Ashfield U3A Deleted Diary Dates 2012










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.



Monday 2 January 2012
The Classical Music Group 2 Meeting - Venue: St Wilfrid's Church Hall - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Ron Walker - Topic: Inaugural Meeting

Tuesday 3 January 2012
The Digital Imaging & Photography Group Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - Time: 13:30 Co-ordinator: Janet & Lionel Castle - Subject: Photoshop

Thursday 5 January 2012
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Anchor Inn, Oakerthorpe - 12.00 for 12.30.

Monday 9 January 2012
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Tuesday 10 January 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Whatstandwell, Wirksworth Moor & Bolehill - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8½ miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 10 January 2012
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:00 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 11 January 2012
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'The Gift' - Cecilia Ahern

Wednesday 11 January 2012
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: Car park next to cafι and Visitor Centre for Vicar Water, Clipstone Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Thursday 12 January 2012
The Family History Group meeting Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00 Co-ordinator: Trish Tootell Subject: - Workhouses & Housing

Thursday 19 January 2012
Walking Group 'B' NO MEETING THIS MONTH

Thursday 19 January 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal Dress Circle Foyer, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Live at Lunch [Jazz vocalist - Jeanie Barton] - 12:30 - FREE CONCERT

Sunday 22 January 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: La Moda Italian Restaurant, Hucknall - Time: 12:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Lunch - meet in ADC car park, Kirkby at 11:30

Tuesday 24 January 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Birchover, Stanton Moor & Nine Ladies - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: John Ross - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 25 January 2012
The Classical Music Group 1 Meeting - Venue: Maxine - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Thursday 26 January 2012
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Carol Williams - Subject: Ancestors, Dragons & Chopsticks - VSO in China Please share cars if possible.

Tuesday 31 January 2012
The International Dining Group Meeting at Red Hot World Buffet, Nottingham - Time: 18:30 - Co-ordinators: Julia Porter & Georganne Barlow.Cuisine: Italian, Chinese, Thai, Mexican, Japanese, Indian.

Wednesday 1 February 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - All the Fun of the Fair [David Essex] - 14:00 - Tickets: £22.50

Thursday 2 February 2012
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Countryman, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 12.00 for 12.30.

Monday 6 February 2012
The Classical Music Group 2 Meeting - Venue: Ashwood Centre - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Ron Walker - Topic: Italy

Tuesday 7 February 2012
The Digital Imaging & Photography Group Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - Time: 13:30 Co-ordinator: Janet & Lionel Castle - Subject: Photoshop

Tuesday 7 February 2012
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Sylvia Smith in Skegby, from 13:30 - Topic: Brassed Off (1996) Co-ordinator: Sylvia Smith Telephone: 01623-514357.

Wednesday 8 February 2012
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Travel writing

Wednesday 8 February 2012
Walking Group 'C' CANCELLED OWING TO UNSAFE ICY CONDITIONS Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Thursday 9 February 2012
The Family History Group meeting Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00 Co-ordinator: Trish Tootell Subject: - War Memories, Medals & Badges

Friday 10 February 2012
The Play Reading Group Meeting at Colleen's Co-ordinator: Viv Ellis - Taming of the Shrew & Noel Coward - 10:00

Monday 13 February 2012
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 13 February 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Village Hall, Ravenshead Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Gilbert & Sullivan's Utopia Limited - 19:30 - Tickets: £10

Tuesday 14 February 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Teversal Trail plus optional meal at Teversal Grange - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 6 miles - Co-ordinator: John Hufton - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 14 February 2012
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:00 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 15 February 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - The King's Speech - 14:00 - Tickets: £19

Thursday 16 February 2012
Walking Group 'B' Sherwood Forest - Time: 09:50 - Meet and park at Edwinstowe Cricket Ground car park NG21 9RN

Sunday 19 February 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: Carnarvon, Teversal - Time: 12:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Lunch - meet in ADC car park, Kirkby at 11:30

Wednesday 22 February 2012
The Classical Music Group 1 Meeting - Venue: Stella - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Aram Katchachurian & Carl Nielsen

Thursday 23 February 2012
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Brian Meakin - Subject: The History of King's Mill Hospital Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 23 February 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal Dress Circle Foyer, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Live at Lunch [Classical Oboe & Piano - Imogen Coe & Jemima Palfreyman] - 12:30 - FREE CONCERT

Monday 27 February 2012
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at The Ashwood Centre, from 10:00 - 12:00 Topic: Stuart Dixon Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 28 February 2012
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 09.30 to 12.30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: Subtle Washes [and deciding the 2012 Programme].

Tuesday 28 February 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Chatsworth, Yeld Wood & Dobb Edge - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 9 miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 29 February 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - The King & I - 14:00 - Tickets: £29.50

Wednesday 29 February 2012
The International Dining Group Meeting at Gurkha's Inn, 102, Outram Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Time: 18:30 - Co-ordinators: Julia Porter & Georganne Barlow.Cuisine: Nepalese, Indian.

Thursday 1 March 2012
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Elm Tree, Elmton - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 2 March 2012
The Late Breakfast Group Meeting - Venue: The Horse & Groom, Linby - Time: 09:30 Co-ordinator: Geoff Cree. Please ring Geoff to book as numbers are limited.

Monday 5 March 2012
The Classical Music Group 2 Meeting - Venue: Ashwood Centre - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Ron Walker - Topic: Austria

Tuesday 6 March 2012
The Digital Imaging & Photography Group Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - Time: 13:30 Co-ordinator: Janet & Lionel Castle - Subject: Photoshop

Tuesday 6 March 2012
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Sylvia Smith in Skegby, from 13:30 - Topic: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafι (1991) Co-ordinator: Sylvia Smith Telephone: 01623-514357.

Thursday 8 March 2012
The Family History Group meeting Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00 Co-ordinator: Trish Tootell Subject: - The Changing Role of Women in Society

Monday 12 March 2012
The Board Games Group Meeting - Venue: Visit to 'Countdown' at the ITV Studios, Manchester - Time: 10:15 Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - See Board Games page for full details.

Tuesday 13 March 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Holbrook (near Belper) - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Alan Davies - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 13 March 2012
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:00 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 14 March 2012
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Wolf Hall' - Hilary Mantel

Wednesday 14 March 2012
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: The ‘Horse & Groom’ rear car park, Linby for Papplewick and Mill Ponds Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Wednesday 14 March 2012
The Wine Appreciation Group Meeting at Geoff Cree's - 19:30. Co-ordinator: Geoff Cree Subject: TBA.

Thursday 15 March 2012
Walking Group 'B' Underwood / Selston - Time: 09:50 - Meet and park at Hole in the Wall pub car park Underwood NG16 5GQ

Saturday 17 March 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Ezekiel Bones' Magic Lantern Backstage Tour - Time: ?? - Tickets: £5.50

Saturday 17 March 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Mercury - Cost:£10

Monday 19 March 2012
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Wednesday 21 March 2012
The Threads and Fibres Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Topic: Patchwork - Leader: Lynne Jackson.

Wednesday 21 March 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Sister Act - 14:00 - Tickets: £30.50

Thursday 22 March 2012
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Trevor Bankton - Subject: Judy Garland Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 22 March 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal Dress Circle Foyer, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Live at Lunch [Classical Guitar - Emma Smith] - 13:00 - FREE CONCERT

Wednesday 24 March 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at Royal Concert Hall & Theatre Royal Restaurant, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Sister Act - Soul Choir Package - singing workshops, 2-course meal & evening ticket - 14:30 - Tickets: £55

Saturday 24 March 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: The Brian Adams Experience - Cost:£7.50

Sunday 25 March 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: The Old Bowling Green, Winster, Derbyshire - Time: ?? Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Lunch - meet in ADC car park, Kirkby at ??

Monday 26 March 2012
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at Lynne & Barrie's, from 10:00 - 12:00 Topic: New Developments Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 27 March 2012
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 09.30 to 12.30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: TBA.

Tuesday 27 March 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Kirk Ireton, Idridgehay Green, Brownhouse Farm & Callows - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8½-9 miles - Co-ordinator: Hugh & Lin Symonds - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 28 March 2012
The Classical Music Group 1 Meeting - Venue: Doreen - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Gabriel Faurι

Wednesday 28 March 2012
The International Dining Group Meeting at Nada Budaya, Broad Street, Nottingham - Time: 18:30 - Co-ordinators: Julia Porter & Georganne Barlow.Cuisine: Malaysian.

Saturday 31 March 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Ultimate Madness - Cost:£7.50

Monday 2 April 2012
The Classical Music Group 2 Meeting - Venue: Ashwood Centre - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Ron Walker - Topic: Russia

Tuesday 3 April 2012
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Sylvia Smith in Skegby, from 13:30 - Topic: Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) Co-ordinator: Sylvia Smith Telephone: 01623-514357.

Wednesday 4 April 2012
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting NO MEETING THIS MONTH. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes

Thursday 5 April 2012
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Peacock, Oakerthorpe - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 6 April 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: The Bon Jovi Experience - "The very best tribute to Bon Jovi in Europe" - Cost:£7.50

Saturday 7 April 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: The Rolling Stones by The Stones - "These guys are brilliant" - Cost:£7.50

Sunday 8 April 2012 [Please note - Easter Sunday]
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: The Crispin Inn, Great Longstone - Time: 12:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Lunch / walk / shopping - meet in ADC car park, Kirkby at 11:15

Monday 9 April 2012
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Tuesday 10 April 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Warslow near Retford - Time: 10:00 - Distance: TBA miles - Co-ordinator: Len Hill - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 10 April 2012
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:00 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 11 April 2012
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: First World War poetry

Wednesday 11 April 2012
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: Car park near the sailing club, off the Sutton end of the MARR road for Kings Mill Reservoir, Sutton-in-Ashfield Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Thursday 12 April 2012
The Family History Group meeting Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00 Co-ordinator: Trish Tootell Subject: - Visit to The Southwell Workhouse

Saturday 14 April 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Ezekiel Bones' Magic Lantern Backstage Tour - Time: ?? - Tickets: £5.50

Saturday 14 April 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Doctor in the House - 14:30 - Tickets: £20

Saturday 14 April 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Bruce Springstein tribute - Cost:£7.50

Sunday 15 April 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Soul with Rob Jennings - "This guy delivers all the best in soul and Motown" - Cost:£3

Monday 16 April 2012
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Co-ordinator: Marjorie Woollam Telephone: 01773-811755.

Tuesday 17 April 2012
The Gardening Group meeting Lynne & Barrie Jackson garden visit, from 14:00 to 16:00. Co-ordinator: Jan Strachan

Wednesday 18 April 2012
The Threads and Fibres Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Topic: Patchwork - Leader: Lynne Jackson.

Thursday 19 April 2012
Walking Group 'B' Cromford Area - Time: 09:50 - Meet and park at Cromford Meadows

Thursday 19 April 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal Dress Circle Foyer, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Live at Lunch [Piano - Enpei Qu] - 13:00 - FREE CONCERT

Friday 20 April 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Tribute to David Bowie - Cost:£6.50

Saturday 21 April 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Tribute to Simple Minds - "Back by public demand" - Cost:£7.50

Sunday 22 April 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: The Old Yew Tree, South Wingfield - Time: 12:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Lunch / visit / shopping - meet in ADC car park, Kirkby at 11:30

Monday 23 April 2012
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at Carole's, from 10:00 - 12:00 Topic: TBA Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 24 April 2012
The Art Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 09.30 to 12.30. Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Subject: TBA.

Tuesday 24 April 2012
Walking Group 'A' - The Roaches & Lud's Church - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 7½ miles - Co-ordinator: Julia & David Porter - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 25 April 2012
The Classical Music Group 1 Meeting - Venue: Maxine - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Frederick Delius

Wednesday 25 April 2012
The International Dining Group Meeting at BB's Italian Restaurant, 1 Bridge Street, Mansfield - Time: 18:30 - Co-ordinators: Julia Porter & Georganne Barlow.Cuisine: Italian.

Thursday 26 April 2012
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Ron Stammers - Subject: History of the Victorian & Edwardian Seaside Please share cars if possible.

Friday 27 April 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Tribute to Mark Knopfler & Dire Straits by Dire Streets - Cost:£6.50

Saturday 28 April 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Ezekiel Bones' Magic Lantern Backstage Tour - Time: ?? - Tickets: £5.50

Saturday 28 April 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Whitesnake UK - Cost:£7.50

Tuesday 1 May 2012
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Sylvia Smith in Skegby, from 13:30 - Topic: My House in Umbria (2003) Co-ordinator: Sylvia Smith Telephone: 01623-514357.

Wednesday 2 May 2012
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at Sue Hughes - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes Swags & Tails

Thursday 3 May 2012
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Sitwell Arms, Renishaw - 12.00 for 12.30.

Thursday 3 May 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker - 14:00 - Tickets: £23.50

Friday 4 May 2012
The Late Breakfast Group Meeting - Venue: The Forest Lodge, Edwinstowe - Time: 09:30 Co-ordinator: Geoff Cree. Please ring Geoff to book as numbers are limited.

Saturday 5 May 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: The Druids Inn, Birchover - Time: 12:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Lunch / visit / shopping / tea - meet in Sutton Parkway Railway Station, Kirkby at 11:00

Tuesday 8 May 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Monsal Head & Seven Dales - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Nona Sheriston & Margaret Crossley - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 8 May 2012
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:00 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 9 May 2012
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'Mortal Remains' - Kathy Reichs

Wednesday 9 May 2012
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: From Tibshelf take the B6039 Chesterfield Road, turn down the third tarmac lane on the left [Timber Lane], signposted for a Five Pits Trail car park 300 yds further on for Five Pits Trail, Broomridding Wood and hopefully some bluebells! Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Thursday 10 May 2012
The Family History Group meeting Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00 Co-ordinator: Trish Tootell Subject: - The Role of Women in Society (Ann Walter to lead)

Friday 11 May 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal Dress Circle Foyer, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Live at Lunch [The English Songbook - Neil Allen & Tim Lole] - 13:00 - FREE CONCERT

Sunday 13 May 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: China Fong, Pleasley - Time: 12:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Lunch / garden centre - meet in ADC car park, Kirkby at 11:30

Monday 14 May 2012
The National Trust Visits Group Meeting - Visit to Dunham Massey House & Gardens - 08:30. - Co-ordinator: Kathleen Jones See 'National Trust Group' for full details.

Monday 14 May 2012
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 14 May 2012
The Classical Music Group 2 Meeting - Venue: Ashwood Centre - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Ron Walker - Topic: Germany

Tuesday 15 May 2012
The Gardening Group meeting Ashwood Centre - talk by Lazy Gardner, from 14:00 to 16:00. Co-ordinator: Jan Strachan

Wednesday 16 May 2012
The Threads and Fibres Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Topic: Patchwork - Leader: Lynne Jackson.

Thursday 17 May 2012
Walking Group 'B' Strelley Village Bluebell Walk - Time: 09:50 - Meet and park at Broad Oak pub car park or Queen Adelaide, Kimberley NG16 2PT

Saturday 19 May 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Ezekiel Bones' Magic Lantern Backstage Tour - Time: ?? - Tickets: £5.50

Monday 21 May 2012
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Co-ordinator: Marjorie Woollam Telephone: 01773-811755.

Tuesday 22 May 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Lea, Holloway (Lea Gardens for rhododendrons) - Time: 10:00 - Distance: TBA miles - Co-ordinator: Georganne Barlow & Ann Walters - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 23 May 2012
The Classical Music Group 1 Meeting - Venue: Stella - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: George Frideric Handel

Thursday 24 May 2012
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Margaret Hudson - Subject: Life as a Tiller Girl Please share cars if possible.

Saturday 26 May 2012
Ashfield U3A Jubilee Celebrations - Hog Roast & Swing Band at the Ashwood Centre - see 'Home Page / Forthcoming Events' for further details.

Monday 28 May 2012
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at Harlow Carr (Colleen), from 10:00 - 12:00 Topic: Visit Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 29 May 2012
The International Dining Group Meeting at Chung's Chinese Restaurant, Mapperley, Nottingham - Time: 18:30 - Co-ordinators: Julia Porter & Georganne Barlow.Cuisine: Chinese.

Wednesday 30 May 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - South Pacific - 14:00 - Tickets: £26

Sunday 3 June 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: Yorkshire Moors & Whitby - Time: ?? Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Butler's Coach Trip

Tuesday 5 June 2012
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Sylvia Smith in Skegby, from 13:30 - Topic: Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991) Co-ordinator: Sylvia Smith Telephone: 01623-514357.

Wednesday 6 June 2012
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at Teversal Scout Hut - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes Peter Rabbit

Thursday 7 June 2012
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Black Cow, Dalbury Lees - 12.00 for 12.30.

Thursday 7 June 2012
The Railway Group Meeting at The National Railway Museum, York, for a special exhibition - "Railfest". Own transport or car sharing. £15 entry fee. Ring Geoff Cree for details on 01623-794485.

Saturday 9 June 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: Baslow & Bakewell - Time: 12:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Morning coffee / Lunch / walk / pub stop - meet in ADC car park, Kirkby at 10:30.

Saturday 9 June 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Flawless & English National Ballet - 17:30 - Tickets: £20

Monday 11 June 2012
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 11 June 2012
The Classical Music Group 2 Meeting - Venue: Ashwood Centre - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Ron Walker - Topic: Members' Choice

Tuesday 12 June 2012
NNNG Jubilee Celebrations at the John Fretwell Centre - see 'Home Page / Forthcoming Events' for further details.

Wednesday 13 June 2012
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Ghost Stories

Wednesday 13 June 2012
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: Main Visitor Centre car park, from Heanor for Shipley Country Park, Heanor Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Wednesday 13 June 2012
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:00 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Thursday 14 June 2012
The Family History Group meeting Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00 Co-ordinator: Trish Tootell Subject: - Transport

Friday 15 June 2012
The Gardening Group meeting NEC visit to Gardener's World, from 14:00 to 16:00. Co-ordinator: Jan Strachan

Monday 18 June 2012
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Co-ordinator: Marjorie Woollam Telephone: 01773-811755.

Tuesday 19 June 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Summer Walk - Bolton Abbey, Simon's Seat & Strid Wood - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Julia & David Porter - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 19 June 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at St. Peter's Church, Ravenshead Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - The Gift of Music - 19:30 - Tickets: £7

Wednesday 20 June 2012
The Threads and Fibres Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Topic: Crochet - Leader: Maxine Rose.

Wednesday 20 June 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Ladies in Lavender - 14:00 - Tickets: £20

Thursday 21 June 2012
Walking Group 'B' TBA - Time: 09:50 - Meet and park at ???

Saturday 23 June 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: Castleton - Time: 10:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Full day out with lunch at the Old Cheshire Cheese Inn & pub stop on the way back - meet in ADC car park, Kirkby at 10:00

Monday 25 June 2012
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at Phil & Jan Strachan's, from 10:00 - 12:00 Topic: TBA Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 26 June 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Edale & Rushup Edge - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 7 miles - Co-ordinator: Rob Bates - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 27 June 2012
The Classical Music Group 1 Meeting - Venue: June - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: George Gershwin

Wednesday 27 June 2012
The Antiques & Collectables Group Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - 19:00 Co-ordinators: Kathleen Jones & Gill Knight - Topic: Open meeting with speaker, Norman Taylor with a multi-media presentation on The Pinxton China Factory. Admission £2.

Wednesday 27 June 2012
The International Dining Group Meeting at La Parisienne Bistro, King Street, Southwell - Time: 18:30 - Co-ordinators: Julia Porter & Georganne Barlow.Cuisine: French.

Wednesday 27 June 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Playhouse, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Matthew Bourne's Early Adventures (Ballet) - 19:30 - Tickets: £20 - Please book a.s.a.p. as tickets are selling fast.

Thursday 28 June 2012
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Heather Hawthorn - Subject: My Life with an Accordion Please share cars if possible.

Monday 2 July 2012
The Classical Music Group 2 Meeting - Venue: Ashwood Centre - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Ron Walker - Topic: England

Tuesday 3 July 2012
The National Trust Visits Group Meeting to the Wimpole Estate, Cambridge Co-ordinator: Kathleen Jones - Coach leaves Kirkby. Coach fare is £14 including driver's tip and Wimpole Estate if National Trust member.

Tuesday 3 July 2012
The Digital Imaging & Photography Group Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - Time: 13:30 Co-ordinator: Janet & Lionel Castle - Subject: Revision Workshop

Tuesday 3 July 2012
The Cinema Club meeting at the home of Sylvia Smith in Skegby, from 13:30 - Topic: Wah Wah (2005) Co-ordinator: Sylvia Smith Telephone: 01623-514357.

Wednesday 4 July 2012
The Sugarcraft & Cake Decorating Group Meeting at Teversal Scout Hut - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Sue Hughes Fantasy Flowers

Thursday 5 July 2012
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Hearty Goodfellow, Southwell - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 6 July 2012
The Creative Menus Group Meeting at Betty's - 12:00 - 14:00. Co-ordinator: Eileen Allin 2-3 tasting dishes using some seasonal ingredients for this month.

Sunday 8 July 2012
The Jazz Appreciation Group meeting at Mansfield Library Co-ordinator: Ann Walter Nottingham Young Jazz Orchestra.

Monday 9 July 2012
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Tuesday 10 July 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Hathersage - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Rita Swales, Anthea Roberts & Ann Walter - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 10 July 2012
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting NO MEETING THIS MONTH.

Wednesday 11 July 2012
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'A Cautious Approach' - Stanley Middleton

Wednesday 11 July 2012
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: From the sharp bend on B6016 Victoria Street in Ironville, turn off into Glasson Street, then first left into Cinder Bank and on to a canal bridge and crossroad. Turn right here (Coach Road) and in 200 yds reach Reservoir car park for Codnor Park Reservoir and Ironville Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Thursday 12 July 2012
The Family History Group meeting Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00 Co-ordinator: Trish Tootell Subject: - Short Talks on Papplewick Hall (Betty & Maureen), Sutton Scarsdale (Georganne) & Annesley Hall (Trish).

Thursday 12 July 2012
The International Dining Group Meeting at Renishaw Hall for a tour and meal - Joint event with Hucknall U3A Supper Group - organiser: Viv Ellis - Time: 18:30 - Co-ordinators: Julia Porter & Georganne Barlow.

Saturday 14 July 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Newstead Suite, Newstead Centre, Newstead Village Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Felly Players present 3 short plays - 19:00 - Tickets: £3 - Own transport.

Saturday 14 July 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: Newstead Abbey Open-Air Theatre - Time: 19:30 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Illyria Theatre Company - Henry V (see 'Weekenders' page for more details)

Sunday 15 July 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: The Old Bowling Green, Winster - Time: 12:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Lunch / Winster gardens - meet in ADC car park, Kirkby at 11:00 - Numbers limited.

Monday 16 July 2012
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Co-ordinator: Marjorie Woollam Telephone: 01773-811755.

Tuesday 17 July 2012
The Gardening Group meeting Jan & Phil Strachan garden visit, from 14:00 to 16:00. Co-ordinator: Jan Strachan

Wednesday 18 July 2012
The Threads and Fibres Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Topic: Crochet - Leader: Maxine Rose.

Thursday 19 July 2012
Walking Group 'B' Pleasley Village - Time: 09:50 - Meet and park at car park at Pleasley Vale Nurseries, Common Lane NG19 8RZ, approach from Mansfield Woodhouse

Thursday 19 July 2012
The 'Shakespeare for Fun' Group meeting at the Newstead Abbey Open Air Theatre. Meeting from 19:30. Subject: Taming of the Shrew

Friday 20 July 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Tribute to Simple Minds by 'Alive & Kicking' & The Police tribute - Cost:£7.50

Monday 23 July 2012
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at Martin Brown, Gardener's Cottage, Church Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 10:00 - 12:00 Topic: Visit Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 24 July 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Harborough Rocks - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: John R - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 25 July 2012
The Classical Music Group 1 Meeting - Venue: Nona - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Maurice Ravel

Thursday 26 July 2012
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Alan J Dearman - Subject: Life Before and After Barnardo's Please share cars if possible.

Friday 27 July 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Tribute to Rod Stewart by 'The Rod Stewart Experience' - Cost:£7.50

Wednesday 1 August 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: Haddon Hall - Time: 12:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Day out / lunch at the restaurant / pub stop - meet in ADC car park, Kirkby at 10:30. Car parking £3.00 per car.

Wednesday 1 August 2012
The Creative Menus Group Meeting at Kathy's - 12:00 - 14:00. Co-ordinator: Eileen Allin 2-3 tasting dishes using some seasonal ingredients for this month.

Thursday 2 August 2012
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Spanker Inn, Nether Heage - 12.00 for 12.30.

Thursday 2 August 2012
The Jazz Appreciation Group meeting at Broadway Cinema Co-ordinator: Ann Walter Jazz Concert.

Friday 3 August 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Tribute to Bon Jovi by 'The Bon Jovi Experience' - Cost:£7.50

Sunday 5 August 2012
The Birdwatching Group Meeting - Venue: Carsington Water - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Topic: Warden lead bird watch. Pre-booking through the co-ordinator is essential.

Monday 6 August 2012
The Zumba Gold Group meeting The Bentinck, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 10:45 Co-ordinator: Christine Bakowsky Subject: - NO MEETING

Monday 6 August 2012
The Classical Music Group 2 Meeting - Venue: Ashwood Centre - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Ron Walker - Topic: French & Spanish Composers

Tuesday 7 August 2012
The Digital Imaging & Photography Group Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - Time: 13:30 Co-ordinator: Janet & Lionel Castle - Subject: Summer Photos

Tuesday 7 August 2012
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting NO MEETING THIS MONTH.

Wednesday 8 August 2012
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Books from the 19th and early 20th century which have been translated into English [Emile Zola]

Wednesday 8 August 2012
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: Oak Tree Leisure Centre car park, on the Tesco Oak Tree Lane site (off Jubilee Way South) for Oak Tree Heath, Mansfield Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Wednesday 8 August 2012
The 'Shakespeare for Fun' Group meeting at the Ashwood Centre. Meeting from 13:30 - 15:30. Subject: TBA

Thursday 9 August 2012
The Family History Group meeting Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00 Co-ordinator: Trish Tootell Subject: - Civilian Life in WW1 (1914-1918) & Poems (Eileen).

Friday 10 August 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Europe's best tribute to Thin Lizzie by 'Limehouse Lizzie' - Cost:£12

Sunday 12 August 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: Newstead Abbey Open-Air Theatre - Time: ?? Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: The Rat Pack Live Tribute Tour (see 'Weekenders' page for more details)

Monday 13 August 2012
The Zumba Gold Group meeting The Bentinck, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 10:45 Co-ordinator: Christine Bakowsky Subject: - NO MEETING

Monday 13 August 2012
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Tuesday 14 August 2012
Walking Group 'A' - 3-Shires Head - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 9 miles - Co-ordinator: Georganne - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 15 August 2012
The Threads and Fibres Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Topic: Crochet - Leader: Maxine Rose.

Thursday 16 August 2012
Walking Group 'B' Gunthorpe Area - Time: 09:50 - Meet and park at Unicorn Pub car park

Friday 17 August 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: Newstead Abbey Open-Air Theatre - Time: 19:30 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Illyria Theatre Company - HMS Pinafore (see 'Weekenders' page for more details)

Saturday 18 August 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Tribute to Bryan Adams by 'The Bryan Adams Experience' & Ayr Strike - Cost:£7.50

Monday 20 August 2012
The Zumba Gold Group meeting The Bentinck, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 10:45 Co-ordinator: Christine Bakowsky Subject: - NO MEETING

Monday 20 August 2012
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Co-ordinator: Jane Banks Telephone: 01773-780984.

Tuesday 21 August 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Bleaklow Challenge - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 9 miles - Co-ordinator: Alan D - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 21 August 2012
The Gardening Group meeting Nottingham University garden visit, from 14:00 to 16:00. Co-ordinator: Marjorie Woollam Telephone: 01773-811755.

Wednesday 22 August 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: Newark - Time: ?? Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Day out / coffee at The Fox, Kelham Bridge / shopping / lunch / river cruise.

Wednesday 22 August 2012
The Classical Music Group 1 Meeting - Venue: Doreen - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Your favourite music

Wednesday 22 August 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Starlight Express - 14:00 - Tickets: £29.50

Thursday 23 August 2012
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Gordon Asher - Subject: Being Nosey in Other People's Houses Please share cars if possible.

Saturday 25 August 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Amazing tribute to The Rolling Stones by 'The Stones' & Moondog - Cost:£8

Monday 27 August 2012
The Zumba Gold Group meeting The Bentinck, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 10:45 Co-ordinator: Christine Bakowsky Subject: - NO MEETING

Monday 27 August 2012
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at Dorothy's, from 10:00 - 12:00 Topic: TBA Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 28 August 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Holmesfield & Totley Moor - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8.5 miles - Co-ordinator: Alan R - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 29 August 2012
The International Dining Group Meeting at Kayal, 8 Broad Street, Nottingham NG1 3AL - Time: 18:30 - Co-ordinators: Julia Porter & Georganne Barlow. Cuisine: Kerala.

Friday 31 August 2012
The Late Breakfast Group Meeting - Venue: The Queen's Head, Watnall (session 1) - Time: 09:30 Co-ordinator: Geoff Cree. Please ring Geoff to book as numbers are limited.

Sunday 2 september 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: Bella Mia Italian Restaurant, Hucknall - Time: 12:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Lunch.

Monday 3 September 2012
The Zumba Gold Group meeting The Bentinck, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 10:45 Co-ordinator: Christine Bakowsky Subject: - NO MEETING

Monday 3 September 2012
The Classical Music Group 2 Meeting - Venue: Ashwood Centre - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Ron Walker - Topic: The Orchestra

Tuesday 4 September 2012
The Digital Imaging & Photography Group Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - Time: 13:30 Co-ordinator: Janet & Lionel Castle - Subject: Review of Summer Photos

Wednesday 5 September 2012
The Creative Menus Group Meeting at Eileen's - 12:00 - 14:00. Co-ordinator: Eileen Allin 2-3 tasting dishes using some seasonal ingredients for this month.

Wednesday 5 September 2012
The Jazz Appreciation Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, from 13:30 to 15:30. Co-ordinator: Ann Walter Jazz Group Meeting.

Thursday 6 September 2012
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Moulders Arms, Riddings - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 7 September 2012
The Late Breakfast Group Meeting - Venue: The Queen's Head, Watnall (session 2) - Time: 09:30 Co-ordinator: Geoff Cree. Please ring Geoff to book as numbers are limited.

Friday 7 September 2012
The Holidays Group - Destination: Cavat, Croatia Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - For details, see the Holidays Group page.

Monday 10 September 2012
The Zumba Gold Group meeting The Bentinck, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 10:45 Co-ordinator: Christine Bakowsky Subject: - NO MEETING

Monday 10 September 2012
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 10 September 2012
The Bridge Group Meeting at Martin & Maxine's, Mansfield - 18:30 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose.

Tuesday 11 September 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Elton, Gratton Dale - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Len - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 11 September 2012
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:00 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 12 September 2012
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'The Hare with Amber Eyes' - Edmund De Waal

Wednesday 12 September 2012
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: Park on Tinsley Road, Eastwood. Coming from Sutton/Kirkby on A608, keep straight ahead at the Mansfield Road /Nottingham Road /Derby Road junction, and go down Church Street. At the end continue forward across the bridge and over the A610 dual carriageway for Nottingham Canal and Erewash Canal, Eastwood Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Wednesday 12 September 2012
The 'Shakespeare for Fun' Group meeting at the Ashwood Centre. Meeting from 13:30 - 15:30. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 12 September 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Cabaret - 14:00 - Tickets: £27

Thursday 13 September 2012
The Family History Group meeting Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00 Co-ordinator: Trish Tootell Subject: - The Forces & Dukes of Portland (Frank)

Friday 14 September 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal Dress Circle Foyer, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Live at Lunch [Martin Jacoby - Classic Piano Recital] - 13:00 - FREE CONCERT

Sunday 16 september 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: The Spread Eagle, Hockerton - Time: 12:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Lunch.

Monday 17 September 2012
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Co-ordinator: Marjorie Woollam Telephone: 01773-811755.

Tuesday 18 September 2012
The Gardening Group meeting TBA, from 14:00 to 16:00. Co-ordinator: Jan Strachan

Wednesday 19 September 2012
The Threads and Fibres Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Topic: Felting - Leader: Ann Walter.

Thursday 20 September 2012
Walking Group 'B' Alfreton / Wingfield - Time: 09:50 - Meet and park at Alfreton Park A615 Alfreton to Matlock Road

Sunday 23 September 2012
The Railway Interest Group Meeting at Barrow Hill Roundhouse. Co-ordinator: Geoff Cree - A trip to the Model Railway Fair. The cost is £10, and payment is required no later that the August meeting.

Sunday 23 September 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Albert Hall, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Bestwood Male Voice Choir Diamond Jubilee Concert - 18:30 - Tickets: £10

Monday 24 September 2012
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at Mary's, from 10:00 - 12:00 Topic: TBA Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 24 September 2012
The Bridge Group Meeting at Martin & Maxine's, Mansfield - 18:30 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose.

Tuesday 25 September 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Tissington, Milldale - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 9 miles - Co-ordinator: Julia/David - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 26 September 2012
The Classical Music Group 1 Meeting - Venue: Alan - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Dmitri Shostakovich

Wednesday 26 September 2012
The International Dining Group Meeting at Marrakesh, 6 Chapel Bar, Nottingham NG1 6JQ - Time: 18:30 - Co-ordinators: Julia Porter & Georganne Barlow. Cuisine: Moroccan/Lebanese.

Thursday 27 September 2012
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Lincs. & Notts. AAS - Subject: The Work of the Lincs. & Notts. Air Ambulance Service Please share cars if possible.

Friday 28 september 2012
National Trust (and other) Visits Group Alrewas National War Memorial / Arboretum and Gladstone Pottery Museum - Time: Full day visit - See National Trust page for full details

Saturday 29 September 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: ABBA - Cost:£7.50

Tuesday 2 October 2012
The Digital Imaging & Photography Group Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - Time: 13:30 Co-ordinator: Janet & Lionel Castle - Subject: Review of Summer Photos

Tuesday 2 October 2012
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:00 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 3 October 2012
The Creative Menus Group Meeting at Lynne's - 12:00 - 14:00. Co-ordinator: Eileen Allin 2-3 tasting dishes using some seasonal ingredients for this month.

Wednesday 3 October 2012
The Jazz Appreciation Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, from 13:30 to 15:30. Co-ordinator: Ann Walter Jazz Group Meeting.

Thursday 4 October 2012
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Jug & Glass, Nether Langwith - 12.00 for 12.30.

Thursday 4 October 2012
Ashfield U3A Gardeners' Question Time with Martin Fish at the Ashwood Centre - see 'Home Page / Forthcoming Events' for further details.

Monday 8 October 2012
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 8 October 2012
The Classical Music Group 2 Meeting - Venue: Ashwood Centre - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Ron Walker - Topic: Members' Choice

Monday 8 October 2012
The Bridge Group Meeting at West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:30 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose.

Tuesday 9 October 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Ellastone, Wootton Park - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8.5 miles - Co-ordinator: Rob - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 10 October 2012
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Westerns

Wednesday 10 October 2012
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: Overflow car park, just below Hardwick Inn for Hardwick Lakes Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Wednesday 10 October 2012
The 'Shakespeare for Fun' Group meeting at the Ashwood Centre. Meeting from 13:30 - 15:30. Subject: TBA

Thursday 11 October 2012
The Family History Group meeting Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00 Co-ordinator: Trish Tootell Subject: - Immigration & Emigration

Sunday 14 October 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: The Spread Eagle, Hockerton - Time: 12:00 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Lunch followed by a stroll in Southwell and late afternoon cream tea - meet in ADC car park, Kirkby at 11:15.

Monday 15 October 2012
The Horticulture Group 2 meeting from 10:00 'till 12:00 - Co-ordinator: Marjorie Woollam Telephone: 01773-811755.

Tuesday 16 October 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal Dress Circle Foyer, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Live at Lunch [Caroline Pether - violin & piano recital] - 13:00 - FREE CONCERT

Tuesday 16 October 2012
The Gardening Group meeting TBA, from 14:00 to 16:00. Co-ordinator: Jan Strachan

Wednesday 17 October 2012
The Threads and Fibres Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Topic: Felting - Leader: Ann Walter.

Thursday 18 October 2012
Walking Group 'B' TBA - Time: 09:50 - Meet and park at ???

Saturday 20 October 2012
The Weekenders Group Meeting - Venue: Bus pass day out to Chesterfield - Time: 10:30 Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - Subject: Market followed by lunch at Brice's on the market place - meet at the Rufford Arms, Mansfield. Contact Caroline if you are going or need a lift.

Saturday 20 October 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Meatloaf tribute - Cost:£??

Monday 22 October 2012
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at Jill & Malcolm's, from 10:00 - 12:00 Topic: Autumn Planting Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Tuesday 23 October 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Hulland Ward - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8.5 miles - Co-ordinator: Hugh/Lin - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 24 October 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat - 13:30 - Tickets: £20

Wednesday 24 October 2012
The Classical Music Group 1 Meeting - Venue: Joan - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Aaron Copeland & Leonard Bernstein

Thursday 25 October 2012
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Legal Solutions - Subject: Trusts, Wills, etc. Please share cars if possible.

Saturday 27 October 2012
Ashfield U3A Murder Mystery Evening at the Ashwood Centre - see 'Home Page / Forthcoming Events' for further details.

Wednesday 31 October 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - The Lady Killers - 14:00 - Tickets: £22

Wednesday 31 October 2012
The International Dining Group Meeting at Ania, 558 Mansfield Road, Sherwood NG5 2FS - Time: 18:30 - Co-ordinators: Julia Porter & Georganne Barlow. Cuisine: Polish - a return by popular request.

Thursday 1 November 2012
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Fox & Hounds, Blidworth Bottoms - 12.00 for 12.30.

Friday 2 November 2012
The Late Breakfast Group Meeting - Venue: The Horse & Groom, Linby - Time: 09:30 Co-ordinator: Geoff Cree. Please ring Geoff to book as numbers are limited.

Monday 5 November 2012
The Classical Music Group 2 Meeting - Venue: Ashwood Centre - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Ron Walker - Topic: Patterns in Music

Tuesday 6 November 2012
The Digital Imaging & Photography Group Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - Time: 13:30 Co-ordinator: Janet & Lionel Castle - Subject: ??

Wednesday 7 November 2012
The Holidays Group - Destination: Reykjavik, Iceland Co-ordinator: Caroline Rhoades - For details, see the Holidays Group page.

Wednesday 7 November 2012
The Jazz Appreciation Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, from 13:30 to 15:30. Co-ordinator: Ann Walter Jazz Group Meeting.

Thursday 8 November 2012
The Family History Group meeting Kirkby Library, The Precinct, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:00 - 15:00 Co-ordinator: Trish Tootell Subject: - Speaker - Maureen Newton

Saturday 10 November 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Palace Theatre, Mansfield Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Half a Sixpence - 14:30 - Tickets: £10

Monday 12 November 2012
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 12 November 2012
The Bridge Group Meeting at West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:30 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose.

Tuesday 13 November 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Bunny - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8.5 miles - Co-ordinator: Nona/Margaret - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 13 November 2012
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:00 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 14 November 2012
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: 'The Book Thief' - Markus Zusak

Wednesday 14 November 2012
Walking Group 'C' meeting at: Visitor Centre, Carnarvon Street, Teversal for Teversal Trails Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Wednesday 14 November 2012
The 'Shakespeare for Fun' Group meeting at the Ashwood Centre. Meeting from 13:30 - 15:30. Subject: TBA

Thursday 15 November 2012
Walking Group 'B' Cresswell Craggs - Time: 09:50 - Meet and park at Dukeries Garden Centre off A60 - S80 3LH

Friday 16 November 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Rod Stewart tribute & Stealer - Cost:£??

Monday 19 November 2012
National Trust (and other) Visits Group Thursford Christmas Spectacular - Time: Full day visit - See National Trust page for full details

Wednesday 21 November 2012
The Threads and Fibres Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Topic: Felting - Leader: Ann Walter.

Thursday 22 November 2012
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. Speaker: Roger Purseglove - Subject: A Step in the Dark Please share cars if possible.

Thursday 22 November 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal Dress Circle Foyer, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Live at Lunch [The Sterling trio - music for flute, clarinet & piano] - 13:00 - FREE CONCERT

Monday 26 November 2012
The Horticulture Group 1 meeting at Lynne's, from 10:00 - 12:00 Topic: Planning Meeting Co-ordinator: Barrie & Lynne Jackson Telephone: 01623-750466.

Monday 26 November 2012
The Bridge Group Meeting at West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:30 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose.

Tuesday 27 November 2012
The Art Group Meeting at the Ashwood Centre Activities Room - 09:30 - 12:30 Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Topic: Watercolour [see Art Group for more info.]

Tuesday 27 November 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Matlock, Riber - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 8 miles - Co-ordinator: Alan D - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Wednesday 28 November 2012
The Classical Music Group 1 Meeting - Venue: Maxine - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Your favourite music

Wednesday 28 November 2012
The International Dining Group Meeting at Fillets, Sandlands Court, Fulmar Close, Forest Town NG19 0GG - Time: 18:30 - Co-ordinators: Julia Porter & Georganne Barlow. Cuisine: English - forget the Christmas turkey, celebrate with fish, chips & more!

Thursday 29 November 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - 42nd Street - 14:00 - Tickets: £26

Saturday 1 December 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Foreigner tribute - Cost:£8

Monday 3 December 2012
The Classical Music Group 2 Meeting - Venue: Ashwood Centre - 14:00 - 16:00. Co-ordinator: Ron Walker - Topic: Northern & Eastern European Composers

Tuesday 4 December 2012
The Digital Imaging & Photography Group Meeting - Venue: The Ashwood Centre - Time: 13:30 Co-ordinator: Janet & Lionel Castle - Subject: ??

Wednesday 5 December 2012
The Jazz Appreciation Group meeting at The Ashwood Centre, from 13:30 to 15:30. Co-ordinator: Ann Walter Jazz Group Meeting.

Thursday 6 December 2012
The Lunch Club Meeting at The Greyhound, Higham - 12.00 for 12.30.

Saturday 8 December 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: The Bon Jovi Experience - Cost:£8

Monday 10 December 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at The Theatre Royal Dress Circle Foyer, Nottingham Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Live at Lunch - Festive Choral Music - 13:00 - Tickets: FREE

Monday 10 December 2012
The Current Affairs Group Meeting at Marian Wilson's, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 13:30 - 15:15. Co-ordinator: Marian Wilson - Topic: Bring newspaper cuttings for discussion.

Monday 10 December 2012
The Bridge Group Meeting at West Notts. College, Mansfield - 18:30 - 21:00. Co-ordinator: Maxine Rose.

Tuesday 11 December 2012
Walking Group 'A' - Christmas Walk/Meal - Time: 10:00 - Distance: 4-5 miles - Co-ordinator: John E - Please take a packed lunch and drinks.

Tuesday 11 December 2012
The 'Singing for Fun' Group meeting at the home of Martin & Maxine Rose, Berry Hill, Mansfield. Meeting from 14:00 - 16:00. Subject: TBA

Wednesday 12 December 2012
The Book Group 'A' Meeting - Venue: Kirkby Library - Time: 10.00 Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Subject: Fairy Stories

Wednesday 12 December 2012
Walking Group 'C' meeting. For venue and directions, see the Walking Group 'C' page. Time: 10:20 - Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Refreshments available at the end of the walk.

Wednesday 12 December 2012
The 'Shakespeare for Fun' Group meeting at the Ashwood Centre. Meeting from 13:30 - 15:30. Subject: TBA

Thursday 13 December 2012
The Family History Group meeting Nottingham Co-ordinator: Trish Tootell Subject: - Christmas Lunch followed by a Visit to the Galleries of Justice at 14:30. For full details, see Family History Group page.

Friday 14 December 2012
The Play Reading Group meeting at the Ashwood Centre Co-ordinator: Viv Ellis Subject: Rehersal of the Christmas sketch - Time:14:00

Saturday 15 December 2012
The Rock Music Group Meeting at The Diamond Club, Stoney Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield - Doors open at the venue at 7pm • All bands to perform 2 sets; minimum of 2x45 minutes • First set will start at approximately 9.30pm • Last set to finish no later than midnight except Sundays 11.30pm unless agreed with management beforehand - Co-ordinator: Mary Naylor - Band: Bryan Adams tribute & Stealer tribute - Cost:£7.50

Wednesday 19 December 2012
The Threads and Fibres Group Meeting at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield - 10:00 - 12:00. Co-ordinator: Lynne Jackson - Topic: TBA - Leader: TBA.

Wednesday 19 December 2012
The Classical Music Group 1 Meeting - Venue: Len - 14:00 - 16:15. Co-ordinator: Alan Radford - Topic: Teach-in: Len Hill on Giacomo Puccini

Thursday 20 December 2012
The Theatre Visits Group Meeting at a London Theatre with the Weekenders Group Co-ordinator: Barbara Ives - Top Hat with Tom Chambers - ALL DAY - Tickets: £69

Thursday 20 December 2012
Monthly meeting of Ashfield U3A at The Ashwood Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, from 09.30 am to 12.00 pm. NO NORMAL MEETING THIS MONTH - See below.

Thursday 20 December 2012
Ashfield U3A Crafty Christmas Fair at the Ashwood Centre - see 'Home Page / Forthcoming Events' for further details.

Tuesday 25 December 2012
The Art Group Meeting at the Ashwood Centre Activities Room - 09:30 - 12:30 Co-ordinator: Barrie Jackson - Topic: NO MEETING THIS MONTH [Surprise surprise :-) ]

Monday 31 December 2012
Ashfield U3A New Year's Eve Celebrations - 60's Night at the Rainworth Village Hall - see 'Home Page / Forthcoming Events' for further details.





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