University of 3rd Age Hull

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University of 3rd Age Hull

University of 3rd Age Hull

Hull Maritime Museum

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Hull Maritime Museum


In September 2017 Hull U3A celebrates its 30th Anniversary.

Hull U3A’s aim is to offer learning activities which reflect members’ wishes and satisfy the widest possible range of interests.

Annual Membership subscription is £10.00, part of which is remitted to the Third Age Trust.

Groups may set additional charges to cover room hire and refreshments.

Third Age Matters, the U3A magazine, is delivered directly to members’ homes at a modest cost (under £3) for 5 issues starting April each year.

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Hull U3A – A Brief History
The first meeting of what was to become the Hull Group was held on 2nd September 1986 in the west of Hull.

As the Group became known, the membership grew enough to meet on Mondays and Tuesdays in a rented room from Hull City Council’s Adult Education Department in Park Street.

By 1988 there were enough members to have a separate venue in the east of the city too, renting a room at the Ings Adult Education Centre, Ings Road.

In those early years activities included computers, talks and slideshows of members’ holidays, visits to places of interest and acting one-act plays.

The east and west groups continued for 20 years until falling membership in the west and increasing room rental costs from Hull City Council lead to closure of the west group and the east group renting a room at Portobello Church on Holderness Road in 2007.