Welcome to Reading u3a
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 pursues a wide range of topics; some academic, some practical and others recreational. Reading u3a is a member of The Third Age Trust, the national body of the u3a.
- All day-time meetings
- Various venues across Reading
- A wide variety of interest groups
- Theatre visits & other outings
Monday 23 May 2022
Well known and popular local archaeologist Dr Jennifer Foster joins us to explain the mysteries of ‘The Celtic Diet’. Perhaps you might get ideas for your next dinner party! See...
Monday 27 June 2022
Where do novelists get their ideas from? is the title of the talk by Bobbie Derbyshire. A novelist herself, Bobbie describes how character, location, plot and sub plot make a successful story.
Monday 25 July 2022
Local family history expert Catherine Sampson will be discussing Living through the Civil War in Reading. Our town was held by both sides during the war at different times which resulted in much...
Our Members' Area
Members of Reading u3a have access to the private members' area of this website
To access the members' area
- Make sure you are using our secure website - Check the address bar - it should be https://www.readingu3a.org.uk/ You should see a closed padlock. If you see the words 'Not secure' at the start of the address line you have used an old insecure address beginning http without the 's' . Click on the secure link in this paragraph and book mark or save to favourites for future secure use.
- Click on the dark blue Login Button (Top right of page)
- Enter your email and password.Click on the Members’ tab which appears on the navigation bar above once you have logged on.
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Our Wide Range of Activites and Special Interest Groups
We have a wide range of Activities and Special Interest Groups. Click here to got to our Groups and special interest pages where you can explore our groups and contact the group organiser if you have any questions. Some groups allow people who are not members of Reading u3a to attend a meeting of the group as a guest to get a flavour of Reading u3a activities.
Town Study Group Visit to Guildford March 2022
Town Study Group visit to Guildford on 9 March 2022. Topics included the Cathedral, the Workhouse, a tale from Fiona, and Guildford’s important buildings such as The Angel Inn, the Guildhall, the Rodboro Buildings, the Museum and the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Reading u3a Heritage Group
Heritage Group Visit to Greenham Common on Wednesday 6 April 2022 - In Greenham Control Tower'