Stoke-on-Trent South

Events

Monthly general meetings are usually held at Methodist Central Hall in the Strand, Longton, ST3 2JH, on the last Thursday of each month. The first post Covid meeting will take place on Thursday 30th June.


Dates for your Diary
June 2022
Wed Jun 29thArt LoversThe group meets alternate Wednesdays at Blurton Community Centre, Oakwood Road (off Blurton Road), ST3 3AR and the next meeting will be at 10am on 29th June 2022.

Please contact Lynette Bell on 01782 238712 if you are interested and require further information.
Wed Jun 29thBridgeThe Bridge Group's next weekly meeting will take place on Wednesday 29th June 2022, from 10am to 12noon at Longton Central Hall.

If you are interested in joining, Group Leader John Anderson can be contacted on 07794 175481 (mobile)
Wed Jun 29thMexican Train DominoesThe group meets on alternate Wednesdays between 10am and Noon at Longton Central Hall. The next meeting will take place on 29th June 2022.

Group Leader Pauline Murray may be contacted on 01782 392817.
Wed Jun 29thTable TennisThe Table Tennis Group meet fortnightly on the top floor at Longton Central Hall. Their next meeting is scheduled for 10am on Wednesday 29th June 2022.

You are welcome to give it a try, even if you’ve not played before. It’s good fun and provides plenty of gentle exercise.

For enquiries please contact Fay Howell (01782 658659) or Alan Stevenson (01782 395760).
Wed Jun 29thOutdoor BowlsThe Outdoor Bowls Section meets during the summer months. The next weekly meeting will take place on Wednesday 29th June 2022.

The venue is Fenton Private Bowling Club, Claud Street, Fenton. ST4 4LL.
The Session time is 1.30 to 3.30 pm.

The Group Leader is Dave Darby who may be contacted on 01782 317408.
Thu Jun 30thMeetingThe first planned monthly meeting post Covid is 30th June 2022. As previously, the meeting will commence at 2pm.

Our Guest speaker is Philip Caine, whose topic is “Barrow to Baghdad.”

The next planned monthly meeting is on 28th July, and Alex Povey will talk about the Staffordshire Oatcake.
Thu Jun 30thOpen/Parchment CraftThe Group holds meetings every Thursday between 11.30am and 1.30pm at Red House Community Centre, ST3 2LR. The next meeting will take place on Thursday 30th June 2022.

Group Contact is currently Catherine James who may be contacted on 01782 331700 or 07761 107828.
July 2022
Fri Jul 1stArtsThe group meets at Longton Central Hall. The next weekly meeting is planned for Friday 1st |July 2022.

If in doubt please contact your group leader.
Mon Jul 4thLine DancingThe group's next weekly meeting at Longton Central Hall is between 1.00pm and 3.00pm on Monday 4th July 2022.

Group Leader Linda Wooliscroft may be contacted on 07971 332348.
Mon Jul 4thUkuleleThe group's next weekly meeting will take place on Monday 4th July 2022, at Longton Central Hall, Room 6. If you wish to join or re-join the group, or require further information, please contact Group Leader Barbara Cooke on 07864 353467 or by email to: 23barbaracooke@gmail.com
Mon Jul 4thIndoor BowlsIndoor bowls sessions are held weekly 1.30pm to 3.30pm on Monday afternoons on the second floor at Longton Central Hall. The next meeting is planned for Monday 4th July 2022.

Group Leader Dave Darby may be contacted on 01782 317408.
Tue Jul 5thLocal HistoryThe next group meeting is at Longton Central Hall on 5th July.

Group Leader Phil Rowley can be contacted on 07421 734200 (mobile) or by email to: phil.rowley.2021@outlook.com
Tue Jul 5thLongton AllsortsThis small group meet on the first Tuesday of the month from 10.30am to 12 noon, for members to chat about chosen topics. The venue has now changed to the residence of Trish Rowley.

The next meeting will be on Tuesday, 5th July 2022.

For further information and address details, please contact Trish Rowley on 07939 209054.
Tue Jul 5thBeadingMeetings are every second Tuesday 11.30am-1.30pm at Red House Community House, Longton ST3 2LR.
The group's next weekly meeting will take place on Tuesday 5th July 2022.

Group Contact is currently Catherine James who may be contacted on 01782 331700 or 07761 107828.
Wed Jul 6thIndoor KurlingThe Kurling Group continue to meet on alternate Wednesdays. The next meeting, on the top floor at Longton Central Hall, will be from 10am to 12 noon on Wednesday 6th July 2022. Meetings are normally held fortnightly.

If you are interested in joining this group, please contact Trish Rowley on 07939 209054.
Fri Jul 8thFamily HistoryThe next meeting will be held at the Tollgate Hotel, Blurton at 2pm on Friday, 8th July 2022. We will meet in the restaurant unless there is a function taking place, in which case we will move to the sports bar (opposite the bar in the corridor).

Group Leader Fay Howell can be contacted on 01782 658659 or by email to hfhowell@live.co.uk
Fri Jul 8thCard CraftThe group meets at Longton Central Hall at 10am on alternate Fridays. The group is led by Joy Till (01782 314703). The next meeting date is 8th July 2022.
Mon Jul 11thDiscussionThe next group meeting is now confirmed for Monday 11th July 2022, 11.30am to 12.45pm.
It will take place at the usual venue, viz. Hanley Library.

The subject under discussion will be: All History is Bunk

The Group Leader is Bob Jones, and his contact number is 01785 817743.
Tue Jul 12thBook Club 2The group's next planned meeting is on Tuesday 12th July 2022 between 2pm and 3.30pm at Longton Library.

If in doubt please contact your group leader, Christine Voyle-Morgan, who may be contacted on 01538 756155.
Thu Jul 14thPhotographyThe Group holds meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. The 2nd Thursday meeting is held at 10am in Room 6 at Longton Central Hall. The 4th Thursday’s meeting will usually be a practical photography session at an “away” venue.

There are about 12 regular members now and room for more!! There are NO qualifications, just an interest in photography and a means of taking photographs (camera or smartphone) if possible. There is wide range of experience within the group which can be shared so that new members won’t be overwhelmed with technical or mechanical issues. The group aims to allow space for you to improve your own photography experience, giving members an opportunity to solve problems and develop ideas to keep their photography alive and progressing.

The next meeting is on 14th July 2022.

Contact Fran Knowles 07714950354 or e mail Fran.knowles@btinternet.com.