Joining classes during the year

  • Email (or telephone, during office hours only) the person shown as the contact for that group, to find out whether the group is for you and if a place is available.
  • If no place is available, you can ask to go on a waiting list.
  • Please note that a place is not secured until you receive confirmation, and have shown your valid membership card at the first session you attend of each academic year.


  • You must show your new Membership Card when registering for any groups or when attending a group for the first time in each academic year.
  • It’s a good idea to carry your card throughout the year as there is space on the back of your card to fill in your emergency contact details.
  • If you change any of your contact details make sure you inform the data base manager at .

Where groups meet  – The majority of our groups meet at the Farnham Maltings with its own café. Where other locations are used, these are given in the programme.

Room Allocations –

Room allocations for group meetings held at the Maltings are posted daily on the notice board opposite the reception desk.

  • Before each class, check the noticeboard as room changes do occur at short notice.


My email or postal address has changed

Email the database manager:

I haven’t received the U3A Update newsletter

Email the newsletter editor: with your correct email address

I’m stopping or have stopped going to a group

Inform the leader or contact (secretary) so that the place can be offered to another.

I’m leaving the U3A

Email the database manager:

There’s a problem with our allocated room/date or we will not be using the room for one of our booked sessions

Email the venues manager:

Our group needs help with the audio-visual equipment

Contact the relevant technical team member (listed under Committee Membership)


Telephone numbers in the programme

Unless otherwise specified, all telephone numbers in the programme are 01252 local code.

Contacting Group Contacts by telephone

Group contacts should normally be contacted by email and should only be telephoned during office hours, please.


Term dates 2017/2018

Autumn Term – 5th September to 22nd December

Spring Term – 2nd January to 29th March

Summer Term – 3rd April to 29th June

2017 Annual General Meeting

Monday, 11 September, 14.00 – 16.00 hrs at the Maltings

2017 New Members’ Reception

18 October 10.00 – 12.00 at the Maltings – BY INVITATION ONLY

2018 Annual Group Leaders and Secretaries Meeting

Monday, 23 April 2018 – 14.00 – 16.00 at the Maltings

2018 Farnham U3A Quiz

May 2018 date tbc 2.00 – 4.00