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OUR CLUBS AND GROUPS

Thorngate Halls is home to a wide variety of clubs, groups, and events. There really is something for everyone seven days a week. Below is our current timetable but please check back regularly for updates

MONDAY

Indoor Zumba Class

ZUMBA GOLD

Monday 10.00 - 11.00 - Weekly


Contact:  Julie Bateman 07968 376023

TEA DANCE

Monday 13.30 - 16.30 – Weekly

Contact:

Pauline 01329 234562

Reception 02392 510012

The Tea Dance is held on Monday afternoons in the Thorngate Ballroom. 

 

Admission is £3.00. 

 

Come and join us for a cup of tea and a biscuit        

Couple Dancing

TUESDAY

Bowls Game

THORNGATE SHORT MAT BOWLING CLUB

Tuesday 9.30 - 12.00 - Weekly

Contact:  Jan Barry 02392 522663

The Short Mat Bowling Club has been established for 26 years and is the only Club of its type to play all year round.  Members play on five indoor mats.  The Club has a varied and active social calendar which is always well supported by its members.

 

Enquiries from prospective new members over the age of 18 are always welcomed.

BRAVESTARR

American Western Line Dancing Classes

Tuesday 13.15 - 15.00 – Weekly

Contact: Wendy Glynne – 02392 521830

A warm welcome is given to all new members in the Thorngate Ballroom.  It’s so easy and a FUN way of keeping fit for all ages.  If you’re stressed or depressed or simply want to get fit with dance, then come along and strut your stuff!  No need for a partner or any previous dancing experience. 

 

Pay at the door – £4.50 per session/ Beginners and popular dances taught.

Dance Class
Family Playing Table Tennis

THE THORNGATE TABLE TENNIS CLUB

Tuesday 19.30 - 22.30 - Weekly

Contact:

Douglas Sherley – dougsherley@gmail.com

Jan Davies – jammyweej@yahoo.co.uk

The Thorngate Table Tennis Club is for adults of all ages and of all abilities.  

 

This is a fun club and everyone is welcome!

The Club holds a Skittles evening and Quiz evening twice a year and an annual Lunch.

GOSPORT PARTIALLY SIGHED CLUB

Tuesday 12.30 - 15.00 – weekly

Contact:  Malcolm Dent – 07738 585544

wecanhelp@gosportarians.co.uk

Eyeglasses

THE KER-MEL SCHOOL OF DANCING

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday – Weekly

Principals: Mrs. J. Allpress – (ATMBA) 

                 Mrs. M. Silverlock – (LISTD)

 

Contact: 02392 527070

Classes taken in tap, ballet, modern, and jazz.  Imperial Society of Dancing and British Arts Exams.  Competitions and shows arranged.  Children trained from 3 years.

Tap Dance Class
Kundalini Yoga Meditation

KUNDALINI YOGA

Tuesday 19.00 - 20.30 – Weekly

Contact: Renata

Email: suryachandra1000@outlook.com

Call: 07867 522997

Pre-book only. 

 

Please bring a yoga mat and a blanket. 

WEDNESDAY

GOSPORT FLORAL ART CLUB

Flower Arrangement

First Wednesday 14.00 - 16.00 - Monthly

Contact:

Carol Patis - 

patis68@virginmedia.com or 07818 433783

The club is affiliated with the Gosport Community Association and the National Association of Flower Arranging Societies (both Registered Charities) and is open to all those interested in the art of flower arranging. 

 

New or experienced members can take part in a varied and interesting program including practice meetings, workshops, and an annual show in the Thorngate Theatre.  Visits by demonstrators are enjoyed throughout the year as well as social events.

SOLENT ART CLUB

Wednesday 13.30 - 15.30 – Weekly

Contact:

Terry Mahony - tdmahony@btinternet.com

The Solent Art Club is a friendly group of mixed ages and abilities who meet to enjoy a quiet couple of hours of painting in watercolour, pastel, acrylic, and oil.  We tender constructive advice to each other were requested and enjoy a chat over a cup of tea and biscuits.  The Club welcomes anyone interested in drawing or painting of any age or any ability to attend and see if they would like to join.

Artist at Work
Choir Performing on Stage

NEW THORNGATE SINGERS

Wednesdays 14.00 to 15:30 - Weekly

Contact: 

Wendy DeBeugny - wendydebeugny.yahoo.co.uk

Sue Desbois -  suedesbois@yahoo.com

The Thorngate Singers are an established singing group, affiliated with the Gosport Community Association.  They meet each week in the Music Room to sing songs, new and old, and across many genres with a view to occasional public performance.  They are an informal and friendly group with a range of ages

GOSPORT AND DISTRICT ORGAN CLUB

Second Wednesday 13.00 - 17:00 Monthly

 

Contact:

Peter Buckles – 01329 310592

Graham Benzeval – benzevalgd@yahoo.co.uk

The Gosport and District Organ Club meets once a month in the Thorngate Ballroom.  As well as normal club meetings, we hold occasional Sunday concerts in association with the Theatre Organ Club of GB.  If you are interested in playing or hearing these instruments, then please join the Group at their Meetings – everybody will be made most welcome. 

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GOSPORT U3A – member of Third Age Trust

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First Wednesday 10.00 – 12.00 – Monthly

(Except August)

Contact:

George Cantrill - chair@gosportu3a.org.uk

The Gosport U3A is part of a National Organisation - the Third Age Trust. 

 

The Gosport club has around 300 members who between them organise groups for like-minded adults through regular meetings and social events that include art, music, literature, crafts, languages, scrabble, walking, days out, theatre visits, and dining groups – and more (new activities can be added according to member interest).

 

New members are always welcome – just pop in to see us at our next monthly meeting – first Wednesday from 10 am.

THURSDAY

THORNGATE PANTO & VARIETY COMPANY

Thursday 19.30 - 21.30 - Weekly

Contact: thorngatepavco@gmail.com

Phone: 07835 275557

The “Panto Club” was formed in 1960, and puts on an annual pantomime, variety shows, and Christmas Cabaret.  A friendly group, who work hard to put on good shows.  Anyone who would like to get involved, be it performing, working behind the scenes, or front of house, are welcome to attend rehearsals – why not go along on a rehearsal night, you will be made most welcome!

Theatre

JIM HAMES BIG BAND CONCERTS

Wedding Band

Thursdays 11.00 for 11.30 to 13.00 – Monthly

Contact:

GCA Reception – 02392 510012

Gosport Community Association is pleased to present monthly lunchtime concerts featuring the Jim Hames Big Band at the Thorngate Ballroom. 

 

Admission £2.00.  

 

Bar & Refreshments available.  Claire’s Bistro will be open for food.

 

NATIONAL  BLOOD SERVICE

Contact: 0300 1232323 or www.blood.co.uk

Telephone Reception for dates of sessions – 023 92510012. 

Gosport Community Association is pleased to support the work of the National Blood Transfusion Service by providing facilities for regular donor sessions to be held in the Centre.  2 Donor sessions are usually held in the Thorngate Ballroom.

Do something amazing today – Give Blood!

Blood Pressure Check
Tap Dance Class

THE KER-MEL SCHOOL OF DANCING

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday – Weekly

Principals: Mrs. J. Allpress – (ATMBA) 

                 Mrs. M. Silverlock – (LISTD)

 

Contact: 02392 527070

Classes taken in tap, ballet, modern, and jazz.  Imperial Society of Dancing and British Arts Exams.  Competitions and shows arranged.  Children trained from 3 years.

FRIDAY

Group Discussion

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

Friday 19.30 - 21.00 – Weekly

Contact:

0800 9177650 (National)

02392 580776 (Local)

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength, and hope with each other. In the hope that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. 

NATIONAL  BLOOD SERVICE

Contact: 0300 1232323 or www.blood.co.uk

Telephone Reception for dates of sessions – 023 92510012. 

Gosport Community Association is pleased to support the work of the National Blood Transfusion Service by providing facilities for regular donor sessions to be held in the Centre.  2 Donor sessions are usually held in the Thorngate Ballroom.

Do something amazing today – Give Blood!

Blood Pressure Check
Dance class

THE KER-MEL SCHOOL OF DANCING

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday – Weekly

Principals: Mrs. J. Allpress – (ATMBA) 

                 Mrs. M. Silverlock – (LISTD)

 

Contact: 02392 527070

Classes taken in tap, ballet, modern, and jazz.  Imperial Society of Dancing and British Arts Exams.  Competitions and shows arranged.  Children trained from 3 years.

SATURDAY

THE KER-MEL SCHOOL OF DANCING

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday – Weekly

Principals: Mrs. J. Allpress – (ATMBA) 

                 Mrs. M. Silverlock – (LISTD)

 

Contact: 02392 527070

Classes taken in tap, ballet, modern, and jazz.  Imperial Society of Dancing and British Arts Exams.  Competitions and shows arranged.  Children trained from 3 years.

Dance Class

SUNDAY

Couple Dancing

COME DANCING

Sunday 19.00 - 22.00 - Monthly

Contact:  GCA Reception – 02392 510012

Dances are held in the Ballroom where patrons can enjoy good music, and great company in an excellent venue on the first Sunday evening of every month.

 

Admission is £5.00.

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