u3a

West Wilts

Group Category: Games and Entertainment

  • Board Games — Melksham

    Initial games will be Rummikub and Crominos - both easy to learn and non-competitive. This group will be for fun only, and not taken seriously. We also have Articulate as a possible option. Read more

  • Theatre Trips

    WWU3A Theatre group is open to all members, we plan three or four visits a year to local theatres and one to Shakespeare’s Globe. We try and cater for all tastes and have included opera, ballet, musicals, drama and Gilbert & Sullivan on past occasions. Suggestions from members for future visits are always welcome. The… Read more

  • Stage and Screen

    This is a small house group which meets on the 2nd Monday of each month in Trowbridge. The Group views videos and DVDs of musicals from the 20th century and numbers 8 to 10 members at each meeting. Recently we have been looking at the possibility of introducing films of a more serious nature from… Read more

  • Board Games — Trowbridge

    A Trowbridge based home group for lovers of board games. If enough memberd are present the we play two games at separate tables. When possible a new game is learnt one week and then played again the next time to consolidate the rules and develop strategy before learning a new game. Games include Azul and… Read more

  • Mah Jong

    Mah-Jong has been played in Britain since about 1920 and originates in China. It is similar to rummy but with tiles instead of cards.  Although the preliminaries are slightly complicated the game itself is not hard to understand – although there are additional rules that we are not currently using. This is a house group… Read more

  • Quiz

    Quiz is held on the 3rd.Tuesday of the month.We meet in the Tesco Community Room from 2pm to 4pm. The Quiz is set by the members on a month by month basis, so it is varied and not difficult, although at times it does tax one’s brain There is no charge to play & Tesco… Read more

  • Rummikub

    Rummikub is now a group running on a Friday morning from 10.30-1p.m. Rummikub is a tile-based game for two to four players, combines elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Read more

  • Scrabble

    We meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday in the month from 2 -4pm. in the Tesco Community Room in Trowbridge. New members are always welcome. There is no charge to play & Tesco provide tea/coffee and biscuits Read more

  • Cryptic Crosswords

    We are a small, friendly home-based group of u3a members who enjoy pitting their wits against the wiles of the setters! This provides all-important grey-cell stimulation and quite a lot of laughter, including the obligatory “groan of the day” when a particularly tricky solution is revealed. We meet twice a month, on the second and… Read more