Membership Information

Membership runs from the 1st January to the 31st December. The annual membership fee is non-refundable. The fee is set at the Annual General Meeting held in June.

There is an attendance fee for each group session attended. This year's fee is shown in the table below. Monthly Meeting attendance Fee is only £1.50

YearMembershipJuly-OctAttendance Fee

How to join.

Please click and download Lowestoft U3A 2021 Membership Form

If you are a member of a different U3A, please contact us directly for advice regarding fees.
When you become a member, you are given a membership card with your unique ID number. You will retain this number for the duration of your membership with Lowestoft U3A. Please bring your card to each new activity that you join and when cards are issued at the beginning of the New Year Group Leaders can confirm your details on their register.


All existing members have been sent a Lowestoft U3A Membership Renewal Form which was included with a 2020 AGM Guide and voting form.

The voting form should be returned no later than 15th November 2020
The option is available to also include the Membership Renewal Form duly completed with payment to save on postage otherwise renewals should be made and paid for by the 31st December 2020

Subject to Covid and present contact with your group leaders if they agree you can give them your form and payment, but this must be before 1st December2020. After this date all renewals should be accompanied by a stamped address envelope so we can send your 2021 membership card back direct to you.

If posting your form send to:

Membership Secretary,Lowestoft U3A,65 Highland Way, Lowestoft NR33 9AP. (01502 580148)

Please see our Groups Schedule for a current list of our interest groups.

A Newsletter is produced in February, May & October.
If you want to receive the U3A National Magazine – Third Age Matters – there is an additional charge of £3.10 which is paid in addition to your membership fee.

Please Note: In completing the membership application form, you are agreeing to the following conditions of membership:

You agree to:

  • 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
  • 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