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Community Groups


Acoustic Night
The Old School, Melton Road every Tuesday 7pm to 9pm. Guitars only, singing optional. Beginners welcome.
Tel: 07592404263 or just turn up.

Coffee mornings
The Old School, Melton Road
10.00am - 11.30am
First Saturday of the month.
For other dates see noticeboards. All welcome.

Friends Together
Tuesdays 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Thurmaston Community Centre, Silverdale Drive
For anyone over 50 or if you are on your own and feeling lonely. Tea, coffee & cakes and a game of bingo with lots of fun and laughter.

Lavender Club Social Group
Wednesdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm. Over 50’s Club held at Thurmaston Community Centre, Silverdale Drive.
Tel:  07561 156675 or 0333 0112406 

LOROS Bereavement Group
Every Wednesday 4.30pm - 6.00pm at Thurmaston Health Centre, 573A Melton Rd, Le4 8EA

New Chapter Bereavement Group
Every Monday, 2.00pm to 4.00pm at Thurmaston Memorial Hall, 722 Melton Rd, LE4 8ED 
Tel: Lin 0116 269 3542 for details

North Leicestershire Beaders
Meet twice a month, £5. Call Anna for details. 
Tel: 0797 687 2444

Roundhill Flower & Garden Club
Meet at the Divine Infant of Prague Church Hall, Broad St, Syston on the last Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm. Flower Demonstrations.
Visitors welcome £5.00

Royal Air Force Association (Birstall Branch)
Meet 4th Wednesday of the month 8.00pm at Birstall British Legion Club, LE4 4DQ (not Dec). Serving & ex-RAF members welcome.
Tel: 0116 260 9658 


Syston and District U3A 
Meet at 10.30am on the 2nd Wednesday of the month 8.00pm at Birstall British Legion Club, LE4 4DQ (not December) 
serving and ex-RAF members welcome. 

Tea Dance 
Houghton Village Hall every 1st Friday of the month, 2.00pm until 4.00pm. £5 including refreshments. 
For further details e-mail

Thurmaston Twinning Association
Thurmaston is twinned with Offranville, in Normandy, France. For more details about joining the Association please telephone John Lewin on 0116 260 8759, 07712 131922


Thursday Drop In
St. Michael’s Church, Thurmaston 10.30am - 12noon. Tea, coffee, biscuits, toasted tea cakes etc. Come along to meet up and have a chat. Everyone most welcome.

Vintage Car Meet
Meet the second Sunday of each month, 10.00am-4.00pm.
Soar Valley Bowls Club, Loughborough Road, Rothley, Leicestershire LE7 7NL


Barkby United Cricket Club 

Boys, girls and adults all welcome to our family friendly club, we have Junior teams from tots - u19's and senior teams - three saturday teams, two Sunday teams, and a Tuesday night mid-week team. CEl Sports Ltd training sessions for all. 
Please contact Scott Moore on 07400 081 918 

Birstall Running Club
Meet Mon & Fri, 6.15 for 6.30pm run School Lane playing fields. Wed 6.15 for 6.30pm Sibson Road car park. 

Leicester and District Ramblers 
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays - short morning walk 
Thursdays all-day - up to 13 miles 
Saturdays all-day -Derbyshire and surrounding area. 
Sundays all-day - up to 13 miles within Leicestershire 
Monthly Sunday 'Coach rambles' - further afield 
Dave Wheeler, Publicity secretary 

Special Olympics Leicestershire and Rutland
uses sport to empower children and adults with intellectual disabilities to enhance their health and wellbeing.

St. Margaret’s Co-operative Bowls Club
Come and try bowls, have fun and stay fit, St Margaret's (near Red Hill Circle) 
Tel: Sam 0116 267 7372 or Carolyn 0116 287 5947

Thurmaston Bowls Club
Practice and coaching sessions at Elizabeth Park on Tuesdays 4.30pm - 6.30pm. Free bowling instruction available. Flat shoes only - bowls supplied. Bar & Car Park.
Tel: 0116 220 7121 for information.

Wreake Runners
Adults: Tues & Thurs 6.45pm
Email: or phone



Tel Richard Warrington 07831 105648
Beavers: 6 - 8 years, (2 colonies):
Wed 6.00pm - 7.15pm & Friday 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Cubs: 8 - 10½ years (2 packs):
Tues 6.30pm - 8.00pm & Thurs 6.45pm - 8.15pm

Scouts: 10½ - 14 year Fri 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Explorers: 14 - 18 year Tues 8.00pm - 10.00pm
Network: 18+ meet every other Thursday 8.00pm - 10.00pm

GUIDE GROUPS: Tel 0116 212 3514
or 260 9118
Rainbows: 5 - 7 years, Wed 6.00pm - 7.00pm,
Friday 6.00pm - 7.00pm

Brownies: 7 - 10 years
Tues 6.00pm - 7.30pm, Thurs 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Guides: 10 - 14 years
Thurs 8.00pm - 9.30pm, Fri 7.30 - 9.30pm

Senior Section/Rangers: 14 - 25 years
Tues 8.00pm - 10.00pm
also offering opportunities for adult volunteers
HQ, Unicorn Street, Thurmaston

Canoe Section:
Wednesdays 6.45 - 8.30pm in the summer months

Thurmaston Marching Brass
The band is an activity within the Scout and Guide movement and any member of the movement has the opportunity to join the band.

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