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

Dec 08

U3A in the Time of Corona a Diary project

This book is based on the Diary Project and has been created using contributions during Lockdown from U3A members all over the country. It chronicles our reactions to coronavirus and isolation, as well as how to get a supermarket delivery, how to cut your own hair and what to do with all that free time. Some people […]

Nov 30

U3A London Region – Talks organised via Zoom – Jan to March 2021

January 2021 Mon Jan 25th Jonathan Lipitch: How to Control Stress in a Stressful World On Zoom. 17.00 – 18.00, Log on from 16.30. Click here for details and registration: Winter Talks 2021 February 2021 Mon Feb 8th Other Camila Nichol: A two hundred-year Antarctic adventure: a short History of Humans in Antarctica On Zoom. […]

Nov 23

National U3A free talks (mostly) coming next Geology, Japan or Wellbeing see link below

Online talks by the U3A Subject specialists and some bodies such as The National Gallery and the National Trust where their have been previous links. These and many other talks can be booked whether free or paid on The Third Age Trust website  https://www.u3a.org.uk/events/educational-events Jan 22nd  The Unification of the British Isles:  a lesson in […]

Nov 23

U3A – Watercolour Tutorials by Tony Burke

Watercolour tutorials Tony Burke, Huddersfield U3A, has run a watercolour class for many years but in March it was cut short. He undertook to complete the course, for those that were interested, via YouTube and has just posted lesson number 26. Tony is really happy to share these with U3A members across the movement. They […]

Sep 05

Kingston U3A Monthly Meetings – being held via Zoom UPDATES !!

We successfully held our first 3 online monthly meeting beginning oin August.  Musician Sophie Matthews gave an excellent talk on the development of the bagpipes and the oboe both in folk tradition and at court.  She played a collection of folk, Renaissance and baroque pieces on her own pipes and oboes and illustrated their development through contemporary paintings […]