Arthur Bridson - Fivedeans U3A - comprising Ovingdean, Saltdean, Roedean, Rottingdean, Woodingdean - stretching along the Sussex Coast from Brighton.

1. We were formed in 1997and have 80 members; our annual fee is £12.

2. Activities:- In January, February, March, May, June, October and November there is a branch meeting with a speaker held in a residential in the centre of Saltdean. In April we have our Annual General Meeting. Get-together parties are held in July and December.

Courses:- Armchair travel, Art history, Basic watercolour painting, Book group, Calligraphy, Discussion group, Family history, German, Handicraft, Play reading, Poetry, Scrabble, Science, Shared learning with overseas U3As, Sussex history, Walking.

3. What I like about my U3A:- I never have a dull moment - there is always something to keep me feeling young.

4. My personal message:- Try to help people in every way.