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Active BodyworksMondayWeekly01 Oct 201810 Dec 20181114 Jan 201918 Mar 20191029 Apr 201917 Jun 2019810am11am3High Cross Church (HCC)Circuit training - weights and floor work24Sport1531RosemaryPhillips 01202 486713romeyphillips@hotmail.comY000
Advanced FrenchTuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 20191030 Apr 201902 Jul 20191010.30am12.15pm3Group Leader Home (GLH)A small group learning together; a mixture of conversation, reading,listening, pronunciation practice and grammar. Discussion on agreed weekly topic.9Language and Literature1279AileenLuchoomun01425 276751aileen157@btinternet.comY000
Allotment - Year Round ActivityYAnyAll year activityRoeshot Hill (RHA)Members grow fruit and vegetables of their choice 6Recreation1296VeronicaLocke01202 397036verlocke@talktalk.netY000
Badminton - Group 1TuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 20191030 Apr 201902 Jul 20191010am11.30am3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymFriendly but competitive badminton doubles at intermediate standard. Own racket required. Sport1609LorraineGraves01202 296866lorraineculverhouse@yahoo.comY000
Badminton - Group 3ThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 20181217 Jan 201921 Mar 20191002 May 201904 Jul 20191010am12pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymFriendly group for players at Intermediate level15Sport1460JohnFairbairn01202 424466jfairbairn2017@gmail.com1004JennetLambert01202 476631jennet.lambert99@virginmedia.comDY000
Canasta/BoliviaWednesdayWeekly26 Sep 201812 Dec 20181216 Jan 201920 Mar 20191001 May 201903 Jul 2019102pm4pm3Tuckton Social Club (TSC)Both experienced players and beginners welcome50Games1122AnneSpalding01202 474258anne.spalding43@btinternet.com2406CarolChambers01425 627763JY000
Christchurch U3A SingersMondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 20181214 Jan 201918 Mar 20191029 Apr 201901 Jul 20191010.15am12.15pm3New 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 first.80Music1356AnneHewetson 01202 486646arhewetson@talktalk.net1355RogerHewetson01202 486646arhewetson@talktalk.netDY000
Craft GroupYMondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 20181214 Jan 201918 Mar 20191029 Apr 201915 Jul 20191212pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Creating cards using paper, fabrics, threads & beads. Members bring their own basic craft kits. 16Sink and electric pointArts and Crafts1260LydiaBloom01202 431556lydiaebloom@gmail.comY000
Cryptic Crosswords for ImproversMondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 20181214 Jan 201918 Mar 20191029 Apr 201901 Jul 20191010.15am12.15pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 8A mutually supportive group solving harder puzzles together.20Games1057PauletteRobinson 01202 417225pauletteriversdale@yahoo.co.ukY000
Current AffairsTuesdayFortnightly25 Sep 201804 Dec 2018615 Jan 201912 Mar 2019510.30am12pm2Priory House (PHO)Room 8A discussion of events in the news, local, national and international. Where possible we try to keep things light hearted and numerous.25Philosophy and Society1329JaneLansley01202 426729jane@lansley.comY000
Cycling - Group 1YFriday4th Fri. of month10am12.30pmOutdoors (OUT)Friendly, relaxed rides of 10 - 15 miles on country lanes and forest paths with coffee stop. Some short hills NoSport1415PaulNewman01425 277997p.w.newman@btinternet.com1544JohnPhillips 01202 486713jhephillips@live.co.ukJY000Cycling---Group-1_maint.php
Cycling - Group 2ThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 20181217 Jan 201921 Mar 20191002 May 201904 Jul 20191010am12pm3Outdoors (OUT)Recent research suggests regular exercise is beneficial - I am offering a ocial ride with coffee stop. Meet outside Indoor Bowls, Gloucester Roadn/Sport1311ArchieHoggan07905 864455archie-hoggan@tiscali.co.ukY000
Drawing and Painting TuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 20191030 Apr 201902 Jul 20191010.30am12.30pm3St Katharines Hall (SKH)HallArt for beginers and more experienced 32 NONEArts and Crafts1303BruceThomson01202 423877jenandbruce3@yahoo.co.uk2631RICHARDTitcumb01202 427581myrandrichard@btinternet.comDY000
Duplicate Bridge with HelpTuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 20191030 Apr 201902 Jul 20191010am12pm3Pokesdown and Southbourne Ex-Servicemans (PSS)Improving and help with your game. Join PSS £20 per annum.Games1520JeanRoe01202 416544jeanjeanie52@gmail.com2074MicheleSmyth01202 421269michele.smyth@hotmail.co.ukDY000
English Folk DancingWednesdayWeekly26 Sep 201805 Dec 20181116 Jan 201920 Mar 2019101.45pm3.15pm2Our 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 day40Recreation1528BrianBallard01202 478128bdballard@tiscali.co.uk1529DorothyBallard01202 478128bdballard@tiscali.co.ukJY000
Enjoying ArtWednesdayFortnightly26 Sep 201805 Dec 2018616 Jan 201913 Mar 2019511am12.45pm2Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 2An informal and participatory exploration of artists, their styles and historical context14projector, screen and laptopLanguage and Literature1939GillKennedy01202 568555gillian.kennedy.88@icloud.com3340HeatherWilliams01202 484609heather.williams@talk21.comJY000
Enjoying ShakespeareFridayWeekly28 Sep 201814 Dec 20181218 Jan 201922 Mar 20191003 May 201905 Jul 20191010.30am12.15pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Enjoy watching, reading and analysing three or four plays per year29Language and Literature2039DamianHeywood01202 476992damianheywood@btinternet.com1085MegNewman01202 478708megnewman@hotmail.comDY000
Exploring MathsThursdayFortnightly04 Oct 201813 Dec 2018624 Jan 201921 Mar 2019502 May 201927 Jun 2019510.30am12pm3Epicentre (EPI)The course will range widely over many areas of Mathematics. 10Occasional use of Power Point projector.Science and Technology1099PeterLush01425 270356pmlush@talktalk.netY000
Flower ArrangingFridayFortnightly28 Sep 201807 Dec 2018618 Jan 201915 Mar 20195010am12pm2Beaufort 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 Crafts1523JillMitchell01425 273480jill.mitchell@yahoo.co.ukY000
French RestartedYThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 20181217 Jan 201921 Mar 20191025 Apr 201904 Jul 20191110am12pm3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 1Conversation and spoken French exercises, about life in France structured around 'Facon de Parler for beginners One'. A loose 2-year cycle. 12video projector, white boardLanguage and Literature1013JacquesHale01202 432752jhale@bciltd.co.ukY000
Golfing GroupYWednesdayMonthly19 Sep 201821 Nov 201820 Feb 201917 Apr 201915 May 201921 Aug 201911am2pm3Outdoors (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 or January.You will need a set of clubs and some balls. Sport2295PaulFarndon07850 597799paulfarndon@btinternet.comY000Golfing---Group_maint.php
Great Composers Great Composers - Classical Map of BritainThursdayFortnightly27 Sep 201806 Dec 2018617 Jan 201914 Mar 2019510am12pm2St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Britannia HallListening to music and learning about the composers.25Data projectorMusic3366Brian Clarke 01202 485072brianclarke4@btinternet.comY000
Improving Your Artistic TechniquesMondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 20181210.30am12.30pm1Priory House (PHO)Room 6An opportunity to improve your artistic abilities with like-minded people all abilities welcome 15Arts and Crafts1539JeanetteLaw01202 429417jeanette.law777@btinternet.comY000
Indoor Board and Card Games Group 1WednesdayWeekly26 Sep 201812 Dec 20181216 Jan 201920 Mar 20191001 May 201903 Jul 2019102pm4pm3New Church Hall (NCH)RoomA friendly afternoon of table games, old and new 20This room is always COLD during Autumn and Summer. Please could representations be made to the ChurGames1174JennyKing01202 519989jenny.king123@hotmail.co.uk2822MarjorieMcLachlan01202 249890JY000
Indoor Board and Card Games Group 2WednesdayFortnightly05 Dec 201872pm4pm0Stanpit 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.30Games3395MargaretClarke01425 278421margaret.hclarke@hotmail.co.ukY000
International Folk Dancing - AdvancedThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201829 Nov 20181017 Jan 201921 Mar 20191002 May 201904 Jul 20191011.15am12.15pm3New Church Hall (NCH)HallAdvanced course for those ready for more complicated dances. No partner needed. Soft shoes noRecreation2041JanetMason01202 433121janetmason22@gmail.com1229JanHarris01202 427523janharris16@hotmail.co.ukDY000
International Folk Dancing - Beginners and ImproversThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201829 Nov 20181017 Jan 201921 Mar 20191002 May 201904 Jul 20191010.15am11.15am3New Church Hall (NCH)HallA class for Beginners and Improvers. Soft shoes are necessary. No partner needednoRecreation2041JanetMason01202 433121janetmason22@gmail.com1229JanHarris01202 427523janharris16@hotmail.co.ukDY000
International Luncheon GroupYThursday4-Weekly11 Oct 201810 Jan 201911 Apr 201912.30pm2.30pm3TBA (TBA)Social group meeting to sample various cuisines in local restaurants. Generally 2nd Thursday in month.16Recreation2275JulieChaney01202 263996jccbridge707@gmail.com1205ElizabethBrown01425 623477browndog12.com@gmail.comDY000
Keep Fit GoldMini BodyworksMondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 20181214 Jan 201918 Mar 2019103pm4pm2Guide Hut Stanpit (GHS)Exercise programme allowing individuals working at own level within a fun group setting12Sport3179GillianBabbage01425 501437paulbabbage@hotmail.co.ukY000
Knit and KnatterTuesday3rd Tues in month2pm4pmContinualStewarts Gardenlands (SGL)CafeChance to meet up at Stewarts Gardenlands to meet new friends whilst knitting10Arts and Crafts1711MelissaSheppard01425 674065rob_sheppard@hotmail.comY000
MeteorologyFridayWeekly02 Nov 201814 Dec 2018608 Feb 201915 Mar 2019624 May 201928 Jun 2019610am12pm3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 1A beginners understanding of what causes our weather.It covers global weather patterns(climatology)and then local weather (meteorology)16I provide my own computer and Powerpoint slides. I need a Projector and screen(normally supplied by Science and Technology2648ErnieBall01202 471485ernest.ball1@ntlworld.comY000
Monthly Walking GroupYThursdayMonthly06 Sep 201806 Dec 201803 Jan 201904 Apr 201902 May 201904 Jul 201910am1pm3Outdoors (OUT)Monthly walks of 5-7 miles Recreation1125PaulBond01202 473911paul.bond@virgin.netY000Walking---Group_maint.php
More Enjoying ArtEnjoying ArtTuesdayFortnightly25 Sep 201804 Dec 2018615 Jan 201912 Mar 201952pm4pm2Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 2An informal exploration of artists, their styles and historical context14projector, screen and laptopLanguage and Literature1939GillKennedy01202 568555gillian.kennedy.88@icloud.com3340HeatherWilliams01202 484609heather.williams@talk21.comJY000
Motor-biking GroupYWednesday4-Weekly10amOutdoors (OUT)A ride-out of 3 hours, stopping en route for a snack. Relaxed riding. We try to ride throughout the year, weather dependent!Recreation2086AilaPeacock07753 614857ailamarylucy@gmail.comY000
Music of the 60sYTuesday4-Weekly25 Sep 201820 Nov 2018315 Jan 201912 Mar 2019330 Apr 201925 Jun 201932pm4pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8The number one records in the British pop chart from 1952 with quiz.24History2578MartinAxton01425 276971martinaxton@hotmail.comY000
Naval & Military HistoryNaval and Military History GroupWednesday4-Weekly26 Sep 201821 Nov 2018310am12pm1Priory House (PHO)Room 8Presentations by group members and speakers covering diverse military subjects including the Armada, Narvik, the Northwest Frontier and the Roman Army48Term 1 Sept 26, Oct 24, Nov 21 = 3 meetings Term 2 Jan 30, Feb 27, *Mar 27 =3 meetings Term 3 *2History1515JillFearn01202 432146jillfearn50@googlemail.comY000
Naval and Military History GroupWednesday4-Weekly26 Sep 201821 Nov 2018330 Jan 201922 May 201910am12pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Covering varoius topics including Armada, Narvik and the Romans. Presentations by group members and speakers covering diverse military subjectsHistory1515JillFearn01202 432146jillfearn50@googlemail.comY000
Opera DVDsTuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 2019109.45am12pm2Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 2To see and discuss, a wide range of operas 20Please note new venue. Important that CLASSROOM 2 is requested. I was informed by the Library that tMusic1446PatriciaWilkinson01202 496254patriciawilkinson745@btinternet.comY000
Painting for PleasureTuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 20191030 Apr 201902 Jul 2019101.30pm3.30pm3St Katharines Hall (SKH)HallCome along and paint with friendly creative people and learn from each other, enjoy a creative afternoo 25Arts and Crafts1539JeanetteLaw01202 429417jeanette.law777@btinternet.comY000
Play ReadingWednesdayFortnightly26 Sep 201805 Dec 2018616 Jan 201913 Mar 201952pm4pm2Priory House (PHO)Relaxed group reading and discussing plays of all kinds14Language and Literature1136JillDale01202 475590dale1@homeuser.net1020MelMuir01425 673915melinda.muir@btinternet.comDY000
Play Tennis for Fun in SouthbournePlay Tennis for Fun - Group 2WednesdayWeekly26 Sep 201812 Dec 20181216 Jan 201920 Mar 20191001 May 201903 Jul 20191010am12pm3Swanmore 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 racquet.12Sport1116BernardCrowell01202 433284mcrowell@hotmail.co.ukY000
Reading - Group 1MondayFortnightly24 Sep 201803 Dec 2018614 Jan 201911 Mar 2019529 Apr 201924 Jun 2019510.15am11.45am3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 3Reading & discussing in a non-academic way novels, short stories and poetry. 15Language and Literature1177KenBasham01202 426010bashamken@gmail.comY000
SailingWednesdayWeekly26 Sep 201812 Dec 20181216 Jan 201920 Mar 20191001 May 201903 Jul 2019106pm8.30pm3Hengistbury Head Outdoor Education Centr (HHC)If you are a sailor, however rusty, come and join our friendly group which sails in Christchurch harbour. Sport1481MargaretNorris01425 271865mnorris60@hotmail.comY000
Short Mat Bowls - Group 1ThursdayFortnightly27 Sep 201806 Dec 2018617 Jan 201914 Mar 2019509 May 201904 Jul 201952pm4pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Equipment provided. 20Sport2036RonDavies01425 838350rondaviesr4200@talktalk.netY000
Short Mat Bowls - Group 2ThursdayFortnightly04 Oct 201813 Dec 2018624 Jan 201921 Mar 2019502 May 201927 Jun 201952pm4pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Equipment provided. 24Sport1380MaureenBrazier01202 482145brazierm38@gmail.com1354SandyKing01425 275615DY000
Short TennisFridayWeekly28 Sep 201814 Dec 20181218 Jan 201922 Mar 20191003 May 201905 Jul 2019102pm4pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymIndoor Tennis with sponge balls. Unable to provide racquets or coaching but will suit anyone with an eye for the ball.18Sport2514DaphneLa Greca01202 473422djlagreca@tiscali.co.uk1261JeffBloom01202 431556jlbloom@ntlworld.comDY000
Shorter WalksYFridayNormally third Friday of month21 Sep 201816 Nov 2018318 Jan 201915 Mar 2019319 Apr 201914 Jun 2019310.30am12.15pm3Outdoors (OUT)Shorter Walks 3 to 4 miles long, generally at starting points accessible to local bus services.NoRecreation1488PatParker01202 531219patpark24@yahoo.co.uk2108NinaBlake01202 477038ninaireneblake@hotmail.co.ukDY000Shorter-Walks_maint.php
Singing For FunThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 20181217 Jan 201921 Mar 20191002 May 201904 Jul 2019102pm4pm3New Church Hall (NCH)HallFriendly group singing songs people love. Non performance60Music1278AnnJones01202 420547ann.home4@gmail.com2169MarionCurry01202 476856marion@skipem.force9.co.ukJY000
Table Tennis - Group 2WednesdayWeekly26 Sep 201812 Dec 20181216 Jan 201920 Mar 20191001 May 201903 Jul 2019109.30am11.30am3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallFriendly table tennis group with a very good mix of technique , enjoyment & fun. XX-Leader does NOT return calls to mobile numbers-XX24Sport1470DavidDiamond01202 421365david.mightyatom@gmail.com1261JeffBloom01202 431556jlbloom@ntlworld.comDY000
Table Tennis - Group 4FridayWeekly28 Sep 201814 Dec 20181218 Jan 201922 Mar 20191003 May 201905 Jul 2019101pm3pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallFriendly table tennis group for improvers and intermediate standard 30Sport1732StevePelletier01202 429363steve_p1947@yahoo.co.ukY000
Table Tennis - Group 5ThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 20181217 Jan 201921 Mar 20191002 May 201904 Jul 20191012pm2pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallTable Tennis - enjoyment for all32Sport1231PatPalmer01202 489782paturton@hotmail.com1461JohnFletcher01202 255870jfletchertwyford@gmail.comDY000
Theatre GoersYAny6 times per yearAll yearOutdoors (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 Literature1002PaulineRichards01202 480493p.richards4310@ntlworld.comY000
Third Age FilmsYWednesdayWeekly26 Sep 201812 Dec 20181216 Jan 201920 Mar 20191001 May 201903 Jul 2019102pm4pm3Mudeford 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 details12Screen for showing films. Have own projector and audio equipment.Arts and Crafts1566RogerWilliams01425 673542thirdagefilms.uk@gmail.com2053DuncanCrossland01425 272419duncancrossland@hotmail.comDY000http://www.christchurchu3a.org.uk/thirdagefilms/
Travel - Group E FridayFortnightly28 Sep 201807 Dec 2018618 Jan 201915 Mar 2019510 May 201905 Jul 2019510.30am12pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 2We aim to research and learn about the areas we are about to visit, approx every 6 weeks. Group participation welcome.50ONLY BOOK BCC FOR 28 SEPT, 12 OCT, 9 & 23 NOV, 7 DEC, 18 JAN, 1 FEB, 1 & 15 MARCH, 10 & 24 MAY AND 2Travel1019DeeCollins01425 272378deetravelu3a@gmail.com2729AnnetteMoran01425 673213annette.moran@talk21.comJY000
Travel - Group HYFridayFortnightly21 Sep 201830 Nov 2018625 Jan 201922 Mar 2019503 May 201914 Jun 201942pm4pm3St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Jubilee HallMembers study a town or area followed by a visit 60Hall only needs to be booked on the following dates because of trips. Sept 21 Oct 5 Nov 2 Nov 16 JaTravel1146MargaretThomas01202 433556m.thomas44@btinternet.comY000
U3A Line Dancing MondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 2018122pm3.45pm1New Church Hall (NCH)HallRepeat known dances and teach new dances. Beginner and Improver Levels30Recreation1570GinnyHarrington01202 423888vharrington@ntlworld.comY000
Vintage Brass Training BandYMondayWeekly24 Sep 201817 Dec 20181314 Jan 201901 Apr 20191229 Apr 201926 Aug 2019184pm5pm3St James Institute (SJI)Small HallBrass ensemble playing and tuition. Open to experienced players, those returning to playing brass instruments and begnnersUnMusic1589RayPickett01202 422074red2a@talktalk.netY000http://www.christchurchu3a.org.uk/vintagebrass/