The u3a is for people who are retired or semi-retired whatever age they may be. We organise a large variety of activities, both educational and recreational, and believe in learning from each other. We have 1400 members in Bath and, whatever your interests, there's bound to be others like you. Why not have a browse through our list of groups and come and join us?

Click here to see a welcome message from our Chair.

New members should Login using the username they received when they joined and the password they created. If you forget the password, new one can be created by using Create/Reset password on the Login page. If you forget the username, you can obtain it by writing to the membership secretary. It is a useful practice to securely store the username and password in a safe place.


Members must login to view further details of outings and theatre visits (including booking forms) on the Events page. These are members-only and members must book to attend. 

Non-members are welcome to attend our monthly talks but are asked to make a contribution of £2.00 towards our costs (refundable if you join at the meeting). There is no need to book to attend a monthly talk.

Non-members with enquiries about our group activities can email us at

What's on  

 When  What Description
Thurs 7th March Monthly Talk  The history and restoration of the Kennet and Avon Canal by Graham Horn (Details)
Thurs 4th April  Monthly Talk  The Titanic Disaster by Paul Barnett (Details)
Thurs11th. April  Day Trip Visit to Avonmouth Docks  (Details)
Thurs 2nd May  Monthly Talk
The SS Great Britain by Ian Caskie (Details)
Thurs 6th June Monthly Talk Running the Royal United Hospitals by Cara Charles-Barks, Chief Executive (Details)

Our monthly talk is held at The Pavilion, North Parade, Bath BA2 4EU, usually on the first Thursday of each month. It does not take place in August. Coffee or tea and biscuits can be purchased from 9:45amPlease start taking seats from 10:15amThe talk starts at 10:30am, given by an outside speaker on a subject of general interest. This usually lasts about an hour with questions afterwards.