Upper North

Welcome to U3A Upper North Region

The Upper North region covers mainly the Local Government areas of Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai. Courses are held in the suburbs of Berowra, Castle Hill, Epping, Eastwood, Gordon, Hornsby, Killara, Lindfield, Pennant Hills, Pymble, St Ives, Turramurra, Wahroonga, and Waitara.

Please view the U3A Second Semester Course Book 2018


Upper North Newsletter

Upper North Newsletter November 2018

If you haven’t received the latest copy please check as it may have been captured in your junk email folder. We also take this opportunity to issue a friendly reminder to contact us with your updated details if you change your email address, contact: stuart@incontact.com.au




Monday 12 November

2-3.30 pm for the

Upper North Region of Sydney U3A, Annual General Meeting and Election of Office Bearers at Turramurra Uniting Church, 10 Turramurra Avenue (behind shopping area car park).

The meeting will include reports by the President Grahame Marr and Treasurer Jane Cooper. They will be followed by the election of office bearers for 2019.


Members are very welcome to join the committee to assist with the running of our wonderful organisation. Information and nomination forms may be obtained and returned to Secretary Marilyn Pryor 9449 3415, marilynpryor7@gmail.com by Friday 26 October.

GUEST SPEAKER Jean-Paul Descoeudres

Professor Descoeudres will speak on Pompeii – mirror of a three centuries old discipline

Emeritus professor at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, honorary professor at the University of Sydney, Australia.
Chief editor of Mediterranean Archaeology. The Australian and New Zealand Journal for the Archaeology of the Mediterranean World (since 1996 official journal of the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens).

Record attendance at Upper North Showcase and Welcome to New Members

We are delighted to announce that a record crowd of 95 attended the Upper North Showcase and Welcome to New Members held on the 12th February at Turramurra Uniting Church.

The audience at the Showcase

 Read more about the Showcase

Lectures in November

Click here to see some of the lectures to be held in November


A big thank you to Ku-ring-gai Council

Our region has been fortunate to receive a community grant from Ku-ring-gai Council totalling $1922.

The generous amount has made possible the purchase of a range of audio-visual equipment for use in a variety of presentations and venues.

Thanks to the Council on behalf of all our members.


Wanted Course Leaders

Are you interested in running a course for U3A? Do you know a lot about a particular topic?

Why not impart your knowledge to an audience of enthusiastic U3A members. Contact either Grahame Marr on gwmarr1@bigpond.com or Pauline Holbrook on holbrookj@bigpond.com

Fipple Fluters

The Upper North U3A group known as The Fipple Fluters recently gave a concert at the Hornsby North Baptist Church for its ‘Time Out for Seniors Group’. They had played for this group before. During the past twelve years, they have also given concerts for Probus and played for U3A events at Sydney University, Customs House and Wesley Centre. In addition they have visited a number of local schools to assist teachers in encouraging students to understand the nature and depth of recorder repertoire from mediaeval music to the present day.

 Upper North Committee 2018

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