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Group Location F/V Meeting Day Time
A-Z of Country Dancing        
Afternoon Tea Various F Monthly pm
New groupAI (Artificial Intelligence) On-line only V    
Architectural Studies Martlesham F 2nd Tuesday 14.00
Architecture Appreciation Martlesham F 1st Monday 13.30-16.30
Art Appreciation Martlesham F 2nd Wednesday 10.00-12.00
Astronomy via Zoom V 2nd Thursday 14.00-16.00
Beaders Wickham Market V 4th Wednesday 13.30-16.30
Behind the Scenes 5 Various F Various Various
Behind the Scenes 6 Various F Various Various
New groupBig Band Woodbridge V monthly, Wednesday 14.00-16.30
Bike Tour Group Various V 3rd Wednesday or Thursday Various
Birdwatching Various F Various monthly 10.00
Bookworms Felixstowe Library F 4th Tuesday 10.00-12.00
Bridge for Beginners Martlesham V Friday;  start late September 2024 1.30-4.30pm
Bridge Assisted Play Martlesham V Monday, except first Monday of month 14.00-17.00
Bridge Duplicate 1 Martlesham V Tuesday 9.30-12.45
Bridge-4-Friends Various V Tuesday 14.00-16.15
British Black History Kesgrave V 1st Tuesday 14.00
Calligraphy Martlesham F 2nd and 4th Tuesday 10.00-12.00
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Carpet Bowls Felixstowe V 1st and 3rd Wednesday 13.30-15.00
Chess Westerfield V 1st and 3rd Wednesday 10.00-12.00
Church Crawlers 1 Various V 2nd Friday April-Oct
Church Crawlers 2 Various V 3rd Friday April-Oct 10.30
Church Scamps Various V Last Tuesday April to November
Climate Change Woodbridge V 2nd Thursday 10.00
Computer Mentoring    
Craft and Chat Martlesham V 2nd Wednesday 14.00-16.00
Creative Crafters Saxmundham V 2nd Wednesday 10.00-12.00
Creative Writing Holbrook V 2nd and 4th Thursday am
Creative Writing 2 Saxmundham / Leiston / Rendlesham V 3rd Wednesday pm
Cribbage Trimley St Mary F 2nd and 4th Tuesday am
Croquet Ipswich V 1st and 3rd Wednesday 10.00-12.30
Culture Vultures Kesgrave V 3rd Tuesday 14.00
Current & International Affairs Felixstowe 2 Felixstowe V 4th Wednesday 10.00
Current & International Affairs Ipswich 1 Ipswich F 3rd Thursday 10.00
Current & International Affairs Ipswich 2 Ipswich V 1st Monday 10.00
Current & International Affairs Woodbridge Woodbridge F 2nd and 4th Monday 10.00-12.00
Current Affairs Felixstowe 1 Felixstowe F 1st Monday 10.30
Current Affairs Ipswich 4 Ipswich V 3rd Monday 10.00-12.00
Current Affairs Ipswich 5 Ipswich/Woodbridge V 1st Monday (except Bank Holidays) 10.00-12.00
Current Affairs Ipswich 6 Various F 3rd Tuesday 10.00
Cycling but not in Lycra Woodbridge area F Wednesday am
Deutsch für Fortgeschrittene Saxmundham F Monday fortnightly 14.00
Ecology and Wildlife Various F 3rd Thursday
Economics Various in summer, Zoom in winter V 1st Thursday 10.00
Electronics Various V 1st Wednesday 14.00
Exploring World Faiths Ipswich V Wednesday monthly 14:00
Family History Short Course Martlesham   September, January, April 10.00-12.00
Film Appreciation Woodbridge F 2nd Thursday 14.15
Folk Dancing Ipswich V 1st and 3rd Friday 10.00-12.00
French Conversation Improvers Various F 1st and 3rd Wednesday 14.00-16.00
French Conversation 1, Intermediate Rushmere St Andrew
F 1st and 3rd Wednesday 14.30
French Conversation 3, Intermediate Various F 2nd and 4th Wednesday 14.00-16.00
French Conversation 4, Intermediate Rushmere St Andrew F 2nd and 4th Friday 14.30
French for Beginners Various V 2nd and 4th Wednesday 14.00-16.00
Garden Visits 1 Various F Monthly
Garden Visits 3 Various F Monthly
Geology 1 Ipswich F Monday 10.00
Geology 3 Various V 1st Wednesday 14.00
German Conversation Felixstowe N Tuesday fortnightly am
German Conversation 2 Shotley Peninsula, Ipswich and Woodbridge area V 1st and 3rd Wednesday 15.00-16.30
German Conversation for Beginners      
Grow Your Own Fruit and Vegetables Various F 2nd Friday
Handicrafts Felixstowe F 1st Wednesday 10.00-12.00
History 4 Fun Martlesham Heath V 3rd Thursday 10.30-12.30
Holiday Companions      
In Our Time Felixstowe V 2nd Thursday 10.30-12.30
Inside the Ravioli Martlesham V to be agreed  
New groupInternational Dining Various V Monthly, evenings TBA
Literature Short Course Melton 3rd Friday Sept-Oct & May-June 10.00-12.00
Local Flora, Fauna and Fungi Various F 3rd Tuesday 10.00
Local History Woodbridge V 2nd Wednesday 10.00
Lunch Club 1 (Sunday) Various F 1st Sunday 12.00 for 12.30
Lunch Club 3 (Sunday) Various F 2nd Sunday
Lunch Club 6 (Sunday) Various V 3rd or 4th Sunday 12.30pm
Mah Jong Rushmere St Andrew F 2nd and 4th Wednesday 14.00-16.00
Mah Jong Yoxford Yoxford F Thursday weekly 10.00-12.00
Map Reading Short Course Woodbridge/Martlesham   Fortnightly am
Martlesham Ukulele Kesgrave F Monday 11.00-13.00
Novels and Natters 1 Kesgrave V Tuesday every 6 weeks 10.00
Novels and Natters 3 Martlesham F 2nd Thursday 10.30-12.00
Painting and Drawing 1 Martlesham F 1st and 3rd Tuesday 10.00-12.00
Painting and Drawing 2 Ipswich V 2nd and 4th Friday 10.00-12.00
Painting and Drawing 3 Martlesham V 2nd and 4th Tuesday 10.00-12.00
Parchment Craft      
Petanque 1 Felixstowe F Thursday 10.00
Petanque 2 Felixstowe F 2nd and 4th Friday 10.15
Petanque 3 new venueFelixstowe V Monday 10.00-12.00
Petanque 4 Kesgrave F Tuesday 10.00-12.00
Photographic Club Various V 2nd Thursday 10.30-12.30
Playing Pop, Rock, Blues and other genres South West Ipswich F Wednesdays fortnightly am
Poetry and Prose Felixstowe V 4th Wednesday 14.00-16.00
Pop, Rock and Blues Various V Various
Practical Gardening Various F 1st and 3rd Tuesday am
Practical Gardening 2 Various V Thursdays fortnightly 10.00-12.00
Quizzers (Ipswich Felixstowe & Woodbridge) Various V Various Various
Quizzers (Saxmundham) Various V Various Various
Reading Aloud Woodbridge Library V 3rd Thursday 11.30-13.30
Reading 2 Various F 3rd Thursday 10.15
New groupReading French Literature Felixstowe V 1st Thursday 10.00-12.00
Recorder Ensemble Little Bealings V 1st and 3rd Monday 14.00-16.00
Room 101        
Science & Technology Woodbridge V 2nd Tuesday 10.00-12.00
Science in the News Ipswich F 1st Thursday am
Science, Faith and Philosophy Various F 2nd Friday 10.00-12.00
Scrabble for Fun Martlesham F 1st and 3rd Friday 14.00-16.00
Scrabble in Felixstowe Felixstowe V Various 10.15
Short Breaks  Various V Various Various
Short Tennis Felixstowe V Friday 13.00-14.00
Short Walks (2-3 miles)    
Short Walks 2 (2-4 miles)        
Singing English Madrigals and Songs Felixstowe V 2nd and 4th Thursday 14.00-16.00
Singing for Fun Felixstowe V Thursday fortnightly 14.00-16.00
Singing, Playing and Listening to Traditional Songs and Tunes Various V Tuesday or Friday variable 14.30-16.30
Spanish Conversation Westerfield V Wednesday monthly 10.00
Table Tennis 1 Bromeswell V Friday 9.30-12.00
Table Tennis 2 Bromeswell F Tuesday 14.00-16.00
Talking About Worldwide Textiles Wickham Market F 1st Wednesday am
10 to Tea Walking (7-10 miles) Various F Alternate Friday 10.00
Tenpin Bowling Martlesham F 1st and 3rd Friday 10.00-13.00
Theatre Discussion Woodbridge V Monday, monthly 14.15
Tramps (5-7 miles) Various F Alternate Wednesday 10.00
New groupTramps 2 (5-7 miles) Various V  2nd and 4th Wednesday 10.00
Transport Various principally Saxmundham V 3rd Thursday 10.30
Tuesday Walks (5-7 miles) Various F Alternate Tuesday 10.00
Ukulele for Beginners Short Course Felixstowe   Tuesday for 10 weeks 10.00
Ukulele Band Strum East Woodbridge V 1st and 3rd Wednesday 10.00-12.00
Understanding Contemporary Art Short Course Ipswich   Tuesday 10.00
Walkers and Talkers (3-5 miles) Ipswich and surrounding villages F every Thursday 10.00/10.30
Walking Netball Rushmere V 2nd and 4th, Thursday 11.15-12.15
Walk This Way (5-7 miles) East Suffolk V Thursday
Walking with a Focus (5 miles) SE Suffolk/NE Essex V 3rd Wednesday 10.00
Writers' Circle Woodbridge/Aldeburgh/Saxmundham area V 4th Thursday 14.00