This is the page for information about our special interest Groups. Generally, these Groups meet weekly during term-time; please look out for a handful of exceptions. (In what follows, [n] = sequential Group number in Programme Brochure, and GL = Group Leader.)

TERM DATES for 2024/25

(There are no half-term breaks, but our u3a does close on Public Holidays.)

Autumn term: Monday, 30 September to Friday, 6 December. (10 weeks)

Spring term: Monday, 6 January to Friday, 21 March. (11 weeks)

Summer term: Monday, 28 April to Monday, 23 June. (8 weeks)

Groups listed by venue

All Saints Church Centre

Beaufort Community Centre

Bournemouth Reform Synagogue

  • Bridge Group [76]
    Status: Active
    Weekly on Thursdays 1:40 pm-4:00 pm
    (maximum Group size: 40)

Bournemouth University International College (BUINTCOL) - Room 106


Littledown Centre

Moordown Community Centre

Muscliff Park Petanque Club

  • Petanque: Beginners & Improvers
    Status: Active
    Weekly on Wednesdays 2:00 pm
    Every week of the year, apart from a fortnight's break at Christmas and a couple of other Club events.



St James Institute

St Katharine's Church Centre

  • For The Love Of Singing [75]
    Status: Active
    Weekly on Thursdays 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
    (maximum Group size: 40)
  • Kalooki [12]
    Status: Active
    Weekly on Mondays 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
    (maximum Group size: 20)
  • Rummikub [82]
    Status: Full
    Weekly on Thursdays 2:15 pm-3:45 pm
    (maximum Group size: 15)
  • Scrabble [11]
    Status: Active
    Weekly on Mondays 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
    (maximum Group size: 15)

The Knole (Freemasons' Hall)

Westbourne Library


Unspecified venue