Open groups

New members can join all the following groups, subject to any requirements that the group might have. Click the 'More' link 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
Beginners photographyProvides an introduction to digital photography. We meet when there's a demand.More
CanastaWe meet to play Canasta in the Age Concern Hall at 2pm on the second and fourth Saturday of the monthMore
Changing YearsYour opportunity to get involved at the start of this National Lottery-funded project exploring and documenting life on Hayling between the ends of the first and second world wars - the changing years.More
ComputerWe help and encourage members to make better use of their computing device for whatever interests them. 10am on the first Tuesday of each month.More
CroquetMeets at 10am on Wednesdays in good weather to play on a garden courtMore
Current affairsWe meet to discuss current affairs at 10.30 on the first Wednesday of each monthMore
CyclingThe cycling group arranges monthly rides of two to three hours' duration. 10.00am on the first Tuesday of each month.More
Digital photographyWe take photographs of mutually agreed subjects and present them at monthly meetings at 10am on the last Wednesday of each month.More
Dining 1We meet occasionally to enjoy a meal and good companyMore
Dining 2We meet occasionally to enjoy a meal and good companyMore
Family history 1The Group decides the subject to be discussed each month, and members take it in turn to lead our discussions. 10am on the first Monday of each month.More
Hand bellsWe meet every other Friday morning from 10 till noon as well as performing on dates agreed by the groupMore
History 2We each take it in turn to chose a historical subject, research it and prepare a talk on it. Second Friday of each month.More
Improvers' BridgeWe meet at the Royal British Legion, on Tuesday's at 10.00am. We play ACOL rubber bridgeMore
Local history 2We meet to discuss local history matters usually on the third Monday of the month with occasional social events and visits to places of interestMore
MahjongWe meet to play a simplified version of MahJongMore
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 appreciation 2We listen to, and discuss a wide range of music. 2.00pm on the 4th Friday 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 2We develop our skills through sharing our knowledge and ideas, no one is an expert and all levels of ability are welcome. Fourth Friday of the month.More
Painting & drawing 3We meet to draw and paint to suggested themes on the first Thursday of each monthMore
PhilosophyWe 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, human rights.10am third Wednesday of the month.More
Reading 3We choose a book to read and discuss each month. We meet on the second Friday of each month.More
Recorders improversAll U3A Members who can read music and also play a recorder are welcome to join us every Wednesday, 2.30 to 4.30.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 3We meet to play Scrabble at 2pm on the fourth Thursday of the monthMore
Social BridgeWe meet to play Bridge at 10am on TuesdaysMore
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.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
WindsongThis is a group for players with some knowledge of recorder playing up to those more familiar with the instrument.. Meetings are arranged based on member availability.More
Wine appreciation 2We meet every two months to try wines and socialise.More
WoodwindWe are a woodwind group trying to improve our playing by using music that we enjoy. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday afternoons of each month, adjustable by agreement.More
Writers' circleWe 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. At present we are peripatetic and meet in various venues each month. If you are thinking of joining us, please contact me, Maggi BridgmanMore