Lancing & Sompting

Groups

Our 25+ interest groups are listed below, with a link to each. Contact group leader/s* directly, via bluebirds on individual group pages, for further information on joining, venues, dates/times etc. *The bluebird to the right of this page will route messages to our Interest Groups Co-ordinator or Webmaster, not to individual Group leaders. In cases of difficulty reaching anyone via our contact facilities, please email the Webmaster at webmasterlandsu3a@outlook.com for redirection or assistance.

New groups coming on stream: French, beginners and advanced; Gardening. Watch this space.

Group leaders' quarterly meetings

Briefings and discussions on matters group leaders need to know about, e.g. finance, data protection, membership forms. Next meeting details soon.

Interest Groups Showcase

An exhibition of our groups' work. Monday 5th September, St Michael's Church Hall. More details on Events page.

Venues

Some groups meet in members' homes, others in various community venues, currently:

Crabtree Inn (Spitfire Bar), Crabtree Lane, Lancing, BN15 9NQ
Lions Community Hall, 21 Roberts Road, Lancing, BN15 8AR
Sompting United Reformed Church, 54 Cokeham Road, Sompting, BN15 0AG
South Downs (Lancing) Leisure Centre, Manor Road, Lancing, BN15 0PH
St James the Less Church Hall, Mill Road, Lancing, BN15 0EY
St Michael's Church Hall, South Street, Lancing, BN15 8AJ

Group news and images

We welcome items of news from groups for publication, on this website and in the News Bulletin.

Please contact the Webmaster, Bluebird right, if you have photographs, stories, reports of events etc. that you would like uploaded to this site. You will need to confirm that any identifiable persons appearing in images have consented to publication.

Vacancies

There are vacancies for new members in most groups - see individual group links below. There are also vacancies for new groups and group leaders. Group leader vacancies include Ancient History, 18th Century History, Book Group (no. 2) and Walking (for longer walks). Contact Interest Groups Co-ordinator for more info.

Group finances

Group activities are expected to be normally self-financing. Grants may be available - see Capital Request Form via Membership page. Organisers are not permitted to profit or charge.

Group List
Art Appreciation
Monday a.m.
2nd Monday in month
Monday a.m.
2nd Monday in month
Art/Painting & Drawing
Wednesday a.m.
Fortnightly
Wednesday a.m.
Fortnightly
Bird Watching
Tuesday a.m.
3rd Tuesday
Tuesday a.m.
3rd Tuesday
Book Group
Wednesday p.m.
1st Wednesday
Wednesday p.m.
1st Wednesday
Card Making
Friday a.m.
2nd and 4th Friday
Friday a.m.
2nd and 4th Friday
Creative Writing
Thursday a.m.
3rd Thursday 10 a.m.
Thursday a.m.
3rd Thursday 10 a.m.
Cryptic Crossword Group
Tuesday a.m.
3rd
Tuesday a.m.
3rd
Current Affairs
Friday a.m.
Last Friday in month
Friday a.m.
Last Friday in month
Easy Cycling
Thursday a.m.
Weekly
Thursday a.m.
Weekly
French, Advance Language
 TBA
 TBA
French, Beginners'
 TBA
 TBAGardening
 TBA
 TBA
History
Tuesday p.m.
2nd Tuesday
Tuesday p.m.
2nd Tuesday
Knitting and Crochet
Tuesday a.m.
2nd and 4th
Tuesday a.m.
2nd and 4th
Local History
Tuesday a.m.
4th Tuesday
Tuesday a.m.
4th Tuesday
MandM Online
 Online only
 Online only
Military Matters
 No fixed interval/day
 No fixed interval/dayPetanque Group
Friday p.m.
Alternate Fridays
Friday p.m.
Alternate Fridays
Play Reading
Wednesday p.m.
2nd and 4th
Wednesday p.m.
2nd and 4th
Poetry
Friday p.m.
Monthly
Friday p.m.
Monthly
Psychology Today
Wednesday p.m.
1st Wednesday
Wednesday p.m.
1st Wednesday
Quilting, Patchwork, Hand Sew
Wednesday a.m.
Fortnightly
Wednesday a.m.
Fortnightly
Rag Rug Group
Thursday a.m.
1st Thursday of month 10 a.m.
Thursday a.m.
1st Thursday of month 10 a.m.
Scrabble
Wednesday p.m.
2nd and 4th
Wednesday p.m.
2nd and 4th
Visits
 
 Walking
Monday a.m.
2nd and 4th
Monday a.m.
2nd and 4th
Wine Appreciation
Wednesday 
1st Wednesday evening
Wednesday 
1st Wednesday evening
  
Timetable Summary
Day MorningAfternoon
MondayArt Appreciation   Walking    
TuesdayBird Watching   Cryptic Crossword Group   Knitting and Crochet   Local History   History  
WednesdayArt/Painting & Drawing   Quilting, Patchwork, Hand Sew   Book Group   Play Reading   Psychology Today   Scrabble  
ThursdayCreative Writing   Easy Cycling   Rag Rug Group    
FridayCard Making   Current Affairs   Petanque Group   Poetry