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Mon 20 Jan 2020 10.00 am     French Conversation     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries 01460 220966
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Wed 22 Jan 2020 2.30 pm     German     

Venue Leader's home
Enquiries phone 66711 or email sankib@uw
Details This is a relatively new group for beginners wishing to learn German basic conversation. At present this group is full. Meeting: Fortnightly on a Wednesday Time: 2.30 pm Group Leader: Sandra Kibble-White For further information please phone 66711 or email sankib@uwclub.net

Wed 22 Jan 2020 5.00 pm     Cricket Indoors     

Venue Holyrood Academy - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Thu 23 Jan 2020 10.00 am     Yoga     

Venue Combe St Nicholas Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries kaymendlson12@gmail.com
Details 

Fri 24 Jan 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 24 Jan 2020 2.30 pm     Chess     

Venue Leader's home
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Mon 27 Jan 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Tue 28 Jan 2020 9.30 am     Contemporary Music     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries Bob Inskip
Details If you are interested in modern music be it AOR ( Adult Orientated Rock), Metal, Jazz, disco, Blues or Motown then this is the group for you. whether you like music quizzes, or just listening to CD's or viewing music video's there is something for every taste - please come along an join us every 4th Tuesday in the month. Meeting: 4th Tuesday in the month Time: 10am to 12pm Group Leader: Bob Inskip

Wed 29 Jan 2020 5.00 pm     Cricket Indoors     

Venue Holyrood Academy - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Thu 30 Jan 2020 10.00 am     Yoga     

Venue Combe St Nicholas Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries kaymendlson12@gmail.com
Details 

Fri 31 Jan 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Wed 5 Feb 2020 5.00 pm     Cricket Indoors     

Venue Holyrood Academy - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Thu 6 Feb 2020 10.00 am     Yoga     

Venue Combe St Nicholas Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries kaymendlson12@gmail.com
Details 

Thu 6 Feb 2020 2.00 pm     Wine Appreciation     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries suefrack@btinternet.com
Details PLease contact Sue on suefrack@btinternet.com This group is a joint group with Crewkerne and Chard & Ilminster members. PLease contact Sue on suefrack@btinternet.com An introduction to the world of wine. The group meet to discuss and taste a wide and varied selection of wine from around the world. At certain times of the year visits are arranged to local vineyards and occasionally we are able to obtain the services of wine experts from retailers like Waitrose to add to the groups knowledge Meeting: First Thursday in the month Time: 2pm until approx 4pm Group Leader; suefrack@btinternet.com Please note this group is run jointly with Crewkerne U3A. The Henhayes Centre will be used for the first six months of the year. For the second six months meetings will be at the Scout Hall in Chard.

Fri 7 Feb 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 7 Feb 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Mon 10 Feb 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Tue 11 Feb 2020 12.30 pm     Lunch Club     

Venue Various Venues as advised by Leader
Enquiries Peter Easton
Details This is a social group that meets at various eating places in the general locality Meeting: 2nd Tuesday in the month Time: 12.30pm Group Leader: Peter Easton

Wed 12 Feb 2020 10.00 am     Music Appreciation     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries Bob Inskip 01460 62085
Details The group aims to broaden understanding and appreciation of classical music by listening to recorded music selected in turn by a group member. Various aspects of the music are discussed by the group Meeting: 2nd Wednesday in the month Time: 10am Group Leader: Ann Hipwood

Wed 12 Feb 2020 10.00 am     Music Appreciation     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries Bob Inskip 01460 62085
Details 

Wed 12 Feb 2020 2.00 pm     French Improvers     

Venue Leader's home
Enquiries treetops81@gmail.com
Details New French group – French Improvers for those near Ashill, Ilminster with easy parking at my home. It will be fortnightly - the second and forth Wednesday at 2 pm until about 4 pm. It could also sometimes rotate. But if so, I would help with the session content and material. In my home we could for example : listen to authentic French, translate and read French, practice conversation, play games in French and watch video clips and French films (with subtitles). The group is to be called French Improvers as we hope to improve our French. Members should, if possible, have a (rusty) O level/GCSE in French or some knowledge of French. Please contact Pauline on treetops81@gmail.com or 01823 481479

Wed 12 Feb 2020 5.00 pm     Cricket Indoors     

Venue Holyrood Academy - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Thu 13 Feb 2020 10.00 am     Yoga     

Venue Combe St Nicholas Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries kaymendlson12@gmail.com
Details 

Fri 14 Feb 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 14 Feb 2020 2.30 pm     Chess     

Venue Leader's home
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Mon 17 Feb 2020 10.00 am     French Conversation     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries 01460 220966
Details 

Wed 19 Feb 2020 10.00 am     Book Choice     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries Maureen Edwards 01460 65859
Details 

Wed 19 Feb 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Wed 19 Feb 2020 5.00 pm     Cricket Indoors     

Venue Holyrood Academy - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Thu 20 Feb 2020 10.00 am     Yoga     

Venue Combe St Nicholas Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries kaymendlson12@gmail.com
Details 

Thu 20 Feb 2020 2.00 pm     Past Times     QI for Past Times by Ian Munro plus "Anniversaries".

Venue Donyatt Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details An opportunity to answer questions on interesting, quirky, historical and sometimes rude and curious facts and events. Topics cover People,Medicine, War, Royalty, Buildings, Science and Film. Full answers will be given to each question.

Fri 21 Feb 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 21 Feb 2020 10.00 am     Free Thinkers     Reading & studying books on religion

Venue Donyatt Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries 
Details Reading & studying books on religion

Mon 24 Feb 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Wed 26 Feb 2020 5.00 pm     Cricket Indoors     

Venue Holyrood Academy - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Thu 27 Feb 2020 10.00 am     Yoga     

Venue Combe St Nicholas Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries kaymendlson12@gmail.com
Details 

Fri 28 Feb 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 28 Feb 2020 2.30 pm     Chess     

Venue Leader's home
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Wed 4 Mar 2020 5.00 pm     Cricket Indoors     

Venue Holyrood Academy - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Fri 6 Mar 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 6 Mar 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Mon 9 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Wed 11 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Music Appreciation     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries Bob Inskip 01460 62085
Details 

Wed 11 Mar 2020 2.00 pm     French Improvers     

Venue Leader's home
Enquiries treetops81@gmail.com
Details New French group – French Improvers for those near Ashill, Ilminster with easy parking at my home. It will be fortnightly - the second and forth Wednesday at 2 pm until about 4 pm. It could also sometimes rotate. But if so, I would help with the session content and material. In my home we could for example : listen to authentic French, translate and read French, practice conversation, play games in French and watch video clips and French films (with subtitles). The group is to be called French Improvers as we hope to improve our French. Members should, if possible, have a (rusty) O level/GCSE in French or some knowledge of French. Please contact Pauline on treetops81@gmail.com or 01823 481479

Wed 11 Mar 2020 5.00 pm     Cricket Indoors     

Venue Holyrood Academy - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Fri 13 Mar 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 13 Mar 2020 2.30 pm     Chess     

Venue Leader's home
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Wed 18 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Book Choice     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries Maureen Edwards 01460 65859
Details 

Wed 18 Mar 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Wed 18 Mar 2020 5.00 pm     Cricket Indoors     

Venue Holyrood Academy - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Thu 19 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Past Times     Visit to Shepton Mallet Prison (£15 pp in advance)

Venue Various Venues as advised by Leader
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details Walk in the footsteps of prisoners who have been residents of the wings during the last 400 years. Discover what happens behind the high walls and locked doors. Experience the hidden world of capital punishment and see first hand where executions took place. Please wear comfortable, warm clothes (it can get cold inside the prison) and sensible shoes. Regrettably wheelchair access on tours is not possible. See https://www.sheptonmalletprison.com/ for further details.

Fri 20 Mar 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Mon 23 Mar 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Wed 25 Mar 2020 5.00 pm     Cricket Indoors     

Venue Holyrood Academy - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Fri 27 Mar 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 27 Mar 2020 2.30 pm     Chess     

Venue Leader's home
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Wed 1 Apr 2020 5.00 pm     Cricket Indoors     

Venue Holyrood Academy - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Fri 3 Apr 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 3 Apr 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Fri 10 Apr 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Mon 13 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Wed 15 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Book Choice     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries Maureen Edwards 01460 65859
Details 

Wed 15 Apr 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Thu 16 Apr 2020 2.00 pm     Past Times     Talk on "Hero" by Bernard Deeprose plus "Anniversaries".

Venue Donyatt Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Fri 17 Apr 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 24 Apr 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Mon 27 Apr 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Fri 1 May 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 1 May 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Fri 8 May 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Mon 11 May 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Fri 15 May 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Wed 20 May 2020 10.00 am     Book Choice     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries Maureen Edwards 01460 65859
Details 

Wed 20 May 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Thu 21 May 2020 10.00 am     Past Times     Visit to Swiss Tulle of South Chard (limit 15 persons)

Venue Various Venues as advised by Leader
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details https://www.swisstulle.co.uk/

Fri 22 May 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Mon 25 May 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Fri 29 May 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 5 Jun 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 5 Jun 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Mon 8 Jun 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Fri 12 Jun 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Wed 17 Jun 2020 10.00 am     Book Choice     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries Maureen Edwards 01460 65859
Details 

Wed 17 Jun 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Thu 18 Jun 2020 2.00 pm     Past Times     Talk on "Mary Rose" by Doug Hislop

Venue Donyatt Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Fri 19 Jun 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Mon 22 Jun 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Fri 26 Jun 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 3 Jul 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 3 Jul 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Fri 10 Jul 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Mon 13 Jul 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Wed 15 Jul 2020 10.00 am     Book Choice     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries Maureen Edwards 01460 65859
Details 

Wed 15 Jul 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Thu 16 Jul 2020 2.00 pm     Past Times     Visit to Athelhampton House (£17.75 pp)

Venue Various Venues as advised by Leader
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details Afternoon tea (1 scone) included https://www.athelhampton.com/

Fri 17 Jul 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 24 Jul 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Mon 27 Jul 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Fri 31 Jul 2020 9.00 am     Table Tennis 3     

Venue Tatworth Memorial Hall - website - map
Enquiries Roger Doyle doyle@rogerhelen.p
Details 

Fri 7 Aug 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Mon 10 Aug 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Wed 19 Aug 2020 10.00 am     Book Choice     

Venue Members' homes
Enquiries Maureen Edwards 01460 65859
Details 

Wed 19 Aug 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Thu 20 Aug 2020 2.00 pm     Past Times     Talk on "Patriot or Traitor?" by Lewis Bates plus "Anniversaries".

Venue Donyatt Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details Subject is the American War of Independence

Mon 24 Aug 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Fri 4 Sep 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Mon 14 Sep 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Wed 16 Sep 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Thu 17 Sep 2020 2.00 pm     Past Times     Visit to Dawe's Twineworks in West Coker (? TBC)

Venue Various Venues as advised by Leader
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details https://www.steamheritage.co.uk/museums-and-attractions/entry/dawes-twine-works

Mon 28 Sep 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Fri 2 Oct 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Mon 12 Oct 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Thu 15 Oct 2020 2.00 pm     Past Times     Talk/film show on Taunton-Chard canal by Alan Keene plus "Anniversaries".

Venue Donyatt Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details In addition to "The Canal" we shall see a short film on "The Chaffcombe water wheel". Produced by the Crewkerne U3A Anoraks.

Wed 21 Oct 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Mon 26 Oct 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Fri 6 Nov 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Mon 9 Nov 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Wed 18 Nov 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Thu 19 Nov 2020 2.00 pm     Past Times     Talk on "Churchill's Bodyguard" by Jim plus "Anniversaries" by Gill

Venue Donyatt Village Hall - website - map
Enquiries jim.lobley1950@gmail.com
Details 

Mon 23 Nov 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Fri 4 Dec 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Mon 14 Dec 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
Details 

Wed 16 Dec 2020 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
Details 

Mon 28 Dec 2020 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
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Mon 11 Jan 2021 10.00 am     Bridge 1     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 01460 68984
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Wed 20 Jan 2021 2.00 pm     Bridge 2     

Venue Ilminster Bowling Club - website - map
Enquiries 
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