1 (of 8) Literature  
When:
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly
Where: Members' homes
Organisers: Muriel Aplin, Barbara Jones (email management)
Status: Unknown Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We plan to continue with our present Open University course -on the 19C novel and its legacy. There will be occasional costs for printing or copying.

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2 (of 8) Book Group 2  
When:
Monday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: 3rd Monday of the month from 18th December 2017 Next meeting: Mon, 21-May-18
Where: Members' homes
Organiser: Margaret Goldie (Group Organiser)
Status: Spaces Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We take it in turns to choose a book, commit to reading that regardless of loving or loathing it and enjoy a stimulating discussion about these - and lots of other topics - every month! We take it in turns to meet in each others' houses (where that's possible) and try to cover a wide range of modern and classical fiction. We're a small and newly formed group, and would very much welcome new members.

3 (of 8) Book Club  
When:
Monday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: 3rd Monday of the month from 18th September 2017 Next meeting: Mon, 21-May-18
Where: Organiser's home
Organiser: Cynthia Bollom
Status: Waiting list Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We read and discuss a book each month, following the choices made on Radio 4 Book Club. We use the recorded programme as a resource. Members need to buy books (always paperbacks) or to borrow from the library. Sadly, this group is now full and will only continue to run for one more year. if you are interested in forming a new group, please contact the Group Coordinator - Gill McKinnon.

4 (of 8) Poetry Appreciation  
When:
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 5th September 2017 Next meeting: Tue, 1-May-18
Where: Gorse Hill Community Centre, Chapel Street, SN2 8DA
Organiser: Jenny Butler (01793 671574)
Status: Spaces Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We are a friendly group who enjoy reading poems aloud and having lively discussions. Members choose poems to a set theme - narrative, sonnet, sad, and funny etc. We also discuss the life and times of the poets and features, styles and themes of the poems.

5 (of 8) Play Reading  
When:
Thursday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 21st September 2017 Next meeting: Thu, 3-May-18
Where: Lawn Community Centre, Guildford Avenue, Lawn, SN3 1LA
Organiser: Gillian Jefferies
Status: Unknown Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We read and study a wide variety of period and modern plays of quality. No previous experience of drama is necessary, just an interest in plays and theatre. We would particularly welcome men to the group as well as women. There is an occasional small charge to cover fees for inter-library loan of play scripts.

6 (of 8) Bookworms  
When:
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Frequency: 1st Friday of the month from 29th September 2017 Next meeting: Fri, 4-May-18
Where: Lawn Community Centre, Guildford Avenue, Lawn, SN3 1LA
Organiser: Gillian Bromhead
Status: Unknown Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: This is a group for all who enjoy reading and discussing books in an informal and friendly atmosphere.

7 (of 8) Reel Books  
When:
Friday
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm  
Frequency: 2nd Friday of the month from 8th September 2017 Next meeting: Fri, 11-May-18
Where: Members' homes
Organisers: Claire Smith, Tessa Farley
Status: Waiting list Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We discuss a pre-chosen book and watch all or part of the film based on it. Books are chosen in turn by group members. The actual length of the session depends on the length of the film. A fee is requested to cover refreshments and the cost of hiring/buying DVDs. Any new member would need space to accomodate the group and a DVD player and TV suitable for group viewing when it is his/her turn to host.

8 (of 8) Creative Writing  
When:
Friday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: 3rd Friday of the month from 15th September 2017 Next meeting: Fri, 20-Apr-18
Where: Liden Community Centre, Grundys, Liden, SN3 6HF
Organisers: Irene Aldridge, Irene Berridge
Status: Waiting list Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We aim to encourage each other's writing, be it short stories, novels, poetry, memoirs or articles, by offering support and constructive criticism. Both experienced and new writers are welcome.