1 (of 8) Play Reading  
When:
Thursday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly on Thursday from 26th September 2019 Next meeting: Thu, 24-Oct-19
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. There is an occasional small charge to cover fees for inter-library loan of play scripts.

Other activities in the Literature category are:

2 (of 8) Book Group 2  
When:
Monday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: 3rd Monday of the month from 16th September 2019 Next meeting: Mon, 21-Oct-19
Where: Members' homes
Organiser: Margaret Goldie (Group Organiser)
Status: 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 chosen by each member in turn.

3 (of 8) Creative Writing 2  
When:
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Frequency: 2nd Tuesday of the month from 15th October 2019 Next meeting: Tue, 12-Nov-19
Where: Members' homes
Organiser: Joy Wodhams
Status: Limit: 10 Email the group organisers
Description: Share ideas and develop writing skills. Suitable for both beginners and more experienced writers.

4 (of 8) Poetry Appreciation  
When:
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly on Tuesday from 3rd September 2019 Next meeting: Tue, 29-Oct-19
Where: Gorse Hill Community Centre, Chapel Street, Gorse Hill, SN2 8DA
Organiser: Jenny Butler (01793 671574)
Status: 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) Literature  
When:
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly on Wednesday from 11th September 2019 Next meeting: Wed, 23-Oct-19
Where: Members' homes
Organisers: Muriel Aplin, Barbara Jones (email management)
Status: Unknown Limit: 11 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.

6 (of 8) Bookworms  
When:
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Frequency: Last Friday of the month from 27th September 2019 Next meeting: Fri, 25-Oct-19
Where: Lawn Community Centre, Guildford Avenue, Lawn, SN3 1LA
Organisers: Wendy Hall , Delyth Barrett
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, friendly and often fun atmosphere. We agree an annual reading list of 10 books, have a poetry session and also have 1 classic book.

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, 8-Nov-19
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, 18-Oct-19
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.