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Sunday

For church services visit the Churches' page

Overton Harriers

Sunday run
9am
Bridge Street Recreation Centre, Overton
Gwyneth McLaughlin 892813 
Website: www.overtonharriers.org.uk

Indoor Bowling

Friendly matches
September - April
Longmeadow Sports Centre
Mike Claxton 01256 892120

Music on a Sunday Afternoon Next Session September

Informal acoustic music sessions
Fortnightly from 4 - 8.30pm
The Bell, Bell Street
Website: www.keith-bell.com

Monday

Pilates

Intermediates
9.15 - 10.15am
Gill Nethercott Hall
The classes are kept small
Call Clare Bates on 01794 301251 or 07971 287229

The Testbourne Teapot

Weekly Meeting
9.30 - 11.30am
Testbourne Community Suite
An activity for parents/carers to take part in with their children, as well as tea and coffee for adults
Caroline Barber

Indoor Bowling

Indoor Bowling
September - April 10am - 10.30pm
Longmeadow Sports Centre
Mike Claxton 01256 892120

Silver Threads 2nd & 4th Mondays

Fortnightly Meeting
2 - 4pm
Parsih Hall
Activities for ladies 60+ and gentlemen 65+
Brigitte Broad 892577

Rainbows Term time only

Weekly meeting
6pm - 7pm
Methodist Hall, Winchester Street
Girls aged 5-7 years
Mrs Sue Turrill 893807

Brownies Term time only

2nd Whitchurch Brownies Weekly Meeting
6pm - 7.30pm
Youth Suite, Testbourne School
Girls aged 7-10 years
Mrs Natalie Philpott 01962 760975

Cubs

Weekly meeting
6.30 - 8pm
Scout HQ, Bere Hill
Boys 8 - 11 years old

Aerobics

Aerobics classes
6.45 - 7.45pm
Testbourne Gym
The course will include hi/lo aerobics, tums and bums and a variation of dance style movements. £3.50 for each session
Community Office on 892261

Overton Harriers

Evening run
7pm
Bridge Street Recreation Centre, Overton
Gwyneth McLaughlin 892813 
Website: www.overtonharriers.org.uk

Bridge Club

7 - 10pm
Testbourne
Community Office on 892261

Fiesta Dancing

Adult Dancing classes
7.30 - 8.30pm
C of E Primary School
Dance classes for adults - Ballroom, Latin American, Freestyle, Cheerleading and Salsa £3.50 per group session. Individual lessons after 8.30pm
Andrea Harman 893192

Brian's Bingo

Cash Bingo and charity raffle
7.30pm
Longmeadow Sports & Social Club

Pilates Classes

Small classes taken by a Chartered Physiotherapist, suitable for all levels
8 - 9pm
Gill Nethercott Hall

Circuit Class

8.15 - 9.15pm
Testbourne Gym
£3.50
Community Office on 892261

Pub Quiz League Sep - Apr

8.30 - 10pm
Most pubs
Website: www.wodql.org.uk

Badminton

Casual Court Bookings
8.30 -9.30pm
Testbourne Sports hall
£4.50 for each session
Community Office on 892261

Tuesday

Jolly babies and music with mummy

Small and friendly groups, singing, rhythm through movement. Encouraging listening skills, use of simple instruments - Music that is fun! Suitable for either parent with a child under 3
9.15 - 11.30am
Gill Nethercott Community Centre
£3.50 per session - to book a space or for more details contact Nicky 01264 720452

Indoor Bowling

Indoor Bowling
September - April 10am - 10.30pm
Longmeadow Sports Centre
Mike Claxton 01256 892120

Citizens' Advice Bureau - Alternate Tuesdays

Drop in session
10am - 1pm
Town Hall
Free, confidential, independent, impartial advice

Day Centre

Testbourne Day Centre
11am - 2pm
For the elderly
Community Centre 892261

Baptist Ladies Fellowship

Weekly Meeting
2.30pm
Baptist Church, Newbury Street
Website: www.whitchurchbaptist.org.uk

Relate

Free confidential counselling
6pm onwards - by appointment only
Town Hall
Phone 01256 324364 for an appointment
Website: relate.htm

Cubs

Weekly meeting
6.30 - 8pm
Scout HQ, Bere Hill
Boys 8 - 11 years old

Overton Harriers

Juniors' evening run
6.45pm
Down Grange, Basingstoke
Gwyneth McLaughlin 892813 
Website: www.overtonharriers.org.uk

WADS

Weekly Meeting
7.30pm
Community Suite, Testbourne Community Centre
Sue Dorey, 892484
Website: www.wadsweb.org.uk

Yoga

Yoga Classes
7.30 - 8.30pm (also Thu mornings)
Testbourne Community Centre - Old Gym
5 weeks 25 or 6 drop in, Students/Child 5 Weeks 20 or 4.50 drop in
Samantha Lee 01962 761853
Website freespace.virgin.net/samantha.lee/yogamania.htm

Crafty Affairs - 2nd Tuesday

Miranda Clitheroe
For crafters of all abilities
No membership fees just £1.50 per meeting which includes refreshments
Gill Nethercott Hall
2nd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday of each month 7.30 - 9.30pm
Website: craftyaffairs.org

Country & Western

Dance classes
Line dancing and couples western dancing
Beginners teaching at 7.30pm, then dancing until 10pm
New faces welcome, have fun, keep fit, learn a new skill!
7.30 - 10pm
Testbourne
Margaret Johnson 01256 892008

Pub Cribbage League Sep - Apr

8.30 - 10pm
Most Pubs
Contact Mark 896062

Wednesday

Tums, Bums & Thighs

9.45 - 10.45am
Testbourne Community Suite
£3.50 for each session
Community Office on 892261

Baptist Church

Community Coffee Morning
10am - noon
Baptist Church, Newbury Street
Website: www.whitchurchbaptist.org.uk

Walking for Health @ BDBC

Walking for Health
When: 10 - 11am + socialising
Where: Starts at the Gill Nethercott Centre
A weekly led walk of about an hour and it's free
More information from Jane Wilding
Website: www.basingstokehealthwalks.org

Indoor Bowling

Friendly matches
September - April
Longmeadow Sports Centre
Mike Claxton 01256 892120

Whitchurch Toy Library Term time only

Weekly meeting
10 - 11.30pm
Methodist Church, Winchester Street
Evie Bates on 892624

Theatre Class

Youth & Adult Classes
4 - 9pm
Testbourne
Community Office on 892261

Beavers

Weekly meeting
6 - 7pm
Scout HQ, Bere Hill
Boys 6½ - 8 years old

Quit Smoking

Quit Smoking Classes
6.30 - 7.30pm
Bell Street Surgery
NHS stop smoking service is running weekly sessions as part of the Quit4LIfe programme
More details from 01962 763937
Website: www.quit4life.nhs.uk

Karate

Karate Classes
7 - 8pm
Testbourne
Community Office on 892261

1st Whitchurch Guides

Weekly meeting
7.30 - 9pm
Scout HQ, Bere Hill
Girls 11 - 14 years old
Tricia Gulliver 893188

Whitchurch Ramblers - April - September

Mid-week Ramble
7pm
Bell Street Car Park
Full programme is on the Ramblers' website at www.whitchurchramblers.org.uk

Singing for Fun

Weekly meeting
7.30pm
Methodist Church
Just turn up, no musical skills required
Sandra Miller

Overton Black Arrows

Archery practice and training novice archers
6 - 9pm
Testbourne Community Centre
Peter Turner 893638
Website: www.blackarrows.org.uk

Whitchurch & Overton Invitation Pool League

Pub Teams
8 -10pm Sep -Apr
Website: www.waopool.leaguerepublic.com

Crafty Affairs - 4th Wednesday

Miranda Clitheroe
For crafters of all abilities
No membership fees just £1.50 per meeting which includes refreshments
Gill Nethercott Centre
2nd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday of each month 7.30 - 9.30pm
Website: craftyaffairs.org

Thursday

Pilates

Intermediates
9.30 - 10.30am
Gill Nethercott Hall
The classes are kept small
Call Clare Bates on 01794 301251 or 07971 287229

Yoga

Yoga Classes
10 - 11am (also Tue evenings)
Testbourne Community Centre -Youth Suite
5 weeks 25 or 6 drop in, Students/Child 5 Weeks 20 or 4.50 drop in
Samantha Lee 01962 761853
Website freespace.virgin.net/samantha.lee/yogamania.htm

Methodist Church

Coffee
10 - 11.30am
The Cottage, Winchester Street
Drop in for a coffee

Indoor Bowling September - April

Indoor Bowling
10am - 10.30pm
Longmeadow Sports Centre
Mike Claxton 01256 892120

Pilates

Beginners and Improvers
10.35 - 11.35am
Gill Nethercott Hall
The classes are kept small
Call Clare Bates on 01794 301251 or 07971 287229

Day Centre

Testbourne Day Centre
11am - 2pm
For the elderly
Community Centre 892261

Connexions Outreach

Advice, information and support for 13 - 19 year olds
2.00 - 4.30pm
The Cottage (next to the Methodist Church)
Tel:01256 819576 Text 07766413219
Website: www.connexions-southcentral.org

County Safety Officers - Alternate Thursdays

County Safety Officers' Surgery
2 - 4pm
Town Hall
Discuss any issues you have with anti-social behaviour, graffiti or fly tipping
Contact: Julie Williams and Amanda Manaton

Methodist Ladies Fellowship

Weekly meeting
2.30pm
Methodist Hall

Tea and Tots

Weekly Meeting
2.30pm
Thurs 9.30 - 11.30am
All Hallows Church Room
Contact: Caroline O'Brien 01256 893492

Badminton Sep - May

Juniors 6 - 7.30pm
Testbourne Sports Hall
Community Office on 892261

Brownies Term time only

1st Whitchurch Brownies Weekly Meeting
6pm - 7.30pm
Youth Suite, Testbourne School
Girls aged 7-10 years
Mrs Hilary Paterson 895493

Weight Watchers

6.15 - 8.15pm
Testbourne
Community Office on 892261

Pilates

6.30 - 7.30pm & 7.45 -8.45pm
Testbourne Gym
Community Office on 892261

Bingo 2nd & 4th Thursday

Doors Open 7pm - Eyes Down 7.30pm
Parish Hall
All welcome - tickets only 10p
Website: www.whitchurchparishhall.org.uk

Scouts

Weekly meeting
7.30 - 9pm
Scout HQ, Bere Hill
Boys 11 - 14 years old

Overton Harriers

Evening run
7.30pm
Bridge Street Recreation Centre, Overton
Gwyneth McLaughlin 892813 
Website: www.overtonharriers.org.uk

Badminton Sep - May

Adults 7.30 - 10pm
Testbourne Sports Hall
Community Office on 892261

Friday

Business Link - Alternate Fridays

Fortnightly Free Advice Sessions
By appointment in the morning
More information here
Contact for information and to book a session 0845 600 9 006
Website: www.businesslinkhampshireiow.co.uk

Noah's Ark Group

Weekly meeting
9.30am - noon
Baptist Church, Newbury Street
For Mothers/Carers and their toddlers
Website: www.whitchurchbaptist.org.uk

Indoor Bowling

Indoor Bowling
September - April 10am - 10.30pm
Longmeadow Sports Centre
Mike Claxton 01256 892120

Overton Black Arrows

Archery practice and training novice archers
7 - 9pm
Testbourne Community Centre
Peter Turner 893638
Website:

Chill2this

Weekly Meeting
7.30 - 10pm (7.30 - 10.30pm on Disco Nights)
Gill Nethercott Community Centre
Youth activities - Badminton, basketball, pool and other activities chosen by the members
John Wiltshire 01256 893198

The Bench

Weekly Meeting
7.30 - 10pm
Parish Hall
Come and meet your friends in a relaxed atmosphere, enjoy a coffee and the game facilities or one of the special events, which are advertised separately
The Bench is for those aged 14 years upwards

Darts Sep - Apr

Pub Teams
8 - 11pm
Andover & District Darts League - The Hurstbourne & Whithcurch Sports & Social Club

Whitchurch Dance Club

Weekly Meeting
8.30 - 10.30pm
Testbourne Theatre Hall
Tango, samba, cha cha, waltz, quickstep, foxtrot, rumba and jive are all on offer. Formal tuition fortnightly alternating with the members attempting to remember and practice their new steps. First session free
Moira on 893134 or Deb on 893053

Saturday

Fiesta Dancing

Children's Dancing classes
Morning
C of E Primary School
Dance classes for children - Ballroom, Latin American, Freestyle, Cheerleading and Salsa £3 per group session. Individual lessons after the group sessions
Andrea Harman 893192

Badminton

Casual Court Bookings
9.30 - 10.30am & 1.30 - 11.30am
Testbourne Sports hall
£4.50 for each session
Community Office on 892261

Methodist Church

Coffee
10 - 11.30am
The Cottage, Winchester Street
Drop in for a coffee

Whitchurch Saturday Market

Produce Market +
10 - 11.30am
Cakes, produce, free range eggs, plants, furniture, bric a brac, plants
Children's play area and refreshments - have a chat and read the paper in the Town centre
Pre-loved Toys
Goods can be delivered if you have problems carrying them home
Gill Webb Tel 01256 892025

Children's Taekwondo

Weekly training class 6 - 8 year olds
11am - 12 noon
Testbourne Community Centre
First session free then £3 per lesson
Lynne Firth 01256 895701

Indoor Bowling September - April all day

County matches
Longmeadow Sports Centre
Mike Claxton 01256 892120

 
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