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GROUP NEWS

Welcome to the Group news page, here we hope to keep you up to date with the latest news from your groups.

If you have news or photographs of your groups why not put them here? Below is news of the groups to date. 

Afternoon Tea Group.

 July Thursday 25th 1.15pm £10.50 each. Ribbons Tea Room, Kirkby-in-Ashfield.  
 August. No meeting due to school holidays.
 September Thursday 26th Awaiting Details
 October Thursday 24th 3.30pm. £12-50. Felley Priory

 Gardening Group

Following a positive first meeting, the next meeting of this group will be on Thursday 25th July , 10am at Teversal Visitors' Centre.

All welcome.

The topic  will be " Problems in the Garden" Please bring one of your problems with you and how you have tried to tackle it so far.

Contact :- Ian Grant  01623 468747

International Dining 

Wednesday 17th July, 7pm at The Hardwick Inn. S44 5QJ. 

Contact Avril Dowdle 01623455696 or 07946086374.

 

There is no August meeting of this group. Volunteers are needed to organise meals from September.

LUNCHEON GROUP.

 The next Meeting will be on Tuesday 27 August  at 12.15 for 12.30 at The Royal Oak ,High Street, Edwinstowe, Notts .NG21.9QP  £5 deposit required.

Contact. Nadine or Mark on 01623 647491 

Craft Group 
1st, 2nd & 5th Wednesdays at 10am at Teversal Visitor Centre, Carnarvon Street, Teversal, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 3HJ.  
We try a variety of crafts and readily welcome new members and ideas. 
Contact Pam Shaw on 01623 469010 or 0771 3570457

 

New Groups

Dominoes

Tuesday 11th June – 7.00pm to 9.00pm at the Teversal Visitors Centre .Tea & Coffee available or bring your own stronger refreshment. No fixed charge for the use of the centre but voluntary donations to the resident “piggy” are welcomed. Contact Mark Hollingworth on 01623 647491

GOLF

proposed NEW GROUP. Please see Avril Dowdle if you are interested in a fun round at Berry Hill. Cost £2.

HerbsGroup First meeting Thursday 16th May at Teversal Visitor Centre 10.30 -12 noon

Contact:- Jenny North 01623 441402

GRUMPY OLD MEN GROUP. 


Tuesday 13th August.

Breakfast at Toby Watermill, 9.30am.

Contact John on 01623 628745

 



 

BOOK CLUB PROGRAMME

 

Group leader contact details –

Elaine Havercroft 01623 558299

eldrothhare@gmail.com

 

New members welcome, you don’t need to have read a book for your first visit.

 

DATE

AUTHORS/SUBJECT

** Please note alteration of date to the 4th Monday **

** Monday 22nd July

Biographies – selection of

 

Jo Nesbo

 

 

Monday 19th August

Humorous writing – various authors

+ Coffee/Social after meeting

Dana Stabenow

 

 

** Monday 23rd September

Lesley Pearse

 

Michel Faber

INDOOR CARPET BOWLS 
 
The Indoors Bowls Club continues to play indoors on The 4th Friday March and the 2nd Friday of April. From the 4th Friday in April the Group hopes to play on the Green outside situated next to the Club House on Unwin Road, Sutton in Ashfield.
Weather permitting the Group will play outdoors 1-3pm in the Summer months.
Cost is £1 to Pretty Polly Bowls Club plus 50p for tea, coffee and biscuits during the break at 2pm. 
Flat shoes are essential for this game. We look forward to seeing new members as well as previous players.
Please contact
June 07976 637601 or Elaine 07486 537421 for any further information.

Beginners Bridge.
 

We get together at the Fox & Crown, Sutton-in-Ashfield, on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays in each month, 10am to 12am to learn the basics of playing Bridge. New starters welcome. The next few meetings are on the 22nd August and 12th September.

Contact for this group is John on 01623 439803 or John.Barsby@ntlworld.com.




 Weekly Group Meetings

 Drama Group:  Mondays, 4.00pm, at Teversal Visitor Centre.     
 
Contact Peter  Dowdle on 01623 455696 
 Table Tennis Group: Table Tennis will resume on January 15th.

Cost £2. Contact -  Avril  Dowdle  on  01623 455696 or Mobile: 07946 08637

Last session before Summer break will be Tuesday 2nd July. Resume in September. 

 Snooker: - Wednesday 2.00pm Triple S, Mansfield Rd, Skegby NG17 3ED   

                      Contact: Bernard Jeffries 07747397350


Music Group - Wednesday 1.00pm  to 3.00pm – Polly Bowls

Bowls Club, Unwin Road, Sutton.(play, sing or listen) – come

 and have a go! £1/session  Contact Tom Staines 01623 770153

 Kings Cards Group 

 

            10am – 1.00 pm. Tin Hat, Chapel Road, Selston, Notts NG17 6BW


    


               Contact Richard Harrison on 01623 472493 or Mob. 07704525858


 

  Silver Cinema Group  (Tuesdays & Thursdays)


See Winter Newsletter published in January for further information. For latest film information visit www.odeon.co.uk/silvercinema then select Mansfield from list of Silver Cinemas

 

  Contact Terry Hardman, 07753 804706

 



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 Monthly Group Meetings

Walking Group. (1st Monday)


Next walk Monday 5th August. Meet in Rowthorne car park at 10am. – Walking along the Rowthorne Trail to Bluebell Wood then on to Lady Spencer Wood. Coffee at the Hardwick Cafe then back through the park to the car park. Lunch at the Young Vanish Glapwell if required


Leader and Contact Kathleen Handley on 01623 552741.








Strollers Group. (3rd Tuesday)

Join us on a stroll around local areas. Please dress appropriately for the weather – especially footwear. The next walk is on Tuesday 16th July at Kings Mill Reservoir. Meet at the car park near the Sailing Club for a 10.30 start. The nearest postcode is NG17 4PA. Contact is Lynne Barsby on 01623 439803 or mobile 07988 848214.




Ten Pin Bowling (1st Friday)
Mansfield Super Bowl, NG18 1LG, cost £8.00/ £5.50 for Superbowl Members; you get 2 games and shoe hire included.                                       

1st Contact: Pat 01623 552077

 Jiggle & Giggle Group  
 Jiggle and Giggle will be resting for the summer but  a new 6 week course will start later in the year.
 WATCH THIS SPACE The group will be meeting at the Teversal Visitors Centre.  

                      For more information contact   Polly Swift-Brown on 01623 614255

Indoor Bowls (2nd and 4th Friday)

 

 








Table Tennis

1st , 3rd and 5th Tuesdays.  2pm at Lammas Leisure Centre.

Contact -  Avril 01623 455696 or Mobile: 07946 08637                

Dominoes   - Tuesday 11th June – 7.00pm to 9.00pm at the Teversal Visitors Centre .Tea & Coffee available or bring your own stronger refreshment. No fixed charge for the use of the centre but voluntary donations to the resident “piggy” are welcomed. Contact Mark Hollingworth on 01623 647491


 Art (3rd Wednesday) 

At the Teversal Visitor's Centre, 10.30 - 12.30. New members are welcome!

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             THERE WILL BE NO MEETING ON WEDNESDAY 15TH MAY -

              Contact Janet Perry on 01623 443294.

 Beginners Bridge (2nd & 4th Wednesdays) 10.00am 

We get together at the Fox & Crown, Sutton-in-Ashfield, on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays in each month, 10am to 12am to learn the basics of playing Bridge. New starters welcome.  Next dates are 27th Feb and 13th March at 10.00.


Contact for this group is John on 01623 439803 or John.Barsby@ntlworld.com.




Board Games (4th Wednesday) Next meeting 27th March, at 10.00am at                                         

Teversal Visitor centre.

Come along and challenge those brain cells. Contact: Jenny. 01623 441402

 Grumpy Old Men (2nd Tuesday)                                        

Tuesday 13th August.

Breakfast at Toby Watermill, 9.30am.

Contact John on 01623 628745

 

 




  Singles Sunday Lunch 4th Sunday. ( Check monthly supplement for venue and time.)

Sunday 28th July Forest Tavern 96 Forest Road

Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 3BB at 1-15 to 1-30 sit down

Contact. Jean griffin - 07446 405301






 Gardening Group

Following a positive first meeting, the next meeting of this group will be on Thursday 25th July , 10am at Teversal Visitors' Centre.

All welcome.

The topic  will be " Problems in the Garden" Please bring one of your problems with you and how you have tried to tackle it so far.

Contact :- Ian Grant  01623 468747

 

 

 

 






Book Club.  (3rd Monday)


2.00pm The Library, Idlewells, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 1BP

Next meeting is Monday 22nd July 2019 and July’s  Biographies are a selection of Jo Nesbo. New members are welcome, you don’t need to have read a book

for your first visit.  Contact Elaine Havercroft on 01623 558299 or email eldrothhare@gmail.com






International Dining - Diary Dates

 

Wednesday 17th July 7pm, at the Hardwick Inn, S44 5QJ (This is now full)

Contact - Avril Dowdle – 01623 455696 or 079460 86374

 

 Christmas Lunch - Thursday December 5th,  34 places booked at The Hostess Restaurant, Sookholme Rd. Mansfield -  (SORRY NOW FULLY BOOKED)

Contact - Avril Dowdle – 01623 455696 or 079460 86374

 

       There is no August Meeting and volunteers are required for September onwards.

For more details of all groups please contact the

Group Co-ordinator – Avril Dowdle on 01623 455696.

 

 

 

Ladies Fun Group. Awaiting a Volunteer to lead.

Contact Avril Dowdle 01623 455696 or Mobile: 07946 086374

 Practical Philosophy (3rd Wednesday & Thursday)  Meets at my house.

 

Contact for this group is John on 01623 439803 or John.Barsby@ntlworld.com


 Fish Friday.  (3rd Friday)  


Next meeting is on Friday 19th July at Sea Fish, NG17 1AL (formerly Market Plaice) Sutton-in-Ashfield. Meet at 12 noon. Contact Lynne Barsby on 01623  439803 or 07988 848214.
 Luncheon Group. (4th Tuesday)

The next meeting will be on Tuesday 23 July 12.15 for 12.30 at The Royal Oak, 

The Green, Car Colston, Notts. NG13 8JE  Contact Mark or Nadine Hollingworth on 01623 647491.







 


Afternoon Tea Group  (4th Thursday)


 July Thursday 25th 1.15pm £10.50 each. Ribbons Tea Room, Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

  Contact Elaine McAspurren on 01623 477231







Discussion Group (4th Thursday)
For forthcoming dates - Contact Jan Pattenden 01623 475885  
Dominoes   

Tuesday August 13th – 7.00pm to 9.00pm at the Teversal Visitors Centre .Tea & Coffee available or bring your own stronger refreshment. No fixed charge for the use of the centre but voluntary donations to the resident “piggy” are welcomed.

Contact Mark Hollingworth on 01623 647491

 
 Elvis Film Group.   (1st Thursday)

This group has been suspended until further notice.

Contact for this group is Lynne on 01623 439803 or mobile 07988848214.

 

 

North Notts. Network Groups


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

Contact Avril 01623 455696.

 Tai Chi ... No class on Wed 3rd July


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


Penque: - every Tuesday at Carr Bank Park Mansfield 2pm

Contact Paul from Sherwood U3A for details.

 



 

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