No Christmas get-together this year, BUT....
We have a special treat for you on
Friday December 11th, from 2pm.

Mince pies, sherry, fantastic prizes, wonderful entertainment...

just some of the things we will not be offering, BUT ...
there will be fun! Watch this space for further details!

We now have an online Membership Form. Please use this to Renew or if you are a New Member. You can pay your Membership fee by Bank Transfer or cheque. Details are on the form.

The fee remains at £10 per person, £5 for associates.

In the light of the reduced programme members may need to consider this before joining.
If you have already joined by sending the paper form DO NOT APPLY AGAIN.

Click here to go to the form.

Three volunteers needed

The committee are looking for three people to take on the roles of (1) Chair, (2) Treasurer and (3) Venue Booking Secretary. The start date will be from the AGM in 2021 for posts (1) & (2) and asap for (3).
Please contact current post holder or any committee member for details.

Groups running from September....

A number of Groups are running using the internet

Reading Greek Tragedy

Fortnightly from 7 October, 10am Click here for details Via ZOOM. Contact GL. Email:

British History

Fortnightly, from 1 October, 2pm. via ZOOM. Click here for details including login info.


French Conversation 1 and Beginners French, via ZOOM. Click here for details.

Music Jamming

Fornightly from 18 September, 2pm, via ZOOM. Click here for details.

Music Appreciation

Fornightly from 8 October, 2pm, via ZOOM. Click here for details and login info.


Fornightly from 25 September, 2pm, via ZOOM. Click here for details.

Film Group

Wednesday evenings, 7pm, via ZOOM. Click here for details.

Line Dancing will be using the internet for their group.

Check with Group Leader for details. There will be no fee for any internet groups in the Autumn.

Venues closed for u3a use

We have been informed that the following venues will not be taking bookings for the time being. This means groups held in these venues will not be held.

St Marys Church Hall
Ashcott Village Hall
St Edmunds Hall
Victoria Club

Group Programme

We have published a PROVISIONAL Programme. Click here to see it.

Please see the item above for Groups that will run via the internet.

Members must contact the Group Leader in the first instance to obtain the latest information about the Group.

Poetry Group Leader Wanted

After 12 years of leading this popular Group, Lorna Mowinska has decided to stand down. If you are interested please contact our Group Coordinator, Cynthia Rayes, for details. email:

U3A Head Office ZOOM Tutorials

Introduction to Zoom - click here -

Zoom for Group Leaders - click here -

Click here for u3a National Newsletter for November

Click here for u3a National Newsletter for October

The S&G u3a Lockdown Band

During the lockdown a few members of our Music Jamming Group met weekly via Zoom. The leader, Tony Martin, came up with a way the group could still make music, with individual contributions combined into one track.
You can read the story, and hear their music by clicking here.

There is a Virtual u3a operating, independent of Street&Glastonbury, but affiliated to the u3a.
Click here to visit their website.

Red Cross Training

The Red Cross are offering First Aid courses.
Click here for details.

Climbing to the Space Station

One of our members, Sue Jones from Wells, is "climbing to the ISS" to raise money for charity.
Follow this link to read more.

If you wish to contact the u3a on any matter please email us at:

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Frequently asked Questions
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Website Guide
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Documents page. This contains current documents only, with a link to Archive material. Click here to view

Emails. We may from time to time send out emails to all members. Please check your 'spam' or 'junk' email box frequently to see if they 'land' there.

Notification System. We use two providers for Notifications, FoxPush and SendPulse. Please click 'Allow' when prompted. It is safe and allows you to receive Notices on your desktop only from us.

Street and Glastonbury u3a has no fixed boundaries and covers an area beyond the village of Street and the town of Glastonbury including many villages in the vicinity. We are part of a unique and exciting organisation providing life-enhancing, life-changing opportunities to those who are retired or semi-retired; run for and by our members, who want to keep active in mind and body.

Our organisation is about learning new things, sharing life experiences, and most importantly making new friends.

As a member you will have access to the many and varied group activities – all run by our members.  There is no teacher, there is no exam, this is about enjoying yourself and learning for the sheer joy of it!

Retirement does not mean that we must stand still. It is a golden opportunity to take up new activities, to continue to learn, to laugh and live! Our aim is enjoyment – we want all members to see their membership as a means to enrich their lives.

Each year we typically recruit around 500 members and they participate in one or more of some 50 plus activity groups, coffee mornings, trips and events.

FEES: Our membership fees are £10 per person for the year September to August.

Click here to view and download a Membership Form. (For tax payers a Gift Aid declaration form is available on the Documents page). We also have an associate membership rate of £5 for existing members of neighbouring U3As who wish to join in on our programme of activities.

Most groups operate on a fortnightly basis for which a termly charge of £6 is made. Typically a term means 6 sessions.
Please check individual Group descriptions for any variance in the fee.
Individuals wishing to sample programmes are welcome. A nominal charge of £1 is made for such attendances.
Most groups meet between September and April but many also meet over the summer when a separate programme is published.

New members assure us that the welcome they receive is very positive. Please explore our Events and Groups pages. We hope that you find something of interest. If not, and you have ideas of activities that would be of interest, we would love to hear from you. We would be particularly pleased to hear from anyone willing to lead a group.

Reg. Charity Number: 1076664