Category Archives: Group news

Hybrid kit in action

You will be pleased to know that some of the teething problems with the group hybrid kit have been pretty much sorted out.  The Committee meeting in April took advantage of the kit as two members were not able to attend in person.  General reactions were very good with one of the remote participants commenting that they felt… Read More »

Nature Amblers Group spring into action – but gently!

In April, 9 of us ambled to Great Wood in Selworthy.  We were delighted to see carpets of bluebells on all sides and swathes of early purple orchids peeping out amongst the bluebells.  There was plenty of other nature to see and hear.  In total we saw 37 wild flowers, trees and insects and heard another 5 birds.… Read More »

Genealogy – a new interest group?

There was considerable interest evident in the presence of over 20 people physically ‘present’ at the Baptist Church, as well as another 14 participants via ZOOM link, for the ‘Test’ Hybrid meeting on Tuesday 5th April. John Batt gave a short presentation which focused on aspects of his family background. Two of his ancestors found themselves in different… Read More »

Are you interested in Poetry?

We are looking for someone to be willing to lead some Poetic discussions! Or at least convene a few like-minded souls. How about you? Poetry 1 Group has decided to disband. Convenor Sandra writes “Since losing our convenor Jenny a year ago, there are only 4 of us.  The small number meant we could meet during most of… Read More »

Step’n’Snap news

We are going to start Step’n’Snap again.  We need to sort out a day of the month for meeting.  For those not familiar with the group – it’s run by Rob Young, and is a photography group, which both encourages you to get out and about and provides photographic tutorials for new photographers.  Each month there is a… Read More »

New Art Group is live!

Recently joined member Linda Marlton asks: ‘Anyone interested in coming to an informal Art Group ranging from beginners to more experienced artists, using whatever materials you are happy to work with i.e. Oils, Acrylics, Water Colours, Pastels, Pencil sketching etc?  Ideally meetings would be early afternoon either Mondays or Wednesdays.’ This week, members of the group – now… Read More »

Do you enjoy Scrabble? Our group seeks new members

  The Scrabblers have been back in action at the Methodist Lounge in Minehead since last September, and now that things are looking more positive we have space to recruit some new members. We are a very friendly group and welcome players of all abilities – there is always plenty of laughter and encouragement so why not come… Read More »

Opportunities for new and re-started interest groups

New Interest Groups being proposed: (contact Helen Sellings if interested) Second French Conversation – Convenor: Kathy Barnes Crime Book Group – Convenor: Lori Lee Wine Club – Convenor: Lori Lee Craft Group – Convenor: Pam Bartlett  All and any suggestions for forming new groups are welcome – contact Helen as above for a chat. Groups restarting (go to… Read More »