Activity Groups

Aldred Community Mens Shed: Cnr Knowles St and Nancy Ave, St. Albans   Status: Open 3 sessions per week. Contact:

Christchurch Academy of Ballet.  New purpose built dance studio at 12 Berwick Street, St Albans

St Albans Community Choir:

St Albans Art Society  We meet at Forfar Courts at 95 Forfar Street, St Albans on Mondays between 10 am -12-30 pm. We are community cantered group consisting of all (or beginners) skill levels using watercolours, acrylics and oils.From time to time we hold classes with Tutors. Call in at Forfar Street any Monday and see what we do -or Phone Ivan Morris on 3857304

St Albans Leisure Group:     The Leisure Group is an older adult’s recreation group that provides social contact and activities for its members.  The group generally meet fortnightly and visit many of the free and low cost events that the city offers and follow each event with coffee and a chat.  If you would like to enjoy the camaraderie and social contact the Leisure Group provides contact Wendy at or 374 2465.

St Matthew’s Brownies and Girl Guides are looking for girls who like to be challenged and receive rewards. If you are interested please contact our friendly leader, Wendy, to find out more on 352 5804 (evenings) or 021 105 5438

St Matthews Scout Group: If you have any questions about Scouting, or if you would like to get involved (or get your Children involved) then feel free to contact our Group Leader, Stu on 960 4478, or myself (Steve) on 385 7230.

The Dancing Tree School of Dance:    Karen Lewis,  Licensed dance instructor   021 944 675

WEA Established in 1915, the Canterbury WEA is a voluntary non-profit, community, adult education association. The WEA aims to provide education for personal growth and towards the establishment of a just and equitable society.

Venue: All courses held at the WEA Centre, 59 Gloucester Street, unless otherwise stated. Further details are available for some of the courses and will be given out on enrolment or at first session of course. Office hours: Monday to Friday: 9.30 am – 3 pm. Phone: 366 0285 Fax: 366 4530 Email:  Website:

Wea Field Club An established group to encourage outdoor activity and the enjoyment of natural history and the beauty of the countryside.  Monthly trips on 3rd Saturday.  Phone Marion, 384 1775.

Wea Bridge Club  Meets on Friday afternoons, 1 – 3.30 pm at 59 Gloucester St.   To join and to arrange a partner phone Kit, 354 6065.

Wea Sketch Club  Meets Saturday mornings at previously arranged painting places.  Programme displayed at WEA Centre or by mail. Phone Yvon, 360 3845

Zumba Fitness: Local Zumba classes.

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