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Tai Chi – an introduction

This activity is currently full, with a waiting list.
A 10 week course to introduce a short form of Tai Chi consisting of 17 moves especially designed for older people.
By the end of the course, group members should be able to use this sequence of moves to help develop and maintain balance, control and flexibility of movement Tai Chi requires an ability to stand and walk unaided but is suitable for all levels of fitness,
Meeting every Tuesday morning from October 3rd to December 12th inclusive, 11,15 – 12.45 (except October 31st) at Cornerstone Community Centre, Church Road, BN3 2FL.
PLEASE NOTE.  Participants will need to commit to attending ALL sessions to learn the moves and sequence.  Please wear loose clothes and flat shoes.

Motorcycle Touring Group

This is a new group that will meet at the Downs Hotel Woodingdean on the first Wednesday of the month. Initially contact the Convenor to arrange dates.

Hove Book Group B

This is a new group.

This friendly and informal group meets monthly to discuss a wide range of books, chosen by members of the group.

Meetings will be on Tuesdays at the Convenors house.

First meeting 12 September.

French Conversation – Hove 2

This new group aims to improve French conversational skills, and the ability to listen to and be understood by native French speakers.

Starts 05 September

Advanced Spanish Conversation

This group is not yet finalised. It will probably be available in October.

Conversation group, conducted entirely in Spanish, for those with a sound working knowledge of the language.
Group Leader and Members take it in turn to lead a session, introducing a subject for discussion.

History Walks – B

Join Stephen on guided tours of around an hour and a half in which we explore the story of Brighton
& Hove’s historical development, and the people and places which were part of that story.

Some walks follow a theme such as women, cinemas or shops, other focus on a particular district, its
residents and their stories.

The proposed Group B walks for 2023-24 are currently:
• Hey big spender – City Centre shops (14 September 2023)
• Hove Park and the Goldstone (12 October 2023)
• Notable Brighton Women – the famous and not so famous (9 November 2023)
• Prestonville – the district no one knows (14 December 2023)
• Around St Anne’s Well (11 January 2024)
• Screen Gems – City Centre cinemas (8 February 2024)
• Cliftonville and Old Hove (14 March 2024)
• The Railway Works and New England Quarter (11 April 2024)
• Marine Parade to Kemp Town (9 May 2024)
• In search of the village of Preston (13 June 2024)
• Brunswick Town and West Brighton (11 July 2024)

(note this programme is liable to change)

Scottish Country Dancing

A light hearted, enjoyable way to keep healthy: join the Scottish Country Dancing class and learn the formations to a variety of dances.
All footwork will be demonstrated and enjoyment and laughter is the object of the group.
Learn about the history of Scottish dancing and enjoy the wonderful tunes of the Jigs, Reels and Strathspeys.
The group meets on Tuesdays at 4.00 until 5.30 at the Unitarian Church on New Road. Bring soft shoes and a refreshment.
The first session is on 5th September.

German Beginners

Willkommen! A fun, interactive course for those with no prior knowledge of German.

We will cover topics such as greetings and introductions, basic personal questions and answers, numbers and prices, shopping, and ordering food and drinks.

Come along and surprise yourself at how quickly you can pick up the basics!


Starts 18 September.

Pop-up Groups

One-off talks will be offered across the term.

If you are willing to give such a talk, or can recommend another, please contact Michael.


If you missed the Air Frier demo click for here for video.


  • Sight Loss  

Monday 13th 2.30pm to 4.30pm Kemp Town Crypt main hall.

  • Cryptic Crosswords for Learners

Tuesday 14th 11am at Cornerstone Community Centre (Loft).

No need to book.