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Information, History and Venues for Hire in Wrenthorpe

Sport and Leisure

  • Wrenthorpe Chiropody Service

    Details: Tuesdays, 9am – noon in Wrenthorpe Methodist Hall.

  • Wakefield Hospice Wrenthorpe St Johns Support Group

    Contact: Ian Chapman (Chairman)

    Tel: (01924) 364868

    E-mail: ianchapman.21@talktalk.net

    Local volunteer fund-raising group which holds several events in the village during the course of the year. Spring and Autumn Fairs are held every year in Wrenthorpe Village Hall. All proceeds are for the work of Wakefield Hospice.

  • Wrenthorpe Community Association Limited

    Contact: Jon Rigby
    Email: jonr1.wca@btinternet.com

    Lettings Secretary
    Tel: 07507 625 047
    Email: lettingswca@talktalk.net

    The Association is responsible for the maintenance and management of the Village Hall and Valley Crescent Centre and for fostering the community spirit in the village. A newsletter, Wrenthorpe Matters, is produced in April, August and November each year and delivered to every house in the village.

    The two venues host a wide range of regular and casual users, covering social, educational, leisure and commercial activities. This website is supported by the Association as a free resource for the people of Wrenthorpe and the surrounding area.

  • Wrenthorpe Gardening Club

    Where?: Wrenthorpe Village Hall

    Contact:
    Peter Trickett (Chairman)
    Tel: 01924 373829
    E-mail: peter.trickett@virgin.net

    Wrenthorpe Gardening Club, which is open to everyone, meets every first Wednesday of the month in the Village Hall at 7.30 pm. The annual membership is £5, and guests are asked to pay one pound. There is a varied programme of talks and visits but the busiest occasions are the annual Spring Flower Show on the first Sunday of April, and the Open Gardens Weekend every two years on the first weekend in July which raises money for charities. The show is recognised by the Daffodil Society and draws entries from right across the North of England, while the open gardens weekend raises over £2,000.

    The monthly meetings range from talks from specialist growers to light hearted presentations from top speakers, and the popular Christmas party. Why not contact one of the officials for more information or just come along to one of our meetings where you will get a warm welcome and a cup of tea!

  • Wrenthorpe Show

    Alan Calderley
    Tel: 01924 374485
    E-mail: alancalderley@talktalk.net

    Established in 1980, the Show is held annually on the second Saturday in September in Wrenthorpe Village Hall. There are Sections for Vegetables, Flowers, Pot Plants, Home Made Produce, Arts and Crafts (including children’s classes) and Photography and entry is open to all. The Show is a member of the National Vegetable Society. www.wrenthorpe-show.webs.com

  • Zumba Fitness

    Contact:
    Sara Walker – ZIN Instructor
    Tel: 07740 196 915
    Website: www.swalker.zumba.com
    Facebook: Sara Zumba Walker

    Come along and join in the fun! A class suitable for everyone. Zumba is a Latin inspired, easy to follow yet calorie burning class where you can feel the music, let loose and meet new friends all at the same time! For more information please don’t hesitate to contact me or feel free to turn up on the day.

    Wednesday 6 – 6.45pm

    Fridays 9.30-10.15am just £4 per class.

  • Keep Fit with an Excercise Music and Dance Programme

    Where?: Wrenthorpe Methodist Hall
    Gloria Lowry
    Tel: 01924 377903
    email: g.lowry@talktalk.net

    We are a mixed ability group meeting in Wrenthorpe Methodist Hall every Tuesday, 10.15am – 11.15am. We enjoy exercises to music for total fitness in a happy and friendly atmosphere. The pace is suitable for more mature people. We take a break during August with classes starting in September.

  • Wrenthorpe Environmental Society (WRENS)

    Visit the WRENS website

  • PartySupplieStore

    Supplier of party products and balloons.
    Contact: Kelly Mayhew
    Email: info@partysuppliestore.co.uk
    Tel: 07402 858151
    Website: www.partysuppliestore.co.uk

  • Wrenthorpe Badminton Club, Wakefield

    We are a friendly badminton club for players who want to play socially or competitively. We have 2 teams in Barnsley and District Badminton League and one team in Castleford and District Badminton League. We play on Wednesday evenings at Wakefield Girls High School Sports Centre, Margaret Street, Wakefield. Junior club with coaching is from 6.30 – 7.30pm and senior club from 7.30 – 9.30pm. If you want further information, please contact Angela Fletcher 01924 250429 or email adf93@hotmail.co.uk

  • Wrenthorpe Folk Dance Club

    Shirley Dixon – Organiser
    Email: malcolmharper@lineone.net 01924 361530

    Tomas Morgan: 01226 727376

    Website: http://wrenthorpefdc.weebly.com/

    Folk / Country Dancing Fridays (Sept – June) 7.30 – 9.30 pm

  • Wrenthorpe Village Singers

    Contact: Mary Asquith
    Tel: 01924 370791
    Email: melvinmary@blueyonder.co.uk
    Singers Website: wvsingers.org.uk

    The community choir invites anyone who wishes to sing to attend rehearsals at Wrenthorpe Village Hall each Thursday between 1.45pm and 3.15pm. An ability to read music would be helpful but not essential. The choir has about 50 members who enjoy singing.

  • Wrenthorpe Cricket Club

    Where?: Bragg Lane End, Bradford Road, Wrenthorpe

    Phil Allan(Secretary)
    Tel: (01924) 825448
    E-mail: peano@blueyonder.co.uk

    Martin Stubbs (Treasurer/Junior Cricket manager)
    Tel: (01924) 367742

    The club has three senior teams. The 1st and 2nd XI’s play in the Central Yorkshire Cricket League and matches are played on Saturday afternoons, with cup matches on played on Sundays. We also have a Sunday X1 that plays in the Wakefield Cricket League.

    We run junior teams at Under 9, Under 11, Under 12, Under 13, Under 15 and Under 17 age groups. Under 15’s play on Monday evenings, Under 11 and Under 17’s play on Wednesday evenings, Under 13’s play on Sunday mornings and the Under 9 and Under 12 matches are played on any day agreed between the competing clubs.

    Senior teams practice on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm and junior teams practice on Friday evenings from 6.00pm to 7.30pm.

  • Wrenthorpe Art and Craft Group

    Where?: St Annes Church Hall 121 Wrenthorpe Road

    Molly Bedford
    Tel: 01924 784448

    Open to all adults interested in painting and craft work. Concession £1.50 per week (includes tea & biscuits) Thursdays 2pm-4pm.

  • In the Village Hall

    Monday Night Sequence Dance club:

    Yoga sessions 10-11.30am Tuesday and Wednesday mornings and 7-8.30pm on Tuesday evenings

    For more information contact : 01924 339288 or e mail pbuttle7@gmail.com

    Tea dance on Friday afternoons 1-3pm

    Wrenthorpe Ladies Group the second Wednesday evening of the month

    Indoor Bowls –usually Wednesday afternoons, sometimes Mondays: contact Roy 01924 379541

    Weight Watchers: Thursday 10am and 6pm

  • In Valley Crescent there is:

    Computer Club: meets alternate Thursdays 7.15- 9pm

    Contact: Darren on darren@welldon.com
    Tel: 0778 3171248

  • Ukulele Players

    Where?: Wrenthorpe Village Hall

    When: Thursdays 7.15pm-9pm

    Contact: Margaret

    Tel: 01924 379541