Summer is almost upon us and so is our June Showcase at the Spa. It is free and open to the public so do invite everyone along! June also means that membership renewals are now possible for the next membership year beginning September 1st.

Spa meetings: *Please note that there are some changes of date since the last newsletter and because the July meeting date is now later, children and grandchildren may attend at no charge.*

                   Monday 17th June      Showcase Event

                   Monday 22nd July     Summer Concert

                             ~~~ no meeting in August ~~~

                   Monday 2nd September    ‘Walking the Wolds’

                   Monday 7th October         Estate Planning

                   Monday 18th November     AGM

                   Monday 9th December       Christmas Concert


We are still looking for volunteers for various committee roles: if you feel you can help, please do, and full support will be given.


Group announcements:

  New groups:

  • Kurling: If you are interested in playing this growing sport, suitable for all abilities, a new group is now being formed on Tuesday afternoons from 1–3 p.m. at the Leisure Centre; all equipment is provided, all you need are indoor trainers/shoes.


  • Crafting: Supporting all kinds of crafts, sewing, beading, crochet, quilting; two Tuesdays a month at 2-4 p.m.


  • Metal Detecting: There will be a meeting at the u3a Centre on Monday, June 3rd at 2 p.m. for all those interested in this activity.


  • Scrabble 2: Now being held monthly at the u3a Centre on a Thursday from 1-3 p.m.


Local History: There will be a talk entitled ‘Bridlington Esplanade’ given by Geoff Gibson

          on Wednesday 12th June at 10 a.m., cost £2, at St. John’s Burlington Methodist Church.


Quiz Night at the Town Bar; starting at 7.30 pm cost £1.50, cash prizes.

          The final event before the summer break will be on Wednesday June 26th 2024

Future dates will be announced at the beginning of September.

         Contact John Beales 07543460558 or Pete Arthur 07799816284 for more information.

Day trips:

Wednesday 12th June          Kiplin Hall and Gardens – still some seats available  £32

Wednesday 17th July           Doddington Hall & Gardens, near Lincoln £36

       Contact Sue on for more information or call 07746252057


 Bideford Devon Holiday: Monday 23rd September 2024

7 days/ 6 nights for £539 pp; only 2 double rooms and 1 twin room left

*Kingussie Scotland Holiday: Sunday 26th January 2025 /FULL*

2024 Dinner Dance will be held on Saturday 30th November at the Belvedere Golf Club; full details to follow closer to the date.

Contact Sylvia at /01262 672721 for more information on these events.


Renewals: From the 1st of June you can renew your membership online through the Beacon system; if you don’t do PayPal then scroll down below it and pay with card. Your new membership card  will then need to be picked up at a monthly meeting or sent to you via a SAE provided to Wendy.

There will be NO renewals at the June meeting but there will be renewal slips at the membership desk; remember to include a SAE if you want your new membership cards sent to you.

Membership renewals as normal by cash, cheque or card payment at the July meeting.





Spa Meeting         (Monthly)

Knit & Natter

Short Walks 1

Tap Dancing for All



Beginners’ Guitar

Dancing for Fun

French Beginners

Knitting & Crochet

New Age Kurling 3


Play Reading

Reiki Course

Trim Intentions/ Weight Management



Ballet Fitness

Friendship Circle

Golf Improvers

Local History

Mindfulness Meditation

New Age Kurling 1

Short Strolls

Short Walks 2


Ukes of Hazzard

Writers Group


Crown Green Bowls

Discussion Group

Map Reading Group

Round & About Walks






Family History

Flower Arranging

New Age Kurling 2

Line Dancing

Table Tennis

Watercolours Mixed




Acrylics Art Group

Book Club


Introducing Canasta 

Metal Detecting

Digital Photography


Readers’ Group

2nd. Year Spanish



Book Group

Beginners’ Canasta

Crafting Group


French Conversation

Line Dancing

Poetry Appreciation

Reiki Exchange


Uno and Boardgames

Yoga & Pilates

Wine Appreciation 3


Bridge – Improvers



Progressive Whist

Spanish – Intermediate /Advanced






Quiz Night


Canasta 2

Climate Change

Family History


Literary Studies

Scrabble 2

Wine Appreciation



Book Group

Flat Green Bowls

Recorder Ensemble

Rummikub, UNO and     Dominoes







Canasta Sunday

Variable: Allotments, Caving, Geoarchaeology, Hearing Loss, Silver Dream Bikers, Trips/ Events

*Please note that the most up-to-date information on all events and groups can always be obtained by accessing the Beacon system.


u3a discounts: Available at East Riding Leisure Centre, Palms Leisure Club, Bridlington Stationers and at Burlington’s Restaurant in the Old Town (except on weekends and Bank Holidays); please

show your original membership card.


Committee contact information:

Chair: Diane Arthur ; Secretary/ Membership Secretary: Wendy Brayshaw or 07876 571884; Treasurer/ Group Coordinator: Christine Latham  or 01262 851313; Mike Heslop-Mullens; Delphine Kaye


            Bridlington u3a, Unit 8, Business Centre, Enterprise Way, Bessingby Industrial Estate,

                                               Bridlington YO16 4SF               07746252057