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Mon 2 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     Wild Life in Watercolour

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
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Tue 3 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Geography     Nepal

Venue The Peel Centre - Edwin Lucas Hall - website - map
Details Rural Nepal

Tue 3 Mar 2020 2.00 pm     Computing Support     Routine meeting

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details This group is aimed at complete beginners or those who want to build confidence and learn more about how to use their computers, tablets or phones. Members work at their own pace, and decide what they want to learn or practise, supported by more experienced volunteers. Please note that the group does not have hardware expertise so cannot mend broken devices. New members and helpers are welcome. So if you've got IT skills and can spare some time, please join us. Costs: Members are asked to pay £1 per visit to contribute towards the room rental fees.

Thu 5 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Maths For Fun     Epidemics and natural events can they be predicted?

Venue Change of Venue - Please check schedule
Details We will look at the way epidemics spread and the maths of prediction of similar natural events. Note change of venue TBC

Thu 5 Mar 2020 1.30 pm     Jazz Appreciation     To be Confirmed - by arrangement

Venue Member's Home
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Mon 9 Mar 2020 10.00 am     History     Sheffield's Hidden Necropolis. A talk by Janet Ridler

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Meeting Room - map
Details A talk from Janet Ridler

Mon 9 Mar 2020 10.30 am     Cycling     TBC

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Wed 11 Mar 2020 2.00 pm     Play Music     Perform 'practised' pieces with background & discussion

Venue Member's Home
Details Members prepare pieces for performance and/or discussion in a friendly and encouraging environment where the only yardsticks are those you choose to use.

Thu 12 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Dronfield Library - map
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Mon 16 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
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Tue 17 Mar 2020 9.30 am     Garden Visits     Biddulph Grange

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Car Park
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Tue 17 Mar 2020 2.00 pm     Computing Support     Routine meeting

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details This group is aimed at complete beginners or those who want to build confidence and learn more about how to use their computers, tablets or phones. Members work at their own pace, and decide what they want to learn or practise, supported by more experienced volunteers. Please note that the group does not have hardware expertise so cannot mend broken devices. New members and helpers are welcome. So if you've got IT skills and can spare some time, please join us. Costs: Members are asked to pay £1 per visit to contribute towards the room rental fees.

Wed 18 Mar 2020 2.00 pm     Architecture Appreciation     The architect Zaha Hadid

Venue Member's Home
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Thu 19 Mar 2020 2.00 pm     Social Studies     What can we as individuals do about climate change?

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
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Tue 24 Mar 2020 1.30 pm     Art Appreciation 2     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 

Thu 26 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Member's Home
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Thu 2 Apr 2020 1.30 pm     Jazz Appreciation     To be Confirmed - by arrangement

Venue Member's Home
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Tue 7 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Geography     Cuba

Venue The Peel Centre - Edwin Lucas Hall - website - map
Details 1970s Cuba

Tue 7 Apr 2020 2.00 pm     Computing Support     Routine Meeting

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details This group is aimed at complete beginners or those who want to build confidence and learn more about how to use their computers, tablets or phones. Members work at their own pace, and decide what they want to learn or practise, supported by more experienced volunteers. Please note that the group does not have hardware expertise so cannot mend broken devices. New members and helpers are welcome. So if you've got IT skills and can spare some time, please join us. Costs: Members are asked to pay £1 per visit to contribute towards the room rental fees.

Wed 8 Apr 2020 2.00 pm     Play Music     Perform 'practised' pieces with background & discussion

Venue Member's Home
Details Members prepare pieces for performance and/or discussion in a friendly and encouraging environment where the only yardsticks are those you choose to use.

Thu 9 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details 

Mon 13 Apr 2020 10.00 am     History     There will be no meeting on April 13th

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Meeting Room - map
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Wed 15 Apr 2020 2.00 pm     Architecture Appreciation     The arts and crafts, art deco and art nouveau movements including the work of Gaudi

Venue Member's Home
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Thu 16 Apr 2020 2.00 pm     Social Studies     Food

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 1.The food industry and its responsibilites 2. The psychology of eating 3. Social eating 4. Comfort eating

Tue 21 Apr 2020 9.30 am     Garden Visits     Dunge Valley Hidden Gardens

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Car Park
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Tue 21 Apr 2020 2.00 pm     Computing Support     Routine Meeting

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details This group is aimed at complete beginners or those who want to build confidence and learn more about how to use their computers, tablets or phones. Members work at their own pace, and decide what they want to learn or practise, supported by more experienced volunteers. Please note that the group does not have hardware expertise so cannot mend broken devices. New members and helpers are welcome. So if you've got IT skills and can spare some time, please join us. Costs: Members are asked to pay £1 per visit to contribute towards the room rental fees.

Thu 23 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Mon 27 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
Details 

Tue 28 Apr 2020 1.30 pm     Art Appreciation 2     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 

Tue 5 May 2020 2.00 pm     Computing Support     Routine Meeting

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details This group is aimed at complete beginners or those who want to build confidence and learn more about how to use their computers, tablets or phones. Members work at their own pace, and decide what they want to learn or practise, supported by more experienced volunteers. Please note that the group does not have hardware expertise so cannot mend broken devices. New members and helpers are welcome. So if you've got IT skills and can spare some time, please join us. Costs: Members are asked to pay £1 per visit to contribute towards the room rental fees.

Thu 7 May 2020 1.30 pm     Jazz Appreciation     To be Confirmed - by arrangement

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Wed 13 May 2020 2.00 pm     Play Music     Perform 'practised' pieces with background & discussion

Venue Member's Home
Details Members prepare pieces for performance and/or discussion in a friendly and encouraging environment where the only yardsticks are those you choose to use.

Thu 14 May 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details 

Mon 18 May 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
Details 

Tue 19 May 2020 11.00 am     Garden Visits     Wentworth Castle

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Car Park
Details 

Tue 19 May 2020 2.00 pm     Computing Support     Routine Meeting

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details This group is aimed at complete beginners or those who want to build confidence and learn more about how to use their computers, tablets or phones. Members work at their own pace, and decide what they want to learn or practise, supported by more experienced volunteers. Please note that the group does not have hardware expertise so cannot mend broken devices. New members and helpers are welcome. So if you've got IT skills and can spare some time, please join us. Costs: Members are asked to pay £1 per visit to contribute towards the room rental fees.

Wed 20 May 2020 2.00 pm     Architecture Appreciation     Sustainable and economical buildings.

Venue Member's Home
Details To include some made of paper and cardboard and also shipping containers.

Thu 21 May 2020 2.00 pm     Social Studies     How important are the arts to a civilised society?

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 

Tue 26 May 2020 1.30 pm     Art Appreciation 2     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 

Thu 28 May 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Tue 2 Jun 2020 2.00 pm     Computing Support     Routine Meeting

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details This group is aimed at complete beginners or those who want to build confidence and learn more about how to use their computers, tablets or phones. Members work at their own pace, and decide what they want to learn or practise, supported by more experienced volunteers. Please note that the group does not have hardware expertise so cannot mend broken devices. New members and helpers are welcome. So if you've got IT skills and can spare some time, please join us. Costs: Members are asked to pay £1 per visit to contribute towards the room rental fees.

Thu 4 Jun 2020 1.30 pm     Jazz Appreciation     To be Confirmed - by arrangement

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Mon 8 Jun 2020 10.00 am     History     The Three Queens of 1066. A talk by Joanna Barden

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Meeting Room - map
Details 

Mon 8 Jun 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
Details 

Wed 10 Jun 2020 2.00 pm     Play Music     Perform 'practised' pieces with background & discussion

Venue Member's Home
Details Members prepare pieces for performance and/or discussion in a friendly and encouraging environment where the only yardsticks are those you choose to use.

Thu 11 Jun 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details 

Tue 16 Jun 2020 9.30 am     Garden Visits     Scampston Walled Gardens

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Car Park
Details 

Tue 16 Jun 2020 2.00 pm     Computing Support     Routine Meeting

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details This group is aimed at complete beginners or those who want to build confidence and learn more about how to use their computers, tablets or phones. Members work at their own pace, and decide what they want to learn or practise, supported by more experienced volunteers. Please note that the group does not have hardware expertise so cannot mend broken devices. New members and helpers are welcome. So if you've got IT skills and can spare some time, please join us. Costs: Members are asked to pay £1 per visit to contribute towards the room rental fees.

Wed 17 Jun 2020 2.00 pm     Architecture Appreciation     Everyone to talk about the architecture in a particular city they've visited

Venue Change of Venue - Please check schedule
Details 

Thu 18 Jun 2020 2.00 pm     Social Studies     What is education for?

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 

Mon 22 Jun 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
Details 

Tue 23 Jun 2020 1.30 pm     Art Appreciation 2     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 

Thu 25 Jun 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Thu 2 Jul 2020 1.30 pm     Jazz Appreciation     To be Confirmed - by arrangement

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Tue 7 Jul 2020 2.00 pm     Computing Support     Routine Meeting

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details This group is aimed at complete beginners or those who want to build confidence and learn more about how to use their computers, tablets or phones. Members work at their own pace, and decide what they want to learn or practise, supported by more experienced volunteers. Please note that the group does not have hardware expertise so cannot mend broken devices. New members and helpers are welcome. So if you've got IT skills and can spare some time, please join us. Costs: Members are asked to pay £1 per visit to contribute towards the room rental fees.

Wed 8 Jul 2020 2.00 pm     Play Music     Perform 'practised' pieces with background & discussion

Venue Member's Home
Details Members prepare pieces for performance and/or discussion in a friendly and encouraging environment where the only yardsticks are those you choose to use.

Thu 9 Jul 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details 

Thu 16 Jul 2020 2.00 pm     Social Studies     A letter to your 16 year old self.

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 

Tue 21 Jul 2020 10.00 am     Garden Visits     Burrows Gardens

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Car Park
Details 

Tue 21 Jul 2020 2.00 pm     Computing Support     Routine Meeting

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details This group is aimed at complete beginners or those who want to build confidence and learn more about how to use their computers, tablets or phones. Members work at their own pace, and decide what they want to learn or practise, supported by more experienced volunteers. Please note that the group does not have hardware expertise so cannot mend broken devices. New members and helpers are welcome. So if you've got IT skills and can spare some time, please join us. Costs: Members are asked to pay £1 per visit to contribute towards the room rental fees.

Thu 23 Jul 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Tue 28 Jul 2020 1.30 pm     Art Appreciation 2     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 

Thu 6 Aug 2020 1.30 pm     Jazz Appreciation     To be Confirmed - by arrangement

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Wed 12 Aug 2020 2.00 pm     Play Music     Perform 'practised' pieces with background & discussion

Venue Member's Home
Details Members prepare pieces for performance and/or discussion in a friendly and encouraging environment where the only yardsticks are those you choose to use.

Thu 13 Aug 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details 

Tue 18 Aug 2020 10.00 am     Garden Visits     Newstead Abbey

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Car Park
Details 

Tue 25 Aug 2020 1.30 pm     Art Appreciation 2     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 

Thu 27 Aug 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Thu 3 Sep 2020 1.30 pm     Jazz Appreciation     To be Confirmed - by arrangement

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Wed 9 Sep 2020 2.00 pm     Play Music     Perform 'practised' pieces with background & discussion

Venue Member's Home
Details Members prepare pieces for performance and/or discussion in a friendly and encouraging environment where the only yardsticks are those you choose to use.

Thu 10 Sep 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details 

Mon 14 Sep 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
Details 

Tue 15 Sep 2020 11.00 am     Garden Visits     Thornbridge Hall or Felley Priory

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Car Park
Details 

Tue 22 Sep 2020 1.30 pm     Art Appreciation 2     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 

Thu 24 Sep 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Mon 28 Sep 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
Details 

Thu 1 Oct 2020 1.30 pm     Jazz Appreciation     To be Confirmed - by arrangement

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Thu 8 Oct 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details 

Mon 12 Oct 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
Details 

Wed 14 Oct 2020 2.00 pm     Play Music     Perform 'practised' pieces with background & discussion

Venue Member's Home
Details Members prepare pieces for performance and/or discussion in a friendly and encouraging environment where the only yardsticks are those you choose to use.

Tue 20 Oct 2020 9.30 am     Garden Visits     Harlow Carr

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Car Park
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Thu 22 Oct 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Member's Home
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Mon 26 Oct 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
Details 

Tue 27 Oct 2020 1.30 pm     Art Appreciation 2     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 

Thu 5 Nov 2020 1.30 pm     Jazz Appreciation     To be Confirmed - by arrangement

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Mon 9 Nov 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
Details 

Wed 11 Nov 2020 2.00 pm     Play Music     Perform 'practised' pieces with background & discussion

Venue Member's Home
Details Members prepare pieces for performance and/or discussion in a friendly and encouraging environment where the only yardsticks are those you choose to use.

Thu 12 Nov 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Dronfield Library - map
Details 

Tue 17 Nov 2020 11.00 am     Garden Visits     Japanese Garden or Cascade Garden

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Car Park
Details 

Mon 23 Nov 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
Details 

Tue 24 Nov 2020 1.30 pm     Art Appreciation 2     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details 

Thu 26 Nov 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Thu 3 Dec 2020 1.30 pm     Jazz Appreciation     To be Confirmed - by arrangement

Venue Member's Home
Details 

Mon 7 Dec 2020 10.00 am     Art Activities     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Thomas Taylor Hall - website - map
Details 

Wed 9 Dec 2020 2.00 pm     Play Music     Perform 'practised' pieces with background & discussion

Venue Member's Home
Details Members prepare pieces for performance and/or discussion in a friendly and encouraging environment where the only yardsticks are those you choose to use.

Thu 10 Dec 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Dronfield Library - map
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Tue 15 Dec 2020 11.00 am     Garden Visits     Wentworth Garden Centre

Venue Dronfield Sports Centre Car Park
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Thu 17 Dec 2020 10.00 am     Play Reading     Play to be determined

Venue Member's Home
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Tue 22 Dec 2020 1.30 pm     Art Appreciation 2     Topic to be Agreed

Venue The Peel Centre, Dr Fletcher Room - website - map
Details