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Acoustic Sounds

Music
Guitar, and other stringed instruments, playing/singing covers of popular songs. Mainly 1940s to 1960s. Type of music played/sung 'Pop/country/folk/War time/Music hall etc. Aim of group is to perform for 

Archaeology and Architecture

General Interest
The Archaeology/Architecture group meet at bi-monthly. The intervening months are devoted to visits to places of architectural or archaeological interest (e.g. churches, castles, town walks, museums, cathedrals, man

Archaeology and the Human Journey

General Interest
We meet once a month on the fourth Tuesday in the Community Room at St Mary's Court, the tower block of flats opposite the Passport Office in the centre of town.  We explore the history of the human race from th

Archery

Exercise Groups
There is a proposition to start up an Archery Group in the spring of 2017.  If you would be interested in joining this group please contact Hilary (details below) who is running an "interest sheet" to s

Art - Alphabet of Art (2 Groups)

Arts & Crafts
Members of the 'An Alphabet of Art' group share a love for all aspects of art and art history. We are working progressively through the alphabet and in our sessions look at, and discuss, an eclectic mix of asp

Astronomy

Science
This is a discussion and learning group. Each member researches a set subject and shares information and knowledge.

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Basic Science

Science
I coordinate the class which covers Earth Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. There are 3 main speakers to cover various subjects within the science disciplines. We have occasional one off talks both from within the

Belly Dancing - Beginners

Exercise Groups
Belly dance is a low to medium impact activity. It is based on traditional Arabic dance - Raks Sharki - and exercises the whole body with sinuous fluid movements, contrasted with stronger moves such as shimmies or hip dr

Belly Dancing - Improvers

Exercise Groups
This group is for those ladies with some experience of Belly dance. We learn more advanced moves and dances with more challenging choreography, needing increased stamina. We dance Egyptian style as well as Turkish style

Birdwatching

General Interest
The group meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 10am at various locations in the Peterborough area for a walk of 2 to 2.5 hours. Locations vary through the seasons depending on the interesting wildlife likely to

Board Games

General Interest
                             We all enjoy a game around the table at Christmas, but now you can play the whole year through.

Boules/Petanque 1

General Interest
Three games are played each session with a break for coffee (£2) after the first two. Players are in teams of 2 (using 3 balls each) or 3 (using 2 balls each) and games are timed for 30 minutes. Balls can be borrow

Boules/Petanque 2

General Interest
New Petanque Group started last July at The Windmill, Orton Waterville. New members are welcome. View some photos of the group here

Bowls - Bretton

Exercise Groups
The members and friends of Bretton and District Bowls Club extend a warm invitation to U3A members who are novice or experienced bowlers. Full support is given, and all equipment is provided – all you need to do

Bowls Group (Barnack)

Exercise Groups
Malcolm Bayes, U3A member and member of Barnack Bowling Club is interested in setting-upa U3A Bowls Group either on a Thursday or Saturday morning - contact Malcolm 01733 571246   Roving Reporter art

Bowls Indoor

General Interest
This is a 6 week course for people who are new or relatively new to Indoor Bowls.  The courses will run on Tuesday afternoons at 4.00pm and will continue throughout the year.  By the end of the course you wi

Brain Training

General Interest
A light hearted look at as many different kinds of puzzles that I can find.If you enjoy doing crosswords,sudokus, codebreakers, logic puzzles plus many more, this is for you. After an hour and a half your brain will h

Bridge

General Interest
Open to all players of any or no ability. We mainly play rubber bridge and offer instruction to beginners and improvers, but have recently introduced a monthly duplicate session for those wishing to play a more competiti

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Calligraphy Group

Arts & Crafts
 Another very successful term is almost at an end.  We now have not one, but two very competent teachers and the class is going from strength to strength under their guidance.  A separate ‘beginners

Camcorder Group

General Interest
A small group of members with a common interest in all aspects of recording and editing of still and video photography.   Below are some stills that were taken at the Railworld and Wildlife Haven. To se

Canasta Group

General Interest
The Canasta group meet every Monday between 2pm and 4pm at Bretton Sports and Social Club at Bretton Gate.  Parking is available and it is also on the bus route to the Hospital.  We are a very friendl

Canoeing Style (Spring/Summer Activity)

Exercise Groups
Canoe Sessions   Please note that I am looking to restart the sessions around May of 2018. Times and days yet to be agreed with Nene Park Trust. I have some names already but if you would like

Chess

General Interest
Fancy a game of skill and guile?  Come and join us for a relaxed game of chess.  We do not have a league, we just play with whoever walks in.     Refreshments are a cup of tea & a

Cinema Club

General Interest
The meetings of the Cinema Club are normally held on the second Thursday of the months, October to May. They are held at the Copeland Community Centre starting at 2.00 pm prompt. The first three films of this

Classic and Kit Car Enthusiasts

General Interest
The idea behind this Group is to enable like-minded U3A members to get together on a regular basis at various Venues and Events,  to socialise and chat about everything and anything to do with classic vehicles.

Computer Help

General Interest
Computer Help This is not an activity group, but more of a help facility. If anyone in Peterborough U3A has a particular computer problem, please contact me to see if I can help. I am not a professional and am

Concert Party

Music
Unfortunatly the Concert Party Group did not generate enough members to make it a going concern.  The group leader has decided to put this group on hold at present. For those wishing to exercise their vocal chord

Country Churches and Afternoon Teas (1-5)

General Interest
We meet at 2 o’clock in the afternoon at a nearby church (normally within 30 minutes driving time) where we will be told about the church, its people, any interesting facts, etc. This is followed by a light tea

Craft/Knitting Group

Arts & Crafts
This is a new group.  We are currently looking at card making and knitting  Meetings take place at the Bishopfields Sheltered Housing Complex in Walton on Wednesday afternoon from 2:15.  Pl

Creative Writing & Writers' Forum (2 Groups)

Literature & Languages
These 2 groups run on parallel lines with a maximum of 9/10 members. We write fictional short stories based on given themes. In the sessions we read our work out and give positive feedback. We do a 10 minute activity

Creative Writing - Writing Creatively

Literature & Languages
This small group, with a maximum of 9/10 members writes fictional short stories based on given themes. In the sessions we read our work out and give positive feedback; we do a 10 minute activity, and have our n

Cribbage

General Interest
WE NOW MEET TWICE A MONTH ON THE 2ND & 4TH THURSDAY, AT COPELAND, FROM 1400 - 1600. OUR MEETINGS FOR MARCH ARE 9TH AND 23RD, PLEASE JOIN US IF YOU WISH. YOU MAY CHOOSE TO ONLY COME ON EITHER OF THE DAYS, I

Cycling on a Monday

Exercise Groups
We vary our rides according to the weather conditions and the inclination of whoever is leading the ride that day.  Distances vary  between 25 miles and 35 Miles. We try to accommodate the needs of riders of

Cycling on a Wednesday

Exercise Groups
WEDNESDAY CYCLE GROUP Meet every Wednesday at 10:00 am near  The Lido   Come and join the regular cyclists and enjoy a leisurely ride for approximately 1.5-2 hours to a refreshment sto

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Dance - Afternoon Tea Dance

General Interest
An afternoon of Sequence and Ballroom Dancing with a friendly group of dancers.  We are a self help group and enjoy learning new dances together.  We have a break about half-time for a cup of tea and a chat.&nb

Dance - English Country Dancing

Exercise Groups
As we approach retirement and even pass it, we are urged on all sides to keep our minds and bodies active. Thoughts of mountaineering and brain training are in our heads as we scan the list of U3A activities offered. The

Dance - Invitation to Dance

General Interest
CLASSES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE due to personal reasons       The  group aim is to introduce complete beginners to ballroom, Latin, line and sequence danci

Darts

General Interest
This mixed, fun and  friendly group meets weekly at The Coopers Pub South Bretton  -Thursday's 2:30 to 4.00 pm.  We are not great darts players and play for fun.  Some of us meet

Discounted Activities

General Interest
This Activity Page contains details of several groups which offer discounts to U3A members.  For further information please contact the person named in each activity.   PILATES    CROOKS CO

Discounts and Special Deals for Members

General Interest
DISCOUNTED ACTIVITIES – some non-U3A activities are available at a discount.  Please click here or look at ‘Discounted Activities’ in the Activities section of the website CARDEA LANDSCAPING &am

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Earth Science

Science
All matters of an Earth Science nature are taught with healthy interaction between me and the class. I build the Earth from Big Bang to Plate Tectonics and then teach the basic Rock Types before a geological Walk around

Electronics (Basics)

Science
The Group runs on a fortnightly basis on a Wednesday, however when the evenings draw in this may become a weekly meeting.   The aim of the group is to give a basic understanding of some Electronic Pr

Engineering Group

Science
The Engineering Group works cooperatively with Peterborugh Engineering Society making use of their programme of meetings held at Perkins Engines Learning Centre. Entry by Gate 4   There are 7 meetings per year

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Family History

General Interest
We are a very friendly group made up of experienced family historians and some beginners. Our ethos is to help one another, and we arrange a very varied programme of workshops, speakers and visits. We do not meet in Juy

Family History - Breaking down 'Brick Walls' with the web

General Interest
THIS GROUP SEEMS TO NO LONGER OPERATE - THERE ARE NO CONTACT DETAILS AVAILABLE. THE WEB PRESENCE WILL BE CLOSED DOWN BY 6th FEBRUARY 2017 IF NO DETAILS CAN BE FOUND This Group is very informal. It comes into exi

Focus on Facts

General Interest
This group was initially advertised as Discussion Time   Discussion Group starting 14th January 2016

Football (Walking Football)

Exercise Groups
We meet at 10:00am at Netherton Football Club

French for Improvers [1]

Literature & Languages
French for Improvers is a very lively class with slightly mixed abilities. There are approximately 24 people in the group, and we average about 15 per class .It is a fun class! We embrace all subjects, r

French for Improvers [2]

Literature & Languages
French for Improvers is a very lively class with slightly mixed abilities. There are approximately 24 people in the group, and we average about 15 per class .It is a fun class! We embrace all subjects, r

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Garden Group

General Interest
All aspects of horticulture including garden design, hydroponics and propagation. Plant biology and properties. Soil chemistry. Pests and diseases. Use of plants for food, medicine and other purposes. Plant identifica

German for Improvers

Literature & Languages
The German Language Improvers group on a Wednesday have been together over quite a long period of time and have made excellent progress. We speak German a lot of the time but there is time talking about cultural and s

German Language (Friday)

Literature & Languages
This German Language group were beginners last year but have progressed well. If you feel confident about picking up languages in general we could possibly accommodate a small number of beginners in

German Language (Tuesday)

Literature & Languages
This is quite an advanced German Language group. We  discuss topics of importance in Germany at any given time and we follow a textbook called “Themen aktuell”. In this group we speak mainly German.

Golf

Exercise Groups
(1) 9 holes for £5.10 (Option 18 holes for additional £5.10)(2) no advance booking required(3) not available on public holidays(4) team up as 3-balls on arrival(5) Should a conflict of playing order arise the

Golf - 18 Hole

Exercise Groups
Video of the group playing on 22/6/16 Click here   A leisurely fortnightly game of golf for those wanting a nice walk spoilt by whacking a ball in front of you anything from 90 to 120 times&nbs

Golf For Fun

Exercise Groups
The group meets at Gedney Hill Golf Club car park ready for a ball draw starting at 9.15am. We draw to play in groups of 3 over 9 holes on the golf course. Afterwards we all meet up again for coffee in the Bar. Occasi

Greetings Card Making 1

Arts & Crafts
We are a friendly group who enjoy most aspects of card making.  We start each new group in September with Parchment Craft and this beautiful work usually takes us well into spring.   We then continue

Greetings Card Making 2

Arts & Crafts
A very social group of card makers, all very willing to share their expertise and knowledge with others.

Guitar (Acoustic) Group - Intermediate

Music
A new group started in January 2017. For strummers who have progressed from the Beginers Group, or those with a reasonable command of playing already. As a temporary measure we will be meeting at Thorney as our pre

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Harmony for Pleasure

Music
In this group we sing in harmony, so it is advisable for members to be able to read music. No audition is necessary. It is expected that singers are willing to spend lengthy periods fine-tuning harmonies of a variety of

Holistic Health

General Interest
More detail to follow when known (Admin)

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Jazz Appreciation ZoZiety

Music
We meet (in various members' homes) to listen to, and to discuss, all genres of jazz. Occasionally we have visiting speakers. Holding it in members' homes makes for a great atmosphere, but it also means that we h

Jazz4U

Music
We are a group of Jazz enthusiasts, who meet on the second Friday of the month, 10a.m. - 12 noon, at ORTON WATERVILLE VILLAGE HALL You do not need an in-depth knowledge of Jazz, you just need to enjoy it . T

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Keep Fit

Exercise Groups
A general Keep Fit group of classes which is run in 6 week blocks - the sessions start at 4.00-pm and runs for an hour until 5.00pm. Call the group leader (details at the bottom of page) to check when next a

Knit and Natter

Arts & Crafts
A small friendly group enjoying the pleasure of creating knitted garments for themselves and for others and enjoying each others' company.

Knit and Twitter

Arts & Crafts
Unfortunatly this group is currently full (as at Oct 2016).  If you are an avid knitter who likes a bit of a twitter whilst clickety-clacking away then it may be worth thinking about forming a new group.

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Line Dancing

Exercise Groups
This line dancing is a social group and there is no tuition. It is a friendly group that meets for dancing, exercise and pleasant music. Unfortunately we are full at present but interested parties can be added

Line Dancing - Absolute Beginners

Exercise Groups
I hold this class on a Wednesday afternoon for ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS!! Please note, if you have been given a land line phone number for this, DO NOT USE IT, it has not been in use for 2 years. The only number I

Lunch Club 2

General Interest
I find different restaurants each month.

Lunch Club, Sundays 1

General Interest
We meet monthly on a Sunday to share a friendly meal.

Lunch Club, Sundays 2

General Interest
The Second Sunday Lunch Group was started in March 2005 for members who live alone. We meet on the second Sunday of each month. We are one of several U3A groups. The restaurants are chosen to be within 15 miles of

Lunch Club, Sundays 4

General Interest
The group meets on the 2nd Sunday of each month. If you are interested please contact Pam on the details below.

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Mah-Jong

General Interest
 Mah-Jong is a game you can play right from the start. If you can  play Rummy you'll find Mah-Jong a doddle. At the basic level it's a pleasant game but as you gain experience you discover t

Map Reading

General Interest
Map reading for beginners Please note there is a long waiting list for this activity at the moment but by all means make contact to register your interest I have prepared a number of sessions to provide those of yo

Motorcycling

General Interest
This group, led by Roy Turner,  has been formed with the aim of organising rides to “places of interest” within a reasonable distance of Peterborough.  The schedule of rides is&n

Music - An Alphabet of Music

Music
Listeniing to music, with notes, in roughly alphabetic order. Most programmes include works you may not know. Usually finishes about 4.15 pm. Normally only complete compositions are played. Cost: 50p for notes and refres

Music - Listening to Music

Music
We listen to music, with notes, usually on a topic, for about 2 hours, including a break for tea/coffee and biscuits. The programmes are very variable in content. Cost: 50p per session for the notes, tea and biscuits.

MUSIC ROCK n' ROLL GROUP

Music
As the prospective leader of the new group I am sorry to say I do not play any instruments but I do enjoy singing Rock n' Roll music. We are looking for  like minded people who would like to join me in formin

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Opinion Time

General Interest
Many of us respond to news and current affairs with frustration and disagreement but also with delight and relief when we hear a sympathetic point of view. Our problem is to find an opportunity to carry the debate for

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Painting for Pleasure

Arts & Crafts
Hi and welcome to our Painting for Pleasure page. Our group leader is  Alan Landsburgh.  Alan has been a practicing artist for many years and has experience in most mediums.  He has no secrets and is keen

Patchwork and Quilting 1

Arts & Crafts
More details to follow when known (Admin)

Patchwork and Quilting 2

Arts & Crafts
Further details to follow when known (Admin)

Photography - Foto Friends

General Interest
 We share an enjoyment of capturing photographic images and want to improve our skills. We range in experience from beginners to skilled enthusiasts, and use compact, bridge and DSLR cameras. The group meets on s

PHOTOGRAPHY FOR PLEASURE

General Interest
PHOTOGRAPHY FOR PLEASURE     ⇒ ⇒       Check  out  the  bottom  of our page for lots of photography opportunities! 

Pitch & Putt Group One

Exercise Groups
Members ranging from complete novices to ex-golfers who no longer wish to play on a main golf course meet fortnightly on Mondays at 10 am to enjoy a round of 12 holes at Thorpe Meadows followed by coffee and chat in

Pitch and Putt Group Two

Exercise Groups
This group meets fortnightly on Monday at 10am (alternate Mondays to Group One) at Thorpe Meadows.   Roving Reporter Article - click here  

Plane Daft (Aviation)

General Interest
‘Plane Daft’ (Aviation) Although I am not, nor ever have been, a pilot, flying has fascinated me for as long as I can remember.  Some of my earliest memories involve aircraft; newly constructed Canber

Poetry Appreciation 1

Literature & Languages
The Poetry Appreciation group meets on the third Friday of each month. In general we cover English poets from Elizabethan to modern poets. Whether you like restoration poets, modernists or romantics we find time

Poetry Appreciation 2

Literature & Languages
The Poetry Appreciation group meets on the third Thursday of each month. In general we cover English poets from Eliabethan to modern poets. Whether you like restoration poets, modernists or romantics we find time

Poetry Writing

Literature & Languages
We meet at 10:00am on the third Thursday of each month at various locations   More detail to follow when known (Admin)

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Railways Studies Group

General Interest
PETERBOROUGH U3A RAILWAYS STUDIES GROUP            The group aims to cater for a wide range of railway-related interests, including historical development, impact of railways on

Reading - Contemporary Novels

Literature & Languages
We choose five or six good literary novels, often prizewinners, every term for our meetings in members' homes. At each meeting a member of the group introduces one novel. We discuss plot, characters, themes a

Reading - Orton Bookworms

Literature & Languages
This is a book group for men and women, reading contemporary novels in the main though not exclusively. The books will be chosen by the members of the group from a list supplied by the library or suggested by the memb

Reading - Wednesday Readers

Literature & Languages
Books are proposed by members from their own "Best I have read" list. Each book is "introduced" by its proposer giving a brief background on the author ~ using information available on the internet

Reading - Werrington Crime Readers

Literature & Languages
We are a friendly group who enjoy our lively discussions about crime fiction. These have recently included: The importance of a sense of place The treatment of women in Scandinavian thrillers - is the vi

Reading Club: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Novels

Literature & Languages
We have been travelling the world through mysteries based in Mongolia, China, Spain, Alaska and other countries. At the same time as Inspector Montalbano was shown on BBC4 we read some novels by Andrea Camilleri. We are

Reading Group (2nd Crime) - Crime Curious Books

Literature & Languages
On a chilly October day three of us came to Werrington library to join a new reading group, a little apprehensive, but keen to start. Our guide was Mary Purdon who already ran her own crime reading group. S

Rhythmaires

Music
The Rhythmaires band is re adjusting to life after our Group Leader, Audrey Creed, retired.   Audrey ran the band for over 20 years, after starting with a small group of recorder players . Dozens must have passed th

Roses & Castles (Canal Art)

Arts & Crafts
  Roses and Castles U3A painting group. All are welcome to come and visit and to try their hand in the art of decorating household items in the style of the old Narrow boat painters. We decorate h

Rowing (2 x Groups) (Beginners & more experienced)

Exercise Groups
MEETING TIMES FOR SCULLING AND ROWING GROUP Peterborough U3A Rowing Group Leader is Barry Clarkson. The group meets at the PCRC Thorpe Meadows, Peterborough, on Mondays at 10am and on Thursdays  at 1.30pm. Me

Rummikub Group

General Interest
Due to circumstances beyound our control this Rummikub Group will have it's last meeting at Homenene in the 2nd week in August 2017. The new Rummikub group which meets at Copeland is unaffected and may be of use i

Rummikub2

General Interest
N.B. With the demise of the other Rummikub Group this group meets every Friday from 2 - 4 p.m.  For information please contact the Group Leader shown below. Our first meeting on Friday 19th May 2017 was very succ

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Scrabble

General Interest
This is a non-competitive,friendly and supportive environment where people can play Scrabble at their own level. We have people who never played Scrabble before, but there are also people who are familiar with the 2- and

Scrapbooking Memory Albums

Arts & Crafts
UNFORTUNATLY THIS GROUP HAS NOW CLOSED DOWN AFTER MANY YEARS OF BRINGING JOY TO MANY   Making a memory album is a lovely way to record your memories. The idea of a memory album is to record events,

Short and Touch Tennis

Exercise Groups
A new  group for those interested in Tennis, but without the rigours of the full game. We meet weekly on a Tuesday between 10:30 and 11:30  if you are interested please contact Annette, the group leader (

Sing Something Simple Mondays 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Music
I am pleased to inform you that our singing group has a new home.  We now have a lovely hall at Paston Farm.  I am able to project the song words onto a screen so you don't even need to bring copy of wor

Singing for Pleasure

Music
We sing as a group from printed words, which are supplied. We enjoy an eclectic selection of music from shows, folk songs, light classical and traditional genres. No audition is necessary and there is no requirement to r

Snooker

General Interest
Snooker for fun.all welcome.

Snooker and Pool

Exercise Groups
Detail to follow when available (Admin)

Social History

General Interest
We aim to give a look into the past social life of the country through talks and films and meet on the third Wednesday of each month, except July and August.  The meeting place is Christ Church, Orton Goldhay, looki

Spanish (Basic)

Literature & Languages
Basic Spanish for those with very liitle or no knowledge of the language. Start date of the current session was 19th September 2017 and will carry through until the end of June. Sorry but there are no vac

Spanish (Improvers)

Literature & Languages
For those with some knowledge of the Spanish language and who wish to improve it.

Spanish (Intermediate)

Literature & Languages
This group will be led by Caroline Davies and is intended for those who have a little knowledge of Spanish and takes place between 2pm and 4pm at the Copeland Centre Bretton

Story Telling

Literature & Languages
This is a new group that has been proposed. If you are interested then please contact Hilary (PU3A Group Coordinator) on the details below More detail will follow when available

Storytelling Group

Literature & Languages
There is a proposal for a group for Story Telling. Anyone interested in this should contact Hilary Keegan on the details below to record their interest.  If there are enough people wishing to participate

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Table Tennis

Exercise Groups
Table tennis at Longthorpe Village Hall in Thorpe Road, Longthorpe, PE3 6LU 4.30 to 5.30 pm  Fridays . Cost £10 per term. NOTE THE GROUP IS CURRENTLTY FULL AND THERE IS A WAITING LIST.

Table Tennis - Group 2

Exercise Groups
Hi, Are you interested in getting regular exercise playing table tennis, and having lots of fun in at the same time?   We're a very friendly, sociable group and we welcome everyone, including complet

Tai Chi (4 Groups)

Exercise Groups
For those unfamiliar with the concept of Tai Chi, it is based on the healing, meditative and ancient martial arts of China. Each of the seemingly gentle movements has a practical application. We practice the Yang family

Ten Pin Bowling (Monday)

General Interest
We meet on a Monday morning, except for Bank Holidays and school holidays, between 10 am and noon. Two games are played at AMF Bowling Bretton with a coffee break between games. There is a free car park and a

Ten Pin Bowling (Tuesday)

General Interest
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Ten Pin Bowling League

General Interest
Some people enjoy the more competitive nature of league bowling; this group has that extra edge, but the games are still played in same supportive atmosphere that typifies the non-competitive groups at AMF Bretton. We pl

Theatre Group

General Interest
The intention of the Theatre Group is to have at least 20 trips per year, to various theatres,  visiting London, Milton Keynes, Nottingham etc. for the more popular shows eg. musicals and plays. New

Training Course Activity (for GL Training Only)

Arts & Crafts
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Travel Club

General Interest
Diary reminders  - 1st meeting of the New Year                                     27th January 2018 2018 Meeting

Tuesday Watercolours

Arts & Crafts
The new Tuesday Watercolour Group  that started in April at St John’s Hall in Mayor’s Walk on a 10 week initial trial period has proved to be very  successful  so the group will be running o

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Ukulele Playing (Beginners)

Music
We are a group who meet weekly in at 10:00 each Tuesday to pluck away at the strings of this popular instrument Newcomers are welcome, but please contact the Group Leader before arriving, as we need to find you a

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Walking - Easy Walking

Exercise Groups
There are lots of walking groups within PU3A but this group is aimed at those who dont want to over-stretch their physical capabilities and just want a gentle stroll We have been walking weekly since mid

Walking - Nordic Walking

Exercise Groups
The use of poles in Nordic walking exercises the whole body and utilises muscles that would not otherwise be exercised when walking without the poles. When using Nordic walking poles efficiently, you feel more fit and

Walking Group - Friday Nomads

Exercise Groups
There are 30 of us in this very friendly group.  We meet in the morning of the first and third Fridays of the month, from September to July, and take turns in organizing a stroll of approximately 3 miles and the

Walking Group: Friday Strollers

Exercise Groups
Strolls take place on the second and fourth Friday of the month and are generally within a 15 to 20 mile radius of Peterborough. We usually meet and start our walks from village pubs at 10.30 for a 10.45 start, those

Walking Group: Red Kites

Exercise Groups
The Red Kites is a weekly walking group with all members taking responsibility for planning and leading walks, twice a year each person.  All walks begin and end at a designated pub with most members lunching.

Walking Group: Thursday Tramps Pub Walkers

Exercise Groups
Our walks are usually across fields and along tracks enjoying our local countryside and avoiding noisy roads with members mostly staying for a pub lunch or snack afterwards.  We  pre-order lunch before setting

Walking Group: Thursday Walkers

Exercise Groups
We meet every Thursday, come rain or shine (mostly the latter), and walk around 4 to 5 miles. The walks start within about a 20 mile radius of Peterborough. We generally, but not always, meet at a pub where most of us

Walking Group: Thursday Walkie - Talkies

Exercise Groups
See our video on the Peterborough U3A home page.  'The Walkie Talkies Go Walking on Water' If you would like more information about our walks or would like to join our group please contact me.   

Walking Group: Tuesday Footpath Walkers

Exercise Groups
We walk between 6 - 7 miles each Tuesday. Each week two different people lead the walk; they pick the route within about a 20 mile radius of Peterborugh. We usually share cars and then park up at a pub near the start of

Walking Group: Tuesday Trekkers

Exercise Groups
The Tuesday Trekkers walk every Tuesday in all weathers. Walks are seldom cancelled. We start and finish at a pub or garden centre for parking safety reasons. We arrive for 10am, order a pub lunch and use the facilities

Walking Group: Tuesday Walkers

Exercise Groups
We walk every Tuesday in all weathers, but it is nearly always fine on a Tuesday!. We do about four miles at a reasonable pace but enough to get back to a pub for a meal at about 12.30 having started out at 10.15. We wal

Walking Group: Village Walkers

Exercise Groups
Village Walkers.  We meet at 10:30 am on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, usually at a pub and finish there after the walk and have lunch. You will be expected to share the leadership of walks during the year.

Walking Group: Wednesday Walkers

Exercise Groups
The group meets every Wednesday at various starting points (usually within a 20 mile radius of central Peterborough) for a prompt 10 am start. We generally walk for about 5 miles over 2 hours. A quarterly programme of wa

Watercolours - Friday Group

Arts & Crafts
We are a group of 40 members led by Valerie McNeill and we meet every Friday afternoon at St Andrew's in Netherton. Valerie runs regular step-by-step projects but it is not compulsary to join in.  She is

Watercolours for all

Arts & Crafts
Several members of our group only started painting in 2012, thanks to Mike Henton's Absolute Beginners class. Since then we have been joined by people who have been painting for years, so all levels of expertise a

Watercolours for Enjoyment

Arts & Crafts
Trevor Cross has set-up this group which follows on from Mike Henton’s 'absolute beginners course'. Venue from September to be finalised.  Expected cost will be about £3 per week.  Enquiries

Welsh - All Matters Welsh

Literature & Languages
  ALL MATTERS WELSH - FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH The All Matters Welsh group meets on the first Thursday of every month at Peterborough Sports Club.  Our numbers seem to increase with every meeting and u

Welsh - an Introduction to the Language

Literature & Languages
This beginners' Welsh language course is designed for those with little or no knowledge. This is a keen and enthusiastic group with emphasis on enjoying themselves. Those who find they are ready to transfer to the mo

Welsh Conversation Group

Literature & Languages
This is a group for those wishing to maintain and improve their conversational Welsh in a friendly and sociable context.   For details of meetings contact  Hilary Keegan 01733 265769  

Welsh Language - Intermediate Group

Literature & Languages
A group for those Welsh speakers who have a reasonable grasp of the language - you do not need to be fluent, but this is above the standard of our other 2 groups ( Beginers and Improvers )

Welsh Language, Improvers Course

Literature & Languages
This is a second-year Welsh language course designed for those keen to speak the language. New joiners would need a basic knowledge. The group meets most weeks and those who take holidays and breaks can easily catch up,

Wood Turning (4 Groups)

Arts & Crafts
Wood turning is a creative activity that is usually undertaken by productive people who have a desire to utilise the products of nature to create the works of art that others might not want to display on the grand pia

Writing Life's Stories (C)

General Interest
This group is concerned with writting/recording personal stories and then discussing the output as a group.  This is a great way to ensure that our life stories are there for future generations.   Th

Writing Life's Stories (B)

General Interest
This group is concerned with writting/recording personal stories and then discussing the output as a group.  This is a great way to ensure that our life stories are there for future generations.   This is

Writing Life's Stories (D)

General Interest
This group is concerned with writting/recording personal stories and then discussing the output as a group.  This is a great way to ensure that our life stories are there for future generations.   This is

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Yoga Group 1 (Wednesday)

Exercise Groups
The Yoga classes returned on 15th March 2017 Regards Kath Chiswell   The current classes are based at East Community Centre, Padholme Road. Each class is suitable for beginners and experienced students.&

Yoga Group 2 (Wednesday)

Exercise Groups
The Yoga classes returned on 15th March 2017 Regards Kath Chiswell   The current classes are based at East Community Centre, Padholme Road. Each class is suitable for beginners and experienced students.&nb

Yoga Group 3 (Friday)

Exercise Groups
The Yoga classes returned on 17th March 2017 Regards Kath Chiswell     The current classes are based at East Community Centre, Padholme Road. Each class is suitable for beginners and experienced st
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