SheFest

Group aims and activities: SheFest is a not-for-profit organisation made up of local volunteers. Founded in 2016, by a small group of female social entrepreneurs, the idea began in 2015 as a one day event. Since then, we have been…

The Wesley Centre

***Update June 2021*** The centre is now open to the public for pre-arranged meetings, classes, wakes etc …. Church services have resumed on Sundays and both Zumba and Energised Fitness classes have returned. We can hold small meetings of up…

Rotherham College

Rotherham College is part of the RNN Group, a group of education and training organisations which also includes North Notts College and Dearne Valley College. We are based in Rotherham town centre and offer courses, degrees and apprenticeships in a…

Kiveton Park and Wales Community Development Trust

Group aims: The Trust exists to improve facilities, increase opportunities and enhance the quality of life of all residents in Kiveton Park and Wales. Group activities: Community Matters magazine: news, views, community information and low cost advertising for local businesses. Delivered…

YMCA White Rose

Group Aims: OUR VISION: Helping Young People to Achieve their potential. YMCA White Rose seeks to transform communities so that all young people truly belong, thrive and contribute. We deliver services which are designed to support children and young people in…

Clifton Park & Museum

Group Aims & Activities Clifton House, built in 1783, and it’s grounds were formerley the property of the Walker family who ran the Rotherham Ironworks. Known today as Clifton Park & Museum they offer an exciting experience that everyone can…

Rotherham Theatres

Update – The theatre plans to reopen autumn 2021 ************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************** Group Aims & Activities Rotherham Civic Theatre is a converted Congregational church in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England which is now a medium-scale proscenium arch theatre playing host to a wide program of professional and amateur dance, drama, musicals, children’s theatre, comedy, music and pantomime. Find…

Painting Together

Group Aims and Activities: Time: 11:30am and 2:00pm Date: Every Thursday Location: Meet at the High Street Centre Overview: Join the group to get out more and enjoy the company of other like-minded individuals whilst enjoying craft and painting. All skill…

Artful – Make it happen

Group Aims Artful is a social enterprise using the arts as an inspirational tool for community engagement. Our aims are: To identify and create opportunities for community engagement that inspire and enable people. To create a sense of pride and…

Coryllion Choir

Group Aims & Activities: We rehearse weekly on a Thursday at St, Alban’s Church, Wickersley (7.00pm-8.30pm). Coryllion Choir currently has 20+ members. However, we are always seeking to grow the choir. We welcome singers of any part (Soprano, Alto, Tenor…

Haven

Group Aims & Activities Haven was established over 40-years ago as an independent charity delivering specialist services across Sheffield and potentially South Yorkshire. Our focus is on children and young people (CYP) affected by Domestic Abuse, we are the only…

YMCA Barnsley

Group Aims & Activities We are an independent local charity that works for and with children and young people and their families. We deliver a wide range of children’s and youth work, extended services and members activities. YMCA Barnsley aims…

Kashmiri and Yemni Older Peoples Group

Group Aims The group holds a once weekly session for older people from the BME community with the aim to combat social isolation and increase social interaction within the BME communities. It is borough wide and transport is offered. Group…

Treeton Community Centre

Group Aims: The Community Centre re-opened on 28th March 2015, since that time we have been able to sustain its need. The Centre was built in 2005 and is quite modern in appearance. We have a large concert hall which…

heart of knitting

Group Aims & Activities: I run a knitting group called Hats for charity and we knit hats for the homeless and full term babies in Jessops hospital. We meet on a Monday afternoon 1.00pm to 3.00pm and evening 7.30pm –…

Hellaby Craft Club

Group Aims: To promote crafts and encourage people to mix and meet people in the community. Group Activities: Monday’s 1.00pm – 3.00pm The group is an opportunity for people to bring along their own craft materials and projects to work…

South Anston Methodist Church

The Methodist Church and community hall in South Anston. Group Aims: The Methodist church in South Anston was initially founded when villagers began meeting at each other’s homes around 1739. After that they met in a variety of different buildings…

Kilnhurst Community Choir

Group Aims & Activities Do you love to sing? We come together to rehearse every Thursday from 7.30pm-9.00pm at Kilnhurst Community Centre, Victoria Street, Kilnhurst S64 5SQ Car parking is available on Springfield Road or in the Car Park Just come along on…

Sensory Arts & Crafts Group

we are currently Suspending our group, but we hope to be back soon. Group Aims A friendly arts and craft self help group to help combat social isolation. Group Activities We meet weekly on a Wednesday 10.30am – 2.00pm. Our…

Rotherham Flourish

Group Aims Rotherham Flourish is a collaborative project between Sheffield Flourish (Shirin Teifouri) and Mowbray Gardens library. This art-based project is designed to build communities, generate solidarity, and explore the idea of ‘flourishing’ by providing a creative space for people…

Dinnington and District Art Society

Group Aims: To encourage people to take up drawing and painting to help with relaxation and taking the stress and tension out of their lives. Group Activities: We are an Art Society that meet at: The Lyric Theatre on a…

The Lanes Community Centre

Group aim For people to come to the centre, have fun, enjoy themselves and come back. Everyone is welcome at the centre and we welcome any suggestions or feedback. Group activities Monday Coffee morning 8am – 12pm Games night 6pm…

Ravenfield Art Club

Group Aims: We are a friendly group of amateurs who would welcome new members. Each week we are able to learn new skills in drawing, watercolor, pastel, acrylics etc… or free to work on a personal project. Group Activities: You…

Wales Community Theatre Players

Group Aims A local theatre group encouraging children to develop a love for the theatre for over 70 years. With a focus on pantomime and musical theatre, unique in our no audition policy it gives every child and adult a…

Crafty Talk

Crafty Talk is a community group based at Manor Lodge Neighbourhood Centre, Brinsworth. They run weekly sessions on Thursdays 10am to 12 noon. People can take part in a whole array of craft activities or just call in for a…

Elsecar Heritage Railway

Group Aims To preserve railway heritage and educate the community on the railway, its history and environs. Group Activities Elsecar Heritage Railway is South Yorkshire’s only Heritage Railway. Currently operating on a one mile section of track, passengers are pulled…

Harthill Workbench

Group Aims Harthill Workbench is a Community Group of woodworking enthusiasts, ladies and gents from beginner to experienced. We aim to improve the area known as Harthill with Woodall for the benefit of the community by providing amenities for local…

Art Works

Group Aims: Art Works is a creative arts organisation that exists to support and promote disabled adults and young people of South Yorkshire to take part in creative community activates and creative work placements. Group Activities: We support our artists…

Gallery Town

Group Aims and Activities The Project inspires all the local primary schools to engage with the Art through a scheme called Picture This – and by placing their artwork within the Town Centre on a large scale it gives them…

Tweenies Sewing and Craft Group

Group Aims We are a friendly informal group providing somewhere to meet others interested in crafts or wishing to learn. This prevents isolation and promotes health and well-being.  We also arrange trips out to craft fairs and other venues. Group…

Heeley Trust

Group Aims Heeley Trust is a community anchor, a charity working in Heeley and Meersbrook, a local employer with a team of around 30 staff and we’re lucky to have the invaluable support of an even bigger team of volunteers….

Crisis Skylight South Yorkshire

Group Aims: Crisis Skylight South Yorkshire is an outreach service for homeless and vulnerably housed people delivering courses and activities within hostels and day centres in partner organisations, and within local community venues. Group Activities: Our one to one services provide support to help…

Learn to Re-create

Group Aims and Activities We deliver training in Fashion and Textiles craft manufacture to enable unemployed people gain skills to find work in this sector. We also provide clothes and textiles contract production services to commercial businesses.

Grimm and Co Ltd

Group Aims: Grimm and Co is a writing charity for children and young people (age 7-18). We run innovative, energised, exciting and artistic activities that unleash imaginations and help young people to unlock and realise their potential. We publish, perform…

Bramley Townswomens Guild

No meeting at the moment, however we are hoping to be back in September. Group Aims & Activities We meet the 1st Thursday of every month at 10.30am in Bramley Parish Hall, Cross Street, Bramley. We have a variety of…

Rotherham Theatrical Student Academy

Group Aims & Activities Rotherham Theatrical Student Academy is Rotherham’s Premier Youth Theatre Company. We have members aged 8 to 21 and our main purpose is to produce two high quality musicals per year in which our members can enhance…

Barnsley Youth Choir

Groups and Activities The Barnsley Youth Choir was established in February 2009 to serve the children and young people of Barnsley. The choir currently has 200 members aged between 8 and 18 years old and is divided into two smaller…

St Pauls Church (Church of England)

Group aims To provide a friendly Church for the Worship of God. To provide social events for the community throughout the year. Revd. Phil Batchford is Vicar of Rotherham & Priest in Charge at St Paul’s. St Paul’s now has…

Tin Pot Theatre

Group aims To bring theatre to the people of the Dearne Valley and beyond A fun-loving, inclusive theatre company led by three professional community arts practitioners.  Each year we stage a range of beautifully crafted performances in both traditional and…

Blu Crew

Group aims & activities Blu Crew are an independent vocal harmony group who support local charities at public and private fund raising events. Our Objective BLU CREW’s objective is very simple – to raise as much money as possible for…

Rotherham Explorer Scouts

Group Aims: (RESU) or Extreme Explorers as we are also known aim to empower young people and give them valuable life skills. We cover the whole of Rotherham at five local units but join up as one group as often as…

Dinnington and District Bridge Club

Group aims & activities If you are a bridge player, or would like to learn how to play bridge, please come along. Everyone welcome. The club caters for a wide range of abilities, from learning to more competent players who…

Dearne Playhouse

Group aims The Dearne Playhouse was oficially opened on July 15th, 2006 by the Dearne’s very own Brian Blessed and has rapidly become the Dearne Valley’s leading venue for shows, comedy, concerts, musicals and plays. As a producing theatre we…

Whiston Parish Hall

Group aims Are you looking for a hall for your Club to meet in? Do you want somewhere to dance, keep fit or lose weight? Do you need a venue with a large hall or a small meeting room? Do…

Rotherham and Sheffield Lace Makers

Group Aims and Activities Rotherham and Sheffield Lace Makers are a friendly craft group of amateur lacemakers who enjoy meeting together 5 times a year, 10am-3:30pm on a Saturday. Visitors are welcome to pop in and see what we are…

Hunter Archaeological Society

Group aims: To share our interest in archaeology and heritage with people across South Yorkshire and north-east Derbyshire. Group activities: We arrange talks and social events from September to April in Sheffield, as well as visits to excavations and sites…

Wombwell Amateur Operatic Society

Group Aims To promote amateur theatre to all people living in the Wombwell and Districy. About Us It’s now over 80 years since the society was formed in 1932, presenting its first show in 1933. That show was ‘The Mikado’…

Rotherham U3A

Group Aims Are you retired from full time work? Are you looking for a new interest or hobby, or do you wish to follow up on an already existing interest? Do you want to meet other people with the same…

St. Albans Church Wickersley

Group Aims: St Alban’s resolves to be a Christ-like and lively community church that is effective in making disciples and transforming society and God’s world. Group Activities: St.Alban’s runs a number of groups and activities for adults and children. Visit our website…

Herringthorpe United Reformed Church

Group Aims: Our Mission Statement:  Loving God, Loving One Another, Loving Our Community. We love Rotherham, and we want to make Rotherham a better place to live. We aim to do this by providing a wide range of activities for…

Rotherham Town Brass Band

Group Aims and Activities Previously known as the Whiston Brass Band, which formed in 1984 and established itself in the area by winning local competitions and performing at many prestigious events. We rehearse on Wednesday and Sunday evening 8.00pm –…

South Yorkshire Federation Of Women’s Institutes

Group Aims and Activities: We are The largest non-party political and non-sectarian women’s organisation in Great Britain. Interested in local, national and international public affairs. And We offer opportunities to make friends in a happy, social atmosphere; sharing educational courses to learn…

Brampton Youth Group

Group aims Brampton Youth Group was established in 1996, we work with young people aged between 8 and 19 years who live or meet in Brampton, West Melton and Wath Upon Dearne,we work with young people in a variety of…

The Ark

Group aims Providing food, clothing, support and community for the unemployed, homeless, abused, alcohol and drug-dependant or otherwise marginalised people of Rotherham. Group activities An informal drop-in at the church every Tuesday between 2:30pm -4:30pm, to hang out and chat,…

Ignite Imaginations

Group aims To ignite imaginations by increasing access to high quality creative activity. To develop creative skills. To leave a lasting legacy in the communities in which we work. Group activities Free events and workshops focusing on visual arts and creative…

Rotherham Network Scouts

Group aims Scout Network allows 18 to 25 year-olds who have an interest in both Scouting and their own personal development, and ultimately want to have fun, the opportunity to do so. Group activities Scout Network members take part in…

Dinnington Operatic Society

Group aims: DOS currently put on two shows a year, a pantomime in January and a musical in October. The pantomimes are great fun involving all the Society who want to take part, in particular our students, and it also…

Casting Innovations Limited

Arts and Crafts focusing on recycling of all types of materials. We offer safe, friendly and informal sessions. Group activities Our  sessions are ultimately flexible, and can be tailor-made to your desired outcomes. We can facilitate groups of upto 6…

Wickersley Community Centre Association (WCCA)

Group aims Completed in summer 2008 this new building replaces the old Village Hall. Located at 286 Bawtry Road – near Wickersley roundabout – and run by Wickersley Community Centre Association (WCCA) who manage a number of clubs and events…

United Multicultural Centre

About us United Multicultural Centre (UMCC) is a registered charity with a well-established reputation for making a difference in communities for the last thirty -eight years. our work is currently based around a number of different project streams, including Stronger…

Wath Community History Group

Group aims: To generate an interest in the history of Wath Upon Dearne and its locality. Group activities: Newsletter. Exhibitions. Talks on local history to social groups. Quarterly meetings for illustrated presentations on local history. No meetings arranged as yet….

Unity Centre

Group aims We are a community facility, a hub for delivery of local support and services aimed at social, economic and environmental regeneration of Rotherham’s inner-city wards. We have a range of offices, rooms, education/ presentation and IT facilities for…

Thorpe Hesley Brass Band

Group Aims and Activities: Thorpe Hesley Brass Band is a charitable organisation, founded in 1986 by the head teacher of the Junior school, the late Mr Brian Copley, as an opportunity for children taking up peripatetic music lessons at the…

Hotshots Junior Theatre

Group aims To teach children between 7 and 17 years, Theatre Arts and Techniques via Dance, Singing, Drama and Stage Crafts. Group activities We meet every Wednesday between 5:30pm & 7:15pm, during term time, at the Gordon Bennett Memorial Hall,…

Treeton Local History Group

Group aims To promote interest in local history Group activities At Treeton Reading Rooms 7.30 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month. Except January & August when other activities are planned. Small charge for non-members of £2 Refreshments charged…

Swinton Lock Activity Centre

Group aims Swinton Lock Activity Centre is a registered charity providing learning, educational, support and social activities for children, young people and adults. We are based adjacent to the South Yorkshire Canal and also own a narrowboat that we use…

So Damn Kreative

Group Aims & Activities So Damn Kreative (SDK) is a HipHop dance crew that specialise in the original street styles, Breakin, Popping and Lockin. Established in 1999 this dance crew have performed and won competitions all over the world. We…

Rotherham Open Arts Renaissance (ROAR)

Group Aims & Activities Rotherham Open Arts Renaissance (ROAR) are a membership organisation which supports emerging and professional artists in a number of ways. We believe that we can help the regeneration of Rotherham by supporting the local creative sector…

Rotherham Photographic Society

Due to the current COVID situation we have currently suspended all meetings until further notice. Group Aims The Society was set up to encourage photographers in Rotherham. The club has seen many changes over the last 100+ years, not least the…

Rotherham Choral Society

Group Aims and Activities: We are a friendly, welcoming choir which seeks to perform at a high standard and to enjoy ourselves in the process. At present, we have about 70 members and whilst new members are appreciated in any…

Redroad FM

Group aims Redroad on 102.4 FM, is the youth radio station for South Rotherham. We specialise in broadcasting local information, and covering issues relating to young people, playing music that fits the lifestyle of young people. After being on air for…

Under the Stars

Group aims Under the Stars is an arts and events charity for people with learning disabilities. We believe in their talent. We believe in their creativity. We believe in them. Through our workshops and events, we work together to unlock…

Pops Outdoor Adventure Centre

Our Mission To enable every young person to discover, the fun and adventure of the outdoors whilst promoting a healthier and more active lifestyle. Our Projects Our Big Lottery Funding has enabled us to offer activities to adults as well as…

REACH (Ferham) Ltd

Reach Community Centre – Ferham, Rotherham Reach is a community centre running regular events such as line dancing, sequence dancing and keep fit and is available for hire for regular groups or one off events.  All are welcome for the…

Open Minds Theatre Company

Group aims & activities We work in the community to assist in the developing and equipping of people to lead effective and fulfilled lives by improving their confidence, self-esteem, understanding of others and themselves, communication skills and self-discipline through their…

Lost Chord

Group aims We are an innovative charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and wellbeing of those suffering with dementia using interactive musical stimuli to increase their general awareness and self esteem. We aim: * To improve the quality…

Montgomery Hall Enterprises Ltd

Group aims Montgomery Hall is an amazing multi-purpose community venue. The main hall, with its stage, cinema screen, licensed bar and retractable tiered seating, hosts an wide array of regular events and gigs. It is available to hire for weddings,…

Kimberworth Park Community Partnership

Group Aims KPCP is a local charity whose membership includes individual local people, groups, agencies and organisations who work closely together to create a renewed sense of community spirit through taking action and delivering services/ activities to meet local need. It…

JADE Youth & Community

Group Aims JADE Youth & Community provides youth activities that enable social, educational, economic, and employment opportunities for life progression into adulthood. We provide social and learning opportunities that safeguard young people from harm, build their skills, lower offending, raise…

Kilnhurst Action Group

Group activities Monday Line Dancing – 10.00am to 11.00am Nursery and After School Club – 8.00am  to 6.00 pm Tuesday Kilnhurst Family History Group – 1.00 to 3.00 pm (Research using the computers if required)  Nursery and After School Club – 8.00am  to…

Harthill Well Dressing Group

Group aims: Well dressing is an ancient custom almost unique to Derbyshire. Harthill, which is just outside the Derbyshire border in South Yorkshire, dresses one well. The village Well Dressing Group make a mosaic picture each year for display at…

Dinnington Resource Centre

Group aims Dinnington Resource Centre is a community centre in Dinnington. It provides many valuable services to the community as well as allowing lots of different groups, clubs and societys to meet and fulfill their aims. Group activities The centre is open…

Dinnington Floral Art Society

A warm welcome to the Dinnington Floral Art Society…. Are you interested in flowers? Would you like to meet new like minded friends? Then come along and meet us.  Our meetings are usually held on the second Thursday of each…

Dinnington Colliery Band

Group aims Despite two World Wars, a year long miners’ strike and the subsequent demise of the colliery, the band has never “stopped blowing” and is now the only body still bearing the name of the Dinnington Colliery.  This is…

Aston-Cum-Aughton Parish Hall

Group aims The Parish Hall is registered with the Charity Commissioner (No 598491) and administered by trustees who form the Management Committee.  Trustees comprise representatives from the Parish Council, regular user groups and co-opted members. Charity Aims The object of the…

Aston Cum Aughton Recreational Charity

Group aims & activities The Trust Deed says that grants can be made “towards the provision and support of facilities for recreation with a view to improving the conditions of life of the inhabitants of the Parish of Aston cum…

Activate!

Group aims: ACTIVATE! was created in December 2002 and working with children and young people within the Rawmarsh and Parkgate area of Rotherham. The project operates with a team of session staff and 22 local volunteers aged between 12 and 65+. Group activities:…