Online Events

Learning Events

National u3a's relationship with leading organisations, built up over many years, has meant they are in a position to offer selected national events online ensuring that learning is still available to U3As and their members. This includes events with the National Gallery, Royal Institution, Guildhall Art Gallery, and the British Library (for which there may be a charge).

They are also offering a number of workshops, webinars and interactive sessions delivered by members for members, which are free to join. These are in high demand and spaces are limited, particularly for those with an interactive element. At the time of booking please ensure that you are committed to attending to avoid other members missing out on places. If you are unable to attend please cancel your place through Eventbrite.

For more information about many more planned events, please go to :

Geometric Abstraction - repeat event

This talk explores the birth of the art form, Geometric Abstraction from its roots in Constructivism.

Friday, May 27, 2022 at 2:00 PM

How to get published: some practical advice

Alysoun Owen will cover how to find and approach a literary agent or publisher, self-publishing and crowdfunding opportunities, and the things to look out for when preparing your work for submission.

Mon, June 6, 2022, at 2:00 PM

Laughter Yoga Workshop

Laughter yoga combines hearty laughter exercises with deep yoga-style breathing (pranayama) - Workshop by Judith Anne Walker.

2nd Wednesday of each month at 10 AM

Post-War Blues

This four-week course, run by Lee Wellbrook of Ilkley & District u3a, covers developments in blues music from the end of WWII up to the present day. It will include some of the major artists (e.g. Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker) and the changing blues styles (Chicago blues, folk blues discovery, British blues boom and so on).

Thu, June 9, 2022, 10:00 AM

u3a Mindfulness and Meditation series

Each week the course will explore a new theme: Take Notice, Connect, Be Active, Give, Keep Learning, and finally, the Full Monty.

Thu, June 9, 2022, 10:00 AM

Discovering Japan - Part 2

Join us to discover more sights and impressions of Japan, both personal and spectacular .

Presented by Hilary Jones, chair of Network Link & Flintshire u3a.

Tue, June 21, 2022 10:00 AM – 11:15 PM

'What will it really take to deal with climate change? ' - Mike Berners-Lee

Join best-selling author and carbon footprinting expert Mike Berners-Lee to discuss the climate crisis and what we, as individuals, can do to help solve it. Mike will take us through the science and solutions and explain why there really IS No Planet B.

Fri, June 24, 2022 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Book Groups Discussion forum 2nd meeting

Get together with other book group leaders to talk about how to run your group.

Fri, July 22, 2022 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM