BRIDGWATER and District U3A
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The University of The Third Age

The aim of the University of The Third Age is to encourage and enable older people no longer in full-time paid employment to help one another to share their knowledge, skills, interests and experience .


Most activities take place during the day at a variety of venues.


Membership allows participation in any group.


The aim of this web site is to give prospective members an overview of the Bridgwater U3A activities and to inform members of the latest U3A news, information and group programmes.


Bridgwater and District U3A is a Registered Charity (No. 1084262), and is also affiliated to the charity:

The Third Age Trust (operating as The University of the Third Age.)

Additionally, Bridgwater and District U3A is also a member of the Northern Somerset Association of U3As.


Latest News For Members



“Points of View”  topic for next meeting.…


National U3A Summer Schools 2015…


Bird Watching & Evening Dining ~ Proposed New Groups…


Free Entry to English Heritage Sites for Learning Groups…


Meditation ~ A Proposed New Group


Holiday Group Holiday 2015 ~ details…


Walking Group Holiday 2015 ~ details…


Weekly Games Afternoon change of venue…


Theatre Visits with B-O-S U3A…


Short Mat Bowls ~ A Proposed New Group…


Starting a New Group ~ Downloadable advice leaflet...


National U3A Chess by Email Group...


U3A Coffee Mornings


These are held on the third Wednesday of every month at the Masonic Hall, Northgate, Bridgwater, (opposite the old Police Station), from 10 am to noon.


All members and those interested in finding out more about the U3A are welcome. There is usually a Bring and Buy Stall and the notice boards give up-to-date details of group activities.