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 06

9th Nov – Online Talk – Maths on the Back of an Envelope – Organised by Third Age Trust

A talk followed by an interactive question and answer session  Nov 9th  2.00 – 3.30 Rob Eastaway is an author of popular maths books such as Maths on the Back of an Envelope, Why Do Buses Come in Threes? and Maths for Mums and Dads. His first book was What is a Googly?, an explanation […]

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 […]

Sep 05

London Region of U3A’s forthcoming talks on Zoom

Forthcoming talks organised by the London Region of U3As: Family History Talks Friday afternoons in October 14.00-15.00  Click here for further details and registration form. Select up to four talks. 2nd  October: Family History at The National Archives 9th October: Online Family History Resources at the London Metropolitan Archives 16th October: Layers of London 30th October: The Future for Family History Research London Region […]

Jul 27

Kingston U3A AGM – Organisation in the Time of COVID

Please see the Archive section on the menu bar where you can find Nomination Forms for people to become Committee members for 2020/21. This is being announced well in advance as the AGM will have to take place online with the help of ZOOM as the Richard Mayo Centre is not available for large group […]

Jun 03

Kingston U3A – Pandemic Mode

Many Groups are trying to keep in contact during the pandemic using Zoom or other video conferencing applications (best BBC neutrality here) email, Skype or the outdoors as the weather allows e.g.the Art Groups maybe  “en plein air”.  Cycling and walking are being re introduced in the smaller groups now allowed as lockdown gradually relaxes. […]