U3A – Leigh and District
U3A provide educational, recreational and leisure activities for retired and semi-retired people or anyone who is no longer in full time employment
The group has around 350 members and is centred in Leigh (incorporating Atherton, Tyldesley, Astley, Lowton, Golborne, Culcheth, Westhoughton and other areas). There are no age limits or obstacles to joining, no qualifications are needed and there are no exams.
Membership of Leigh & District u3a costs £15 a year and there’s a £1.50 charge for attendance at group functions – this covers venue hire.
They meet at Leigh Miners Welfare, which is on Kirby Road, Leigh, WN7 4EF. More information about the group can be found on their website.