Lewes

Join a Group

Joining Group Activities

Eligibility: To join a Group, you need to be a current member of Lewes u3a.

1. How to join a NEW Group

If the new Group has been set up on Ticketsource this will be shown on the description of the Group activity. You can then join the Group by logging on to Ticketsource at Ticketsource, selecting the Group you wish to join, and making your payment. When a payment is made on Ticketsource, conveners will receive information on who has made a payment and the amount.

If the new Group has not been set up on Ticketsource, or you do not wish to use Ticketsource, you need to complete the New Group Registration Form and post it with a cheque to the Assistant Treasurer as explained on the form. The New Group Registration Form has been sent by email to all members with email addresses and printed copies have been sent by post to members without email addresses.

If you wish to join the Sussex History Walking Group or the Holiday Group, you should contact the Group Convener directly using the relevant link on the Groups page.

For the Lewes Public Lectures for which bookings are made via Eventbrite; links for booking are available on the Events page.

If you have used Ticketsource and your payment has been accepted, this indicates that you have a place on the chosen Group.

If you have not used Ticketsource and you require confirmation of a place on your chosen Group then:

  • if you do not have an email address, please also enclose a stamped addressed envelope with your application. You will be notified whether you have a place or if the Group is full.
  • if you do have an email address, you will be informed if you do not have a place on the Group.

The website entry for the Groups concerned will be updated as soon as possible after a Group is filled. Members are advised to check the relevant group entry on the Groups page where it will say if the Group is full.

2. How to join a CONTINUING Group

If the Group has been set up on Ticketsource this will be shown on the description of the Group activity. You can then join the Group by logging on to Ticketsource at Ticketsource, selecting the Group you wish to join, and making your payment. When a payment is made on Ticketsource, conveners will receive information on who has made a payment and the amount.

If the new Group has not been set up on Ticketsource, or you do not wish to use Ticketsource, go to Groups page and click on the Group you want to join. Information on the Group and the name of the tutor/convener appears. By clicking on the tutor/convener’s name a box will appear which will allow you to contact them by email to express your wish to join. The Convener will give instructions on how Activity Fees should be paid, and this will usually be by a cheque payable to Lewes u3a which the Convener will collect and forward to the Assistant Treasurer.

The website entry for the Groups concerned will be updated as soon as possible after a Group is filled. Members are advised to check the relevant group entry on the Groups page where it will say if the Group is full.

3. Using Ticket Source

If a new or existing Group has been set up on Ticketsource, the following procedure should be followed:

  • Once on the Ticketsource website, in the “Find event” box where it says Search events, type in ‘Lewes-u3a’ (note the dash).
  • This will take you to a screen where you will see a list of Groups set up on Ticketsource for the Lewes-u3a. Select the Group you wish to join and click on “Book Now”.
  • On the new screen select the number of tickets as 1 and enter the password which the Convener for that Group will have sent you (it is not case sensitive and will show up in uppercase). Click on “Next”.
  • On the new screen check you have bought just one ticket and tick the box to confirm you agree the terms of Ticketsource the click “Checkout”.
  • On the new screen enter your email address, postcode and house number and click “Find my address”.
  • On the new screen enter your first and last names and click “Next”.
  • On the new screen enter the details for your credit or debit card and click “Buy tickets”. You will get a confirmation of your order and you have finished.