If you are in your third age, (the period in one’s life after the second age of full-time employment and parental responsibility) and live in Torquay or its surrounding area, you are welcome to join us. Our membership year runs from January 1st to December 31st with an annual fee of £10.00. For new members joining after August 1st, the subscription is reduced to £5.00. You can pay online by PayPal, by post with a cheque, or by cash or cheque at our monthly meeting.

To join now:

EITHER PAY ONLINE: Click here to pay by PayPal. Any credit or debit card may be used, an existing PayPal account is not required. Torbay u3a will not receive any card details, just payment confirmation and your contact information. Receipt of your payment will be acknowledged promptly by email.

OR PAY BY POST: Download a 2022 Subscription Form, then print, complete, and post with your cheque to the address on the form. Receipt of your subscription will be acknowledged promptly by email. For members without email, the receipt will be enclosed with the next newsletter.

OR PAY AT A MONTHLY MEETING: Go to the Membership Secretary’s table, and complete a subscription form. You may pay in cash or by cheque, but there is no card machine facility.


From December 1st you can use any of the above methods to renew your membership for the following year. In November, all current members will receive a reminder to pay their annual membership fee by December 31st.

Please note, only members are able to join groups and will be required to show their membership card to the leader when they first attend, and on their first attendance in the New Year. Where membership fees have not been received by February 1st, members will be contacted with a request for immediate payment. Where fees have not been received by March 1st, membership will be suspended. In order to participate in our activities, receive the Newsletter and Third Age Matters, you will need to rejoin.

Requests for further information may be sent to our Membership Secretary. If you would prefer a response by telephone when using the email contact form, please indicate that in your message, and include your telephone number.