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, 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, meeting starts 11.15am For information about FAN phone Janina on 07512 638792. or Sarah on 07880 630553. NB We are meeting as usual on Monday 13th April but will NOT be meeting on Monday 22nd April. Meeting as usual from Monday 29th April onward.||11.00am to buy a coffee, meeting starts at 11.15am||51.457740, -3.184740|
|Monday||Whitchurch FAN||Our Whitchurch FAN for men and women meets on Mondays at Whitchurch library, Penlline Road CF14 7XA . 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. NB We are taking a break during the school holiday with our last meeting being on Monday 8th April and starting back on Monday 29th April.||2.00pm||51.50000, -3.20000|
|Monday||Clare Road Women's FAN Group (Women Only)||A warm welcome awaits women of all religions (and no religion)! We meet a few doors down from the Clare Road Cultural Centre in Grangetown. Come and join us to make new friends and meet your neighbours! 27 Clare Rd, Cardiff CF11 6QP. NB We are currently taking a break, starting back on Monday 10th June.||9.30am||51.473640, -3.186980|
|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 10.15 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. NB We are taking a break during the school holiday with our last meeting being on Tuesday 9th April and starting back on Tuesday 30th April.||10:30am||51.481174141754586, -3.1887474458198994|
|Tuesday||FAN Plus - Wales Millennium Centre, NB Occasional meetings||FAN Plus is an occasional 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. We are planning the following meetings, Tuesday 30th April – Diffusion Photography Festival; Tuesday 28th May – Urdd Eisteddfod; June – Freedom Season; July – Installation; August – Possibly Madagascar and Club Tropicana. Contact Gemma.Hicks@wmc.org.uk or Janina janina.atFAN@yahoo.com or 07512 638792 if you have any questions KEEP CHECKING THE WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA FOR UP TO DATE DETAILS||1.30pm||51.587350,-2.988600|
|Tuesday||Cardiff Metropolitan University||Cardiff Met FAN will meet next on Tuesday 7th May 3pm in the Board Room on Cardiff Metropolitan University, Llandaff Campus, Ave, Cardiff CF5 2YB. Go to the Starbucks Cafe and you will be met by a FAN friend. The meetings are open to all whether you are studying at the college or a local resident. We look forward to meeting you!||3pm||51.491070, -3.219450|
|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. NB We are taking a break during the school holiday with our last meeting being on Wednesday 10th April and starting back on Wednesday 1st May.||12.00pm||51.48285730045609, -3.1997120019514114|
|Wednesday||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. NB We are taking a break during the school holiday with our last meeting being on Wednesday 10th April and starting back on Thursday 1st May.||1.00pm||51.48328, -3.15079|
|Wednesday||Canton Library||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. We will be meeting throughout the Easter holidays.||5:30pm||51.48208, -3.20284|
|Wednesday||Grangetown Hub FAN||NOTE NEW MEETING DAY - I.E. WEDNESDAYS. 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. NB We are taking a break during the school holiday with our last meeting being on Wednesday 10th April and starting back on Wednesday 1st May.||5.00pm||51.470450, -3.187320|
|Thursday||M.A.D.E Cafe, Roath||Roath FAN Group 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. N.B. The group will meet as usual during the Easter holidays.||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. Future meetings: 11th April - Secrets of Cathays Cemetery.There will be a warm welcome for those who are learning English and also for those who speak English confidently!||2.05pm||51.49738, -3.18214|
|Thursday||Central Library HUB FAN||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 we will meet as usual during the school Easter Holidays.||5.30p.m.||51.477522, -3.176014|
|Thursday||Rhiwbina Library||We would love you to join us at our friendly FAN meetings at Rhiwbina Library, Pen-Y-Dre, Cardiff CF14 6EH. Everyone is welcome to join us make new friends and meet your neighbours! NB We are taking a break during the school holiday with our last meeting being on Thursday 11th April and starting back on Thursday 2nd April.||4pm||51.521340, -3.218240|
|Thursday||NEW! Stacey Road Primary School STARTING THURSDAY 2ND MAY||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!||9am||51.490465, -3.154216|
|Friday||Grangetown, Salvation Army (Women only)||Our 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. NB We are taking a break during the school holiday with our last meeting being on Friday 12th April and starting back on Friday 3rd May. The group will also not be meeting on Friday 17th May.||10:00am English Lesson 11.00am FAN meeting||51.465754806488476, -3.1766646390315145|
|Friday||Women Connect First FAN, Riverside||The group meets for three out of four weeks per month. If you are new to the group, please ring to check whether the group is meeting before you set out, Contact 029 2034 3154 and ask for Tari or Amal for more information. This is a warm and friendly FAN group for women, meeting at 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.||11.00am||51.480393, -3.190964|
|Friday||Ebenezer Church, 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. NB We are taking a break during the school holiday with our last meeting being on Friday 12th April and starting back on Friday 3rd May.||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.||11:00am||51.4808509, -3.173176300000023|
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