Calne - Clubs, Groups and Societies in the Area

This a directory of clubs and associations in the Calne area.

We list any local groups that would be of interest to the Calne community. For example, if you know of an art club, running club, Scout troop or Calne local history society, please submit it to our directory.

Note: if your club/group is based somewhere other than Calne, please add it on the page for the relevant place.

Bowood Carving Club

 (3 miles away)

Club for amateur wood carving and other related skills.

Contact: Jim Collins

01249 817548

Badminton Club

 (3 miles away)

During term times:8-9.30pm
Monday - more competetive session
Wednesday - mainly ladies session
Thursday - childrens sessions split into 3 age groups 6-9pm

Contact: Richard French

Art Club

 (3 miles away)

School Term time Thursdays 7-9pm
Mixed abilities mixed media- meet at the Village Hall, occasional demos, outings and exhibitions.

Contact: Danielle French

Lansdowne Luncheon Club

 (3 miles away)

Club for over 60's - held every other Wednesday at the Lansdowne Hall. Members enjoy a freshly cooked two-course hot meal and the opportunity for companionship and to share news.
Membership is full at present, but ckeck this space for news of vacancies.
Thanks go to all who voluntarily help to run this club for the older members of the community.

Contact: Rachel Collins

Pilates with Debbie

 (3 miles away)

Pilates Matwork classes held at The Lansdowne Hall Derry Hill on Wednesday lunchtimes from 1-2 pm. New courses commence half-termly and are suitable for all levels of ability. Sessions also held in the villages of Grittleton, Hullavington, Castle Combe and Malmesbury. Please contact Debbie for further details.

Contact: Debbie Bailey

07810 518137

Chippenham75badminton club

 (5 miles away)

We meet every Wednesday evening, throughout the year, from 7:30 – 10 pm at the Sheldon Sports Centre.
(This is part of Sheldon School, Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham SN14 6HJ)

We are a mixed ability club and welcome new members with a reasonable standard of badminton.
If you have played badminton in the past, you will probably be good enough – give us a try!

Prospective members are invited to contact us via email, or just turn up on a Wednesday. Your first two weeks are free!

The club also holds several social events throughout the year.

Contact: Andrew Wyatt


1st Lacock Scout Group

 (5 miles away)

Lacock Beavers & Cubs
A Beaver Colony and Cub Pack meet every term time Friday in Lacock Village Hall, 6.15pm - 7.45pm. To contact the group to work with us visit our To join our waiting list contact the Scout Association:

Contact: Alan Donald

Macapello Choir

 (7 miles away)

A vibrant and fun community choir singing a range of music from across the centuries and from all around the world. We learn songs by heart, so there is no need to read music. Meetings Wednesdays 7.30-9.30pm

Contact: Guy Wilson

07771 764869

Wiltshire Belly Dance

 (8 miles away)

Classes and events held in and around Wiltshire. Egyptian, North African, Turkish, Andalusian and gypsy styles of dance. A bright and colourful troupe of dancers available to perform for charity events and local festivals.

Contact: Tracey Jones

07702 166944


 (9 miles away)

About the Club:
Training at the club is done using positive methods with the emphasis on teaching the owner how to train their dog, recognising that all dogs and their owners are individuals. Responsible dog ownership is also strongly encouraged. Information in the form of handouts and in-class discussion is given in all the classes

We have a range of classes including:
Obedience/companion dog training
Puppy classes including socialisation & training
Show handling classes (Juniors & Adults)

Tuesdays: from 6pm onwards
Show handling
Novice Obedience
Intermediate Obedience

Wednesdays: From 11.30am onwards
Puppy class—6 week course
Novice obedience

Classes are 50 min sessions and cost £5 per session

Contact: Miss Lou Garton

01666 510397

Marlborough Rock Choir

 (12 miles away)

Come and try your new Rock Choir out and book your FREE taster session today (worth £10).
No auditions or need to read music.
Learn to sing feel-good pop songs.
Make new friends and have fun!
You can even bring your friends along with you, or sign up a friend as a gift!
BOOK NOW WITH THE FORM to arrange a FREE taster session.

Every Monday (during term times)
8.00pm - 9.30pm

01252 714 276

Wiltshire Belly Dance

 (12 miles away)

Classes and Events held in and around Wiltshire in Egyptian, Turkish, North African, Andalusian and Gypsy dance styles. An award winning school. A colourful and talented troupe are available for performing at local events.

Contact: Tracey Jones

07702 166944

Chiseldon Local History Group

 (13 miles away)

Chiseldon Local History Group is a group of people brought together by their interest in the history of this area of Wiltshire and their belief that this history should be recorded for future generations.

Contact: Elaine Jones

1st Upavon Scout Group

 (13 miles away)

Offering Scouting for girls and boys aged 6-14yrs in Beavers, Cubs and Scouts sections.

Contact: Mel Amann

01980 630887

Bath Federation of Townswomen's Guilds

 (16 miles away)

A group of Townswomen's Guilds meeting monthly in and around Bath

Contact: Mrs Joan Norman

01761 413580

Crafts for the home- Adult Craft Club

 (16 miles away)

Learn new skills in the new year, make new freinds or sign your loved one up as a special christmas present. Begin with mosaic mirrors. All materials included.

Days & Location:
Starting Wednesday 12th January - Wed 16th Feb 2011
11:30am - 1:00pm
£6 + £1.50 material charge per lesson
6 week block of lessons

How to Book: Book online at

Workshops are held in the Small Hall, New Oriel Hall, Larkhall, Bath.

Tutor: Jo Milford. Jo is a qualified secondary Art Teacher. She is a practicing artist with a BA(hons) in 3D Design - Glass with ceramics & sculpture and has exhibited her work in the U.K and internationally. She also holds a City & Guilds Adult Teaching Qualification.

Contact: Jo


31st Bath Scout Group

 (16 miles away)

Scout group based in Southdown, Bath. We provide a wide range of exciting opportunities for boys and girls aged between 6 and 14. Most of our members live in Southdown, Twerton, Whiteway, Kingsway and Odd Down.

Contact: Richard Bennett

07969 706145

Combe Down Art Group -

 (16 miles away)

Membership of about 40 artists of varied ability in mixed media, meet twice monthly on Mondays between 2.00 and 4.00 pm. Painting days, critique sessions, plein air meetings at lovely venues around the city, competitions, demo's and workshops plus two exhibitions per year, March & October. New members welcomed.

Contact: Vivienne Bolton

07976 380147

Bath NLP and Hypnosis Practice Group

 (16 miles away)

The Bath NLP and Hypnosis Practice Group is a friendly and supportive environment for anyone who wants to develop their skills. Meeting regularly in Bath, it is devoted to helping its members further their understanding and skills in NLP, hypnosis, influence, psychology and related fields.

Contact: Phil Mattingly


Learn About Antiques & Collectables

 (16 miles away)

Join a short course of (initally) 6 lessons and gain the knowledge of a dealer! Learn to identify and date a range of items including early glass and porcelain. Most lessons consist of a slide assisted lecture followed by an opportunity to examine and handle a range of antique items. Fascinating and fun. Hands-on and hilarious, with a hint of history. A unique course offered for many years at Bath University and currently presented at Denman College. If you enjoy history and social history you will love this course. Starting October. Limited places. Book now!

Contact: Cherry Nixon

01278 641552

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