Short TennisFridayWeekly24 Sep 202110 Dec 20211214 Jan 202201 Apr 20221229 Apr 202201 Jul 2022102.00pm3.30pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymIndoor tennis with sponge balls. Unable to provide racquets or coaching. Suit anyone with an eye for the ball.18net stands and chairsSport1470YDavidDiamond01202 421365david.mightyatom@gmail.com3533YPaulaPakeman01202 42661207773 044556paula.pakeman@ntlworld.comJV000
Active BodyworksMondayWeekly11 Oct 202106 Dec 2021910 Jan 202228 Mar 20221225 Apr 202227 Jun 20221010.00am11.00am3High Cross Church (HCC) Good degree of mobility required. Cardiovascular, full body workout.20Sport1531YRosemaryPhillips01202 486713romeyphillips@hotmail.comYV000
Allotment - Year Round ActivityYAnyAll year activity19 Apr 202131 Aug 20219.00amARoeshot Hill (RHA)Members grow fruit and vegetables of their choice 6Recreation1458YAprilWeal01202 376105April.h.willis@gmail.comYV000
Art Plein-AirThursdayLast Thursday in month30 Sep 202125 Nov 2021324 Feb 202231 Mar 2022228 Apr 202230 Jun 2022310.00am12.00pm3Outdoors (OUT)Bring your sketch pad and enjoy art in locations throughout the BCP area. No tuition. Only inspiration.15Arts and Crafts4057YJaneDavis07447 586495Jdvis3@outlook.comYV000
Badminton - Group 1TuesdayWeekly21 Sep 202107 Dec 20211211 Jan 202229 Mar 20221226 Apr 202228 Jun 20221010.00am11.30am3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymEnthusiastic and friendly intermediate badminton Group. No tutition and own racket required. 14Sport1609YLorraineGraves01202 29686607845 931175lorraineculverhouse@yahoo.comYV000
Badminton - Group 3ThursdayWeekly23 Sep 202109 Dec 20211213 Jan 202231 Mar 20221228 Apr 202230 Jun 20221010.00am11.30am3Beaufort Centre (BCC)GymFriendly group for players at Intermediate level12Sport1460YJohnFairbairn01202 424466jfairbairn2017@gmail.com1004YJennetLambert01202 47663107770 773320Jennet.lambert99@gmail.comDV000
Badminton/Short Tennis - Group 2Badminton - Group 2TuesdayWeekly21 Sep 202107 Dec 20211211 Jan 202229 Mar 20221226 Apr 202228 Jun 20221012.00pm1.30pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallBadminton/Short Tennis. A bit of experience neceessary 12Sport1059YKeithLetchford01425 277270lynneletchford45@googlemail.com1463YJohnBell01425 277852johnandgerrybell@gmail.comDV000
Bird WatchingYWednesday3rd Wed. of month15 Sep 202120 Jul 20221210.00am12.30pmAOutdoors (OUT)Monthly field trips to local nature reserves and places of interest40Recreation2548YKeithDear01202 484609keith.dear@talk21.com1215YAlanKing01202 42407907874 712857al.king15@btinternet.comJV000
Blues Music AppreciationWednesdayMonthly22 Sep 202124 Nov 2021326 Jan 202230 Mar 2022327 Apr 202229 Jun 2022310.00am12.00pm3Pokesdown and Southbourne Ex-Servicemans (PSS)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!20Music3145YMichaelHeatley07434 68364607434 683646michaeldavidheatley@gmail.com2548YKeithDear01202 484609keith.dear@talk21.comJV000
Bridge for ImproversTuesdayWeekly21 Sep 202107 Dec 20211211 Jan 202229 Mar 20221226 Apr 202228 Jun 2022101.30pm3.30pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 9Duplicate bridge with help available. Friendly group and no partner needed36Games4361YJohnColley07895 46710107895 467101jcbridge13@uwclub.netYV000
CalligraphyFridayWeekly24 Sep 202110 Dec 20211214 Jan 202201 Apr 20221229 Apr 202201 Jul 2022101.45pm3.45pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Much more than learning the art of beautiful writing 30Arts and Crafts1553YKeithBillington 01425 629956Kbillington@sky.com1531YRosemaryPhillips01202 486713romeyphillips@hotmail.comDV000
Christchurch U3A SingersMondayWeekly20 Sep 202106 Dec 20211210 Jan 202228 Mar 20221225 Apr 202209 May 2022310.15am12.15pm3New 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.netDV000
Craft GroupMondayWeekly20 Sep 202106 Dec 20211210 Jan 202228 Mar 20221225 Apr 202227 Jun 20221010.00am12.00pm3Beaufort 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.comYV000
Creative Card MakingTuesdayFortnightly21 Sep 202130 Nov 2021611 Jan 202222 Mar 2022626 Apr 202221 Jun 202252.00pm4.00pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallAdvanced learning techniques in card making Arts and Crafts1313YSylviaKing01202 47974407901 636629s.king44@ntlworld.com2314YTerriWestrop 01202 47738507443 639951terriwestrop@hotmail.comDV000
Creative WritingThursdayFortnightly23 Sep 202102 Dec 2021613 Jan 202224 Mar 2022628 Apr 202223 Jun 202252.00pm4.00pm3Greyfriars (GCC)Sitting RoomWithout formal tuition, we offer mutual support and encouragement to those with some writing experience. We enjoy writing various forms of prose and poetry in a relaxed and friendly group.10Please could you ensure my email address does not appear in the programme (I think somehow it did last year). Thank you DawnLanguage and Literature1535NDawnD'Arcy01425 476849dawndarcy@talktalk.net1295NSusanStevens01425 48336407514 029567stevens1951@outlook.comDV000
Creative Writing For FunYMondayMonthly06 Sep 202129 Aug 2022122.00pm4.00pmAVirtual Group (VIR)Writing 500-600 words in advance, on an agreed topic, to be read at the monthly meeting (email pro-tem) New venue to be found. VIR only out of necessity.12Language and Literature3819YChristopherMosley07801 09927307801 099273mosleych@gmail.com1454YLollySeager01425 27983807854 714337lollycott@googlemail.comDV000
Cryptic Crosswords for ImproversMondayWeekly20 Sep 202106 Dec 20211210 Jan 202228 Mar 20221210.15am12.15pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 9A mutually supportive group solving harder puzzles together.20Games1524NDawnHughes01202 42790907753 176274hughesdawn4@sky.comYV000
Current AffairsTuesdayFortnightly21 Sep 202130 Nov 2021611 Jan 202222 Mar 2022610.30am12.00pm2Priory 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.25Philosophy and Society1329YJaneLansley01202 42672907909 056673jane@lansley.comYV000
Cycle Group 2Cycling - Group 2YThursdayWeekly23 Sep 202125 Aug 20224910.00am12.30pmAOutdoors (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 brind their own cycle Sport1311YArchieHoggan07905 86445507905 864455Archie.hoggan@gmail.comYV000
Cycling - Group 1YFriday4th Fri. of month24 Sep 202122 Jul 20221110.00am12.30pmAOutdoors (OUT)Friendly, relaxed rides of about 10 - 15 miles on normally quiet roads and forest paths with coffee stop. Some short hills. NoSport1311YArchieHoggan07905 86445507905 864455Archie.hoggan@gmail.com1544YJohnPhillips01202 48671307860
Desert Island DiscsWednesdayFortnightly22 Sep 202101 Dec 2021612 Jan 202223 Mar 202262.00pm3.30pm2St 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.comYV000
Drawing and Mixed MediaTuesdayWeekly21 Sep 202107 Dec 20211211 Jan 202229 Mar 20221226 Apr 202228 Jun 20221010.30am12.30pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Drawing & painting with mixed media. Not suitable for beginners - like to try new things14Arts and Crafts1268YCarolOwen01202 483829glynxch@gmail.com1606YLindaBedford01202 433310lindabedford@hotmail.comDV000
Drawing and Painting TuesdayWeekly21 Sep 202107 Dec 20211211 Jan 202229 Mar 20221226 Apr 202228 Jun 20221010.30am12.30pm3St Katharines Hall (SKH)HallArt for beginners and more experienced 34 NONEArts and Crafts1303NBruceThomson01202 42758107926 166670myrandrichard@btinternet.comJV000
Duplicate Bridge with HelpTuesdayWeekly21 Sep 202107 Dec 20211211 Jan 202229 Mar 20221226 Apr 202228 Jun 20221010.15am12.15pm3Pokesdown and Southbourne Ex-Servicemans (PSS)Improving and help with your game. Join PSS £20 per annum.30Games1520YJeanRoe01202 41654407920 321937jeanjeanie52@gmail.com2074YMicheleSmyth01202
Enjoying ArtMondayFortnightly20 Sep 202129 Nov 2021610 Jan 202221 Mar 2022610.30am4.00pm2Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 6An 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.comYV000
Enjoying ShakespeareFridayWeekly24 Sep 202110 Dec 20211214 Jan 202201 Apr 20221229 Apr 202201 Jul 20221010.30am12.15pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Enjoy watching, reading and analysing three or four plays per year30Screen + 3 tables + 30 chairsLanguage and Literature2039YDamianHeywood01202 47699207598 246372damianheywood@btinternet.com1085YMegNewman01202 478708megnewman@hotmail.comDV000
Fish n Chips FrydayFridayMonthly10 Sep 202110 Dec 2021414 Jan 202208 Apr 2022413 May 202208 Jul 2022312.00pm2.00pm3Monthly lunchtime meet at a local Fish and Chips restaurant (various) numbers restricted to venue capacity. Please use dedicated email to contact Group LeaderRecreation2295NPaulFarndon01425 61042207850 597799paulfarndon19@gmail.comYV000
Flower ArrangingYFridayFortnightly24 Sep 202103 Dec 2021614 Jan 202225 Mar 2022610.00am12.00pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Seasonal flower arranging for beginners and improvers. Foliage required. All levels welcomed. More accent on contemporary design using flowers in sseason15sinkArts and Crafts1523YJillMitchell01425
French ImproversYThursdayFortnightly23 Sep 202102 Dec 2021619 May 202228 Jul 2022610.00am12.00pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4A relaxed group in which we use talking, listening and translating skills10We will meet at Stewarts garden centre until end of July to facilitate more pair work. In September I hope to return to Beaufort.Language and Literature1752YBarbaraEvans07748 54181207748 541812bhevans157@gmail.com2124YLindaKopfli01425 274304l.kopfli@btinternet.comDV000
French RestartedThursdayFortnightly23 Sep 202102 Dec 2021613 Jan 202224 Mar 2022628 Apr 202223 Jun 2022510.00am12.00pm3Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 3If 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 471485YV000
Gardening Group 1YMondayMonthly20 Sep 202118 Oct 202114 Mar 202201 Aug 20222.30pm8.00pm0Outdoors (OUT)A friendly group meeting 3rd Monday of month to discuss gardens over coffee/tea. Stops 19 Oct - commencing 15 March through the summer months12Recreation1327YSueCarter01425 27145807989 633205susancarter2021@outlook.com1760YCherryCook01425
Gardening Group 2YThursdayMonthly16 Sep 202121 Jul 20222.00pm4.00pmAOutdoors (OUT)Meetings in members' houses to discuss gardening and our gardens over tea and cake 12Recreation2881YThelmaPrice01425 50158707769 032614thelmajprice@talktalk.net3513YKathleenSmith07804 25549407804 255494kathleensmith23@gmail.comDV000
Genealogy - Findings and DiscussionsYMonday4-Weekly08 Nov 202106 Dec 2021228 Feb 202228 Mar 2022227 Jun 202225 Jul 2022210.00am12.00pm3Immanuel Church (ICH)Small HallSharing findings and help to get through the "brick walls"12Last session to be 11th JulyRecreation4376YPipMuddell01202 25656207738 009065pennymuddell@hotmail.comYV000
Genealogy - Getting StartedMondayWeekly20 Sep 202118 Oct 2021510 Jan 202207 Feb 2022509 May 202206 Jun 2022510.00am12.00pm3Immanuel Church (ICH)How to start and where to look finding your ancestors. This comes with a warning - if you start looking in old cupboards you may find a skeleton!12Recreation4376YPipMuddell01202 25656207738 009065pennymuddell@hotmail.comNV000
Golfing GroupYWednesdayMonthly15 Sep 202117 Aug 202211.00amAOutdoors (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 usually aim to tee-off by 11.00 a.m.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.comNV000Golfing---Group_maint.php
Improving Your Artistic TechniquesMondayWeekly20 Sep 202106 Dec 20211210 Jan 202214 Mar 20221010.30am12.30pm2Priory 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.comYV000
Indoor Board and Card Games Group 1WednesdayWeekly22 Sep 202108 Dec 20211212 Jan 202230 Mar 20221227 Apr 202229 Jun 2022102.00pm4.00pm3New Church Hall (NCH)RoomA friendly afternoon of table games, old and new 20Games2440YNicholasCrowhurst01425 291006crowhurstt@aol.com1174YJennyKing01202 51998907999
Indoor Bowls - Group 2YTuesdayWeekly05 Oct 202107 Dec 20211011 Jan 202229 Mar 2022121.30pm3.30pm2East Dorset Bowls Club (EDB)Bowls HallIndoor bowls for beginners and improvers. 25Sport1370YRogerShelton01202 47066607972 143829rogershelton38@gmail.comYV000
Indoor Bowls for Improvers - Group 1 WednesdayWeekly22 Sep 202108 Dec 20211212 Jan 202230 Mar 20221212.00pm2.00pm2East Dorset Bowls Club (EDB)Bowls Hall WednesdayIndoor bowls for improvers on full size greens24We will need to know how many players will be allowed on each of the three greens. will they be able to supply equipment to some of our members has the air conditioning been improvedSport1064YTerryHuxtable01425 27907107850 210282terry.huxtable655@btinternet.com1293YJudithNickson01425 278039jenick@sky.comDV000
International Folk Dancing - AdvancedYThursdayWeekly23 Sep 202125 Nov 20211013 Jan 202231 Mar 20221228 Apr 202230 Jun 20221011.15am12.15pm3New 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 ImproversYThursdayWeekly23 Sep 202125 Nov 20211013 Jan 202231 Mar 20221228 Apr 202230 Jun 20221010.15am11.15am3New 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 GroupYThursdayMonthly14 Oct 202109 Jun 2022912.30pm2.30pmAOutdoors (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.12Recreation2275YJulieChaney07980 26280107980 262801jccbridge707@gmail.com1205YElizabethBrown01425 62347707793
Investigating MathematicsThursdayFortnightly23 Sep 202102 Dec 2021613 Jan 202224 Mar 2022610.15am11.45am2Virtual Group (VIR)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.comYV000
Kee-eep DancingWednesdayFortnightly29 Sep 202108 Dec 2021611.00am12.00pm1Beaufort 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.16We will meet from May 17, 2021 accordi;g to Govt. guidelines, and carry on until end of July 2021. Dates are. May 19, June 2,16, 30 July 14, 28 6 sessionsRecreation1752YBarbaraEvans07748 54181207748 541812bhevans157@gmail.comYV000
Knit and KnatterYTuesdayMonthly21 Sep 202116 Aug 20222.00pm4.00pmAStewarts Gardenlands (SGL)cafeRuns continuously on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. We meet at Stewarts Gardenlands-either bring your own work or we do knit for charity and there's a fair amount of knatter.10Arts and Crafts1711YMelissaSheppard01425 674065rob_sheppard@hotmail.comYV000
Lets DanceWednesdayWeekly22 Sep 202108 Dec 20211212 Jan 202230 Mar 20221227 Apr 202229 Jun 2022102.00pm4.00pm3St James Institute (SJI)Main HallTo 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-Weekly21 Sep 202116 Nov 202132.00pm4.00pmAPriory House (PHO)Room 8The music of the '50s and '60s and the Best Selling British records from 1953 to 196924NoMusic2578YMartinAxton01425 27697107522 108454martinaxton@hotmail.comYDV000
Memoir WritingFridayFortnightly24 Sep 202103 Dec 2021629 Apr 202224 Jun 202251.00pm2.30pm2Immanuel Church (ICH)Welcome areaHave you ever wanted to write about your life? You can start from scratch with this group or with a list of memorable events. Bring a notebook and pen.10Language and Literature4191YHazelDawkins07568 96980207568 969802teamdawkins@aol.comYV000
Meteorology GroupWednesdayWeekly22 Sep 202127 Oct 2021612 Jan 202216 Feb 2022627 Apr 202201 Jun 2022610.00am12.00pm3Christchurch 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 471485YV000
Monthly longer walking groupThursdayMonthly10.30am1.00pmOutdoors (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 optional30Recreation2890YTimDrage01202 516188jehdrage@gmail.com1126YClareBond01202
More Enjoying ArtTuesdayFortnightly21 Sep 202130 Nov 2021611 Jan 202222 Mar 202262.00pm4.00pm2Christchurch Library (CCL)Room 6An informal look at artistic movements, individual artists & their influences, and the historical context in which art was created.14ProjectorArts and Crafts3340YHeatherWilliams01202 484609heather.williams@talk21.comYV000
Motor-biking GroupYWednesday4-Weekly29 Sep 202106 Jul 20221110.00am2.00pmAOutdoors (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.comYV000
My Kind Of Music-the music of our lifetimes"My Kind Of Music"Friday4 weekly24 Sep 202110 Dec 2021414 Jan 202201 Apr 2022429 Apr 202224 Jun 2022310.30am12.30pm0Priory House (PHO)Room 6The music - including advertising jingles and radio and television themes - which has been the soundtrack to our lives.25Dates agreed: 24/9 22/10 19/11 10/12 - 3 week gap 14/1 11/2 11/3 1/4 29/4 27/5 24/6Music1012YMikeWedge01202 471382wedgem201@gmail.com1945YPeterHopker01590 718694peterhopker@icloud.comDV000
Naval & Military HistoryYWednesday4-Weekly22 Sep 202117 Nov 2021312 Jan 202209 Mar 2022327 Apr 202222 Jun 2022310.00am12.00pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Presentations by group members and speakers covering diverse military subjects from the Romans to WW2.48Will require Optoma projector for most sessionsHistory1515YJillFearn01202 43214607788 107065jillfearn50@gmail.comNV000
Normandy to the Rhine 1944-5. YWednesday4-Weekly06 Oct 202101 Dec 2021326 Jan 202223 Mar 2022311 May 202206 Jul 2022310.00am12.00pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 8Highly detailed examination of the campaign in North West Europe.30As agreed with Dee Collins, the final date in the summer term will be 6 July 2022.History1540YStephenPetty01425 616379stephenvpetty@btinternet.comNV000
Painting for PleasureTuesdayWeekly21 Sep 202107 Dec 20211211 Jan 202215 Mar 2022101.30pm3.30pm2Homelands 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.comJV000
Photography GroupYFridayWeekly24 Sep 202122 Jul 20224410.30am12.30pmAVirtual 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 to suit learning or practical experience eg an event, day coach trips, night sky.Science and Technology1802YTrevorGoodman01425 27338407817 27149007715 383373traylor_kim@hotmail.comJV000Photogroup---Group_maint.php
Play ReadingWednesdayFortnightly29 Sep 202108 Dec 2021619 Jan 202230 Mar 202262.00pm4.00pm2Priory House (PHO)Room 6Relaxed group where members read and discuss plays of all kinds14Language and Literature1136YJillDale01202 432357dale1@homeuser.net1020YMelMuir01425 67391507778 760169melinda.muir@btinternet.comDV000
Play Tennis for Fun in SouthbourneWednesdayWeekly22 Sep 202108 Dec 20211212 Jan 202230 Mar 20221227 Apr 202229 Jun 20221010.00am12.00pm3Swanmore 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 pleasew bring a racquets and and a set of tennis balls.16Sport1116YBernardCrowell01202
Poetry AppreciationWednesdayFortnightly22 Sep 202101 Dec 2021612 Jan 202223 Mar 2022627 Apr 202222 Jun 202252.00pm3.30pm3Priory House (PHO)Room 6Finding poems on given themes and reading them out loud. 10Language and Literature1840YDavidNicholls01202 42698307783 406001badgersden@btinternet.comYV000
Poetry WritingFridayFortnightly24 Sep 202103 Dec 2021614 Jan 202225 Mar 2022629 Apr 202224 Jun 2022510.00am12.00pm3Portfield 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 1YMondayFortnightly20 Sep 202129 Nov 2021610 Jan 202221 Mar 2022625 Apr 202220 Jun 2022510.15am11.45am3Christchurch Library (CCL)Reading & discussing in a non-academic way novels, short stories and poetry. 12Language and Literature1177YKenBasham01202 42601007549 098229bashamken@gmail.com1656YFrancesGoodey01202 430752goodeymichael24@gmail.comDV000
Reading - Group 2YThursday1st Thurs. of month09 Sep 202107 Jul 20222.00pm4.00pmAOutdoors (OUT)Reading will be from a variety of genres in a relaxed way using book sets from the library.10Language and Literature2881YThelmaPrice01425 50158707769 032614thelmajprice@talktalk.netYV000
ScrabbleMondayWeekly20 Sep 202106 Dec 20211210 Jan 202228 Mar 20221225 Apr 202227 Jun 2022102.00pm4.00pm3New Church Hall (NCH)RoomFor those who enjoy a good standard of playing without being competitive 16Hand gelGames2889YElaineHutton01202 43438207930 522167elaineifhutton@hotmail.com1866NDotBall01202 471485DV000
Sewing BeeTuesdayFortnightly21 Sep 202130 Nov 2021618 Jan 202229 Mar 2022610.00am12.00pm2Stanpit 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.8Arts and Crafts2819YDebbieStephens01425 27833507592 014207debbie.stephens2@ntlworld.com1999YDeliaJohnson01202 477261deliasnowybee@gmail.comDV000
Short Mat Bowls - Group 1ThursdayFortnightly23 Sep 202102 Dec 2021613 Jan 202224 Mar 2022628 Apr 202223 Jun 202252.00pm4.00pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Equipment provided. 20Sport2036YRonDavies01425 83835007762 867007daviesron2@gmail.comNV000
Short Mat Bowls - Group 2ThursdayFortnightly30 Sep 202109 Dec 2021620 Jan 202231 Mar 2022605 May 202230 Jun 202252.00pm4.00pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Equipment provided. 24Sport1380YMaureenBrazier01202 48214507890 063463brazierm38@gmail.com1354YSandyKing01425 275615DV000
Short Mat Bowls - Group 3TuesdayFortnightly28 Sep 202107 Dec 2021618 Jan 202229 Mar 2022626 Apr 202221 Jun 202252.00pm4.00pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Some woods available 20Sport1059NKeithLetchford01425 277270lynneletchford45@googlemail.com1060YLynneLetchford01425 277270lynneletchford45@googlemail.comJV000
Short Mat Bowls - Group 4YTuesdayFortnightly21 Sep 202128 Jun 2022212.00pm4.00pmAMudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)HallEnjoy learning a new game with friends. Equipment provided.22Sport1467YPatriciaBlythman01202 47825007902
Shorter WalksYFridayNormally third Friday of month17 Sep 202117 Dec 2021421 Jan 202218 Mar 2022315 Apr 202215 Jul 2022410.30am12.15pm3Outdoors (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.NoSuitable walking shoes/bootsRecreation1488YPatParker01202 53121907528 47703807704
ShowtimeYTuesdayWeekly21 Sep 202107 Dec 20211211 Jan 202212 Apr 20221426 Apr 202214 Jun 202282.00pm3.30pm3St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)UpstairsA 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.6Just please note my preferred term dates, in order to hopefully put on a concert early June. ThanksMusic3344YJaneSykes01202 38231007914 760216janesykes18@gmail.comYV000
Singing For FunThursdayWeekly23 Sep 202109 Dec 20211213 Jan 202231 Mar 20221228 Apr 202226 May 202252.00pm4.00pm3New 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
SnookerTuesdayWeekly21 Sep 202107 Dec 20211211 Jan 202229 Mar 20221226 Apr 202228 Jun 2022104.00pm6.00pm3Spectrum Sports Academy (SSC)Snooker RoomSnooker12Sport2037YAlexDearnley07803 10817507803 108175YV000
Table Tennis - Group 1MondayWeekly20 Sep 202106 Dec 20211210 Jan 202228 Mar 20221225 Apr 202227 Jun 20221010.00am12.00pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallGeneral play and coaching when required in a pleasant and friendly atmosphere22Sport1056YDerekSmith01425 2703252719YBarrieCox01202 423267coxbarrie87@yahoo.comDV000
Table Tennis - Group 2WednesdayWeekly22 Sep 202108 Dec 20211212 Jan 202230 Mar 20221227 Apr 202229 Jun 2022109.30am11.30am3Beaufort 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-XX24Sport1470YDavidDiamond01202 421365david.mightyatom@gmail.com1261YJeffBloom01202 431556jlbloom@ntlworld.comDV000
Table Tennis - Group 3WednesdayWeekly22 Sep 202108 Dec 20211212 Jan 202230 Mar 20221227 Apr 202229 Jun 20221012.00pm2.00pm3Beaufort 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.comDV000
Table Tennis - Group 4FridayWeekly24 Sep 202110 Dec 20211214 Jan 202201 Apr 20221229 Apr 202201 Jul 2022101.00pm3.00pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallFriendly table tennis group for improvers and intermediate standard 30Sport1732YStevePelletier01202
Table Tennis - Group 5ThursdayWeekly23 Sep 202109 Dec 20211213 Jan 202231 Mar 20221228 Apr 202230 Jun 20221012.00pm2.00pm3Beaufort Centre (BCC)HallFriendly group where enjoyment is more important than technique.32Sport1231YPatPalmer01202 489782paturton@hotmail.comYV000
Teach And Play ChessMondayFortnightly20 Sep 202129 Nov 2021610 Jan 202221 Mar 2022610.15am12.00pm2Portfield Community Hall (PFH)Room 3Play Chess with a 'basic' tuition. All for fun.12Games1472YBrianGirdlestone01202 483283YV000
Tennis for FunYWednesdayWeekly22 Sep 202108 Dec 20211216 Mar 202210 Aug 20222210.30am12.30pm2Mudeford 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.comJV000
The Great ComposersYThursdayFortnightly30 Sep 202109 Dec 2021620 Jan 202231 Mar 2022610.00am12.00pm2St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)UpstairsListening to music and learning about the great composers.25occasional use of data projectorMusic3366YBrian Clarke01202 48507207811 480447mrblclarke@gmail.com1641NGeorgeTublin01425 273240gp.tublin@talk21.comDV000
The Monthly Walking GroupThursdayMonthly23 Sep 202109 Dec 2021313 Jan 202231 Mar 2022328 Apr 202230 Jun 2022310.00am1.00pm3Outdoors (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.com3035YJuliaDrage01202 516188jehdrage@gmail.comDV000
Theatre GoersYAny6 times per year10 Jan 202201 Aug 2022AOutdoors (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, BH23 2STLanguage and Literature2681YZinaRoworth01202 475665zina.roworth@ntlworld.com1003NEileenLancaster01202 56638707877 098836eileenlancaster23@gmail.comDV000
Third Age FilmsWednesdayWeekly22 Sep 202108 Dec 20211212 Jan 202230 Mar 20221227 Apr 202229 Jun 2022102.00pm4.00pm3Mudeford Wood Community Centre (MWC)Room 1We write and produce feature films and shorts, hold regular discussions and talks on filming techniques and provide instruction in using the 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.comDV000
Travel - Group HFridayFortnightly2.00pm4.00pm0St 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 25, Oct. 9, Nov 6, 20. Spring Term: Jan 29, Feb 12, March 12, 26. Summer Term: April 23, May 7, June 4.Travel1146YMargaretThomas01202 433556m.thomas44@btinternet.comNV000
Travel GroupYFridayFortnightly24 Sep 202129 Jul 2022232.00pm4.00pmASt Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Jubilee HallMembers study a town or area followed by a visit 60Travel1146YMargaretThomas01202 433556m.thomas44@btinternet.comNV000
Ukulele Group (Christchurch U3A)TuesdayWeekly21 Sep 202107 Dec 20211211 Jan 202229 Mar 20221226 Apr 202228 Jun 2022101.30pm4.30pm3Trinity Methodist Church (TMC)ParlourUkulele 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.comYV000
Vintage Brass Main BandMondayWeekly20 Sep 202106 Dec 20211210 Jan 202228 Mar 20221225 Apr 202227 Jun 2022101.45pm3.45pm3St 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
Whist For FunThursdayWeekly23 Sep 202109 Dec 20211213 Jan 202231 Mar 20221210.00am12.00pm2Beaufort Centre (BCC)Room 4Progressive Whist or Rainbow Whist come and enjoy with our lively and friendly group. Beginners welcome - guidance given.Games1390YRuthDunn01202 4311531181YMaryMcGovern01202 42761907782 187119marygaradice321@btinternet.comDV000
YogaWednesdayWeekly22 Sep 202108 Dec 20211212 Jan 202230 Mar 20221227 Apr 202229 Jun 20221011.00am12.15pm3St Catherines Hill Community Centre (SCH)Jubilee HallIntermediate yoga with relaxation, stretching and dynamic postures. Recent yoga experience necessary14Sport1521YJoannaHensman01202 77034407986 625066johensman@icloud.com1126YClareBond01202