1 - About Joining the BNB u3a

Who can join the U3A?
The only prerequisite for joining the U3A is that you are no longer in full time employment.

Are there any age restrictions?
There is no age restriction, but most members are middle-aged and over.

How much does it cost?
The U3A membership year runs from 1st April and the annual fee may vary from one year to the next – see the Membership Info page for details of current charges. An Additional charge may be payable for each group session as your share to cover such things as hall hire, equipment hire, etc.

What are the benefits of joining the U3A?
The U3A is a learning co-operative of older people, which enables members to share many educational, creative and leisure activities. Activities are organised mainly in small groups that meet regularly. Members, through sharing their knowledge, skills and experience, learn from each other.

How do I join the U3A?
have a look at our Membership Info page where you will find out what you need to know about membership. You will also find a link to a Membership Application Form, which you can download, complete and return.

Can I join other U3A organisations in my area?
There is nothing to stop you from joining as many U3A’s as you wish. But you must join each separately and pay their fee.(Often Reduced for additional U3A’s)