Around the Area - Otley
Joe Woollin of Otley Action for Older People has contacted us to offer technical and digital support.
He spends a lot of his time in appointments or at home visits to help elderly members with specific tech issues or regular sessions to support learning. If you live within OAOP's geographical remit of Otley, Pool and Arthington and would like support please contact Otley Action for Older People, Otley Old People's Welfare Centre, Crossgate, Otley, LS21 3AA. 01943 463965. Joining OAOP is free.
More info: https://www.otleyactionforolderpeople.org.uk/activities/digital-inclusion/
Drop In's at Otley Town Council's 'The Core', Orchard Gate
An opportunity for potential and existing members to chat to Otley u3a members over a cup of tea or coffee 10:30 am to 12 noon. Dates for 2023:
Meet for coffee
We will be in the upstairs room at the Bloomfield Square cafe (near the petrol station on Gay Lane) between 10am - 11am on the following dates in 2023:
All members and non members are welcome, regardless of where they live.
|Lee Wellbrook hosted the well attended meeting 24th July|
Groups that meet in Otley
|Name|| When and Where
|Art for Fun
||Tuesdays 10am at The Bridge Church [artwork examples]||Lynda Drummond|
|Blues Appreciation||First Monday of each month, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at The Black Horse||Lee Wellbrook|
|Circle Dancing||Thursday mornings 10:30am at the Scout Hut, Burras Lane||Jan Ellan Bows|
Last Wednesday of the month from 2:00pm - 4:00pm at Horse and Farrier Pub, Bridge Street Otley LS21 1BQ.
|International Dining Group||Meet at a restaurant each month (the day will vary from month to month)||Kathryn Thompson|
|Otley Sewing Collective||The first Saturday of the month 11:00am to 1:00pm and third Wednesday of the month from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. September 2022 to July 2023 at Beech Hill Church, 20 – 24 Westgate, Otley||Andrea Petch|
|Patchwork and Quilting
||2nd and 4th Thursday of each month 1pm at Bridge Street Church||Kathryn Thompson|
|Photography for Beginners||Horse and Farrier Pub, Bridge Street, Otley LS21 1BQ||Peter Robinson|
|Piano Duets||Quarterly Thursday mornings from 10am to noon at Bridge Street Church||Pam Harris|
|Reading for Fun||Every 3rd Wednesday at the OTP rooms on Mercury Row||Steph Lee|
|Social Bridge - Otley
||Every Monday 10.30am at Otley Town Partnership||Trevor Williams and Steph Lee|
|Walk for Fitness
||Alternate Wednesdays 10am at the Buttercross||Sue Raffo and Ray Moss|
Who are you going to call? Draught Busters!
As part of the warm spaces initiative Otley sewing collective offered free make your own draught excluder sessions starting the 25th January 2023... read press release
Otley Christmas Tree Festival 2022
|A new venture for our Otley Ambassadors this year has been an entry into the Otley Christmas Tree Festival. The festival has taken place at the Parish Church for ten years, with a two year gap during the pandemic. It has been revived this year, in all its glory. U3a Ambassadors were delighted to receive, and accept, an invitation to join in... read more|