Open groups

New members can join all the following groups, subject to any requirements that the group might have. Click the 'More' button on the right to find out more about any group. If you don't see what you are looking for, please take a look at the full list and see if there's a group you are interested in there.

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GroupBrief description
AmblingShort, undemanding walks with an optional meal to finish. Second Thursday of each month.More
CanastaWe meet to play Canasta in the Age Concern Hall in Webb Lane at 2pm on alternate Saturdays starting from the 15January.More
Card making & paper craft 2At each session we learn new techniques and ways to develop card making skills. 2pm on the second Wednesday of each month.More
Card making & paper craft 3At each session we learn new techniques and ways to develop card making skills. 2.30pm on the Tuesday before the second Wednesday of each month.More
Card making & paper craft 4At each session we learn new techniques and ways to develop card making skills. 9.15am on the Tuesday before the second Wednesday of each month.More
Card making & paper craft 5At each session we learn new techniques and ways to develop card making skills. 12 noon on the Tuesday before the second Wednesday of each month.More
Creative WritingWe meet, at 10.30 on the first Wednesday of each month, to produce a piece of original writing using a one of a number of different themes.More
CyclingThe cycling group arranges monthly rides of two to three hours' duration. Usually at 10.00am on the first Tuesday of each month.More
French conversation deuxObjective is to have fun whilst having French conversations. This is not a group for people wishing to start to learn French. The group meets fortnightly, every other Friday 14.00 - 16.00 at The Barley Mow.More
History 2We each take it in turn to choose a historical subject, research it and prepare a talk on it. Second Friday of each month.More
Jigsaw exchangeWe exchange jigsaws. Any member can join us.More
Knitting and CrochetMeet to Knit, Crochet and chat,More
Lawn BowlsMeets Thursday mornings at the Hayling Island Community Centre at 10 am. 30 mins coaching is provided followed by refreshments and open bowling. The Hayling Bowls club provide equipment if you do not have your own. Once flood lights are installed at the club, we will also have the opportunity to bowl on a Monday evening.More
MahjongWe are in the process of forming a Mahjong group. Days, place etc to be decided.More
Monthly meetingsWe arrange presentations on a variety of topics at 2pm on the third Thursday of every month. It's a good opportunity to find out what's happening and to book one of our visits.More
Music for funA very casual relaxed group who meet to make music on the fourth Wednesday of each month.More
Painting & drawing 1We are a group of mixed ability and, although we work to a different project each month, there is no compulsion to follow the set the pattern. 2pm on the third Tuesday of each month.More
Painting & drawing 3We meet to draw and paint to suggested themes on the first Thursday of each monthMore
PhilosophyIt is a popular group, with 3 members joining recently. The group has decided to continue accepting new members until we become too big. Then we will form a second group. We meet to discuss topics, chosen by the group members, which are of current interest e.g. Migration and Refugees, and link the issue and problems to underlying philosophical ideas, e.g. fairness, community, practicality, and human rights. We meet at 10 am on the third Wednesday of each month. Currently, we pay £2 per session to cover the hire of the hall.More
PhotographyWe take photographs of mutually agreed subjects and present them at monthly meetings 10am - 12 midday on the last Wednesday of each month.More
PickleballPickleball is a fun sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. It is played both indoors or outdoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net.More
Play reading 1We meet at the Station Theatre at 1.00pm normally on the last Thursday of the month. Group members participate by assuming a character role in the play and the readings range from well known plays to sit coms and pantomime and everything in between. This is a fun Group which has been running successfully for over a year New members are always welcome.More
Play reading 2This Group is currently combined with Play Reading Group 1 and meets at the Station Theatre at 1.00 pm on the last Thursday of the month.More
Reading BWe meet to discuss a book we've read during the previous weeks and look at future selections over a cuppa, biscuits or cake. 2.30pm, 4th Tuesday of the month.More
Rummikub 1We meet to play Rummikub on the 4th Friday of each month 10-12 at The Barley MowMore
Rummikub 2We meet to play Rummikub every 1st Monday. Meet at Barley Mow, 10am to 12pm. Alternative date for Bank holidays, see calendar.More
Science and technologyWe promote an interest into the very broad field of Science and Technology through an open meeting on the 4th Wednesday of each month.More
Scrabble DWe meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 2.30-4.30 pm to play Scrabble. After playing, we have tea and biscuits and a chat together.More
Social BridgeWe meet to play Contract Bridge between 9.30 and 11.30 on TuesdaysMore
Solo Dining - DraftMeets to enjoy good food and good company for evening dinnerMore
Solo Dining - LunchWe are in the process of assessing interest in this group. Please register your interest.More
UckersWe are preparing for heats and, possibly, the finals of the Uckers World Championships 2020More
VisitsHayling U3A organises visits to a variety of places. All members are welcome.More
WalkingWalk both familiar and new areas with like-minded members in some of the best countryside in the South of England. Usually 9.15am on the fourth Monday of each month. Longer walks are usually on the fourth Friday (first Friday from 2023).More
Walking NetballWe meet every Thursday afternoon for a one hour session. Walking netball is a great way to exercise whilst having fun and meeting a lovely group of like minded ladies. Come and give it a tryMore
WoodwindWe are a woodwind group trying to improve our playing by using music that we enjoy. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Friday afternoons of each month, adjustable by agreement.More
Zoom coffee morningAt the moment we are taking a Summer break and will resume in the Autumn when the weather starts to get cold. Then we will be hold regular coffee mornings on Zoom lasting 40 minutes.More