Edinburgh

Discontinued Groups

The following groups have been temporarily or permanently discontinued:

  • Speed Walking or Jogging closed in May 2019 at request of leader.
  • Ukulele for Beginners discontinued May 2019 at request of leader.
  • Garden Group 2 discontinued March 2019 due to lack of leader.
  • History Walks removed from Proposed Groups listing at GC1's request.
  • Book Reading 9 (Old and New) withdrawn from Proposed listing Mar 2019 due to lack of interest.
  • Dressmaking withdrawn from Proposed listing Mar 2019 due to lack of interest.
  • Ballroom Dancing - discontinued Feb 2019 due to lack of support.
  • Craft 1 - discontinued Feb 2019 due to lack of leader.
  • Digital Social Media - discontinued January 2019 due to leader leaving U3A.
  • Archery - discontinued January 2019 due to lack of members.
  • Drawing in the Museum - discontinued December 2018 due to lack of members.
  • Creative Writing 4 - discontinued December 2018 due to lack of members.
  • Laughter Club - discontinued November 2018 pending a new leader coming forward.
  • Orienteering - discontinued October 2018 due to lack of interest.
  • Salsa - discontinued September 2018.
  • Business and Economics - Disbanded Sept 2018 due to lack of interest.
  • Countdown - discontinued August 2018.
  • Accordion Playing - became inactive in Aug 2018 at the Group Leader's request.
  • Drawing in the Museum 1 - deleted Aug 2018 at the Group Leader's request.
  • Drawing in the Museum 2 - deleted Aug 2018 at the Group Leader's request.
  • French Chanson - deleted Aug 2018.
  • Walks (Moderate) 2 - discontinued Jun 2018 due to leader's health issues.
  • Turkish (Beginners) - discontinued May 2018 due to lack of interest.
  • Aspects of Music - discontinued May 2018 for reasons unknown.
  • Spanish (Advanced) - discontinued (temporarily) Apr 2018 but reinstated December 2018.
  • Gentle Jogging - discontinued Mar 2018 for reasons unknown; deleted from website May 2018.
  • Great Poets - discontinued Mar 2018 for reasons unknown.
  • Film Appreciation 4 (Subtitles) - discontinued Jan 2018; deleted from website Feb 2018.
  • Body and Voice - discontinued Oct 2017; deleted from website Nov 2017.
  • Come and Cook - discontinued Sep 2017 at end of short-term course; deleted from website Oct 2017.
  • Nature Rambles - discontinued Sep 2017 due to loss of leader; deleted from website Oct 2017.
  • International Order - discontinued Jun 2017 due to loss of leader; deleted from website Jul 2017.
  • Trout Fishing - discontinued Aug 2016 due to loss of leader; deleted from website Oct 2017.

The following proposed groups failed to get off the ground and have been removed from the Proposed Groups listing of the website:

  • Animated Film Making - removed Oct 2018 on GC's advice. Literature in Translation - removed Oct 2018 on GC's advice.
  • Vegetarian Cookery - removed Oct 2018 on GC's advice.
  • Book Reading 9 (Old and New) - removed Sept 2018 on GC's advice.
  • Astrology - removed Sept 2018
  • Walks - removed July 2018
  • Genealogy (foreign countries - removed Jun 2018
  • Railways and/or Transport - removed May 2018;
  • Virtual Investments - removed May 2018.