Clubs – General

Axbridge Archaeological and Local History Society

The Society, which was founded in 1950, exists to promote interest in the rich history and archaeology of Axbridge and the surrounding area.

 We hold a series of talks through the winter and visits during the summer to places of interest.  If you’re interested in archaeology or just want to know more about the history of your local area then please come along to our meetings which are listed on the calendar.  You are assured of a warm welcome. 

 Axbridge Archaeological and Local History Society Registered charity no. 272553

Winter meetings are held at Cross Memorial Hall on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm

 For Membership enquiries please contact Jonathan Friend:  jpdfriend@gmail.com

Elizabeth Friend (Secretary)
01934 712971
Fifty Plus Club

We get together for activities and organised trips.

 

Let us know if of interest

Mrs V Hardwick
01934 710059
Isle of Wedmore Society
Meet at Wedmore Masonic Hall

The Society, founded in 1962, has the aim to promote interest in and care for the conservation, beauty and attractive features of the Parish of Wedmore, by encouraging good planning in character with the locality.

A series of illustrated talks is  given each year in the Masonic Hall (just left of the Chemist’s shop) on a variety of subjects, including those related to the Parish, followed by tea or coffee & biscuits. Membership is open to all.

An annual subscription pays for hire of the hall, speakers’ fees and refreshments.

Meetings are 8 times a year on the 4th Thursday of January to May and September to November 7.30-900.

Ian Tomes
01934 710390
Rotary Club of Mendip
Isle of Wedmore Golf Club, Lascot Hill, Wedmore, Somerset.
BS28 4QT

The Club’s purpose is to help others both in this neighbourhood and overseas having fun helping in a practical way or by holding events to raise funds.

We particularly enjoy working with local schools by organising events such as Mock Interviews, Young Writers, Young Business and Young Speakers competitions.

NEW MEMBERS ALWAYS WELCOME

We welcome members of both sexes, and our members range in age from 30 to 80 years olds. Most meetings include dinner; and we have a very varied programme of speakers and events.

Opening Times: 
We meet every Thursday at 7.15 for 7.30pm except those after a Bank Holiday 

Mike Hiles- President 2014 – 2015
01934 742165
Wedmore Badminton Club
Mark College, Blackford Road, Mark, Highbridge
TA9 4NP

Badminton is a great way to keep fit and meet new people.

We are a small, friendly club.  Open to all ages.  All abilities welcome.

4 courts available.

First evening free.

Club Times: Tuesday evenings 8.00pm-10.00pm

Chris Sims
01278 641664
Wedmore Bridge Club

Wedmore Bridge Club meets every Monday evening, including Bank Holidays.

Calendar dates etc. are available on the Club Web Site.

The Club hosts, on average 10 tables and is a member of the English Bridge Union. Teams drawn from the Club compete regularly in Somerset County competitions.

Moreover, the Club is fortunate having a membership which includes several county level players.

New players and visitors are always welcome.’

Steve Pedrick
01934 712852
Wedmore Gardening Club

You are always welcome at the Garden Club – Wedmore Somerset. 

An excellent place if you want to learn more about the pleasures of gardening in Somerset!

Andrea West
01934 712 161
Wedmore Over 50 s Dance Group – The Maturity Gang
We are a dance group for the over 50’s.
We aim to keep fit both physically and mentally and have fun doing it.
We meet on Thursday mornings from 10.30 to 12 in Wedmore Village Hall, term time only.
No special expertise required and we pay per session.  Visitors and new members will be very welcome.
For more details contact Pat on 01934 713430
Wedmore Probus Club

The club provides the opportunity for men who are retired to meet socially and enjoy interesting and varied talks.

There are no fund raising, political or other involvements.

It is purely social.

Meeting Times:
2nd. & 4th. Wednesday of each month
at 10 .45 a.m.

Ross Young
01934 42165
Wedmore Twinning Association

A committee which organises and promotes

the twinning between the villages of Wedmore and

St Medard de Guizieres in France.

Nickey Hann – Committee Secretary
01934 710125
07801 847064
Women’s Institute

The Women’s Institute (WI) was formed in 1915 to revitalise rural communities and to encourage women to become more involved in producing food during the First World War.

Since then the organisation’s aims have broadened and the WI is now the largest voluntary women’s organisation in the UK.

Do contact Jill to learn all about the WI of Wedmore  Somerset.

Wedmore’s WI meets monthly with very interesting speakers.

We meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month except August,  at 7.30pm in the Masonic Hal 

Jill Cornelius
01934 709842

We meet on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesday of the month usually
at the Rec (Wedmore Playing Fields) in Wedmore at 7.30pm.

Wedmore young farmers club is for young people with in the community to get involved in farming and having fun.

In Wedmore YFC we do Stock judging, Sports, Public speaking, Different events like discos and bingos.

You don’t have to be a farmer to be in young farmers you can be someone who just wants to join the club to get involved and have fun.

Contact
Wedmore YFC
Chairman – Ian Winter 07749621694     

 

Sarah Howe
Wedmore Young Farmers Secretary