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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]