In addition to members’ Art and
Gardening shows from June and July, we added an exhibition of members’ CRAFT projects at the beginning of August. This
includes the work of our Craft Group and other members who have been busy in their
craft rooms and workshops. This is our final exhibition for the time being,
while at least some of our DU3A activities begin to resume. To access all the current
and recent shows, see ‘Viewing’ further below.
The answers to Quizzes 1, 2 and 3 are now all published on the Quizzing page. For access, see
‘Viewing’ further below.
Tell Your Story
This section, lists personal stories sent in by our members for the interest and amusement of us all. To see the list of stories, or, to send in your own story, go to the Tell Your Story page, following the 'Viewing' guide below.
The Virtual Exhibitions, Tell
Your Story and Quizzing pages are now all clustered
together in the 'Member Pages' area. To find out more and view the shows,
the menu bar above, choose and click the appropriate sub menu button,
enter Username and Password in lower case, then click the ‘Sign In’ button.
Thank you for visiting our website. Unfortunately, our activities are still frozen or severely restricted by the current Covid-19 rules. But at some stage in the foreseeable future we do hope to get back to our normal activities as described below.
Dorridge U3A started in 1990 and we now have 550 members. New members are very welcome and have the opportunity (in normal circumstances) to participate in the interests described below, We hope you find something of interest.
If you are new to the Dorridge area, then joining our U3A would be a good way to make friends and discover what goes on in the area.
General Meeting Talks
In the foreseeable future, as soon as Coronavirus restrictions allow, we hope to resume our regular talks at General Meetings, usually three per month and covering a wide range of subjects. These normally take place in Dorridge Village Hall on Wednesday or Thursday, at 2.0pm. To see this year's intended programme of talks, click General Meetings.
Earlier this year, we enjoyed an excellent and very amusing afternoon listening to David Wood, talking about his 42 years as a master thatcher. Click here to read the full article.
We have nearly 40 different interest and activity groups, some of which are so popular that they are split into smaller groups in order to accommodate the number of members who are keen to participate. With the slight easing of Coronavirus rules, one or two groups are having virtual meetings on 'Zoom' and some walking groups are out walking again. To see our list of activity groups and the days they meet, click Activity Groups.
As soon as Coronavirus regulations allow, we hope to restart arranged coach trips to places of interest from time to time. Some of Activity Groups also arrange their own specialized visits and outings.
Outing to Chester
Our annual subscription is £15 and includes refreshments at General Meetings. Additional payment is usually due when participating in activity groups - to cover refreshments and room hire.
Who Can Join Dorridge U3A?
Anyone in their third age (after the second age of full-time employment).
Applying for Membership
Click Enquiries & Membership to apply for membership, or to simply ask a question.
Due to continuing Coronavirus restrictions, all meetings and trips are cancelled, but dome Activity groups are trying out 'Zoom' meetings with some success.
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