To find a group on a map look at the bottom of this page.
|Monday||IKEA FAN, Grangetown||We are a friendly FAN group for men and women that meets in the IKEA restaurant on the second floor, Ferry Rd, Grangetown, Cardiff CF11 0XR - look out for the FAN world map tablecloth. We usually meet in the seats near the window. Meet at 11am in order to have time to get a drink, the meeting starts 11.15am For information about FAN phone Janina on 07512 638792 or Sarah on 07880 630553. Please note that the group will be taking a break over the coming holidays with the last meting on 16th December, starting back on 6th January.||11.00am to get a coffee, meeting starts at 11.15am||51.457740, -3.184740|
|Monday||Whitchurch FAN||Our Whitchurch FAN for men and women meets on Mondays. until 16th December. then will be taking a break until 6th January. From 6th January we will meet in the Roundabout Cafe, Whitchurch Methodist Church, Penlline Road, CF14 1AA AND NOT in Whitchurch Library. For more information please contact Sarah on 07880630553 or ask at the library. FAN is a great way to make new friends locally and to practise English speaking skills.||2.00pm||51.50000, -3.20000|
|Tuesday||Riverside FAN Group, The City Church (Women Only)||Riverside Women's FAN Group meets in the City Church and is open to women of all religions (or no religion) There is no charge to participate and no need to book your place. Come at 10.30 for coffee and 11am for the meeting itself. Entry is through the glass doors on Lower Cathedral Road, CF11 9AD. Women of all ages, faiths and backgrounds will be warmly welcomed and if you are learning English, our FAN meeting can provide a friendly and supportive place to practice your English conversation skills. Please note that the group will take a break during the Christmas holidays. The last meeting will be on Tuesday 10th December. Start back date to be confirmed.||10:30am||51.481174141754586, -3.1887474458198994|
|Tuesday||FAN Plus Wales Millennium Centre. MONTHLY meetings.||FAN Plus is a partnership project between FAN and the Wales Millennium Centre offering something a little bit different to a usual FAN meeting! Each session will start with a slightly shorter than usual FAN meeting, then there will be an additional activity based at the Millennium Centre. Contact Gemma.Hicks@wmc.org.uk or Janina janina.atFAN@yahoo.com or 07512 638792 if you have any questions||1.25pm||51.587350,-2.988600|
|Wednesday||Severn Road Centre, Canton||A FAN group for women at Severn Road Neighbourhood Learning Centre, Severn Rd, Canton CF11 9DZ (above Severn Primary School). For information, please call the Centre 029 2023 1652 or ring or text 07880 630553. Come and meet friendly women from around the corner and around the world. Please note that the group will be taking a break over the coming holidays with the last meting on 18th December, starting back on 8th January.||12.00pm||51.48285730045609, -3.1997120019514114|
|Wednesday||Canton Library||No Canton lIbrary FAN on 11th December. Back as usual on 18th - bring something to eat to share if you can. Canton Library, Library Street, CF5 1QD - Call (029) 2078 0999. We are a friendly group of men and women from around the corner and around the world. We meet in the glass fronted room to the left of the main entrance of the library. Please note that the group will be taking a break over the coming holidays with the last meting on 18th December, starting back on 8th January||5:30pm||51.48208, -3.20284|
|Wednesday||Grangetown Hub FAN - NOTE NEW START TIME OF 4.30pm||Our friendly FAN group meets at Grangetown Hub, Havelock Place, Grangetown, CF11 6PA on Wednesdays at 5pm. The group is for men and women from around the corner and around the world to meet together in friendship. If you are learning English coming to FAN can help you improve your speaking and listening skills. For more information ask Ceri, at the library 02920 780966 or Janina 07512 638792. Please note that the group will be taking a break over the coming holidays with the last meting on 18th December, starting back on 8th January.||4.30pm||51.470450, -3.187320|
|Thursday||Oasis FAN Group, Splott||FAN meeting for men and women in Oasis, 69B Splott Road, Splott, CF24 2BW. Call 07880 630553 for more information. Come and meet people from around the corner and around the world at Oasis centre for asylum seekers and refugees. We meet in the craft room inside the centre - ask at reception for FAN. You will be very welcome. Please note that the group will be taking a break over the coming holidays with the last meting on 19th December, starting back on 2nd January.||1.00pm||51.48328, -3.15079|
|Thursday||M.A.D.E Cafe, Roath||The group usually meets at MADE a great Community Arts Cafe corner of Lochaber and Angus Street, Roath, CF24 3LS. Come down Angus Street, last road on left off Albany Road or come up Lochaber Street (off Ninian Road) We love new friends - it will make an interesting network. Anyone friendly welcome. Phone 07989041495 for more information. Come a little before 11am if you want to buy a cup of tea or coffee!||11:00am||51.49566616240621, -3.167603765032254|
|Thursday||Cathays Branch and Heritage Library FAN. MONTHLY Meetings||The group meets monthly at 2.05pm at the library, Fairoak Rd, Cathays CF24 4PW. The meetings will start with a short FAN meeting and be followed by Heritage FAN where we get to know our city by exploring materials from the Heritage Library. There will be a warm welcome for those who are learning English and also for those who speak English confidently! Future meetings: No meeting in January; 6th February - The Story of the Pierhead Building; 5th March - Cool Cymru & Beyond; 2nd April - Welsh Poets:; 7th May - Cardiff in the 90's||2.05pm||51.49738, -3.18214|
|Thursday||Central Library HUB FAN Note New start time of 5pm||Our FAN group meets weekly at 5.30pm pm on Thursdays in the meeting room on the 4th floor of the Central Library Hub, The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1FL. A friendly way for local people and those from other European countries and the rest of the world to meet,talk and listen to each other for one hour. We talk about our daily lives, our ideas and experiences. If you are learning English, coming to a FAN group can help you improve your speaking and listening skills. Please note that the group will be taking a break over the coming holidays with the last meting on 19th December, starting back on 2nd January.||5.00p.m.||51.477522, -3.176014|
|Thursday||Stacey Road Primary School||A new FAN group taking place in Stacey Road Primary school, open to the local community. Meetings take place on Thursdays from 9am to 10.30am. Come and join our friendly group to share stories and experiences! We will meet as usual from 7th November onward||9.00am||51.490465, -3.154216|
|Thursday||CCAWS FAN Group for women, meets fortnightly from 16th January||From 16th January 2020. A new time and day for CCAWS FAN group meeting at 1.30pm on Thursdays in CCAWS, Community Care and 16Wellbeing Service 62 Whitchurch Rd, Cardiff CF14 3LX , The group will meet fortnightly ; 16/1; 30/1; 13/2;5/3; 19/3. A friendly way for women from around the corner and around the world to meet, talk and listen to each other for one hour. We talk about our daily lives, our ideas and experiences. If you are learning English, coming to a FAN group can help you improve your speaking and listening skills. For more information contact Janina on 07512 638792 or CCAWS on 02920 345294 or Mrs Roy at Cathays High School.||01:30pm||51.500396, -3.186527|
|Thursday||NEW! South Riverside Community Development Centre (SRCDC)||We're delighted to announce that we have a brand new FAN group starting in South Riverside Community Development Centre, Brunel Street, Riverside, CF11 6ES. Tel 02920 220309 and ask for Sharon. A warm welcome awaits anyone who would like to join us to make new friends and get to know their neighbours! Meetings are free, you don't need to book and you're welcome to bring a packed lunch! A warm welcome awaits anyone who would like to join us to make new friends and get to know their neighbours! Please note that the group will be taking a break during the Christmas holidays with the last meeting taking place on 19th December, starting back on 9th January.||1.00pm||51.477360,-3.191000|
|Friday||Grangetown, Salvation Army (Women only)||A FAN meeting for women in the Salvation Army, Corporation Road, Grangetown, CF11 7AY. Please come at 10.00am if you would like help with English, we follow our English session with FAN at 11am For more information, call (029) 2064 0714. We look forward to seeing you soon. Pre-school children welcome but please ring before the meeting to make sure there is space for your child. Please note that the group will be taking a break during the Christmas holidays with the last meeting taking place on 13th December, starting back on 10th January.||10:00am English Lesson 11.00am FAN meeting||51.465754806488476, -3.1766646390315145|
|Friday||Women Connect First FAN, Riverside||Welcome back to this warm and friendly FAN group for women, meeting in the basement of Women Connect First, 7 Neville St, Riverside, Cardiff CF11 6LP. All women welcome. Women Connect First's World Cafe takes place after FAN at 12 and is an opportunity to buy a delicious lunch cooked by WCF volunteers. Contact 029 2034 3154 and ask for Amal or Adrisa for more information.||11.00am||51.480393, -3.190964|
|Friday||Ebenezer Hall, Grangetown||We are a friendly FAN group open to people of all religions (or no religion). Come and join us to meet your neighbours and make new friends. Everyone will be given a warm welcome and if you're learning English, our group will provide a supportive place for you to practice your skills. We look forward to seeing you at Ebenezer Church, 204a Corporation Rd, Cardiff CF11 7AY Please note that this venue is not currently fully accessible. Contact us if you have any specific access requirements. Please note that the group will be taking a break over the coming holidays with the last meting on 20th December, starting back on 3rd January.||11.00am||51.466820, -3.179170|
|Saturday||United Reform Church (URC) Cardiff City Centre||A friendly FAN group open to people of all religions (or no religion). Our Saturday city centre FAN group meets at the United Reform Church, Windsor Place, CF10 3BZ at 11am. Meet from 10.30am in the downstairs cafe, run by volunteers then join our FAN group at 11am. People of all religions, ages and background will be warmly welcomed! For more information please phone 07880630553 or 07989041495 or look at our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/THEFANCHARITY. Please note that the group will continue to meet during the coming school holidays. On Saturday 21st December, you're invited to bring along a plate of food to share and for that date only, the the meeting will run from 11am to 1pm.||11:00am||51.4808509, -3.173176300000023|
|Sunday||Sunday FAN at Wales Millennium Centre - MONTHLY||Sunday FAN meetings take place monthly in Wales Millennium Centre. Join us for a free cuppa and a chat in the Seligman Room on Level 2 between 2.30pm and 4pm. Further information: Janina: janina.atFAN@yahoo.com or 07512 638792 or ring Ian, the Facilitator for this Group, on 029-2022-0203. NEXT MEETING TO BE ADVISED.||2.30pm||51.465111, -3.164360|
|Sunday||Sunday FAN at Virgin Money Lounge - MONTHLY||A friendly FAN Group get-together for an hour or so, with free tea and coffee on offer. Further information: Janina: janina.atFAN@yahoo.com or 07512 638792 or ring Ian, the Facilitator for this Group, on 029-2022-0203. FORTHCOMING MEETINGS: 29 December in the Community Room, Virgin Money Lounge, Trinity Street CF10 1BH Starting at 2:15pm finishing at 3:45pm.||2.15pm||51.480230,-3.177800|
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