The Three Brethren U3A is a charitable self-help organisation for people no longer in full time employment. Our aim is to provide educational, creative and leisure opportunities in a friendly environment. We are a member of the Third Age Trust – the national support and advisory body for local U3A groups throughout the UK.
We are based in Galashiels, but draw our membership mainly from the area Clovenfords to St. Boswells in the east, and from Lauder in the north to Jedburgh and Hawick in the South. The Three Brethren part of our name derives from a local landmark Click to read more.
The Three Brethren U3A has been in existence since March 2007 and from modest beginnings the group has grown steadily to a current membership in excess of 180 with a choice of 21 flourishing activity and interest groups. If you are retired, part-retired or about to retire you are welcome to join us; all you need is interest and enthusiasm!