University of the Third Age in Brent

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News for Brent U3A


16 February 2018 Walking group:

Our next walk is Finsbury Park to Alexandra Palace. More about Walking.


31 January 2018 Darkest Hour at the Lexi Cinema:

Subtitled screening of Darkest Hour. Historical drama garnering plaudits for its star Gary Oldman who portrays Churchill in his darkest hour, the early weeks of his premiership in May 1940, when the enemy was at the door. Was that enemy just Hitler or the cabal of mps bent on appeasement. Is it historical fact or fiction? Guided discussion post-film. Did you like/hate it and why?
See you there.

More about Films at the Lexi.

11 January 2018 at Ealing U3A:


January 18, 25; February 1, 8, 15, 22;

March 1, 8, 15, 22; April 5.

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

9 January 2018 Dining group:

Istanbul Mangal, Kilburn. More about Dining.

Previous months

November 2017 Madhatters Theatre Club:

Evening of comedy, magic and more

The Stubbs by Steve Harper.

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October 2017 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.

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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February 2017 Portuguese Pen Pal:

Do you want a pen pal in Portugal?

More about Portuguese Pen Pal.

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.