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The University of the Third Age operates through a range of Interest Groups, where like-minded people meet to share their expertise and pursue their interests.

Currently,there are more than 40 active groups, while several more have been suggested and are under consideration. Anyone interested in setting up a new group should follow the procedure described on the New Groups page on this web-site.

The following list shows those groups that are established, together with the times when they usually meet. For more information about any of our groups, either click on the hyper-link or select it from the Interest Groups menu on the top-left of each page.

Please note that, where shown, "Meeting Days" and "Times" are indicative. Please refer to the particular Group Page for more precise information about their programmes and activities.

Group

Regular Meeting Day(s)

Meeting Time

More Information

Art

Every Tuesday

10.00am - 12.00 noon

Click here for more information about the Art Group

Art Appreciation 1

2nd Tuesday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Click here for more information about the Art Appreciation Group

Art Appreciation 2

3rd Monday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Click here for more information about Art Appreciation Group 2

Astrology

Proposed new group

Beer Appreciation

1st Tuesday of the month

Proposed new group

Birding

1st Tuesday of the month

Refer to their Group Page

Click here for more information about Birding

Book Club 1

2nd Friday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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Book Club 2

This group is not currently meeting

Book Club 3

1st Friday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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Boules 1

Every Monday

10.30am - 12.00 noon

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Boules 2

Every Wednesday

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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Boules 3

Every Friday

10.30am - 12.00 noon

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Bowls 1, 2 & 3

Every Monday between April and September

10.00am - 12.00 noon

Click here for more information about the Bowls Groups

Bridge

Every Wednesday

9.15am - 12.30pm

Click here for more information about the Bridge Group

Canasta 1

Every Friday

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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Canasta 2

Every Tuesday

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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Cars and Motoring

2nd Friday of the month

Refer to their group page

Click here for more information about Cars and Motoring

Creative Writing

1st Wednesday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Click here for more information about the Creative Writing Group

Current Affairs 1

4th Wednesday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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Current Affairs 2

Last Wednesday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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Current Affairs 3

4th Thursday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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Dining Out

Refer to their Group page

Click here for more information about the Dining Out Group

Family History

3rd Wednesday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Click here for more information about the Family History Group

Film Club

2nd Wednesday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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French

Irregular

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French 2

Alternate Tuesdays

2.00pm - 3.00pm

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Gardening

1st Monday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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Geography

4th Friday of the month

10.00am - 12.00 noon

Click here for more information about the Geography Group

Geology

Normally 2nd Tuesday of the month

Normally afternoons

Click here for more information about the Geology Group

German Conversation

Every Monday

Varied

Click here for more information about the German Convs. Group

History 1 & 2

Both groups, meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month

10.00am - 12.00 noon

Click here for more information about the History Group

History 3

2nd Monday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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International Folk Dancing

Most Fridays

10.00am - 12.00 noon

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Jazz Appreciation

2nd Thursday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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Local History

Last Monday of the month

10.00am - 12.00 noon

Click here for more information about the Local History Group

Mah Jong

Every Friday

7.00pm - 10.00pm

Click here for more information about the Mah Jong Group

Motorcycling

Refer to their Group page

Click here for more information about Motorcycling

Painting

Every Wednesday

10.00am - 12.00 noon

Click here for more information about the Painting Group

Poetry Appreciation

1st Monday of the month

7.00pm - 9.00pm

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Science & Technology

4th Tuesday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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Scrabble 1

Every Tuesday

From 10.00am

Click here for more information about the Scrabble Group

Scrabble 2

1st Wednesday of the month

From 2.00pm

Click here for more information about the Scrabble Group

Shakespeare

2nd and 4th Monday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Click here for more information about the Shakespeare Group

Sign Language

Every Monday

2.30pm - 4.30pm

Click here for more information about the Signing Group

Singing for Pleasure

First Tuesday in each month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Click here for more information about the Singing Group

Table Tennis

Every Friday

2.00pm - 4.00pm

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Tap Dancing

Every Tuesday

2.00 - 3.00pm

Click here for more information about the Tap Dancing Group

Tap Dancing Beginners

Every Tuesday except the 3rd

1.30 - 2.30pm

Click here for more information about the Tap Dancing Group

Theatre

3rd Tuesday of the month

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Click here for more information about the Theatre Group

Walking

Weekly

Refer to their Group Page

Click here for more information about the Walking Group

Wild Flowers

3rd Thursday of the month

From 10.00am

Click here for more information about the Wild Flowers Group

Wine Appreciation

Refer to their Group page

Click here for more information about Wine Appreciation Group

Last updated on 20 July, 2017
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