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.  We meet at 12.30 on the 3rd Friday of the month at member's homes.

For those interested in all aspects of Engineering (Mechanical, Electronic, Electrical, Civil etc.). We also arrange visits to sites of interest. We meet once a month on the 1st Thursday at 10.30am in Tonbridge.

For beginners and those who have experience using free resources online, beyond censuses and birth/marriage/death information, such as old maps and employment and school records. We meet on the second Monday in the month from 2pm to 4pm in Hildenborough.

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.

Currently there are two groups running watching lectures on Mesopotamia and Archaeological Sites of the World


Help to get you started with computers meeting locally on various dates.

This group meets on the first Monday of the month at 2.00pm in Tonbridge

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. Meets every third Wednesday of month in Tonbridge 10.30am to 12.00 noon.

Investigates what philosophical thinkers have said about ideas that shape our complex relationship with, and our understanding of, our rapidly changing world and society. The group meets at 10.00am on the second Friday of the month in Tonbridge from Sept to July.

A new group which meets to study and enhance their knowledge of Reiki. We meet on the 4th Wednesday afternoon of the month at 2.30pm

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. Take One Day - Third Wednesday of each month Take Another Day - 10.30am on the second Thursday each month in Tonbridge. Take One More Day -10.30am on the fourth Thursday of the month. Take Any Day - second and fourth Thursday 10am of the month in Tonbridge

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. Wine Appreciation 1 - We meet on the first Friday of each month at 2.30pm. Wine Appreciation 2 - We meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm.