Active BodyworksMondayWeekly10 Oct 202205 Dec 2022923 Jan 202327 Mar 20231024 Apr 202326 Jun 202310010.00am11.00am3High Cross Church (HCC) Cardiovascular, full body workout. Good degree of mobility required.20Sport1531YRosemaryPhillips01202 486713romeyphillips@hotmail.comYF5000
Allotment - Year Round ActivityYAnyAll year activity01 Sep 202231 Aug 202309.00amARoeshot Hill (RHA)Members grow fruit and vegetables of their choice 6Recreation1458YAprilWeal01202 376105April.h.willis@gmail.comYV4600
Anyone For TennisYWednesdayWeekly21 Sep 202207 Dec 20221215 Mar 202329 Mar 2023305 Apr 202326 Jul 202317010.30am12.30pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Tennis CourtsFriendly mixed ability group (including 'rusty' players but not total beginners.) Bring your own racquet. Spring term shortened and summer term lengthened to maximise good weather!16Sport1972YAdrianCooke01202 43168607905 486387adrian_cooke@hotmail.com1918YJuneCooke01202 43168607422 536173junecooke@gmail.comJV4500
Badminton - Group 1TuesdayWeekly27 Sep 202206 Dec 20221124 Jan 202328 Mar 20231025 Apr 202327 Jun 202310010.00am11.30am3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymEnthusiastic and friendly intermediate badminton Group. No tutition and own racket required. 14Sport1609YLorraineGraves01202 29686607845 931175lorraineculverhouse@yahoo.comYV2800
Badminton - Group 3ThursdayWeekly22 Sep 202208 Dec 20221226 Jan 202330 Mar 20231027 Apr 202329 Jun 202310010.00am11.30am3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymFriendly group for players at Intermediate level12Sport1460YJohnFairbairn01202 424466jfairbairn2017@gmail.com1004YJennetLambert01202 47663107770 773320Jennet.lambert99@gmail.comDV3700
Badminton/Short Tennis - Group 2TuesdayWeekly20 Sep 202206 Dec 20221224 Jan 202328 Mar 20231025 Apr 202327 Jun 202310012.00pm1.30pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallBadminton/Short Tennis. A bit of experience neceessary 12Sport1059YKeithLetchford01425 277270lynneletchford45@googlemail.com1463YJohnBell01425 27785207849 020436johnandgerrybell@gmail.comDV2400
Bird WatchingYWednesday3rd Wed. of month21 Sep 202221 Jun 202310010.00am12.30pmAOutdoors (OUT)Monthly field trips to local nature reserves and places of interest40Recreation2548YKeithDear01202 484609keith.dear@talk21.com1215YAlanKing01202 42407907874 712857al.king15@btinternet.comDV4900
Blues Music AppreciationWednesday4th Wed of month28 Sep 202223 Nov 2022325 Jan 202322 Mar 2023326 Apr 202328 Jun 20233010.00am12.00pm3Pokesdown and Southbourne Ex-Servicemans (PSX)The history of the Blues from early 20th Century, inc legendary labels, musical centres, influential styles and personalities and classic recordings. Guest speakers. Friendly, everyone gets involved!25Music3145YMichaelHeatley07434 68364607434 683646michaeldavidheatley@gmail.com2548YKeithDear01202 484609keith.dear@talk21.comDV3200
Bridge for ImproversTuesdayWeekly20 Sep 202206 Dec 20221224 Jan 202328 Mar 20231025 Apr 202327 Jun 20231001.30pm3.30pm3Tuckton Social Club (TSC)Main hallDuplicate bridge with help available. Friendly group and no partner needed36Games4774YDavidWaldron07809 18747107809 187471davidwaldron2@gmail.comYV3500
CalligraphyFridayWeekly23 Sep 202209 Dec 20221227 Jan 202331 Mar 20231028 Apr 202330 Jun 20231001.45pm3.45pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Much more than learning the art of beautiful writing 30Note for Helen and Dee. we would like to return to PHO, we were previously in Room 8 which accommodates 30 members. I am unsure, because of the alterations if this room is still available. All other rooms are smaller and will not take 30. Require flip chart, 6 trestle tables, 31 chairs Arts and Crafts1553YKeithBillington 01425 629956Kbillington@sky.com1531YRosemaryPhillips01202 486713romeyphillips@hotmail.comDW4000
Christchurch U3A SingersMondayWeekly19 Sep 202205 Dec 20221223 Jan 202327 Mar 20231024 Apr 202308 May 20233010.15am12.15pm3New Church Hall (NCH)HallA large, friendly 4-part choir for all ability ranges. A wide repertoire of music is offered; Christmas and May concerts; commitment to the group is important. Please telephone Anne for details.80Music1356YAnneHewetson 01202 486646arhewetson@talktalk.net1355YRogerHewetson01202 486646arhewetson@talktalk.netDV5500
Craft GroupMondayWeekly19 Sep 202205 Dec 20221223 Jan 202327 Mar 20231024 Apr 202326 Jun 202310010.00am12.00pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4A friendly group, sharing ideas making mostly cards. Members to have their own craft kits. Occasionally sharing equipment to create special effects. 16Sink with water available, also electrical points.Arts and Crafts1260YLydiaBloom01202 431556lydiaebloom@gmail.comYV3700
Creative Card MakingTuesdayFortnightly27 Sep 202206 Dec 2022624 Jan 202321 Mar 2023525 Apr 202320 Jun 2023502.00pm4.00pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Meeting Room/ room 1Learning techniques in card making 12Arts and Crafts1313YSylviaKing01202 47974407901 636629s.king44@ntlworld.com2314YTerriWestrop 01202 47738507443 639951terriwestrop@hotmail.comDV1600
Creative WritingThursdayFortnightly22 Sep 202201 Dec 2022626 Jan 202323 Mar 2023527 Apr 202322 Jun 2023502.00pm4.00pm3Greyfriars (GCC)Sitting RoomWithout tuition, we offer mutual support and encouragement to those with some writing experience. We enjoy various forms of prose and poetry in a relaxed and friendly group.10Please could you ensure email addresses are not shown in the programme. Thank you DawnLanguage and Literature1535NDawnD'Arcy01425 476849dawndarcy@talktalk.net1295NSusanStevens01425 48336407514 029567stevens1951@outlook.comDV1800
Creative Writing For FunYYMondayMonthly03 Oct 202228 Aug 202302.00pm4.00pmAIFORD UNITED REFORM CHURCH (IUR)VestryWriting 500-600 words in advance on an agreed topic to be read at the monthly meeting12NB Finish is 4th September 2023 (unavailable to enter) and so entered nearest although incorrect. Also we postpone meetings one week when Bank Holidays, which next year means from 1st May to 8th May(only one). Members therefore pay for 9th Jan/3rd April/3rd July/ 7th Aug/4th Sept.(5 out of 12Language and Literature3819YChristopherMosley01202 24542607801 099273mosleych@gmail.com1454YLollySeager01425 27983807854 714337lollycott@googlemail.comDW5400
Cryptic Crosswords MondayWeekly19 Sep 202205 Dec 20221223 Jan 202327 Mar 202310010.15am12.15pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 9If you like to do the Times, Telegraph and other cryptic crosswords but struggle to complete them - so do we! Come and help us.20NoGames1524NDawnHughes01202 42790907753 176274hughesdawn4@sky.comYV5500
Current AffairsTuesdayFortnightly20 Sep 202229 Nov 2022624 Jan 202321 Mar 20235010.30am12.00pm2Priory 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.21Priory House is the only convenient location big enough and accessible to all.The Library was fine forthe smaller numberI had to take this last year butwe could only have room 9 there as Macular Society were not meeting.I still feel that too many and am limiting to 21 which needs a large roomPhilosophy and Society1229YJanHarris01202 42752307505
Cycle Group 2YThursdayWeekly22 Sep 202224 Aug 202349010.00am12.30pmAOutdoors (OUT)Recent research suggests regular exercise is beneficial - I am offering a social ride with coffee stop. Meet outside Indoor Bowls, Gloucester Road, Boscombe. n/participants to bring their own cycle Sport1311YArchieHoggan07905 86445507905 864455Archie.hoggan@gmail.comYV3800
Cycling - Group 1YFriday4th Fri. of month23 Sep 202223 Jun 202310010.00am12.30pmAOutdoors (OUT)Friendly, relaxed rides of about 10 - 15 miles on normally quiet roads and forest paths with coffee stop. Please contact me in the first place by email only. I don't pick up phone messages. NoSport1311YArchieHoggan07905 86445507905 864455Archie.hoggan@gmail.comYV3460Cycling---Group-1_maint.php
Desert Island DiscsWednesdayFortnightly28 Sep 202207 Dec 2022625 Jan 202322 Mar 2023502.00pm3.30pm2St 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 welcome. 20Music1546YRaynerSkeet01202 42173407933 785361raskeet@hotmail.comYV5300
Discussion GroupWednesdayFortnightly28 Sep 202207 Dec 2022625 Jan 202322 Mar 2023502pm3.30pm2St Catherine's Hill Community Centre (SCH)Upstairs/BritanniaInformal lighthearted discussion of a wide range of interesting topics from Conspiracy Theories and UFOs to Relationships and the Environment.15Philosophy and Society5007NChrisWinter07597 02495407597 024954nickychriswinter@gmail.comNY2100
Drawing & Mixed MediaTuesdayWeekly20 Sep 202206 Dec 20221224 Jan 202328 Mar 20231025 Apr 202327 Jun 202310010.30am12.30pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Drawing and painting with mixed media. Not suitable for beginners - like to try new things14sinkArts and Crafts1268YCarolOwen01202 483829glynxch@gmail.com1584YAngelaCaunter01202 25388107789
Drawing and Painting TuesdayWeekly20 Sep 202206 Dec 20221224 Jan 202328 Mar 20231025 Apr 202327 Jun 202310010.30am12.30pm3St Katharines Hall (SKH)HallArt for beginners and more experienced 27 NONEArts and Crafts1303NBruceThomson01202 42758107926 166670myrandrichard@btinternet.comJV5100
Duplicate Bridge with HelpTuesdayWeekly20 Sep 202229 Nov 20221124 Jan 202328 Mar 20231025 Apr 202327 Jun 202310010.15am12.15pm3Pokesdown and Southbourne Ex-Servicemans (PSX)Friendly group, played in a club format and help if wanted32Games1520YJeanRoe01202 41654407920 321937Jeanroe52@gmail.com2074YMicheleSmyth01202
Enjoying ArtMondayFortnightly26 Sep 202205 Dec 2022630 Jan 202327 Mar 20235010.30am12.30pm2Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 6/now 14An informal look at artistic movements, individual artists and their influences and the historical context in which art was created.14Projector, screen, window blinds.Arts and Crafts3340YHeatherWilliams01202 484609heather.williams@talk21.comYW5600
Enjoying ShakespeareFridayWeekly23 Sep 202209 Dec 20221227 Jan 202331 Mar 20231028 Apr 202330 Jun 202310010.15am12.00pm3Pokesdown and Southbourne Ex-Servicemans (PSX)Enjoy watching, reading and analysing three or four plays per year40Screen + 3 tables + 40 chairsLanguage and Literature2039YDamianHeywood01202 47699207598 246372damianheywood@btinternet.com1085YMegNewman01202 478708megnewman@hotmail.comDV65120
Fish n Chips FrydayFish n Chips FrydayYFridayMonthly09 Sep 202211 Aug 202312012.00pm2.00pmAOutdoors (OUT)Monthly, 2nd Friday at 12pm. Meet at a local Fish and Chips restaurant, numbers restricted to venue capacity. Please use dedicated email to contact Group LeaderabRecreation2295NPaulFarndon01425 61042207850 597799paulfarndon19@gmail.comYF71150Fishnchips---Group_maint.php
Flower ArrangingYFridayFortnightly23 Sep 202202 Dec 2022627 Jan 202324 Mar 202350010.00am12.00pm2Beaufort 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
Folk Music AppreciationMondayMonthly26 Sep 202228 Nov 2022323 Jan 202327 Mar 2023224 Apr 202326 Jun 2023302.00pm4.00pm3Pokesdown and Southbourne Ex-Servicemans (PSX)Meets monthly on the 4th Monday. We will investigate one topic of folk music per session, both music and dancing. Group members will choose topics and help with research. Includes playing/listening. 2026/9 24/10 28/11 23/1 27/2 24/4 22/5 26/6Music3144YHelenHeatley01202 42736007768 618962helenheatley@gmail.comYV4000
French ImproversThursdayFortnightly22 Sep 202201 Dec 2022626 Jan 202323 Mar 20235010.00am12.00pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 8A relaxed group in which we use talking, listening and translating skills. We consider ourselves "rusty O level" standardgrWhiteboard ( usually in place by Beaufort centre)Language and Literature1752YBarbaraEvans07748 54181207748 541812bhevans157@gmail.com2124YLindaKopfli01425 274304l.kopfli@btinternet.comDV6300
French Literature, Poetry and CultureMondayFortnightly19 Sep 202228 Nov 2022623 Jan 202320 Mar 2023502.30pm4pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Reading and discussing stories, poems and humorous prose by outstanding French authors from the past and more recent times. Not for beginners.15Language and Literature1465NWandaVeenhuysen01202 209769wveenhuysen@gmail.comNY1300
French RestartedThursdayFortnightly22 Sep 202201 Dec 2022626 Jan 202323 Mar 2023527 Apr 202322 Jun 2023502pm4pm3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 1/ now room 13If you've not used your French since leaving school and would like to pick it up again, this is the course for you! The course emphasis is on speaking French again.12Ceiling projector, screen, audio system, whiteboardLanguage and Literature2648YErnieBall01202 471485ernest.ball1@ntlworld.comYF9300
Gardening GroupYThursdayMonthly15 Sep 202217 Aug 20231202.00pm4.00pmAOutdoors (OUT)Meetings in members' houses to discuss gardening and our gardens over tea and cake. We also have trips to gardens. Meetings are on the third Thursday of each month.12Recreation2881YThelmaPrice01425 50158707769 032614thelmajprice@talktalk.net3513YKathleenSmith07804 25549407804 255494kathleensmith23@gmail.comDV9000
Gentle Vinyasa YogaWednesdayWeekly28 Sep 202207 Dec 20221125 Jan 202329 Mar 20231026 Apr 202328 Jun 20231002.00pm3.00pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 2A sequence of gentle yoga poses designed to stretch and relax. Ideal for all levels especially beginners. Bring your own yoga mat.15Requires a room large enough for 15 people to lie down and spread out on yoga matsSport5001YJackieGoulding07747 83091907747 830919jacgoulding@gmail.comYF7500
Golfing GroupYWednesday3rd Weds of month21 Sep 202216 Aug 2023011.00am2.00pmAOutdoors (OUT)Friendly mixed golf group open to all levels of ability. We play 9 holes in fair to good weather only. We don't normally meet in December, January or February. We start about 11 a.m. to 12 noon.NoWe aim to start at 11.00 a.m. but is not always possible as we play on different courses. Tee-off times are variable dependent upon availability. Sometimes during Summer months we take advantage of "twilight" rates" enabling us to pay a lower green fee and therefore may tee-off after lunchtime.Sport2295YPaulFarndon01425 61042207850 597799paulfarndon19@gmail.comNV5590Golfing---Group_maint.php
Improving Your Artistic TechniquesMondayWeekly19 Sep 202205 Dec 20221223 Jan 202327 Mar 20231024 Apr 202326 Jun 202310010.30am12.30pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8This 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 welcome15SinkArts and Crafts1539YJeanetteLaw01202 429417jeanette.law777@btinternet.com1211NMichaelGardner01202 496429mikesally.gardner@gmail.comDV4700
Indoor Board and Card GamesWednesdayWeekly21 Sep 202207 Dec 20221225 Jan 202329 Mar 20231002.00pm4.00pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 2A friendly non-competitive afternoon of table games, old and new 30Mary wants to change from NCH to BCC (Judy knows all about it)Games1181NMaryMcGovern01202 42761907782 1871191174YJennyKing01202 51998907999
Indoor Bowls - Group 2TuesdayWeekly20 Sep 202206 Dec 20221224 Jan 202328 Mar 20231001.30pm3.30pm2East Dorset Bowls Club (EDB)Bowls HallIndoor bowls for beginners and improvers. 25Sport1370YRogerShelton01202 47066607972 143829rogershelton38@gmail.comYV6500
Indoor Bowls for Improvers - Group 1 WednesdayWeekly21 Sep 202207 Dec 20221225 Jan 202329 Mar 202310012.00pm2.00pm2East Dorset Bowls Club (EDB)Bowls Hall WednesdayIndoor bowls for improvers on full size greens24 Sport1064YTerryHuxtable01425 27907107850 210282terry.huxtable655@btinternet.com1293YJudithNickson01425 278039jenick@sky.comDF3100
International Folk Dancing - AdvancedYThursdayWeekly22 Sep 202201 Dec 20221126 Jan 202330 Mar 20231027 Apr 202329 Jun 202310011.15am12.15pm3New Church Hall (NCH)HallAdvanced course for those ready for more complicated dances. Dances from Europe, including England, Israel, Russia, etc. No partner needed. Soft shoes essential. noRecreation2041YJanetMason01202 433121janetmason22@gmail.com1229YJanHarris01202 42752307505
International Folk Dancing - Beginners and ImproversYThursdayWeekly22 Sep 202201 Dec 20221126 Jan 202330 Mar 20231027 Apr 202329 Jun 202310010.15am11.15am3New Church Hall (NCH)HallA class for Beginners and Improvers. Dances from Europe, Israel, Russia,etc. English folk dances are included. Soft shoes are necessary. No partner needed.noRecreation2041YJanetMason01202 433121janetmason22@gmail.com1229YJanHarris01202 42752307505
International Luncheon GroupYThursdayMonthly13 Oct 202208 Jun 20239012.30pm2.30pmAOutdoors (OUT)Social group meeting to sample various cuisines in local restaurants. 2nd Thursday of each month October to June inclusive. Please aim to attend as many lunches as possible.12Recreation2275YJulieChaney07980 26280107980 262801jccbridge707@gmail.com1205YElizabethBrown01425 62347707793
Knit and KnatterYTuesdayMonthly20 Sep 202222 Aug 202302.00pm4.00pmAStewarts Garden Centre (SGL)cafeRuns continuously on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. We meet at Stewarts Garden Centre-either bring your own work or we knit for charity and there's a fair amount of knatter.10Arts and Crafts1711YMelissaSheppard01425 674065rob_sheppard@hotmail.comYV4100
Lets DanceFridayWeekly23 Sep 202209 Dec 20221227 Jan 202331 Mar 20231028 Apr 202330 Jun 20231002.00pm4.00pm3Pokesdown and Southbourne Ex-Servicemen's (PSX)To learn basics of Ballroom and Latin, 10 dances in all and if time permits more dances could be added. 40Recreation1143YEricPayne01202 39506607593 419205ericpaynebournemouth@btinternet.com1876YBobMiller01425 24014607785
Magic Memories of the 1950s and 1960sYTuesday4-Weekly20 Sep 202215 Nov 2022302.00pm4.00pmAPriory House (PHO)Room 8The music of the '50s and '60s and the Best Selling British records from 1953 to 19692424/1/23 21/2 21/3 25/4 23/5 20/6Music2578YMartinAxton01425 27697107522 108454martinaxton@hotmail.comYV3300
Mathematic Investigations For FunInvestigating MathematicsThursdayFortnightly22 Sep 202201 Dec 2022602 Feb 202330 Mar 20235010.15am11.45am2Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 3/now 9 A fresh approach to a subject you may have found difficult at school. Mathematics can be as accessible as music. Mathematicians often enjoy both!8Must find a new venue for a small groupScience and Technology1546YRaynerSkeet01202 42173407933 785361raskeet@hotmail.comYV3500
Memoir WritingFridayFortnightly23 Sep 202202 Dec 2022628 Apr 202323 Jun 2023501.00pm2.30pm2Immanuel Church (ICH)Welcome AreaHave you ever wanted to write about your life? You can start from scratch with this group or bring a list of memorable events in your life. A notebook and pen, iPad or laptop are necessary!12Language and Literature4191YHazelDawkins07568 96980207568 969802teamdawkins@aol.comYV4100
Meteorology GroupWednesdayWeekly05 Oct 202209 Nov 2022608 Feb 202315 Mar 2023610 May 202314 Jun 20236010.00am12.00pm3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 1/ now room 13A 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.12Projector, screen and a whiteboard.Science and Technology2648YErnieBall01202 471485ernest.ball1@ntlworld.comYV4000
More Enjoying ArtTuesdayFortnightly27 Sep 202206 Dec 2022631 Jan 202328 Mar 2023502.00pm4.00pm2Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 1/ now room 13An informal look at artistic movements, individual artists & their influences, and the historical context in which art was created.14Projector, screen, window blindsArts and Crafts3340YHeatherWilliams01202 484609heather.williams@talk21.comYW3400
Motor-biking GroupYWednesdayMonthly28 Sep 202230 Aug 2023010.00am2.00pmAOutdoors (OUT)A ride-out of 3 hours, stopping en route for a snack. Relaxed riding with a friendly group. We try to ride throughout the year, weather dependent! Last Wednesday of the month.Recreation2086YAilaPeacock07753 614857ailamarylucy@gmail.comYV1600
My Kind Of Music-the music of our lifetimesFriday4 weekly23 Sep 202209 Dec 20221227 Jan 202331 Mar 2023928 Apr 202330 Jun 20239010.30am12.30pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Room 6The music - including advertising jingles and radio and television themes - which has been the soundtrack to our lives.25Music1012YMikeWedge01202 471382wedgem201@gmail.com1945YPeterHopker01590 718694peterhopker@icloud.comDV4200
Naval & Military HistoryYWednesday4-Weekly21 Sep 202216 Nov 2022325 Jan 202322 Mar 2023326 Apr 202321 Jun 20233010.00am12.00pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Presentations by group members and speakers covering diverse military subjects from early times to WW2 and beyond.40Will require Optoma projector for most sessions Actual dates - 21 Sept, 19 October, 16 November 2022 25 January, 22 February, 22 March 2023 26 April, 24 May, 21 June 2023History1515YJillFearn01202 43214607788 107065jillfearn50@gmail.comNV3300
Painting for PleasureTuesdayWeekly20 Sep 202206 Dec 20221224 Jan 202328 Mar 20231025 Apr 202327 Jun 20231001.30pm3.30pm3Homelands Community Centre (HCH)Come along and paint with friendly, creative people and learn from each other, enjoy a creative afternoon. 25SinkArts and Crafts1539YJeanetteLaw01202 429417jeanette.law777@btinternet.com3003YMichaelMorris07910 47707907910 4770749morrismnb@aol.comJV4000
Photography GroupYFridayWeekly23 Sep 202228 Jul 202345010.30am12.30pmAVirtual Group (VIR)Enjoy learning to improve your photography. Weekly Friday "shoots"; first Friday of month Zoom reviews and briefings. Extra "shoots" at any time of Year, eg. day and coach trips, events, sunsets36Strong wifi connection essential. Monthly meetings on Zoom for foreseeable future. Weekly shoots on location. We agree breaks for Christmas, Easter and Summer. Extra meetings can be planned at any time/any length to suit learning or practical experience eg events, coach trips, night sky.Science and Technology1802YTrevorGoodman01425 27338407817
Play ReadingWednesdayFortnightly28 Sep 202207 Dec 2022601 Feb 202329 Mar 2023503 May 202328 Jun 2023502.00pm4.00pm3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 3/now 9 Relaxed and friendly group where members read and discuss plays of all kinds12Language and Literature1136YJillDale01202 432357dale1@homeuser.net1020YMelMuir01425 67391507778 760169melinda.muir@btinternet.comDV3400
Play Tennis for Fun in SouthbourneWednesdayWeekly21 Sep 202207 Dec 20221225 Jan 202329 Mar 20231026 Apr 202328 Jun 202310010.00am12.00pm3Swanmore Tennis Courts (SWT)A friendly non-competitive tennis group that plays for pleasure,exercise and fun. 1st time player/novices are welcome to try out. All players please bring a racquet and a set of tennis balls.16Sport1116YBernardCrowell01202
Poetry AppreciationWednesdayFortnightly21 Sep 202230 Nov 2022625 Jan 202322 Mar 2023526 Apr 202321 Jun 2023502.00pm3.30pm3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 3/now 9 Finding poems on given themes and reading them out loud. 10Language and Literature1840YDavidNicholls01202 42698307783 406001badgersden@btinternet.comYV3800
Poetry WritingFridayFortnightly23 Sep 202202 Dec 2022627 Jan 202324 Mar 2023505 May 202330 Jun 20235010.00am12.00pm3Portfield Community Hall (PFH)To encourage writing poetry in different forms and styles on themes to be decided by the group12No special equipment requiredLanguage and Literature4002YJillBarr01202 48096107827 734634jill.barr51@hotmail.com4004NMargaretRiches01202 91411407403
Reading - Group 1YMondayFortnightly19 Sep 202212 Dec 2022723 Jan 202320 Mar 2023524 Apr 202319 Jun 20235010.15am11.45am3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 3/now 9 Reading & discussing in a non-academic way novels, short stories and poetry. 12None required.Language and Literature1177YKenBasham01202 42601007549 098229bashamken@gmail.com1656NFrancesGoodey01202 430752goodeymichael24@gmail.comDF4500
Reading - Group 2YThursday1st Thurs. of month01 Sep 202203 Aug 20231202.00pm4.00pmAGroup Leader Home (GLH)We read books from a variety of genres and then discuss them - and ideas/issues that they raise. We meet in the course leader's home and chat over tea and cake.10Language and Literature2881YThelmaPrice01425 50158707769 032614thelmajprice@talktalk.netYV4100
ScrabbleMondayWeekly19 Sep 202205 Dec 20221223 Jan 202327 Mar 20231002.00pm4.00pm2New Church Hall (NCH)RoomFor those who enjoy a good standard of playing without being competitive16Games1082YElizabethChivers01202 47570107905 5020421178YMaryBasham01202 42601007549 098229bashamken@gmail.comDV2200
Sewing BeeTuesdayFortnightly20 Sep 202213 Dec 2022724 Jan 202321 Mar 2023525 Apr 202320 Jun 20235010.00am12.00pm3Stanpit Village Hall (SVH)Upstairs roomBring your own project to this friendly group who do tapestry, cross-stitch, patchwork, quilting, knitting, crochet or any other needlecraft you care to bring. Cross-stitch kits and advice available.12Arts and Crafts2819YDebbieStephens01425 27833507592 014207debbie.stephens2@ntlworld.com1999YDeliaJohnson01202 477261deliasnowybee@gmail.comDV4400
Short Mat Bowls - Group 2ThursdayFortnightly29 Sep 202208 Dec 2022602 Feb 202330 Mar 2023504 May 202329 Jun 2023502.00pm4.00pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Equipment provided. 18Sport1380YMaureenBrazier01202 48214507890 063463brazierm38@gmail.com1354YSandyKing01425 275615DV1900
Short Mat Bowls - Group 3TuesdayFortnightly27 Sep 202206 Dec 2022631 Jan 202328 Mar 2023525 Apr 202320 Jun 2023502.00pm4.00pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Some woods available 20Sport1059NKeithLetchford01425 277270lynneletchford45@googlemail.comYV2500
Short Mat Bowls - Group 4TuesdayFortnightly20 Sep 202229 Nov 2022624 Jan 202321 Mar 2023525 Apr 202320 Jun 2023502.00pm4.00pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Equipment provided.22Sport1467YPatriciaBlythman01202 47825007902
Short tennisFridayWeekly23 Sep 202209 Dec 20221227 Jan 202331 Mar 20231028 Apr 202330 Jun 20231002.00pm3.30pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymShort tennis using soft balls. Racquet skills & court mobility required as NOT a beginners group. No tuition given.12Net posts.Sport3533YPaulaPakeman01202 42661207773 044556paula.pakeman@ntlworld.comYV4300
Shorter WalksYFridayNormally third Friday of month16 Sep 202216 Dec 2022420 Jan 202321 Apr 2023419 May 202321 Jul 20233010.30am12.15pm3Outdoors (OUT)Shorter Walks 2 to 3 miles long, generally at starting points accessible to local bus services. We meet normally 3rd Friday of the month. Moderate and slower walkers will be catered for. NoSuitable walking shoes/bootsRecreation1488YPatParker01202 53121907528 47703807704
ShowtimeYTuesdayWeekly13 Sep 202229 Nov 20221210 Jan 202328 Mar 20231225 Apr 202327 Jun 20231002.00pm4.00pm3Group Leader Home (GLH)A small friendly group performing on stage Spring and Autumn. A wide variety of musical genres are staged, but mostly songs from the shows. Suitable for seasoned performers and enthusiastic novices.8Music3344YJaneSykes01202 38231007914 760216janesykes18@gmail.comYV4700
Singing For FunThursdayWeekly22 Sep 202208 Dec 20221226 Jan 202330 Mar 20231027 Apr 202325 May 2023502.00pm4.00pm3New Church Hall (NCH)HallFriendly group singing songs people love. Non performance70As Joint Group Leader, Marion Curry, does not want her telephone numbers included in the new programme, so please ensure these are deleted. Thank you.Music1278YAnnJones 01202 420547ann.home4@gmail.com2169YMarionCurry01202 47685607552
SnookerTuesdayWeekly20 Sep 202206 Dec 20221224 Jan 202328 Mar 20231025 Apr 202327 Jun 20231004.00pm6.00pm3Spectrum Sports Academy (SSC)Snooker RoomSnooker12U3A pay for 2 tables and between them they hire another tableSport2037YAlexDearnley07803 10817507803 108175fatgirlslim88@msn.comYV1600
Table Tennis - Group 2WednesdayWeekly21 Sep 202207 Dec 20221225 Jan 202329 Mar 20231026 Apr 202328 Jun 202310010am11.30am3Beaufort 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-XX24Sport1470YDavidDiamond01202 421365david.mightyatom@gmail.com1261YJeffBloom01202 431556jlbloom@ntlworld.comDV3500
Table Tennis - Group 3WednesdayWeekly21 Sep 202207 Dec 20221225 Jan 202329 Mar 20231026 Apr 202328 Jun 202310011.30am1.30pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallFriendly group aimed at developing skills to enjoy the game. Afraid no coaching/tuition available. 20Sport3445YDerekOrmesher01202 43230607483 219591dirkorm@hotmail.com1416YPatriciaButler01202 87389807948 824235tricia.butler5@outlook.comDV3900
Table Tennis - Group 4FridayWeekly23 Sep 202209 Dec 20221227 Jan 202331 Mar 20231028 Apr 202330 Jun 20231001.00pm3.00pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallFriendly table tennis group for improvers and intermediate standard 24Sport1732YStevePelletier01202
Table Tennis - Group 5ThursdayWeekly22 Sep 202208 Dec 20221226 Jan 202330 Mar 20231027 Apr 202329 Jun 202310012.15pm2.15pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallFriendly group for improvers. Own bat required.32Sport1231YPatPalmer01202 489782paturton@hotmail.comYV3200
The CrusadesWednesdayMonthly05 Oct 202230 Nov 2022308 Feb 202329 Mar 2023310 May 202328 Jun 20233010.00am12.00pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Discover the dramatic stories which were voiced by Islamic and Christian Chroniclers.25Autumn term - 5th October, 2nd November, 30th November. In order to have three sessions per term and stay in term time, I request the following dates for Spring and Summer as 8th February, 8th March and 29th March, 10th May, 7th June and 28th June. History1540YStephenPetty01425 616379stephenvpetty@btinternet.comYV4900
The Great ComposersThursdayFortnightly29 Sep 202208 Dec 2022626 Jan 202323 Mar 20235010.00am12.00pm2St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Upstairs/BritanniaListening to music and learning about the great composers. Enjoying the company of fellow music lovers in a convivial atmosphere.25occasional use of data projector. Music3366YBrian Clarke01202 48507207811 480447mrblclarke@gmail.com1029NJohnClasby01202 423796DV2900
The Monthly Walking GroupYThursdayMonthly01 Sep 202201 Jun 202310010.00am1.00pm1Outdoors (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 optional20Recreation2890YTimDrage01202 516188jehdrage@gmail.comYV11000
Theatre GoersYAnyApprox. 6 times per year22 Sep 202230 Jun 20230AOutdoors (OUT) Visits by coach to theatres to see interesting plays approx. 6 times p.a. Send SAE for details to Eileen Lancaster 23 Durlston Crescent, Christchurch, BH232STLanguage and Literature2681YZinaRoworth01202 475665zina.roworth@ntlworld.com1003YEileenLancaster01202 56638707877 098836eileenlancaster23@gmail.comDV13100
Third Age FilmsWednesdayWeekly21 Sep 202207 Dec 20221225 Jan 202329 Mar 20231026 Apr 202328 Jun 20231002.00pm4.00pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Meeting Room/ room 1We write and produce feature films and shorts, hold regular discussions and talks on filming techniques and provide instruction in using film and audio equipment. See group's website for full detail15Screen for film projection, irregular usage, as and when required with notice given. GL will confirm future dates to be bookedArts and Crafts1566YRogerWilliams01425 67354207740 27241907415 342577duncancrossland@hotmail.comDV6000
Travel GroupFridayFortnightly23 Sep 202218 Nov 2022527 Jan 202324 Mar 2023505 May 202316 Jun 2023402.00pm3.30pm3St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Jubilee HallMembers study a town or area followed by a coach visit. Group meets every two weeks. Two meetings in St Catherine's Hill hall to plan trips and then a trip out. 60hall bookings needed for 23 Sept. 7 October, November 4 and 18. January 27, Feb.10, March 10 and 24. May 5 and 19, June 16. Travel1146YMargaretThomas01202 433556m.thomas44@btinternet.com1136YJillDale01202 432357dale1@homeuser.netJW13300
Ukulele Group (Christchurch U3A)TuesdayWeekly20 Sep 202206 Dec 20221224 Jan 202328 Mar 20231025 Apr 202327 Jun 20231003.30pm5.30pm3Immanuel Church (ICH)HallUkulele group for beginners and improvers25This group would like 2 rooms in the same venue: the Parlour and access to a smaller room for small group instruction.Music2890YTimDrage01202 516188jehdrage@gmail.com3339NMiriamTroth01202
Vintage Brass Main BandYMondayWeekly12 Sep 202231 Jul 20234701.30pm3.30pmASt James Institute (SJI)Main HallRehearsal for experienced brass players and percussion. New members welcome 6050 chairs for band Music1623YPeterGuntrip01202 47686207768
Vintage Brass Training BandYMondayWeekly12 Sep 202231 Jul 20234703.45pm5.00pmASt James Institute (SJI)Small HallTuition for those members who play a brass instrument but not yet of the standard to go into the main band, also possible tuition for those who as yet have not started to play a brass instrument N/Please note The term dates will be the same as Vintage Brass Main BandMusic1623YPeterGuntrip01202 47686207768
Whist for FunThursdayWeekly22 Sep 202208 Dec 20221226 Jan 202330 Mar 202310010.00am12.00pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Progressive Whist or Rainbow Whist, come and enjoy with our lively and friendly group. Beginners welcome - guidance given16Games1390YRuthDunn01202 4311531181YMaryMcGovern01202 42761907782 187119DV2700
Yoga ExercisesWednesdayWeekly21 Sep 202207 Dec 20221225 Jan 202329 Mar 20231026 Apr 202328 Jun 202310011.00am12pm3St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Jubilee HallIntermediate yoga with relaxation, stretching and dynamic postures. Recent yoga experience necessary14Sport1521YJoannaHensman01202 77034407986 6250661126YClareBond01202