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This autumn is the start of the thirtieth year of Brecon U3A

Brecon U3A meets weekly on a Thursday, during "term time", at Theatr Brycheiniog, Canal Wharf, Brecon, LD3 7EW for a Programme of lectures, talks, workshops, outings and demonstrations. Some of these are led by members and some by visiting speakers.
The morning session starts at 10.30am with coffee available from 10 am in the gallery on the first floor.  The travel desk and notice boards are on display in the gallery before and after the morning lecture.  The afternoon sessions start at 1.15pm and 2.30pm.  Membership costs 1
7 per year, there is a 1 charge for attendance at any or all of the Thursday  sessions.  

Tipple & Tiffin, the theatre restaurant offer a two course U3A lunch, this needs to be booked before 10.30am and a menu board is in the foyer.  

An informal "Sandwich Club" meets in the bar upstairs, where members bring their own packed lunches and chat or even discuss the morning lecture!

"The Third Age "  is the time after the first age of childhood and the second of work and family.

The University of the Third Age started in France in 1972 and in Britain in 1982.  U3A's are self help, self managed, lifelong learning co-operatives for older people no longer in full time work, it provides opportunities for members to share learning experiences in a wide range of interest groups, not for qualifications but for fun. There are around 600 groups in Britain. Each U3A is independent, self funding and governing, organising its own Programme to suit the wishes and interests of its members.  All U3A's are affiliated to The Third Age Trust. Brecon U3A is one of a network covering South Wales and Severnside.  It is a registered charity No. 1074288.