Barnet u3a

A friendly organisation for improving the lives of the Retired and Semi-Retired

About Barnet u3a

Barnet University of the Third Age Barnet u3a offers people no longer in full-time employment an opportunity for life-long learning, friendship and hopefully some fun. A key aim of Barnet u3a is to encourage and enable older people no longer in full-time paid employment to help each other to share their knowledge, skills, interests and experience

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Monthly Meetings

Steve Richards, Political Commentator, Journalist and Author
Talking about his new book: “The Prime Ministers We Never Had”

 Thursday February 3rd 2022 10.30AM

The Monthly Meeting recordings via Zoom
are available here

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Most Groups have resumed normal activities
There are some groups operating still using social media such as WhatsApp and online conferencing tools like Zoom.

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There are nearly 200 interest groups from which to choose. The meetings are , when we are not locked-down, at convenient times and at venues all around the northern part of Barnet.


Barnet U3A is NOT a university. We have a wide range of groups engaged in what might be called leisure pursuits for example Gardening, Board Games, Pilates and lots of Walking Groups

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The social side of Barnet U3A is central to our success. In normal times we have Quizzes, Xmas dinners and social events. Virtually every group had  a social dimension. 

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Outings, Trips and Cruises

Barnet u3a has an absolutely brilliant Outings and Trips team. They  offer an incredible range of activities:

  • Trips to wonderful Gardens
  • Short breaks
  • Cruises to Europe

Monthly Meetings


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The Monthly Meeting are  normally   on the first Thursday of the month. The Meeting begins  at 9.45 am in Ewen Hall where tea/coffee and biscuits are available. The talk starts at 10.30 am.
In the hall, you can book Outings, find out about new groups from the Groups team, discover what is happening in the London U3A region.  The membership team are on duty to answer queries and register new members.

Non members are  welcome to come to these meetings, to find out more about Barnet U3A

Ewen Hall,
Wood Street,
Barnet,EN5 4BW