This is our current list of interest groups at Chichester U3A. Follow the links for more details about each group. Groups that currently have vacancies are shown in bold. Follow the “NEWS!!!” link to see the latest group news.
This list is regularly updated so please look again if what you want is not available.


Group Leaders: To request a change to your listing please use the “Contact the Groups Co-ordinator” form on the ‘Contact Us’ page.


Group Details Summary Group news
Apple Group Learning, sharing and problem solving with your iPad, Mac or iPhone. Currently suspended.
Art Appreciation Sharing our enjoyment of art – currently by email only
Book Group 10 Fiction from the 20th century – currently meeting in person
Book Group 11 Fiction – currently on Zoom
Book Group 4 Reading group at members houses – currently on Zoom
Book Group 6 : Modern Novels Reading group at Westhampnett – currently on Zoom
Book Group 7 Reading group – currently on Zoom
Book Group 8 Reading group – currently in person or on Zoom
Boules Boules for enthusiastic beginners – meets in summer only
Bridge (Boxgrove) Chicago bridge. Experience needed – currently suspended
Bridge (Felpham) Chicago bridge. Experience needed – currently online
Bus Walk Walks without a car – currently suspended
Croquet Play croquet at Fishbourne – meets in summer only
Cryptic Crosswords Online Maintain your cryptic crosswords skills – currently on Zoom
Current Affairs Group – New Park Key current topics assessed through critical reading of texts – currently suspended
Cycling for Pleasure Cycling for pleasure, sociability and fitness – currently in person, under Covid-19 rules NEWS!!!
Discovering Maths The fun of mathematics – currently suspended
Discussion Group 1 Current affairs discussion group – Summersdale – currently in person or on Zoom
Discussion Group 2 Current affairs discussion group – Summersdale – currently in person or on Zoom
DVD Shakespeare Watch and discuss – currently suspended
Film Discussion Discussion of films seen by members – currently suspended
Fly Fishing Duncton Mill or elsewhere – currently meeting
French (Intermediate 1) In Chichester – currently on Zoom
French (Intermediate 2) In Aldingbourne – currently in person or on Zoom
French Conversation 2 In Chichester – currently on Zoom
French Conversation 3 In Chichester – conversation and literature – currently in person or on Zoom
Gardening 4 Gardening related visits – currently suspended
Greek – Intermediate Both spoken and written Greek – currently suspended
Italian Conversation – Intermediate Some experience needed – currently on Zoom
Keep Fit Westgate leisure centre – keep fit class – currently meeting in person
Literary & Historical Walks (5th Year) 5-8 mile walk – currently suspended
Literary Book Group We read fiction and non-fiction chosen by our members and meet in central Chichester – currently suspended
Local History Walk & Lunch 1 Notes on topic, visit and lunch – currently suspended
Mah Jongg Aldwick – All welcome – currently suspended NEWS!!!
Medieval History Chichester – DVD and discussion – currently suspended
Painting for Pleasure NE Chichester – All media, all welcome – currently suspended
Play Reading – 1 Readings of members’ favourite plays – currently suspended
Play Reading – 2 Readings of members’ favourite plays – currently suspended
Play Reading for Fun Chichester – varied plays – currently on Zoom
Poetry and Prose for Pleasure Chichester – reading poetry and prose for performance – currently on Zoom
Rambling Varied walks of 7-9 miles – currently meeting under Covid-19 rules NEWS!!!
Recorder Ensemble The Hornet, Chichester – Experience required – currently meeting under Covid-19 rules
Science Discussion Presentation and discussion of topics chosen by members – currently on Zoom NEWS!!!
Serendipity Discussion Group Lively discussion of current news items from the main news media – currently meeting in person, under Covid-19 rules
Shorter Rambles 4-5 mile walks – currently meeting in person, under Covid-19 rules
Spanish Conversation Not for beginners,some experience needed – currently on Zoom
Spanish Conversation – Advanced ‘A-level’ Spanish required – currently meeting in person, under Covid-19 rules
Spanish Improvers Improve your comprehension, grammar and vocabulary – currently meeting in person or on Zoom
Table Tennis Weekly table tennis at the Westgate Leisure Centre – currently suspended
Ten Pin Bowling Chichester Gate Leisure Park, Terminus Road, Chichester, PO19 8EB – currently suspended NEWS!!!
The 19th Century Novel and its Legacy The 19th century novel – currently on Zoom
The Greenies Action on climate change – currently suspended
Thursday Lunch Group Lunch in local pubs etc – meeting in person, subject to C0vid-19 rules
Wednesday Walks Walks of about 5 miles – currently suspended NEWS!!!
Wine Tasting Sampling and discussion – currently suspended
Within the Walls Lunch Group Lunch in Chichester – currently suspended
World of Books Country-based reading group – currently on Zoom
Writing for Fun Long and short pieces – currently by email only
Zoom Hosting Brush up your Zoom skills. All welcome – currently on Zoom, of course!