Interest Group contacts and activities
Come and join any of Interest Groups, details of which can be found below. Bingham u3a members can join any number of groups for free (as long as there is room!). Visitors are always welcome.
If you have ideas for a new group or want to set up a new group, please contact the Group Co-ordinator, Ann Lewis on 01949 831530, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Up-to-date information on Group Contacts and venues can be found in the current Newsletter.
Ambling Group 1 meets at Church House weekly at 10:30. Contact Miriam Bingham on 01949 836390 or email@example.com.
Ambling Group 2 meets in the main car park fortnightly at 13:00. Contact Jackie Hutton on 01949 838140 or Sue Eaton on 01949 839946
Book Club Group meets in Bingham Library on the fourth Tuesday at 14:00. Contact Linda Molineaux at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bridge Group meets at the Bowls Club on alternate weeks from 10:00 to 12:00. Contact Dave Cobley on 07966 370385 or email@example.com. Sessions commence with a brief bit of tuition, followed by play of hands with advice from experienced players.
Coffee Social Group meets at the Buttercross Pub on second Mondays at 10:30. Contact any Committee member or 01949 839946
Cinema Group meets at Butler’s Coffee House on second Mondays at 14:00 (excluding Bank Holidays). Contact Lindsay Evett on 01949 851115. We usually suggest a film or two for the following month, but it doesn´t matter if you haven´t been able to get to any. Come anyway and join a lively discussion on a wide range of topics about film, film adaptation or occasionally TV programmes.
Croquet Group meets at the Butt Field Pavilion every other Thursday from May to September at 13:00. Contacts - Jackie Hutton, 07443 595653 and Judith Wilkin , 07769 293621. This is a fair weather activity and takes place in the summer months on fortnightly on Thursdays at Butt Field. We have had an enjoyable and successful summer and look forward to the new season starting in May 2023.
Explorers Group visits places of interest. Unlike the travel group, transport is not organised but car share can be arranged.
We've previously visited:
- Wollaton Park, taking in steaming of the historic beam engine with a guided tour of the Hall
- BBC Nottingham Studios on London Road
- Harlaxton Manor near Grantham
And this year we had planned:
- March: Newark Air Museum
- April: Woolsthorpe Manor
- June: Hanwell Wine Estate
Interested? Join the group and get circulated with up-to-date news! Contact Ann Lewis on 01949 831530
French Group 1 meets every other Friday from 14:00 to 16:00. Contact Lis Leslie on 01949 831602.
French Conversation Group 2 meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays from 14:00 to 16:00. Contact Barbara Savage on 01949 838782 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gentle Exercise Group meets at Old Church House every Tuesday from 13:00 to 14:00. Contact Linda Walden on 01949 836717
German Conversation Group meets fortnightly on Thursday at 14:00. Contact Valerie Morgan on 0115 9332353, email@example.com. The group meets in each other's homes to enjoy a chat in German with German-themed snacks and drinks. New members with some knowledge of German are welcome as we are not a beginners' group.
History Group meets at Church House on the fourth Wednesday at 14:00. Contact John Perry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Knit and Natter Group meets at Bingham Library weekly at 10:00. Contact Beryl Kemp on 01949 839728, email@example.com or Judy Soar on 01949 837108
Mobility and Movement Group meets at the Methodist Centre weekly from 10:00 to 11:00. Contact Ann Lewis on 01949 831530 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Music Appreciation Group meets at 14:00 on the second Tuesday. Contact Anthony Watts or Derrick Gierth on 01949 875968
Petanque Group meets at The Grange on alternate Wednesdays from 10:00 to 12:00. Contact Beryl Kemp on 01949 839728 or email@example.com
Recorder Group meets on 1st and 3rd Fridays from 10.30 to 11.45 am in the Council Chamber at The Old Court House. The group can accommodate a range of abilities and welcomes beginners along with the more experienced. Some tuition of the basics is available. Contact Viv Dyer on 01949 838614 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Sewing Group meets in Room2 of the Methodist Centre starting on 23rd November. Contact Mary Ball, email@example.com.