Dorridge U3A

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    Welcome to the Dorridge U3A website



    Website Visitors


    Thank you for visiting our website. Unfortunately, our activities are still severely restricted by current Covid rules. However, at some stage in the foreseeable future, we are hoping to resume all activities, as follows.

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    Dorridge U3A started in 1990 and we now have around 550 members. New members are very welcome and have the opportunity (in normal circumstances) to participate in some of the Group Activities referred to 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 and around this locality.



    General Meeting Talks


    While we are prevented from running our normal General Meetings, which include a talk, we are planning some virtual lecture meetings for members to join, while sitting at home using 'Zoom'. Click General Meetings to find out more.

     

    Before the Covid, we normally 

    David Wood on Roofheld three General Meetings a month, in Dorridge Village Hall on Wednesdays or Thursdays, at 2.0pm, with a programme of talks covering a wide range of subjects. As an example, 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.



    Our Activity Groups

    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.  One or two groups are having successful 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. 

     


        Church visiting

    Church Visiting


    Choir

    Choir Entertains 


    Outings

    As soon as Coronavirus regulations allow, we hope to restart arranged coach trips to places of interest from time to time. Some of our Activity Groups also arrange their own specialized visits and outings.


    Chester visit

     Outing to Chester


    Subscription

    Our annual subscription for 2021 is at the specially reduced rate of £10 - reduced to recognize the forced cancellation of programmes in 2020. Additional payment is usually due to cover refreshments and room hire when participating in individual activity groups.

     

    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 ask a question.




     


    Members



    Groups Restarting after Covid,

    For info, click Group News



    Spring Art Exhibition

    2021

    to view click here
    (Username & password required)



    Zoom Meetings 

    For latest information,
    click General Meetings 
    or Group News



    For up to date government advice on Coronavirus, go to

    https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

    Due to the Coronavirus restrictions, all meetings and trips are cancelled, although a few Activity groups are trying out virtual meetings on 'Zoom'with some success.



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