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

Nov 30

U3A London Region – Talks organised via Zoom – Dec 2020 to March 2021

December 2020 Mon Dec 7th Other Kew Gardens Part II + Q&A: 11.00am via Zoom. Talk by Patricia Gentry, hosted by Palmers Green & Southgate U3A and open to members of other London U3As. To apply, please email pgsu3a-secretary@wffot.co.uk by latest 5pm Friday 4th December, confirming the name of your u3a. Meeting link will be […]

Nov 23

National U3A What Philosophers say about Happiness and Many Other talks

Free (mostly)  Online talks by the U3A Subject specialists  Philosophy and Happiness           https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/what-philosophers-say-about-happiness-tickets-125490789329   Free  History Harriet  Tubman and The Underground Slave  Railway https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/harriet-tubman-and-the-underground-slave-railway-tickets-129001020525  F  ree The National Trust  it’s Role and History History and rational       https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-role-history-of-the-national-trust-tickets-128622676889   Charge £5.50 These and many other talks can be booked whether free or […]

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 […]

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 […]