Who are we?
The u3a movement is a unique and exciting organisation
which provides, through local u3a's,
life-enhancing and life-changing opportunities
Photo: Voting at our 2018 AGM
Handbell Ringing at January 2019 Open Meeting
Open Meeting Jan 2019
Handbell Ringing - Members of the audience try their hand at hand bell ringing
Photo: Avis Furness
Wide range of activities
Retired and semi-retired people come together and learn together,
not for qualifications but for its own reward: the sheer joy of discovery!
Photo Circle Dancing Group
Life Long Learning
Members share their skills and life experiences:
the learners teach and the teachers learn,
and there is no distinction between them.
Photo: Bird Watching Group August 2018
Singing for Pleasure
Reading u3a 30 Years +
Reading u3a has been in existence for over 30 years.
We have over 600 members in the Reading Area
Photo: 30 Year Certificate presented National Conference 2018
All Reading u3a face to face meetings are cancelled until further notice, members are welcome to join online virtual meetings using zoom - see current newsletters for details
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