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GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
Apple GroupLearning, sharing and problem solving with your iPad, Mac or iPhone.Monthly VariableMeeting on Zoom
Art AppreciationSharing our enjoyment of artMonthly 3rd Tuesday 14:00 - 16:00Using emails
Book Group 10 (Graylingwell)Fiction from the 20th centuryMonthly 1st Wednesday 15:15 - 16:15Meeting on Zoom
Book Group 11FictionMonthly 3rd Friday 14:00Meeting on Zoom
Book Group 12Fiction and some non-fictionMonthly 2nd Monday 14:00 - 16:00Meeting on Zoom
Book Group 4Reading group at members housesMonthly Last Thursday 14:30 - 16:00Meeting on Zoom
Book Group 6 : Modern NovelsReading group at WesthampnettMonthly 2nd WednesdayMeeting on Zoom
Book Group 7Reading groupMonthly 2nd Thursday 10:00 - 11:00Meeting on Zoom
Book Group 8Reading 20th and 21st century classicsMonthly 1st Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
BoulesBoules for enthusiastic beginners - meets in summer onlyWeekly Tuesday 14:00Seasonal
Bridge (Boxgrove)Chicago bridge. Experience neededWeekly Tuesday 14:00 - 16:30Suspended
Bridge (Felpham)We play on Wednesday afternoons and on other days of the week.Weekly Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00Meeting online
Bus WalkWalks without a carMonthly 2nd Wednesday 10:15Suspended
CroquetPlay croquet at Fishbourne - meets in summer onlyMonthly 3rd Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00Seasonal
Cryptic Crosswords OnlineMaintain your cryptic crosswords skillsWeekly Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00Meeting on Zoom
Current Affairs Group - New ParkKey current topics assessed through critical reading of textsMonthly Variable Friday 11:00 - 13:00Suspended
Cycling for PleasureCycling for pleasure, sociability and fitnessWeeks 2 & 4 Thursday 10:00Suspended
Discovering MathsThe fun of mathematicsEvery 2 weeks Monday 10:00 - 12:00Suspended
Discussion Group 1Current affairs discussion group - SummersdaleEvery 2 weeks Monday 10:30 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Discussion Group 2Current affairs discussion group - SummersdaleEvery 2 weeks Tuesday 14:30 - 16:00Meeting on Zoom
DVD ShakespeareWatch and discussEvery 2 weeks Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00Suspended
Film DiscussionDiscussion of films seen by membersMonthly Last Wednesday 10:30 - 12:00Suspended
Fly FishingDuncton Mill or elsewhereMonthly 2nd Thursday 10:00Suspended
French (Intermediate 1)Normally meets in ChichesterWeeks 2 & 4 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30Meeting on Zoom
French (Intermediate 2)In AldingbourneWeekly Friday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
French Conversation 2In ChichesterWeeks 1 & 3 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30Meeting on Zoom
French Conversation 3In Chichester - conversation and literatureWeekly Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30Meeting on Zoom
Gardening 4Gardening related visitsMonthly 1st Thursday 10:30Suspended
Greek - IntermediateBoth spoken and written GreekWeekly Friday 10:30 - 12:00Suspended
Italian Conversation - IntermediateSome experience neededWeekly Tuesday 14:30 - 16:00Meeting on Zoom
Keep FitWestgate leisure centre - keep fit classWeekly Monday 11:15 - 12:15Suspended
Literary & Historical Walks (5th Year)5-8 mile walkMonthly 3rd Wednesday 10:00 - 14:00Suspended
Literary Book GroupWe read fiction and non-fiction chosen by our members and meet in central ChichesterMonthly 2nd Thursday 14:00 - 15:30Suspended
Local History Walk & Lunch 1Notes on topic, visit and lunchMonthly 4th Thursday 10:30 - 14:00Suspended
Mah JonggAldwick - All welcomeWeekly Thursday 14:00 - 16:00Suspended
Medieval HistoryChichester - DVD and discussionMonthly 1st Friday 10:30 - 12:30Suspended
Painting for PleasureNE Chichester - All media, all welcomeEvery 2 weeks Monday 14:00 - 16:00Suspended
Play Reading - 1Readings of members’ favourite playsMonthly 4th Thursday 14:00 - 16:30Suspended
Play Reading - 2Readings of members’ favourite playsMonthly 2nd Thursday 14:00 - 16:30Suspended
Play Reading for FunChichester - varied playsMonthly 4th Thursday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Poetry and Prose for PleasureChichester - reading poetry and prose for performanceWeeks 1 & 3 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Poetry GroupDo you enjoy poetry? Would you like to study some poems at greater depth?Weeks 2 & 4 Thursday 16:00 - 17:15Meeting on Zoom
RamblingVaried walks of 7-9 milesMonthly 3rd Monday 10:00 - 14:30Suspended
Recorder EnsembleThe Hornet, Chichester - Experience requiredWeekly Tuesday 14:00 - 15:30Suspended
Science DiscussionPresentation and discussion of topics chosen by membersWeeks 2 & 4 Monday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Serendipity Discussion GroupLively discussion of current news items from the main news mediaWeeks 2 & 4 Friday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Shorter Rambles4-5 mile walksMonthly 1st Monday 10:00 - 12:30Suspended
Spanish ConversationNot for beginners,some experience neededWeekly Thursday 14:00 - 16:00Meeting on Zoom
Spanish Conversation - Advanced'A-level' Spanish requiredWeekly Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Spanish ImproversImprove your comprehension, grammar and vocabularyWeekly Thursday 10 - 11:30Meeting on Zoom
Table TennisWeekly table tennis at the Westgate Leisure CentreWeekly Monday 10:00 - 12:00Suspended
Ten Pin BowlingChichester Gate Leisure Park, Terminus Road, Chichester, PO19 8EBWeeks 2 & 4 Friday 11:00 - 13.00Suspended
The 19th Century Novel and its LegacyThe 19th century novelWeekly Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
The GreeniesAction on climate changeAd Hoc VariableSuspended
Thursday Lunch GroupLunch in local pubs etcMonthly 1st Thursday 12:15Suspended
Wednesday WalksWalks of about 5 milesWeekly Wednesday 10:00 - 14:00Suspended
Wine TastingSampling and discussionMonthly 2nd Monday 14:30 - 16:00Suspended
Within the Walls Lunch GroupLunch in ChichesterMonthly 3rd Monday 12:30Suspended
World of BooksCountry-based reading groupMonthly 4th Friday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Writing for FunLong and short piecesMonthly 1st Tuesday 10:30 - 12:30Using emails
Zoom HostingBrush up your Zoom skills. All welcome - currently on Zoom, of course!Ad HocMeeting on Zoom
GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
Art AppreciationSharing our enjoyment of artMonthly 3rd Tuesday 14:00 - 16:00Using emails
Gardening 4Gardening related visitsMonthly 1st Thursday 10:30Suspended
Painting for PleasureNE Chichester - All media, all welcomeEvery 2 weeks Monday 14:00 - 16:00Suspended
GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
DVD ShakespeareWatch and discussEvery 2 weeks Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00Suspended
Film DiscussionDiscussion of films seen by membersMonthly Last Wednesday 10:30 - 12:00Suspended
GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
Keep FitWestgate leisure centre - keep fit classWeekly Monday 11:15 - 12:15Suspended
GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
Literary & Historical Walks (5th Year)5-8 mile walkMonthly 3rd Wednesday 10:00 - 14:00Suspended
Local History Walk & Lunch 1Notes on topic, visit and lunchMonthly 4th Thursday 10:30 - 14:00Suspended
Medieval HistoryChichester - DVD and discussionMonthly 1st Friday 10:30 - 12:30Suspended
GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
Current Affairs Group - New ParkKey current topics assessed through critical reading of textsMonthly Variable Friday 11:00 - 13:00Suspended
Discussion Group 1Current affairs discussion group - SummersdaleEvery 2 weeks Monday 10:30 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Discussion Group 2Current affairs discussion group - SummersdaleEvery 2 weeks Tuesday 14:30 - 16:00Meeting on Zoom
Serendipity Discussion GroupLively discussion of current news items from the main news mediaWeeks 2 & 4 Friday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
The GreeniesAction on climate changeAd Hoc VariableSuspended
GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
Bridge (Boxgrove)Chicago bridge. Experience neededWeekly Tuesday 14:00 - 16:30Suspended
Bridge (Felpham)We play on Wednesday afternoons and on other days of the week.Weekly Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00Meeting online
Cryptic Crosswords OnlineMaintain your cryptic crosswords skillsWeekly Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00Meeting on Zoom
Keep FitWestgate leisure centre - keep fit classWeekly Monday 11:15 - 12:15Suspended
Mah JonggAldwick - All welcomeWeekly Thursday 14:00 - 16:00Suspended
Table TennisWeekly table tennis at the Westgate Leisure CentreWeekly Monday 10:00 - 12:00Suspended
Ten Pin BowlingChichester Gate Leisure Park, Terminus Road, Chichester, PO19 8EBWeeks 2 & 4 Friday 11:00 - 13.00Suspended
Wine TastingSampling and discussionMonthly 2nd Monday 14:30 - 16:00Suspended
Writing for FunLong and short piecesMonthly 1st Tuesday 10:30 - 12:30Using emails
GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
French (Intermediate 1)Normally meets in ChichesterWeeks 2 & 4 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30Meeting on Zoom
French (Intermediate 2)In AldingbourneWeekly Friday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
French Conversation 2In ChichesterWeeks 1 & 3 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30Meeting on Zoom
French Conversation 3In Chichester - conversation and literatureWeekly Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30Meeting on Zoom
Greek - IntermediateBoth spoken and written GreekWeekly Friday 10:30 - 12:00Suspended
Italian Conversation - IntermediateSome experience neededWeekly Tuesday 14:30 - 16:00Meeting on Zoom
Spanish ConversationNot for beginners,some experience neededWeekly Thursday 14:00 - 16:00Meeting on Zoom
Spanish Conversation - Advanced'A-level' Spanish requiredWeekly Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Spanish ImproversImprove your comprehension, grammar and vocabularyWeekly Thursday 10 - 11:30Meeting on Zoom
GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
Book Group 10 (Graylingwell)Fiction from the 20th centuryMonthly 1st Wednesday 15:15 - 16:15Meeting on Zoom
Book Group 11FictionMonthly 3rd Friday 14:00Meeting on Zoom
Book Group 12Fiction and some non-fictionMonthly 2nd Monday 14:00 - 16:00Meeting on Zoom
Book Group 4Reading group at members housesMonthly Last Thursday 14:30 - 16:00Meeting on Zoom
Book Group 6 : Modern NovelsReading group at WesthampnettMonthly 2nd WednesdayMeeting on Zoom
Book Group 7Reading groupMonthly 2nd Thursday 10:00 - 11:00Meeting on Zoom
Book Group 8Reading 20th and 21st century classicsMonthly 1st Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Current Affairs Group - New ParkKey current topics assessed through critical reading of textsMonthly Variable Friday 11:00 - 13:00Suspended
DVD ShakespeareWatch and discussEvery 2 weeks Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00Suspended
Literary Book GroupWe read fiction and non-fiction chosen by our members and meet in central ChichesterMonthly 2nd Thursday 14:00 - 15:30Suspended
Play Reading - 1Readings of members’ favourite playsMonthly 4th Thursday 14:00 - 16:30Suspended
Play Reading - 2Readings of members’ favourite playsMonthly 2nd Thursday 14:00 - 16:30Suspended
Play Reading for FunChichester - varied playsMonthly 4th Thursday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Poetry and Prose for PleasureChichester - reading poetry and prose for performanceWeeks 1 & 3 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Poetry GroupDo you enjoy poetry? Would you like to study some poems at greater depth?Weeks 2 & 4 Thursday 16:00 - 17:15Meeting on Zoom
The 19th Century Novel and its LegacyThe 19th century novelWeekly Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
World of BooksCountry-based reading groupMonthly 4th Friday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Writing for FunLong and short piecesMonthly 1st Tuesday 10:30 - 12:30Using emails
GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
Recorder EnsembleThe Hornet, Chichester - Experience requiredWeekly Tuesday 14:00 - 15:30Suspended
GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
Apple GroupLearning, sharing and problem solving with your iPad, Mac or iPhone.Monthly VariableSeasonal
Discovering MathsThe fun of mathematicsEvery 2 weeks Monday 10:00 - 12:00Suspended
Science DiscussionPresentation and discussion of topics chosen by membersWeeks 2 & 4 Monday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting online
Zoom HostingBrush up your Zoom skills. All welcome - currently on Zoom, of course!Ad HocSuspended
GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
BoulesBoules for enthusiastic beginners - meets in summer onlyWeekly Tuesday 14:00Seasonal
Bus WalkWalks without a carMonthly 2nd Wednesday 10:15Suspended
CroquetPlay croquet at Fishbourne - meets in summer onlyMonthly 3rd Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00Seasonal
Cycling for PleasureCycling for pleasure, sociability and fitnessWeeks 2 & 4 Thursday 10:00Suspended
Fly FishingDuncton Mill or elsewhereMonthly 2nd Thursday 10:00Suspended
Literary & Historical Walks (5th Year)5-8 mile walkMonthly 3rd Wednesday 10:00 - 14:00Suspended
RamblingVaried walks of 7-9 milesMonthly 3rd Monday 10:00 - 14:30Suspended
Shorter Rambles4-5 mile walksMonthly 1st Monday 10:00 - 12:30Suspended
Wednesday WalksWalks of about 5 milesWeekly Wednesday 10:00 - 14:00Suspended
GroupSummaryDate/TimeStatus
BoulesBoules for enthusiastic beginners - meets in summer onlyWeekly Tuesday 14:00Seasonal
Bridge (Boxgrove)Chicago bridge. Experience neededWeekly Tuesday 14:00 - 16:30Suspended
Bridge (Felpham)We play on Wednesday afternoons and on other days of the week.Weekly Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00Meeting online
Bus WalkWalks without a carMonthly 2nd Wednesday 10:15Suspended
CroquetPlay croquet at Fishbourne - meets in summer onlyMonthly 3rd Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00Seasonal
Cryptic Crosswords OnlineMaintain your cryptic crosswords skillsWeekly Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00Meeting on Zoom
Film DiscussionDiscussion of films seen by membersMonthly Last Wednesday 10:30 - 12:00Suspended
Local History Walk & Lunch 1Notes on topic, visit and lunchMonthly 4th Thursday 10:30 - 14:00Suspended
Mah JonggAldwick - All welcomeWeekly Thursday 14:00 - 16:00Suspended
Poetry GroupDo you enjoy poetry? Would you like to study some poems at greater depth?Weeks 2 & 4 Thursday 16:00 - 17:15Meeting on Zoom
RamblingVaried walks of 7-9 milesMonthly 3rd Monday 10:00 - 14:30Suspended
Serendipity Discussion GroupLively discussion of current news items from the main news mediaWeeks 2 & 4 Friday 10:00 - 12:00Meeting on Zoom
Table TennisWeekly table tennis at the Westgate Leisure CentreWeekly Monday 10:00 - 12:00Suspended
Ten Pin BowlingChichester Gate Leisure Park, Terminus Road, Chichester, PO19 8EBWeeks 2 & 4 Friday 11:00 - 13.00Suspended
The GreeniesAction on climate changeAd Hoc VariableSuspended
Thursday Lunch GroupLunch in local pubs etcMonthly 1st Thursday 12:15Suspended
Wednesday WalksWalks of about 5 milesWeekly Wednesday 10:00 - 14:00Suspended
Wine TastingSampling and discussionMonthly 2nd Monday 14:30 - 16:00Suspended
Within the Walls Lunch GroupLunch in ChichesterMonthly 3rd Monday 12:30Suspended