Interest groups

Here’s our current list of interest groups. Click on the links for more information.

ActivitiesGames & pastimes: Board games; Chicago bridge; Cribbage; Crosswords; Games night; MahjongPhotography
Art: Art appreciation ; Art: painting & drawingGardeningScience: ,Astronomy; Science for the lay person
Birdwatching: Birdwatching; Birdwatching with a walkHelp with IT (HIT)Short-mat carpet bowls
CinemaHistory: British history; Family history; Local historyTheatre: Theatre; Theatre (Playhouse)
Crafts: Crafts; Patchwork and quiltingLanguages: French; German; Italian; Latin; Spanish; WelshWalking: Long walks; Medium walks 1; Medium walks 2 (public transport); Short walks 1; Short walks 2; Strollers
CroquetLiterature: Books; Chaucer's Canterbury Tales; Charles Dickens appreciation;
Poetry of John Keats; Shakespeare made easy
DiscussionMusic: Classical music; Sing for funWine circle
Food: Luncheon; Supper clubOutings 4UYoga

Tell us if you’ve got an idea for another group.

Interest Group Coordinators: Marie Bell (existing groups) and Pauline Greaves (new groups and courses)
Phone: Marie Bell 0115 923 5956
Emails: and

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