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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. 

GROUPS MONTHLY UPDATES

 

  

 

NEW GROUP  Proposed language Group – First meeting Tuesday 24th September, 7pm at the Teversal Visitors Centre .

DOMINOES (2nd Tuesday)  – 7.00pm to 9.00pm at the Teversal Visitors Centre . Contact Mark Hollingworth on 01623 647491

GOLF Proposed Fun Round of Golf on Thursday September 19th,       1.30pm  at the King George V playing field, Berry Hill NG5 6NF  Cost £2.00. Contact Avril Dowdle on 01623 455696.

BEGINERS BRIDGE  - RESUMES in SEPTEMBER on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays  at The Fox & Crown, 116 Dalestorth Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield, NG17 3AA, 10am-12 noon to learn the basics of playing Bridge. New starters welcome. Contact John Barsby on 01623 439803 or John.Barsby@ntlworld.com.

PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY - WILL resume again in OCTOBER

3rd Wednesday & Thursday at John’s house. A gentle introduction with a learning/discussion group on Philosophy, with an emphasis on Ethics Contact John Barsby on 01623 439803 or JohnB1944@virginmedia.com.

        GOLF CROQUET GROUP SUMMER CLOSE DOWN, last day Monday 23rd September.  

        Contact      Richard Harrison on 01623 472493 or    Mob. 07704525858

KINGS CARDS-   RESUMES Mondays, 10.00 to 12.00 at the Tin Hat, Chapel Road, Selston, Notts,        NG17 6BW.   Contact Richard Harrison on 01623 472493 or 07704 525858.

 

 

 

 

 

Afternoon Tea Group.

 

 

Kings Card Group – Starts 7th Oct 2019

10.00 – 12.30 Every Monday except for Bank Holidays.

Venue - Tin Hat Centre, Selston, NG19 6BW

Contact: Richard Harrison on 01623 472493 or 07704525858

 Luncheon Group. (4th Tuesday)


December

 17th December  price £18.95 for a Two and a half cruise including Turkey Dinner and all the trimmings and Chocolate Yule Log and Whipped Cream including tea or coffee, the address is The Lodge, 100 Racecourse Road, Colwick Notts NG2 4RF.  Contact Mark or Nadine Hollingworth on 01623 647491.

Boxing Day Lunch is at The Reindeer, Main road ,Edingley  12.15 for !2.30 that will be a Carvery and a £10 .deposit will secure that.  Contact Mark or Nadine Hollingworth on 01623 647491.

 Golf 

NOW SUSPENDED FOR THE WINTER

 Gardening Group

NOW SUSPENDED FOR THE WINTER.

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

GOLF

NOW SUSPENDED FOR THE WINTER.

HerbsGroup

 NOW SUSPENDED FOR THE WINTER.

GRUMPY OLD MEN GROUP. 


Tuesday 10th December

 

Lunch 1.30 for 2.00 at S80.

Contact Mark 01623 647491 



 



 

BOOK GROUP 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 16th December

No Meeting

 

 

2020

 

Monday 20th January

Social Event

 

 

Monday 17th February

Our Favourite Books

 

 

 

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 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: Geoff Needham  on 01623 822073

                                           Please note new contact for this group.


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 

 

            

Kings Card Group


10.00 – 12.30 Every Monday except for Bank Holidays.


Venue - Tin Hat Centre, Selston, NG19 6BW


Contact: Richard Harrison on 01623 472493 or 07704525858


               Contact Richard Harrison on 01623 472493 or Mob. 07704525858


 

  Silver Cinema Group  (Tuesdays & Thursdays)


 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 is planned for Monday 6th January - Detail to  follow later  -  Group contact - David Swain 01623 441206 or 07900 238675





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 17 December at Kings Mill Reservoir,  Meet at 10.30 in Morrisons Car Park  ( not the usual visitors centre car park) We will go into Morrisons cafe after the walk as the cafe near  the lake may be closed. The postcode is NG18 5HL.  


January and February meeting will be at Sutton Lawn Contact is Gill Hefford on 07717 628879





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

 
Indoor Bowls (2nd and 4th Friday)
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.






Table Tennis Group 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays, 2pm-4pm. at the Lammas Leisure Centre, Lammas Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield, NG17 2AD. Cost £2. Table Tennis is cancelled during the school holidays and resumes on Tuesday 7th January 2.00pm. at the Lammas.


Contact Avril Dowdle on 01623 455696 or 07946 086374


Dominoes   - 2nd Tuesday – 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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            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 10th December

 

Lunch 1.30 for 2.00 at S80.

Contact Mark 01623 647491  




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

No meeting in December, resume in January.


Contact Jean Griffin on 07446 405301.





 Gardening Group

SUSPENDED FOR THE WINTER

Any ideas-  Contact :- Ian Grant  01623 468747

 





Book Club.  (3rd Monday)



        No meeting in December

 

  Contact Elaine Havercroft on 01623 558299 or email eldrothhare@gmail.com





International Dining - Diary Dates

Chinese New Year Event – Monday 27th January 2020 at 7.00pm.

At the Springwater Chinese Restuarant, Calverton. SORRY ALL TICKETS SOLD FOR THIS EVENT Members who have paid their deposits need to pay the £15.50 balance at the January 9th meeting. Tickets must be shown to gain entry Contact Terry Hardman

Burns Night Wednesday January 29th at West Notts College. 6.45 pm.  3 Courses £17.95 - £10.00 Deposit Required. I have a menu to pre order.Maximun is 20 people Contact Mary Fenton on 01623 552742 or 07837264953


 

 

         Volunteers are needed to organise International Dining meals from January.

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)   
 
Awaiting details of next meeting 

 Contact Sandra Lee 01623471087. Or Sheila Turner on 01623453153



 Luncheon Group. (4th Tuesday)

 Princess River Cruise Christmas Party, is on 17th December  price £18.95 for a Two and a half cruise including Turkey Dinner and all the trimmings and Chocolate Yule Log and Whipped Cream including tea or coffee, the address is The Lodge, 100 Racecourse Road, Colwick Notts NG2 4RF. 

Contact Mark or Nadine Hollingworth on 01623 647491.

Boxing Day Lunch is at The Reindeer, Main road ,Edingley  12.15 for !2.30 that will be a Carvery and a £10 .deposit will secure that.  

Contact Mark or Nadine Hollingworth on 01623 647491.




 



  “Mind Your Language”  (4th Tuesday)

Restarts Tuesday 28th January 7.00pm at the Teversal Visitor Centre, Carnarvon Street, Teversal, Sutton-in-Ashfield, NG17 3HJ

We will be looking at the origins of place names in Notts. & Derbys.  All welcome. Contact is Jean Page on 01623558379

For more details of all groups please contact the

Group Co-ordinator – Avril Dowdle on 01623 455696.

 




 



Afternoon Tea Group  (4th Thursday)


NOW FINISHED UNTIL MARCH

Contact Sue 01623 628745 








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

2nd Tuesday 10th December – 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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