The BNB U3A is open to all who are not in full-time employment. There is no minimum age, although most members not in full time employment are over 50!
This page is for those who wish to join for the first time. if you are an existing member who wishes to renew, please go to our Member Renewal Page.
MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION FEES
The membership year commences 1st April and is renewable each year.
Annual Membership fees are required to help pay towards the costs of providing the organisation events, magazine etc., although additional fees may be required towards the costs of attending at specific venues for group activities. The following gives a guide on the current level of membership fees for 2024/25. These are normally required to be paid by the end of March 2024 for renewal of current membership.
|Singles (Full year)
|Couples (Full Year)
|If joining as a new member partway through a year (after 1st October) the standard membership fee of £15 is reduced to...
|£10 (£18 for couples).
|For members of other U3A’s (e.g. Coventry, Hinckley)
|£10 (£18 for couples)
If you join for the first time from 1st January 2024 or the following year, the annual fee of £15/£28 stands but will cover membership through to the next year end, ie. it will cover up to 15 months membership.
HOW TO JOIN FOR THE FIRST TIME
There are two ways to join BNB U3A :
2. NEW MEMBERS - ONLINE REGISTRATION
New individual members may use the same form as for renewals as on this page. However, if you are a couple wanting to register for the first time, please use a separate form HERE. This is to ensure that all your details are captured correctly.
3. NEW MEMBERS - Postal Application - Download the New Member Application 2024-25, print and complete it and post it, with the appropriate subscription amount as a cheque or cash, to our Membership contact, at the address given in the form.
N.B. Paper forms will be posted out to all existing members during March each year for those who wish to renew their membership in this way, the downloadable form is for new members only.
If paying online, please ensure you select the correct option before payment.
Please ensure you select the correct option before payment.
GIFT AID REGISTRATION
As we are a registered Charity we are able to claim Tax refunds under the Gift Aid scheme. Using Gift Aid means that we get an extra 25% from the Inland Revenue as a Tax Refund, helping your subscription payment go further. In order register under the Gift Aid scheme you must tick the box in the form to indicate you agree with the conditions specified in the form regarding Tax liability.
Once you have joined BNB U3A, you will receive our monthly Newsletter, and be able to join our various Special Interest Groups, as given on the 'Groups' page, and join in our monthly meetings (currently held via video)
PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION
When you have registered your details by submitting the form and received the confirmation message, you will be redirected to the Paypal payment page. You do not have to have a Paypal account to make a payment, click either the Paypal button (If you have a Paypal account) or the Credit/Debit Card button to make your membership subscription payment.
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP
All members must:
- Abide by the Principles of the u3a movement (as available online at u3a - Home)
- Always act in the best interests of the u3a and never do anything to bring the u3a into disrepute.
- Abide by the terms and conditions of the BNB u3a constitution
- Treat fellow members with respect and courtesy at all times.
- Comply with and support the decisions of the elected committee.
- Advise the committee of any change in your personal details.