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Arts and History

   
Bourne Society

Hon Membership Secretary, Mrs J Hurrion

 

01883 349287

The Arts Society - Croydon Area

All Saints' Church Hall, Onslow Gardens, CR2 9AB

 

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 10.15 am

 

More Information about The Arts Society

 

Contact [email protected]

 

0208 657 2496

Croydon Open Group - Literature, Music and Art

Secretary, Mrs Anne Slatford

 

020 8660 4378

The Mitre Players

Membership, Julia Ascott

 

[email protected]

 

www.mitreplayers.org.uk

Parlour Players

Sanderstead URC, Sanderstead Hill

 

[email protected]

 

www.parlourplayers.co.uk

Purley Literary Society

Purley United Reformed Church, 906, Brighton Road, Purley

 

www.purley-literary-society.com

 

2018/19 programme

The Arts Society, Sanderstead

Sanderstead United Reformed Church, Sanderstead Hill

 

Meetings on the 4th Tuesday at 10.30am. Coffee from 9.45 - 10.15

 

For more information please contact Sue Davenport 0208 660 9122

 

[email protected]

Sanderstead Dramatic Club

Chairman, Mr John Desbottes

 

01883 625656

Sanderstead Literary Society

Sanderstead URC Church Hall

 

Alternative Wednesdays 8pm October - March.

 

Hon Secretary Mr Charles Murdoch.

 

020 8651 4831

Sanderstead Local History Group

All Saints Church Hall

 

Last Wednesday at 2 - 4 pm

 

[email protected] or [email protected]

Selsdon Book Club

Selsdon Centre near the Library

 

Meets on the third Thursday of the month, 2.45 - 4.30

 

Contact Maureen

 

020 8651 2336

Selsdon Camera Club

Hon Secretary, Linda Nitsche

 

www.selsdoncameraclub.co.uk

 

[email protected]

 

020 8651 4048

Younger Generation Theatre Group An opportunity for 9-18's to appear on the professional stage
  www.youngergeneration.co.uk

Care for the Community

   
Sanderstead Neighbourhood Care

Co-ordinator, Mrs Debbie Clarke

 

All Saints' Church Hall, Onslow Gardens, CR2 9AB

 

10 - 12.30 am weekdays, at other times answerphone available

 

020 8657 8289

Sanderstead Safer Neighbourhood Team

[email protected]

 

020 8721 2470 or 101

St Edmund's Caring Group

020 8651 9442

Care for the Environment

   
Friends of Croham Hurst Woods

Chair, Councillor Maria Gatland

 

33 Whitmead Close, South Croydon CR2 7AS

 

020 8407 1327

Friends of King's Wood

 

Secretary, Mrs Jenny Vereycken

 

020 8567 6302

Friends of Purley Beeches

Contact, Stan Lowy

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 3684

Friends of the Wettern Tree Garden

Co-ordinator, Joy Gadsby

 

020 8657 0831

Sanderstead Horticultural Club

Hon Secretary, Mrs Brenda Bateman

 

020 8657 5280

 

Membership Secretary, Mrs Valerie Burley

 

020 8651 5837

South Croydon Allotment Society

Secretary, David Coram

 

01883 380665

Charities

   
RNLI

Hon Treasurer, Mr Mike Black

 

020 8660 3956

RSPCA

Purley, Caterham and District Inspectorate

 

Control Emergency Centre (24 hours)

 

0800 1234999

Sanderstead Mothers' Union

Meetings monthly at one of our churches

 

Contact, Mrs Rosemary Kempsell

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 6482

Churches

   
All Saints Parish Church - AD 1230

Team Rector, Rev'd Canon Martin Greenfield

 

020 8657 1366

 

[email protected]

 

Assistant Priest, Rev'd Jeremy Groombridge

 

020 8668 7795

 

[email protected]

 

Parish Secretary, Paul Shipley

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 0665

 

www.sanderstead-parish.org.uk

St Antony's Church

Wentworth Way, Hamsey Green, CR2 9EW

 

Team Vicar, Rev'd Susan Atkinson Jones

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 5505

 

www.sanderstead-parish.org.uk

St Edmund's Church

Michley Avenue, Sanderstead, CR2 9HL

 

Team Vicar, Rev'd Susan Atkinson Jones

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 5505

 

www.sanderstead-parish.org.uk

St Mary's Church

Purley Oaks Road, CR2 0NR

 

Team Vicar, Rev'd Grant Cohen

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 1725

 

www.sanderstead-parish.org.uk

Church of the Holy Family

Limpsfield Road, Sanderstead

 

Parish Priest, Rev'd Gus Kinnane

 

020 8657 1728

Sanderstead Methodist Church

102 Limpsfield Road, CR2 9EE

 

Rev'd Faith Nyota

 

Church Secretary, Mrs Marjorie Dear

 

020 8409 0314

 

www.sandersteadmethodist.org.uk

Sanderstead United Reformed Church

Sanderstead Hill

 

Rev'd Martin Ferris

 

Contact, Mrs Jenny Russell

 

[email protected]

 

www.surc.org.uk

 

020 8657 6509

Sanderstead Evangelical Church

82 Limpsfield Road, CR2 9EB

 

Minister, Stephen Ridgeway

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 9502

Education

   
Workers Educational Association (Sanderstead and Selsdon Branch)

Latest Newsletter

 

Acting Chair, Mrs Jane Bishop

 

[email protected]

 

020 8763 2750

Halls for Letting

   
All Saints' Church Halls

Onslow Gardens, CR2 9AB

 

Parish Administrator, Paul Shipley

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 0665

St Antony's Hall

Wentworth Way, Hamsey Green

 

Parish Administrator, Paul Shipley

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 0665

St Mary's Church Hall

Purley Oaks Road

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 9232

Sanderstead Memorial Hall

Purley Oaks Road

 

Booking Secretary, Mrs Caroline Hubbard

 

[email protected]

 

020 8668 2783 or 07775 680087

Sanderstead Methodist Church

Limpsfield Road

 

Booking Secretary, Mrs Joyce Stephens

 

020 8657 3822

Sanderstead United Reformed Church Hall

Sanderstead Hill

 

Booking Secretary, Mrs Linda Currion

 

020 8657 3020

St John's Community Hall

Upper Selsdon Road

 

Bookings, Jennifer Mattocks

 

[email protected]

Trinity Sanderstead Sports and Social Club

Lime Meadow Avenue, CR2 9AS

 

Booking Secretary, Anna Warnock

 

07582 910094

  [email protected]

Health

   
South East Cancer Help Centre

2 Purley Road, Purley, CR8 2HA

 

[email protected]

 

020 8668 0974

  www.sechc.org.uk

Libraries

   
Sanderstead Library

Farm Fields, Sanderstead, CR2 0HL

 

www.croydon.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/find-your-library/sanderstead-library

 

020 3700 1015

 

Opening hours:

  • Tuesday and Friday 9 am - 6 pm
  • Wednesday 9.30 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

 

Regular Events

 

For Under 5s

 

  • Every Wednesday Rhymetime 10-10.30am
  • Wiggle and Jiggle 11 - 11.30 am
  • Storytime 4 - 4.30pm

 

For Adults

 

  • Every 3rd Tuesday of the month: Adult Reading Group 4.30-5.30pm
  • Every other Friday of the month: Knit & Natter 2-4pm
  • IT Taster sessions (by appointment): Tuesday 11-11.45 am and Friday 2.15-3 pm, 3 pm-3.45 pm

Music

   
Cantilena Singers (Ladies' Choir)

Methodist Church, Wednesdays 7.30 - 9 pm

 

Contact Jill, tel 020 8660 2924 or 07957 6270783

Social

   
Horizons Social Group

Sanderstead Methodist Church

 

Tuesdays 8 pm fortnightly

 

Chair, Jeanne Revnell

 

020 8668 3921

Probus Club of Croydon South

Secretary, John Barker

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 2093

Probus Club of Sanderstead and Purley Oaks

Secretary, Mr Peter Atkinson

 

020 8657 4188

Probus Club of Sanderstead and Riddlesdown

Hon Sec, Chris Babbs

 

[email protected]

 

020 8668 2775

Rotary Club of Croydon Jubilee

Hon Secretary, Mr David Gooch

 

[email protected]

 

020 8668 0207

Rotary Club of Croydon South

Hon Secretary Dr Vivien Beal

 

020 8405 9609

Sanderstead and Selsdon Trefoil Guild

Chair Mrs Jacklyn Sanderson

 

01689 846184

Sanderstead Evening Townswomen's Guild

Secretary, Mrs Doreen NIcholls

 

Methodist Church Hall, 3rd Monday at 7.30pm

 

020 8657 2072

Sanderstead Village WI (evenings)

First Monday of the month, 7.30 pm

 

Sanderstead Methodist Church

 

Hon Secretary, Mrs Sheila Wilkie

 

020 8651 2388

Sanderstead WI (afternoon)

First Wednesday of the month

 

www.sandersteadwi.btck.co.uk

 

Hon Secretary, Mrs Dee Poulton

 

020 8657 2388

Trinity Mid-Whitgiftian Association

Lime Meadow Avenue, CR2 9AS

 

General Manager, Nick Trend

 

07979 421677

Sport and Games

   
Arkwright Badminton Club

All Saints Halls, Onslow Gardens.

 

Every Monday at 8 pm

 

Club Secretary, Ian Mercer

 

www.arkwrightbadminton.co.uk

  07939 530622
Bridge Thursday Club, Sanderstead

Memorial Hall, Purley Oaks Road.

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 4082

Croham Hurst Golf Club

Croham Road, South Croydon, CR2 7HJ

 

www.chgc.co.uk

 

020 8657 5581

Old Mid-Whitgiftian Rugby Football Club

Lime Meadow Avenue, CR2 9AS

 

www.omwrfc.co.uk

 

[email protected]

 

Twitter icon @TheOldMids

 

OMWRFC leaflet

Purley Bury Bowling Club

53, Purley Bury Avenue, CR8 1JF

 

www.purleyburybc.co.uk

 

Hon Secretary, John Tucker

 

020 8407 0664

Purley Downs Golf Club

106 Purley Downs Road

 

www.purleydownsgolfclub.co.uk

 

020 8657 8347

Purley Oaks Short Mat Bowling Club

St Mary's Church Hall, Purley Oaks Road

 

Secretary, Mr Brian Grubb

 

020 8657 4412

Sanderstead Cricket Club (youth)

Hon Secretary, Tom Palfrey

 

[email protected]

 

07872 346 932

Sanderstead Hall Badminton Club

Chair, David Hills

 

020 8657 8628

Sanderstead Hockey Club

www.sandersteadhockey.com

Sanderstead Lawn Tennis and Social Club

Penwortham Road, Sanderstead

 

Hon Secretary, Mrs Charlotte Trazcinska

 

[email protected]

 

020 8668 2113

Sanderstead URC Tennis Club

Hon Secretary, Mrs Sue Fairchild

 

020 8657 3761

Sanderstead Village Lawn Tennis Club

26a Sanderstead Court Avenue

 

Hon Secretary, Jenny Beal

 

01883 620730

Scottish Country Dancing

Tuesdays, 8pm. Social Dancing, beginners welcome

 

Sanderstead URC Hall

 

Hon Secretary, Mrs Madelaine Reeve

 

[email protected]

Support Groups

   
Croydon Alzheimer's Society

Heavers Resource Centre, 122 Selhurst Road, South Norwood, SE25 6LL

 

[email protected]

 

020 8916 3587

Youth Organisations

   
Sanderstead Children's Centre

Atwood Primary School, Limpsfield Rd, CR2 9EE

 

[email protected]

 

020 657 7374

Younger Generation Theatre Group An opportunity for 9-18's to appear on the professional stage
  www.youngergeneration.co.uk

Scouts and Beavers

   
8th Purley (St Mary's)

Scout Hut HQ, St Mary's Church, 85 Purley Oaks Road, CR2 0NY

 

Group Scout Leader, Yvonne Lamont

 

020 8763 2933

16th Purley (All Saints Church)

Scout HQ, Cranleigh Close, Cranleigh Gardens, CR2 9LD

 

Group Scout Leader, Trevor Lowe

 

0183 626038

18th Purley (URC)

Scout HQ, Farm Fields, CR2 0HQ

 

Group Scout Leader, Robert Croft

 

020 660 6569

2nd Hamsey Green (St Antony's)

King's Walk, off Cherry Tree Green

 

Group Scout Leader, Janice Simpson

 

07941 640302

Guides, Brownies and Rainbows

Official Contact details, www.girlguiding.org.uk/interested

   
St Mary's Church

2nd Sanderstead Rainbows, Wednesdays

 

3rd Sandersteaad Brownies, Wednesdays

United Reformed Church

1st Sanderstead Rainbows, Wednesdays

 

8th Sanderstead Guides, Fridays

 

Sanderstead Rangers Unit, Wednesdays

 

8th Sanderstead Brownies, Fridays

All Saints Church

7th Sanderstead Brownies, Fridays

 

9th Sanderstead Brownies. Tuesdays

 

7th/9th Sanderstead Guides, Fridays

St Edmund's Church

3rd Sanderstead Rainbows, Tuesdays

Methodist Church

11th Sanderstead Brownies, Wednesday

Youth Sports

   
Selsdon Little League Football

Boys and Girls, all abilities, 8 - 13 years

 

Sanderstead Recreation Ground

 

www.selsdonlittleleagues.co.uk

Hamsey Rangers Football Club

Children, boys and girls, under 7s to seniors

 

John Fisher Sports Ground, Limpsfield Road

 

Secretary, Lisa Courtney

 

020 8651 1780

For Younger Children

   
Sanderstead Library

Farm Fields, Sanderstead CR2 0HL

 

020 8726 6900

 

For Under 5s

  • Rhymetime, Wednesdays, 10am, babies and toddlers
  • Wiggle and Jiggle, Wednesdays, 11am, 18 months upwards
  • Storytime. Wednesdays, 4 pm, 2 1/2 years upwards

Sanderstead Toddler Group

United Reformed Church Hall

 

Mondays at 9.30 am

 

Parents and Carers with babies and toddlers welcome

Parent and Child Group

Sanderstead Methodist Church, Limpsfield Road, CR2 9LD

 

Wednesdays at 9.30 and Thursdays at 10 am

 

020 8668 3921

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