Regular Groups and Activities

Highnam Community Centre is home to a large and varied number of groups and activities.

The Chestnut Club
Meeting Day & Time: First Wednesday of each month 2 to 4pm
Group Leader: Brian Henry
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 01452 386656
Activity: Social Club open to all residents of Highnam and District. Includes speakers, trips and other various activities - see Village Link

Gloucestershire Lettering Arts
Meeting Day & Time: Thrid Saturday of each month 10am to 4pm
Group Leader: Josie Brown
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 01989 730859 / 07799 646202
Activity: Monthly workshops for calligraphers, lettering and book artists. New members are welcome. Also summer schools end of July / beginning August

Highnam Cub Scouts
Meeting Day & Time: Tuesday 6.30 to 8pm during Term Time
Group Leader: Tristan Lowes
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 07399 454291
Activity: Fun for 8 to 10 3/4 year olds, games, activity badges, awards and much more

Highnam Baby and Toddler Group
Meeting Day & Time: Thursday 9.30 to 11.30am during Term Time
Group Leader: Helen Hunt
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 07391 042691
Activity: A friendly baby and toddler group who enjoy weekly craft activities, stories, singing, toys, snack and plenty of coffee and chat for Mums and Dads! £2.50 per family See Facebook

Highnam Players
Meeting Day & Time: Variable
Group Leader: Dave Ginman
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 01452 505781
Activity: Friendly, lively drama group, staging plays revues and more. All welcome both on-stage and back-stage involment.

Highnam Quilters
Meeting Day & Time: Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons
Contact E-mail:
Activity: Patchwork and quilting, talks and workshops. Suitable for all abilities and levels of experience

Melody Makers
Meeting Day & Time: Tuesday weekly in term time 1100
Group Leader: Kathryn Witney
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 01452 700820/ 07753 751073
Activity: A music and movement group for the under 4's. Join us for sessions that include singing with actions, props and instruments. Dancing, bubbles and parachute play, and all sessions finish with a story and a snack

Highnam Folk Dance Club
Meeting Day & Time: Saturday monthly on 2nd Saturday of month 14:00 to 17:00
Group Leader: Liz Stanton
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 01905 353995
Activity: A fun afternoon of country dancing, refreshments and cake!

Meeting Day & Time: Wednesday weekly in term time 1630 to 1730
Group Leader: Heather Else
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 07771 870096
Activity: Pilates for all ages

Highnam Pop Up Cafe
Meeting Day & Time: Tuesday 1st and 3rd of the month 1030am till 12pm
Group Leader: Audrey Webber
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 07724 854274
Activity: Community Cafe

The Arts Society West Gloucestershire
Meeting Day & Time: Monthly on 2nd Thursday of month except August
Group Leader: Craig Grewcock - Chairman
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 01454 218092
Activity: Does the world of art and design interest you? Keen to learn more about the world of art? Curious about what makes artists tick? Our society is the friendly organization that is the place to widen your knowledge. To find out more about us, do go to our web site

Highnam Beaver Scouts
Meeting Day & Time: Tuesday weekly 1715 to 1825 in term time
Group Leader: Jackie Bahoosy
Contact E-mail:
Activity: Fun, friendship, games, outings and activity badges for 6 to 8 year olds.

Lassington Oak Morris Men
Meeting Day & Time: Wednesdays weekly from end of September to end of March 2000 to 2200
Group Leader: Martyn Thomas
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 07766 490735
Activity: Traditional Morris Dancing

Pilates with Sam
Meeting Day & Time: Tuesday 9.30am
Group Leader: Sam Slatter
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 07894 757360
Activity: Mixed ability Pilates class - for further information please get in touch or take a look at my Facebook page

Slimming World 'Taste the Freedom'
Meeting Day & Time: Monday evenings from 5.30pm
Group Leader: Sue Hill
Contact E-mail: -
Contact Telephone: 07590 667307
Activity: Contact Sue Hill for further information

The Woodcarvers Association TWA
Meeting Day & Time: Usually The Last Saturday of Each Month (Check before arriving) 10.00am - 4.00pm
Group Leader: Daphne Baker
Contact E-mail:
Contact Telephone: 07870 3358556
Activity: Monthly friendly meetings to carve wood projects, exchange experience, ideas & learn to progress in the art of woodcarving. Web :