Contents in brief

Allotment Society
Art Club
Appleby Environment
Book Club
Bridge Club

Brownies & Guides
Church Hall Bookings
Cricket Club
Film Club
Football Club
Happy Hedgehogs Playgroup
Parish Council
Parish News
Patchwork & Quilting Club
Sports & Recreation Club
Welcome Club (Over 50s)
Women's Institute


Email addresses

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Village Groups & Organisations

Groups, organisations and other contact numbers

Allotment Society: For anyone interested in growing their own (delicious) produce: Anyone interested in having an allotment in Appleby no longer has to contact the Parish Council - you can download an application form and "Growing in our Community" booklet containing the rules and conditions from the site here

Appleby Book Club: Appleby Magna Bookclub meets at the Black Horse pub at 7pm on the first Monday of each month, except where that is a Bank Holiday. If you want any more information call Vicky on 07900 193560

Appleby Environment: Aiming to share information, activities and awareness of green issues in Appleby Magna. Sonia Liff: 01530 272327, sonia @ Website

Appleby Film Society: Show films monthly between September and April in Appleby Church Hall. Download the latest programme (pdf file). Sonia Liff 01530 272327 or email sonia at

Appleby Magna Art Club: every Wednesday 12.30pm to 3.30pm at the Coach House, Sir John Moore Foundation.  A self help group of enthusiastic amateurs painting in any medium (mostly water colours), happy to hear from anyone who would like to join our friendly group. Contact Dorothy Kirkman, 01530 270293

Appleby Magna Cricket Club: Appleby Magna CC are a friendly village club which always welcomes new members of any age. Please contact Matt Richardson on 01530 274702 or Steve Richardson on 01162 870461 for details. Website

Appleby Magna Football Club: Website

Appleby Magna Parish Council: Clerk Lindsay Swinfield. Parish Council pages

Appleby & Measham Scouts: We are looking for people to help with our successful group as leaders, no previous training required, just enthusiasm and wanting children to have fun. So come and have a go at our assault course and chat to some of our leaders about what's involved. Contact:- Group Scout Leader
Email:- GSL @

Appleby Sports and Recreation Club: Secretary Paul Cooper 01530 274990 Website:-

Ashby Bridge Club, Patrick Dunham, pgzdunham @, 01530 510124

Brownies & Guides: Maria Lewis, 1 The Lakes, Duck Lake. 01530 270315

Church Hall Bookings: For parties, meetings, receptions etc. Clare Marsh, 01530 272088 or 07747 134924

CPRE (Council for the Protection of Rural England): Liz Shaw, 22 Black Horse Hill, 01530 270194

Happy Hedgehogs pre-school playgroup (registered charity), weekday mornings at the Church Hall. Christine Wedgbury, 55A Church Street, 01530 271798, email
Happy Hedgehogs on Facebook

Parish News Line: The monthly magazine published by the churches of The Appleby Group, and circulated to every house in Appleby Magna, Snarestone, Swepstone and Norton Juxta Twycross. Editorial content to Stella Kent, 01530 272707 or email parishnewsline @ Advertisements to John Gilmore, 01530 273577 or johngilmore1 @

Patchwork and Quilting Club: Meet in the Stables, Sir John Moore School, every Weds morning from 10am until 12 noon. This group is for all abilities, and every one will be made welcome. Why not come along and make a cushion, wall-hanging or quilt, by hand or machine. As numbers will be limited please contact Miriam on 273786, Mobile 07956 845703 or by email miriam.appleby @

Welcome Club: Over 50's social club which meets first Wednesday of the month at the Church Hall, 2.30pm. Also arrange periodic outings. Jack Mills 01530 270244

Women's Institute: President Ann Baker, 01530 272387. Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at Appleby Church Hall at 7.30pm

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