Clubs and Societies

Amicus Social Organisation

AMICUS is a social group for unattached or single people. Founded in 1996, it provides leisure and social interests for people within the Leices, south Derby and south Notts areas.

There are no hidden agendas. We are completely unassuming and our sole purpose is to provide a varied social programme for our membership. Please bear in mind we are not a dating agency or a commercial entity.

We have a 53% success rate of members finding successful relationships after three years. If you match the 'single' status, please contact us for a programme of events.

Phone : (01530) 457883
EMail: amicussocial@googlemail.com Web : sites.google.com/site/amicussocial/




Ashby (Hastings) Scout Group

For Membership, Leadership, Executive Committee and Parental Support please enquire.

Opening Times :
Beaver Colony: Mondays 5.15pm - 6-15pm
Cub Pack: Mondays 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Scout Troop: Wednesdays 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Phone : Please contact via website.
Web : www.willesley.org/groups/ashby-hastings.php




Ashby Art Club

The Club provides a friendly atmosphere where you can develop your drawing & painting skills and talk to others who enjoy wrestling with a brush, pen, pastel or pencil. The Club has about 100 Members.

Beginners are welcome, you don't need to have painted before.
The club's activities are a good way to learn.

Opening Times : The club meets on Monday evenings at Smisby Village Hall, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m..

Phone : 01530 412116
Web : www.ashbyartclub.org




Ashby Big Band

The band is a full 17 + piece swing band with Saxes, Trumpets, Trombones and Rhythm section - the same formation as Glenn Miller, Ted Heath or a name that the younger generation will know ... Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncuQociaGd0

Phone : 01530 458706 - Mobile : 07886194993
EMail: ashbybigband@aol.com Web : www.ashbybigband.com




Ashby Bowls Club.

PLAY BOWLS 4 FUN
Your community club provides the opportunity to play flat green bowls.
You can make new friends and learn new skills.
Bowls - Keeps you healthy. Parents/Guardians please book a place.
Please wear flat soled
Interested - What next? Come along any Friday evening 6-until dusk.
Juniors are welcome for lessons on Friday evenings starting
April to September [heel-less] leisure shoes on the Green. If you would like to PLAY BOWLS 4 FUN contact the Club Coach Paul Stokes for further details.

Opening Times : April - September

Phone : 01530 417747
EMail: paulstokes@ashbybowlsclub.co.uk Web : www.ashbybowlsclub.co.uk
Address : The Green - Bath Grounds, Ashby de la Zouch, LE65 1BJ. [Rear of The Royal Hotel]or go via South Street to Prior Park Road far end. [look for small sign on fence 'Ashby B C'].




Ashby Bridge Club

A friendly welcoming club catering for all levels of bridge players.

Hood Park Leisure Centre in the Function Room

Duplicate every Monday and Thursday at 6.45pm. Monday host available, Thursday remote host.

Wednesday afternoons 12.45pm. Partner finding service.

Friday morning 9.30am social bridge, no partner required

Beginners course starting Sept 2016
Visitors very welcome. Tuition available

Opening Times : Monday and Thursday at 6.45pm / Friday morning 9.30am

Phone : 01530 458110
EMail: annpot777@gmail.com Web : www.bridgewebs.com/ashby
Address : Hood Park Leisure Centre, North Street, Ashby de la Zouch, LE65 1HU




Ashby Civic Society

Ashby Civic Society is a non-political voluntary organisation dedicated to carefully shaping the future of Ashby de la Zouch while preserving its proud heritage.

At our monthly meetings.....
Hear local news and planning developments and have your say on important issues.
Enjoy an entertaining Speaker. See our website for Programme details. Refreshments available. Guided visits to local areas.

The Civic Society also grants highly prestigious Awards for buildings of exceptional design or restoration or that enhance the town.

It sponsors the Armillary Sundial and is involved with floral displays around Ashby.

Come and join us and ensure Ashby is the town you want to live and work in. Annual subscription £12 / £10 over 60 Visitors £2

Opening Times : Meetings 2nd Tuesday in the Month
8pm unless stated otherwise in Programme




Phone : Call Margaret 01530 412410 for more details on our activies
Web : www.ashbydelazouchcivicsociety.webs.com
Address : Legion House, 27a South Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leics LE65 1BQ
Free parking at venue and opposite in public car park
Lift and disabled toilet




Ashby Concert Band

We rehearse on Monday evenings during term time from 7.30-9.30 at Holy Trinity Church, Kilwardby Street, Ashby de la Zouch.
We welcome woodwind, brass and percussion players of Grade 5 standard and above.



Future events:

Phone : 01530 222934
Web : www.ashbyconcertband.org.uk




Ashby Croquet Club

Ashby Croquet Club welcomes new members. We play on three full-size croquet lawns at the Moira Miners Welfare sports ground, Bath Lane, Moira, which provide us with some of the best croquet facilities in the East Midlands.

Croquet is a fun and fascinating game, suitable for all ages and all levels of physical fitness. It can be played as a fun sociable game or as a challenging tactical sport from club level right up to international level. We are a friendly club and we also have a full social programme during the winter months.

Come along and try croquet for yourself: just turn up at any of our main club sessions on Tuesday & Thursday 5pm to 7pm or Sunday afternoons 2.30pm to 5pm. All equipment is provided; please wear trainers or flat-soled shoes.

The Club runs Learn To Play Croquet courses in May/June each year, and also croquet taster sessions for outside groups.

We offer reduced membership rates to new players in their first two seasons.

If you are interested in joining the Club, or would like any further details, just come along to one of our club sessions, or contact the Club Secretary Derek Buxton (tel. 01283 703585), or visit our website www.ashbycroquetclub.org.uk.

Opening Times : Main club sessions (April to Sept): Tues & Thurs 5pm to 7pm; Sun 2.30pm to 5pm

Phone : 01283 703585
Web : www.ashbycroquetclub.org.uk
Address : Moira Miners Welfare Club, Bath Lane, Moira, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 6BP




Ashby Hastings Cricket Club

Ashby Hastings are the areas most prominent cricket club who's 1st XI play in the Leicestershire County League Premier Division.

The club runs three Saturday league sides, two Sunday friendly sides and 5 Juniors sides from Under 10's up to Under 17's
For more information see our web site for further details.


Web : www.ahcc.co.uk




Ashby Hockey Club

Our website has all our fixtures results and contact etc on it.

Phone : 01530 274930
Web : www.ashbyhockeyclub.co.uk
Address : pitch address is Ivanhoe School Astroturf pitch, North Street, Ashby




Ashby Ivanhoe Chess Club

Larry Hayden, Secretary

Opening Times : Meets Thursdays

Phone : 01530 560179
Address : Ivanhoe Social Club at Bath St/ St Wilfred's Place, Ashby




Ashby Ivanhoe Football Club

Ashby Ivanhoe Football Club were founded in 1948 and currently play their home games at Hood Park in Ashby de la Zouch in Leicestershire. Come and watch Ivanhoe on Saturday Afternoon's on Match days. For more infomation visit our website.


Web : www.ashbyivanhoefc.com
Address : Hood Park, Ashby, Leicestershire




Ashby Responders

We are a new Community First Responder Group based in Ashby de la zouch. We are volunteers responding to emergency 999 calls in conjunction with East Midlands Ambulance Service in Ashby and surrounding areas.

Phone : 07971 351 045
EMail: ashbyresponders@gmail.com Web : www.ashbyresponders.co.uk




Ashby Rugby Football Club

The home of Ashby Rugby.
Here you will find all the latest results,
fixtures and news.

Phone : 01530 270716
Web : www.ashbyrfc.com
Address : Ashby Rugby Club, Nottingham road, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire




Ashby Spa WI

We are a lively WI for all ages to enjoy socialising, speakers, outings, activity groups and much more....
We meet the 3rd Wednesday each month at Manor House School, South Street, Ashby de la Zouch  LE65 1BR  7.30-9.30pm


EMail: www.thewi.org.uk




Ashby Sub Aqua Club

We are a B.S.A.C registered diving club No 2211 we are a family orientated diving club who meet every Tuesday evening at Ashby Grammar School , we welcome new divers or experienced divers we also do try dives for you to try the experience and see if you like it.we also have regular social events and trips away. For more details please contact Pete on the number below.www.acsac.co.uk

Phone : 01530 414947 - Mobile : 07877580220
EMail: info@acsac.co.uk Web : www.acsac.co.uk




Ashby Town Cricket Club

Friendly, social cricket club, with everyone welcome to play, watch, or help out.

Opening Times : Saturday afternoon cricket team playing in Derbyshire County League

Phone : 01530 450 755
EMail: stephen.bath1@ntlworld.com Web : www.ashbycricket.co.uk
Address : Western Park (off Avenue Road), Ashby-de-la-Zouch, LE65 2FS




Ashby U3A

Ashby U3A (University of the Third Age) is the local branch of the National U3A. It is now 6 years old.
It promotes lifelong learning in a fun, friendly and enjoyable way.
It exists for retired or semi-retired people who want to share their knowledge, experience and talents with others.

It is a good way to get out and try new things in a sociable environment.
It is never too late to expand your horizons so why not give it a go!!
As well as a monthly speaker, there are 21 interest groups including:- Arts & Crafts, Bird Watching, Bridge, Calligraphy, Computing, Digital Photography, Drawing and Painting, Family History, Gardening, History, Industrial Heritage, Italian, Literature, Luncheon, Music Appreciation, Quiz, Recorder and Trips & Visits plus 3 Walking Groups (short, medium and longer). More are added regularly.
Everyone is most welcome to join us. We are very keen to have new members.
The charge is only one pound for visitors at our monthly meetings so why not join in and give it a chance.

Opening Times : 2pm, on the 4th Tuesday of every month.

Phone : 01283 760348
EMail: secretary@ashbyu3a.co.uk Web : www.ashbyu3a.co.uk
Address : Meeting address : Congregational Church, Kilwardby Street, Ashby de la Zouch, LE65 2FQ. This is opposite Holy Trinity church.




Ashby Young Farmers Club

part of the wide National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs , is a group of young people (many of whom are not linked to farming) and ages range from 10 to 26 years old. We meet on a Monday evening at 7.45pm at Blackfordby Village Hall.

Our meetings range from a talk about hypnotherapy to visiting Glebe Von Wood kennels at Whitwick. We also have lots of competitions, at both county and national level, ranging from sports such as rounders and badminton, to cookery, flower arranging, tractor driving and drama.

You don't have to be linked to farming in anyway to join. New members always welcome

For more information contact by Email or find us on
Facebook, search for 'Ashby Young Farmers'
Twitter, search for '@AshbyYFC'


EMail: ashbyyoungfarmers@gmail.com




Ashby-de-la-Zouch Round Table


Web : www.ashbyroundtable.co.uk




Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Coalville Lions Club

We serve the community by fund raising and giving help when
and where it is required. We have one business and one social
meeting each month. Membership is open to over 18s.
Contact the Secretary


EMail: gillandgraham@yahoo.com




Ashby-de-la-Zouch Rotary Club


Web : www.ashbyrotaryclub.org.uk




Ashby/Pithiviers Town Twinning Association

Ashby has been twinned with the town of Pithiviers (50 miles SW of Paris) since 1960! Each year a group from one town goes to visit citizens of their twin town for a long weekend in June - in odd numbered years (2012, 2014) our friends from Pithiviers will visit us. In even years (2013, 2015) we visit them. Through the associations on both sides of the Channel we match people up with a host family - some families/singles/couples have been matched up for several decades and keep in regular contact over and above the "formal" visits.

In addition, we are a conduit to anyone else who wishes to take advantage of the link e.g. students wanting to spend time in France to improve their French, sports groups wanting an overseas fixture, music groups etc wanting to perform overseas etc.....and we obviously host similar when such individuals or groups from Pithiviers come here.

We also have an active social programme (generally one event per month) here in Ashby with the objective of both meeting together and raising funds to host our French visitors when they come next year. (for the exchange visits, the "visiting" group only their transport, with the "hosting" group paying for the social programme arranged during the visit)

It is not compulsory to speak French - just to have an open mind about our nearest European neighbours.

Anyone interested in learning more about the Association is welcome to contact me either by e-mail or by phone .

Phone : 07772 147538
EMail: ptva@hotmail.co.uk




Friends of Ashby Bath Grounds


EMail: bathgroundsfriends@gmail.com Web : www.bathgroundsfriends.webs.com




Lucy Heafield School of Dance,

Lucy Heafield School of Dance is
Currently holding classes in
Ashby, Moira and Overseal.
All ages from 2 1/2 years in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Street, Musical Theatre and Freestyle.
Teacher training also available.

Opening Times : Classes on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Classes start @ 4.00 pm - 9.00pm Mondays and Thursdays; Saturdays 10.00 am - 1.00pm. Private lesson also available.

Phone : 01530 414263
EMail: fiveclamps@aol.com
Address : 13 Tamworth Road, Ashby de la Zouch




Marlborough Rovers Football Club


Web : www.marlboroughrovers.co.uk




North Leicestershire National Trust Association

Are you a Member of the National Trust ?
Interested in making the most of the National Trust near you?
Join your local group to enjoy special interest talks, visits and other social and fundraising events.

You'll also be helping a great cause, local groups support the work of the charity and raise hundreds of thousands of pounds every year for our conservation and access projects around the country.

We would like to tell you more about our group.
For information about joining the North Leicestershire Association,
Please phone or visit the Website where by following the link on the page, you can find details of our events.

Phone : 01530 563003
EMail: northleicestershire@googlemail.com Web : www.nlnta.org.uk/




Royal British Legion ( Ashby de la Zouch & District )

The Ashby de la Zouch & District Branch of the RBL was reformed on 29th April 2010 and new members are always welcome.
You do not need to be ex-service to join and enjoy the many benefits available.
Branch Meetings are held at The Ivanhoe Social Club, 1 Wilfred Place, Ashby de la Zouch LE65 2GW on the first Tuesday of every month,(excluding January, August & November), commencing at 7:00 p.m.

Phone : 0808 802 8080
EMail: ashby.royalbritishlegion@gmail.com Web : www.britishlegion.org.uk




Salsa People

Salsa Lessons held in Moira Village Hall, Ashby Rd,
DE12 6DP. at 6pm beginners Improver at 7.15pm.
Also Parties, Events, Weekends,
Corporate Events, Team Building,
and lots more.

Opening Times : Moira Village Hall Ashby Rd, Moira, DE12 6DP every Sunday 6pm

Phone : 07506557692
Fax : 01530 413696
EMail: kate.judge1@btinternet.com Web : www.salsaspeople.com




Telstar Swing Band

Whatever you're planning, you can be sure that with
Telstar, it will be an event to remember - for all the
right reasons!

We are an exciting, all-live 10-piece swing band with
a big band sound, who consistently deliver
memorable and professional performances for
wedding receptions, corporate functions, 40s events,
dances and private parties.

Phone : 01530 458706 - Mobile : 07886194993
EMail: telstarband@aol.com Web : www.telstarband.com




Trinity Badminton Club

A small friendly club of average ability (non-league)
Monday Evenings @ 7:30p.m. (September - May)
For further details please contact the Secretary Joan Simpson

Phone : 01530 411349
Address : Holy Trinity Church Hall, off Kilwardby Street, Ashby de la Zouch




Venture Theatre

Phone : 01530 560649
Web : www.ashbyventuretheatre.org.uk
Address : North Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, LE65 1HS






Weight Watchers

If you've tried the rest, come and try the best and count down to a slimmer summer.

Opening Times : Wed. 10.15am, 5.15 & 6.30pm. / Thurs 10.00am

Phone : 01530 272919
Web : www.weightwatchers.co.uk
Address : Ashby social Club North Street , Ashby



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