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

Latest News

Jan 21

12th March Close Encounters of the Animal Kind a U3A Study Day at the National Gallery

When is a cat just a cat? Certainly not at the National Gallery, where animals in paintings hold a range of meanings and are particularly significant for what they tell us about ourselves. Join National Gallery experts to hear about the rich history of animal symbolism in Western art from the Renaissance to the present […]

Jan 21

16th March U3A Explores Science at the RI

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. Zoe Griffiths : Outrageous statistics: Sex, lies and surveys In this talk Zoe will explore the outrageous conclusions that we can reach by doing statistics badly. Expect a humorous […]

Jan 20

20th March Geography & Landscapes of SE England Surrey Network U3A Study Day

GEOGRAPHY & LANDSCAPES OF SOUTH EAST ENGLAND A Study Day on Friday, 20th March 2020 At The Menuhin Hall, Stoke d’Abernon Speaker: Geoffrey Mead South East England has, in a small area, a rich assemblage of landscapes whose origins lie in the underlying rocks and soils. The sands, clays and limestones dictated farming and settlement […]

Jan 20

17th April Surrey U3A Network Day – The Most Famous Pharoah of them all: Tutankhamun, the Boy King

A Study Day   At The Menuhin Hall, Stoke d’Abernon Speaker – Clive Barham Carter Tutankhamen was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who was the last of his royal family to rule during the end of the 18th dynasty; he ruled c. 1334 – 1325 BC in the conventional chronology during the New Kingdom of Egyptian […]

Jan 19

15th May Surrey U3A Network – The Development of British Style + Desert Island Antiques & Life on the Antiques Roadshow

Study Day at  The Menuhin Hall, Stoke d’Abernon   Speaker – Paul Atterbury From the 1870s the British domestic house and its contents changed almost beyond recognition, reflecting the social and economic revolution that paved the way for the modern world of today. Many factors contributed to this change, from William Morris and the Arts and […]