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The Cirencester group is part of the international human rights organisation Amnesty International UK. Established in 1984, it is a small friendly group of individuals who are passionate about human rights. Amnesty International campaigns to promote an increased awareness of human rights, and undertakes action to stop grave abuses of human rights wherever they occur. The group organises a programme of speakers, workshops and films and also stages a number of fund-raising events including concerts, quizzes and its annual flag day.   Meetings are held monthly and for…
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Meets at Ampney Crucis Village Hall on the third Thursday of each month from 7pm-9.30pm. Contact Joyce Cutts on 01285 851540.
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Networking forum for local arts scene for all those working in, or interested in, art. First Tuesday of month 7pm-9pm in cafe at New Brewery Arts. Free entry. Call 01285 657181 or visit www.newbreweryarts.org.uk
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Monthly open meetings on the 4th Wednesday of each month at the Royal British Legion Hall in Bourton-on-the-Water at 10.45am.  U3A is for anyone not in full-time employment and visitors are always welcome. Open meetings are £2 including light refreshments. For more information, visit www.u3asites.org.uk/bourton
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Provides baby garments for Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. Contact Jane Beddoe 01451 821420 
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Monthly meetings at the Baptist Church Hall, Bourton-on-the-Water, at 7.30pm. Contact David Folkes on 01451 822725 
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The Bourton-on-the-Water Probus Club is intended for retired PROfessional and BUSinessmen interested in attending meetings of information, education and entertainment and is extended to include our ladies for many social events, such as dining out and visits to places of interest. The club meets at 10am for a couple of hours on the second and fourth Mondays of every month at the George Moore Community Centre in Bourton where we host visiting speakers on a very broad range of subjects. New members are always welcome. Contact secretary…
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New members are always welcome to join our meetings which are usually held at the Fulbrook Meeting Place, Church Lane, on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm. If you would like more information please call our president Angela Weller on 01993 822012.
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The Flower Club meets on the fourth Thursday of each month (except August) at Chadlington Memorial Hall at 7.30pm. We are a small friendly group and would welcome new members. Our evenings include flower demonstrations from experienced demonstrators, sales table, refreshments and a warm welcome. Annual membership is £20 with visitors £3. If you would like to know more please phone Anne Anson on 01608 683289 or Kaye Trollope on 01993 831146.
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Meets in Chadlington Memorial Hall on the 2nd Tuesday at 7:30pm. For more information please contact the secretary Jill Gemmell on 01608 676550 or visit the Chadlington village website www.chadlington.com/community/chadlington-wi
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Charlbury Art Society welcomes anyone with an interest in art, not just practising artists. Its objectives are to encourage art appreciation and artistic pursuits and to provide members with opportunities to exhibit their work. Membership is by annual subscription, currently £10. Members gain free entry to all the monthly evening meetings as well as discounts at a number of local businesses supplying artists materials and framing services. Meetings are usually held with a speaker or demonstrator on the second Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm, September to November,…
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We are a friendly, diverse group of ladies of all ages, and are always very pleased to see new faces at our monthly meetings. We often have speakers, but other months we get 'hands-on'. Our get-togethers are geared up to be informal and entertaining, with the programme hopefully providing something of interest for everyone. We always treat ourselves to coffee & home-made cake during the evening and often finish off with a drink at The Bell afterwards. Charlbury WI meets at 7.30pm on the third Wednesday in…
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The club meets in the Upper Town Hall for duplicate on Wednesdays at 7pm for a 7.15pm start throughout the year. Visitors welcome. Contact secretary Sue Roberts on 01386 840351
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Phone chairman Peter Drury for details on 01386 832880
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Ten meetings a year and three outings, based at the Old Police Station, High Street, Chipping Campden. Contact 01386 848840, email enquiries@chippingcampdenhistory.org.uk or visit www.chippingcampdenhistory.org.uk 
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Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday in the month (except December) at The Lygon Arms to promote social interest and fellowship for retired professionals and businessmen. Secretary Keith Holding 01386 700943 
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Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday at the Lygon Arms at 10am for 10.30am Secretary Dr Bob King 01386 840421
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Meets 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at the Lower Room in Chipping Campden Town Hall. Secretary Martin Samuelson 01386 840332.
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A run is organised on Sunday mornings (nine months of the year) from the Square in Chipping Campden. Meetings at the Lygon Arms 8pm first Tuesday of each month. Secretary Chris Delaney 01789 262076 (evenings), email chris@swallowfurniture.co.uk
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Meets on 2nd Wednesday in month (except August) in the Badger's Field Hall, Badger's Field, at 7.15pm. Visitors always welcome. President Shirley McKellow 01386 840693
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Founded in 2005 as an informal focus group for anyone interested in the stars and space, CNAAG has grown from just three members to well over 40 today and continues to rise steadily. Nationally recognised, we are a highly active and enthusiastic society observing the universe whenever possible and promoting astronomy in schools, other organisations and public events both in the local area and further afield. We always meet indoors on the third Monday of each month where a guest speaker provides an astronomical talk. Our members…
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www.amnesty.org.uk/groups/chipping-norton
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Meets Thursday mornings fortnightly for all abilities. Call 01608 730268.
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Meets at Chipping Norton Bowls Club Tuesdays 7pm for 7.15pm for Duplicate and Thursdays at 2pm for Informal. Contact David Megson on 01608 645382.
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We are an independent community group that works on conservation projects in Chipping Norton and the surrounding area and costs nothing to join.  We normally work on Wednesday mornings from 10am-1pm. We are a friendly, easy-going group who welcome new volunteers. The aim is to have fun, get some exercise and fresh air while helping to care for the environment.  No prior skills or experience are necessary. A range of jobs are available and all abilities are welcome. We clear brambles and scrub, remove rubbish from streams,…
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The society meets on the 2nd Monday of the month from September to May, at 7.30pm in the Methodist Hall, West Street, Chipping Norton. Visitors are always welcome. Illustrated talks take the listener into many interesting and odd corners of local history from the crowded, flea-ridden lodging houses of Oxford to the grandeur of Ditchley Park and its owners. For more information visit Chipping Norton Museum's website at www.chippingnortonmuseum.org.uk
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Chipping Norton Horticultural Association meets during the winter months in the Methodist Hall, West Street, on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm. There is a varied programme of speakers and slides covering a wide range of topics. During the summer months we often have outings. The age of the membership tends to be on the higher age range with a few younger ones (more needed). Just because your gardening days are over or very limited, you will still be very welcome. For more informastion contact Mrs Eileen…
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Contact Chris Carpenter on 01608 642155
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Chipping Norton Lions is a service club of local men and women dedicated to helping the community, whether that be locally in the town and surrounding villages or internationally. As a club we fundraise by holding events such as our Easter Egg raffles, annual Christmas Reindeer Race Night or supermarket trolley dash. The purpose of raising money is to help us undertake service activities to benefit, and enhance the lives of, local people, both individually and as a community. Within the last year we have provided the…
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Contact Brenda Morris on 01608 643779.
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Meets at the Crown & Cushion on the third Tuesday of the month at 11am. Contact secretary Geoffrey Norris on 01608 676997. 
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Chipping Norton Railway Club was founded in 1974 by local enthusiasts John Brice and John Dyer, who remain members to this day. Despite the fact that Chipping Norton is only a small town and lost its rail connection in 1964, the club has continued to attract enthusiasts from around Oxfordshire to its monthly meetings. The club meets on the first Tuesday of the month in the Town Hall, Market Place, Chipping Norton. Meetings start at 7.30pm and finish around 9.30-10pm. Free coffee and tea are available during…
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Meets Mondays 7pm for 7.30pm at The Mason's Arms, Swerford, near Chipping Norton, OX7 4AP. Contact David Haine on 07889 609221 or 01608 643964.
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The club was formed in 2004 and has about 12 members, predominently women, who take it in turns to meet in each other's homes, usually meet on the penultimate or last Thursday of each month. Members' ages range from 40s up to 70s, though any age, whether younger or older, are very welcome to come along as members get on well and have a good laugh. We start playing at 8pm and play roughly a game an hour, ending the night at 10pm or 11pm. We are…
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Meets Lower Town Hall, Chipping Norton, on 2nd Wednesday of the month, 2.15pm (October-March) and 7.30pm (April-September). Contact Prudence Chard on 01608 642903.
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Churchill, Sarsden and Kingham WI is a keen and evolving branch, holding regular meetings with a programme of varied practical and active sessions interspersed with well-informed guest speakers. The branch also arranges social occasions and visits to places of interest all aimed at learning and laughing together.  WI is open to women of all ages, visitors and new members are most welcome. For more details, please telephone 01608 659809.
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We have novice and experienced beekeepers and all are welcome at our meetings. In the winter we meet at least twice a month and from April every week on Thursdays.   For more details email sec@cirencesterbeekeepers.org.uk or visit www.cirencesterbeekeepers.org.uk
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We now have approximately 25 members who enjoy meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at St Peter's Court, commencing at 2.30pm. If you join the WI, we can guarantee you will make new friends, develop new interests and have lots of fun. For more information please visit the Gloucestershire Federation Website at www.thewi.org.uk/gloucestershire or contact Lucille Terry on 01285 654873 or email lucille.terry@gmail.com 
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Meets for lectures on the 4th Monday of the month at Ashcroft Centre, Ashcroft Road, Cirencester, at 7.30pm. Visitors welcome (£5 per meeting). For more information, visit www.cirenhistory.org.uk
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The society, which meets at Cirencester Parish Centre in Gosditch Street, has over 60 members and is open to all artists, whatever standard, including beginners.  There are monthly talks or demonstrations by professional and amateur artists and the society also operates two studio mornings each week where members can practise their skills in an informal environment.  One or two Art-based visits and outings are arranged during the year. There are opportunities to exhibit in two different local venues throughout the year and major exhibitions are mounted at a local venue…
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Cirencester Camera Club is not just for the experts but for anybody who takes pictures, with whatever kind of camera. With a programme of weekly meetings covering more than nine months of the year, there are plenty of opportunities to talk and think about pictures. There are competitions - both within the club and against other clubs in the area - which provide an ideal chance to get feedback on your work from experts or just hear what they have to say about other people’s pictures. There are…
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Meets on Tuesdays (not summer holidays) at Bingham Hall, King Street, Cirencester, from 7.30pm. Friendly, small club looking for new members of all ages. Contact Paul on 01285 862804.
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Meets at the Barn Theatre, Cirencester, at 2.30pm on first Tuesday of the month (except January, August & December) with monthly demonstrators. Visitors welcome. Contact secretary Tricia Lewis on 01285 711335 or email rodneylew@aol.com
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Campaigns on environmental issues, raises funds and has fun! Meets at the Friends Meeting House, Thomas Street, Cirencester, on 1st Tuesday of month at 8pm. Contact Bob on 01285 650281.
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Charity for road safety and advanced driving, affiliated to the Institute of Advanced Motorists. Meets at Daglingworth Village Hall 1st Wednesday of the month (except August) at 7.30pm. Speakers on all topics. All welcome.
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Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month at Mulberry Court, Kingshill Meadow, Cirencester, from 2.30pm-4.30pm. Warm and comfortable with loop systems. Tea & biscuits. Phone Gloucestershire Deaf Association on 01452 372999 to register interest. 
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Meets 3rd Thursday of the month at The Talbot, Victoria Road, Cirencester, at 7.30pm. New members welcome. Contact Dee or Chris on 0845 8332793
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Cirencester Ramblers is part of the Gloucestershire Area Ramblers and covers the south-east of the county between Northleach, Tetbury, Stroud and Lechlade, although some of our walks take us outside of this area. Since the group's foundation in 1974, the aim has been to encourage people to explore this attractive area of the Cotswolds and Thames Valley and meet new friends.  Walks are arranged most Sundays, between four and 10 miles in length, in our locality and in neighbouring countryside. There are occasional away weekends and other…
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Cirencester Round Table is not a secret society, there are no strange handshakes and it certainly isn’t a stuffy old club. It is a group of young men who regularly gather together to have fun, organise great events and raise some money for charity. The Round Table is a great way to meet new, like-minded people, bringing together a wide variety of men from across Cirencester and the local area. Throughout the year we arrange a host of great events and tours which give us a chance to…
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The society's objective is to spread the understanding of science, especially in schools in the Cirencester area. It arranges a series of 10 lectures during each academic year, on a varied selection of topics. Talks are intended to appeal to a wide range of interests and levels of scientific background, conducted in an open and friendly atmosphere. The society also organises visits to various places including factories, power stations, wildlife reserves and musuems, always with special attraction for people interested in science and technology. For further information, visit…
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This very friendly club has been going over 25 years and meets every Monday in the common room of The Waterloo Flats, The Waterloo, Cirencester, from 7pm to 9.45pm. Members are of all ages and abilities but the club would welcome players of all standards. To make club nights more interesting, there are several competitions including a round robin and a knockout with a handicap system, in order to give everyone a fair chance. Members attend Scrabble tournaments all over the country and the club also helps to…
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Held weekly at Chipping Campden Baptist Church on Mondays from 10am to 12.30pm. A coffee and refreshments venue for visitors, locals, mums & toddlers - everyone is welcome. Someone is always available to chat with you, or simply chat with your friends or make new friends. 
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Combe WI meets in the Reading Room on the 2nd Monday of the month at 7.30pm.
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Meets on 4th Wednesday of month at Deer Park School, Cirencester, 6.45pm for 7.30pm. Visitors most welcome £5. Contact John Tiffney 01285 652483 or Judy Little 01453 884683.
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This very active and thriving club meets at Ebrington Village Hall, near Chipping Campden. The club offers a varied programme of garden visits and talks on garden-related topics, as well as holding spring and summer shows. Contact Tony Boyse on 01386 593302 or email tony@ebrington.com
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The Stroud branch of the Embroiderers' Guild welcomes anyone interested in stitch, no matter your level of skill. We are a friendly group with a common love of embroidery, textiles and textile art, and anything to do with stitching. Stroud is a thriving and busy branch with monthly meetings and workshops, along with involvement in exhibitions, festivals and visits. Stroud branch is part of the South West region of the Embroiderers' Guild. For more information, visit the branch website at www.stroudinstitches.moonfruit.com
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The WI has gone from strength to strength over the past year, growing from an average attendance of about 16 to over 30. The group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in the Village Hall and normally has a guest speaker on each occasion with very diverse topics. Liz Johnson and Lucille Jones organise monthly walks, daytime or evening, depending on the time of year, and these always include a pub stop for lunch or supper. Whilst these sure footed ladies are WI members,…
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For details, visit www.gfhs.org.uk/  
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Fifteen clubs make up the Gloucestershire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs, including a number from right across the Cotswolds. With an age range from 10 to 26, YFCs are open to anyone in the county of age who has an interest in the countryside. The clubs are self-led organisations that vary greatly in their composition and character, but they are there to entertain and educate their members. Typically this would be a calendar of social, educational, fundraising and competitive events operating at club, county, South West area…
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Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:30pm at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Back Lane, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5QH. Contact Janet Rutter (president) on 01242 602298, email info@greetwi.org or visit www.greetwi.org  
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Every year, Hook Norton Film Society screens 14 films on Saturday nights in the Memorial Hall, Chapel Street, between September and May. Each film is preceded by a candlelit supper cooked by members. We have two pot luck supper evenings where all members provide a dish and a Charity Night when members pay to raise funds for worthwhile causes. Doors open at 6.45pm for refreshments and the film starts at approximately 8pm. We use top of the range projection and sound equipment, provide comfortable seating, and good…
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Monthly meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month from September until May at the Baptist Church Hall, Netting Street, at 7.30pm. Refreshments are served prior to each meeting from 7.15pm. Membership costs £10 per person. Non-members are more than welcome at just £2 per meeting. For more information visit www.hook-norton.org.uk/groups/hook-norton-local-history-group
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We meet at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Winchcombe, and do all kinds of patchworks and quilting. We have informal meetings with a teaching session on the first Tuesday from 2pm-4pm and a friendly 'sit and sew' on the third Tuesday, with occasional all-day sessions and workshops. Contact Joan Warner 01242 602363
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Meets alternate Wednesdays at 8pm, Coach & Horses, Longborough, near Moreton-in-Marsh. Contact Carlin on 07769 646996 or email fenhill33@yahoo.co.uk  
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Contact Ian Wigmore at ian.wigmore@tiscali.co.uk
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The society was founded in 1982 to promote the study of local history within Moreton-in-Marsh and the surrounding district, a countryside steeped in history. Since its inception the society, with an average membership of 100, has carried out a programme of talks and visits, concentrating, as far as possible, on local villages and towns and the people who lived in them. The committee has published two books, as well as a quarterly magazine (now sadly discontinued).  Arrangements are under way for the society’s archives to be scanned so…
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Contact kenburder@tiscali.co.uk
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Meets 1st Thursday afternoon of the month at the WI Hall, New Road, Moreton-in-Marsh. Contact Trish 01608 651367
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Meets 2nd Thursday of the month at the WI Hall, New Road, Moreton-in-Marsh. Contact Jo 01608 650821
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Our meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7.30pm, excluding August and December, at Broadwell Village Hall, Broadwell, near Moreton-in-Marsh, GL56 0TL. Membership costs just £35 per year. Visitors are also very welcome to join us at our meetings, and the entrance fee for them is £4.50. Tea/coffee served from 7pm. Contact Mrs N Dickinson on 01451 832199, email j.a.dickinson@virgin.net or visit www.tcandsw.org.uk/moreton-in-marsh.html
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This club, which meets on the second Wednesday of the month, provides meetings, outings, holidays, dancing, rambling and social activities for local people of retirement age. However, due to its popularity, we are over-subscribed and there is a waiting list. New members are welcome to join our ramblers held on Fridays throughout the year.  For more information, contact club secretary Helen Hancox on 01608 650972. 
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Meets in the Village Hall on the 1st Wednesday of each month. Contact 01451 850475. 
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NOOG is an organic gardening group based in Chipping Norton. It was formed in 1992 by a group of local gardeners who wanted to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and to demonstrate that organic gardening is a viable alternative. Our membership is made up of novice and experienced, amateur and professional gardeners, all with an interest in gardening and growing food without chemicals. We are affiliated to, and act as a local group for Garden Organic (formerly The Henry Doubleday Research Association), who have a…
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Founded in 1969 the aims of the North Cotswold Arts Association are the fostering, promoting and enjoyment of the Arts. We are a lively and friendly art group who are interested in all the visual arts. Anyone with a love of developing their knowledge and skills is welcome, whether professional or beginner. We have regular monthly meetings at Broadwell Village Hall, near Stow-on-the-Wold, where we hold demonstrations, talks and practical session. We also run workshops at very competitive prices, covering watercolours, mixed media, acrylics, mosaics, pastel and oils. Members…
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We are a collection of individuals who share a common interest - beekeeping. The club caters for beginners and experts alike and we always welcome new members. We can help you get set up and advise on suitable sites to keep your bees. The members all keep bees in the North Cotswold region of Gloucestershire and hold monthly meetings normally on a Wednesday at 7:30pm in Adlestrop Village Hall during the winter months. We are regularly in contact with farmers and landowners who wish to house bees on…
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Email chair@northcotswoldcamra.org.uk or visit www.northcotswoldcamra.org.uk
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North Cotswold Community Radio (NCCR) broadcasts a selection of music, local news stories and programmes relevant to the local community. For more information, visit www.northcotswoldonline.com/
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Flying site near Moreton-in-Marash. Contact Ken Rathborne on 01386 858649, email info@ncmac.co.uk or visit the club's website at www.ncmac.co.uk
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Northleach and Fosse Lions Club was formed in late 1989 with an initial 20 members and numbers are still at about that level. We meet at the The Wheatsheaf Inn, in the centre of Northleach, every second Tuesday of the month for our business meeting. We also make the fourth Tuesday of the month a social evening which includes our partners. A lot of our members are people who have moved into the area. A few of our retiring presidents have also gone on to become zone…
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Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Oddington Village Hall, near Stow-on-the-Wold. Contact Sue John on 01451 830989
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Meets at Village Hall 3rd Thursday of the month at 7.30pm. For more details contact Becky Pearman on 01608 643643.
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Contact glynn.nixon@googlemail.com
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Contact president Anne Newhill on 01452 814144, email anne.newhill@btinternet.com
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Contact Mike Sessarego on 01386 593392 or email michael.sessarego@gmail.com 
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Phoenix WI meets in the community room at St Peter's Court, Cirencester, on the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm. It is a small but very friendly and caring institute which extends a warm welcome to visitors and new members. Phoenix WI offers much more than "Jam & Jerusalem" by having speakers on a variety of subjects at meetings, organising outings, quizzes, walks, celebratory meals and a knitting group. For more information contact Mary Bartlett (president) on 01285 653478 or Joan Cook (secretary) on 01285 654681.
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Secretary Lance Osborne 01666 825835
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Radio Winchcombe is a voluntary-run community radio station which is always looking for new ways to raise money for equipment and licences. It welcomes people to join its volunteer team by training as programme presenters, programme makers and studio technicians. Help is also needed with fundraising ideas and at events, assistance with publicity and advertising and we always welcome any new ideas and material suggestions. Radio Winchcombe is based at the Youth Centre, Gretton Road, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5EE For more information, call 01242 609571, email studio@radiowinchcombe.co.uk or visit www.radiowinchcombe.co.uk
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We are the largest humanitarian organisation in the world with 34,000 clubs across the globe....20 or so in the local area. We operate through small, friendly clubs which all have a different character and style. We are very relaxed and informal group who enjoy each others company while putting something back to the local community and funding Rotary managed overseas projects. Kingham & The Wychwoods is a very informal club and we welcome singles, couples/partners together of all ages. We are a local busines and social networking…
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Meets Tuesdays 7.45pm at the Old Stocks Hotel, Stow-on-the-Wold. Contact Dave Prout on 01451 821478.
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Meets in the Memorial Hall on the 3rd Tuesday at 7:30pm. Contact Michelle Horace on 01608 641749.
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St John Ambulance, Stroud Division, provides first aid and a range of ambulance and other care services to the Stroud community and surrounding areas. We meet every Tuesday evening at our HQ at Daniels Industrial Estate in Stroud from 7.30pm-9pm to do our divisional training and keep our skills up to date. The evening sessions cover a wide variety of subjects, first aid related, and sometimes of wider interest areas. Contact Jim Stokes on 01452 858220 for more details.
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Meetings are on the 1st Friday on alternate months between October and June, held in St Edward’s Hall, Stow, at 7.30pm. Contact Nigel Surman 01451 833783 www.stowcivicsociety.co.uk
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Meets 1st Tuesday of month 2-4pm, Broadwell Village Hall, near Stow-on-the-Wold. Contact Fiona Vann 01451 821291
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Meets 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings of the month. Contact Tim Sedgley on 01608 652696.
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Meets at the Stratton House Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cirencester GL7 2LE on 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at 9.45am. All welcome. Contact John Head 01285 652720.
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We are a self-governing organisation working under the umbrella of "The Third Age Trust". We celebrated our 25th anniversary in 2014 and currently have over 450 members. U3A is an an organisation where retired or semi-retired people from all walks of life, and all ages (there is no upper or lower age limit) can meet like-minded men and women to expand their knowledge, share interests and acquire new skills. Retired people have gained a lifetime of experience, expertise and know-how from our occupations, professions or hobbies and we…
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Stroud Chess Club, which has enjoyed considerable success in the North Gloucestershire Chess League in recent years, is always on the look-out for new players of all levels. Club nights are held on Tuesdays at 7.30pm at Black Book Café, 1 Nelson Street, Stroud GL5 2HL and occasional social nights are held at various venues during the summer. For more information, contact club secretary Adrian Walker on 07895 683290, email chessmates@sky.com or visit the club website at www.easytorecall.com/stroudchess/
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Stroud Civic Society is for everyone who cares about their surroundings in the Five Stroud Valleys. Stroud Civic Society is committed to the preservation and protection of our heritage, but also concerned about the quality of new development. We keep an eye out for planning applications and make representations as necessary. In some cases our views on proposals are formally sought by local authorities. On contentious issues, the society makes its views known to the relevant planning authorities and through the media. We participate at public inquiries and…
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Stroud Local History Society, which currently has over 80 members, holds monthly meetings indoors from September to April, on the local history in Stroud and surrounding area. Meetings are normally held at the St Laurence Church Hall in The Shambles, Stroud, and various visits are also arranged during the summer. Membership is open to anyone interested in the local history of Stroud. For more information, visit the society's website at www.stroudlocalhistorysociety.org.uk
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The Cirencester group is part of the international human rights organisation Amnesty International UK. Established in 1984, it is a small friendly group of individuals who are passionate about human rights. Amnesty International campaigns to promote an increased awareness of human rights, and undertakes action to stop grave abuses of human rights wherever they occur. The group organises a programme of speakers, workshops and films and also stages a number of fund-raising events including concerts, quizzes and its annual flag day.   Meetings are held monthly and for…
Meets at Ampney Crucis Village Hall on the third Thursday of each month from 7pm-9.30pm. Contact Joyce Cutts on 01285 851540.
Networking forum for local arts scene for all those working in, or interested in, art. First Tuesday of month 7pm-9pm in cafe at New Brewery Arts. Free entry. Call 01285 657181 or visit www.newbreweryarts.org.uk
Monthly open meetings on the 4th Wednesday of each month at the Royal British Legion Hall in Bourton-on-the-Water at 10.45am.  U3A is for anyone not in full-time employment and visitors are always welcome. Open meetings are £2 including light refreshments. For more information, visit www.u3asites.org.uk/bourton
Provides baby garments for Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. Contact Jane Beddoe 01451 821420 
Monthly meetings at the Baptist Church Hall, Bourton-on-the-Water, at 7.30pm. Contact David Folkes on 01451 822725 
The Bourton-on-the-Water Probus Club is intended for retired PROfessional and BUSinessmen interested in attending meetings of information, education and entertainment and is extended to include our ladies for many social events, such as dining out and visits to places of interest. The club meets at 10am for a couple of hours on the second and fourth Mondays of every month at the George Moore Community Centre in Bourton where we host visiting speakers on a very broad range of subjects. New members are always welcome. Contact secretary…
New members are always welcome to join our meetings which are usually held at the Fulbrook Meeting Place, Church Lane, on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm. If you would like more information please call our president Angela Weller on 01993 822012.
The Flower Club meets on the fourth Thursday of each month (except August) at Chadlington Memorial Hall at 7.30pm. We are a small friendly group and would welcome new members. Our evenings include flower demonstrations from experienced demonstrators, sales table, refreshments and a warm welcome. Annual membership is £20 with visitors £3. If you would like to know more please phone Anne Anson on 01608 683289 or Kaye Trollope on 01993 831146.
Meets in Chadlington Memorial Hall on the 2nd Tuesday at 7:30pm. For more information please contact the secretary Jill Gemmell on 01608 676550 or visit the Chadlington village website www.chadlington.com/community/chadlington-wi
Charlbury Art Society welcomes anyone with an interest in art, not just practising artists. Its objectives are to encourage art appreciation and artistic pursuits and to provide members with opportunities to exhibit their work. Membership is by annual subscription, currently £10. Members gain free entry to all the monthly evening meetings as well as discounts at a number of local businesses supplying artists materials and framing services. Meetings are usually held with a speaker or demonstrator on the second Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm, September to November,…
We are a friendly, diverse group of ladies of all ages, and are always very pleased to see new faces at our monthly meetings. We often have speakers, but other months we get 'hands-on'. Our get-togethers are geared up to be informal and entertaining, with the programme hopefully providing something of interest for everyone. We always treat ourselves to coffee & home-made cake during the evening and often finish off with a drink at The Bell afterwards. Charlbury WI meets at 7.30pm on the third Wednesday in…
The club meets in the Upper Town Hall for duplicate on Wednesdays at 7pm for a 7.15pm start throughout the year. Visitors welcome. Contact secretary Sue Roberts on 01386 840351
Phone chairman Peter Drury for details on 01386 832880
Ten meetings a year and three outings, based at the Old Police Station, High Street, Chipping Campden. Contact 01386 848840, email enquiries@chippingcampdenhistory.org.uk or visit www.chippingcampdenhistory.org.uk 
Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday in the month (except December) at The Lygon Arms to promote social interest and fellowship for retired professionals and businessmen. Secretary Keith Holding 01386 700943 
Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday at the Lygon Arms at 10am for 10.30am Secretary Dr Bob King 01386 840421
Meets 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at the Lower Room in Chipping Campden Town Hall. Secretary Martin Samuelson 01386 840332.
A run is organised on Sunday mornings (nine months of the year) from the Square in Chipping Campden. Meetings at the Lygon Arms 8pm first Tuesday of each month. Secretary Chris Delaney 01789 262076 (evenings), email chris@swallowfurniture.co.uk
Meets on 2nd Wednesday in month (except August) in the Badger's Field Hall, Badger's Field, at 7.15pm. Visitors always welcome. President Shirley McKellow 01386 840693
Founded in 2005 as an informal focus group for anyone interested in the stars and space, CNAAG has grown from just three members to well over 40 today and continues to rise steadily. Nationally recognised, we are a highly active and enthusiastic society observing the universe whenever possible and promoting astronomy in schools, other organisations and public events both in the local area and further afield. We always meet indoors on the third Monday of each month where a guest speaker provides an astronomical talk. Our members…
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Meets Thursday mornings fortnightly for all abilities. Call 01608 730268.
Meets at Chipping Norton Bowls Club Tuesdays 7pm for 7.15pm for Duplicate and Thursdays at 2pm for Informal. Contact David Megson on 01608 645382.
We are an independent community group that works on conservation projects in Chipping Norton and the surrounding area and costs nothing to join.  We normally work on Wednesday mornings from 10am-1pm. We are a friendly, easy-going group who welcome new volunteers. The aim is to have fun, get some exercise and fresh air while helping to care for the environment.  No prior skills or experience are necessary. A range of jobs are available and all abilities are welcome. We clear brambles and scrub, remove rubbish from streams,…
The society meets on the 2nd Monday of the month from September to May, at 7.30pm in the Methodist Hall, West Street, Chipping Norton. Visitors are always welcome. Illustrated talks take the listener into many interesting and odd corners of local history from the crowded, flea-ridden lodging houses of Oxford to the grandeur of Ditchley Park and its owners. For more information visit Chipping Norton Museum's website at www.chippingnortonmuseum.org.uk
Chipping Norton Horticultural Association meets during the winter months in the Methodist Hall, West Street, on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm. There is a varied programme of speakers and slides covering a wide range of topics. During the summer months we often have outings. The age of the membership tends to be on the higher age range with a few younger ones (more needed). Just because your gardening days are over or very limited, you will still be very welcome. For more informastion contact Mrs Eileen…
Contact Chris Carpenter on 01608 642155
Chipping Norton Lions is a service club of local men and women dedicated to helping the community, whether that be locally in the town and surrounding villages or internationally. As a club we fundraise by holding events such as our Easter Egg raffles, annual Christmas Reindeer Race Night or supermarket trolley dash. The purpose of raising money is to help us undertake service activities to benefit, and enhance the lives of, local people, both individually and as a community. Within the last year we have provided the…
Contact Brenda Morris on 01608 643779.
Meets at the Crown & Cushion on the third Tuesday of the month at 11am. Contact secretary Geoffrey Norris on 01608 676997. 
Chipping Norton Railway Club was founded in 1974 by local enthusiasts John Brice and John Dyer, who remain members to this day. Despite the fact that Chipping Norton is only a small town and lost its rail connection in 1964, the club has continued to attract enthusiasts from around Oxfordshire to its monthly meetings. The club meets on the first Tuesday of the month in the Town Hall, Market Place, Chipping Norton. Meetings start at 7.30pm and finish around 9.30-10pm. Free coffee and tea are available during…
Meets Mondays 7pm for 7.30pm at The Mason's Arms, Swerford, near Chipping Norton, OX7 4AP. Contact David Haine on 07889 609221 or 01608 643964.
The club was formed in 2004 and has about 12 members, predominently women, who take it in turns to meet in each other's homes, usually meet on the penultimate or last Thursday of each month. Members' ages range from 40s up to 70s, though any age, whether younger or older, are very welcome to come along as members get on well and have a good laugh. We start playing at 8pm and play roughly a game an hour, ending the night at 10pm or 11pm. We are…
Meets Lower Town Hall, Chipping Norton, on 2nd Wednesday of the month, 2.15pm (October-March) and 7.30pm (April-September). Contact Prudence Chard on 01608 642903.
Churchill, Sarsden and Kingham WI is a keen and evolving branch, holding regular meetings with a programme of varied practical and active sessions interspersed with well-informed guest speakers. The branch also arranges social occasions and visits to places of interest all aimed at learning and laughing together.  WI is open to women of all ages, visitors and new members are most welcome. For more details, please telephone 01608 659809.
We have novice and experienced beekeepers and all are welcome at our meetings. In the winter we meet at least twice a month and from April every week on Thursdays.   For more details email sec@cirencesterbeekeepers.org.uk or visit www.cirencesterbeekeepers.org.uk
We now have approximately 25 members who enjoy meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at St Peter's Court, commencing at 2.30pm. If you join the WI, we can guarantee you will make new friends, develop new interests and have lots of fun. For more information please visit the Gloucestershire Federation Website at www.thewi.org.uk/gloucestershire or contact Lucille Terry on 01285 654873 or email lucille.terry@gmail.com 
Meets for lectures on the 4th Monday of the month at Ashcroft Centre, Ashcroft Road, Cirencester, at 7.30pm. Visitors welcome (£5 per meeting). For more information, visit www.cirenhistory.org.uk
The society, which meets at Cirencester Parish Centre in Gosditch Street, has over 60 members and is open to all artists, whatever standard, including beginners.  There are monthly talks or demonstrations by professional and amateur artists and the society also operates two studio mornings each week where members can practise their skills in an informal environment.  One or two Art-based visits and outings are arranged during the year. There are opportunities to exhibit in two different local venues throughout the year and major exhibitions are mounted at a local venue…
Cirencester Camera Club is not just for the experts but for anybody who takes pictures, with whatever kind of camera. With a programme of weekly meetings covering more than nine months of the year, there are plenty of opportunities to talk and think about pictures. There are competitions - both within the club and against other clubs in the area - which provide an ideal chance to get feedback on your work from experts or just hear what they have to say about other people’s pictures. There are…
Meets on Tuesdays (not summer holidays) at Bingham Hall, King Street, Cirencester, from 7.30pm. Friendly, small club looking for new members of all ages. Contact Paul on 01285 862804.
Meets at the Barn Theatre, Cirencester, at 2.30pm on first Tuesday of the month (except January, August & December) with monthly demonstrators. Visitors welcome. Contact secretary Tricia Lewis on 01285 711335 or email rodneylew@aol.com
Campaigns on environmental issues, raises funds and has fun! Meets at the Friends Meeting House, Thomas Street, Cirencester, on 1st Tuesday of month at 8pm. Contact Bob on 01285 650281.
Charity for road safety and advanced driving, affiliated to the Institute of Advanced Motorists. Meets at Daglingworth Village Hall 1st Wednesday of the month (except August) at 7.30pm. Speakers on all topics. All welcome.
Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month at Mulberry Court, Kingshill Meadow, Cirencester, from 2.30pm-4.30pm. Warm and comfortable with loop systems. Tea & biscuits. Phone Gloucestershire Deaf Association on 01452 372999 to register interest. 
Meets 3rd Thursday of the month at The Talbot, Victoria Road, Cirencester, at 7.30pm. New members welcome. Contact Dee or Chris on 0845 8332793
Cirencester Ramblers is part of the Gloucestershire Area Ramblers and covers the south-east of the county between Northleach, Tetbury, Stroud and Lechlade, although some of our walks take us outside of this area. Since the group's foundation in 1974, the aim has been to encourage people to explore this attractive area of the Cotswolds and Thames Valley and meet new friends.  Walks are arranged most Sundays, between four and 10 miles in length, in our locality and in neighbouring countryside. There are occasional away weekends and other…
Cirencester Round Table is not a secret society, there are no strange handshakes and it certainly isn’t a stuffy old club. It is a group of young men who regularly gather together to have fun, organise great events and raise some money for charity. The Round Table is a great way to meet new, like-minded people, bringing together a wide variety of men from across Cirencester and the local area. Throughout the year we arrange a host of great events and tours which give us a chance to…
The society's objective is to spread the understanding of science, especially in schools in the Cirencester area. It arranges a series of 10 lectures during each academic year, on a varied selection of topics. Talks are intended to appeal to a wide range of interests and levels of scientific background, conducted in an open and friendly atmosphere. The society also organises visits to various places including factories, power stations, wildlife reserves and musuems, always with special attraction for people interested in science and technology. For further information, visit…
This very friendly club has been going over 25 years and meets every Monday in the common room of The Waterloo Flats, The Waterloo, Cirencester, from 7pm to 9.45pm. Members are of all ages and abilities but the club would welcome players of all standards. To make club nights more interesting, there are several competitions including a round robin and a knockout with a handicap system, in order to give everyone a fair chance. Members attend Scrabble tournaments all over the country and the club also helps to…
Held weekly at Chipping Campden Baptist Church on Mondays from 10am to 12.30pm. A coffee and refreshments venue for visitors, locals, mums & toddlers - everyone is welcome. Someone is always available to chat with you, or simply chat with your friends or make new friends. 
Combe WI meets in the Reading Room on the 2nd Monday of the month at 7.30pm.
Meets on 4th Wednesday of month at Deer Park School, Cirencester, 6.45pm for 7.30pm. Visitors most welcome £5. Contact John Tiffney 01285 652483 or Judy Little 01453 884683.
This very active and thriving club meets at Ebrington Village Hall, near Chipping Campden. The club offers a varied programme of garden visits and talks on garden-related topics, as well as holding spring and summer shows. Contact Tony Boyse on 01386 593302 or email tony@ebrington.com
The Stroud branch of the Embroiderers' Guild welcomes anyone interested in stitch, no matter your level of skill. We are a friendly group with a common love of embroidery, textiles and textile art, and anything to do with stitching. Stroud is a thriving and busy branch with monthly meetings and workshops, along with involvement in exhibitions, festivals and visits. Stroud branch is part of the South West region of the Embroiderers' Guild. For more information, visit the branch website at www.stroudinstitches.moonfruit.com
The WI has gone from strength to strength over the past year, growing from an average attendance of about 16 to over 30. The group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in the Village Hall and normally has a guest speaker on each occasion with very diverse topics. Liz Johnson and Lucille Jones organise monthly walks, daytime or evening, depending on the time of year, and these always include a pub stop for lunch or supper. Whilst these sure footed ladies are WI members,…
For details, visit www.gfhs.org.uk/  
Fifteen clubs make up the Gloucestershire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs, including a number from right across the Cotswolds. With an age range from 10 to 26, YFCs are open to anyone in the county of age who has an interest in the countryside. The clubs are self-led organisations that vary greatly in their composition and character, but they are there to entertain and educate their members. Typically this would be a calendar of social, educational, fundraising and competitive events operating at club, county, South West area…
Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:30pm at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Back Lane, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5QH. Contact Janet Rutter (president) on 01242 602298, email info@greetwi.org or visit www.greetwi.org  
Every year, Hook Norton Film Society screens 14 films on Saturday nights in the Memorial Hall, Chapel Street, between September and May. Each film is preceded by a candlelit supper cooked by members. We have two pot luck supper evenings where all members provide a dish and a Charity Night when members pay to raise funds for worthwhile causes. Doors open at 6.45pm for refreshments and the film starts at approximately 8pm. We use top of the range projection and sound equipment, provide comfortable seating, and good…
Monthly meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month from September until May at the Baptist Church Hall, Netting Street, at 7.30pm. Refreshments are served prior to each meeting from 7.15pm. Membership costs £10 per person. Non-members are more than welcome at just £2 per meeting. For more information visit www.hook-norton.org.uk/groups/hook-norton-local-history-group
We meet at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Winchcombe, and do all kinds of patchworks and quilting. We have informal meetings with a teaching session on the first Tuesday from 2pm-4pm and a friendly 'sit and sew' on the third Tuesday, with occasional all-day sessions and workshops. Contact Joan Warner 01242 602363
Meets alternate Wednesdays at 8pm, Coach & Horses, Longborough, near Moreton-in-Marsh. Contact Carlin on 07769 646996 or email fenhill33@yahoo.co.uk  
Contact Ian Wigmore at ian.wigmore@tiscali.co.uk
The society was founded in 1982 to promote the study of local history within Moreton-in-Marsh and the surrounding district, a countryside steeped in history. Since its inception the society, with an average membership of 100, has carried out a programme of talks and visits, concentrating, as far as possible, on local villages and towns and the people who lived in them. The committee has published two books, as well as a quarterly magazine (now sadly discontinued).  Arrangements are under way for the society’s archives to be scanned so…
Contact kenburder@tiscali.co.uk
Meets 1st Thursday afternoon of the month at the WI Hall, New Road, Moreton-in-Marsh. Contact Trish 01608 651367
Meets 2nd Thursday of the month at the WI Hall, New Road, Moreton-in-Marsh. Contact Jo 01608 650821
Our meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7.30pm, excluding August and December, at Broadwell Village Hall, Broadwell, near Moreton-in-Marsh, GL56 0TL. Membership costs just £35 per year. Visitors are also very welcome to join us at our meetings, and the entrance fee for them is £4.50. Tea/coffee served from 7pm. Contact Mrs N Dickinson on 01451 832199, email j.a.dickinson@virgin.net or visit www.tcandsw.org.uk/moreton-in-marsh.html
This club, which meets on the second Wednesday of the month, provides meetings, outings, holidays, dancing, rambling and social activities for local people of retirement age. However, due to its popularity, we are over-subscribed and there is a waiting list. New members are welcome to join our ramblers held on Fridays throughout the year.  For more information, contact club secretary Helen Hancox on 01608 650972. 
Meets in the Village Hall on the 1st Wednesday of each month. Contact 01451 850475. 
NOOG is an organic gardening group based in Chipping Norton. It was formed in 1992 by a group of local gardeners who wanted to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and to demonstrate that organic gardening is a viable alternative. Our membership is made up of novice and experienced, amateur and professional gardeners, all with an interest in gardening and growing food without chemicals. We are affiliated to, and act as a local group for Garden Organic (formerly The Henry Doubleday Research Association), who have a…
Founded in 1969 the aims of the North Cotswold Arts Association are the fostering, promoting and enjoyment of the Arts. We are a lively and friendly art group who are interested in all the visual arts. Anyone with a love of developing their knowledge and skills is welcome, whether professional or beginner. We have regular monthly meetings at Broadwell Village Hall, near Stow-on-the-Wold, where we hold demonstrations, talks and practical session. We also run workshops at very competitive prices, covering watercolours, mixed media, acrylics, mosaics, pastel and oils. Members…
We are a collection of individuals who share a common interest - beekeeping. The club caters for beginners and experts alike and we always welcome new members. We can help you get set up and advise on suitable sites to keep your bees. The members all keep bees in the North Cotswold region of Gloucestershire and hold monthly meetings normally on a Wednesday at 7:30pm in Adlestrop Village Hall during the winter months. We are regularly in contact with farmers and landowners who wish to house bees on…
Email chair@northcotswoldcamra.org.uk or visit www.northcotswoldcamra.org.uk
North Cotswold Community Radio (NCCR) broadcasts a selection of music, local news stories and programmes relevant to the local community. For more information, visit www.northcotswoldonline.com/
Flying site near Moreton-in-Marash. Contact Ken Rathborne on 01386 858649, email info@ncmac.co.uk or visit the club's website at www.ncmac.co.uk
Northleach and Fosse Lions Club was formed in late 1989 with an initial 20 members and numbers are still at about that level. We meet at the The Wheatsheaf Inn, in the centre of Northleach, every second Tuesday of the month for our business meeting. We also make the fourth Tuesday of the month a social evening which includes our partners. A lot of our members are people who have moved into the area. A few of our retiring presidents have also gone on to become zone…
Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Oddington Village Hall, near Stow-on-the-Wold. Contact Sue John on 01451 830989
Meets at Village Hall 3rd Thursday of the month at 7.30pm. For more details contact Becky Pearman on 01608 643643.
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Contact president Anne Newhill on 01452 814144, email anne.newhill@btinternet.com
Contact Mike Sessarego on 01386 593392 or email michael.sessarego@gmail.com 
Phoenix WI meets in the community room at St Peter's Court, Cirencester, on the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm. It is a small but very friendly and caring institute which extends a warm welcome to visitors and new members. Phoenix WI offers much more than "Jam & Jerusalem" by having speakers on a variety of subjects at meetings, organising outings, quizzes, walks, celebratory meals and a knitting group. For more information contact Mary Bartlett (president) on 01285 653478 or Joan Cook (secretary) on 01285 654681.
Secretary Lance Osborne 01666 825835
Radio Winchcombe is a voluntary-run community radio station which is always looking for new ways to raise money for equipment and licences. It welcomes people to join its volunteer team by training as programme presenters, programme makers and studio technicians. Help is also needed with fundraising ideas and at events, assistance with publicity and advertising and we always welcome any new ideas and material suggestions. Radio Winchcombe is based at the Youth Centre, Gretton Road, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5EE For more information, call 01242 609571, email studio@radiowinchcombe.co.uk or visit www.radiowinchcombe.co.uk
We are the largest humanitarian organisation in the world with 34,000 clubs across the globe....20 or so in the local area. We operate through small, friendly clubs which all have a different character and style. We are very relaxed and informal group who enjoy each others company while putting something back to the local community and funding Rotary managed overseas projects. Kingham & The Wychwoods is a very informal club and we welcome singles, couples/partners together of all ages. We are a local busines and social networking…
Meets Tuesdays 7.45pm at the Old Stocks Hotel, Stow-on-the-Wold. Contact Dave Prout on 01451 821478.
Meets in the Memorial Hall on the 3rd Tuesday at 7:30pm. Contact Michelle Horace on 01608 641749.
St John Ambulance, Stroud Division, provides first aid and a range of ambulance and other care services to the Stroud community and surrounding areas. We meet every Tuesday evening at our HQ at Daniels Industrial Estate in Stroud from 7.30pm-9pm to do our divisional training and keep our skills up to date. The evening sessions cover a wide variety of subjects, first aid related, and sometimes of wider interest areas. Contact Jim Stokes on 01452 858220 for more details.
Meetings are on the 1st Friday on alternate months between October and June, held in St Edward’s Hall, Stow, at 7.30pm. Contact Nigel Surman 01451 833783 www.stowcivicsociety.co.uk
Meets 1st Tuesday of month 2-4pm, Broadwell Village Hall, near Stow-on-the-Wold. Contact Fiona Vann 01451 821291
Meets 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings of the month. Contact Tim Sedgley on 01608 652696.
Meets at the Stratton House Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cirencester GL7 2LE on 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at 9.45am. All welcome. Contact John Head 01285 652720.
We are a self-governing organisation working under the umbrella of "The Third Age Trust". We celebrated our 25th anniversary in 2014 and currently have over 450 members. U3A is an an organisation where retired or semi-retired people from all walks of life, and all ages (there is no upper or lower age limit) can meet like-minded men and women to expand their knowledge, share interests and acquire new skills. Retired people have gained a lifetime of experience, expertise and know-how from our occupations, professions or hobbies and we…
Stroud Chess Club, which has enjoyed considerable success in the North Gloucestershire Chess League in recent years, is always on the look-out for new players of all levels. Club nights are held on Tuesdays at 7.30pm at Black Book Café, 1 Nelson Street, Stroud GL5 2HL and occasional social nights are held at various venues during the summer. For more information, contact club secretary Adrian Walker on 07895 683290, email chessmates@sky.com or visit the club website at www.easytorecall.com/stroudchess/
Stroud Civic Society is for everyone who cares about their surroundings in the Five Stroud Valleys. Stroud Civic Society is committed to the preservation and protection of our heritage, but also concerned about the quality of new development. We keep an eye out for planning applications and make representations as necessary. In some cases our views on proposals are formally sought by local authorities. On contentious issues, the society makes its views known to the relevant planning authorities and through the media. We participate at public inquiries and…
Stroud Local History Society, which currently has over 80 members, holds monthly meetings indoors from September to April, on the local history in Stroud and surrounding area. Meetings are normally held at the St Laurence Church Hall in The Shambles, Stroud, and various visits are also arranged during the summer. Membership is open to anyone interested in the local history of Stroud. For more information, visit the society's website at www.stroudlocalhistorysociety.org.uk
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