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Welcome to the Knutsford and District ‘University of the Third Age’ Website.

Now that most of us have had two vaccinations and with the continuing easing of restrictions our u3a activities are slowly restarting. While this is clearly good news I would encourage all group leaders and event organisers to remember that some members may be initially hesitant about physically meeting many people, even with social distancing. It is important that options for independent travel to activity locations are available in addition to car sharing or coach travel.

Thank you to all of those who have renewed their membership. Over 60% of those who have renewed used the new electronic systems accessible via this website, greatly reducing the work load of our membership secretary. Anyone who hasn’t already renewed please do so today either via the Membership page or by using the form included in Kanuta.

We are hoping to resume our monthly Membership Meetings at Knutsford Methodist Church from September. In the meantime we are still offering regular Zoom talks to our members as listed here.

For more information on using Zoom please click here

For more information on Covid-19 please visit the National U3A website here

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

The Knutsford and District U3A is part of the national network of U3A groups. It is a self-help organisation for people no longer in full time employment, and provides educational, creative and leisure opportunities in a friendly environment.  Skills and experiences are shared in a variety of ways through meetings, and social and group activities. There are many activities to choose from to help you get the most out of your membership.

If you would like to:

  • know more about our activities, please check our group information page
  • find out about forthcoming Members’ Meetings, click here
  • find out about recent developments, look at our Newsletter, Kanuta
  • know more about joining us please check our membership page
  • check our privacy and data protection policies, go to our Members Area
  • If you would like any other information, please contact us by telephone or e-mail

Knutsford and District U3A is a registered charity (1139427) and is affiliated to the Third Age Trust


“Life in the Third Age” video

For a video on “Life in the Third Age” see below. This is available here by permission of the national U3A, for whom it was produced.  Please note that the activities covered in this video are from various branches of the U3A, and not necessarily available here in Knutsford.