Do you enjoy singing? Enjoy it more with the Kingston U3A Singers. We are looking to expand our numbers in all voice ranges, especially in the Alto and Tenor sections. The group meets on Thursday mornings from 10.00 to 12.30 a.m. in the Shiraz Community Hall in Malden Manor Park. This park is near the […]
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
The Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability The museum at Normansfield in Teddington tells the story of Dr John Langdon Down, Normansfield and the Royal Earlswood Asylum through exhibitions and events. It displays objects made by the savant James Henry Pullen. The building includes a Grade II* Victorian theatre containing original ornate fixtures and fittings. […]
My name is Zoë McHayle and I am a second year PhD Psychology student from Kingston University. I will be conducting an experiment investigating visuospatial working memory and how this changes as we age. Research has already found that cognitive abilities such as planning, memory for future events, verbal knowledge and empathy all improve with […]
U3A Royal Society Healthy Ageing Lecture 2017 in association with The European Alliance for the Brain Professor Ian Deary, Professor of Differential Psychology, Director, MRC Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology University of Edinburgh. Professor Deary is an entertaining and informative speaker, familiar to some U3A members. He will explore the reasons why some people’s brains and thinking skills age better than […]
The National Gallery is delighted to be hosting a U3A study day focusing on French Impressionism. Learn about the techniques and subject matter of Impressionist paintings in the National Gallery collection and discover why these ground-breaking paintings of modern life were so controversial in France during the Belle Époque. Join National Gallery experts for a […]