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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.

Break until April. 

 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

GRUMPY OLD MEN GROUP. 


Tuesday 10th March

 S80 Cresswell


Contact Mark 01623 647491

 

Tuesday 14th April

Twin Oaks Hotel

 

Contact Steve  01623 469010 

 

 Tuesday 12th May

TBC

 

Contact Ken 01623 551658 



 



 

SUTTON IN ASHFIELD U3A BOOK GROUP


Group leader contact details –

Elaine Havercroft

01623 558299

eldrothhare@gmail.com

 

New members are welcome,

you don’t need to have read a book for your first visit.

 

DATE

AUTHORS

Monday 16th March

Carola Dunn

 

Jeanette Winterson

 

 

Monday 20th April

Marian Keyes

(+ drink/social after)

D H Lawrence

 

 

Monday 18th May

Tana French

 

Edna O’Brien

 

 

Monday 15th June

Kate Mosse

 

George Eliot

 


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:

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


 

 Monthly Group Meetings


Walking Group (1st Monday) Monday April 6th Meet at 10am, KB

     Details will be available at the March meeting.

    Contact David Swain 01623 441206 or 07950 765538




Strollers Group (3rd Tuesday) Next Meeting Tuesday 17th March at 10.30am.

    We will be meeting in the visitors car park and  walking around Kings Mill Reservoir now

    the Cafe has been refurbished and will be sampling their wares afterwards.

    Please wear appropriate footwear for the walk.

    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)   Next meeting 14th April


     Twin Oaks Hotel, Church Lane, Palterton, Chesterfield, S44 6UZ


     Organiser is Steve Shaw on 01623 469010.







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

Sunday 29th March 2020  1.15-1.30 sit down

Forest Tavern

Forest Road

Skegby

NG17 3BB


Contact Jean Griffin on 07446 405301.





 Gardening Group

SUSPENDED FOR THE WINTER

Any ideas-  Contact :- Ian Grant  01623 468747

 





Book Group (3rd Monday) 2.00pm The Library, Idlewells, Sutton-in-Ashfield, NG17 1BP

     Next meeting is Monday 16th March    2020  - Our authors are Carola Dunn and Jeanette Winterson.  

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


International Dining - Diary Dates


Wednesday March 18th 2020
Time: 7.15pm
Place:   Istanbul  BBQ. (Turkish) restaurant.53. Market Place. South Normanton. DE 55 2 AB
Take your own wine.
This is quite a small restaurant, so maximum. 20 places THIS IS NOW FULL

Contact: MaryFenton.  01623 552742.  07837264953

Please note:  my new email  mary.fenton@live.co.uk

 

  

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 17th January at Sea Fish, NG17 1AL (formerly Market Plaice) Sutton-in-Ashfield. Meet at 12 noon. Contact Sandra Lee 01623471087. Or Sheila Turner on 01623453153









  Luncheon Group  The next meeting is on Tuesday 24th March.

     The Old Reindeer, Edingley, Notts. Ng22 8EB 12.15pm for 12.30pm.

     Contact Mark or Nadine Hollingworth on 01623 647491.




 



 

“Mind Your Language” (4th Tuesday) –Tuesday 26th March

    7.00pm at the Teversal Visitor Centre, Carnarvon Street, Teversal, Sutton-in-Ashfield, NG17 3HJ.

   “Constructing Simple Crosswords and Playing Word Games”

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

NEXT MEETING:  Monthly Meetings CANCELLED until further notice.

In the present climate look after yourself and stay save 

 

 

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