Category Archives: Group news

Luncheon Club is in need of a Convenor!

The Luncheon Club has been visiting a wide range of local pubs, cafes and restaurants for several years, but alas Nora who has successfully convened the group is no longer able to convene the group. If you are the sociable sort who would be willing to make some regular arrangements for the group to meet up , please… Read More »

Townsend House news

Two important items of news regarding Townsend House: 1: Reopening Jill Merer writes: We met last week and will be opening slowly. We are preparing a small sheet with guidance  Please hand-gel your hands on arrival (hand gel provided) Wipe down the tables before you leave. Leave no rubbish. Numbers should be limited to the size of the… Read More »

Dunster – old and new

The latest gallery of shots by the members of the photographic group is now available for you to view – and comment on.  Follow this link to have a look. 

Start scrabbling…in September!

News from the Scrabble Group, which has alas been suspended for quite a while now… Barbara Cook, the Convenor, says “I am planning to restart the Scrabble Group in our usual venue, the Methodist Church Lounge, on Wednesday September 15th. (which is our previously normal 3rd Wednesday of the month).   Meetings start at 2pm but the Lounge is… Read More »

Are you running your anti virus scan regularly?

Friendly advice!  1: Please make sure you run your anti virus program at least once a week!  There seems to be a growth generally in the cases not so much of viruses, but of a different, but just as insidious, creature known as a key-tracker.  These infections are easier to get hold of than the delta variant and… Read More »

Knight Family Archive Transcription Project – site visit

The Knight Family Archive Transcription Project has now completed its Phase 3 work, and will take a break until September.  The small group of transcribers was invited to Simonsbath on July 7th for a short walk around the area. We were able to visit the restored White Rock Cottage (built 1820, restored 2019/20), see the Knight memorial in… Read More »

Play reading needs your support!

Michael Elwick, convenor of the Play reading group writes: Anyone interested in this group, please email or phone me. I need enough people to make this group economically viable, or I may be forced to close it altogether.

e-bike Group welcomes careful cyclists!

Kay Male writes for the e-bike Group:  We have had several enquiries from members with ‘ordinary bikes’.  We are therefore offering a chance of a get-together on Wednesday 9th June. The plan would be to meet at the Heddon Cross lay-by for 9.45 to cycle over the hill, turning left towards Blackford then on to Luccombe,  Chapel Cross,… Read More »

Grow your own…with the U3A!

The Allotment Group is looking for TWO new members to join them at the allotment in Marshfield Road. The Allotment Group meets fortnightly on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 10 30 am.  We normally meet at Allotment 28, Marshfield Road, Minehead.   The group is led by Alexandra Slater, and she may be contacted at 01643 709320, or by email… Read More »

Zu allen Freunden! German conversation to re-start

Rita Tremain, the Convenor writes : “All being well, we should be able to resume our Kaffeepause at my home in Minehead in July.  The study group, which usually meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month will meet for the first time on July 15th, and the first group of fluent speakers, usually on the 4th. Thursday, will… Read More »