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Ravenshead U3A Groups

Angling     

Meets No Fixed Time
Details Contact leader for details

Antiques     

Meets monthly
Details We meet in each other's homes and discuss our personal antiques and visit valuation days at the Centre in Ravenshead, and may invite professional dealers to advise us. If you are interested in joining us please contact David 01623 793039.

Beginners Bridge     

Meets 2nd & 3rd Wed
Details Contact leader for details Maria Gabrielczyk

Belly Dancing     

Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays in term time at the centre
Details Exercise and fun

Birders Group     

Meets Monthly
Details Monthly visits to birdwatching sites, various days Contact leader for details

Bowls Club (Social)     

Meets Mondays
Details Social group who meet for fun

Canasta     

Meets 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Details A friendly group of U3A members who meet once a fortnight to play and enjoy this classic card game. For further details, if you would like to join us, please contact Trevor.

Chess and Backgammon     

Meets 1st & 3rd Monday
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Coffee & Conversation     

Meets 3rd Monday each month
Details This is a 'drop-in' group for anyone to come along and have a chat with other members. No charge and you get free drinks and biscuits; what more could you want! Also, it is a good opportunity for new members to come along and find out what Ravenshead U3A is all about.

Computing Beginners     

Meets No Fixed Time, as and when required
Details Contact leader for details. Problem solving advice offered to members.

Craft Group     

Meets Thursday
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Creative Writing     

Meets Friday after monthly meeting
Details Contact leader for details

Cribbage, scrabble, etc.     

Meets 1st Tuesday
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Cryptic Crossword     

Meets Thursday
Details A cryptic crossword is a crossword puzzle in which each clue is a word puzzle in and of itself. ... In the United States, cryptics are sometimes known as "British-style" crosswords. Compilers of cryptic crosswords are commonly called "setters" in the UK. We currently meet in members'homes but if the group gets bigger we will move to rent a room.

Current Affairs     

Meets 3rd Wednesday
Details The group meets monthly in the Brammer Room of the village hall for informal debate about issues and topical items in the news. New members very welcome.

Family History     

Meets 4th Tuesday
Details Informal, friendly group catering for all levels of expertise.

Folk and Country Dancing     

Meets 2nd & 4th Monday
Details Our fun sessions consist of new and familiar dances with a number of callers. We are accompanied by the Jolly Beggars band. Members pay £1 per session which includes refreshments.

French Conversation     

Meets 1st & 3rd Monday
Details Contact leader for details

French Conversation 2     

Meets 1st & 3rd Monday
Details 

Gardening     

Meets No Fixed Time
Details Contact leader for details

General Monthly Meeting     

Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month
Details Our general members' meeting takes place each 2nd Tuesday of the month. The format usually includes notices about events and group activities followed by a break for drinks and biscuits - free of any charge! After the break, we usually have a guest speaker who will give a presentation for about an hour, often including a slide show or video to demonstrate the topic. Themes cover all manner of things from History to Science. Do come along and visit us.

Guitar     

Meets 1st & 3rd Thursday
Details ‘The Guitar Group, based primarily on the Acoustic Guitar, is now well established with around 15 regular members. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. Many of the group, with both ladies and gents involved, were beginners but are now developing well.

Hikers 5 to 8 miles     

Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesday ea Month
Details Meeting up with old & new friends to walk and explore panoramic landscapes, is why this Group was formed. There's a full Itinerary of walks view-able on the Hikers web page. Visit the following URL 'web page'. https://u3asites.org.uk/code/u3asite.php?site=389&page=42510 This link enables new members to asses their personal suitability for the type of walks we undertake.

Knitting and Crochet     

Meets 1st & 3rd Friday
Details knit & natter! come along to this sociable group and improve your techniques or learn from scratch.

Latin     

Meets 2nd & 4th Wednesday
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Local History     

Meets 2nd Tuesday
Details Talks at the Centre plus outside visits to various interesting venues. This group is currently full.

Luncheon Group     

Meets 12 for 12.30
Details We meet monthly at local venues. Contact leader for details

Mah Jong     

Meets 1st & 3rd Tuesday
Details new members welcome. Experience not necessary.

Music Appreciation 1     

Meets 2nd Tuesday
Details Contact leader for details

Music Appreciation 2     

Meets 2nd Tuesday
Details Contact leader for details

Painting     

Meets 2nd Monday
Details 

Pastels 1     

Meets Wednesday
Details Contact leader for details

Pastels 2     

Meets Friday
Details Contact leader for details

Photography     

Meets Last Wednesday in month
Details Details of the group's activities can be found here: https://u3asites.org.uk/ravenshead/page/21124 Copy and Paste this link to reach the page.

Play Reading Group     

Meets Wednesday after monthly meeting
Details We have a vacancy at present. To redress the gender balance we would welcome male applicants.

Reading Group 1     

Meets 3rd Tuesday
Details We meet in members' homes to discuss a wide variety of pre-selected books and authors. Contact Pat for details.

Reading Group 2     

Meets 3rd Tuesday
Details Friendly group which reads a variety of literature for discussion. Books are provided by the local library.

RU3A Committee     

Meets Third Tuesday of the Month
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Science and Technology     

Meets 1st Friday of the Month 2 till 4 pm
Details Welcome to Science and Technology to enjoy presentations from members cover a range of topics and join us on visits to places and processes of interest. For more details refer to group web page at https://www.u3asites.org.uk/code/u3asite.php?site=389&page=55937 left click and drag to highlight URL. right click drop down menu and select paste.

Scrabble, Rummikubs etc.     

Meets 3rd Tuesday
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Spanish     

Meets Mondays as arranged at each meeting
Details We are a mixed ability group trying to learn basic Spanish using a mix of podcasts, text book, audio and friendly chat.

Table Tennis     

Meets 1st & 3rd Monday
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Thursday Walking Group     

Meets Fourth THURSDAY of the month
Details Monthly walks. 2.5 to 5 miles max around Nottinghamshire. Contact leader for details

Trip 1 Great Central Railway     

Meets Not determined
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Trip 2 Black Country Museum     

Meets Not determined
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Trip 3 Midland Motor Cycle Mus     

Meets Not determined
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Trip 4 East Kirby Aviation Mus     

Meets Not determined
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Trip 5 Severn Valley Railway     

Meets Not determined
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Trip Eden Camp 28th March 2019     

Meets 28th March 2019
Details This trip is for any RU3A member. More details to follow

Trip Eden Camp 8th April 2019     

Meets Monday 8th April 2019
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Trip Mr Straws House & Welbeck     

Meets Friday 19th July 2019
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Trip Veolia & Widdecombe Fair     

Meets Friday 10th May 2019
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Weekenders     

Meets No Fixed Time
Details First Saturday in the month planning meeting Fourth Saturday in the month Games afternoon. See diary

Wine Group 1     

Meets 3rd Friday
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Wine Group 2     

Meets 3rd Tuesday
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Wine Group 3     

Meets 2nd Monday
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Wine Group 4     

Meets 3rd Tuesday
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Wine Group 5     

Meets 1st Wednesday
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Yoga Group 1     

Meets Tuesdays
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Yoga Group 2     

Meets Fridays
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