Groups

Regular Weekday Activities

You do not have to be a member of the church to engage in any of the following activities. All are most welcome.

2nd Thorpe Brownies. The 2nd Thorpe Brownies have a weekly meeting in the church hall each Wednesday (in term time) starting at 6.00pm. New recruits to the Brownie movement are always welcome. Carol Dale would love to hear from you. Telephone her on 01603 702366.

3rd Thorpe Guides meet weekly in the church hall on Wednesdays 7.15 – 8.45 pm – during term time; new recruits always welcome. Please contact Natalie Freestone at 3rdthorpeguides@gmail.com

Art Group meets in the Plumstead Room each Monday from 10.00am. New members are always welcome. Please Contact Tony Buxton on 01603 436660

Badminton.  Club members meet to play in the church hall each Monday evening at 7.30pm. Please ring John Walters for details on 01603 439161.

Children’s Street Dance Classes.  During term time these classes are held in the church hall from 4.45 to 5.45pm every Wednesday (in term time). If you are interested, contact Denise Baker on 01603 709009.

Friendship ClubAlternate Wednesdays at 2.30pm the Friendship Club meets for an afternoon of chat, fellowship and most often some entertainment. This is rounded off with refreshments.  We welcome anyone who wishes to enjoy a pleasant and relaxing time. For further details, please ring Lilian Coverdale on 01603 461512

For current programme click here: friendship-club-prog-pdf

Fitness Through Movement, Exercise and Dance. Exercise in a friendly atmosphere and have fun on Fridays from 10.00 to 11.00 term time. For more information, call Ann on 01603 434107

Helm Players, founded in 1968 is a drama group which presents two plays a year – Spring and Autumn. New members will be particularly welcome. For further information contact the secretary on 01603 702796

Keep Fit classes for ladies are part of a program of activities provided by Norfolk County Council. The session at Heartsease is held each Wednesday in term time at 10.00am in the church hall. For more information, please phone 01603 453372.

Music Makers.  This is a fellowship of people who like to sing both in church and in the community. We make regular visits to residential homes. Our music is a mixture of religious and secular, and we would welcome anyone who might like to join. Music Makers meet on Friday evenings in the church at 7.30pm. Please contact Shirley Hallums on 01603 714107

Patchwork and Quilting Group.  This very popular activity takes place on two days a week, on Wednesdays  and Thursdays at 10.00 am. Term time only. Both sessions take place in the Plumstead Room. If you are interested, please contact Emma Shorten on 01603 493068.

Short Mat Bowls.  We play on two days a week. On Tuesdays we play in the morning from 10.00 to 12.00, and again from 2.00 to 4.00pm. We meet on Thursdays with a morning session from 10.00 to 12.00. Why not join us? Enquiries to Eric Anderton on 01603 439471.

Townswomen’s Guild.  The meetings of the Thorpe branch of the Guild are held in the Epworth Room at 2.30 on the 1st Thursday of the month. For more information, please contact Eileen Walters on 01603 439161.

Troshers Accordion Club meets on Thursday from 7.30pm in the Epworth Room. If you can read music and have a basic knowledge of piano or accordion, you will be welcome. Instruments can be hired and tuition is available. For more information, see http://www.norwichac.co.uk or email accordion@norwichac.co.uk