All Cheadle U3A Activities
A Piece of Cake
Dorothy Dolphin
Monday
13:30 - 15:00
 
The group will be for people who like making cakes, sharing recipes and experiencing an Afternoon Tea.
Adobe Photoshop Basics
Peter Lamb
Tuesday
09:30 - 11:30
 
This course is a great way to learn many practical Photoshop skills such as working with selections, layers, adjusting and processing photographs and retouching and manipulating images.
Architectural History
David Slade
Wednesday
10:00 - 11:30
 
The Architectural History Group welcomes anybody who has an interest in knowing more about architecture and the social conditions that influenced the form of the architecture. The presentation will be by projected images with an explanation about each digital image, including videos where appropriate.
Art Club
Vivienne Cowie
Friday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Art Club for those of you who are artistic. If you use charcoal, acrylic, watercolour or any other media and would like to carry on a project, seek inspiration, discuss, experiment or just want feedback about what you want to do then you are welcome to come along and do just that.
Badminton
Nora Collier
Tuesday
09:00 - 11:00
 
Badminton 2 - Nora Collier leads this group at the Cheadle Leisure Centre from 9am - 1pm am on Tuesday mornings. It's a nice way to keep mind and body fit.
Badminton
Margaret Prince
Tuesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Badminton 1 - If you have seen the badminton played at the Olympic Games do not be afraid, our standard is of the Easy Exercise variety! If you know how to play then this session could be ideal for you.
Ballroom Dancing
Liz Harris
Tuesday
20:00 - 21:30
 
Dave, Sue and I teach the beginners and also members that can already dance more advanced routines, and progress to a level they wish to achieve. Ballroom Dances :- Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot, Tango, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba and the Jive. Also a selection of Sequence Dances.
Birdwatching
Val Williamson
Variable
 
Awaiting 2018 Content from Val Williamson. End April 2018.
Bowling
Michael Prince
Tuesday
09:00 - 11:00
 
Bowling 1 - Please come along!
Bowling
Dawn Maley
Tuesday
11:00 - 13:00
 
Bowling 2 - Dawn says roll up to our Bowling 2 session at the Cheadle Leisure Centre
Bridge
Steven Booth
Thursday
14:00 - 16:00
 
Bridge for Pleasure - Bridge for Total Beginners (by prior arrangment!)
Calligraphy
Barry Bevington
Monday
10:00 to 12 noon
 
Calligraphy is a very popular pastime.The standards attained by our members, many of whom have had no previous experience, is quite amazing, you too can become a budding monk!
Card Craft
Stella Heritatge
Tuesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Stella Heritage guides members through the techniques involved in this most decorative craft..
Chess
Gordon Shaw
Tuesday
14:00 - 17:00
 
Chess is a wonderful and interesting game.
Cinema
Linda Keighley
Variable
usually at 10.30am + duration of film
 
Private showing of the latest films!
Coffee Morning
Dawn Maley
Wednesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
A convenient place to meet and chat. Visitors and Members can meet Group Leaders to find out more about what is going on.
Computers Basics
Lynn smith
Monday
11:00 - 15:30
 
Using the Internet, email, setting up folders and `housekeeping', transferring files to and from other devices (cameras, mp3 players), using Word, using Publisher, using Excel.
Country Dancing
Jean & Cedric Wilkinson
Tuesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
A delightful pastime!
Creative Photography
Ruth Mellor
Tuesday
14:00 - 16:00
 
We have a lot of fun exploring the art of image enhancement!
Cycling

Variable
 
The Joy of Biking: Seriously, it is a great way to stay fit
Digital Photography
Barry Bevington
Friday
09:00 - 11:00
 
We have a lot of fun exploring the wonders of digital manipulation using Adobe Photoshop Software.
Digital Photography - Beginners
Barry Bevington
Friday
09:00 - 11:00
 
Drama
Marge Stanley
Friday
14:00 - 15:30
 
Acting short plays, sketches and back stage management.
Family History
Steve Williams
Thursday
13:30 - 15:30
 
We meet fortnightly. Please check webpage for current meeting dates!
Folk Music Group
Tim & Ann Mundy
Tuesday
14:00 - 15:30
 
This is basically a ceilidh band playingmostly English, Scottish, Americanand Irish traditional dance tunes from music with chord suggestions. Suitable for players of acoustic guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, violin, viola (please give notice asthe music is normally in treble clef), double bass, button or piano accordion, concertina, mellodion.
French Improvers
Sue Frasier
Friday
10:30 - 12:00
 
Notez s'il vous plait que si vous voulez nous joindre, il faut au moins deux ans d'exprrience dans la langue. Ca suffira, meme si c'etait il y a plusieurs annees.
French Intermediate
Margaret Vaughan
Wednesday
14:00 - 16:00
 
This group is for those who have a good grounding in French and will be reasonably comfortable using the language.
Geology
Andy Lingham
Wednesday
10:00 - 11:30
 
We are looking at many aspects of geology including earth processes, geological time, plate tectonics, the geology of the Peak District, geological mapping and types of rocks, how they were formed and how they influence the landscape and affect our lives.
Guitar Group (featuring Vital Sparks)
Peter Moss
Friday
13:00 - 15:00
 
Calling all guitarists,of a certain age. Would you like to relive the days of your youth?
Jigsaw Library
Dorothy Barnett
Wednesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Come and swap your jigsaw puzzles at the Coffee Morning in the Cheadle Guild Hall
Knit and Natter
Brenda Oxley
Tuesday
13:30 - 15:00
 
Margaret and Brenda lead this very friendly, chatty group, who work at a variety of crafts!
Melody Makers
Peter Walker
Thursday
13:30 - 15:30
 
Modelling/Model Making
Allan Webster
Wednesday
10:30 - 12:00
 
Allan is here to help those of you who have a model making project .
Music Enjoyment
Alan Lewis
Wednesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Come along and learn a little about music and watch great DVD's of opera, ballet, classical music, biographies of composers etc.
Painting for Pleasure 1
Ken Bradshaw
Thursday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Ken runs three sessions of painting at Cheadle Cricket Club.
Painting for Pleasure 2
Ken Bradshaw
Thursday
13:00 - 15:00
 
Ken runs three sessions of painting at Cheadle Cricket Club.
Parchment Craft
Chris Heath
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
 
The art of Parchment work is over 6000 years old and in its modern form is a wonderfully artistic way of making decorative objects, greeting cards and the like.
Pub Strolls
Mike Beardmore
Wednesday
see programme
 
This activity is for those of us whose mobility is somewhat impaired and for whom a walk of much more than two miles would be too much.
Ramblers
Phil Lawton
Monday
10:00 am to Finish
 
Cheadle is surrounded by beautiful Country Side. Come and walk through it with us!
Reading For Pleasure 1
Lesley Hall
Thursday
10:00 - 12:00
 
We can all read! But can you read for pure pleasure?
Reading For Pleasure 2
Lesley Hall
Thursday
10:00 - 12:00
 
We can all read! But can you read for pure pleasure?
Sewing and All Sorts of Craft
Margo Colgate
Monday
Monday 2nd & 4th in month 10:00 to 12:00
 
Use your creative skills to make useful and decorative items of beauty.
Short Walks
Alan Mendelson
Monday
Mondays, 10am, meet 9:30 Cheadle Leisure Centre CP
 
Short walks, of up to 5 miles, generally take place within a 30 minutes drive of Cheadle.
Singing for the Untuned
Steven Booth
Wednesday
10:00 - 11:30
 
This is a group for people who love singing, but do not want to sing alone. We sing popular songs, together, with no solos, and main to have a laugh and fun. This is not a serious activity!
Spanish Beginners
Sue Fraser
Thursday
13:30 - 15:00
 
A Spanish Class for Beginners.
Spanish Improvers
Sue Fraser
Monday
13:30 - 15:00
 
The emphasis is on speaking and listening, with lots of interaction and participation.
Sugar Craft
Dawn Maley
Friday
10:00 to 12:00
 
Sugar craft is not just a sweet hobby, it is a very useful skill that enables one to craft in other materials too.
Table Tennis
Mike Griffin
Tuesday
09:00 - 13:00
 
Enjoy fast moving action and speed up your reaction times.
Tai Chi
Malcolm and Elaine Reeves
Monday
10:00 - 11:00
 
Chinese martial art practiced for both its defence training and its health benefits.
Tai Chi
Grace Hughes
Thursday
10:00 - 11:30
 
Chinese martial art practiced for both its defence training and its health benefits
Talking French
Margaret Vaughan
Thursday
14:00 - 16:00
 
Conversational French
Ukulele Group
Barry Barnett
Thursday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Thursdays, 10-12 noon, Guildhall
Verse and Worse
Barbara and Alan Lewis
Tuesday
09:30 - 12:00
 
This is a friendly poetry group. Each session is unique in the sense that we have a different theme which may involve a particular poet or topic.
Watercolours
Ken Bradshaw
Wednesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
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Writing for Pleasure
Beryl Slade
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:15
 
We write about a wide variety of subjects and it is fascinating to read the different responses from the members.
Writing for Pleasure 2
Carol Higgs
Tuesday
16:00- 17:30
 
 

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