Winchester University of the Third Age

Those who teach shall also learn. And those who learn shall also teach

Welcome to the website of Winchester U3A. ....


  • Are you retired or semi-retired?
  • Do you live in the Winchester area?
  • Do you wish to expand your knowledge or learn a new skill?
  • Would you like to discuss your interests or pass on your expertise to others?
  • Would you like to meet others in a social environment?

If so, Winchester U3A may have something to offer you AND you may have something to offer Winchester U3A. There is more information About Us

A video is available produced by the U3A National explaining how U3As work.

The website is an information source for members and the general public. Member information is available to all by using the Members option on the menu, and can also be accessed from “read more” links on this Home page. Certain information in the Member's Area, such as phone numbers, can only be accessed by Members using the single log-on password when the link asks for it. Please let us know if we can help you by contacting Barrie Brinkman

For any changes to membership - email/address, please forward to Lianne Hill


chairman October 2019

Autumn really is in the air and I’ve had to bite the bullet and switch on the central heating a few times recently - as I suspect have you. It saddens me to see our many beautiful local horse chestnuts trees suffering from disease and producing no conkers. Yet another loss to our countryside. If you come to U3A events at Littleton, you will have seen it along the Stockbridge Road.

On a happier note the August meeting with magician and cream tea was a huge success. Sylvia Leyton, our Subscriptions Secretary, again made the delicious scones. David Bonney, the magician, enthralled us all. I was looking at the faces of the audience as he tricked us all with his sleight of hand. They were riveted just like the faces in the Hieronymus Bosch painting of a crowd watching a ‘find the pea under the cup’ street entertainer that David had shown us in his history of magic presentation. Nothing changes!

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The minutes of the Group Leaders Meeting held on 23rd May are now available.

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13th Dec - Grp 1
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9th Jan - Grp 2
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10th Jan - Grp 1
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7th Feb - Grp 2
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12th Feb - Grp 1
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