Cheadle U3A Activities by Weekday
Want to join a group?
Always check with the Leader of the group before attending!
Visit the Activitie's page to confirm Date and Time of meetings as well as Holiday Breaks.
 
Monday
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.
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!
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.
Ramblers
Phil Lawton
Monday
10:00 am to Finish
 
Cheadle is surrounded by beautiful Country Side. Come and walk through it with us!
Sewing and All Sorts of Craft
Margo Colgate
Monday:
->2nd in Month<-

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.
Spanish Improvers
Sue Fraser
Monday
13:30 - 15:00
 
The emphasis is on speaking and listening, with lots of interaction and participation.
Tai Chi
Malcolm and Elaine Reeves
Monday
10:00 - 11:00
 
Chinese martial art practiced for both its defence training and its health benefits.
 
CLOSED (from:to):
20 AUG:17 SEPT
Tuesday
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.
Badminton (1)
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.
Badminton (2)
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.
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.
 
CLOSED (from:to):
JULY:10 SEPT
Bowling (1)
Michael Prince
Tuesday
09:00 - 11:00
 
Bowling 1 - Please come along!
Bowling (2)
Dawn Maley
Tuesday
11:00 - 13:00
 
Bowling 2 - Dawn says roll up to our Bowling 2 session at the Cheadle Leisure Centre
Card Craft
Stella Heritatge
Tuesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Stella Heritage guides members through the techniques involved in this most decorative craft..
 
CLOSED (from:to):
3 JULY:11 SEPT
Chess
Gordon Shaw
Tuesday
14:00 - 17:00
 
Chess is a wonderful and interesting game.
Country Dancing
Jean & Cedric Wilkinson
Tuesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
A delightful pastime!
 
CLOSED (from:to):
AUG:SEPT
Creative Photography
Ruth Mellor
Tuesday
14:00 - 16:00
 
We have a lot of fun exploring the art of image enhancement!
 
CLOSED (from:to):
4 SEPT:10 OCT
Folk Music Band
Tim & Ann Mundy
Tuesday
14:00 - 15:30
 
This is basically a ceilidh band playing mostly English, Scottish, American and Irish traditional dance tunes from music with chord suggestions. Suitable for players of acoustic guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, violin, viola (please give notice as the music is normally in treble clef), double bass, button or piano accordion, concertina, mellodion.
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!
 
CLOSED (from:to):
17 JULY:25 SEPT
Table Tennis
Mike Griffin
Tuesday
09:00 - 13:00
 
Enjoy fast moving action and speed up your reaction times.
Verse and Worse
Barbara and Alan Lewis
Tuesday:
->4th in Month<-

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.
Writing for Pleasure 2
Carol Higgs
Tuesday:
->Last in Month<-

16:00- 17:30
 
Wednesday
Architectural History
David Slade
Wednesday:
->3rd in Month<-

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.
Coffee Morning
Dawn Maley
Wednesday:
->2nd in Month<-

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.
 
CLOSED (from:to):
AUGUST
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.
 
CLOSED (from:to):
W4
Jigsaw Library
Dorothy Barnett
Wednesday:
->2nd in Month<-

10:00 - 12:00
 
Come and swap your jigsaw puzzles at the Coffee Morning in the Cheadle Guild Hall
 
CLOSED (from:to):
1 SEPT:30 SEPT
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.
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.
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!
 
CLOSED (from:to):
F
Watercolours
Ken Bradshaw
Wednesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
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Thursday
Bridge
Steven Booth
Thursday
14:00 - 16:00
 
Bridge for Pleasure - Bridge for Total Beginners (by prior arrangment!)
Drama
Marge Stanley
Thursday
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!
Melody Makers
Peter Walker
Thursday
13:30 - 15:30
 
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.
Reading For Pleasure 1
Lesley Hall
Thursday:
->Last in Month<-

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?
Spanish Beginners
Sue Fraser
Thursday
13:30 - 15:00
 
A Spanish Class for Beginners.
Tai Chi
Grace Hughes
Thursday
10:00 - 11:30
 
Chinese martial art practiced for both its defence training and its health benefits
 
CLOSED (from:to):
19 JULY:13 SEPT
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
Writing for Pleasure
Beryl Slade
Thursday:
->Last in Month<-

12:30 - 14:15
 
We write about a wide variety of subjects and it is fascinating to read the different responses from the members.
Friday
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.
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
11:15 - 13:00
 
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.
Guitar Group (featuring Vital Sparks)
Peter Moss
Friday
13:00 - 17:00
 
Calling all guitarists,of a certain age. Would you like to relive the days of your youth?
 
CLOSED (from:to):
31 AUG
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.
Variable
Birdwatching
Val Williamson
Variable
 
Awaiting 2018 Content from Val Williamson. End April 2018.
Cinema
Linda Keighley
Variable
usually at 10.30am + duration of film
 
Private showing of the latest films!
Cycling

Variable
 
The Joy of Biking: Seriously, it is a great way to stay fit
 
CLOSED (from:to):
NOVEMBER - APRIL