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  • Art - Painting


    We paint in almost every medium and subject without specific instruction. When assistance is required we help each other. The occasional trip to London visiting Art Galleries is enjoyed (for inspiration perhaps).
    We meet in Seal Village Hall each Thursday morning, starting on first Thursday in September.  For further information, please contact :

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    Contact :   Pamela Murphy

    Meetings :   Thursday,   weekly,   10.00 -1.00

  • Botanical Painting


    We are a small, friendly, self-help group which meets fortnightly using watercolor to paint flowers, fruit, or vegetables in a botanical manner. One or two new members will be welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Christine Duckworth for more details and directions to her house in Westerham Road, Sevenoaks.

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    Contact :  Gordon Darby or  Christine Duckworth

    Meetings :   Thursday,   fortnightly,   10.00 - 12.00

  • Crochet


    Would you like to learn to Crochet?

    I would be interested in starting a new group either on Monday or Wednesday afternoons 2pm-4pm starting in the Autumn - 1 meeting per month.  Previously I ran classes in store in Hobbycraft which proved quite popular and I would be happy to pass on my knowledge to others.
    I envisage the group to be quite small (about 6) so that I am able to help everyone, and members could take turns in holding a meeting at their house.  All you need to start is a crochet hook (ideally size 4) and some double knitting wool.
    If you are interested in joining the group or if you have any queries please contact me via the link below.

    Contact Pauline Gofton

    Meetings: TBA

  • Drama


    We have meetings when needed to plan our productions, then a series of rehearsals in members’ homes or gardens leading up to the actual performances. One, or sometimes two, shows are mounted each year. New thespians and back-stage folk will be most welcome.

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    Contact :   Pamela Murphy

    Meetings :   to be announced

  • Needlecraft


    This group is a get-together of embroiderers and quilters of diverse abilities to exchange ideas on sewing crafts and enjoy the social event.  Those with particular skills help others, so members can extend their range.  Beginners welcome.


    Contact : Georgina Reynolds

    Meetings :   Tuesday,   2nd & 4th,   2.00 - 4.00

  • Playreading


    Come and read plays with us. It’s fun and no preparation needed. Sets of different plays are provided and the time allows us to read a whole play. In the interval we eat cake and at the end discuss the play, so come and enjoy yourself.

    Contact :    Gilly Moysey

    Meetings :  Tuesday,   3rd,   1.30 - 4.30

  • Recorders


    We enjoy playing a variety of music written for ensemble groups and would welcome players of any member of the recorder family who would like to join us for fun and enjoyment.

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    Contact :   Pat Wells

    Meetings :
       Tuesday 2nd & Friday 4th,  10.15 - 12.00

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  • Singing For Fun


    Singing for Fun is an informal, relaxed group for all who enjoy singing along to traditional and folk melodies as well as songs from the shows. We don’t expect members to read music (though this may help) and the emphasis is firmly on fun.
    We meet at the Unitarian Meeting House, 5 Westerham Road, Bessels Green, TN13 2PX

    Contact :   Laurence Hickey

    Meetings :   Monday,   1st & 3rd,   2.00 - 4.00

  • Wire & Beaded Jewellery Making


    We meet round a table in each other’s homes making a variety of wire and beaded jewellery. Abilities range from beginners to intermediate. All that is needed can be provided for the first few weeks, including beads, wire and small tools.  The idea is to exchange ideas, learn and help each other while enjoying ourselves.  Occasional visits to jewellery exhibitions and galleries are agreed and outside workshops arranged.

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    Contact :   Cherry Moss

    Meetings :   Wednesday,  2nd,  10.00 - 12.00

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