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Acoustic Night
The Old School, Melton Road every Tuesday 7pm to 9pm. Guitars only, singing optional. Beginners welcome.
Tel: 07592404263 or just turn up.

Coffee mornings
The Old School, Melton Road
10.00am - 11.30am
First Saturday of the month.
For other dates see noticeboards. All welcome.

Co-operative Women’s Group
Meetings alternate Mondays at Thurmaston Community Centre. Contact Barbara Mitchell
0116 269 3871 email

Friends Together
Tuesdays 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Thurmaston Community Centre, Silverdale Drive
For anyone over 50 or if you are on your own and feeling lonely. Tea, coffee & cakes and a game of bingo with lots of fun and laughter.

Lavender Club Social Group
Wednesdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm. Over 50’s Club held at Thurmaston Community Centre, Silverdale Drive.
Tel:  07561 156675 or 0333 0112406

New Chapter Bereavement Group
Thursday afternoons (fortnightly)
2.00pm to 4.00pm at Elizabeth Park Centre, Checkland Road, LE4 8FN.
Tel: Lin 0116 269 3542 for details

North Leicestershire Beaders
Meet on the 2nd Saturday of the month at The Old School, Melton Rd, Thurmaston
10am-4pm. £5.
Tel: 07976 872444

Roundhill Flower & Garden Club
Meet at the Divine Infant of Prague Church Hall, Broad St, Syston on the last Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm. Flower Demonstrations.
Visitors welcome £5.00

Royal Air Force Association (Birstall Branch)
Meet 4th Wednesday of the month 8.00pm at Birstall British Legion Club, LE4 4DQ (not Dec). Serving & ex-RAF members welcome.
Tel: 0116 260 9658

Senior Citizens Playgroup
every Tuesday, 2.00pm - 4.00pm. The Old School, Melton Rd. For over 50s or retired, varied activities Refreshments served with lots of laughter.

Thrummy Drummer Dementia Group
Meetings every 2nd Thursday of the month for those affected by Dementia and their families/carers. Elizabeth Park, Thurmaston, 10.30am-12.30pm. Informal get-together with support and entertainment.

Thurmaston Twinning Association
Thurmaston is twinned with Offranville, in Normandy, France. For more details about joining the Association please telephone John Lewin on
0116 260 8759, 07712 131922

Thursday Drop In
St. Michael’s Church, Thurmaston 10.30am - 12noon. Tea, coffee, biscuits, toasted tea cakes etc. Come along to meet up and have a chat. Everyone most welcome.


Birstall Running Club
Meet Mon & Fri, 6.15 for 6.30pm run School Lane playing fields. Wed 6.15 for 6.30pm Sibson Road car park.
Tel Bob 07927 346640,

Special Olympics Leicestershire and Rutland
uses sport to empower children and adults with intellectual disabilities to enhance their health and wellbeing.

St. Margaret’s Co-operative Bowls Club
Come and try bowls, have fun and stay fit
Co-op Sports Ground, Birstall Road, Birstall
Tel: Sam 0116 267 7372
or Carolyn 0116 287 5947

Thurmaston Bowls Club
Practice and coaching sessions at Elizabeth Park on Wednesdays 5.30pm - 8.30pm. Free bowling instruction available. Flat shoes only - bowls supplied. Bar & Car Park.
Tel: 0116 220 7121 for information.

Wreake Runners
Adults: Tues & Thurs 6.45pm
Email: or phone
Dave 07710 448253


Tel Richard Warrington 07831 105648
Beavers: 6 - 8 years, (2 colonies):
Wed 6.00pm - 7.15pm & Friday 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Cubs: 8 - 10½ years (2 packs):
Tues 6.30pm - 8.00pm & Thurs 6.45pm - 8.15pm

Scouts: 10½ - 14 year Fri 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Explorers: 14 - 18 year Tues 8.00pm - 10.00pm
Network: 18+ meet every other Thursday 8.00pm - 10.00pm

GUIDE GROUPS: Tel 0116 212 3514
or 260 9118
Rainbows: 5 - 7 years, Wed 6.00pm - 7.00pm,
Friday 6.00pm - 7.00pm

Brownies: 7 - 10 years
Tues 6.00pm - 7.30pm, Thurs 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Guides: 10 - 14 years
Thurs 8.00pm - 9.30pm, Fri 7.30 - 9.30pm

Senior Section/Rangers: 14 - 25 years
Tues 8.00pm - 10.00pm
also offering opportunities for adult volunteers
HQ, Unicorn Street, Thurmaston

Canoe Section:
Wednesdays 6.45 - 8.30pm in the summer months

Thurmaston Marching Brass
The band is an activity within the Scout and Guide movement and any member of the movement has the opportunity to join the band.