University of the Third Age in Brent

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News for Brent U3A


6-9 August 2018 Holidays group:

Our next trip is to Dartmouth, Devon. More about Holidays.


28 February 2018 The Shape of Water at the Lexi Cinema:

Subtitled screening of The Shape of Water. Guillermo del Toro's much feted - 13 Oscar nominations, Golden Globe wins etc - is a creature feature crossed with a romantic fairy tale, set in Cold War 60s America. A mute janitor's curiosity is aroused when a large water tank and its contents arrive in the top secret laboratory where she sweeps. Something different!! Guided discussion post-film. Did you like/hate it and why?
See you there.

More about Films at the Lexi.

16 February 2018 Walking group:

Our next walk is Tottenham Hale to Hackney Wick. More about Walking.

15 February 2018 at Ealing U3A:


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

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

13 February 2018 Dining group:

The Preston. 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.