Programme of regular activities

If you would like your event added to the Village Diary please email the details to All events take place in the Village Hall unless otherwise indicated.

2nd Monday of the month Beech Lunch Club – in the Village Hall 12 – 2pm contact Sarah Neish on 565696 for details
Art Classes – very relaxed, for all abilities & all media. £7 per class. More details or contact Sally Cox on 563421 or by e-mail.
Monday 7.15-10.30pm Alton Bridge Club – duplicate bridge. Monday night (except Bank Holidays) is open to all but please make contact first. All those who have played for several years welcome on Tuesday. More details.
Monday & Tuesday 9.45am & 11am Pilates – Help improve your posture, tone & strengthen your muscles and release tension with Body Control Pilates. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels. More information here or contact Julie Nevile 07791 646789 or by e-mail.
Tuesday 7:30pm – 9.30pm Paul O’Brien’s Dance Classes 


Wednesday and Thursday
Alton No Fear Bridge Club – a friendly bridge club for students, novices and newcomers to duplicate bridge. More details. No need to bring a partner; table money £3.50; tea/coffee 50p. Contact Diana Harvey on 01420 561548 or e-mail.
Wednesday afternoons  Beech Ladies – The Beech Ladies hold regular meetings and arrange outings, talks and events for the ladies of Beech.  To join, or just find out more, please contact Sally Leech on 88358. Follow this link to read about recent Beech Ladies activities.
Body Moves – a friendly exercise class that combines a range of dance styles with keep-fit and body conditioning. Suitable for all. £5.50 per class (pay-as-you-go basis, the first class is free). More details or contact Sheron Gillard 560065 or visit
Rustlers Square Dance Club – This is a ‘plus’ class aimed at those who have already been dancing for two years or more. For more information on this class or to find a beginners’ class, follow this link or contact Colin Haines on 86378.
12.30-1.30pm &
Toddler Sense Classes Adventurers (2-4year old) 9:30 – 10:20, New Explorers (13months to 2 years) 10:40 – 11:25. Toddler Sense is an action packed adventure play program encouraging development through themed activities and imaginative experiences. 

Baby Sensory Classes – Babies from 7-13 months – 12:30 – 1:30pm; Babies from Birth to 6 months – 2.00pm until 3.00pm. Award-winning baby development classes designed to support your baby’s sensory development throughout their important and amazing first year.

More details or contact: Claire at Visit for more details on both programs. Early booking ESSENTIAL.

Beech Embroiderers – Beech Embroiderers meet six times a year for an enjoyable sewing day with like-minded people. We meet from 10am to 4pm on the second Saturday of alternate months, beginning January. Members bring their own work which may be embroidery or other forms of needlework. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided, bring your own lunch. 

All levels of ability are very welcome with experienced members happy to help when needed. These members also lead groups trying new ideas and techniques for those who wish to participate. For more information please call Teresa Sharp on 88956.  We look forward to hearing from you.

9.15am or 5.00pm
St Peter’s Church A new Service Pattern for each month was introduced in January 2015 (subject to changes) and the congregation continues to welcome everyone to all of these services. Full details of the format and timing of services may be found on the St Peter’s Church page.