Regular Events


The village hall has a regular diary of groups using the hall, many of who are village based and are always willing to welcome new members. Some groups work on a pre-booking process, so we encourage you to make contact with them prior to attending to avoid disappointment.

Barnston Art Group

Meets every Tuesday 9am – 3pm

Contact Linda Series on 07875-212188 Website

Barnston Carpet Bowls

Meets Monday 7.30pm – 10.30pm (following the second Monday they meet on Tuesday instead)

Contact Adrian Abbott on 01371-878914 English Carpet Bowls

Barnston Rainbows

Meeting every Tuesday 4.15pm – 5.15pm during school term time

For girls aged 5 to 7. Register your child | Volunteering

Contact Sue Sarjeant on 01371-874838 Website

Barnston Brownies

Meets every Tuesday 5.15pm – 7.15pm during school term time

For girls aged 7 to 10. Register your child | Volunteering.

Contact Jenny Wolff on 01371 875479 Website

Barnston Womens Institute

Meets on the third Thursday 1.30pm – 4.30pm every month (but not in August or December)

Contact Felicity Cripps on 01371-874587 Website

Chelmsford City Rabbit Club

Meets four times a year on Sundays 8am to 6pm

Contact Dorothy Mead on 01371-873258 British Rabbit Council

Dunmow Theatre Dance School

Meets every Wednesday 3.45pm – 7.45pm and Friday 4.15pm – 7.45pm

Contact Sue Bibb on 07969-340021 Website

Marcelle School of Dancing

Meets every Thursday 5pm to 7pm during school term time

Contact Julie Green on 07581-580107 Website

National Childbirth Trust (Anti-natal Courses)

Courses take place throughout the year please check their website.

Contact 0300 330 0700 Website

Ormsgard (dark ages re-enactment)

Meets fortnightly on Sunday 2pm – 5pm

Contact Samantha Greenland on 07961-941276 Website

Take the Lead (Dog Training)

Meets every Monday 10am – 12pm and Thursday 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Contact Annette Boreham on 01245-362045 Website

Tagakai Laido (Marshall Arts)

Meets every Friday 8pm to 10pm

Contact Dan Ivernee on 07851-048127 Website

University of Third Age – Craft Event

Meets second Wednesday 12.30pm to 3.30pm every month

Contact Michele Turner on 01371-875722 Website

Sing and Sign Mothers and Baby Group

Meets Weekly, Thursday 9.00am – 12.00pm

Contact Ariana Hill on 07943 539724 Website