Leeds U3A The University of the Third Age

The canal gardens, Roundhay

Click below for enlarged versions of photos taken at some of the Group's recent activities.

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Lifelong Learning in Action

Welcome to the web site of U3A Leeds, devoted to lifelong learning, providing opportunities to share skills and interests by learning together.

U3A Leeds is affiliated to a national organisation, the Third Age Trust. Membership is open to anyone within the Leeds area who is no longer in full time paid employment. There is no age limit.

For information on how to join, please see the Membership page.

Forthcoming activities

"7 up" walk

22 June

Beamsley Beacon

Details on the 7 up page.

Grand Day Out

23 June

Huddersfield Heritage Trail, 2½ miles

Details on the Grand Day Out page.

General Meeting

28 June

Maggie Poppa

Retirement – what retirement?

Details of General Meetings for the Summer session are on the Programme page.

Strollers Group

29 June

Leeds University Campus Art Trail, approx. 3 miles

Details on the Strollers Group page.

Walking Group

6 July

Guiseley–Esholt–Baildon–Guiseley, approx. 6½ miles

Details on the Walking Group page.

Book Group A

7 July

Susanna Gregory, Death In St James's Park

See the Book Group page.

Book Group B

8 July

Tracy Chevalier, The last runaway

See the Book Group page.

Historical Yorkshire Group

13 July

Leeds Industrial Museum

Details on the Historical Yorkshire Group page.

Gardening Group

18 July

Visit to Little Eden Gardens (Castleford)

Details on the Gardening Group page.

Bird Watching Group

21 July


Details on the Bird Watching Group page.

U3A Leeds Newsletter

To download the U3A Leeds Newsletter for Autumn 2015, click here. For an April 2016 update, click here.

You can download some previous issues of the Newsletter from the Documents page.

Yorkshire & The Humber U3A Region, 3 August

There will be a Y&HR Showcase Event at Askham Bryan Agricultural College on 3 August, 10am–4pm, highlighting activities of U3A groups throughout the region. For information, see here.

This event will include competitions for Art, Photography and Creative Writing. For details and an application form, click here. Note that the closing date for all these competitions is 30 June.

Please report any errors, broken links or other problems with this site by emailing the webmaster.