Activity Groups

Updated 11 June 2020

 

Here are the groups which are active during the COVID-19 lockdown

Group Lockdown activity
Art Appreciation We are sharing ideas and suggestions for some of the many exhibitions and galleries which are now available to view online. We’re hoping that outdoor exhibitions may be allowed to re-open soon
Book Club We discuss books that we have recently read using Zoom
Creative Writing We are exchanging ideas and written pieces by email.
Current Affairs A lively discussion of a topic in the news – now using Zoom.
Drawing Drawing and painting – the group members tutor each other. Meeting using Zoom
Gardening Exchanging tips and pictures using WhatsApp
German Beginners Practicing German, spoken and written using Zoom.
Local History Delving into the history of the region and its historic buildings and monuments. We’re researching topics which we can share when we are able to meet up again.
Pilates Exercise to build core strength – in partnership with Active Slough. Once a week, online.
Play Reading Plays are read aloud for entertainment, offering members a chance to escape into the worlds of mystery, romance and comedy. Meeting every 2 weeks using Zoom.
Poetry in Action To read, write, and discuss poetry using Zoom
Practical Philosophy The members pick a topic for discussion each session. No long words allowed – this is very much an exchange of thoughts and feelings around the selected theme. Meeting using Zoom
Ukulele Playing the ukulele is rapidly becoming a popular pastime – there are no auditions or expectations. All you need is a ukulele. We’re using Zoom at the moment.
Walking are now able to walk together, every Wednesday afternoon. In order to comply with social distancing rules, we will split into groups of 6 or less, keep 2 metres separate from others in the same group, and each group will follow a different route from the meeting point.

 

Closed due to COVID-19

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.
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
Drawing (2) Drawing and painting – the group members tutor each other. Summer sessions may be outdoors
French Intermediate Practicing French, spoken and written, with a fluent French speaker.
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.
Lunch Club We meet every month in a pub or restaurant near Slough
Scrabble Groups

1 & 2

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!
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