Group Category: Literature

  • Books 2

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  • Write Your Own Story

    This writing group is for members who have a purpose in mind. Maybe to write their autobiography for friends and family, or to write for publication. Viv has written professionally for over forty years, so has plenty of hints and tips to pass on. Read more

  • Poetry Reading Group

    We are a group who enjoy reading poetry. We have grown in size throughout the year and now have 10 members. At each monthly meeting, we agree on a subject for the following meeting, and we each choose a few poems to read on that subject. We read our poems and discuss them, the language… Read more

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  • Books 3

    We had a trip to the Wedgewood Institute in Burslem where we had a chance to gather round the statue of Arnold Bennett Read more

  • Books 4

    We are a group of 10 members so currently full. contact leader for information.We read one book each Month and discuss this at our meeting. Normally the books are loaned from Buxton library. Read more

  • Books 5

    We are a small group of 8, limited because we meet in our homes. We read one book a month from the library for discussion. Although we don't presently have any spaces - please get in touch with Fiona if you want to join a book group and it may be possible to start up… Read more

  • Creative Writing

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"Writing is the painting of the voice" Voltaire~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Welcome to the Creative Writing Group page. We have space for more members, so please get in touch. Our creative writing group is very informal. There is no class structure. We share our writing (stories - no more than around 900 words, and poems) and that often leads… Read more

  • Shakespeare

    The Shakespeare group has been part of Buxton u3a since it was started by Judy Barrett over 20 years ago. It is now successfully restarted after the lockdown and Judy has chosen an honourable retirement. We are now (19th March) about half way through "Julius Caesar". We usually read one act each week. The group… Read more