Groups

Covid-19: With the relaxation of the rules, most of our groups have now started up again. Some are continuing virtually, whilst others have resumed face to face meetings. Please keep in contact with your leader/convenor (printable list below) and if you haven’t already done so, subscribe to the monthly  U3A National Newsletter for regular updates.

Download a printable schedule, contact details included

Group Leaders/Convenors >>>

Activity Groups & Convenors

Monthly

(For more information, please click the blue links below)

 

Art Appreciation (SAAG)

 

Unfortunately, this group is now closed.

Book Club

 

Sylvia Downs

Last Monday, 2.00-4.00pm

Bridge Intermediate/Improvers

 

Carol Gibson

Weekly: Fridays 2.00pm

Canasta (1)

 

Hazel Burl

Weekly Wed 9.30-11.30am

Canasta (2)

 

Carol Gibson

Weekly,Tuesday 2.00-4.00pm

Computing & Technology

 

Peter Dakeyne

Bi-monthly by video conference

Discussion Group

 

David Warner

2nd Tuesday at 10.00am

French Conversation (1)

 

Helen Mead

2nd & 4th Tuesday mornings

French Conversation (2)

 

Neville Cox

Alternate Wednesdays, 10.00am

Gardens & Things

 

Stewart Dorward

3rd Thursday at 9.30am (Combs)

Geology

 

David Loades

1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 2.00pm

History

 

Melanie Westenra-Hartley

2nd Thursday, 2.00pm

Lunch Club (1)

 

New convenor required

2nd Thursday, 12.30pm

Lunch Club (2)

 

(contact) Colin Geyman

4th Wednesday, 12.30pm

Lunch Club (3)

 

New convenor required

4th Thursday, 12.30pm

Lunch Club (Sunday)

 

New convenor required

By arrangement

Memoirs

 

Group closed, but –

follow link to see contributions.

Music – Classical

 

Ian Hooper

4th Tuesday at 10.00am

Myths, Legends, Story Telling

 

Philip Weir

1st Monday at 2.15pm

Painting for Pleasure

 

Closed waiting new convenor

Patchwork

 

New convenor required

3rd Monday, 2pm

Photography

 

Peter Dakeyne

3rd Tuesday, video conference

Play Reading (Virtual)

 

Maureen Wingham-Eaton

2nd Mon and 4th Mon 11.00am-12.00

Poetry

 

Jenifer Adams

2nd & 4th Thursdays at 2.00pm

Quiz

 

Melanie Westenra-Hartley

4th Thursday, 2.00pm

Scrabble Playing Groups

 

Contact Groups Coordinator

By Arrangement

Singing Group

 

Hilary Foster

1st & 3rd Thursdays at 2.00pm

Table Tennis

 

Peter Dakeyne

Alternate Mondays, 2.00pm – 3.30pm

Theatre Outings

 

New convenor required

By arrangement

Town & Village History

 

Unfortunately, this group is now closed. Click the link above to see visits over recent years.

Walk and Talk

 

Phil Webb, Keith Shelton

1st and 3rd Fridays at 9.30am

Depending on your particular interest, there is plenty of scope for other groups to be started. If you would like to be involved in something new please contact any Committee member, who will be only too pleased to help. Also for this, or more information on the Groups above, please send a message via the box at the bottom of the page..

Please note, you do have to be a member of Stowmarket U3A before you can join any of these groups..

Useful documents by the Third Age Trust for Group Convenors, updated 2017

Group Convenors (TAT 2017)

Interest Groups (TAT 2017)

 


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