Ashfield U3A Deleted Diary Dates 2007










Interest/Study Group and Other Meetings in Diary Order:


Group Co-ordinators:       Please report diary dates as soon as possible to the webmaster Ron Britton in order to keep the site as up-to-date as possible for members.



Tuesday 2 January 2007
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Jacksdale Garden Centre, Main Road, Jacksdale at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton

Thursday 4 January 2007
The Yoga Group Meeting at the Scout Hut, Teversal - 10.00 'till 11.30. - Co-ordinator: Pam Sapey

Thursday 4 January 2007
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Dog & Duck, Clipstone - 12.00 for 12.30.

Tuesday 9 January 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:30 - car-sharing to Ashover - Distance: 7 miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 10 January 2007
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Cup of Ghosts' by Paul Doherty.

Wednesday 10 January 2007
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Barrie & Lynne's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: Style & tannin in reds

Thursday 11 January 2007
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Margaret Nunn in Hucknall, from 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Wednesday 17 January 2007
The Family & Local History Group meeting at Kirkby Library (please use the back door), The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 14:30 - 16:00 - Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton Subject: Birth, Marriage & Death Certificates - please bring copies of examples with you.

Thursday 18 January 2007
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Car park at Waggon & Horses, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - Time: 10:00 - Kirkby Dumbles - Co-ordinator: Fred Roberts - Please take a drink.

Monday 22 January 2007
The Bridge Group Meeting at the home of Maxine & Martin Rose, in Mansfield - 19:30 - 21:30. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 23 January 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:30 - car-sharing to Carsington & Brassington - Distance: 7½ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 23 January 2007
The Art Group Meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Tonal perspective in monochrome.

Thursday 25 January 2007
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Judy Theobold Subject: Life and Other Problems - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 26 January 2007
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Learn to Spin.

Thursday 1 February 2007
The Yoga Group Meeting at the Scout Hut, Teversal - 10.00 'till 11.30. - Co-ordinator: Pam Sapey

Thursday 1 February 2007
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Forest Lodge, Edwinstowe - 12.00 for 12.30.

Tuesday 6 February 2007
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Hodsock Priory, Blyth, Notts at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton

Thursday 8 February 2007
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Margaret Nunn in Hucknall, from 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Tuesday 13 February 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:30 - car-sharing to Dale Abbey & Locko Park - Distance: 7½ miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 14 February 2007
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Book from the 'Richard & Judy' list.

Wednesday 14 February 2007
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Ron & Carole's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: Terroir & quality in reds

Thursday 15 February 2007
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Horse & Groom car park - Time: 10:00 - Greasley Circular (Moor Green Reservoir) - Co-ordinator: Fred Roberts - Please take a drink.

Wednesday 21 February 2007
The Family & Local History Group meeting at Kirkby Library (please use the back door), The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 14:30 - 16:00 - Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton Subject: Census Returns - please bring copies of examples with you.

Thursday 22 February 2007
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Colin Bower Subject: The Humour That Surrounds - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 23 February 2007
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Simple Sugarcraft.

Monday 26 February 2007
The Bridge Group Meeting at the home of Maxine & Martin Rose, in Mansfield - 19:30 - 21:30. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 27 February 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:30 - car-sharing to Birchover, Nine Ladies Stone Circle, River Bradford & Robin Hood's Stride - Distance: 8½ miles - Co-ordinator: Sue & Averil - Please take a packed lunch and drinks. This meeting was cancelled (see 8th May)

Tuesday 27 February 2007
The Art Group Meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Creating misty effects.

Thursday 1 March 2007
The Yoga Group Meeting at the Scout Hut, Teversal - 10.00 'till 11.30. - Co-ordinator: Pam Sapey

Thursday 1 March 2007
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Dovecote, Laxton - 12.00 for 12.30.

Tuesday 6 March 2007
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Holme Pierrepont Hall, Holme Pierrepont, Notts at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton

Thursday 8 March 2007
The Horticulture Group inaugural meeting at the home of Lynne & Barrie Jackson in Annesley Woodhouse, from 13:30 - 14:30. Please ring for details. Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Thursday 8 March 2007
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Mary Pearson in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Saturday 10 March 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - 42nd Street - Tickets £28.50 - Own transport.

Saturday 10 March 2007
Ashfield U3A Pie & Pea Supper and Quiz Night at St. Wilfrid's Church Hall, Church Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 19:00 to 22:00 - Tickets £3 - [Sorry - sold out]

Tuesday 13 March 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:30 - car-sharing to Cromford Canal & Bolehill - Distance: 7 miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 14 March 2007
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'House Unlocked' by Penelope Lively.

Wednesday 14 March 2007
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Barrie & Lynne's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: Reds - Old World vs New World

Thursday 15 March 2007
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: All Saints church hall (tin hut) off Derby Road, Annesley - Time: 10:00 - Annesley Hall area - Co-ordinator: Sally & Len - Please take a drink.

Monday 19 March 2007
The Discussion Group Meeting at The upper floor, Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose - Inaugural meeting.

Wednesday 21 March 2007
The Family & Local History Group meeting at Kirkby Library (please use the back door), The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 14:30 - 16:00 - Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton Subject: Local Industries - please bring copies of images, books or ephemera which complement the subject.

Thursday 22 March 2007
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A & A.G.M. at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Mike Corby Subject: The Funny Side of Patents (Slides and Stories) - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 23 March 2007
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Parchment Craft & Pyrography.

Monday 26 March 2007
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of Barrie & Lynne at Annesley Woodhouse, from 14:00 - Topic: Clematis / Growing Fruit Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 26 March 2007
The Bridge Group Meeting at the home of Maxine & Martin Rose, in Mansfield - 19:30 - 21:30. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 27 March 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:30 - car-sharing to Mapleton, Blore, Ilam & Coldwall Bridge - Distance: 8¼ miles - Co-ordinator: Mary - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 27 March 2007
The Art Group Meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Scaling up photographs. - Please note that £10 per member is due for room hire.

Tuesday 3 April 2007
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Japanese Gardens, North Clifton, Newark, Notts at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton

Wednesday 4 April 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Guys & Dolls - Tickets £26.50 - Own transport.

Thursday 5 April 2007
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Reindeer Inn, Edingley - 12.00 for 12.30.

Tuesday 10 April 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:30 - car-sharing to Royston Grange & Parwich - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 11 April 2007
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Restless' - a book from the Richard & Judy List

Wednesday 11 April 2007
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Dennis & Margaret's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: Rosé wines

Thursday 12 April 2007
The Yoga Group Meeting at the Scout Hut, Teversal - 10.00 'till 11.30. - Co-ordinator: Pam Sapey

Thursday 12 April 2007
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Margaret Nunn in Hucknall, from 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Monday 16 April 2007
The Discussion Group Meeting at The upper floor, Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson.

Wednesday 18 April 2007
The Family & Local History Group meeting at Kirkby Library (please use the back door), The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 14:30 - 16:00 - Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton Subject: A talk by Ashfield's Heritage & Tourism Officer, Denis Hill, on 'The Heritage of Ashfield'.

Thursday 19 April 2007
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Winding House car park, Park Road, off Moor Road, Bestwood Village - Time: 10:00 - Bestwood Park - ??? - Please take a drink.

Thursday 19 April 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Nottingham Arena, Nottingham - 19:30 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Dancing on Ice - Tickets £35.75 - Own transport.

Monday 23 April 2007
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of Sue, from 14:00 - Topic: Gardening on a small scale Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 24 April 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:30 - car-sharing to Lathkill Dale - Distance: 8½ miles - Co-ordinator: Peter - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 24 April 2007
The Art Group Meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Painting without brushes.

Thursday 26 April 2007
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Rodney Cousins - Subject: Country Quiz - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 27 April 2007
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Flower Arranging.

Tuesday 1 May 2007
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Nottingham University Gardens at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton

Thursday 3 May 2007
The Yoga Group Meeting at the Scout Hut, Teversal - 10.00 'till 11.30. - Co-ordinator: Pam Sapey

Thursday 3 May 2007
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Robin Hood Inn, Elkesley (nr. Retford) - 12.00 for 12.30.

Saturday 5 May 2007
Holiday to Scotland together with Mansfield U3A - Co-ordinator: Kathleen Jones - See Holidays & Outings Group for details.

Saturday 5 May 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:30 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Acorn Antiques - Tickets £23 - Own transport.

Saturday 5 May 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham - 14:30 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Riverdance - Tickets £28 - Own transport.

Tuesday 8 May 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Birchover, Nine Ladies Stone Circle, River Bradford & Robin Hood's Stride - Distance: 8½ miles - Co-ordinator: Sue & Averil - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 9 May 2007
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: A murder mystery

Wednesday 9 May 2007
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Ron & Carole's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: Sherry, Port & Madeira

Thursday 10 May 2007
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Margaret Nunn in Hucknall, from 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Monday 14 May 2007
The Discussion Group Meeting at The upper floor, Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: Is Global Warming man-made?

Monday 14 May 2007
The Bridge Group Meeting at the home of Maxine & Martin Rose, in Mansfield - 19:30 - 21:30. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Wednesday 16 May 2007
The Family & Local History Group meeting at Kirkby Library (please use the back door), The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 14:30 - 16:00 - Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton Subject: Co-ordinator: Family History Centres and the I.G.I.

Thursday 17 May 2007
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Horse & Groom car park - Time: 10:00 - Greasley Circular, Moor Green Reservoir - Fred Roberts will lead - Please take a drink.

Monday 21 May 2007
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of Jill & Malcolm Pullan at Rainworth, from 09:30 - Topic: Organic Gardening / Plant Swop Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 22 May 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Rushup Edge, Hollins Cross & Mam Tor - Distance: 7 miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 22 May 2007
The Art Group Meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Spatter effects.

Thursday 24 May 2007
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Sandra Hart - Subject: City of Bees - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 25 May 2007
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Bags, Bows & Buds.

Monday 28 May 2007
The Bridge Group Meeting at the home of Maxine & Martin Rose, in Mansfield - 19:30 - 21:30. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Wednesday 30 May 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (with Shane Ritchie) - Tickets £17 - Own transport. (Please bring money to the U3A meeting on 26th April).

Tuesday 5 June 2007
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at 125 Shelford Road, Radcliffe-on-Trent at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton

Thursday 7 June 2007
The Yoga Group Meeting at the Scout Hut, Teversal - 10.00 'till 11.30. - Co-ordinator: Pam Sapey

Thursday 7 June 2007
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Plough, Farnsfield - 12.00 for 12.30.

Monday 11 June 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Hulme End & Wetton - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Sue & Averil - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Monday 11 June 2007
The Discussion Group Meeting at The upper floor, Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: From where should we get our energy?

Tuesday 12 June 2007
Picnic in the Park - Giant picnic to celebrate the 25th anniversary of U3A in Britain Time: 10:00 - 16:00 - to be held in Rufford Park. This is a free event open to anyone to attend whether members of U3A or not. Please bring your own refreshments and folding table, chair etc. Entertainment provided.

Wednesday 13 June 2007
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Saturday Night & Sunday Morning' - Alan Sillitoe

Thursday 14 June 2007
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Margaret Nunn in Hucknall, from 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Tuesday 19 June 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - We'll Meet Again (a celebration of wartime entertainment) - Tickets £9.50 - Own transport.

Wednesday 20 June 2007
The Family & Local History Group meeting at Kirkby Library (please use the back door), The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 14:30 - 16:00 - Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton Subject: Co-ordinator: Family History Societies.

Thursday 21 June 2007
Walking Group 'B' park in the lane leading to the Hardwick Inn - Time: 10:00 - Hardwick Hall, Norwood - John Wallace will lead - Please take a drink.

Friday 22 June 2007
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Ribbon Weaving & Painted Bookmarks.

Monday 25 June 2007
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of (to be arranged), from 14:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 25 June 2007
The Bridge Group Meeting at the home of Maxine & Martin Rose, in Mansfield - 19:30 - 21:30. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 26 June 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Derwent Edges from Strines - Distance: 8½ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 26 June 2007
The Art Group Meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Resists and stuff.

Thursday 28 June 2007
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Please note change of speaker: Margaret Harrison - Subject: Bess of Hardwick - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 29 June 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 19:30 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Rockin' on Heaven's Door (seamless celebration of the musical giants - Presley, Orbison, Holly & Cochran) - Tickets £17 - Own transport.

Tuesday 3 July 2007
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Orchard House, High Oakham Road, Mansfield at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton

Thursday 5 July 2007
The Yoga Group Meeting at the Scout Hut, Teversal - 10.00 'till 11.30. - Co-ordinator: Pam Sapey

Thursday 5 July 2007
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Sherwood Ranger, Ravenshead - 12.00 for 12.30. [Please note change of venue].

Thursday 5 July 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - The Car Man (ticket money required when booking please - cash or cheque) - Tickets £20 - Own transport.

Monday 9 July 2007
The Discussion Group Meeting at The upper floor, Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: Do ASBOs work??

Tuesday 10 July 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Lathkill Dale, Bradford Dale & Robin Hood's Stride - Distance: 7½ miles - Co-ordinator: Peter - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 11 July 2007
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Poetry - bring two favourite poems to read and discuss

Wednesday 11 July 2007
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Dennis & Margaret's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: Italian Red

Thursday 12 July 2007
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Margaret Nunn in Hucknall, from 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Wednesday 18 July 2007
The Family & Local History Group meeting at Kirkby Library (please use the back door), The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 14:30 - 16:00 - Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton Subject: Photographs & Fashions

Thursday 19 July 2007
Walking Group 'B' meeting outside the Cane Furniture shop, Ogle Street, Hucknall, opposite the Market Place. Parking behind the John Godber Centre. - Time: 10:00 - Mill Lakes, Hucknall - Dorrie will lead - Please take a drink.

Monday 23 July 2007
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of (to be arranged), from 14:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 23 July 2007
The Bridge Group Meeting at the home of Maxine & Martin Rose, in Mansfield - 19:30 - 21:30. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 24 July 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Heage & Pentrich - Distance: 7 miles - Co-ordinator: Mary - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 24 July 2007
The Art Group Meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: ???.

Thursday 26 July 2007
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Peter Hammond - Subject: Middens & Muck - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 27 July 2007
The Craft Group Meeting No meeting this month.

Thursday 2 August 2007
The Lunch Club Meeting at Ye Olde Bridge Inn, Oxton - 12.00 for 12.30. [Please note change of venue].

Tuesday 7 August 2007
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at 16 Glensford Gardens, Rise Park, Nottingham at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton

Wednesday 8 August 2007
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Fig Eater' - Jodie Shields

Wednesday 8 August 2007
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Barry & Lynne's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: Italian White

Thursday 9 August 2007
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Linda Alvey in Mansfield, from 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Monday 13 August 2007
The Discussion Group Meeting at The upper floor, Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: -

Tuesday 14 August 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Holmesfield & The Halls - Distance: 7¼ miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 15 August 2007
The Family & Local History Group Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton. - No meeting this month - Summer holiday.

Wednesday 15 August 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 19:30 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - The Ghost Train - Tickets £17 - Own transport.

Thursday 16 August 2007
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Car park at the Visitors' Centre - Time: 10:00 - Shipley Country Park - Dorrie will lead - Please take a drink.

Wednesday 22 August 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 19:30 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - A Touch of Danger - Tickets £17 - Own transport.

Thursday 23 August 2007
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Aly Greenway - Subject: Drains, Rats, Smells & Conflict - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 24 August 2007
The Craft Group Meeting No meeting this month.

Monday 27 August 2007
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of Mary & Tudur Rees, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 27 August 2007
The Bridge Group Meeting No meeting this month - Bank Holiday! Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 28 August 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Derwent Edges from Strines - Distance: 8½ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 28 August 2007
The Art Group Meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Landscapes 1.

Wednesday 29 August 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 19:30 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Gaslight - Tickets £17 - Own transport.

Tuesday 4 September 2007
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Pleasley Vale Nursery & Tearooms, Common Lane, Pleasley Vale, Mansfield NG19 8SF at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton

Wednesday 5 September 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 19:30 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - House Guest - Tickets £17 - Own transport.

Thursday 6 September 2007
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Waggon & Horses, Halam - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 7 September 2007
T'ai Chi Group meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan BLOCK 1 - Session 1

Monday 10 September 2007
The Discussion Group Meeting at The upper floor, Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: How important are grammar and spelling in the English language?

Tuesday 11 September 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Crich - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: David - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 12 September 2007
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Any book by Thomas Hardy

Wednesday 12 September 2007
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Barry & Margaret's (Anne) - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: Rhône Red

Thursday 13 September 2007
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Margaret Nunn in Hucknall, from 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Saturday 15 September 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:30 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Romantic Comedy - Tom Conti - Tickets £21 - Own transport.

Tuesday 18 September 2007
The Creative Writing Group inaugural meeting at St. Peter's Church lounge, Sheepwalk Lane, Ravenshead, from 14:00 to 16:00. Feel free to bring a short piece of your work for constructive criticism. Co-ordinator: Margaret Sudlow Telephone: 01623-799337.

Wednesday 19 September 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Starlight Express - Tickets £22 - Own transport.

Wednesday 19 September 2007
The Family & Local History Group Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton. - No meeting this month - Summer holiday.

Thursday 20 September 2007
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: The Dumbles pub, Oxton Road, coming into Southwell - Time: 10:00 - Southwell Walk - Margaret Crossley will lead - Please take a drink.

Thursday 20 September 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Ballet - Romeo & Juliet - Tickets £18 - Own transport.

Thursday 20 September 2007
Holiday to Tuscany together with Mansfield U3A - Co-ordinator: Kathleen Jones - See Holidays & Outings Group for details.

Monday 24 September 2007
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of Kathleen Jones, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 24 September 2007
The Bridge Group Meeting at the home of Maxine & Martin Rose, in Mansfield - 19:30 - 21:30. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 25 September 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Holmesfield & The Halls - Distance: 7¼ miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 25 September 2007
The Art Group Meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Landscapes 2.

Thursday 27 September 2007
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Kevin Harrison - Subject: A Right Royal Miscellany - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 28 September 2007
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Rubber Stamping & Embossing.

Tuesday 2 October 2007
The Gardening Interest Group - No meeting this month.

Wednesday 3 October 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre - Tickets £8.50 - Own transport.

Thursday 4 October 2007
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Nettle Inn, Milltown, Derbyshire - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 5 October 2007
T'ai Chi Group meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan BLOCK 1 - Session 2

Monday 8 October 2007
The Discussion Group Meeting at The upper floor, Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: What's right and wrong with the NHS?

Tuesday 9 October 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Longnor, Earl Sterndale & Upper Dove Valley - Distance: 8½ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 10 October 2007
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Killing Jar' - Nicola Monaghan

Wednesday 10 October 2007
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Ron & Carole's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: New Zealand Red

Thursday 11 October 2007
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Margaret Nunn in Hucknall, from 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Tuesday 16 October 2007
The Creative Writing Group meeting at St. Peter's Church lounge, Sheepwalk Lane, Ravenshead, from 14:00 to 16:00. Please bring a short piece of your work for constructive criticism (preferably on topic) if you can. Co-ordinator: Margaret Sudlow - Topic: Early Childhood (5-11)

Tuesday 16 October 2007
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Inaugural meeting to discuss the format for the group. Meeting from 14:00 - 16:00.

Wednesday 17 October 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Annie - Tickets £18.50 - Own transport.

Wednesday 17 October 2007
The Family & Local History Group meeting at Kirkby Library (please use the back door), The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 14:30 - 16:00 - Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton Subject: Migration & Travel

Thursday 18 October 2007
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: The Old Market Square, Nottingham, by the lions - Time: 10:30 - Nottingham Walk - Places of Interest Guided Walk - Margaret Harrison (Blue Badge leader) will lead - Finishing approximately 13:00 with a half hour comfort break - Please take a drink.

Tuesday 23 October 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Monsal Dale, Cressbrook Dale & Litton Dale - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Peter - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 23 October 2007
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Landscapes 3.

Thursday 25 October 2007
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Portland Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Trevor Lee - Subject: The Nottingham Empire - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 26 October 2007
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Sugarcraft by Popular Request.

Monday 29 October 2007
The Bridge Group Meeting at the home of Maxine & Martin Rose, in Mansfield - 19:30 - 21:30. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Thursday 1 November 2007
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Maid Marian, Edwinstowe - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 2 November 2007
T'ai Chi Group meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan BLOCK 1 - Session 3

Tuesday 6 November 2007
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Floralands Garden Centre, Catfoot Lane, off Mapperly Plains, Lambley Nottingham NG4 4QL at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton

Wednesday 7 November 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - A Comedy of Errors - R.S.C. - Tickets £17.50 - Own transport.

Thursday 8 November 2007
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Mary Pearson from 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Monday 12 November 2007
The Discussion Group Meeting at The upper floor, Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: Do we get our money's worth from the Local Authority?

Tuesday 13 November 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Castleton, Brough & Twitchill Farm, plus Win Hill (optional) - Distance: 7½ or 9 miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 14 November 2007
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: A science fiction / fantasy book

Wednesday 14 November 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - South Pacific - Tickets £18.50 - Own transport.

Wednesday 14 November 2007
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Dennis & Margaret's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: Burgundy Whites

Thursday 15 November 2007
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Car park at tram station, weather permitting - Time: 10:00 - Bestwood Village and the lakes - Dorrie will lead - Please take a drink.

Friday 16 November 2007
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Study a one-act play

Tuesday 20 November 2007
The Creative Writing Group meeting at St. Peter's Church lounge, Sheepwalk Lane, Ravenshead, from 14:00 to 16:00. Please bring a short piece of your work for constructive criticism (preferably on topic) if you can. Co-ordinator: Margaret Sudlow - Topic: The Letter

Tuesday 20 November 2007
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:00 - 16:00.

Wednesday 21 November 2007
The Family & Local History Group meeting at Kirkby Library (please use the back door), The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 14:30 - 16:00 - Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton Subject: Cemetaries & Cemetary Records

Thursday 22 November 2007
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Portland Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Pete Davies - Subject: Story Teller & Writer - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 23 November 2007
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Crafts for Christmas.

Monday 26 November 2007
The Bridge Group Meeting at the home of Maxine & Martin Rose, in Mansfield - 19:30 - 21:30. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 27 November 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Darley Dale, Sydnope & Two Dales - Distance: 8¾ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 27 November 2007
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Cliff: Composition.

Tuesday 4 December 2007
The Gardening Interest Group - No meeting this month.

Thursday 6 December 2007
The Lunch Club Meeting Christmas Meal at The Junction, Sutton Junction, Sutton-in-Ashfield - 12:30 for 13:00 (please note change of time). A deposit of £5 is required on booking. Ring Ron on 01623-456855 for details.

Thursday 6 December 2007
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham - 19:30 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre - Tickets £23.50 - Own transport.

Friday 7 December 2007
T'ai Chi Group meeting at Bentinck Miners' Welfare, Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Monday 10 December 2007
The Discussion Group Meeting at The upper floor, Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Tuesday 11 December 2007
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Co-op car park, side nearest to School Street, [see 'location' from site map], Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Time: 09:00 - car-sharing to Foolow - Bretton Edge - Eyam - Distance: 7-7¼ miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 12 December 2007
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Over Hill & Dale' - Gervase Phinn

Wednesday 12 December 2007
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Margaret Nunn in Hucknall, from 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Wednesday 12 December 2007
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Barrie & Lynne's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: Bordeaux Red

Tuesday 18 December 2007
Walking Group 'A' Christmas Lunch & Walk Time: 10:30 - Everyone to make their own way to 'The Ashford Arms' in Ashford-in-the-Water for the start of the walk. - See Walking Group 'A' page for full details

Tuesday 18 December 2007
The Creative Writing Group NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Tuesday 18 December 2007
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Wednesday 19 December 2007
The Family & Local History Group Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton. - No meeting this month - Christmas break.

Thursday 20 December 2007
Walking Group 'B' no meeting this month.

Friday 21 December 2007
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Tuesday 25 December 2007
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Portland Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: No meeting this month!

Thursday 27 December 2007
No monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A this month See you next month.

Monday 31 December 2007
The Bridge Group Meeting No meeting this month. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.






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