03: Never stop learning – mental stimulation

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.
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.
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.
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.
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