Holmes Chapel & District U3A

Charity No. 1148879

Welcome to our U3A website

If you are a new visitor to this site you are very welcome to browse the website to see the group activities, monthly speaker meetings and outings that are organised for our members. If you wish to join our branch of the U3A then click the "Join the U3A" link on the left of the screen and provide the details requested, our membership secretary will contact you in due course.

If you are a member and new to this site you will have been sent your membership number together with a password that you can use to log in to the members facilities within the website. We advise that once you have logged in on this first occasion you should change your password to something memorable to you.

NW Region of U3A’s Newsletter click here

We are a U3A in the County of Cheshire. Our members are drawn from Holmes Chapel, Brereton, Sproston, Cranage, Allostock, Goostrey, Twemlow and Swettenham.

The U3A (University of the Third Age) is a self-help organisation for people who are retired, semi-retired or no longer in full-time employment. It provides opportunities for members to share learning experiences and to pursue educational, creative and leisure activities in a friendly environment.

The annual membership fee is currently £12.00 which includes the delivery of the magazine 'Third Age Matters' to all members.

To join us:

1. On line click here

2. By application form click here

3. Alternatively you can join at the Monthly Meeting click here or at the U3A desk in Holmes Chapel Library. For the Library Desk opening times click here

For information on our data protection & cookies policy kindly click here

Page last updated : 4th August 2016

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You can get assistance on how this site works by clicking Help on the menu bar after selecting the relevant page. To close the Help page either click on 'Close this window' at the bottom of the page, or click the word 'Help' in the top menu bar again.

Members Area

Access to the website is open to anyone interested in the U3A. However there is an area of the website open to members only. To access this area members must enter their membership number and their password in the Login window which is accessed via the Login button on the menu bar.

If you have forgotten your password, there is an option (Forgotten Password) within the Login window to obtain a new one.

It is recommended that you change your password to something memorable to you by using the (Change Password) under Help on the menu bar when signed in.


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Help to Login to this Website
We have produced some videos to help you use this website. Click on 'Message Board' in the links above, and then.... to read more log in
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Use of the U3A Menu - Monthly Meeting & Outings Information
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Contact Another Member
This video clip introduces a new feature of the site. It enables a member to contact another U3A member without disclosi.... to read more log in
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