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Queen Edith’s Clubs and Courses Directory 2018

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Active Lives Physical & Mental Wellbeing
Group exercises classes and healthy lifestyle course aimed to help people work towards current government recommendations
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri in the Queen Ediths area
Nightingale Rec
Website
Facebook Page
Email matt.lingley@ntlworld.com
07792 557 830

Blinco Bridge Club
Visitor friendly Bridge Club. Pairs come to play duplicate bridge. Help with (easy) adjustment from rubber bridge to duplicate promised for players unfamiliar with duplicate.
Monday 7 pm to 10 pm
Lichfield Hall, Lichfield Road
Website
Email lydia.stow@ntlworld.com

Cambridge Guitar Club
Cambridge Guitar Club is for all classical, acoustic and flamenco guitarists. Bring your guitar and play, beginners and experienced players welcome. Or come along and listen.
Monthly on a Thursday, 8pm to 10pm – see website for dates
St James Centre, Wulfstan Way
Website
Email cambridgeguitarclub@gmail.com

Cambridge Guitar Courses
Learn guitar from the beginning or improve your playing with guitar courses and workshops in Queen Edith’s, Cambridge
Thursday evenings during term time, 7.15pm to 9.15pm, see website for details
St James Centre, Wulfstan Way
Website
Email cambridgeguitarcourses@gmail.com

Cambridge Schools of Taekwon-Do
ITF Style Taekwon-Do ages 7years and up
Thursday evenings: 6.30pm-7.30pm Juniors 6.30pm – 8.00pm Adults
Morley Memorial Primary School
Website
Email cambridgeschool-taekwondo@hotmail.co.uk

Campus Sound
We are an a Capella singing group on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced singer we’d be delighted to see you, and there are no auditions!
Mondays 7:30pm to 9:30pm during term time
Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Website
Facebook Page
Email addenbrookeschoir@gmail.com

Chatty Caterpillars
Toddler group for pre-school children and their parents / carers
Every Thursday during term time
St. John the Evangelist Church, Hills Road
Website
Email stjecambridge@gmail.com

Forever Active
Strength and Balance Class – suitable for anyone who wishes to improve their strength, balance, suppleness and mobility. The exercises have been proven to help reduce the risk of falls and increase confidence with everyday activities.
Thursdays 12.30 – 1.30 – starting on 23rd November. Please contact the Instructor Rosanna Dillon for further information.
Queen Edith Chapel, Wulfstan Way
Website
07989 737 913

Gin Club
Gin tasting each month, our aim is to try lots of different hand crafted gins
first Tuesday of every month, 5th December, 6th February, 6th March, 3rd April
Cambridge Wine Merchants, 163 Cherry Hinton Road
Website
Email cherry@cambridgewine.com

Hills Road Adult Education
At Hills Road Adult Education you can join classes in recreational, academic or vocational subjects, for all ages from 18 – 90+ years old!
Monday – Friday 7.00-9.00pm
Hills Road Sixth Form College
Website
Facebook Page
01223 278 002

Informal woodcarving
Encouraging adults, especially beginners, to explore their own ideas in wood.
Thursdays evenings 6 till 9. We have ten week terms in autumn and winter and one five week term in early summer.
The Violin Workshop, 70A Hartington Grove
Email crfjames@me.com
01223 839 545

Knitting Group at St. John’s
Knitting Group
Every Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
St. John the Evangelist Church, Hills Road
Website
Email stjecambridge@gmail.com

Lasers
Lasers is an after-school Bible club for children in school years 5 and 6.
Fridays during term times; 3:30-5pm
Queen Edith Chapel, Wulfstan Way
Email office@qeccambridge.org.uk
01224 245 584

Lean Machine fitness
Local HIIT fitness class
6:30am Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Queen Edith Primary School
Website
Email leanmachinefitness@yahoo.co.uk

MAUL: Martial Arts Uniting Ladies
We are a Tae-Kwon-Do club organised to promote women in martial arts.
19:40-20:40 Tuesdays & Fridays
Queen Edith’s Primary School
Website
Facebook Page
07568 585 359

Nightingale Garden volunteers
Create and look after the community garden at Nightingale Park. Also social events. Project of QECF.
Sunday and Monday afternoons, weather permitting, from 2 to 4 pm. Gardeners’ tea at 3.
Nightingale Garden, Nightingale Park
Website
Email info@nightingalegarden.org.uk

Nightingale Strollers
Sustrans-supported social walk around the park for all ages and abilities.
Tuesday mornings (weather allowing), 10.30 am, with light refreshments in the garden until about 12 noon.
Nightingale Garden gate, Nightingale Park
Website

Parktennis
Free social tennis event run by volunteers for players of all ages and abilities. Equipment is provided as well!
Every Saturday from 10am-11am
Nightingale Recreation Ground Tennis Courts
Website
Facebook Page
Email info@parktennis.org

Pilates, Yoga and Tai Chi
£5.00 pay as you go drop in classes Week day day time classes as well as weekend classes. Just turn up and feel welcome! Suitable for beginners, and people already fit and active (Easy and challenging options given)
Week day day time classes as well as weekend classes
Lichfield Hall Community Centre, Lichfield Road
Website
Email smilesnotjustgrindeep@yahoo.co.uk

Rebecca’s After School Art Club
After School Art Club based on Point Zero painting for children from Year 3
Monday 3:30, Tuesday 5pm, Wednesday 3:30 and 5pm
18 Hills Avenue
Website
Facebook Page

SAS
SAS is a youth group for 11-18 yr olds. We have a mix of activities including some teaching from the Bible, sport, Wii, snooker, tuck shop.
Sundays during term-time; 6-8pm (school yrs 7-9), 7-9pm (school years 10+)
Queen Edith Chapel, Wulfstan Way
Email office@qeccambridge.org.uk
01223 245 584

Tech Studio – Children Computer Club
Tech-Studio offers a range of computer courses for children of Key stages 1, 2, 3 and 4 in-line with ICT National Curriculum. At Tech-Studio we encourage and inspire children to become the next generation of ICT experts. Here we include computer courses and practical workshops in diverse subject areas including digital art, coding and web programming, web design, animation hardware, networking and robotics.
Various batches running from Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm
Suite A, Adkins Chambers, Perne Road – just above Budgens
Website
Facebook Page
Email info@tech-studio.co.uk
01223 655 321

Toddle Along
Church service, play and crafts for preschoolers
Term time Mondays at 10am
St. John the Evangelist Church, Hills Road
Website
01223 241 316

Water colour painting
Individual tuition from Jane Tippett for amateurs, to encourage their desire to paint.
Monday afternoons 2 till 4, Thursday mornings 10.30 till 12.30, Thursday afternoons 2 till 4 in two ten week terms, autumn and winter, one five week term in early summer.
The Violin Workshop, 70A Hartington Grove
Email violajuliet@hotmail.co.uk

Yoga
Yoga classes to calm the mind and body – all welcome
Monday nights (7.35 – 8.55pm) Morley Memorial Primary School Tuesday mornings (9.30 – 10.55am) and Wednesday nights(7.35 – 8.55pm) at Lichfield Hall Community Centre. Termly bookings – not drop in though new students welcome to try a class before committing to a course.
Morley Memorial Primary School, Blinco Grove and Lichfield Hall Community Centre, Lichfield Road
Website
Email annayoungs@hotmail.com
01223 246 089

The Queen Edith’s Clubs and Courses Directory above covers free social groups, paid-for courses …anything really. However, they must take place within Queen Edith’s. Please see our map here to check the area covered. To add your club, course or society, please complete the form here. Listings are free.

The directory above also features in the printed Queen Edith’s Community News magazine. Please note that the directory is for ongoing events, clubs or courses – for one-off events, we have our separate events guide. If you have a one-off event which you’d like included in our events guide, just send us details in an email.

If you have any amendments to the directory, or any questions, please contact us at hello@queen-ediths.info.

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