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How to Join Charnwood U3A

This is the online application form for joining Charnwood U3A.

Please use this form only if you have an email address. If you do not have an email address, please download the membership application form, fill it in and send it to the membership secretary at the address given on the form.

Please select the appropriate membership class by clicking its Select button. (You can ignore the Renewal Date.) Then fill in your details in the rest of the form and click the Submit Membership Request button at the bottom. This information will be sent to the membership secretary for approval.

The system will send you an acknowledgement email. When your membership is approved, you will be sent an email explaining how to pay your subscription and, when your payment is received, you will get a further email explaining how to set a password for this website.


All members must:

  • Abide by the principles of the u3a movement.
  • Always act in the best interests of the u3a and never do anything to bring the u3a into disrepute.
  • Abide by the Charnwood u3a Constitution and Code of Conduct.
  • Treat fellow members with respect and courtesy at all times.
  • Advise the Membership Secretary of any change in your personal details.

The information you supply on this form will be stored securely for membership purposes and used to communicate with you as a Charnwood u3a member. Our GDPR compliance notice can be found in our Privacy Policy.

The Standard Membership fee covers the cost of our monthly meetings, as well as the capitation fees levied by the Third Age Trust.
Renewal Date:
For full members of another U3A. Please state your primary U3A and give your membership number when applying for Associate Membership of Charnwood U3A.
Renewal Date:


First Name(s)*:
Initial(s) :
Last Name*:
Email :
Home Phone :
Mobile Phone :
Paperless Renewals:

Address Details

Address 1*:
Address 2 :
Address 3 :
Town :
County :


Primary U3A (Associate Membership only):

If you would like to assist with the leadership of an existing group, suggest a new group or just include some extra details about your membership request please add below.


Third Age Trust Magazines

If you would like to receive a copy of the Third Age Matters and Sources magazines your contact details will be forwarded to a 3rd party for the purpose of distribution. You may choose not to allow your details to be forwarded to this 3rd party. If so the magazines will not be sent to you. 

I consent that my contact details can be forwarded for the purpose of receiving Third Age Trust Magazines (please indicate below)

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Gift Aid

Using Gift Aid means that for every £1 of your subscription, this U3A receives 25p from HM Revenue and Customs, helping our funds go further.

Please treat my current and future personal subscription/s as Gift Aid. I confirm that I am a UK taxpayer and that I pay at least as much tax on my income or capital gains as this U3A will reclaim. I will advise this U3A if I wish to cancel this declaration in the future or I no longer pay sufficient tax on my income or capital gains.

Gift Aid?:

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