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Barnsley U3A

If you are retired or semi-retired and feeling in danger of becoming isolated or lonely or you are in need of a fresh challenge in your life, then look no further. Barnsley U3A (BU3A) could be the organisation for you. Part of a national network of over 1000 U3As encompassing over 420,000 members in the UK, BU3A has over 1150 members of its own and boasts around 120 activities for members to dip into as they wish. 

Members come together to continue their educational, social and creative interests in a friendly and informal environment and the level of involvement depends purely on the wishes of the individual member. We have a range of indoor groups (eg Painting, Writing, Board Games, Quilting etc) and outdoor groups (eg Walking, Bird Watching, Nature Quest, Walking Football and Cricket, Crown Green Bowling etc) and many more activities including a range of organised travel and social events. 

For more information,  visit our website ( or phone Helen on(07512206285) As over 1150 Barnsley people will testify you will not regret finding out about BU3A.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Helen Dew
Contact Position
New Members Secretary
Barnsley and District U3A

Where to go

Priory Campus
Pontefract Rd
South Yorkshire
S71 5PN

Other Details


Annual cost of membership is low at just £12.00 per annum and a blue box donation of £1.00 per meeting to cover costs including room hire and other overheads.
Last updated on 11/06/2020
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