Soar Valley


Not working full time? Retired?
Come And Join Us!

Want to try new experiences and meet new people? Soar Valley u3a welcomes you. Membership costs only £12 a year.

Do you live in the villages between Loughborough and Nottingham? Soar Valley u3a provides relaxed learning and leisure activities for people no longer in full time employment (usually semi-retired or retired).

A great way to meet like-minded people and even make new friends, our meetings and groups provide a wide variety of activities for our members.


We have nearly forty special interest groups providing something for everybody: from science to singing, history to hill walking - go the Groups page to learn more.

Demonstration to Garden Group

At the Book Group

Barn dancers in action

Bowls players checking the lie of the woods

Crossing a hillside

Spine of French-English dictionary

At Nottingham Industrial Museum


Meetings with interesting speakers, outings, social get-togethers and workshops - go to the Events page for more information.

Going on a coach trip

Audience at a general meeting

Outing to flower show

Members enjoying a quiz

Musical performance at a general meeting

Members at an afternoon social

Members studying a poster display

30th July 2024
2:00 pm

General Meeting

Join us for our July General Meeting Tuesday 30th July 2024, 2pm Normanton on Soar Village Hall where our guest speaker will be Char March with a talk entitled Coin […]
Venue: Normanton on Soar Village Hall

16th September 2024


Cost: £23 pp
Booking Required

29th November 2024


This year's Xmas party will take place on Friday 29th November 2024, at Rushcliffe Golf Club, East Leake. Save the date! More details nearer the time ...
Venue: Rushcliffe Golf Club
Booking Required

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