General and Social Studies
Each host suggests a theme for the meal. Members experiment in advance and come to the meeting with their interpretation of a chosen theme.
A new group organising visits to Antique Fairs and Auctions on an ad hoc basis.
For those interested in all aspects of Engineering (Mechanical, Electronic, Electrical, Civil etc.). We also arrange visits to sites of interest.
The primary objective of this lively discussion group is to broaden members' understanding of economic affairs on a world scale and how these play into financial markets.
Mainly monthly but dates are flexiible due to dates when gardens are open. Calendar includes visiting gardens in the NGS Yellow book, local nursery visits and plant swopping.
A ‘drop in’ self help group meets to exchange knowledge as well as getting help with problems and queries.
There are two meditation groups which aim to explore methods of attaining a relaxed meditative state which is so beneficial to mental and physical health.
The idea of MOTO is to provide the opportunity for members on their own to get together for companionship and also to arrange many different outings and ongoing activities.
Investigates what philosophical thinkers have said about ideas that shape our complex relationship with, and our understanding of, our rapidly changing world and society.
A new group which meets once a month to study and enhance their knowledge of Reiki
Our monthly meetings are based around a series of 24 lectures on DVD with lecture notes on the whole sphere of science from the essence of life to magnetism, plus interesting topics raised by members.
Each month a different member chooses 3 topics from their paper. At our meetings, members share the views of their paper regarding these topics, followed by a general discussion.
For people who have an interest in and enjoy wine; and who wish to appreciate it more by learning the various methods of producing different wines from vineyards in this country and abroad.