Welcome to Penrith and North Lakes u3a

The John Donne sessions at Penrith Parish Centre:-

The John Donne sessions on 15th January and 19th February, advertised in the December/January newsletter, have been cancelled as a Covid precaution. The session on Shakespeare’s Women that we lost on 18th December will now be billed for March 19th. All details will be in the February/March newsletter.

Covid-19 advice for groups meeting up:- Click  (Link)

The u3a is a growing local, national and International network of self-help educational, cultural and recreational activities, organised for and by retired and semi-retired people of all ages. 

Welcome to Penrith and North Lakes u3a

  • Special Interest Groups.
  • Bi-monthly Newsletter – a lifeline to keep all members informed about what is going on. (Read More) 
  • Monthly meetings with a special speaker. (Read More)
  • What does u3a stand for? (Learn More)

Special Interest Groups cater for a variety of educational, cultural and recreational interests. The Groups all have their own identity and operate in different ways, some meeting in members’ homes, others in hired rooms. (Groups Page)

Many groups have re-started and are working well. Members are advised to contact their group convenor (see Groups pages) to find out more.

The Monthly Meetings give people the opportunity to get to know each other and discuss which special interest groups are running or planned. (Read More)

There is an annual membership fee, currently £13, (1st April to 31st March) (£6.50 1st December to 31st March) which is fixed at the Annual General Meeting. Members also receive the national magazine which is published quarterly.  (Join Us)

If you are interested in sharing knowledge and experiences, developing your own capabilities by learning with others then the u3a is for you.