As you can see, there are a lot of clubs and activities to get involved with!! This page is only updated if advised of a change. So if you are mentioned below and your details need amending (including any web site links), or if you want to add a new club to the list, change contact names and phone numbers etc., please use the contact form. All telephone numbers are 01934 prefixes unless otherwise stated.
Kings of Wessex Leisure Centre Tel: 744939
Adult Learning and Leisure: Tel: 0845 688 0488
Cheddar Youth Trust (formerly Cheddar Young Peoples Millennium Trust) and Sarah Comer Trust Clerk to the Trustees, Burrough and Co., 4 Union St., Cheddar BS27 3NA Tel: 743256
Cheddar Scouts Based in the Scout Hut at Cheddar First School. Ages 6-14. Contact Kim Wall on 07983 496273
Axbridge and Cheddar Valley Sea Cadets The Old Railway Station, Station Road, Axbridge BS26 2BP
Parade Nights: Seniors (12-17 years) Tuesdays and Fridays 6.50pm – 9.15pm. Juniors (10-11 years) Friday 6.50pm – 9.15pm. Officer in Charge: P O Nottage
Cheddar Youth Club, meeting at Methodist Church Hall, Cliff Street, BS27 3PL. For Year 7s and upwards. Telephone 07530 192 653.
Blood Donor Sessions Local organiser, Keith Herring. Tel 08457 711711
Cheddar Vale Lions Club Contact: Brian Airey, Tel: 418998
Royal British Legion Tel: 08457 725725
Rotary Club of Mendip Contact Mike Hiles, 07771 907054
Cheddar Twinning Association – Felsberg, Germany & Vernouillet, France Telephone: 742763
WI c/o St. Andrews Church House in Cheddar. Somerset WI Tel: 01823 284261
Cheddar Gorgeous WI, meets first Monday of every month at Cheddar Baptist Church. Email email@example.com or call Esther Howley on 07793 089168.
Probus Club of Mendip Chairman, Clive Panchaud: Tel 743495
Cheddar Vale Gateway Club, social club for people with learning difficulties Chairman, E Edwards: Tel 713388
Cheddar Valley University of the Third Age (U3A) Secretary: Margaret Farney, Tel: 710242
Cheddar Charioteers (wheelchair/scooter users) Contact Ray Dinham, Tel 743789
Sir Thomas de Cheddre Lodge, United Grand Lodge of England. Enquiries: Tel 742089
MUSIC, THEATRE, AND DANCE
Moor Harmony Singers (Community Choir). Meeting at Hannah More Cottage, Lower North Street, Thursday evenings, ring for details. Contact: Issy Emeney Tel 741551.
- And for children: Cheddar Valley Voices – Juniors, Senior Girls, The Lads Meet Mondays/Tuesdays during term time Contact Kate – firstname.lastname@example.org
Winscombe Folk Club
Non-profit making acoustic club that exists to encourage fellowship through music or spoken word performance. We meet monthly on the fourth Tuesday in the upstairs bar of Winscombe Club 7 Sandford Road, Winscombe. Doors open at 7.30 for an 8.00 start. There’s a £2 entry fee to pay for the room hire.
Re:ACT (branches in Weston-super-Mare, Clevedon, Cheddar and Burnham-On-Sea) – training pupils (aged 4 – 19) in all aspects of musical theatre, song, dance and drama, as well as straight acting classes, dance classes, private singing tuition, music and design. Phone: 07505 941 461 Email: email@example.com
Somerset Choral Society – meeting from September to May in the Cheddar RC Community Hall, Tweentown, Cheddar, BS27 3HU every Wednesday evening at 7:30pm. We are always pleased to welcome new members (there are no auditions). More details at http://www.somersetchoralsociety.com. For general enquiries: call 01934 824846.
Cheddar Male Choir Enquiries: Tel 743905
Cheddar Old Time and Modern Sequence Dance Club Chairman, Mike Bancroft: Tel 741523
Cheddar Valley Jazz Club Contact Richard Borley: Tel 740189
Cheddar Stage Society, @cheddarstage – every Thursday at the Methodist Church, 7.30-9.30
Often seen around Cheddar rescuing injured climbers etc., the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance helicopter is deployed on average 2-3 times a day and costs £3,800 per day to run with no funding from the Government or the National Lottery. Support this registered charity by playing the Flight for Life Lottery.
Avon and Somerset Cliff Rescue – emergency search and rescue volunteers for the Cheddar Gorge area
Royal National Lifeboat Institute – Winscombe Branch (area around Winscombe from Nailsea in the north through Winscombe south to Wedmore and east from Winscombe through Cheddar, Priddy, Wells, Shepton Mallet, Glastonbury to Street). Our principal aims are raising money and the profile of the RNLI locally. Contact – Chairman – Allan Cooper – firstname.lastname@example.org or 07852 992381
ENVIRONMENT AND LOCAL HISTORY
Somerset Wildlife Trust (Mendip Wildlife Watch) Contact Mary: Tel 744693
Somerset Beekeepers Assoc (Wedmore and Cheddar Division), Jonathan Friend, Tel: 712971 or email email@example.com
Charterhouse Centre Contact Heather: 01761 462267 ( Mendip Hills AONB )
The Mendip Society , caring for the Mendip Hills – Tel: 01275 874284
Axbridge Archaeological and Local History Society – promoting interest in, and research into, the rich history and archaeology of Axbridge and the surrounding area with a programme of monthly talks and visits throughout the year. New members warmly welcomed, full details of our programme are on our website.
Prickles Hedgehog Rescue, Cheddar. Hedgehog Rescue Centre who care for injured, poorly and orphaned hedgehogs. When they are well they are released back to the wild. If you have any spare time to support the work we do please contact us. (email) or telephone: 07806 744772
Cats Protection League, Wells and Glastonbury – Susan on 01749 840264
RSPCA West Hatch – 0300 123 0747
Secret World Wildlife Rescue Centre – (01278) 783250
OTHER LEISURE ACTIVITIES
Cheddar Horticultural Society Secretary, Suzanne Green. Tel 744095
Cheddar Art Group Contact Sara Parsons: Tel 743297
Cheddar Valley Model Railway Club Tel 742916
Cheddar Stamp Club Secretary, Brian Ladd Tel: 743710