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Cardiff FAN Groups

Day Place Details Time
MondayGrangetown Pavilion FANWe are a friendly FAN group for men and women that meets at 11am in Grange Pavilion, Grange Gardens, CF11 7LJ. For information about FAN phone Janina on 07512 638792 or Sarah on 07880 630553.11.00am
MondayWhitchurch FANOur 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.2.00pm
MondayGrangetown Hub FANOur FAN group meets at Grangetown Hub, Havelock Place, Grangetown, CF11 6PA meeting on Mondays at 9.30am. 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, Rhian or Naima at the library 02920 780966 or Janina 07512 638792.9.30am
TuesdayRiverside FAN Group (Women Only)Riverside Women's FAN Group meets in the City Church. NB NO MEETING TUESDAY 16th OCTOBER. 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)The Mentor Ring Butetown FAN group for men meets at Butetown Community Centre, Unit 4, Second Floor, Loudoun Square, Butetown CF10 5UZ. You can bring lunch with you if you wish. More information from Sujartha 029 2132 1073.12.15pm
TuesdayFAN Plus - Wales Millennium Centre, NB meetings are monthlyFAN Plus is a partnership project between FAN and the Wales Millennium Centre. There will be three events that are a little bit different to a usual FAN meeting. Each meeting will start with a slightly shorter than usual FAN meeting, then there will be an additional activity based at the Millennium Centre. TUESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER TUESDAY 23rd OCTOBER - Nelson Mandela exhibition, TUESDAY 27th NOVEMBER- the activity will be chosen by the people attending the FAN Plus group. All meetings will be in the Japan Room starting at 1.30pm. Contact Gemma.Hicks@wmc.org.uk or Janina janina.atFAN@yahoo.com or 07512 638792 if you have any questions1.30pm
WednesdayThe Gate Arts Centre, RoathA warm and friendly FAN group based at The Gate arts centre, Keppoch Street Cardiff CF24 3JW. Come and join us to make friends, share experiences and enjoy the ever changing art exhibitions that take place in the centre. THE GROUP WILL MEET AS NORMAL DURING THE HALF TERM SCHOOL BREAK.10.00am
WednesdaySevern Road Centre, CantonA 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. 1, The meeting on Wednesday 24th October will be a mixed gender meeting. Following meetings will continue to be women only. 2. The group will be taking a break for the school half term. therefore there will not be a meeting on Wednesday 31st October.11:15am
WednesdayOasis FAN GroupFAN 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.1.00pm
WednesdayCanton LibraryCanton 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.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 FANCathays FAN group meets on Thursdays at 2.05pm at the library. Fairoak Rd, Cathays CF24 4PW. If you are learning English, coming to FAN can improve your speaking and listening skills. There will be a warm welcome for those who are learning English and those who speak English confidently! Cathays Library is now the Heritage Library for Cardiff, so once a month FAN becomes "Throwback FAN". In Throwback FAN, we have a short FAN meeting then we get to know our city even better by exploring materials from the Heritage Library. The next Throwback FAN dates will be: 1st November - World War One in Cardiff; 6th December - Suffrage and Women’s Rights. We'd love you to join us! THE GROUP WILL NOT BE TAKING A BREAK DURING THE SCHOOL HALF TERM.2.05pm
ThursdayCentral Library HUB FANOur 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.5.30p.m.
FridayGrangetown, Salvation Army (Women only)NB No meetings 26th October or 2nd November. 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.10:00am English Lesson 11.00am FAN meeting
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.11.00am
FridaySTAR HubOur FAN group meets at the Star Hub on Muirton Road, Tremorfa CF24 2SJ . 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. Ring the STAR Hub to check on meeting arrangements 02920 788505.10.00am
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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MBE accepted

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  Recognition Award!

Welsh Assembly Government Recognition Award 2010

Award accepted on behalf of The FAN Charity and for all those who attend FAN Meetings.

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