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Plymstock & District U3A Groups

Antiques and Collectibles     

Meets 3rd Thursday of month
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Details There is a charge of £2 per person which includes coffee or tea. Bring along your items for the group to see and discuss, it doesn't have to be old, just interesting!

Astronomy     

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Away Days     

Meets Thursday 11th October 2018
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Details West Somerset Steam Railway and Dunster Steam train runs from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead then by coach to Dunster. Cost £25. Coach leave Staddy 08.45, departs Dunster 4pm.

Badminton and Table Tennis     

Meets Every Friday
Contact Chris on 07411 512968
Details Available to take a few more members, especially for those that are interested in playing table tennis

Book Group     

Meets 3rd Wednesday of month
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Canasta     

Meets Every Friday
Contact Brenda Turner
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Classical and Music Enjoyment     

Meets Mondays - variable
Contact senefam2@btinternet.com
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Crafts and Textiles     

Meets 1st Thursday of month @ 1.30pm
Contact Wendy Whiteman on 248388
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Cribbage     

Meets 2nd and 4th Mondays of month
Contact Sara
Details New members welcome, no experience necessary tuition available if required

Devon Pubs     

Meets Usually once a month - variable
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Details Various venues chosen by the members

Discussion     

Meets 1st Thursday of month
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Family History     

Meets 3rd Monday of month
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French Conversation     

Meets 2nd and 4th Fridays of month
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Friendly Rubber Bridge     

Meets Every Thursday
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Details please note I have added members who have joined the bridge club which is now up to dats. john

Garden Visits     

Meets Aiming for 1 per month
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Details Various venues

Golf     

Meets 2nd Wednesday of month -11am for 11.30 tee off
Contact Colin Hammond 290515
Details Cost £8 per round

Literature Group     

Meets 2nd Tuesday of month
Contact Sheila Chapman 01752 401867
Details Read and discuss book selected by group

Local Hist- Places of Interest     

Meets Usually first Friday in month
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Local History 1     

Meets 2nd Friday of month
Contact 01752 407989
Details With various outside visits

Local History 3     

Meets 2nd Monday of month
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Details With various outside visits

Local History 4     

Meets 3rd Tuesday of month
Contact 07443609361
Details Various visits

Local History 5     

Meets 2nd Tuesday of month
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Details The next meet up will be at the The Staddy Is on Friday March 6th at 1030 hrs for a talk on the History of the Plymstock Area. The presenter is Brian Steele Cost of £2 for tea/coffee and a £2 donation for the speakers charity. Further information available shortly.

Lunch Club     

Meets 4th Friday of month
Contact Pauline 07792667709
Details Various locations

Maths is Fun     

Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of month
Contact 07905416595
Details Fun with numbers, shapes & patterns. Remember bushels, pecks & gallons?, Where's the maths in music? When will a month contain 5 long weekends? How many squares can you find on a chess board? Any maths in a flower? Stonehenge and maths? Fascinated by these sorts of questions? Then GIVE US A TRY! CONTACT Richard Harvey, rfharvey@blueyonder.co.uk on 07905416595 or 01752408006

Meditation     

Meets Every Thursday
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Natural History     

Meets 1st Tuesday of month
Contact suestoker245@btinternet.com
Details Various locations - Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing!

Painting     

Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday of month
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Painting Group 2     

Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of month
Contact dianahanson@btinternet.com
Details Meetings for 2019 Feb 20 - March 6 20 - April 3 17- May 1 15 June 5 19 - July 3 17 - August 7 21 - September 4 18 October 2 16 - November 6 20 - December 4 18

Photography     

Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday of month
Contact Phil Mitchell 482333
Details The meeting on the 2nd Thursday of the month is usually a trip out to take photos(i.e. not at The Staddy). Contact Phil for details

Play Reading     

Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday of month
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Psychology for Fun     

Meets 4th Tuesday of month
Contact Pauline 07792667709
Details Various topics decided on a monthly basis by the group

Quiz Group     

Meets Second Wednesday evening in the month
Contact Bob Lee
Details The next meeting will be on 10th April at 7.30pm. After that, successive meetings will be on the second Wednesday of each month, at the same time and venue.

Scrabble     

Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesday of month
Contact Sheila on 404745
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Singing for Fun     

Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month
Contact Gunnevi Wood on 862 261
Details At present Covid-19 has forced us to curtail meetings/ In their place we are holding fortnightly Zoom sessions for a general chat, singing solos or reading something. Unfortunately time delays do not allow us to sing together.

Theatre and Cinema visits     

Meets Variable
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Details No meetings but the Group Leader contacts members regularly with upcoming events

Ukulele     

Meets Every Monday
Contact shirham@sky.com
Details This is a group of between 10 and 20 depending on the time of year with holidays etc. We welcome people of all standards and if you are just starting we can give you some advice about learning just a few chords which will give you access to lots of our songs. We have about 90 songs to choose from and we try to include a wide range of tastes - we have worked on strumming patterns and try to increase the number of chords used gradually. if you want to join please contact us so we can give you more information or advice and hopefully allay any fears or concerns. Uke are fairly cheap to buy so there is not a big set up cost. There is a £2 fee which includes a cup tea or coffee.

Volunteers     

Meets 
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Details Provide help with the running of the monthly meetings.

Walking - 3 - 5 miles     

Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday of month
Contact lselleck39@icloud.com
Details Details of walk sent beforehand. People sharing cars meet at Haye Road Car Park.

Walking - Medium Distance     

Meets 1st Thursday of month
Contact Contact Pam
Details Details of walk sent beforehand

Walking Netball     

Meets lst and 3rd Wednesday in the month
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Details This group has now been running very successfully since April with sufficient players to usually make two teams. We are all getting to learn the various positions as well as managing not to run and all becoming very competitive! We also owe a huge "thank you" to Jenny our mentor and referee! Please feel free if you would like to come along and give it a try.

Weather and Climate     

Meets 1st Thursday of month at 2pm
Contact Len 862261
Details Come and learn about our changing weather and climate. Usually choose a topic to discuss but also chat about the here and now. We do not meet in August.

Wine Appreciation     

Meets 1st or 2nd Thursday of month
Contact lasramblas4hp@yahoo.co.uk
Details To Sample and enjoy wine with like minded members