Welcome to the Craven U3A Web Site
This very active U3A group has over 900  members. We provide education, recreation and social opportunities for retired or semi retired people from Skipton and the surrounding area.
Please check out the details of our site using the buttons on the left of this page

ENROLMENT    2017 - 2018

Annually our enrolment starts in August but you may enrol at any time providng there are places available
Download Course Programme
Download Application Form
Please ensure that you include a cheque and a stamped addressed envelope with your application.
There is always time to sign up for a course. Please check the current availability on the link below
Current couse availability
Click the WestNet button to check our neighbouring U3As for their course offerings  there are no extra membership fees


CRAVEN U3A   members Beacon Members database
The new on-line members database is now active. To access the database please click on the links below:
Membership Portal

Beacon Logon (For Tutors and other members with individual passwords)

Useful documents:
Members Portal guide      Tutors logon guide

Check your class with direct access

Beacon Calendar
List of 2017/8 Classes


summer schoolSummer School - click on the picture for slide show- photos by John Whiteoak



Friday 10th  CEILIDH  for all West Net U3As
Clarke Foley Centre Ilkley
                              Booking Form  POSTER
Sunday 12th   Northern Cinema Organ Society  Victoria Hall Saltaire   £10  (-£2 discount for U3A members)
Robert Wolfe   2.30 pm 

Monday 13th Long Preston Heritage Group
A Talk on George Birkbeck the pioneer of adult education
Further details

Wednesday 29th     Orchestral Playing Group
Concert in Embsay Village Hall at 2.30pm followed by tea and cakes. No charge for admission but a retiring collection will be taken for charity.

Saturday 2nd     Coffee Morning   Soroptimists Rooms
Sunday 10th  Northern Cinema Organ Society  Victoria Hall
Saltaire   £10  (-£2 discount for U3A members)
Nigel Ogden   2.30 pm 
A full selection of photos taken by John Whiteoak, Roger French, Sally Goodman and others are available on the Facebook page. To join the group email:  website@cravenu3a.org.uk or cravenu3a@gmail.com