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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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Interests & Hobbies
Mansfield U3A members enjoy making new friends and continued learning in academic, cultural and physical activities and hobbies.
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We welcome anyone who is retired or no longer working full-time, subject to vacancies.
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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) usually with
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Cliff Laycock. It is with deep regret that we have learnt that Cliff, a past-Chairman of Mansfield U3A, passed away on 10th May. His funeral on Mon. 1st June will be private. Also, that ...
Linda Spray, our business secretary, passed-away at Kings Mill hospital on 7th May following an operation. Her funeral will be on Wed. 27th May at 13.15 at Rainworth Church, followed by committal at Mansfield Crematorium at 14.00. Refreshments afterwards at 281, Nottingham Rd. All welcome. No flowers please but donations to the Heart Foundation if you wish. Tribute here
Our thoughts are with their families and friends 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.
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Recent events
Read about the social and learning activities Mansfield U3A members have enjoyed over the last few months.
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Photo albums
Look through over 200 photo albums from visits and other events Mansfield U3A members have attended.
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Useful Links
Mansfield U3A's links to nearby U3As, reference sources and other reliable websites will help you surf for information safely and save money by shopping on-line.
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Newsletters and other documents
Back numbers of the Mansfield U3A newsletter and reference documents are in PDF format here.

Committee The 2014/15 Committee is here.

Committee minutes are in our members' area
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Mansfield U3A May NewsletterMembers 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 Mansfield U3A on YouTube

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 the recent Mansfield U3A Danube cruise, other interest group activities and what's planned or download it here.

You'll see how members share interests in art appreciation, bridge, card games, crafts, singing, needlework, painting, music, history, literature, wine 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, golf and Tai Chi.

How we socialise on theatre, concert and garden visits, caravanning, lunches, teas, dinners 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
Read a Little Aloud has been updated. International Dining has added another date. Photos of the Luncheon Club at Oakmere Park are now in Photo Albums. Art has been updated. Writing for Pleasure has been updated. Committee Minutes of 17th April are now in the Members' Area. Committee has been updated. Singing for Fun, Antiques & Collectables and Photo Albums have all been updated. Recent Events has been updated. Holidays has been updated. The May Newsletter is now in Documents.Coffee Morning photos are now in Photo Albums. History is now in abeyance. Theatre Visits and What's On have been updated.

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