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Our Clubs and Societies

The Hall is used regularly by the following Clubs and Societies:

 

Our Regular Customers

Name of Club or Society Times & Frequency of Meeting Contact

AK Dance Academy

 

 

AK Dance Academy - Fridays 4.30pm -8.45pm

Welcome to welcome enchanting world of AK Academy of Dancing, where we offer classes from Pre-Primary through to Advanced in R.A.D (Royal Academy of Dance) Ballet,  I.S.T.D (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing) Tap,  Modern/ Jazz, Disco Freestyle, Rock’n’Roll, Mixed and Boys only Street and Contemporary.

Musical Theatre ~ L.A.M.D.A (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art)

www.akacademyofdance.com 

Andrea Knowles (Organiser)

01425 477256

07525 259492

 

Creative Crafters

Creative Crafters is a friendly group, limited to ten members, who meet twice a month to socialise and craft together. 

We use the small hall, where we exchange ideas and expertise whilst working on our individual hobbies.  These currently include Paper Crafting, Altered Art, Knitting, Needlework, Jewellery and Silk Flower making.  

Annual membership (covering all 20 sessions) is £35 or Individual Session payments of £3.  A 50p kitty donation is made for tea, coffee and biscuits.

We meet from 9.30 - 1pm on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, except August and December (no meetings).

Wendy Jefferies - Secretary

01202 875068

07796655004

wendyjefferies@hotmail.com

East Dorset Craft Club

We are a craft group meeting once a month to work together and share ideas.  Any craft welcome but at the moment we are scrapbookers and card-makers.  We also occasionally arrange demos by members of other craft clubs, and visits from mobile craft shops.

We aim to attract any crafters who want an informal day to concentrate on their hobby with a like-minded and light-hearted group of individuals – and we provide tea/coffee and biscuits and cake!

We meet one Saturday each month from 9am to 5pm. The cost for the day is £10 per person.

Facebook page: East Dorset Craft Club

Vickie

01202 388212

vickie.campbell@ntlworld.com

John Berry Group

Wednesdays - 6.00am - 10.00pm

60's Band practice

John Berry

Johnberry214@hotmail.co.uk

07570 973050

K9 Dog Training

Mondays 5pm to 11pm

‚ÄčAt K9 Training Centre, we run fun and friendly classes from simple

puppy socialisation classes through Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards under the Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme in West Moors, Ferndown, East Dorset. We also do agility sessions in Gaunts Common, Wimborne, Dorset for that extra special adventure. If it's 1 to 1  help you need for behavioural assistance, please contact us. 

http://www.k9trainingcentre.co.uk

Toni Lethbridge 

01202 885565

07754 620455

toni.lethbridge@tiscali.co.uk 

Lourdes Photography 

Pet (and owner) portraits by a certified master photographer with many years’ experience.

I also run regular pet photography workshops in small, informal groups to help everyone take better photos of their pets.

www.lourdesphotography.co.uk

 

Anna

07866 734014

anna@lourdesphotography.co.uk

 

Painting for Pleasure

Fridays - 9.00pm - 1.00pm

Robin Alley

01202 855668

r.alley@sky.com

Rhythm and Dance

Rhythm and Dance provide Modern Ballroom, Latin American, Classical Sequence , Fitsteps, Line Dancing and Solo Private and Group Tuition for Social and medallists all ages and Professional dancers.  Organise Dance Events including Holidays.

Private Tuition Tuesday, Wednesday and Weekends. Evenings  Classes Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Daytime Fitsteps Wednesday Afternoons.

http://www.rhythmanddance.co.uk

Louise Sampson, Fellow ISTD & UKA,

BDC Competition & Championship Adjudicator

07884 315687 

louise@rhythmanddance.co.uk

St Mary's Church

Special events from time to time

www.stmaryswestmoors.org.uk

Chris Wilson 

01202 890098 

07778 056510

chris@paddi.co.uk

 

Wessex wyverns wargamers club

Wessex wyverns wargamers club. Monday nights 6.30pm to 10.30pm. Three times a month No meeting first Monday which will on the Thursday. We play board games, Syfy, 40k, historical battles. A very varied programme which is on our Facebook page. You need not bring anything there is always a space for you. Over 18s only. Beginners welcome.

https://m.facebook.com/groups/344286419823108/

West Moors Art Group

Mondays 9.00am - 1.00pm

A friendly group who meet in the West Moors Memorial Hall on Monday mornings 9.15 am - Noon - all welcome.

Members work in all media and help & encourage each other.

A demonstration by a professional artist is usually available on the second Monday in each month.

Roy and Maureen Martyn

01202 893547 

 

West Moors Drama Group

 

We are a well established friendly drama group specialising in light comedy and mysteries.   Our home is the West Moors Memorial Hall close to the centre of the village (see location map below)   For more than sixty years has been producing shows twice a year at the same venue.   Many of our actors and supporters have been with us for decades enjoying the company and thrill of drama.   Not all wish to tread the boards but instead are invaluable carrying out those backstage jobs

Rehearsal Tuesdays & Fridays 8.00pm whilst in production January to April and September to November and perform plays twice a year in April and November.

 

 

 

Janet Price

01202 870448

 

West Moors Flower Group

 

West Moors Flower Group is a friendly group of approx. 70 members.

We are affiliated to NAFAS (The National Association of ]

Flower Arrangement Societies) and have a demonstration or talk most months at our club meetings. In addition, the following week we hold a ‘Fun with Flowers’ session when anyone can have a go at arranging flowers.

Club Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9.30am for 10am except August (no meeting) & December (2nd Wednesday)                                                                                                                             

Fun with Flowers: 4th Wednesday of the month at 10am except August & December (no meetings)

https://dorsetandguernseyflowerclubs.com/

 

 

 

Chris Jones -

(Secretary)  

01202 576251

Catherine Jenkins

(Fun with Flowers co-ordinator)

01202 876441

westmoorsflowergroup

@hotmail.com

West Moors Horticultural Society

West Moors Horticultural Society is a thriving organisation with approximately 500 members.

We hold two major shows per year. The Spring show in March includes a Daffodil championship. The Summer show in August includes a Dahlia championship and a fruit and vegetable section. Both shows include an element of Handicrafts, Floral Art and Homecraft.  

In addition, we hold an annual plant sale, usually during the month of May so please do come along for a cup of coffee and to see what bargains you can get!  We hold eight talks a year on various subjects of interest, some of which include slide shows. We also have four outings per year.  

Our coffee mornings are held in the Memorial Hall two mornings per year, in January and October. Anyone is welcome to come along for a coffee and a chat. 

Sue Hamlett (Chairman)

01202 871536

s.hamlett139@btinternet.com

 

 

 

 

West Moors Townswomen's Group

Once a month, on the third Thursday 2pm-4pm

West Moors branch of Townswomen’s Guild only opened in February 2018 but we had a very successful group pre COVID.

We would be delighted if you would like to come and see what we are about.We aim to have fun, socialise and educate ourselves too. There are talks of a wide variety, quizzes, baking completions , parties etc.  Our Guild also has a monthly lunch club and a coffee morning in the village.

We are part of Dorset Federation of TG and there are other activities such as a general knowledge quiz in September, which 100 ladies have signed up for. The last annual lunch at the Remedy Oak was a great success.

Please feel free to contact us or come along to a meeting for a taster

Denise Hennessy, Chairwoman. Telephone 07799302433

Email - denhnnssy@aol.com

 

Mary Male, Treasurer Telephone 01202 959976

Email- malefamily@mail.com

Women's Institute

West Moors WI (Women's Institute) meet on the first Thursday of the month in the hall from 2 pm. We are a friendly group of women ranging in ages and on average 35-40 members attend the monthly meeting.

We normally have a speaker on a wide range of topics from local history, undercover policing to demonstration on sugar craft. We also have a craft section which meets twice a month and a monthly lunch club and organise occasional coach trips.

Sheila Davies - President 

01202 981244

sheila1950davies@hotmail.co.uk

 

Lynda Hatfield- Secretary

01202 868781

 

Penny Gaines-Treasurer

01202 875714

 

 

 

Zumba Gold

Thursdays 10am - 11am

A group fitness class that is less intense than a regular Zumba class. Suitable for anyone who hasn’t exercised before, or for a long time. Anyone recovering from illness or injury, or for anyone that is wanting a less intense workout. The majority of my participants are 50+ but the class is suitable for anyone. We combine strengthening exercises, balance, co-ordination & flexibility in a fun environment.

Deborah Stanley

01202 872219

07887 752484

debzumba@yahoo.com