Regular Groups and Activities

Highnam Community Centre is home to a large and varied number of groups and activities.

The Chestnut Club
Meeting Day & Time: First Wednesday of each month 2 to 4pm
Group Leader: Rosemary Henry
Contact E-mail: mrbrianh@hotmail.com
Contact Telephone: 01452 386656
Activity: Social Club open to all residents of Highnam and District. Includes speakers, trips and other various activities - see Village Link

Gloucestershire Lettering Arts
Meeting Day & Time: Thrid Saturday of each month 10am to 4pm
Group Leader: Josie Brown
Contact E-mail: josie.brown@gmail.com
Contact Telephone: 01452 387768/07799 646202
Activity: Monthly workshops for calligraphers, lettering and book artists. New members are welcome

Highnam Cub Scouts
Meeting Day & Time: Tuesday 6.30 to 8pm during Term Time
Group Leader: Gavin Abbott
Contact E-mail: gavin.abbott@highnambb.co.uk
Contact Telephone: 01452 415281
Activity: Fun for 8 to 10 3/4 year olds, games, activity badges, awards and much more

Highnam U5's Little People
Meeting Day & Time: Thursday 9.30 to 11.30am during Term Time
Group Leader: Emma Coopey
Contact E-mail: coops-74@hotmail.com
Contact Telephone: 07988 615158
Activity: Let your children play. Toys include: Ride-ons, dressing up, playhouse and more. Weekly craft activities, snack time and singing. Cost £2 per session www.highnamtoddlers.org.uk

Highnam Players
Meeting Day & Time: Variable
Group Leader: Dave Ginman
Contact E-mail: highnamplayers@gmail.com
Contact Telephone: 01452 505781
Activity: Friendly, lively drama group, staging plays revues and more. All welcome both on-stage and back-stage involment. www.highnamplayers.moonfruit.com

Highnam Quilters
Meeting Day & Time: Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons
Group Leader: Katie Sargent
Contact E-mail: Quiltershighnam@gmail.com
Contact Telephone: 01452 502455
Activity: Patchwork and quilting, talks and workshops. Suitable for all abilities and levels of experience

Highnam Tae Kwon Do
Meeting Day & Time: Tuesday and Sunday 6 to 7pm
Group Leader: Matthew Underwood
Contact E-mail: mju614@hotmail.com
Contact Telephone: 07809 411953
Activity: A modern martial art that will improve strength, flexibility, co-ordination, stamina and confidence. Men, women and children over 8 years are welcome

Highnam Womens Institute
Meeting Day & Time: Third Thusday of month at 7.30pm
Group Leader: Joy Starrr
Contact E-mail: highnamwi@tesco.net
Contact Telephone: 07541 090526
Activity: We are a friendly group who enjoy crafts, listening to interesting speakers and socialising too. You would be made very welcome

Melody Makers
Meeting Day & Time: Tuesday weekly in term time 1100
Group Leader: Kathryn Witney
Contact E-mail: kathryn@melodymakersmusic.co.uk
Contact Telephone: 01452 702045
Activity: A music and movement group for the under 4's. Join us for sessions that include singing with actions, props and instruments. Dancing, bubbles and parachute play, and all sessions finish with a story and a snack

Highnam Folk Dance Club
Meeting Day & Time: Saturday monthly on 2nd Saturday of month 1330 to 1730
Group Leader: JBernie Culkin
Contact E-mail: bculkin@hotmail.co.uk
Contact Telephone: 07821 106052
Activity: A fun afternoon of country dancing, refreshments and cake!

Pilates
Meeting Day & Time: Wednesday weekly in term time 1630 to 17303
Group Leader: Heather Else
Contact E-mail: heatherelse@fastmail.com
Contact Telephone: 07771 870096
Activity: Pilates for all ages

West Gloucestershire Fine Arts Society
Meeting Day & Time: Monthly on 2nd Thursday of month except Augus
Group Leader: Craig Grewcock - Chairman
Contact E-mail: craiggrewcock@newentbb.co.uk
Contact Telephone: 01531 820914
Activity: Do you enjoy the Arts? If so, why not come to Highnam Community Centre on the second Thursday of most months for a talk given by an expert in their field. For many years the Arts Society has organised interesting and varied lecture programmes covering art, architecture, music and history. The talks start at 2pm and last for an hour. The 2017 annual subscription for the nine talks is £43. There is at least one Special Interest Day each year where a subject is examined in greater detail. Past sessions have included The Grand Tour, Art Nouveau and English Furniture through the ages. Trips to interesting locations are often arranged. You are very welcome to attend any lecture to see what it is like

Mandy Godding Theatre Arts
Meeting Day & Time: Tuesday weekly in term time 1530 to 1730
Group Leader: Nikki Coles
Contact E-mail: mandygodding@yahoo.co.uk
Contact Telephone: 07973 534736
Activity: Ballet and Modern lessons for children from 3 years on Tuesdays after school. Caring and creative environment. Fully trained staff

Highnam Beaver Scouts
Meeting Day & Time: Tuesday weekly 1715 to 1825 in term time
Group Leader: Jackie Bahoosy
Contact E-mail: mk.campbell@btinternet.com
Contact Telephone: 01452 526739
Activity: Fun, friendship, games, outings and activity badges for 6 to 8 year olds.

Highnam Family History Self Help Group
Meeting Day & Time: First Thursday of February, April, June, August, October and December 1930 to 2130
Group Leader: Gavin Abbott
Contact E-mail: gavin.abbott@highnambb.co.uk
Contact Telephone: 01452 415281
Activity: A friendly Group of family historians who can help you get started on your quest to unearth your family history or break dowm brick walls when you encounter problems and do not know where to go

Lassington Oak Morris Men
Meeting Day & Time: Wednesdays weekly from end of September to end of March 2000 to 2200
Group Leader: Martyn Thomas
Contact E-mail: bagman.lassingtonoakmm@gmail.com
Contact Telephone: 07766 490735
Activity: Traditional Morris Dancing

Zumba with Lisa
Meeting Day & Time: Wednesday weekly from 1805 to 1850
Group Leader: Lisa Marie Crowhurst
Contact E-mail: lisamariecrowhurst@gmail.com
Contact Telephone: 07939 859866
Activity: Zumba class for all ages and abilities. All welcome

Yoga
Meeting Day & Time: Monday 1000 to 1130 and Friday 1830 to 2000 weekly in term time
Group Leader: Nichola Powell
Contact E-mail: pixipowell@outlook.com
Contact Telephone: 07590 555353
Activity: Yoga class for all ages and abilities. All welcome