Application for Membership

To apply for membership of U3A in Kennet, please download the PDF version here: U3A Membership Application Form

The PDF form can be printed out, completed in ink and returned either by post, or by scanning a copy and emailing it as an attachment.  Alternatively, you can use the on-line form below to apply for membership.

The membership year is from 1st August to 31st July.  There is a Joining Fee of £3.00  Annual Membership is £12.00 per person.  Note: a reduced Membership fee of £6.00 applies for those joining after 1st May until the end of the membership year.  Our fees includes a payment to our National Organisation, the Third Age Trust, which provides a wide range of services and benefits, including liability insurance cover for our Groups.

To pay on-line, please make payment of £15.00 per person (or £9.00 per person after 1st May) to the following account:

Please insert your surname and the letters NMBR (standing for “new member”) in the reference section when making payment and confirm that you have made payment in the box on the application form.

    On-line Application for Membership of U3A in Kennet

    Your Details

    Title and Full Name (required)

    Preferred Forename

    Full Address

    Post Code

    Landline Telephone

    Mobile Telephone

    Your Email address (required)**

    **To reduce costs, we will communicate with you via email where possible


    The membership year is from 1st August to 31st July.

    There is a joining fee of £3.00.  Annual membership is £12.00 per person.  A reduced Membership fee of £6.00 applies for those joining from 1st May to end of July.  These fees include a payment to our National Organisation, the Third Age Trust, which provides a wide range services and benefits, including liability insurance cover for our groups.

    Membership fees are payable by: (please select one)

    Bank transfer of £15.00 to Lloyds Bank 30-92-63 42720960.  Please quote surname and 'NMBR' (standing for New Member) as a reference.Cheque for £15.00 to "U3A in Kennet" and post to:  Mr Mike Morison, Membership Secretary, U3A in Kennet, Preston House, Preston, Chippenham, SN15 4DX


    All Members must:

    • Abide by the principles of the U3A movement.

    • Always act in the best interest of the U3A and never do anything to bring the U3A into disrepute.

    • Abide by the terms and conditions of the 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.

    The Principles of the U3A movement can be found at:
    U3A in Kennet Data Protection and Privacy Policies can be found at:
    or from the Membership Secretary.


    U3A in Kennet requires members to provide their personal information so that you can be kept informed about events and activities that are offered as part of your membership.  In collecting our information U3A in Kennet will:

    • Store it securely for membership purposes

    • Use it to communicate with you as a U3A member

    • Share with leaders of groups of which you are a member

    • Send you information about U3A in Kennet and the Third Age Trust (The National Organisation).

    Your data may also be shared with outside agencies to allow direct mailing of the U3A national publications (currently Third Age Matters which is only available by post) and local u3a publications (currently the annual Yearbook)

    I do not wish to receive U3A National publications by post.
    You can request for your data not to be used for any of these purposes at any time by contacting the Membership Secretary

    I apply for membership of the U3A in Kennet and confirm that:
    I am not in full time employment and that I will abide by the terms of membership as stated above.  I confirm that I have completed the form myself.  I enclose a cheque for £15.00 or confirm that I have made a payment by bank transfer.

    I first heard about U3A in Kennet (please select one)
    From a friendLeaflet (e.g. in Library)Local AdvertWeb SearchNewspaper articleNoticeboardOther (please specify here)

    Returning this form:  Once completed, please click the send button at the bottom of the page.  Note:  A copy of the relevant parts of the form will be sent to you by return email for your records.

    Gift Aid Declaration:  If you are a UK taxpayer, please complete the Gift Aid Declaration below:

    Gift Aid Declaration - for past, present and future donations to U3A in Kennet

    Registered Charity number 1028680

    Boost your donation by 25p of Gift Aid for every £1 you donate

    Gift Aid is reclaimed by the charity from the tax you pay for the current tax year.  Your address is needed to identify you as a current taxpayer.
    In order to Gift Aid your donation, you must tick the box below:
    I want to Gift aid my donation of £ and any donations I make in the future or have made in the past 4 years.
    Name of Charity:  U3A in Kennet
    I am a UK tax payer and understand that if I pay less income tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations in that tax year, it is my responsibility to pay any difference.

    My Details


    Full Forenames



    Post Code


    Please Notify U3A in Kennet if you:

    • want to cancel this declaration

    • change your name or home address

    • no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains

    If you pay Income Tax at the higher or additional rate and want to receive the additional tax relief due to you, you must include all your Gift Aid donations on your Self-Assessment tax return or ask HM Revenue and Customs to adjust your tax code.

    Please note:  If there are any errors in your application, an error message is displayed at the bottom of this page (after you click send).  Please check to verify your application was complete and properly sent.

    A copy of your successful application will be emailed to you.