Bedford

Group Announcements

Group Announcements Addison Meeting 19th November 2019

Beds Villages and Churches: There is no meeting in December and the 2020 programme will be available shortly.

Card Group: Would welcome new members. Refer to web pages for activity details.

Chess Group: Has now re-located to Meeting Room 3, Putnoe Heights Church; new members welcome.

Christmas Musical Event: Will be held on 10th December at the Priory Methodist Church 1400hrs. Festive music from the Choir, Recorder, Hand Bells and Ukulele Groups.

Cycling for Pleasure: Due to unpleasurable weather, this Group will reconvene in mid-March, maybe.

Exercise Sit and Get Fit (ESGF): This group urgently needs a replacement Group Leader, ideally someone who has had some training as an instructor. Anyone interested please contact myself or Rosemary Beaumont (Keep Fit). Rosemary has said that ESGF members would be welcome at her Keep Fit Group.

German: Anyone interested in learning, reading or conversational German, please contact myself. A useful preliminary session was held yesterday and formal meetings of the group will probably start in the New Year.

Group Convenors (Leaders) Handbook: Minor amendments are currently under discussion and Addendum No. 2 will be issued shortly.

Hand Bells: There are two vacancies but prospective members will need basic musical knowledge. Please contact Maggie Bullen or Hilary Holt for more details and an audition.

Knitting: Anyone interested in helping to start a Knitting Group, please contact myself.

IT: With the demise of one of the IT Groups, an IT help desk will be available at Addison meetings. IT enquiries should be initially directed to the Groups Coordinator.

Painting, Sketching and Craftwork: Renamed / rebranded; still meeting at Putnoe Heights

Rod Fewings
Groups Coordinator

Group Announcements Athletic Meeting 6th November 2019

Beds Villages and Churches: The 12th November visit to Oakley is FULL. There is a waiting list so anyone who has booked on, but can’t make, the trip then please contact Cynthia or Barbara asap. There is no meeting in December and the 2020 programme will be available shortly.

Card Group: Would welcome new members. Refer to web pages for activity details.

Chess Group: Has now re-located to Meeting Room 3, Putnoe Heights Church; new members welcome.

Christmas Musical Event: Will be held on 10th December at the Priory Methodist Church 1400hrs. Festive music from the Choir, Recorder, Hand Bells and Ukulele Groups.

Cycling for Pleasure: Due to unpleasurable weather, this Group will reconvene in mid-March, maybe.

Exercise Sit and Get Fit (ESGF): This group urgently needs a replacement Group Leader, ideally someone who has had some training as an instructor. Anyone interested please contact myself or Rosemary Beaumont (Keep Fit). Incidentally, Rosemary has indicated that ESGF members would be welcome at her Keep Fit Group.

German: Anyone interested in learning, reading or conversational German, please contact myself.

Group Convenors (Leaders) Handbook: Minor amendments are currently under discussion and Addendum No. 2 will be issued shortly.

Hand Bells: There are two vacancies but prospective members will need basic musical knowledge. Please contact Maggie Bullen or Hilary Holt for more details and an audition.

Knitting: Anyone interested in helping to start a Knitting Group, please contact myself.

IT: With the demise of one of the IT Groups, an IT help desk will be available at the Addison meetings. IT enquiries should be initially directed to the Groups Coordinator.

Meditation and Wellbeing: Currently active; contact Bobbi Freeman for the latest information.

New Members Tea / Social: Will be held on the 13th November 1400hrs at the Ath. Chance to meet and chat to selected Group Leaders and learn more about what the U3A is all about.

Painting, Sketching and Craftwork: Renamed / rebranded; still meeting at Putnoe Heights

Walking Netball: Although there was, only just, insufficient interest in starting a Walking Netball Group, this activity is offered by Bedford Borough Council / Fusion. See myself for more details.

Rod Fewings
Groups Co-ordinator