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 15

March 11th U3A at the Royal Institution

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’. […]

Jan 15

Royal Holloway Citizens 800 SLP Research Days

As part of Citizens 800 project, Royal Holloway have arranged a series of Research Retreat Days.

Jan 10

March 21st National Gallery U3A Art Day

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 […]

Dec 29

4th Feb Monday – Third Age Trust: Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts and Book Art

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 […]

Dec 29

Fri 15 Feb 2019 Philosophy in a Day! Surrey Study Days

Presented by Marianne Talbot of Oxford University. Study days are open at the Menuhin Hall, Stoke d’Abernon, starting at 9.30am with registration and normally running from 10am to 4pm. The fee, including coffee or tea and biscuits, is £10 for members and £12 for guests. Attendees should bring a packed lunch. Prior booking is necessary […]