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. In the present circumstances, these have been temporarily discontinued.

  [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 £45 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


All of the above activities have been temporarily suspended on Governmental advice.

Diary Dates



All of the following events have been cancelled or postponed - updates will be posted when notified
Saturday 11th April Easter Flower Workshop – in St Giles’ Church. Come along and learn how to make beautiful arrangements. Call Philippa Mills (01787 460 578) for more details. CANCELLED ON GOVERNMENTAL ADVICE
Monday 13th April

Easter Village Walk - from the Village Hall. Meet at 11.00am. Cost: £2.50/person – dogs & children free. Half-way drinks + refreshments. More information here or contact Steve Harris (01787 462 818). CANCELLED ON GOVERNMENTAL ADVICE

Wednesday 22nd April

Annual Parish Assembly – in the Village Hall. Starts 7.30pm.  An informal meeting for village organisations/groups to report past activities and discuss future events and developments. For more information contact Ann Crisp (01787 460 216). CANCELLED ON GOVERNMENTAL ADVICE

Friday 8th May

VE Day Celebrations - a series of commemorative events during the afternoon, culminating in a 1940’s-themed evening of food, dancing, drinking and listening to the vocal talents of Fox, Wiggle & the Village Hall. Tickets £17.50 per person from Julie Ingram (01787 463 637) or Ann Crisp (01787 460 216). Many more details here. POSTPONED - FURTHER INFORMATION IN DUE COURSE

Saturday 9th May

Eighth Annual Great Maplestead Beer Festival – in the Village Hall, featuring many local ales, ciders, wines, food & Morris Dancing. Open 1.00pm to 11.00pm. For more information contact Julie Ingram (01787 463 637). POSTPONED - FURTHER INFORMATION IN DUE COURSE