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Woodhall Spa - Clubs & Societies

 
 

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Coningsby, Tattershall & District History Society
 

Venue:

New Methodist Church
Silver Street
Coningsby

The Society was established back in 1951, so this is our Diamond Anniversary year!   Currently we have almost 40 members, so there is plenty of room for more.

We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm, from September to May, at the New Methodist Church in Silver Street, Coningsby and we also have two outings, in June and July.  In December we hold our Christmas party and our annual dinner is in March.  Our year commences with our AGM in September.

We are a friendly, informal group and our aim is to learn more about matters of – mostly, but not exclusively – local historical interest in a relaxed and social setting.  To this end we have speakers on a wide range of subject.

New members are most welcome and we hope the current annual subscription of £6 will not break the bank.  Should anyone wish to come along and sample what we are about, they are very welcome to visit, listen to our speaker for the evening and afterwards enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits and take the opportunity to chat with people, all for £1.50.  The evening usually winds up at around at 9.30pm.

Anyone interested in joining us, or requiring any further information, should telephone the Secretary, Mike Fidell, on 01526 354954 or, of course, simply come along on the evening (please bear in mind that our annual dinner is scheduled for 9th March).

We look forward to seeing you and assure you of a warm welcome.

John Stevens
Chairman

28 Dec 11

MG Car Club of Lincolnshire
 

The MG Car Club Lincolnshire Centre covers the whole of the county of Lincolnshire plus North and West Norfolk, and North Cambridgeshire. Our members own MGs ranging from the 1930s through to the present day! All are welcome to come along and meet us but to enter some of our events, including our Social Drives, membership of the club is required.

Our regular "Natter Night" at the Abbey Lodge is held on the Second Monday every month. In the Summer, there is usually a Social Drive leaving at 7.30 and 8.00 p.m.; in the Winter, there are Quiz Nights, Guest Speakers, Table Top Rallies, etc. In December, we have a meal in the Restaurant.

Our Annual Dinner Dance and Presentation of Awards is held at the Petwood Hotel; in 2010 it will be on Saturday 16 January and promises to be a lively evening.

For more information on the Club, please log onto www.mgcclincolnshire.co.uk or email mgcclincolnshire@tiscali.co.uk  

Visit the photo gallery of the 2009 Concourse d'Elegance

27 Sep 09

Rotary Club of Woodhall Spa - "Service above Self"
Another sailing dinghy is presented by a Rotary Club to "Sailability
"Another sailing dinghy is presented by a Rotary Club to "Sailability" - a charitable organisation set up to provide sailing facilities for the disabled". The Rotary Club of Woodhall Spa amongst so many other charitable activities supports "Sailability" on Rutland Water each year providing the cost of an engine for the safety rescue boat.

Venue:

Abbey Lodge Inn
Tattershall Road
Woodhall Spa
Lincolnshire

Meet on Monday (except Bank Holidays), at 7.00pm-7.30pm. For details contact:

Website: www.WoodhallSpaRotary.co.uk

President : Dick Johnson
3 Butt Lane
Tattershall
LN4 4NL

Tel: 01526 343333

Secretary: Andrew Zawada
4 Muirfield Way
Woodhall Spa LN10 6WB

Tel: 01526 353674

About our club Chartered in 1988 and twinned with the Rotary Club of Grandvilliers, Picardy, France. Membership approx 44. This is the home club of John Hockin, Past President of Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland and Trevor Butterworth MBE Past District Governor of District 1270.

Rotarians man the Age Concern minibus to convey our senior citizens to their weekly Luncheon Club and then return them home. The club has for many years organised Woodhall Spa’s very popular "Christmas Fayre", providing the Christmas lights and decorations you see throughout the village during December.

For some years the Rotary Club has presented a musical extravaganza at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Museum, East Kirkby, with such acts as "Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen", The Sid Lawrence Orchestra", "The Pasadena Roof Orchestra” and "The Bachelors”.

This event has raised most of the club's funds enabling us to support many local and international good causes. For example the club played a major role in supplying tents and water purification apparatus to the earthquake victims of Pakistan and to the victims of the 2005 tsunami.

We also offer a Tent Hire service to other local organisations or private individuals for outdoor functions including fund-raising events and private garden parties. For details please see our website or contact the Secretary.
 
Latest Rotary Club project information
 

International Project  - Filitura Project – Western Romania

The Rotary Club of Woodhall Spa’s ongoing Centenary Project involves the provision of modern accommodation for post institutionalised young people in the city of Zalau, Romania. Phase one is now complete.

With our partners, Romanian Aid Distribution (ROAD), the Rotary Club of Zalau and Municipiul Zalau we have renovated a derelict block of flats in the city dedicated to the needs of this project which aims to help young people around 18 or 19 years old, many of whom have spent their entire lives in institutions following the upheavals in their country, with a path to responsible and rewarding adulthood as contributing members of their community.

The first residents moved into the newly named Pas Spre Viitor block, Zalau, Romania in February 2009. Pas Spre Viitor translates as Steps to the Future

By JuBeforene this year, there were 14 residents who have signed a Residency AfterContract in which they agree to a set of expected standards and behaviour.  The training in life skills has begun. Some residents have gained simple employment. The Education Skills training is to start shortly.

The accommodation now houses twenty young people. So far, the residents have learned some basic life skills, ie. basic hygiene, to keep the building clean, how to cook simple meals and, of great importance, interpersonal, social and community skills.  They are extremely grateful for the opportunity this project has offered them. We are looking forward to seeing the continued development of the project.

Contact us: Anyone interested in what we do is invited to contact President Dick or Secretary Andrew at the numbers above. They will be delighted to hear from you. You can also visit our website at www.WoodhallSpaRotary.co.uk
 
Updated 14 Jul 14

Royal British Legion (Woodhall Spa & District Branch)
 

Venue:

Woodhall Spa Conservative Club
1 Spa Road
Woodhall Spa
Lincolnshire
LN10 6QN

website: https://sites.google.com/site/rblwoodhallspadistrictbranch/home

Meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, at 7.30pm. New members are always welcome.

For further details contact:

 

Chairman: Secretary:
   

John Egleton
4 Gorse Close
Woodhall Spa
Lincolnshire
LN10 6YA

Tel: 01526 353660

Rosemary Ballard
26 Horncastle Road
Woodhall Spa
N10 6UZ

Tel: 01526 352171
email: rosemary.ballard2@btinternet.com

 

 


Spa Afternoon Women's Institute
 

Venue:

St Peter's Church Hall
The Broadway
Woodhall Spa
LN10

Secretary: Pat Newsum

Meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 2pm. New members are welcome. For more information:

Contact : (01526) 352124.

Updated 10 Mar 14

The Welcome Club in Woodhall Spa
 

This independent group, for all ages, meets on alternate Fridays between 10am and noon at The Community Centre, Alexandra Road. The objective is to provide local residents with a relaxed environment where they can have a coffee, swap stories and, perhaps, make new friends. 

Further information and dates are available from:

 

Telephone

Email

Lynne Fisher

01526 351329

lynnebaalham@btinternet.com

Anne Knight

01526 354842

ganda.k@virgin.net

 
Or view the Events Diary.

14 Feb 14

Woodhall - Walk, Talk and Socialise Group
 
Join us on Saturday afternoons for a friendly stroll around Woodhall Spa, enjoying gentle exercise in good company.

We’re a jolly bunch of all-sorts, and welcome new people whether single or partnered.

Meet at 2.00p.m. every 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month near the big tree at the Kinema-in-the Woods car-park.

After the walk; usually around 4.00p.m. (...dependent on weather etc), we generally take refreshments in whichever of Woodhall’s fine hostelries takes our fancy.

Stout, comfy shoes etc. are advisable.

Informal walks: - No pressures, or obligations - pure sociability!

Why not join us?
20 Sep 14

Woodhall Spa Age Concern Luncheon Club
 

Venue:

The Railway Hotel every Tuesday.

We have the disabled minibus and can collect diners, and we organise trips out throughout the year.

Contact Jan Cowan, chairman 01526 354255 or Sue Stennett, secretary, 01526 352703.
28 Apr 09

Woodhall Spa Bridge Club
 

Venue:

The Golf Hotel
The Broadway
Woodhall Spa
LN10 6SG

Meets on Mondays at 7.00pm.
There is a short waiting list for membership, but visitors are welcome.

Chairman: (01526) 353070
e-mail: dhill10386@aol.com

Secretary: (01526) 321562
e-mail: simptage26@aol.com

Website: www.bridgewebs.com/woodhallspa/

 

Woodhall Spa Conservative Club
 
St Peter's Church Hall, Woodhall Spa1 Spa Road
Woodhall Spa
Lincolnshire
LN10 6QN

Tel: (01526) 352569

Meeting place for the Woodhall Spa branch of the Royal British Legion

The Conservative Club of Woodhall Spa is a snooker and social club in the heart of the village.  It is managed by an elected committee and is non profit making.  Although affiliated, the Conservative Club is non political in that it aims to bring together people that wish to socialise in a pleasant environment.  It has three snooker tables, an active dominoes team, quiz nights and bingo nights. There are also monthly poker nights, live entertainment nights and throughout the year there are various other activities. The Club also holds fund raising events to support charities that benefit local people.

A large, very comfortable seating area, a games room and television room provide areas to suit all kinds of socialising.

It is a members club, however there are reduced rates for summer visitors and you are welcome to come and have a drink, and see what a pleasant environment it is. You can be signed in by a member for £1.00.  The steward and stewardess will make you feel welcome and give you the paperwork if you decide to join us.

The club is close to the Broadway, directly opposite the Post Office. An events list is on the board outside.

23 Apr 10

Woodhall Spa & District Flower Club
 

Venue:

The Petwood Hotel
Stixwould Road
Lincolnshire
LN10 6QG

Established in 1959 and affiliated to NAFAS ( the National Association of Flower Arranger Societies)
Charity No. 1101348 our aim is to educate and raise funds for local and national charities.

We currently have 230 members and meet every third Monday of the month at 7.30pm ( except January and February).

The evening is a fun event with time to chat and catch up as well as meeting new people. Refreshments are available as well as a fantastic sales table with all the things you cannot live without!

Colour and interest follows with our fantastic and experienced demonstrators, who travel from all over the country.  There are usually between 5 and 7 arrangements completed with useful tips and advice along the way. The arrangements are then  raffled off at the end of the evening..

If you would like to join our club, please contact me as we currently have spaces for new members.

Shirley M. Dee
Club Secretary
Woodhall Spa & District Flower club

01526 378186
andy@ajdee.fsnet.co.uk

 

Updated 29 Feb 12

Woodhall Spa and Coningsby Trefoil Guild
 

Woodhall Spa and Coningsby Trefoil Guild is a thriving club and you do not have to be an ex-guider to join. Meeting every third Thursday in the month, and usually after business we have some sort of activity, either slides, talks or learning a new craft. We also visit the theatre and have coffee mornings to raise funds, and we have an annual dinner.

 

Chairwoman: (01507) 523270 Secretary: (01526) 352431


 

Woodhall Spa and District Gardeners Association
 

Venue:

St Peters Church Hall
The Broadway
Woodhall Spa
LN10

A warm welcome awaits you at St Peters Church Hall on the 3rd Friday of the month at 7.30pm. (With the exceptions of June and July)
August is the Annual Flower & Produce Show with Floral Art and Childrens Sections. There are outings throughout the year and new members and visitors are always welcome.

 

Woodhall Spa & District Ladies Circle
 

Be Fun, Be Yourself, Belong!Ladies Circle logo


Woodhall Spa and District Ladies Circle is a modern, vibrant club for women!
With thousands of members aged 18 to 45 across Great Britain and Ireland, we want to offer the best opportunity for young women to connect with each other, have a great time, and give something back.

Ladies Circle
Members of Woodhall Spa and District Ladies Circle and other Ladies Circles in Lincolnshire got together to raise money for Parkinson’s UK by doing a sponsored ‘stay awake’ all night in a car showroom in Sleaford. Over £800 was raised

Circlers first join us because they want to make new friendshave fundo things they’ve never done before, and put something back into the community at the same time.

They stay because what they find is a ready-made group of friends, from all walks of life, who allow them to just be themselves.

Whether you’re new to the area, or are just looking to broaden your social life, Ladies Circle is a perfect way of getting more out of life.

For more information about our organisation visit our website

www.ladiescircle.co.uk/woodhallspa

Or contact us woodhallspa.circle@gmail.com

Updated 28 Apr 12

Woodhall Spa Ladies Probus Club
 

Luncheon Meetings every last Tuesday in the month, followed by a speaker. Formed in 1986 in order to promote friendship and social contact amongst retired business and business and professional ladies or widows/wives of men who have retired from a profession or business. The Club meets on a regular basis and application for membership is through an existing member and ultimately by invitation of the Committee.

Venue:

Abbey Lodge Inn
Tattershall Road
Woodhall Spa
LN10 6UQ

 

Woodhall Spa Lions Club
 

Woodhall Spa Lions was Chartered in May 2002 and meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 8pm at The Woodhall Spa Hotel. We are always looking for new members of both sexes, Lions have a wonderful social life and enjoy loads of fun and fellowship. It's a great way to make new friends and to help those in the community who are less fortunate.
The more members we have, the better we are able to serve the wider world where there are many deserving causes for service projects. For more information, contact:

Lion President - Margaret Erentraut.

Venue:

The Woodhall Spa Hotel
The Broadway
Woodhall Spa
LN10 6ST

President : (01526) 3544444 ext. 21

 

Woodhall Spa Probus Club
 

Venue:

Abbey Lodge Inn
Tattershall Road
Woodhall Spa
LN10 6UQ

Secretary: Reg Whapman: (01526) 354162

 

Woodhall Spa Luncheon Club
 

Venue:

The Close Community Centre
Woodhall Spa
Lincs

Meet Tuesday & Thursday 11am. Members are over 60 yrs and live in the Woodhall Spa area. We can only seat 60 members.

Secretary: Mrs S C Ellis

52 Horncastle Road
Woodhall Spa
Lincolnshire
LN10 6UZ


Woodhall Spa & Horncastle Round Table
 

Round Table is a local, regional, national and international organisation. Great fun for ages 18 - 45.
Meeting with friends and networking.
Personal Development
Experience new activities.
It's not difficult or expensive to join, although we do expect those who join to actively participate. We meet twice a month, for organised activities and a meal.

Chairman:

Shaun Whiting - 01526 388 575

Vice Chairman & Membership

Peter Lee - 07500945998

petersmail@btinternet.com

Find us on Facebook

 

updated 23 Nov 13

Woodhall Spa Women's Institute
 

Venue:

St Peter's Church Hall
The Broadway
Woodhall Spa
LN10

A modern voice for women. Join us at the Women's Institute. We meet at 7.30pm every 2nd Monday of each month at St Peter's Church Hall. New members and visitors are always welcome.

Keep an eye on the Events Diary for booked speakers:

Do come along and enjoy an interesting evening.

 
16 Mar 07

Woodhall Spa U3A
 

A University of the Third Age (U3A) held its inaugural Woodhall Spa meeting on Friday 27 November. 38 interested people signed up for Introductory membership (this will last until 31 March 2010 and costs £10). Full membership will be offered from 1 April 2010 for an annual fee of £20. This covers attendance at all monthly meetings, receipt of U3A News - the quarterly UK magazine - and attendance at as many group meetings as an individual wishes.

Monthly meetings deal first with general U3A business, followed by a tea/coffee break and a speaker. They are open to all members and visitors and will take place in the Coronation Hall between 2 and 4 pm on the first Thursday of each month from January 2010. Speakers have currently been arranged for January (John Richards on the Life and works of Edith Piaf), February (Eve Roach on First Contact) and March (Judy Theobald from Radio Lincolnshire).

Why join Woodhall Spa U3A?

You’ll meet active and enthusiastic people with a creative and positive approach to their leisure time. You’ll be able to take part in a range of activities once various groups have been set up - ten were set up at the Inaugural meeting.

Groups are formed in response to members’ suggestions. If you have an interest and would like to share this with others, you can propose a group and see who is interested in joining. U3A subject groups are self-organising and, unless otherwise stated, meet on a regular basis in members’ own homes. They each have a leader who may or may not be an expert in the subject to be studied but who is willing to do some of the organisation. Meetings can take place weekly, fortnightly or monthly, depending on the subject and the members’ preferences with normal breaks for Christmas and holidays.

You can join as many or as few groups as you wish. The groups aim to provide an opportunity for people to increase their knowledge in a relaxed and friendly way. There are no tests and no exams!

How to join Woodhall Spa U3A

Simply contact Michaela Moody, the membership Secretary by email to michaela.moody@btinternet.com or by phone 01526352239 and she’ll send you details and an application form.

Website: www.woodhallspa-u3a.org.uk/

3 Dec 09

Club & Society meeting times
 

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