KeepActive : Activities, social groups, clubs and organisations for seniors and older people in Nairn in Scotland
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The list which follows shows the name, venue and contact details for 13 activities in Nairn which will be of interest to older folk in the area. Other areas can be selected from the list on the left hand side of the page.

Each entry in the list will offer information regarding meeting days and times plus a number of choices whereby you can be transferred to the website of an organisation, send an email or text message to the organiser, view the location on a map or find a contact number to call.


Nairn : Nairn Bowling Club, Albert Street Click for contact details
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The aim of the Club is to provide bowling facilities for the residents of Nairn and the surrounding area.

We warmly welcome visitors to the Club and encourage residents and tourists alike to take advantage of the green and bowling facilities.

The Club is open for "spoons" on a Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm and on Friday evening at 7pm. Visitors are welcome to participate.

You are very welcome to come and enjoy a game of bowls at the Club or even just to come along and sit and watch. Bowls, jacks, mats, etc are available in the clubhouse.

Meeting Times

Note
   The green is open from early April until the end of September.
Cost
   Not known

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Nairn : Jazz Nairn, Nairn Community & Arts Centre Click for contact details
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Jazz Nairn brings nationally and internationally recognised musicians to Nairn throughout the year. Details of all gigs are on our website.

In November 2018 we are presenting a 3 day 'Festival of Jazz' at venues in Nairn. Full programme will shortly be on the website.

Meeting Times
   Saturday : 2000 to 2200 Quarterly

Note
   Check website for events
Cost
   Not known

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Nairn : Highland Body Mechanic, Nairn Community & Arts Centre Click for contact details
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Ashtanga Yoga

Meeting Times
   Tuesday : 1800 to 1930

Cost
   8.00 per session

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Nairn : Nairn & District Gardening Club, Nairn Community & Arts Centre Click for contact details
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All meetings usually take place on the first Thursday of the month from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at Nairn Community & Arts Centre, unless otherwise indicated on website

Meeting Times
   Thursday : 1930 to 2130 Monthly

Note
   First Thursday of month.
Cost
   Membership subscriptions are currently 20 and run from March to December.
   
   Visitors are welcome to attend meetings for 3.00 per meeting.
   
   Junior subscriptions are currently 5.00.
   

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Nairn : Nairn Cardiactive Group, Nairn Community & Arts Centre Click for contact details
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Affiliated to Chest, Heart and Stroke, Scotland, these sessions are led by a qualified physiotherapist to help you keep your heart healthy or if you have already experienced heart problems to continue recuperative therapy.

You can do as much or as little as you can manage.

Friendly social setting with option of tea and biscuits after for those that wish to stay and chat.

Simply come along and join our session in the main hall

Meeting Times
   Monday : 1915 to 2015

Cost
   2.50 per session
   
   10.00 annual subs

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Nairn : Nairn Friendship Club, Nairn Community & Arts Centre Click for contact details
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Club with fun and companionship for over 16's, retired, disabled.

Bring family and friends for an afternoon of entertainment.

Tea, coffee and biscuits included.

Entertainers and volunteers needed - please contact Moira

Meeting Times
   Tuesday : 1400 to 1600

Cost
   3.00 per person

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Nairn : Nairn U3A, Nairn Community & Arts Centre Click for contact details
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There are open meetings for the whole group fortnightly. Sometimes a guest speaker entertains us, or the afternoon might feature a poetry reading, a DVD or a quiz. Afterwards, we enjoy a wee blether over tea and biscuits, and catch up with group news. There is also a small group library. We also have special outings from time to time, such as our popular New Year lunch.

Our groups include French, History, Italian, Lunch Group, Mah Jong, Photography, Quiz and Games, Scottish Country Dancing, Scrabble and Sewing Bee.

Joining is simple - just come along to one of our open meetings and pay at the door. New members are welcome at any time. Non-members are welcome to attend any speaker meetings that interest them. However, our study groups are for members only.

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1345 to 1600

Note
   We are actively seeking new members, so if you are interested please come along to one of our open meetings. You will be very welcome. Our open meetings are from September to May.
Cost
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Nairn : Nairn Long Term Condition Support Group, Nairn Dunbar Golf Club Lounge Click for contact details
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Living better with a long term condition. Lots of useful tips and techniques to help you to self manage, plus tea, chat and Boccia!

Anyone (of any age) with a long term condition made very welcome - and carers too.

Transport available.

To find out more, contact Roy by phone on 01667 455620 or by email, just click on "Send an Email"

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1400 to 1600 Monthly

Note
   Meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 2.00-4.00pm in Nairn Dunbar Golf Club Lounge.
Cost
   2.00 per meeting

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Nairn : Step It Up Highland, Nairn Library Click for contact details
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Moderate health walks up to an hour in duration. Beginning with a warm up, moving on to a brisker pace (but still enjoying a chat as we walk!), and then to a slow down before stopping for any socialising that is on offer that day!

Healthy walks to enable people in the Highlands to achieve better physical health, improve mental wellbeing, attain a healthy weight and encourage interaction by socialising with others while enjoying the beautiful natural environment we have in the Highlands.

Meeting Times
   Tuesday : 1330 to 1430

Cost
   Not known

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Nairn : Nairn Sailing Club, Nairn Sailing Club Click for contact details
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Nairn Sailing Club is a friendly and informal club based on the harbour front in Nairn. We have a popular cruiser section offering racing and social cruises throughout the year. We also have a thriving dinghy section.

Please take time to browse our website and contact us if you want any further information or would like to join.

We also have regular club nights each Friday during the season and hold regular social events at our clubhouse

Meeting Times
   Friday : 1900 to 2100

Note
   See calendar on website for full details
Cost
   Single Membership 65.00

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Nairn : Nairn Wine Circle, Nairn Various Locations Click for contact details
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The Nairn Wine Circle is an enthusiastic group of individuals who all derive pleasure and fun from making Country Wines, from learning and honing their winemaking skills and from enjoying the company of other enthusiastic Country Winemakers.

A regular program of meetings and events are held throughout the year and a stand is always taken at the Annual Nairn Farm Show in July. The Circle welcomes winemakers and non winemakers interested in the social activities of the Circle.

We are always happy to welcome new members or to chat to potential members or just to chat about making country wines - so please get in touch.

Meeting Times

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   Meetings take place 3rd Tuesday of October, December (Xmas meal), February, March and June (AGM).
Cost
   No cost until further notice

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Nairn : Nairn Art Society, The Laing Hall Click for contact details
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Awaken the artist within you and explore hidden talents.

Our doors are open to anyone who loves painting, drawing and all things arty.

The society owns its own art studio situated in Laing Hall. Although many members paint at home, the structured workshops and daily sessions offer support and guidance from fellow peers. Painting and drawing in all mediums and styles is undertaken and the studio provides a friendly atmosphere to all who create their artwork within.

The hall is only used by our society which helps to keep it a creative haven.

We currently have 70 members ranging from 15 to fabulous! If you are new, you are welcome to have a few taster sessions to decide if its something you would enjoy.

Equipment,brushes, canvases etc. are available to use and a wide selection of books for reference, to borrow and to buy.

Meeting Times
   Monday : 1830 to 2100
   Tuesday : 1000 to 1200
   Wednesday : 1000 to 1600
   Friday : 1400 to 1600

Note
   MONDAY - Tutored- any medium
   
   TUESDAY - Tutored drawing
   
   WEDNESDAY Am/Pm - Working with fellow artists. Any medium you prefer
   
   THURSDAY - Workshop with professional artist.(Booked in advance)
   
   FRIDAY - Working with fellow artists. Any medium
Cost
   All members pay an annual fee of 30 and each class costs 2

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