Banbury u3a is one of over 1000 u3as across the country.  Each u3a is about people coming together to continue their educational, social and creative interests in a friendly and informal environment.

We can help you by introducing you to new skills and subjects or even persuade you to share your own specialist skills and, very importantly, the opportunity to meet new people through our interest groups, events and monthly meetings.

What is the u3a?

Interest Groups

We provide a over 30 popular and stimulating group activities to occupy people who are no longer in full time employment, including:

You will find arts and crafts, humanities, English language and foreign languages and their literature, music and theatre, dance, yoga, walking, card and board games; away days, social activities, science and the environment.

Want to know more about Banbury u3a?

How much does it cost?

The fee for the year 2021 (which start on 1 January 2021) is just £12.

This covers the general meetings, attendance at as many groups as you like, and affiliated membership of the National u3a.

Most interest groups do not charge an additional fee, except perhaps to cover refreshments, hire of a meeting room or for consumables.

Want to speak to someone about Banbury u3a?

We are a friendly bunch and always ready to help. Find the person to contact on the Committee Contacts page and give them a call or drop them an email.

When do you meet?

These are currently held at Longforf Park Community Centre, 

Hobby Rd, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4GJ twice a month (except August) and are open to all members. 

Are you part of the national u3a movement?

The national u3a website contains a wealth of information and resources (you need to register as a member, but it is easy and free). In particular, they organise events that look interesting and are often free.

Open Meetings

These are currently held at Longford Park Community Hall. Hobby Rd, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4GJ , twice a month (except August) and are open to all members.

The first meeting, held on the second Wednesday afternoon of the month, usually involves an outside speaker.

The second meeting, held on the fourth Wednesday afternoon of the month, can be presentations by individual members, interest groups, local organisations or another kind of activity.

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