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u3a members sharing skills in new tutorials with Specsavers 

Create a stunning landscape painting with Steph McGovern and her dad, Eamonn, click on the picture to watch


u3a has been working with Specsavers on a new series of tutorials. The series highlights the knowledge and skills of older adults and the benefits of sharing skills between generations.

The first of the tutorials on YouTube includes presenter Steph McGovern, who is supporting the campaign, learning how to paint from her dad.


Do you have any accessible skills that you would like to share as part of this series? Please get in touch.


Do Something Brilliant Today

Meeting people with shared interests




Making friends, meeting people






I do feel more a member of the community


In our new u3a film, recently launched, members share their stories of how u3a changed their lives for the better.

It showcases how u3a helps members to learn new things, laugh together and live life to the full.



If you have not yet seen the film, watch it on our YouTube channel.


A new episode of the u3a radio podcast

In the latest episode of the u3a radio podcast, hear about how u3as will be having picnics across the UK to celebrate the 40th anniversary, learn how u3a members across the UK have been researching the health of postal pensioners and meet the newest member of the team, Sarah.

Listen to the episode on our YouTube channel now, or on podcasting platforms including Spotify and Apple.


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