Ravenshead

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Ravenshead U3A started just over 5 years ago and has been relatively successful with over 40 activity groups offering a wide range of interest and social activities. None of this would have been possible without the efforts of our group leaders and committee members who volunteer their time to ensure that planning and organising is done effectively.

At our next Annual General Meeting in June, Maria our business secretary will have completed her 3 years as business secretary. To ensure a smooth continuity of managing our U3A, we are seeking a replacement for that role with the intention that they become familiar with the role prior to the election of officers.

If you think you have experience which is appropriate to this role, please contact Maria or any member of the executive committee, with a view to hearing more of the roles involved in managing our U3A.

You are welcome to attend our committee meetings to listen to our discussions etc.
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Are you interested in setting up, joining or finding out more about a proposed Antiques appreciation group?

If so contact Maureen smith via the website committee page.

Alternatively, sign up at a the monthly meetings on the expression of interest sheet.

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Scroll down this page and click on the list below to select a group activity.

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View the national "U3A Oversight" web site which displays events across all U3A's nationally, via the link on the right.

Select the "EVENTS" heading for a diary list of special events organised by groups.

If you have an interest in an activity group that is said to be full, please email either of the two ‘groups coordinator’ via the ‘Contact’ page on this web site.

We would especially like to hear from you if you are willing to help coordinate a new group.
Guidance for Group Leaders
Guide for Group and Trip Organisers
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View a one page Timetable of group meetings

Click on any of the following group names to see the individual group page

Group List
Angling
 Occasional meetings as arrange
 Occasional meetings as arrangeBirders
 Usually once a month
 Usually once a month
Book Reading Group 1
Tuesday p.m.
2pm 3rd Tues
Tuesday p.m.
2pm 3rd Tues
Book Reading Group 2
Tuesday 
2pm 3rd Tuesday
Tuesday 
2pm 3rd Tuesday
Bridge for Beginners
Tuesday a.m.
Tuesday a.m.Canasta
 2pm 2nd Tues in month
 2pm 2nd Tues in month
Chess and backgammon
Monday 
10am 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday 
10am 1st & 3rd Monday
Computing
 Wednesdays PM weekly
 Wednesdays PM weekly
Country and Folk Dancing
Monday 
2-4pm 2nd & 4th Monday
Monday 
2-4pm 2nd & 4th Monday
Craft Workshops
Thursday 
10-12 noon every week
Thursday 
10-12 noon every week
Creative Writing
 4th Friday 2-4 pm
 4th Friday 2-4 pmCryptic Crossword
Thursday a.m.
9 to 10.45AM
Thursday a.m.
9 to 10.45AM
Current Affairs
Wednesday 
2pm 3rd Weds.
Wednesday 
2pm 3rd Weds.
Family History
Tuesday 
10am 4th Tues.
Tuesday 
10am 4th Tues.
French Conversation
Monday 
10 am 1st & 3rd
Monday 
10 am 1st & 3rd
French Conversation 2
 2pm 1st& 3rd Monday
 2pm 1st& 3rd Monday
Gallery and Museum Visits
 See group page
 See group pageGarden Group
Wednesday a.m.
3rd weds in month
Wednesday a.m.
3rd weds in month
Guitar
Thursday 
10-12 1st&3rd Thurs.
Thursday 
10-12 1st&3rd Thurs.
Hikers (5 - 8 miles)
Wednesday a.m.
1st & 3rd Weds.
Wednesday a.m.
1st & 3rd Weds.
Knitting and Crochet
Friday 
2-4pm each Friday
Friday 
2-4pm each Friday
Latin
 2nd & 4th Weds.
 2nd & 4th Weds.
Local History
Tuesday 
2-4pm 2nd Tues.
Tuesday 
2-4pm 2nd Tues.
Luncheon Group
 See group page
 See group page
Mahjong
Tuesday 
1.30pm 1st&3rd Tues.
Tuesday 
1.30pm 1st&3rd Tues.
Music Appreciation Groups
 See Groups page
 See Groups page
Occasional activities
 See group page
 See group pagePainting
Monday p.m.
2nd in month
Monday p.m.
2nd in month
Pastels
 See group page
 See group pagePhotography
Wednesday 
2-4pm Last Weds.
Wednesday 
2-4pm Last Weds.
Play Reading
Wednesday 
2 PM Day after gen. meeting
Wednesday 
2 PM Day after gen. meeting
Science and Technology
Friday p.m.
First Friday in month
Friday p.m.
First Friday in month
Scrabble Cribbage & Rumikub
Tuesday 
10 am & 7.30pm
Tuesday 
10 am & 7.30pm
Spanish
Monday a.m.
10.30am 2nd&4th in month
Monday a.m.
10.30am 2nd&4th in month
Table Tennis
Monday p.m.
2pm 1st & 3rd Mon
Monday p.m.
2pm 1st & 3rd Mon
The Weekenders
 Saturday/Sunday see Group Page
 Saturday/Sunday see Group Page
Thursday Walking Group
Thursday 
See group page
Thursday 
See group page
Trips and visits
 
 
Wine Group
 See groups page
 See groups pageYoga (Improvers)
 Every Tue. 2pm. & Fri 9.30am
 Every Tue. 2pm. & Fri 9.30am
Timetable Summary
Day MorningAfternoon
MondaySpanish   Painting   Table Tennis  
TuesdayBridge for Beginners   Book Reading Group 1  
WednesdayGarden Group   Hikers (5 - 8 miles)    
ThursdayCryptic Crossword    
Friday Science and Technology