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Welcome to the U3A Thames Valley Network website.


U3A is a self help learning organisation for people who have completed their career or finished raising a family. Now is the time to make the most of your life. U3A gives you the chance to develop your interests, make new friends and enjoy yourself.

If you are not a member of a U3A group click here to find your nearest U3A group.

On this website you be able to discover details about our study days, representatives meetings and any other relevant information about this network of U3A groups.

2020 Diary

This is a provisional diary of the events we still hope to organise in 2020 – please be aware that all dates are subject to change, postponement or cancellation in the current Covid-19 crisis

Friday 25th September – Understanding Architecture – Study day held at Benson. (This study day has now been postponed until 2021 – if you had booked for this event you will be contacted by the organiser)

Friday 9th October – Quiz Study Day – Benson

Friday 16th October – Committee Meeting

Thursday 29th October – “Beginners” Ukulele Day at Benson

Friday 30th October – Representatives meeting

Friday 6th November – Biodiversity and Climate Change. Study Day at Benson

Friday 20th November – Understanding Architecture. Study Day at Benson


The Network hopes to hold a number of the Study Days which could not take place this year, in 2021 – here is a provisional list

17 March 2021 – The Thames and its Boats (postponed from March 2020)

May 2021 – SE Region Spring Gathering (postponed from May 2020)

June 2021 – Repeat of The Thames and its Boats (postponed from June 2020)

June 2021 – Visit to RHS Wisley (postponed from June 2020)

Date TBA – Geology of the Thames Valley (postponed from May 2020)

Date TBA – Understanding Historic Buildings (postponed from September 2020)

Dates will be announced when arrangements have been confirmed.