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Hobbies, Pastimes and Local Groups

Please view our list of hobbies and pastime groups available in the Burgess Hill area, click on the name of the group to go straight to the relevant list.

Book Groups; Community Groups; Conservation, Environment & Wildlife; Crafts; Food and Drink; Games and IT; History; Horticultural; Model Railways; Motorcycle Clubs; Music, Theatre and the ArtsOlder People; Political ClubsShooting; Sports Clubs; Walking and Cycling; Womens GroupsLanguage Classes;

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BOOK GROUPS
Burgess Hill Library Book Group
Meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 2pm at Burgess Hill library. For more details please ring 01444 255452

The Railway Book Group
The group meets on the second Tuesday of the month at the Railway pub (opposite Burgess Hill station). Please ring 01444 235549 for more information.

The Inkpots Writing Workshops Book Club
www.inkpots.org

The Sussex Book Club
www.sussexbooks.co.uk/

COMMUNITY GROUPS

Bonfire Procession
Burgess Hill Bonfire Society

http://www.burgesshillbonfiresociety.co.uk/


Burgess Hill Action Group
Community group to protect the infrastructure & rural setting of Burgess Hill
Website: http://www.burgesshillactiongroup.co.uk/

Sheds - Burgess Hill: Sheds started as a way to help older men deal with anxiety and depression. Today they enable anyone to improve well-being and achieve a more fulfilling, socially engaging life.
 In our Shed you will be able to:
- Pursue your own practical interests in your own time, with access to space, tools and equipment.
- Enjoy a real sense of camaraderie, purpose and achievement that develops by sharing interests, activities and know-how with other like-minded people.
Website: www.bhshed.org.uk
Email: shed@bhshed.org.uk  
Tel: 01444 236743 Mob: 07709 255631


Sheddingdean Community Gospel Choir
http://www.sheddingdeanbaptist.org.uk/church-life/sheddingdean-gospel-choir/

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RecycleGifting Mid Sussex (Freegle)
This is a Community Recycling internet Yahoo & Facebook group run by volunteers.
To subscribe and for more information please click on the following link: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/recyclegiftingmidsussex

For more information on Freegle groups nationwide visit http://www.freegle.org.uk/


Rotary Club
 
http://www.therotaryclub.co.uk/ 
Want to put something back into the community?  Want to make new friends and have fun?  We are part of an international organisation that serves local, national and international projects.  Use your skills/experience to improve the lives of others and at the same time learn new skills.  Meeting times and information on what we do can be found on our website.  Alternatively call Julie Smyth on 07759 698831.

The Burgess Hill and District Probus Club
Probus is a club for local retired Professional men and Businessmen who meet on the first Thursday of each month at The Mid Sussex Golf Club, Spatham Lane, Ditchling BN6 8XJ. The meetings always include a lunch followed by a speaker and provide an excellent opportunity for socialising.  Applications from those appropriately qualified would be welcome.  Please contact Frederick Reynolds (Secretary) on 01444 236661, Website:  www.probusburgesshill.co.uk


Uno Club
The Disabilities Trust, Oakenfield, off Maple Drive, Burgess Hill. Tel. 01444 247892.

Worlds End Association
Residents association for the neighbourhood, see web page; http://www.worlds-end-association.com/  martin@worlds-end-association.com or m.range@sky.com

CONSERVATION, ENVIRONMENT & WILDLIFE

Friends of the Burgess Hill Green Circle Network
Telephone: 01444 242667
Website: http://www.bh-green-circle.org.uk/

Batchelors Farm imageThe Monday Group
A voluntary group who help to maintain rights of way in the Sussex countryside.
Website: http://mondaygroup.org/

CRAFTS

Cross Stitch Nutters
Telephone 01444 243773

Burgess Hill Flower Club
Meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 13.45 for 2pm in Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, contact Lesley Etherton on: lesleyetherton@outlook.com

 

Kiln Cards logoSheds - Burgess Hill: Sheds started as a way to help older men deal with anxiety and depression. Today they enable anyone to improve well-being and achieve a more fulfilling, socially engaging life.
 In our Shed you will be able to:
- Pursue your own practical interests in your own time, with access to space, tools and equipment.
- Enjoy a real sense of camaraderie, purpose and achievement that develops by sharing interests, activities and know-how with other like-minded people.
Website: www.bhshed.org.uk 
Email: shed@bhshed.org.uk
Tel: 01444 236743 Mob: 07709 255631

Make, Do & Trend
Craft workshops
Website: http://www.makedoandtrend.co.uk/  

Made and Making, South Downs Heritage Centre, South Down Nurcery, Hassocks
Website: www.madeandmaking.co.uk  

Silver Threads Club
Telephone 01444 242811

Sew and Scandal - Sewing club
www.facebook.com/LolaStitches
Email: nic.lola1@googlemail.com
Telephone: 07882 331305.

Sussex Woodcraft Society
Telephone 01444 232955
www.sussexwoodcraft.co.uk

The Good Company Knitting Group
Telephone 01444 241385

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FOOD AND DRINK

Burgess Hill Winemakers Circle
Telephone: 01444 870933

Weight Watchers Burgess Hill
For further information, visit http://www.weight-watchers.co.uk

Wine Society
Telephone: 01444 241609

GAMES & IT

Burgess Hill Bridge Club
Telephone 0273 841727

West Sussex Bridge Club (Lessons available)
http://www.westsussexbc.co.uk/

Burgess Hill Board Gamers
Board game imageTelephone 01444 233819

Computer Club
Telephone 01444 246532

Burgess Hill Scrabble Club
Telephone 01444 241839

HISTORY

Burgess Hill History Society
http://www.burgesshillmuseum.co.uk/

HORTICULTURALWatering Can image

Burgess Hill Horticultural Society
www.burgesshillhorticulturalsociety.com

Sussex Bonsai Group
sussexbonsaigroup.wordpress.com/

MODEL RAILWAYS

Burgess Hill Model Railway Club
http://www.burgesshillmrc.org.uk/

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MOTOR CYCLE CLUBS
Burgess Hill Motor Cucle club logoBurgess Hill and District Motorcycle Club
http://www.burgesshillmc.com/

 

 


MUSIC, ARTS & DRAMA

 
Adrenalin Jive
Dance class for adults at Martlets Hall
http://www.adrenalinjive.com/St John's Church

Ariel Choir  
http://www.arielchoir.com/

Ariel Drama Academy Burgess Hill is an independent Drama Academy, dedicated to training young actors in the core fundamental skills required to become an actor. 
http://www.arielproductions.co.uk/muse/burgess-hill.html

Mid Sussex Amateur Radio Society
http://www.msars.org.uk/

Bellringers - St John's Church
Bellringing for those with experience and beginners.
http://stjohnsbh.org.uk/worship/bells/

Best of Ballroom
http://www.bestofballroom.co.uk/ 

Burgess Hill Artists
http://www.burgesshillartists.co.uk/

Burgess Hill Choral Society
http://www.burgesshillchoralsociety.org.uk/

Burgess Hill Keyboard Club
www.organfax.co.uk/clubs/burgess-hill/

Burgess Hill Musical Theatre Society
http://www.bhmts.org.uk/

Burgess Hill PoetsTheatre image
Telephone 01444 245230

Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestra
http://www.bhso.org.uk/

Burgess Hill Theatre Club
www.burgesshilltheatreclub.com

Drusilla Duffill Theatre School
http://www.drusilladuffilltheatreschool.co.uk/

JK Theatre Arts
Theatre training for young people aged 3-19yrs in Burgess Hill & Ardingly
http://www.jktheatrearts.com/
 

Karen Hollebon School of Dance
Dance classes for ages 3+. 
www.khschoolofdance.com 

inChoir
Modern fun choir open to anyone who loves to sing. 
http://www.inchoir.co.uk/

Live Wire School of DanceLive Wire School of Dance
Dance Classes for Children & Adults
www.livewireschoolofdance.co.uk

Rock Choir Burgess Hill  
http://www.rockchoir.com/

Rumblers
Drumming, bhbsrumbler@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rumblers/295859247290382

Mid Sussex Brass Band
http://midsussexbrass.weebly.com/

Mid Sussex Camera Club
http://www.midsussexcc.co.uk/

Mid Sussex Philatelic Society
http://www.abps.org.uk/Societies_and_Federations/Local_Societies/Societies/mid_sussex.xalter

SalsaJulia
http://www.salsajulia.com/index.html

Link to the Sussex Harmonisers website
Sussex Harmonisers
Male barbershop chorus
http://www.sussexharmonisers.org.uk/

T21 Dance Classes
http://www.t21dance.com/

Link to the Vocademy websiteVocademy
http://www.vocademy.co.uk/

Weald of Sussex Writers

Telephone 01444 454334

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OLDER PEOPLE

Club 50
For more information telephone 01444 876000 or visit The Triangle Website.

Age Concern, Dale Ave, Hassocks BN6 8LW, Telephone 01273 844461

Age UK Line Dancing
Telephone 01444 450248. 

Elderly (A Lifeline of Friendship) www.contact-the-elderly.org.uk Freephone 0800 716 543

Lunch Clubs
(click on the title for full details of local lunch clubs)

POTENTIAL - Life starts at 50 

The Cherry Tree Centre, Fairfield Road, Burgess Hill RH15 8QB, Telephone 01444 236497

Neighbourly Care, Telephone 07876 066368 

U3A (University of the Third Age)
www.u3asites.org.uk/burgess-hill 


The Mid Sussex Civil Service Retirement Fellowship
Local group contact: Mike Mason Chairman T: 01444 245289 E: michael_mason6@hotmail.com 
Meetings take place at Millfield Suite, Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 8DX on Fourth Wednesday of each month at 10.00am (December may vary)
For more information online visit www.csrf.org.uk/mid-sussex

The Young at Heart Club - Over 60 Club
Every Wednesday at The Salvation Army, Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill. 
Starts at 11.45 with a singing group, lunch for £3 and other entertainment.
For further information, Contact Mrs Bacon on 01444 245 947. 

POLITICAL
Mid Sussex Conservative Club
1-3 Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 8DX

SHOOTING
Burgess Hill Target Shooting Club
Email: burgesshilltsc@gmail.com

 

WALKING & CYCLING

Walking bootsSussex Mountaineering Federation
http://www.sussexmountaineeringfederation.org.uk/

Sussex Pathfinders Rambling Club
http://www.sussex-pathfinders.co.uk/

Mid Sussex Healthy Walks
http://www.midsussex.gov.uk/healthywalks  

 

Mid Sussex Ramblers
http://www.midsussexramblers.co.uk/.

WOMENS GROUPS

Burgess Hill Martlets Women's Institute

http://www.thewi.org.uk/become-a-member/structure-of-the-wi/england/sussex-west/find-a-wi/burgess-hill-martlets

Burgess Hill Mothers Union
http://www.themothersunion.org/

Mumpreneurs Networking Club
Business/social networking group for mums running their own businesses.
http://www.agoodgossip.co.uk/.

Park Centre Ladies
Telephone 01444 235560.

Royal British Legion Women's Section
A membership organisation that runs social activities primarily for women in the Burgess Hill area. The Branch hold a monthly meeting at Cyprus Hall on the third Tuesday of the month with a variety of speakers and entertainment as well as a popular monthly bingo evening on the third Wednesday of the month.

Contact: Sarah Voce - 01444 246655, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rblws.burgesshill

LANGUAGE CLASSES 

La Jolie Ronde Spanish classes
Language classes for 3-11 year olds
Rebecca Miller
Email: becks@lucasteslanguages.uk
01444 457147

 

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