Groups & Clubs

TINY TOT PARENT & TODDLER GROUP
For babies to under 5 years. Playtime and refreshments at followed by a service of action songs and prayers in church.

WHEN: Every Tuesday in Term time 9.30 - 10.30am followed by toddler service in the church 10.30 -11am.
WHERE: St.Johns Church Hall, Station Road, Boxmoor

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NATURE TOTS
Box Moor Trust's newest educational initiative and is first programme designed specifically for toddlers and pre-schoolers. Nature Tots is aimed at children between the ages of 18 months and 4 years, as well as their parents and/or carers.

WHEN: Third Tuesday of the month, with sessions being run in both the morning (10-11.30am) and the afternoon (1.30-3pm).
WHERE: The Box Moor Trust Centre, The Old Barn Educational Centre, London Road, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP1 2RE

Contact: 01442 253300 | education@boxmoortrust.org.uk | www.boxmoortrust.org.uk


TINY TALK BABY SIGNING CLASSES

WHEN: Fridays - Toddlers 10am & Babies 11.15am.
WHERE: The Box Moor Trust Centre, The Old Barn Educational Centre, London Road, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP1 2RE

Contact: Laura 07908 883530 | lauras@tinytalk.co.uk | www.tinytalk.co.uk/lauras


SUZUKI BABY AND PARENT MUSIC GROUP
A fun musical experience built to develop your child’s social, musical & sensory abilities. Birth - 3 years.

WHEN: Thursdays 10-11am (Term time)
WHERE: Chaulden Community Centre, Long Chaulden HP1 2HX

Contact: 01442 214599| www.hertsmusicservice.org.uk

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD BRIDGE CLUB
We are a very friendly duplicate Bridge club playing in Hemel Hempstead.

WHEN: Meet on Monday 7.20pm for a 7.30pm start.
WHERE: Bennetts End Community Centre, Gatecroft, HP3 9LZ

Contact David: 01442 392007 | www.bridgewebs.com/hemelhempstead


LEVERSTOCK GREEN BRIGE CLUB
Very friendly duplicate Bridge club . Refreshments available

WHEN: Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings
WHERE: Leverstock Green Village Hall, Village Centre, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 8QG

Contact: Alan on 01442 267626 or Jackie on 01923 404720 | www.bridgewebs.com/leverstock

BOX MOOR RANGERS
Box Moor Rangers is the junior group of the Box Moor Trust, and is for children between the ages of 3 and 16 who are interested in nature and wildlife – from badgers to bumblebees, from flowers to flycatchers!

WHEN: Third Saturday of the month
WHERE: The Box Moor Trust Centre, The Old Barn, London Road, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, Hertfordshire, HP1 2RE

Contact: 01442 253300 | education@boxmoortrust.org.uk | www.boxmoortrust.org.uk


ST JOHNS AMBULANCE BADGERS
We learn about everything & have heaps of fun. A uniformed organisation for boys & girls ages 7-10 years.

WHEN: Every week during term time
WHERE: HEMEL HEMPSTEAD,

Contact: Kay Heron-Edmends on 07850 489509 | www.sja.org.uk


LIFE & SOUL THEATRE ACADEMY
Dance, Singing and Drama (all abilities and tastes). For ages 3 - 18 years.

WHEN: Various times and days.
WHERE: Boxmoor Hall, St Johns Road, Hemel Hempstead HP1 2JR

Contact: 01442 233050 | www.lifeandsoulacademy.co.uk


GIRL GUIDING
Rainbows (girls 5-7), Brownies (girls 7-10), Guide (girls 10-14) Rangers (girls 14-18).

Contact: Register online www.girlguiding.org.uk

LIFE DRAWING HAPPENINGS
Keeping it creative, awake, messy! Everyone is very welcome, friendly atmosphere and 'lightly' tutored with as much or as little guidance as you like! There is always fresh coffee on the go, and biccies, chill playing in the background...

WHEN: On the last Friday of the month from 1pm - 3.30pm
WHERE: Leverstock Green Village Hall, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 8QG

WHEN: On the first Friday of the month from 10.30 - 1pm
WHERE: The Cellar Club, The Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire HP1 3AE

Contact: kelly@lifedrawinghappenings.co.uk | www.lifedrawinghappenings.co.uk


HEMEL HEMPSTEAD SCRIBES
Enjoy doing decorative writing. Complete beginners are always welcome & given help & encouragement in this absorbing craft.

WHEN: Friday mornings, starting at 11.30am
WHERE: Bennett's End Community Centre, Hemel Hempstead

Contact: Sally on 01442 254244


BOXMOOR LACE CLUB
Beginners welcome.

WHEN: Children - Tuesdays & Fridays - 6 - 7pm / Adults - Tuesdays & Fridays - 8 - 10pm

Contact: Sue 07772 901816


FIRST MUMMIES CLUB
Are you a Mum interested in Arts, Crafts, Baking or Vintage? We offer the perfect haven for Mums with creative flair or interest! Places are limited

WHEN: Meets fortnightly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 7:30pm-9:30pm
WHERE: The Fishery Wharf Cafe, Fishery Lock, Fishery Road, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1NA

CONTACT: firstmummiesclub@gmail.com | www.facebook.com/firstmummiesclub


THE 300 WORDS OR LESS CREATIVE WRITING GROUP
We are a small group of enthusiastic amateur writers who meet monthly in an informal setting to chat, swap ideas, and working on our creative writing techniques. Whether its prose, poetry, drama, fiction, non-fiction, published, waiting to be published or just for fun - we'd love to meet you! No fees, open to all.

WHEN: First Tuesday of the month at 8pm
WHERE: Ye Olde Red Lion, London Road, Nash Mills, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 9TD

CONTACT: threehundredwordsorless@gmail.com


HERTFORDSHIRE CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS
Midweek and weekend group working on a wide variety of sites in Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Tring and beyond. Working with a number of local conservation and 'Friends of…' groups to lend their expertise and skills to local conservation projects.

Contact: 01442 246591 | barry.watson61@googlemail.com | chilternsociety.org.uk

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD FOLK DANCE CLUB
Beginners are always welcome, no fancy clothing is necessary but comfortable footwear is a must. First night is free, come and join us.

WHEN: Fridays (term-time) from 8.15 - 10.15pm
WHERE: Grovehill Community Centre, Henry Wells Square, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 6BJ

Contact: 01442 259578 | 01442 255862


TEA DANCES
Everyone welcome, you don’t need to have a partner. Entrance £2.50 and includes refreshments.

WHEN: 3rd Thursday of month, 2pm - 4.30pm
WHERE: Boxmoor & Warners End Community Centre, Northridge Way, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 3QG

Contact: 01442 213339 | www.bwena.co.uk


TUDOR SQUARES DANCE CLUB
Fun & friendship set to music. Suitable for individuals & couples.

WHEN: Various Days
WHERE: Various Venues

Contact David: 01442 258757 | dgreenwood@onetel.com | www.tudorsquares.org.uk


STONEYCROFT FLOWER CLUB
Enjoy a demonstration of the art of flower arranging, accompanied by an amusing informative talk by a qualified national demonstrator. Other activities during year to flower shows, garden nurseries & famous local gardens

WHEN: Meets on first Wednesday of month
WHERE: Boxmoor & Warners End Community Centre, Northridge Way, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 3QG

Contact: 01442 391123 | stoneycroftflowerclub@virginmedia.com


WEST HERTS FLORAL ART SOCIETY
A programme of workshops & demonstrations. Everyone welcome.

WHEN: 7.30pm on the first Thursday of the month February to December
WHERE: St John's Church Hall,Station Road, Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1JY

Contact: Catherine 01442 246289 or Geraldine 01442 248740


NHS HEARING AIDS
Free cleaning, batteries, re-tubing, advice and parking!

WHEN: First Tuesday of the month 10-12noon.
WHERE: Methodist Church Hall, Northridge Way, Boxmoor.

Contact: 01707 324582 | info@hhas.org.uk | www.hhas.org.uk

BURLESQUE CHAIR DANCE CLASSES
Getting fit has never been this much fun!

WHEN: Thursday 6:30pm-7:30pm
WHERE: Chaulden Community Centre, 38 Long Chaulden, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2HX

Contact Joanne: 07535 037607 | info@burlesquechairdance.co.uk | www.burlesquechairdance.co.uk

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY
Visitors & new members welcome.

WHEN: Meetings on 4th Wednesday of the month at 8pm
WHERE: Carey Baptist Church Hall, Marlowes.

Contact: 01442 398285 | historysochemel.bravesites.com


BERKHAMSTED AND DISTRICT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
If you've ever wondered how the experts reach their conclusions about your ancestors, here's a chance to find out.

WHEN: 4th Monday of the month at 7.45pm
WHERE: The Chapel, Berkhamsted School, Castle Street, Berkhamsted

Contact: www.berkhamstedarchaeology.co.uk


DACORUM NATIONAL TRUST ASSOCIATION
Our active programme offers; illustrated talks; outings to NT properties and other interesting venues; guided rambles and lunches at selected pubs.

WHEN: Various
WHERE: Meetings are held in either Berkhamsted, Hemel Hempstead or Potten End

Contact: Membership Secretary on 01442 874338 | jdbattye@hotmail.com | www.nationaltrust.org.uk


DACORUM COMMUNITY CHOIR
No auditions - all adults welcome. Give us a call or come along to a rehearsal - we’re a friendly bunch!

WHEN: Every Tuesday in term time from 9.40am to 11.30am
WHERE: The Church of the Resurrection, Grovehill, Hemel Hempstead

Contact: 01442 874988 | www.dacorumcommunitychoir.org


HEMEL HEMPSTEAD SINGERS
New members are always welcomed by this friendly mixed voice choir. No audition required.

WHEN: Wednesday evenings (term time) from 8-10pm
WHERE: Friends Meeting House, The Alleys, off George Street, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 5BZ

Contact: 01442 386657 | www.facebook.com/HemelHempsteadSingers


THE AEOLIAN SINGERS
The Aeolian Singers are a friendly, 50 strong mixed choir singing a wide range of both classical and modern repertoire. The choir performs 3 to 4 concerts a year and no auditions are necessary. The choir draws its members from a wide area around Hemel Hempstead including Berkhamsted, Chesham and Watford.

WHEN: Thursday evenings from 7.30 - 9.45pm
WHERE: Leverstock Green Primary School, Green Lane, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4SA

Contact: info@aeoliansingers.org.uk | aeoliansingers.org.uk


THE AEOLIAN SINGERS
The Aeolian Singers are a friendly, 50 strong mixed choir singing a wide range of both classical and modern repertoire. The choir performs 3 to 4 concerts a year and no auditions are necessary. The choir draws its members from a wide area around Hemel Hempstead including Berkhamsted, Chesham and Watford.

WHEN: Thursday evenings from 7.30 - 9.45pm
WHERE: Leverstock Green Primary School, Green Lane, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4SA

Contact: info@aeoliansingers.org.uk | aeoliansingers.org.uk


CHILTERN LADIES CHOIR
We are a friendly group of Ladies who enjoy singing popular tunes and music from West-end shows. We perform for various social groups and residential homes ,o nce or twice a month usually in an afternoon. We are looking for new members so just come along and enjoy the singing. There are No Auditions, and you don't need to read music.

WHEN: Thursday evenings
WHERE: Leverstock Green Community Centre, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 8QG

Contact: Billie on 01442 401305


HEMEL HEMPSTEAD BAND (BRASS)
Actively seeking new players, all ages very welcome.

WHEN: Rehearsals - Monday & Thursday evenings from 8pm
WHERE: The Bandroom in Apsley Mills Cottage, Paper Trail, London Road, Apsley, HP3 9RL

Contact: 01442 252838 or 07799 646283 | www.hemelhempsteadband.com


DACORUM RECREATION ORCHESTRA
All welcome: those with little experience of playing with groups, re-starters and beginners.

WHEN: Wednesday evenings (term time) from 8-9.30pm
WHERE: St Johns Church, Boxmoor

Contact: secretary@dacorumrecreationorchestra.co.uk | www.dacorumrecreationorchestra.co.uk


HEMEL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The Hemel Symphony Orchestra (formerly Dacorum Symphony Orchestra) boasts over forty-five years of musical activity with a vast repertoire.

WHEN: Rehearse Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm
WHERE: Boxmoor Primary School, Cowper Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1PF

Contact: | www.hemelsymphonyorchestra.com


HEMEL HEMPSTEAD PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
We are a long established, friendly photographic society based in Hemel Hempstead. We enjoy a busy and varied programme which includes competitions, members' evenings and social events. New members welcome.

WHEN: Meets weekly Mondays at 8pm (September to June)
WHERE: Salvation Army Building, Second Floor, Waterhouse Street, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1ES

Contact: hhps.org.uk

PREGNANCY YOGA

WHEN: Wednesdays 7-8pm
WHERE: Boxmoor Primary School, Cowper Road, HP1 1PF

Contact: Maria boxmooryoga@yahoo.co.uk | www.boxmooryoga.co.uk


POSTNATAL YOGA
Bring your baby with you.

WHEN: Wednesdays 10-11am
WHERE: Yo'tism Yoga Studio, Cowper Road, HP1 1PE

Contact: Maria boxmooryoga@yahoo.co.uk | www.boxmooryoga.co.uk


PILATES FOR MUMMIES
For ages 16-60.

WHEN: Wednesdays 7.45 - 8.45pm
WHERE: Galley Hill School, Galley Hill, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3JY

Contact: Helen 07833 511720 | flirtyfitness@hotmail.co.uk | www.flirtyfitness.co.uk


PREGNANCY PILATES
For ages 16-60.

WHEN: Wednesdays 6.30-7.30pmpm
WHERE: Galley Hill School, Galley Hill, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3JY

Contact: Helen 07833 511720 | flirtyfitness@hotmail.co.uk | www.flirtyfitness.co.uk

BRAINFIT
Want to get brain fit and sharpen up your memory and concentration as you get older- then join us at our monthly drop in to play board games & solve puzzles, together with refreshments and good company.

WHEN: Every WEDS 3pm- 4pm.
WHERE: St Albans Church Warners End (opposite ‘Top of the World’)

Contact: 07745 266447 | brainfitholder@gmail.com


NHS HEARING AIDS
Free cleaning, batteries, re-tubing, advice and parking!

WHEN: First Tuesday of every month 10:00-12:00noon
WHERE: Methodist Church Hall, Northridge Way, Boxmoor

Contact: 01707 324582 | info@hhas.org.uk | http://www.hhas.org.uk


CHAIR-BASED EXERCISE FOR OVER 60'S
For a healthy and happy body & mind.

WHEN: 2nd Thursday of the month 2-4pm.
WHERE: St Mary & St Joseph's Parish Centre (Next to 3 Blackbirds Pub), St John's Rd, Boxmoor, HP1 1NR

Contact Marta: 07983 80880 | eagleyogamassage@gmail.com


FUN & FRIENDLY CHAIR-BASED EXERCISE & RELAXATION CLASSES FOR OLDER ADULTS
Movement to music to help with everyday tasks and activities.

WHEN: Every WEDS 1pm - 2pm.
WHERE: The Leverstock Green Village Hall (Next to the Library), Leverstock Green, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 8QG.

Contact Marta: 07983 80880 | eagleyogamassage@gmail.com


CHAIR-BASED EXERCISE FOR STRENGTH & BALANCE
Organised and run by Marta in partnership with Friends of Parkwood Surgery. Exercise, Socialize & Feel Great!

WHEN: Every Tuesday from 2 - 3pm.
WHERE: At Hemel Hempstead Methodist Church (Main Hall), 270 Northridge Way, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2AU.

Contact Marta: 07983 80880 | eagleyogamassage@gmail.com


POSITIVE MOVEMENT
Move and breathe more easily, meet new people and have a cup of tea!

WHEN: Tuesdays from 10-11.30am
WHERE: St George's United Reformed Church, Long Chaulden.

Contact Marta: 01462 678 804 | orli@letchworthcentre.org

COMPUTER LITERACY LESSONS FOR SIGHT IMPAIRED
We try to help any sight impaired person learn how to use Laptops, Tablets and other devices - or help with any technical problems a user may have.

WHEN: Every Friday 10:00-11:30am.
WHERE: South Hill Centre, Cemetary Road, Hemel Hempstead.

Contact: 01442 217918


THE DACORUM TALKING NEWSPAPER
Sends the weekly recorded local news to sight impaired listeners of Dacorum. The service is free.

Contact: 01442 217918 | www.dtnhemel.org.uk

MATRIOSHKI MEETUP
The Russian Speaking Association for Adults and children.

WHEN: Every Saturday from 10 - 12noon
WHERE: Gadebridge Community Centre, The Nokes, Rossgate

Contact: 07727 171508 | matrioshki.meetup@gmail.com


U3A IN DACORUM
For people who are retired or semi-retired. There are opportunities for thinking, playing, making and doing and, above all, finding new social contacts.

Contact: Judy Baldwin on 01442 211289 | a href="mailto:members@u3adacorum.org.uk " target="_blank">members@u3adacorum.org.uk | u3adacorum.org


BOXMOOR WOMENS INSTITUTE
Visitors always welcome.

WHEN: Meets on 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm.
WHERE: St George’s Church Hall, School Row, Long Chaulden, HP12XH

Contact: 01442 400530


AGE UK DACORUM CARERS SUPPORT GROUP
Hear speakers, enjoy activities and outings.

WHEN: Meet fortnightly on Monday from 1 – 3 pm.
WHERE: Meet at William Crook House, Green End Lane.

Contact: Jo Chan 01442 259049


NATIONAL WOMENS REGISTER (NWR)
If you would like to join our discussion group for lively-minded women.

WHEN: Meet every other Tuesday
WHERE: At each other’s homes.

Contact: 01442 250280


HOME & FAMILY GROUP
Social meetings for ladies, usually with a speaker followed by coffee and a chance to meet and make friends. New members always welcome.

WHEN: On the 1st & 3rd Mon of the month at 7.45pm.
WHERE: Meet at St John’s Church Hall, Boxmoor.

Contact: Marion Howard on 01442 400448


MEN'S CLUB
The Men's Club provides a meeting place for all men of the congregation when a varied programme of talks & activities is provided.

WHEN: On the second Monday of the month from Sept to May.
WHERE: Meet at St John’s Church Hall, Boxmoor.

Contact: Graham Gibbs 01442 258841


ST. JOHN'S WOMEN'S FELLOWSHIP
We meet in the Church Hall to share fellowship and love with prayers, Bible readings and sometimes a speaker. All ladies are welcome to join us.

WHEN: On 3rd Friday of month at 2.30pm
WHERE: Meet at St John’s Church Hall, Boxmoor.

Contact: Jean Garner 01442 257023


LADIES PROBUS CLUB
For retired & semi-retired professional & business ladies. All ladies very welcome to join us in varied programme of activities, speakers and events.

WHEN: Meets second Tues of month at 10 for 10.30am
WHERE: At Boxmoor Playhouse, St Johns Rd, Boxmoor.

Contact: Rene on 01923 264754 or Doreen on 01442 259554


BOVINGDON BOWLS CLUB
A small, friendly, mixed bowling club. No previous experience necessary. We have a full friendly fixture list at weekends & midweek when light allows & a varied social calendar.

WHEN: Varied
WHERE:High Street, Bovingdon HP3 0HJ

Contact: Anne Wilby on 01442 833682 | anne.wilby1@btinternet.com


CAMELOT RUGBY CLUB
With upwards of 500 players from 5 to 55, Hemel Hempstead (Camelot) RUFC is a thriving community rugby union club located in Boxmoor.

WHEN: Varied
WHERE: Chaulden Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Contact: camelotrugby.co.uk


THE HEMEL HEMPSTEAD THEATRE COMPANY
A local amateur group who put on a range of shows ath the Boxmoor Playhouse onf St Johns Road. All styles and experience, onstage and off, are welcome.

Contact: hhtc.membership@gmail.com | www.hhtheatreco.com

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD LOCAL RSPB GROUP
Our friendly and informal monthly meetings are held on the first Monday of the month from September to June. We offer a wide range of illustrated talks on bird and wildlife topics, together with refreshments, bird food sales and information about membership. Everyone welcome.

WHEN: First Monday of every month, from 8pm until 10pm.
WHERE: Cavendish School, Warners End Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 3DW

Contact: 07929 997759 | ian.aeronautics@gmail.com | ww2.rspb.org.uk