Explore, discover and share with Tonbridge U3A

It’s never too late to learn something new

What is The U3A?

U3A is the University of the Third Age. We are all about being involved in physical and mental interests for anyone not in full time work. The U3A is non-profit & self-help, run by members. Each U3A is independent and usually a registered charity. In the UK we have 985+ U3As with 360,000+ members. Groups vary in their level of academic involvement.

Benefits of the U3A

You can expect to have great fun and enjoy life to the full, exercise you brain and/or your body. Make many long lasting friendships by joining one or more friendly interest groups. You can explore, discover and share your passion and informally learn or absorb new interests. You can enjoy interesting subjects.

About Tonbridge U3A

We have over 1,100 members from the area, with over 100 interest groups - the life blood of the U3A. We hold monthly meetings which are open to all members. We have our Open Day on the first Wednesday of September - members and the public can talk to group organisers. We organise an annual holiday trip, day visits and theatre trips.

Kayaking Group negotiate Town Lock chute

Tonbridge U3A Choir Group in practice

Industrial Heritage Group visit Brookmans Park

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To view a list of all our Activity Groups – Click here: All Groups

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Dear fellow members and other visiors to out website,

Middle East Study Day – Tuesday 24 October

There are still tickets available at £7.50 for the West Kent Study Day on Middle East Matters to be held in St Andrew’s Church, Paddock Wood.  Please see flyer for further information.

Wednesday 1 November: Rob Parkinson – Freelance storyteller/Musician/Therapist/Writer

We have been very fortunate in obtaining Rob’s services and this will be a very exciting and interesting meeting..

Fancy a Cuppa on Friday? Next date – 20 October

10.30 – 12.00 at the Rose and Crown, Tonbridge, A chance for just a chat and maybe to pick up information about theatre, travel and other events, drop.

Birdwatching – New Group commencing 11 October

Join a group of others interested in birdwatching and wildlife in general for outings to sites far and near. Pleasure is our aim rather than competitive twitching;

Were you there?

Look who was at the barn dance on 7 July!