Research project: Developing enjoyable audio resources for museums and galleries Researchers at the University of Westminster, in collaboration with the Museum of London, are looking for participants to take part in a two-part study. They are looking at experiences of recorded audio for a series of photos taken from the collections of the Museum of […]
Welcome to Kingston upon Thames U3A
Prospective members: Welcome to Kingston U3A! If you have recently retired, or are coming up to that exciting third age phase of your life, there is so much to do! We have an extensive range of groups you can join, covering everything from literature through arts, music, walks, discussions, dancing and table tennis to games, languages and science. There are regular monthly meetings with an interesting talk, introductory get-togethers for new members and a chance to meet people and make new friends. There is a wide monthly programme of visits to places of interest and a holiday, abroad or in the UK, every year. This website will give you a lot of information about all of these and many other activities. Please browse and let us know if you would like to join us.
Existing members please make regular visits to this website as we will be posting up-to-date information as it becomes available.
To find out more of the U3A s history please follow the link :- History of the U3A
Description Join U3A members and explore science through a variety of fascinating talks. Programme 1.15pm Audience arrives 1.45pm Introduction by Martin Davies, Public Programme Manager, Royal Institution. Jo Ruxton: A Plastic Ocean – Behind the Scenes Producer Jo Ruxton will talk about her eight year journey to make the multi-award-winning documentary feature, ‘A Plastic Ocean’. […]
As part of Citizens 800 project, Royal Holloway have arranged a series of Research Retreat Days.
Satire to Sublime: British Art from Hogarth to Turner Thursday 21st March 2019 Find out how eighteenth and early nineteenth-century painters grappled with the rapid changes of life in eighteenth and nineteenth-century Britain. Listen to National Gallery experts on Hogarth’s satirical look at British life, Wright of Derby’s provocations around scientific ethics and Turner’s confrontations […]
A day at the British Library hearing from experts about the sophisticated art found in manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. The talks will explore the interconnected cultural world of illuminated manuscripts from Britain, Ireland and continental Europe. Date: Monday, 4 February Time: 10.30am-4pm Place: The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB Cost: £24 […]