Activity Groups

Updated on 28 October 2019

Group   Frequency Accessibility
Art Appreciation We visit public galleries and art exhibitions. Monthly Most venues are accessible
Book Club We borrow sets of books from Slough Library and meet once a month to discuss them Monthly N/a
Bridge for fun Guests welcome. Bridge is a lovely game which is both social and challenging. We are keen to encourage new members who wish to learn. Weekly N/a
Cookery We meet in a member’s kitchen and share knowledge and tips while cooking on a particular theme – e.g. preserves, Indian, cakes Monthly N/a
Create & Craft Open to non-members. Sewing, knitting, crochet, card making – there’s something for everyone in these informal sessions which are hosted by St Andrew’s Church Weekly The hall is fully accessible
Creative Writing All abilities are welcome in this friendly group. We meet monthly to share our work and ideas about writing. Each month we set a small piece of “homework” which is then shared at the following meeting. Monthly N/a
Current Affairs We take it in turns to pick a topic for discussion and debate. Monthly N/a
Drawing (1) Drawing and painting – the group members tutor each other. Summer sessions may be outdoors Every 2 weeks The hall is fully accessible
Drawing (2) Drawing and painting – the group members tutor each other. Summer sessions may be outdoors Every 2 weeks N/a
French Intermediate Practicing French, spoken and written, with a fluent French speaker. Monthly N/a
Gardening The group sometimes visits places of interest, and sometimes meets in a member’s house to exchange plants and planting tips Monthly Most venues have good accessibility
German Beginners  Practicing German, spoken and written. Monthly N/a
General Meeting Open to non-members. We have a talk about a topic of general interest for about 45 minutes followed by refreshments and a chance to socialise. Monthly The hall is fully accessible
Local History Delving into the history of the region and its historic buildings and monuments Monthly Partially accessible
Pilates Exercise to build core strength – in partnership with Active Slough Weekly The hall is fully accessible
Play Reading Plays are read aloud for entertainment, offering members a chance to escape from their own reality into the worlds of mystery, romance and comedy. Monthly N/a
Practical Philosophy We take it in turns to pick a theme for discussion and debate. Monthly N/a
Scrabble If you like words, have a sense of fun, want to enjoy a good game and good company, and keep your brains active – come along and join us! Monthly N/a
Table Tennis Guests welcome. Table tennis is one of the best activities for maintaining mental alertness and physical fitness as you age. The sessions are very informal, and beginners are welcome. Every 2 weeks The hall is fully accessible
Ukulele Playing the ukulele is rapidly becoming a popular pastime – there are no auditions or expectations. All you need is a ukulele. Twice a month Partially accessible
Walking Open to non-members. Our walks generally start and finish within a few miles of Slough, the pace is leisurely on good paths, and the distance walked is between 3 and 4 miles over the course of 90 minutes with a tea stop. Twice a month Some walks are suitable for a mobility scooter.
Wine Appreciation Providing opportunities for learning about grapes, wines, regions, countries and methods of production, gaining confidence in buying and ordering wines, knowing what to drink with what and when Monthly N/a

Activities marked N/a are held in the home of one of our members – please enquire if you have difficulties with mobility.