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Cardiff FAN Groups

Day Place Details Time
MondayGrangetown Pavilion FANA friendly FAN meeting in Grange Pavilion, Grange Gardens, CF11 7LJ. FAN for men and women now meets at 11am on Mondays, in the Pavilion, Grange Gardens, Grangetown, For information about FAN phone Sarah 07880 630553 or about activities in Grangetown, Mashmooma 029 2025 0557.11.00am
MondayWhitchurch FANOn Monday 15th January we will hold a Blue Monday welcome to FAN session with light refreshments - let's banish blue Mondays! 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.2pm
MondayEly Hub FANWe will meet on 8th January as usual and on 15th January, Blue Monday come to our FAN group for a especially cheering hour of conversation (and chocolate). Our FAN group for men and women meets at Ely Hub, Cowbridge Road West CF5 5BQ at 9.30am in partnership with ACE 02920 471 241 and the Hub. We meet at the far end of the main library area.9.30am
TuesdayRiverside FAN Group (Women Only)Next meeting Tuesday 16th January 2018. Riverside Women's FAN Group meets in the City Church (formerly known as the City Temple). Entry is through the glass doors on Lower Cathedral Road, CF11 9AD. Come at 10:15 for coffee and to get or give help with English. Women of all ages, faiths and backgrounds most welcome.10:30am
TuesdayThe Mentor Ring (TMR), Butetown (Men only)STARTING ON TUESDAY 30TH JANUARY. The Mentor Ring Butetown FAN group for men meets at Butetown Community Centre - on the first floor, Loudoun Square, Butetown CF10 5UZ. You can bring lunch with you if you wish. More information from Sujartha 029 2132 107312.30
TuesdayStacey Primary SchoolStacey Primary School on Stacey Road, Roath CF24 1DW has its own FAN group for parents, grandparents and carers connected to the school meeting Tuesdays. It is a great way to have a cuppa practise English and meet up with other parents in the canteen. Ask Mrs Cook for more information.9am
WednesdayThe Gate Arts Centre, RoathSTARTING ON WEDNESDAY 28TH FEBRUARY after the half term. A new FAN group based at The Gate arts centre. Come and join us to make friends, share experiences and enjoy the ever changing art exhibitions that take place in the centre.10am
WednesdayButetown Community Centre (Women Only)RESTART ON 17th JANUARY. TMR The Mentor Ring Butetown FAN group for women meets at Butetown Community Centre - on the first floor, Loudoun Square, Butetown CF10 5UZ. We have an English class then have FAN. If you are a woman learning English come along. More information from Sujartha 029 2132 1073.10.00am
WednesdaySevern Road Centre, CantonTHE SEVERN RD FAN GROUP IS TAKING A BREAK AND WILL START BACK AFTER HALF TERM, 28TH FEBRUARY. 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.11:15am
WednesdayOasis FAN GroupTHERE WILL NOT BE A FAN MEETING ON WEDNESDAY 24TH JANUARY, BUT THE GROUP WILL CONTINUE TO MEET AS USUAL THE FOLLOWING WEEK, (Wed 31st January) , . A 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.1pm
WednesdayCanton LibraryStarting back on 10th January. 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 right of the main entrance of the library.5:30pm
WednesdayGrangetown Hub FANStarts back after the Christmas break on 10th January. Our FAN group meets at Grangetown Hub, Havelock Place, Grangetown, CF11 6PA meeting on Wednesdays at 5.30pm. 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 Rhian, Ceri or Naima at the library 02920 780966 or Sarah on 07880630553.5.30pm
ThursdayM.A.D.E CafeRoath 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.11:00am
ThursdayCathays Branch and Heritage Library FANStarts back after the Christmas break on Thursday 18TH JANUARY, WHICH WILL BE A FAN HERITAGE MEETING, LOOKING AT CITY LIFE... EVERYONE WELCOME! Cathays FAN group meets on Thursdays at 2.05pm at the library. Do join us if you can. There will be a warm welcome for all. If you are learning English coming to FAN can be a boost for your speaking and listening skills. As Cathays Library is now the Heritage Library for Cardiff some FAN meetings will have a heritage focus which will give us all a chance to get to know our city even better. If you speak English confidently or are a learner you will be very welcome.2.05pm
ThursdayCentral Library HUB FANOur FAN group meets weekly at 5pm on Thursdays in the Central Library Hub. 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.17:00
FridayYMCAYMCA/Design for Life has its own FAN Group Meeting on Fridays for any residents, or those who work at the YMCA. Anyone connected with YMCA welcome please ring 029 2046 5250 - ask for Scott and they will tell you about Design for Life FAN.11:15am
FridayGrangetown (Women only)Our FAN meeting for women in the Salvation Army, Corporation Road, Grangetown. Please come at 10.00am if you would like help with English, we follow our English session with FAN. For more information, call (029) 2064 0714. We look forward to seeing you soon. Pre-school children welcome.10:00am
FridayWomen Connect First FANFAN group for women meeting on Fridays at 11am at Women Connect First, 7 Neville St, Riverside, Cardiff CF11 6LP. All women welcome. Contact 029 2034 3154 and ask for Yathreb or Amal for more information. 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.11am
FridayBaden Powell Primary SchoolBaden Powell Primary, 17 Muirton Rd, Cardiff CF24 2SJ, has its own FAN group for parents, grandparents and carers of children attending the school. They also have an English lesson just after the FAN group meeting in the PIP cabin . Ask Mrs McGloughlin for more information. NB Baden Powell FAN taking a break until January - please let Ms McGloughlin know if you are interested.11am
SaturdayUnited Reform Church (URC) Cardiff City CentreOur 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. You will be most welcome. For more information please phone 07880630553 or 07989041495 or look at our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/THEFANCHARITY11:00am

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Welsh Assembly Government Recognition Award 2010

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