Informal learning groups and clubs

Redbridge Institute supports the work of a number of clubs, societies and community organisations.

Art Club
Monday 3.00–5.00pm, Redbridge Institute,
Contact: Barbara Norcaro, 020 8478 7248, ban@talktalk.net


Clock Repairs
Wednesday 7.00–9.00pm, Redbridge Institute. 
Contact: Nick Andrews, 020 8550 2398.


Good Neighbours Community Association

Table Tennis
Tuesday 7.30–9.30pm, Methodist Church, Gants Hill Crescent. 
Contact: Bob Brodie, 020 8597 3215, Sylarob@aol.com

Ladies Keep Fit
Wednesday, 7.30–9.00pm, Gearies Primary School.  
Contact: Bob Brodie, 020 8597 3215, Sylarob@aol.com


New Essex Choir
A friendly amateur choir  which sings a varied repertoire  of music. 
Friday, 7.30–9.45pm, Barkingside Methodist Church Hall. 
Contact: Brian Taylor, 020 8550 5303, btaylor@orpheusmail.co.uk


Photography Workshop
Practical sessions in great facilities at Redbridge Institute, for experienced and enthusiastic photographers wanting to develop their creative skills in a supportive group environment. 
Contact: 020 8550 2398


Rascals Arts and Crafts
For the over fifties, physically disabled especially welcome.
Monday and Friday, 10.00am–12.00pm, Methodist Church,Gants Hill Crescent.
Contact: Philip Joseph, 020 8590 3125.


Redbridge Ladies Choir
Monday, 7.45–9.15pm, Palmer Catholic Academy, Seven Kings.
Contact: Catherine Shaw, 07554 066263 or Janet Baldacci, 020 8551 9895.


Sophia Hubs
Entrepreneurs’ club and Redbridge Timebank Sophia Hubs gives a range of support to people starting up a business or social enterprise, including an entrepreneurs club. It sends out a weekly information email. It runs the Redbridge Timebank where skills can be exchanged in the community for no cost, just in the currency of ‘hours’.
www.sophiahubsredbridge.com 
Contact: Ros Southern, 07707 460309


Wanstead Keep Fit and Dance Group
Tuesday and Thursday, 10.00–11.30am, Christchurch Hall, Wanstead.
Contact: Gladys Graham, 020 8989 5770.


Workers’ Educational Association (WEA)
Ilford Branch, The WEA offers a variety of daytime and evening classes on history, literature and art, and London walks. Please telephone for a brochure. 
Contact: Christine Pountney, 020 8599 8846.


University of the Third Age (U3A)
The U3A provides educational, creative and leisure opportunities for retired people.
Contact: Liz Kite, 020 8478 1450.