WOKING AREA U3A – 2020/2021 TERM 2 PROGRAMME

THE FOLLOWING GROUPS WILL BE ACTIVE DURING TERM 2

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***  new members welcome

 

Art Appreciation  ***
Contact: artapprecn@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Jan 19, Feb 16, Mar 16
Time: 2.00 pm for 2.15 start
Format: Zoom
Comments: Private website for a wide range of art appreciation material eg links to art galleries and museums and weekly updates on art programmes on TV.  There is also a monthly update email and the group contacts members without email by phone each month.
New members are welcome.

Art – Painting for Pleasure
Suspended until face-to-face meetings resume
Contact: painting4pleasure@wokingareau3a.co.uk

Astronomy Group  ***
Contact: astronomy@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Jan 26, Feb 23, Mar 30
Time: 2.15 pm
Format: Zoom
Comments: 2-hour session.  New members welcome

Badminton
Suspended until face-to-face meetings resume

Climate Change
Contact: climatechange@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 11
Time: 2.00 pm
Format: Zoom

Computer Workshop  ***
Contact:  computerworkshop@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  Jan, 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12,19 26, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Time:  10.00 am Fridays
Format:  Zoom
Comments:  New members are welcome but should have a good knowledge of computing

Computing by the Fireside  ***
Contact:  computerfireside@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 24, Apr 28, May 26, Jun 23
Time:  2.30 pm
Format:  Zoom
Comment:  New members welcome

Digital Photography (Camera Club)  ***
Contact:  photographycamclub@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  Wednesday, date to be agreed by group
Time:  10.00am
Format:  Zoom
Comments:  New members welcome

Dressmaking
Contact: dressmaking@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Format: Advice provided for members of the group

Flower Arranging
Contact:  flowerarranging@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  To be agreed by group
Format:  Zoom

Flower Arranging Workshop for Beginners
Contactbeginflowers@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Format: Email

French Conversation
Suspended until face-to-face meetings resume

French Polishing
Suspended until face-to-face meetings resume
Contact: frenchpolishing@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Comments: New members welcome when there are no restrictions on numbers meeting

French – Let’s Talk  
Contact: talkfrench@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  Jan 6, 20, Feb 3, 17, Mar 3, 17
Time: 10.00 – 11.30am
Format: Zoom
Comments:  A friendly group for people with varying levels of French, who want to talk in an informal environment.  All self-help with no instruction except by those whose French is of a higher standard.  A topic is set in advance so that attendees can prepare.
Cannot take new members at the moment 

Gardening Co-operative
Contact:
 gardeningcoop@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, Jun 21
Time: 2pm – 3.30pm
Format: Email and Zoom

Genealogy Beginners
Contact: genealogymain@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 3
Time: 2.00 pm
Format: Zoom
Comments:  This is a one-year course which was interrupted this year.  Since re-starting on Zoom we have put in an extra session to get us all going and are now finishing up the course.  We will keep the existing group and continue on until June with some extra talks to teach and refine the basics they have now learnt.  Members need to start from session 1.

Genealogy Intermediate
Contact:  genealogymain@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  Jan 13, Feb 10, Mar 10
Time:  2.00 pm
Format:  Zoom
Comments:  Not taking on new members at this time

German Conversation
Contact: germanconvers@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Weekly from Sep 8
Format: Zoom

German Conversation
Contact: germanconvers@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Weekly from Jan 5
Format: Zoom

Greek Modern (Beginners)  ***
Contact: moderngreek@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Jan 8, 22, Feb 5, 19, Mar 5, 19
Time: 2.00 pm
Format: Zoom
Comments: New members are welcome if they already have some experience of modern Greek, or are prepared to catch up.

Greek Ancient  ***
Contact: moderngreek@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Jan 8, 22, Feb 5,19, Mar 5, 19
Time: 3.00 pm
Format: Zoom
Comments: New members are welcome (anyone who has done ancient Greek in the past to whatever level).

Hootenanny
Suspended until face-to-face meetings resume
Contact: folk@wokingareau3a.co.uk

 Jazz Appreciation  ***
Contact: jazz@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Format: Zoom
Dates: Weekly on Friday’s
Time: 2.00 pm
Comments:  The form is pretty much the same as the group’s face to face meetings, in that the group plays it’s favourite tracks, have a chat about them, or just sit back and enjoy the music.  New members welcome.

Latin Beginners and Beginners Plus
Contact: latinbeginners@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Challenges will be sent out on the following dates – Jan 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24
Format: Email

Latin Intermediate
Contact: latinintermediate@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Jan 6, 20, Feb 3, 17, Mar 3, 17, 31
Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 pm
Format: Zoom

Lip Reading
Contactlipreading@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Time: 10.00 am Fridays
Format:  Zoom
Comments:  New members welcome

Local History   ***
Contact: localhist@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15
Time: 2.00 pm
Format: Zoom
Comments:  New members welcome

Members on Their Own (MOTO)   ***
Contact: moto@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Format: Zoom, Email and phone calls
Comments: This is a friendship group, run by a Committee, for members who do not have a partner with whom they live in one home or whose partners are so incapacitated that they are unable to socialise.

Movement and Exercise to Music
Suspended until face-to-face meeting resume
Contact: exercisetomusic@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Format: Face-to-face meetings

Music Appreciation Group
Contact: musicappreciation@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Format: Email

Naval History
Contact: navalhistory@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  Jan 15 and then 2nd Friday each month
Time: 1.30 to 3.30 pm
Format: Zoom

People, Politics & Society
Contact: peoplepoliticssociety@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Date: Jan 12, Feb 2, Mar 2 Apr 6
Time: 2.00 pm
Format: Zoom

Pilates   ***
Contact: pilates@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Friday morning dates TBA
Times: 10.00 am
Format: Zoom
Comments:  Guest members are welcome to join in

Poetry Appreciation
Contact: poetryaprecn@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17
Time: 2.00 pm
Format: Zoom
Comments:  No new members until face-to-face meetings resume

Poetry for Recreation  ***
Contact: poetry4recreation@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  Jan 5, Feb 2, Mar 2, Apr 6
Time:  11.30 am
Format: Zoom and email
Comments:  email is used to share poems as well as meeting on Zoom.
New members welcome

Recorder Ensemble
Contact: recorderensemble@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Date and Times: Monday 10.00 am-11.30 am Beginner to Intermediate  Restarting 4 Jan
Wednesday 10.00 am-11.30 am More advanced
Saturday 4.00 pm-5.30 pm Beginner to Intermediate
Format: Zoom

Relaxation / Meditation
Contact: relax@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Wednesday afternoon, dates TBA
Time: 2.00 pm
Format: Zoom
Comments: 2 x 40 min sessions

Science and Technology  ***
Contact:  sciencetach@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates:  6 Jan, 3 Feb, 3 Mar
Time:  2.00 pm
Format:  Zoom
Comments:  New members are welcome

Shakespeare Discussion Group
Contact: shakespeare@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 24, Apr 28, May 26, Jun 23
Time: 11.00 am
Format: Zoom

Shortmat and Outdoor Bowls Group
Dates:  April 1, 8, 22, 29, May 6, 13
Time:  10.00 to 12.00 noon
Contact:  bowls@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Comments :  It is hoped to run this group, depending on the situation at the time regarding coronavirus

Spanish Conversation
Contact: spanishconversation@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Agreed by group members
Time: 10.00 am
Format: Zoom
Comments: This will is a small group for those who read and write Spanish to at least intermediate level, but who want to gain more confidence in general Spanish conversation on a variety of subjects, in a relaxed friendly atmosphere.  All self-help with no instruction except by those whose Spanish is of a higher standard.  A topic will be set in advance.

The Novel  ***
Contact:  thenovel@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates :  13 Jan, 10 Feb, Mar 10, Apr 14
Time:  2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Format:  Zoom
Comments: Friendly informal group,. Books are selected for the whole Term and, each month, one is presented by a member of the group with an assistant. We keep a list of those suggestions made by members of the group and from these we choose our books for the term and carry forward others for later selection.  After the brief presentation, there is general discussion before going into Breakout groups (normally around 6 people in each) to discuss questions provided by the presenter). There is a final plenary session with reports from each group with a volunteer scribe who sends these reports to the convenor who collates them and sends to members monthly.
New members welcome

Travel Experience  ***
Contact: travelexperience@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Jan 8, Feb 12, Mar 12
Time: 2.30 pm
Format: Zoom
Comments:  New members welcome

Ukulele
Contact: ukulele@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Time: 10.00 to 12.00 pm
Format:  Zoom
Comments:  Face to face meetings will resume when permitted

Ukulele Too
Contact: ukulele@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Jan 7, 21, Feb 4, 18, Mar 4
Time: 10.15am – 11.45am
Format:  Zoom
Comments:  Face to face meetings will resume when permitted

Video Production
Contactvideogroup@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Weekly Monday
Time: 2.30 pm
Comments:  It’s more Video Post Production at the moment as we cannot film as a group.  Although new joiners are welcome, it is by necessity mostly use of technology to get artistic results – the other post production jobs can’t be done.

Yoga   ***
Contact: yoga@wokingareau3a.co.uk
Dates: Monday morning dates TBA
Times: 10.00 am
Format: Zoom