About Us

Group os people listening to a speaker at U3A Conference

The Third Age Trust

The Universities of the Third Age are democratic, self-funding organisations that provide all types of educational, creative and leisure activities for retired people at minimum cost,  by making use of the knowledge and skills of their members.  They come under the umbrella of the national body “The Third Age Trust”. 

Devizes U3A members around a table with coffee and cake

What we’re about

The “University of the Third Age” has been described as the “Youth Club for Retired People” providing educational, recreational and leisure activities which are run by its members and coordinated by volunteer Group Leaders. Our Devizes group has 700 members and over 60 activity groups. We organise coach trips to theatres, museums and galleries and there are regular talks.