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

Oct 14

Nov 7th Just how Extensive was the Suffragette Militancy campaign?

A research retreat at Royal Holloway Join us as we delve into various online newspaper archives to discover the extent of Suffragette militancy in April and May 1913, a particularly active period for the Women’s Social and Political Union. The resulting research will then feed directly into Royal Holloway’s open online course, Beyond the Ballot, […]

Sep 30

The Savoy Chapel – U3A Christmas Concert with the Brandenburg Singers and Organ.

3rd December 2018 – 2pm  3rd December 2018 – 5:30pm 18th December 2018 – 2pm Designed to whet your appetite for the coming season, the concert will include traditional carols and refreshments of mulled wine and mince pies. The concert will be introduced and conducted by Bob Porter, the Brandenburg Choral Festival of London’s Artistic […]

Aug 27

18th Oct – A Day in Cambridge

Smaller and more compact than Oxford, Cambridge is a cultured pearl in a rich agricultural sea. Set on a river bend, Cambridge has kept its rural feel with cattle grazing within 500 yards of the market square. We meet our guide at 10.30 a.m. at Coton Orchard, on the outskirts of Cambridge, to buy morning […]

Aug 26

24th Oct – ‘The Mysteries of Memory’- Study Day at Roehampton University

‘The Mysteries of Memory’ is the intriguing title of a study day put on jointly by the U3A and Roehampton University. The day will be held on the campus and all applicants will receive ‘A How to Get Here’ pack. Free parking on campus will be available to book with your application. Six speakers will […]

Aug 26

15th Nov – World War 1 1914-1918 Shrouds of the Somme

This breath-taking work of art comes to the Olympic Park in November 2018 for ten days only. The shrouded figures, covering an area over 4000 square metres, represent 72,396 British servicemen killed at the Somme, whohave no known grave and the bodies of many of them were never recovered from the battlefield. The display will […]