Kings Hill & District U3A (University of the Third Age) is a friendly, self motivated organisation for people who wish to join in social, cultural and educational activities which may be academic, cultural, social or physical. If you would like to meet new friends and learn something new at minimal cost, then this is the organisation for you. Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of every month at 2.00 PM at Kings Hill Community Centre.
WELCOME TO KINGS HILL AND DISTRICT U3A
Although U3A stands for University of the Third Age, the word ‘University’ here has its original meaning of a group of people with similar interests meeting together. There are no academic qualifications required to become a Member, the only qualification is that Members are all in the situation where they are no longer in full time gainful employment. Members with similar interests meet together in local halls, Members' homes, or elsewhere, and most activities are conducted on a self help basis. Nationally, the U3A provides well over 300 different activities.
We are one of almost 1000 U3A groups in the UK. Each is autonomous but share the national ' Common Aims and Guiding Principles'. The U3A movement is neither political nor religious. U3A members are normally retired or semi-retired. All who are not in full-time employment are welcome, both male and female. The Kings Hill & District U3A started in late summer of 2012 and has rapidly grown to over 300 members. We provide opportunities for a wide variety of life enriching activities in a friendly and informal manner. While a principal focus is informal ' life-long learning', hobbies, cultural and physical activities also feature strongly. We aim to be more than a social club.
No qualifications are required to join the U3A - no examinations are held and no certificates are awarded; activities depend on volunteers from our members to organise and participate in over 40 activities.
If you would like to
know more about our activities, please check our groups page
If you would like any other information, pleasecontact us by telephone, e-mail or by post.
Non members are invited to come along to any of our monthly meetings as a guest.
Meet the members and join in the friendly atmosphere before deciding to take out membership. You can attend up to three meetings as a guest before joining.
There is a charge of £3 for guests attending monthly meetings.
Joining Kings Hill & District U3A
We welcome new members at any time during the year and if you are considering joining please download anapplication formby following this link. Please complete the form which should then be sent, with your subscription payment, to the Membership Secretary at the address shown.
Your membership will be confirmed as soon as your form is received and you can then contact the convener of any special Interest groups that you may wish to join. The convener will give you details of when and where the group meets.
Non-members who are considering joining may attend three monthly meetings and two Interest group meetings as a guest. If you wish to attend an interest group meeting in this capacity please contact the convener before doing so.
If you are unable to contact the convener please contact the Groups coordinator June Rose
More information on Joining can be found in the “how to join” section on this website”
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