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

Aug 19

Kingston AGM Nomination Forms – Apply to Join the Committee!

KINGSTON U3A EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE  NOMINATION FORM 2019  Up to 12 members will be elected at the Annual General Meeting on Monday, 4 November 2019. Nine members of the existing committee have indicated that they will stand again.We welcome new recruits. We hope that the new time limits will encourage people to come forward to serve […]

Aug 19

U3A Shared Learning Project Hampton and Kempton Waterworks Railway 2019 / 2020

Project Title: Building the Railway Archive We are now starting a project to build an archive for the Hampton and Kempton Waterworks Railway. We need to collect everything we can find from the early 20th century to the present. Volunteers on the project will need to visit local and national archives, make contact with those […]

Aug 10

20th Sept Surrey Network Study Day – Genetics

Genetics; Development of Personalised Medicine & Treatment of Disease Presented by Daniel Biggs, Felicia Anna Tucci & Justin Whalley, The Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford Booking opens on 1 JuneSurrey Network study days are open to members of all U3As in Surrey and the surrounding area. They are held in the Menuhin […]

Aug 10

Nov 7th – The Pre-Raphaelites at the National Gallery – U3A Study Day at the National Gallery

Discover how National Gallery paintings, including van Eyck, Titian, Hogarth and others, inspired the young and rebellious Pre-Raphaelites as they brought about a revolution in British painting. Join National Gallery experts for a study day exploring the radical Victorian paintings of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Which paintings inspired them or shaped their views, and why? And […]

Aug 10

Nov 25th – Architecture of London at the Royal Institute of British Architects – U3A Study Day

The Royal Institute of British Architects cares for one of the largest and most diverse architectural collections in the world. Travel through four centuries of London’s architectural development on this exclusive study day, hosted within the Institute’s iconic art deco headquarters. Introducing rare examples from a collection of over four million items including models, drawings, […]