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Membership of Ware U3A

Membership of Ware U3A runs from January to December. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Ware U3A in 2018, fees are being reduced to £10 per person (or £6.50 if you are a member of another U3A) for membership from 1 January 2018. This covers the Third Age Trust £3.50 per person capitation fee, free admission to our monthly meetings, access to the groups, a new members get together meeting and a copy of our newsletter (Link).

Any member paying income tax can Gift Aid their subscription to Ware U3A increasing its value by 25p in every pound.

When you receive your membership card could you make sure that you fill in your Emergency Contact number on the reverse of your membership card and take it with you whenever you attend or partake in all U3A activities, please?

You should be aware that you take part in any U3A activity at your own risk and it is your responsibility to decide if you are fit enough to do so.

Download and complete the Ware U3A membership / GDPR form 2018

General Data Protection Regulations

In order to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulations which are coming into law in May this year, we need your consent so that we can handle your personal information relating to your membership of Ware U3A. We are not allowed to assume that we have your consent for this. We apologise for bothering you with this matter, but we need every member of Ware U3A to complete a form.

Please return your completed form to the box on the Membership table at monthly meetings or can we ask Group Leaders to collect them from their members and either bring them to the monthly meeting or hand them in to any Committee member, please.

If you do not attend the monthly meeting or attend any group or know any member of the Committee, please send your completed consent form to:

7 Bryce Close
SG12 0RH

Download the Ware U3A GDPR consent form

We need to address this issue, so that we keep within the law.

Monthly newsletter (Link)

It is our intention to email our monthly newsletters 'Ware Link' to all those new members who have email addresses. If you prefer to pick up the paper copy at our monthly meetings then we give you the opportunity of ticking the form which accompanies the application form.

Membership contact details

If any of the details on your original application have changed, would you please notify the Membership Secretary as soon as possible. Please also let the Group Leaders know that your contact details have changed also.

Third Age Matters

If you do not wish to receive the Third Age Matters magazine, please let the Membership Secretary, Judy Godfrey know by sending her a message and your name will be removed from the list. Please be aware that it may take a bit of time for your details to be removed from their mailing list.

For more information about joining Ware U3A please contact Judy Godfrey our Membership Secretary by clicking on the Pigeon image to send her a message.

Or to find out more about us you are more than welcome to join us at our monthly meeting for a cost of £2. The meetings are held every second Wednesday (doors open at 1.15pm) except for August at:

Wodson Park Sport and Leisure Centre
Wadesmill Road
SG12 0UG

New Members

We have a New Members team to help you settle in and answer any questions you may have.

Data Protection Act 1984, 1988 and subsequent amendments

Membership data for members of Ware U3A will be kept on a computerised database. This information will be kept confidential and used solely for U3A business and communications. If you have any enquiries, please contact the Membership Secretary.