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Many of our groups are running during lockdown

For information on any of these groups click on the Groups tab at the top of the page.

Art Appreciation

Group meetings are currently held via Zoom

21st December – no meeting
18th January – Planning meeting

Bird Watching & Wildlife

The Bird Watching & Wildlife group have been meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 10.30 am at the meeting place.

(below has been updated as some dates changed – 9/1/2021)

List of locations for 2021 available on our group page (Covid 19 allowing)

Board Games Online

This is a group created to help while away those long Covid-19 days. We play board games online.  Here we are racing to climb K2.  There are thousands of games to choose from and the system we’ve set up means you can play pretty much any time you like but we always meet 4th Tuesday of the month at 3.00 pm.

The contact for the group is Marshal Anderson.

Book Group


This group continues to share its views and opinions by email and Zoom meeting held on the first Monday of the month.

Two books recommended by members at the last meeting are: The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields and Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.

Church History

Meeting on Zoom.

Coffee & Co

We have temporarily changed to afternoon tea
and are meeting on Zoom at 3.00 pm for the next few months.

Coffee Mates

We have been meeting face to face, 6 at a time every Wednesday.
We’ve met up inside, then outside and as the rules have now changed again we’re back on Zoom.   Watch this space!

Creative Writing

We don’t have a set meeting time we just arrange from week/fortnight to week/fortnight.  If any one is interested they can contact me and I can let them know the next meeting.  We are working on Memoir Writing at the moment (October 2020).                                                                       Chris Niven

Everyday Science

Hoping to start on Zoom soon.

Family History

We are currently holding Zoom meetings on our usual meeting days commencing 10.30 am.

French  Conversation

The French Conversation group are meeting on Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month at 10.00 am.

History of England

Currently meeting on Zoom on the first Thursday each month at 10.00 am

Micro Brewery/Pub Pals

Have been meeting face to face, socially distanced.


Meeting on Zoom on 4th Wednesday each month at 10.00 am

Radio Waves

Meeting on Zoom on Friday 22nd January 2021 at 10.00 am.

New Group War Babies and Boomers’

email address is


For information on any of these groups visit our Groups Page.

For your individual exercise visit our Local Walks page for instructions of how to access local walks.

For a look at what we have done in past view our newsletter archive.