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Clubs & Societies

Category Location Details Contact
Allotment Association Nether Stowey Allotments are near Playing Field Contact: Mr Chedgey
9 Lime Street
Tel: 01278 733285
Archery Danesfield School, Williton
Bowmen of Danesfield
We are a fun Archery club open to the whole community, with a thriving junior section. We run regular taster and beginners courses for those wanting to give archery a try.

Web: www.bowmenofdanesfield.co.uk
Arts The Loft
St Mary's Church Centre, Nether Stowey
Ad Hoqs Art Group Everyone welcome. We meet every last Friday of the month (10am -12) except the summer holidays (July and August). Cost is £3, tea/coffee and biscuits provided. Friendly group.
Web site
Contact: Kevin Chamberlain: 0788 4280195 or email, kevinshome@me.com
Stogursey Arts Festival See web site for more details.
Badminton Bishops Lydeard
Village Hall
Wed - 4:45pm and 5:45pm
Fri - 4:45pm and 5:45pm
Age groups 9-16
Chris, Tel: 01823 433210
Bella, Tel: 01823 433131
Kingston St Mary
Village hall
Every Monday from 8.00pm
September to May
Mrs D Styles, 01823 451399
Mrs I Williams, 01823 451240
Nether Stowey   Contact: Liz Grandfield
Sawmills Cottage
Tel: 01278 732219
Chilton Trinity
For the over 50's every Wednesday afternoon.
From 2.30pm to 4pm.
Cost £2.50 per session. Tea and biscuits in lounge afterwards.
For more information contact Ian Frearson on 01823 277091
Bridgwater Haygrove School Over 50's Badminton Clutb- Contact Geoff Bennett
01278 424151.
Ballroom Dancing Alcombe Ballroom/sequence dancing every Tuesday 8:00 pm Hobby Horse
Ballroom dancing every thursday Alcombe village hall 8.p.m
Cyril Page
01643 704221
Beekeeping   Quantock Beekeepers See web site
Bellringers Kingston St Mary
To Join or for information, you can contact any or the people named. Mr E White,Broomfield
01823 451348
Mr & Mrs Cole, Cheddon
01823 412863
Mr J Lock, Kingston
01823 335776
Cannington Bell Ringers Ring at the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, every Sunday 9:00am, practice night Tuesday at 7:30pm. Outside ringers always welcome. Contact details:
See web site
Bowls Club
(also see short mat bowls)
Over Stowey   Contact
David Dinham 01278 732991
Williton www.willitonbowlingclub.org.uk  
Brownies Combwich
Monday during term time. Contact:
Liz Brown 01278 652687

The J Singers
Wembdon Wembdon, Bridgwater
The J Singers are an amateur mixed-voice choir, based in Bridgwater. We sing a wide variety of music including traditional ballads, songs from the shows, and popular numbers. New members are welcome. Please visit our web site for details - www.jsingers.org

Bridgwater Choral Society St Joseph's Primary School, Park Road, Bridgwater Thriving choral society always looking for new members - performs two major works from the classical choral repertoire each year. Visit www.bridgwaterchoral.org/ for further details. Contact: Jenny Patten, Hon Secretary tel 01278 456645
Church Choir Kingston St Mary To Join and for information Mr Geoffery Bond
01278 652758
Church Flower & Altar Guild Kingston St Mary Help is always welcome Mrs Margaret Sharpley
01823 451237
Cricket   Bagborough Bagborough Cricket Club
Bagborough Park pcode: TA4 3EQ Map
A friendly typical village cricket club, with League, Friendly and Junior teams. Visit our website: www.bagboroughcc.co.uk
Contact: Clive Martin. Fixtures Secretary. Mob. 07511 603016
Crowcombe Traditional Village Cricket Club with League, Friendly and Junior teams. We welcome enquiries from prospective players and touring sides wanting friendly Sunday fixtures. Beautiful ground with excellent facilities and wonderful teas.
Web Site
Chris Smith
Tel: 01984 656346

We play in the West Somerset 2nd Division and would welcome any prospective players.

Friends of Holford Cricket Club (Facebook)

John 'Shrek' Sherwin on
01278 671480 or

Kilve CC is looking for players to join it's 1st team, 2nd team and youth team. All standards welcome!

Web Site

Ian Head
Tel:01823 444743 Youth Team (under 17's) - Andy Rock Tel: 01278 741419
Over Stowey The club runs two Senior Saturday sides who play in the West Somerset League, and also runs three youth sides, an Under 15's, 13's and 11's, for more information please contact Ashley" or see their web site
Contact Ashley Easdon
01278 733532
Cubs Nether Stowey
Village Hall
Wednesday during term time. 6:15pm to 7:45pm Contact:Ben Dunn
Tel: 01278 651172
Dance   Blake Hall, Bridgwater.
Social dancing every Wednesday and Sunday evenings from 7:30 - 10:30pm
A good mixture of ballroom and sequence dances. Superb large dance floor.
Plenty of seating available Bar available / tea and coffee.
£5.00 per person
Blake Hall Old Taunton Road / St. Saviours Avenue Bridgwater TA6 3NZ Web site: www.blakehalldancing.webs.com
Nether Stowey
Quantock Hillbillies
Line Dancing
Contact: Brenda McLeod
Tel: 01278 741273
Nether Stowey
Village Hall
Ballet & Modern dance for children
Tuesday During term time
40mins lessons from 3:50 to 5:50pm
Mandi Clarke School of dance.
Dog Agility Training Cannington
Cannington College Equestrian Centre
RE: Fun, skill, exercise for you and your dog. Held Thursday evening 7.00 PM
Contact Tony on (01278) 453288
Drama   Cheddoners Cheddoners Pantomime
Produces annual production each March, also Variety shows.
Jacqui Curry (sec)
01823 412459
St Mary
Kingston Players. The village drama club meets regularly and aims to produce two full length plays each year.
New members always welcome
Contact Mrs Peggy Greenford
01823 451827
Minehead For people with, and without, special needs.
Oasis: For adults
Starlight: For children aged 5 & upwards
Groovy Chicks: For children
Georgina Charnock
Tel: 01643 709887
Nether Stowey Quantock Musical theatre Co
For anyone who enjoys singing the company specialises in staging Musicals. "Oliver Twist" and "My Fair Lady" "Spotlight on Broadway" are recent productions.
Brian Williams
01278 732325

Web Site
Elderly Centres Bishops Lydeard
Darby Way Community Centre
Needs helpers! Dave Thomas
Tel: 01823 335285
Nether Stowey
Church Centre
Run by Social Services. Thursday mornings at the Church Centre for coffee & a chat.
Hot lunch. Transport if necessary.
We are also on the lookout for volunteers to help with transport and lunches
Contact: Olive Holroyd
6 Bishops Road
Quantock Medical Centre
Flower Clubs Quantock Flower Club, Nether Stowey
Flower arranging & classes for all abilities.
1st Thursday in the month at 7:30pm at Nether Stowey Village Hall
Meetings advertised at the community notice board on the cross
Lydia Chadd
Tel: 01278 733311
Folk Dance Crowcombe
Halsway Folk Dance Group, Halsway Manor
Meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday
8 - 10.30 pm each month except August. Live bands and callers at each meeting. Entry £3. Tea/coffee available. Phone for details. Alex Slater 01643 709320
Web Site


Five aside football Over Stowey
Quantock Lodge
Every Monday and Thursday evenings. Contact Duncan
Tel: 01278 733750
Nether Stowey Saturday Mornings Nether Stowey Playing Field Contact: Jeff Monro
Tel: 01278 741197
Friends of Over Stowey Church   Registered Charity. More Details
Click Here.
Friends of Quantock   Formed in 1949 for the protection of the Quantock Hills. Contact:
Mary Ter Braak 01984 656633

More Details
Click Here.
Garden Clubs Stowey Gardeners Stowey Gardeners meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at Nether Stowey Village Hall at 7:30 pm for a talk on varied topics by local and well known national speakers. Visitors welcome and may join at any meeting.
Juliet Harkness, tel 01278 733245
Map TA5 1NH
Theresa Turner,
tel 01278 733334
Web Site
Holford Gardeners Group

Venue: Holford & District Village Hall
Google Map

Meets every third Tuesday of month, guest speakers, raffle, sales and refreshments. See the diary for events.


Web Site

Enmore & District Gardening Club

Venue: Enmore Village Hall
Enmore and District Gardening Club meet at 7.30pm on the last Tuesday of every month and enjoy a wide range of talks given by first class speakers which includes well known radio and television personalities. At each meeting there is a bring and buy plant and produce table, raffle and refreshments. Annual subscriptions are £10 per person and £18 per couple or £2.50 for visitors. Annual outings are arranged to gardens of interest. .

Mr Stuart Hill Secretary
01278 671 326


Williton Gardening Club Venue: Danesborough View Common Room, Danesborough View East, Williton

Club meets once a month on Monday evenings. Visitors and new members are always welcome. For more information, contact the Chairman. Contact:
Barbara Cook on 01984 639459

History Societies Holford History Society Club meets once a month at The Plough Inn, Holford. See web site for further details.  
West Somerset Village History Society Venue: EMN Hall, Monksilver,
Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month September to May (not December) at 7.45pm in the EMN Hall, Monksilver. Visitors and non-members are welcome.
Chair: Peter Jaques jaques@inbox.com Secretary: Sue Austin saraustin@talktalk.net
Programme Secretary: Marilyn Crothers nettlecombe1@talktalk.net

Music Societies Nether Stowey Quantock Musical Theatre Company Contact: Barbara & Brian Williams
Tel: 01278 732325
Web Site
Orienteering Quantock Orienteers
Quantock Orienteers is Somerset's only orienteering club and holds events throughout Somerset, including the Quantocks and the northern edge of the Blackdowns. Various courses are organised for all standards; from beginners through to GB athletes, and competitors range in age from 2 to nearly 80. Web Site
Performance Club Roadwater Performance Club Roadater Village Hall
Open nights for all types of performer - singers, players, dancers, poets - all levels, PA equipment, bar. Audience also welcome, no entrance fee but voluntary donation invited
John Middleton
01984 641426

Web Site
Pony Club Quantock Branch Quantock Branch of The Pony Club Web Site
Preschool Mill Close,
Nether Stowey
'Stowey Bears' Pre-school Tel:01278 734636
Rectory rooms
Accepts children from 2 1/2 years of age
Runs sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30am to 12 noon, term time only.
Karen Staple 01278 671738
Christine Hancock 671655
Stogursey, Stogursey Toddlers meets at 10.30am on Thursday mornings in termtime at the Church Rooms, Castle Street, Stogursey  
Accepts children from 2 years and 8 months

Sessions running on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30 - 12:30 with lunchbox. Good Ofsted report If you require further information, please contact Fran Davis or send as email to goathurstpreschool@yahoo.co.uk Contact Fran: Tel: 01278 420199
Contact Fran:
01278 420199

Rowing Club Watchet Watchet Rowing Club
established in 2002 with the aim of developing sea rowing in the Bristol Channel.Offers rowing throughout the year, subject to tide, sea and weather conditions. Welcome to all aged 16+
Contact : Lesley Abbott-Garner
(Club Captain)
Tel: 01984 634225
Web site
Rugby Club Spaxton Players and non players welcome. Annual subscription is £20 adults and £10 for under 16s Contact Colin Huett 01278 671561
Running Quantock Harriers A small and friendly running club based in the Quantock hills We meet weekly all year round to train together. In the winter we meet at Morrison's carpark in Bridgwater and run between 5 and 8 miles. In the summer we run mainly off road in and around the Quantock Hills. Members range in ability from people just trying out running as a form of exercise to fast competitive athletes.
Web Site
Scouts Williton Friday evening 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Youngsters from 10&1/2 both girls and boys welcome
Tel: 01984 641028
Sea Cadets Bridgwater Bridgwater Docks
Tuesdays and Thursdays
&.15pm to 9.15pm
For young people aged 10 to 18years
Contact 01278 422585
Sea Kayaking Watchet Watchet Pod Sea Kayak Club, Watchet Harbour pcode:
The Pod is a BCU Junior Club open to young people 8 to 16 years. Training in the outer harbour for beginners, and coastal journeys for the more experienced. Dates and times vary with tides and weather.
Contact Web-site: watchetpod.org.uk
Short Mat Bowls Nether Stowey
St Mary's Church Centre
Tuesday 2pm and 7pm New members welcome. Details Ron Bullock
Tel: 01278 732819
Kilve Village Hall The Club meets every Monday evening (with the exception of Bank Holidays) in Kilve Village Hall starting at 7.00pm New members and guests are VERY welcome. Details: Robbie Rutt Grantchester
Tel: 01278 741594

Social Club Over Stowey Over Stowey Village Hall Contact Sue Thomas
01278 732905
Somerset Wildlife Trust Fyne Court Broomfield New members always welcome.
Wildlife Watch is for the younger members of the community.
01823 451587
Tennis Over Stowey Tuesday evenings & Sunday afternoons during the summer Contact:
Robin Bendall
9 St Michaels Close
Tel: 01278 732633
Toddlers Groups Nether Stowey
Village Hall
Tuesday 10:00am to 12noon
Mothers and toddles welcome for coffee and chat.
Rectory Rooms
Mondays from 10:00am to 12noon. Contact Karen Sherring 01278 671498
Twinning Associations Nether Stowey Twinned with Theillay in France.
Family membership £10 p.a.
Individual membership £5 p.a.
Sue Davison
01278 732601
Web Site
Urban Saints Nether Stowey St Mary's Church Centre, Nether Stowey
Juniors is for 7-11 year olds, Thursday evenings, term-time only, 7-8:15pm,
Contact: Kerry Trout - 01278 732112

The younger group is no longer running, but there is a Seniors group for over 11s, alternate Sunday evenings,
Kathryn Popham, 01278 733745.

Women's Institute Nether Stowey
Meeting 2nd Thursday in the month, 7:30pm at Nether Stowey village hall.
Membership open to women of all ages.
Pat Nicholson
Castle Meadow, Castle Hill
Tel: 01278 732713
Whist Club Over Stowey   Contact Mike Fry
01278 732373
Whist Drive Nether Stowey Meetings every 3rd Monday in the month.
Refreshments and prizes
Contact: Mrs Evered
4 Mount Road, Nether Stowey
Tel: 01278 732875
Young Farmers Somerset Young Farmers See web site for information about individual clubs in the area web site
Williton Young Farmers

For details see their web site

Contact, see
web site

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