(Page Updated: 28/07/2015 11:06 )
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Open Day 15 Aug 2014

Crewe & Nantwich U3A

Year - Autumn 2015 to Summer 2016



Welcome to the Crewe and Nantwich ′University of the Third Age which by the end of our 2014-15 season reached subscribed membership of 1,562.

This site is for those who wish to find out more about us and to provide information for members.


Most of our activity groups are on holiday from roughly the end of June to the beginning of September (See Key Dates for details). However, our committee remains active and we are open to enquiries and new member application. Much of the information for the coming academic year is in place. During the holiday we will continue update our web for the coming year. Our new year begins in Autumn (September) and ends towards the end of June in the following calendar year. Please note, on this page, the Key Dates.

Please contact the web master if you have relevant data or if you come across any errors.

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Guidance on using this web site

We recommend that you click on the F11 key on your keyboard so that you can view in full screen mode. (Pressing F11 again will restore you to normal mode).

You can explore the other pages of this site, by clicking the titles on the rows of buttons on the blue bars above and below. Note that when you hover over the text of a button it will change colour - this indicates that you are in the right position to click and get to the corresponding page of the site. Clicking on ′Home′ will always get you back to this page.

For descriptions of all our courses click on the ′Courses/Group′ button.

Please feel welcome to look around our site.

If you want to find out how to contact us then please click on the ′Contacts′ button above.

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Introduction to Crewe & Nantwich U3A

Crewe Nantwich - Cheshire Cat

Crewe & Nantwich U3A (Registered Charity No 1073787) is a Club for those no longer engaged in full time gainful employment and is affiliated to the National Body of The Third Age Trust.

The title of ′University′ refers to the original meaning of: a collection of like minded people committed to learning for its own sake. There are no examinations. The rewards are in learning, participation and social interaction. Members are encouraged to participate as either learners, teachers or leaders.

Crewe & Nantwich U3A currently has a membership of over 1400 and facilitate over 90 course groups. Courses can be intellectually stimulating, physically beneficial or just good fun.

We hope you will consider joining us and participating.

Members will receive a full programme listing groups, times, dates, venues, group leaders and contact details.

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New Groups in the Sept 2015-2016 Academic Year

Where sections are blank it is because details are not yet available. If for any new course there are insufficient applicants then it will not run.

Group CodeGroup NameDayStartEndVenueLeaderPhoneDescription
BDG2Bridge Improvers   John Burton567143 
FLOFloristry   Carol Campbell627959 
LDB1Line Dancing Absolute Beginners - ThursThursday13:0015:00Willaston Masonic HallGill Walters664279 
LDB2Line Dancing Beginners - MondayMonday13:0015:00Willaston Masonic HallGill Walters664279 
MCMagna Carta - Myth and RealityMonday10:0012:00Nantwich MuseumRoger Wickson01270 81116312 Meetings only.
PREMPractical Embroidery   Sue Wickson811163 
STStory Telling   Sheila Dyass625025 
TT4Table Tennis - ThursdayThursday11:0013:00Oakley CentreAlison Welsh215359Membership levy of 1/week must be paid at the beginning of each term.

(table updated: 04/06/2015 10:25 )

For meeting dates please look up in the Times/Venues section but note that these details may not become availble until about a couple of months before the accademic year begins.

See also the News&Notices section to see if there are any proposed new groups

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Programme brochure

Below is a link to a copy of the Programme. The documents is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format and you will find instructions at the bottom of this page.

  • Programme Sept 2015 to June 2016

    Contains Programme Timetable with Group/Classes details

    The website will be updated with any changes notified to the membership secretary.

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