By Members for Members

About u3a

Monmouth u3a is part of the National u3a, a 400,000 strong organisation comprising 1,035 u3as in the UK (see National u3a). All u3as share the ethos to promote lifelong learning and social interaction and each u3a provides opportunities, organised by members for members, to come together to discover, learn, make friends and have fun.

About Monmouth u3a

Monmouth u3a was formed in 1988 and has over 675 members. We are a lively, friendly and welcoming community offering members the opportunity to join over 70 different leisure, study, active and creative groups – see Our Activities

Members also enjoy a wide range of social activities around Monmouth and visits further afield which any member can attend as suits them – see What’s On tab. There are no formal age limits, though most members are no longer in full time work. Why not join us – see Membership

To find out more about Monmouth u3a, why not come along for a Coffee and Chat held every Monday from 10.30 am in the Estero Lounge, Monnow Street, Monmouth. Open to all u3a members. Come alone or bring a friend. Great company and conversations. No need to book.

We hold monthly Members’ Events on the Third Tuesday of the month at 2.30pm in the Bridges Centre, Monmouth. These are free and open to all Monmouth u3a members. Enjoy a fascinating talk or event followed by tea, biscuits and a chat. A great way to meet new people and make friends. No need to book. See What’s On.

Members are welcome to join us at the Thirsty Thursday Pub Club on the First Thursday of the month between 7 – 9 pm at The Punch House, Agincourt Square, Monmouth. Drop in any time, come alone or with friends, stay for as long as you like. No need to book. See What’s On.

To give you a fuller picture of what membership offers, there are links to our current and past Monthly Newsletters and Yearly Magazines.

Monthly Newsletter


Yearly Magazine

Our Yearly Magazine is about our activities and our members. We are always looking for items of interest so if you or your group would like to contribute an article for the magazine please submit it to

To view our magazines online, just click on it to open the Flipbook.

Accessibility at Bridges Centre

Members’ monthly meetings are held at Bridges Community Centre, Drybridge Park. Some group meetings and activities also take place at Bridges. Off street parking is available here outside the building, and disabled parking is adjacent to the building entrance. There are no external steps or slopes, and the entrance doors are automatic. The ground floor is fully accessible and level throughout, and there is space for wheelchairs. There is a lift to the first floor, and accessible toilets on both floors. There is a hearing induction system in the Agincourt room where the monthly meetings are held.

Accessibility at Ty Price

Some group activities and meetings are held at Ty Price, St Thomas Community Hall, St Thomas’s Square. There is no off street parking here. The approach on foot is a gentle slope to double entrance doors. The ground floor of the building is fully accessible and there is a disabled toilet. The stairs to the first floor are wide and well-lit with a handrail on both sides, but there is no lift. There is a hearing induction system on the ground floor.