University of the Third Age

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



March 2017 - March 2018


         Thursday 16 March           AGM - Tim Wright - Orkney Photographic Quiz


         Thursday 20 April             Sue Spence - Bee Keeping in Orkney


         Thursday 18 May              Sandra Miller & Elaine Clark - Orkney Archaeology


         Thursday 15 June             Jack MacInnes - John Rae, Artic Explorer


         Thursday 17 August         David Taylor - 18th Century Orkney & Central Highlands                                                                              Compared


          Thursday 21 September   Martin Gray - 5000 Years of Orkney Beachcombing


         Thursday 19 October       Maureen Moore - The Xhosa Tribe; their lifestyle and use                                                                                      of shells


         Thursday 16 November   Jenny Taylor - Growing Trees in Orkney


         Thursday 14 December   Christmas Lunch, Kirkwall Hotel (12.30 for 1.00pm)


         Thursday 18 January      David McNeish - The St Magnus Way


         Thursday 15 February    Ian Bell - Conflict Resolution


         Thursday 15 March         AGM



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


Orkney U3A Groups

Photography (2 Groups)
Bird Watching :: Botany
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