Do you fancy trying a new summer sport, making new friends and exercising at the same time? We are a friendly crown green bowling club based in the heart of Alcester at the end of Meeting Lane (B49 5QT). Our social bowling sessions are held on Mondays and Thursdays from 10am and on Saturdays from 3pm. An introductory session is free of charge and equipment and instruction will be provided. The club also runs social events, barbeques, quiz nights, etc. For more information contact John Westmoreland on 07483 240465 or email john.westmoreland@lineone.net or just pop down to the green.

We are a group of guys aged 60+. We meet on Tuesdays from 10am for kick off at 10.30am at Ambleside JFC, Sandon Park, Weddington, CV10 0HG, or depending on weather conditions we play at the all-weather pitches at Hinckley Rugby Ground, Leicester Road, Hinckley, LE10 3DR. We enjoy playing football and a social get-together afterwards. We welcome new players anytime and you play at a pace and ability that suits you, no pressure. We play 3 x 20mins sessions with a 5min break inbetween each session. For more information contact Andy on 07395 030056 or email dave.mander@hotmail.com.

Situated in the riverside village of Bidford on Avon this family friendly club is renowned throughout Warwickshire and beyond for its superb bowls green surrounded by beautiful flower borders. We welcome players of all ages and abilities with full coaching being available if required. Come along and join us for a roll up and chat. For further details please email BidfordBowls@outlook.com.

Come and join in with our knitting and games days. Play one of our board games with others or join in with the knitting. Feel free to bring along any craft project you are working on or bring your own game. We meet every third Tuesday from 1.30pm - 3pm at Woodside Avenue Methodist Church, Woodside Avenue South, (off Kenpas Highway – A45), CV3 6BE.

We are open on the last weekend of every month from April to October. Free admission into the museum. On the last Sunday of every month we have a road run of the tractors around the local area. Please text or call Daniel for more information on 07944 434110.

We meet on the second Monday of each month at Kenilworth Sports & Social Club at 7.30pm. Our events and activities throughout the year help to support needy causes in the community. We also raise funds to help both local and international charitable initiatives. With our many activities and a full social programme, the Kenilworth Lions Club is friendly, rewarding and good fun! We currently have over 50 members making us one of the biggest Lions Clubs in the country. For more information visit www.kenilworthlionsclub.co.uk or pop into our Store on Farmer Ward Road, open on Saturday mornings from 9am – 12.30pm.

Bidford Juniors are excited to announce that we are now able to offer football training opportunities for all girls aged from 5 to 15 on a Sunday morning at The Big Meadow. All training is delivered by FA Qualified female coaches and the cost is only £3 per week. To find out more please visit our website at www.bidfordjuniorsfc.co.uk or find us on Facebook.

Do you lack confidence using your smartphone, tablet or computer? If so, Whitestone Computer Group can help. We cover anything from basic activities to messaging, email, online access to NHS information and online security. Sessions are held most Tuesdays 10.30am-12.30pm at Whitestone Surgery, 82 Bulkington Lane. For more information please call Alison at Whitestone Surgery on 024 7664 1911 (no need to be registered at this surgery) or email whitestonecg@gmail.com

We are a well-established club for men aged 50+ based at the Alan Higgs Centre, Allard Way, Coventry. Our friendly sessions are held for mixed ability players Mondays & Thursdays 11am-12pm and Fridays 8pm-9pm. We play 6 or 7 a-side games on reduced size pitches on a 3G outdoor surface in the summer and autumn and on the indoor pitch in the winter. Come along and join in the fun. Molded stud boots must be worn, no trainers. The first two ‘taster’ sessions are free to new players and £3 per session thereafter. For more information visit www.coventrywalkingfootball.com.

We welcome ladies to our group, part of the adult section of Girlguiding. Meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month. For further information please email leamingtonTG@outlook.com.

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.

Enjoy the game of bowls indoors in the winter and outdoors in the summer. No age restrictions, so great for all the family. Whether you would like to try the sport or are a seasoned bowler, we would love to introduce you to our friendly Club. We also have a function room & bar with a skittle alley for your social events. Easy free parking. Interested? Email bowls@boldlink.co.uk for more information.

We meet every Tuesday at Stratford Leisure Centre. Open to ladies of all ages and ability levels. These social sessions bring fun, laughter and camaraderie, as well as health benefits. Only £4 per session. For more information, contact Hope at hope.bourton@englandnetball.co.uk or 07458 106980.

We meet on the second Friday of each month at Bearley Village Hall at 7pm with doors open at 6.15pm. All abilities welcome, including beginners, for professional and member demonstrations, turning related chat and the exchange of techniques, ideas, skills and experiences. Small visitors fee or join up as a member. For more information visit www.heartofenglandwoodturners.weebly.com/ or email gilesdugmore@aol.com or call 07792 424775.

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.

Speaker evenings are held on the first Friday of each month from February to December except when dates are changed, at the Wesley Hall, Methodist Church, Stratford-upon-Avon at 7.30pm. Monthly coach outings are organised to places of interest with boarding points at Stratford Racecourse and Windsor Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, plus an annual coach holiday each year. Why not join us? For membership information please call 01789 209931.

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.

A very friendly bowling club with excellent facilities on Tiddington Road (opposite NFU). We warmly welcome new members and offer free coaching to novice bowlers. For more information please email enquiries@stratfordbowlsclub.co.uk or call Linda on 01789 565183.

We meet every second and fourth Wednesday from 10am-1pm at Stratford Bowls Club, Tiddington Road, CV37 7AG. Sewing, knitting, crochet, all crafts welcome. For more information contact Jean at jeansterrey@hotmail.com or Avril at avrilmason@gmail.com.

 

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.

We are a friendly, Midlands based walking club for single people. We organise day walks on most Sundays, summer evening walks, weekend trips away in cottages, B&Bs and camping and social activities. For more information please visit www.singleboots.co.uk.

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 Bridgetown Primary School. 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.

Our club for over 55s meet at Westholme Court, Westholme Road on Thursdays from 2pm-4pm, February to November, for socializing/bingo and trips out. For more information please call 07895 322082.

Bidford Library and Community Hub can be found next door to the school in Bramley Way. We are open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 10am-4pm and Saturday mornings from 10am-12pm. Please pop in and don’t forget to ask about the activities we run for both adults and children. Our phone number is 01789 773239.

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 are a rural Bowls Club based in Baxterley, CV9 2LE (opposite the Rose Inn). A friendly club for all ages whether beginner or seasoned player. A warm welcome awaits and the opportunity to compete in Competitions and Leagues. Social bowling takes place on Tuesday mornings and Friday afternoons. The club is open every day and your first session/s are free. All equipment is provided. For further details please visit the Club or contact Trevor on 07415 473962 or email trevorpettifer@yahoo.co.uk.

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.

 

We are a welcoming and friendly club with two hard courts at Cooks Close, CV9 1ES. Both courts are floodlit and used throughout the year. We cater for all ages and have a mixed social tennis group on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday mornings, with a more competitive midweek tennis group. Whether you’re a beginner or want to play more competitive tennis, please get in touch. Come and play and check out our facilities before making a decision to join. For more information on our reasonable membership rates email the Club Secretary at Grovetennis@outlook.com or visit www.grovetennis.net/.

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, including supervised sessions for the less experienced. We also run beginner and year two lessons. 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.

We are a group of local residents who are organising around Ball Hill to regenerate the area and build a sense of pride through collaboration, sharing and listening. Our group meet up for a monthly litter pick and cuppa. Equipment is provided and all are welcomed, whether you are from the Ball Hill area, or further afield. We meet on the first Sunday of every month at 1pm at 2-Tone Village, Walsgrave Road, Coventry, CV2 4ED.

Do you wish you could play football again but think you are too old to do so? Well, here’s your chance to play again, once or twice a week, whatever suits. We play every Tuesday and Thursday at The Place on Westwood Heath Road, opposite St John’s Church. For further information please call John on 07776 166066.

We are a free dance-based exercise class set to Christian music - combining the uplifting experience of exercise with worship in a unique way. It encourages outreach in the community and fellowship within established groups. At Salvation Army, Upper Well Street, CV1 4AG every Tuesday at 2pm, meet at 1.30pm for a drink in the cafe. Everyone welcome!

We meet every Wednesday evening from 6.30pm to 9.30pm at Acorn Court, Stockton Grove (off Pound Lane/Loxley Road), Lillington, CV32 7NP. Members (over 18s) are welcome to do any type of drawing/painting except oil-based paintings. If you are interested in joining us, at any ability level, to learn, improve your skills, and socialize together, please contact the Membership Secretary at lillingtonartgroup@gmail.com. For more information please visit www.lillingtonartgroup.co.uk or you are welcome to come in one evening to meet us and see what we do.

Come along to our Reading Group every second Wednesday of the month from 1.30pm to 3pm.

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

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.

A happy, friendly, safe space for girls to create memories, learn new skills and try new things.

Weekly meetings, sleepovers, adventures, camps. We meet on Tuesdays or Thursdays. Rainbows 4-7years. Brownies 8-10years. Guides 10-14 years. Rangers 14-18 years. Leaders - new volunteers welcome. For more information visit www.girlguiding.org.uk or find us on Facebook.

We are a new group set up to have fun dancing English Country Dances from the Regency Period, the age of Jane Austin. We are all learners so total beginners are very welcome and will not be out of place. We are a very friendly group who are dancing just for the enjoyment. We meet on the last Friday of each month at Hatton Park Village Hall, 7.15pm - 9.30pm. Come along and try it. For more details contact John on swstevjo1@gmail.com or call 07305 181115 or just come along.

We meet on the first Sunday of the month at 9am in St Nicholas' Park, Warwick, by the café, to run or walk in silence for half an hour, as an act of worship. People of all faiths are welcome to join us. We start and finish the walk/run with a few moments of silence together. If you would like to know more, please email movingworshipwarwick@gmail.com.

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.