University of the Third Age in Brent

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News for Brent U3A


17 November 2017 Walking group:

Our next walk is along the River Brent from Totteridge. More about Walking.

14 November 2017 Dining group:

MezzoRoma at Willesden Green. More about Dining.


27 October Older People in Film group:

The aim of this new group is to view films that portray older people and discuss how different aspects of ageing are represented. The group will be friendly, informal and welcoming to both men and women. Places still available. More about Older People in Film group.

25 October 2017 THE PARTY at the Lexi Cinema:

Abigail's Party for the Brexit era, Sally Potter's comedy has been surprising and delighting with its clever barbs at the middle class and their politics. Kristen Scott Thomas's celebratory dinner party gets derailed by husband Timothy Spall's announcement. Subtitled...

More about Films at the Lexi.

5 October 2017 at Ealing U3A:


October: 5, 12, 19, 26; November: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30;

December: 7; January 2018: starting on 11.

Thursday morning talks at the Ealing U3A. Open website in a new tab or window.

Previous months

October 2017 Outings group:

Cruising the Thames on the Waverley Paddle Steamer. More about this outing.

September 2017 Holidays group:

Gourmet cruise with Brittany Ferries to St Malo. More about this holiday.

June 2017 Annual General Meeting:

Brent U3A's AGM is an annual get-together at BACES in Stonebridge. Photo below (© SM).

Brent U3A AGM at BACES in Stonebridge

May to 1 July 2017 Art Exhibition at St Catherine's Church:

Told and Untold - illustrations by Zurab Gogidze

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March 2017 Link to Madhatters Theatre Club:

Includes a performance of an Edwardian comedy

The Dear Departed by Stanley ‘Hindle Wakes’ Houghton.

Open Madhatters website in a new tab or window and read a review.

February 2017 Portuguese Pen Pal:

Do you want a pen pal in Portugal?

More about Portuguese Pen Pal.

December 2016:

Joyeux Noel et bonne année de notre groupe de conversation francaise. Wir wünschen allen frohe Weihnachten.......

December 2016 BBC Radio 4 You and Yours:

The U3A movement reaches the milestone of 1000 groups now operating in the UK. Duration 7 minutes.

Link to BBC iPlayer Radio (choose whole show or just one chapter).
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November 2016 Walking group:

We completed our tour of the Capital Ring! More information.