Things to do

Westcott Sports Club

Westcott Sports Club is situated at Stable Meadow at the eastern end of the village, it’s entrance is on Milton Street. Club cricket has been played at Westcott for over 150 years (since 1869) and club football since 1935.

The 2019 season saw Westcott Cricket Club hosting their 150 anniversary. Established in 1869 and situated in the heart of the Surrey Hills, Westcott were one of the founding members of the Surrey Downs League. Since it’s establishment in 1975, Westcott have won the 1st division of the Surrey Downs League six times as well as success in the Village Cricket League. Westcott currently field one adult Saturday side (Surrey Downs League), and one Sunday side (Village Cricket League) as well as a Women’s side and Junior Section with age groups ranging from 7-18.

New members of all levels are always welcomed.

In total we have around 90 senior playing members aged 18-65 and over 50 juniors aged 5-17 who learn, train and play for one of the many teams. It’s a fantastic club offering a wonderful opportunity for young and older enthusiasts in the village.

Contact details: www.westcottcc.com 

Club Chairman Tony McKay (until Oct’22) then Alan Pickering
Cricket enquiries; Alan Pickering email: A.Pickering@gold.ac.uk

Football enquiries; Paul McKeown email: paul.mckeown@vanderbilthomes.co.uk

Ladies Cricket Club:Rebecca Taylor on 07917 881911.

Surrey Hills Dog Training

Home setup and settling in

Preparing for your new arrival, advice on creating the right environment and setup to make this time as stress free as possible for all involved. Guidance on essential equipment, sleep, feeding, interaction, socialisation, and common issues such as toilet and crate training, mouthing. Providing you with the foundations of the essential desired behaviours.

Puppy to adult group classes

Indoor and outdoor small group classes (max 6). I will provide you with the knowledge and tools to build the foundations of your puppy’s socialisation, development and continued learning.  Helping you develop good habits and learn each other’s language.

Six week puppy course commencing

6th September – Reading Room, 7.30 to 8.30pm

One to one training

These may suit if you can’t make a group class, have a nervous/rescue dog or particular training issue(s) you require help with for example recall, loose lead or jumping up.

Hoopers

An increasingly popular fun, low impact agility style class. Hourly sessions involve navigating hoops, barrels and tunnels and is a great way to have fun and bond with your dog. Suitable for all ages.

Six week course – contact for next available dates.

Workshops

Workshops focussing on developing specific skills, for example loose lead walking or recall.

John Venn

07880 707467

Email – info@surreyhillsdogtraining.com 

www.surreyhillsdogtraining.com 

 

Westcott Local History Group

Meet on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month at St Johns Community Centre, 7.45pm for 8pm start, plus organise regular walks and visits. 

Contact: info@westcotthistory.org.uk or visit thechurchinwestcott.org.ukSt Johns Community Centre

 

Nirvana Cycle Rides

Join Nirvana for one of their regular rides, all start from the shop on the green in Westcott. They have a wide range of rides to suit all tastes and abilities. It’s a great way to meet new people and discover the amazing network of trails that criss-cross the Surrey Hills all around us.

Contact: info@nirvanacycles.com or visit www.nirvanacycles.com

 

Girl Guides and Brownies

Having fun and trying new things are key to what the Brownies (age 5-7) and Girl Guides (age 10-14) do. They meet every week in The Reading Room on Fridays at 5.15pm until 9pm.

Contact:
Brownies:
nicola@nicolabrett.com
Guides:
westcott.guides@hotmail.com or visit www.girlguiding.org.uk

 

Elly’s Fitness Classes

A fun way to exercise and keep fit in Westcott, classes are tailored to all levels and needs. All abilities welcome whether you are a beginner or more advanced. Elly’s Fitness Classes are very popular and take place every Tuesday evening at The Reading Room. 5.45pm Early Bird Circuits, 6.30pm Circuits, 7.15pm Aerobifit

Contact: ellysfitness@outlook.com or visit ellysfitnessclasses on Facebook

 

Pat Williams Art Classes

Friday Art in the Reading Room Westcott.
The Reading Room on Fridays mornings buzzes with creative activity! The Friday Art Class is a friendly productive class for beginners and improvers. We have lively classes and are currently working with Acrylics but also draw and explore other mediums, we enjoy making Art and stretching our ability working with a variety of subjects. Materials can be supplied for complete beginners until they decide to keep painting and acquire their own. Newcomers of any level would be welcome to our class next term.

Contact: Pat Williams 01483 810214,
Mob 07733 236900 or email patwilliamsartist@gmail.com

 

Polite Paws Dog Training

Dog training run by Angela Doyle uses only kind, effective, reward-based methods which build a dog’s confidence making it easier for them to learn and owner to train. Three sessions a week at The Reading Rooms. Tuesdays 12pm-4pm, Thursdays 6pm-10pm and Saturdays 8am-12pm.

Contact: info@politepawsdogtraining.co.uk or visit www.politepawsdogtraining.co.uk

 

Westcott Village Coffee Morning

The village coffee morning was first started in 1966 and has been running ever since. New faces always welcome, open to everyone, children welcome. The first Wednesday in every month at The Reading Room at 10am.

Contact: Jean Mickle 01306 881208

 

Bridge Club

Established some 16 years ago the Westcott Bridge Club meets every Monday evening at The Reading Room 7pm until 10pm. We play 20-21 boards of duplicate bridge with a break for refreshments. Table fee £3 per person per night. New members especially those new to bridge always welcome. 

Further info: www.bridgewebs.com/westcott

David Royle 01306 880102 or Jill Attfield 01306 882040 

 

St John’s Weekly Café

All are welcome at the weekly café held every Monday at 9.15am until 11.45am at St John’s. Fresh tea and coffee plus homemade cakes and a warm welcome for all.

 

CoreFitPhysio

Pilates Physiotherapy and health centre right in the heart of Westcott. Providing, physio, massage and machine-based Pilates by an expert team of clinicians and sessions based on your needs. From initial biomechanical assessments to private clinical Pilates, duo sessions, reformer classes and many more.

Contact: westcott@corefitphysio.com or visit www.corefitphysio.com

 

Chris Forsey Art Class

Painting classes in Westcott with water-colours, acrylics and mixed media. Intermediate level and those with a little experience are welcome. Monday mornings at 10am in The Reading Room.

Contact: christopherforsey@btinternet.com or visit www.chrisforsey.com

 

Westcott Women

A relaxed informal social gathering of Westcott Women to share ideas and learn new things, with guest speakers and organised visits to places of interest.  Everyone is welcome. 

More information contact: Jacki Moss 01306 881481 johnjacki.moss@btinternet.com

 

Westcott Gardeners Club

A fun enjoyable way to share your passion for plants or for just pottering around the garden.  The Westcott Gardeners Club has been running since 1955 and holds two flower shows a year in The Reading Room, regular talks as well as outings to gardens to enjoy.  New members are always welcome. 

Contact Sheena Salmon 01306 885597

 

Cookie Club

The Cookie Club is an informal and friendly group for parents, grandparents and carers along with their babies and pre-school children.  Enjoy comfy sofas, good coffee and friendship. Every term-time Thursday 9am to 11am @ St John’s. 

£2 per family

Further information by email please contact e.lister.holytrinitywestcott@gmail.com

 

Richings Korean Martial Arts Club

We’d love to welcome the community of Westcott to have a go at our Korean Martial Arts classes. Second degree black belt Alan Richings new martial arts club is proud to have set up in the charming village of Westcott, we welcome new students of all ages, abilities and fitness levels. Based on the principles of Choi Kwang Do this accessible martial art will increase fitness, flexibility and confidence. 

Your first class is FREE so why not come along and try it out? For more information please email richingsckd@gmail.com or visit our Facebook page 

USEFUL INFORMATION

  • Second Degree Black Belt Alan Richings is CRB checked and First Aid trained
  • The classes are based on the Korean martial art Choi Kwang Do
  • We are an inclusive club who welcome people of all ages and fitness levels
  • First class is FREE
  • There are a number of membership options from family membership to pay as you go
  • Classes comprise of a mixture of stretching, martial arts/selfdefense techniques, pad and shield work, patterns cardio and general fitness
  • We have a healthy snacks tuck shop providing home made healthy snacks
  • The principles of this martial art are – Humility, Integrity, Gentleness, Perseverance, Self Control and Unbreakable Spirit.
 

Aikido Classes

Aikido is a practice of self-defense which aims to harmonise and transform an attack rather than block it. Kenjutsu is a sword form we practice with wooden and leather covered bamboo swords. Both are a training of mind, body and spirit which have many applications to everyday life.

Classes are held on Wednesdays 5pm-9pm. Cost: £15 per class, or £50 for 5 classes paid in advance. £25 annual membership, covering insurance and membership of an international Aikido and Kenjutsu association, through which we grade black belts and get access to international seminars.

Further details: Nicola Endicott 3rd Dan
01306 640389 nicolaendicott@yahoo.com www.dorking-aikido-and-kenjutsu-dojo.co.uk