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Welcome to Matlock Area U3A! We offer older people, who are no longer in full-time paid employment, an opportunity to share their knowledge, experience and talents and also to learn from each other in friendly surroundings.

Matlock Area U3A was formed in 2007 and we recently welcomed our 600th member. Currently, there are more than 40 "interest groups" of varying disciplines ranging from Art Appreciation through Local History to Walking. Do come and join us!

News from Matlock Area U3A - last up-dated on 15 May

2016 AGM Was held on 21 March and our Guest Speaker was Bill Tidy MBE. Please click here for more information.

New Groups Seven new groups were established in 2015 and already two more have been added in 2016, Interested? Please click here for more information.

Boules Deux? If you would like to try this fun French game, come and join us at The Gate Inn, Tansley, at 2.00pm on Wednesday, 22 June. We are hoping to start a second Boules group and and would welcome new members. Please click here for more information.

Table Tennis Did you watch the BBC documentary 'How to Stay Young'? To find out more about a fun way of boosting your brain health click here.

Coffee Mornings These are proving to be very popular with between 50 - 100 people attending each month. The next will be on Monday, 6 June - why not come along and join us? Please click here for more information.

Spring Race Night Our first Race Night at Matlock Football Club 15 April was a great success. Please click here for more information.

MAU3A Trip to Chester Come and join us for a grand day out in the historic city of Chester on 15 June. Please click here for more information.

History Group Two Invite members to join them on 16 June for a talk entitled "Derbyshire in the Civil War". Please click here for more information.

Art Appreciation trip to York Join the group on their visit to York Art Gallery on 19 July. Please click here for more information.

News from the Groups - 15 May

Art Plan a Summer exhibition of their work in the Terrace Cafe at the Whitworth. Please click here for more information.

Art Appreciation 2 Welcome new members to discuss Giotto, Piero Della Francesca, Turner Prize winners, Canada’s Group of Seven, Pre-Raphaelite Portraiture and more. Please click here for more information.

Family History Have updated their programme. Please click here for more information.

Geography This new group are now developing their programme. Please click here for more information.

Local History Have published their 2016 programme. Please click here for more information.

Walking Have published their programme to the end of June. Please click here for more information.

Cars and Motoring Have held their first meeting and begun to develop their programme. Please click here for more information.

Painting Have published their 2016 programme. Please click here for more information.

More information about the Matlock Area U3A can be obtained by consulting the Frequently Asked Questions page, or directly from the Membership Secretary on 01629 583029 or by e-mail at membership@matlockareau3a.org.uk

Recently up-dated Group Pages

The pages for the Art, Boules, Family History, Motorcycling. Local History, Bridge, Walking and Theatre Visits groups have all been updated recently.

Click on the name of the group to get full details.

Derbyshire U3A Network

The Derbyshire U3A Network is a means whereby all the U3As in Derbyshire can communicate with each other and arrange collaborative activities. More information can be found about the Network, including a list of all the interest groups in all the various individual U3As from its website by clicking here, or by using the link on the sub-menu on each page under the About the U3A heading.

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Last updated on 18 May, 2016
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