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Welcome to the Wrenthorpe Community Association Website

On this website you will find information about Wrenthorpe village, situated in Wakefield West Yorkshire.

Welcome to the Wrenthorpe Community Association website

Welcome to the Wrenthorpe Community Website. We hope you enjoy browsing through what we have to offer. There are so many things going on in Wrenthorpe and we aim to cover them all!

We try to keep the information on the website accurate but please check before going along to any of the activities detailed or using the information provided.

Who are we?

This site is run by volunteers from Wrenthorpe Community Association. As well as being a charity, the Wrenthorpe Community Association is now a company limited by guarantee, and as such the former committee members are now unpaid directors.

What do we do?

The directors are responsible for the lettings and management of Wrenthorpe Village Hall and the Community Centre at Valley Crescent. The Association also aims to enhance the local community spirit and help people work and play together!

  • We organise plays and other social events in the Village Hall and Valley Crescent Centre.
  • As well as maintaining this website, we produce the ‘Wrenthorpe Matters’ newsletter three times per year and times per year and a team of volunteers distributes it to every house in Wrenthorpe.
  • We are responsible for the Community Café on Wednesday mornings at Valley Crescent Centre.
  • Through our Facebook page we try and keep up to
    date with any issues that affect our community and publicise these and feed in local opinions
  • Our volunteers run an indoor bowling club in the Village Hall

Latest News

  • WRENTHORPE SPRING FLOWER SHOW SUNDAY 5TH APRIL *CANCELLED*

    Wrenthorpe Gardening Club’s Annual Spring Show will take place on Sunday 5th April in the Village Hall. There are classes for spring flowers, plants, alpines, bread and cakes, jam, wine, and flower arrangements. Also 2 children’s classes for a decorated hen’s egg. Anyone can enter – please bring your entries to the Hall from 6pm to 8pm on Saturday 4th April and from 8.30am to noon on the day of the show. Show schedules with full details for potential competitors can be picked up from the Village Hall, Valley Crescent Centre, or the Post Office, or contact Peter Trickett, the Show Secretary, on (01924)373829. Information can be sent out to you by e-mail if required. The show will open to the public at 2.45. If you don’t wish to compete why not just come along and take a look around. There will be the usual plant and cake stalls, refreshments and raffle, all in support of the show.

  • MOTHERS DAY EVENT AT THE VILLAGE HALL 22ND MARCH *CANCELLED*

    As a special treat for all Mums a relaxing mum’s event is being held in the Village Hall 10.30 until noon. Please contact Sheryl Wynne for details and price and to reserve a place on 07342 646143

  • DOG NUTRITION CLASS AT VALLEY CRESCENT CENTRE

    Starting in March we have a new class starting at Valley Crescent Centre. This will be a friendly and informal 1-hour class offered twice a month. Initially this will be Monday 9th March 5 – 6pm and Saturday 28th March 2 – 3 pm but for future dates and more information please contact Michelle Roden on 07765 478178 or 07401 555863 or michelle.roden@oscars.co.uk

  • NEW BABY MASSAGE CLASS AT VALLEY CRESCENT CENTRE

    From Monday 2nd March we are welcoming a brand new baby massage and yoga course ‘Baby Bliss’. Please contact Kelly on 07824 705871 or email kelly@babyblisswakefield.co.uk for more information or to book your place. Other days may become available in the future.

  • HIRE OF VILLAGE HALL AND VALLEY CRESCENT CENTRE

    The Village Hall and Valley Crescent Centre are available for hire and we are happy to fit in bookings whenever we can.

    Please click on the ‘Hire a Venue’ tab on this website or call 07507 625047 for all enquiries.

    There are facebook sites (and others) for both venues which have incorrect locations/postcodes , details, and phone numbers and these are not supported by Wrenthorpe Community Association.
    (As already shown on this website the directors are responsible for the lettings and management of both venues)

  • Wakefield Hospice Christmas Concert

    Wakefield Hospice – The local Fund Raising Group is holding its annual Christmas Concert at St Paul’s Church Alverthorpe on Saturday 7th December starting at 7pm. It features Wakefield Metropolitan Band and the Alverthorpe St Paul’s School Choir. For tickets (priced at £6 Adults & £2 Children aged 5 – 15 (under 5s free)) and further details please contact Ian on 01924 364868.

  • YOGA

    Classes start again in the Village Hall on Tuesday 7th January 10-11.30am and 7-8.30pm. Wednesday morning class starts 8th January from 10-11.30am.
    The mindfulness meditation group raised £50 which went to WaterAid and Spana, a charity caring for working animals. Fantastic!
    If you are interested in joining one of Pamela Buttle’s classes please get in touch with her on 07812943298 or pbuttle7@gmail.com . She is a British Wheel of Yoga teacher, the governing body of yoga recognised by Sport England.

  • EARLY CHRISTMAS PREPARATIONS

    Santa will be in Wrenthorpe Village Hall on the afternoon of Saturday 7th December. Any local charities or voluntary (not-for-profit) groups are welcome to take a stall or table top for the afternoon. If interested please contact Cllr Charlie Keith on 07860 427728.

  • Don't forget to go online to WMDC and put your views on the Neighbourhood Forum

  • DON'T MISS BRASS ON THE GRASS 23rd JUNE - CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS

    Don’t miss Brass on the Grass!

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