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"My Kind Of Music""The Voice"Friday4 weekly27 Sep 201922 Nov 2019324 Jan 202020 Mar 20203010.30am12.30pm2Priory House (PHO)The music - including advertising jingles and radio and television themes - which has been the soundtrack to our lives.25Music1012YMikeWedge01202 471382mikexchurch@gmail.com1945YPeterHopker01425 240286peterhopker@icloud.comDY700
Active BodyworksMondayWeekly30 Sep 201909 Dec 20191120 Jan 202023 Mar 20201027 Apr 202022 Jun 20209010am11am3High Cross Church (HCC)Circuit training - weights and floor work23Sport1531YRosemaryPhillips 01202 486713romeyphillips@hotmail.comYY1700
Advanced FrenchTuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 202010010.30am12.15pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Small, fun group learning together; conversation, reading, set book, listening, pronunciation practice and grammar. Discussion on agreed weekly topic.12Language and Literature2752YAngela Chantler01202 470810angeladorset@sky.com1279YAileenLuchoomun01425 276751aileen157@btinternet.comJY800
Allotment - Year Round ActivityYAnyAll year activity0ARoeshot Hill (RHA)Members grow fruit and vegetables of their choice 6Recreation1296YVeronicaLocke01202 397036verlocke@talktalk.netYY400
Badminton - Group 1TuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 202010010am11.30am3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymEnthusiastic and friendly intermediate badminton Group. No tutition and own racket required. Sport1609YLorraineGraves01202 296866lorraineculverhouse@yahoo.comYY200
Badminton - Group 2TuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 202010012pm1.30pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallPrevious experience necessary for this friendly group. Sport1059YKeithLetchford01425 2772701463YJohnBell01425 277852johnandgerrybell@gmail.comDY300
Badminton - Group 3ThursdayWeekly26 Sep 201912 Dec 20191223 Jan 202026 Mar 20201023 Apr 202025 Jun 202010010am11.30am3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymFriendly group for players at Intermediate level15Sport1460YJohnFairbairn01202 424466jfairbairn2017@gmail.com1004YJennetLambert01202 476631jennet.lambert99@virginmedia.comDY900
Beginners Sequence DancingTuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 20201001.30pm3pm3St James Institute (SJI)Main HallHave fun learning the most popular Sequence Dances in an easy friendly manner. Come with or without a partner as singles partner each other.40Recreation3808YVirginiaVerrico07866 568551virginia.verrico@gmail.com3807YRobertVerrico07989 580982robert.verrico@gmail.comDY1100
Bird WatchingYWednesday3rd Wed. of month18 Sep 201915 Jul 202011010am12.30pmAOutdoors (OUT)Monthly field trips to local nature reserves and places of interestRecreation2548YKeithDear01202 484609keith.dear@talk21.com1215YAlanKing01202 424079al.king15@btinternet.comDY2600
Blues Music AppreciationWednesday4-Weekly25 Sep 201904 Dec 2019329 Jan 202025 Mar 2020322 Apr 202017 Jun 20203010am12pm3Group Leader Home (GLH)The history of the Blues from early 20th Century, including legendary records, labels, musical centres, influential styles and personalities, and classic recordings. NB winter dates 25/9, 6/11, 4/12Music3145YMichaelHeatley07434 683646michaeldavidheatley@gmail.comYY2000
Bridge for Players TuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 20201001.45pm4.15pm3Tuckton Social Club (TSC)Bridge for players. No partner necessary.48Games1628YLesBaker07743 6250901974YTerryDancey01202 483629tmdancey@msn.comDY300
CalligraphyFridayWeekly27 Sep 201913 Dec 20191224 Jan 202027 Mar 20201024 Apr 202026 Jun 20201001.45pm3.45pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Much more than learning the art of beautiful writing 30Arts and Crafts1553YKeithBillington01425 6299561531YRosemaryPhillips 01202 486713romeyphillips@hotmail.comDN1100
Canasta/BoliviaWednesdayWeekly25 Sep 201911 Dec 20191222 Jan 202025 Mar 20201022 Apr 202024 Jun 20201002pm4pm3Tuckton Social Club (TSC)Both experienced players and beginners welcome50Games1122YAnneSpalding01202 474258anne.spalding43@btinternet.com2406YCarolChambers01425 627763JY900
Christchurch U3A SingersMondayWeekly23 Sep 201909 Dec 20191220 Jan 202023 Mar 20201020 Apr 202018 May 20205010.15am12.15pm3New Church Hall (NCH)HallA large, friendly 4-part choir for all ability ranges. A wide repertoire is offered; commitment to the group is important. Please telephone Anne for details.80Music1356YAnneHewetson01202 486646arhewetson@talktalk.net1355YRogerHewetson01202 486646arhewetson@talktalk.netDY1000
Craft GroupMondayWeekly23 Sep 201909 Dec 20191220 Jan 202023 Mar 20201020 Apr 202022 Jun 202010010am12pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Creating cards using paper, fabrics, threads & beads. Members to provide their own craft kits. Any materials required on projects to be obtained prior to commencement. 16Arts and Crafts1260YLydiaBloom01202 431556lydiaebloom@gmail.comYY500
Creative Card MakingTuesdayFortnightly24 Sep 201903 Dec 2019628 Jan 202024 Mar 2020521 Apr 202016 Jun 2020502pm4pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Room 1Advanced learning techniques in card making Arts and Crafts1313YSylviaKING01202 479744s.king44@ntlworld.com2314YTerriWestrop01202 477385terriwestrop@hotmail.comDY400
Creative WritingThursdayFortnightly26 Sep 201905 Dec 2019623 Jan 202019 Mar 2020523 Apr 202018 Jun 2020502pm4pm3Greyfriars (GCC)Sitting RoomMutual support and encouragement for those with some writing experience 10Language and Literature1535NDawnD'Arcy01425 476849dawndarcy@talktalk.net1295NSusanStevens01425 483364stevensbomo@btinternet.comDY300
Creative Writing For FunMondayMonthly07 Oct 201902 Dec 2019303 Feb 202002 Mar 2020211 May 202001 Jun 2020202pm4pm3Group Leader Home (GLH)Writing 500-600 words in advance, on an agreed topic, to be presented at the monthly meeting12Language and Literature3819YChristopherMosley01202 245426mosleych@gmail.comYY800
Cryptic Crosswords for ImproversMondayWeekly23 Sep 201909 Dec 20191220 Jan 202023 Mar 202010010.15am12.15pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 8A mutually supportive group solving harder puzzles together.20Games1057YPauletteRobinson 01202 417225pauletteriversdale@yahoo.co.ukYY300
Current AffairsTuesdayFortnightly24 Sep 201903 Dec 2019621 Jan 202017 Mar 20205010.30am12pm2Priory House (PHO)Room 8A look at events in the news, local, national and international.Where possible we try to keep things light hearted.Aim is to have enjoyable and lively discussions.25Philosophy and Society1329YJaneLansley01202 426729jane@lansley.comYY500
Cycling - Group 1YFriday4th Fri. of month010am12.30pmAOutdoors (OUT)Friendly, relaxed rides of about 10 - 15 miles on normally quiet roads and forest paths with coffee stop. Some short hills. NoSport1415YPaulNewman01425 277997p.w.newman@btinternet.com1544YJohnPhillips 01202 486713jhephillips@live.co.ukDY1010Cycling---Group-1_maint.php
Cycling - Group 2ThursdayWeekly26 Sep 201912 Dec 20191223 Jan 202026 Mar 20201023 Apr 202025 Jun 202010010am12pm3Outdoors (OUT)Recent research suggests regular exercise is beneficial - I am offering a social ride with coffee stop. Meet outside Indoor Bowls, Gloucester Roadn/Sport1311YArchieHoggan07905 864455archie-hoggan@tiscali.co.ukYY800
Desert Island DiscsWednesdayFortnightly02 Oct 201911 Dec 2019629 Jan 202025 Mar 2020502pm3.30pm2St Katharines Hall (SKH)Meeting RoomJoin other castaways with your choices on CD for this imaginary island sharing memories recalled by the music. All types of music welcomed. 20Music1546YRaynerSkeet01202 421734raskeet@hotmail.comYY500
Drawing and Mixed MediaTuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 20201002pm4pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Drawing & painting with mixed media. Not suitable for beginners - like to try new things14Arts and Crafts1268YCarolOwen01202 483829glynxch@gmail.com1606YLindaBedford01202 433310lindabedford@hotmail.comDY400
Drawing and Painting TuesdayWeekly24 Sep 20193 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jul 202010010.30am12.30pm3St Katharines Hall (SKH)Meeting RoomArt for beginers and more experienced 34 NONEArts and Crafts1303NBruceThomson01202 423877jenandbruce3@yahoo.co.uk2631RichardTitcumb01202 427581myrandrichard@btinternet.comDY1000
Duplicate Bridge with HelpTuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 202010010.15am12.15pm3Pokesdown and Southbourne Ex-Servicemans (PSS)Improving and help with your game. Join PSS £20 per annum.Games1520YJeanRoe01202 416544jeanjeanie52@gmail.com2074YMicheleSmyth01202 421269michele.smyth@hotmail.co.ukDY900
English Folk DancingWednesdayWeekly25 Sep 201911 Dec 20191222 Jan 202025 Mar 20201001.45pm3.15pm2Our Lady Queen of Peace (OLQ)HallAll abilities and no partner needed as everybody mixes. Come and give us a try for an enjoyable afternoon doing dances through the ages to present day.40Recreation1528YBrianBallard01202 478128bdballard@tiscali.co.uk1529YDorothyBallard 01202 478128bdballard@tiscali.co.ukJY900
Enjoying ArtWednesdayFortnightly25 Sep 201904 Dec 2019622 Jan 202018 Mar 20205011am12.45pm2Christchurch Library (CCL)An informal look at artistic movements, individual artists and their influences and the historical context in which art was created.14ProjectorArts and Crafts3340YHeatherWilliams01202 484609heather.williams@talk21.comYY800
Enjoying ShakespeareFridayWeekly27 Sep 201913 Dec 20191224 Jan 202027 Mar 20201024 Apr 202026 Jun 202010010.30am12.15pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Enjoy watching, reading and analysing three or four plays per year30Language and Literature2039YDamianHeywood01202 476992damianheywood@btinternet.com1085YMegNewman01202 478708megnewman@hotmail.comDN900
Exploring MathsThursdayFortnightly03 Oct 201912 Dec 2019623 Jan 202019 Mar 2020530 Apr 202025 Jun 20205010.30am12pm3Epicentre (EPI)The course will range widely over many areas of Mathematics. 10Science and Technology1099YPeterLush01425 270356pmlush@talktalk.netYY2640
Flower ArrangingFridayFortnightly27 Sep 20196 Dec 2019617 Jan 202013 Mar 202050010am12pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Seasonal flower arranging for beginners and improvers. Foliage required. All levels welcomed. More accent on contemporary design using flowers in season15sinkArts and Crafts1523YJillMitchell01425 273480jill.mitchell@yahoo.co.ukY200
French ConversationThursdayWeekly26 Sep 201912 Dec 20191223 Jan 202026 Mar 20201023 Apr 202025 Jun 20201002pm4pm3Portfield Community Hall (PFH)Room 3Improve your confidence and fluency chatting in this informal and friendly group12Language and Literature1840YDavidNicholls01202 426983badgersden@btinternet.com3536YAverilSimmons01202 619308averils@live.co.ukDY800
French ImproversThursdayFortnightly26 Sep 201905 Dec 2019623 Jan 202019 Mar 2020502pm4pm2Epicentre (EPI)A relaxed group in which we use talking, listening and translating skills14Language and Literature1752YBarbaraEvans07748 541812bhevans157@gmail.com2124YLindaKopfli01425 274304l.kopfli@btinternet.comDY200
French RestartedThursdayFortnightly26 Sep 201905 Dec 2019623 Jan 202019 Mar 2020523 Apr 202018 Jun 20205010am12pm3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 3Conversation and spoken French exercises, about life in France structured around 'Facon de Parler for beginners One'. A loose 2-year cycle. 12Ceiling projector, screen, audio system, whiteboardLanguage and Literature2648YErnieBall01202 471485ernest.ball1@ntlworld.comYY1700
Gardening Group 1YMondayMonthly16 Sep 201916 Mar 202002.30pm4pm2Group Leader Home (GLH)A friendly group meeting 3rd Monday of month to discuss gardens over coffee/tea. Stops 21st Oct - commencing 16 March through the summer monthsRecreation1327YSueCarter01425 271458susan-carter@hotmail.co.uk1760YCherryCook01425 275056cherryecook@hotmail.co.ukDY1000
Gardening Group 2YThursdayMonthly19 Sep 201920 Aug 202002pm4pm1Group Leader Home (GLH)Meetings in members' houses to discuss gardening and our gardens over tea and cake Recreation2881YThelmaPrice01425 501587thelmajprice@talktalk.netYY300
Golfing GroupYWednesdayMonthly18 Sep 201919 Aug 20209011am2pmAOutdoors (OUT)Friendly golf group open to all levels of ability. We play 9 holes but only in fair to good weather. We don't normally meet in December, January or February.We aim to start at 11.00 a.m. but this is not always possible as we play on different courses. Tee-off times are variable dependent upon availability, and sometimes during Summer months we take advantage of "twilight" rates" enabling us to pay a lower green fee.Sport2295YPaulFarndon01425 610422farndonpaul@gmail.comYY1410Golfing---Group_maint.php
Improvers BridgeTuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 20201001.30pm3.30pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Duplicate bridge with help available. Very friendly group and no partner neededGames2403YPaulineMartin01202 531803p.v.martin@btinternet.comYY300
Improving Your Artistic TechniquesMondayWeekly23 Sep 201909 Dec 20191220 Jan 202023 Mar 202010010.30am12.30pm2Priory House (PHO)Room 6This class is a social painting group. An opportunity to improve your artistic abilities with like-minded people and practice art in whatever medium you prefer- all abilities welcome15Arts and Crafts1539YJeanetteLaw01202 429417jeanette.law777@btinternet.comYY500
Indoor Board and Card Games Group 1WednesdayWeekly25 Sep 201911 Dec 20191222 Jan 202025 Mar 20201022 Apr 202024 Jun 20201002pm4pm3New Church Hall (NCH)RoomA friendly afternoon of table games, old and new 20Games2440YNicholasCrowhurst01425 291006crowhurstt@aol.com1174YJennyKing01202 519989jenny.king123@hotmail.co.ukDY1900
Indoor Board and Card Games Group 2WednesdayFortnightly25 Sep 201904 Dec 2019622 Jan 202018 Mar 2020522 Apr 202017 Jun 2020502pm4pm3Stanpit Village Hall (SVH)Ground floor roomDue to popular demand a second Indoor Board and Card Games Group has been formed. Come and join us for a friendly afternoon using Board/Card games of your choice.30Games3395YMargaretClarke01202 540474margaret.hclarke@hotmail.co.uk3521YTeresaBuddery07979 394774tbuddery@yahoo.comDY300
Indoor Bowls - Group 2TuesdayWeekly01 Oct 201910 Dec 20191121 Jan 202024 Mar 20201001.30pm3.30pm2East Dorset Bowls Club (EDB)Bowls HallIndoor bowls for beginners and improvers. 25Sport1370YRogerShelton01202 470666rogershelton38@gmail.comYY2200
Indoor Bowls for Improvers - Group 1 WednesdayWeekly02 Oct 201911 Dec 20191222 Jan 202025 Mar 202010012pm2pm2East Dorset Bowls Club (EDB)Bowls Hall WednesdayIndoor bowls for improvers on full size greens24Sport1064YTerryHuxtable01425 279071terry.huxtable655@btinternet.com1293YJudithNickson01425 278039jenick@sky.comDY200
International Folk Dancing - AdvancedThursdayWeekly26 Sep 201928 Nov 20191023 Jan 202026 Mar 20201023 Apr 202025 Jun 202010011.15am12.15pm3New Church Hall (NCH)HallAdvanced course for those ready for more complicated dances. No partner needed. Soft shoes noRecreation2041YJanetMason01202 433121janetmason22@gmail.com1229YJanHarris01202 427523janharris16@hotmail.co.ukDY000
International Folk Dancing - Beginners and ImproversThursdayWeekly26 Sep 201928 Nov 20191023 Jan 202026 Mar 20201023 Apr 202025 Jun 202010010.15am11.15am3New Church Hall (NCH)HallA class for Beginners and Improvers. Soft shoes are necessary. No partner needednoRecreation2041YJanetMason01202 433121janetmason22@gmail.com1229YJanHarris01202 427523janharris16@hotmail.co.ukDY600
International Luncheon GroupYThursdayMonthly10 Oct 201911 Jun 2020012.30pm3pmAOutdoors (OUT)Social group meeting to sample various cuisines in local restaurants. Generally 2nd Thursday of each month October to June inclusive. Please aim to attend as many lunches as possible. 14Recreation2275YJulieChaney07980 262801jccbridge707@gmail.com1205YElizabethBrown01425 623477browndog12.com@gmail.comDY700
Ipad For BeginnersThursdayWeekly26 Sep 201912 Dec 20191202.30pm4pm1Group Leader Home (GLH)For beginners and those who want to learn more about their iPad. The course is designed for members needs. A set of step by step notes will be provided to take home withyou and practice your learning6Science and Technology1525YBudThornley01202 421025budlynda64@aol.comYY000
Knit and KnatterYTuesdayMonthly10 Sep 201911 Aug 202002pm4pmAStewarts Gardenlands (SGL)cafeRuns continuously on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from September. Chance to meet up at Stewarts Gardenlands to meet new friends whilst knitting10Arts and Crafts1711YMelissaSheppard01425 674065rob_sheppard@hotmail.comYY300
LAPTOPThursdayWeekly26 Sep 201912 Dec 20191201pm2.30pm1Group Leader Home (GLH)Suitable for both beginners and those who want to learn more. Course is designed with the needs of the students in mind, and could include Windows10, Word, Publisher, Power Point, and File upkeep.SiNone needed except you need to provide your own laptopScience and Technology1525YBudThornley01202 421025budlynda64@aol.comYY400
Lets DanceWednesdayWeekly25 Sep 201911 Dec 20191222 Jan 202025 Mar 20201022 Apr 202024 Jun 20201002pm4pm3St James Institute (SJI)Main HallTo learn basics of 10 dances and to add style. Recreation1143YEricPayne01202 395066ericpaynebournemouth@btinternet.com1876YBobMiller01425 240146bob_and_vikki@yahoo.co.ukDY1000
Magic Memories of the 1950s and 1960sTuesday4-Weekly24 Sep 201919 Nov 2019321 Jan 202017 Mar 2020312 May 202009 Jun 2020202pm4pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8The music of the '50s and '60s and the British No 1 records from 195224Music2578YMartinAxton01425 276971martinaxton@hotmail.comYY600
MAH JONGWednesdayFirst & Third Wednesdays of the month 02 Oct 201904 Dec 2019505 Feb 202018 Mar 2020406 May 202017 Jun 20204010am12pm3Stanpit Village Hall (SVH)hallYou are most welcome to join our Mah-Jong Group, as we play and learn more about this fascinating game. It's great fun, come and see for yourself.Games3765YSallyFarndon01425 610422sp.farndon@gmail.comYY400
Maths can be FunThursdayWeekly26 Sep 201912 Dec 201912010am11.30am1Group Leader Home (GLH)Enjoy mathematics away from the classroom. Come and have fun and enjoy a subject that most of us may have found difficult at sometime. Course will be designed to suit the needs of those who attend. 6Science and Technology1525YBudThornley01202 421025budlynda64@aol.comYY900
Maths is Fun!WednesdayFortnightly09 Oct 201904 Dec 2019522 Jan 202018 Mar 20205010.15am11.45am2Epicentre (EPI)A fresh approach to a subject you may have found difficult at school. Mathematics can be as accessible as music. Mathematicians often enjoy both!8Science and Technology1546YRaynerSkeet01202 421734raskeet@hotmail.comYY700
Meteorology GroupFridayWeekly01 Nov 201906 Dec 2019631 Jan 202006 Mar 2020624 Apr 202029 May 20206010am12pm3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 1A beginners understanding of what causes our weather. It covers global weather patterns (Climatology) and local weather (Meteorology) NB. This is a 6 weeks progressive learning course.14Projector, screen and a whiteboard.Science and Technology2648YErnieBall01202 471485ernest.ball1@ntlworld.comYY900
Monthly longer walking groupThursdayMonthly03 Oct 201905 Dec 201902 Jan 202002 Apr 202007 May 202002 Jul 2020010.30am1pm3Outdoors (OUT)Walks are usually on the first Thursday of the month. They start at 10.30 am and are 5-6 miles long. Some walks can be quite strenuous and good footwear is essential. Afterwards, pub visit is optionalRecreation1125YPaulBond01202 473911paul.bond@virgin.netYY700
More Enjoying ArtTuesdayFortnightly24 Sep 201903 Dec 2019621 Jan 202017 Mar 2020502pm3.45pm2Christchurch Library (CCL)An informal look at artistic movements, individual artists & their influences, and the historical context in which art was created.14ProjectorArts and Crafts3340YHeatherWilliams01202 484609heather.williams@talk21.comYY1500
Motor-biking GroupYWednesday4-Weekly25 Sep 2019010am1Outdoors (OUT)A ride-out of 3 hours, stopping en route for a snack. Relaxed riding. We try to ride throughout the year, weather dependent! Last Wednesday of the month.Recreation2086YAilaPeacock07753 614857ailamarylucy@gmail.comYY200
Naval & Military HistoryYWednesday4-Weekly25 Sep 201920 Nov 2019315 Jan 202011 Mar 2020322 Apr 202017 Jun 20203010am12pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Presentations by group members and speakers covering diverse military subjects including the Falklands and the Battle of the River Plate.48Will require Optoma projector for most sessionsHistory1515YJillFearn01202 432146jillfearn50@googlemail.comNY1300
Normandy to the Rhine 1944-5. Wednesday4-Weekly09 Oct 201904 Dec 2019329 Jan 202025 Mar 2020306 May 202003 Jun 20203010am12pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Highly detailed examination of the campaign in North West Europe.40As agreed with Dee Collins, the final date in the summer term will be 1st July.History1540YStephenPetty01425 616379stephenvpetty@btinternet.com1515NJillFearn01202 432146jillfearn50@googlemail.comDY2100
Opera DVDsTuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201009.45am12pm2Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 1To see and discuss, a wide range of operas 18Room must have connections for a laptop to speakers and projector. This is available in classrooms 1 and 2 of Christchurch LibraryMusic1446YPatriciaWilkinson01202 496254patriciawilkinson745@btinternet.com1205YElizabethBrown01425 623477browndog12.com@gmail.comDY200
Painting for PleasureTuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 20201001.30pm3.30pm3Homelands Community Centre (HCH)Come along and paint with friendly creative people and learn from each other, enjoy a creative afternoon. 25Arts and Crafts1539YJeanetteLaw01202 429417jeanette.law777@btinternet.com1591YHilaryRaymond01202 428014hilary.raymond66@gmail.comJY400
Pause 4 LunchFriday4-Weekly11 Oct 201906 Dec 2019324 Jan 202020 Mar 2020324 Apr 202019 Jun 20203012.30pm2.30pm3Outdoors (OUT)To get together to relax and chat with some new friends.Recreation1466YLindsayTurner01202 496535lindsay.turner34@hotmail.comYY900
PHOTOGRAPHY GROUPYFridayWeekly06 Sep 20191603 Jan 202003 Apr 20201310.30am12.30pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Room 1TO ENJOY, SHARE & LEARN PHOTOGRAPHY WITH EACH OTHER, MEETING FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH AT MWCC ,OTHER FRIDAYS IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS. 40Recreation2262YAnnPetrie 01425 274175ann.petrie123@btinternet.com1522NTrevorLamb01425 272330trevor.h.lamb1@gmail.comJY3200
Play ReadingWednesdayFortnightly02 Oct 201911 Dec 2019622 Jan 202018 Mar 2020502pm4pm2Priory House (PHO)Room 6Relaxed group reading and discussing plays of all kinds14Language and Literature1136YJillDale01202 475590dale1@homeuser.net1020YMelMuir01425 673915melinda.muir@btinternet.comDY700
Play Tennis for Fun in SouthbourneWednesdayWeekly25 Sep 201911 Dec 20191222 Jan 202025 Mar 20201022 Apr 202024 Jun 202010010am12pm3Swanmore Tennis Courts (SWT)A friendly non-competitive tennis group that plays for pleasure and exercise. 1st time player/novices are welcome to try out. Just bring a racquets.12Sport1116YBernardCrowell01202 433284mcrowell@hotmail.co.ukYY1000
Poetry AppreciationWednesdayFortnightly25 Sep 201904 Dec 2019629 Jan 202025 Mar 2020502pm4pm2Priory House (PHO)Room 6Finding poems on given themes and reading them together Language and Literature1944YJennyBird01202 485447jennybird30@hotmail.com1840YDavidNicholls01202 426983badgersden@btinternet.comDY900
Poetry WritingFridayWeekly27 Sep 201913 Dec 20191224 Jan 202027 Mar 20201024 Apr 202026 Jun 202010010am12pm3Epicentre (EPI)To encourage writing poetry in different forms and styles on themes to be decided by the group12Language and Literature4002NJillBarr01202 480961jill.barr51@hotmail.comYY900
Reading - Group 1YMondayFortnightly23 Sep 201916 Dec 2019720 Jan 202030 Mar 2020620 Apr 202029 Jun 20206110.15am11.45am3Christchurch Library - Reading (CCR)Room 3Reading & discussing in a non-academic way novels, short stories and poetry. 12Language and Literature1177YKenBasham01202 426010bashamken@gmail.com1656YFrancesGoodey01202 430752mgoodway5@yahoo.comDY600
Reading - Group 2YThursday1st Thurs. of month05 Sep 201906 Aug 202002pm4pmAGroup Leader Home (GLH)Reading will be from a variety of genres in a relaxed way10Language and Literature2881YThelmaPrice01425 501587thelmajprice@talktalk.netYY500
ScrabbleMondayWeekly23 Sep 201909 Dec 20191220 Jan 202023 Mar 20201020 Apr 202022 Jun 20201002pm4pm3New Church Hall (NCH)RoomFor those who enjoy a good standard of playing without being competitive 16Games2889YElaineHutton01202 434382elaineifhutton@hotmail.com1866YDotBall01202 471485ernest.ball1@ntlworld.comDY700
Sewing BeeTuesdayFortnightly01 Oct 201910 Dec 2019621 Jan 202017 Mar 20205010am12pm2Stanpit Village Hall (SVH)Upstairs roomBring your own project to this friendly group who do patchwork, quilting, tapestry, cross stitch or any other needlecraft you care to bring. Cross-stitch and stitched tapestry kits available.8Arts and Crafts2819YDebbieStephens01425 278335debbie.stephens2@ntlworld.comYDY200
Short Mat Bowls - Group 1ThursdayFortnightly26 Sep 201905 Dec 2019630 Jan 202026 Mar 2020523 Apr 202018 Jun 2020502pm4pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Equipment provided. 20Sport2036YRonDavies01425 838350rondaviesr4200@talktalk.netNY200
Short Mat Bowls - Group 2ThursdayFortnightly03 Oct 201912 Dec 2019623 Jan 202019 Mar 2020530 Apr 202025 Jun 2020502pm4pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Equipment provided. 24Sport1380YMaureenBrazier01202 482145brazierm38@gmail.com1354YSandyKing01425 275615DY400
Short Mat Bowls - Group 3TuesdayFortnightly01 Oct 201910 Dec 2019628 Jan 202024 Mar 2020528 Apr 202023 Jun 2020502pm4pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Some woods available 20Sport1059NKeithLetchford01425 2772701060YLynneLetchford01425 277270JY700
Short Mat Bowls - Group 4TuesdayFortnightly01 Oct 201910 Dec 2019621 Jan 202017 Mar 2020521 Apr 202016 Jun 2020502pm4pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Equipment provided.22Sport1447YJeffFallon01202 4847651467YPatriciaBlythman01202 478250mail@blythmanpatb.plus.comDY100
Short TennisFridayWeekly27 Sep 201913 Dec 20191224 Jan 202027 Mar 20201024 Apr 202026 Jun 20201002pm3.30pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymIndoor Tennis with sponge balls. Unable to provide racquets or coaching but will suit anyone with an eye for the ball.18Sport2514YDaphneLa Greca01202 473422djlagreca@tiscali.co.uk1261YJeffBloom01202 431556jlbloom@ntlworld.comDY700
Shorter WalksYFridayNormally third Friday of month20 Sep 201919 Jun 202010010.30am12.15pmAOutdoors (OUT)Shorter Walks 2 to 3 miles long, generally at starting points accessible to local bus services.NoRecreation1488YPatParker01202 531219patpark24@yahoo.co.uk2108YNinaBlake01202 477038ninaireneblake@hotmail.co.ukDY830Shorter-Walks_maint.php
ShowtimeYTuesdayWeekly10 Sep 201926 Nov 20191214 Jan 202017 Mar 20201007 Apr 202026 May 2020853.30pm5.30pm3St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)UpstairsRelaxed friendly rehearsals to perform Songs from the Shows, etc. Suitable for seasoned performers and enthusiastic novices.12Music3344YJaneSykes01202 382310angelajanesykes@ntlworld.com3357NBernardGardner01202 892839bernardgardner@hotmail.comDY600
Singing For FunThursdayWeekly26 Sep 201912 Dec 20191223 Jan 202026 Mar 20201023 Apr 202028 May 2020602pm4pm3New Church Hall (NCH)HallFriendly group singing songs people love. Non performance60Use Marion's email addressMusic1278YAnnJones01202 420547ann.home4@gmail.com2169YMarionCurry01202 476856marion@skipem.force9.co.ukJY1200
SnookerTuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 20201004pm6.30pm3Spectrum Sports Academy (SSC)Snooker12Sport2037YAlexDearnley07803 108175YY000
Table Tennis - Group 1MondayWeekly23 Sep 201909 Dec 20191220 Jan 202023 Mar 20201020 Apr 202022 Jun 202010010am12pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallTable tennis for beginners & improvers in a pleasant atmosphere22Sport1056YDerekSmith01425 2703252719YBarrieCox01202 423267coxbarrie87@yahoo.comDY1600
Table Tennis - Group 2WednesdayWeekly25 Sep 201911 Dec 20191222 Jan 202025 Mar 20201022 Apr 202024 Jun 20201009.30am11.30am3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallFriendly table tennis group with a very good mix of technique, enjoyment and fun. XX-Leader does NOT return calls to mobile numbers-XX24Sport1470YDavidDiamond 01202 421365david.mightyatom@gmail.com1261YJeffBloom01202 431556jlbloom@ntlworld.comDY1600
Table Tennis - Group 3WednesdayWeekly25 Sep 201911 Dec 20191222 Jan 202025 Mar 20201022 Apr 202024 Jun 202010011.30am1.30pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallDeveloping skills to enjoy the game. Afraid no coaching/tuition available 20Sport1060NLynneLetchford01425 2772701180YAnitaCook07516 452517JY800
Table Tennis - Group 4FridayWeekly27 Sep 201913 Dec 20191224 Jan 202027 Mar 20201024 Apr 202026 Jun 20201001pm3pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallFriendly table tennis group for improvers and intermediate standard 30Sport1732YStevePelletier01202 429363steve_p1947@yahoo.co.uk2294YJanPalmer01202 483107janjanpal@gmail.comDY1000
Table Tennis - Group 5ThursdayWeekly26 Sep 201912 Dec 20191223 Jan 202026 Mar 20201023 Apr 202025 Jun 202010012pm2pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallFriendly group where enjoyment is more important than technique.32Sport1231YPatPalmer01202 489782paturton@hotmail.com1461YJohnFletcher01202 255870jfletchertwyford@gmail.comDY2300
Tablets for Beginners and ImproversThursdayWeekly26 Sep 201912 Dec 201912011.30am1pm1Group Leader Home (GLH)For beginners and those who want to learn more about Tablets. The course is designed to suit the needs of the members. A complete set of step by step notes will be given to help for when you get home.6Just bring along your own TabletScience and Technology1525YBudThornley01202 421025budlynda64@aol.comYY000
Teach And Play ChessMondayFortnightly23 Sep 201902 Dec 2019627 Jan 202023 Mar 20205010.15am12pm2Portfield Community Hall (PFH)Room 3Teach and play Chess purely for fun. Will run monthly on dates TBD in Summer term12Games1472YBrianGirdlestone01202 483283YY600
Tennis for FunYWednesdayWeekly25 Sep 201911 Dec 20191222 Apr 202008 Jul 202012110.30am12.30pm2Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Tennis CourtsFriendly mixed ability group (including 'rusty' players). Bring your own racquet. Autumn and Spring terms only.16Sport3346YGillianFifield01425 276236gillianfif@btinternet.com1972YAdrianCooke01202 431686adrian_cooke@hotmail.comJY1100
The Great ComposersYThursdayFortnightly19 Sep 201928 Nov 2019616 Jan 202026 Mar 20206210am12pm2St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)UpstairsListening to music and learning about the composers.25occasional use of data projectorMusic3366YBrian Clarke01202 485072mrblclarke@gmail.com1641NGeorgeTublin01425 273240gp.tublin@talk21.comDY200
Theatre GoersYAny6 times per year0AOutdoors (OUT)Visits by coach to theatres to see interesting plays approx. 6 times p.a.. Please send SAE to 14 Dukesfield, Christchurch BH23 2RFLanguage and Literature1002YPaulineRichards01202 480493p.richards4310@ntlworld.comYY1300
Third Age FilmsWednesdayWeekly25 Sep 201911 Dec 20191222 Jan 202025 Mar 20201022 Apr 202024 Jun 20201002pm4pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Room 1Write and produce feature films and shorts. Plus regular discussions and talks on film production techniques. See group's website for full details14Screen for film projection, irregular usage, as and when required with notice given.Arts and Crafts1566YRogerWilliams01425 673542thirdagefilms.uk@gmail.com2053YDuncanCrossland01425 272419duncancrossland@hotmail.comDY2000http://www.christchurchu3a.org.uk/thirdagefilms/
Travel - Group HFridayFortnightly27 Sep 201906 Dec 2019631 Jan 202027 Mar 2020524 Apr 202019 Jun 2020502pm4pm3St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Jubilee HallMembers study a town or area followed by a visit 60Hall only needs to be booked on: Autumn Term: Sept 27th, Oct. 11th, Nov. 8th and 22nd. Spring Term:Travel1146YMargaretThomas01202 433556m.thomas44@btinternet.comYY2000
U3A Line Dancing MondayWeekly23 Sep 201909 Dec 20191220 Jan 202023 Mar 20201002pm4pm2New Church Hall (NCH)Hallonly one class starting with complete beginners and getting more complicated towards the end of the session, 15 mins break half way through. dancers may join and leave at any point.30I would appreciate a deputy or help from another line dancer to run this class as it is getting a bit too much for me, and this may be my last year.Recreation1974YTerryDancey01202 483629tmdancey@msn.comYY2800
Ukelele Group for BeginnersYTuesdayWeekly17 Sep 201910 Dec 20191321 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 20201011pm3pm3Trinity Methodist Church (TMC)ParlourThe group welcomes eager and committed beginners, starting eaerlier but joining in for part of the session. An important pre-session will be held on 17th September and those interested must attend!2890YTimDrage01202 516188jehdrage@gmail.comYY3600
Ukulele Group (Christchurch U3A)TuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 20201002pm4pm3Trinity Methodist Church (TMC)ParlourUkelele group for improversThis group would like 2 rooms in the same venueMusic2890YTimDrage01202 516188jehdrage@gmail.comY600
Vintage Brass Main BandYMondayWeekly02 Sep 20191606 Jan 20201306 Apr 20201601.45pm3.45pm3St James Institute (SJI)Main HallRehearsal for experienced brass players and percussion6050 chairs for band Please note, the actual end date of Summer Term 2020 for Vintage Brass is Monday Music1623YPeterGuntrip01202 476862pg@hotmail.co.uk3425NVickiLavies01202 513706vicki@rlavies.co.ukDY200http://www.christchurchu3a.org.uk/vintagebrass/
Vintage Brass Training BandYMondayWeekly02 Sep 20191606 Jan 20201306 Apr 20201304pm5pm3St James Institute (SJI)Small HallBrass ensemble playing and tuition. Open to experienced players, those returning to playing brass instruments. UnMusic1589YRayPickett01202 422074red2a@talktalk.netYY100http://www.christchurchu3a.org.uk/vintagebrass/
Whist For FunThursdayWeekly26 Sep 201912 Dec 20191223 Jan 202026 Mar 202010010am12pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Progressive Whist or Rainbow Whist come and enjoy with our lively group. Beginners welcome - guidance given.Games1390YRuthDunn01202 4311531181YMaryMcGovern01202 427619marygaradice321@btinternet.comDY1100
Yoga (Intermediate) - Group 1MondayWeekly23 Sep 201909 Dec 20191220 Jan 202023 Mar 20201020 Apr 202022 Jun 202010010.45am12pm3St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Jubilee HallYoga intermediate with relaxation, stretching and dynamic postures. Recent experience necessary. Not on BH Mons.20Sport1594YEuranisNeile01202 434498euranisneile@gmail.com1225YDawnAllen01202 569781DY1200
Yoga (Intermediate) - Group 2WednesdayWeekly25 Sep 201911 Dec 20191222 Jan 202025 Mar 20201022 Apr 202024 Jun 202010011am12.15pm3St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Jubilee HallIntermediate yoga with relaxation, stretching and dynamic postures. Recent yoga experience necessary.20Sport1521YJoannaHensman01202 471359johensman@icloud.com1126NClareBond01202 473911clare-bond@live.co.ukDY700