Interest Groups

 Weekly Timetable


Meets on

Leader/ contact 


Beaker Folk

Folk Group

Wednesdays, weekly

Michael Rodber

Meets to practise and enjoy folk music.

Occasionally give performances

Bridge, (Duplicate)  Wednesday afternoons, weekly

John Ruddock

Played weekly, in a relaxed atmosphere

Bridge, (Social) 

Thursday afternoons., weekly

Clive and Joyce Huntley

Helps beginners and improvers, in a sociable and supportive atmosphere

Craft Group

Tuesday afternoons, fortnightly

Jean Chapman                    

Members work on individual projects, happy to help each other.

 Film Appreciation Group     

Fourth Wednesday of the month (at the Phoenix in Leicester) at  11am

Hazel Taylor

Watch and then discuss some of the latest films.

@ Phoenix Cinema in Leicester
 Flower Arranging       Monthly  Pam O'Sullivan

Gill Holyoake 
 Meets for practical flower arranging sessions and for demonstrations 
 Gardening  Fourth Wednesday
(Afternoons for talks
All day sometimes for outings.)

Gail Goldie

Mary Franks

 Meets for talks and outings

German Conversation

Second and fourth Wednesday mornings

Ian Hearn

A house group whose members just chat in not-too-fluent German

Line Dancing

Monday afternoons, weekly

Val Crofts

Light exercise for fitness and well-being

Luncheon Club

Second Wednesday lunch time!

Pam Moody

A social group that visits local pubs, for good food and conversation.

Music Appreciation

First and third Thursday afternoons.

Martin Crofts

Listen to music and discussion


(Art) Group

Friday afternoons, fortnightly

Gail Holland                          

Members work at their own pace, in watercolours and other media, in a friendly and supportive atmosphere


Third Tuesday
 Our aim is for interactive sessions so that we can all learn and improve our skills from one another and enjoy our photography. 


First Wednesday morning

Val Crofts

Members enjoy a very varied programme of Poets and their work

 Safari Supper Wednesday or Thursday evenings alternate
(once a month)
 Stephen Poyzer
 Supper evenings (with non-musical chairs!)

Singing for Pleasure **

First Thursday mornings

Klaus Heinrich 

Group, rather than choral, singing

 Sketch Club         Second and fourth Friday mornings.      Keith Holyoake  
Sketching and drawing, outdoors in summer and indoors in winter  
Singles Sunday Lunch Club First  Sunday
of the month
Ted Swift

Eating out

T’ai Chi **

Tuesday lunchtime, weekly

Sue Dargie

Regular, gentle exercises to improve fitness and posture

Table Tennis

Friday afternoons, weekly



1st, 3rd and 5th Friday morning of month

Some all day walks in summer

Malcolm Lever Jones
Celia Lever Jones
Short walks (3 - 4.5 miles)

Long walks (10+ miles) May - Sept

Longish walk (5 - 7 miles)

Long walk (5 - 7 miles) but further afield

Wine Tasting Group Third Tuesday afternoon 
of the month
John Freeland
 We taste and discuss wine!
Yoga **  Wednesday afternoon
(Smeeton Westerby VH)
Michael Rodber 
Core strength and fitness

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