Activity Groups

Updated on 02 Feb 2020

Group   Frequency Accessibility
Art Appreciation Once a month, we visit, as a group, public galleries and art exhibitions such as the Tate or the V&A. Monthly Most galleries are accessible
Book Club We borrow sets of books from Slough Library and meet once a month to discuss them Monthly «
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 «
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 « Usually the venue is accessible
Current Affairs A lively discussion of a topic in the news. Monthly «
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 «
French Intermediate Practicing French, spoken and written, with a fluent French speaker. Monthly «
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 «
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
Lunch Club We meet every month in a pub or restaurant near Slough Monthly Usually the venue is 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 into the worlds of mystery, romance and comedy. Monthly «
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. Monthly «
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! Every 2 weeks «
Poetry in Action To read, write, and discuss poetry. Monthly « Usually in an accessible venue
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 The hall is fully 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 «

« Activities which are held in the home of one of our members – please enquire if you have difficulties with mobility.