FAIRFORD & DISTRICT U3A offer people in their third age (no longer in full-time employment) a way to meet new friends and share interests after retirement. We have over 30 interest groups covering a diverse range of studies and activities, so there is something that should appeal to everyone.

Activities held at the centre are various including: Bridge Improvers, Table Tennis, Recorders, Yoga, U3A Committee, Creative Writing

Day/Time:  Various Times, please call for details 

Chairman: Marilyn Gibbon on   01285 713928


Group Co-Ordinator: Carole McDerment on 01285 711354



We are a local group that meet every other Wednesday in the heritage room from 2pm - 4pm.

We bring our own work to the meeting and sew and chat and all look at the various types of sewing we manage to do.

Some of our different style include:

  • Fine cross stitch
  • Cross stitch on linen
  • Tapestry
  • Gold work pictures
  • Gold work church lectern falls
  • Knitting
  • White work
  • Patch work
  • Quilting
  • Woolwork cushions
  • Cards

We do not have a tutor but find that there is is nearly always someone who can help out.

We welcome new members and if you would like to find out more please contact Mrs Thelma Hardie on 01285 713971.