Bournemouth U3A Programme

Dates and venue details.





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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 102
Group Type: Cards and Games
Leader: Doreen Thompson
Day: Thu
Start Time: 14:30
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: All levels, tuition is given
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: MFR

A game of skill & strategy.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 83
Group Type: Sport
Leader: John Moore
Day: Thu
Start Time: 11:00
Finish Time: 13:00
Comments: Cost £2.00 per session
Programme Venue: YMCA, Delta House, 56 Westover Road, Bournemouth, BH1 2BS

 All welcome. No experience required, tuition given. Sports shoes needed.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 121
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Gerhard Siebert
Day: Mon
Start Time: 10:45
Finish Time: 12:15
Comments: Commences 22nd October
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: EFR
Note: Autumn and Spring terms only
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: 126
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Quynh Nguyen
Day: Mon
Start Time: 09:30
Finish Time: 10:30
Comments: Spring & Summer terms
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

Suitable for both Beginners & Improvers

Spring & Summer terms

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 127
Group Type: Musical Instruments
Leader: Janette Skinner
Day: Fri
Start Time: 14:00
Finish Time: 16:00
Comments: Address and access advised at registration
Programme Venue: Home of Group Leader, Refer to Group Leader

 Commencing Friday 18 October

You will need your own ukulele and a music stand would be useful. Not essential to be able to read music. Come along and enjoy!

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: 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: 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: 58
Group Type: Philosophy
Leader: Esther Tomlinson
Day: Wed
Start Time: 10:30
Finish Time: 12:00
Programme Venue: Moordown Community Centre, 21 Coronation Avenue, Bournemouth, BH9 1TW

 This course on the philosophy of religion will look at religions in East & West; their concepts of and arguments for God, atheism, the problem of evil, religious language & experience.

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: 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: 56
Group Type: Exercise and Well Being
Leader: Euranis Neille & Wendy Marshall
Day: Wed
Start Time: 09:25
Finish Time: 10:55
Comments: Please bring a yoga mat, block, belt and blanket.
Programme Venue: Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, BH5 1AH
Room Code: GFH

 Ideally you have had some experience

Note: Wear loose or stretchy clothing.