03: Never stop learning – mental stimulation

Organisation Name
Purpose/role

To play duplicate Bridge and enjoy social interaction

When & where
Face to face meetings if and when COVID allows. Contact Steve for more information.
Person to contact
Steve Pedrick
Phone
01934 712852
Cost
Annual subscription £4.00 Table money £2.00 per session
Who can attend
Open to all Bridge players
Support with attending
Contact Steve to discuss.
Organisation Name
Purpose/role

A UK wide movement, which brings together people in their ‘third age’, ie after working full time and/or raising a family

When & where
Initially, Monday mornings from 10.30 to 12.00am in Cheddar Library, for coffee and a chat. Then there are 50+ interest groups as well as monthly coffee mornings and speaker meetings
Person to contact
Ann Filer, Membership Secretary
Phone
01934 740065
Cost
Annual fee of £10.00. Separate fees for meetings.
Who can attend
People who are retired or semi-retired, who want to continue learning and personal development for its own reward.
Support with attending
U3A does not offer transport. However, its 500+ members are widespread and often share transport when suitable.
Organisation Name
Purpose/role

To enjoy learning about gardens

When & where
Monthly meetings on a Tuesday at 7.30pm in Masonic Hall
Person to contact
Andrea West
Phone
01934 712161
Cost
Single person £15.00 per annum Couple £25.00 per annum
Who can attend
Anyone with an interest in gardening
Support with attending
Lifts by arrangement.
Organisation Name
Purpose/role

To promote interest in and care for the conservation, beauty and attractive features of the parish of Wedmore.

When & where
4th Thursday in the month, January to May and September to November, at 7.30pm in the Masonic Hall.
Person to contact
Ian Tomes
Phone
01934 710390
Cost
Annual membership of £14.00 single person or £25.00 per couple. Non member – £4.00 per meeting.
Who can attend
Open to all who are interested in the aim of the society.
Support with attending
Not applicable.
Organisation Name
Purpose/role

Socialising with an artistic bent, including workshops

When & where
Meetings every Friday afternoon in the Masonic Hall in winter months from 2 – 4.30pm. In summer months, visits and sketching outside.
Person to contact
Jim Collett
Phone
01934 712663
Cost
Annual subscription of £70, reviewed annually at the AGM in October
Who can attend
Open to anyone. Separate workshops or events can be open to non members for a fee
Support with attending
Contact Jim Collett to discuss, but no help with transport