Regular Events

  Wednesdays 10.30am - 12 noon 

  Coffee Mornings in St Giles' Church. Everyone is invited for coffee in the Tower Room (or outside in the  Churchyard, if the weather is good). There is no charge - this is a social get-together, not a fundraiser.

  [Information about Church Services and other church-related events can be found here]

Tuesdays 10.00am - 11.30am

Yoga Classes in the Village Hall, suitable for all ages and abilities. Cost is £6.50 per class - more details here.

Tuesdays 7.00pm - 8.00pm

Legs, Bums & Tums in the Village Hall. All over body toning. Fun and friendly class, suitable for all ages and abilities. Mats/light hand weights provided. £5 per class/pay as you go. Contact Lorraine Sutton (07488 281 671) or see poster here.

Wednesdays 9.30am - 10.30am

Dance & Keep Fit Classes in the Village Hall, specifically tailored for individual needs... Cost is £40 per term (for a 10-week term) or £5 per week on the door. More details here.

Thursdays 9.30am - 10.30am & 10.45am - 11.45am

Pilates Classes in the Village Hall, suitable for men and women of all ages and fitness levels. Cost is £40 for 5 classes (or £5 for the first one). For more details contact Catherine Pawsey (07814 459 683) or see poster here.

Fridays 9.30am

WI Walking Club. Everybody welcome - meet outside Smudgers in Church Street

Diary Dates

 

2019

 

Friday evenings until the end of August

Boules - on the Playing Field. Make the most of those warm summer nights! Starts around: 6.30pm. Bring your own drinks, snacks and chairs.

And then...

 

Saturday 7 September

Maplesteads Autumn Show - in the Village Hall. Entry details and the full programme can be viewed and downloaded here and here. Meanwhile, the photographic competition for adults this year is Water and for the under 16’s Pets - so get snapping!

Saturday 7 September

Ride & Stride - a sponsored cycling and/or walking tour around churches in the local area. 50% of sponsorship donations goes to Friends of Essex Churches and 50% to the chosen church of the walker/rider. Sponsorship forms are available from Mary Elms (01787 461 421).

Saturday 21 September

Jumble Sale - in the Village Hall. Starts at 3.00pm. Admission 30p. Raffle and Refreshments. More details here or from Diane Smith (473 300), Doreen Faulks (460 727) or Liz Newton (461 308).

Monday 23 September until 4 November

 

WEA Autumn Course - in the Village Hall. The seven-week course is entitled 'The History and Culture of Italy' and this free-of-charge initial session starts at 6.30pm. Further details can be found here and the poster is here

Saturday 5 October

Charity Bingo Evening - in the Village Hall in aid of Cystic Fibrosis. Starts at 7.00pm. Donations for 'first line' and 'full house' prizes are being sought and would be gratefully received. To make a prize donation or reserve a ticket for the event contact Myra Jeggo (01787 474 285) or e-mail m.jeggo@sky.com

Sunday 6 October

Harvest Village Walk- from the Village Hall. Meet at 11.00am. Cost: £2.50/person – dogs & children free. Half-way drinks + refreshments. Poster here.

Saturday 26 October

Quiz Night - in the Village Hall. Doors open 7.00pm - start 7.30pm. Entry £5 per person/maximum 12 teams of 6 people each. Book your team's entry by 19th October by e-mailing ann66harris@gmail.com. Poster here.