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Introducing the U3A

The University of the Third Age (U3A) is a learning co-operative of people no longer in full time employment. Anyone can join - all you need is interest and enthusiasm. No qualifications are required and none are given.

The U3A offers the opportunity to share your knowledge, experience and talents with others and learn from them in friendly surroundings. Please use the links on these pages, and the Menu 'buttons' above, to find out more about our U3A and of those in the Sussex Region.

This year, Brighton & Hove U3A celebrates its 30th year. If you are not already a Member, do join us and see what you are missing!

News Section U3A Trust - National Vision and Mission Statement Brighton & Hove U3A Constitution 2014
Revised Brighton & Hove U3A Constitution 2015
Membership PageeMail Contact Us


Summer Term Dates

Summer Term 2015 ended on Friday 19th June**
(** = Some Groups continued to meet until Friday 03 July)

Membership Renewals for the year starting 1st August 2015


- Membership Renewal documents were emailed to Members on Saturday, 27th June.
- Letters for Members without email were posted on 1st July 2015.
- If you have not received your Renewal letter, please use the eMail Contact form to send a message to advise us.
- Current Members may NOT renew without their completed and signed Renewal letter.

New Membership Applications for the year starting 1st August 2015


Applications for New Membership MUST be accompanied by a fully completed paper Application form or by completion of the On-Line form.

Open Day

The next Open Day will be held at the Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton on Wednesday 29th July 2015 from 11am to 2pm.

Please click here to see full details.

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

This year's AGM will take place at the Friends' Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton on Monday 12th October 2015.

At the AGM, the Committee for the coming year will be elected: several current Committee Members have served their full term and other Members are invited to come forward and apply for Committee posts. We are always on the lookout for Members to bring their expertise. If you are interested in helping to run our U3A, please contact Alan Cooke or any member of the Committee for an informal discussion.

You can also attend a Committee meeting as an observer, to see how we operate. If you would like to come along, please contact Ruth Sennett.

PLEASE NOTE:The Brighton & Hove U3A Constitution has been revised (see centre link above) and the changes are due to be voted on at the AGM.
Please read the revised Constitution and send in your comments before 12th October!

Christmas Lunch 2015

This year's Christmas Lunch will take place at the Thistle Hotel, Brighton on Thursday 10th December 2015.

Archived Documents

Web-site updated:
26th July 2015 @ 18:00hrs

© Brighton & Hove U3A 2015

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 Group News 
  Date   Group   Item
26-JulModern German HistoryWeb-page details updated
20-JulReading Short StoriesWeb-page description updated
08-JulPop-Up GroupsDetails of next Pop-Up Group published
19-JunCrime Fiction2015/16 Books to read added
10-JunWalking Group 1Date changed from 12th July to 19th
31-MayHow Movies Are MadeNew for 2015. Details added
27-MaySocial GroupBookings taken at Monthly Coffee Mornings ONLY - See page for details
14-MaySocial BridgeMoved to Verano Lounge
21-AprWalking Group 1Walk programme May to Sept published
 Other News 
  Date   Item
26-JulCommittee Meeting 22nd June 2015: Minutes published
24-JulGroup Leaders Meeting 13th April 2015: Minutes published
22-JulS.U.N. 2015-16 Events Added
10-JulAll Member Meeting - 2nd November - Chris Horlock will talk about Brighton from 1900 to the present
28-JunOpen Day details and table allocation published
28-JunProposed Groups for 2015/16 Added
25-JunNewsletter June 2015 published
22-JunAll event dates for 2015-16 published

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