Hobbies & Interests

Many local clubs and societies publish up-to-date information about their local activities in the quarterly Castle Cary and Ansford Newsletter, (latest Newsletter is on the right of the home page) and there is always a comprehensive list of local societies and clubs on the back page of every edition

Update Club details please!

Update Club details please!

There’s a lot of information on our website about Clubs and Community Groups. Some of this may be out of date so, if you’re involved in one, please could you check the details and forward any corrections needed to: [email protected]

Many thanks!

Outdoor activities for children and adults

Playpark: includes great play and exercise equipment for children of all ages and adults, including a very popular zip wire and also 4 exercise stations for teenagers and adults.. Located at the end of Florida Street on the corner of the playing fields – see map.
Fairfield: includes a pump park for children and young people on their bicycles or scooters, wooden playpark equipment for children, and a wooden exercise trail for adults.. The field is a new acquisition by Castle Cary Town Council and Ansford Parish Council and is located between Florida Fields and Priory View –  see map.

GREENER CARY

GREENER CARY
Greener Cary exists to support individuals, households, organisations and businesses in Castle Cary, Ansford and the surrounding areas in their efforts to be more sustainable and combat climate change. We hope to develop a network to help people and groups which join to keep in touch and find others who share their concerns.

For further information about activities and forthcoming events email [email protected]

CASTLE CARY RAMBLERS

We walk every other Wednesday about 6 to 9 miles, take packed lunch. Share cars, where necessary, to start of walk. Walk at own risk; age 18+. Meet at 9.30 am sharp in the Millbrook lower car park. Contact: Anne Pitt 01963 359621

See here for our Spring update.

 

BELL-RINGING

We aim to further bell ringing. Contact Derek Biles, 14 Victoria Park, Castle Cary, BA7 7DG. Tel: 01963 350002

BRUTON WRITING CLUB

Contact Mr Stephen Tate, (01747) 840840 or (07968) 021710, [email protected].

CAMELOT U3A

Over 30 groups, including art, creative writing, bridge, patchwork and quilting, rambling, theatre visits, a luncheon club, plus a monthly meeting in Caryford Hall, usually on the last Friday of the month.
See the Caryford Hall website for contact details.

CARY COMEDIANS CARNIVAL CLUB

A Carnival Club which has been going since 1977. We enter comic feature classes in carnivals, and build an 80ft-long float each year at Orchard Farm. Meetings at the White Hart, 2nd Sunday of the month, 7 pm. Contact Mr Gordon Stockman, (01963) 440472, [email protected]. www.carycomedians.co.uk

CARY REELS

Contact Mrs Ann Simon, (01963) 350276, [email protected].

CASTLE CARY BRIDGE CLUB

Contact Mr Michael Millican, (01963) 351689.

CASTLE CARY & ANSFORD CARNIVAL SOCIETY

We organise the annual Children’s Carnival and Illuminated Carnival. Meetings at the Scout Hall, first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm. Contact Caroline Sharley, 07711 266969, [email protected] or visit the website www.castlecary-carnival.org.uk

CASTLE CARY CERAMICS GROUP

The study of British pottery and porcelain through lectures, discussions, research and appraisal of wares, and by visiting appropriate ceramic events and exhibitions. Contact Mr Duncan Chalmers, (01460) 54117, [email protected].

CASTLE CARY CHOIR

Singing for pleasure, Mondays 7.30 – 9.30 pm in the Methodist Church. Contact Mrs Sue Catlett, (01749) 830293, [email protected]. www.castlecarychoir.org

CASTLE CARY GARDENING ASSOCIATION

Gardening talks and visits; annual flower show. Meets 1st Thursday every month at 7.30 pm in the Methodist Schoolroom. Details on the website: http://ccga.btck.co.uk or contact Lesley Ridgley [email protected]

 

 

CASTLE CARY RAILWAY CLUB

Contact Mr Steve Derby, (01749) 860571, [email protected].

C.A.T.S. (Castle Cary & Ansford Amateur Theatrical Society)

Our Secretary is Fiona Briody ([email protected])
 The CATS mobile number is 07843 169283.
 Our On-Line Box Office is at  www.thelittleboxoffice.com/cats

LIVING HISTORY GROUP

Collecting and recording personal memories, memorabilia, documents etc. for use in future publications, exhibitions or for reference. Contact Mrs Valerie Nicholls, (01963) 350168. www.castlecaryansfordlivinghistory.org.uk

MID-SOMERSET FLOWER CLUB

Usually a monthly demonstration of how to arrange flowers, followed by tea and cakes. Some practice meetings. Evercreech Village Hall, second Wednesday every month except January, July and August. Contact Mrs Mary Brown, (01963) 351811, mer[email protected].

SATURDAY CINEMA CLUB

Contact Susie Simmons, (01963) 351554, [email protected].

QUIZ EVENINGS

Teams of 4, with each team leading the evening in turn; refreshments in the interval. First Sunday of the month, 7.30 pm in the Methodist Church. Contact Mrs Audrey Rice, (01963) 350510, [email protected].

SOUTH-EAST SOMERSET WILDLIFE TRUST

We organise a winter talks programme and occasional walks. 1st Tuesday every month from September to May (excluding January), 8 pm at Caryford Hall, Contact Caroline Rathbone, 01749 812127.

[email protected]

www.somersetwildlife.org/events