Looking for new activities to fill your spare time? Find Local Clubs and Groups in Herts, Beds and Bucks
Local Clubs and Groups in Herts, Beds and Bucks
Looking for new activities to fill your spare time? Find Local Clubs and Groups in Herts, Beds and Bucks.
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BEDFORDSHIRE NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY
THURSDAY 8th JUNE: TOTTERNHOE 10:30am
Visit Totternhoe Knolls for chalk downland flowers and other wildlife. Meet in the NT car park, LU6 1QG. Families welcome.
WEDNESDAY 14th JUNE: MAULDEN 7-9pm
Visit Duck End NR for the abundant wildlife at this small, varied reserve. Limited parking at the site in Moor Lane, Maulden, MK45 2DJ. Families welcome.
SATURDAY 24th JUNE: FLITWICK 10am-4pm
Visit Flitwick Moor SSSI for the Invertebrate Day joint meeting with Flit Vale Wildlife Trust Local Group, recording invertebrates and other wildlife. Meet in car park at end of Folly Lane, off Maulden Road by Folly Farm, MK45 5BW. Families welcome. Bring lunch.
CURTAIN CALL THEATRE GROUP & YOUTH THEATRE
Youth theatre open to children aged 5 – 16 Mondays 5pm – 7.30pm Eaton Bray Village Hall. Acting, Singing, Dance, Fun & Games!
Adult group (16+) Mondays 8pm – 10pm Eaton Bray Village Hall. New members always welcome wheather on or off stage.
Call Gavyn 01525 220525
at NORTHALL VILLAGE HALL
Are you or do you know of an elderly person in the Northall, Dagnall, Edlesborough, Eaton Bray or surrounding villages who might benefit from a social day out once a week? Why not come along to the Wednesday Club from 10.00am to 3.00pm. Our own minibus can pick you up, morning coffee and biscuits, home cooked lunch with pudding, afternoon tea and cakes. Play games and bingo, sale table, entertainment by visitors and outside club visits. Join in as much or as little as you like, make new friends, very friendly atmosphere. Only £9.00 per week including transport.
Contact Anna on 07854 230243, please leave a message if no answer.
BEDFORDSHIRE GUILD OF WEAVERS, SPINNERS & DYERS.
A friendly group of textile crafts people who meet in
Flitwick Village Hall twice a month.
First Tuesday evening of each month 7.30 – 9-30 and
Third Saturday, all day, 10.30 to 4.30.
We welcome visitors interested in seeing what we do, so please pay a visit to our website
BEECROFT CRAFT & CHAT
Beecroft Community Centre
We meet on the 1st Wednesday of every month between 10.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m on a “drop in/drop out” basis.
We meet to have a cuppa, chat and craft together in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.
Our many experienced crafters offer mini workshops on a variety of crafts and are always on hand to advise and help with any crafting problems you may have.
ALL CRAFTS WELCOME
If you are bored, or don’t/can’t craft, why not come and try something new with us.
The first session is FREE
Annual subscription £5.00
Session Fee: £3.00
For more info; contact Dorothy on 01582 606812 or check out Beecroft Craft & Chat on Facebook
Dunstable W.I. meet two evenings a month on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at Watling School Bullpond Lane at 7.30pm. We are a friendly group and like to enjoy ourselves. We have a wide range of speakers with different talents and crafts, and also quiz nights to test our brains. We Welcome new members so join us and make new friends.
All meetings are held at Salvation Army Centre, Dunstable. Guests are welcome at £3.00
As well as outing we also run a holiday once per year. If you would like to join the group, please contact, Lynder Power 01582 696193 or Janr Lingham 01582 606838
DUNSTABLE PROBUS CLUB
Dunstable PROBUS Club meets on the second Monday of the month and membership is open to retired or semi-retired professional and business men. The Club’s main object is the promotion of good fellowship. Members enjoy a variety of social activities and organized visits throughout the year and at their regular monthly meetings they are entertained by after-lunch speakers. If you are interested in joining the Club, please contact the Secretary, Philip Savage on 01582 662462.
FRIENDS OF STUDHAM COMMON
We are a friendly,voluntary group whose aim is to conserve,maintain and promote Studham Common as a haven for wildlife and a place for everyone to enjoy. For this purpose we meet as a work party on the third Saturday of each month (except Dec.) The work is not onerous and we enjoy the exercise and the good company –and a picnic lunch is provided!
Details from Pam on 01582 872608
Langdale church communities: Art group every week, Friends and Neighbours open to everyone speaker and refreshments every second Thursday, Toddler group every Wednesday term time only, Saturday coffee morning second Saturday every month, Carers drop in 1st Thursday every month. Neighbourhood chaplains befriending and support in the local community. Sunday morning services at 10.30am. Please contact 01582 602980
BREAKOUT SOCIAL CLUB
We are a friendly club for the over 45’s, not a singles club but a social club aimed at single people who enjoy going out but are on their own and wish to meet likeminded people , we have a varied monthly programme which includes quiz nights, disco’s, Pub lunches, walks, ten pin bowling ,days out, mini breaks and much more. We meet weekly at the Conservative Club Dunstable in the front bar for a limited period all new members will have the first month free.
Please come along and see us, it could change your social life. All are welcome.
NORTHALL TODDLER GROUP
Northall Village Hall, LU6 2EX
Join new mums, dads, grandparents and carers.Every Tuesday 9:30 – 11:30am (including school holidays)
For children aged 0-5 years.
Tea, coffee, juices and healthy snack.Come join in the fun, games and learning (inside and out)
£2.50 during term time (per family)
£1 per child during school holidays
(Adults free & older children welcome)
Tel. Stacey 07957 607592 or Sally 07963 506188
ARTS & CRAFTS
Art & Craft for adults with learning
difficulties every Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm & every Sat 11am – 1pm at Arttrend, rear of 440 Dunstable Road. Please see the website www.arttrend.co.uk for all the details or phone 07794987796
For more Info Tel: Barbara Fisher 01582 665252
The Bogtrotters (Dunstable and District Walking and Hostelling Group) are a group of about 90 walkers, hikers and hostellers. We run a surprisingly diverse range of activities, including half and full day walks, hostelling trips, meals and evening activities.New members are always welcome. Prospective members are invited to get in touch via the website, give us a ring or just turn up to an event or walk.
01582 865966 Sue or Julian
DUNSTABLE CAMERA CLUB
Dunstable Camera Club, meet 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7.15pm, Conservative Club, High St. Dunstable. Friendly atmosphere. Improve your photography in a social environment.
Do you suffer from a lung condition? Then why not come and join our local Support group – breatheasy – Part of the British lung foundation. We meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month at peter newton pavilion (Behind Tesco) 2 – 4pm carers also welcome As well as supporting each other we have a variety of speakers and also arrange day trips out.
New members most welcome
Tel: Amanda Fletcher 01582 404479
SAPHIRE SOCIAL CLUB
Sapphire Social Club meet every Thursday at The Orange Tree Stevenage Road Hitchin from 8.30 – 11pm. We are a small and friendly group for single people aged 50+ although we have no age bar. Our members organize varied events during the month and we warmly welcome new members to come along and see if we might just fill that gap in your social life. No subs for the first 2 months.
For any info call Ian 07900 890583 or Joyce on 07952 678021 or visit
CHEDDINGTON BOWLS CLUB
CHELSEA on your DOORSTEP
Whether it is bowling, food and drink or a chat, members of Cheddington Bowls Club like to enjoy the best. We enjoyed cream teas when we competed for the Masters Trophy recently. The Trophy was presented by Peter & Jacqui Masters, at whose home in Cheddington the club was born back in 1983.
Over the years our flower displays have moved up a gear. Pete Rowling, our pot man, has come up trumps with his hanging baskets this year. Those on the Mens Changing Room are my favourites, although those on the Ladies changing room come a close second. The Green is adorned with geraniums and, may be, by the time you read this, by marigolds.
Come down and have nose you will not be disappointed!
If you want to combine a visit with GIVING BOWLS A GO then come down on a Tuesday at 2 pm or a Friday at 6pm.
Or just COME & WATCH on a sunny afternoon.
You will find the dates and times of home fixtures mainly at weekends, on our website –
There is free parking and no entrance fee at the Recreation Ground High Street Cheddington
HOUGHTON REGIS BOWLS CLUB
From April through to the end of September
A mixed bowls club, we have around 25 lady members & 40 men members. We are an established club, friendly & helpful I hope. I have been the ladies president since the ladies section was formed in 1998, started with 8 ladies and grown each year since.
Contact: 01582 518645 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:45pm – 10:00pm
We are Dunstable’s premier Musical Theatre group. We perform out major shows, once a year, at The Grove Theatre in Dunstable along with concerts, small shows and so on. Find our Facebook Group or Facebook page for more details.
WIDOWS & WIDOWERS CLUB
We are an active Widows and Widowers club.
Meetings are held locally and new members are always welcome.
If you would like to make new friends and join in our many outings and activities please ring Jenny 01582 672766 or Val 01582 659717 or email Carol at
NEW MOON MORRIS
We are a mixed side dancing traditional dances from all over England – with our own twist – as well as choreographing new dances. We are particularly looking for new dancers. We meet most Tuesday evenings 8:15 – 10:15 at Ivinghoe Town Hall, LU7 9EW (we advise that you check – in case we are ‘dancing out’). Contact: email@example.com
Find out more at: newmoonmorris.blogspot.co.uk
DUNSTABLE GARDEN CLUB
Dunstable Garden Club has a busy summer of garden outings ahead but will restart our evening meetings on September 11th. Anyone interested & would like further information please contact Mary Chapman – 01582 603710
LEIGHTON-LINSLADE CROQUET CLUB
The Club was formed in 2000 to provide opportunities for those in the area who wish to play croquet. We operate on three courts at Page’s Park, Leighton Buzzard, in pleasant surroundings. The aim of the club is to foster and promote the sport of croquet, providing opportunities for recreation and competition in the Leighton Buzzard and surrounding district.
The club provides all you require to begin with – you just need a pair of flat shoes. We play Golf Croquet and the rudiments of the game are simple to learn. The game is played in ‘singles’ or ‘doubles’ versions and there are local, regional, national and international level tournaments for the real enthusiasts. Everyone helps newcomers to master the basics of Golf Croquet. We also have a number of fully qualified Coaches.
We are members of The Croquet Association, the sport’s national governing body – which provides full insurance cover. We also take part in regional and national competition at appropriate levels.
We encourage people of all ages and physical abilities to try the sport – which is particularly enjoyed by those in their more senior years!
We enjoy our exercise in the fresh air and have FUN! Informality and friendliness are the watchwords.
For more information take a look at our website at
www.leightonlinsladecroquet.org.uk or telephone Judith on 01525 374620.
Yarnies – knitting and stitching group in Luton
WHO- We are a friendly group who meet to chat and use lovely yarn to knit, crochet, braid, stitch, weave….
WHERE- We meet at the Balcony Bar, Venue 360, Gypsy Lane, Luton, LU1 3JH. www.venue360.co.uk. There is plenty of free parking and Luton Parkway station is 5 mins walk away.
WHEN- The second Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm. Everyone is welcome to join us, beginners or experienced stitchers. Just turn up or for more information contact Shirley firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us at www.ravelry.com in the Groups section
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