Who can join?

U3A membership is not related to a specific age but to a period in life - the third age. Anyone not in, or seeking, full-time employment, can join U3A. There is no lower age for membership.

How can I join?

Come to a general meeting as a visitor, on the second Thursday of any month at Belmont Hall, Wellington, at 2pm.

What does it cost?


£12 from 1st April to 31st March 2017
£6 from 1st October to 31st March

Annual membership £10 if renewed by May meeting (£12 if later)

£8 from 1st April to 31st March
£4 from 1st October to 31st March
There is an entrance charge of £1:00 for each monthly meeting, which includes tea/coffee/biscuits. 
This fee Is to help cover the cost of guest speakers,Activities and refreshments.
  Visitors may attend a maximum of three meetings at a charge of £2 per meeting.


What does my membership include?

  • general monthly meetings with a wide range of speakers

  • interest group meetings to learn, discuss and share knowledge and skills

  • 5 “Third Age Matters” and 3 “Sources” magazine per year

  • an opportunity to make new friends enjoying their Third Age

Wellington, Shropshire U3A Associate Member:

On proof of paid up full membership of another U3A branch, a person may apply for Associate Membership of Wellington Shropshire U3A

The cost of this membership will be:

  • For the full year (1/4 – 31/3) – Full Membership Fee minus £3.00

  • For a half year (1/10 -31/3) - Half Membership Fee minus £2.00

An Associate Member will have the same benefits as a Full Member except that he/she will not be eligible to stand for election to the Committee.

If you have any queries about joining the U3A please contact the Memebrship Secretay

 or phone 07399922705 (Daytime calls only please)