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Welcome to the Matlock Area U3A website! 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 currently have nearly 500 members. 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 26 November

Marrakech Trip This short-break was enjoyed by all who went. Read a short report by clicking here.

New Groups Subsequent to our 2014 Member Survey, twelve new groups have been established and are looking for members. Science and Technology is the most recent to be added. Interested? Please click here for more information.

What's On The November Issue has been published. Please click here to view it.

Coffee Mornings These are a recent venture for us and between 50 - 80 people attended each of those held in September, October and November. The next will be on 1 December - why not come along and join us? Please click here for more information.

French Conversation An additional group will be proposed at the December Coffee Morning. Please click here for more information.

Fly Fishing / Tying Group This potential group was introduced at the November Coffee Morning. Please click here for more information.

Christmas Party Will be held on 5 December - put the date in your diary! Please click here for more information.

Coach Seats The Theatre Group are visiting Manchester on 25 March, 2015, and have a few spare seats. Please click here for more information.

Management Committee Minutes from the June meeting have been published. Please click here to read them.

Group Coordinators Minutes from the November meeting have been published. Please click here to read them.

News from the Groups -28 November

Bridge Have published the dates they will play during 2015. Please click here for more information.

Current Affairs 1 Have a new coordinator. Please click here for more information.

Table Tennis This new group will have their first meeting in January. Please click here for more information.

Latin for Fun This group has been launched. Please click here for more information.

Science & Technology This new group has been launched. Please click here for more information.

Shakespeare Studies This new group has been launched. Please click here for more information.

Geology Have published their programme into early 2015. Please click here for more information

Dining Out This new group has been launched. Please click here for more information

Gardening Have published their programme to February, 2015. 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 Creative Writing, Boules, Art, History 2, Art Appreciation 2, International Folk Dancing, 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 28 November, 2014
Matlock Area U3A, 2014