Category Archives: Groups

A listing of the various groups in U3A Armagh

Out-to-Lunch Bunch

Margaret Oaks Has arranged another event for March 9th when we will visit the Newry Catering College. As always there are only limited spaces available and those who attended the Monthly Meeting had a chance to sign up but there are a few places left.

If you are interested contact Margaret ASAP on tro111@hotmail.

Groups – What’s happening

The following groups are currently meeting for details please contact the respective convenors:

Local History

Cycling and walking groups


Bridge is meeting online and in person.

Out-to-Lunch Bunch


The following groups are not currently meeting but hope to resume when people are comfortable meeting up indoors again:


Family History




Tai Chi

Wine Appreciation

Check the monthly newsletter for the latest information on what’s happening or what will be happening.

Pilates Group

Pilates has started again and we have 2 classes running at 10.30 am and 11.30 am in the Armagh City Hotel gym.

If your new year resolution is to get fitter then the good news is that there are a small number of places available in the later group.

It will cost between £20/25/month depending on the numbers. Classes are run by the in-house instructor Lldy who has a great reputation. If you are keen then let me know ASAP.

Out-to-Lunch Bunch: Dungannon Catering College

We are planning an out-to-lunch event for,

Thursday 2nd February


Dungannon Catering College

This will be a 3-course lunch for the incredible price of £12.

UPDATE the places for the upcoming Dungannon lunch are all taken but if you want to be on the reserve list contact

Margaret Oaks at

Please note, exact timings will be provided later and you will need to arrange transportation to the college.

Aqua Aerobics

In conjunction with the Armagh City Hotel, we have a chance to start an u3a Aqua Aerobics class on Thursdays at 10.00 am. We currently have 9 members interested but to keep costs to a minimum need to get as near to the maximum number of 15. 

We are hoping to have a 2-week taster session so members can decide if this is for them. If you did not previously show interest but feel you want to try Aqua Aerobics out let me know by replying to the email and we will get the ball rolling on organising the taster event.

Hill Walking Group

The Hill Walking Group started in 2011 when Armagh u3a was first set up. Our walks are varied—-in forest parks, in the hills & mountains & along country roads.

We meet weekly on Thursdays.

Walks are usually 2-4hours.

Members of the group plan and decide on the next walk at the end of each walk. The leader of the walk then posts information to the WhatsApp Group.

Hiking carries risks and participation in hiking or walking activities can result in injury. It is the responsibility of each walker to ensure he/she has the experience and fitness for any walks they undertake; sturdy footwear and waterproof clothing are essential. Denim jeans are not suitable.

Car Sharing can be arranged between members who are happy & comfortable to share & drive. Final decision is with the driver on the day.

All communication for the u3a hill walking group is by WhatsApp

Contact Caroline:

Tuesday Walking Group

The Tuesday Walking Group walk on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. Meeting in the carpark in the Demesne next to the children’s playground. Numbers are currently limited to 15 participants, though this may change as Covid restrictions are relaxed. For further details contact Patricia McConville.