Activity Groups

Farnborough & District U3A have over 100 activity groups. Some are academic,others are practical. Those interested in physical activities can join dance, walking, various keep-fit / exercise groups as well as some sport groups.

The Activity Groups are summarised below. Numbers in brackets eg (4), indicate the number of different groups for the subject at different levels, on different days, or at different venues. See the Yearbook for full details.

Arts & Craft Groups

Art Appreciation, Art History, Calligraphy, Craft (3), Drawing (2), Painting (5)

Discussion & Social Groups

Current Affairs, Discussion Group, Members On Their Own, (MOTO), Pub Lunches (2), Quiz, Town/Country Visits, Travelogue

Educational Groups

Humanities: Cities , Family History (2), History (2), Local Studies, Military History

Languages: French (3), German (3), Italian (2), Latin, Russian, Spanish

Science & Technology: Astronomy, Industrial Archaeology & Science, Maths, Physical Geography, Transport

Indoor Games

Bridge (2), Card & Board Games ,Chess, Crosswords, Mah Jong, Scrabble


Knit and Natter, Patchwork

Cookery for Men, Sugarcraft, Wine Appreciation

Bird Watching, Gardening

Sports & Physical Activities

Bowls (3), Croquet, Petanque (Boules), Badminton, Table Tennis, Tennis (2), Walking (9)

Folk Dancing, Keep Fit (8), Line Dancing (2), Pilates (6), Water Aerobics, Yoga (3)

Music, Drama & Literature

Hand Bells, Jazz, Music Appreciation, Singing for Fun, Ukulele for Fun

Play Reading, Poetry (2), Reading for Pleasure, Writing for Pleasure