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Beaver Scouts 4th Hitchin (St Ippolyts)
Beaver Scouts is for boys and girls aged 6 to 8 years.

We offer a wide of activities including games, crafts, outdoor activities and visits.

Monday 5.15 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. Term time only.  25 per term.
Contact Details  Steve Cook 01462 422427 email:
Aspire School of Dance                                    

Exciting school founded in August 2010. Classes offered in ISTD Imperial Ballet, Tap and Modern/Jazz and are suitable from 3 years of age upwards.  Children will be entered for regular exams and participate in the school show every two years. The school also performs at many community events such as Rhythms of the World, St Ippolyts Christmas Fair and the Children in Need Day of Dance each year.

Tuesdays 4 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. and Fridays 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Termly fee.

Contact Details  For more information, contact the Principal, Leonie Shephard.  Tel: 07793 966392 email:

North Herts Dog Training Club                                    

Dog training and socialisation for all ages and all breeds of dog from puppy to novice. Regular gradings to assess the progress of the dog/handler. Kennel Club Good Citizen Tests - from Puppy to Gold. Two dog shows per year all profits going to the charity of the year

Tuesday 7 pm - 9.45 pm and Friday 7.00 pm - 9.45 pm.

Membership 10.00 per year. Puppy and junior classes 20.00 per course all other classes 2.00 per night

Contact Details   
 Jan Corr 07881 564577 website
St Ippolyts and Gosmore Women's Institute

An educational, social, non-party political and non-sectarian organisation. Through its close community ties and wide-ranging activities, the WI plays a unique role in enabling women to turn their interests into achievements and their concerns into campaigns. Third Wednesday of each month (except August) at 7.45 p.m. Annual subscription this year is 39.00 per annum. Visitors 4.00. 

Contact Details
Mrs Cathryn Smith 01462 456690, email  
Parent organisation National Federation of Women's Institutes. Website  Charity Number: 1030146
St. Ippolyts Table Tennis Club

Four table tennis tables in use. Free hot and cold drinks.  Bring your own Table tennis bat and ball.  Plimsoles or indoor sports footwear only.  Standard of Play. From beginners up to North Herts First Division.  Age Range. No restrictions. Young and Old. Under 16 years olds must register name and address information with club representative on arrival. Under 13 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult 

Thursday evenings 8 pm. till 10 pm. (Just turn up no appointment needed) September till middle of May except for two weeks at Christmas.   Fees: Playing visitors (non members) 3 (pay on entry)  Club membership (not compulsory) 52 per season. (Paid at start of season) Junior (under 15 years) playing visitors 2 per evening (pay on entry)

Contact Details
Fred. Gearing 07860 300928 e-mail
join.  50p per week entrance.
Hitchin Ladies Bridge Club

We play 'Chicago' scoring based on the Acol bidding system and would welcome new members with some knowledge of the game.

Meet every Monday afternoon from 1.30 to 4.30pm

For more information contact  Jenny Williams 01462 612000 or Gill Harvey 01438 317133

St Ippolyts Baby and Toddler Group
Babies to 4 years.  Activities we set up for children to spread out and play safely includes ride on toys, an arts and crafts table, role play, climbing frame, trampoline and much more.  There is a separate area for babies.  Snacks and drink are provided for the children, tea and coffee for adults.
Wednesdays 10 am - 11.30 am Term time only.
Contact Details email:
4th Hitchin (St Ippolyts) Cub Scouts

Open to boys and girls 8-10 1/5 years of age.  Meet Monday 6.30 p.m. to 7.40 p.m. during term time

Contact Details call 01462 457660 or email

4th Hitchin (St Ippolyts Brownies
Open to girls aged between 7 and 11.  Meet Thursday during term time.
Contact Details call 01462 441771 or email
4th Hitchin (St Ippolyts) Rainbows
Open to girls aged between 5 and 7. Meet Thursday during term time.
Contact Details call 07402215811 or email
Come Dance with us
Ballroom & Latin Dance Classes. Monday 8 pm to 10 pm
Contact Details call 01462 628247 / 07811 053648 or email  www.come-dance,
Friends of St Ippolyts Church

The Friends meet twice a year informally. An annual rota is drawn up for the church flowers and cleaning involving two friends for two weeks in the year. We hold Lent Lunches on Wednesday every year in the parish hall.

Contact Details Joan Pinkstone call 01462 457660 or email
Staplers Folk Dance Club

Hold several dances a year in the hall. No experience or partner necessary and a great way to have fun, exercise and meet new friends

Contact Details call 01582 881966 or visit
Choir on Fire
Choir sessions on Thursday evenings term time. Fire Starters Junior Choir 6pm-7pm 7yrs-10yrs. Choir on Fire Youth Choir 7pm-8pm 11 years and above



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