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

Mar 26

Fri 12 April: The Aztec – the Eagle Warriors of the Sun – Surrey Study Day

Presented by Maria Chester, Subject Advisor on American Archaeology 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.

Feb 28

Easter Conference 23rd, 24th and 25th APRIL 2019 U3A of North London

MAIN HALL: HAMPSTEAD OLD TOWN HALL, LONDON NW3 4QP (see link at the bottom of the page for the Application Form)  Upsetting the Apple Cart: Controversial Figures Tuesday 23rd April   1.00 pm 1.45pm Registration Introduction 2.00 – 3.00 Trouble and Strife: The role of revolutions and revolutionaries: Mao Lenin and Robespierre.   Sir Thomas […]

Feb 27

12th to16th September Historic Houses and Heritage of Devon -Book your holiday now!

Thursday 12th to Monday 16th of September. Day 1: We board an executive coach at our designated pick-up points. En route to Exeter we visit the National Trust’s Kingston Lacy, home of the Bankes family for over 300 years. After the family lost their Corfe Castle stronghold to the Parliamentarians in the Civil War, they […]

Feb 27

17th May Reading: Biscuits,the Bayeaux Tapestry and a River Cruise

Join us on a walking tour to explore the Thames-side town of Reading. The ruins of Reading Abbey reopened in 2018. It is near Reading Gaol and the museum, where Britain’s Bayeux Tapestry is displayed and the history of the Huntley & Palmers biscuit factory is told. The tapestry is a full-sized copy of the […]

Feb 27

5th,13th 21st March – A Walk On and Off the Strand

You probably think you know this area but this walk will reveal some hidden secrets. The walk is from Temple Underground Station to Trafalgar Square. Strand is the street which links the City with Westminster. Along it we’ll see a very large map, a closed Underground station, a hidden chapel, some architectural gems in backstreets […]