How to become a member

Join now! Online form here – but note payment required too! Contact the Membership Secretary with any questions. if you wish to complete a printed form – one will be sent to you by post. 

Payment of subscription

Click here to see the subscription rates. N.B.  Please be aware that some interest groups do incur small extra charges, e.g. a share towards room-hire or refreshments. See below for how to pay online. Payment online is a separate transaction – you must instruct your own bank.  If you pay by bank transfer please do this BEFORE completing the online form.

Our subscription year runs from May to April each year. 

If you are a UK Taxpayer – please consider Gift Aiding your subscription. There is a tickbox on the form.

How to pay

You can pay either

  • by bank transfer (Account 24579768  Sort Code 30-95-66) It is a TSB account.

    IMPORTANT: If your bank says the account is “unverified”, double check the sort code and account number and (if correct) proceed. This message may appear because TSB is not one of the big five banks. The account name is Minehead and District U3A and it is a business account. 

  • by cheque, made out to Minehead and District U3A. Send to:-

U3A Membership, 

81 Parkhouse Road

Minehead, TA24 8AF

If you have any questions, contact

Membership brings benefits…

Once a member, you can join as many interest groups as you like and attend all monthly Coffee Mornings free of charge. 

Your subscription includes a regular (10 times per year) newsletter.  This is notified by email (link to the website) unless you wish to subscribe to a printed copy (there is an additional cost, see Subscription information). 

All members are also sent Third Age Matters (TAM), the national U3A magazine 4 times a year.

…and Responsibilities

Members must:-

  • abide by the principles of the U3A movement
  • never do anything to bring the U3A into disrepute
  • abide by the terms and conditions of the Constitution
  • treat fellow members at all times with courtesy and respect
  • comply with and support the decisions of the elected committee
  • advise the Group of changes which affect your membership record (see our Privacy Policy)


Minehead & District covers Williton, Watchet, Porlock, Stogumber, and other villages in West Somerset as well as the town of Minehead