Clubs & Societies Directory

Sport & Games

Badminton

The Badminton Club is a social club accommodating all standards. The club evening is on Thursday 8.00 - 10.00 pm in the Village Hall. The Badminton season runs from the beginning of September to the end of April.

  • 01235 850536

Bowls - East Hagbourne

Formed in 1947, Hagbourne Bowling Club is a friendly club is available to bowlers and social members throughout the summer, starting the first Monday in April through to September. Club nights are every Monday with matches/social events taking place most other evenings throughout the season.

Bowls - Milton Heights

The Milton Hill Club at Milton Heights has an all-weather 6/7 lane green, opened in October 2002, and welcomes new players.

Bridge

The Bridge Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday evening in the Vale Room from 7.20 - 10.30 pm. We also run a Novices evening on some Fridays. Initial membership fees are £5. Members are charged £3 per evening and visitors £4.

Chess

The nearest club is the Didcot Chess Club which meets at the Marlborough Club, 227 Broadway, Didcot on Mondays at 19:30.

Cricket

Blewbury and Wallingford Cricket Club offers friendly and competitive cricket with two league sides on a Saturday, along with a Sunday team and mid-week fixtures against local sides in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and also touring teams. We also run junior cricket, with a number of teams run by some highly enthusiastic coaches. NEW MEMBERS: We are always looking for new members, so whether you want to get back into cricket or even pick up a bat for the first time, do get in touch through our contacts page on the club website.

Croquet

Blewbury Croquet Club is a friendly club with first class croquet courts and a brick-built clubhouse - with clean new loo! - on Tickers Folly Field, playing from April to October. We offer you playing guidance or formal coaching, social games or competitive play.

Cycling

Blewbury Cycle Club organises a range of rides, usually starting in Blewbury. As well as half day rides to local tea shops and evening pub rides, more advanced longer rides are planned. We use quiet roads as much as possible. Lycra optional!

Football (Adult)

Training is on Thursdays 6.30 pm at the Recreation Ground.

  • 07725 469330

Football (Junior)

The Buccaneers, Blewbury's youth team, is for U14's (age range from U13's to U14's are eligible).

  • 01235 851602

Golf Driving Range

Smoke Acre, Hunts Grave Farm

Open every day until 9pm.

  • 01235 850575

Golf Lessons

PGA Professional Richard Campbell. Lessons at Smoke Acre Driving Range, Blewbury.

Hockey

Wallingford Hockey Club provides “Seriously Fun Hockey” for all, from our thriving junior teams in the Under 6s through to those playing in any of our 5 men’s or 4 ladies teams. We are always looking for new members of all abilities.

Running

Blewbury Active is a friendly group with the aims of bringing people together to run socially, helping people to start running and sharing plans for taking part in organised run events.

Sailing

Blewbury Yacht Club invites you to join some well qualified and experienced sailors on outings, e.g. in the Solent. There is no membership fee but costs of boat usage, food (and drink!) are shared. You need not be an expert and Royal Yacht Association training may be available.

  • 01235 851191

Squash

Didcot Leisure Centre, Mereland Road, Didcot, OX11 8AY.

Didcot Squash Club.

  • 01235 819251

Swimming

Wave Leisure Pool, Newlands Avenue, Didcot

For details see Didcot Barramundi Swim Club website.

Tennis

Facilities available: 4 hardcourts on the Recreation Ground, Bohams Road (opposite Savages). Coaching for Seniors and Juniors. Social events, friendly club tournaments, club sessions and competitive tennis in the Oxfordshire and Newbury leagues.

Yoga

Drop-in classes for beginners at the Astons Village Hall.