Lifelong learning

If you are not a member of our u3a and would like to join, please click here. Lifelong learning is an area of particular relevance to U3As. We have several groups in this faculty, details of which can be viewed using the buttons at the foot of the page. We hope there will be a few that appeal to you. 

To contact the leaders for the three groups below directly, please send an email as follows:

Environment in the News group -

Literature group -

Transport -

If you would like to contact the leader of any other group, please use the Contact us form. Your enquiry will then be forwarded to the leader of the group in question.

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This is a monthly group for those who have an interest in various forms of transport, including Buses, Trains, Boats &Planes; and other Transport Interests too.

Meetings are in the following formats:

· Indoor meetings where members participate, by leading on a topic of their choice. Part of the meeting is given over to discussing any transport related topics in the news. Time is also be given to general reminiscing on days gone by

· Outdoor visits to places of transport related interest.

Suggested Topics

Venture Buses and Wilts & Dorset buses in Basingstoke
Hants & Dorset buses
King Alfred Buses of Winchester
Aldershot & District buses

London Transport
London South Western Railway
Branch lines in Hampshire
Railways since privatisation
Basingstoke & Alton Light Railway
Isle of Wight Ferries
Cruise ships
Southampton Docks
Basingstoke Canal
History of Heathrow
Old airfields
The expansion of the motor car
Thornycroft in Basingstoke
Old roads in the south
Future of Transport
Halcyon days of driving.

Links to the groups:

Venue: Kempshott Village Hall

Date: 4th Thursday of the month

Time: 10.15 am to 12 noon

First meeting: Thursday November 24th 2022