Orpington u3a have a number of Interest Groups listed together under the heading of "Leisure". Click on a group that interests you to find out more details.
Cryptic Crosswords - We have 2 groups meeting in members' homes to pit their wits against the crossword compliers.
Learning to be Retired - This is a short, 5 week, course that runs twice a year. It is aimed at those of us who find retirement a challenge.
Meditation - Four different meditations lasting about 10-15 minutes each plus some discussion.
Painting - There are two groups: one meets at the Fire Station, the other at Orpington Methodist church. More experienced painters help the beginners.
Photography - We have 2 photography groups, both open to photographers of all levels. Both groups are focused on enjoying photography and getting the most out of the hobby, not on competitions.
Real Ale Appreciation - Visits to unusual pubs, clubs and breweries, travelling by public transport or private coach.
Sunday Lunch - Dining at selected local restaurants, with members taking turns to find and book restaurants.
Wine Appreciation - We have two wine tasting groups, meeting in members' homes.