Groups Organized by Day

Not all groups meet every week, so it’s quite possible that you can attend groups that are held at the same time on different weeks. To join groups, go to the Contact page and fill in the form, selecting Application to join group(s) from the options.

The Freq column indicates the frequency of group meetings, as follows:

  • W — weekly
  • F — fortnightly
  • M — monthly
  • V – varies

The Type column indicates how the group meets:

  • P — in person
  • Z — online using Zoom
  • H — hybrid (in person and online)


Time Group Freq Notes Type
8.30–9.15 Italian Conversation —  Intermediate W Z
9.15–10.00 Learn Latin W Z
9.45–10.20 French Improvers — Advanced W Z
10.00–11.30 Science, Nature and Technology M 17 October, 14 November H
11.00–12.00 French Improvers — Intermediate W Z
11.00–12.00 Poetry M 1st Monday P
11.00–12.00 Yoga W No class on 24 Oct P
11.00–12.30 Drawing for Beginners W Z
2.00–3.30 Drawing Improvers Every 4 weeks Z
2.00–3.30 Yiddish Conversation F Z
2.00–4.00 Embroidery W P
2.00–4.00 Sewing Circle W P
2.30–4.00 Wine Appreciation M Usually 3rd Monday P
5.00–6.00 Singing for Pleasure W P
am Cycling 2nd & 4th Tuesday P
10.00–11.00 Mindfulness & Wellbeing W Z
10.00–11.30 Weird Antiques, Gadgets & Contraptions M 3rd Tuesday P
10.00–11.30 Shakespeare Study Group 1 W H
10.30–12.30 The Musicals M 2nd Tuesday (3rd Tues in November) P
12.00–1.00 German — Advanced Conversation W Z
2.00–3.00 French Conversation F H
2.00–4.00 History of the English Monarchy F P
2.00–4.00 Table Tennis W P
2.00–4.00 Knit M Last Tuesday P
3.15–5.15 Intermediate Bridge W P
4.30–5.30 Computer Workshop M Last Tuesday P
am Outdoor Sketching V P
10.00–12.00 Classical Music Club W P
10.00–11.30 Hebrew (Ivrit) Conversation W Z
10.30–12.30 Walking Wednesdays M First Wednesday from 7 Sept P
10.30–12.00 Photography in London F P/Z
10.45–12.45 Bridge Improvers Plus W P
12.30–1.30 Current Affairs 1 F Alternate weeks from Current Affairs 2 H
2.00–3.00 Cryptic Crosswords — Beginners W Z
2.00–4.00 Stained Glass & Glass Mosaic W P
2.30–4.00 Tai Chi on Wednesday W P
3.30–5.00 Current Affairs 2 F Alternate weeks from Current Affairs 1 P
4.00–5.00 Share Watch M 3rd Wednesday Z
5.00–6.00 Spanish Conversation W Z
10.30–11.30 News Group F P
1.00–2.30 Indian Cookery M 2nd Thursday P
2.00–4.00 Bridge–Novices W P
2.30–5.00 Play Reading M 2nd Thursday P
2.30–5.00 Art Improvement Workshop F P
2.30–3.30 Tai Chi on Thursday F P
2.30–4.00 Creative Writing F P
3.00–4.30 Topical Talks M 3rd Thursday Z
3.30–4.45 Cryptic Crosswords W Z
3.30–4.30 Jazz Appreciation M Last Thursday Z
5.00–6.30 Climate Emergency M 1st Thursday Z
8.00–9.30 pm Evening Book Club M 2nd Thursday P
9.30–10.45 Friday Morning Book Group M 4th Friday Z
10.15–1.00 Thames Path in London & Other Walks 2nd & 4th Fridays P
10.00–11.00 Learn to Draw & Use Watercolours W Z
11.00–12.30 Shakespeare Study Group 2 F H
Days Out V Members notified by email P
Grow Your Own Vegetables V Members notified by email P
MOTO V Members notified by email/phone H
Theatre V Members notified by email P

Can’t find a Group you’d like to join?

Want to brush up your Russian or Portuguese conversation, or discuss an aspect of history, but can’t find a suitable interest group? Let us know what you’re interested in by filling in the form on the Contact page (select “Suggestion for new group(s)” as the subject), and we’ll try to add it to the range of groups offered by HGS U3A.