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Social Groups

Please see below for a list of known regional social groups where Former Staff can get in touch with colleagues aho live in the area

BARSA Isle of Wight Coffee Mornings

The BARSA Isle of Wight group monthly meetings are held at ‘The Castle’ hotel in Ryde on the THIRD Wednesday of the month at 11am.

Throughout the year we as a club enjoy various casual lunches, as well as a range of outings including an annual short break.

As with the majority of social clubs a Christmas Lunch and an AGM luncheon are also enjoyed.

We are a friendly group so come and join us.
contact :
Tel: Chairman Alan Barker 01983 563695
Secretary Jennifer Stewart 01983 299719

Solo Society

The Solo Society of British Airways, based in the Heathrow area, is open to all current or retired staff who are on their own and widows and widowers of former staff, and we are now also accepting associate members who are on their own and would like to meet with others in the same situation.

We meet at the Royal British Legion Hall in Heston on 1st Monday of the month from 14.00-16.00. Contact:

Men in Sheds

A community workshop has been set up in Staines for retired men who would like to spend time on hobbies or do repairs for themselves or friends &  neighbours, visit or email for more details.

BA Pensioner Groups in South West England

BA RSA Avon & Somerset                         

The Commodore Hotel, Kewstoke, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS22 9UZ           

1st Wed every month  Ralph Davies            01392 461874

BA Exes                   

Cat & Fiddle pub, Clyst St. Mary, Devon EX5 1DP

3rd Thurs of Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov           Peggy Furmston       01395-266137

BA Highfliers            

Barleymows Restaurant in Chard, Somerset TA20 2HW            

2nd Wed every month                                 Ken Courtney           01460-61407

BA East Devon Group

Lions Garden Centre, Sidford, Devon EX10 9QL                        

3rd Wed of Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec      Peggy Furmston       01395-266137

BA South Devon Group                             

Dainton Park Golf Course, Ippelpen, Devon TQ12 5TN              

3rd Monday every month                             Trevor Austin           01803-556197


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