Groups

Sign up for these Groups at an Open Meeting where full details will be available. Open Meetings take place on the first Thursday of each month at Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Beeston, starting at 10.30am.

Group Coordinator: Chris Chater. Email: johnchater1@sky.com Telephone: 07598713256

Members are encouraged to contact leaders for up-to-date information.   Please be aware that members participate in all group activities entirely at their own risk.

If you drop out of a Group, please let the Group Leader know as there may be a waiting list for the Group. Please click on this link for full details of this issue.

Please be aware that all Members participate in activities entirely at their own risk.

Ambling Group

Leader & Telephone Number: Glenis Fisher. 0115 8752336. Email: glenis.fisher@yahoo.com
Meetings Held: 1st and 3rd Wednesday.
Venue: Contact leader for meeting point information.

Searching Antiques Group

Leaders: Margaret and Barry Lupton. Email: bazmarg@hotmail.com Contact them for details of meetings.

Architecture Group

Leader: Di Fischer Harman Email: difschr@yahoo.co.uk Deputy: Caroline Penn. Email: carolinespenn@gmail.com
Meetings Held: Monthly. 1st Tuesday. 10.30am.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road. Wesley Room.

Art Gallery Visits 

Leaders & Telephone Numbers: Barbara. 0797 333 8217. Nadya. 0115 925 7920. Secretary: Elizabeth.
Email addresses: barbara.e.johnson@btinternet.com, nadya.lancaster@btopenworld.com and eliz3le2ma1b@btinternet.com Meetings Held: Monthly. 3rd Thursday. 2.00pm.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, or visits

Art History 1 and2

Leader & Telephone Number: Helen. 0115 922 7717.
Email :helen.stewart1@btinternet.com
Group Secretary: Group Secretary: Elizabeth. Email: eliz3le2ma1b@btinternet.com
Meetings Held: Monthly. 4th Tuesday. 10.30am and 1.30pm.
Venue: Guild Room, Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road.

Badminton

Leaders: Ann and John
Email :johndubbury@btinternet.com
Meetings Held: Fortnightly. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. 10.30am.
Venue: Pearson Centre, Beeston.

Beeston Real Ale Group [BRAG] Group

Leader: Peter Lee. Email: peter.lee@ntlworld.com
Meetings Held: Contact the leader.
Venue: Various

Birdwatching

Leader & Telephone Number: Peter. 0781 386 7135. Email: psadler197@gmail.com
Meetings Held: Monthly during the second week (the day is variable)
Venue: Various

Book Group 1

Leader and Telephone Number: Jane. 922 6643. Email: ejslarch@outlook.com
Meetings Held: Monthly. 2nd Tuesday. 10.00am.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room.

This Group is at full capacity at present.

‘Between The Covers Book Group’ (Formerly Book Group 4) 

Leader: Elaine Email: eneville1@hotmail.com
Meetings Held: Monthly. 3rd Monday. 1.30pm
Venue: White Lion, Beeston.

This Group is at full capacity at present.

Bowls

Leader: Peter. 0115 928 8131. Email: peternoon70@gmail.com
Meetings Held: Variable
Venue: Nottingham Indoor Bowls Club

Bridge

Leader: Pauline. 0115 928 3707. Email: hpbright23@yahoo.co.uk
Meetings Held: Weekly. Monday. 2.00pm- 4.00pm.
Venue: Guild Room, Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road.

Buddies

Leader:  Zena.Email: zezebe@msn.com
Meetings Held: Monthly Last Friday. 10.30am.
Venue: The White Lion, Beeston.

Canasta

Leader & Telephone Number: Paul. 943 1012 Email: paul.pinnock@yahoo.co.uk
Meetings Held: 2nd and 4th Thursday at 9.30am.
Venue: Wesley Room, Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road.

Cinema/Film

Leader & Telephone Number: Alan 922 1976. Email: alanwindsor@ntlworld.com
Meetings Held: The Tuesday in the week of the U3A Open Meeting at 10.30am. The Open Meeting is the first Thursday of the month so sometimes the meeting is on the first Tuesday and sometimes on the last Tuesday of the previous month, but always in the same week as the Open Meeting.
Venue: The White Lion Pub, Station Road.

Craft

Leader & Telephone Number: Carole. 9253268 Email: cbrown929@btintnet.com
Meetings Held: Monthly 4th Thursday. 1.30pm-4.00pm.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room.

Exploring Spirituality

Leader & Telephone Number: Richard. 925 2586. Email: riedd@btinternet.com
Meetings Held: Monthly 3rd Tuesday. 10.00am.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road,Wesley Room.

Family History/Genealogy

Leader & Telephone Number: Chris. 922 1481 Email: contact.cob.uk@gmail.com Members wishing to join the group should contact Chris to check if there are vacancies.
Meetings Held: Monthly. 3rd Wednesday. 10.00am,
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room.

Fifth Chapter Book Group

Leader: Ginny. Email: ginny.psych@ntlworld.com
Meetings Held: 2nd Wednesday. 10.00am from 13 September.
Venue: The White Lion, Station Road, Beeston.

Garden/Visits 

Leader & Telephone Number: Sandra. 928 5031. Email: sandy.banks@talktalk.net
Meetings Held: 2nd Wednesday. 10.00am.
Venue: Guild Room Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road,and visits.

Beginners German Group and the German Conversation Group 

The Beginners German Group is for members who are interested in learning German and have little or no knowledge of German. The Tutor will be Chris Denby.

The German Conversation Group is for members who are more advanced and will further enhance conversational abilities. The Tutor is Gerda Kuklik

The above groups will be run at the same time.

Group Facilitator: Kathy Shipway. Email: kathyshipway@yahoo.co.uk
Meetings Held: 1st and 3rd Tuesday. 10.00-11.00am
Venue: White Lion, Beeston.

 

Beginners Greek

Leader & Telephone Number: Christine Denby 928 1357. Email: chrisadenby@googlemail.com
Meetings: Monthly 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. 10.00am
Venue: Contact Christine Denby.

History

The new contact person is Ron Jones (0115 925 8093 ronhjones@outlook.com) Other members of the organising team are Georgina Lyons (Treasurer) Judith Foxton and Margaret Jones
Meetings Held: Monthly. 2nd Friday. 10.00am.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Guild Room.

International Dance

Leader & Telephone Number: Gill. 917 1831. Email: gill.morral@ntlworld.com
Meetings Held: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. 10.00am.
Venue: Church hall behind the R.C. Church on Foster Ave. (Assumption Church Hall).

Italian

Leader & Telephone Number: Brendan. 925 2558 Email: brendanmurphy1000@gmail.com
Meetings Held: 1st and 3rd Fridays 9.30am till 11.30am.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room.

Knitting and Crochet Group

Leader: Sheila Schierbaum. Email: sheilaschierbaum@btinternet.com
Meetings Held: Monthly. 3rd Thursday. 2.00pm
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, the Youth Room.

Languages (French/Spanish)

Leaders: Jill. 925 6792. Email: jillddavis3@gmail.com Maria. 922 3524. Email: dleadbetter1944@btinternet.com
Meetings Held: 2nd and 4th Mondays:
9.30am – 11.00am French Conversation (not for total beginners)
11.00am – 12.30pm Spanish ( limited Spanish speakers welcome)
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room.

Latin

Leader and Telephone Number: Jill 922 7646. Email: jill.boothroyd@live.co.uk.
Meetings Held: Monthly. 3rd Wednesday. 9.45am.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, main church.

Beginners Latin

Leader & Telephone Number: Brendan. 925 2558 Email: brendanmurphy1000@gmail.com
Meetings Held: 2nd and 4th Fridays .
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room.

Let’s Right Shakespeare

Leader and Telephone Number: Di Fischer-Harman. 9252353 Email: difschr@yahoo.co.uk
Meetings Held: 4th Monday of each Month.
Venue: Wesley Room Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road,Starting 1.30pm.

Long Walks

Leader and Telephone Number: Mike. 917 7150 Email: mushnpuss@gmail.com
Venue: Various.
Meetings Held: We walk 8 – 10 miles once a month, in the middle of the month.

Lunch Club

Leaders: Glenis Fisher 0115 875 2336. Email: glenis.fisher@yahoo.com or Shirley Cooper 0115 917 0715. Email: shirley.cooper@ntlworld.com Dines Monthly during the last week of the month on varying days.
Venue: Various.

Two Lunch

Leaders: Peter Lyons 0115 916 5802 Email: peterlyons7@ntlworld.com or Pamela Bayley 0115 939 6828 Email: pamela.bayley247@gmail.com Dines Monthly during the third week of the month on varying days.

Mah-Jong

Leader & Telephone Number: Eleanor 970 1747. Mobile:0757 284 1043. Email: e.hickie852@btinternet.com
Meetings Held: 1st and 3rd Wednesday at 2.00pm.
Venue: Wesley Room, Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road.

Medium Walks

Leader & Telelphone Number:  Alan Bailey 916 4574. Mobile: 0750 457 9484. Email: alanbailey@virginmedia.com
Venue: Various. Walks about 7 miles.

Murder Book Club

Leader & Telephone Number: Helen 922 7717. Email: helen.stewart1@btinternet.com
Meetings Held: 1st Wednesday. 1.30pm.
Venue: The White Lion, Beeston.

Music

Leader & Telephone Number: Sue and Graham. 925 6729.Email: lodges3@hotmail.co.uk
Meetings Held: 3rd Thursday. 10am.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Guild Room.

Philosophy and Religion

Leader & Telephone Number: Nicholas. 928 5473. Geoff. Email: geoffbagley@me.com
Meetings Held: Monthly. 1st Monday. 10.30am.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room.

Photography

This Group is led by a Team.  Christine, Joan & Mike.

Contact: Christine Email: tchinbot@btinternet.com

Meetings Held: 4th Wednesday at 10.00 am each month.
Venue: Various – Contact Christine for details.

Play Reading Group

Leader & Telephone Number: Christine. 928 2576. Email: christinedornan@gmail.com
Meetings Held: Monthly. 3rd Friday. 2.00pm.
VenueBeeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room.

Poetry Appreciation

Leader & Telephone Number: Joan. 922 6975. Email: joan.whiting@ntlworld.com
Meetings Held: Monthly 3rd Tuesday. 1.30pm
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room.

Practical Gardening

Leader & Telephone Number: Margaret 0115 9287643. Email: mrichardson14@hotmail.com
Meetings Held: Monthly 1st Tuesday. 10.00am.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Guild Room.

Learn to Program [IT] Group

Leader: Jeff Watkins. Email: jeffwatkins2000@gmail.com

Please note the is a 12 weeks’ course 6 members only.
Members my drop out but it will be difficult to join half way through the course. Jeff has decided to run another course from September hence the contact details

Psychology and Sociology Group

Leader & Telephone Number: Di. 925 2353. Email: difschr@yahoo.co.uk
Meetings Held: Monthly. 4th Monday.
Venue: Pearson Centre.

Quiz

Leader & Telephone Number: Jean 9222238. Email: jean.evans1940@btinternet.com
Meetings Held: 3rd Fridays. 10.30am.
Venue: The White Lion, Beeston.

Readers Rendezvous

Leader: Alison. Email: alison@solidus.co.uk
Meetings Held: Monthly. 3rd Thursday. 2.00pm.
Venue: White Lion, Beeston.

Rummikub

Leader and Telephone Number: Pauline. 925 7836. Email: pautill77@gmail.com
Meetings Held: Monthly. 2nd Monday. 2.00pm.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room.

Science 

Leader and Telephone Number: Jim. 917 0353. Email: jm.jj.turner@ntlworld.com From September 2017: Brian Tuck. Email: briantuck@btinternet.com Bill Pavlidis. Email v.pavlidis@virginmedia.com
Meetings Held: 1st Wednesday Monthly 10.00 am.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room

Scottish Country Dancing.c

Leaders and Telephone Number: Sue and Andrew Morrison. 9164691. Email: sue.morrison2@ntlworld.com
Thursdays of weeks 2, 3 4 (and 5, if any).
We dance in the Beeston Methodist Church Hall (Chilwell Road) from 10:15 to 11:45.

New members welcome!

Scrabble

Leader & Telephone Number: Mary. 0115 925 8033. Email: marydot2@virginmedia.com
Meetings Held: Fortnightly. 1st and 3rd Tuesday. 2.00pm
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Guild Room.

Short Walks

Leader: Ivor. Email: case@onetel.com Venue: Various.

Singing for Fun

Leader & Telephone Number:  Margaret 928 8541 Email:  DaCapo19@googlemail.com Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Guild Room  4th Thursday. 10.00am.

This Group is full but there is a waiting list.

Table Tennis

Leader & Telephone Number: Janet. 925 6048. Email: janet@jandee.co.uk
Meetings Held: Fortnightly. 2nd and 4th week. Term time only.
Venue: Pearson Centre.

Table Tennis Two

Leader: Kathryn. Email: kcadeane@hotmail.co.uk
Meetings Held: Fortnightly. 2nd and 4th week. Term time only.
Venue: Pearson Centre.

Table Tennis Three

Leaders: Helen Perbet. Email: helenperbet@btinternet.com Pauline Duke familyduke@blueyonder.co.uk Contact them for details.
Venue: Pearson Centre.

Theatre Outings

Leader: Eve. 928 1983. Email: evegurd@yahoo.com
Meetings Held: Monthly 1st Tuesday. 2.00PM.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room.

Ukulele Strummers

Leader: Sue Greaves. Email address: sue.greaves2@gmail.com
Meetings Held: Fornightly.
Venue: Contact Sue for details of venue and times of meetings.

Ukulele Group Beginners

Leader: Peter Goulding Email: pgoulding@live.co.uk
Meetings Held: Fortnightly. Contact Peter for details.
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Wesley Room.

What the Papers Say

Leader & Telephone Number: Karen. 925 3332. Email: stainer_696@msn.com
Meetings Held: Monthly. 3rd Friday. 2.00pm
Venue: Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road.

Wine Appreciation

Leader & Telephone Number: Piers. 928 4988. Email: pierskrause@yahoo.co.uk
Meetings Held: Monthly. 1st Tuesday. 2.00pm. This Group is at full capacity at present.
Venue: White Lion, Beeston.

Wine Appreciation Two

Leader: Adrian. Email: arshipway@yahoo.co.uk
Meetings Held: Monthly. Monthly 2nd Tuesday.
Venue: White Lion, Beeston.

Writing for Pleasure (Formerly Short Story Writing)

Leader: Helen. Telephone: 922 7717. Email: helen.stewart1@btinternet.com
Meetings Held: 1st Wednesday. 10.00am.
Venue:Pearson Centre.

Yoga

Leaders: Kathryn Coupland. Email: kathryncoupland@hotmail.com Janet Calvert. Email: janet.calvert1@btinternet.com
Meetings Held: Weekly.  Friday. 9.30am. This Group is at full capacity at present.
Venue:Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road, Hall.

This Group is at full capacity at present. The waiting list is closed.