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If you are retired or semi-retired and live in Sevenoaks or the surrounding area, we can offer you the opportunity to participate in a wide range of enjoyable social, mental and physical activities.
Our membership has grown to over 1000 in the  years since 1994 and new members are welcome.
If you are interested in becoming a new member, more information is available on the Want To Join page.  You can then find out how to join our U3A on the same page.


A number of groups have vacancies. For more details please go to the Study Group - Vacancies list page, click on the tab for Vacancies in Study Groups and contact the relevant Group Organiser directly for the group you are interested in.
Note: Groups are also listed in the latest 2019-20 Handbook.

Site Updated:

 27 March, 2020

  • Forthcoming Events

     April 8th

     Apple Group Seminar (2) - Cancelled

     April 20th

     Science Open Meeting - Cancelled

     April 27th

    Coffee Morning at Miller & Carter, Riverhead Cancelled

     April 27th

     Computer Open Group - Cancelled

     May 11th

     Science Open Meeting - Cancelled

     June 3rd

     Science Seminar - Cancelled

     June 3rd

     Sevenoaks U3A Day PM - Cancelled - see note under the CV tab below

     June 24th

     AGM - Postponed See Note under AGM Tab



     May 2021

    Possible 5 day trip to Ireland.
    For more information, go to the Events page and click on the Ireland Holiday 2021 tab





  • Corona Virus and Group Activity

    There have been changes in Group Activity for  the following.
     Apple Group Meetings - Cancelled for April & May - check with GO for information about future meetings
    8th April - Apple Seminar - Cancelled
    20th April - Science Open Meeting - Cancelled
    27th April- Computer Open Meeting - Cancelled
    3rd June - Science Seminar - Cancelled . This is being re-arranged for the Summer of 2021
    3rd June - U3A Day - Cancelled. This is being rearranged as an Open Afternoon in the Autumn
    24th June AGM - Postponed - see note under AGM tab

    Please see Events page for further news. Please watch this page as information will be posted as things change.

  • Local & National U3A Events

    Details for events and visits can be found from the links below.

    Kent Network Events

    SE Region Events
    15-18th June - SE Summer  School

    National Events

    12th March Close Encounters of the Animal Kind - National Gallery
    3rd June National U3A Day
    10-13th August Science Network Meeting - Aston Conference Centre

  • Event Reports

    We welcome reports of events to place on the website.  You will find those reports on the Study Group News page
    For  reports  of events from 2019 and earlier years please follow this link to the Archive page and click on the relevant year tab..

  • Executive Committee

    Minutes of all Executive Committee Meetings are published on the website. They can be found by clicking on this link.

    At the special AGM on 23th October 2019, the Executive Committee was confirmed as follows:

    Chairman -  Nick White
    Vice Chairman -   Richard Baxter
    Treasurer -  David Lowe
    Secretary -  
    Chris Dance
    Membership Secretary  - Jill Davies
    Groups Organiser - Elaine Knight-Elston
    Social Chairman - Pam Walshe
    Monthly Meetings - Barbara Coleyshaw
    Hall Manager - Richard Baxter
    Communications -  David Taylor
    Co-Opted Member
    External Affairs
      - Rob White*

    *The above post is to be confirmed at the forthcoming AGM in June 2020.

  • AGM Documents

    Minutes of any  AGM are approved by those in attendance at the following year’s AGM, normally held in June. The minutes of the 2018 AGM (approved at the 2019 AGM) can be accessed here
    The 2019 AGM Minutes will be reviewed at the next AGM. This is normally held in June 2020 but due to the Convid-19 situation this is hoped to be held in October.
    2019 Trustees Report

Latest NEWS

Click on the topic in the list below to see the information you require.
 Corona Virus Update - Please click on the Tab below for Information on Group activities that are  postponed or cancelled as a result of the current situation.


  • If a member has returned from one of the areas identified by the government and has any of the symptoms identified on the government website  they should not hold interest groups in their own homes, or attend interest groups or attend monthly meetings until they have followed the NHS advice provided after calling 111
  • If a U3A finds that a member has contracted coronavirus, please let the Trust know immediately
  • The members of interest groups that any member with coronavirus has attended should all call 111 to ask for advice
  • The monthly meeting should be cancelled for that month (and possibly longer) until the spread of the virus has been assessed.
  • Further Infomation and possible Group Activites during this period of isolation will be posted shortly

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