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AFC Newbury Boys and Girls

A volunteer run football club for children from 6 to 17.
We are committed to provide a safe and fun environment for children to enjoy playing football.
Come and join us!

Lee McDougall (Chairman)



1st Newbury Boys Brigade

1st Newbury Boys’ Brigade.

Ages – 5 to 18 years old.

Meet Monday evenings (Term time) 6 – 8pm, Newbury Baptist Church (Church Hall), Cheap Street, Newbury, Berks. RG14 5DD.

Contact (Via Church Office) – Roger Vogel (Company Captain)  or tel 07885 298296



1st Newbury Girls Brigade

1st Newbury Girls’ Brigade.

Ages – 5 to 18 years old.

Meet Tuesday evenings (Term time) 6 – 7.30pm, Newbury Baptist Church, (Church Hall), Cheap Street, Newbury, Berks. RG14 5DD.

Contact (Via Church Office) – Angela Robinson or Ceri Goddard or tel 01635 550124


Binge Shotokan Karate
(member of S.S.K.A)

Southern Shotokan Karate Association ("S.S.K.A.")

Binge Shotokan Karate classes are available on

Fridays 6.30pm to 8.00pm
Northcroft Leisure Centre, Northcroft Lane, Newbury RG14 1RS

Mondays 7pm to 8.30pm
St Mary's Church Hall,
Silverless Street

Instructor: Ian Binge, 1st Dan, S.S.K.A
07831 820787


We are an official FA Standard Chartered Development club, an official member of the Berks & Bucks FA, Newbury District Primary School FA and the English schools FA too.

Our coaches are FA qualified level 1 and higher.  We have over 133 registered players across various age groups starting with pre-under 7’s taster introduction to football sessions,  Under 7’s, under 8’s, under 9’s x 2 teams, under 10’s, under 12’s. under 13’s, and under 15’s.
Are you interested in joining the Ladies Rugby team?
During the rugby season the ladies train on Tuesday evenings at 19.00hrs and play their matches on Sunday afternoons
For more information please email or just come along on Tuesdays at 7pm

Ultimate Activity Camps run activity day camps during the Summer, Easter October holidays, where children aged 4-14 years can enjoy over 40 activities every week.

For more information see the contact details below:
Tel: 0844 870 7077
Newbury ladies have 2 teams. The first plays in the Southern League and the reserves in the Thames Valley Women's League.
The club is always looking for new players from the age of 16 years.
Contact details can be found on the website.
Monday 6 - 7.15pm Beavers
Tuesday 6.30 - 8pm Cubs
Thursday 7 - 9pm Scouts
All held at Remembrance Road, Off Enborne Road, Newbury
Mr Michael Clarke
01635 862268
Tuesday 7.45 - 9.15pm Scouts
Wednesday 6.00 - 7.15pm Beavers
Thursday 6.30 - 8.00pm
Mark Eva
2nd Newbury Guides
Friday 6-8pm at Shaw Cum Donnington Village Hall, Love Lane, Newbury Charlotte Mundy
07971 484802
4th Newbury Guides

We meet on Thursday evenings during term time from 6:30pm until 8:15pm at Newbury United Reformed Church Lecture Hall, Cromwell Place, Newbury, RG1 1AF.

Contact: Anne Smith, Choules Acre,
Aldbourne Road, Baydon, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 2HZ
Tel: 01672 540196.

Monday 7pm to 9.30pm
Wednesday 7pm to 9.30pm
Tom Rowan or Simon Cragg
01635 522635
3rd Wednesday in the month at 2.30pm at various member's homes Mrs I Williams
01635 45622
8pm to 10pm (rehearsal dates TBA)
St Gabriels School, Newtown Road, Newbury
Mr Ian Haslam
01635 820379
Thursday 7.30pm at St Mark's School, Cold Ash Hill, Cold Ash, Thatcham Paul Sanders
01635 869906
Varied meetings - see website for details Mrs Sophie Pope
Tuesdays 7.45 - 10pm at Speen Village Hall, Speen, Newbury Mrs Murrie Jackson
01488 658474
Thursday (Term Time)
7.30pm to 9.30pm
Padworth Village Hall. It is essential that all newcomers get in touch beforehand.
Patsy Moore
0118 9832098
  Mr John Bowness
01635 48772
Duke of Edinburgh Award
Duke of Edinburgh Award West Berkshire
  Mr Mike Perry
01635 200556

Fair Close Day Centre

An independent Charity
for the Elderly.

Newtown Road

Open Monday to Friday, except Bank Holidays.
from 10 o’clock
Drop in for Tea/Coffee and a chat.
Freshly cooked lunch available at a reasonable price
Meals on wheels

Karen Ockwell - Manager 

Tel: 01635 40488/41294

Web site:

1st Saturday in the month
10am to 5pm
St Mary's Church Centre, Shaw
Mr Albert Moss
01635 43846

Kennet Valley Probus Club for retired or semi-retired professional business ladies & gentlemen.  We meet every fourth Wednesday of each month @12.00 for a 1.00pm luncheon followed by a guest speaker. Occasional events and social activities are also arranged. For further details or if you wish to consider membership please contact Mauline Akins
01635 33551

For further details or if you wish to consider membership please contact
Mauline Akins
01635 33551  
2nd Thursday of the month - dinner and 4th Thursday of the month - business
7.30 for 8pm at the Bacon Arms, Oxford Road, Newbury
Mr David Merchant
01635 46495
Music with Mummy was developed by DaCapo Music in Hampshire in 1991, specifically for children under three years old. The fun and structured programme of pre-school music education proved so popular, that there are currently over 120 agents and more than 4,000 toddlers enjoying weekly classes across the country. There are three age groups currently running in this area.For more information please call / e-mail or click on the link to the web site. Ruth Favede
01488 639374

Newbury Crafters meet on the third Saturday of the month at Speen Parish Hall, Speen

There is no membership fee, each session cost £2.50

At most meetings a workshop is run covering mostly textile crafts. New crafts are introduced from time to time. Materials are normally provided but a small charge may occur at times. You may wish to just do your own craft or seek advice if there is a problem that needs to be sorted.

Linda and Albert Moss
Telephone: 01635 43846
16th and 17th September 2006 Becky Elvin
01635 247111
4th Wednesday each month
7.30pm onwards at The Traveller's Friend pub, Crockham Common, Thatcham, RG19 8EA
Meeting Place: Multiple venues around Newbury and Thatcham.
Meeting Times: Various times during the week and at weekends.
The club is open to experienced and trainee archers.
Archery training sessions are held annually. The minimum age that we will train is 12 years old owing to the level of supervision required for children younger than this.
No wheelchair access.
Mr Antony Ruddle, Chairman
Telephone: (Day) 01635 770972
Thursdays at: Brown's Meadow, Fifth Road (April-Sept) St Bart's Sports Hall (Oct-March) Mrs L Inglut
01635 827003
Committee meets as and when necessary. NDAA is an umbrella organisation to promote the arts in West Berkshire and North Hampshire Jane Shillam or Glenn Clarkson
07774 291892
  Mrs G Sturt
01635 254688
Newbury Bridge Club
Newbury Bridge Club
Monday - Rubber Bridge
Tuesday - Duplicate Bridge
Thursday - Duplicate Bridge
7 for 7.15pm at The Conservative Club, 5 Cheap Street, Newbury, RG14 5DD
Richard Bungey
01635 248109
September to May
8pm to 10pm
Highclere Village Hall
Sarah Denly Ball (Secretary)
01189 813807
Thursdays at 7.30pm at Mary Hare School for the Deaf, Arlington Manor, Snelsmore Common, Newbury David Skyrme
Tel: 01635 253545
Acting, directing, set construction, lighting, sound effects and costumes - each year the New Era Players put on four main productions in the New Era Theatre plus a variety of other performing and social events

Location: next to St George's Church, Andover Road

Box Office: 07919 9116009

Committee Chairperson,
Stephen Bennett: 01264 360255

NCDC is a cultural and civic resource that enhances the Arts agenda for the local community and beyond.

Regular weekly dance classes in schools and for the community in Contemporary & Ballet. Beginners to advanced.
Wednesday evenings 7pm Ballet barre, 7.45pm Contemporary - Adults & teens, all standards welcome. The Youth Company provides training for promising and committed young dancers aged 13+  
Contact: Debbie Camp
01635 255159

Northcroft Leisure Centre
Mondays from 7 – 9pm.

Sian Lakey. Secretary.

Newbury and District Gardeners Association
Alternate Monday evenings from October to March at 7.15pm at St Nicholas School, Link Road, Newbury. Talks on horticultural subjects. RJ Angell (Hon Sec)
01635 580097
  Mr Ian Cameron
01635 44763
Juniors (8-15 yrs) Tuesday 6.30-8pm
Adults Tuesday 8.30-10pm
Under 8's Friday 6.30-8pm
Beginners (8-15yrs) Wednesday 7-8.30pm at the Dojo, Poplar Place, Almond Avenue, Shaw, Newbury RG14 1LU
Mrs Jill Goodall
01635 41088
Friday evenings from 7.30 - 9.30pm at the Wash Common Community Centre, Glendale Avenue, Wash Common, Newbury Mr John B Rix
01635 38473
For Adults (16yrs +) Rehearsals on Monday and Wednesday 7.30 - 10pm Amanda Maskell
07503 213225
Meetings are held nine times a year on Monday evenings at 7.30 in the Wormestall Hall, Buckingham Road, Newbury. Call for more details. Mr Anthony Pick
Phone :01635 32095
Fax : 01635 44015
Tuesdays at 7.30pm. Please ring for venue Miss Rhiannon Garrett
01635 38148
Mondays at 7.45pm at the Stone Building (Kennet & Avon Canal Trust, the Wharf, Newbury) Jean McCurdy
01635 863258
Newbury Pony Driving for the Disabled
Tuesday at 10am at Ashe Warren Farm, Overton, Basingstoke, Hants, RG25 3AW Ms Sue Hewetson-Brown
Phone: 01256 770202
Fax : 01256 771900
8.15pm Friday at the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust Building, The Wharf, Newbury Mr Ian Oxley
Third Thursday of every month at The Royal British Legion, Pelican Lane, Newbury RG14 7RW Mr Ian Shumsky
07769 887532
Aims of Club:
To encourage interest in organ music, not only amonst players of the instrument but amongst all with an interest in this musical genre. 
To hold regular monthly organ recitals by local and visiting players (2nd Thursday of every month except May, from 1.10 p.m. till approx. 2.00 p.m.).  To visit other organs, when possib le.  To host occasional recitals by celebrity organists, when finances permit"
Hon. Secretary - Mrs Carolyn Greenwood, 136 Craven Road, Newbury, Berks RG14 5NR. 
Tel: 01635 49474;
E-mail  Membership Secretary - John Pynn. 
Tel: 01488 658243; 
E-mail Chairman:  Miss Rosemary Evans,. Flat 5, 9 Donnington Square, Newbury RG14 1PJ
Tel: 01635 552876 Charity no. 284678
Monday and Friday 7-9.30pm for ages 10-18 at Craven Dene, London Road, Newbury, RG13 2AY IM Briggs
01635 42024
Monthly from October to April from 7.45 - 10pm on a Thursday at the URC Hall, Cromwell Place, Off Northbrook Street, Newbury, RG14 1QS. Call for more details. Mr Graham Smith, Membership Secretary
01635 580356
emial: GrahamV.Smith@virgin,net
Meets Wednesday 7.15-9.15pm at Wormestall Hall, St Barts School, Andover Road, Newbury Mrs Jane Shillam
01635 42988
Our club is located in Poplar Place (off Almond Avenue) and holds sessions on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm BST (7pm GMT) and Saturdays from 2pm. Introductory offers for new members, floodlights, match play, social events and much more on offer.

07899 687475

Newbury Torch Club
1st and 3rd Tuesday evening of each month 7-9pm at Fairclose Day Centre, Newtown Road, Newbury Mrs Jane Belcher
01635 40210
Tuesday - 7.30 to 9pm Juniors
Tuesday - 7.30 to 10pm Club
Thursday - 7.30 to 9.30pm Women's squad
Thrusday - 8.30 to 10.30pm Men's squad
Held at Trinity School Sports Hall, Love Lane, Newbury
Mr Richard Cottle
01635 30731
Office is open Monday-Friday from 9.30am to 1pm or at other times by appointment. Mr G Poulson
01635 49004
Mondays 7 - 11pm at Fir Tree School, Fir Tree Lane, Newbury, Berks Mr Graham Hyland
Phone and Fax 01635 46627
2nd Thursday of every month (Sept-April ) at 7.45pm at Newbury Rugby Club, Monks Lane, Newbury Mrs Sheila Wilson (secretary)
01635 200768
Newbury Youngsters
Monday 7 - 9pm at John Rankin Junior School, Newbury (rehearsals) or Henshaw Crescent, Newbury Ms Teresa Butler
01635 36073
Monthly on a Saturday from 12 noon to 4pm at St Gabriels School, Newbury. Call for more details. Jen Purslow
01635 862289
Practice sessions are held every Monday evening from 7.30pm to 9pm (excluding Bank Holidays) at St Nicolas Church, West Mills, Newbury. we are happy to welcome new members to the group, whether they are starting from scratch or experienced ringers who have moved to the area. Julia Deady
Details of meetings are on the programme.
Meeting place is Mencap Centre, Enborne Gate, Enborne Road, Newbury
Fred Carter
01635 281621
Mob 07769 816429
fred@silkartwork.fsnnet. co uk
Accessible door to door bus service for people with restricted mobility Peter Absolom
0118 931 0000
Rock Chior Logo Rock Choir is the UK’s pioneering community choir that is non-auditioned and does not require any ability to read music. We perform Pop, Gospel and Motown songs, make new friends and have a fantastic time. Sessions take place in the Newbury area on Monday and Tuesday evenings and Wednesday mornings. For more details contact the choir leader or the Rock Choir office. Choir Leader: Kat Penn.
Phone: 01252 714276
Meets first Thursday every month at 8.00pm at the Royal British Legion Club, Pelican Lane, Newbury.
All Ex Royal Navy welcome
Mr Bob McGuinness
47 Brummell Road
RG14 1SG
Tel: 01635 580208
Weekends and Wednesdays at Rivar Hill Airfield, Nr Shalbourne Mr Colin Baines
01635 48018
Tuesday 6-7.20pm Sprint and middle distance
Wednesday 6-8.30pm Juniors and Seniors both at Park House School, Andover Road, Newbury
Mr Nick Bull
07940 085454
We meet on the last Wednesday of each month at Thatcham Town Football Club, Waterside Park, Thatcham for photographic discussions, exhibition of members’ work, and a chance to socialise with people who have a common interest Thatcham Photographic Club
Open Monday to Saturday from 10am until post-show. Martin Sutherland
Phone; 01635 582666
Fax: 01635 582223
Artists open their studios each year during May as part of the scheme. INSIGHT annual exhibition of Open Studios artists' work in the Gallery at New Greenham Arts during May. Organised by committee of volunteers who meet monthly at the New Greenham Arts. Mrs P Eastop MBE
01635 817478 or 01635 298220
First and third Thursdays each month (except August) at St George's Church (small hall), Andover Road, Wash Common, Newbury, Berkshire Pat Begbie
01635 44975
St Nicolas Church Bell Ringers

Practice sessions are held every Monday evening from 7:30pm to 9pm (excluding Bank Holidays) at St Nicolas Church, West Mills, Newbury. We are always happy to welcome new members to the group, whether they are starting from scratch or experienced ringers who have moved to the area.

Name and contact:
Julia Deady

Yoga-inspired, music, movement, and story classes for 2-6 year olds. Winners of Best National Physical Activity for children 2008 (Organix and Whats on 4 Little Ones). Come on a magical adventure with Tatty Bumpkin, meeting different people and animals each week. Developed by physiotherapists and yoga teachers. The classes work fantastically with mixed age groups, and can cater for special needs. Great fun and all linked to the Early Years Foundation Stage. For more information, contact Judith Saunders
0845 680 8461  
Rehearsals, meetings and workshops at the Morpheus Theatre, Newbury Day Services, Newtown Road, Newbury Mr Mark Turauskis


Watership Brass

Watership Brass, The Newbury Town Band
Meet Tuesday evenings 7.45-10pm at Craven Dene, London Road, Newbury RG14 2AY

General enquiries: Kevin Jarvis (Chairman)

Engagements: Ann Forrest (Engagement Secretary)

West Berkshire Amateur Winemakers
8pm on the first Friday of the month at Speen Village Hall, Speen Lane, Newbury Mr Maurice Angood
01635 248077
Meetings take place nearly every Wednesday in the Kennet & Avon Stone Building at The Wharf, Newbury Mr Terence Brick
01635 821309
The Wash Common Community Centre is located on Glendale Avenue and has a wide range of facilities.
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