Group Category: Art and Architecture

  • Art Appreciation

    The Convener is  manages our register and is the contact for new members, who can join the group simply by emailing him in advance.  There is always room – our venue is a spacious hall.  is the group leader and arranges the programme. He would welcome hearing from anyone who might possibly volunteer to give… Read more

  • Art History

    Group Convenor (manages the group's register) Zoom is convenient for members from any part of Bristol (or beyond). Travel difficulties are avoided, while slides can be seen better and in more detail. We can split into break-out rooms to be in small groups for easier participation in discussion. We study art history by looking with our… Read more

  • Art Appreciation - Stoke Gifford

    The group is similar to the u3a Art Appreciation group that meets in Stoke Bishop. Members of the group, or others, give talks on art or related subjects, illustrated on a screen. There is no charge for the talks. Read more

  • Watercolour for Pleasure

    Co-Convenor: Co-Convenor: We are a friendly group who enjoy watercolour painting in a quiet peaceful environment with like-minded others. There is no leader or tuition, but group members encourage each other with their painting. We share hints and tips as we go along. You will need to bring your own paper, paints and brushes. The… Read more

  • Architecture - Modern/20th Century

    For anyone interested in modern / 20th century architecture. There is no need to be an architect or to have any experience of the building trade. The convenor is a retired architect but still very interested in learning more about modern architecture and she leads the presentations. In the group we have been looking at… Read more

  • Architecture and Buildings

    This group is aimed at increasing our knowledge and appreciation of architecture, including the design and construction of buildings, especially around Bristol. We also look at modern architecture and the issues of building today, plus buildings in other parts of the world. In warmer months we organise architectural walks around Bristol. Read more

  • Art on Show

    This friendly and informal group is open to anyone interested in art. We meet to look at current exhibitions in Bristol and sometimes further afield, and to share our reactions to the works we see. We choose a different gallery each month, usually in central or south Bristol. After looking at the exhibition, we discuss… Read more

  • Looking at Art

    This is a small group who enjoy looking at art in the widest sense. We meet in a variety of venues. Members and invited speakers give illustrated talks This year we have tried to move away from well-known artists and have looked at a variety of artists and artistic activities, including The Glasgow Boys &… Read more