|Bell Ringers - St Luke’s Church||The ancient art of church bell ringing has been practiced for many centuries.|
The small St Lukes group ring every Sunday and practice on Friday evenings at 7.30pm.
New ringers are very welcome. As long as you are tall enough, age and gender don’t matter. Come and see us.
Contacts: Mervyn Harrison Tel: 01477 537187 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
John Murfin Tel: 01477 532442 email: email@example.com
|Friends of Dane Meadow||This is a group set up to involve the community in the conservation and management
of the Dane Meadow – the country park on our doorstep. If you are interested in joining us and making either a physical contribution
or lending us your expertise, we would be delighted.|
Contact: Hazel Sutcliffe (Co-ordinator) Tel: 01477 535374 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Gardening Group – Holmes Chapel||We are an enthusiastic
group of about thirty people who enjoy all aspects of horticulture.|
We meet at the Methodist Church, usually on the first Monday of the month at 7.30pm. There is a small subscription or you can pay on the door. Sometimes we visit gardens of interest both locally and further afield.
Contacts: Jeanette Howell Tel: 01477 525143 email: email@example.com
Dean Johnson Tel: 0744 3651 826 email:firstname.lastname@example.org
|Gooseberry Club - Holmes Chapel and District||The Club was founded in 1835 and is now one of only
nine clubs left in the Country, eight of them being in Cheshire.|
The GOOSEBERRY SHOW held in the Victoria Club, Holmes Chapel, is always on the last Saturday of July starting at 1.00pm; admission is free and visitors are always welcome.
Contacts: David Monks Chairman Tel: 01477 532935
Malcolm Quayle Secretary Tel: 01477 533561
|Home Grown in Holmes Chapel||
We are a group of volunteers with a common interest in growing fruit, vegetables and community spirit! We grow in various spaces around the village and produce is free for EVERYONE to pick and enjoy. Come and join us at one of our monthly digs – everyone is always welcome!
Contacts: Sue Mitchell Tel: 01477 532064. email: email@example.com
Andrea Berry Tel: 01477 534831.
|Jodrell Decorative & Fine Arts Society||
JoDFAS offers a superb monthly lecture programme covering all aspects of the arts such as paintings, sculpture, ceramics, mosaics, furniture and more, plus involvement in heritage and conservation projects. Lectures take place at Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School on the second Wednesday of each month (excluding July and August) at 7.45pm. In addition there are occasional visits to places of interest.
Contact: Gloria Chadwick Chair email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anne Hargreaves Membership secretary Tel: 07856 721087
|HC Photographic Society||Holmes Chapel Photographic Society (previously
known as HC Camera Club) has been an active part of the community for over twenty five years and is affiliated to The Lancashire
and Cheshire Photographic Union. We meet every other Thursday at 7.45pm, September to May, in Holmes Chapel Library. Our
varied programme of meetings includes external speakers, workshops, competitions with both internal and external judging and folio
review evenings. We welcome photographers with all levels of experience.|
Contacts: Chris Davies Chairman email: email@example.com
Teresa McFarquhar Secretary Tel: 01477 534117 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We meet to discuss the current book in a member’s house each month on a Monday at 7.45pm in Congleton, Cranage or Swettenham
Contact: Diane Neerunjun Tel: 01260 297131 email: email@example.com
|U3A - Holmes Chapel and District||
The U3A (University of the Third Age) is a self-help organisation for people who are retired, semi-retired or no longer in full time employment. It provides opportunities for members to share learning experiences and to pursue educational, creative and leisure activities in a friendly environment.
Our monthly meeting is generally held on the 2nd Thursday of each month (excluding
July and August) in Holmes Chapel Methodist Church Hall from 10.00am to 12 noon. Full details of all our activities are available
on our web site.
|HC Village Volunteers||
We are a group of local residents who meet regularly to tend and improve public green spaces and litter-pick in and around our village. We meet in the Precinct on the second Sunday in the month from 10.00 to 12.00 as well as occasional Tuesday evenings in the summer.
New members are always welcome. If you would like more information about the group’s activities please make contact as detailed below. Our programme of working sessions for the year can be found on the Holmes Chapel Parish Council web site.
Contact: John Clowes Tel: 01477 532266 email: firstname.lastname@example.org