Local Clubs


The Sturry & District Group of League of Friends
The Sturry & District Group of League of Friends raises funds to purchase gifts for the benefit of patients and a staff. Subscriptions, bingo evenings, and events, cards for birthdays, Christmas etc are some of the ways we raise our income.
Contact Group Secretary Joan Wood on 01227 711437 or Joan.wood@tinyworld.co.uk.

Canterbury & District Model Engineering Society
Canterbury & District Model Engineering Society operates at its track on the Brett Landscape Site off the Fordwich Road. Each month from April to September we hold a public running Sunday 2pm. To 5pm. When all are welcome to come and ride either our model steam or electric locomotives for a small donation to cover our running costs. We endeavour to publicise these days in the local press immediately prior to the event. We can also cater for birthday parties for children. New members will be cordially welcome. For further information: Contact The Secretary on 01227 273357

Sturry Cricket Club
Canterbury/Thanet based Cricket Club playing in the Kent Regional League, Thanet Works League, Canterbury Indoor League and Thanet Indoor League.
Celebrating 150 years of cricket in 2013, contact Dave Hards 01227 713894 sturrycc@googlemail.com or www.facebook.com/sturry.cricket.club.

The Sturry Over 50’s Group
Are you over 50, live in the Sturry Parish and would like to add some colour to your social life? SOFG membership will provide you with access to a popular group of residents who enjoy social evenings with meals, outings, lunch club, short mat bowls and an annual holiday. There is an annual subscription fee.
For more information telephone Rosemary on 01227 710072

The Society of Sturry Villages
The Society is a local amenities group founded to promote projects of interest relating to the past and present of the villages of Broad Oak, Hersden and Sturry. The Society is building an archive of recordings, photographs and other documentary material of local interest. We also organise talks, exhibitions and publications on a variety of aspects of local life. President: Kinn McKintosh
Contact the Secretary, Heather Stennett, 47 Sweechgate, Broad Oak, Canterbury CT2 0QY

Canterbury & District Angling Association
The stretch of river which the Association leases from the Fordwich United Charities reaches downstream from Fordwich Bridge as far as Plucks Gutter at Stourmouth. The fisheries between Fordwich and Grove Ferry are in surroundings of great natural beauty, and are part of an area designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest, recently upgraded to an international RAMSAR site. Annual awards to fishermen include in excess of 30 cups and trophies. For subscription fees and other information please contact: Diane Millard, C.D.A.A., Riversdale, 14 Mill Road, Canterbury CT2 0AF TEL: 01227 710 830

Sturry, Fordwich & District-Aire Sur-La-Lys Twinning Association
Encouraging cultural understanding, creating friendships across national boundaries and offering members the chance to visit our twin town in France, our Twinning Association offers life-changing opportunities for members. Aire Sur-La-Lys, located near Calais, shares the mining heritage of parts of our Parish and previous cultural and social exchanges have provided members with the chance to experience the French way of life and culture while also promoting understanding of our heritage. To find out more or to join please contact the Association’s Secretary, Biddy Tighe , at bid.tighe@hotmail.co.uk or telephone 01227 274690.

Sturry Social Centre
Together4Fitness – Fun cardio and boot camp-style exercise. Monday and Wednesday evenings 6.30-7.25pm.

Contact Julia White 07584040974

Sturry Family Group
Tuesdays 9.30-11.30am contact 01227 713874

Sturry Short Mat Bowls
Tuesdays 1.30-5.00pm and 7.00-9.30pm, Thursdays 1.30-5.00pm, Sundays 7.00-9.30pm and some Sunday afternoons through winter months. Contact Paul 01227 639216.

Sturry Art Group
Our members are enthusiastic but relaxed amateurs, keen to practise and improve their artistic skills in various media. Meetings are held every Monday afternoon at Sturry Social Centre 2 – 4pm.
Contact Mrs J. Beck on 01227 710358

Boost Fitness
Wednesdays 6.30-7.30pm

Canterbury Baby Sensory
Thursday mornings, contact canterbury@babysensory.co.uk

Sturry Pre school Morning
Contact Louise 01227 719577

Kendo Karate
On Fridays 5.00-6.00pm

Impact Dance Academy
On Saturdays 9.00-11.15am contact Gemma

Church Jammers
On Sundays 9.30-10.30am, contact Lisa 01227 713078


Broad Oak Women’s Institute
The Broad Oak Women’s Institute meets every third Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm. in Broad Oak Village Hall, Shalloak Road, Broad Oak. We have speakers, outings, lunches, teas and other activities. We are very friendly.
Contact Marion Hope (President Broad Oak W.I.) Tel: 01227 711402


Tina Rintoul Children’s Centre
Shaftesbury Road, Hersden, Canterbury Kent CT3 4HS
Activities for under 5’s and their parents, grandparents, guardians, etc. Parent and toddler groups, health visitor clinics and much more. For information contact Reception on 01227 713874 or email tinarintoulcc@kent.gov.uk.

Chislet Colliery Welfare Association Bowls Club
Recreation Ground, The Avenue, Hersden Kent

Throughout the summer season, they host a full programme of matches and competitions against other clubs and within their membership. Qualified coaching can be made available for new members, who are always welcome to come along to practice sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the afternoon. The essential requirements for joining us on the green are flat soled shoes.

If you would like to know more about the sport of bowls, or the CCWABC, please visit our our new website at www.chisletbowls.org.uk or go along to one of their open days which will be detailed on the website.

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