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Denmead Community Association
Would you like to become a Trustee?
Do you have a talent to share, and a real committment to help
co-ordinate of the DCA , we are keen to hear from you.

TheTrustees form the DCA Management Committee are all volunteers, each are committeed to actively participate to offer a real service to the local Community and surrounding areas.  The Trustees aim to constantly enhance the Denmead Community Centre, offering local people a place to socialise and somewhere to try out new activities.
If you're interested in becoming a DCA Trustee,
please contact the Manager for further details.
Office Opening Hours
The Office is open between 0900 and 1500 Monday to Friday
except on Bank Holidays.
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Monday's Regular Events

Old Schoolhouse Pre-School
0830 to 1530 Monday to Friday
(Term Time only)
Suitable for a maximum of 22 children aged between 2 - 5 years (including children in nappies) Flexible hours available, and lunch club.  All weather, and secure outdoor area with access to green space on site. This pre-school operates an all inclusive policy.  Ofsted stated"...very welcoming to both children and their parents..there is a calm atmosphere..children are confident and settled...individual needs are met...worthwhile and interesting experiences...".  
For more imformation contact Steph 07933711279 or visit www.theoldschoolhousepreschool.co.uk

Better Body Club
1100 to 1300
Over 50's Dance and Tone
Thirty minutes of fun, easy to follow routines with a great variety of music from the 1940's to the present day, followed by 30 minutes of tonning exercises designed to improve strenght, flexibility and balance.
For more infornation contact Lisa 07923 231806

Yoga with Allison
1030 to 1130
This is Hatha style yoga class and is suitable for all ages and abilities.  The classes include a short relaxation and warm up, traditional yoga postures, yogic breathing techniques, meditation and a long relaxation to finish.
Contact: Allison on 07963895208 or email yogawithallisonhill@gmail.com


Watercolours for Improvers
1000 to 1200
Watercolours For Improvers starts with a 10 week introductory Module - both experienced people and novices will enjoy the range of subjects, demos, tips and problem-solving advice on offer. This daytime course gives artists and budding artists a pathway to discovering and improving their abilities by combining hands-on guidance , clear-cut, useful information and demonstrations while allowing sufficient freedom to relax and enjoying this fulfilling activity.
The course Tutor David Moignard has worked both in the UK and overseas as a professional illustrator , fine artist and tutor.
The Watercolours For Beginners & Improvers Course is every Monday (1000 - 1200)
£11 per session or £110 for 10 weeks
To find out more details, costs ect please contact David on 02392 267498 or email: davidmoignard@yahoo.co.uk
Limited places available
Whether you're a novice or have some experience and need to move on - this is for you!

U3A Board games ( Modern) 1st Monday Monthly - Afternoons
14.30 - 16.30
Contact Kevin Stock Group Liaison
02392 179298

Evening Table Tennis (Currently this group is full)
1900 to 2100
This new club offers a friendly non-competitive approach to keeping fit.  Suitable for all levels, just come along and join the fun.  
Contact the Ann Davies:  tel  02392 264830
email annandmalcolm.davies@virgin.net


Denmead Bridge Club
1900 to 2200
Duplicate bridge is played, and membership is open to all bridge players of a reasonable standard.  
We offer friendly bridge, played for fun.  Not affiliated with the English Bridge Union.
Contact Club Secretary, Rosalind Harrison 02392231135 or email rosharrison36@btinternet.com

Tuesday's Regular Events

Old Schoolhouse Pre - School
0900 - 1530 (Term Time only)
Suitable for a maximum of 22 children aged between 2 - 5 years (including children in nappies) Flexible hours available, and lunch club.  All weather, and secure outdoor area with access to green space on site. This pre-school operates an all inclusive policy.  Ofsted stated"...very welcoming to both children and their parents..there is a calm atmosphere..children are confident and settled...individual needs are met...worthwhile and interesting experiences...".  
For more imformation contact Steph 07933711279 or visit www.theoldschoolhousepreschool.co.uk

Better Body Club
0930 to 1030
Beginner Pilates
Fantastic mat based class designed to work the whole body in a safe and gentle but effective way.  Pilates improves posture, mobility and flexibility, strenght and functionality. Suitable for all fitness levels.
For more infornation contact Lisa 07923 231806

Denmead Unsung Gardeners (DUG)
1000 to 1200 A group of people led by Martin Lewis and his wife Judith, meeting at the Community Centre to tend the flower bed, trim the roses and remove that unwanted weed! Contact DCA Office for next meeting date.  Remember U could be part of DUG

Upholstery Class
0930 - 1230
An introduction to soft furnishings, and uphostery.  For a step-by-step guide a specialist in traditional and modern upholstery.
Contact Penny via email: penny.flanagan1@btinternet.com

Creative Writing
1030 - 1230
Carol Westron is a successfulshort story writer, with successes in competitions and short stories published in Women's Weekly. She also writes monthly articles on the Golden Age of crime for Mystery People, an international ezine. Carol writes in both contemporary and in Victorian times and her first contemporary crime novel, The Terminal Velocity of Cats, was published inJuly 2013. She currently runs workshops in Creative Writing in local libraries. Carol's fundamental belief is that Creative Writing is good for people and it should be enjoyable and empowering.The series of workshops will be designed to build up the basic skills required to write successful short stories, articles and novels. They will cover such topics as characterisation, dialogue, plot, setting the scene, writing the senses etc. Short tasks will be suggested for learners to work on at home andd time will be spent in the next workshop on listening to this work and giving and receiving feedback as a group.
Next sessions starts in Jan 2019 and consists of six sessions on alternative Tuesday mornings 1030 - 1230 noon
Cost £36.00
For further information please contact the DCA 02392 256132

Afternoon Social Club (Monthly 2nd Tuesday)
14:00 - 15:30
A social club for Denmead's elderly residents. Currently full, but call the centre on 023 9225 6132 to be placed on the waiting list.

Art History 2 (Monthly, 1st Tuesday of the month)
14:00-16:00
This study group is for U3A members only and it is currently full. U3A members who wish to be placed on the waiting list should contact Kevin Stock, Group Liaison on 023 9217 9298.

Pilates Class
1800 to 1900
This is an non-impact exercise which is mat-based.  It targets deep abdominal muscles, strengthens the lower back and corrects posture.  The class is suitable for all age groups and abilities.  
Contact Alison 07576283882 Registered Member of Exercise Professionals.

Chapter Reading Group (Monthly 1st Tuesday of the month)
1430 - 1600
A small friendly group who meet up to discuss and examine a wide variety of books.
Contact Ruth 02392 240241


Denmead Brass Band Rehearsal
1945 - 2145
If you play a brass instrument, and would like to join a local brass band, come and meet the award-winning South Coast group. Contact Jan email secretary@denmeadbrass.org.uk

Downland Singers
1930-2230
Singing group covering a vast range of songs from Mozart to the Beatles, plus light operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan.  

Wednesday's Regular Events

Old Schoolhouse Pre - School
0900 – 1200 (Term Time only)
Suitable for a maximum of 22 children aged between 2 - 5 years (including children in nappies) Flexible hours available, and lunch club.  All weather, and secure outdoor area with access to green space on site. This pre-school operates an all inclusive policy.  Ofsted stated"...very welcoming to both children and their parents..there is a calm atmosphere..children are confident and settled...individual needs are met...worthwhile and interesting experiences...".  
For more imformation contact Steph 07933711279 or visit www.theoldschoolhousepreschool.co.uk

Denmead Art Group
(Fortnightly) 1000 - 1200
The Art Group consists of like minded men and women who meet to practise, exchange advice in a social atmosphere.  A mixed ability group, working in the medium of individual choice.
Tutor Jeannie Brown Email: jeanniebrownsfp@me.com

Wednesday Table Tennis (Currently this group is full)
1000 to 1200
This club offers a friendly non-competitive approach to keeping fit.  Suitable for all levels, just come along and join the fun.  
Contact the Ann Davies:  tel 02392 264830 or email annandmalcolm.davies@virgin.net


Shiyong Tai Chi
1330 - 1430
Shiyong Tai Chi is a practical appoach and method of learning that is simple, relevant and useful in daily life.
Contact Gareth Davy 07790793859
Email: shiyongtaichi@yahoo.co.uk

Patchwork Pals ( back Jan '22 )
1500 1800
A small friendly group who meet to sew, chat and share ideas.
Contact Jill Trueman 02392 611177

Breakaway Stitchers and Quilters ( from Sept '21 )
1900 - 2200
A weekly group for patchwork, quilting and needlecrafts:  new members always welcome.
Contact Jane: Email jane@andreoli.co.uk or 023 92 431429

Yoga with Allison
1830 - 2035
This is Hatha style yoga class and is suitable for all ages and abilities.  The classes include a short relaxation and warm up, traditional yoga postures, yogic breathing techniques, meditation and a long relaxation to finish.
Contact: Allison on 07963895208 or email yogawithallisonhill@gmail.com

Farlington Dog Club (Denmead)
1830 to 2030
We provide gentle but effective obedience training for all breeds of dogs.  Bring your dogs along - we'll be pleased to meet you.  Whenever the weather permits, the dog training takes place outside on the Community Centre's lawns.



Thursday's Regular Events

Old Schoolhouse Pre - School
0900 - 1530 (Term Time only)
Suitable for a maximum of 22 children aged between 2 - 5 years (including children in nappies) Flexible hours available, and lunch club.  All weather, and secure outdoor area with access to green space on site. This pre-school operates an all inclusive policy.  Ofsted stated"...very welcoming to both children and their parents..there is a calm atmosphere..children are confident and settled...individual needs are met...worthwhile and interesting experiences...".  
For more imformation contact Steph 07933711279 or visit www.theoldschoolhousepreschool.co.uk

ThursdayTable Tennis
0900 - 1100
A friendly non-competitive approach to keeping fit. Suitable for all levels, just come along and join the fun.
Contact the Ann Davies: tel 02392 264830 email annandmalcolm.davies@virgin.net



U3A Calligraphy Club
1030 to 1230
Discover and explore the gentle art of writing styles and decoration.
Contact Kevin Stock Group Liaison
02392 179298

U3A Table Tennis (2nd & 4th Thursdays)
1400 - 1600
A friendly non-competitive approach to keeping fit. Suitable for all levels, just come along and join the fun.
Contact Kevin Stock Group Liaison
02392 179298

Over 55's Luncheon Club
1100-1300
Meet new friends and enjoy a seasonal two course meal every Thursday.
Charges £3.00 (pay as you go)
Contact Becky Tidbury: Tel 07783385301 email: beckytidbury@gmail.com



Southern Arts Academy
1700 to 2045 (Term Time only)
Children can learn a varity of dance styles, plus take part in West End and Annual Shows.  Examinations, competitions and auditions also available.  (ISTD and RAD)  Classess are held for all ages from 3 years.
Contact Katrina 07900904468 or email katrina@southernarts.co.uk



Friday's Regular Events

Old Schoolhouse Preschool
0930 - 1200 (Term Time only)
Suitable for a maximum of 22 children aged between 2 - 5 years (including children in nappies) Flexible hours available, and lunch club.  All weather, and secure outdoor area with access to green space on site. This pre-school operates an all inclusive policy.  Ofsted stated"...very welcoming to both children and their parents..there is a calm atmosphere..children are confident and settled...individual needs are met...worthwhile and interesting experiences...".  
For more imformation contact Steph 07933711279 or visit www.theoldschoolhousepreschool.co.uk

Bibble Bubble
1000 - 1200
Support your child’s next stage development with our specialist yoga and massage techniques. Enjoy special bonding time and learn practices that enhance relaxation and muscle strength as well as improved sleep and digestion.
Contact:  Megan 078754281
Email: suebibblebubble@outlook.com

Friday Community Learning Art Class
1000 to 1200
This painting group has an inspirational tutor and the class covers a range of techniques using both watercolours and acrylic paints.

The Messy Hands Crafters
1000 - 1300 (first Friday of the month)
Heather and Jeanette would love to see you at the Denmead Community Centre, where they will be hosting crafting sessions. Materials and refreshments provided, just bring yourself and have some fun with us. For more info or to book a place call Heather on 07794 653718 or Jeanette on 07582 702602.


Farlington Dog Club (Denmead)
1830 to 2030
We provide gentle but effective obedience training for all breeds of dogs.  Bring your dogs along - we'll be pleased to meet you.  Whenever the weather permits, the dog training takes place outside on the Community Centre's lawns.

U3A Table Tennis ( Beginners) Monthly 3rd Friday
14.00 - 16.00
Contact Kevin Stock Group Liaison
02392 179298




Saturday's Regular Events

Southern Arts Academy
0900-1130 (Term Time only)
Children can learn a variety of dance styles, plus take part in West End and Annual Shows.  Examinations, competitions and auditions also available (ISTD and RAD)  Classes are held for all ages from 3 years.
Contact Katrina 07900904468 or email katrina@southernarts.co.uk

Saturday Table Tennis
1000 to 1200
This new club offers a friendly non-competitive approach to keeping fit.  Suitable for all levels, just come along and join the fun.  
Contact the Ann Davies:  tel 02392 264830 email annandmalcolm.davies@virgin.net

Denmead Film Nights
Doors open at 1900 (Typically the last Saturday of the month)
Bringing great film screenings to your local area,we show popular high quality and independent films to the local community.  Equipped with large screen, high quality projector and sound system, plus comfortable seating, disabled access and a hearing loop.
A warm welcome is extended to all.
Tickets:  £5.00 (discounts for members), available on the door or may be booked / reserved in advance.
Contact Denmead Centre: 02392256132



Sunday's Regular Events

Denmead Brass Training Band
1015 - 1115
Learning to play a brass instrument?  Come and join this local brass band for specific training and advice plus an opportunity to take part in shows. Contact Andy via email secretary@denmeadbrass.org.uk

Denmead Brass Band
1030 - 1230
If you play a brass instrument, and would like to join a local brass band, come and meet the award-winning South Coast group. Contact Jan via email secretary@denmeadbrass.org.uk




 
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