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Interest Groups

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For details of forthcoming trips please see the events page.

There are a number of groups already started and even more in the pipeline which are only waiting for someone to take on the role of coordinator.(see the list below)
The coordinator does not have to be the one to do the activity, just to be the contact point.(see the notice board.) If you feel you want to be involved, get in touch with Avril on 01623 455696.

Group Name

Description

Contact


Date

Time

Afternoon Tea Group.

On-going.

Contact Sue.  01623 628745 

Now Finished until April

2.30pm.

Art Group.

A chance to exercise your artistic tendencies among a small group of friendly people.
All are at different stages in development so beginner or experienced come along. 

Contact
Janet. - 01623 443294

3rd Wednesday
Teversal Visitor Centre, Carnarvon Street, Teversal. NG17 3HJ

10.30-12.30am

 Beadwork.

 

Learn to make handcrafted items with beads.  Once you learn the techniques you can make many different items including jewellery, phone cases, and purses.

 

Working with Peyote/2-Drop Peyote, Herringbone, Russian and Cellini Spirals, Bead Loom Weaving

and Beaded Kumihimo – This group is now full

Contact Marilyn
01773 819155

 Every Monday at Marilyn's house.

 10am onwards.

Board & Card Games

 Sounds boring - far from it. Come along and join our friendly group.

Contact
 Jenny - 01623 441402

4th Wednesday
each month
 Teversal Visitor Centre, Carnarvon Street, Teversal. NG17 3HJ.

10.00 - 12.00

Book Club

 

A group of friendly readers, discussing books and authors. Trying new genres and writers.

 

Contact Elaine 01623 558299

eldrothhare@gmail.com



3rd Monday

At Sutton-in-Ashfield Library

Bowling
(Ten Pin)

"Ten Pin Bowling" An enjoyable way to keep fit and have a laugh too.

Contact
Pat. - 01623 552077

 

1st Friday.

Mansfield SuperBowl
£5-00 for 2 games including Drinks and shoe hire.
Membership required @ £5.00 per year.

1.30pm START.
School holidays, 10.30 Start.

BRIDGE
for
Beginners. 

This is a group for beginners and those who want to learn the game.

Contact
John. - 01623 439803

2nd & 4th
Wednesday.

Fox and Crown at Sutton

10.00 - 12.00 am.
 

Calligraphy 
for
Beginners. 

Calligraphy - the art of Beautiful Writing.

Contact Marilyn for details: 01773 819155 






Every 3/4thThursday
At Marilyn's house .
There are places available 


10.00 - 12.00 am.
 

Chess by email

Interested in Chess? Why not join the newly formed Group "U3A National Chess by email"?

For more details and an explanation, see the Notice Board.

to suit you

Craft Group.

A selection of crafts - beginners welcome.


Marilyn
01773 819155

1st, 2nd & 5th Wednesdays
Teversal Visitor Centre.

10.30am

Croquet
Group

Try your hand, Limited numbers, so get in quick.

Contact Richard Tel: 01623 472493  Mobil: 07704 525858

Finished for the winter.

10.00 'til 1300.

Discussion Group 2

Check with Gill for places.



Gill
01623 450003

4th Thursday

1.45pm.

Drama Group

 

Come along and join in the creative fun with a friendly group.

 
Check with Peter for places.



Peter
01623 455696

Meet 2 weeks out of 3 on Mondays at Teversal Visitor Centre 

4.00pm.

Elvis Film Appreciation Group.

Finished until further notice.

Contact Lynne: 01623 439803 or 07988 848214

Contact Lynne

10.00am

Events

A chance to try those one off activities and events.

 

Watch the Notice Board.

 

Fish Friday

Why not come along and enjoy some nice fish and chips with a little bit of good company.


Lynne 
01623 439803 or mobile 07988848214.

3rd Friday

Various Venues, see Newsletter.

12.00 noon.

Grumpy Old Man Group.

Are you Crabby, cantankerous, malcontented or grumpy?

Don’t worry you’re not alone, this group is for you.

Come along and enjoy a good GRUMP in like-minded company.

 Contact John.

01623 628745 

 2nd Tuesday
Various locations.

Various times and venues.

Indoor Bowls

The Sutton in Ashfield U3A Indoors Bowls Group meets at the Pretty Polly Bowls Club, Unwin Road, Sutton in Ashfield on the second and fourth Fridays of the month.

The entrance cost is £1 and there is a break during the afternoon when the opportunity to make tea or coffee with biscuits is open to players.

Bowls are provided but flat footwear is need to play safely.



Contact
June 07976 637601
And
Elaine 07486 537421
 
 

2nd & 4th Friday
Cost £1.50
Coffe or tea & biscuits 

1pm - 3pm

International Dining

There's more to life than fish & chips.
Why not join us for a sample


Avril
01623 455696

Various.
See the Notice Board or calendar for details.

TBA

Jiggle & Giggle Group

Awaiting Update.

Contact Polly 07866 929262

 

Course finished awaiting new re-start date.

10.30am

Kings Cards

This game is based on Rummy and is very easy to learn and we play for fun.  Everyone welcome.

 




Contact Richard 

01623 472493/mobile 07704 525858 




 

Now Started

10.00am

Living Memory.

Come along and relive those memories with others who remember.

For details and availability contact Pam
01623 558700

Wednesdays
Teversal Scout Hut 
Cost £2.00 

2.00 - 3.30

Ladies Fun Group.

Get together for relaxing and fun-filled activities.

Contact Avril
01623 455696

Various Days and Venues

2.00 - 3.30

Luncheon Group

Why eat lunch on your own? Come and join us and try different fair, at different places, with good company.



Mark
01623 647491

4th Tuesday.
Various venues.
 Check calender or diary

12.00

Practical Philosophy

This will be an introduction to a learning/discussion group on Philosophy, with an emphasis on Ethics. At the moment the group is full but if you think you might be interested in future let me know and I'll put you on a waiting list.

Contact John on John.Barsby@ntlworld.com or
01623 439803 

3rd Wednesday and Thursday at John's house

10 am - 12 am

Silver Screen.

A chance to watch recent films at reduced prices, plus tea/coffee and biscuits.

Contact Marilyn for details: 01773 819155 

Mansfield Odeon Cinema, NG18 1BU Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly.

Tuesday 10.30 am, £ 3.00 per person

Snooker.

No matter if you have played before or just want to have a go,
there will be someone to have a game with.



Contact Peter Fenton 07792 046448 or Bernard Jeffries 07747 397350.

Every Wednesday.
2.00pm
Triple S, Mansfiedl Rd., Skegby

2.00pm

Strollers.

A gentle walk, with friendly people, easy on the body, giving you gentle exercise and then at the end the chance of a drink, and a chat.

Contact Lynne Barsby 01623 439803

3rd Tuesday. Various venues- please see Noticeboard.

10.00am

Table Tennis Group

A chance to get fit, have a laugh and meet up with friends.

Contact -  Avril
01623 455696
or Mobile: 07946 08637                                        

1st , 3rd and 5th Tuesdays. 
 2.00pm - 4.00pm. at the Lammas.

 Cost £2.

Contact -  Avril 01623 455696 or Mobile: 07946 08637 

2-4pm

Trips

Fancy a day out to places of interest?



Avril,
01623 455696

Various.
watch the diary and
calendar for information.

TBA

Walking

Just a walk in the park, or join the Proclaimers and "Walk for miles and miles"
You tell me.

Contact
David Swain, 01623 441206  or 07866 906235

1st Monday

Various locations
& Venues
Check Diary or Calender

Various.

Wine Appreciation

TBA



TBA

TBA

TBA

Proposed Groups
       
         
         

 North Notts. Neighbourhood Groups.

 

Tai Chi: - Wednesdays, 1.30pm Willets Court Community Centre.


Contact Avril 01623 455696.


Singing For Fun Carole from Ashfield U3A will be looking for new members for her group, if you are interested call Carole on 01773-777071.


Petanque. every Tuesday at Carr Bank Park Mansfield 2pm


Contact Paul from Sherwood U3A for details.

 

We are members of the "North Notts Neighbourhood Group", the group incorporates the following local U3A's.

Ashfield, Dukeries, Forest Town, Mansfield, Rainworth, Sherwood, Sutton-in-Ashfield,

Members of any of these U3As are eligible to attend meetings if places are available.

Interested in any of these groups?
Groups are open to all U3A members.
Contact Avril 01623 455696


Come and Join Us

MONTHLY MEETINGS - (Second Thursday each Month 10.00am start) 
 

NEXT MEETING:  Thursday, 13th December, 2018 - 10.00 am. "


 

 

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