Interest Groups

Interest Groups

Science discussion – NEW

Absolutely no previous knowledge of, or qualifications in, science, technology, engineering or mathematics is needed to join our group, just an interest in the way the world and the universe works.  We have monthly self-prepared presentations on a wide variety of subjects, sometimes given by outside speakers. We also have visits to places like observatories, …

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Qigong – NEW

Qigong is an ancient form of Chinese medicine using breath control, gentle flowing exercises and meditation to stimulate vital life energy aiming to prevent disease and increase longevity. Meets:Tuesdays 2-4pm, Wednesdays 3.30-5.30pm to November 2023 Venue:TBC Contact the Group Leader:See below


Croquet is a grass surface game which will be played from the beginning of May to the end of September.  There is Association Croquet for the serious minded or Golf Croquet which we will play in teams of two against two. It has simpler rules but is more interactive.  It also has the advantage that …

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The u3a in Kennet Craft Group is now up and running. We are a friendly group and chat as we work on our individual portable craft projects, exchanging crafting ideas, learning from each other and generally putting the world to rights! So far there has been knitting, crochet, embroidery, cross stitch, bunting making and paper …

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Family History

The last few years have seen a growing interest in family history, in part because of popular TV programmes such as the BBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?”.  At the same time, more and more information has become accessible online, making it possible for individuals to research their own family history without having to …

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Interest Groups list

u3a in Kennet has a wide variety of Interest Groups. Please click on the group name to learn more. Activities & hobbies Art, Books & Culture Discussion Groups Games / Sports History Languages Misc Outdoor Science / Technical

Recorder Intermediate

f you already play and enjoy making music in a group come to this session. The Group Leader has recorders available to borrow and all music is provided. Meets:Fridays from 14:00 to 16:00 Venue:Collingbourne Ducis Contact the Group Leader:See below


Members Homes                                            First Wednesday of each month 14.00 – 16.00 The Books! Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month in a member’s house in Marlborough and environs. We read a wide range of fiction and occasional non-fiction. Each month we vote on a shortlist of three suggested by a different member. A wait …

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Pétanque 2

This group also meets at the Three Tuns, Great Bedwyn but on alternate Wednesdays to Petanque 1.  Often called Boules, the two Petanque groups provide fun from beginner level in an ideal venue where parking, coffee, toilets and lunch are all available. Members use their own boules once accepted into a group. Meets:Alternate Wednesdays to …

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