Hobbies & Interests Groups


East Drayton Village Hall - Keep Fit

East Drayton Village Hall, Top Street, East Drayton,

Keep fit class. Every Thursday 6pm.

Westhill Community Centre

Westhill Community Centre Cheyne Walk Ordsall Retford Notts

Local Community Centre with various groups.


Ranskill and Torworth Women's Institute

Barnby Moor Village Hall Kennel Drive

Women's Institute speakers and social events, fashion shows, murder mystery and meals. Very friendly and social group.


Retford Golf Club

Brecks Road, Ordsall, Retford,

Playing and promoting the game of golf.

Canon Singers at Hallcroft Community Group

Hallcroft Community Centre, Randall Way, Hallcroft, Retford, Notts,

Wednesday 7.45pm-9pm

Retford Lena Snowden Singers

Hallcroft Methodist Chapel Hallcroft Road Retford

Concerts wherever and whenever asked. We practice at Hallcroft Methodist Chapel. New singers always welcome. Thursday 7.30pm - 9.30pm


Worksop Probus Club

Worksop Cricket Club Central Avenue Worksop Notts

The aim of the Probus Club of Worksop is to provide retired professionals and businessmen with the opportunity to meet and enjoy the company of a group of like-minded people. 

Rampton Village Hall

Rampton Village Hall Manor Grounds Rampton Retford Notts



Retford Raiders (Basketball)

Babworth road Retford, Nottinghamshire

We meet every Wednesday for informal Basketball playing. From September to April we play in the Doncaster Central Venue League.


Retford Cricket and Sports Club

Cricket Field Lane Retford Nottinghamshire

Founder members of the Bassetlaw League. Operates adult and junior cricket teams and provides supervised accredited coaching. New adult and junior members welcomed at all times. Training days - Sundays all ages both males and females


Retford & District Photographic Society

St Joseph's Church Babworth Road Retford

The group has presentations by expert photographers, hold competitions, and have practical leaning sessions to do with improving techniques. Everyone welcome from beginners to experienced photographers.


OASIS Community Centre - Help with completing your Census

Longfellow Drive Kilton Worksop Notts

The OASIS Community Centre is well-known throughout Kilton for providing a lively and versatile hub for the local community. Our centre, church and gardens are run by New Life Church in partnership with local groups and affiliated organisations.


The Holocaust Centre

Acre Edge Road Laxton Nottinghamshire

The Holocaust Centre is a museum and education centre which documents the history of the holocaust, remembers its victims and challenges us about our values in the world today.


Mr. Straw's House - The National Trust

5-7 Blyth Grove Worksop Nottinghamshire

Important COVID notice

We're working hard to reopen many of our places where it is safe to do so, however Mr Straws House is closed.




Willow Community Garden

Willow Community Garden is on the Spur Crescent allottment site at the top of Shrewsbury Road, Manton, Worksop.

To encourage people to grow their own food and gain skills in horticulture and vegetable growing. To provide a place for people to meet and work together as a team, sharing ideas, skills and the produce from the garden.


PHAB (Physically Handicapped and Able Bodied) Group

Phab Office: Summit House 50 Wandle Road Croydon Surrey

PHAB's aim is to promote and encourage people of all abilities to come together on equal terms, to achieve complete inclusion within the wider community.


Voluntary Action Rotherham

The Spectrum Coke Hill Rotherham

Voluntary Action Rotherham is the lead body for supporting, developing and promoting the voluntary and community sector in the Rotherham borough.


Sutton & Barnby Moor Womens Institute

Village Hall, Town Street, Sutton cum Lound

The WI plays a unique role in providing women with educational opportunities and the chance to build new skills, to take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities.

Ranby Village Hall

Ranby Village Hall Blyth Road Ranby Retford Nottinghamshire

Community space for hire.


Retford Art Society

Retford Art Society, Swan Studio, 81b carolgate, Retford, Nottinghamshire

The objectives of the society are to promote fellowship between members and to develop, encourage and provide facilities for the persuance of Art in any form, medium or style by demonstrations, discussions and practical occasions.

Barnby Moor Sequence Dancing

Barnby Moor Village Hall Kennel Drive Barnby Moor Retford

Beckingham cum Saundby History Group

The Willow Works 17 Walkeringham Road Doncaster

The Beckingham & Saundby local History Group was formed in March 2005 as a sub-group of the Willow Works Steering Group in order to research the history of The Old Willow Works.

Harworth and Bircotes Flower Arranging Club


Meet at the Methodist Church Hall Monday 1pm-3pm

Misterton Book Club

The Library High Street Misterton Doncaster

Informal group to discuss all books as well as have an optional book of the month.

Nether Langwith Village Hall

Queens Walk Nether Langwith Notts


Norton and Cuckney Village Hall

Norton and Cuckney Village Hall Norton Lane Cuckney Mansfield Notts

Village Hall. Shut at the moment but planning to open on 1st September.




Fifty Plus Club - North Notts Community Arena, Worksop

North Notts Community Arena Eastgate Worksop Notts

North Nottinghamshire Wildlife Group at Idle Valley

Idle Valley Nature Reserve North Road Retford Nottinghamshire

North Nottinghamshire Wildlife Group

Ranskill Bowls Club

Station Road Ranskhill Retford

Bowls Club April-September


Retford Little Theatre

Retford Little Theatre Wharf Road Retford Nottinghamshire

Amateur dramatics society and Youth Theatre.

Retford Park Bowls Club - Kings' Park

Retford Park Kings Park Bowls Pavilion Exchange Street Retford

Play bowls in local leagues.


St Anne's Church, Various Groups

Newcastle Avenue Worksop Notts

Various groups at St Anne's in Worksop.


Worksop Archaeological and Local Historical Society

Station Hotel Carlton Road Worksop S80 1PS

Regular indoor meetings from September to May with outdoor visits to places of interest during the summer months.


Worksop and District U3A

St Anne's Church Hall Harrington Street off Newcastle Avenue Worksop

Lifelong learning, through groups and activities for retired people.


Crown Green Bowling at Worksop Cricket and Sports Club

Central Avenue Worksop Notts

Crown green bowling for beginners. Members on hand to provide tuition. Must wear flat shoes.


East Markham Hobbies Club

East Markham Village Hall Lincoln Road East Markham Notts

Bring hobbies or play scrabble, tea, biscuits and chat.


Men in Sheds

Unit 2 Kilton Road Industrial Estate Worksop Notts

Hobby workshop for men of 60 or over.


Older People's Friendly Group at The Crossing, Worksop

The Crossing Newcastle Street Worksop Notts

All pensioners are welcome. Come along to a friendly group to play bingo and meet others. Raffles, trips to the seaside, Harrogate etc.

Syncro Singers at Denman Hall

Off Moorgate Retford Notts

Syncro singers.

Fifty Plus Club - Manton Club

Manton Club Retford Road Worksop


50+ Club, line dancing, sequence dancing, bingo, quizzes and outings. New members welcome.

Miners Welfare over 55's

Gateford Road Worksop Nottinghamshire

Over 55's club. Light lunch, bingo, raffles, a trip each month. 

Family Research Group - Wheatley Village Hall

Sturton Road Retford Notts

Informal group, searching information about local history, about our ancestors, using the internet.

Retford Community Singers

St Joseph's Church Hall Babworth Road Retford

Community singing for enjoyment (no performances).

Welbeck Abbey Bowls Club

Welbeck Worksop Nottinghamshire

Bowls club.

Worksop Contract Bridge Club

Worksop Cricket & Sports Club Central Avenue Worksop Notts

We are a small friendly club which meet on Monday and Thursday evenings, held at Worksop Cricket Club.

Coffee Mornings - Misterton Methodist Church

Misterton Methodist Church Hall High Street Misterton

Weekly Coffee Morning


From The Heart Charity

10 Hardwick Street Worksop Nottinghamshire

A Local grant Giving organisation which supports families in need in Bassetlaw & North Nottinghamshire

The Arts Society Dukeries

The Civic Centre Long Lane Carlton-in-Lindrick WORKSOP

Our Society brings people together through a shared curiosity for the arts.


The Oddfellows - South Yorkshire & Derbyshire District Branch

Oddfellows House 40 Westgate Rotherham

The Oddfellows is a friendly society with branches accross the UK

Misterton Craft Group

Church Room High Street, Misterton, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Craft group

Oldcotes Village Hall

Maltby Road, Oldcotes, Worksop.

Village Hall

BCVS Community Advisor

BCVS@ThePriory The Old Abbey School Priorswell Road Worksop Nottinghamshire

The BCVS Community Advisor can offer supported navigation for all patients registered with a Bassetlaw GP.. Community Advisor os part of Bassetlaw Social Prescribing Service.

Do-It - National Volunteering Database

Find your perfect volunteering opportunity.

Worksop Ladies Hockey Club

Worksop Ladies Hockey Club 17 Maple Leaf Gardens Worksop Notts

Welcome to Worksop Ladies HC We play in the Midlands and Nottinghamshire leagues and welcome players of all ages & skill.

Let's Sing - Inter-generational Community Group bring the Community Together with Music

The Well Church & Community Centre Retford Nottinghamshire

This is an Intergenerational Group bringing the Community Together. People of all ages come together to learn from each other

Steam Heritage Club

The Midland Events Club 5 Hirst Crescent Wollaton, NOTTINGHAM

A local group suitable for anyone with an interest in Steam Engines & heritage

Bawtry Polo Club

Highwood Farm Bracken Hill Lane Misson Springs

Whether you’re a member, sponsor, client or pony. . . we’re here for you.Whether you’re a member, sponsor, client or pony. . . we’re here for you.

Burlesque Chair Dancing

The Innings Gloucester Road Worksop

Held on a Monday evening at The Innings 6-7 in Worksop


Nottinghamshire Help Yourself - Directory of Services

The Nottinghamshire Help Yourself website promote activities, help and support that are available in Nottinghamshire for local residents.


Welbeck Sailing Club

Welbeck Sailing Club, Norton

In 1947 the late Duke of Portland and his friends established the club, which uses the Great Lake, in the grounds of Welbeck Estate.

Rufford Avenue Allotment - Retford

Rufford Avenue Allotment Plot 51 Ordsall Retford

Starting Wednesday 16th September 2020

Our group is a great place to meet like-minded adults, make new friends and become more active! You can also take fresh produce home!

Card Making Group - Aurora Wellbeing Centre

The Old Library Memorial Avenue Worksop

Card making group

Bingo at CSL Community Centre - Manton

Shrewsbury Road Manton Worksop

Bingo group.

Bingo at St Paul's Church, Manton

St Paul's Church Pelham Street Manton Worksop


Bingo at The Crossing Church & Centre (Female only)

Newcastle Street Worksop

Bingo session for females only at The Crossing Church and Centre.

Bowls at North Notts Community Arena

North Notts Community Arena Eastgate Worksop Nottinghamshire

Bowling rink for hire.

Knit & Natter at The Crossing Church and Centre, Worksop

The Crossing Church & Centre, Newcastle Street, Worksop,

A knit and natter group.

Modern Sequence Dancing at St Joseph's Church

St Joseph's Church Hall Babworth Road Retford

Modern Sequence, Social and Dance Group.

Antiques Classes at Grove Street Methodist Church

Grove Street Methodist Church Grove Street East Retford

A light hearted look at the history of antiques.

Blyth Players - Amateur Dramatics

Barnby Memorial Hall High Street Blyth S81 8EW

Amateur Dramatics Group.

Blyth Handbell Ringers - Barnby Moor Memorial Hall.

Barnby Moor Memorial Hall High Street Blyth Nottinghamshire

Ceili Dancing at Treswell Village Hall

Town Street Treswell Nottinghamshire

Dancing group for adults and children.

Treswell Village Hall Craft Friday's

Town St Treswell Retford Notts

Craft Group

Antiques Classes at New Hall, Bawtry & Gringly on the Hill

The New Hall Station Road Bawtry

A lighthearted look at the histpry of antiques.

Rhubarb Farm - Crafts and Training

Community Interest Company Hardwick Street Langwith

Crafts and training sessions.

Dance Group (Old time dance) - Thievesdale Lane

Thievesdale Lane Worksop

Old time dance group.

Walking Cricket - North Notts. Community Arena, Worksop

North Notts Community Arena Eastgate Worksop Nottinghamshire

Walking cricket for the over 50's male and female.

Walking Football - North Notts. Community Arena

North Notts Community Arena Eastgate Worksop Nottinghamshire

Rehabilitation walking football.

Nottinghamshire Mind Creative Therapies.

6 Hardy Street Worksop

Creative glass and workshop and art therapy course.

Oasis Community Centre, Worksop - Face to Face Activities

Off Longfellow Drive Kilton Worksop

Face to face crafts, food, courses and hymns.

Simply Sewing Ladies Craft Afternoon at The Oasis Community Centre, Worksop

Off Longfellow Drive Kilton Worksop

Ladies craft afternoon. Sewing and knitting.

Gardening Group - Oasis Church and Community Centre

Off Longfellow Drive Kilton Worksop

Gardening group.

Phoenix Friendship Group - Stanley Street Social Club

2 Stanley Street Worksop

Friendship group.

Dance Night - Sandy Lane Community Centre

Crown Place Sandy Lane Worksop

Dance Night.

Harmony Dance - St Paul's Church

St Paul's Church Pelham Street Manton Worksop

Harmony Dance Group

St Paul's Dance Night - St Paul's Church

St Pauls Church Pelham Street Manton Worksop

Dance night

Women's Institute - Craft Club, Thievesdale Lane

Thievesdale Lane Worksop

Craft Club.

Indoor Bowls - Rampton Village Hall

Rampton Village Hall Manor Grounds Rampton Retford Notts

Indoor bowls club

Bingo - Westhill Community Centre, Retford

Westhill Community Centre Cheyne Walk Ordsall Retford

Bingo group

Women's Guild - Bawtry Methodist Church

Bawtry Methodist Church 1 Station Road Bawtry Doncaster

Women's Guild Group

Health Walks - Bawtry Methodist Church

Bawtry Methodist Church 1 Station Road Bawtry Doncaster

Health walks.

Coffee Morning - Bawtry Methodist Church

Bawtry Methodist Church 1 Station Road Bawtry Doncaster

Coffee morning drop in.

Bookies and Cookies - Laneham Village Hall

Main Street Laneham Retford

Bookies and Cookies group. 

Art & Craft Group - North Leverton Chapel

Sturton Road North Leverton

Art and craft group.

Chat and Talk - Rampton Village Hall

Rampton Village Hall Manor Grounds Rampton Retford Notts

Coffee, tea and chat group.

We Sing for Joy - St Joseph's Church, Babworth

St Joseph’s Presbytery Babworth Road Retford

Singing group.

Bowls Club - North Wheatley Village Hall

Wheatley Village Hall Sturton Road North Wheatley Retford

Bowls club. Open April to September from 2021.

Village Harmony Choir - Sturton-le-Steeple

Sturton le Steeple Village Hall Brickings Way Sturton Le Steeple

Choir group

Get Active Bassetlaw

For people who may face barriers to getting more physically active during Covid19, there are a range of options and sources of support available.