u3a Radio Podcast Episode 4 Out Now

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 YouTubeContinue reading “u3a Radio Podcast Episode 4 Out Now”

French Conversation: Allo! Allo!

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 inContinue reading “French Conversation: Allo! Allo!”

A Message from Anne McNeill, our Chair

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 hardContinue reading “A Message from Anne McNeill, our Chair”

March open meeting now cancelled

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 isContinue reading “March open meeting now cancelled”

Thinking Without Borders invites you to meet Scots Makar Jackie Kay in Duns

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 seeContinue reading “Thinking Without Borders invites you to meet Scots Makar Jackie Kay in Duns”

Another activity to try in Duns: Archery

Duns & District U3A has a wide choice of interest groups and activities for members to enjoy, but we also like to help promote other local groups that may be of interest to our members and the wider community. So we’re delighted to spread the word that the Duns Archery Club has started to meetContinue reading “Another activity to try in Duns: Archery”