retired

Wellbeing Theme Category:
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: Margaret Woodliffe
Phone: 01934 712852
Cost: Annual fee of £12.00 or £22.00 per couple. 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.
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Purpose/role:

A social club for retired business men.  No political affiliation.

When & where: Meetings 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at Wedmore Golf Club at 10.15am
Person to contact: Ross Young
Phone: 01934 710255
Cost: Annual subscription of £25.00 and £2.00 at each meeting
Who can attend: Open to men only, retired businessmen
Support with attending : Contact Ross Young to discuss
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Purpose/role:

An opportunity to share friendship and music in a relaxed and supportive group

When & where: Masonic Hall, usually every fortnight on a Monday, from 2.15 to 3.30pm
Person to contact: Stella Moore, Music Therapist or Heather Banwell
Phone: (Stella) 01934 732282 or (Heather) 01934 712216
Cost: No cost to people attending, but a donation is welcomed. Supported by local charities
Who can attend: Open to carers and people with memory difficulties. Local musicians are very welcome to join us occasionally and provide a short performance as part of the session.
Support with attending : Contact Stella or Heather for more information and to discuss.