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St Michael & All Angels Choir
Purpose
To sing at all services at St Michael & All Angels Church
Meetings
Choir practice, Thursdays at 7pm
Place
Rearsby Church
Special events
The choir is willing to sing for weddings or at any service. It is also available for non-church occasions. Contact the choir leader
Membership fee
Nil
Contact

Janet Tipton, Choir Leader & Organist. Tel: 0116 260 8915

 
Table Tennis & Leisure Club
Purpose
Exercise and Friendship. If you have never played before come and give it a try. All equipment supplied, 1 per session.
Time
Mon. 2-4pm/Fri. 6-8pm.
Place
Rearsby Village Hall
Membership fee
No membership fee. 1 per session
Contact
Tony Crump. 01664424148. stonyrich@hotmail.com

 

Rearsby History Society
Purpose
To meet and enjoy speakers on various topics as well as going on outings to historical sites/social events. Also, to act as a resource for others who are interested in local history by making various records/archives available to them
Meetings
Every 3rd Thursday (Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, Mar, April) at 7.30pm + outing in May
Place
Rearsby Village Hall
Membership fee
£10 per annum or £3 per meeting
Contact

Kathy Ledger. Tel: 01664 424311


Womens Institute
Purpose
To give women the opportunity to form friendships, learn & widen their horizons so that together they can influence local, national and international affairs
Meetings
2nd Thursday of every month (except July).
Place
Rearsby Village Hall
Attendance fee
Annual subscription:
Contact

Janet Wood. Tel: 01664 424572


Mothers Union
Purpose
To uphold Christ's teaching on the nature of marriage and to promote its wider understanding; to encourage parents to bring up their children in the faith and life of the church; to maintain a world-wide fellowship of Christians united in prayer, worship and service; to promote conditions in society favourable to stable family life and the protection of children; to help those whose family life has met with adversity
Meetings
Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month
Place
In members' homes - summer prayer meetings in church
Membership fee
£6.50 annual subscription
Contact

Mrs Brenda Shepherd. Tel: 01664 424962. Email: shepherd@leicester.anglican.org


1st Rearsby Rainbows
Purpose
To introduce girls aged 5-7years to Guides
Meetings
Tuesdays, 6-7pm
Place
Rearsby Village Hall
Membership fee
 
Contact

Jackie Woodward. Tel: 01664 424327


1st Rearsby Guides
Purpose
To help girls aged 10-14 years to acquire a variety of practical and social skills
Meetings
Tuesdays, 7.15-8.45pm
Place
Rearsby Village Hall
Membership fee
£1 subscription per evening
Contact

Jenny Woods, Leader. Tel: 01664 424393


1st Thrussington Brownies
Purpose
To help girls aged 7-10 years to acquire a variety of practical and social skills
Meetings
Tuesdays, 6-7.15pm
Place
Thrussington Village Hall
Membership fee
£1 per evening paid termly in advance
Contact

Frances Rendall, Leader. Tel: 01664 424240


1st Rearsby Scouts
Purpose
10.5 yrs old boy & girls
Meetings
Fridays, 7.45pm-9pm
Place
Thrussington Village Hall
Membership fee
Subscription
Contact
Anne Lewis. Tel: 01664 424803. Email: annelewis41@btinternet.com

1st Rearsby Cubs
Purpose
8-10.5 yrs old boys & girls
Meetings
Friday, 6.30-7.30pm
Place
Thrussington Village Hall
Membership fee
Subscription
Contact
Anne Lewis. Tel: 01664 424803. Email: annelewis41@btinternet.com

1st Rearsby Beavers
Purpose
6-8 yrs old boys & girls
Meetings
Wednesday, 6-7pm
Place
Thrussington Village Hall
Membership fee
Subscription
Contact
Anne Lewis. Tel: 01664 424803. Email: annelewis41@btinternet.com


Rearsby & District Young Farmers Club
Purpose
To provide young people (aged 10-26) who have an interest in the countryside with a safe environment in which they can have fun, make friends, learn and achieve.
Meetings
Thursdays, usually at 8pm
Place
Barkby Village Hall
Membership fee
Up to £10 per annum (depending on age)
Contact
Marie Singer. Tel: 01664 840861. Email: mariefsinger@hotmail.com


Ratcliffe Chorale
Purpose
Local choir open to all adults who enjoy singing
Meetings
Rehearsals every Monday at 7.30pm
Place
Syston Parish Church
Membership fee
 
Contact
Rachel Branston. Tel: 0116 260 8813.


Rearsby Walking Group

 

Purpose
To enoy w
Meetings
Tuesday evenings (summer) & weekends)
Place
Check with contact
Membership fee
none
Special events
Annual
Contact
Linda Cooper. Tel: 01664 424159 or email cooper436@binternet.com