Your Questions Answered





1. Who can join ASH U3A?

 A. Membership is not related to a specific age but a period in one’s life. The ‘Third Age’ after full time employment, (this includes people who may still be working part time).  There is no lower age limit for membership

 2. How is ASH U3A managed?

 The overall management is the responsibility of an elected Trustee Board, supported by management support teams.  The activities of ASH U3A are carried out by individual interest groups.

 3. How do I find out if a group I am interested in has vacancies?


 4. What do I do if the answer to my question is not here?

 A. Click here to go direct to our contact page, fill in the form with your details and question, click on the Send it button.   One of the team will get back to you with an answer, or for further information/discussion.

 5. Can I attend a group before deciding to join ASH U3A?

 A. Yes you can attend a group you are interested in once, please contact groups enquiries via our contact page, who will inform the group leader you may be attending.

 6. How much does it cost to join?

 A. Membership is £10 per year, Our year is from September to August, if you join After Easter the fee is reduced to £5.

 7. How do I join?

 A. Please click here 

You will need to be a member before you can join a group or put your name on a waiting list.

 If you are already a member of another U3A you will need to join ASH U3A before you can join a group.

 8. Are there any other charges

 A. Yes, some groups have a Term fee to cover the cost of venue hire, etc. 

 9. How many groups can I join?

 A. As many as you like, although you might want to leave some time for chores!!

 10. If I join how do I find out what is happening or where to find information on groups/events?

 A. When you join you will receive an ASH U3A Membership Card. All groups, timetable, regular events such as monthly meetings, quiz and much more are on our website

We hope that we have covered all the questions you have, if not please use our contact page, click here.





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If you are interested in finding out more about us, please contact our Membership Secretary, Gay Buckingham, on 01252 656210, ( E-Mail: who will provide you with membership details. Click here to download a copy of the Membership Application Form.