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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

  • Hospice Autumn Fair Saturday 17 October

    The Local Fund Raising Group for Wakefield Hospice are holding their annual Autumn Fair in the Village Hall on Saturday 17 October from 10am to 1.30pm. There will be stalls selling craft items, cakes, books. jigsaws, Hospice Christmas cards and calendars and bric-a-brac, as well as tombolas and a raffle. Refreshments, including pie and pease and bacon sandwiches, will be on sale. (Please note last orders for hot food will be 1pm.) Admission FREE but donations appreciated.


    WRENTHORPE VILLAGE SINGERS: The choir is re-commencing rehearsals following the summer break and would welcome new members who are interested in singing in the alto and bass sections. There are about 50 members in this community choir who meet each Thursday between 1.45pm and 3.15pm at Wrenthorpe village hall purely for enjoyment and singing together. Please contact the Secretary, Keith Jones, on 01924 366803 for further information or just turn up at a rehearsal. The choir’s website will provide further information about the choir’s activities: www.wvsingers.org.uk

  • Wakefield Hospice Quiz in St Anne's hall Mon 14th Sept

    Wakefield Hospice – The local Fund Raising Group are holding a Quiz in St Anne’s Church hall on Wrenthorpe Road Wrenthorpe on Monday 14th September starting at 7.30pm. This will be FUN night. Get together with some friends to form a team (max 6 in a team) or come along and join in the fun. The tickets are £4 each (including light refreshments) and are available from Ian on 01924 364868. Bring your own soft or alcoholic drinks (and glasses).

  • Lindale Lane Leisureway

    Charlie Keith and Martyn Johnson are in an early stage of consultation on the proposal to make Lindale Lane a leisure way (not a legal term, it’s one that Charlie thought of, and I quite like the sound of it), after having been approached by some residents from both ends of the road. Click on the title to read the full note of the meeting

  • The Latest Newsletter is now available

    Click on the Newsletter block on the right hand side to read our latest village news including the Wrenthorpe Show in September, and exciting things that are happening in the Autumn



    with their guests LB BRASS
    on Saturday 18 July 2015 at 7pm at St Paul’s Church, Alverthorpe: click on the title for details

  • Friday afternoon tea dance

    Come and join Angela at the Friday afternoon tea dance, starting 27th March, with free complimentary tea/coffee on arrival. There’s a Spot waltz with £5 prize money!
    Tea/coffee with a selection of buns, cakes and biscuits.
    Dance the waltz,foxtrot,quickstep,cha cha,rumba,jive and also rock n roll,St Bernard’s waltz and square tango under our spot lit mirror ball!
    So come on,brush off the cobwebs from your dancing shoes and join us for a fabulous afternoon!
    All for only £3.50!
    See you there!

  • Box for used stamps in the village hall

    The RNIB are appealing for used stamps.
    (See the link below for details)
    There’s a box in the village hall entrance hall under the table.
    If the village hall’s shut, just put them in a used envelope and mark it “Used stamps” and put it through the post box.

  • Dodgeball for children now at the village Hall

    There is now a Dodgeball session, Mondays at 5 to 6pm for children of all abilities 5 to 12 years. It’s with Active kids Sports and the organiser is Kevin Hall telephone 07872943319 for details.
    Starts on December the 1st. Qualified coaches.

  • Tumble Tots is now in Wrenthorpe!

    Tumble Tots is an active physical play programme for pre-school children and started in Wrenthorpe Methodist Hall on Wednesdays in September 2014. If you would like to find out more information …..

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