Group News

Interested in joining the Bowls group?

Meeting at Nottingham Indoor Bowls Centre, Beechdale Road, Bilborough.
We are now taking names for the next tuition session.
If interested, please contact – groups@beestonu3a.org.uk
Bowl sessions are arranged for all Fridays at 10.30am lasting 2 hours – all members welcome.
Numbers are gradually increasing and we had 8 persons attending which meant we had 2 lanes open.
However, the other two weekly roll-up sessions are Mondays 12.30pm – 2.30pm, and Thursdays 2.30pm –4.30pm. U3A bowlers were invited to just turn up to these sessions, and play with their U3A friends.

Calligraphy Group

We are looking for new members to join our fun and friendly group.
Our aim is to learn and practice the art of beautiful writing using old and modern calligraphy techniques in order to hand write personalised messages and greetings.
We are also learning together the art of illuminated lettering and the relaxing technique of zentangle.
We meet fortnightly on Tuesday afternoons from 2-4pm at Beeston Conservative Club, Station Road. The entrance to the room is through the car park at the rear of the building. Our next meetings are :- Tuesday 14th and 28th January and 11th and 25th February 2020
Please come and join us and share ideas and skills.
For further information please contact – groups@beestonu3a.org.uk

Chess Group

A second group will be started on a trial basis meeting on Tuesdays, at the Flour Brewer at 10 a.m.
First two meetings Tuesday February 4th and 18th for further information please contact – groups@beestonu3a.org.uk

History Group

The next meeting will be on Friday 10 January 2020 10am at the Pearson Centre
Peter Lee will give a talk on “Who was the richest man in the world”

Also if interested, please sign up for the proposed summer outing to Moseley Old Hall on Thursday 18 June

Knit, Crochet and Natter

We will be meeting at the Pearson Centre from now on. Meeting 1st Tuesday & 3rd Thursday of the month – 2.00-4.00pm. Come and join us.
For more information please contact – groups@beestonu3a.org.uk

Lunch Group 1

Our next meeting will be on Friday, 31st January
12.00 for 12.30 at the Cornmill Chilwell

Recorder Group

Meetings on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.
Now in the Epworth Room, Beeston Methodist Church, 2-3pm.
We are a small friendly group and would welcome new members. The group is suitable for absolute beginners or those who wish to dust off their old school recorders!.
We play mainly short ,well known tunes and aim to have fun whilst we learn.
If interested please contact: groups@beestonu3a.org.uk

Scottish Country Dancing

The Group is not be able to take any more beginners until further notice.
There are still spaces for experienced dancers – if interested p[leas contact – groups@beestonu3a.org.uk

Singing For Fun

Led by Margaret Johnson, we sing with enthusiasm and enjoyment. There are no auditions. We meet the 4th Thursday of each month from 10.00am – 11.30am.
For more information please contact – groups@beestonu3a.org.uk

Writing for Pleasure

The winner of the Short Story Writing competition for 2019 is Peter Hilton with his story, “An Act of God”. Congratulations to him and to everyone who took part.
Peter’s charming story, plus those of the runners-up, can be read on our website: beestonwriting.com