Groups by Day

This is our current list of interest groups at Chichester U3A. Follow the links for more details about each group and to contact the Group Organiser. Groups that currently have vacancies are shown in bold.

This list is regularly updated so please look again if what you want is not available.

Information for Group Organisers or anyone interested in starting a new group is on our Group Organisers Page.

You can view list of Groups by Category here.

Bridge for Fun 3Social Bridge Group

Discussion Group 1Current affairs discussion group - Summersdale

Family HistoryThe aim is to provide instruction and help for you to research your family history in a structured manner.

French (Intermediate)Suitable for those with a little basic French

French Conversation 1Free-format conversation

Keep FitWestgate leisure centre - keep fit class

Poetry Group 2A chance to discuss poetry in a small group

RamblingVaried walks of 7-9 miles

Shorter Rambles4-5 mile walks

Spanish BeginnersA new course for beginners in Spanish

Table Tennis - Monday groupWeekly table tennis at the Westgate Leisure Centre
Art GroupArt with tuition

Book Group 12Fiction and some non-fiction

Bridge for Fun 1Bridge For Fun where relaxed, friendly, social bridge is played

Painting for PleasureNE Chichester - All media, all welcome

Wine TastingSampling and discussion
Art AppreciationSplit into 2 sessions, one at 11:30, one at 1:30

Book Group 8Reading ten books by Japanese writers

Book Group: Non-fictionReading and discussing non-fiction books

Bridge - Beginners' BasicA ten week course in basic bridge

Dog Walking GroupWalk with or without dog

Exploring Contemporary AffairsFacilitated group discussion of a contemporary affairs topic of the day

Gardens and AllotmentsEnjoying and making the most of your garden and allotment

Poetry and Prose for PleasureChichester - reading poetry and prose for performance

Writing for FunEmphasis is on fun, no literary skills required or expected
Book Group 14Exploring modern novels

Bridge (Boxgrove)Chicago bridge.

Cryptic Crosswords OnlineMaintain your cryptic crosswords skills

Discussion Group 2Current affairs discussion group - Summersdale

Flower arrangingA light-hearted approach to creating imaginative floral displays

Play Reading GroupThe group meets once a month and reads a broad range of drama from 15th to 21st century material.

Recorder EnsembleWide range of music for SATB recorders. Not for beginners

Spanish ImproversImprove your comprehension, grammar and vocabulary
Book Group 6 : Modern NovelsReading group at Westhampnett

Bus WalkWalks without a car

Bus Walks 2Monthly Walks, five miles approx

Chamber Music GroupA relaxed friendly group of players who enjoying playing music together

CroquetPlay croquet at Fishbourne - meets in summer only

Crosswording for FunPractise your cryptic crossword skills with other like-minded puzzlers

French - advancedA grammar based class for competent speakers of French.

French for BeginnersA grammar based class for beginners of French

Music GroupEnjoy, learn and experience all sorts of music

Nature Walks (Wednesday)Walking as a group of friends with a shared enthusiasm for nature

Spanish Conversation - Advanced'A-level' Spanish required

Wednesday WalksWalks of about 5 miles
Book Group 10Fiction from the 20th century

Bridge (Felpham)We play in person on Wednesday at the hall and online using BBO

Climate Change GroupMonthly meetings on different aspects of climate change, plus selected projects.

French Conversation 3General conversation in French

MahJongg for BeginnersMahjongg Group for beginners and returners

Short TennisGreat game, excellent exercise, sociable and fun

Strength Training GroupStrength training using resistance equipment and free weights tailored to individual ability
BadmintonKeep fit, have fun, meet new people and enjoy a coffee in the leisure centre café afterwards

Book Group 7Reading group

Crosswording for Fun 2Practise your cryptic crossword skills with other like-minded puzzlers

Cycling for PleasureCycling for pleasure, sociability and fitness

Fly FishingDuncton Mill or elsewhere

German ConversationWeekly group meeting practising spoken German

Local HistoryLearn more about interesting aspects of our area

Nature Walks (Thursday)Walking as a group of friends with a shared enthusiasm for nature
Book Group 15Exploring modern novels

Book Group 4Reading group at members houses

Book Group Short StoriesSharing short stories

Poetry GroupDo you enjoy poetry? Would you like to study some poems at greater depth?

ScrabbleRegular game of scrabble

Spanish ConversationNot for beginners, some experience needed
BirdwatchingEnthusiastic group of birdwatchers

Book Group: World of BooksLiterature of Countries across the World

Book Group: World of Books 2Literature of countries across the world

Bridge for Fun 2Social Bridge Group

History MagpiesThe group discusses a variety of different topics and themes from world history

Poetry from 20th CenturyExploring poetry published in the 20th Century

Practical Science WorkshopJoin in a variety of science based projects from natural history to electronics

Serendipity Discussion GroupLively discussion of current news items from the main news media

Serendipity Discussion Group 2Lively discussion of current news items and topics of interest to members

Ten Pin BowlingTen Pin Bowling for all levels
Apple GroupThe scheduled meetings are appropriate for iPad and iPhone users. Additional ad hoc Zoom meetings are run for Mac computer users.

Greek - IntermediateBoth spoken and written Greek

Table Tennis - Friday GroupFriendly and fun, weekly table tennis – all levels welcome
Camera GroupGetting to know your camera

Dining Group 1Explore local restaurants and enjoy good food, conversation and company.

Dining Group 3Explore local restaurants and enjoy good food, conversation and company.

Metal DetectingFriendly group, open to anyone interested in searching for historic artifacts and coins etc. Beginners welcome.

The Volunteer BankFor members willing to devote a little - or a lot of - time to keep our U3A going
MOTO (Members on their own)Group For Chichester u3a Members who are On Their Own

Nordic WalkingNordic Walking: a full body work out, including your core, heart and lungs

Wine Tasting 2Sampling and discussion