Saturday, 19 August
CLUBS AND SOCIETIES



West Chiltington Cavalier Club.

A Club for owners of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels providing fun activities, Guest Speakers, fun agility and advice on health care and management of the breed. We also run classes on behalf of the Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme for ALL BREEDS from Puppy Assessment through to Gold levels. We use kind, reward based training methods.

Latest Training courses. See the website for more information.

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The Mary How Trust for Cancer Prevention.

Following Mary How’s death from bowel cancer, the Trust was formed in 1988 by her husband and GP. Their goal: to make health screening available to men and women from all walks of life, regardless of their ability to pay. Today, they undertake over 1000 screenings each year.

They receive no funding from the NHS. Their screening rooms and our charity shop are in Pulborough, West Sussex, BUT you do not have to live in West Sussex to book an appointment – everyone is welcome!

They hold regular events around the area including their excellent monthly film nights.

More here.

West Chiltington - Art Group

We are a long established small friendly and informal group of enthusiastic amateurs who meet in West Chiltington Church Hall every Wednesday Morning 9.30 to 12noon.

No tutoring - we just paint or draw to our own choice, in any medium.

For further information call Wally on 07765 789469 or why not 'pop in' on a Wednesday Morning - new Members welcome?



West Chiltington & Thakeham Cricket Club.

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West Chiltington Croquet Club.

The West Chiltington Croquet Club play on the Recreation Grounds behind the Village Hall on Mill Road.

If you like being in the fresh air, making new friends and like competition then this is the game for you.

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West Chiltington Dramatic Society.

Why not consider joining us?


We are a very friendly and active society with two productions a year (Spring and Autumn), regular newsletters, Members' Evenings with entertainment and supper, and other social events including visits to the productions of other local societies. Don't worry if you don't want to appear on stage - backstage and front of house crew are always welcome.



COME AND SEE US AT THE VILLAGE SHOW ON SATURDAY 15th!


Anyone of any age can join, either as an active member or as a Patron. For more information or to join the Society do contact Betsy on 01903 744832. Membership is only £7 per year and benefits include half price entry to members' evenings, priority booking for productions and a regular newsletter. Joining includes half price tickets for the pantomime every year and priority booking for our twice-a-year normal productions. No, there isn't a catch; membership is financially beneficial as well as fun. We need set build, back stage and front of house helpers, not just actors. If you just want to support the Society without helping but still have the benefits of membership, you can become a Patron for £10 per year. Please do visit our website where you can read our latest newsletter as well as reviews of productions.

If you would like to join an active amateur dramatics society and are keen to get involved with stage lighting, we would like to hear from you. Lighting experience would be good BUT we would be happy to take on an enthusiastic beginner who wants to learn. Minimum age 18 and preferably under 60. You will work with a mixture of 'incandescent' and DMX lanterns. Please use the contact form on the site to give us a brief introduction.



West Chiltington Floral Club.

Come and join the Floral Club, learn more about flower arranging and design. Discover new skills and interest, watch demonstrations by floral design experts, attend workshops and garden visits. Increase your garden knowledge and enter voluntary floral design competitions.

All meetings are held at the Village Hall. For further information, please contact Andrea on 01798 839188 or Patricia on 01798 813027.


West Chiltington Football Club.

Playing our home games at The Recreation Ground, West Chiltington, we are proud members of the West Sussex Football League. The first team play in the Premier Division, the second team play in Division Four North. To visit our website click here.



West Chiltington Guides and Brownies.

Guides and BrowniesWest Chiltington Brownies age 7 to 10 and Guides age 10 to 14 meet at the Church Hall on Mondays and Tuesdays.

If you would like to join or help run out Units please email Sarah or call on 01798 812449.

Don't forget to visit the Girl Guiding website


West Chiltington Horticultural Society.

The Society brings together local residents with a common interest in gardening. We have a broad spectrum of members, some more knowledgeable than others, but all of us willing to share what we know and eager to learn.

For more information please visit our website.


West Chiltington Jazz Club

For more information visit the village hall site and go to "Jazz Club".



West Chiltington Probus Club

The Probus Club meets for lunch followed by a speaker on the first Wednesday of each month. We also have a monthly coffee morning and a number of different activities each year. These include an annual Christmas black tie dinner, an annual summer lunch, theatre trips, a skittles evening, a morning walk followed by a pub lunch, a pub lunch, and some "one off" events. In the last year or two these have included a back stage tour of Chichester Festival Theatre, Tangmere Aviation Museum, the three rivers cruise, a visit to the BBC, Tate Britain, a bowls afternoon and a visit to the Houses of Parliament with a blue badge guide.

Membership is open to retired Professional and Business Men. However all the activities are open to our ladies. Indeed the annual Ladies Lunch is always well supported.

Further information is available from the Secretary.


West Chiltington Short Mat Bowls Club

Short Mat Bowls is a version of the traditional game played with the same woods on a specially made mat. Because it takes place indoors it is played all the year round, regardless of the weather. We run three (two hour) sessions a week, on Thursdays and Fridays, in the Village Hall.

New members, both experienced (indoor or outdoor) bowlers, and newcomers to the sport are always welcome. Woods are available. Never tried it? Come and have a go! There is no obligation to join. If you would like further details please ring Jean Palmer on 01798 815930.


West Chiltington Silver Band

Established in 1908, West Chiltington Silver Band is successfully managing to buck a trend that has seen the end of many traditional brass bands. Thanks to Chairman Doug Golds' stalwart leadership, the band has survived membership dips and is now definitely thriving!

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Sunday Badminton Club

We meet in the village hall on a Sunday between 12 noon and 2 p.m. and always welcome new members with a knowledge of the game.


Please contact Vivian Jones 01798 813550 if you would be interested in joining our friendly club.



West Chiltington Table Tennis Club.

Whatever your level of ability or age there could be a place for you at our friendly Club. Whether you are League standard competitive player or mature beginner you will welcomed as a new member. Local families are the backbone of our developing Junior/Youth section.

The Club plays on modern equipment and the Village Hall provides an excellent environment with good lighting and ample heating. Parking is free and is immediately outside the hall, great on those wet and cold winter days.

The Club has three UKCC level 1 coaches, and formal and informal coaching is available. Weekly sessions are run in both the Village Hall and in the Village Hall Annexe as follows:-

Adults

Junior/Youth

The Club currently has some 70 members including juniors and cadets, all registered with the English Table Tennis Association.

You can read more about the Club on our website.


West Chiltington Tennis Club.

The West Chiltington Lawn Tennis Club.

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The Theatre Arts Club.

Our club exists to foster interest in the theatre and artistic subjects in general.

We meet on the second Tuesday of each month (except August) at 2.30pm at West Chiltington Village Hall. Our theatre trips are usually to matinee performances each month (again except August). We publish a monthly Neswletter giving details of meetings, the subject of talks and theatre trips with costs; this is sent to members either by E-mail or by post. The annual subscription is £15 per person, subject to review each AGM.

This is a friendly club enjoyed by many people from the local villages. If you enjoy visits to the theatre and talks on the arts please consider joining us; we look forward to meeting you.

For further information contact the secretary Geoffrey Adams on 01798 812984. More information on our website


Our friendly WI welcomes new members and visitors. So why not come and give us a try!

We meet at West Chiltington Village Hall on the second Thursday of each month at 2.15pm and enjoy a varied programme with excellent speakers.

We also have lots of activity groups which give you a chance to meet fellow members and make new friends in a less formal setting. These include Scrabble, Bridge, Walking, French Conversation, Focus on Food, Craft, Line Dancing, Drama, Discussion and Reading Groups. We also hold regular outings and social events such as our Summer Lunch.

For further details please ring our Secretary on 01798 817385 and don't forget to check our website.


West Chiltington Youth Club.

The club meets on a Thursday at the youth club hut in St Mary's car park. This session is for age 10 (year 5) to 12 (year 7) and runs from 6.30 - 8.00pm term time only.

£5.00 for annual membership and £1.00 per session.

for more information call Nicky on 01798 813346


Ladies That Boogie!

We are a West Chiltington based pop choir which was formed in April 2012. We meet every Tuesday in St. Mary's Church between 7pm and 8.45pm. We have built up a varied and entertaining pop repertoire and have performed at several Charity Events as well as Arundel Festival, Windlesham School Groovy Movie Night, Richardsons Holidays Summer Season, Blues Brothers and Soul Sisters Show, Christmas Parties and Themed Nights. The ladies have become a unique and entertaining group with bundles of personality and great vocals covering songs by Snow Patrol, Take That, Sammy Davis Jnr. Adele and many more.

We always welcome new members, there is no audition necessary.

Please visit our website for more information. Don't delay - come and join the fun!

Call Amanda on 07796 696838 or email Amanda    find us on facebook


Storrington Bowling Club

Would you like to try Bowls?

We welcome members of all ages. It not only helps to maintain a healthy lifestyle but is great fun, easy to learn and you will meet many new friends. New bowlers have a short induction including at least four hours of tuition by the Club's qualified coaches.

Membership is good value for money - members can have a 'roll up' free of charge on any day of the week. The rinks are open from 10am to dusk and the season starts on 16th April 2016 through to the end of September. During the season the club will be holding a number of Open Mornings, everyone is most welcome; inexperienced, experienced, young or old.

2016 Open Mornings are from 10am to 12noon on Sat & Sun 23rd & 24th April; 30th April & 1st May and 7th & 8th May.

Further information is available at our website or contact the Chairman: John Rimmer 01903 744832



Storrington Camera Club

We meet on alternate Thursdays from September through to May at 7:30pm.in the clubroom of the Storrington football club pavilion, located behind Chanctonbury Leisure Centre, Spierbridge Road, Storrington, West Sussex, RH20 4PG.

Our Membership is drawn from a wide surrounding area of West Sussex including strong contingents from Pulborough, West Chiltington, Washington and Ashington. All are welcome, including guests for our various events and talks. A small fee is charged for visitors. Visit our website for more information.



STORRINGTON DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS SOCIETY.

We are associated to the National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies and our Society was established some 22 years ago and has an active membership of 260. We meet 9 times a year in the Village Hall for lectures and there are 2 Special Interest Days. We also arrange some 2 or 3 visits per year to places of interest as well as visits to The Royal Opera House at Covent Garden as and when there are discounted tickets available.

For further information please contact either John Florance 01798 812981 or Liz Young 01798 812845



Cantatrice Women Singers

If you enjoy singing or would like to, please note that Cantatrice are signing up new members for both Horsham and Steyning choirs.

Please visit our website at Cantatrice for more information.


Sandgate Singers.

We are a four-part choir based in Storrington, West Sussex. We rehearse at Sullington Village Hall every Monday evening during term times at 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m.

We're always pleased to welcome new members and can promise a happy atmosphere and some interesting musical programmes.

If you like singing, come and join Storrington's friendliest choir. No auditions or formalities - just come and sing!

For more information please contact Noreen Gazey on 01903 743345 or just pay us a visit. You will be warmly greeted. Alternatively, please take a look at our website click here.


Rotary.

For almost 30 years Rotary has been making a difference in the communities in and around Storrington, from West Chiltington to the north, Pulborough to the west and Ashington and Washington to the east.

We meet at The Roundabout Hotel, Monkmead Lane, West Chiltington every Monday at 7 for 7.30pm.

If you are interested in Rotary and would like to know more about the Club, please telephone our Secretary David Lowe on 01403 784653
or visit our website.



Horsham Music Circle.

Check our website

This subscription only, non-profit making charity is dedicated to the sole purpose of providing live music, chamber music and recitals to a local audience in West Sussex based in Horsham.


Steyning Camera Club

We meet on Mondays from September to May. In addition we have lectures and workshops and a Tuesday morning 'Coffee Club'. Details from our website or from the secretary on 07977 144890