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

Feb 12

New Shared Learning Project – Pioneers of Women’s Housing

 SHARED LEARNING PROJECT: APRIL TO JUNE 2017 PIONEERS OF WOMEN’S HOUSING – FOR THE NEW MODEL WORKING WOMAN The early history of Women’s Pioneer Housing Background: WW1 saw the campaign for equal voting rights with men put on ice. Women instead took on the work men had been doing, jobs it was once thought far […]

Feb 11

New Shared Learning Project – U3A and The Royal Philatelic Society London (RPSL)

Background The U3A and The Royal Philatelic Society London (RPSL) are instigating a Shared Learning Project (SLP) to produce a virtual tour of items from the Society’s Museum and Archive that are not normally on permanent display. The aim is to make a range of interesting and important items available on the internet through appropriate […]

Feb 09

U3A Explores Science at the RI

The Royal Institution of Great Britain Although one of the world’s major cities, London is also home to an astonishing array of wildlife. In this talk, the presenter will discuss the acoustic technology being developed at UCL to improve the way we monitor wildlife in cities and the creation the world’s first live biodiversity monitoring […]

Feb 05

Psychology Department Kingston University – looking for Research Volunteers 65 Plus!

I am currently a masters student at Kingston University studying psychology. I am going to be undertaking my dissertation soon and am planning an experiment which investigates memory in the elderly. I am emailing to ask if any members of your group would be interested in participating in this experiment? The study will involve two […]

Jan 15

Feb 21st – U3A Study Day – Shopping in Kingston – Changes in the past 50 Years

U3A STUDY DAY: HOW HAVE SHOPPING AND SHOPS IN OUR AREA CHANGED IN THE LAST FIFTY YEARS? Tuesday, February 21st 10.30 – 3.30 Speakers have been invited from Ely’s, John Lewis, Bentalls and Tudor Williams. There will be a display and a report from a Shared Learning Project looking at the same topic, with historical pictures and […]