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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

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]

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

 

John and Bobbie Wilson 020 8657 3189

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

Liaison Officer, Councillor Maria Gatland

 

33 Whitmead Close, South Croydon CR2 7AS

 

020 8407 1327

Friends of King's Wood

 

Chair, Pam Plouch

 

020 8567 6302

Friends of Purley Beeches

Contact, Mac Court

 

[email protected]

 

Friends of the Wettern Tree Garden

Co-ordinator, Jean Hain

 

020 8660 0493

Sanderstead Horticultural Society

Hon Secretary, Mrs Brenda Bateman

 

020 8657 5280

 

Membership Secretary, Gill Matthews

 

020 8657 8675

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 0482

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

 

Contact Sanderstead Parish Office

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 0665

 

www.sanderstead-parish.org.uk

St Edmund's Church

Michley Avenue, Sanderstead, CR2 9HL

 

Contact Sanderstead Parish Office

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 0665

 

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 Malachy Keegan

 

020 8657 1728

Sanderstead Methodist Church

102 Limpsfield Road, CR2 9EE

 

Rev'd Faith Nyota

 

Church Secretary, Mrs Marjorie Dear

 

020 8657 7947

 

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

 

020 8657 3403

Sanderstead United Reformed Church Hall

Sanderstead Hill

 

Booking Secretary, Mrs Linda Currion

 

020 8657 3020

 

[email protected]

St John's Community Hall

Upper Selsdon Road

 

Bookings, Jennifer Mattocks

 

07958 682 103

 

[email protected]

Trinity Sanderstead Sports and Social Club

Lime Meadow Avenue, CR2 9AS

 

Booking Secretary, Anna Warnock

 

07582 910 094

  [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 Fridays 3.30 - 4 pm

 

For Adults

 

  • Every 3rd Tuesday of the month: Adult Reading Group 4.30-5.30pm
  • First and third Friday of the month: Knit & Natter 2-4pm
  • Ancestry. Free session on Ancestry UK website. Fridays 10 - 11 am. Booking required

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 Johnathan Boase

 

[email protected]

 

020 8668 0273

Rotary Club of Sanderstead and Selsdon

Hon Secretary

 

[email protected]

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

 

President, Sheila Freeman

 

020 8657 2554

 

[email protected]

Sanderstead WI (afternoon)

First Wednesday of the month

 

www.sandersteadwi.btck.co.uk

 

Hon Secretary, Mrs Elaine Marsh

 

020 8406 9771

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

Croydon Active Paddlers Canoe Club

15 Foxearth Road, South Croydon, CR2 8EH

 

www.croydonactivepaddlers.org

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 0395

Croham Hurst Golf Club

Croham Road, South Croydon, CR2 7HJ

 

www.chgc.co.uk

 

020 8657 5581

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

 

Chairman Malcolm Nicholls

 

020 8657 2072

Scottish Country Dancing

Tuesdays, 8pm. Social Dancing, beginners welcome

 

Sanderstead URC Hall

 

Hon Secretary, Mrs Madelaine Reeve

 

[email protected]

Trinity Sanderstead Sports and Social Club

Lime Meadow Avenue, CR2 9AS

 

Membership: Anna Warnock

 

07582 910 094

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

   
16th Purley (All Saints Church)

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

 

Group Scout Leader, Kate Balzer

 

[email protected]

 

07460 484749

 

Beavers age 6-8 Thursday 5.30 - 6.30, Gemma Webb

 

[email protected]

 

07817 771338

 

Cubs age 8-11 Wednesday 6.45 - 8.15, David Freeman

 

[email protected]

 

020 8657 2552

 

Scouts age 11-14 Thursday 7.30 - 9 Kate Balzer

 

[email protected]

 

07460 484749

18th Purley (URC)

Scout HQ, Farm Fields, CR2 0HQ

 

Group Scout Leader, tbc

 

Beavers Thursday 5 - 6.15, Ellie Lawson

 

07745 839770

 

Cubs Monday 6.30 - 8, Stephen Gadsby

 

07968 965146

 

Scouts Thursday 7.30 - 9, Richard Griffin

 

07769 781438

2nd Hamsey Green (St Antony's)

King's Walk, CR2 9BS off Cherry Tree Green

 

Beavers Monday 6-7

 

Cubs Monday 7.15 - 8.30

 

Scouts Tuesday 7 - 8.30

 

Group Scout Leader, Janice Simpson

 

[email protected]

 

07941 640302

19th Purley Scout HQ Dunmail Drive, off Mitchley Hill
 

Group Scout Leader Liz O'Brien

 

[email protected]

 

07817 451978

 

Beavers Monday 5 - 6.15 Chris Scott

 

07749 042231

 

Cubs Monday 6.30 - 8 Liz O'Brien

 

07817 451978

 

Scouts Wednesday 7 - 9 Russ Daws

 

07775 783503

 

Explorers Wednesday 7.45 - 9.45 Nick Smith

 

07887 762381

Guides, Brownies and Rainbows

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

   
18th Purley Scout Hut, Farm Fields

1st Sanderstead Rainbows, Wednesdays

 

Wednesday 5 - 6.15 Sue Thomas

 

[email protected]

 

07870 318366

All Saints Church

3rd Sanderstead Rainbows, Tuesday

 

[email protected]

 

07870 318366

 

9th Sanderstead Brownies. Tuesdays

 

[email protected]

 

07870 318366

 

7th/9th Sanderstead Guides, Fridays

 

8th Sanderstead Brownies, Fridays

Methodist Church

11th Sanderstead Brownies, Wednesday

Youth Sports

   
Selsdon Little League Football

Boys and Girls, all abilities, 8 - 13 years

 

Sanderstead Recreation Ground

 

www.selsdonlittleleague.com

  Mik Simmonds
  07507 558099
Hamsey Rangers Football Club

Children, boys and girls, under 7s to seniors

 

John Fisher Sports Ground, 192 Limpsfield Road

 

Secretary, Lisa Courtney

 

020 8651 1780 / 07711 997793

For Younger Children

   
Sanderstead Library

Farm Fields, Sanderstead CR2 0HL

 

020 3700 1015

 

For Under 5s

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

Sanderstead Toddler Group

United Reformed Church Hall

 

Mondays at 9.30 am

 

07587 143940

 

Parents and Carers with babies and toddlers welcome

Parent and Child Group

Sanderstead Methodist Church, Limpsfield Road, CR2 9LD

 

Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9.30

 

020 8668 3921

All Saints Church Onslow Gardens, CR2 9AB
 

Tuesday and Friday at 9.30 am

 

020 8657 0665

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