18th March 2020


To join as a NEW member, please click on the attachment and download the form.  All instructions are on the form 

Subscriptions for 2020/21 are £15 or £8 for associate membership (with proof of full membership of another U3A).

To RENEW your membership (due from 1 April 2020) please just send a cheque payable to "COUNTESTHORPE U3A", with a stamped addressed envelope to our Membership Secretary, Mr B Hillyard, 35 Station Rd, Countesthorpe, Leicester LE8 5TA.  There is no need to complete another membership application form.   If you have changed your phone number, address or email, please advise Barry to enable us to keep in touch with you.   If you enclose an SAE, your new membership and programme cards will be posted.  If you do not enclose an SAE you will have to wait to collect them when monthly meetings resume.

Membership Form 2020 >

19th March 2020

Shutdown Information

Following an emergency meeting of the committee on 18 March, a lot of information was sent out by email or post to all our members.   In case you did not get this, or have mislaid it, please click below to open the document.   It gives information on the status of group activities and much more.

You might also like the Countesthorpe U3A Curfew Chronicle, which is aimed at trying to give you ideas to pass the time and perhaps to amuse as well.  Issue 1 is at the end of the Information Sheet below.


Shutdown Info >

20th March 2020

Current Newsletter

During our current 'shutdown' the usual pattern of Newsletters may be interrupted.   However, we will replace it with our Countesthorpe U3A Curfew Chronicle to help you through this difficult few weeks.   See separate item!  Keep safe.

Click below to open the current Newsletter, now published in June and December.  

Dec 19 to May 20 Newsletter >

30th July 2020



5 day County Durham holiday to experience the spectacular Kynren at Bishop Auckland. July 30th - August 3rd 2020. Superior grade tickets are included for the Saturday evening Kynren performance and entrance to Beamish Open Air Museum. Half board basis £399 pp.  Some rooms still available. Download booking form and full details below.


Revised Kynren Booking >

21st October 2020

Strictly Ballroom

Enjoy this fantastic musical, directed by Strictly's favourite (!?) judge, Craig Revel Horwood.  Front stalls seats at Milton Keynes theatre.  Leave MC at 12.15 pm, then SW, Coll and VHapprox 12.30, then SQ.   Only £40, payable by 11 Feb.   Book/pay at theatre  desk or call June on 277 6330

10th December 2020

Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz at Curve.   Leave MC at 1.00 pm, then SW, Coll, VH approx 1.15 pm and SQ.  £45 payable by 8 Sept.  Book/pay at theatre desk or call June on 277 6330