University of the Third Age

Dedicated to the pursuit of leisure and learning for retired people and people not in full-time employment



2019 - 2020


Thurs 17 Jan 2019          Willie Tulloch - Former days in the Lighthouse Service


Thurs 21 February          Jackie Delaney - Fraud awareness and avoiding scams


Thurs 21 March               AGM + Photoquiz


Thurs 18 April                Kristin Linklater - What is Voice?


Thurs 16 May                 Fiona Grahame - The Orkney Suffragists


Thurs 13 June                Tom Miller - America: sense and nonsense - an expat perspective


          Thurs 15 August             Liam McArthur - How Holyrood works


          Thurs 19 September      Penny Martin - The colourful underwater life in Orkney waters


          Thurs 17 October           Lynn Bartlett - Making stained glass


          Thurs 21 November       David Taylor - 'A fine line between hunger and sufficiency':

The struggle for survival in eighteenth-century Orkney


          Thurs 12 December        Christmas Lunch


Thurs 16 Jan 2020          Catriona McCallum - Dietary Supplements


Thurs 20 February          Gaynor Jones - Life in Shufat Refugee Camp, Palestine


Thurs 19 March               AGM


Thurs 16 April                Caroline Butterfield - A Norwegian Adventure: 2000 miles by bike


Thurs 21 May                Phyllis Lee - Older is better: insights into the long lives of elephants


Thurs 18 June              Sheena Wenham - The WW2 jottings of two Orkney ladies


Thurs 20 August          Michael McLaughlin - Historic Orkney boats


Thurs 17 September    Jane Cook - Tales of a Tourist Guide


Meetings start at 2.00pm (unless otherwise stated)
in the MacGillivray Room, Kirkwall Library


Orkney U3A Groups

Photography (2 Groups)
Bird Watching :: Botany :: Walking
Music Appreciation :: Play Reading
Orkney Straw Work :: Craft :: Scrabble

Further details on the
Groups Page

Orkney U3A Chairman: Peter Slater
Tel: (01856 850148)

Individual membership currently £10.00

Email: orkneyu3a@gmail.com



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