Bournemouth U3A Programme

Dates and venue details.





Group ID: 990
Group Type: Crafts and Hobbies
Leader: Chris Williams
Comments: Chris Williams on 01202 577041 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details. Tight lines.

 Are there any members who would like to meet up at local (day fishable) waters to enjoy some friendly company & competition (not too serious though)? These days to be held every 3 to 4 weeks during the Summer/Autumn period when hopefully finer weather prevails. If interested please contact Chris Williams

Note: Summer & Autumn terms
Group ID: 101
Group Type: Languages
Leader: Strath Davis
Day: Thu
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: Improvers only
Programme Venue: Home of Group Leader, Refer to Group Leader

 Latin Year 2 Continuation of grammar/stories using CLC Book 2.

Group ID: 117
Group Type: Music Appreciation
Leader: Donald Sheppard
Day: Fri
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 Illustrated talks & discussion on the lives & music of Russian composers in the 19th & early 20th  century

Group ID: 115
Group Type: Crafts and Hobbies
Leader: Myra Searle
Day: Fri
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Comments: For all stages of ability. Beginners welcome.
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 Knitting, Crochet, Cross stitch etc, hence 1 or 2 needles.

Group ID: 112
Group Type: Languages
Leader: Gaye Barrett & Julie Cox
Day: Fri
Start Time: 13:30
Finish Time: 15:00
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 A continuation group where there is no fluent Spanish speaker and members share preparation and delivery using internet, text books etc.

Group ID: 109
Group Type: Cards and Games
Leader: Christopher Thomas
Day: Fri
Start Time: 12;00
Finish Time: 13:30
Comments: Summer term only (No class 24/5/19)
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 No experience needed. Start at square one. Structured ‘learning by doing’ using confidence building games

Group ID: 98
Group Type: Cards and Games
Leader: David Reed & Keith Foster
Day: Thu
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: Not for beginners. Guidance given.
Programme Venue: Bournemouth Reform Synagogue, 53 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3PA

 For improvers and experienced players only

Group ID: 97
Group Type: Languages
Leader: Annabelle Russell
Day: Thu
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Programme Venue: Home of Group Leader, Refer to Group Leader

 Join our lively, friendly group

Group ID: 85
Group Type: Philosophy
Leader: Annabelle Russell
Day: Thu
Start Time: 11:30
Finish Time: 13:00
Programme Venue: Home of Group Leader, Refer to Group Leader

 We meet at heart level to share our personal Dawn Light, as sounding boards, to enrich our lives & to create our own Enlightment

Group ID: 84
Group Type: Current Affairs
Leader: Stuart Sherring
Day: Thu
Start Time: 11:10
Finish Time: 12:30
Comments: All participate.
Programme Venue: Westbourne Library, Alum Chine Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4 8DX

 Every week discuss a researched topic from world events, humanities & sciences to the more eclectic & esoteric.

Group ID: 62
Group Type: History
Leader: Ivor Weintroub
Day: Wed
Start Time: 11:00
Finish Time: 12:30
Comments: Autumn & Spring terms
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 An exploration of the causes of the American Civil War & the progress of the war including looking at the main politicians & commanders

Group ID: 61
Group Type: Languages
Leader: John Hanson
Day: Wed
Start Time: 11:00
Finish Time: 12:25
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: EFR

 El objetivo de este grupo es conversar en español a un nivel en el que no hace falta ni traducción ni aprendizaje. Hispano parlantes bienvenidos. El líder se comunicará con todos los participantes nuevos para determinar si están al nivel del grupo antes de comenzar las sesiones

Group ID: 45
Group Type: Music Appreciation
Leader: Tina Reidy
Day: Tue
Start Time: 13:30
Finish Time: 15:30
Comments: Alternate weeks commencing 25/09/18. Autumn & Spring terms
Programme Venue: Home of Group Leader, Refer to Group Leader

 Come along and share your enjoyment of Jazz music with others. I have been following Jazz since 1958 & attend Jazz clubs & festivals.

Group ID: 18
Group Type: Music Appreciation
Leader: Donald Sheppard
Day: Mon
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 Examine full scores of well known classical music, then listen to CDs to hear how conductors have responded to the composers’ demands

Group ID: 10
Group Type: Dancing
Leader: Paul Miles, Liz Neal & Ray May
Day: Mon
Start Time: 11:00
Finish Time: 12:30
Comments: Beginners welcome. Suitable shoes with low heels No stiletto heels.
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: GFH

 Come & enjoy (with or without a partner). English country dancing from the 1600’s to the present day. Beginners welcome

Group ID: 7
Group Type: History
Leader: Stuart Sherring
Day: Mon
Start Time: 10:15
Finish Time: 11:45
Comments: Summer term only
Programme Venue: Westbourne Library, Alum Chine Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4 8DX

 Each week examine a selected aspect of British social history from the last two hundred years and assess the impact.

Note: Counts as one choice
Group ID: 6
Group Type: History
Leader: Stuart Sherring
Day: Mon
Start Time: 10:15
Finish Time: 11:45
Comments: Spring term only
Programme Venue: Westbourne Library, Alum Chine Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4 8DX

Explore the euphoria of Edwardian optimism and consequences of ominous warnings as the skies of Europe gradually darkened. Ideally would have done Life in Victorian Britain.

Note: Counts as one choice
Group ID: 4
Group Type: Philosophy
Leader: Christine Hawkridge
Day: Mon
Start Time: 10;00
Finish Time: 11;30
Programme Venue: Home of Group Leader, Refer to Group Leader

 A group for thinkers wishing to learn through reading &discussion what this ancient philosophy can teach usabout living today.

Reader: A Very Short Introduction toBuddhism by Damien Keown, OUP, 2013 edition.Autumn & Spring terms

Group ID: 118
Group Type: Literature
Leader: Annabelle Russell
Day: Fri
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Programme Venue: Home of Group Leader, Refer to Group Leader

 Paint pictures from your imagination with words, all you literary artists out there. Experience pleasure in becoming a wordsmith..

Group ID: 1000
Group Type: Entertainment
Day: Thu
Start Time: 14:00, 15:30
Programme Venue: Church of St Augustin, 32 Wimborne Road, Bournemouth, BH2 6NU
Group ID: 3
Group Type: Dancing
Leader: Margo Fitzsimons
Day: Mon
Start Time: 10:00
Finish Time: 10:45
Comments: Wear trainers or comfy shoes. Visit: margodance.co.uk Commencing 1/10/18
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: GFH

A gentle or energetic workout. Working to your own level. Also, fun disco dances taught by qualified dance teacher. Need to be mobile. Wear trainers or comfy shoes. Visit: margodance.co.uk Commencing 1/10/18

Group ID: 64
Group Type: Dancing
Leader: Margo Fitzsimons
Day: Wed
Start Time: 12:30
Finish Time: 14:00
Comments: Wear comfy shoes, no stilettos Commencing 3/10/18
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: GFH

 Continuing from last term but beginners welcome. Comfortable shoes no stilettos. Dancing is fun, a gentle or as much as you want, workout.

Note: Visit: margodance.co.uk
Group ID: 23
Group Type: Singing
Leader: Victoria Andrew
Day: Mon
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Programme Venue: All Saints Church, Oxford Avenue, Southbourne, BH6 5HS
Room Code: UHL

 Come & enjoy informal & happy group singing. Shrill or mellow, all voices welcome. No concerts so no learning required. No pianist.

Group ID: 994
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Alastair Moir & John Langmead.
Day: Tue
Comments: Alastair Moir preferably by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact the office for phone numbe
Programme Venue: No Specific Venue

 A monthly medium paced sociable walk of 4.5 - 6 miles exploring the surrounding area. Walks are normally on the 2nd or  3rd  Tuesday of the month finishing near a pub/café. Meet around 10am at walk start point, information on forthcoming walks is emailed to group members monthly. Walking boots or similar essential. For further details contact Alastair Moir preferably by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact the office for phone number.

Group ID: 996
Group Type: Sport
Leader: Chris Chubb
Day: Wed
Start Time: 13:45
Comments: Contact leader 01202 425063 for further details Equipment provided. £1 per session, waived if a member of the club. Fee of 50p per session levied.
Programme Venue: Petanque Venue, Muscliffe Park, Shillingstone Drive, BH9 3LR

 A simple & inexpensive game fit for all ages. Come & meet new friends. Socialise, Play & Compete. We meet at Muscliff Park Pétanque Club, Shillingstone Drive BH9 3LR every Wednesday. Qualified coaches available for beginners.

Note: Shoes with Toe covering must be worn.
Group ID: 15
Group Type: Dancing
Leader: Margo Fitzsimons
Day: Mon
Start Time: 12:45
Finish Time: 14:00
Comments: Commencing 01/10/18
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: GFH

 Continuing from last term but new beginners welcome. Comfortable shoes, no stilettos. Dancing is fun. Exercise happens when you dance. Visit: margodance.co.uk

Group ID: 73
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Sue Arora
Day: Wed
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: MFR

 Do you feel stressed, frustrated, unhappy, upset? Learn how to transform our mind from negative to positive, from disturbed to peaceful. No strange postures, chairs used.

Group ID: 74
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Sue Arora
Day: Thu
Start Time: 09:30
Finish Time: 10:40
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: GFH

 Continuation from Autumn/Spring terms. Meditation is an art learnt over time & with practice the brain slowly starts to relax more easily. The aim is to develop on the learning & practice of previous sessions.

Group ID: 70
Group Type: Languages
Leader: Annabelle Russell
Day: Wed
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Programme Venue: Home of Group Leader, Refer to Group Leader

 Join our lively, friendly group.

Note: Note new time and address of venue.
Group ID: 36
Group Type: Music Appreciation
Leader: Jonathan Rogers
Day: Tue
Start Time: 11:00
Finish Time: 13:00
Programme Venue: New Church Tuckton, Junction of Tuckton Road and Carberry Ave, Southbourne, BH6 3HT
Room Code: HL

 “Make Believe” explores the story of stage & screen musicals from their very beginning to the present day with screenings throughout the year of over 200 excerpts.

Group ID: 993
Group Type: Sport
Day: Mon
Start Time: 09:00, 09:00
Comments: If interested please contact Chris Williams on 01202 577041 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.
Programme Venue: No Specific Venue

Are there any members who would like to meet up at local (day fishable) waters to enjoy some friendly company & competition (not too serious though)? These days to be held every 3-4 weeks during the Summer / Autumn period when hopefully finer weather prevails.

Group ID: 104
Group Type: Literature
Leader: Myra Searle
Day: Fri
Start Time: 09:45
Finish Time: 11:00
Comments: Autumn and Spring Terms only
Programme Venue: Westbourne Library, Alum Chine Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4 8DX

 A more indepth look at selected 20c  Poets

Group ID: 69
Group Type: Art
Leader: Jacqui Gush
Day: Wed
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Comments: Tuition given Autumn & Spring terms
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 We will immerse ourselves in a variety of themes using different media. Individual interest & abilities (beginners & improvers) are catered for.

Group ID: 120
Group Type: Crafts and Hobbies
Leader: Henry Howarth
Day: Sat
Start Time: 09:30
Finish Time: 12:30
Comments: Saturday 6th October ONE DAY ONLY
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

This practical 3 hour course will show you how cryptic clues work & how to solve them.

Note: Bring 50p for worksheets we will use. NOT included as one of your 4 class selection but MUST register with the office.
Group ID: 55
Group Type: Sport
Leader: Steve Pelletier & Nick Monk
Day: Tue
Start Time: 15:00
Finish Time: 16:30
Comments: Friendly group. No tuition given.
Programme Venue: St James Institute, 33a Stourfield Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth, BH5 2AR
Room Code: RHL

 

Note: Not suitable for beginners.
Group ID: 51
Group Type: Music Appreciation
Leader: Donald Sheppard
Day: Tue
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: Jeff Gordon, Derek Diprose & Rex Bale will be co-presenting
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 DVDs & Videos on musical matters. Includes documentaries about composers, artists & events plus some concerts taken from TV coverage.

Group ID: 54
Group Type: Cards and Games
Leader: Sue Farmer
Day: Tue
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: Beginners welcome. Tuition given.
Programme Venue: Westbourne Library, Alum Chine Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4 8DX

 

Group ID: 53
Group Type: Writing
Leader: Jennifer Crawford
Day: Tue
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: Alternate weeks commencing 02/10/18
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: MFR

 A group of keen, like minded writers of fiction & other material.

Group ID: 52
Group Type: Literature
Leader: Tina Crosby
Day: Tue
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: Alternate weeks commencing 25/09/18
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: MFR

 Do you enjoy sharing your reading? We aim to broaden literary horizons by discussing a wide range of authors/genres/topics chosen by the group.

Group ID: 50
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Angela Fisher
Day: Tue
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 15:45
Comments: Autumn & Spring terms. No group 9/10/18 or 16/10/18
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 Gentle exercises to improve physical & mental health, balance & co-ordination. Suitable for beginners.

Group ID: 48
Group Type: Languages
Leader: Annabelle Russell
Day: Tue
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Programme Venue: Home of Group Leader, Refer to Group Leader

 Join our lively, friendly group

Group ID: 49
Group Type: Singing
Leader: Ian Peters
Day: Tue
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 16:00
Programme Venue: New Church Tuckton, Junction of Tuckton Road and Carberry Ave, Southbourne, BH6 3HT
Room Code: HL

 No need to read music or think yourself an experienced singer to enjoy our sessions. Just bring your voice & let your spirit soar.

Group ID: 47
Group Type: Entertainment
Leader: Bill Lonnen
Day: Tue
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 Listen & maybe comment on the News, Music, Comedy, Drama & documentaries on 100 years of material from the archives of the BBC.

Group ID: 46
Group Type: Dancing
Leader: Valerie Powell & Peter Dunbar
Day: Tue
Start Time: 13:45
Finish Time: 15:45
Comments: Dance shoes – no stiletto heels.
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: GFH

 Ballroom - Sequence plus 2 x line dances. Guidance given but must have basic knowledge of ballroom (at least)

Group ID: 44
Group Type: Sport
Leader: Jennie Pudney
Day: Tue
Start Time: 13:15
Finish Time: 14:45
Programme Venue: St James Institute, 33a Stourfield Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth, BH5 2AR
Room Code: RHL

 Friendly group. No tuition given. Not suitable for beginners.

Group ID: 43
Group Type: Art
Leader: Maureen Phillips
Day: Tue
Start Time: 13:15
Finish Time: 14:40
Comments: All media. Guidance given.
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: EFR

For relaxation & enjoyment. 

Group ID: 42
Group Type: Sport
Leader: Chris Williams
Day: Tue
Start Time: 13:00
Finish Time: 15:00
Comments: Excellent facilities including cafe and free parking. £2 per session
Programme Venue: Littledown Centre, Opposite the Bournemouth Hospital, Chaeside, Castle Lane, BH7 7DX
Room Code: LLC

 Experienced only. Come & join us for social badminton at the Littledown Leisure centre. Excellent facilities including café & free parking. A few rackets available if required

Note: Autumn & Spring Terms only.
Group ID: 41
Group Type: Languages
Leader: David Kalfon
Day: Tue
Start Time: 12:45
Finish Time: 14:20
Comments: No Tuition. Commencing 2/10/18
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: MFR

 Continuation group suitable for experienced members only. A good knowledge of the language is essential.

Group ID: 40
Group Type: Crafts and Hobbies
Leader: Marjorie Beenham
Day: Tue
Start Time: 12:45
Finish Time: 14:10
Comments: Bring your own projects
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: MFR

 For beginners & all abilities.

Group ID: 39
Group Type: Dancing
Leader: Linda Holcombe
Day: Tue
Start Time: 12:30
Finish Time: 13:30
Comments: Tuition available. Suitable shoes - no stiletto heels.
Room Code: GFH

Tuition available. Suitable shoes. No stiletto heels.

Group ID: 38
Group Type: Musical Instruments
Leader: Jean Kluver
Day: Tue
Start Time: 12:00
Finish Time: 13:30
Comments: Tuition given.
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 To be able to read & play a few notes of music on the descant, tenor or treble recorders.

Group ID: 35
Group Type: Philosophy
Leader: Wanda Veenhuysen
Day: Tue
Start Time: 11:00
Finish Time: 12:30
Comments: Alternate weeks commencing 25/09/18
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: EFR

 Reading/discussing some of the more advanced ideas of modern philosophers of science impacting on human societies & the individual & other subjects.

Group ID: 37
Group Type: Cards and Games
Leader: Sarah Colegrave
Day: Tue
Start Time: 11:10
Finish Time: 12:40
Programme Venue: Westbourne Library, Alum Chine Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4 8DX

 Knowledge of canasta an advantage. You must be prepared to mix & play with different partners.

Group ID: 34
Group Type: Languages
Leader: Dennis Docherty
Day: Tue
Start Time: 11:00
Finish Time: 12:30
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: MFR

 This group builds on the knowledge achieved in the beginners course using material from press articles & tourist literature.

Group ID: 33
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Gill Hale & Berni Hallam
Day: Tue
Start Time: 11:00
Finish Time: 12:00
Comments: Wear loose clothing & bring an exercise mat to lie on.
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 Gentle stretching to assist & improve posture, well being & delay some effects of old age.

Group ID: 32
Group Type: Music Appreciation
Leader: Mavis Jackson
Day: Tue
Start Time: 10:30
Finish Time: 12:30
Comments: Guidance given.
Programme Venue: Home of Group Leader, Refer to Group Leader

 Beginners welcome as long as enthusiastic with a wish to write a song. Wanted, musicians, singers, writers preferably with a love for music.

Group ID: 31
Group Type: Music Appreciation
Leader: Mitchell Robertson
Day: Tue
Start Time: 10:30
Finish Time: 12:00
Comments: Join one or both groups. 6 x Alternate weeks) commencing 2/10/18 & 15/01/19 Possible Summer term.
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

A new venture in Music & Art. Opera/Music on a similar theme to Art Appreciation, Baroque, Classical etc.

Group ID: 30
Group Type: Art
Leader: Mary Lapish
Day: Tue
Start Time: 10;30
Finish Time: 12:00
Comments: 6 x Alternate weeks commencing 25/09/18 & 08/01/19 & 5 x Alt weeks commencing 30/04/19
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 Using DVDs we continue to explore art in its historical context, of the 17th  & 18th  Centuries. “Enjoying Opera” will parallel with similar themes

Note: Both groups will operate independently.
Group ID: 29
Group Type: Dancing
Leader: Janet Mason
Day: Tue
Start Time: 10:15
Finish Time: 12;15
Comments: No partner needed. Soft Shoes essential.
Room Code: GFH

10:15 - 11:15 Beginners/improvers. 11:15 - 12:15 Advanced

Group ID: 28
Group Type: Philosophy
Leader: Estelle Goldie & Neil McArthur
Day: Tue
Start Time: 10:15
Finish Time: 11:45
Comments: Autumn & Spring terms
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 We aim to provide thought provoking sessions on a wide range of philosophical topics. Group members are encouraged to participate & by doing so the Journey becomes your own.

Group ID: 27
Group Type: Musical Instruments
Leader: Jean Kluver
Day: Tue
Start Time: 10:00
Finish Time: 11:30
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 For those players who can read music well or reasonably well, and therefore able to follow music.

Group ID: 26
Group Type: Languages
Leader: Ron Davies
Day: Tue
Start Time: 09:30
Finish Time: 11:00
Comments: Not for Beginners
Programme Venue: Westbourne Library, Alum Chine Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4 8DX
Group ID: 25
Group Type: Languages
Leader: Dennis Docherty
Day: Tue
Start Time: 09:30
Finish Time: 10:45
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: MFR

 With a solid understanding of grammar & core vocabulary, members can handle newspaper headlines, song lyrics & publicity materials.

Group ID: 24
Group Type: Languages
Leader: Eddie Bathgate
Day: Mon
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: EFR

 Having completed 5 years with the Cambridge Latin course we will do classical Latin texts for translation & discussion.

Group ID: 67
Group Type: Science
Leader: Andy Kittridge
Day: Wed
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

Autumn Term: Evolution & Structure of Planet Earth.

Spring term: Geological time, the Evolution & Extinction of life.

Group ID: 22
Group Type: Literature
Leader: Malcolm Povey
Day: Mon
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: Autumn & Spring Terms only
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: MFR

We will read & discuss modern poets. Complementing the 2017/18 classes but assuming no knowledge of them. All this course requires is your interest.

Group ID: 21
Group Type: Cards and Games
Leader: Sue Farmer
Day: Mon
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: Tuition given
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: JWR

 Absolute beginners also welcome

Group ID: 20
Group Type: Cards and Games
Leader: Doreen Thompson
Day: Mon
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: JWR

All levels - Tuition available.

Group ID: 14
Group Type: Cards and Games
Leader: Rod Jackson
Day: Mon
Start Time: 12:30
Finish Time: 14:00
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: MFR

 Mah-Jong is a charming Chinese game. Tuition is available & you will be matched with players of similar skill & experience

Group ID: 17
Group Type: Literature
Leader: John Hubbard
Day: Mon
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Comments: Later starts Autumn 22/10/18 & Spring 14/01/19
Programme Venue: Westbourne Library, Alum Chine Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4 8DX

We explore poetry, drama & prose grouped by theme through close reading & discussion. Recent topics have included, ‘Italy’, ‘Spies’, ‘Greece & Rome’ & ‘Biography’. We will continue Past & Present, Parents and Children’ in18/19.

Group ID: 5
Group Type: History
Leader: Stuart Sherring
Day: Mon
Start Time: 10:15
Finish Time: 11:45
Comments: Autumn term only
Programme Venue: Westbourne Library, Alum Chine Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4 8DX

Discover the reality of life in an era of huge social, technical and cultural change that profoundly affected Victorian society.

Note: Counts as one choice
Group ID: 95
Group Type: History
Leader: Paul Miles
Day: Thu
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Comments: Autumn Term only
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 This course briefly examines the development of Bournemouth, involves members in activities which examine evidence of specific places, encourages participants to raise questions and helps answer them.

Group ID: 16
Group Type: Languages
Leader: Rosemary Carter & David Broadbent
Day: Mon
Start Time: 12:45
Finish Time: 14:10
Comments: Experienced only
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: EFR

 Topical & everyday conversation only in German.

Group ID: 13
Group Type: Art
Leader: Kim Walker & Wanda Veenhuysen
Day: Mon
Start Time: 12;20
Finish Time: 14:10
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: JWR

 Improvers & those with limited experience. Friendly group with lots of helpful advice but no tuition

Group ID: 12
Group Type: Literature
Leader: Patricia Parkin
Day: Mon
Start Time: 12:15
Finish Time: 14:00
Comments: Meet first Monday of each month (adjusted for bank holidays) Commencing 01/10/18 8 meetings in the year.
Programme Venue: Liston Hotel, 5 Wollstonecraft Road, BH5 1JQ
Room Code: RM

 Members may have to provide their own books. Reference in discussions will refer back to reading in previous years

Group ID: 11
Group Type: Languages
Leader: David Royce
Day: Mon
Start Time: 11:00
Finish Time: 12:30
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 Practice in listening, speaking & reading. Relaxed approach to grammar. New members welcome

Note: Not suitable for beginners
Group ID: 9
Group Type: Singing
Leader: Thelma Clothier
Day: Mon
Start Time: 10:30
Finish Time: 12:30
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 We sing for pleasure, songs from 60’s, 70’s to present day & occasional performances. New members welcome

Group ID: 59
Group Type: Languages
Leader: Alan Giles
Day: Wed
Start Time: 10:30
Finish Time: 12:00
Comments: Charminster area
Programme Venue: Home of Group Leader, Refer to Group Leader

 Algilez is an artificial language, similar to Esperanto. It is quick & easy to learn & you will soon be speaking & writing it.

Note: Autumn & Spring Terms
Group ID: 8
Group Type: Singing
Leader: Mavis Jackson & Janette Skinner
Day: Mon
Start Time: 10:30
Finish Time: 12:00
Comments: All welcome
Programme Venue: All Saints Church, Oxford Avenue, Southbourne, BH6 5HS
Room Code: UHL

We will be singing Gospel songs & learning the history of spiritual music. It’s not about religion or being great singers, but just enjoying the music. All welcome.

Group ID: 2
Group Type: Cards and Games
Leader: Sonia Morton
Day: Mon
Start Time: 09:30
Finish Time: 12:00
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: MFR

 A chance to play bridge & improve your game with help available.

Group ID: 1
Group Type: Art
Leader: Susan Ross
Day: Mon
Start Time: 09:15
Finish Time: 12:00
Comments: All Grades & media welcome
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: JWR

 Friendly group, no tuition but advice shared between members.

Note: No Tuition
Group ID: 992
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Day: Wed
Comments: miles. For further details contact Leader - David Cox preferably by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact the office for phone number.
Programme Venue: No Specific Venue

Medium Paced, not suitable for those who prefer a slow walk. Get fit and explore the countryside around our beautiful area.   Monthly sociable walks normally on 1st or 2nd Wednesday of month usually finishing with lunch/snack in a country pub or similar. We meet at walk start point & information on forthcoming walks is emailed to group members monthly. The walks are good fun and you’ll see parts of our lovely area that you may not have seen before! Waterproof walking boots essential and suitable clothing.  Walks range from approx. 4.75 – 6.5 miles.   For further details contact Leader -  David Cox preferably  by email: -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or contact the office for phone number.

Note: Walks range from 4.75 - 6.5 miles.
Group ID: 113
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Ian Peters
Day: Fri
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:00
Comments: CHECK ANY HEALTH ISSUES WITH YOUR DOCTOR.
Programme Venue: New Church Tuckton, Junction of Tuckton Road and Carberry Ave, Southbourne, BH6 3HT

 Exercises for mind, body & spirit. Check anyhealth issues with your doctor.

Note: NOT for advanced level students.
Group ID: 89
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Ian Peters
Day: Thu
Start Time: 12:45
Finish Time: 14:00
Comments: CHECK ANY HEALTH ISSUES WITH YOUR DOCTOR
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: GFH

 Exercises for mind body & spirit. Check any health issues with your GP.

Note: NOT for advanced level students.
Group ID: 19
Group Type: Dancing
Leader: Patricia Carruthers & Colin Luff
Day: Mon
Start Time: 14:15
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: Suitable dance shoes, no stilettos
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: GFH

 Instruction for beginners until 3pm, then intermediate until 4pm. You are welcome with or without a partner because singles partner each other.

Group ID: 66
Group Type: Dancing
Leader: Patricia Carruthers & Colin Luff
Day: Wed
Start Time: 14:15
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: Suitable dance shoes, no stilettos
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: GFH

 Instruction for new dances only. You are welcome with or without a partner because singles dance with each other

Group ID: 94
Group Type: Languages
Leader: Christine Hawkridge
Day: Thu
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Comments: You will need to buy "Talk French 1 book/ CD pack (£10.98 on internet)
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 Never learned French or learned some at school & never used it? Start from scratch. Laughter & progress guaranteed from day one

Note: Autumn & Spring terms only
Group ID: 114
Group Type: Cards and Games
Leader: David Preston
Day: Fri
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Comments: Tuition given. Friendly group, all abilities. Last session 31/05/19
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 Easy to learn & fun to play, backgammon is an ancient game using counters & dice. Tuition given. Friendly group, all abilities.

Group ID: 108
Group Type: Cards and Games
Leader: Christopher Thomas
Day: Fri
Start Time: 12:00
Finish Time: 13:30
Comments: Autumn & Spring terms - Tuition Course & play. (No class 5/10/18) Summer term – Chess Club
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 You know Chess but want to progress. Learn tactics & strategy. Apply these to play

Group ID: 103
Group Type: Art
Leader: Jan Clyde
Day: Fri
Start Time: 09:30
Finish Time: 11:00
Comments: Help given in any media.
Programme Venue: Beaufort Centre, Beaufort Road, Southbourne, BH6 5LB

 Open to any person who wishes to enjoy art at whatever level & in any medium ie. watercolours, pastels, oils, etc.

Group ID: 91
Group Type: Cards and Games
Leader: Jonathan Kay
Day: Thu
Start Time: 13:45
Finish Time: 15:15
Comments: Autumn & Spring terms
Programme Venue: Bournemouth Reform Synagogue, 53 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3PA
Room Code: RM

 Introduction to the language, rules, etiquette conventions & play of this fascinating card game

Group ID: 90
Group Type: Literature
Leader: David Bollen
Day: Thu
Start Time: 12:45
Finish Time: 14:10
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: EFR

 Members select & read their favourite poems, based on themes chosen beforehand. The theme for week 1 will be “My own personal favourite poems”.

Group ID: 82
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Christine Ford
Day: Thu
Start Time: 11:00
Finish Time: 12:25
Comments: Minimum two years experience. Guidance given.
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: GFH

 Working within our own body limits, the aim is to increase & retain suppleness & improve general well being. 

Group ID: 86
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Margo Ruth
Day: Thu
Start Time: 12:00
Finish Time: 13:00
Comments: Bring a mat and small warm blanket.
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 Integral yoga is about ‘mind, body & soul’. You don’t need to be flexible, just have a ‘flexible mind’.

Note: Alternate weeks commencing 27/9/18
Group ID: 57
Group Type: Literature
Leader: Pippa Cole & Paul Brannan
Day: Wed
Start Time: 10:15
Finish Time: 11:45
Programme Venue: Home of Group Leader, Refer to Group Leader

 Henry V; Measure for Measure; Hamlet. We study & enjoy the text, helped by professional productions on CD / DVD.

Group ID: 96
Group Type: History
Leader: Neil Meldrum
Day: Thu
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 15:30
Comments: Spring term only
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 The story of the Development of human consciousness & in particular early religious awareness, to a time before the establishment of the great monotheistic religions.

Group ID: 100
Group Type: Drama
Leader: John Hubbard
Day: Thu
Start Time: 14:15
Finish Time: 15:45
Comments: Commitment to regular attendance important. Later starts Autumn 25/10/18 & Spring 17/01/19
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: GFH

 An opportunity to work with others bringing scripts to life through acting & designing a performance, using short plays & scenes for private or public presentation as the group wishes.

Group ID: 99
Group Type: Finance and Stock Market
Leader: Henri Ruff
Day: Thu
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: Autumn & Spring Terms only
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 We critically discuss current UK & Global Economic issues. Prior knowledge an advantage, Open mindedness a necessity.

Group ID: 995
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Archie Hoggan
Day: Thu
Comments: Phone/text 07905 864455 (do not leave voice mail) or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Programme Venue: No Specific Venue

 Cycling is one of the best forms of exercise with a great social aspect. We ride for about 1 - 1.5 hours until we stop for a coffee break and then return. Weekly on Thursdays. Meet 10am Kings Park at top of Gloucester Road. As the rides are weather sensitive please check with me before leaving home.

Note: Phone/text 07905 864455 or e-mail archie-hoggan@tiscali.co.uk
Group ID: 71
Group Type: Writing
Leader: Valerie Dennis & Peter Spurgeon
Day: Wed
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: EFR

Typical alternate weeks of workshops/reading your work out. Participants learn from each other, not from ‘formal teaching’. Anything goes - provided it is fun.