Nearby Clubs & Societies

More Nearby Clubs & Associations

Royal Lymington Yacht Club: Bath Road, Lymington, SO41 3SE | Tel: 01590 672677
RLYC was founded in 1922, their objective is to be "Successful on the water, friendly and welcoming ashore". The club has members of all skills & ages, and are proud to have members who represented their country in the GBR Team at the Olympics. The club has an active clubhouse with restaurant & social events. The clubs patron is Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.

The Lymington Optimists: The Royal Lymington Yacht Club hosts the Gold and Silver Fleets, and the Salterns Sailing Club hosts the Bronze Fleet. | The club provides round training and coaching for Optimist sailors aged from 7 to 15 years old who can already sail an Optimist and want to learn to race or improve their existing racing skills. The organisation is run by volunteers, and look to anyone joining to be prepared to help out where they can. They encourage families to join the club where possible, it is through these members that they can offer the programmes and training that takes place & each session needs an adult club member to oversee the event.

Lymington Town Sailing Club: Bath Road, Lymington, SO41 3SE | Tel: 01590 674514
The club is based next to the Lymington River with access to the public slipway at all states of the tide. LTSC is a family orientated Sailing Club which provides a wide range of Social, Sailing and Information Services to its members. The Solent Room with stunning views of the River provides a restaurant & bar.

Salterns Sailing Club: Off Maiden Lane, Lymington.
The Salterns is a sailing club for children where they can learn to enjoy sailing and gain experience in organisation and administration of a sailing club. The sailing area is an 8 acres pond, created from an old saltpan. The depth is about one metre, except in one corner where it is about 2 metres. The Club is entirely run by volunteers. Boats sailed: British Moths, Optimists and Scows.

Lymington Amateur Rowing Club: Bath Road, Lymington, SO41 3RU
Lymington Amtaeur Rowing Club was established in 1881. The clubhouse can be found on the corner of Quay Road in Lymington. The club has always promoted the fun & social side of the sport as well as the serious aspect of competitive rowing. If you would like to try rowing for a bit of fun or if you are an established rower wishing to train hard please get in touch or just go along to the club house.

The Bold Balladiers: 77 Southampton Road, Lymington, Hants SO41 9GH | Tel: 01590 677258
A group of around thirty singers, instrumentalists and actors, were founded in 1995 by the professional tenor,Michael Goldthorpe, to promote live concerts of the best popular parlour music of the Victorian and Edwardian era. The Bold Balladiers is a flexible group of professional singers and instrumentalists initially specialising in the Victorian and Edwardian popular repertoire. In 2005 the group's activities expanded to include the Second World War.

Lymington Conservative Club: Wistaria House, 32 St Thomas Street, Lymington, SO41 9NA | Tel: 01590 672078
Active members club with regular entertainments, indoor games & bar.

New Milton Conservative Club: 24 Station Road, New Milton, BH25 6JX | 01425 610031
The club has a membership of around 3000. Open 7 days per week at lunchtimes and evenings. Four snooker tables, a Pool Table, two Dart Boards & restaurant. The club has a wide variety of social activities. There is entertainment every Saturday evening and many Sundays as well. During the week there are regular activities for members including whist, bingo and many other functions and special events.

The ConChord Singers were formed from an enthusiastic group of members of The Con Club who enjoyed singing. From a small number, initially ten or twelve at its inception in 1976, it has grown to its present size of around thirty members, with Bass, Tenor, Alto & Soprano Voices. Predominantly consisting of retired or semi-retired people who rehearse in the afternoons. Sponsored by the New Milton Conservative Club, they perform at many venues in the New Forest and beyond, from Lymington to Ringwood and through to Southbourne.

New Milton Petanque Club: Fawcetts Field, Christchurch Road, New Milton, BH25 6QB | Tel: 01425 613884
Try your hand at French Boubles. Club meets Wednesday & Sunday safternoons between 2pm & 4pm.

New Milton Rugby Club: Ashley Sports Ground, Ashley, New Milton, BH25 5BP | Tel. 01425 610401
The club runs senior, junior & mini teams. The Clubhouse has an excellent bar, opening into a modern conservatory with views over the grounds. Active social scene.

The New Forest Players: Performing Arts Centre, Ballard School, New Milton, BH25 5SU | Tel: 01425 274708
The society has its origins founded in the pre-war years. Today NFP is a full and active amateur theatrical group with a strong reputation for providing quality productions. NFP is always on the lookout for new members and friends. If you enjoy acting, assisting back stage or simply enjoy watching theatre, then think about joining the New Forest Players. There are two membership types: Adult and Junior.

Milton Musical Society: New Milton.
Normal meeting times are Wednesdays from 7.30 to 10.00pm. A friendly musical theatre company based in New Milton which has been performing for over 40 years. Membership ranges from 11 to 85. The main focus of activities is the performance of popular musicals and they perform one big show a year at the Regent Centre Theatre. The society believe that everyone should have a chance to perform and many members have found hidden talents, in singing and dancing. It isn’t all hard work and they do find time for the odd drink or two!

Hampshire Genealogical Society: New Milton and Christchurch Family History Group.

Meetings are held on the second Friday of each month beginning at 7:30pm in the Library at St. Marks Church Hall, Hinton Wood Avenue, Highcliffe, Dorset. Meet other 'like-minded' individuals to gain new insights and guidance on the next steps to take. Most societies cost around £10 a year annual membership.

New Milton Decorative & Fine Arts Society: Memorial Centre, Whitefield Road, New Milton, BH25 6DE | Tel: 01590 641360 | Meetings: 2nd Thursday of Month at 10.30am. The society focues on the promotion and advancement of the aesthetic education of the public, and the cultivation and study of the decorative and fine arts through lectures, study days and visits to museums and art galleries, both locally and further afield.

Bashley Football Club: Bashley Road, Bashley, New Milton, BH25 5RY | Tel: 01425 620280
Bashley FC founded in 1947 are the leading non league team in the New Forest and South West Hampshire.

Wessex Hang Gliding & Paragliding Club: The club covers Paragliding on Barton on Sea cliff top & the South Coast. They can advise on training for anyone wishing to take up the sport. The clubs also covers Paramotoring and powered hang gliding which enables long cross-countries and relaxed aerial exploration without the need for the elusive thermal on non-flyable days. See weblink for more club information.

Highcliffe and Infinity Camera Club: Tel: 01590 645084
The club has a regular meeting programme in various locations for a social gathering & active photography. The club also partcipates in photographic competitions.

Christchurch Gun Club: Sandy Lane, Christchurch | Tel: 01202 245962
This shooting club was established in 1902. The club caters for many shooting disciplines including fullbore, military and sporting rifle, black powder and clay pigeon shooting. They also have an airgun gallery and a woodland range and members regularly shoot on a local military rifle range at distances of up to 400 yards. The club has over 400 members of all ages, & welcome new members and families. Tuition and support is available to everyone. Safety is priority at the club. Visitors are welcome every second Sunday of the month from 10:00am to mid-afternoon.

Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group: | Tel: 01202 478093
CHOG is dedicated to the study and conservation of the wildlife of the harbour. The harbour is one ecological unit, but has three sites of particular interest: Stanpit Marsh, Hengistbury Head and Wick. Formed in 1956, the group has recorded and studied the birds systematically ever since. Though CHOG relies heavily on the ornithologists and other specialists who maintain the scientific reputation of the group, most of its members belong simply because they care about wildlife and its survival around Christchurch Harbour. New members welcome.

Christchurch Aviation Society: Meetings are held at 8pm in the Druitt Hall, (next to library), High Street, Christchurch | Tel: 01202 699437 | The Society was originally formed as the Sea Vixen Society in 1983 to commemorate and celebrate the aviation history of Christchurch and to enable like-minded Aviation enthusiasts to meet, be entertained and have a chat on a regular basis - a format which is very much the heart of the Society today. Regular guest speakers on current & historical aviation subects. They would be delighted to welcome you, your family and friends.

National Trust-Christchurch and New Forest Association:

800 National Trust members and volunteers in the area roughly bounded by Christchurch, Lymington, Hythe and Ringwood. The association was founded in 1978 and raises donations for National Trust projects. Throughout the year series of talks, some in the afternoon and some in the evening. Members and non-members welcome to these meetings. Social events, lunches, rambles, and skittles evenings, and day outings.

The Salvation Army: Christchurch Corps, 3 Stour Road, Christchurch, BH23 1PL | Tel: 01202 482671

Hampshire Field Club & Archaeological Society: | Contact: alison@deveson.org.uk
The society is formed from a group of people who care about Hampshire, its environment and heritage. Founded in 1885 the Field Club has held the best interests of the County close to its heart for more than a century. The club has regular talks & events.