Old Felixstowe Community Association

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Affiliated groups

Groups that meet at the Community Centre

These groups use the Centre on a regular basis and welcome new members and guests. All telephone numbers are 01394 numbers unless otherwise stated. Contact information is still being added to this list - if you wish to get in touch with a group that is missing this information then please call Elaine Wright on 01394 274623.

OFCA Sections

These activities are open only to members of the Association.

Carpet Bowls
New members always welcome - we play up to 4 times a week and have a league team Jenny Catchpole, 277606

The Craft class meets in the Jane Bolton Lounge on Friday afternoons from 2pm till 4pm, stopping halfway through for tea and biscuits. We do a variety of crafts, knitting, sewing, quilting, making greeting cards or doing anything else that we fancy and there is usually someone who can help if you have a problem or want to learn something new. It only costs 2 per session and if you would like to come along and meet us you will be made most welcome

Gillian Barnett, 278177
Table Tennis
We play at the Centre every Thursday evening at 7.30pm Alan Haynes, 276607
Tennis A friendly club which plays throughout the year
Linda Morton, 277759

Affiliated and other groups

These independent groups run their own affairs and have their own membership. OFCA-affiliated groups hire Centre facilities at advantageous rates, in exchange for which they help us raise funds and have a seat on OFCA General Council.

Brackenbury WI
 Brackenbury WI meet on the third Tuesday evening each month at 7.30pm in the Margaret White room at the Centre. 
 Angela Pratt, 01394 286649
Chair-based Exercise  Suitable for seniors and those wanting a gentle introduction to exercise. Improve mobility, strength and suppleness.  Friday afternoons.
 Julia Drewell, 01473 620511
Colneis Flower Club
 Guest demonstrators inspire us at 7.30pm on the third Thursday of the month  Anne Arbon, 01394 282590
EJR Ceramics  Clay workshops, on selected Monday mornings Emma Jayne Robertson, 01728 860125
Felixstowe Area Social Club for Retired Persons
  We meet at 2.15 on the second Tuesday of each month  Sylvia Arnold, 01394 548323
Felixstowe Area Stroke Support
   Norman Eyre, 07905 507271
Felixstowe Morning WI    Claudia Bond, 01394 279263
Felixstowe Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners
Hope Trust  Paul Taylor, 01394 272592
Felixstowe Garden Club
  We meet at 7.30pm on the second Tuesday of each month.
We invite guest speakers who offer valuable advice, we organise monthly competitions, coach trips to gardens of interest, and our Annual Flower and Produce Show at the Leisure Centre in July.
Visitors are welcome at 2 per meeting.
Membership is 12 per annum.
 Caroll Wallace, 01394 272695
Jubilee Club
  The Jubilee Club meets on the first and third Monday of each month at Old Felixstowe Community Centre, Ferry Road. We listen to music, or a guest speaker, or sometimes watch a slide show. This is followed by a cup of tea / coffee and a raffle. We also arrange occasional lunches at local restaurants, and day trips to various places of interest. If you would like to join us, our meetings start at 2pm, or contact the secretary on 01394 275568 for more information.
 Maureen Burns, 01394 671340
Keep Fit  A low-impact exercise-to-music session for those who want to get active and stay fit. Develop strength, stamina, suppleness, balance and co-ordination. Friday afternoons.
 Julia Drewell, 01473 620511
Lace Makers
 A self-help group, we also enjoy other needlecrafts  Christine Jones, 01394 274480
Lone Star Line Dancers
 We meet from 10.00 to 11.30 every Tuesday  Dawn Cheadle, 01394 272196
Martello Ladies Circle
 Martello Ladies meet on the first Thursday of each month in the Wyn Brackley Hall, our meetings start at 8pm. We have various speakers, meals out, a mystery trip, etc. Our annual fee is 7, and monthly it's 1.50 for members and 2 for guests, this also includes a raffle ticket.  Jan Willis, 01394 330775
Positive Pals  David Tennant, 01394 279840
Rainbows, Brownies, Guides
 New members aged 5 and upwards welcome at our Wednesday evening sessions, but there may be waiting lists - please phone to check  Julie Thorogood, 01394 271533
Yoga  We are a friendly group, we meet every Thursday morning from 9.30 to 11.00. All are welcome!
 Richard Scott, 07936 523 972