Groups are at the heart of the U3A. Participating in or leading a group is a great way of using your preferred pastime activity, learning new things or teaching others – while meeting new and interesting people with similar interests.

Explore the list of groups below to see which one(s) you would like to join. Once you have found the group(s) you are interested in just click on the group leader’s name to contact them. I hope you find what you are looking for.

You will find the list is split into 3 sections as below so either scroll the page or click on the name to jump to a section.

I am always looking for new groups ideas and new group leaders. Please contact me with ideas or for further information on groups.

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Please be aware that members taking part in these activities do so entirely at their own risk. Members are responsible for their own insurance and medical cover

U3A Active groups

Groups led by U3A members. Click on the links to access the group’s page.


All Computers

Frequency: Monthly: First Tuesday 14:00 - 16.00 Venue: Aula de Asociaciones, Calle Doctor Calatayud 45, Moraira  Want to get the best out of your computer, smartphone or tablet? Come along to our informal group meeting and we will help you to demystify your gadget.We also welcome experienced users who are willing to help others.Our meetings are sociable events and we hope that by sharing our experiences everyone will learn…

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Ancient Egypt

Frequency: Monthly: 3rd Monday, at 10:30 Venue: Salón de Actos, Espai la Senieta, Moraira Group leader: David Rohl Bedouins passing by Mount Sinai The Ancient Egypt group is dedicated to the study of pharaonic Egypt from the Predynastic Age to the absorption of the Nile valley into the Roman Empire in 30 BC. Over the course of the project, we will be covering many different aspects of Egyptian civilisation, some of which you…

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Art and History Talks

Frequency: Monthly: 2nd and 4th Mondays, 10:30-12:30 Venue: La Senieta (Theatre), Moraira      Group Leaders: Brian Nicholls, Cheda Panajotovic and John Hopwood There are bi-monthly presentations, alternating Art and History. Members of the group give fully illustrated presentations to share their knowledge of artists, artistic…

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Beach Patrol

Frequency: Monthly:  On SundaysVenue: Moraira Beaches Group Leader: Titch Crossfield-Lobb Following the Sir David Attenborough Programme Blue Planet II, many people around the world have started “Plastic Patrol” groups to try to rid the seas of plastic pollution. So, we are starting a new U3A group “Beach Patrol”. For the beaches around Moraira. The aim will be to meet on a regular basis at the Moraira beaches to…

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Frequency: Weekly: Mondays 14:00-16:00 New Venue: Moonlighters Bar, Moraira  Group Leader: Sandy Bianco Canasta is an uncomplicated card game for singles, partners or for 6 persons. The game is similar to rummy where you collect numbered cards. It's fun and not difficult. Read more about the game and its rules. Playing canasta at the Bar El Martillo in Moraira The canasta group are a very happy and sociable…

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Classic Cars & Motorcycles

Frequency: Monthly: 2nd Saturday at 13:00 - 15:00 Venue: Sol Park Tennis Club, Moraira Group Leader: Anne Castle We have people with classic cars and several with classic motorcycles attending this group, so we now welcome anyone who may or may not own a classic car or classic motorcycle but has an interest in them and would like to join us.  We meet every 2nd Saturday in the month 13.00 - 15.00 at the Sol Park Tennis…

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Classical Music Appreciation

Frequency:  Monthly: 2nd Wednesday at 10:30 - 13:00 Venue: Moraira Yacht Club Group Leader: Jennifer Needham We are a friendly group who share an enjoyment of Classical Music. Each month, a different group member chooses a few pieces of music for us to listen to and chat about. Selections range from the early Renaissance period right through to present day composers, even film music. It does not matter whether you are a newcomer…

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Coffee and Cake Afternoons

Frequency: Monthly: 3rd Monday at 16.00  Venue: Cafe Pan Pan, Sol Park, Moraira Group leader: Jean Mudge This very friendly group meets for about an hour each month and was formed primarily as a social gathering encouraging “just-joined” members to start with a group, where they could discuss U3A activities with members who have been here since we started. This has proved very successful as we have been fortunate enough now to have the…

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Creative Writing

Frequency: Weekly:  Mondays 15.00 to 18.00 Venue: Aula de Asociaciones, Calle Dr. Calatayud 45, Moraira (Upstairs Room, there is a lift) Group Leader: Dot Garrett   At the meetings we share our individual contributions by reading aloud from the set topic suggested by the Group Leader. We give and receive constructive criticism to help us develop our writing skills. We are a group who either already enjoy…

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Frequency: Weekly:  Wednesdays 19.00 - 22.30  Venue: Bar Mediterraneo, Teulada Group Leader: Graham Foot Unfortunately we can only take Members who have a proficiency in the game as we have a competition every week with a limited time scale. You will be very welcome to join us and, even if you are not a regular crib player, have no fear - we are quite happy to teach you. If you want to read about the game and read the rules, click on…

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Dance – Modern Sequence

Frequency:  Weekly:  Wednesday 19.30 - 21.30  Commencing 6th February Venue: Dance Cafe, Javea  (see below for directions) Group Leader: John Pittaway Would you like to join a group of couples who love to dance toModern Sequence Dances ( a form of dancing using ballroom steps as the basis for a wide variety of dances) A number of U3A Moraira -Teulada members already participate in…

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Dining Out

Frequency: Monthly:  1st and 3rd Tuesday Evenings at 19:30 Venue: Moraira and local areasGroup Leaders: John and Meri Snell The Dining Group Hosts   The purpose of the group is for its members to have a good time meeting old and new friends while dining out at different restaurants in the Moraira, Teulada and Benitachell areas. The group normally meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday evenings of…

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Frequency: Monthly:  1st and 3rd Tuesday 11:00 Venue: Salón de Actos, Espai la Senieta, Moraira and in other locations according to performance schedule Group Leader: Cindy Hinton Our group has been running with great success. We prepare our shows, rehearse them and perform them - having a lot of fun in the process. We work hard, but every meeting is also a social event. Have you ever dreamt of performing on stage? If…

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Family History (Genealogy)

Frequency: Weekly: Fridays 14:00 - 16:00 Venue: Aula de Asociaciones, Calle Calatayud 45, 1st floor (there is a lift) Group leader: Noelene Cummins The group has been set up to help members to trace their Family History using online sites.  Noelene is assisted by, Lyndsay Dickinson and Brian Cummins.  You maybe starting from scratch or you may just need help delving further into your family background. You will learn how to use the free…

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Frequency: Monthly: 2nd and 4th Monday at 18:00 (doors open 17:30) Venue: Salón de Actos, Espai la Senieta, Moraira Group Leader: Ian Brown     The Aim of the Film Group is to show English language films to members of the Teulada-Moraira U3A in Espai La Senieta, Moraira - Salón de Actos - during the winter season (October - May). Films will be chosen from our own stock and by purchase, and titles will…

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Gentle Walking/Strollers Group – New Group

Starting date for the Group is now Sunday, 29th September. For further details on venue, timings etc. contact Lynn Clark below. This group is for those of us that would love to walk but at a gentler pace. Perhaps, you need to gradually build up your fitness before joining our Healthy Walking group, or you like many of us just want to get some gentle exercise while taking in the fresh air and company of others. If interested please email…

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Frequency: Twice a Month (not July/August) Venue:We play at a variety of courses within approximately 1 hour of Moraira by car Group Leader: Robin Woods       U3A Golf Moraira has been in existence for over 8 years but formally became a Society in January 2016. We are a fun and social group of golfers whilst also enjoying some competitive games. 2016 saw a dramatic expansion of the Society from one Stableford and…

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Green Bowls

Frequency: Weekly:  Mondays and Wednesdays - 14:00 - 16:00 Venue:  The Inn on The Green, Javea  Group Leaders Mondays John Hughes Monday Group leader Wednesdays David & Eileen Haxon Wednesday Group leaders If you are interested in joining us, you must register with the Group Leader. Email to find out the latest position or…

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Healthy Walking

Frequency: Weekly: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Winter @ 10:00, Summer @ 09:00 Location: See latest schedule of walks below Group Leader: Brian Cummins Contact the Group Leader: group-healthywalking@u3amoraira-teulada.orgProblems using this email? Walk Leaders The Healthy Walking Group invites U3A members to join us on our walks on Tuesday and/or Thursday each week. The walks are not ‘a stroll’, and walk leaders…

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Knit, Stitch and Natter

Frequency: Fortnightly:  Tuesday 14:00 - 16:30 Venue: Moraira Group Leader: Maureen Burrows Maureen: We knit and sew, mainly accessories and toys for children, but also accessories for ladies - all for various charities. Meetings are usually fortnightly and are arranged to suit the majority of the group. You don't have to actually attend our meetings. However, they are occasions with coffee, wine and biscuits being provided by the hostess.…

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Ladies Walking Football – New Group

Starting date for the Group is now Thursday, 5th September. For further details on venue, timings etc. contact the Group Leader Dave Kelly below. The Walking Football Group are keen to start a Ladies walking group following demand from many of our U3A lady members. The rules are simple no running, no contact, and no tackling allowed. If you are interested in joining this group, in the first instance please contact Dave…

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Las Chicas Que Comen

Frequency:  Monthly: 2nd Wednesday 13:15 - 16:30 Venue: Moraira Group Leader: Lynn Clark Las Chicas Que Comen is a group of ladies that get together each month for lunch, to enjoy fine dining, and to meet up with old friends and meet new ones. When the group was formed, it was decided to employ a system of random seating, so that meeting new people was encouraged, and the formation of cliques avoided. We…

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Lunch Bunch – New Group

Starting date: Wednesday 25th September. If you are interested, please contact Lynn Clark Groups Coordinator. Please also include your U3A membership no. Frequency: Monthly: Every 4th Wednesday of the month.This is a New Group for those people who prefer to eat at Lunchtimes. You can be Husband and Wife, Partners or Single. The restaurant we plan to visit will be mid range prices, with an occasional 'Posh Nosh' included. We will mainly…

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Frequency: Weekly: Thursday 14:00 – 16:00 Venue : Bar El Martillo,  Underneath Pepe La Sal on the Moraira to Teulada Road.  Opposite end to Letters R Us Group Leader: David Goodall We are a friendly group of all standards and we use the new International Rules (sometimes called Mahjong Competition Rules) devised by China  and used for the first World Mahjong championships in Tokyo in 2002. If you are new to the…

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Mosaics – 1 and 2

Frequency:  Fortnightly:  Mosaics 1 - on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 14:00 - 17:00 and Mosaics 2 -  on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 14:00 - 17:00.     Venue:  Moraira Group Leader:  Meri Snell General information: Every mosaic you make is a unique creation.  Each one may be a much treasured gift, trivet, wall decoration, stepping stone, bowl or sculpture.  Mosaics also make you extremely happy while creating them. The only skill you need is…

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Mosaics 3

Frequency: Fortnightly: 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 14:00 - 17:00 Venue: Moraira Group Leader: Sonja Van Belkum It is my pleasure to help you to make a unique creation of a mosaic piece. Let your imagination take over and create, for instance, lovely trivets, bowls, sculptures, steppingstones and wall decorations. The only skill you need is a bit of patience. Together we want to have nice afternoons…

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Padel Tennis

Frequency : Weekly:  Tuesdays 10.30 to 12.00  Venue: La Senieta, (Courts), Moraira Group Leader: Brian Butler Padel is a racquet sport typically played in doubles on an enclosed court a third of the size of a tennis court. This group would be suitable for people who have previously played tennis or squash. There would be four players per court and the cost would be 5 euros per person per session. The Game is played with tennis balls…

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Pétanque 1

Frequency: Weekly: Wednesdays 10:00 - 12:00 Venue: Purpose built rinks at Cumbre del Sol Group leader: Peter Pulford What is Pétanque? Pétanque (in French) is a form of boules where the goal is to throw metal balls as close as possible to a small wooden ball called a cochonnet or Jack. The object of the game is to throw your balls - usually with an arched back-spin - so that they land closer to the small object ball (jack) than…

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Pétanque 2

Frequency: Weekly: Thursday 10:00 - 14:00Venue: Purpose built rinks at Cumbre del Sol Group Leader: Pamela Powell Pétanque Group 2 meets on Thursday mornings at 10am at the six courts on the Cumbre del Sol, which are purpose built and in good condition.    It’s a very easy game to learn and you can be winning almost immediately.  Our games are very light hearted and sociable, and afterwards, we go for coffee at a local…

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Pétanque 3

Frequency: Weekly: Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 Venue: Solpark, Moraira Group Leader: Doug Evans Owing to the huge success of the original Pétanque groups, this third group was set up. This group is also popular and currently have a few vacancies. If you wish to join us please contact me at the email address below. Contact the Group Leader: Problems using this…

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Pétanque 4

Frequency: Weekly Thursdays  Time: 14:00Venue: Sol Park Moraira Group leader Vacancy - For further detail contact Groups Coordinator: Lynn Clark Following the success of the original group and then the next two pétanque groups, resulting in a waiting list of interested players, in January 2011 a fourth group was set up to meet on a Thursday afternoon at Brevis Bar, Sol Park in Moraira. What is Petanque? The object of the game is…

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Pétanque 5

Frequency: Weekly: Saturdays - 10:00 - 12:00 Venue: Sol Park, Moraira Group Leader:  Mike & Suzie Broderick Following the success of the original group we now have our fifth group who meet on a Saturday morning at Brevis Bar, Sol Park in Moraira. If you are interested in playing and joining this group, please make contact through the email address at the end of the page. What is petanque? Pétanque (in French) is a form of…

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Frequency: Monthly: 3rd Wednesday 10:30-12:30 Venue: Bar El Martillo, Moraira Group Leader: John Snell Assistant Group Leader: Tom Birch Purpose of the group The members of the photography group have one thing in common. All have a digital camera and enjoy taking pictures. Some may have a small compact camera, while others may have a DSLR with multiple lenses. Some are complete novices and others have years of experience.…

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Frequency: Fortnightly: Thursdays - 15:45 for a 16:00 start Venue: Innate Active / Sol Park Tennis Club, Moraira Group Leaders: John and Lyndsay Dickinson This Group was started over 7 years ago and has proved very popular. It has always been a FUN QUIZ, with "Prizes" and has recently taken on a new format with 5 separate Quizmasters taking turns, thus bringing a new approach and diversity to each meeting. Why not come along…

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Frequency: Monthly: Last Friday 15:00 - 17:00 Venue: Pan y Pan, Sol Park, MorairaGroup Leader: Gaby Mauger 30th August - The Lady and the Unicorn - Tracy Chevalier OR Fire from Heaven - Mary Renault (Historical)27th September - Neither Wolf nor Dog - Kent Nerburn and Robert Plant (Non-Fiction)25th October - The Pillars of Hercules - Paul Theroux (Travel)29th November - Warlight - Michael Ondaatje OR…

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Rummikub – Group 2

Rummikub this popular game now has two groups please see below for details. Frequency: Weekly:  Wednesdays 15.00 – 17.00 Group 1 and on Fridays 16.00 - 18.00 Group 2Venue: Bar el Martillo (underneath Pepe La Sal) Group leader: Cindy Hinton  Rummikub (also known as Rummycube, Rummyking and Rummy Tile) is a tile-based game for two to four players invented in Israel more than 50 years ago. It is not a team game, and each…

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Frequency: Fortnightly: Tuesdays at 13:00 Venue: Bar El Martillo, Moraira Group Leader: Clive Parker Scrabble – For all those that love crossword or word games we are launching a new Scrabble group in Moraira. This is a board game that can be played by two or four players who compete in forming words with lettered tiles on a 225-square board with words spelt interlock like words in a crossword puzzle.  The group will…

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Solo Amigos (singles)

Frequency:   Monthly:  2nd Monday at 11.00am Venue:   Bar El Martillo, Moraira (Underneath Pepe La Sal (by the roundabout on the road from Moraira to Teulada) Group leader:  Sheran Williams This group is for those who find themselves 'solo' for whatever reason, and would like to make new friends and take part in fun activities. The events are organised by individual members of the group, depending…

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Spanish Conversation Intermediate

Frequency: Weekly: Saturday 10:30 - 12:00 New Venue: Cafe Sensso, this is the new cafe on the same street (Av. de la Paz)  in Moraira Group Leader: Sheila Shipsides A coffee morning with a difference! You need to be familiar with the different Spanish verb tenses and endings, have learnt grammar fairly thoroughly and have a certain amount of vocabulary to be able to participate as we have no teacher – you will find that you learn from…

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Spicy Dining

Frequency: Monthly:  4th Sunday  19:00 for 19:30 Venue: Various - Moraira Group Leaders: John & Elaine Ross If  you are interested in a social evening enjoying the delights of more exotic foods such as Indian, Mexican, Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Greek, Iranian or Turkish food then, this group is for you. The group will meet monthly for couples and singles to visit different restaurants and to enjoy…

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Frequency: Weekly: Fridays at 13:30 Venue: El Martillo, Moraira Group Leader: Roger Saunders Ukulele groups are one of the most popular social activities in the UK especially in close knit village communities with new groups being formed almost daily. The Ukulele is a very simple instrument to learn to play and perfectly good instruments are available e.g. from Amazon @ between €30 to €60.Most schools now teach…

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Vets Football – New Group

Starting date: Friday, 6th September - If you are interested in joining this Group contact Group Leader Dave Kelly at Dave Kelly Frequency: Monthly - 1st Friday of the month Group Leader: Dave Kelly A new group being launched is aimed at the more energetic and fit members of the U3A over 50+. Teams are 8 a side with normal running football, both tackling and contact is allowed but played with a 5 a side rules. The game is played…

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Walking Football

Frequency: Weekly: Thursdays - 10:00 to play at 10:30 Venue: La Senieta, Sports area, Moraira. Group Leader: Dave Kelly Walking football has taken off in the U.K. and rekindled  a sport we lost, many, many, years ago. If you're keen to have a go, you can join the group and be part of the craze that is sweeping the UK. Remember the days before dodgy knees and wonky hips ? Remember the days when you still had…

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Wine Tasting

Brian and Pat Clarke Frequency: Monthly: 2nd Thursday at 18:00 (except July and August). Venue: Bar Mediterráneo, Avda del Mediterráneo 36, Teulada Group Leaders:  Brian and Pat Clarke The group normally meets on the second Thursday of the month at Bar Mediterráneo in Teulada.  The doors open at 17:30 and tasting starts at 18:00; we generally finish around 20:00.  However, we have to be flexible in…

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YOGA – New Group

Starting Date: Wednesday 18th September - If you are interested initially contact Sue McNaeFrequency: Weekly Group Leader: Sue McNae NEW YOGA GROUP FOR THE 70’s!!! We are planning to start a new Yoga group for the 70s!!! (we all know the 70's are the new 50's). The classes will be run on the Hatha technique. This group is for people who wish to maintain flexibility within the prime of their life. There will be a need to get down…

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Service Groups and Discounts
Groups providing services and businesses providing discounts for U3A members

Baby Equipment Loan

Contact: Sandy Bianco Are the Grandchildren about to visit or friends with a baby, well don't fret, I loan out baby equipment for visiting families with young children. All of our equipment is kindly donated and is in excellent condition, clean and safe. Easter and Summer are not far away so if you would like to borrow an item, please get in touch soon as this is a very popular service. We don't make a charge, it's free,  but we ask if you…

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Discounts Page

Contact: Jayne Wintle If you are thinking about having work done on the house, or if there is something you are looking to purchase, have you realised that you might be able to get a discount? The discount section of the U3A website has been updated. All companies listed on this page have agreed to give you, U3A members a discount to save you money. Discounts vary but will always be a minimum of 5% off public prices. All you need to do is…

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Support Group – your help is needed?

Contact:  Rona Hurst We are always looking for new volunteers to help with this and especially anyone who can speak Spanish. Our aim is to be able to help any members of our U3A if they need it. It can be someone to take you to the hospital for doctors for an appointment, or to help you at home, with cooking, shopping, or a little DIY, it might be to walk your dog if you are unable for a while. Most importantly it just might be…

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Associate groups
Groups led by professional teachers who give special rates for U3A members

Badminton Workshop

Frequency: Weekly:  Tuesday 10:00-11:00 Venue:  Benissa Sports Hall Group Leader:  Rose Avila All levels of experience Requires a minimum of 8 participants per session Bilingual, Spanish, English Cost : 3 euros to cover court and coaching fees Contact the Group Leader: Problems using this email…

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Dance to Get Fit – Groups 1, 2 and 3

This group is proving popular so a new 3rd Group has been added for Beginners. Group 1 has restarted from Thurs 5th September, and Group 2 recommences from Thursday 19th September. A huge thank you to everyone who supported the Danceathon for Comic Relief last Thursday.  I was very proud of the number of Moraira U3A ladies who came and how well you all danced.   We all had great fun and a fantastic amount of 340 euros was raised…

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Frequency: Flexible, contact via Internet Group Leader: Richard Jones The Sailing group is now up and running. We have a good mix of experience covering surfboarding, dinghy sailing and yacht cruising. New members, with or without boats, are welcome. Sailing group newsletter Contact the Group Leader: Problems using this…

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Spanish Classes – All Levels

Frequency: Weekly (Day) Venue:  Teulada Group Leader: Carmen Living in Spain and not speaking Spanish? It can be awkward, to say the least. If you would like to find a solution, look no further: I look after Spanish teacher Carmen, who is a professional teacher and offers all levels of Spanish. Carmen teaches individual lessons and groups, and all levels of conversation and grammar. There are 3 Terms per year…

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Spanish Classes – From Post Beginners to Intermediate

Frequency: Weekly:  Wednesday & Fridays  Venue: Bar Mediterraneo, Avd. del Mediterraneo, Teulada Group Leader:   Pauline McGough - contact me for timings My name is Pauline McGough and I’m one of the U3A Associate Spanish Teachers. I do a variety of classes from beginners, post beginners, pre intermediate and intermediate, and I charge 4€ per person per lesson to be paid up front at the…

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Table Tennis

Frequency: Weekly: Thursdays 14:00-16:00 Venue: Sports Centre, Benissa Group Leader:  Janet Dane Table Tennis is great fun and good exercise - so come along, even if you've never played before - we can teach you the basics!   Bats and balls will be supplied, and you just need to wear comfortable clothing, preferably dark in colour. The approximate cost for the session will be 3-4 euros. Contact the Group…

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Weight Loss Support

Frequency: Weekly:  Fridays - 10:30 - 11:30 Venue: Spencers Bar, Moraira Group Leader: Tracy Reynolds This new group is aimed at those who would like a bit of motivation and help with their weight loss plans. The sessions start with a weigh in, followed by a structured talk, with ideas on recipes and cooking tips. Tracy Reynolds is weightwatcher trained but you can follow whichever diet suits you. The cost is 4 euros per…

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If you don’t find a group that suits your interests, why don’t you set one up yourself?

Read the Guide for Group Leaders to see how it’s done

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You should also contact Lynn Clark, the Groups Coordinator, who will provide all the information you need to set up your group.

You may also want to read: Describe your group, to see what information is required when we set up your group page.

List of groups and leaders

Membership requirement

Participation in U3A groups and social functions is limited to U3A Moraira-Teulada active members (who have renewed their current year’s membership.)

Only active members will receive communications by email and have access to closed groups on Facebook.

If, exceptionally, you wish to invite a guest to a group, please contact the leader in advance. When contacting the group leader, please provide the same email address you used to join the U3A and, if possible, include your membership number.

If you have changed your email address, please send your new email address to the Membership Secretary, so that she can update the U3A records.