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It is thought that Emsworth has some sixty plus voluntary groups and organisations, clubs and societies the exact number is not known. However, for those with websites please see Emsworth Web Links.

The Emsworth Residents Association publishes the EMS, a quarterly free newspaper which is distributed to every household in Emsworth and contains local news and details of what's happening in the town.

The Community Association manages and maintains the Community Centre in North Street where many of the towns many organisations and groups meet.

A comprehensive list of regular meetings, events and activities can be found below.

 
CHILDREN & Young People:

MONDAY: 
Generations Group from OmniArts GB - music, movement, drama and crafts  from 2 - 3pm starting on the 17th September 2018. It is called, and it is held at Willow Lodge Care Home. There are limited spaces, and booking is required. The group brings the young and old together in an hour of music, movement, drama and crafts. It helps children build new friendships with a different generation, which has a big positive impact on their growth as a person, as well as having a positive impact on the residents at the home too. You can find out more details on our website: http://www.generationsgroup.co.uk/ 
 
Pebbles – a fun group including toys, crafts and singing for Parents/Carers and Under 5’s at Emsworth Baptist Church Hall, North St, Emsworth. 9.45am till 11.30am Fridays school termtime only. Contact 01243 375606 for more details.(TERM TIME ONLY)
Arty Bobs Weekly 9.45 – 10.45 am
THORNEY ISLAND ARMY CADETS (Ages 12-18yrs.) Mons & Weds 19:00-21:00hrs The Cadet Hut, Thorney Island. Complete directions at gate on arrival. Contact during parade nights on 01243 388350
New Moves Youth Dance Youth Dance group for 11-17yrs.Term time 6pm-7pm  Emsworth community centre, Church path, Emsworth, 
contact Chichester Festival Theatre 01243 784437x 2121. Email: laura.doye@cft.org.uk   
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TUESDAY: 
Arthritis Exercise Classes Tuesday mornings 10am -10.50am & 11:10am -midday In the Lumley Room, Emsworth Community Centre. Run by Chartered Physiotherapist Juliette O’Hea MCSP MSc PGDip (Rheum) Tel 01243 378636 mobile 07974 238787 Email physio@arthritisfirst.co.uk   


Parents and Toddlers Group, New Life Christian Centre, Thorney Road, Emsworth 10am till 12 during term time.There is free parking, outdoor play area, large indoor space and coffee bar.


Livingstone Cub Scout pack, boys and girls 8-10 years, 7-8.30pm, Scout Hut, Conigar Road, contact 07764 461711


Table Tennis 7.45pm - 8.45pm Emsworth community centre, Church path, Emsworth, contact Dave Welch 01243 371752

WEDNESDAY: 
Mumbaba singing group for mums and under-fives, St James Church Hall, Emsworth, sessions at 9.30am and 11am; 

Nutbourne Baby and Toddler Group, St Wilfrid's Church Centre, Broad Road, Hambrook, 10-11.30am; 


Beaver Scout colony, boys and girls 6-8 years, 6.15-7.30pm, Scout Hut, Conigar Road, contact 07764 461711.


Explorer Scout Unit, 14-18 years, 7.45-9.45pm, Scout Hut, Conigar Road, contact 07764 461711

THORNEY ISLAND ARMY CADETS (Ages 12-18yrs.) Mons & Weds 19:00-21:00hrs The Cadet Hut, Thorney Island. Complete directions at gate on arrival. Contact  01243 388350

Chinese Kickboxing 7pm -8pm 
Traditional Kung Fu 8pm- 9.30 pm 
Emsworth Community Centre Instructor: Master Omar El-Kilany Please call 07973 798536 for further details on additional classes and prices.

THURSDAY: 
Drake Cub Scouts, boys and girls 8-10 years, 7-8.30pm, Scout Hut, Conigar Road, contact 07764 461711.


Emsworth Concert Band in St James Church 7.00pm - 9.00pm Hall www.emsworthconcertband.co.uk  (Also for the grown ups)



FRIDAY: 
French hour for pre-school children, 10-llam, Westbourne Church Hall (term time only), 01243 377115. 

Scouts troop, boys and girls 10-14 years, 7-9pm, Scout Hut, Conigar Road, contact 07764 461711.
Fridays at the Base 8:30 - 20:30 New Life Christian Centre - Youth events, including, Dance, Music leasons, games, live music events 134 Main Rd Emsworth Hants PO10 8BN.
Contact: 1243 373566 Email: youth@nlccuk.org 
 
SATURDAY:
 Song and Dance  Westgate Leisure Bourne, Park Road, Southbourne, Emsworth. PO10 8PG  
9.45am Twinkle's Tots
10.30am Tiny Toes
11.15am Mini Movers
More at: www.babyballet.co.uk
Contact: Karen Russell Telephone: '0798 3000943
 

ADULTS WEEKLY:

MONDAY:
Generations Group from OmniArts GB - music, movement, drama and crafts  from 2 - 3pm starting on the 17th September 2018. It is called, and it is held at Willow Lodge Care Home. There are limited spaces, and booking is required. The group brings the young and old together in an hour of music, movement, drama and crafts. It helps children build new friendships with a different generation, which has a big positive impact on their growth as a person, as well as having a positive impact on the residents at the home too. You can find out more details on our website: http://www.generationsgroup.co.uk/
 
Tai Chi class at Hewitt’s each Monday at 2.30pm https://emsworthtaichi.com  
 
Havant and Emsworth Laughter Club - Meet at 10.15am on the First Saturday and 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at The Spring Arts Centre . You can find out more about it here - http://www.meetup.com/Havant-and-Emsworth-Laughter-Club 
 
 
 2.00-4.00pm Brendoncare Kurling Club (Satarting Monday 12th October) 2-4pm Brendoncare is a registered Charity (charity no 1091384) for older people. Contact Louise E. Lloumart75@aol.com  T. 07591 645591

9.30-11am. Yoga. Hayloft Centre, Emsworth, 02392 429206.
1-3pm: Line dancing, Westbourne Parish Hall. Details on 023 9248 6084.

3.30pm Southbourne Rainbows, Village Hall, Southbourne. 5pm Southbourne Brownies, Southbourne Village Hall, 6pm Thorney Brownies 8pm:  

St John Ambulance, Convent Lane, Emsworth. 7.30pm

Venture Scouts; Venture Scout Unit (15-20 years) meets Scout HQ, Conigar Road, Emsworth. Details from Emsworth 371995.

Egyptian belly dancing classes at ('Warblington School,Southleigh Road, Havant, PO9 2RR - (formerly at Havant College). Suitable for all shapes and sizes - this is an excellent opportunity to increase your fitness level.Classes run every Monday in school term time.Contact Susan to enrol or for more information; T.07814 656551, E. shunnareh1@yahoo.co.uk   .Cost: £27 for 6 weeks (payable half termly).

TUESDAY: 
10am-midday: Coffee, St John's Church Centre, Main Road, Southbourne. Term time 2-4pm. 24pm: Esoteric healing, the Hayloft, Palmers • Road, Emsworth.01243 373600.
 
Solent Male Voice Choir 7.30pm - 9.30pm The Pallant Hall, The Pallant, Havant We sing a wide variety of music, usually in four parts. We give three or four concerts each year in the Portsmouth area. New members and visiting choristers are always welcome. Contact Dave McVittie dmcvittie@gmail.com   Phone: 01243 376952

Southbourne Guides, Southbourne Village Hall. 7pm

Line-dancing, Warblington School, 7.30-9.30pm. Call 023 9248 6084. 
Cubs: Livingstone Cub Scouts meet, Scout HQ, Conigar Road, Emsworth. Call Emsworth 371995.

 Calmness and clarity, meditation and discussion with Caitlin Collins, 7.30-9pm: the Hayloft, Palmers Road, Emsworth, 01243 575951.
 Emsworth Bridge Club at Emsworth Sports and Social Club 7.00pm - 10pm (Also on Thursday afternoons)

WEDNESDAY:

Tai Chi class at Hewitt’s each Wednesday at 9.15am https://emsworthtaichi.com  
Tai Chi class in the Lumley Room at the Community Centre each Wednesday at 11am https://emsworthtaichi.com

11.15am-12.45pm Yoga. Hayloft Centre, Emsworth. Tel 02392 429206.

7.30-9pm: Yoga at Havant for mixed abilities and ages. Call 01243 376142 6.30-8pm and 8.15-9pm Yoga for all ages and abilities, beginners welcome Emsworth Community Centre. Details 01243 378613

8.00pm Martlet Sword and Morris Men - Free Beginners Sessions We practice on Wednesday evenings October to May from 20:00. Have a go at some easy but fun dances with sticks and handkerchiefs. Membership for the first year is free and there is no weekly subscriptions. We meet at the Southbourne Club, 56 New Rd, Southbourne, Emsworth PO10 8JX with easy free parking and close to train and bus routes. Tel 01243 263829 www.martletmorrismen.org.uk    
 

7.30pm-9.30pm Emsworth Community Choir, International House, The Square, MIXED VOICE DEVELOPMENT CHOIR (A choir with a difference) - new singers welcome Details 01243 389004


Slimming World group held every Wednesday at 7pm, at the Westbourne Club, River Street, Westbourne.
New members always welcome. Come and lose weight without ever feeling hungry! Guaranteed weight loss, or your money back! For full details contact Michele on 02392 255863 or07875960770  E-mail michehitie@hotmail.com 
 
THURSDAY:
 
2-4pm Cribbage at Emsworth Community Centre For all ages and levels to enjoy So whether you’re new to cribbage or an ‘Ace’
at the game, you’re very welcome to come along. £2.00 per session (inc. refreshments) For further details please contact the Community Centre office Emsworth Community Centre www.emsworthcommunitycentre.org.uk   
T. 01243 373805 E.ems.ca@btconnect.com
 
2 to 4 pm Emsworth Stroke Club at the Emsworth Centre, South Street. New members welcome, but please contact G Knight at 023 9247 3091 before first visit.

10am-4pm: Nearly new sale, Emsworth Community Association Hall. 1.45pm: Friendly Duplicate Bridge, Emsworth Sports and Social Club, Havant Road. Contact Mrs Noble 023 9248 2697.

7.00pm - 9.00pm Emsworth Concert Band in St James Church Hall www.emsworthconcertband.co.uk  ~(Also for young people)

7.30 pm to 9.00 pm. Devil's Jumps Clog - Emsworth Community Centre, Assembly Room, 7.30 to 9.00 pm All dancers and musicians are welcome. T. 02392 571946
 
7.30-9pm: Westbourne Karate Club. £1.20 per night. Church Hall, Westbourne; also on Thursdays. Inquiries: Simon Welch 01243 378726.

8-10pm: Mainline American Line-Dancing Club at Southbourne Village Hall (second Thurs) at Age Concern Hall, Mosdale Road, Southbourne. Contact Avril on 01243 787435.

6-6.15pm: Half-hour meditation, the Hayloft, Palmers Road, Emsworth. 02392412499.

African Drumming Group Workshop every Friday with Tony Montana at Church Hall, Fishbourne (off main road behind Bull's Head pub) 7.30 to 10pm www.fishbournedrummers.co.uk 
 
FRIDAY
 9.45am -1 2.15pm Wellbeing Morning every Friday in term time at the Hayloft, Palmers Road, Emsworth. This event is free or by donation and involves wellbeing tips, guest speakers and demos and taster treatments and therapies. More HERE
1pm – 2pm Boogie Bounce Join the Latest Fitness Craze! Contact Clare on 078884 559788
 
SATURDAY:

Easy Fitness! Saturday mornings (10.00 am -11.00 am) from Saturday 5th November at Emswoirth Community Centre -  A new style fitness class aimed at men and women over 50. Come along, meet new people and mostly have fun. Lycra not needed. No music - so earplugs are not required! Contact Grant Pollock 07818478679


MONTHLY:

SUNDAYS:
Last Sunday of each month Afternoon Tea Dances at The Emsworth Community Centre , starts 29th January 2017 from 2pm to 4.30pm Afternoon dancing with a cream tea. Dance to a mix of modern ballroom, latin American, social sequence and line dancing. Singles are welcome and entry is £6 including cream tea. For more detail contact Eileen on 07887 744419 or Alex on 07950 730271.
 
 MONDAYS: 
First in the Month: Emsworth & District Flower Society Southbourne Village Hall 7.30pm (First Tuesday if the Monday is a Bank Holiday)

Second in month: Dragon Ladies Club, Southbourne Village Hall, 6.30pm. Call Ann Oakley 01243 372862. 

Third in month:Golden Age Club, 2pm, St James" Hall, Emsworth.
 
TUESDAYS

First in the month Portsdown Camcorder Users Club Meetings start at 7.30pm in the Emsworth Centre, 35-37 South Street. During the winter period further meetings are held on the third Tuesday.  www.pcuc.co.uk    

WEDNESDAYS: 

Last in the month Wednesdays at St Wilfrid's Hospice '3pm-4pm  Grosvenor Road, Chichester, PO19 8FP - aiming to help more people across the community understand our work and the services we provide,  www.stwh.co.uk 

First in month except August: Havant and Emsworth Townswomens Guild, URC Hall, Elm Lane, Havant, 2pm.
 
 
Fourth in the Month  Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, Havant, Hayling and Emsworth District Group at Warblington School, Southleigh Road, Denvilles, https://www.hiwwt.org.uk/volunteering-opportunities/local-groups
 

THURSDAYS: first in month: 
Southbourne WI, St John's Church Centre, Main Road, Southbourne, 2pm. Details - 01243 376734.


FRIDAYS: First in month: 
Civil Service Retirement Fellowship Emsworth and Havant group, Mountford Room no 3, Emsworth Community Association, Church Path, Emsworth, 10am-noon. Call 01243 372737

FRIDAYS: Fourth in month:
EMSWORTH FLOWER CLUB meets at 2pm on the fourth Friday of the month, January – June, September – November in St. James Church Hall, Church Path, Emsworth, for demonstrations and talks, social events, and occasional outings.
New members and guests are very welcome.

Saturdays Third in Month
Arts & Craft Market Pastoral Centre St Peter's square 10.00am - 2.oopm
 
BI-MONTHLY:
1st Wednesday & 3rd Thursday in the month Come Along & Play Ukulele Emsworth Ukulele Players   Come Along & Play Ukulele - Emsworth Ukulele Players. 7.00pm to 9.00pm, SThe Crown Hotel, Emsworth, Turn up and play Ukulele, all levels welcome!  The Ukulele Lady leads the sessions, providing song sheets, tips and encouragement, lessons available too.  The Ukulele Lady - Judy Cooper 07742 297044.


WEDNESDAYS: Second and fourth in month: Chidham Over-50s club, Chidham Village Hall, 2-4pm. Inquiries Mrs Rose 01243 472037.

MONDAYS: Second and fourth in month: Emsworth Folk Song  Club (8.00 pm to 10.00 pm) - 2nd & 4th Monday of the month Contact the ECA Office for further details. Office Hours:  Mon to Fri (10.00 am – 12.00 noon) T.  01243) 373805 Email: info@EmsworthCommunityCentre.org.uk
 
Day Varies
Chichester Organic Gardening Society - A programme of regular meetings (indoors September to April, outdoors
May to August) with speakers on gardening and related topics.
• Occasional visits to places of gardening interest.
• Promotion of organic methods at COGS special events and appropriate
local shows such as those at West Dean, Transition, and the Stansted Show.
• Shared purchase and bulk purchase scheme for whole food cooking.            www.chicogs.org.uk            




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