Henley Womens Institute 

Wreath Making Workshop Wow – what an amazing workshop! There were so many stunning wreaths produced as we all embraced the Christmas spirit! In a hall full of greenery, pine cones and other lovely Christmas items, our tutor Diane Heasley guided us through how to produce a luxurious Christmas Wreath. Everyone delighted in producing their […]

Henley Senior Citizens 

We returned on 10 January from our Christmas Break and look forward to another year of friendship. Our 2023 went out on a “High”. In October, Chris Parfitt gave us a talk on his journey through Morocco which totalled to around 1000 miles. It was a very interesting to hear of the different ways of […]

Claydon High School 

Happy New Year to all the readers of the In Touch magazine as well as all stakeholders of Claydon High School. We have had a bit of a change here at Claydon recently, Ms Taylor has headed over to Thurston Community College for a few months which means that I have stepped up as Headteacher […]

Northgate Karate 

Very busy end of the year for Northgate and associated Karate Clubs. Started with the last of the year a black Belt grading. Well done to Lauren and Lilly but this is not the end of good news in the club! Lilly who has worked so hard, after a three month trial is now officially […]

Satomi Kai Aikido

Why Aikido is Perfect for Older Individuals Aikido, with its gentle yet powerful movements, offers a journey of self-discovery and well-being for individuals of all ages. Among its many virtues, Aikido is a martial art unusually well suited for older practitioners. Aikido’s techniques emphasize fluidity and circular movements, making it a low-impact form of exercise, […]

Wombles Meet at Community Cafe

On 19 December, the Wombles litter pickers got together for a coffee and chat. We try to do this twice a year. Before Covid we used to get together to litter pick in different areas of Claydon and Barham. But since then we have tended to have our own areas. For example several people clear […]

Great Blakenham Over 50s Club

The Over 50s Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month in the Parish Room, Stowmarket Road from 2-4pm. The cost per meeting is £4 and includes whatever activity is on, tea and biscuits, a raffle ticket and a three ticket bingo book.  Perhaps you are new to the area and this would […]

Great Blakenham Craft Club

The club is held in the Parish Room, Stowmarket Road, Great Blakenham. There is a car park behind the hall and it is accessible to all including disabled toilet facilities.  We meet on Mondays from 2-4pm other than bank holidays from February until the first week in December on which day we have our AGM and […]

Claydon and Barham Young Families

In February we will be meeting on the 1, 15 and 29 February, 9.30–11.30am in the Claydon and Barham Village Hall. A little information about us: Claydon and Barham Young Families is a Mother’s Union project which has been run by mothers union members and supporters for thirty two years! We welcome anyone, Mums, Dads, Carers, […]

Claydon and Barham Recreation Ground

Have you missed us? It’s been a while since we last updated you here, we hope you have all been enjoying the recreation ground over the last few months.  The committee would like to politely remind everyone that dogs are not permitted within the fenced section of the playground. This reminder sparked some conversation on […]