Gloucester & District


Committee Meetings
These are held on the first Tuesday each month at 1.30pm at the Gloucester Guildhall in the George Hunt Room.

Monthly Meetings
These are held on the 4th Monday each month, with the talk starting at 2.15pm in Brunswick Baptist Church on Southgate Street - this venue is available from 1.15pm so that members can socialise before the meeting begins. This event is open to all members.

When the 4th Monday is a Bank Holiday, the meeting is held on the third Monday or the fifth Monday as appropriate'.

Annual General Meeting will be held in the Guildhall, Eastgate Street.

"Subs & Clubs" meeting is when as many Group Leaders attend to present their activities and to speak to the members who attend to encourage and/or invite new members to join.
This meeting is also when new membership cards can be picked up (if already paid in advance) and the payment of new or renewal of memberships.
This meeting is also held at the Guildhall, Eastgate Street. This event is open to all members.

Dates for your Diary
October 2019
Wed Oct 23rdBridgeUsual Session
Wed Oct 23rdWalkers (Wednesdays)Usual Session. Details in Autumn Newsletter (Oct-Dec 2019)
Wed Oct 23rdFrench (Conversation)Usual Session
Wed Oct 23rdTen Pin BowlingUsual Session
Thu Oct 24thArtUsual Session
Thu Oct 24thTheatrePeter Pan Goes Wrong - Everyman, Cheltenham
Thu Oct 24thItalian 1, ConversationUsual Session
Thu Oct 24thPlay Reading 2Usual Session
Thu Oct 24thBridge: EveningUsual Session
Thu Oct 24thTable Tennis: BeginnersUsual Session
Fri Oct 25thChoirUsual Session
Fri Oct 25thTable TennisUsual Session
Fri Oct 25thElectronicsUsual Session
Fri Oct 25thUnderstanding ArtUsual Session
Mon Oct 28thMeeting"The Abbeyfield Gloucester Society", Michael Beacon.
Mon Oct 28thBadmintonUsual Session
Mon Oct 28thFrench (Improvers)Usual Session
Mon Oct 28thGerman (Improvers)Usual Session
Mon Oct 28thFolk BandGig @ Richmond Painswick Retirement Village
Mon Oct 28thBridge ImproversUsual Session
Tue Oct 29thLocal HistoryFielding & Platt - an innovative Gloucester engineering firm - Dr Stephen Mills
Tue Oct 29thWalking FootballUsual Session
Wed Oct 30thBridgeUsual Session
Thu Oct 31stArtUsual Session
Thu Oct 31stBridge: EveningUsual Session
Thu Oct 31stTable Tennis: BeginnersUsual Session
November 2019
Fri Nov 1stTable TennisUsual Session
Mon Nov 4thBadmintonUsual Session
Mon Nov 4thWalkers (Mondays)Usual Session. Details in Autumn Newsletter (Oct-Dec 2019)
Mon Nov 4thFolk DancingUsual Session
Mon Nov 4thMah JongUsual Session
Mon Nov 4thRecordersUsual Session
Mon Nov 4thFolk BandBishop's Cleeve return match (Lonsdale Rd)
Mon Nov 4thBridge ImproversUsual Session
Mon Nov 4thMexican TrainUsual Session
Continuation of this Group to be Advised by Group Leader
Tue Nov 5thMeetingCommittee Meeting
Tue Nov 5thChessUsual Session
Tue Nov 5thTalking of BooksUsual Session
Tue Nov 5thWalking FootballUsual Session
Wed Nov 6thBridgeUsual Session
Wed Nov 6thHorticulture"All year round garden" with Frank Hardy
Wed Nov 6thPiano DuetsUsual Session
Thu Nov 7thArtUsual Session
Thu Nov 7thCryptic CrosswordsUsual Session
Thu Nov 7thCircle Dancing1st Thursday
Thu Nov 7thBridge: EveningUsual Session
Thu Nov 7thTable Tennis: BeginnersUsual Session
Fri Nov 8thChoirUsual Session
Fri Nov 8thTable TennisUsual Session
Fri Nov 8thHistory of ScienceUsual Session
Sun Nov 10thLunching with FriendsNB: Change of Date. Cote Brasserie. Gloucester Quays, GL1 5SH
Mon Nov 11thBadmintonUsual Session
Mon Nov 11thHumourSuspended until further notice
Mon Nov 11thCrime Book ClubUsual Session
Mon Nov 11thFrench (Improvers)Usual Session
Mon Nov 11thGerman (Improvers)Usual Session
Mon Nov 11thFolk Bandsession @ Lonsdale Rd (Christmas Programme)
Mon Nov 11thBridge ImproversUsual Session
Mon Nov 11thSinging TogetherUsual Session
Tue Nov 12thGerman (Intermediate)Usual Session
Tue Nov 12thBELLYBOLLYHULA and FUNUsual Session
Tue Nov 12thEnjoying MusicUsual Session
Tue Nov 12thEnjoying MusicUsual Session
Tue Nov 12thScrabbleUsual Session
Tue Nov 12thWalking FootballUsual Session
Wed Nov 13thBridgeUsual Session
Wed Nov 13thFrench (Conversation)Usual Session
Wed Nov 13thTen Pin BowlingUsual Session
Wed Nov 13thTheatreTen Times Table - Malvern
Thu Nov 14thArchaeology"Dr. Edward Jenner" by David Smith
Thu Nov 14thArtUsual Session
Thu Nov 14thItalian 1, ConversationUsual Session
Thu Nov 14thBridge: EveningUsual Session
Thu Nov 14thTable Tennis: BeginnersUsual Session
Fri Nov 15thWalkers (Fridays)Usual Session. Details in Autumn Newsletter (Oct-Dec 2019)
Fri Nov 15thChoirUsual Session
Fri Nov 15thTable TennisUsual Session
Mon Nov 18thBadmintonUsual Session
Mon Nov 18thFolk DancingUsual Session
Mon Nov 18thMah JongUsual Session
Mon Nov 18thRecordersUsual Session
Mon Nov 18thFolk Bandsession @ Lonsdale Rd (Christmas Programme)
Mon Nov 18thBridge ImproversUsual Session
Tue Nov 19thChessUsual Session
Tue Nov 19thBook Club 2Usual Session
Tue Nov 19thWalking FootballUsual Session
Tue Nov 19thCraftUsual Session
Tue Nov 19thFamily History10.00am and 2.00pm
Wed Nov 20thBridgeUsual Session
Wed Nov 20thTravelWinter Social - Guildhall
Thu Nov 21stArtUsual Session
Thu Nov 21stCircle Dancing3rd Thursday
Thu Nov 21stBridge: EveningUsual Session
Thu Nov 21stTable Tennis: BeginnersUsual Session
Fri Nov 22ndChoirUsual Session
Fri Nov 22ndRecordersEvening - Christmas music at English Martyrs RC Church, Tuffley, Gloucester
Fri Nov 22ndTable TennisUsual Session
Sat Nov 23rdFolk BandChristmas Fayre, Quedgeley
Mon Nov 25thMeeting"Tudor Bishops of Worcester - Saints, Sinners, Heretics & Refugees", Philip Bowen.
Mon Nov 25thBadmintonUsual Session
Mon Nov 25thFrench (Improvers)Usual Session
Mon Nov 25thGerman (Improvers)Usual Session
Mon Nov 25thFolk BandGig @ "Gloucester Life Changes" (venue tbc)
Mon Nov 25thBridge ImproversUsual Session
Tue Nov 26thLocal HistoryA History of Nature in Art, Wallsworth Hall, Gloucestershire (celebrating 30 years of Nature in Art) - Simon Trapnell
Tue Nov 26thGerman (Intermediate)Usual Session
Tue Nov 26thBELLYBOLLYHULA and FUNUsual Session
Tue Nov 26thScrabbleUsual Session
Tue Nov 26thPlay Reading 1Usual Session
Tue Nov 26thWalking FootballUsual Session
Wed Nov 27thBridgeUsual Session
Wed Nov 27thWalkers (Wednesdays)Usual Session. Details in Autumn Newsletter (Oct-Dec 2019)
Wed Nov 27thFrench (Conversation)Usual Session
Wed Nov 27thTen Pin BowlingUsual Session
Thu Nov 28thArtUsual Session
Thu Nov 28thItalian 1, ConversationUsual Session
Thu Nov 28thPlay Reading 2Usual Session
Thu Nov 28thBridge: EveningUsual Session
Thu Nov 28thTable Tennis: BeginnersUsual Session
Fri Nov 29thChoirUsual Session
Fri Nov 29thTable TennisUsual Session
Fri Nov 29thElectronicsUsual Session
Fri Nov 29thUnderstanding ArtUsual Session
December 2019
Mon Dec 2ndBadmintonUsual Session
Mon Dec 2ndWalkers (Mondays)Usual Session. Details in Autumn Newsletter (Oct-Dec 2019)
Mon Dec 2ndFolk DancingUsual Session
Mon Dec 2ndMah JongUsual Session
Mon Dec 2ndRecordersUsual Session
Mon Dec 2ndFolk Bandsession @ Lonsdale Rd maybe cancelled
Mon Dec 2ndBridge ImproversUsual Session
Tue Dec 3rdMeetingCommittee Meeting
Tue Dec 3rdChessUsual Session
Tue Dec 3rdTalking of BooksUsual Session
Tue Dec 3rdFolk Bandpossible gig at Enjoying Music (am)
Tue Dec 3rdWalking FootballUsual Session
Wed Dec 4thBridgeUsual Session
Wed Dec 4thHorticulture"Gardening for Wildlife" with Helen Mugridge
Wed Dec 4thPiano DuetsUsual Session
Thu Dec 5thArtUsual Session
Thu Dec 5thCryptic CrosswordsUsual Session
Thu Dec 5thCircle Dancing1st Thursday
Thu Dec 5thBridge: EveningUsual Session
Thu Dec 5thTable Tennis: BeginnersUsual Session
Fri Dec 6thChoirMeeting at St. Mary de Crypt
Fri Dec 6thTable TennisUsual Session
Fri Dec 6thFolk BandGig @ Guild House, 2.15 for 2.30
Fri Dec 6thHistory of ScienceUsual Session
Fri Dec 6thWine and Events12.00pm The Barge Restaurant - Christmas Lunch
Mon Dec 9thBadmintonUsual Session
Mon Dec 9thHumourSuspended until further notice
Mon Dec 9thCrime Book ClubUsual Session
Mon Dec 9thFrench (Improvers)Usual Session
Mon Dec 9thGerman (Improvers)Usual Session
Mon Dec 9thFolk Bandpossible gig @ Brockworth (am)
Mon Dec 9thBridge ImproversUsual Session
Mon Dec 9thSinging TogetherUsual Session
Tue Dec 10thGerman (Intermediate)Usual Session
Tue Dec 10thChoir10.00am St. Mary de Crypt CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Tue Dec 10thBELLYBOLLYHULA and FUNUsual Session
Tue Dec 10thScrabbleUsual Session
Tue Dec 10thWalking FootballUsual Session
Wed Dec 11thBridgeUsual Session
Wed Dec 11thFrench (Conversation)Usual Session
Wed Dec 11thTen Pin BowlingUsual Session
Thu Dec 12thArchaeology"A Tudor Christmas" by Cherry Hubbard
Thu Dec 12thArtUsual Session
Thu Dec 12thItalian 1, ConversationUsual Session
Thu Dec 12thBridge: EveningUsual Session
Thu Dec 12thTable Tennis: BeginnersUsual Session
Fri Dec 13thTable TennisUsual Session
Sun Dec 15thLunching with Friends12.30pm Brickhampton Court, GL2 9QF
Mon Dec 16thMeeting"Gurkha Welfare Trust presentation", Brigadier Jackman.
Mon Dec 16thBadmintonUsual Session
Mon Dec 16thFolk DancingUsual Session (Xmas Party Dance)
Mon Dec 16thMah Jong--Christmas Break--
Mon Dec 16thRecordersUsual Session
Mon Dec 16thFolk BandGig @ Bonhanam Day Centre, 1.45 for 2.00
Mon Dec 16thBridge ImproversUsual Session
Tue Dec 17thChessUsual Session
Tue Dec 17thBook Club 2Usual Session
Tue Dec 17thWalking Football--Christmas Break--
Tue Dec 17thCraftUsual Session
Tue Dec 17thFamily History10.00am and 2.00pm
Wed Dec 18thBridgeUsual Session
Wed Dec 18thTravelChristmas Break
Thu Dec 19thCircle Dancing3rd Thursday. Merry Christmas.
Thu Dec 19thBridge: EveningUsual Session
Thu Dec 19thTable Tennis: BeginnersUsual Session
Fri Dec 20thWalkers (Fridays)Walk Leader Required.
Fri Dec 20thTable TennisUsual Session
Mon Dec 23rdBadminton--Christmas Break--
Mon Dec 23rdFrench (Improvers)Usual Session
Mon Dec 23rdGerman (Improvers)Usual Session
Mon Dec 23rdFolk Band-- Christmas break --
Mon Dec 23rdBridge ImproversUsual Session
Tue Dec 24thGerman (Intermediate)Christmas Holiday
Tue Dec 24thBELLYBOLLYHULA and FUNChristmas Break
Tue Dec 24thScrabbleChristmas Break
Tue Dec 24thPlay Reading 1Christmas Break
Tue Dec 24thWalking Football--Christmas Break--
Wed Dec 25thBridgeChristmas Break
Wed Dec 25thWalkers (Wednesdays)NO WALK. Christmas Break
Wed Dec 25thFrench (Conversation)Christmas Holiday
Wed Dec 25thTen Pin BowlingChristmas Break
Thu Dec 26thItalian 1, ConversationChristmas Break
Thu Dec 26thPlay Reading 2Christmas Break
Thu Dec 26thBridge: EveningChristmas Break
Thu Dec 26thTable Tennis: Beginners--Christmas Break--
Fri Dec 27thTable TennisUsual Session
Fri Dec 27thUnderstanding ArtChristmas Break
Mon Dec 30thBadminton--Christmas Break--
Mon Dec 30thFolk Band-- Christmas break --
Mon Dec 30thBridge ImproversUsual Session
Tue Dec 31stLocal HistoryChristmas Break
Tue Dec 31stWalking Football--Christmas Break--
January 2020
Mon Jan 6thRecordersUsual Session
Mon Jan 6thFolk Band-- Christmas break --
Tue Jan 7thWalking FootballUsual Session
Wed Jan 8thHorticultureParty at Longford Village Hall
Mon Jan 13thFolk BandTAF resumes
Tue Jan 14thWalking FootballUsual Session
Wed Jan 15thTravelPeru Land of the Incas by Ray Sturdy
Tue Jan 21stWalking FootballUsual Session
Thu Jan 23rdTheatre"The Croft" - Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham 2.00pm
£25.00. Closing date for bookings 30th November 2019
Mon Jan 27thMeeting"Solo walk across Africa", Fran Sandham.
Tue Jan 28thLocal HistoryThree Poets, The Chosen Trio - An Enigma, The Nightwalker and The Distributionist - Tony Condor
Tue Jan 28thWalking FootballUsual Session
February 2020
Mon Feb 24thMeeting"Folklore and more", Adrian James.
Tue Feb 25thLocal HistoryGloucestershire Suffragettes and Know Your Place - Sue Jones
March 2020
Thu Mar 5thTheatre2.00pm "Band of Gold" Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Price: £33.00. Closing date for bookings: 13th January 2020
Mon Mar 23rdMeeting"Passports, Assassins, Traitors & Spies", Martin Lloyd.
Tue Mar 31stLocal HistoryPhil Moss - title to be advised
April 2020
Mon Apr 27thMeeting"Natures Poisoners", Lynda Warren.
Tue Apr 28thLocal Historytalk to be advised
Thu Apr 30thTheatre2.00pm "A Bunch of Amateurs" Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Price: 26.00. Closing date for bookings: 28th February 2020