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"The Voice"Frank Sinatra: His Music and His LifeFridayfortnightly28 Sep 201830 Nov 2018625 Jan 201922 Mar 2019510.30am12.30pm2Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Room 1The Life and Music of Frank Sinatra 25Music1012MikeWedge01202 471382mikexchurch@gmail.com1945PeterHopker01425 240286peterhopker@icloud.comDY9400
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.comY9100
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 Literature2752Angela Chantler01202 470810angeladorset@sky.comY4800
Allotment - Year Round ActivityYAnyAll year activityRoeshot Hill (RHA)Members grow fruit and vegetables of their choice 6Recreation1296VeronicaLocke01202 397036verlocke@talktalk.netY3100
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.comY7100
Badminton - Group 2TuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 20191030 Apr 201902 Jul 20191012pm1.30pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallPrevious experience necessary for this friendly group. Sport1059KeithLetchford01425 2772701463JohnBell01425 277852johnandgerrybell@gmail.comDY4800
Badminton - Group 3ThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 20181217 Jan 201921 Mar 20191002 May 201904 Jul 20191010am11.30am3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymFriendly group for players at Intermediate level15Sport1460JohnFairbairn01202 424466jfairbairn2017@gmail.com1004JennetLambert01202 476631jennet.lambert99@virginmedia.comDY6100
Bird WatchingYWednesday3rd Wed. of month19 Sep 201816 Jan 201917 Apr 201910am12.30pm3Outdoors (OUT)Monthly field trips to local nature reserves and places of interestChange of GL, in fact swap between Leader and Deputy. Keith Dear is leader next year Alan is deputy,Recreation2548KeithDear01202 484609keith.dear@talk21.com1215AlanKing01202 424079al.king15@btinternet.comDY6400
Bridge for Players TuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 20191030 Apr 201902 Jul 2019101.45pm4.15pm3Tuckton Social Club (TSC)Bridge for players. No partner necessary.48Games1628LesBaker07743 6250901974TerryDancey01202 483629tmdancey@msn.comDY3200
CalligraphyFridayWeekly28 Sep 201814 Dec 20181218 Jan 201922 Mar 20191003 May 201905 Jul 2019102pm4pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Much more than learning the art of beautiful writing Arts and Crafts1553KeithBillington01425 6299561531RosemaryPhillips 01202 486713romeyphillips@hotmail.comDY3500
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 627763JY1600
Challenge WalkingYFridayWeekly28 Sep 20181pm2pmOutdoors (OUT)Walking around St Catherine's Hill Nature Reserve. Walking will be graduated for most abilities, both in distance and severity of climb. It can be rough terrain in places.10Recreation1810LesDancey01202 483629lesdancey@msn.comN000
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.80Music1356AnneHewetson01202 486646arhewetson@talktalk.net1355RogerHewetson01202 486646arhewetson@talktalk.netDY10100
Craft GroupMondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 20181214 Jan 201918 Mar 20191029 Apr 201901 Jul 20191012pm3Beaufort 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.comY5800
Creative Card MakingTuesdayFortnightly25 Sep 201804 Dec 2018615 Jan 201912 Mar 2019530 Apr 201925 Jun 201952pm4pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Room 1Advanced learning techniques in card making Arts and Crafts1313SylviaKing01202 479744s.king44@ntlworld.com2314TerriWestrop01202 477385terriwestrop@hotmail.comDY2900
Creative WritingThursdayFortnightly27 Sep 201806 Dec 2018617 Jan 201914 Mar 2019502 May 201927 Jun 201952pm4pm3Greyfriars (GCC)Sitting RoomMutual support and encouragement for those with some writing experience 10Email not to appear in programmeLanguage and Literature1535DawnD'Arcy01425 476849dawndarcy@talktalk.netY4900
Crimean War 1854-1856A Divided Kingdom York and Lancaster 1455 - 1485Wednesday4-Weekly10 Oct 201805 Dec 2018316 Jan 201913 Mar 2019308 May 201903 Jul 2019310am12pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Discover facts about deeds that thrilled the British EmpireHistory1540StephenPetty01425 616379stephenvpetty@btinternet.com1515JillFearn01202 432146jillfearn50@googlemail.comDY2300
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.ukY2700
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.comY4900
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.ukJY53100Cycling---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 social ride with coffee stop. Meet outside Indoor Bowls, Gloucester Roadn/Sport1311ArchieHoggan07905 864455archie-hoggan@tiscali.co.ukY5100
Desert Island DiscsWednesdayFortnightly03 Oct 201812 Dec 2018623 Jan 201920 Mar 201952pm3.30pm2St Katharines Hall (SKH)Meeting RoomJoin other castaways sharing music choices for this imaginary island! Music1546RaynerSkeet01202 421734raskeet@hotmail.comY4700
DrawingPortrait DrawingThursdayFortnightly04 Oct 201813 Dec 2018624 Jan 201921 Mar 201952pm4pm2Christchurch Train Station (CTS)Relaxed group with some tuition and going on to water coloursArts and Crafts1521JoannaHensman01202 471359johensman@icloud.comN7500
Drawing and Mixed MediaTuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 20191030 Apr 201902 Jul 2019102pm4pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 8Drawing & painting with mixed media. Not suitable for beginners - like to try new things14No email in programme. Sink required in roomArts and Crafts1268CarolOwen01202 483829glynxch@gmail.com1606LindaBedford01202 433310lindabedford@hotmail.comDY5700
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.comDY13100
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.ukDY4000
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.ukJY6600
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.comJN8500
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.comDN6330
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.netY3110
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.ukY2900
French ConversationFrench SupplementThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 20181217 Jan 201921 Mar 20191002 May 201904 Jul 2019102pm4pm3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 1Improve your confidence and fluency chatting in this informal and friendly groupChange of GL for 2018-19. David Nicholls membership no 1840. 01202 426983. badgersden@btinternet.comLanguage and Literature1840DavidNicholls01202 426983badgersden@btinternet.com3536AverilSimmons01202 619308averils@live.co.ukDN4400
French FilmsThursdayOnce a term20 Dec 2018128 Mar 2019111 Jul 201912pm4.30pm3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 1Projection of a selection of French films with English sub-titlesLanguage and Literature1013JacquesHale01202 432752jhale@bciltd.co.ukY2100
French ImproversThursdayFortnightly27 Sep 201806 Dec 2018617 Jan 201914 Mar 201952pm4pm2Epicentre (EPI)A relaxed group in which we use talking, listening and translating skillsLanguage and Literature1752BarbaraEvans01425 610129bhevans157@gmail.comY3000
French RestartedThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 20181217 Jan 201921 Mar 20191002 May 201904 Jul 20191010am12pm3Christchurch 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.ukN6500
Gardening Group 1YMondayMonthly17 Sep 201815 Oct 2018218 Mar 201917 Jun 201922.30pm4pm2Group Leader Home (GLH)A friendly group meeting 3rd Monday of month to discuss gardens over coffee/tea. Stops 15th Oct commences again 18th March. No April session.Recreation1327SueCarter01425 271458susan-carter@hotmail.co.uk1760CherryCook01425 275056cherryecook@hotmail.co.ukDY7300
Gardening Group 2YThursdayMonthly20 Sep 201817 Jan 201925 Apr 20192pm4pm3Group Leader Home (GLH)Meetings in members' houses to discuss gardening and our gardens over tea and cake Recreation2881ThelmaPrice01425 501587thelmajprice@talktalk.netY3200
German ConversationTuesdayWeekly23 Oct 201811 Dec 2018808 Jan 201916 Apr 20191510am12pm2Epicentre (EPI)Come and join in with German Conversation in this relaxing group12Language and Literature3103GerhardSiebert01202 245652germanccu3a@gmail.comY3800
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. Sport2295PaulFarndon01425 610422farndonpaul@gmail.comY55120Golfing---Group_maint.php
History of ScotlandTuesday4-Weekly09 Oct 201804 Dec 2018329 Jan 201926 Feb 2019221 May 201918 Jun 201922pm4pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Scotland's history with famous people and music including the Irish connection and its musicHistory2578MartinAxton01425 276971martinaxton@hotmail.comY2500
Improvers BridgeTuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 20191030 Apr 201902 Jul 2019101.30pm3.30pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Duplicate bridge with help availableGames2403PaulineMartin01202 531803p.v.martin@btinternet.com1605JohnColley07895 467101jcbridge13@uwclub.netDY2600
Improving Your Artistic TechniquesMondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 20181214 Jan 201918 Mar 20191010.30am12.30pm2Priory House (PHO)Room 6An opportunity to improve your artistic abilities with like-minded people - all abilities welcome15Arts and Crafts1539JeanetteLaw01202 429417jeanette.law777@btinternet.comY9600
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 249890DN2200
Indoor Board and Card Games Group 2WednesdayFortnightly19 Sep 201805 Dec 2018716 Jan 201913 Mar 2019524 Apr 201919 Jun 201952pm4pm3Stanpit 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.uk3521TeresaBuddery07979 394774tbuddery@yahoo.comY2200
Indoor Bowls - Group 2TuesdayWeekly02 Oct 201811 Dec 20181115 Jan 201919 Mar 2019101.30pm3.30pm2East Dorset Bowls Club (EDB)Bowls HallIndoor bowls for beginners and improvers. 25Sport1370RogerShelton01202 470666rogershelton38@gmail.com1505JanBarnetson 01202 426027janbarnetson@gmail.comDY5000
Indoor Bowls for Improvers - Group 1 WednesdayWeekly03 Oct 201812 Dec 20181116 Jan 201920 Mar 20191012pm2pm2East Dorset Bowls Club (EDB)Indoor bowls for improvers on a full size greenEmail for programme terry.huxtable655@btinternet.comSport1064TerryHuxtable01425 279071terry.huxtable655@btinternet.com1293JudithNickson01425 278039jenick@sky.comDY2700
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.ukDY1200
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.ukDY4700
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.16Recreation2275JulieChaney07980 262801jccbridge707@gmail.com1205ElizabethBrown01425 623477browndog12.com@gmail.comDY8100
iPad CourseiPad 1 for BeginnersThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 2018122.30pm4pm1Group Leader Home (GLH)For beginners who want to get started or learn more about their iPad.Science and Technology1525BudThornley01202 421025budlynda64@aol.comY4400
Jungian Discussion GroupThursdayFortnightly17 Jan 201914 Mar 2019502 May 201927 Jun 201952pm4pm2Group Leader Home (GLH)A discussion group working from writings, tapes and related material 8Philosophy and Society1272JenniferLodge01202 474176lodgejennifer@gmail.com1587LaviniaAdams01425 621208DY4100
Keep Fit GoldMini BodyworksFridayWeekly28 Sep 201814 Dec 20181218 Jan 201922 Mar 2019103pm4pm2Guide Hut Stanpit (GHS)Exercise programme allowing individuals working at own level within a fun group setting12Sport3179GillianBabbage01425 501437paulbabbage@hotmail.co.ukY10200
Knit and KnatterTuesdayMonthly18 Sep 20182pm4pm1Stewarts 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 Crafts1711MelissaSheppard01425 674065rob_sheppard@hotmail.comY3700
Lets DanceWednesdayWeekly19 Sep 201805 Dec 20181216 Jan 201920 Mar 20191001 May 201903 Jul 2019102pm4pm3St James Institute (SJI)Main HallTo learn basics of 10 dances and to add style. Recreation1143EricPayne01202 395066ericpaynebournemouth@btinternet.com1876BobMiller01425 240146bob_and_vikki@yahoo.co.ukDY14500
Magic Memories of the 1950s and 1960sMusic of the 60sTuesday4-Weekly25 Sep 201820 Nov 2018315 Jan 201912 Mar 2019307 May 201902 Jul 201932pm4pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8The music of the '50s and '60s and the British No 1 records from 195224History2578MartinAxton01425 276971martinaxton@hotmail.comY7400
Maths can be funiPad 2 for Beginners ThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 20181210am11.30am1Group Leader Home (GLH)Enjoy mathematics away from the classroom, come and have fun with the subject most of us have found difficultScience and Technology1525BudThornley01202 421025budlynda64@aol.comY2200
Maths is Fun!WednesdayFortnightly10 Oct 201805 Dec 2018516 Jan 201913 Mar 2019510.15am11.45am2Epicentre (EPI)Investigations stimulating a fresh approach to a much-hated school subject!Science and Technology1546RaynerSkeet01202 421734raskeet@hotmail.comY2200
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 local weather (meteorology). NB this is 3 identical 6 week courses, not a continuing one.16I provide my own computer and Powerpoint slides. I need a Projector and screen(normally supplied by Science and Technology2648ErnieBall01202 471485ernest.ball1@ntlworld.comY4700
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.netY10200Walking---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.comJN8800
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.comY1500
Naval & Military HistoryNaval and Military History GroupWednesday4-Weekly26 Sep 201821 Nov 2018330 Jan 201927 Mar 2019322 May 201919 Jun 2019210am12pm3Priory 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.comY3600
Needles and PinsThursdayFortnightly04 Oct 201813 Dec 2018624 Jan 201921 Mar 2019509 May 201904 Jul 2019510am12pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 8Hand sewing, knitting and crochet Arts and Crafts2170PamCampbell01202 392294pam.campbell01@hotmail.com1471SusanDiamond 01202 421365david.mightyatom@gmail.comDY3700
Non-Fiction Reading GroupFriday4-Weekly21 Sep 201814 Dec 2018408 Feb 201908 Mar 2019203 May 201928 Jun 201932.30pm4pm3Epicentre (EPI)Come and share your interest in non fiction books including diaries, essays, family histories, autobiographies, history and travel10Language and Literature1098MaryLush01425 270356pmlush@talktalk.netY3900
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.comY2700
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.comY9600
Pause 4 LunchFriday4-Weekly28 Sep 201821 Dec 2018425 Jan 201922 Mar 2019324 May 201921 Jun 2019212.30pm2.30pm3Outdoors (OUT)To get together to relax and chat with some new friends.Recreation1466LindsayTurner01202 496535lindsay.turner34@hotmail.comY9000
Play ReadingWednesdayFortnightly26 Sep 201805 Dec 2018616 Jan 201913 Mar 201952pm4pm2Priory House (PHO)Room 6Relaxed group reading and discussing plays of all kinds14Language and Literature1136JillDale01202 475590dale1@homeuser.net1020MelMuir01425 673915melinda.muir@btinternet.comDN4800
Play Tennis for FunPlay Tennis for Fun - Group 1WednesdayWeekly26 Sep 201828 Nov 20181001 May 201914 Aug 20191610.30am12.30pm2Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Tennis CourtsUnable to provide coaching or racquets. Autumn and Summer terms onlySport1554MaureenGage01202 475215Mike.gage@tiscali.co.uk1473JuneGirdlestone01202 483283JY4200
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.ukY5200
Poetry AppreciationWednesdayFortnightly03 Oct 201812 Dec 2018623 Jan 201920 Mar 201952pm4pm2Priory House (PHO)Room 6Finding poems on given themes and reading them together Language and Literature1944JennyBird01202 485447jennybird30@hotmail.com1840DavidNicholls01202 426983badgersden@btinternet.comDY2900
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.comN5100
Reading - Group 2Thursday1st Thurs. of month04 Oct 201806 Dec 201803 Jan 201907 Mar 201902 May 201904 Jul 20192pm4pm3Group Leader Home (GLH)Reading will be from a variety of genres in a relaxed wayLanguage and Literature2881ThelmaPrice01425 501587thelmajprice@talktalk.netY4100
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.comY8800
ScrabbleMondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 20181214 Jan 201918 Mar 20191029 Apr 201901 Jul 2019102pm4pm3New Church Hall (NCH)RoomFor those who enjoy a good standard of playing without being competitive 16New GL for 2019 Elaine Hutton member number 2889. 01202 434382 and 07930 522167. No email address atGames2889ElaineHutton01202 434382elaineifhutton@hotmail.com1866DotBall01202 471485ernest.ball1@ntlworld.comDY1600
Sewing BeeTuesdayFortnightly02 Oct 201811 Dec 2018615 Jan 201912 Mar 2019510am12pm2Stanpit 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.8Arts and Crafts2819DebbieStephens01425 278335debbie.stephens2@ntlworld.comY5800
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.netY2000
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 275615DY900
Short Mat Bowls - Group 3TuesdayFortnightly02 Oct 201811 Dec 2018622 Jan 201919 Mar 2019514 May 201909 Jul 201952pm4pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Some woods available Sport1059KeithLetchford01425 2772701060LynneLetchford01425 277270JY3000
Short Mat Bowls - Group 4TuesdayFortnightly25 Sep 201804 Dec 2018615 Jan 201912 Mar 2019507 May 201902 Jul 201952pm4pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Equipment provided.22Sport1447JeffFallon01202 4847651467PatriciaBlythman01202 478250mail@blythmanpatb.plus.comDY3200
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.comDY3100
Shorter WalksFridayNormally 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.ukDY129250Shorter-Walks_maint.php
ShowtimeMusical RevueTuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 20191030 Apr 201902 Jul 2019103.30pm5.30pm3St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Britannia HallRelaxed friendly rehearsals to perform Songs from the Shows, etc. Suitable for seasoned performers and enthusiastic novices.Change of day. Need to find a new venue? Jane lives in Central Christchurch.Music3344JaneSykes01202 382310angelajanesykes@ntlworld.com3357BernardGardner01202 892839bernardgardner@hotmail.comDY7900
Singing For FunThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 20181217 Jan 201921 Mar 20191025 Apr 201927 Jun 2019102pm4pm3New Church Hall (NCH)HallFriendly group singing songs people love. Non performance60Music1278AnnJones01202 420547ann.home4@gmail.com2169MarionCurry01202 476856marion@skipem.force9.co.ukJY10000
SnookerTuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 20191023 Apr 201904 Jun 201974pm6.30pm3Spectrum Sports Academy (SSC)Snooker12Sport2037AlexDearnley07803 108175Y1500
Table Tennis - Group 1MondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 20181214 Jan 201918 Mar 20191029 Apr 201901 Jul 20191010am12pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallTable tennis for starters & improvers in a pleasant atmosphere22Barrie's email to appear in programmeSport1056DerekSmith01425 2703252719BarrieCox01202 423267coxbarrie87@yahoo.comDY5000
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 and fun. XX-Leader does NOT return calls to mobile numbers-XX24Sport1470DavidDiamond01202 421365david.mightyatom@gmail.com1261JeffBloom01202 431556jlbloom@ntlworld.comDY4600
Table Tennis - Group 3WednesdayWeekly26 Sep 201812 Dec 20181216 Jan 201920 Mar 20191001 May 201903 Jul 20191011.30am1.30pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallDeveloping skills to enjoy the game. Afraid no coaching/tuition available Sport1060LynneLetchford01425 2772701180AnitaCook07516 452517JY3000
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.ukY3200
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.comDY1500
Tablets for BeginnersTablets GroupThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 2018121pm2.30pm1Group Leader Home (GLH)For beginners who want to get started or learn more. Course to suit your personal needs.Science and Technology1525BudThornley01202 421025budlynda64@aol.comY4000
Teach And Play ChessMondayFortnightly24 Sep 201803 Dec 2018614 Jan 201911 Mar 2019510.15am12pm2Epicentre (EPI)Teach and play Chess purely for fun. Will run monthly on dates TBD in Summer term12Games1472BrianGirdlestone01202 483283Y3400
The Great ComposersGreat Composers - Classical Map of BritainThursdayFortnightly20 Sep 201829 Nov 2018617 Jan 201914 Mar 2019510am12pm2St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Britannia HallListening to music and learning about the composers.25Data projectorMusic3366Brian Clarke01202 485072mrblclarke@gmail.comY3400
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.comY10100
Third Age FilmsWednesdayWeekly26 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.comDY6900http://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.comJY8300
Travel - Group HFridayFortnightly21 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.comY8400
U3A Christchurch Photography GroupYFridayMeet weekly, Fridays, throughout year.07 Sep 201804 Jan 201905 Apr 201910.30am12.30pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Room 1To enjoy and learn photography in a very friendly sociable group. Meet first Friday of month at Mudeford Wood and thereafter on location.Science and Technology1522TrevorLamb01425 272330trevor.h.lamb1@gmail.com2262AnnPetrie01425 274175ann.petrie123@btinternet.comJY8000
U3A Line Dancing MondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 20181214 Jan 201918 Mar 2019102pm3.45pm2New Church Hall (NCH)HallRepeat known dances and teach new dances. Beginner and Improver Levels30Recreation1974TerryDancey01202 483629tmdancey@msn.comN10200
Ukulele Group (Christchurch U3A)Christchurch U3A Ukulele GroupTuesdayWeekly25 Sep 201811 Dec 20181215 Jan 201919 Mar 20191030 Apr 201902 Jul 2019102.30pm4pm3Trinity Methodist Church (TMC)Small Hall Ukelele group for improversThis group would like 2 rooms in the same venueMusic2890TimDrage01202 516188jehdrage@gmail.com3190VanessaLeonard01202 474750nessleonard@hotmail.comDY4200
Vintage Brass Main BandYMondayWeekly03 Sep 201819 Nov 20181207 Jan 201911 Mar 20191029 Apr 201901 Jul 2019101.30pm4pm3St James Institute (SJI)Rehearsal for experienced brass players and percussionMusic1623PeterGuntrip01202 476862pg@hotmail.co.uk2599JohnWingfield01202 295039john_wingfield@yahoo.co.ukDY4100http://www.christchurchu3a.org.uk/vintagebrass/
Vintage Brass Training BandYMondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 20181214 Jan 201918 Mar 20191029 Apr 201901 Jul 2019104pm5pm3St James Institute (SJI)Small HallBrass ensemble playing and tuition. Open to experienced players, those returning to playing brass instruments and begnnersUnMusic1589RayPickett01202 422074red2a@talktalk.netY2500http://www.christchurchu3a.org.uk/vintagebrass/
Whist For FunWhist ClubThursdayWeekly27 Sep 201813 Dec 20181217 Jan 201921 Mar 20191010.15am12.15pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Progressive Whist or Rainbow Whist come and enjoy with our lively group. Beginners welcome - guidance given.Games1181MaryMcGovern01202 427619marygaradice321@btinternet.com1762AdriennePeters01425 273389adriennecpeters@gmail.comJY1700
Yoga (Intermediate) - Group 1Yoga - Group 1MondayWeekly24 Sep 201810 Dec 20181214 Jan 201918 Mar 20191029 Apr 201901 Jul 2019810.45am12pm3St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Jubilee HallYoga intermediate with relaxation, stretching and dynamic postures. Recent experience necessary. Not on BH Mons.20Sport1594EuranisNeile01202 434498euranisneile@gmail.com1225DawnAllen01202 569781DY6100
Yoga (Intermediate) - Group 2Yoga - Group 2WednesdayWeekly26 Sep 201812 Dec 20181216 Jan 201920 Mar 20191001 May 201903 Jul 20191011am12.15pm3St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Jubilee HallIntermediate yoga with relaxation, stretching and dynamic postures. Recent yoga experience necessary.20Sport1521JoannaHensman01202 471359johensman@icloud.com1126ClareBond01202 473911clare-bond@live.co.ukJN2900