Ripon & District



New Members

If you are interested in joining Ripon and District U3A please contact Clare Kinsman for further information, or download the Membership Form and simply complete it following the instructions and send it to the address on the bottom of the form.

Membership entitles participation in any of the many Ripon and District U3A Groups, although some of these may involve small extra payments for materials, room hire, refreshments, etc.

Non-members may attend one Group session as a taster. After that they are invited to enrol for R & D U3A Membership if intending to continue in any group.

The annual Membership runs from 1st April to 31st March.

New Members enrolling for the first time between 1st January and 31st March pay £15.00 and £25.00 respectively with their membership valid until the 31st March the following year. 15 months for the cost of 12!

It is essential that you enclose a stamped self addressed envelope so that your membership card can be sent to you. You will be asked to show this at Group meetings.

If you have any questions about joining please feel free to contact me by or send a message via the Contact tab.


A list of Interest Groups, with Group Convener contact details and venue details can be found on individual Group pages which are listed under the Groups tab. Alternatively you can send an email via the Contact tab.

Monthly Meetings

Details of General Monthly Meetings - currently held by Zoom - can be found on the Events tab.

Renewing Membership

The Renewal Fee, reduced for this year only, is £10.00 for a Single Member, £20.00 for Joint Members.

The annual Membership runs from 1st April to 31st March.

The BEACON system for membership is up and running. It is now possible to renew your membership on line using the portal link on this page to the right hand side. You will need to input basic details such as your Membership number and email address. Otherwise please download and send the Membership Form.

The Fee for Lapsed/Resigned Members rejoining is £15.00 and £25.00 respectively, as for new members.

It is not possible to join or re-join using the portal so please download the Membership Form and complete it as per instructions.

Associate Members

Members of other U3A Branches where Ripon is not their home town may join as Associate Members; up to date membership details will be required and checked before allowing you the reduced fee of £10.00 for Single and £20.00 for Joint Membership.