Ashfield U3A Deleted Diary Dates 2009










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.



Saturday 3 January 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Strictly Strauss - 19:30 - Tickets: £24.50 Booking urgent - ticket money to November 2008 U3A meeting.

Wednesday 7 January 2009
The Woodcarving Group Meeting - Venue: West Notts College, Derby Road, Mansfield - Time: 18.00 - 21:00 Co-ordinator: Stuart Daft

Thursday 8 January 2009
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Black Horse, Caythorpe - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 9 January 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Reading a play by Tennesse Williams

Friday 9 January 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 9 January 2009
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 9 January 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Anton du Beke & Erin Boag (BBC - Strictly Come Dancing) in Cheek to Cheek, a glamorous celebration of ballroom and Latin song & dance. Tickets will go quickly as it is ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY - 19:30 - Tickets: £28, £33 & £35.50

Monday 12 January 2009
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: Is it possible or practical to eat and drink 'smart'?

Tuesday 13 January 2009
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 Redmires Reservoirs & Stanage Edge - Distance: 8¼ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 14 January 2009
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: The Brontes

Wednesday 14 January 2009
The Woodcarving Group Meeting - Venue: West Notts College, Derby Road, Mansfield - Time: 18.00 - 21:00 Co-ordinator: Stuart Daft

Wednesday 14 January 2009
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at John's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: John's wines and malt whiskies.

Thursday 15 January 2009
Walking Group 'B' Meet at Winding House car park, Park Road, Bestwood Village - Time: 09:50 - Guided Walk, Bestwood Country Park - Bestwood Ranger John to lead.

Monday 19 January 2009
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith.

Tuesday 20 January 2009
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: Autobiography Chapter

Tuesday 20 January 2009
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 21 January 2009
The Woodcarving Group Meeting - Venue: West Notts College, Derby Road, Mansfield - Time: 18.00 - 21:00 Co-ordinator: Stuart Daft

Wednesday 21 January 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at the Teversal Scout Hut - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Roses & Leaves.

Friday 23 January 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 23 January 2009
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 26 January 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:00 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Monday 26th - Friday 30th January 2009
Thoresby Hall Four nights BBEM + entertainment. Further details from the organiser, Terry Whitehead (Mansfield U3A) on 01623 626991 or email Terry at Thoresby2009@yahoo.com before 20/03/2008.

Tuesday 27 January 2009
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 Glapwell & Rowthorne Trail - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 27 January 2009
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Water 2 - Flowing Water.

Wednesday 28 January 2009
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Janet Crane - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Johannes Brahms

Wednesday 28 January 2009
The Woodcarving Group Meeting - Venue: West Notts College, Derby Road, Mansfield - Time: 18.00 - 21:00 Co-ordinator: Stuart Daft

Thursday 29 January 2009
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. [Please note change of date] Speaker: Margaret Harrison - Subject: Life of a Blue Badge Tourist Guide - Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 5 February 2009
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Angel Inn, Kneesall - 12.00 for 12.30.

Saturday 7 February 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - The Vagina Monologues - 17:00 - Tickets: £21

Monday 9 February 2009
The Card Craft Group Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Carole Seymour - Subject: Inaugural Meeting

Monday 9 February 2009
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: The British Press - Good, bad, informative or manipulative?

Monday 9 February 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:00 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 10 February 2009
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 Canal, Holloway Dethick - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Brian - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 10 February 2009
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 11 February 2009
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Children of Men' - P D James

Wednesday 11 February 2009
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Geoff Cree's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Pinot Grigio.

Friday 13 February 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Colleen Green - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Reading 'Under Milkwood'

Friday 13 February 2009
The Creative Stitch Group Meeting - Venue: Jenny Fleming - Time: 10.30 Co-ordinator: Jenny Fleming - Subject: Inaugural Meeting

Friday 13 February 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 13 February 2009
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

Saturday 14 February 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Calendar Girls - 14:30 - Tickets: SOLD OUT and waiting list.

Monday 16 February 2009
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory.

Tuesday 17 February 2009
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: Money

Wednesday 18 February 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at the home of Margaret Thompson - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Lilies-of-the-Valley.

Thursday 19 February 2009
Walking Group 'B' Meet at The Admiral Rodney pub, Main Street, Calverton. Park in the Precinct - Time: 09:50 - Calverton Walk. - Dennis & Margaret to lead.

Saturday 21 February 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Village Hall, Ravenshead Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Gilbert & Sullivan - "The Sorcerer" - 19:30 - Tickets: £8

Monday 23 February 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:00 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 24 February 2009
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 Bridge & Jughole Wood - Distance: 7½ miles - Co-ordinator: Sue & Averil - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 24 February 2009
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Water 2 - Session 2.

Wednesday 25 February 2009
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Janet Barrett - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Sergey Rachmaninov

Thursday 26 February 2009
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Tony Hallam - Subject: A Twist in the Tale - Crooked Spire Please share cars if possible.

Friday 27 February 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 27 February 2009
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

Thursday 5 March 2009
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Plough Inn, Hickling - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 6 March 2009
Ashfield U3A Skittles Evening at The Little John, Ravenshead - Tickets limited. More details will be posted when available.

Saturday 7 March 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Singing in the Rain - 14:30 - Tickets: £25

Monday 9 March 2009
The Card Craft Group Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Carole Seymour - Subject: -

Monday 9 March 2009
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 9 March 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:00 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 10 March 2009
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 Millers Dale & Monsal Dale - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: David & Julia - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 10 March 2009
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 11 March 2009
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Own choice poetry

Wednesday 11 March 2009
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Janet Barrett's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Italian Reds.

Friday 13 March 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Jill & Malcolm - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Reading 'Under Milkwood'

Friday 13 March 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 13 March 2009
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 16 March 2009
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: Chocolat by Joanne Harris.

Tuesday 17 March 2009
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: Choices

Wednesday 18 March 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at the home of Carole Britton - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Daffodils & Spring Flowers for Easter.

Wednesday 18 March 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Riverdance - The Farewell Tour - 14:30 - Tickets: £24

Thursday 19 March 2009
Walking Group 'B' Meet at Ogle Street, opposite the Market Place. Park on Ogle Street or at the back of the John Godber Centre - Time: 09:50 - Hucknall Ranges & Linby Trail.

Friday 20 March 2009
The Creative Stitch Group meeting at the home of Jenny Fleming, from 10:00 to 12:00. Co-ordinator: Jenny Fleming - Topic: Inaugural meeting

Saturday 21 March 2009
The Classical Music Group Concert - Venue: St. Peter's Church, Mansfield [map] - 19:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Julian Clef (piano) & ensemble from Cantamus Choir

Monday 23 March 2009
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at the home of Jane Brooks, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466. Please check if the weather is bad.

Tuesday 24 March 2009
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, Nether Hurst & Shatton - Distance: 7¾ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 24 March 2009
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Drawing with Mel - to be decided.

Wednesday 25 March 2009
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Mary Pearson - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Spanish Composers & Villa-Lobos

Thursday 26 March 2009
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A & A.G.M. at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Freddie Gaunt (broadcaster with Radio Nottingham) - Subject: Grumpy Old Women - Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 26 March 2009
The Real Ale Group Meeting - Venue: The Little John, Ravenshead - Time: 20.00 Co-ordinator: Ron Britton - Subject: Inaugural Meeting

Friday 27 March 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 27 March 2009
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 30 March 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:00 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Monday 30 March 2009
Walking Group 'A' Four-day group holiday organised by Margaret Crossley. Four nights at Harrington House, Bourton-on-the-Water in the Cotswolds. Cost of holiday £259 'all in' but discounted price for 24 people will be £246.05. The hotel will provide lunch packs for the party. There will be a choice of 3 walks (with guides) each day, and entertainment in the evenings. Twelve double rooms have been provisionally booked and a deposit of £60 is required before 28th October, 2008. Contact Margaret on 01623-796197 for further details.

Thursday 2 April 2009
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Caunton Beck, Caunton - 12.00 for 12.30.

Thursday 2 April 2009
Ashfield U3A Gardeners' Question Time at the Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - Doors open at 18.30. Popular journalist and radio/tv presenter Martin Fish presents a talk and questions. Light refreshments included. All welcome. Ticket only. Price £4.00.

Wednesday 8 April 2009
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Lark Rise to Candleford' - Flora Thompson

Wednesday 8 April 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - West Side Story - 14:00 - Tickets: £25

Wednesday 8 April 2009
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Dennis & Margaret's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Surprise Reds.

Friday 10 April 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: NO SESSION

Friday 10 April 2009
The Digital Photography Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 15), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Alan Kemp - Subject: NO SESSION

Monday 13 April 2009
The Card Craft Group Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Carole Seymour - Subject: -

Tuesday 14 April 2009
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 Ambergate, Shining Cliff Woods & Cromford Canal - Distance: 9 miles - Co-ordinator: Rob & Jane - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 14 April 2009
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 15 April 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at the Teversal Scout Hut? - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Assembly of lilies-of-the-valley & roses into a spray and sugar paste roses demonstration.

Thursday 16 April 2009
Walking Group 'B' Meet and park at Titchfield Park car park, Hucknall - Time: 09:50 - Bulwell Hall Park.

Friday 17 April 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: TBA

Friday 17 April 2009
The Creative Stitch Group meeting at the home of Jenny Fleming, from 10:00 to 12:00. Co-ordinator: Jenny Fleming - Topic: Open

Monday 20 April 2009
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Black Dog by Stephen Booth.

Tuesday 21 April 2009
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: Retribution

Wednesday 22 April 2009
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Alan Radford - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Frederic Chopin

Thursday 23 April 2009
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Kevin Harrison - Subject: Wimbledon Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 23 April 2009
The Real Ale Group Meeting - Venue: The Bold Forester, Mansfield - Time: 20.00 Co-ordinator: Ron Britton - Subject: Pub Meeting

Friday 24 April 2009
Trip to Harrogate Flower Show - For full details, see the Holidays & Outings page

Friday 24 April 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 24 April 2009
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 27 April 2009
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at the home of Mary & Tudur Rees, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 27 April 2009
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 27 April 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:00 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 28 April 2009
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 Baslow 'Bluebells in Bloom' walk - Distance: 7½ miles - Co-ordinator: David & Hilda - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 28 April 2009
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: TBA

Tuesday 5 May 2009
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Anthea Purvis, from 13:30 - Topic: Inaugural meeting / Man Without a Past Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Telephone: 01623-550739.

Wednesday 6 May 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at the home of Margaret Thompson - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Quilting.

Wednesday 6 May 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Brief Encounter - 14:00 - Tickets: £16.50

Thursday 7 May 2009
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Angel Inn, Kneesall - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 8 May 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: TBA

Friday 8 May 2009
The Creative Stitch Group meeting at the home of Jenny Fleming, from 10:00 to 12:00. Co-ordinator: Jenny Fleming - Topic: Open

Friday 8 May 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 8 May 2009
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 11 May 2009
The Card Craft Group Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Carole Seymour - Subject: -

Monday 11 May 2009
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 11 May 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:00 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 12 May 2009
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 Cuckney, Hazel Gap & Gleadthorpe - Distance: 8½ miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 12 May 2009
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 13 May 2009
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'The Other Boleyn Girl' - Phillipa Gregory

Wednesday 13 May 2009
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at John's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Surprise Whites.

Thursday/Friday 14/15 May 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Nottingham Playhouse Theatre, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Richard Alston Dance Company - 19:30 - Tickets: £8.50

Sunday 17 May 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Le Grand Cirque - 14:30 - Tickets: £19.50 (stalls)

Monday 18 May 2009
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting at the home of Jean & Gordon Darrington, from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Topic: TBA Co-ordinator: Jane Banks Telephone: 01773-780984.

Monday 18 May 2009
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: Michael Parkinsonís recent autobiography.

Tuesday 19 May 2009
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: Absence

Wednesday 20 May 2009
Trip to Shropshire Gardens - The Dorothy Clive & Wollerton Old Hall - For full details, see the Holidays & Outings page

Wednesday 20 May 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at the home of Margaret Thompson - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Stencils.

Thursday 21 May 2009
Walking Group 'B' Meet and park in lane at Hazelford Ferry - Time: 09:50 - Hazelford Ferry - Dennis & Margaret to lead.

Friday 22 May 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 22 May 2009
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

Saturday 23 May 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Evita - 14:30 - Tickets: £28 (stalls)

Monday 25 May 2009 (Bank Holiday)
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at the home of Sue Hughes, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 26 May 2009
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 Alport Castles - Distance: 9 miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 26 May 2009
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: TBA

Wednesday 27 May 2009
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Stella Daft - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Teach-in: Len Hill on Georges Bizet

Thursday 28 May 2009
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Rosanna & Alan Benn - Subject: Special Edition Chocolate Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 28 May 2009
The Real Ale Group Meeting - Venue: The Countryman, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - Time: 20.00 Co-ordinator: Ron Britton - Subject: Pub Meeting

Friday 29 May 2009
Ashfield U3A Celebration Coffee Morning to be held at the Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield for the recent lottery grant, from 10.00 until 12:00. Plant, book and cake stalls. It is hoped there will be media and celebrity coverage of the event but details will be posted when available. Tickets £1 to include coffee and biscuits.

Tuesday 2 June 2009
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Anthea Purvis, from 13:30 - Topic: The Illusionist Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Telephone: 01623-550739.

Tuesday 2 June 2009
Trip to The Deep at Hull - For full details, see the Holidays & Outings page

Thursday 4 June 2009
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Crown, Rolleston - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 5 June 2009
The Creative Stitch Group meeting at the home of Jenny Fleming, from 10:00 to 12:00. Co-ordinator: Jenny Fleming - Topic: Open

Monday 8 June 2009
The Card Craft Group Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Carole Seymour - Subject: -

Monday 8 June 2009
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis - Meeting headed by Lynne Jackson. Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 8 June 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:00 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 9 June 2009
Walking Group 'A' coach outing with meal afterwards. Full day outing to Flamborough & Bempton Cliffs on the East Coast by minibus. The cost for the minibus depends on final numbers but for 16 people it will cost £12 each. Starting point for the bus is the usual meeting place - Kirkby Precinct top car park - at 08:00 prompt. The walk will be circular (9.8 miles) but the terrain will be flat throughout, with several stops on the cliffs section for viewing the seabirds. After the walk there will be a pre-booked 2-course (£7.95) or 3-course (£9.95) meal in a pub in Flamborough, but there is a nearby fish and chip shop for those who do not wish to have the pub meal. Arrival back in Kirkby will be around 21:00. Contact Alan Radford for further details.

Wednesday 10 June 2009
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Non-fiction - not biography

Wednesday 10 June 2009
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Christine's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: Summer Party.

Friday 12 June 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: TBA

Friday 12 June 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 12 June 2009
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 June 2009
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting at the home of June Searson, from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Topic: TBA Co-ordinator: Jane Banks Telephone: 01773-780984.

Monday 15 June 2009
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: The Rainbow by D H Lawrence.

Monday 15 June 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:00 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 16 June 2009
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: Nature

Tuesday 16 June 2009
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 17 June 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting NO MEETING THIS MONTH.

Thursday 18 June 2009
Walking Group 'B' Meet and park at Burnt Stump Country Park car park - Time: 09:50 - Burnt Stump & Pumping Station - Len & Sally to lead.

Saturday 20 June 2009
The Real Ale Group Visit - Venue: The Castle Rock Brewery, Nottingham - Time: 11.00 Co-ordinator: Ron Britton - Subject: Brewery Visit

Monday 22 June 2009
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at the home of Mary Carlton, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466. Visit to Bluebell Arboretum in the afternoon.

Tuesday 23 June 2009
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 Tideswell & Litton - Distance: 7½ miles - Co-ordinator: John - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 23 June 2009
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: TBA

Wednesday 24 June 2009
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: June Turner - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Franz Schubert

Wednesday 24 June 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Spider's Web - 14:00 - Tickets: £16 (stalls)

Thursday 25 June 2009
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Pete Davies - Subject: Storyteller & Writer Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 25 June 2009
The Real Ale Group Meeting - Venue: The Horse & Jockey, Selston - Time: 20.00 Co-ordinator: Ron Britton - Subject: Pub Meeting

Friday 26 June 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 26 June 2009
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 29 June 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:00 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 30 June 2009
North Notts. Neighbourhood Group of U3As - Picnic in the Park at Rufford Park from 10:00 until 16:00 - Admission free. Entertainment provided in the large marquee as well as displays by the participating U3As. Bring folding tables, chairs, food and drink. Plenty of room in the marquee if the weather is inclement.

Thursday 2 July 2009
The Lunch Club Meeting at The King's Head, Collingham - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 3 July 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Dancing Queen - 19:30 - Tickets: £21 (stalls)

Tuesday 7 July 2009
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Anthea Purvis, from 13:30 - Topic: The Painted Veil Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Telephone: 01623-550739.

Wednesday 8 July 2009
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Pompeii' - Robert Harris

Friday 10 July 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: TBA

Friday 10 July 2009
The Creative Stitch Group meeting at the home of Jenny Fleming, from 10:00 to 12:00. Co-ordinator: Jenny Fleming - Topic: Open

Friday 10 July 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: NO SESSION

Friday 10 July 2009
The Digital Photography Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 15), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Alan Kemp - Subject: NO SESSION

Monday 13 July 2009
The Card Craft Group Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Carole Seymour - Subject: -

Monday 13 July 2009
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Tuesday 14 July 2009
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.

Wednesday 15 July 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting NO MEETING THIS MONTH.

Wednesday 15 July 2009
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Barry's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: TBA.

Thursday 16 July 2009
Walking Group 'B' Meet and park at Portland Park car park, Kirkby - Time: 09:50 - Portland Park - Len & Sally to lead.

Saturday 18 July 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Chicago - 14:30 - Tickets: £25 (stalls)

Monday 20 July 2009
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting at the home of Ruth Scothern, from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Topic: TBA Co-ordinator: Jane Banks Telephone: 01773-780984.

Monday 20 July 2009
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks.

Tuesday 21 July 2009
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Ernest Hopkinson, 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: Games

Wednesday 22 July 2009
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Joan Harvey - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Camille Saint-Saens

Thursday 23 July 2009
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Lyla Broadhurst - Subject: Life in a Two-up, Two-down Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 23 July 2009
The Real Ale Group Meeting - Venue: The Devonshire Arms, South Normanton - Time: 20.00 Co-ordinator: Ron Britton - Subject: Pub Meeting

Friday 24 July 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: NO SESSION

Friday 24 July 2009
The Digital Photography Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 15), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Alan Kemp - Subject: NO SESSION

Monday 27 July 2009
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at the home of Carole Seymour, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 27 July 2009
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 28 July 2009
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 Carsington, Middleton Top & Wirksworth - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: David & Hilda - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 28 July 2009
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: TBA

Tuesday 4 August 2009
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Anthea Purvis, from 13:30 - Topic: Wah Wah Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Telephone: 01623-550739.

Thursday 6 August 2009
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Rose & Crown, Ashbourne - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 7 August 2009
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 10 August 2009
The Card Craft Group Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Carole Seymour - Subject: -

Monday 10 Augustl 2009
The Current Affairs Group Meeting Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis - NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Tuesday 11 August 2009
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 Ashover - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Rob & Jane - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 12 August 2009
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Books about childhood

Friday 14 August 2009
The Creative Stitch Group meeting at the home of Jenny Fleming, from 10:00 to 12:00. Co-ordinator: Jenny Fleming - Topic: Open

Friday 14 August 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: N/A - Time: N/A Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Friday 14 August 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: NO SESSION

Friday 14 August 2009
The Digital Photography Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 15), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Alan Kemp - Subject: NO SESSION

Saturday 15 August 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - The Hound of the Baskervilles - 17:00 - Tickets: £??

Monday 17 August 2009
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting at the home of Ernest Hopkinson, from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Topic: TBA Co-ordinator: Jane Banks Telephone: 01773-780984.

Monday 17 August 2009
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: Own choice of poetry.

Tuesday 18 August 2009
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: Regrets

Wednesday 19 August 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting NO MEETING THIS MONTH.

Wednesday 19 August 2009
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Geoff's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: TBA.

Thursday 20 August 2009
Walking Group 'B' Meet and park at Shipley Park car park, Heanor - Time: 09:50 - Shipley Park

Monday 24 August 2009
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at the home of Pam Sapey, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 25 August 2009
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 Eyam, Froggatt Edge & Grindleford - Distance: 7½ miles - Co-ordinator: David & Julia - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 25 August 2009
The Art Group Meeting NO MEETNG THIS MONTH Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: None.

Wednesday 26 August 2009
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Nona Sheriston - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Your Favourite Music

Thursday 27 August 2009
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Neale Mittenshaw-Hodge - Subject: The Work of a Councillor Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 27 August 2009
The Real Ale Group Meeting - Venue: The Horse & Jockey, Mill Street, Basford (David's Lane tram stop) - Time: 20.00 Co-ordinator: Ron Britton - Subject: Pub Meeting

Friday 28 August 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: NO SESSION

Friday 28 August 2009
The Digital Photography Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 15), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Alan Kemp - Subject: NO SESSION

Monday 31 August 2009
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 1 September 2009
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Anthea Purvis, from 13:30 - Topic: Smilla's Sense of Snow Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Telephone: 01623-550739.

Wednesday 2 September 2009
The Railway Group meeting on the Scarborough Spa Express for a trip from York to Scarborough by steam train, leaves York at 12:00 - Arrives Scarborough at 13:20 - return from Scarborough at 17:50 - Arriving York at 19:10. You have to make your own way to and from York. Cost for seat reservation - Standard Class: £33.50 return, First Class: £45.50 return. (First class is well worth the extra cost). Co-ordinator: Geoff Cree Telephone: 01623-550739. Names and addresses of interested parties to Geoff with a cheque payable to G S Cree by Friday 31st July, 2009.

Thursday 3 September 2009
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Martin's Arms, Colston Bassett - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 4 September 2009
The Creative Stitch Group meeting at the home of Jenny Fleming, from 10:00 to 12:00. Co-ordinator: Jenny Fleming - Topic: Open

Friday 4 September 2009
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

Friday 4 September 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - We'll Meet Again - with June Whitfield - 19:30 - Tickets: Needs 8 people to qualify for a 20% discount. Ring for more details.

Tuesday 8 September 2009
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 Wetton & Hidden Manifold - Distance: 8¾ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 8 September 2009
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 9 September 2009
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Period piece - 'A Cambridge Childhood' - Gwen Raverat

Wednesday 9 September 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - The Grass is Greener - 14:00 - Tickets: £19

Wednesday 9 september 2009
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Dennis's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: TBA.

Friday 11 September 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Jill & Malcolm Pullan - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: TBA

Friday 11 September 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 11 September 2009
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 14 September 2009
The Card Craft Group Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Carole Seymour - Subject: -

Monday 14 September 2009
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Tuesday 15 September 2009
The Creative Writing Group meeting at the home of Ernest Hopkinson, 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: Beauty

Wednesday 16 September 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at the home of Sue Hughes - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Blackberries.

Thursday 17 September 2009
Walking Group 'B' Meet and park on Whyburn Lane, Hucknall, near Misk Hills - Time: 09:50 - Dob Park, Hucknall.

Monday 21 September 2009
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting at the home of Sylvia Revill, from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Topic: TBA Co-ordinator: Jane Banks Telephone: 01773-780984.

Monday 21 September 2009
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: Brick Lane by Monica Ali.

Monday 21 September 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Michael Ball - 19:00 - Tickets: £34.50

Tuesday 22 September 2009
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 Edale & Rushup Edge - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Rob & Jane - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 22 September 2009
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: TBA

Wednesday 23 September 2009
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Alan Radford - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Giacomo Puccini

Thursday 24 September 2009
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Keith Armstrong - Subject: Life as a Fine-Art Restorer Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 24 September 2009
The Real Ale Group Meeting - Venue: The Fox & Crown, Church Street, Basford (Basford tram stop) - Time: 20.00 Co-ordinator: Ron Britton - Subject: Pub Meeting

Friday 25 September 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: NO SESSION

Friday 25 September 2009
The Digital Photography Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 15), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Alan Kemp - Subject: NO SESSION

Monday 28 September 2009
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at the home of Sheila Porter, from 10:00 - Topic: ??? Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466. This is very late and so may have to be changed delending on the weather.

Monday 28 September 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:30 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Thursday 1 October 2009
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Duke of York, nr. Flagg (Buxton) - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 2 October 2009
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 October 2009
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Anthea Purvis, from 13:30 - Topic: Miller's Crossing Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Telephone: 01623-550739.

Wednesday 7 October 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Dreamboats & Petticoats - 14:00 - Tickets: £20.50

Friday 9 October 2009
The Creative Stitch Group meeting at the home of Jenny Fleming, from 10:00 to 12:00. Co-ordinator: Jenny Fleming - Topic: Open

Friday 9 October 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Colleen Green - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Habeas Corpus and Christmas Production

Friday 9 October 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 9 October 2009
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

Saturday 10 October 2009
Ashfield U3A Race Evening at The Ashwood Centre - more details will be posted when available.

Monday 12 October 2009
The Card Craft Group Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Carole Seymour - Subject: -

Monday 12 October 2009
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 12 October 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:30 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 13 October 2009
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 Ashford-in-the-Water, Sheldon & Monsal Dale - Distance: 7¾ miles - Co-ordinator: Brian - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 13 October 2009
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 14 October 2009
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Oscar Wilde

Wednesday 14 October 2009
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: the overflow car park, Hardwick Inn, for Hardwick Lakes. Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Thursday 15 October 2009
Walking Group 'B' Meet and park in Rufford Park car park. Note: There is a charge, so car share if possible. - Time: 09:50 - Rufford Park & Lake.

Monday 19 October 2009
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting at the home of Jane & Rob Banks, from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Topic: TBA Co-ordinator: Jane Banks Telephone: 01773-780984.

Monday 19 October 2009
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: Death on the Ice by Robert Ryan.

Tuesday 20 October 2009
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: Obsession

Wednesday 21 October 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at Teversal Scout Hut - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Acorns.

Wednesday 21 October 2009
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Janet's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: TBA.

Thursday 22 October 2009
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Driving Standards Agency - Subject: Driving Standards Classic Talk Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 22 October 2009
The Real Ale Group Meeting - Venue: 'At home' Meeting - Ron & Carole's - Time: 20.00 Co-ordinator: Ron Britton - Subject: Bottle-conditioned real ales

Friday 23 October 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 23 October 2009
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

Saturday 24 October 2009
The Board Games Group Inaugural Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - Time: 19.00 - 21:00 Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - See Board Games page for full details.

Tuesday 27 October 2009
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 High Bradfield & Dale Dyke Reservoir - Distance: 8½ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 27 October 2009
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: TBA

Wednesday 28 October 2009
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Janet Crane - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Edvard Greig

Friday 30 October 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Christmas Production

Saturday 31 October 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Ladysmith Black Mambazo - 19:30 - Tickets: £27

Monday 2 November 2009
The Navigation & Map Reading Group meeting at Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street, from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Planning meeting - Co-ordinator: Alan Davies Telephone: 01623-627710.

Tuesday 3 November 2009
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Anthea Purvis, from 13:30 - Topic: Italian for Beginners (2000) Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Telephone: 01623-550739.

Thursday 5 November 2009
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Fox & Hounds, Coxbench - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 6 November 2009
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 November 2009
The Board Games Group Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - Time: 19.00 - 21:00 Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - See Board Games page for full details.

Monday 9 November 2009
The Card Craft Group Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Carole Seymour - Subject: -

Monday 9 November 2009
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Tuesday 10 November 2009
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 & Youlgreave - Distance: 7½-8 miles - Co-ordinator: John Ross - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 11 November 2009
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Armadillo' - William Boyd

Wednesday 11 November 2009
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: the Visitor's Centre car park, Shipley Country Park, Heanor. Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Wednesday 11 November 2009
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at John's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: TBA.

Friday 13 November 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: Vivian Ellis - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: Habeas Corpus and Christmas Production

Friday 13 November 2009
The Creative Stitch Group meeting at the home of Jenny Fleming, from 10:00 to 12:00. Co-ordinator: Jenny Fleming - Topic: Open

Friday 13 November 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 13 November 2009
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 16 November 2009
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: Modern novel from a different culture (tba).

Monday 16 November 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:30 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 17 November 2009
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: Ghosts

Wednesday 18 November 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at Teversal Scout Hut - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes - Topic: Christmas Runouts.

Thursday 19 November 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Northern Ballet Workshop - 09:15 to 17:00 - Includes buffet lunch.

Monday 23 November 2009
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at the Teversal Scout Hut, from 10:00 - Topic: Planning meeting Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 24 November 2009
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 Dovedale Round - Distance: 8¾ miles - Co-ordinator: David & Julia - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 24 November 2009
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10.00 to 12.00. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: TBA

Tuesday 24 November 2009
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:15 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 25 November 2009
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Joan Harvey - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Gustav Mahler

Thursday 26 November 2009
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Ian Morgan - Subject: The Pleasure Palace Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 26 November 2009
The Real Ale Group Meeting - Venue: The Devonshire Arms, South Normanton - Time: 20.00 Co-ordinator: Ron Britton - Subject: Pub Meeting

Friday 27 November 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 27 November 2009
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 30 November 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:30 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 1 December 2009
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Anthea Purvis, from 13:30 - Topic: Joyeux Noel (2005) Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Telephone: 01623-550739.

Thursday 3 December 2009
The Lunch Club Christmas Meal at The Carnarvon, Teversal - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 4 December 2009
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 5 December 2009 (to Sunday 17th January 2010)
The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Jack & The Beanstalk with Nigel Havers - ?? -

Saturday 5 December 2009
The Board Games Group Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - Time: 19.00 - 21:00 Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - See Board Games page for full details.

Tuesday 8 December 2009
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 Felley & Moorgreen Reservoir - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Averil & Sue - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 9 December 2009
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Books about food

Wednesday 9 December 2009
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: the Visitor's Centre car park, at the end of Skegby Road, (off Sutton Road) Huthwaite Time: 10:30 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Wednesday 9 December 2009
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Anne's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: John Ellis Subject: TBA.

Friday 11 December 2009
The Amateur Dramatics Group Meeting - Venue: N/A - Time: N/A Co-ordinator: Vivian Ellis - Subject: NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Friday 11 December 2009
The Creative Stitch Group meeting at the home of Jenny Fleming, from 10:00 to 12:00. Co-ordinator: Jenny Fleming - Topic: Open

Friday 11 December 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: TBA

Friday 11 December 2009
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

Saturday 12 December 2009
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - The Blues Brothers Christmas Party - 18:00 - Tickets: £22.

Monday 14 December 2009
The Card Craft Group Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 - 12:00 Co-ordinator: Carole Seymour - Subject: -

Monday 14 December 2009
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Anthea Purvis Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 14 December 2009
The Bridge Group Meeting at The Enviro Centre, West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:30 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Martin Rose - Bridge for Beginners.

Tuesday 15 December 2009
Walking Group 'A' meeting at: the Gate Inn at Tansley. Time: 10:00 - please make your own way to Tansley [Christmas Lunch Walk to replace 22/12/09] - Distance: 4½ miles - Co-ordinator: Len

Tuesday 15 December 2009
The Creative Writing Group meeting NO MEETING THIS MONTH. Co-ordinator: Margaret Sudlow - Topic: -

Wednesday 16 December 2009
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting NO MEETING THIS MONTH.

Wednesday 16 December 2009
The Classical Music Group Meeting - Venue: Mary Pearson - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Your Favourite Music

Monday 21 December 2009
The Book Group 'B' Meeting - Venue: Library - Time: 13.30 - 14:45 Co-ordinator: Averil George - Subject: NO MEETING THIS MONTH.

Tuesday 22 December 2009
The Art Group Meeting NO MEETNG THIS MONTH Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: None.

Thursday 24 December 2009
No Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield. See you next month.

Thursday 24 December 2009
The Real Ale Group Meeting - Venue: NO MEETING THIS MONTH - Time: - Co-ordinator: Ron Britton - Subject: -

Friday 25 December 2009
The Computing Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 17), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Ralph Simpson - Subject: NO SESSION

Friday 25 December 2009
The Digital Photography Group Meeting - Venue: Ashfield College (Room 15), Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: - Co-ordinator: Alan Kemp - Subject: NO SESSION

Tuesday 29 December 2009
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 Tissington Trail & Parwich [Extra Christmas Walk] - Distance: 8½-9 miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.









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