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. Due to covid-19, the Committee considers that it is not currently appropriate to authorise large gatherings, therefore the meetings remain suspended.


Dates for your Diary
November 2021
Mon Nov 29thWalkingThe next walk takes place on Monday 29th November.

10.30am Barlaston Downs and canal towpath.

Meet in Barlaston, at the car park on the small road leading to at the Upper House Hotel, The Green, ST12 9AE.
Mon Nov 29thFlower ArrangingThe Flower Arranging Group has now moved from St. Paul's to Blurton Community Centre in Oakwood Road, and takes place on alternate Mondays. The next meeting will take place on 29th November 2pm to 4pm.
Mon Nov 29thLine DancingThe group's next weekly meeting is on Monday 29th November.
Mon Nov 29thUkuleleThe group's next weekly meeting will take place on Monday 29th November at Methodist 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 Nov 29thIndoor BowlsIndoor bowls sessions are held weekly 1.30pm to 3.30pm on Monday afternoons on the second floor at Central Hall. The next meeting is on 29th November.
Tue Nov 30thBadmintonThe weekly badminton sessions take place from 2pm to 3pm on Tuesday afternoons at Fenton Manor Sports Centre and the next meeting will be on 30th November.

A new charging system has been introduced by the Council and court bookings now have to be paid in advance, so to avoid unnecessary payments, group members are asked to advise Dave whether or not they are likely to attend the following week’s session.
Dave can be contacted on 01782 317408.
Tue Nov 30thBook Club 1The group will meet on Tuesday 30th November between 2pm and 3.30pm at Longton Library. The Group Leader is Val Towey and her contact number is 01782 322115.
Tue Nov 30thBeadingThe group's next weekly meeting will take place on Tuesday 30th November.
December 2021
Wed Dec 1stArt 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 1st December.

Please contact Lynette Bell on 01782 238712 if you are interested and require further information.
Wed Dec 1stBridgeThe Bridge Group's next weekly meeting will take place on Wednesday 1st December.
For more information please contact John Anderson on 07794 175481.
Wed Dec 1stMexican Train DominoesThe fortnightly Mexican Train Dominoes next meeting will be at 10am on Wednesday 1st December at Central Hall in Longton.
Wed Dec 1stTable TennisThe next meeting of the fortnightly table tennis will take place at 10am on Wednesday 1st December at Central Hall in Longton.

If you are interested in joining please contact Fay Howell (01782 658659) or Alan Stevenson (01782 395760).
Thu Dec 2ndParchment CraftThe Group holds meetings on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month. The next meeting will take place on Thursday 2nd December.
Fri Dec 3rdArtsThe group has relocated to Methodist Central Hall. The next weekly meeting is planned for Friday 3rd December.
Sun Dec 5thEvening and Weekend MealsA traditional Sunday lunch has been booked for 12.30pm on Sunday, 5th December at the Swynnerton Arms, Rough Close. Food needs to be pre-ordered due to the party size (16 places).

To book, contact Fay Howell on 01782 658659 or email hfhowell@live.co.uk Menus are on the pub website at: Swynnerton Arms (swynnertonarmsstokeontrent.co.uk) The cost is £10.95 for one course, £14.25 for two, or £15.95 for three.
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Local HistoryThe Local History Group meets on alternate Tuesdays between 10.30am and 12.15pm, at Methodist Central Hall, Longton. The group's last meeting of 2021 will be a gathering at "The New Florence" for a Christmas Meal on Tuesday 7th December. The first meeting date of 2022 will be recorded on this site following agreement with MCH.
Tue Dec 7thLongton AllsortsThis small, friendly group meet at Central Hall on the first Tuesday of the month and the next meeting will be on 7th December from 10.30am to 12noon.

For further information contact Val Greatbatch on 07881 367509.
Wed Dec 8thIndoor KurlingThe Kurling Group continue to meet on alternate Wednesdays, from 10am to 12noon. The next meeting is on 8th December.

If you are interested in joining this group, please contact Val Greatbatch on 07881 367509 or Trish Rowley on 07939 209054.
Thu Dec 9thPhotographyThe Group holds meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. The 2nd Thursday meeting is held at 10am in Room 6 at Central Hall, Longton. The 4th Thursday’s meeting will usually be a practical photography session at an “away” venue.

The next meeting is on 9th December.

Contact Fran Knowles 07714950354 or e mail Fran.knowles@btinternet.com.
Thu Dec 9thOpen CraftThe Group holds meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. The next meeting will take place on Thursday 9th December.
Fri Dec 10thFamily HistoryFamily History meetings are held on alternate Fridays. The next meeting will take place on 10th December.
Fri Dec 10thCard CraftThe group meets at Methodist Central Hall at 10am on alternate Fridays. The group is led by Joy Till (01782 314703). The next meeting date is 10th December.
Mon Dec 13thDiscussionThe next group meeting will take place on Monday 13th December at Hanley Library, 11.30 am to 12.45pm.

The Topic for discussion is: The Value of History.

The Group Leader is Bob Jones, and his contact number is 01785 817743.
Tue Dec 14thBook Club 2The group will meet on Tuesday 14th November between 2pm and 3.30pm at Longton Library.
The Group Leader is Christine Voyle-Morgan, who may be contacted on 01538 756155.