BNB u3a – Join Here 2024-25


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.


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.


There are two ways to join BNB U3A :


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 ApplicationDownload 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.


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)


The information you provide on this form will only be used to provide you with updates and personalised information relating to BNB U3A activities and events. Your privacy is important to us! By registering your details on the form you confirm you are happy to receive such communications via email You can unsubscribe anytime. For more details, review our BNB U3A Privacy Policy.

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.


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.


BNB U3A New Members registration form 2024-25

This form is used to capture your details so we can register your membership of BNB u3a. Please enter ALL details below, BEFORE you click on the Paypal button to make your payment.


COUPLES – If you are registering for the first time, please DO NOT USE THIS FORM, go HERE instead. 

BNB u3a Membership Registration or Renewal 2024-25

Please enter your membership option and details below

Membership Options 2024-25 *
Total Amount
BNBu3a Contact Details (new members)
Group Preferences - Please select which Interest Group(s) you are interested in joining, or are already participating in, or suggest an alternative group you would be interested in.
Please define any alternative Interest Group you might be interested in:
Gift Aid Declaration

After reading the following statement, please tick ONE option to confirm you wish to Gift Aid your membership subscription, or select NO if it does not apply:

I am a UK tax payer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax for each Tax Year (6 April to 5 April) than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on my membership subscription in that tax year it is my responsibility to pay the difference. I understand that the charity will claim 25p on every £1 of my subscription.

Start Date will normally be the same as the Declaration Date
Communication Preferences

We need your permission to communicate with you about our monthly meetings and special interest group activities, and to send you future membership renewal notices. To reduce postage costs we would prefer if you only select the Postal option if you do not have access to email. Please select your preferred communication method(s)

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