Classes, Clubs and Societies

Here are just a few of the many clubs and societies in and around Basildon: 



A friendly and family oriented traditional Scout Group that caters for boys and girls from six years old up to adults in the Oxfordshire and Berkshire area.

AFC Whitchurch

Under 18's football club based in Whitchurch on Thames. League home games played at Basildon Village Hall.

The Basildonians

Friendly amateur dramatics group based in Upper Basildon.

Basildon Badgers FC

Fun football for kids at the recreation ground every Saturday from 9am.  

Basildon WI

Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at St Stephens. Visitors always welcome.

Circuits with Alex   

Circuits class on every Thursday during term-time at Basildon Village Hall.  All welcome.

The Chatterbox

We are a new, small group of ladies meeting in the church centre once a month for a cup of tea, and piece of cake and a chat.  If any other ladies or gentlemen would like to join us you would be made very welcome. We meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month between 2.30 and 4pm and the only charge is £1. Please come along, or contact Val Broadbent (01491 672328) if you want to find out more.

Drama Llama

A drama club for 6-8 year olds focusing on putting the fun into drama. Small groups allow every child, outgoing or shy, to shine and build confidence. 

Horticultural Society

The BHS aims to provide a social environment for people of all ages to learn about different aspects of gardening and generally improve their skills.

Inspirations School of Dance

Dance lessons for children of all ages held weekly at Basildon Village Hall.

Monkey Music

Come and join award winning Monkey Music every Wednesday morning during term time. Classes are specifically tailored in 4 stages and we have Ding Dong for 3+4 year olds, Jiggety Jig for 2+3 year olds, Heigh Ho from 12 months and Rock ‘n’ Roll for babies from 3 months. Come along for your first complimentary class – it is easy to book online at or do contact Val Stephenson on 01635-860959 for more details. Please do also have a look at our facebook page @MonkeyMusicNewburyHungerfordHenley and Instagram at monkeymusicnewburyandhenley

 Pilates with Katie   Pilates classes on Monday mornings from 9.30am at Basildon Village Hall.  Please call Katie on 07773 399263 for more information or if you are interested in 1:2:1 instruction.


Royal Berkshire Shooting School


Reading & District Natural History Society (meets in Pangbourne)

Table Tennis

Club meets every Friday between 8-10pm at the village hall. (next meeting 7th October 2016)

Tennis Club

Friendly, village club.  Newcomers always welcome.         

West Berks Countryside Society Conservation group in West Berks. Publishes Upstream.  New volunteers always welcome.

Yoga Classes   

Suzanne runs her popular yoga class every Tuesday afternoon at the Village Hall from 1.30pm.

Yoga Balance - Mike Pearson   Mike is a certified yoga teacher registered with Yoga Alliance Professionals. He teaches at Basildon Village Hall on Friday mornings during term-time only. Classes are £8 per session (first session free) and run for one hour from 9.30am. Drop-ins welcome. Bring a mat or contact Mike if you need to borrow one
 Zumba - Dance Barn      Carmen is a certified and licensed Zumba instructor. Classes include Latin, pop, modern and hip hop dance styles. Fun dance fitness for all. Beginners welcome! Every Friday at Basildon Village Hall between 10:45am and 12:15pm. 


If you would like to see information about your particular group appear here, or a link to your own website to be included, please Contact Us with the details and we will get in touch with you.

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