History: Group leader is Joan Hodge    

Members choose to study topics of interest to the group. They meet monthly on the 1st Thursday of the month

14.00 – 16.00. The group meets  at Greenhills  Community Hall .


Horticulture: Group Leader is Peter Sheppard

This group meets on the 1st Thursday of each month at 10.30. Winter meetings are held in Westwood Community Hall, Riverton Drive and summer meetings are used to visit gardens.   


Mahjong: Group leaders are Alan Dickie & Irene Hudson   

Mahjong is a Chinese game played with tiles. The aim is to assist players to become familiar with the set up and object of the game and then play in groups of four. The group meets on alternate Fridays at 14.00- 16.00 in Calderwood Community Hall, Blackbraes Road.


Photography/Film:  Group Leader is Tom Berney  

This group is held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month in Westwood Community Hall, Riverton Drive, at 10.30.

It is intended for those who wish to produce films and better images or slide shows from stills.  


Pub Lunch & Discussion: Group leader is Tom Berney

This group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month in The Crooked Lum, Murray Road at 12.30.

Lunch is followed by a discussion on topical subjects.


Reading for Pleasure: Group leader is Margaretta Thomson   There is a waiting list for this group

The group meets monthly at the Museum of Country Life on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 10.30 to discuss the book read by the group.


Relaxation Zoom Classes: Meditation/Yoga. Group Leader Sheila Kelly

We meet every second Wednesday afternoon on Zoom, 1.45 pm for a wee chat and setting up, 2 pm start.  

A link will be emailed prior to the class.

The classes will alternate, i.e. one week Meditation and the next Seated Yoga.

Gentle movements, breath work, de-stressing techniques and a 10 minute relaxation at the end of all classes.

We like to have fun as well!

No previous experience required, suitable for all ages and abilities. New members are very welcome.


Sign Language: Group leader is Ruth Howat         There is a waiting list for this group

This group is held at Calderwood Community Hall, Blackbraes Road on alternate Fridays from 10.00 – 12.00.


Spanish - Intermediate: Group Leader is Janice McAuslan

The group meets fortnightly in Calderwood Community Hall, Blackbraes Road, on Thursdays at 13.30.  The course covers the language and culture of Spain and Latin America.  


Table Tennis: Group leader is Wendy Kelly   

This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 13.00 – 15.00 in the John Wright Sport Centre.


Theatre Visits: Group Leaders are Sandra Robb,  Maureen McManus & Mary Kettles

The Group Organisers compile a programme of visits to theatres in Glasgow and the local area.

Tickets can be booked at the U3A monthly meeting or by email.

New members are welcome




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Enquiries about groups should be addresses to the membership secretary

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