Clubs, Activities & Schools

The local area has a whole host of classes and activities, which we are happy to share with you below. They are split into siz different categories
of tuition and music, kids clubs, adult clubs, schools and pre-schools, village halls and animal rescue. If you have something you’d like us to list
please do get in touch








Latin Tutorials

Latin Tutorials. Retired Head of Classics offers preparation for CE; CASE; GCSE also beginners welcome. Current DBS check in place. Contact 01243 573716

Private tuiton

Private Tuition: Maths and English support for 5-12 years. Over 18 years experience as a primary school teacher with a passion for helping your child succeed while making learning fun. Call Sarah Weymouth: 07798880232 or email:

Guitar tuition

Guitar Tuition Electric and Acoustic Experienced teacher, security checked. Absolute beginners to advanced players. Steve: 07837 125 718 or 01243 574467

Piano Lessons

Piano Lessons for Children: Experienced teacher, professional song writer / singer. BA HONS 15 years+ of teaching. CRB checked, adult lessons available. 01243 574467 or

Musictime - "Making Time for Music"

Piano, Keyboard, Violin, Recorder, Ukulele, Singing & Music Theory lessons; especially for beginners & intermediate pupils. Also, wide experience of teaching retired or senior pupils wishing to start, continue or develop their musical skills. DBS checked with over 30 years of proven teaching success at ABRSM & Trinity music exams. Contact: musictime121 or Tel: 01243 370368. Further details on

Another Octave

A community choir for ladies with bags of enthusiasm! All are welcome; no experience necessary. We have been running for 18 years and are looking for new members! Fridays 10-11.15am £7 per week first session free Find us on Facebook: Rebecca Cooke Singing Contact: Rebecca 07725 473563

Adult Ballet Classes

Open to all levels and no experience is needed! Email:

Reading, Writing & Numbers

Individual tuition available to help your child develop their Reading, Literacy and Numeracy skills. DBS checked with over 30 years teaching experience at Key Stage 1, 2 & Special needs. Here to help your child progress to realise their individual path to understanding , confidence and attainment. Contact: or Tel: 07594 419667. Further details on

Vocal Ensemble

West Ashling Village Hall. Contact: 01243 574381 or

Mixed Voice Choir

Contando Mixed Voice Choir, Emsworth Baptist Church. 7:30-9pm. Contact:

Harbour Voices Community Choir

The choir meets in the Main Hall at the Fishbourne Centre, Blackboy Lane, Fishbourne. Rehearsals are weekly on Mondays, mainly during the academic term time, 5.30pm to 7pm. Members come from the harbour villages and surrounding areas, including Bosham, Fishbourne, Nutbourne, Westbourne, Chichester, and further afield. There is a wide repertoire of music, sung in three or four part harmony, with something for everyone's taste, from pop and musical theatre to gospel and classical pieces. The choir was founded in January 2017 by Musical Director Ben Lathbury and Committee Chair Pam Sweet. The weekly subscription is £5 and can be paid by cash or card. Come along to a Monday rehearsal to find out more or speak to Pam on 01243 574239.

Ukelele Club

Southbourne Age Concern building 10-11:30am £3. Contact:

Ukelele Club

Chidham Ukelele Workshop. 3rd Wednesday monthly. Chidham Village Hall. 6:30-7:30pm. Contact: 01243 573187

Ukelele Club

Berkeley Arms, Bosham. 10:45-11:45 last Thursday of each month. Contact: 01243 576696

Ukelele Club

For beginners. Westgate centre cafe. 2-3pm, fortnightly. Contact: 07833530767 or

Ukelele Club

For beginners. Westgate centre cafe. 2-3pm, fortnightly. Contact: 07833530767 or

Chichester Bonsai Society

Chichester and District Bonsai Society. We meet 2nd Thursday of each month 19:00 - 21:30 at The Basil Shipman Centre, Tozer Way, St. Pancras, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 7 LG.



Boxing Club

Mondays and Wednesdays at the Chichester Boys' Club, 34A Little London, Chichester PO19 1PL. Sessions are open to boys and girls. 6.30pm - 7.30pm for age 10 to 16 cost £3 per session. Please bring a towel and drink in your kit bag and if possible, please supply your own gloves, wraps and skipping ropes. For more information please see Alternatively please call 01243 782462 or email

Fishbourne Messy Church

2nd Sunday of the Month. St Peter's Place, Fishbourne. Contact: 07787943027

Dance Innovation

Dance and performance tuition for adults and children. Mobile: 07932 045599 Email:

Duplo/Lego Construction Club

1st and 3rd Friday of the month. Emsworth Library 1-6pm.

Cobnor Activities Centre

COBNOR ACTIVITIES CENTRE - Affordable and fun! Different activities each day! Activities include: Sailing, paddlesports, powerboating, archery, mountain biking, low ropes plus much more. Tel: 01243 572791 E-mail:


Botanical art classes

BOTANICAL ART CLASSES - GAYNOR DICKSON Wednesdays between 10am and 12noon. Tel: 01243 573405 Email:

Rowlands Castle Painting Society Contact: 01243 371661

Art Group

Art For Fun for adults: Southbourne Village Hall, 2-4pm. Qualified and experienced tutors. Contact: 01243 372599

Art Group

Chichester Baptist Church 9:30-12:30. Contact: 01243 783136 or

Boxing Club

Mondays and Wednesdays at the Chichester Boys' Club, 34A Little London, Chichester PO19 1PL. Sessions are open to boys and girls. 7.30pm - 8.30pm age 16 upwards cost £5 per session. Please bring a towel and drink in your kit bag and if possible, please supply your own gloves, wraps and skipping ropes. For more information please see Alternatively please call 01243 782462 or email

Bridge Club

At the Chichester Boys' Club, 34A Little London, Chichester PO19 1PL. Held every Wednesday between 11am and 1pm. Open to anyone who wishes to play a friendly game or two. Partner not usually necessary. Ideal as practice for improvers. Donations in support of the Boys' Club.

Tap Dancing

Tuesdays 4:30pm-5:15pm. St Nicholas Hall, Bosham. Contact: 07482226593

Health Qigong With Ping Jiang

Thursday Evenings 5.30pm-6:30pm. The Fishbourne Centre, Blackboy Lane, Fishbourne PO18 8BD Contact Ping on 07533119808

Line Dancing

St Michaels Church Hall, Chichester. 10:30-12noon. Contact: 0777479336

Dancing for Fun

St James Parish Hall, Emsworth 8-10pm. Ballroom, sequence and line dancing. Contact: 01243 371590

Fitness Class

Bodyline Fitness Classes: Over 60? Excercises to keep young, fit and flexible. Wednesday 9:25am. Bosham Village Hall. Over 70? A class to improve your fitness, balance and mobility. Monday 11am. The Newell Centre, Chichester. Contact: 01243 573311

Table Tennis

At the Chichester Boys' Club, 34A Little London, Chichester PO19 1PL. Held every Wednesday between 10am and 12 noon and open to anyone who wishes to play a friendly game or two. Donations in support of the Boys' Club.

Table Tennis Club

Westbourne Village Hall. 4pm-6pm. Contact: 01243 575262

Bosham Bowling Club

Bosham Village Hall, 6:45pm-9:15pm. £3 inc refreshments. Every Wednesday. Contact: 789007


Bourne Leisure Centre 8pm-9:30pm. or 01243 375616

Walking Football

The Selsey Deadbeats (all over 50!) Contact: 07976367879 or

Bridge Club

St Mary's Church, Funtington. 2-5pm. Contact: 01243 572311

Emsworth Chess Club

Welcomes beginners or experienced chess players. Meets at Emsworth Sports & Social Club, Havant road every Thursday 7:30 PM. Free car park and bar. Under 18 to be accompanied by an adult. Phil Pinto tel. 07500413686

Brendoncare Kurling Club

Emsworth Community Centre 2-4pm. Contact: 01962857099

The Probus Club of Havant

The Denvilles House, Havant. 1st Monday monthly at 12noon.

Bosham Monday Club

St Nicholas Hall, Bosham. 2-4pm. Contact: 01243578914

The Dragon Ladies Club

Southbourne Village Hall, 2nd Monday monthly 7:30pm

Mens Shed

Tuesdays and Thursdays, Age Concern New Road, Southbourne. Contact: 07539 103015

Fishbourne Companions

Tuesdays, The Fishbourne Centre 10-12noon. Contact: 07968296759 or

Westbourne Good Companions

Over 60s social group. Fortnightly Thursdays. Westbourne Social Club.

Friends of Chichester Cathedral

First Saturday monthly. Contact: 01243 812980 or

Southbourne Lions

Bosham Village Hall, 2nd Tuesday monthly. 19:45-21:30. Contact: 03458335 or

Bosham Forum

4th Tuesday monthly. Bosham Village Hall. Lectures, outings and social. 7:30pm. Contact: 01243574033 or

Archaeology Society Talks

Sept-May, fourth Wednesdays. New Park Centre, Chichester. 7:30pm. £5 non members.

The Double LL Club

The Grange, Midhurst 7:30pm. 3rd Wed monthly.

Age Concern Lunch Club

The Old School, Southbourne. Meet Weekly - Wednesdays. Contact: 07596243949

Upholstery Group

Bosham, 3hrs in the afternoon, Friday. Contact: 01243 572873.

The Compassionate Friends

Support for bereaved parents. 3rd Thursday monthly. The Free Church Hall. The Drive, Southbourne. 7pm. Contact: 0774898331 or

Crafting and Recycle Group

1st Friday monthly. Free Church Hall, The Drive, Southbourne. 10am. Contact: 07748986631.

Supporter Group

Fishbourne and Bosham St Wilfreds Hospice Supporter Group. Coffee morning every second Thursday. Hilliers Garden Centre. 10-11am

Coffee Connect Tuesday Food Special

Tuesdays, St Johns Church, Southbourne. 9-12:30noon. Sandwiches, soup, dessert available.

Meeting Point Coffee & Chat

Thursday monthly. Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Bosham. 10:30-11:30am. Contact: 01243 572855.

Gardeners Club

St Peter's Place, Fishbourne. 1st Wednesday monthly. 7:30-9:30pm. Contact: 01243 790353 or

Chichester & District Gardens & Allotments Association

3rd Thursday monthly. St. George's Church Hall. Contact: 01243 531273

Emsworth Flower Club

2pm fourth Friday monthly. Jan-June, Sept-Nov. St James Church Hall, Emsworth.

Bosham Bingo

Bosham Village Hall, 7pm. Contact: 01243 528744

Monthly Market

2nd Saturday of the month 8:30-12.30. Westbourne Church Hall, free entry.


Green Roots

Nursery and pre-school. Southbourne, Emsworth Tel: 01243 373931 E-mail:



This Directory includes details of Local Village Halls between Emsworth and Chichester. Including the villages of Adsdean, Bosham, Chidham, East Ashling, Fishbourne, Funtington, Hambrook, Lavant, Nutbourne, Southbourne, West Ashling, West Stoke and Westbourne. If you would like to advertise any information about the Village Halls on these pages please fill in the contact form for more information.

Bosham Village Hall

A centre available to hire for meetings, wedding parties, children’s activities and sports activities. The hall has disabled facilities. Go to, email or telephone 01243 572873 for more details.

Chidham and Hambrook Village Hall

Chidham and Hambrook Village Hall Available to hire for meetings, events and private parties. The hall consists of two floors; the lower includes a kitchen area and toilets; the upper with a raised stage. Telephone: 01243 576580

Chidham School Hall

Available to hire out of school hours. Ideal for sports, and badminton in particular as the hall has the markings of a badminton pitch. Telephone: 01243 572380 Address: Chidham School, Chidham Lane, Chidham, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 8TH

Fishbourne Centre

Ideal venue for meetings, clubs, family celebrations, conferences, healthy living activities, music, drama – or just a relaxing drink and a chat. Telephone: 01243 788368 or Email: Fishbourne Centre website

St Peter's Place, Fishbourne

St Peter's Place, Fishbourne Telephone: 01243 784283 Email:

Hamblin Hall

The hall, library, therapy and counselling rooms are available for rent. The Hall will seat up to 80 people and attached to the hall is a fully fitted kitchen with cooker, refrigerator and dishwasher. There are three toilets, including one disabled. Telephone: 01243 572109 To visit the website click here

Southbourne Club

The hall is available for hire to club members for private parties and can comfortably seat in excess of seventy people for receptions etc. Telephone: 01243 373128 Social Club website

Southbourne village hall

It has a large main hall with fully equipped kitchen and a small meeting room. Telephone: 07788253935 or email

Cobnor Classrooms

2 Classrooms with full IT facilities and support and a big screen for presentations and films. Telephone: 01243 572791 Click here to find out more about hiring the Cobnor classrooms and meeting space

St Wilfrid’s church hall

Broad Road, Chidham Tel. 01243 576331 or email Click here to see more details about hiring the hall

Westbourne - The Meeting Place

The Meeting Place in Westbourne is a beautiful multipurpose venue for meetings, classes, parties, weddings and community events. It is the home of Westbourne Baptist Church. It was refurbished to a high standard in 2009. Tel: 07305752898 Email: Address: North Street, Westbourne, West Sussex, PO10 8SP, United Kingdom

New Park Community Centre- Chichester

New Park Centre is a safe, friendly Community Centre with a range of facilities that are hired by clubs, individuals, and organisations. Based in the centre of the Chichester, we have 7 multi-purpose halls and meeting rooms suitable to run a whole range of fitness, arts and community activities or events

For more information, email ‘’ or call 01243 536840


Brent Lodge  – 01243 641672

Cat & Rabbit Rescue  –  01243 641409

Mount Noddy  –  01243 773359

Old Gardens Animal Rescue  –  07530 613212

RSPCA Cruelty Line  –  03001 234999

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