If you are not a member of our u3a and would like to join, please click here. We normally hold a meeting where all members are welcome to attend. Information is disseminated as necessary by the chair, committee or group leaders and an external speaker is introduced. There is time after the speaker has finished for refreshments, , with a chance to catch up with old friends and make new ones.

These meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, from 14:00 to 16:00, with meetings  held at Queen Mary's College, Cliddesden Road, Basingstoke, RG21 3HF. Click here for maps and directions.

In November 2021, we had a New Members’ meeting, plus a highly entertaining talk on Winston Churchill and in in December, we had a Christmas theme.


Suggestions for speakers are always welcome - please use the Contact us form to contact the Monthly Meeting Secretary.

We would welcome a friend or neighbour to join you at our monthly meeting, so they may find out more about our U3A and feel encouraged to become a member. If you do bring somebody along, then please make sure their name and email are recorded separately by members on our reception tables


2022 Programme

  • For January, February and March 2022, we returned to online meetings on Zoom,  with fascinating talks on the British Museum, the Chelsea Flower Show and the making of the film War Horse.

  • In April 2022, we returned to QMC for a face-to-face meeting and refreshments at Queen Mary's Hall, with  a high-flying talk by our guest speaker Phil Holt, entitled: 𝑲𝒆𝒆𝒑 𝒄𝒂𝒍𝒎 – 𝑰’𝒎 𝒂𝒏 𝑨𝒊𝒓 𝑻𝒓𝒂𝒇𝒇𝒊𝒄 𝑪𝒐𝒏𝒕𝒓𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒆𝒓.

  • We also all came together in Lychpit to have a good chat about our future, and make sure that we continue to run the activities people want.

  • On 11 May, from 14:00 to 15.30, at Central Studio, Queen Mary's College, Mr Peter Thompson, who has spent 27 years as a barrister, will entertain us with some humour during his talk entitled 𝑌𝑜𝑢 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝐽𝑢𝑟𝑦

  • We will be having a Platinum Jubilee picnic celebration at Stratton Park on Wednesday, 8 June. Nibbles will be provided. If you have any memorabilia from the Queen's Coronation, we would love to see it.