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About Mansfield and District U3A
Mansfield and District U3A was formed in 1999 and now has 275 members making new friends and learning new skills in retirement.
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Margaret Davis. It is with deep regret that we have learned that Margaret passed away on 7th August. Her funeral was on 21st August. Our thoughts are with Geoff at this sad time.
Welcome to Mansfield and District University of the Third Age – where retired and semi-retired people are never bored or lonely; making friends, finding things to do and learning together.

We offer Nottinghamshire seniors something to look forward to in retirement and a friendly way for you to enjoy it.

Members are part of an international organisation providing educational, cultural and social opportunities for people who are retired or not in full-time employment. So if you enjoy making new friends, learning new things and passing your knowledge on to others you'll be very welcome.

Click here to see film 'Life in the Third Age'.
Or see Mansfield U3A in action on

We can open the way for you to join in with continued learning in academic subjects at national summer schools and participate in our interest groups where we co-operate for activities and hobbies.

Click on our latest newsletter to read about Mansfield U3A Caravans and Motorhomes in
France, Gardening at Easton walled garden, Theatre Visits at
Taming of the Shrew,
other recent events and what's planned.

You'll see how members share interests in art appreciation, bridge, card games, crafts, singing, needlework, music, history, literature, wine tasting and scrabble. How we keep learning about antiques, drawing, photography, technology, writing for pleasure and genealogy. How we keep fit joining-in with physical activities like walking, bowls and Tai Chi. How we socialise on theatre, concert and garden visits, caravanning, lunches and group holidays.

(Interest groups are only open to U3A members so please contact the membership secretary if you need to enquire about vacancies.)

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Recent Updates
Recent Events now has a picnic report. Recent Events now has a picnic report. New vacancies on the Thursford Spectacular break have been published on Holidays. Changes to our constitution that will be put to the AGM in September for approval are now in the Members' Area. Some Summer Picnic photos are now in Photo Albums. Singing for Fun has added a concert date. Committee Minutes of 15th August are now in the Members' Area. The August Newsletter is now in Documents and Luncheon Club has been updated. Writing for Pleasure has published some more dates. Theatre Visits has been updated. Afternoon Teas has been updated and pictures at Timmermans are now in Photo Albums. Reports on the Art Appreciation & Sci-Tech visit to Cambridge and Theatre Visits at Tolethorpe are now on Recent Events. Classical Music 2 and Art have been updated.  Holidays has been updated. Pictures of the Luncheon Club at The Crown have been added to Photo Albums. About Us has been updated. History, Caravan & Motorhome Rally and Photo Albums have all been updated.

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Recent events
Read about the wide range of social and learning activities Mansfield U3Aers have enjoyed over the last few months.

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Photo albums
Look through over 200 photo albums from visits and other Mansfield U3A events.
They are free to download for printing at home or you can order professional prints on-line.
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Useful links and help for seniors
Our links to nearby U3As and other reliable websites will help you find information and save money.
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Newsletters and reference documents
Back numbers of the Mansfield U3A newsletter and useful reference documents are in PDF format here.

The 2013/14 Committee is here.

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We welcome anyone who is no longer working full-time, subject to vacancies for new members.
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Interests & Hobbies
Mansfield seniors enjoy making new friends and continued learning in a wide range of academic, cultural and physical activities and hobbies.
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Mansfield & District U3A meets on the third Tuesday of each month (except August & December) from 10am to 12.15.

Members meet at the Oakham Suite, 115 Nottingham Road, Mansfield NG18 4AE (next to the Talbot Inn) and have a varied programme of
invited speakers.

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