Welcome to Hackney U3A

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Here you can find out about Hackney U3A
Join Hackney U3A membership online or just come along to our next monthly meeting and meet some (Committee) members for more information. HU3A is part of the London Region of U3As.
Dates and Times of the monthly General and Activity meetings
See the left panel for the list of our Activities  

Our News
See 'Latest News/Changes' and Shared Learning (see left under Activities), etc. of interest to (new?) Hackney U3A members.

Our aim
We bring (mainly) older people together for enjoyable shared learning experiences.  Our aim is to allow everyone who wants to learn something or share activities in friendly settings a chance to do so at minimal cost.  At the moment we only charge £10 a year for membership plus £4.00 subscription to the national U3A quarterly journal (Total £14.00).

Privacy Statement

Hackney U3A requires members to provide their personal information so that you can be kept informed about events and activities that are offered as part of your membership. In collecting your information Hackney U3A will:

  • Store it securely
  • Use it to communicate with you as a U3A member.
  • Share your information with group leaders/conveners for those groups that you are a member of.
  • Send you general information about the Third Age Trust*


*The Third Age Trust is the national office to which all U3As are affiliated.


Members who paid £14 this year for membership are on the direct mailing list for the Third Age Trust magazine – Third Age Matters.

Please be advised that you can request for your data not to be used for the direct postal mailing of Third Age Trust magazines at any time by contacting the membership secretary Barbara Patilla (b.patilla@btinternet.com).


To ensure compliance with the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), there is a new mechanism for submitting the U3A's database of addresses for the direct mailing of Third Age Matters.
Addresses are submitted through a secure online portal rather than sending them by email. 


Latest News/Changes

  • Also Shared Learning Projects (SLPs). Click > Full Details
  • LOCKDOWN newsletter What's On has not been published since the March/April issue. See below for the HU3A LOCKDOWN newsletters for September 2020, December 2020 and March 2021.
    Posted 15 Mar 2021, 13:43 by Hackney U3A
  • Coronavirus Please contact your group leader to find out whether activities are going ahead. For advice on the situation, go to https://www.u3a.org.uk/
    Posted 19 Mar 2020, 07:52 by Hackney U3A
  • Hackney U3A Committee At the Hackney U3A AGM on 19 January 2021, Jan Brunsdon took over from Barry Blinko as Chair. Wendy Powell stood down as Group Coordinator.The Committee meets at the ...
    Posted 20 Jan 2021, 04:32 by Hackney U3A
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