We have been supporting Beekeepers since 1936. We hold a Taster Day in January for those tempted by the craft; provide help and training to members new to beekeeping by running an Introduction Course for Beginners; and help to develop more experienced Apiarists by mentoring or instruction through exam processes, as required. We run an active Association Apiary where members meet and practical sessions take place in a safe environment under expert guidance, throughout the summer. Enabling members to socialise all year, monthly winter meetings are supported by invited speakers. For more information visit www.stratfordbeekeepers.org.uk.

We are a friendly group of enthusiastic embroiderers and textile artists. We welcome all new members – beginners, experienced stitchers or anyone taking up embroidery again after an absence. We love to share our skills and learn from each other. We meet most months on the first Friday for talks and the first Saturday for workshops and members’ days. In 2023-24 meetings will continue to be a mix of face-to-face and Zoom. In person meetings are held at St Mary’s Church Hall, Leamington. For more information visit www.warwickshirestitchers.org.uk or email secretary@warwickshirestitchers.org.uk.

At Cheylesmore Community Centre. For more information please contact Art by Purnima on 07703 619304 or email ppanchal389@gmail.com.

We meet at Binton Social Club, CV37 9TU on the second Sunday of every month. Bring your vehicle to show or just pop in for a chat and a breakfast sandwich! All vintage, classic and prestige vehicles, including scooters, motorbikes and kitcars welcome. For more information email AlcesterandAvoncmc@gmail.com or call 07779 632706. 

Interested in railways? Come along to the Coventry Branch of 'The Railway Correspondence & Travel Society'. We meet on the third Monday of each month at 2pm at the Cheylesmore Community Centre. All enquiries contact Derek on 07811 980585.

We meet on the fourth Monday of the month. Meetings start at 7.30pm sharp until 9.30pm at St Andrews Church Hall, Shottery. £2 per meeting; raffle and refreshments.

Details of the regular Monday to Saturday sessions can be found at www.bridgewebs.com/stratford. Visitors are made welcome to our friendly club at Holtom Street, close to the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon. Parking available.

We meet weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10am-2pm and Tuesdays from 6pm-8pm at Cutlers Farm just outside Bearley. O,OO,N Gauge layouts. New members welcome. For more information call Peter on 01789 267346.

We have been in existence for over 100 years. All age groups take part from 14 to 80+. We shoot inside at local venues and are always looking for new members. If you would like to try this challenging sport, please contact Jo on 01789 267093 or visit www.sagl.co.uk.

Experienced players welcome for friendly or league chess. Tuesdays at 7.30pm at Methodist Church, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BG. For more information visit www.stratfordchess.com.

If you are interested in having a fun, social evening and learning Scottish ceilidh and country dances, then we are the group for you. We meet on Thursdays at St Andrew's Parish Centre in Shottery from 7.30pm-9.30pm with a break for refreshments. No need for special footwear, just come in flattish shoes and join in the great fun we have. We do ask for a donation if you are able of £10 per month to cover costs of our Hall hire and new CD purchases. For more information contact Sarah on 07950 827753 or email sarahlcushing@gmail.com. All abilities are welcome.

Are you the sort of person who is prepared to try anything once? We boast both mens and women’s dance sides. We meet on Monday evening from 8pm-10pm at Clifford Chambers Village Hall. Come and join us. Membership for the first year is free. No previous experience is necessary – we all have 2 left feet to start with! Musicians? Come and have a go at Morris tunes. For more information email squire@shakespearemorris.org.uk.

We are looking for new members aged over 18. We are a friendly bunch of individuals who meet every other Saturday evening on Zoom or at local community centres to create comedy material. No previous experience necessary. For more information email cloptoncomedyclub@gmail.com.

A small and friendly club, we play duplicate bridge on Friday evenings from 7pm-9.30pm at the Jubilee Court Social meeting room. We warmly welcome new members and beginners. Please contact either Joe White on 01789 763943 or joe_patwhite@msn.com or Paul Brenda on 01789 765077 or sallebrenda@hotmail.com if you would like to join us.

An enthusiastic group in Ryton on Dunsmore are looking for a Line Dance Instructor. If interested please contact Sue on 07703 198592 for further information.


We meet every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6.30pm, for a 6.45pm start, at St John Church, Pallet Drive, CV11 6LT. We finish at 9.30pm. All newcomers are welcome, you just need a basic knowledge of the game. For more information please call John Morris on 07443 940641.


Are you interested in playing or learning bridge? If you already play, we have a variety of day and evening face to face or online sessions to suit all standards. Bridge is a fun social game for all ages. We are part of the Coventry & North Warwickshire Sports Club, Binley Road, CV3 1HB. Please contact Ann or Gail on cnwbc@bridgewebsemail.com for further details.

Every Tuesday, 1.30pm – 3pm. No booking required for this free event.

Atherstone Library, Long Street, Atherstone, CV9 1AX.  Tel: 0300 555 8171

We meet at the Church Hall on Wednesday evenings at 8pm. Please contact John for more information on 024 7659 4756.


One of Coventry’s fastest growing photography clubs meets twice a month at Corley Village Hall, just off the Tamworth Road, on Monday nights at 7pm. We have workshops, studio nights, speakers, competitions, everything for the photographer. Beginners to advanced photographers from the age of 16 are all very welcome. For more information visit www.villagephotographer.co.uk, email admin@villagephotographer.co.uk, call 07976 461441 or find us on Facebook at Corley and Fillongley Photographic Club Public Page.

We are a friendly group looking for new members. We meet on the second Saturday of the month from 1.30pm - 4.30pm at Quinton Road Baptist Church, CV3 5PZ. We have speakers and workshops for all levels of expertise from beginners upwards. We would love to see you. For more information please call Frances Fielding (Shire Quilters) on 07787 597467.

We meet 8pm-10pm on Thursdays at Budbrooke Village Hall, Hampton on the Hill, CV35 8QS near Warwick (except in August). We are a friendly club and welcome complete beginners, individuals or couples, and equally those rekindling their knowledge. Come and give us a try if you would like to use your memory and be active! For more information please contact us on 01926 334808 or 07866 961967, alternatively visit our website www.milvertonfolkdancegroup.org.uk/.

We are a friendly group who gather to fly radio-controlled model aeroplanes at a site to the North of Nuneaton. New members welcome with full training given. For more information, please visit www.nuneatonaeromodellers.org.uk.

We are a Scottish Country Dancing group and we meet at Binley Woods Village Hall every Tuesday from 8pm till 10pm. Singles and couples welcome, beginners or dancers. For more information contact Ivan Chapman on 07973 243869 or email www.coventrythistleclub.co.uk.

Get out your knitting needles, crochet hooks or pins on the first and third Thursday of every month, 7pm - 9pm at Hatters Community Centre for an opportunity to learn, improve or share your skills over a cuppa, whilst meeting new friends and raising funds for charity. For more information email juliekwykes@hotmail.com, or just turn up on the night if you would like to join us.

Indoors and outdoors. First Saturday of every month. £7 per table or car boot, set up from 7am. Open to the public from 8.30am – 12pm. For more information contact Clive on 01676 540085.

Based in Bedworth Miners’ Welfare Park, this friendly club is looking to extend its membership. We play in the Nuneaton and Coventry men’s and ladies leagues (from April to October) on four evenings throughout the week and on Saturday afternoons and Sunday mornings. Members range in age from 16 to 80 years. Coaching sessions will be offered and equipment provided in the short term. For more information please email joan.baber@hotmail.com or call 024 7631 0344 or 07599 230990.

KPC is a modern, age diverse and vibrant Council. KPC raises issues to the appropriate bodies and suggests improvements in the area, such as environmental, health and safety. Current community projects include litter picking in the area and revitalising Jubilee Wood with volunteers and Coventry City Council. KPC meet at 7pm on the second Tuesday of the month at Keresley Community Library, Bennetts Road, CV7 8HX. Members of the public are welcome to attend for the opportunity to listen, ask questions and raise concerns. For more information visit www.keresley-pc.gov.uk or www.facebook.com/keresleyparishcouncil, email clerk@keresley-pc.gov.uk or call 07748 986109.

We welcome old and new members who are ready to entertain our local community. Come and join us whether it be on stage, behind stage, front of house, set building, or in the lighting and sound box. If you would like to join, please contact our secretary, Trish Hall, on 07837 807226.

We are a small group of adults who meet every Tuesday evening at Polesworth Memorial Hall from 8pm-9.15pm, who all enjoy dancing. Our aim is to produce a dance-based production in November 2022 to raise funds for a local charity. We explore all types of dance, contemporary, modern, commercial, modern, disco and so on. No formal dance training is required. We ask for a weekly subscription, which is divided between our hall overheads, and our 'wardrobe department'. If you'd like to join us, please either just turn up or contact Rosie on 07960 570013 for further details.

We are a friendly duplicate bridge club who meet to play this fascinating card game every Wednesday evening at 7pm in The Red Lion, Atherstone. We would welcome new bridge players to our club, our standard is flexible and would accommodate most enthusiasts. We pay a yearly subscription and weekly table money which is less than the price of a cup of coffee, what better value could you get for your money? Come and try us. For any other details telephone Joan or John on 01827 713608.

CARS meet every Friday, usually at St Bartholomew’s Church Hall, Brinklow Road, Binley, CV3 2DT. We are a local society of amateur radio enthusiasts interested in all aspects of radio communications and related RF technology. Members come from Coventry and surrounding counties; all are welcome. For more information please contact John Beech (G8SEQ) Club Secretary on 07958 777363 or email secretary@coventryradio.org.uk. You can also visit our website at www.coventryradio.org.uk/.

We are a public speaking group based in Solihull. We meet every first and third Tuesday of the month at Silhillians Sports Club & Conference Centre in Solihull. More information is available on www.heartspeakers.org.uk.

Come and join us for Fun, Friendship and Light Exercise. We meet most Monday evenings from 7.30pm - 10pm. Come along to find out more and have a go (please wear flat shoes). At Stoneleigh Village Hall, Stoneleigh, CV8 3DG. Alternatively call Noreen on 07881 740887 for more information.

We are teams from local pubs and clubs around the Nuneaton area that play 5 Card Crib on a Tuesday night. We are friendly, mixed teams welcoming players of age 18+ and all abilities. We play home and away league games on alternate weeks and various competitions throughout the year, plus we hold two presentation dinner/dance nights each year. We are looking for new teams of 6 or more players to join our league in the 2022 New Year. For more information contact Danny on danielbrophy0903@outlook.com.

A friendly board game group, playing a wide variety of games. It’s free and no booking is required, but places are limited. From 1.30pm to 3pm every fourth Wednesday of the month.

Come along every Thursday 10am-12pm.

We promote the hobby of Stamp Collecting and Philately in general. We enjoy a friendly atmosphere at our meetings which are held at The Meeting Centre, Marchant Road, Hinckley, LE10 0LQ on alternate Tuesdays from September to May (excluding January & February) from 7.30pm-9.30pm. For more details contact the Secretary on 01455 448638.

We are a friendly bowls club on Occupation Road, Coventry, CV2 4AB. We have excellent facilities and two bowling greens which are open from April until the end of September. All ages and abilities welcome with bowling aids including specially adapted wheelchairs. There are social events in the clubhouse along with two well maintained snooker tables and a well-stocked bar. If you fancy giving bowls a go come along, you will receive a warm welcome and meet new friends. For more information please contact John Collett on 07985 614811, Mal Raper on 07891 133653 or email stokebowlingclub.co.uk.

We are a team of Cotswold style Morris Men based in Ryton on Dunsmore. We meet on a Tuesday evening to practice at St Leonard's Church Centre from 8pm to 10pm. We are looking for new members to join us. No experience is necessary. Neither is a bushy beard or love of ale! Come and help continue a typically English tradition. For more information please contact Bob on 07464 621834 or Ollie on 07800 859377 or email knightlowmm@yahoo.com.

Karate club for all ages across Warwickshire. We meet on Wednesday evenings, Friday nights and Sunday mornings in Stretton on Dunsmore and Southam plus other villages. For more information call Kevin on 07482 676241 or email Kevinperks1@gmail.com.

We are a long established, multi-award-winning and friendly association of amateur film makers. We make dramas, documentaries and even music videos! With outdoor activities and on-location filming, we make, watch and share short films made by ourselves and other UK & International amateur film clubs. Do you have a story to make? Why not come to our next meeting? We meet on the first and third Thursday of the month at Higham Lane School, Higham Lane, CV10 0BJ from 7.30pm-10pm. For more information visit www.nuneatonmoviemakers.co.uk. Please get in touch before you come along so we know to look out for you.


We are a group of local volunteers working with the Police to help to keep our community safe, by monitoring vehicle speeds and reporting the results back to the Police. Training and equipment are provided, and we work in teams of three at key locations around the town. The commitment we ask from volunteers is for two 2-hour sessions a month. This is important work, which the great majority of local residents value and support. For more details please contact Andy Garsed on andygarsed@gmail.com.

Mindful exercise for health and wellbeing. Beginners welcome. We meet at St John Vianney Church Hall, 1 Bishopton Close, Mount Nod, CV5 7GW on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7pm - 8.30pm. £4 per session. For more information please call Mike on 07421 747122.

WCAVA are based at the Newtown Centre in Nuneaton and offer support to community and voluntary groups in Nuneaton and Bedworth. We can help groups with the correct governance to set up - constitutions, policies and risk assessment, as well as help identify funding. We also help people find volunteering opportunities and help groups recruit people to help them. On our database there is everything from helping run walking groups, administration, greeting people, charity shop assistants, social media and much more. For more information email nbinfo@wcava.org.uk, call 024 7638 5765 or visit www.wcava.org.uk.

We are a warm and approachable mixture of motor sport enthusiasts who participate in all aspects of the sport from competing to marshalling and also those who don’t compete but just enjoy the company of likeminded car enthusiasts. We meet alternate Monday evenings at The Binton Club at 7.30pm. We hold a Treasure Hunt Championship and two Autosolo events per year. We organise quiz nights; Scalextric competitions; Table Top Navigation events and more. For more information visit www.rdcc.org.uk or find us on Facebook.

We rehearse at St George & St Teresa School, Mill Lane, Dorridge on Wednesdays at 7.30pm from September to March. Rehearsals start in June for our production of ‘Crazy For You’ in March 2024. For more information, please get in touch with Peter Derrington at pderrington0@gmail.com or visit the society’s website: www.knowlemusicalsociety.co.uk.

We are one of the oldest photographic societies in Britain being formed in 1883. We normally meet on most Mondays at 7.45pm at The Westwood Club, 264 Westwood Heath Road, Coventry, CV4 8GP. We welcome visitors and new members of all abilities. During June, July and August we have our summer recess. Anyone interested in joining should email covps1@outlook.com or telephone 024 7641 9923. Further information is also available from www.coventryphotographicsociety.co.uk.

Easy sitting exercises to get you moving on Wednesdays, 2pm – 3pm. Cost £5. Please call Janet on 024 7661 2316 or e-mail risenchrist3@yahoo.com for more details.

Gentle exercise for health, wellbeing and relaxation. Suitable for all. Beginners welcome any time. £7 per class (concessions available). Fridays 1pm - 2.30pm at Xcel Leisure Centre, Mitchell Avenue, Canley, CV4 8DY. For more information contact Carol on 07810 575100 or email taichiearlsdon@outlook.com.