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ACTIVITY GROUPS
LEARN, LAUGH and LIVE!

If you are interested in a particular group, please make direct contact with the named Group Leader.   Don't forget to visit the MENU (on the left) for fuller details for the Groups with an active programme.   
We continue to develop new Groups as members join who have additional interests to share or take part in.

PLEASE NOTE:  
Full current (paid up annual) U3A Membership is required to take part in any of these Activities.

 

 

BOOK READING                   Click to view full programme  BOOK READING           
Detail:   Members' choice of book each month providing fresh discussion
Meeting:   1st Wednesdays in month
Time:   2.30pm to 4.00pm
Venue:     Bridgnorth Library, Listley Street, Bridgnorth
Group Size:   12 maximum 
Cost:   £5 per annum for library book loans
Group Leader:   Peter Wariner      01746 769276
     
     
BRIDGE   Sorry - presently full
Detail:   Bridge for experienced players in a friendly environment
Meeting:   Fridays (weekly)
Time:   9.30am - 12 noon
Venue:   The Bungalow, Innage Lane, Bridgnorth
Group Size:   20 maximum
Cost:   £1.50 per session
Group Leader:   Mary Galloway    01746 762372
     
CANASTA    
Detail:   Rummy-style card game, played in twos, threes or pairs
Meeting:   Mondays (weekly)
Time:   2.00pm - 4.30pm
Venue:   The Bungalow, Innage Lane, Bridgnorth
Group Size:   20 maximum
Cost:   £1.50 per session
Group Leader:   Brenda Spencer    01746 767460
     
CINEMA GOERS    
Detail:   Use it or lose it!  Email notifications of local films including Live Shows
Meeting:   Varies
Time:   Varies
Venue:   Monarch (Reel) Cinema, Whitburn Street, Bridgnorth
Group Size:   n/a
Cost:   Varies
Group Leader:   Diana Bufton      01746 769247
      
CLASSICAL MUSIC   Click to view full programme  CLASSICAL MUSIC
Detail:   Monthly visits to enjoy the orchestral music at the CBSO
Meeting:   Matinees & Evenings, 10 visits between September and June
Time:   Transport departs  1.30pm (matinees) or 5.30pm (evenings)
Venue:   City of Birmingham Symphony Concert Hall
Group Size:   limited by transport
Cost:   Between £35-£55 incl seats (choir or stalls) and transport
Group Leader:   Margaret Lomas (from 1st January 2019)     01746 769828
     
     
FRENCH CONVERSATION    
Detail:   Practice spoken french in an informal and friendly environment
Meeting:   Mondays (alternate)
Time:   1100am - 12.30pm
Venue:   Bec's Cafe, St Mary's Street, Bridgnorth
Group Size:   8 maximum
Cost:   Coffee plus 25p
Group Leader:   Caroline Dudley     01746 764094
     
GARDEN VISITS   Click to view full programme    GARDEN VISITS
Detail:   Visits organised near and far to Garden and Horticultural Centres
Meeting:   Thursdays (mostly)
Time:   Full or half days
Venue:   various - see Menu on left
Group size:   Restricted by transport and/or venue
Cost:   Varies    National Trust Membership useful
Group Leader:   Maria Hughes    01746 764633
     
GENEALOGY    
Detail:   Sharing Family Tree Research linked to related social history
Meeting:   Tuesdays (1st in month)
Time:   10.30am - 12 noon
Venue:   Daniels Mill Cafe, Knowle Sands, Bridgnorth
Group Size:   16 maximum
Cost:   £2-£2.50 per session, payable in advance
Group Leader:   Peter Lindsell    01746 763362
     
GEOCACHING    NEW!
Detail:   An outdoor walking challenge with a difference!
Meeting:   Fridays (4th in month)
Time:   10ish start
Venue:   varies
Group Size:   10 or more
Cost:   minimal
Group Leader:   Bob Mitchell    01746 761696
     
GERMAN CONVERSATION    
Detail:   Practice speaking german in an informal and friendly environment
Meeting:   Mondays (4th in month)
Time:   2.30pm - 4.00pm
Venue:   Bec's Cafe, St Mary's Street, Bridgnorth
Group Size:   8 Maximum
Cost:   Coffee plus 25p
Group Leader:   Eva Peringer    01746 764189
     
iPADS & COFFEE   Two Groups   
Detail:   Gain confidence by exploring different iPad features
Meeting:   Tuesdays (2nd in month)     Wednesdays (2nd in month)
Time:   10.30am - 12 noon
Venue:   The Bungalow, Innage Lane
Group Size:   15 maximum
Cost:   £3.00 per session to include coffee and handout notes
Group Leader:   Chris Wright     01746 766955
     
MAH JONG    
Detail:   Fascinating game played with beautiful ivory tiles
Meeting:   Tuesdays (weekly)
Time:   2.00pm - 4.00pm
Venue:   The Bungalow, Innage Lane, Bridgnorth
Group Size:   20 maximum
Cost:   £2 per session
Group Leader:   Maria Hughes   01746 764633
     
OUT & ABOUT   Click to view full programme    OUT & ABOUT
Detail:   Venues sought to provide an interesting and different day out
Meeting:   Six visits between April and December - various days
Time:   Transport departs 9.30am (approx) from Westgate (parking nearby)
Group Size:   Restricted by transport and/or venue
Cost:   Entrance costs vary.   Transport payable on the day
Group Leaders:   Jenny Green   01746 862191   Tricia Bennett  01746 764697
     
SINGING FOR ALL   SORRY - CLOSED from October 2018
Detail:   Enjoy singing?   Come along and join us.
Meeting:   Fridays (1st & 3rd)
Time:   10.00am - 12 noon
Venue:   St Leonards Church Hall, Racecourse Drive
Group Size:   20+
Cost:   £2.00 per session
Group Leader:   Dianne Gray    07506 824141     Stephen Lomas - Accompanist
     
THEATRE GROUP   Click here for Programme Hobsons Choice Ballet
Detail:   Theatre Visits arranged (up to 4 per year) to a variety of performances
Meeting:   varied
Time:   varied
Venue:   Varied (eg Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Malvern)
Group Size::   Transport dependant
Cost:   varied
Group Leader:   Kay Yendole     01746 219304   NB new number
     
WALKING   Click to view programme of walks      WALKING GROUP
Detail:   Walks 4-6 miles in and around the Bridgnorth area    Packed lunch
Meeting:   Fridays (2nd in month)
Time:   10.00am meet at Westgate Office Car Park.  Share cars to start point
Venue:   varied
Group Size:   10+
Cost:   n/a
Group Leader:   Barbara Frost
     
WRITERS GROUP    
Detail:   Supportive group encouraging writing skills to produce short stories
Meeting:   Mondays (1st in month)
Time:   2.00pm - 4.00pm
Venue:   Bec's Cafe, St Mary's Street, Bridgnorth
Group Size:   10 maximimum
Cost:   Coffee plus 25p
Group Leader:   Kay Yendole     01746 218249

               

Please let us know if there is an activity that you would like to see represented in our programme. 
We are keen to expand the number of groups and will support any member and  any suggestions that are put forward.
 
Please send any ideas to: info.bridgnorthu3a@gmail.com
 
 
 
 
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