Welcome to Kingston upon Thames 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 the 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 –


Latest News

Sep 09

Oct 4th Monthly Meeting will be a Hybrid Meeting

Following our “interesting” learning curve with hybrid meetings on Zoom and in the Richard Mayo Hall we are going to continue with this in October.  There will however be no need to book ahead for those who wish to attend in person in the hall.  We had just over 30 there for the September meeting […]

Aug 22

Covid Regulations and September

As covid rules regarding meeting within the home have changed a number of groups that may have temporarily closed will be restarting in September, if you haven’t already heard please check with your group leader!

Jul 08

Surrey Network: Study days – Return!

After an 18-month gap Surrey Network’s study days will begin again in September. Time: 10am-4pm, (registration and login begin at 9.30am) Dates: See programme details below. Place: You can attend in person at the Menuhin Hall, Stoke d’Abernon or join online via Zoom. Cost (including tea/coffee biscuits): £10 for members, £12 for guests attending in […]

Jul 02

London Region U3A Talks – “The Twenties”

This series of 8 talks will be taking place between May and August go online to register your interest the link is at the bottom of the list of talks.

May Monday 10th 17.30-18.30 Log on from 17.00 Graham Taylor: Visual Arts in the Roaring Twenties The 1920s saw innovative revolutions in fine-art and in design approaches for fashion, architecture and media. This presentation explores some of the biggest visual changes of this lively era including the beginnings of ‘Art Deco’ and ‘Surrealism’ in Paris, the design breakthroughs of the ‘Bauhaus’ in Germany and New York’s ‘Art Deco Skyscrapers’.

Jun 25

u3a National Online Event – How to get Started with Art

The Third Age Trust is holding some online talks which may be of interest to you. You can see all of them listed on the national u3a website, along with dates and times. These events are free of charge. How to get Started withArt Date and time https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-to-get-started-with-art-tickets-165244878881 Thu, September 9, 2:00 pm – 3:00 […]