The first ever national u3a day is Wednesday 2 June 2021. Here in Duns we will be celebrating our wonderful organisation and the new experiences that come from being in your third age (no longer in full-time employment or bringing up children.) The annual event, which will take place in Volunteer Week on the first Wednesday … Continue reading Wednesday 2 June 2021 is National u3a Day!
Visit our Open Meetings page to find out how to join in via Zoom.
The u3a Radio Podcast is now out. Created by a talented team of u3a members with radio experience, this latest episode features interviews with u3a members who started a 'Retiring with Attitude' course, a Barnet u3a member who featured on Britain's Got Talent and a chef from Vegetarian for Life.Subscribe to the u3a YouTube channel … Continue reading u3a Radio Podcast Episode 4 Out Now
Brush up your rusty French from home and possibly finally make that yearned-for dream holiday to France better able to savour the delights of the country. The French conversation group enjoys learning and practicing everyday French conversation in a relaxed class. The emphasis is on the simplicity of making yourself understood and feeling confident in … Continue reading French Conversation: Allo! Allo!
Our Arts and Crafts group recently worked in partnership with Blooming Marvellous to decorate the planters in Duns Square for the Festive Season. (Click on headline above for photographs.)
Our Arts and Crafts group recently worked in partnership with Blooming Marvellous to decorate the planters in Duns Square for the Festive Season.
Welcome to Duns and District U3A website. In these uncertain times we appreciate how important it is for all of us to keep in contact and to maintain our interests to protect our physical and mental well-being. We are so fortunate to have enthusiastic and dedicated committee members and group leaders who have worked hard … Continue reading A Message from Anne McNeill, our Chair
During these difficult times it is very important that we keep in touch with one another in order to identify those who need a little help and to let them know they are not alone. We will all miss the various groups we were attending and the social aspect of being a member of Duns and … Continue reading A message to our members
We had hoped that the open meeting tomorrow (Tuesday 17th March) at the Volunteer Hall, Duns would be able to go ahead as planned, but following the Government's new advice of 'No public meetings or gatherings', we regret that it is now cancelled. We apologise for this cancellation being at such short notice. It is … Continue reading March open meeting now cancelled
Two events are planned for Sunday 26th April 2020 to mark the 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath. Poet Jackie Kay and philosopher Julian Baggini will take part in talks and discussions at the Volunteer Hall 10.30 - 16.30, and will be 'in conversation' over dinner at Duns Castle in the evening. Please see … Continue reading Thinking Without Borders invites you to meet Scots Makar Jackie Kay in Duns