Group Contacts and Future Activities


Horsley U3A currently offers the following activity groups.  Each has its own web page - click on the links shown. 

Horsley U3A Activity Group Contacts   Updated: 30 July 2019
Group Contact Meetings Location
Antiques and Collectables Joy Davis
Tel: 574377
Tony Jones
01372 454161
Monthly, third Monday of the month at 2pm, for 2.30pm until 4pm Lovelace Room, East Horsley Village Hall
Astronomy Peter Tribe
Tel: 222826
Ian Symes
Tel: 283774
Normally third Thursday of each month, at 6pm Peter Tribe's home
Bird Watching and Natural History Brian Austin
Tel: 284925
John Burge
Tel: 283803
One Tuesday every month (except August) 9.30am- 12.30pm Outdoors
Books Esther Ruscoe
Tel: 282985
Monthly, second Tuesday of the month at 10.00 am. Members' homes
Books: Easyreaders Sheila Keogh
Tel: 284754
First Monday morning of the month. rotating around members houses
Books: Lovelace Sue Smith
Tel: 283269
Second Monday of each month at 10am rotating around members houses
Boules Wendy Sampson
01483 664021 or
07769 183361
Ian Sampson
Tel: 664021
Monday afternoons from 2.15pm to about 3.45pm, May to October Horsley Sports Club, Pennymead Avenue
Bowling (Outdoors) Peter Tallon
Tel: 283163
Weekly, Mondays (excl bank holidays) at 2.15pm for 2.30 start in summer months (season from early May to mid September). Horsley Bowls Club - Ockham Road South near St Martin's Church
Bridge – improvers Annie Gilbert
Tel: 285973
First, third, and fifth Wednesdays of each month 4pm - 6pm Members' homes
Bridge Club 1 Sue Burge
Tel: 283803
First and third Thursdays of each month from 4.30 – 6.30pm East Horsley Village Hall
Bridge Club 2 Helen Bayes
Tel: 282062
Every Monday, 2.30 - 4.30pm East Horsley Village Hall
Canasta 1 Janet Rushby
Tel: 285235
Last Thursday of each month at 7.00pm Members' homes
Canasta 2 Roger Gardiner
Tel: 284124
Last Tuesday evening in the month Members' homes
Chess John Macdonald
01483 283038
Fourth Monday of each month Members' homes
Computer Buddies Tony Heaney
Tel: 284347
Meetings arranged with members needing assistance Various
Concert Outings Bill King
Tel: 283984
Creative Writing Denise Smee
Tel: 283542
As arranged, generally monthly members' homes
Croquet Bob Davis
Tel: 284237
Weekly, Thursdays 10.30-12.30pm in summer months Polesden Lacey
Cycling Bob Spackman
Tel: 283343
Sue Reeve
Tel: 282063
The Main group rides every Tuesday, usually with two alternative routes for riders to choose between, starting from Horsley station at 9.30am. The EasyRiders also go out at the same time on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The longer distance road bike rides take place on Mondays and either Wednesdays or Fridays, usually starting from Horsley or Effingham at 9.15am. On Fridays there is a shorter road bike ride of about 2 hours from Horsley Station at 9.15am. All rides are subject to weather conditions and we don't ride on very wet, windy, or frosty days !  Usually starting from Horsley Station
Dinghy Sailing Bob Spackman
Tel: 283343
Monthly during summer months Portsmouth
Explore London (Thursday) David Harrison
Tel: 280260
Normally fourth Thursday of each month. First cheap train currently 9:20am from Horsley Outdoors
Explore London (Tuesday) Roy Proctor
Tel: 282410
First Tuesday of each month (excluding January and August). 9:20am train from Horsley Outdoors
Films Margaret Faulkner
Tel: 282267
First Thursday of each month at 7pm Lovelace Room, East Horsley Village Hall
Genealogy Bob Spackman
Tel: 283343
Last Thursday of each month at 10am East Horsley Village Hall
Getting Out and About Helen Bayes
Tel: 282062
Monthly, usually 2nd Friday of the month Various excursions
Grace Notes (Make Music) Marion Hartland
Tel: 280072
Weekly, Thursdays from 3pm till 5pm West Horsley Methodist Hall
History Clive Smee
Tel: 283542
David Williams
Tel: 282296
Fourth Tuesday of the month at 4pm for 4.30pm, January to June then September, October and November Millennium Room, East Horsley Village Hall
Home Wine Appreciation Stewart Smith
Tel: 283269
Fourth Monday of the month at 7.00pm Members' homes
Humour Derry Dinkin
07774 148540
Online group - communication by email and text Online
Knit for Charity Margaret Grinter
Tel: 282294
Fourth Monday of the month, from 2pm until 4pm Members' homes
Mah-Jong Stephanie Henderson
Tel: 283844
First and third Wednesdays of each month at 1.30pm Members' homes
Memoir Writing Clive Smee
Tel: 283542
As arranged Members' homes
Music Appreciation Peter Collett
Tel: 283661
Fourth Wednesday of the month, 3-5pm Members' homes
Open Minds - Discussion Group Mandy Newman
Tel: 284342
Third Thursday of month, 2.30 to 4.30pm with a break for a cup of tea Members' homes
Orchids Jean Green
Tel: 284467
Occasional meetings at times to suit members' interests Various
Outings Ian Miller
Tel: 304744
Mark Pinks
Tel: 283877
2-3 times a year Various
Pencil Art for All Jill Richardson-Jones
Tel: 459547
Second Monday of each month, 2pm to 4pm East Clandon Village Hall
Photography David Wilson
Tel: 283091
Ian Eversden
01372 456854
Second Wednesday of each month 2.15 – 4.30 pm East Horsley Village Hall (Conisbee Room) and other locations
Pickleball Pam Campbell
Tel: 282245
Helen Bayes
Tel: 282062
Weekly on Friday afternoons 2pm to 3.30pm and 3.30pm to 5pm East Horsley Village Hall - main hall
Pilates Margaret Newman
Tel: 281139
Denise Smee
Tel: 283542
  West Horsley Village Hall
Play Reading Michael Grinter
Tel: 282294
Monthly - second Friday of the month at 10am with the posibility of the following Friday to complete the reading. Achiilea, East Horsley KT24 5ET
Poetry Pat Homewood
Tel: 282384
Second Wednesday of each month at 2pm. Members' homes
Practical Art for All Ian Phillipson
Tel: 284410
Second and fourth Thursday of month, 2pm to 4pm East Horsley Village Hall
Rummikub Liz Onslow
Tel: 282180
Second Wednesday of month at 7.30pm Members' homes
Rummikub 2 Derry Dinkin
07774 148540
Third Tuesday of each month, 2pm to about 4.30pm Members' homes
Science & Technology Ian Eversden
01372 456854
Liaising with Bookham and Guildford Science Groups Merrow Village Hall
Scottish Dancing Celia Chapman
Tel: 282474
Fortnightly on Wednesdays: 4pm to 6pm during winter months Effingham Community Hall
Scrabble Janet Rushby
Tel: 285235
Second Wednesday of each month at 2.00pm Members' homes
Scrabble 2 Angela Watney
Tel: 282260
Alternate Thursdays, 2-4pm Members' homes
Snooker Robin Satow
01306 640474
Weekly, every Thursday at 8pm Goodhart Rendell Hall, West Horsley
Supper Club Gill Borthwick
01483 282672
07939 227556
Every 4-6 weeks, varying days of the week, generally at 7pm Local pubs and restaurants
Table Tennis - Friday Roger Gardiner
Tel: 284124
The Friday group meets every week from mid September to the end of April and we play from 3.15pm - 5.15pm. Millennium Room, East Horsley Village Hall
Table Tennis - Monday Bill King
Tel: 283984
The Monday group will meet every week for three seasons throughout the year: from January to the end of April, May to mid-September, and mid-September to mid-December, all from 3.15pm to 5.30pm. Millennium Room, East Horsley Village Hall
Table Tennis - Wednesday Viv Markley
Tel: 285711
The Wednesday group meets every week from mid September to the end of April, and we play from 3.15 pm to Millennium Room, East Horsley Village Hall
Theatre Visits  Liz Onslow
Tel: 282180
Various Excursion
Transport and Industrial Archaeology Tony Samson
Tel: 282936
Varied days as arranged Talks at local Hall in Winter and Visits during the rest of the year
Travel Jenny Peachey
Tel: 223656
Bi-Monthly (from January) on third Thursday of the month at 7.45pm East Horsley Village Hall
Ukulele Tony Renfrey
07768 970325
Tuesdays fortnightly at 10am Members’ houses or a local hall, depending on the number of players
Using New Technology Tony Heaney
Tel: 284347
Regular meeting times to suit participants Various
Walking Robert Taylor
Third Monday of each month at 10am. Check details with walk leader in case of last minute changes. Outdoors
Wine Appreciation Tony Thompson
Tel: 282314
Valerie Thompson
Tel: 282314
"'Horsley" tastings are normally on the second Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm.   No meeting in July or August East Horsley Village Hall

Note: dialling code (01483) unless otherwise shown 

 To join any group please get in touch with the contact listed, or contact Groups Co-ordinators Denise Smee on 01483 283542 or at

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