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Clubs and Groups

All information is given in good faith, but please check opening times, addresses etc before travelling as these sometimes change without us being informed! Unless otherwise stated code is 01953 on all telephone numbers.
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Sports/Games Clubs, Community Support/Social Clubs, Kids/Youth Activities, Music/Interest, Committees/ Councils and Contacts

Sports/Games/Fitness Clubs

Yoga Classes at the The Banham Barrel
Tuesday morning 11am-12pm. Sunday morning 10.30am-11.30am
Open to all levels and cost £6 to drop in.
Contact Laurie for more info on 07378 769448

Amanda Pilates
Shape up, Move well and feel good with AmandaPilates. Classes at Old Buckenham village hall 2pm on Thursdays. Enjoy individual attention in these small, friendly Pilates sessions with REPS Level 3 qualified, Body Control Pilates teacher Amanda. Call 07557 025513 or email amandapilatesnorfolk@gmail.com to book your place.

Heather Ormerod Pilates
Heather Ormerod Pilates
Fancy joining a fun, friendly and local Pilates class? Looking to get stronger and leaner, to alleviate back pain, or to reduce stress and tension? Come and join us:
Wednesday 7pm- Beginners/Intermediate - Old Buckenham Church Rooms.
Thursday 9.30am- Beginners/Intermediate - Old Buckenham Church Rooms.
Thursday 10.45 am - Active 60+ Old Buckenham Church Rooms.
Thursday 6pm-7pm- Beginners/Intermediate - New Buckenham Village Hall.
Thursday 7.30pm - 8.30pm -Healthy Back/ Beginners - New Buckenham Village Hall.
Contact: heatherormerodpilates@gmail.com or 07769973219

Fitsteps
Dance fitness class, Mondays 9.30am, New Buckenham Vilage Hall and Mondays 7.30pm Old Buckenham High School
Tracy Jenkins mob: 07772 481232 email: tjfitsteps@gmail.com web: www.facebook.com/tjfitsteps

Banham Badminton Club
Mondays Juniors from 8pm-9pm, Adults 9-11pm. Thursdays Adults from 8.30-10:30pm. Beginners welcome (Mondays are better for beginners). Cost: £3.50 per night non-members (Juniors £1.50/hr). Membership from £65 for 6 months once weekly.

Beginners Yoga / Relaxation Class
Monday 1.00 - 2.15pm. £6.00 per session
In the small hall, Banham Community Centre
For details please contact June Roberts, 01953 498343 or junemroberts@googlemail.com

Zumba
A latin inspired dance fitness party bringing together men and women of all different ages, shapes and sizes. You dont have to be able to dance, just move your body and have some fun!!
Wednesday 7-8pm Old Buckenham High School, Abbey Rd. Old Buckenham.
Classes cost £5 pay as you go, with great savings to be made on block bookings. (you can get details at class)
Contact: Lou 07866 534087 E-mail: zumba-loulou@hotmail.co.uk Find me on facebook: Zumba Lou Lou

Banham Short Mat Bowls Club
Mons 2-5pm, Banham Community Centre. Beginners welcome
Team Captain: Jim Delaney 07905 282 420.

New Buckenham Cricket Club
Secretary: Alan Harris Tel: 674427.

Old Buckenham - Afternoon Whist
Every 2nd Mon of the month, 2-4pm. Old Buckenham Church Rooms
Fee £1 including a score card, tea and biscuits. Contact: Jean and Gerald Norton Tel: 860025

Old Buckenham Carpet Bowls
Tuesdays 7-10pm, Village Hall, Old Buckenham. New members always welcome.
Chair: Fred Bracey Tel: 860551.

Zumba

A latin inspired dance fitness party bringing together men and women of all different ages, shapes and sizes. You dont have to be able to dance, just move your body and have some fun!!

Wednesday 7-8pm
Old Buckenham High School,
Abbey Rd. Old Buckenham.

Classes cost £5 pay as you go, with great savings to be made on block bookings. (you can get details at class)
Contact: Lou 07866 534087
E-mail: zumba-loulou@hotmail.co.uk Find me on facebook: Zumba Lou Lou

Old Buckenham Crib Drive
First Fri of month. Old Buckenham Village Hall (Memorial)
Contact: Jill Emms 01953 860551 jill@aldertreegundogs.co.uk. New players welcome.

Old Buckenham Cricket Club
Regular Sats and Suns Apr - Sept.
Secretary: Chris Dalton Tel: 498694. Fixtures and youth coach: Mike Banham Tel: 860694.

Old Buckenham Bone Crushers (Warhammer Club)
Old Buckenham Village Hall. First Sunday of month, 2-5pm (under 14s) 6pm (14+)
Contact: Paul Girling email paul@greystokegraphics.co.uk 860023
or for more information: www.banhamandthebucks.co.uk/wargames

South Norfolk Crib League
Garden House, Banham. Tel: 01953 860437.
King's Head, New Buckenham. Tel: 01953 860487.
Ox and Plough, Old Buckenham. Tel: 01953 860004.

Three Family Fist Kung Fu
Banham at the Banham Community Centre on a Thursday night from 6:30pm until 8:00pm for children and adults.
Contact Gary Brown - Mobile: 07765402145, email: tigerdragoncranekungfu@yahoo.co.uk web: www.threefamilyfist.com

Community Support/Social Clubs

Banham Community Centre / Social Club
Tel: 01953 888628 Email: Banhamcc@mail.com

Banham Home Watch
Co-ordinator: Brian Harper Tel: 887008.

Banham Village Action Plan
Chairman: Gordon Andrew Tel: 888600

Friends of Banham Church - St Mary the Virgin
Chairman: David Hicks 887575.

Friends of Banham School
Chair: Duncan Jones.

Conservative Association (The Buckenhams)
Chair and Hon. Secretary: Maurice Lester Tel: 860881.

Eccles/Village Hall & Social Club
Chairman: Mrs C Hewson 454528.
Thur Petanque, Fri Bar and social club, events Quiz etc.
Village hall available for hire,
Events: Flower arranging Wed am, Line dance Wed pm.
kenninghallscoutgroup@gmail.com Tues Wed Thur.

Labour Party (Harling and Buckenham Branch)
Secretary: Mark Stevens Tel: 860861.

New Buckenham Community Car Scheme
Volunteer drivers assist New Buckenham residents with transport to and from essential Doctor and Hospital appointments
Co-ordinator: Violet Highton 860741

Old and New Buckenham Good Companions
Third Thur every month, 2.30pm. New Buckenham Village Hall
Secretary; Christine Wilby Tel: 860467

Old and New Buckenham Royal British Legion (Womens Section)
President: Ruth Hamerton Tel: 860317.

Old and New Buckenham Royal British Legion (Mens Section)
President: Doug Hartley Tel: 788338.

Old Buckenham Community Car Scheme
Co-ordinator: Robert Ziman Tel: 452670.
Volunteer drivers assist Old Buckenham residents with transport to and from essential services locally.

Old Buckenham Ladies Fellowship
Second Tues every month, 2.30pm. Church Rooms, Old Buckenham.
Organiser: Doris Monkhouse Tel: 860845

Old Buckenham Luncheon Club
Alternate Weds, 10am-2pm. Old Buckenham Village Hall
Contact: Bridget Burton Tel: 860241.

Old Buckenham Meals on Wheels
Contact: Mary P. Askew Tel: 860324.

Old Buckenham Modelling and Games Club inc Old Buckenham Bone Crushers (Warhammer Club)
Old Buckenham Village Hall. First Sunday of month, 2.00-5.30 (under 14s) 6.30 (14+)
Contact: Paul Girling email paul@greystokegraphics.co.uk
or for more information: www.banhamandthebucks.co.uk/bonecrushers

Old Buckenham Social and Wine Circle
Second Thurs of month, 7.30pm. Old Buckenham Church Rooms
Contact: Rev. Alistair Monkhouse Tel: 860845.

Old Buckenham Women's Institute
Fourth Thurs of month, 7.30pm. Old Buckenham Village Hall
Secretary: Pat Dickinson Tel: 452604.

St John Ambulance Banham Division
Meets every Monday, Term Time Only in the back room of the Banham Community Centre.
Badgers (ages 5 to 10) meet between 6.30-7.30pm, Cadets (ages from 11 to 17) meet between 7.30-8.30pm, and Adults meet between 8.30-9.30pm
New Members always welcome.
For more information contact Joy Townsend on 498752

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Kids/Youth Activities

TinyTots
A weekly toddler group for under 5's. Lots of toys, different craft activities and snack time. Wednesdays 9.30-11am
£1.50 per family. All welcome.
The Barn, Rownancroft, Kenninghall Road Banham.
Find us on Facebook.

Banham Badminton Club
Mondays from 8pm-9pm. Beginners welcome. Cost: £1.50/hr.

ArtfulPots - Paint Your Own Pottery Studio
We are a small, friendly pottery painting studio in Great Ellingham. Visit ArtfulPots for Birthday Parties, special occasion signing plates and gifts, Baby footprints, family fun and more...
Tel: 01953 457092 Mob: 07740 399492 Email: andrea@artfulpots.com Web: www.artfulpots.com

Banham Toddler Group (Ages 0-4yrs)
Banham Toddler Group is held every Monday (except bank Holidays) 10am-12pm at Banham Community Centre in the small hall. Suitable  ages 0-4yrs. £2 per family, includes snack. Friendly group, all welcome. To get in touch  01953 888893 or join our Facebook www.facebook.com/banhamtoddlers/

Buckenham Pre-School Group and Nursery
Meet weekdays 8.45am-2.45pm at the Play House in the mobile in Old Buckenham CP School grounds.
For further information call Claire Hancy tel: 07799 778806.

KidzOwn Club
For pupils of Old Buckenham C Primary School. Breakfast Club between 8.00am and 8.35am with breakfast provided, children are then taken to the school playground at 8.30am. After school club held in the mobile in the school grounds from 3.05 to 6pm. Club fees apply. Term time only.

Kids Dancing
Old Bucknham Village Hall, Wednesdays 4.30 - 5.30, term time only. Ages 6+. Debbie Hogg, Red Hot Dance Tel 451297

New Buckenham Junior Football Club
Based at Old Buckenham High School. Covers Years R to 8. Contact Paul Meridith on 457282. Web: www.newbuckenhamfc.co.uk

New Buckenham Silver Band
Practice night is Thursday, 8 - 10 pm at New Buckenham Village Hall.
Elizabeth Abbott - secretary - 452314; Pauline Bott - chairwoman - 860425; Tommy Winser - bandmaster - 860568

Norfolk Youth Brass Band  Musical Director: Alan Broadbent
The Norfolk Youth Brass Band was created to provide an avenue for young players to have the opportunity to extend themselves musically, to explore music that they might not otherwise have the opportunity to rehearse and perform, and to experience aspects of music making that might otherwise be closed to them, such as conducting and committee management. Members of the band receive:* Free tuition * Free masterclasses * Sectional rehearsals * Full band rehearsals * Conducting classes
There is no charge for membership of the NYBB plus there is a small financial travel subsidy available to those most in need (this being subject to available funding).
For more information: http://uk.geocities.com/norfolkyouthband/

Oakley School of Dancing
Contact Jacqui Oakley ARAD, AISTD, BA (Hons)
Tel: 888078
Banham, ballet and tap for children, contemporary dance for 3 to 16 years.

Parents and Toddlers Group
Meet in Old Buckenham Village Hall every Friday 9-11am during term time
Contact: Michelle Young Tel: 860046.

Old Buckenham Modelling and Games Club inc Old Buckenham Bone Crushers (Warhammer Club)
Old Buckenham Village Hall. First Sunday of month, 2.00-5.30 (under 14s) 6.30 (14+)
Contact: Paul Girling email paul@greystokegraphics.co.uk
or for more information: www.banhamandthebucks.co.uk/bonecrushers

Old Buckenham 1st Scout Group
Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Adventure Scouts meet at Old Buckenham Village Hall on Monday nights (term time) Contact 860121.

St John Ambulance Banham Division
Meets every Monday, Term Time Only in the back room of the Banham Community Centre.
Badgers (ages 5 to 10) meet between 6.30-7.30pm, Cadets (ages from 11 to 17) meet between 7.30-8.30pm, and Adults meet between 8.30-9.30pm
New Members always welcome.
For more information contact Joy Townsend on 498752

Tippy Toe's
A range of fun classes packed with different activities, promoting many area's of your child's development.
www.tippytoes.org.uk

Three Family Fist Kung Fu
Banham at the Banham Community Centre on a Thursday night from 6:30pm until 8:00pm for children and adults.
Contact Gary Brown - Mobile: 07765402145, email: tigerdragoncranekungfu@yahoo.co.uk web: www.threefamilyfist.com

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Music/Interest

Banham Society of Bell Ringers
Contact: Stephen Bounds, Tel: 887084.

Breckland Flower and Garden Club
Second Thurs of month, 2pm. Old Buckenham Village (Memorial) Hall
Floral demonstrations and garden talks. Celebrated 25 Anniversary in 2007.
Chairman / Secretary Christine Hewson 454528. Click here for more information.

New Buckenham Players
Based at Village Hall, New Buckenham. Three productions a year are staged.
Contact via website: www.amdram.co.uk/new_buckenham/index.html

New Buckenham Silver Band
Practice night is Thursday, 8 - 10 pm at New Buckenham Village Hall.
Elizabeth Abbott - secretary - 452314; Pauline Bott - chairwoman - 860425; Tommy Winser - bandmaster - 860568

Norfolk Youth Brass Band Musical Director: Alan Broadbent
The Norfolk Youth Brass Band was created to provide an avenue for young players to have the opportunity to extend themselves musically, to explore music that they might not otherwise have the opportunity to rehearse and perform, and to experience aspects of music making that might otherwise be closed to them, such as conducting and committee management. Members of the band receive:* Free tuition * Free masterclasses * Sectional rehearsals * Full band rehearsals * Conducting classes
There is no charge for membership of the NYBB plus there is a small financial travel subsidy available to those most in need (this being subject to available funding).
For more information: http://uk.geocities.com/norfolkyouthband/

Old Buckenham Players
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eets most Thursdays at 8.00 at Old Buckenham Village Hall, Abbey Road, Old Buckenham. We welcome new members; no experience is necessary. We generally put on a pantomime in January and a couple of other productions over the year. If you would like to know more please contact laurence.barnett@btinternet.com

Singers for Fun
Alt. Wed during term time, 8.30pm. New Buckenham Village Hall
Contact: Jo Gilbert Tel: 860917.

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Committies/Councils and Contacts


Banham Parish Council
First Weds of month, 7.30pm. Community Centre (Small Hall). Chairman: Jeffrey Burrell, Clerk: Geraldine Sayers-Cowper 887327, banhamclerk@outlook.com
For more information click here: Banham Parish Council.

Banham Community Centre
Enquiries and Bookings 01953 888628 or Email: Banhamcc@mail.com Chairman: Roy Stubington Secretary: Carolyn Bunn 01953 888893

Banham Parochial Charities
Chairman: David Hicks 887575. Clerk to the Trustees: Brian Harper, 6 Pound Close, Banham.


New Buckenham Parish Council
Chair: Karen Hobley Tel: 860529, Clerk: Caroline Greenwood 860789 www.banhamandthebucks.co.uk/nb and follow links
Second Tues of month, 7.30pm Large Meeting Room, New Buckenham Village Hall.

New Buckenham Junior Activities Committee (JAC)
Secretary: Carolyn Hupton

New Buckenham Parish News
Items are to be sent to Editorial Teams at it's email address at editor@newbucknews.co.uk.

New Buckenham Society
Secretary: Mike Boswell Tel: 860015.

New Buckenham Village Hall Fundraising Committee
Secretary: Jo Boswell 860015.

New Buckenham Village Hall Trust
Clerk: Gill Goodwin 01953 860463


Old Buckenham Parish Council
Chair: Chair is Tim Ing. Clerk: James Watling
First Thurs of every month, 7.30pm. Old Buckenham Village Hall, Memorial Room.

Old Buckenham Church Rooms
Contact: Gerald Norton Tel: 860025

Old Buckenham Country Fayre 2006 (2nd September 06)
Chair: Trevor Crook Tel: 860439.

Old Buckenham Newsletter
www.obnews.co.uk
Editor: Ron Brewer, Crockslea, Cake Street Old Buckenham, NR17 1PS. Email: crockslea@aol.com
Advertising: Jenny Ing Tel: 860176.

Old Buckenham Village Hall
Chair: Lynn Milner 860866. Bookings: Lynn Milner on 860866

Old Buckenham Windmill Committee
Chair Mr Tom North, tel: 01953 860691 email:tom.north@arnoldskeys.com
www.banhamandthebucks.co.uk/windmill


Quidenham Parish Council
Chaiman/temporary Clerk Mr Peter Lotarius peterlotarius@hotmail.com
Meet on 2nd Monday of every month (except August) at the Garnier Hall, Eccles at 7.30pm.

Quidenham Village Society
Secretary: Pauline Palframan 888086.


The Six Villages Newsletter (Quidenham Group of Parishes Newsletter)
Covering Banham, Old Buckenham, New Buckenham, Quidenham, Eccles & Wilby. Advertising: Chris Mehew 887344. Contact the Editor Wendy Pontin at sixvillagesnews@yahoo.com or Joy Stanley on, 01953 887175. Click here for the Six Villages Newsletter website

Quidenham Group of Parishes Trades Directory
Advertising, local voluntary organisations and Editor: Cris de Boos, The White House, Eccles, Quidenham, NR16 2PB. Tel 887277.

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Church Councils
The Rector of the Quidenham Group of Parishes:
The Reverend David Hill B.Th. (Oxon) CF.
The Rectory,
Church Hill, Banham, Norfolk, NR16 2HN.
(01953) 716014
david.hill007@btinternet.com
, web: www.quidenhamgroup.co.uk


This page last updated March 2017

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