Reading U3A is a learning co-operative of older people, which enables members to share many educational, creative and leisure activities. Activities are organised mainly in small groups that meet regularly, sometimes in each other's homes. It is a member of The Third Age Trust. It pursues a wide range of topics; some academic, some practical and others recreational.


          • All day-time meetings 
          • Various venues across Reading 
          • A wide variety of interests catered for 
          • Theatre visits & other outings



Upcoming events

New Members' Welcome Meeting

Monday 25 March 2019

If you have joined U3A in the last few months or are thinking of joining, this meeting is for you! Come along and meet other new members and learn more about U3A locally, nationally and...

Open Meeting - the History of Reading Cinemas - David Cliffe

Monday 25 March 2019

David Cliffe’s talk is entitled ‘The History of Reading Cinemas’.
He has done a lot of research into the subject and has also published a book,
copies of which will be available for...

Ruth Ascher Piano Masterclass Entry by Ticket Only

Sunday 31 March 2019

Annual Piano Masterclass inspired by Ruth Ascher, a gifted musician who was a dedicated member of Reading U3A. When Ruth died in 2010, at the age of 97, she left us a legacy which we have used to...