What's On? (Clubs / Social Groups)
Please see your local community groups below...
Arts & Crafts
THE D@RT CENTRE - YOUR LOCAL ARTS CENTRE!
What’s on at the d.@rt Centre in the New Year?
Treat yourself to some exciting workshops this year or buy as a gift for a friend!
Just click the links below to book, or give us a call on 01489 779 471
We are taking bookings up to July, so for bookings beyond February please visit our website at thedart.co.uk.
Located at the 2000 Centre, St Johns rd, Hedge End, So30 4AF.
Beginners Welcome ...
1ST HEDGE END BOYS' BRIGADE
1st Hedge End Boys Brigade meets in the Methodist Church Hall, St John's Road, Hedge End.
Boys 4 years+ Tuesdays 6.00pm;
Boys 11 years+ Wednesdays 7.30pm.
The programme includes games, badge work, arts and crafts, fun events, the opportunity to go camping and from 14 years of age take part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.
For further details, Phone: 01489 783779. Website: www.boys-brigade.org.uk
1ST HEDGE END GIRLS' BRIGADE
The Girls' Brigade is a Christian uniformed organisation for girls aged 4 and above.
We meet on Tuesday evenings at Hedge End Methodist Church, St Johns Road, Hedge End.
There is the opportunity for games, arts and crafts, cookery, music and singing whilst having lots of fun and making new friends. All girls welcome.
For more information Phone: 02380 696222,
13TH ITCHEN NORTH SCOUT GROUP (Founded in 1962)
We meet in Baden-Powell Lodge on Pavilion Road, Hedge End.
Core Age Ranges
Beaver - 6 to 8 years old
Cubs - 8 to 10½ years old.
Scouts - 10½ to 14 years old
Explorers - from 14 to 18 years old.
To book or enquire about your child attending any of the above units please contact:
Interested in helping at any of the above units or becoming a leader please contact:
Please visit our website for more information at: www.13itchennorth.com
31ST ITCHEN NORTH (AMAZON) SEA SCOUTS
Meet at Norman Rodaway Pavilion, Heath House Lane-
Beavers aged 6-8, Thurs 5.30-6.30
Cubs aged 8-10 ½, Thurs 7.00-8.30
Sea Scouts 10 ½-14 ½, Wed 7.30-9.30
Explorers 14 ½-18, Wed 8.30-10.00
Games, handicrafts, visits, camping, orienteering, exploring, canoeing, sailing, boating
DIABETES GROUP (SOUTHAMPTON & DISTRICT)
The Southampton & District Diabetes Group meet in Bitterne but cover a wide geographical area. To the east the next group like ours is Fareham, to the north, it is in Winchester and to the east its in Wiltshire!! Although we do not meet in Hedge End, we certainly welcome residents who wish to attend our group.
Our group meets approx every 6 weeks on a Monday evening and we have a range of medical experts coming along to speak to us about different aspects of Diabetes.
Contact Chair and Secretary Angie Whitmarsh on 07970 483177 or
Eastleigh Mens Shed
Founded 2014 and located at River Hamble Country Park, Pylands Lane, Bursledon, Southampton SO31 1BH
We are a group of older gents who meet every Wednesday and Thursday 09.30 - 14.30pm to socialise, share and learn new skills. we carry out all sorts of community projects, form repairing items to making new things such as a range of planters to building items for our local schools.
for more details contact:- Andi on 07547 918966 or by email email@example.com
or visit our website www.eastleighmensshed.co.uk we are also on Facebook and Twitter.
Friends Unlimited is a locally based Social Group and it's an excellent way for mature singles and couples to socialise and make good friends.
We arrange dinner dances, walks, pub lunches, picnics, skittles, curry nights, American suppers, discos, barbecues, coffee mornings, quizzes, fine dining, theatre, cinema, sports events, weekend breaks and so much more.
We meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month and for more information please feel free to contact us by phone: 01489 780127. www.friends-unlimited.org.uk
GUIDES, BROWNIES & RAINBOWS
In Hedge End, we have five Rainbows Units,
aged 5 - 7, six Brownie Units aged 7 -10, six Guide Units aged 10 -14 and a Ranger unit aged 14-18, who meet in various locations around Hedge End. Our main headquarters is Baden Powell Lodge in Pavilion Road.
If you would like more information about what the girls do, or to register interest in joining please go to the national Girlguiding website www.girlguiding.org.uk where you can register your daughter with a local unit or volunteer as an Adult.
HAMBLE VALLEY U3A
Open meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 2pm at Hedge End Club.
Why not come along and find out about our various interest groups covering subjects from Bridge to Walking and our wide variety of social events.
Further details on our web site: www.u3asites.org.uk/hamblevalley
Hedge End Rotary
If you would like to know more about Hedge End Rotary or would like to consider joining us, you can find us on our website, Facebook and Twitter, or telephone David Baynes on 01489 690126.
MACULAR DISEASE SOCIETY
Hedge End Macular Disease Support Group meets on the first Thursday every month from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.
St Lukes Church, St Lukes Close, Hedge End, SO30 2US. Starting 2nd February 2012.
The meetings are open to anyone affected by central vision loss. Carers are welcome too.
Please contact Tom McInulty for more details on 01264 321963.
Over 60's Club
This Club meets every Monday at 1pm in the Large Hall of the 2000 Centre in St John’s Road, Hedge End.
This is an active group of over 50 members who meet weekly. The group take part in a variety of activities which include Music and General Knowledge Quizzes, Team Games, Guest Speakers, Bingo, Beatle Drives and Raffles.
There is a full program for the whole year which also includes a Buffet Lunch, Easter Eggs, Xmas Dinner and Coach Outings.
Transport can be arranged for local members with restricted mobility.
Come and pay us a visit and if it meets your needs it is easy and inexpensive to join.
Contact 07818 802 241 for more information or just turn up at 1pm on a Monday (Bank Holidays excepted)
Aged 13 to 17? Then this is your chance to support the community and develop leadership skills.
The Volunteer Police Cadets scheme provides a safe environment where young people can learn as individuals, develop positive relationships with the police and actively support the community.
- first aid
- using handheld radios
- law and force procedure
- our specialist units – such as our dog, traffic and armed response teams – through visits
As well as these weekly sessions, you’ll need to commit to volunteering for a minimum of three hours per month.
We’ll help you find opportunities to do so.
You’ll also be working alongside police officers and staff at a variety of events and policing operations, leading to you achieving our Police Cadet Volunteering Award.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
ST JOHN AMBULANCE
St John Ambulance Badgers (5 - 10 years) now meet at The Salvation Army Community Centre, 52 Wellstead Way from 6 - 7pm on Thursday nights during term time and the leaders' contact number is 07827 883439.
St John Ambulance Cadets (10 - 17) now meet at The Salvation Army Community Centre, 52 Wellstead Way from 7 - 8:30pm on Thursday nights during term time and the leaders' contact number is 07826 923762.
St John Ambulance Adults (18+) now meet at The Salvation Army Community Centre, 52 Wellstead Way from 8 - 9:30pm on Thursday nights during term time and the leaders' contact number is 07826 923710.
WOMEN'S INSTITUTE - HEDGE END
Meet on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm in the 2000 Centre, St John's Road, Hedge End, SO30 4AF.
Activities held each month include craft, beading and a walking group.
Phone: 01962 852721
Music & Dance
Cheer-a-cality is a brand new cheerleading squad starting in Hedge End's Salvation Army Community Centre, White's Way, Southampton, SO30 2GL. Classes for 4-16 years on a Wednesday. Come and join the sport of smiles!
NEW DANCE-A-CALITY CLASSES @ Hedge End Community Centre, White's Way, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 2GL
- THURSDAY: 3:45pm- 4:30pm Dance-a-cality (Infants)
- THURSDAY : 4:30pm- 5:15pm Dance-a-cality (Juniors)
SESSION: Sibling Discount Available
If you are interested in putting your child's name down for the class then email email@example.com
For all details please look at www.dance-a-cality.co.uk or Phone 07736320103
GLEE CLUB SINGERS
We meet every Monday evening 7.15-8.45pm at the Drummond Community Centre.
Not a choir, but a group of singers of all ages and abilities who like to sing. Singing is very therapeutic and really makes you feel good.
Come along and enjoy yourselves, you will be made most welcome! Only £2.
JAMBOPS (18months-4 years) at the United Reformed Church Mon & Tues mornings 9.30-10.30.
JAMZ Street Dance at the d@rt centre, Wildern Mondays 4.15-5 (4-7 year olds) and 5-6pm (7-11 year olds).
ZUMBA at Hedge End Club (16plus) Tues 6-7 & Thurs 7-8.
STAGEkidz which is a school holiday course for children between the age of 4-13 years. It is a jam-packed, fun-filled week where we dance, sing and act from 10am- 3pm to make lots of new friends and perform in a show at the end of the week.
Phone: 07929 095405 or visit
Rock Choir is the original amateur contemporary choir in the UK and remains the most popular. With more than 16,000 members, we rehearse in over 300 towns nationwide.
Hedge End Rock Choir meets every Wednesday evening (Term time only) between 7.30pm & 9pm at Wellstead Primary School, 40 Wellstead Way, Dowds Farm Park, Hedge End.
FREE TASTER SESSION. We sing our own arrangements of pop, Motown and chart songs, with no auditions and no need to read music. The session is run by our very own charismatic choir leader - Jan Moll who runs 6 choir in total along the South Coast.
Phone: 01252 714276.
PERFORM - DRAMA, DANCE AND SINGING CLASSES FOR 4-7S
Run by highly experienced actor-teachers, in small groups, Perform classes focus on developing the 4 Cs: Confidence, Communication, Coordination, and Concentration.
The Perform curriculum ensures plenty of fun, using a mix of energetic games, catchy songs and funky dances. All class materials are written by Perform, with apps, CDs and videos that the children can play at home to keep the magic alive.
Visit: www.perform.org.uk/try to book a FREE class today.
Venue: Turnpike Pavilion, Turnpike Way, Hedge End, Hampshire, SO30 4SR. Class Details: Fridays at 4pm and 5pm. Contact: 020 7255 9120 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SALLY JOHNSON ACADEMY OF DANCE
SJ Academy is a well established dance school in the Hedge End area. We offer classes in tap, modern, ballet and jazz following the RAD and ISYD syllabi to children from age 3 upwards. We have our school show every 3 years and offer competitions, examinations and much more in-between. All our teachers are qualified and offer a nurturing environment to ensure the highest training for our students. Get in touch to find out more or check out our website for information on our timetable and to learn more: sjacademyofdance.co.uk
Please contact us at email@example.com for further iInformation or to book a class.
SIMPLY SINGERS COMMUNITY CHOIR
If you enjoy a sing-song and want to make new friends, then you might want to join the Simply Singers community choir.
We meet every Thursday 7.30-9.30pm at the turnpike Pavilion, Turnpike Way, Hedge end and welcome new members.
Contact: Sandra Freeman 02380 554544 or Fenton Eastlake 07929 641301 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WELLSTEAD COMMUNITY CHOIR
All abilities and ages welcome. Choir lead by David Mallet, experienced music teacher. Broad range of music including songs from the shows, familiar songs old and new, plus a few classics.
Rehearsals fortnightly on Monday evenings, 7.30pm at Wellstead Primary School.
For more details Phone: 01489 798681.
New members always welcome.
Choir funded by The Salvation Army.
WEST END SINGERS
Meet each Wednesday from 7.30pm to 10pm at the 2000 Centre, St Johns Road, Hedge End.
We are a mixed voice choir singing mainly a variety of modern music from the charts, films and hit shows. You do not need to read music.
Contact: Gita Kaushik 07772781435 or
Young Baby & Toddler Groups
Our toddler group runs on Wednesday mornings 9:45am - 11:15am (term time only)
Our baby group runs on Friday mornings 9:45am - 11:15am (term time only)
Both sessions are held in the small hall of the Drummond Community Centre and cost £1.
Spaces are limited so we advise parents to get here early.
For more information
Phone: 02381 784187 / 07971 647019
Hands on Music Experience - From Birth to 5 Years
Have fun and learn with instruments, action rhymes, songs, puppets and stories.
Website: www.maracajacks.co.uk Phone: 01489 781122
Email: email@example.com ; Birthday parties also available!
If you are a local Hedge End group, class or club and would like to be featured on our 'Whats On Page' please contact: Marketing@hedgeend-tc.gov.uk.