their exhibition centre and sports centre. 
There will be a wide variety of activities – talks, sporting events, musical entertainment and workshops which will make this first u3a national festival something to remember.

Tickets are not yet available to buy but the cost of the attending festival will be as follows:

  • Day 1, Thursday 18 July – £25 including buffet supper
  • Day 2, Friday 19 July – £10 for the full day
  • Day 3, Saturday 20 July – £5 for a half day
  • Full festival to include all 3 days and a buffet supper on Day 1 – £35
Accommodation will be available on campus and a list of local self catering, B&B, campsites and hotels is being collated. 
For more information:



Monthly Meeting – 1st May 2024

We look forward to welcoming members and visitors to this event, which will last from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon in St Mary’s Church, Church Street, Eastwood.  There will be a speaker and refreshments will be served during the break.   It will be a good opportunity to catch up on the latest group news and meet up with other u3a members.

It would be good to invite friends/neighbours to attend so that they can find out what we are all about.

Monthly Meeting


The current subscription is £20 for full membership, £12 for associate membership (if you are already a member of another u3a).

If you wish to join please contact membership@eastwoodu3a.org


Renewal forms are available on the website:

Whichever method you use to pay your subscription you MUST fill in a renewal form.   If there are no changes to your details, fill in your name, membership number and date and sign the top section of the form. You must then complete the Privacy Statement to confirm your consent to the storage and use of your data.

The current subscription is £20 for the year, £12 for Associate Members.


If possible please pay your subscription by Bank transfer – a one off bank payment. You must also complete a renewal form and email the treasurer to confirm payment.
Name of payee: Eastwood & District u3a
Sort code: 60-07-28
Account no: 456 35 714
Reference: Your name & membership no (this is essential for the treasurer to pick out who has paid)
Amount: £20
You can pay by Bank transfer through your local post office if you don’t bank online.

If you want to pay by cash or cheque please contact Barry Doran membership@eastwoodu3a.org tel: 07565 928 992


If you have signed a gift aid form for yourself and others in your household, the person who completed the gift aid form must pay the full joint amount and sign the renewal form.