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 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 around 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 and around the Dorridge the area.

    General Meeting Talks

    David Wood on Roof

    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 get a feel of the type of talks we arrange, see this year's intended programme of talks by clicking 
    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.

    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.  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. 


        Church visiting

    Church Visiting


    Choir Entertains 


    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.

    Chester visit

     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.



    For up to date government advice on Coronavirus, go to

    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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