Droitwich

Groups

Currently Active Groups

During the pandemic some of our groups are not operating due to government restrictions but others are keeping in touch in some form either through video conferencing, email, telephone. Some are now meeting in person. The easiest way to access this information at present is to check in the table below.

Book Reading Now meeting 4th Thursday of the month - see Group information
Bridge Beginners This course is now recruiting members for 2022 - see the Group Page for details.
Bridge Duplicate Club This group is now meeting in person - see the Group Page for details.
Bridge Revision This new group is meeting in person - see the Group Page for details.
Bridge Rubber This new group is now meeting in person - see the Group Page for details.
Canasta This group is now meeting in person - see the Group Page for details. A smaller group continues to meet online every alternate week
Classical Music App This group is now meeting in person with some members joining by Zoom
Classic Poetry and Literature Now meeting - see Group information
Coffee & Chat, Monday Now meeting - see Group infomation
Computer Beginners To suit members - see Group information
Conversational Psychology Now meeting - see Group information for venue and time
Cookalong with Cookie Thursday monthly at 11am on Zoom from March 18th
Cycling for Pleasure Meeting to cycle on the 1st Sunday of the month
Digital Photography When allowed groups of six have been meeting outdoors in various locations to take photographs following social distancing guidelines. In lockdown topics have been suggested with members taking part on their own and submitting photographs for their website
French Conversation Skype sessions every Wednesday from 10.30 am to 12.00 noon
French Improvers Keeping in touch by email
Garden Visits Now meeting - see Group information
German Beginners The German Beginners group resumed meetings at Val Hawley’s home from 7th June from 10 - 11am each Monday. Currently, there are 3 participants. Everyone has had their jabs and Val has carried out a risk assessment, so are all happy that they will be in a reasonably safe environment.
German Continuers German stories are circulated by email
History - Local Now meeting - see Group information - booking required
Handbell Ringing Meeting held alternate Wednesday afternoons from 2.30 pm in a member's home
Italian Improvers Zoom tutorials every Tuesday afternoon from 2.30 pm and exercises are circulated by email
Lunch Club - Friday Now meeting - see Group information
Mah Jong Now meeting - see Group information
Maths, Science & Tech Zoom presentations on the first Friday of the month from 10.00 am, and details are circulated to the whole u3a membership
Modern Board Games This group is now meeting in person - see the Group Page for details. In addition, on the Friday afternoons when the group is not meeting, online play sessions are organised on the Yucata website
Philosophy Now meeting in members homes on the third Wednesday afternoon of the month - vacancies
Pétanque Resumed play on 21st May. Contact group leader for details
Pint & Pontification Now meeting in members' gardens - see Group information
Play Reading The group plan to restart 7th July and meet 1st Wednesday of each month. Contact group leader for details
Psychology of Everyday Life Now meeting in person at the Cock Inn - see Group information
Scrabble Now meeting in person - see Group information
Singing for Pleasure Now meeting in person at the Baptist Church Hall - all welcome
Spanish Beginners Now meeting - see Group information
Spanish Improvers Now meeting - see Group information
Table Tennis Now meeting - see Group information
Vegetable Gardening Restarted 3rd Thursday 2.15 to 4pm. Keeping in touch via their WhatsApp group where they share anything about our fruit and vegetable plots during the winter season
Wind Instrument Playing Meeting in a group of up to six persons when allowed, otherwise practising on their own. Collating performances and creating online concerts
Wine Appreciation Now meeting - see Group information

If you would like to join one of the above, please contact the Group Leader, whose details can be found via the Group List below.

Proposed New Groups

Time to spare or want some variety in your day? Like to try something new? Have you considered joining any of the proposed new groups and finding like-minded people with whom to share an hour or two learning a new skill or enhancing an existing one, enjoying a laugh along the way and making your life more interesting. Click on the link on the right-hand side to find out more

Virtual u3a

The Third Age Trust is running a Virtual U3A, where, for a small charge, members can join the online community with u3a members from all around the country. There are over 50 groups available with more being added all the time.

Full Group List

The full list of Droitwich u3a groups is given in the table below, and for more information about any group, please click on the Group name. For general information about current groups please contact the Existing Groups Coordinator via the Contact page

Group List
Ancient World
Tuesday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 2nd & 4th
Tuesday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 2nd & 4th
Art Appreciation
Friday p.m.
2.30-4.30; 1st & 3rd
Friday p.m.
2.30-4.30; 1st & 3rd
Astronomy
Tuesday p.m.
2.30-4.30; 1st
Tuesday p.m.
2.30-4.30; 1st
Book Reading
Thursday p.m.
2.30-4.30; 4th
Thursday p.m.
2.30-4.30; 4th
Bridge Beginners
 To be arranged
 To be arrangedBridge Duplicate Club
Wednesday p.m.
2.00-4.00
Wednesday p.m.
2.00-4.00
Bridge Revision
Wednesday a.m.
10.00-12.00
Wednesday a.m.
10.00-12.00
Bridge Rubber
Tuesday p.m.
2.00-4.00
Tuesday p.m.
2.00-4.00
Canasta
Monday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 2nd & 4th
Monday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 2nd & 4th
Chess
Friday p.m.
2.00; 2nd
Friday p.m.
2.00; 2nd
Classic Poetry and Literature
Thursday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 3rd
Thursday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 3rd
Classical Music Appreciation
Thursday a.m.
10.30-12.00; 4th
Thursday a.m.
10.30-12.00; 4th
Coffee & Chat - Monday
Monday a.m.
10.30; 2nd
Monday a.m.
10.30; 2nd
Computer Beginners
 To suit members
 To suit members
Conversational Psychology
Wednesday a.m.
10am -12 o'clock; 4th
Wednesday a.m.
10am -12 o'clock; 4th
Cookalong with Cookie
Thursday a.m.
Monthly from March 18th
Thursday a.m.
Monthly from March 18th
Croquet
Tuesday p.m.
2.00-4.00; summer
Tuesday p.m.
2.00-4.00; summer
Current Affairs
Tuesday p.m.
2.30 to 4.00; 2nd & 4th
Tuesday p.m.
2.30 to 4.00; 2nd & 4th
Cycling For Pleasure
Sunday a.m.
10.30-pm; 1st
Sunday a.m.
10.30-pm; 1st
Digital Photography
Tuesday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 2nd & 4th
Tuesday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 2nd & 4th
French Conversation
Wednesday a.m.
10.30-12.00
Wednesday a.m.
10.30-12.00
French Improvers
Monday a.m.
10.00-11.30
Monday a.m.
10.00-11.30
Garden Visits
 Various
 VariousGenealogy 1
Tuesday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 1st
Tuesday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 1st
Genealogy 2
Tuesday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 3rd
Tuesday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 3rd
German Beginners
Monday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 2nd & 4th
Monday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 2nd & 4th
German Continuers
Tuesday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 2nd & 4th
Tuesday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 2nd & 4th
Hand Bell Ringing
Wednesday p.m.
2.30-4.00 alternate weeks
Wednesday p.m.
2.30-4.00 alternate weeks
History - Local
Friday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 2nd; limited numb
Friday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 2nd; limited numb
Italian for Beginners
Tuesday p.m.
2.30-4.00
Tuesday p.m.
2.30-4.00
Italian Improvers
Tuesday p.m.
2.30 to 4.00
Tuesday p.m.
2.30 to 4.00
Life Story
Monday p.m.
Monthly
Monday p.m.
Monthly
Lunch Club - Friday
Friday p.m.
12.30; 1st
Friday p.m.
12.30; 1st
Lunch Club - Tuesday
Tuesday p.m.
12.30; 2nd
Tuesday p.m.
12.30; 2nd
Mah Jong
Wednesday p.m.
2.00 - 4.00; 1st
Wednesday p.m.
2.00 - 4.00; 1st
Maths, Science and Technology
Friday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 1st
Friday a.m.
10.00-12.00; 1st
Military History
Tuesday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 3rd
Tuesday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 3rd
Modern Board Games
Friday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 2nd & 4th in winter
Friday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 2nd & 4th in winter
Pétanque 1
Friday a.m.
11.00-12.30
Friday a.m.
11.00-12.30
Pétanque 2
Friday p.m.
2:00-3.30
Friday p.m.
2:00-3.30
Pétanque 3
Wednesday p.m.
2:00-3.30
Wednesday p.m.
2:00-3.30
Philosophical Discussion
Wednesday p.m.
2.30-4.30; 3rd
Wednesday p.m.
2.30-4.30; 3rd
Pint & Pontification
Tuesday p.m.
6.00-8.00; 3rd
Tuesday p.m.
6.00-8.00; 3rd
Play Reading
Wednesday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 3rd
Wednesday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 3rd
Presentations
Thursday p.m.
Monthly on the second Thursday
Thursday p.m.
Monthly on the second Thursday
Psychology of Everyday Life
Thursday p.m.
2.00;1st
Thursday p.m.
2.00;1st
Quiz team
 Various
 VariousScrabble
Thursday p.m.
12.00-2.00; 1st & 3rd
Thursday p.m.
12.00-2.00; 1st & 3rd
Singing for Pleasure
Wednesday p.m.
2.00 to 4.00; 2nd & 4th
Wednesday p.m.
2.00 to 4.00; 2nd & 4th
Spanish Beginners
Wednesday p.m.
2.30-4.00; 2nd & 4th
Wednesday p.m.
2.30-4.00; 2nd & 4th
Spanish Improvers
Wednesday p.m.
2.30-4.00; 1st & 3rd
Wednesday p.m.
2.30-4.00; 1st & 3rd
Table Tennis
Thursday p.m.
2.00-4.00
Thursday p.m.
2.00-4.00
Vegetable Gardening
Thursday p.m.
2.15-4.00; 3rd (not winter)
Thursday p.m.
2.15-4.00; 3rd (not winter)
Walking
Thursday a.m.
Various
Thursday a.m.
Various
Wind Instrument Playing
Thursday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 1st & 3rd
Thursday p.m.
2.00-4.00; 1st & 3rd
Wine Appreciation
 Various
 Various
Timetable Summary
Day MorningAfternoon
MondayCoffee & Chat - Monday   French Improvers   German Beginners   Canasta   Life Story  
TuesdayDigital Photography   Genealogy 1   Genealogy 2   German Continuers   Ancient World   Astronomy   Bridge Rubber   Croquet   Current Affairs   Italian for Beginners   Italian Improvers   Lunch Club - Tuesday   Military History   Pint & Pontification  
WednesdayBridge Revision   Conversational Psychology   French Conversation   Bridge Duplicate Club   Hand Bell Ringing   Mah Jong   Pétanque 3   Philosophical Discussion   Play Reading   Singing for Pleasure   Spanish Beginners   Spanish Improvers  
ThursdayClassical Music Appreciation   Cookalong with Cookie   Walking   Book Reading   Classic Poetry and Literature   Presentations   Psychology of Everyday Life   Scrabble   Table Tennis   Vegetable Gardening   Wind Instrument Playing  
FridayHistory - Local   Maths, Science and Technology   Pétanque 1   Art Appreciation   Chess   Lunch Club - Friday   Modern Board Games   Pétanque 2  
SundayCycling For Pleasure