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Spaces available in Pilates

There are a number of spaces to be filled in the various Pilates groups.  For further information please contact our Activities Co-ordinator Mary Curtis – 01799 524 784 –

Christmas Tea 2019

Book early for this year’s Christmas Tea, to be held at the Bowling Club in Abbey Lane on Monday 16th December at 3:00 pm. The cost is £10 per head, so contact Jim Dwyer on 07531 115 160 or

We already have 60 signed up so contact Jim before we run out of places.

Our caterer will be providing everything that you’d expect from a Christmas Tea – so come along and enjoy.

Membership Renewals for 2019 – 2020

Membership application forms for 2019-2020 were distributed early with the summer edition of Update, and can be downloaded from the membership page of this website.

If you have not completed your membership renewal for this coming year please do so now and before the 15th October.

Any further questions should be addressed to the Membership Secretary – John Trueman (contact details on the Committee page).

Thank you

Saffron Walden U3A Newsletter

In addition to our biannual Update Magazine we are now circulating a briefer and more up-to-date Newsletter to members mainly by email and also on this website, to keep everyone informed about what’s going on.

Click on the link below to download our latest Newsletters:

Saffron Walden U3A Newsletter July 2019

This newsletter has been emailed to all our members for whom we have email addresses.  If you have not received an email copy then please  email Ann Treglown –

JUSTGYM Active Ageing Hour

Please note that this is not a U3A activity but we thought that it might be of interest to our members

“As we get older our bodies start to slow down and muscles start to lose their strength and stability. At JustGym we are here to help you keep fit and healthy.
A dedicated member of staff will be on hand to help with any questions you may have, demonstrate equipment, offer tips on exercises and show you ways to get started on your fitness journey.”

Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3pm at JustGym, Shire hill, Saffron Walden, CB11 3AQ   01799 510 766 or
£6 per visit or £25 unlimited monthly membership.

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Can you speak Italian?

Our tutor/co-ordinator for the Italian group is retired at the end of the summer term 2019 and we desperately need someone to take this on please if this group if to continue.  If you are able to help or know someone who might be able to help please contact Mary Curtis – 01799 524 784

Shingles Vaccinations

“We are currently encouraging people of age 70, 71,72, 73, 74, 78 and 79 years to get their free shingles vaccination from their GP surgery. Shingles can be a painful illness, especially in those who are older or have a weakened immune system.”

Screening and Immunisation Coordinator, Public Health England/NHS England, Midlands and East (East)