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Anglo-Zulu War Study GroupLast Tuesday afternoon, monthlyMartin Crofts

martinandvalcrofts@hotmail.co.uk

All aspects of the Anglo-Zulu War

Bridge, Duplicate 

Wednesday afternoons, weekly

John Ruddock

valruddock007@btinternet.com

Played regularly, in a relaxed atmosphere

Bridge, (Social) 

Thursday afternoons., weekly

Clive and Joyce Huntley

clive@huntley22.plus.com

Helps beginners and improvers, in a sociable and supportive atmosphere

Craft Group


Tuesday afternoons, fortnightly

Liz Greenhalgh 

lizzzmg@gmail.com

Members work on individual projects, happy to help others

 Film Appreciation Group     


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

Hazel Taylor

hazelann.taylor@talktalk.net

Watch and then discuss some of the latest films.

@ Phoenix Cinema in Leicester

 Folk Group

Second and fourth Wednesdays 

Michael Rodber

michael.rodber@me.com

Meets to practise and enjoy music.

 Flower Arranging       Monthly  Pam O'Sullivan

pamela.osullivan@btinternet.com

Gill Holyoake 
 Meets for practical flower arranging sessions and for demonstrations 
 Gardening  Fourth Wednesday p.m.

Gail Goldie 

gail.goldie@btinternet.com

Mary Franks 

franksdrama@tiscali.co.uk

 Meets for talks and outings

German Conversation

Second and fourth Wednesday mornings

Ian Hearn

ian.hearn@btopenworld.com


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



 
Investment Group    Monday mornings
(once a month) 

Clive Huntley

clive@huntley22.plus.com
  
The main aim is to buy and sell stocks and shares with a social side to the experience  

Line Dancing

Monday afternoons, weekly

Val Crofts

martinandvalcrofts@hotmail.co.uk

Light exercise for fitness and well-being

Luncheon Club

Second Wednesday lunch time!

Pam Moody

paminleics@aol.com

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


Music Appreciation

First and third Thursday afternoons.

Martin Crofts

martinandvalcrofts@hotmail.co.uk

Listen to music and discussion

Painting 

(Art Group)

Friday afternoons, fortnightly

Liz Greenhalgh

lizzzmg@gmail.com

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


Photography
 

Third Tuesday
morning
 

Karen Spencer

spenkib@aol.com 

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

Poetry

First Wednesday morning

Val Crofts

martinandvalcrofts@hotmail.co.uk

Members enjoy a very varied programme of Poets and their work

 Safari Supper Wednesday or Thursday evenings alternate
(once a month)
 Stephen Poyzer

stephenpoyzer@gmail.com
 Supper evenings (with non-musical chairs!)

Singing for Pleasure

First Thursday mornings

Sue Bradburn

sueburn@rectory-cottage.co.uk

Ann Robinson

ann2001ann@aol.com 

Group, rather than choral, singing

 Sketch Club         Second and fourth Friday mornings.      John Willcocks   Sketching and drawing, outdoors in summer and indoors in winter  
Singles Sunday Lunch Club First  Sunday
of the month
Anna McConachie
 

hamanna@sky.com 

 
Eating out

T’ai Chi

Tuesday lunchtime, weekly

Sue Dargie

suedargie@gmail.com

Regular, gentle exercises to improve fitness and posture

Table Tennis

Friday afternoons, weekly

Fitness

WalkingFirst and third Friday mornings. 

Fifth Friday, morning & afternoon (possibly)

David Holmes

holmes@holmeoak.co.uk
 Does one short walk (about 3 miles) and one longer one (5-6 miles) each month; also occasional longer walks 
 Winter Wandering Second Sunday afternoon Stephen Poyzer

stephenpoyzer@gmail.com
Currently taking a break!
 Summer StrollersSecond Sunday afternoon  David Porter

davidporter66@mypostoffice.co.uk
 April/May/June/September/October
Yoga  Wednesday afternoon
(Smeeton Westerby VH)
Michael Rodber

michael.rodber@me.com 
 
Core strength and fitness
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