By a member of the Photographic Group     


Wishing all our members a very Happy New Year.




Please consider whether you should be socialising at the



Please wear masks for u3a activities where possible.

There has been an increase in Covid cases in East Suffolk.



Open Day 2022

 Friday 2 September 2022 10:30 to 12:30pm

Come and see what our groups have to offer. 


33rd AGM was held using Zoom at 10:30 am on Monday 14th June.




The Third Age Trust has asked us to pass on their latest advice.

"We are now following the Government road map for England and their advice is:

From July 2021 - All legal limits on social contact may be removed. But must continue to comply with ‘Hands, face. space’ and any Covid-Secure measures that remain in place."


U3A groups must speak to the Groups Co-ordinator before re-starting their group

and ensure all risk assessments have been carried out.

 Join the fight  against scams and frauds

Suffolk Trading Standards publish a  JOIN THE FIGHT WEEKLY BULLETIN  which highlights  the latest information about criminal activity and public safety information.   

Also there is more general information about SCAMS AND FRAUDS

Please be aware that there is a scam email "NHS COVID-19 important information" going around. This appears to be a scam email from Japan as the email address is ""

About us 

The University of the Third Age (U3A) in East Suffolk is a thriving cooperative offering educational, recreational and social activities for its members, who are in their ‘third age’ — the time after they have finished working full-time or raising a family and have the time and opportunity to pursue their interests or try something new. Most members are located in the south-eastern area of Suffolk including Ipswich, Felixstowe, Woodbridge, Saxmundham, and surrounding towns and villages.

With more than 2,100 members, U3A in East Suffolk offers a lively speaker programme (27 talks in the 2019-20 session), and more than 160 interest groups and short courses. All of this can be enjoyed for a modest annual subscription. U3A in East Suffolk is organised as a self-help cooperative, and is Registered Charity no. 1112974.

 To find out more 

You can view the current list of more than 160 Interest Groups, and also see the wide range of talks  presented regularly at locations in KesgraveFelixstowe, Woodbridge and Saxmundham. You can see Frequently Asked Questions (and answers), and read more about U3A and how to join.

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