What’s On..

There are many regular friendly, open groups  for all ages who meet in the Centre, you’re very welcome to come and join in ….


1st Walton Rainbows: We are the youngest section (ages 5-7) of Girlguiding. We meet on Wednesdays in term time at St Thomas Church from 6-7pm.  We have lots of fun including activities from the Girlguiding programme, such as; skills for my future, take action, express myself and many more. Together, we earn badges, play games, make crafts and you can work towards interest badges at home too.
Interested in joining your daughter? Register online at: http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/information-for-parents/register-yourdaughter/ Or contact Beckie Jones, Leader beckiegirlguiding@gmail.com 07742 430750

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Beavers, Cubs and Scouts:  Fridays from 6pm, weekly in school term time.  See http://www.3rdbrampton.co.uk/Release/ for more information.

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Brampton Community Band: We meet on Thursday evenings 7.30-9.15pm

We play folk dance music from across Europe and beyond, on acoustic instruments, in a relaxed atmosphere at our weekly sessions. We hope to capture the easy-going nature of a pub session but with some structure, to allow all players to join in with confidence. No audition is necessary.

We are looking forward to being able to organise our own ceilidhs again soon and are available to hire for other events such as community barn dances, private parties and weddings. In the meantime, we have been having a lot of fun developing our repertoire of “listening” tunes.

For further information, do visit https://bramptoncommunityband.org.uk/ or e-mail: bcband@hotmail.co.uk

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Brampton Singers: is a community choir; we meet to have a good sing and enjoy a relaxed and sociable afternoon at St Thomas’ church centre, Chatsworth Road, on Wednesday afternoons, 1.30 – 3.00pm. We sing a variety of songs from different genres, some in unison but mostly in parts. The emphasis is definitely on singing for pleasure!

For more details about the group and how to join, contact Karen Cook on 07759 375312

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Chesterfield Photographic Society: The Society was established in 1938 and has been active in amateur photography ever since. We have a very varied range of members, whose interests and abilities cover the entire spectrum – from beginners to semi-professional. We are always on the lookout for new members and are particularly interested in people who are just starting photography for the first time. Check out our website and contact us and arrange to attend one of our current “Zoom” meetings and share your enthusiasm and experiences with us. We meet weekly during the winter and fortnightly during the summer to see notable photographers’ work and learn from other’s experiences.

We have the occasional competition where a visiting judge assesses our entries and hopefully show where we can improve. You don’t have to enter but they’re good fun and a excellent way of developing your expertise. Our website is: www.chesterfieldphotosociety.com

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Knit and Natter:  10am-12.30pm, Tuesdays weekly.  A friendly group who enjoy getting together to work on a variety of craft activities, (knitting, crochet, embroidery, etc!).  Plenty of wool, needles and ideas to share.  Cost £2.50 per session which includes a hot drink and scones.  If you would like to know more about the group  please contact Marie on 07736 814056 for more information.

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NEDIAS Local industrial heritage talks: We meet at 7.30 on most “second” Mondays of the month, main hall – hear about the history of local industry and heritage, and maybe join one of our visits. Interested? We’d love to welcome you. See us on Facebook at nediaschesterfield , mail cliff@nedias.co.uk, or phone Cliff at 01246 234212

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‘On Broadway’® Dance Fitness: Tuesday, 7pm: Do you love dance, musicals and all things jazz hands?

Wish you could find a new way to keep fit that is guaranteed to make you feel joyful and energised?

Our ‘On Broadway’® Dance Fitness classes are perfect for women just like YOU who love to dance, have fun and want to reveal their inner showgirls! Leave your classes with a smile on your face, feeling full of energy, laughter and joy. Two left feet and ‘accidental solos’ are very much welcome here, we don’t take things too seriously as having fun is high on our list of priorities.

Our classes are held on Tuesday evenings at 7pm.  Why not come along and give it a go for FREE at our next ‘On Broadway’® Dance Fitness taster classes? Click here to book: https://www.katyrobinsonfitnessfusion.co.uk/select-your-location/

Alternatively, please do get in touch with me at info@katyrobinsonfitnessfusion.co.uk for more information.  Can’t wait to see you there!

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RSPB Chesterfield Local Group: Illustrated talks are usually held on the first Monday of each month.
Starting at 7.15.  Admission is open to all, charges are : Members£3.50: non-members £4.50
Contact Wendy Dyson 07754102274

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Russell Ballet Academy: Traditional ballet/character dance classes for pre school to adults in Sheffield and Chesterfield, Saturday morning classes from 9.30am-11.30am at St Thomas Centre.
Association of Russian Ballet Theatre Arts ARBTA / International Dance Teachers Association IDTA / Royal Academy of Dance RAD Silver Swans
CONTACT ALISON RUSSELL: 07724518208; russellballetacademy@yahoo.com

Instagram/Facebook sites: Russell Ballet Academy / Silver Swans with Alison Russell / Ballet Coaching for Skaters

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Textile Tutor Group- Chesterfield:  We are a group of 9 experienced textile artists working with our tutor/mentor Sarah Burgess.    We meet on Mondays for a 6 hour session 9 times a year (i.e. 3 terms). The emphasis on the day is on design and improving personal practice through mentoring, sharing information and knowledge. We develop individually themes exhibition work through research and experimentation.  We have an exhibition in West Studios 7th to 25th March 2022.

When a vacancy occurs interested persons should initially contact the secretary by email, barrob102@aol.com. Any interested person wishing to proceed further the next stage is the production of a portfolio of recent work prior to an in depth session with Sarah Burgess.

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Thom’s Blokes: 1pm to 3pm, normally the 3rd Tuesday of the month, a mid-week get together with activities organised to suit men of all ages.  Talks, walks, outings, friendship, Suggested contribution of £3 per session with some extra costs for outings. Contact Tony on tonywitham6@gmail.com or 01246 206820 for more information.

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Tots Time: Thursday mornings at 9:30 – 10:30 and 11am – 12noon
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Wednesday Evening Fitness Classes: for all Abilities 7-8pm St Thomas Centre.   These classes are suitable for everyone & for all levels of fitness.   The venue & time is the same each week but the class type changes to keep everyone motivated.   Class types are Legs, Bums & Tums, Boxing, Abs Blast, Kettle Bells, HIIT, 20-20-20, Fat Burn & many more. 

Please get in touch with Jay,  07976232319; jhfitness2018@gmail.com

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Youth and Children: There are various youth and children’s groups that meet on Sundays, For more information email contact@stthomasbrampton.com

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Updated 03/02/22