Clubs, Groups & Meetings

Here is a list of some of the regular clubs, groups and meetings that happen in the three villages.

1st Stanstead Abbotts Brownies: Mondays 5.45–7pm (The Wilshere Hall) for girls aged 7 to 10 years. Guider in charge: Helen Payne (01920 462676).

Great Amwell Scout Group: Squirrels: boys and girls aged 4–5 years old, Beavers: boys and girls aged 6–8 years old, Cubs: boys and girls aged 8–10½ years old, Scouts: boys and girls aged 10½–14 years old. All groups meet at Scout HQ, 142 London Road, Ware SG12 9NH. For details visit  or call 01920 320142.

1st Stanstead Abbotts & St Margarets Scout Group: Age groups as above.All groups meet at Scout HQ, Marsh Lane, Stanstead Abbotts SG12 8QT. For details visit  or follow on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Bingo for the over 60s: Every Friday 2.30–4pm in Folly View Community Centre. New players welcome, just turn up.

Evergreen Club: Every Monday afternoon 2–4pm at the Stanstead Abbotts Parish Hall. Transport can be arranged. Contact: 01920 870526 (Ann Hardy).

Great Amwell Women’s Club: Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday 7.30–10pm at the Parish Hall, Great Amwell. Club Secretary: Dulcie Fordham. Contact number for enquiries: 01920 466689 (Christine).

Herts Wheelers (Cycling Club): Weekly Sunday club rides for various abilities normally starting in Ware. Contact

The Amwell Society: Quarterly talks in the Parish Hall, Great Amwell, as well as trips walks and activities locally. For details of membership contact William Brown 01920 872450 (Chairman).

Stanstead Abbotts Local History Society: Chairman, Bob Hunt. Regular meetings for both members and non-members. For details visit: For membership details email:

St Margaretsbury Tennis Club: A friendly club with social sessions on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturday and Sunday mornings, plus a junior section, coaching available, and opportunity to play match tennis in local leagues. For details contact: or come along to a social morning. 

‘Armchair Singers’ for everyone: A chance to eat, drink, sing and quiz all in one afternoon. Fun, fun, fun. Held in the Nigel Copping Community Centre every Monday 1.30–3.30pm. Singing for health and well-being. All ages welcome. For more details please contact Gabby Hanley on 07875 221543.

St Margaretsbury Football Club: The Recreation Ground, Station Road, St Margarets (near Stanstead Abbotts). A Chartered Standard local football club for Youth, Ladies and Mens football, with youth starting from 6 years upwards in non-competitive leagues, and more competitive as they move up into Under 18, Ladies and Mens Football. Contact: Club Secretary at

Stanstead Abbotts Parish Hall Table Tennis Club: A friendly club meeting on Friday afternoons from 2pm, and Thursday evenings from 7.30pm with the opportunity to play in local leagues. For further details please call 07841 583265 or email – or just come along!

Carpet Bowls Club: Our Carpet Bowls club meets every Tuesday from 7pm in Stanstead Abbotts Parish Hall. We are an all-inclusive sport, suitable for all ages and abilities. Our members range in age from 9 to 90. No need to bring any equipment, everything is provided. First night is free. Come along and give it a try! For more details contact Pete (Tel: 07429142525 / Email:

St Andrew’s Church Card-making Group: We meet in the Wilshere Hall starting at 1pm on the first and third Tuesdays every month. The cost is £4 per session to cover materials used and two cards will be made each session. We have a break midway for refreshments, which is included in cost. New members welcome – please contact Janet Dance on 07941096834.

Just Friends: a group for widows, widowers and divorced or separated people. We meet as friends to support each other, arrange activities and share names of trusted tradespeople. Meeting every 2nd Tuesday and 4th Thursday. If interested, please contact Mary ( / 07899 861297 or 01920 870527).

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