All Cheadle U3A Activities     Groups by Weekday
Want to join a group?
Always check with the Leader of the group before attending!
Some Groups meet only on one or two days in each Month!
Visit the Activitie's page or call the Group Leader to confirm Date and Time of meetings as well as Holiday Breaks.
 
A Piece of Cake
Dorothy Dolphin
Monday
1st Monday in month / 13:30 - 15:00
 
The group will be for people who like making cakes, sharing recipes and experiencing an Afternoon Tea.
Acoustic Sing Around
Tim & Ann Mundy
Monday
1st & 3rd Monday in month / 14:00-16:00
 
 
CLOSED (from:to):
1 APRIL 2019:4 NOV 2019
Adobe Photoshop Basics
Linda Keighley and Pauline Ord
Tuesday
10:00 - 12:30
 
Meets on Tuesdays every week.
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
 
Meets on 3rd Wednesday in Month.
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
 
Meets on Friday every week.
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 (1)
Margaret Prince
Tuesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Meets on Tuesdays every week.
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 - 10:30
 
Meets on Tuesdays every week.
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
 
Meets on Tuesdays every week (Check Dates with Liz).
We 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.
Banjo Ukulele
Barry Barnett
Monday
19:00-21:00
 
1st Monday in Month
Birdwatching
Val Williamson
Variable
see web page
 
New Programme will be available by April 2019.
Bowling (1)
Michael Prince
Tuesday
09:00 - 11:00
 
Meets on Tuesdays every week.
Bowling 1 - Please come along!
Bowling (2)
Dawn Maley
Tuesday
11am - 1pm
 
Meets on Tuesdays every week.
Bowling 2 - Dawn says roll up to our Bowling 2 session at the Cheadle Leisure Centre
Bridge
Steven Booth
Thursday
14:00 - 16:00
 
Meets on Thursday every week.
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
 
Meets every fortnight. Check days with Stella.
Stella Heritage guides members through the techniques involved in this most decorative craft..
 
Chess
Gordon Shaw
Tuesday
14:00 - 17:00
 
Meets on Tuesdays every week.
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
 
Meets on 2nd Wednesday in Month.
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
11:45 - 15:00
 
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.
 
CLOSED (from:to):
23 SEP 2019:4 NOV 2019
Country & Western
Peter Moss
Friday
14:00 -16:00
 
Country Dancing
Jean & Cedric Wilkinson
Tuesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Meets on Tuesdays every week.
A delightful pastime!
Creative Photography
Ruth Mellor
Tuesday
14:00 - 16:00
 
Meets on Tuesdays every week.
We have a lot of fun exploring the art of image enhancement!
Cycling
Joan Charles
Variable
Check Web Page for next Ride
 
The Joy of Biking: Seriously, it is a great way to stay fit
 
CLOSED (from:to):
OCT 2019:APRIL 2020
Digital Photography
Barry Bevington
Friday
09:00 - 11:00
 
Meets on Friday every week.
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
 
Meets on Friday every week.
Dining Club
Margaret Plant
Thursday
12:00-Finish
 
Drama
Marge Stanley
Thursday
14:00 - 15:30
 
Meets on Thursday every week.
Acting short plays, sketches and back stage management.
Family History
Steve Williams
Thursday
10:30 - 15:30 (2 Sessions)
 
We will discover the resources that are available, whilst raising awareness of the pitfalls and possibilities in family history research.
Folk Music Band
Tim & Ann Mundy
Tuesday
14:00 - 15:30
 
Meets on 1st, 2nd and 3rd Tuesday in Month.
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.
French Improvers
Sue Frasier
Friday
10:30 - 12:00
 
Meets on Friday every week.
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
 
Meets on Wednesdays every week.
This group is for those who have a good grounding in French and will be reasonably comfortable using the language.
Gardening
Val Egerton
Friday
Check the website
 
Please check with Val before attending ANY meetings
The Green Fingers Group.
Jigsaw Library
Joyce Burton
Wednesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Meets on 2nd Wednesday in Month.NOT in August!
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
 
Meets on Tuesdays every week.
Margaret and Brenda lead this very friendly, chatty group, who work at a variety of crafts!
Melody Makers
Peter Walker
Thursday
13:30 - 16:30
 
Please contact Group Leader for exact Meeting Dates.
We play purely for our own pleasure and play music which would be classed loosely as 'Easy Listening'.
Modelling/Model Making
Vaughan Williams
Wednesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Meets on 1st and 3rd Wednesday in Month.
We are here to help!
Not all at Sea
Barry Barnett
Tuesday
19:45:21:15
 
Meet every Fortnight (Check with GL for exact Dates).
Shanty Singing
Painting for Pleasure 1
Ken Bradshaw
Thursday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Meets on Thursday every week.
Ken runs three sessions of painting at Cheadle Cricket Club.
Painting for Pleasure 2
Ken Bradshaw
Thursday
13:00 - 15:00
 
Meets on Thursday every week.
Ken runs three sessions of painting at Cheadle Cricket Club.
Parchment Craft
Chris Heath
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
 
Meets on Wednesdays every week.
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
 
Check with GL for correct dates and outings.
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
09:30 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
 
Meets on 4th and 5th Thursday in Month.
We can all read! But can you read for pure pleasure?
Reading For Pleasure 2
Lesley Hall
Thursday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Meets on 1st Thursday in Month.
We can all read! But can you read for pure pleasure?
Sewing & 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.
SewSocial
Allison Maryon
Wednesday
13:30 - 15:30
 
Meets on Wednesdays every week.
A social get together for all who enjoy needlecrafts.
 
CLOSED (from:to):
1 JUNE 2020:31 OCT 2020
Short Walks
Alan Mendelson
Monday
10:00 - finish
 
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
 
Meets Fortnightly on Wednesdays (Check Dates with Steven).
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
 
Meets on Thursday every week.
A Spanish Class for Beginners.
Sugar Craft
Dawn Maley
Friday
10:00 to 12:00
 
Meets on Friday every week.
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
 
Meets on Tuesdays every week.
Enjoy fast moving action and speed up your reaction times.
Tai Chi
Malcolm and Elaine Reeves
Monday
10:00 - 11:30
 
Chinese martial art practiced for both its defence training and its health benefits.
Tai Chi
Grace Hughes
Thursday
10:00 - 11:30
 
Meets on Thursday every week.
Chinese martial art practiced for both its defence training and its health benefits
Talking French
Margaret Vaughan
Thursday
14:00 - 16:00
 
Meets on Thursday every week.
Conversational French
Travel Group
Pammie Mellor
Variable
see Trip and Holidays Table on webpage
 
I have recently taken over organizing holidays, day excursions and theatre trips for members of Cheadle U3A. I will be sending out information to all members, who have an email address.
Ukulele Group
Barry Barnett
Thursday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Meets on Thursday every week.
Verse and Worse
Barbara and Alan Lewis
Tuesday
10:30 - 12:00
 
Meets on 4th Tuesday in Month.
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.
Walking Netball
Jenny Crump
Friday
14:00-15:00
 
A fun no running, no jumping and non contact sport for all. Come along and try it.
Watercolours
Ken Bradshaw
Wednesday
10:00 - 12:00
 
Meets on Wednesdays every week.
A wonderful hobby!
Writing for Pleasure
Beryl Slade
Thursday
12:30 - 14:15
 
Meets on Last Thursday in Month.
We write about a wide variety of subjects and it is fascinating to read the different responses from the members.
Writing for Pleasure 2
Pamela Barford
Tuesday
16:00- 17:30
 
Meets on Last Tuesday in Month.
Our aim is to enjoy the challenge of writing creatively and to take pleasure in the sharing of our contributions.