Barnsley & District

Penistone

Barnsley & District U3A (BU3A) - Penistone Area Information

This page is to help BU3A members that live in the Penistone area be more aware of new local developments in your area, drop-in meetings etc.

Please note that the Penistone area is not separate from Barnsley & District U3A. All members from either area are always equally welcome to attend groups held in the Barnsley and Penistone areas.

The Penistone Project has been created to enable those in the Penistone area to benefit from all of the facilities of the Barnsley & District U3A, whilst also benefiting from much easier access through also having groups more locally in the Penistone area.

We now have Ten groups in the Penistone area. They are:

Board Games, first and third Mondays in the IT suite St John's Community centre at 7-9pm. Starts 21st May.

Crown Green Bowling, 10-45 to 12.45 every Tuesday, at Penistone Bowling Club. Starts again 3/4/18.

Patchwork Projects, third Tuesday of the month, 10am to 12noon, St John's Community Centre.

Walking Group meeting on 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, as announced.

Crafty Chat, every other Friday, 2-4pm. At St. John's community centre.

How our Ancestors Lived, 2nd and 4th Thursday at Penistone Library, 10am to 11.30am.

Paramount Theatre Group Meeting as announced.

Bread Making Courses As advertised. Courses last seven weeks.

Vintage Social, every third Tuesday also at St John's Community Centre, 7-10pm.

Penistone Drop In sessions
These are held at St. John's Community Centre, lower hall, between 10am and 12 noon, on the first Thursday of the month. Come and find out what is happening in your U3A. Information on Travel Group, new groups and social items will be available as will the Buzz Magazine.

Note from Travel Committee
Day trips and overnight stays organised for Barnsley U3A will pick up in Penistone. Stays of two nights or more pick up from home by taxi and you are then taken to a central point.

Drop In Session on Thursday 5th April at 10am. This will be a meeting to discuss the groups we have in Penistone and those you would like to see. The board games group will be in attendance to show the games they offer - with the hope that we will be able to start a Board Games Group in Penistone, dependent on finding a co-ordinator! Many of the co-ordinators of the Penistone groups will be in attendance, come and see what they offer.
At this meeting you can also renew your membership, collect your Buzz magazine, find out about Travel Group, Curry night and even join Barnsley U3A. Would you like to co-ordinate a new group? Come and talk to us.

Dates for your Diary
Thu Jun 7th Drop In 10am to 12pm, St John's Community Centre
Thu Jul 5th Drop In 10am to 12pm, St John's Community Centre
Thu Aug 2nd Drop In 10am to 12pm, St Johns Community Centre
Thu Sep 6th Drop In 10am to 12pm, St John's Community Centre
Thu Oct 4th Drop In 10am to 12pm, St John's Community Centre
Thu Nov 1st Drop In 10am to 12pm, St John's Community Centre
Thu Dec 6th Drop In 10am to 12pm, St John's Community Centre