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Africa Group     

Meets Wednesday pm
Details Building on the Africa Group's previous exploration of the history and development of the continent, we are now shifting our focus to look at the social and political issues facing today's Africa as portrayed in its literature and films, for example novels such as: ‘Things fall Apart’ by Chinua Achebe (1958) ‘The purple Hibiscus’ by Chimanda Ngozi Adichie (2012) and ‘Manchester Happened’ by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi (2019) and films such as:‘Queen of Katwe’ by Mira Nair (2016) ‘The Last Tree’ by Shola Amoo (2019) and ‘Lionheart’ by Genevieve Nnaji (2019). Our first meeting in this format will be Wednesday 19 February 2020.If you would like further information or would like to join us, please contact Tony Dodds on 318138 or tonydodds2001@hotmail.com

Art Appreciation     

Meets First Thursday except August
Details The Art Appreciation group usually meets at Place House on the first Thursday of the month followed by a trip out to a gallery or other venue on the second Thursday of the month. Due to current Covid19 restrictions group lectures are taking place on Zoom. There is a different theme each academic year covering fine arts, decorative arts and architecture.

Art Appreciation 2     

Meets Second Thursday Of Each Month
Details Group Leader: Edward Madden Normally Leaside Church This recently formed group (October 2018) provides a great opportunity for anybody wishing to learn about how to understand and appreciate Art. The format of our monthly meetings is very fluid and reflects those areas of Art that people in the group would like to study. We have begun with Impressionism and are following a series of lectures on DVDs. Usually there is a short discussion afterwards on what we have just seen. After a refreshment break, we look at some other area of Art eg Surrealism, Arts and Craft Movement, Art Nouveau, Christmas as Depicted in Art, Cubism, Futurism. We don't take a high-brow academic approach to Art. Everybody is very welcome to join the group even if they have no prior knowledge at all.

Art Group     

Meets Second Monday
Details We welcome members of all abilities using any medium. Beginners will find that there is plenty of support and help on hand. You are very welcome to come and give our friendly and sociable group a try.

Badminton     

Meets Monday
Details New members should not be complete novices but do not need to be of a high standard as we have varying abilities. All games are played in doubles and we change partners and opponents after each game. The latest badminton rules apply. Cost: £2 to £3 per session depending on numbers of members and courts used

Badminton     

Meets Thursday AM -suspended until further notice
Details For players of a reasonable standard and returners to the game. Beginners would find this group difficult but tennis and squash players may be able to adapt.

Book Group 1     

Meets Fourth Thursday except December
Details Normally obtain our books from the Library but occasionally choose something that requires members to obtain their own copies. No skills, qualifications or training required just a willingness to maybe try something different from the books you usually read and to discuss them within a small, friendly group atmosphere.

Book Group 2     

Meets Second Tuesday
Details Our group started at the beginning of 2017. Our books are obtained from the library so no books have to be bought. We decided to include a wide variety of genres and authors, to make it interesting and to encourage members to read books that they may not have chosen otherwise. We are a small, informal and friendly group and enjoy our discussions over a cup of tea.

Book Group 3     

Meets to be confirmed
Details This is a new group accepting members. Please notify Group Leader if interested in joining. We will meet over Zoom but meet face to face once alllowed

Bowls - Short Mat     

Meets Monday and Friday am
Details We are a small group of players of about 24 who enjoy a game of bowls on a Monday and or Friday morning for two hours at Wodson Park South Hall. The standard of play varies from beginners to county standard but not competitive, just a social roll up. New players are always welcome. Woods (bowls) are available to learn and practise with. A change of footwear is required, clean soft shoes so as not to damage or dirty the mats. Come and join us. Tuition is available.

Bridge     

Meets Thursday
Details The Group Leader is a qualified teacher who teaches in accordance with the English Bridge Union method. Members of this group are of mixed ability and beginners are particularly welcome. More experienced players, some of whom have been with the group for a while, are always on hand to help those new to Bridge. As players get more proficient, they often join one of the many non-U3A groups in the area

Chess     

Meets Alternate Thursdays
Details Chess players with some knowledge of the game are welcome.

Choir     

Meets Friday term time only
Details We have a tutor, Jo Harris, from Hertfordshire College of Music. The choir has about 30-40 members. We sing a variety of songs, modern and some from earlier years. We are very informal, no auditions and we work to lyrics not sheet music so no skills required - if you can talk you can sing! We do performances when the occasion arises. Cost £5 per session. Information needs updating.

Computers     

Meets 22nd April 2021
Details TBC

Coventry     

Meets 8-11 October 2021
Details Staying at the Novotel. Tour of Coventry on foot with guide, Lord Leycester Hospital and St Mary’s Church £272 twins and doubles available, no singles.

Craft and More     

Meets Second and Fourth Monday
Details We all enjoy doing things with our hands. This may be cards, knitting, sewing, cross stitch or some other crafty idea. All members do their own thing! We are meeting on Zoom. Cost: No charge at present

Creative Writing     

Meets 
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Cribbage     

Meets Tuesday mornings
Details This is a long established group of experienced players; beginners would find it difficult, but as and when space becomes available experienced or rusty players would be welcome.

Cribbage 2     

Meets Every 4th Thursday of the month
Details Room Isobelle Adams A Cost £2 per session

Croquet     

Meets Fridays from April to October
Details Croquet is a game played in teams on grass using six iron hoops and four wooden balls per team and a wooden centre peg. It can also be played as a single or double pair in a team. In singles the players play with two balls each. In doubles, it is one ball a piece. We enjoy a little competition playing in teams against each other. Most of the new members started with no knowledge of the game, so the more experienced members give them lessons on how to play and explain the rules. No special clothing is required but we do ask members to wear flat footwear. All members share in the tasks of laying out the courts and putting the equipment away at the end of the session. Some members choose to buy their own mallet which can be purchased from the group at a cost of £45. Cost: £2 plus joining fee of £20 and £1 for hire of a mallet.

Cycling     

Meets Wednesday mornings
Details There are three groups catering for all classes of riders: General group similar to strollers walking group, slow and relaxed. Region of 8-12 miles Moderate group for those ready to travel a little further, 12-18 miles Advanced group, for the more regular rider 25-30 miles and up to 35 miles in summer, commences 15 mons earlier at 9.30am All groups start from Ware Station. We normally finish our rides between 12 - 1pm for coffee and eats. New riders always welcome. Please contact the Group Leader.

Dance Group 1     

Meets Wednesday 9.30am
Details This is a fun dance class for all abilities. We learn a new routine every couple of weeks, ranging from Cha-cha and Jive to Salsa and Charleston and everything in between! You do not need a partner or experience. The emphasis is on fun and is a good way of keeping fit and having a laugh in a friendly atmosphere! Cost: £2.40 payable to Wodson at reception and £3 per week (payable monthly in advance) for instructor

Dance Group 2     

Meets Wednesday 11am
Details This is a fun dance class for all abilities. We learn a new routine every couple of weeks, ranging from Cha-cha and Jive to Salsa and Charleston and everything in between! You do not need a partner or experience. The emphasis is on fun and is a good way of keeping fit and having a laugh in a friendly atmosphere! Cost: £2.40 payable to Wodson at reception and £3 per week (payable monthly in advance) for instructor

Digital Photography     

Meets Third Friday of the month
Details You don't need to have any experience of using a digital camera. Perhaps you have just bought a new compact or bridge camera and would like some help or you would like to improve your skills in taking photographs and editing them using various software applications. Barry our instructor will decide on what to cover for the following month, which could be anything from how to take photographs without using the automatic camera settings to going out taking photos on a particular topic and submitting a few of them for us all to view and make suggestions on improving them. Costs £2 per session

Exploring London 1     

Meets Third Monday am
Details We travel by train to London on the 3rd Monday of each month for walks guided by a blue badge guide or visits to places of interest. A friendly group, all welcome.

Exploring London 2     

Meets Second Tuesday am except January
Details The group has a membership of forty from which a maximum of thirty (subject to destination) take Blue Badge Guided London Walks. We meet at Ware station usually for the 9.43am train. The street walks in London usually last two hours with interesting stories of historical connection including hidden courtyards and alleys, and sometimes with the inclusion of museums and art galleries. Must be able to cope with escalators, steps, cobbles and crossing busy roads whilst keeping up with the guide. An extremely enjoyable informative experience undertaken irrespective of the weather.

Exploring London 4     

Meets First Thursday am
Details We are now in our fifth year of exploring London and are still finding lots of different places to see using Blue Badge Guides whose knowledge of London never fails to amaze us. We meet at Ware Station and travel up to London together. We are a very friendly group and usually have around thirty people joining us each month. Cost: Variable depending on venue, numbers and use of Guide

Exploring London 5     

Meets First Monday am
Details We are a friendly group from a mixture of backgrounds who have become good friends since we have been 'Exploring London'. Most members of the group have been together since we set it up and have enjoyed visiting a variety of areas in London and several of the landmarks too. Costs vary depending on the walk

Exploring London 6     

Meets Third Wednesday am
Details We are a friendly group with about forty members. Walks are arranged with a Blue Badge Guide visiting historical areas of London as well as famous landmarks. We usually meet at Ware Station and travel together to our destination. The walks last for about two hours and you are then free to make plans for the rest of the day. The costs vary depending on the walk (usually £7-£10 for a guide plus travel expenses)

Food Appreciation     

Meets Once a month
Details We meet in the evening for a meal and socialising once a month in a different local restaurant or pub to enjoy a two or three course meal in friendly and hospitable surroundings. Our past venues have included many well known local establishments and the Catering Department of the Hertford Regional College to sample food prepared by the next generation of chefs.

French for Fun     

Meets Friday am
Details We try to have fun and enjoy ourselves. We generally include a mixture of listening, speaking, reading and writing in French. We are there to help each other improve our language skills. This is not a group for the absolute beginner but suits people with some knowledge of the language wanting to learn more.

French for Improvers     

Meets Tuesday
Details 

French Literature     

Meets 2.30pm First and Third Wednesday 5.30pm
Details We discuss French text and have a discussion in French. New members welcome

Friendship Group 1     

Meets First Tuesday
Details We are a very friendly group for single people, who meet up at least once a week for a coffee morning, a trip to the local cinemas or a lunchtime meal at a local restaurant, so don't be lonely, come and join us and enjoy life again!

Frogmore Paper Mill     

Meets 14th July 2021
Details half day

General Fund     

Meets 
Details Cash in hand for allocation ex Active Gardeners and Garden Group

Geology     

Meets First Monday
Details This group is in abeyance at the moment as there is little or no access to specimens. Members are invited to join in meetings of East Herts Geology Club (free at present).

German     

Meets Tuesdays
Details We enjoy our weekly meeting in a social and relaxed friendly setting. Three members take it in turns to host sessions and long standing members take it in turns to plan activities. We aim to learn German by reading, speaking, listening and writing the language. Use is made of a course book with exercises and video/audio material. A German magazine downloaded from the internet makes everything very relevant. We would like to think that we have moved beyond the 'phrase book' language, so do grapple often with the grammar of German. This is a mental challenge but we are rewarded with some success!

History     

Meets Second Tuesday
Details This group aims to cover a wide range of historical subjects. The format of the meetings will be talks on pre-arranged subjects or discussions on historical events. Only members of the group can attend the talks due to space constraints. At present the group is dormant due to covid restriction. Talks will resume as soon as government guidelines allow Members of the group will be welcome to present their own talks on areas of history that particularly interest them. Cost: £2

Italian Conversation Advanced     

Meets Monday am
Details We are a small group who meet on Monday mornings to talk in Italian. Our discussions have been on a range of topics, sometimes following on from a newspaper article which we read together (with help from a dictionary). We would welcome new members We no longer have any native Italian speakers and would be particularly interested in hearing from anyone bilingual who would like to join this group. If you are interested in the group send a message to the Group Leader leaving your contact telephone number. Location: Bengo

Italian for Improvers     

Meets Monday
Details We are a small friendly self help group who learn from a text book, CDs and have simple conversations on prearranged subjects. At present we meet via zoom. We do not have a tutor at present although we would welcome one. We are not suitable for absolute beginners as we have been learning for some time. Improvers would be welcomed.

Knit and Natter     

Meets Monday
Details We are a group of people with an interest in knitting, crochet and stitching. Our meetings are very informal and we share tea and cake, conversation, skills and ideas. We generally have a group project on the go and we also knit for charity.During recent months we have been meeting virtually each week and are now returning to meeting in person within Covid regulations.

Llandudno 2020     

Meets 19th -23rd February 2020
Details We will be staying at Daish's Somerset Hotel, four nights half-board, with outings from the hotel. Price £134. Just 3 doubles and 4 twins left, so don't leave it too late to book. £30 deposit payable to Daish's Holidays. Final payment by 31 December please and payable to Ware U3A.

New Members     

Meets E-Mail for Covid19
Details 

Newmarket 2021     

Meets 18th March 2021
Details In the morning we make a welcome return to the National Stud, where, after coffee/tea and biscuits, we will have a guided tour to see mares, foals and stallions standing at stud. We then take you into Newmarket for your own lunch stop.Not to be missed, at 2.30 there will be a demonstration by former racehorses highlighting how they are retrained. Some go on to become Police horses. £42.50 inclusive

Philosophy     

Meets Fourth Tuesday
Details Man is defined by his ability to reason. Explore the world's greatest thinkers with this group. If you would like to join or interested in coming along to a taster session contact the Group Leader. Cost £2

Pickleball     

Meets Thursdays
Details Pickleball is a game that is somewhere between tennis, table tennis and badminton and has been described as like playing table tennis while standing on a large table. However, it is actually played on a Badminton court. It is usual to have four people on a court. Its all the excitement of tennis without the heavy impact and too much running. People can be paired up on the day as required. Costs £4 per session.

Picknmix     

Meets First Thursday of the month
Details Members meet monthly at the Waterside Inn for coffee where we encourage each other to share experiences / interests / ideas and plan activities. Once a month, we also go on a walk in the local area followed by lunch and have a Sunday lunch. Members of the group take it in their turns to organise events

Picknmix 2     

Meets Second Monday am
Details The group meet for coffee at the Waterside Inn each month. At this meeting members come forward with ideas for future things to do together, typically visits to places and events of interest, lunches or local theatres. All Members are welcome to join. If you have recently joined Ware U3A this is a really good way to get to know other members. Why not give it a try?

Pilates 1     

Meets Monday
Details Pilates is a form of exercise that focuses on balance, posture, strength and flexibility. These fitness classes have been created and run by Jane Bailey, a professional fitness instructor. Resuming Wodson 19/10/20 The classes are one hour long - 10 minutes warm up, 40 minutes exercise and 10 minutes relaxation, warm down - and feature traditional Pilates exercises as well as modern exercises using webbing belts and soft and prickle balls to add variety. Cost £22 for six sessions (number dependant)

Pilates 2     

Meets Thursday
Details Pilates is an excellent all round exercise. It is safe for most people of any age and mobility. Jane our tutor is very good at making us stretch ourselves but never lets us overdo it. The only equipment you will need is a mat. We are meeting on Zoom at the same time - Jane is sending out the link and collecting the payment - £20 for 4 classes

Pilates 3     

Meets Tuesday
Details We are a friendly group with both men and women members who meet for an excellent Pilates session tailored to our group, with exercises at easier and harder levels, suitable for us all. Laura, our tutor, is helpful and makes sure we understand the exercises. She is mindful of any injuries / health problems we may have and takes these into account.

Pilates 4     

Meets Tuesday
Details If practised regularly, Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the entire body. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance. Cost: £5 per session, payable at the beginning of the month

Pilates at Standon     

Meets Wednesday
Details The benefits of Pilates are that it promotes flexibility, posture, strength, core stability and general wellbeing. The instructor Jane Bailey has over ten years' experience of teaching pilates. We are a small friendly group and you will be made very welcome.

Play Reading     

Meets Third Tuesday
Details We read plays - there is no acting involved (unless you are inspired!) and you do not have to read if you prefer not to. We have developed the skill of reading dialogue and only skimming stage directions etc. We do occasionally go on outings to see plays we have read about or find interesting, usually at a local amateur level. Cost £1 per session to cover tea, biscuits and heating in winter.

Poetry Discussion     

Meets Third Wednesday
Details This friendly group is for those who are interested in discussing poetry. Members bring along one or two poems of their choice for general discussion at the meeting. Members are encouraged but not at all obliged to bring along their own poetry for discussion.

Pub Lunches     

Meets Last Wednesday
Details Do you like lunching out in pleasant company? If so, this is the group for you. Pub lunches are very informal. The lunch lasts approximately two hours. We try a different location each month but try to keep within 15 miles of Ware town centre.

Recorders Intermediate/Advance     

Meets Second and Fourth Wednesday
Details We are a small diverse group in ability, some playing just one recorder whilst others can play a range of sizes. The recorder does have a bad press in that it can be a squeaky instrument but when the bass, tenor, treble and descant recorder are played together the sound is beautiful. We play a variety of music ranging from pieces from the 1700s to modern tunes like Tulips from Amsterdam and English Country Garden. During 2019 we have played two concerts in care homes in Ware. We are always increasing our repertoire and improving our playing but we get great pleasure out of just coming together to play our records.

Science and Technology     

Meets First Tuesday
Details The Science and Technology Group has been operating for nearly two years now, and we have run a successful programme of talks, members’ sessions, and visits. The members come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so the group caters not just for those who worked in science or technology areas, but for anyone with an interest in this subject, no matter what level their understanding may be. Recently, we have had talks covering Concorde, Graphene, Meteorites and LEO, the world’s first business computer, and in happier times, visits to New Scientist Live, the Amazon Fulfilment Centre, The Royal Institution and Airbus. Currently though, our talks are on-line, held via Zoom, so if you would like to join in, please let the group leader have your e-mail details, and you’ll be sent details of forthcoming meetings.

Simply Fit "Forever" Seated     

Meets No classes for the foreseeable future
Details Simply Fit classes are designed to help you move more freely and keep you stronger for longer! Simply Fit includes standing exercises, movement to music, balance, strength and flexibility training. The classes are predominantly chair based exercises without floor work. Costs £4 per session

Simply Fit Exercise Class Thur     

Meets No classes for the foreseeable future
Details The classes are designed to help you move more freely and keep you stronger for longer! Simply Fit includes standing exercises, movement to music, balance, strength and flexibility training. Classes either incorporate floor based exercises or predominantly chair based exercises without floor work. Cost per session is dependent on numbers.

Simply Fit Exercise Class Tues     

Meets No classes for the foreseeable future
Details The classes are designed to help you move more freely and keep you stronger for longer! Simply Fit includes standing exercises, movement to music, balance, strength and flexibility training. Classes either incorporate floor based exercises or predominantly chair based exercises without floor work. Cost per session is dependent on numbers.

Snooker     

Meets Every Thursday morning
Details 29/3/21 Club may reopen 17th May- watch this space as details may change Richard Jones group leader Jeff (has moved away) circulates intended attendance email on Tuesdays Annual membership £10 Cost £4 per hour per table (normally 2 persons)

Spanish for Improvers     

Meets Monday
Details The Spanish Improvers group is continuing to make very good progress. This small group continues to develop their understanding of Spanish and confidence in speaking. We use a course book (currently Suenos 2) to provide a core structure and enhance the conversational element of each session by exercises; everyone has to contribute and this is definitely helping with fluency. Development of the written language is effected through translations. This harmonious group displays a variety of levels of ability and experience. New members are warmly welcomed when vacancies arise. Please contact Martin for further information.

Spanish Intermediate     

Meets Thursday am
Details This is suitable for anyone who has done some Spanish in the past, but who would like to become more fluent. This group meets weekly for two hours; homework will be set.

St Pauls Walden Bury     

Meets 5th August 2021
Details We have a guided tour of the house, which dates back to 1720, before taking afternoon tea. The rest of the afternoon is yours to explore the Grade One garden. Price £28.50 inclusive. (Half Day Visit Only)

Suffolk Day Out     

Meets 18th August 2021
Details Our Suffolk day out will conclude at the historic Suffolk market town of Woodbridge situated on the River Deben. Woodbridge is often considered a food lover’s paradise with its small shops, delicatessens, cafes and restau-rants but is also home to a rare example of a working Tide Mill. £27.50

Tai Chi     

Meets Zoom
Details Tai Chi is a martial art of Chinese origin. The movements are gentle but at the same time exercise every part of the body. As we get older some of us may have a problem with balance and Tai Chi is a great way for improving this. It is also a good way to de-stress and calm the mind. The only requirement is soft-soled shoes and comfortable clothes. For anyone interested in giving it a try, we would love to see you. Please come along for a free taster as we are always happy to see new members. If interested please contact the Group Leader. Cost £6 per session.

Tennis at Standon     

Meets Wednesday 10am-12pm and Friday 2pm-4pm
Details We are a small friendly group who have the use of three excellent all-weather carpet courts at Standon and Puckeridge Community Centre. Cost £2 per session

Theatre     

Meets Various
Details The group reformed at the beginning of 2017 and we now have over 100 names on our list. When a new trip has been arranged, these members receive an email advising them of the details and its on a 'first' served basis. It is then open to all U3A members. We aim to go on four trips a year and try to vary between musicals and plays to cater for all tastes.

Twilights     

Meets Second Friday morning of the month
Details This group is mainly aimed at members who are bored of sitting in at night on their own although there are a couple of members who have partners we have explained to them that the group is not for couples. We mainly go to events within a few minutes of Ware usually on a Friday or Saturday night.

Visitng Churches     

Meets Fourth Tues except Dec which moves to second Tues
Details The group makes visits to varying places of worship, usually Parish Churches in the county of Hertfordshire or over the borders into Essex and Cambridgeshire. Our hosts give us extremely informative talks about their church history, architecture, religious allegiance, notable "residents" both within the building and within the churchyard, famous family connections etc. after which any questions are invited. The opportunity to explore both church and churchyard follows before we depart for an optional lunch at a local hostelry. The trial of extending visits to the City of London Churches on occasions is proving popular. Advised Church. Own arrangements (car share where possible) for getting there £2 collected and gifted to the church visited. Donation encouraged where tea / coffee and biscuits are offered

Wales     

Meets 19-22 March 2021
Details Postponed from October 2020. Trip to Wales, staying in Llandrindod Wells at the Glen Usk Hotel. Small increase in price to £219. Holiday dependant on numbers.

Walking - Amblers     

Meets Third Thursday of the month
Details We try to start the Ambles from Ware with occasional walks starting from out of town - for example Stanstead Abbots or Wadesmill. A leisurely Amble lasts around one and a half hours finishing near a local pub for those who fancy lunch; members who don't can make the decision to either walk back or return using public transport.

Walking - Nordic     

Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesday am
Details Nordic Walking is an amiable, all-body exercise. Anyone who is happy to walk a couple of miles can have a go. Poles will be provided. There will be a free initial session to see how you get on with it.

Walking - Rural Ramblers     

Meets Fortnightly Friday
Details We are a small group and our walks are about five miles. As the name suggests, these are country walks on public footpaths, which occasionally take us across fields and over stiles. Walking boots is the usual footwear and we walk through all weathers except when it is icy. The walks are guided by group members, but there is no pressure to lead a walk if you do not want to. We do not regularly arrange a lunch at the finish although we often start and finish near a pub and so this can be an option.

Walking - Strollers 1     

Meets Last Monday
Details Local pubs depending on walk location and car parking facilities. We aim to offer easy sociable walks of three to four miles (about two hours) normally followed by a pub lunch at the pub we started from (lunch optional). Walks are within an eight mile radius of Ware and involve a mixture of paths, tracks, minor roads and bridleways. Group members take turns in planning, pre-walking and leading the walks.

Walking 1     

Meets Second Monday morning
Details We are a lively group who meet on the second Monday of each month for a walk through our lovely local countryside. Walks normally start and finish at a local pub, where we have the option of staying for either a meal or a drink in convivial company. The walks are usually 5-6 miles long.

Walking 2     

Meets First AND Third Tuesday
Details This is a group for slightly more energetic walkers. We do a morning walk of between five and six miles on the first AND third Tuesdays of every month. We meet at 9.45am for a 10am start and usually finish by 12.30pm and a pub lunch is then had by most members. Most walks are reasonably local and rarely more than a 20 minute drive to the start. Members share the responsibility of planning and leading walks, but help can be given if needed. We usually have between 16 and 24 members walking.

Walking Strollers 2     

Meets Last Monday
Details We aim to offer easy sociable walks of three to four miles (about two hours) normally followed by a pub lunch at the pub we started from (lunch optional). Walks are within an eight mile radius of Ware and involve a mixture of paths, tracks, minor roads and bridleways. Group members take turns in planning, pre-walking and leading the walks.

Waterways of Scotland     

Meets 21-25 June 2021
Details Staying at Doubletree by Hilton, Westerwood, Glasgow. A trip to the Isle of Bute, stopping at Mount Stuart and sail across the Clyde to Dunoon on the Cowal Peninsula visiting Benmore Botanic Gardens. Price £439 plus £73 single supplement.

Welsh Intermediate     

Meets Tuesday
Details Sgwrs yn Gymraeg The group was set up in Autumn 2008 as the beginners Welsh group. In order to reflect the progress that has been made, the group was renamed intermediate Welsh. Welsh speakers are welcome to come and join us.

Weston Super Mare     

Meets 22-26 February 2021
Details Taking in Wells, Bath and the North Devon Coastline to Lynton and Lynmouth £219. One single left plus doubles and twins available.

Yoga (Hatha Style)     

Meets Friday
Details Hatha Yoga is a gentle exercise suitable for the over fifties. All our members find it beneficial to health and well-being. Payment is monthly.