Our Groups

The 1960s & 1970s
Third Thursday of the month, 2-4 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Acoustic Music and Singing
Every second Thursday, 2-3.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Americana
Third Wednesday of the month, 2-4 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Ancient Greek
Every Thursday fortnight, 2 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Architecture and Built Environment
Second Wednesday of the month, 2-4 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Art Appreciation 1
Fourth Monday of every month, 2-4 p.m.
 Full
Art Appreciation 2
Fourth Wednesday of the month, 10.30 a.m.–noon
 Full, reserve list open
Art Appreciation 3
Fourth Wednesday of the month, 12.30-2 p.m.
 Full, reserve list open
Art Appreciation 4
Fourth Wednesday of the month, 10.30 a.m.–noon
 Full, reserve list open
Art with Mixed Media
Weekly on Mondays in blocks of 8 weeks, 2-4.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list full
Badminton 1
Every Tuesday, 1.30–3.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Badminton 2
Every Wednesday, 11.30 a.m.-1.30 p.m.
Term time only
 Full, waiting list open
Beer Appreciation
Normally the first Wednesday of the month, 7-9 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Birdwatching 1
First Friday of the month, 10 a.m.
 Full, waiting list full
Birdwatching 2
Second Friday of the month, 9.30 a.m. or 10 a.m. depending on the venue
 Full, waiting list open
Birdwatching (local)
Second or third Thursday of every month, 9.30 a.m.
 Full, waiting list full
Book Group 1
Second Monday of the month, 3 p.m.
 Full, waiting list full
Book Group 2
First Thursday of the month, 3-4.30 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Book Group 3
Second Tuesday of the month, 2-4 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Bridge
Every Tuesday, 2.30-4.30 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Contemporary Political and Social Philosophy
Second Wednesday of every other month, 2–4 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Crime Fiction 1
Second Monday of the month, 6-7.30 p.m.
 Full
Crime Fiction 2
Third Tuesday of the month, 5-6 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Crochet
Last Tuesday of the month, 10.30 a.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Current Affairs 1
Every other Wednesday, 2.30-4.30 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Current Affairs 2
First Thursday of the month, 10.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Current Affairs In Depth
Second Tuesday of the month (except August), 2-4 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Cycling for Fun and Fitness
Last Thursday of every month
 Full, waiting list open
Daytime Concerts
Monthly
 Full, waiting list open
De-Cluttering
Occasional course based sessions
✅ Open to new members
Economics and Finance
First Friday of the month, 2 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Exhibitions and Galleries
Thursday or Friday every month. Occasionally another day of the week
 Full, waiting list open
Exploring Poetry Writing
Every third Thursday, 10 a.m.–noon
✅ Open to new members
Felt Making
Second Tuesday of the month, 10.30 a.m.–1 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Film at the ArtHouse
Monthly. Usually on a Wednesday or a Friday, for a film starting between noon and 4 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
French Book Group 1
Last Thursday of the month, except August and December
 Full, waiting list open
French Book Group 2
Last Thursday of the month, except August and December, 10.30 a.m–noon
✅ Open to new members
French Conversation Advanced
Every other Thursday, 2.30 – 4 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Fringe Theatre
Monthly, usually in the evenings with occasional matinees
 Full, waiting list full
Gardens and Gardening
Third Tuesday of every month, 10 a.m–noon
✅ Open to new members
Geology
First and third Thursday of every month, 2.30–4 p.m.
 Full, waiting list full
German Conversation : Stammtisch
Every first Friday of the month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Greek Language and Culture
Every other Tuesday, 10–11 a.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Healthy Eating Lunch Group
Second Monday of every month, 12–2 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Historical Fiction
Fourth Wednesday in the month, 3 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
History Worldwide
Every other Wednesday, 10–11.30 a.m.
✅ Open to new members
Irish Interest
Third Wednesday of every month, 11.15 a.m.–1.15 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Italian Conversation 1
Every other Tuesday, 2–4 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Italian Conversation 2
Second and fourth Tuesday of every month, 3–4.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Japan
First Thursday of every month, 11 a.m–12.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Jazz and Improvised Music
Second and fourth Thursday of every month, 2–4 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Knit and Chat
Last Tuesday of the month, 10.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Latin
Fortnightly on Wednesdays, 2 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Lawn Bowls
Fortnightly on Tuesdays during the summer season, 2–4 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
London Loop Walkers
First Thursday of the month
 Full, waiting list open
London Walks
At least one walk in the month, generally on the third Thursday morning
 Full, waiting list full
Longer Walks
One walk in the month, normally on the second Thursday and repeated on the fourth Thursday
 Full, waiting list full
Middle Way Walkers
Two different walks every month, each repeated once, on Mondays and Wednesdays, approximately 9.30 a.m.–4 p.m.
 Full, waiting list full
Mosaic
Third Tuesday in the month, 10.30 a.m–1 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Music Appreciation
Once a month, day of the week varies, 2.30 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
New Testament in Ancient Greek Reading Group
Twice a month on a Tuesday, 10.45 a.m.–12.15 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Opera
Usually in the evenings, with some matinées
✅ Open to new members
Outings
At least once in the month, often more
 Full, waiting list full
Patchwork and Quilting
Second Tuesday of the month, 10.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Pétanque
Every other Wednesday, 10 a.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Photographers and Photography
First Wednesday of the month, 11 a.m.– 12.45 p.m.
 Full, reserve list open
Photography
First Tuesday of the month, 2–4 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Play Reading
Third Monday of the month, 2 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Poetry for Pleasure 1
Third Tuesday of the month, 2.30–4 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Poetry for Pleasure 2
Third Tuesday of the month, except August, 2.30–4 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Poetry for Pleasure 3
First Tuesday of the month, 2.30 – 4 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Polymer Clay
Mondays on dates to be arranged, 1-5 p.m.
 Full, waiting list full
Reading Race 1 : Non-fiction
Last Wednesday of the month, 10.30 a.m.–noon
 Full, waiting list open
Reading Race 2 : Fiction, memoirs and poetry
Last Tuesday of the month, 10.30 a.m.–noon
✅ Open to new members
Real Food
Third Thursday of the month, 2.30–4.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Recorder
Every other Thursday, 2–3.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Science and Technology
First Monday of the month, 2 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Scrabble
Every other Thursday, 2–4 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Short Walks
Twice a month, day of the week varies, usually mornings
 Full, waiting list full
Sing and Sip
First Monday evening of the month, 7 – 9 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Singing for Fun
Every Wednesdays, 2–3 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Social Running
Every Tuesday, 10–11.30 a.m.
✅ Open to new members
Social Strollers
Every third Tuesday, 11 a.m.
✅ Open to new members
Spanish Conversation 1
Every other Tuesday, 2.15–3.45 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Spanish Conversation 2
Every other Tuesday, 2.55 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Spanish Conversation 3
First and third Wednesday of the month, 2-3.30 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Table Tennis 1
Every Monday, 1–2.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Table Tennis 2
Every Monday, 11.15 a.m.–12.45 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Talking Women
Every other Thursday, 2–4 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Tennis 1
Every Thursday, 10 a.m.–noon
 Full, waiting list open
Tennis 2
Every Monday, 10 a.m.–noon
 Full, waiting list open
Tennis 3
Every Wednesday, 10 a.m.–noon
 Full
Textile Outings and More
Day of the week varies
✅ Open to new members
Textiles
First Tuesday of every month, 10 a.m.–noon
✅ Open to new members
Ukulele
Second and fourth Tuesday of the month, 2 p.m.
 Full
Ukukele for Beginners
The first and third Tuesday of the month, 2.30 – 4/4.30 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
West End Theatre
Dates and times vary
✅ Open to new members
Wine … and Much More
Second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m
 Full, reserve list full
Wine Appreciation
First Thursday of the month, 6.30–9.30 p.m.
 Full, reserve list full
Wine Explorers
Second Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m.
 Full, reserve list full
Wine On Line
Once a month. No set day, 6.30 p.m.
✅ Open to reserve list members of the current wine groups
World Literature
Sub-groups meet on approximately a 4-weekly basis on a Friday, 2.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
World of Wine
Third Thursday of the month, 6.30 p.m.
 Full, reserve list full
Writing 1
Second Tuesday of the month, 10.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Writing 2
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 10.30 a.m–12.30 p.m.
 Full, waiting list open
Writing 3
Every third Wednesday of the month, noon
 Full, waiting list open
Writing for Wellbeing
Series of six weekly or one-off workshops, 2.30-4.30 p.m.
✅ Open to new members
Yoga (Iyengar)
Series of four week introductory blocks held weekly on Wednesdays,
11.30 a.m.–12.45 p.m.
✅ Open to new members




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