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The information on these pages comes from
the excellent Village Appraisal
carried out in 1997.
The following paragraphs give all the details of the village clubs and societies (At the time of the Appraisal 1997) - what to expect, where to go at what time and who to contact. The code 01795 applies to all contact numbers.
Gentle stretch and exercise to music. We are more a 'fun' group than a
strict regime - young mums to younger and older grandmothers. If you can walk
you are welcome to try us out for a fun evening - but only if you are prepared
to laugh with us.
Tuesday 8-9pm, Doddington Village Hall Contact: Sue Hanson 886382
The group is open to mothers/fathers/grandparents/carers or anyone with
a child or children between the ages of 0 and 4 years who would like to come
along for a chat and a cup of tea/coffee. Plenty of toys for the children and
room for them to run around safely.
Thursday 10am-12 noon, Doddington Village Hall Contact: Heather Pateman 886815
New members are welcome to this friendly club. Short mat bowls are
played with congenial company. All ages and abilities welcome.
Wednesday 8-10pm, Doddington Village Hall Contact: Stan Germain 886374
Visitors and new members always welcome. Membership of the local WI
enables you to take part in East Kent Federation and National Federation events
and to join home economics, lace-making and other groups. Also, take advantage
of residential further education classes at the WI's own Denman College, near
Second Thursday in the month (except August), 2.15pm, Doddington Village Hall Contact: Mary Chastney 886245
If you fancy a game of snooker and a chat you are welcome to join a
friendly group. Men of all ages welcome.
Thursday 8-10pm, Doddington Village Hall Contact: Henry Cuthbert 886205
Anyone welcome, from 55 years onwards. During the afternoon, members
play whist, scrabble, crib and dominoes to name but a few. Tea and coffee is
also available together with a bring and buy stall and a raffle.
Fortnightly, Friday 2-4pm, Doddington Village Hall Contact: Joan Boucher 886896
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For those aged 9-15 years. Activities include ball games, indoor sports,
roller-skating, darts, cookery, crafts and music.
Friday 7-9pm, Doddington Village Hall Contact: Leslie Roberts 886332
Brownies: Tuesdays 5.30-7pm
Contact: Linda Yates 830285
Guides: Tuesdays 7-9pm Contact: Cyndy Pender 890582
Other local groups which may be of interest to Doddington residents:
Beavers: 6 years and upwards
Contact: Mrs Gardiner 522424
Cubs: 8 years and upwards Contact: Mary Gollop 522165
Scouts: 12 years and upwards Contact: Caroline Turner 521537
Venture Scouts: 16-21 years Contact: Clive Jacobs 421624
Meets every Friday (8-10pm) at Newnham Village Hall. Anyone welcome. Contact: Mrs F Hampshire 886819
Every Monday evening (7.30-10.15pm) at Newnham Village Hall. Contact: Mrs M Sacree 424615
Other events to look out for are the twice-yearly Wine and Wisdom evenings and auctions, the annual Fete, Village Show and Bonfire Night celebrations and the occasional Craft Fair. These are advertised in the newsletter and on notice-boards around the village.
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