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Clubs, Groups, Societies

There’s quite a range of different hobbies and interests catered for by clubs, groups and societies in and around Woodford.

Here is some information on some of them.

If you run a club, group or society and would like to appear on this page then please, Send us an email

Art Group

Whether you’re a total beginner or you already paint but would like to learn more techniques in all aspects of painting & drawing you will be very welcome.

Beverley: 07949 982379


Bell Ringers

Woodford Halse Bell Ringers are the ultimate heavy metal band! If you would like to see what bell ringing is all about, please come along any 2nd or 4th Thursday of the month (if we are there you’ll hear us) any time after 8.00 pm to just sit and watch or request to have a go.

Geoffrey Stretton: 01327 264489

Garden Club

Interested in gardens and/or gardening? Why not join us at the Garden Club? We meet on the first Monday of each month (March to December), 7.30pm at The Memorial Hall for interesting talks and social events, also summer visits to local and national gardens. Visitors and new members are always welcome.

Find out more here

Diane Kenny: 07530 342312


Great Central Railway Enthusiasts Association

The GCR was at the heart of the growth of Woodford from a small farming village to a major junction on the rail network. Meets monthly at Woodford Halse Social Club.

Mr. John Rose: 01327 262564

History Society

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Regular meetings with presentations on subjects of interest to everyone fascinated by the history of Woodford and the surrounding area. Talks are open to visitors for a small fee. Why not come along?

Find out more here

Robert Burbidge : committee@woodfordhalsehistorysociety.org

Kate Fisher Dance Academy


A progressive and dynamic dance school taking inspiration from dance style and music trends over recent years. Our aim is to promote high-level dance tuition within a fun and friendly environment.

Kate Fisher: 07779 892508

Military Veterans Group

Woodford Halse has an armed forces group for social get-togethers.

The group is very relaxed and is looking to hold a few social gatherings each year, culminating in the Parade on Remembrance Sunday.

If you have served or are a currently serving in any of the HM Forces and want more information please contact us.

Ali Thorne: 07808 722909


Model Railway Club

Interested in model railways? Come and meet with like-minded folk.

Find out more here

Mr Keith Simmons: 01327 263014


Mr John Rose: 01327 262564

Woodford Halse School of Stage Dancing


The School runs classes and examinations in ballet, modern-jazz, tap, drama and speech, photographic and fashion modelling, performing arts, aerobics, yoga, diet and fitness.

07929 96376


Woodford Ladies

The group meets on the second Thursday of the month in the Old School Cafe and is always happy to welcome new members and visitors.

Woodford Photo Archive

A collection of images of Woodford’s past.

Mr Ian Bristow: 01327 262412 / 07846 028597


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