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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.

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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   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.

If you are a member of Reading u3a and have not yet received an invitation to join our members area, please contact our Membership Secretary.

Not yet a member of Reading u3a?

If you are not a member of Reading u3a you are welcome to download an edited version of of our current newsletter see our activities 

See information about joining us

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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

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

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Reading u3a Heritage Group

Heritage Group Visit to Greenham Common on Wednesday 6 April 2022 - In Greenham Control Tower'

Who are we?

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

Wide range of activities

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!

See our Activities

Photo Circle Dancing Group

Photography Group

Photography Group

Activities of the Photography Group

Life Long Learning

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

Singing for Pleasure




Reading u3a 30 Years +

Reading u3a 30 Years +

Reading u3a has been in existence for over 30 years.

We have over 600 members in the Reading Area

If you are retired or semi retired, why not join us?


Photo: 30 Year Certificate presented National Conference 2018

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