There are plenty of exciting activities and events to take part in around Stafford and the surrounding areas.
Please feel free to browse up-to-the-minute events and contact the organisation or venue direct should you require any further information.
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Stafford Recorded Music Society
Mondays (usually fortnightly)
We present programmes of music (mainly classical) at Castle Church Hall, Newport Road, Stafford. Our meetings are held fortnightly for the most part, from September to May and from 7:30pm until 10pm including a refreshment break. Our new season begins in September each year, usually on the first Monday. New members always welcome. For further info contact Geoff Ogram on 01785 663423 or email email@example.com
Rising Brook Writers
Every monday (Except bank holidays).
1:30pm-3:30pm at Rising Brook Library, Stafford. Free. For those who love to write and inspire others to do so. A weekly, online bulletin and other publications are produced. For more details see www.risingbrookwriters.org.uk
Staffordshire Corps of Drums
7pm -9pm at TS Superb – the Sea Cadet HQ , River Way, Stafford ST16 3TH. Recruiting (15 yrs and upwards) new members (with or without experience) for our drum, flute, bugle and fanfare sections. Contact 01902 850536.
Haughton Women’s Institute
First Monday of every month. 7:30pm at Haughton Village Hall. We have speakers on a variety of topics, followed by tea/coffees and cakes. Visitors are very welcome. For more information call 07850 254855.
Berkswich History Society
3rd Tuesday of the month. Meetings held at 7:30pm in Walton Village Hall from September to May. Our speakers cover a wide range of topics including, Cromwell, Metal Detecting, Local History etc. During the summer months we have outings to places of interest. For details from Beryl Holt, call 01785 665834.
Walton Music Circle
2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month. 7:15pm start at Walton Village Hall from September to May, with the exception of December & May when we meet only on the 2nd Tuesday. Walton Music Circle presents programmes of recorded classical music (usually on C.D.’s). We break for tea/coffee around 8pm and usually finish our recitals by 9:30pm. New members and visitors are assured of a friendly welcome. For details please contact Chairman John Holt on 01785 665834 or our secretary/Treasurer Mike Jones on 01785 661622.
Chair Based Exercise for Older Adults
Every Wednesday. 2pm-3pm at Wildwood Community Centre, Stafford. Only £2.50. No booking necessary. For more info contact Helen Hyland 07947 251129.
Every Wednesday. 10am-11.30am at Brocton Village Hall. A chance for the ‘under fives’ and their carers to meet for friendship, toys, snacks and songs. No need to book, just turn up. £2.50pp – extra children 50p each. For info email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gnosall Jambusters WI
1st Wednesday of the month. 7:30pm at Gnosall Memorial Village Hall. Anyone who is interested in coming along can attend two meetings for free. For more info email email@example.com on find us on twitter or facebook – @gnosall_wi / Gnosall Jambusters WI
Brocton Women’s Institute
2nd Wednesday of the month. Meetings are held at 7.30pm at Brocton Village Hall, Old Acre Lane, Brocton. Outside our monthly meetings, we have a programme of activities including walking, craft, scrabble and visits to places of interest, theatres or concerts. Visitors are always welcome. Contact Joan Moore on 01785 664302.
Every Wednesday. 7:30pm-9pm, at The Hub, 17 Eastgate Street, Stafford, ST16 2LZ, 07594 791103/01283 732338. For more information visit www.tarakmc.org
Peter Pal’s Toddler Group
Every Thursday. 10am-12pm at Rising Brook Methodist Church. For more info call 01785 240641.
Stafford Folk Dance Club
8pm-10.15pm at Walton Village Hall, Stafford. We are a friendly club & always welcome new people. Come along! For further information call 01785 661076.
Stafford Walton Phoenix Age 50+ Swimming Group
Every Friday we hold 1 hour sessions at Walton School on Friday nights 7-8 pm during term time. The swimming is informal, swim/socialise to suit yourself, the choice is yours. New members welcome. For further details from Phil Trow 01785 661801.
Chaseside Flower Club
2nd Friday of the month
7.30pm at The Village Hall, Walton on the Hill, Stafford. Flower Demonstrations each month and arrangements are raffled. Open to anyone and a warm welcome awaits. Further details Di Hinton 01785 620938.
Stafford Folk Dance Club Musicians’ Workshop
This meets on the first Sunday afternoon of the month at Walton Village Hall, Main Road, Stafford (ST17 0LD) from 2:30pm to 5pm. Anyone with an instrument who is interested in playing folk music is very welcome whether at experienced or beginner level. Contact Gordon on 01785 662398.