Diss

Groups Information

INTEREST GROUPS

Being curious and learning everyday keeps us active.

Here, at Diss U3A, we pride ourselves in offering a large and varied range of Interest Groups.

We provide groups where you can learn, be inspired, appreciate and create arts. You can be active, or competitive. Enjoy the great outdoors, or relax indoors.

We sing, we paint, speak French, Spanish, German and Italian. We discuss and we travel (in armchairs). There’s gardening, cooking, hand bell ringing and lip reading.

Our groups are sometimes led, or can be shared and varied. Each group is unique, but they are all friendly and offer a relaxed environment in which to learn, enjoy and socialise. A way of meeting like-minded people and to make new friends.

Take a look at our list of current groups, if you see something you feel you may like please contact the Group Leader. You are welcome to visit a group twice before committing to join that group.

We have lots of ideas for new groups, but we need more Group Leaders. If you feel you’d like to help us by becoming a Group Leader please contact Anna Styche 01379 871482. You don’t need to be an expert on the group subject. We promote shared learning.

GROUPS DIARY (as of 1st August 2019)
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This entry last updated 14th August 2019

Group List
Armchair Travel
Friday p.m.
3rd Friday of month
Friday p.m.
3rd Friday of month
Art
Wednesday a.m.
Fortnightly
Wednesday a.m.
Fortnightly
Beginners on Stage
Friday a.m.
4th Friday of the month
Friday a.m.
4th Friday of the month
Birdwatching
Tuesday a.m.
1st Tuesday of month
Tuesday a.m.
1st Tuesday of month
Board Games
Thursday a.m.
4th Thursday, October - April
Thursday a.m.
4th Thursday, October - April
Card & Paper Crafts
Friday p.m.
2nd Friday of month
Friday p.m.
2nd Friday of month
Discussion
Thursday a.m.
2nd Thursday of month
Thursday a.m.
2nd Thursday of month
Exploring Graveyards
Monday p.m.
Monthly
Monday p.m.
Monthly
Family History - Level 1
Tuesday a.m.
4th Tuesday, 10-12am
Tuesday a.m.
4th Tuesday, 10-12am
Family History - Level 2
Thursday p.m.
4th Thursday of month
Thursday p.m.
4th Thursday of month
Family History - Level 3
Friday a.m.
1st Friday of month
Friday a.m.
1st Friday of month
French Conversation
Wednesday a.m.
3rd Wednesday of month
Wednesday a.m.
3rd Wednesday of month
Get by in German
Thursday a.m.
2nd & 4th Thursday AM
Thursday a.m.
2nd & 4th Thursday AM
Handbell ringing
Thursday a.m.
See group page
Thursday a.m.
See group page
Italian Workshop
Monday a.m.
Fortnightly
Monday a.m.
Fortnightly
Jazz Study
Thursday a.m.
3rd Thursday of month
Thursday a.m.
3rd Thursday of month
Lip Reading
Wednesday p.m.
2:30-4:00
Wednesday p.m.
2:30-4:00
Local History
Wednesday a.m.
3rd Wed of month
Wednesday a.m.
3rd Wed of month
Looking at Buildings
Thursday a.m.
4th Thursday
Thursday a.m.
4th Thursday
Luncheon 1
Wednesday a.m.
2nd Wednesday of month
Wednesday a.m.
2nd Wednesday of month
Luncheon 2
Thursday a.m.
3rd Thursday of month
Thursday a.m.
3rd Thursday of month
M.O.T.O.
 variable dates and times
 variable dates and times
Mah-jong
Thursday a.m.
2nd & 4th Thu of month
Thursday a.m.
2nd & 4th Thu of month
Medieval History
Friday p.m.
Frequency to be agreed
Friday p.m.
Frequency to be agreed
Mikes Gardening Group
Wednesday p.m.
3rd Wednesday of month
Wednesday p.m.
3rd Wednesday of month
Netball (walking)
Friday 
Friday 
Opera Appreciation
Tuesday p.m.
3rd Tuesday of the month
Tuesday p.m.
3rd Tuesday of the month
Pétanque
Tuesday p.m.
Every Tuesday
Tuesday p.m.
Every Tuesday
Philosophy
Monday p.m.
Every 3 weeks
Monday p.m.
Every 3 weeks
Photography
Thursday p.m.
3rd Thursday of month
Thursday p.m.
3rd Thursday of month
Poetry Reading
Tuesday p.m.
1st Tuesday of month
Tuesday p.m.
1st Tuesday of month
Poetry Study
Wednesday a.m.
!st Wednesday of month
Wednesday a.m.
!st Wednesday of month
Practical Metal Detecting
 Monthly, variable days
 Monthly, variable daysReading 1
Tuesday p.m.
1st Tuesday of month
Tuesday p.m.
1st Tuesday of month
Reading 2
Tuesday p.m.
1st Tuesday of month
Tuesday p.m.
1st Tuesday of month
Scottish Country Dancing
Thursday p.m.
Fortnightly
Thursday p.m.
Fortnightly
Scrabble
Tuesday p.m.
2nd & 4th Tue of month
Tuesday p.m.
2nd & 4th Tue of month
Singing for fun
Wednesday p.m.
1st Wednesday of month
Wednesday p.m.
1st Wednesday of month
Spanish Beginners
Thursday a.m.
Thursday a.m.Spanish Improvers
Friday a.m.
Term time only
Friday a.m.
Term time only
Table Tennis 1st/3rd Wed
Wednesday p.m.
Wednesday p.m.Table Tennis 2nd/4th Wed
Wednesday p.m.
Wednesday p.m.
Technology
 future dates to be announced
 future dates to be announcedTextiles & Crafts
Monday a.m.
3rd Monday of month
Monday a.m.
3rd Monday of month
Walking
Wednesday a.m.
4th Wednesday of month
Wednesday a.m.
4th Wednesday of month
Writers
Friday a.m.
1st of month
Friday a.m.
1st of month
Timetable Summary
Day MorningAfternoon / Evening
MondayItalian Workshop   Textiles & Crafts   Exploring Graveyards   Philosophy  
TuesdayBirdwatching   Family History - Level 1   Opera Appreciation   Pétanque   Poetry Reading   Reading 1   Reading 2   Scrabble  
WednesdayArt   French Conversation   Local History   Luncheon 1   Poetry Study   Walking   Lip Reading   Mikes Gardening Group   Singing for fun   Table Tennis 1st/3rd Wed   Table Tennis 2nd/4th Wed  
ThursdayBoard Games   Discussion   Get by in German   Handbell ringing   Jazz Study   Looking at Buildings   Luncheon 2   Mah-jong   Spanish Beginners   Family History - Level 2   Photography   Scottish Country Dancing  
FridayBeginners on Stage   Family History - Level 3   Spanish Improvers   Writers   Armchair Travel   Card & Paper Crafts   Medieval History