Social Groups

41 Club – Holmes Chapel and District

Our membership comprises ex Round Tablers and like-minded men over the age of 45 years.

We meet monthly for a meal and some form of social activity on the last Thursday of the month.

If you would like to know more,

Contact:        Andrew Rebbeck         Tel: 01477 534975                 email:

                       Mike Fazackerley        Tel: 01477 537793                 email:

Focus Group We explore our spirituality through monthly talks on travel, charities, items of general interest, Christian themes and social events including a party in January and an outing in May.
We meet the second Friday of each month between September and June at 8:00pm in the Methodist Church.
Contact:     Barbara Smith       Tel: 01477 537301      email:
                 David Carr             Tel: 01477 532412      email:
Holmes Chapel Community Cinema (HC3)

HC3 brings big-screen films to the heart of the Village, using professional projection and sound equipment.  We aim to screen one film each month.  Please see the website or the Library notice board for details.

Contact:  Bill Bowers (Chairman)         Tel: 01477 533865    email:

                 Judith Nichols (Secretary)    Tel: 01477 533995     email:

Ladies Probus: Church Hulme This is a non-denominational organisation for retired or semi-retired ladies.
We meet on the first Tuesday of each month at Cranage Village Hall.
Our activities include mainly speakers, an annual quiz, summer lunch and other social events and outings.

Contacts:     President: Margaret Slack       Tel:  01477 532447
                    Secretary: Jeanette Stratford   Tel:  01477 544617     email:
Ladies Probus: Holmes Chapel & District We meet on the first Tuesday of the month at 2.00pm in St Luke’s Church Hall apart from January when we have our New Year lunch and August when we hold our Garden Party in a member’s garden to raise funds for the President’s chosen charity.  We also have a Summer lunch in June.
We hold our AGM in February and the President holds office for one year.

Contacts:  Maureen O’Keefe    President       Tel:  01477 537285   email:

                  Gill Walker              Secretary        Tel:  01477 549197   email:
Ladies Probus: Jodrell Just retired or about to?  Would you like to join a group of friendly, Iively-minded ladies?  Jodrell Ladies Probus could be just what you are looking for.  We meet on the third Thursday of the month at Holmes Chapel Methodist Church for a pleasant afternoon listening to excellent speakers.  We also enjoy outings throughout the year.

Contacts:    Pat Brown       President              Tel:  01477 533405
                   Sue Dykes       Membership Sec   Tel:  01477  535499     email:
National Women’s Register  (NWR) We are the Holmes Chapel Branch of the National Women’s register.
We meet fortnightly, at 8.00pm on Tuesday evenings at a member’s home, where we enjoy conversation and exchange views on a wide range of topics other than those of domestic interest.

Contacts:  Angela Luckett   Tel:  01477 534505        email:
                  Susan Ingram     Tel:  01477 534016        email:
National website at:
Mens Probus: Church Hulme
Our friendly, non-sectarian and non-political club is open to retired or semi-retired professional and business men.  Our meetings are held in St. Lukes Church Hall on the first Wednesday of each month at 2.30 where guest speakers are invited to talk on a vast range of interesting subjects.
Our activities include golf, bowls, summer BBQ/hog roast, outings and an annual dinner for members and their wives.

Contact:    Tony Firth       Tel: 01477 537147  email:
Mens Probus: Holmes Chapel & District Membership is open to retired or semi-retired professional and business men to promote fellowship between its members.  The club is both non-sectarian and non-political with activities organised by members – i.e. interesting speakers, bowling, golf, dinners.
We meet the first Tuesday of the month at 2.00pm at Holmes Chapel Methodist Church.

Contact:    Roy Foden    Tel: 01477 535924    email:
More to Life This group is for women who ask, ‘is there more to life than this?’   Through a mix of topics – beauty, well women, discussion, hands on craft, laughter and friendship we explore the glimpses of spirituality hidden in everyday life.
We meet the 4th Monday of each month at 7.30pm in Holmes Chapel Methodist Church.
Contacts:    Julia Tomes        Tel:  01606 738478        email:
                    Patricia Cotton   Tel:  01477 537491        email:
Tangent – Holmes Chapel and District Tangent is a club for ladies whose husbands / partners are members of Holmes Chapel 41 Club or who have been members of other Ladies’ Circle or tangent clubs in other regions.  The club meets on the first Thursday in each month.  We have a varied programme of activities including theatre trips, walks, speaker evenings and quizzes so meetings are held at different venues each month.

Contacts:   Gaynor Wason     Chair                                            email:
                  Philippa Whiers    Secretary      Tel:  01477 534135    email:
Trefoil Guild – Jodrell Trefoil welcomes all who have been involved in any aspect of Guiding.  Although you may join Trefoil from aged 18 years, our current members from Holmes Chapel and surrounding area do tend to be slightly older!  We meet on the first Tuesday of the month and vary between day time and evening meetings. We enjoy a varied programme including speakers, visits out, interest and games evenings. Come and join us, it’s a great way of still having fun in Guiding, especially as we are often invited to Guiding events locally and at County level.

  Dorothy Davidson    Tel:  01477 537679    email:
                  Jo Pierpoint           Tel:  01477 549505   email:
Victoria Club
(Please also see entry under Sports and Activities section)
Situated in the centre of Holmes Chapel, the welcoming and family-friendly Vic Club has been established for over 90 years, offering the local community a variety of sports and social facilities for all ages.
The lovely south facing patio overlooks the cricket pitch providing a safe and secure area which is really popular with families in the warmer weather.
The club has a large function room with a bar which is popular for many celebrations and fund raising events.  There is a fully fitted kitchen which can be hired to provide refreshments and meet the catering needs of any occasion.

Steward        Tel:  01477 535858       
Wednesday Friendship Club This friendly social group has been meeting for over 20 years, it is run weekly by a group of eight volunteers.  We welcome people for an afternoon of friendship and fun, coffee and cakes/biscuits.
Our willing band of drivers are pre-arranged to pick you up from your home at around 1.45pm and bring you to the Methodist Church hall and then take you safely home at 4.00pm.
If you are living on your own, or would just like to make more new friends, we would love to welcome you.  If you are interested in joining us do call us for more information.

Contacts:    Bernice McEvoy        Tel:  01270 766703
                    Lynette Granger        Tel: 01477 537367
Westview Tenants Association

Everyone is welcome to join us to play Bingo monthly on the second Wednesday afternoon at 2pm and on the fourth Friday at 8pm in the Victoria Club.  We also arrange trips out.

Contact:          Beryl Hughes              Tel:      01477 535061

                          Jill Hurst                     Tel:      01477 534984

Holmes Chapel Womens Institute The WI plays a unique role in providing women with educational opportunities and the chance to build new skills, to take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities.
We meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm in St Luke’s Church Hall.

Contact:    Wendy Morgan    President    Tel:  01477 534659    email:
                  Mrs T Dutton        Secretary    Tel:  01477 537989