Ashfield U3A Deleted Diary Dates 2008










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.



Thursday 3 January 2008
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Red Lion, Bagthorpe - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 4 January 2008
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 4

Friday 4 January 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham - 19:30 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - The Johann Strauss Gala - Tickets £24.00 - Own transport.

Tuesday 8 January 2008
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 Froggatt Edge & Curbar Edge from Grindleford Station - Distance: 7 miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 9 January 2008
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Any book by D H Lawrence

Wednesday 9 January 2008
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Dennis & Margaret's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: Spanish Red

Monday 14 January 2008
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: Does the perfect human form exist?

Tuesday 15 January 2008
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: Mid Winter

Tuesday 15 January 2008
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00.

Wednesday 16 January 2008
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: ???

Thursday 17 January 2008
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Burnt Stump car park, weather permitting - Time: 10:00 - Burnt Stump, Papplewick Pumping Station and area. - Sally & Len Hill will lead - Please take a drink.
[Cancelled owing to bad weather]

Friday 18 January 2008
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Colleen Green - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Act out Alan Bennett's "Our Winnie"

Monday 21 January 2008
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 22 January 2008
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 Ford, Ridgeway Moor & Moss Valley - Distance: 7¾ miles - Co-ordinator: Ron - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 22 January 2008
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Buildings 1.

Wednesday 23 January 2008
The Classical Music Group Inaugural Meeting - Venue: Alan & Marlene Radford - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinators: Alan & Marlene Radford - Topic: Mozart

Thursday 24 January 2008
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Portland Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Alan L Clayton - Subject: The 1960s - What the Papers Said (Delights & Disasters) - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 25 January 2008
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Spirelli Cards.

Friday 1 February 2008
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 5

Tuesday 5 February 2008
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Hopton Hall at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton [see Gargen Visits page for details]

Thursday 7 February 2008
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Dog Inn, Pentrich - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 8 February 2008
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Reading of 'The Eleventh Commandment' by Roy Russell - a full length courtroom drama for 12 persons set in Crown Court during the trial of 2 women accused of stealing a dress from a store.

Monday 11 February 2008
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 does the current vogue for political correctness in public institutions affect the life we live as a nation and as an individual?

Tuesday 12 February 2008
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 Linacre Woods & Millthorpe - Distance: 8¼ miles - Co-ordinator: Averil & Sue - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 13 February 2008
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Barry & Margaret's - (Anne) - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson Subject: Beaujolais

Wednesday 13 February 2008
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'The Yellow Wallpaper' - Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Monday 18 February 2008
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 19 February 2008
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Margaret Sudlow, 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: Holidays

Tuesday 19 February 2008
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00.

Wednesday 20 February 2008
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: Parish Records

Thursday 21 February 2008
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Hazleford Ferry opposite Old People's Home - Time: 10:00 - Burnt Stump, Papplewick Pumping Station and area. - Margaret Crossley will lead - Please take a drink. [see Walking Group 'B' for directions]

Thursday 21 February 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Ballet - The Nutcracker Tickets £18.50 - Own transport.

Monday 25 February 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Tuesday 26 February 2008
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 Cromford, Matlock & Bonsall - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: David & Julia - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 26 February 2008
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Buildings 2.

Wednesday 27 February 2008
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Alan & Marlene Radford - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinators: Alan & Marlene Radford - Topic: Beethoven - [cancelled]

Thursday 28 February 2008
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Jean Henshaw - Subject: Someone up There Likes a Laugh - The Funny Side of Church Life - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 29 February 2008
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Simple Beading.

Saturday 1 March 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at Bluecoat School Recital Hall, Aspley Lane, Nottingham - 19:30 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - British Light Classics Concert - Nottingham Symphonic Wind Orchestra - including works by Coates, Holst & Ellis - Tickets: £10 (inc. wine & nibbles) - Own transport.

Tuesday 4 March 2008
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Bardill's Garden Centre at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton [see Gargen Visits page for details]

Thursday 6 March 2008
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Old Plough, Egmanton - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 7 March 2008
T'ai Chi Group meeting at The Ashfield Play Forum, Morven Avenue, Sutton-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan BLOCK 1 - Session 6

Friday 7 March 2008
Long Alley Skittles at The Sherwood Ranger, Ravenshead, from 19:00. Co-ordinator: Cynthia Driscoll Includes a buffet supper. Price £7. Ring Cynthia on 01623-794243 for details.

Monday 10 March 2008
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: Should convicted prisoners forfeit their human rights completely or in part?

Monday 10 March 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Tuesday 11 March 2008
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 Halloughton, Epperstone & Thurgaton Dumble - Distance: 8¾ miles - Co-ordinator: Sheelagh - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 12 March 2008
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Any writing by Edgar Alan Poe

Wednesday 12 March 2008
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at John's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Odds & Sods White

Friday 14 March 2008
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Colleen Green - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Act out 'The Eleventh Commandment' by Roy Russell in Colleen's living room set out as a court room.

Tuesday 18 March 2008
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Margaret Sudlow, 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: Disappointment

Tuesday 18 March 2008
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00.

Wednesday 19 March 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Musical - Aspects of Love Tickets £18.50 - Own transport.

Wednesday 19 March 2008
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: Transport

Thursday 20 March 2008
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Burnt Stump car park, weather permitting - Time: 10:00 - Burnt Stump, Papplewick Pumping Station and area. - Sally & Len Hill will lead - Please take a drink.

Monday 24 March 2008
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of Margaret Thompson, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? - (may need suitable footwear) Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 25 March 2008
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.

Tuesday 25 March 2008
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Cliff: - Perspective.

Wednesday 26 March 2008
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Mary Pearson - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Beethoven

Thursday 27 March 2008
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A & A.G.M. at The Ashwood Centre, Portland Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Margaret Harrison - Subject: Monthly Menu of Mirth - Admission £1 including refreshments. Please share cars if possible.

Friday 28 March 2008
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Découpage.

Monday 31 March 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Monday 31 March 2008
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 1 April 2008
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Lea Gardens at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton [see Gargen Visits page for details]

Thursday 3 April 2008
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Elm Tree Inn, Elmton - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 4 April 2008
T'ai Chi Group meeting at The Ashfield Play Forum, Morven Avenue, Sutton-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan

Tuesday 8 April 2008
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 Hardwick, Rowthorne Trail & Teversal Trail - Distance: 9 miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 8 April 2008
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00.

Wednesday 9 April 2008
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Gentlemen & Players' - Joanne Harris

Wednesday 9 April 2008
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Christine's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Portugese Red

Friday 11 April 2008
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Anthea Purvis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Reading of 'The Reading Room' by Fay Weldon.

Saturday 12 April 2008
Trip to Leeds City Varieties for "The Good Old Days" - For full details, see the Holidays & Outings page

Monday 14 April 2008
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: In what way does our lifestyle today make us happier / more satisfied / dissatisfied than our parents?

Monday 14 April 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Tuesday 15 April 2008
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Margaret Sudlow, 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: Revenge

Wednesday 16 April 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Musical - Blood Brothers Tickets £18.00 - Own transport.

Wednesday 16 April 2008
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: Military Records

Thursday 17 April 2008
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Hardwick Inn car park - Time: 10:00 - Hardwick Hall Alternative Walk. - John Wallace will lead - Please take a drink.

Friday 18 April 2008
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Silk Painting

Tuesday 22 April 2008
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 Hathersage, Carl Wark & Higger Tor - Distance: 7 miles - Co-ordinator: Averil & Sue - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 22 April 2008
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Water 1 - Still water & reflections.

Wednesday 23 April 2008
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Stella Daft - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Handel

Thursday 24 April 2008
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Colin Bower - Subject: My Farcical Career as a Cruise Ship Liaison Officer - Please share cars if possible.

Friday 25 April 2008
Trip to Harrogate Flower Show - For full details, see the Holidays & Outings page

Monday 28 April 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Monday 28 April 2008
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of Kathleen Jones, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? - Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Wednesday 30 April 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Agatha Christie's 'And Then There Were None' - Tickets £16.00 - Own transport.

Monday 28 April 2008
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 May 2008
The Lunch Club Meeting at The World's End, Lowdham - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 2 Mayl 2008
T'ai Chi Group meeting at The Ashfield Play Forum, Morven Avenue, Sutton-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan

Tuesday 6 May 2008
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Renishaw Hall & Gardens at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton [see Gargen Visits page for details]

Wednesday 7 May 2008
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Barry & Margaret's - (Anne) - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: English White

Thursday 8 May 2008
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Sue Hughes from 14:00 - Lunch at The Grange, Teversal at 12:00 Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Friday 9 May 2008
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Short sketches (Pete & Dud style)

Monday 12 May 2008
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: Binge drinking seems to be a feature of modern society. Can legislation be a solution?

Tuesday 13 May 2008
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 Thorpe Salvin, Chesterfield Canal & Lindrick Dale - Distance: 8½ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 13 May 2008
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00.

Wednesday 14 May 2008
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Biography & Autobiography

Thursday 15 May 2008
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Brinsley picnic site car park, Mansfield Road, Brinsley A608 - Time: 10:00 - Miner's Meander, Brinsley Circular Walk - Please take a drink.

Monday 19 May 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Monday 19 May 2008
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 20 May 2008
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Margaret Sudlow, 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: Ambition

Wednesday 21 May 2008
The Family & Local History Group meeting at The Methodist Chapel opposite the Market Place, Hucknall, from 14:00 - 16:00 - Co-ordinator: Maureen Newton Subject: Hucknall - Maureen is to give the talk to the newly formed Hucknall U3A.

Thursday 22 May 2008
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Richard Papworth - Subject: Excuse Me Madam - Story of a Store Detective - Please share cars if possible.

Friday 23 May 2008
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Patchwork / Bobbin Lace

Monday 26 May 2008
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of Sheila Porter, from 10:00 - Topic: Plant swap Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 27 May 2008
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 Friden, Long Dale & Gratton Dale - Distance: 7¾ miles - Co-ordinator: Joan - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 27 May 2008
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Basic Drawing Skill with Mel.

Wednesday 28 May 2008
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Janet Barrett - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Dvorak

Tuesday 3 June 2008
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at The Burrows Gardens at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton [see Gargen Visits page for details]

Thursday 5 June 2008
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Brownlow Arms, High Marnham - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 6 June 2008
T'ai Chi Group meeting at The Ashfield Play Forum, Morven Avenue, Sutton-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan

Saturday 7 June 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal Royal, Nottingham - 14:00 Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Tommy Steele - 'Dr. Dolittle' - Tickets £24.50 - Please pay ASAP - Own transport.

Monday 9 June 2008
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

Monday 9 June 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Tuesday 10 June 2008
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 Leadmill Bridge, Abney & Offerton - Distance: 7¼ miles - Co-ordinator: Sue & Averil - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 10 June 2008
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00.

Wednesday 11 June 2008
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Katherine'

Wednesday 11 June 2008
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at John's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Western Australia Red

Friday 13 June 2008
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Short sketches (Pete & Dud style)

Tuesday 17 June 2008
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Margaret Sudlow, 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: Love Story

Wednesday 18 June 2008
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: Education - please bring examples of records, photographs, ephemera, books, etc. for family /places of interest.

Thursday 19 June 2008
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Car park accessed via Skegby Road, Huthwaite - Time: 10:00 - Brierly Forest Park - brown signpost A38 - Sally & Len Hill will lead - Please take a drink.

Monday 23 June 2008
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of Jill & Malcolm Pullan, from 10:00 - Topic: Plant swap followed by a trip to Norwell Nursery (Cost: £3 to cover tour and tea.) Please car-share if possible. Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 23 June 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Tuesday 24 June 2008
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 Four Dales - Distance: 9 miles - Co-ordinator: David & Julia - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 24 June 2008
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Water 1 - Session 2.

Wednesday 25 June 2008
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: June Turner - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Haydn

Thursday 26 June 2008
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Barbara Bradley - Subject: Local Lives & Legends - Please share cars if possible.

Friday 27 June 2008
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Patchwork / Bobbin Lace

Monday 30 June 2008
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 1 July 2008
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Naturescape Wildflower Farm at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton [see Gargen Visits page for details]

Thursday 3 July 2008
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Blacksmith's Arms, Everton - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 4 July 2008
T'ai Chi Group meeting at The Ashfield Play Forum, Morven Avenue, Sutton-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan

Saturday 5 July 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Denby Pottery Visitors' Centre, Denby, Derby Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Much Ado About Nothing (or Sex, Lies & Verbosity) - Tickets: If you are interested, please book your own at Oddsocks

Tuesday 8 July 2008
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 Wessington, South Wingfield & Moorwood Moor - Distance: 7 miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 8 July 2008
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. NO MEETING THIS MONTH.

Wednesday 9 July 2008
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Georges Simenon

Wednesday 9 July 2008
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Dennis & Margaret's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Spanish White

Friday 11 July 2008
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Short sketches (Pete & Dud style)

Monday 14 July 2008
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

Monday 14 July 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee - BASTILLE DAY!

Tuesday 15 July 2008
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Margaret Sudlow, 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 - Love Story II

Wednesday 16 July 2008
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at The Scout Hut, Teversal - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Inaugural meeting and demonstration by Stella Daft.

Tuesday 22 July 2008
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 Ladybower Reservoir, Woodland Valley & Crook Hill - Distance: 8½ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 22 July 2008
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Open air painting - Chesterfield?.

Wednesday 23 July 2008
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Mary Pearson - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Giuseppe Verdi

Thursday 24 July 2008
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Keith Armstrong - Subject: Adventures I Have Had - Please share cars if possible.

Friday 25 July 2008
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Monday 28 July 2008
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of Cynthia Driscoll/Margaret Barlow, from 10:00 - Topic: Plant swap Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 28 July 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Monday 28 July 2008
The Bridge Group Meeting at the home of Maxine & Martin Rose, in Mansfield - 19:30 - 21:30. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners. - NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Friday 1 August 2008
Jazz Cruise on The River Trent from Colwick Marina, Nottingham - 19:00 to 22:00 including two-course meal - Tickets £20 from Jill Pullan (limited to 50)

Tuesday 5 August 2008
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at woodside Cottage at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton [see Gargen Visits page for details]

Thursday 7 August 2008
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Sherwood Ranger, Ravenshead - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 8 August 2008
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Monday 11 August 2008
The French Group meeting at Ron & Carole's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, (Garden Party), from 12:00 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee - Ring for directions - BRING FOOD & DRINK!

Monday 11 August 2008
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 12 August 2008
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, Ox Low Rake & Eldon Hole - Distance: 8¼ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 12 August 2008
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Wednesday 13 August 2008
The Book Group Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Nobbut a Lad' - Alan Titchmarsh

Wednesday 13 August 2008
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Barrie & Margaret's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Spanish Red

Saturday 16 August 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Swan Lake by the Guangdong Acrobatic Group of China - 14:30 - Tickets: £25.50 (one remaining for sale).

Monday 18 August 2008
Four day trip to the Edinburgh Tattoo - For full details, see the Holidays & Outings page

Tuesday 19 August 2008
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Margaret Sudlow, 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: TBA

Wednesday 20 August 2008
The Family & Local History Group meeting NO MEETING THIS MONTH - Co-ordinator: Peter Blayney Subject: -

Thursday 21 August 2008
Walking Group 'B' Park on Whyburn Lane, bottom end near Misk Hills, off Common Lane - Time: 10:00 - Dob Park, Hucknall - Sally & Len Hill will lead - Please take a drink.

Friday 22 August 2008
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Monday 25 August 2008
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of Colleen Green, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 25 August 2008
The Bridge Group Meeting at the home of Maxine & Martin Rose, in Mansfield - 19:30 - 21:30. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners. - NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Tuesday 26 August 2008
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 Farnsfield, Edingley & Halam - Distance: 8¼ miles - Co-ordinator: Sheelagh - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 26 August 2008
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: People - Session 1.

Wednesday 27 August 2008
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Joan Harvey - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Your Favourite Music

Thursday 28 August 2008
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Maureen Newton - Subject: Games & Pastimes Across the Ages - Please share cars if possible.

Friday 29 August 2008
T'ai Chi Group meeting at The Ashfield Play Forum, Morven Avenue, Sutton-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan

Tuesday 2 September 2008
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at 334 Belper Road at 14:00 - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton [see Gargen Visits page for details]

Wednesday 3 September 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Classic thriller season - 'Deathtrap' - 14:00 - Tickets: £14

Thursday 4 September 2008
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Plough, Caunton - 12.00 for 12.30.

Monday 8 September 2008
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: ???

Monday 8 September 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Tuesday 9 September 2008
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 Miller's Dale & Monsal Dale - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: David & Julia - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 9 September 2008
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00.

Wednesday 10 September 2008
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Iris Murdoch

Wednesday 10 September 2008
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Christine's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Italian White

Friday 12 September 2008
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - CANCELLED

Monday 15 September 2008
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: Inaugural meeting

Tuesday 16 September 2008
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Margaret Sudlow, 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: Protest

Wednesday 17 September 2008
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at The Scout Hut, Teversal - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Making teddy bears.

Wednesday 17 September 2008
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: Peter Blayney Subject: ???

Thursday 18 September 2008
Walking Group 'B' meeting at: Car park £2 signposted off A614 - Time: 10:00 - Sherwood Forest Visitors' Centre walk Sally & Len Hill will lead - Please take a drink.

Monday 22 September 2008
The Horticulture Group meeting at the home of Barrie & Lynne Jackson, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 22 September 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Tuesday 23 September 2008
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 Birchen Edge, Chatsworth, Robin Hood Inn - Distance: 7 miles - Co-ordinator: Sue & Averil - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 23 September 2008
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: People - Session 2.

Wednesday 24 September 2008
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Janet Crane - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Elgar

Thursday 25 September 2008
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Gillian Proctor - Subject: Corsetry - Please share cars if possible.

Friday 26 September 2008
T'ai Chi Group meeting at The Ashfield Play Forum, Morven Avenue, Sutton-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan

Friday 26 September 2008
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Iris Folding

Monday 29 September 2008
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 2 October 2008
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Reindeer, Hoveringham - 12.00 for 12.30.

Thursday 2 October 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Assembly Rooms, Derby Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Amateur dramatic production of 'Carousel' - 19:15 - Tickets: £14

Friday 3 October 2008
T'ai Chi Group meeting at The Ashfield Play Forum, Morven Avenue, Sutton-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Saturday 4 October 2008
Ashfield U3A Millionaires' Evening & Buffet Supper at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 19:00 to 22:30 - Tickets £6.50

Tuesday 7 October 2008
The Gardening Interest Group meeting at Caulke Abbey Garden has been cancelled - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton

Wednesday 8 October 2008
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Books about disability

Thursday 9 October 2008
The Scrabble Group meeting at the home of Mary Pearson from 14:00 Co-ordinator: Margaret Nunn Telephone: 0115-9634196.

Friday 10 October 2008
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: TBA

Monday 13 October 2008
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: ???

Monday 13 October 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Tuesday 14 October 2008
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 Creswell & Welbeck - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Sheelagh - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 14 October 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat - 14:00 - Tickets: £18.50

Tuesday 14 October 2008
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00. Subject: Fiddler on the Roof.

Wednesday 15 October 2008
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at the home of Stella Daft - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Christmas cake decorations.

Thursday 16 October 2008
Walking Group 'B' meeting at Lowdham traffic lights [see Walking Group B page] - Time: 10:00 - Lowdham walk Margaret & Dennis Crossley will lead - Please take a drink.

Monday 20 October 2008
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: Please bring along a favourite book to talk about.

Tuesday 21 October 2008
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Margaret Sudlow, 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: Beginnings

Wednesday 22 October 2008
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Alan Radford - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Bach

Thursday 23 October 2008
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Pete Davies - Subject: Story Teller & Writer - Please share cars if possible.

Friday 24 October 2008
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Tea Bag Folding

Saturday 25 October 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Seven Brides for Seven Brothers - 14:30 - Tickets: £24

Monday 27 October 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Monday 27 October 2008
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 28 October 2008
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 Bakewell, Hassop & Pilsley - Distance: 7 miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 28 October 2008
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Flowers - Session 1.

Tuesday 4 November 2008
The Shipley Garden Centre at Hassock Lane, North Shipley, Heanor has been cancelled - Co-ordinator: Dorrie Kirton

Tuesday 4 November 2008
The Railway Group Meeting - Venue: Geoff Cree - Time: 19:00 Co-ordinator: Geoff Cree - Subject: Inaugural Meeting

Thursday 6 November 2008
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: TBA

Thursday 6 November 2008
The Lunch Club Meeting at The White Horse, Woolley Moor (Change of venue) - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 7 November 2008
T'ai Chi Group meeting at The Ashfield Play Forum, Morven Avenue, Sutton-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan

Saturday 8 November 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Palace Theatre, Mansfield Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - The Witches of Eastwick - 14:30 - Tickets: £8

Monday 10 November 2008
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: If winning isn't everything, why do we keep score? Is it better to live in a competitive society?

Monday 10 November 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Tuesday 11 November 2008
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 Monyash & Flagg - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Rob & Jane - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 11 November 2008
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00. Subject: Fiddler on the Roof and carols for the Christmas Fuddle.

Wednesday 12 November 2008
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Saturday' - Ian McEwan

Wednesday 12 November 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Oliver - Nottingham Operatic Society - 14:30 - Tickets: £15

Wednesday 12 November 2008
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Christine's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Len's wines.

Friday 14 November 2008
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: Basic computing / Introduction to word processing

Friday 14 November 2008
The Digital Photography Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 15), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Alan Kemp - Subject: Adobe Photoshop CS3

Monday 17 November 2008
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: TBA - Books on order from the Library Service.

Tuesday 18 November 2008
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Margaret Sudlow, 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: Food

Thursday 20 November 2008
Walking Group 'B' Meet by Council House lions - Time: 09:50 - Guided tour of Nottingham Council House including tea. Donations of £1 or over. Walking Group B members only.

Friday 21 November 2008
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at the home of Margaret Thompson - 14:30. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Making snowmen.

Monday 24 November 2008
The Horticulture Group meeting at the Teversal Scout Hut, from 10:00 - Topic: Planning meeting and talk by Dr. Andrew Ward (Norwell Nursery) on 'A Year of Garden Colour'. Lunch provided afterwards. Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 24 November 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Monday 24 November 2008
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 19:00 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 25 November 2008
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 Lumsdale & Cuckoostone Dale - Distance: 7 miles - Co-ordinator: Hilda & David - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 25 November 2008
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Flowers - Session 2.

Wednesday 26 November 2008
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Nona Sheriston - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Tchaikovsky

Wednesday 26 November 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Christmas Music Hall - 14:00 - Tickets: £9.50 Booking urgent.

Thursday 27 November 2008
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Rosemary Robb - Subject: Ghosts & Legends - Please share cars if possible.

Friday 28 November 2008
The Craft Group Meeting at Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 'till 12.00. Co-ordinator: Anne Kemp - Subject: Christmas Table Decorations

Friday 28 November 2008
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: Basic computing / Introduction to word processing

Friday 28 November 2008
The Digital Photography Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 15), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Alan Kemp - Subject: TBA

Friday 28 November 2008
Trip to Thursford Christmas Spectacular - For full details, see the Holidays & Outings page

Thursday 4 December 2008
The Lunch Club Trent River Cruise & Festive Lunch on board 'The Trent Lady' from Colwick Marina, Nottingham - 12.00 for 12.30 sailing. Available by ticket only on a first-come, first-served basis. Free wine raffle included.

Friday 5 December 2008
T'ai Chi Group meeting at The Ashfield Play Forum, Morven Avenue, Sutton-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 11:00 - Co-ordinator: Jill Pullan NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Monday 8 December 2008
The Discussion Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: Do ghosts exist?

Monday 8 December 2008
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee

Tuesday 9 December 2008
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 Walesby & Bothamsall - Distance: 7 miles - Co-ordinator: Sue & Averil - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 9 December 2008
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Sleeping Beauty - 19:30 - Tickets: £28

Tuesday 9 December 2008
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Wednesday 10 December 2008
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Crimes of Charlotte Bronte' - James Tully

Wednesday 10 December 2008
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Ann's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Ann's wines.

Friday 12 December 2008
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: TBA

Friday 12 December 2008
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: Basic computing / Introduction to word processing

Friday 12 December 2008
The Digital Photography Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 15), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Alan Kemp - Subject: TBA

Monday 15 December 2008
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: NO MEETING THIS MONTH Tuesday 16 December 2008
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: The Devonshire Arms, Hartington. Time: Meet at Hartington at 10:15 - car-sharing to Hartington for Christmas Lunch Walk - Distance: 4-5 miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please book with Len.

Tuesday 16 December 2008
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Margaret Sudlow, 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: NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Wednesday 17 December 2008
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Joan Harvey - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Your Favourite Music

Thursday 18 December 2008
Ashfield U3A Christmas Fuddle at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - Bring food and drink - 12:00 to 16:00 - The 'Singing for Fun' Group to perform carols, and songs from Fiddler on the Roof.

Monday 22 December 2008 - Christmas Party
The French Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 13:30 - 15:30 - Co-ordinator: Ann Cottee - BRING FOOD & DRINK!

Tuesday 23 December 2008
The Art Group Meeting NO MEETNG THIS MONTH Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: None.

Thursday 25 December 2008
No Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield. See you next month.

Friday 26 December 2008
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: NO SESSION

Friday 26 December 2008
The Digital Photography Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 15), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Alan Kemp - Subject: NO SESSION

Monday 29 December 2008
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:00 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Tuesday 30 December 2008
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 Clough Wood & Stanton Moor from Rowsley - Distance: 7¾ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.




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