Knole U3A run a number of Study Groups which we have grouped under the heading of "Culture". Members can click on the names of the Groups to find out more when logged in.
Acoustic Music and Song - Members are sought for this group which is looking for people who play and sing folk type music.
Ballroom Dancing - meet fortnightly at the Medway School of Dancing to go over the basic steps of Ballroom and Latin.
Book Groups There are three book groups that meet at different times to discuss books. The times are 3rd Monday afternoon, 2nd Wednesday afternoon and 1st Monday afternoon.
English Concertina - a small group who meet alternate Monday mornings. New members are welcome who can read music and are prepared to learn to play the instrument. Arrangements can be made for a concertina to be hired to start with.
Film - a group for those who enjoy watching and discussing chosen films from around the world. 4th Monday morning.
Gallery Studies - There are three groups who look to develop their knowledge of art and art history by visiting exhibitions and galleries. In most groups the meetings alternate between a visit and a meeting. The times are 2nd Tuesday morning, alternate Monday mornings, and 2nd Tuesday mornings.
Painting and Drawing - This group enjoys all types of painting and drawing. All abilities are welcome - so popular that there are now 2 groups. 2nd Thursday afternoon and Wednesday morning.
Photography - There are three 'graduated' groups for those who wish to learn about Digital Image Manipulation. They meet on 2nd Thursday morning, 2nd Tuesday morning and 3rd Tuesday morning. There is also an advanced group who have experience of Digital Image Manipulation and learn about cameras and go out and about to take photographs.
Poetry - There are three poetry groups who explore poetry in different ways. Times are 3rd Tuesday afternoon, 3rd Wednesday afternoon, and 1st Wednesday afternoon.
Singing for Pleasure - For people who enjoy sharing the singing of a wide variety of songs, sometimes with harmony and sometimes with musical backing. Last Friday afternoon of month.
Theatre Studies - This group alternates theatre visits with discussions. At the meetings the play or show seen the previous month is discussed and the next trip is decided, 1st Tuesday afternoon.