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"My Kind Of Music""The Voice"Friday4 weekly27 Sep 201922 Nov 2019324 Jan 202020 Mar 20203010.30am12.30pm2Priory House (PHO)Room 6The music - including advertising jingles and radio and television themes - which has been the soundtrack to our lives.25Music1012YMikeWedge01202 471382mikexchurch@gmail.com1945YPeterHopker01425 240286peterhopker@icloud.comDV77010
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.comYF100018
Advanced FrenchTuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 202010010.30am12.15pm3Group Leader Home (GLH)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 27675107544 683051aileen157@btinternet.comJV6007
Allotment - Year Round ActivityYAnyAll year activity0ARoeshot Hill (RHA)Members grow fruit and vegetables of their choice 6Recreation1296YVeronicaLocke01202 397036verlocke@talktalk.netYV5507
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 29686607845 931175lorraineculverhouse@yahoo.comYF47014
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.comDV4708
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 47663107770 773320jennet.lambert99@virginmedia.comDV38010
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.40Recreation3808YVirginiaVerrico 01202 42320507866 568551virginia.verrico@gmail.com3807YRobertVerrico01202 42320507989 580982robert.verrico@gmail.comDV77020
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 42407907874 712857al.king15@btinternet.comDV138017
Blues Music AppreciationWednesday4-Weekly25 Sep 201904 Dec 2019329 Jan 202025 Mar 2020322 Apr 202017 Jun 20203010am12pm3Trinity Methodist Church (TMC)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 68364607434 683646michaeldavidheatley@gmail.comYV81013
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 62509007743 6250901974YTerryDancey01202 483629tmdancey@msn.comDV43018
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.comDF62022
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 627763JV53026
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.netDW120067
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.comYV95011
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 47974407901 636629s.king44@ntlworld.com2314YTerriWestrop01202 47738507443 639951terriwestrop@hotmail.comDV3208
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 48336407514 029567stevensbomo@btinternet.comDV5209
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.comYV10008
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.ukYV3408
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 42672907909 056673jane@lansley.comYF47020
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 48671307860 383743jhephillips@live.co.ukDV151348Cycling---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 86445507905 864455Archie.hoggan@gmail.comYV10400
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.comYV4507
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.comDF76013
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 42758107926 166670myrandrichard@btinternet.comJF113026
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.ukDV59034
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.ukJV73019
Enjoying ArtWednesdayFortnightly25 Sep 201904 Dec 2019622 Jan 202018 Mar 20205011am12.45pm2Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 2An 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.comYF67012
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 47699207598 246372damianheywood@btinternet.com1085YMegNewman01202 478708megnewman@hotmail.comDF54227
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.netYV89187
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.ukF43016
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 42698307783 406001badgersden@btinternet.com3536YAverilSimmons01202 61930807708 022751averils@live.co.ukDV121010
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 54181207748 541812bhevans157@gmail.com2124YLindaKopfli01425 274304l.kopfli@btinternet.comDV6709
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.comYV178011
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 27145807989 633205susan-carter@hotmail.co.uk1760YCherryCook01425 275056cherryecook@hotmail.co.ukDV7709
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 50158707769 032614thelmajprice@talktalk.netYF4507
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 61042207850 597799farndonpaul@gmail.comYV1102111Golfing---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.comYV33016
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.comYV106013
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.ukDF38015
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 54047407849 723963margaret.hclarke@hotmail.co.uk3521YTeresaBuddery07979 39477407979 394774tbuddery@yahoo.comDV36010
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 47066607972 143829rogershelton38@gmail.comYV46020
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 27907107850 210282terry.huxtable655@btinternet.com1293YJudithNickson01425 278039jenick@sky.comDV16016
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.ukDV1200
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.ukDV45014
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 26280107980 262801jccbridge707@gmail.com1205YElizabethBrown01425 62347707793 919265browndog12.com@gmail.comDV72013
Kee-eep DancingWednesdayFortnightly15 Jan 202025 Mar 2020622 Apr 202017 Jun 20205011am12pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 2This group is for those who want to combine exercise with dance. The routines are choreographed dances with the emphasis on fitness.16Recreation1752BarbaraEvans07748 54181207748 541812bhevans157@gmail.comF3200
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.comYV3307
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 39506607593 419205ericpaynebournemouth@btinternet.com1876YBobMiller01425 24014607785 556755bob_and_vikki@yahoo.co.ukDV131022
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 27697107522 108454martinaxton@hotmail.comYV47013
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.comYV5806
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.comYV90014
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.netYW187021
More Enjoying ArtTuesdayFortnightly24 Sep 201903 Dec 2019621 Jan 202017 Mar 2020502pm3.45pm2Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 2An informal look at artistic movements, individual artists & their influences, and the historical context in which art was created.14ProjectorArts and Crafts3340YHeatherWilliams01202 484609heather.williams@talk21.comYF60012
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.comYV2405
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 43214607788 107065jillfearn50@googlemail.comNV60029
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 43214607788 107065jillfearn50@googlemail.comDV70025
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 49625407816 426919patriciawilkinson745@btinternet.com1205YElizabethBrown01425 62347707793 919265browndog12.com@gmail.comDV28015
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.comJV7508
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. 40Recreation1802YTrevorGoodman01425 273384tgwg79@yahoo.co.uk2466NKimTraylor01202 48709707715 383373traylor_kim@hotmail.comJW176023
Play ReadingWednesdayFortnightly02 Oct 201911 Dec 2019622 Jan 202018 Mar 2020502pm4pm2Priory House (PHO)Room 6Relaxed group reading and discussing plays of all kinds14Language and Literature1136YJillDale01202 432357dale1@homeuser.net1020YMelMuir01425 67391507778 760169melinda.muir@btinternet.comDV38010
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.ukYV7609
Poetry AppreciationWednesdayFortnightly25 Sep 201904 Dec 2019629 Jan 202025 Mar 2020502pm4pm2Priory House (PHO)Room 6Finding poems on given themes and reading them together Language and Literature1944YJennyBird 01202 485447jennybird30@hotmail.com1840YDavidNicholls01202 42698307783 406001badgersden@btinternet.comDV3208
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 48096107827 734634jill.barr51@hotmail.comYV4706
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 42601007549 098229bashamken@gmail.com1656YFrancesGoodey01202 430752mgoodway5@yahoo.comDF55012
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 50158707769 032614thelmajprice@talktalk.netYV6306
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 43438207930 522167elaineifhutton@hotmail.com1866YDotBall01202 471485ernest.ball1@ntlworld.comDV50010
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 27833507592 014207debbie.stephens2@ntlworld.comYDV8904
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 83835007762867007daviesron2@gmail.comNV2405
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 48214507789 0063463brazierm38@gmail.com1354YSandyKing01425 275615DV25017
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 277270JV41014
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 47825007902 593976mail@blythmanpatb.plus.comDV36012
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 47342207746 184770djlagreca@tiscali.co.uk1261YJeffBloom01202 431556jlbloom@ntlworld.comDV6109
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 53121907528 193310patpark24@yahoo.co.uk2108YNinaBlake01202 47703807704 300821ninaireneblake@hotmail.co.ukDV2667716Shorter-Walks_maint.php
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 performance60Music1278YAnnJones01202 420547ann.home4@gmail.com2169YMarionCurry01202 47685607552 621188marion@skipem.force9.co.ukJF107054
SnookerTuesdayWeekly24 Sep 201910 Dec 20191221 Jan 202024 Mar 20201021 Apr 202023 Jun 20201004pm6.30pm3Spectrum Sports Academy (SSC)Snooker RoomSnooker12Sport2037YAlexDearnley07803 10817507803 108175YV3407
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.comDV83013
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.comDF61017
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 45251707516 452517nannynita43@hotmail.comJV52014
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 48310707875 281113janjanpal@gmail.comDV49015
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 25587007488 384414jfletchertwyford@gmail.comDV60016
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 term12Games1472YBrianGirdlestone 01202 483283YV3605
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.16Sport1972YAdrianCooke01202 43168607905 486387adrian_cooke@hotmail.com1918YJuneCooke01202 43168607422 536173junecooke@gmail.comJV6706
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 48507207811 480447mrblclarke@gmail.com1641NGeorgeTublin01425 273240gp.tublin@talk21.comDV36019
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.comYV207047
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 67354207740 531097thirdagefilms.uk@gmail.com2053YDuncanCrossland01425 27241907415 342577duncancrossland@hotmail.comDV12606http://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.comYF120042
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.comYV111023
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.comV61019
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 47686207768 535591pg@hotmail.co.uk3425NVickiLavies01202 513706vicki@rlavies.co.ukDV30026http://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.netYV23010http://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 42761907782 187119marygaradice321@btinternet.comDV43013
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 43449807870 112317euranisneile@gmail.com1225YDawnAllen 01202 478720DF94013
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 47135907986 625066johensman@icloud.com1126NClareBond01202 473911clare-bond@live.co.ukDV68015