Shinto Goju-Ryu Karate Club www.ShintoGojuryuKarate.co.uk
The club practises a style of Karate known as Goju-Ryu, which translates to hard-soft karate aimed at self defence as opposed to competition. Students of all abilities beginner or advanced, Junior (5-16yrs old) and Senior (16yrs+) are welcomed. With fully qualified instructors students can train at their own level and improve fitness.
Mondays: Junior 7-8:30pm, Senior 8:30-10:30pm Ian Knight 07887 742546
Parent and Toddler Group [email protected]
Supported by Community Playlink, this group provides a safe environment for parent accompanied play. Craft or activities undertaken and a variety of toys available each week. Come along for coffee to meet other parents in this friendly group. The group also organises local outings.
Tuesday 9:45 – 11:30 Babies to school age Laura Matcham 07592 063372
Rainbows provide a fun stimulating introduction to the Guides Association for 5-7 yr old girls. Embracing Look, Learn, Laugh, Love attributes, Rainbows focus on games, creative activities as well as seasonal activities at Christmas, Mothers Day.
Tuesday 5:45- 6:45pm 5-7 yr olds Lisa King 07704 831809
2nd Pear Tree Guides www.girlguiding.org.uk
Guiding is a 100 year old world-wide association for 10-14 year old girls providing challenging fun and a stimulating environment to learn new life skills and meet friends. With a 2007 motto of “Girls lead the way” the group teaches independence and leadership skills through a variety of activities.
Every Tuesday in term time, 7pm-9pm Cathy Brear 02380 449330
Scarlets School of Dance
Join us for a fun, friendly, energetic time. Dance to the latest beats. Street hip-hop classes and free style disco. We welcome everyone from age 2 ½ onwards. Beginner, intermediate and championship classes taught.
Thurs 6:00-9:00pm Sara-Jane Alexander 07951 098608 Chloe 07513 023833
Striking Back Club Affiliated to the Stroke Association - www.stroke.org.uk
The group offers support and friendship to people of any age who are recovering from the effects of a stroke. The meetings, also open to families and friends, include games, refreshments, good supportive company with occasional speakers and entertainment. New members always welcome.
Every Thursday 10am-12 Doreen Carter 02380 443520
Pear Tree Players Drama Group [email protected]
Pear Tree Players is an informal amateur dramatic group that has in the past staged Pantomimes plus other occasional productions throughout the year. Currently looking for new members whether on stage or behind-the-scenes.
Some Friday evenings – check for details Kathryn Cousens 02380 422004
Southampton Flower Club
The club hosts talks, demos and workshops about flowers and arranging. No prior skill required. All welcome. Other activities include outings, social events and an annual competition.
3rd Thursday each month (not Jan or Aug) 2-4pm Hazel Roberts 02380 444097
Pear Tree Beer Club www.camra.org.uk
Run by enthusiastic CAMRA real ale members, this club enjoys good company and fine ales (sensibly consumed). Beer festivals, open top bus and outings organised. All welcome, not just beer drinkers! Email events programme provided.
Monthly weekend evenings in local pubs Paul Harvey 02380 449177
Southampton Philatelic Auctions www.sotonphil.co.uk
Local auctioneers of stamp and postal history dating back to 1830’s. Also medals, cigarette cards, postcards. Items of local interest may be on sale. All welcome including buyers or sellers.
Sat every 6 or 7 weeks, Viewing from 9am - 12:30pm.
Auction from 1:15pm onwards finishing 3-4pm Bob Betts 02380 448373
Southampton Retired Teachers
The club draws members from across Southampton and provides an opportunity for retired teachers to meet socially and enjoy a wide range of stimulating speakers, outings, fish and chip lunch and “the final fling” party in July. Guests Welcome.
3rd Friday of month, 1:30-4pm main speaker at 2:30pm Pam Read 8045 2104