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Alderley and Wilmslow Amateur Operatic Society
Tel: 01625 531609 E-Mail:

Founded in 1947, this society performs one major musical a year in November at the Evans Theatre.
There is a high standard of performance from a multi-age cast.
Contact by telephone or E-Mail for details of forthcoming productions and other information.
Bridge - Manchester Bridge Club M 20
30, Palatine Road, Manchester
Tel: 0161 445 3712

activities Mon - Thur 8.00pm - 11.00pm
Bridge - Handforth Hall Bridge Club
Handforth Hall Tennis Club, Hall road, Handforth

Sessions are held on Tuesdays 1.30 - 4.30pm Duplicate. New members welcome as pairs. Contact Mr. Ken Little Tel. no. 01625 522643 and Wednesdays 7.15pm Duplicate Contact Ms. Carol Lee Tel. no. 01625 528282

Bridge - Knutsford Duplicate Bridge Club
Marthhall VillageHall, Marthall

Sessions held on Tuesdays 7.30 - 10.30pm except 1st Tuesday in the month, when they are held on a Wednesday. Duplicate bridge. all levels. The club is affiliated to the English Bridge Union. New members and guests welcome. Contact Mr. Lindsey Barnes on 01625 584437
Bridge - Mottram-St-Andrew Village Hall Bridge Club
Mottram-St-Andrew Village Hall

Sessions are held on Wednesdays from 7.30 - 10.30pm (Must bring a partner) Contact Mr. Mike Parr Tel. no. 0161 439 7658 Duplicate Classes Tuesdays 1.00 - 4.00pm (Partner supplied) with Mike Parr
Bridge - Prestbury Duplicate Bridge Club
Prestbury Village Hall, Dale Brow, Prestbury SK10 4BP

Sessions are held on Tuesdays 7.30 - 10.30pm. Duplicate bridge. Mondays 1.00pm beginners. Club is affiliated to the English Bridge Union. Contact Mrs. Maureen Wildey 01625 829984
Bridge - Wilmslow ladies Bridge Circle
British legion Hall, 10 Grove Ave., Wilmslow SK9 5EG

Sessions are held on Mondays 1.30 - 4.00pm. Duplicate / Rubber bridge.
Contact Mrs. Marjorie Measor Tel. no 01625 582426
Bridge - Wilmslow Thursday Bridge Club
Wilmslow Methodist Church Hall, Kings Close, (off Water lane,)Wilmslow SK9 5AR

Sessions held from 1.30 - 4.00pm friendly rubber bridge! Contact Mrs. Marjorie Measor Tel. no. 01625 582426
Bridge, Festival Hall Friday Afternoon Bridge Club
The Festival Hall, Talbot Rd., Alderley Edge SK9 7HR

Sessions are held from 1.30 - 4.30pm, Duplicate bridge. Must bring a partner. Contact Mr. Gregor Clarke Tel no. 01625 536074
Chess - Wilmslow Chess Club - Tel: membership enquiries to
Opening Times: meets Tuesday nights at 7:30pm
Danish Club (Dankclubben)
Tel:01625 850745, Mrs Susanne Chapman

Over 70 families belong to this club. Website
Family History Society of Cheshire, Macclesfield Branch

A very popular society with over 400 members in the branch. Publish a journal quaterly. they also have a Research Centre in the Festival Hall Alderley Edge for members use.
Contact Mr John Fielding for Macclesfield Branch Tel. 01625 827048 or e-mail:
Mrs. Lesley Smetham for Research Centre Tel. 01625 426173 or e-mail:
Historical Society, Wilmslow

This is a very active society with about 120 members. It meets every 2nd Wednesday in the month from Sept - May at the Parish Hall, Wilmslow. In summer it has evening visits to places of historic interest. It organises a week-end visit to a university town in Sept. It also has a research group and produces publications.
Contact Mrs. M. Timpson Tel. 01625 527766
International Club

The club is for foreigners and has members in the Wilmslow, Alderley, Knutsford, Macclesfield, Cheadle and other areas. At the moment there are people from India, Italy, Hungary, France, Germany, Japan, China, South American countries etc. The meet every last Friday in the month at members houses. They have 3 bigger events in the year including a family BBQ and a meal with partners . They sometimes have meetings when an outside speaker attends. Occasionally they organise charity fundraising events.
Contact Mrs. Ruby Chatterjee Tel no. 01565 526822 or e-mail:
Norwegian Club

The Norwegian Club is an informal lunchtime club. Contact Hanne Jensen Dewsbury Tel no. 01625 520855 e-mail:
There are many Norwegians living in the Wilmslow area, for those who are not free at lunchtime the best way to meet other Norwegians/Scandinavians is to contact The Scandinavian Seamen's Church in Liverpool.I t is a very active church with many facilities. The House Mother is Mrs. Mette Royden. Contact her on 0151 6322718.
The Green Room Society
85, Chapel Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5JH
Tel: 01625 540933

This is an amateur group founded in 1924. In 1989 a Victorian cottage and a shirt factory were converted to a modern theatre and since then this has been their home. The theatre has a capacity of 85 and performs a variety of challenging productions with innovative and adventurous stage designs.
The group is active from September to May and a new members leaflet can be obtained on any Saturday morning at the Green Room during this period.

The Wilmslow Guild Players
The Wilmslow Guild, 1 Bourne St., Wilmslow
Tel: (01625) 523903

This is an amateur group which produces 4 plays per year including a pantomime. There is also a festival of one act plays. A wide variety of productions is performed, often three-quarters in the round.
Wilmslow Decorative & Fine Arts Society
Wilmslow Parrish Hall, Chancel Lane (just below church)
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Wilmslow Decorative & Fine Arts Society (NADFAS)
This is a member of the National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies. It promotes artistic interests through regular lectures, visits and Study Days and is a very active group. Ten meetings are held every year on the 2nd Tuesday in the month in Wilmslow Parrish Hall (just below the church). Meetings are friendly and informal with the opportunity for a chat and discussion over a glass of wine after the lecture. The lecture topics covered range widely over fine art and furniture, silver, porcelain, places of interest, artists and artistic movements- and much more. Membership is ?35 per person or ?60 per couple per year. To join, or for further information please contact Mrs.Georgina Hargreaves Tel no. 01625 583089 e-mail:
Wilmslow Green Room Amateur Dramatics Society
The Green Room Theatre, 85 Chapel Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5JH
Tel: (01625) 525794

Founded in 1924, the Wilmslow Green Room Society is one of the oldest Amateur Dramatic Societies in the UK. In the beginning we were "strolling players" performing wherever a venue could be found.
Wilmslow Guild Audio-Visual Group
Wilmslow Guild, 1 Bourne Street, Wilmslow, Cheshire
Meets on Friday evenings
Tel: 01925 753303
Wilmslow Guild Photographic Society
Meetings are at Wilmslow Guild, 1 Bourne Street, Cheshire
Tel: enquiries: 01625 523903
Meetings held Wednesday evenings at 7:15pm for 7:30pm
Wilmslow Ladies Circle
Tel: 01625 521305
Email prefered:
Meetings usually held 1st and 3rd Thurs every month. Any females between 18 - 44 welcome.

We meet on a regular basis for social and community events sometimes helping the men of Round Table especially with the Wilmslow Bonfire in November. Social events include visits to shows, light sporting activities, annual ball, cinema trips, craftmaking, summer b.b.q's etc.
Wilmslow Trust.
1 Lacey Grove,
Tel.01625 525819.

A society affiliated to the Civic Trust. Which has for the last 45 years been committed to maintaining the pleasant environments of Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Handforth and Styal.

The Committee meets monthly to inspect all Planning Applications with a view to comment if needed and also to discuss issues of importance relating to the natural and built environment in our area.

We also arrange regular talks, during the Winter and visits to places of interest, during the Summer.

The more members we have , the more influential we will become. New members assured of a warm welcome.
Wilmslow Symphony Orchestra
Concerts normally held in Evans Hall, Wilmslow Leisure Centre, Rectory Fields, Wilmslow

The WSO was founded in 1947. We are a large amateur orchestra aspiring to high musical standards and were recently chosen by Making Music for its debut concert at the Bridgewater Hall. We include some very accomplished players and perform an ambitious range of music.
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