Regular activities and clubs

Some of the groups listed operate independently, using the Assembly Rooms facilities. Where a name is given please contact the individual group organiser for details, otherwise call our Box Office for details on 01584 878141

Lectures and Talks



Weds 18 February, 2.15pm

El Greco and Toledo

Ms Siân Walters, art historian and lecturer


Weds 18 March, 2.15pm

Lost on the Titanic: The Making of the Great Omar Binding

Mr Dominic Riley. A bookbinder, artist and teacher.


Weds 15 April, 2.15pm

Adventures & Misadventures in Museums

Mr David Phillips, former lecturer in Museum Studies and Art History


Visitors welcome, £8 per lecture payable on the door.

Membership £40 a year, giving access to outings, study days, volunteering and the NADFAS ‘Review’ magazine

For information contact the Chairman 01584 811088,



Visitors welcome, £8 per lecture payable on the door.

Membership £40 a year, giving access to outings, study days, volunteering and the NADFAS ‘Review’ magazine

For information contact the Chairman 01584 811088,




Ludlow Lectures

Tuesday 17 February, 10am – 12noon


Offa's Dyke - recent work and new ideas

Paul Belford


Tuesday 24 February, 10am – 12noon

Berrington Hall – its History & Architecture

Frank Ryding


Tuesday 3 March

“I've got a bit of a Blighty One” - StokesayCourt's role as a Hospital in World War 1, 1915-1918

Caroline Magnus


Tuesday 10 March, 10am – 12noon

The Telford Giant and the Little People a Perspective on the Development of Telford

Allan Frost


Tuesday 17 March, 10am – 12noon

The Ceramics of Ironbridge Gorge – the Development & Influence of a Shropshire Industry

Kate Cadman 


£15 per person for all 6 lectures (individual lectures £4)  Please make cheques payable to:

LUDLOW LECTURES and send to:  3 Poyner Road, Ludlow, SY8 1QT or pay at the door.

Contact:  Pam & Alan Latchford, Tel 01584 874990 or email:



Civic Society

Weds 11 March, 6.30pm

In The Spirit of Gertrude Jekyll: her ideas and her influence on 20th Century gardens

Helen Caird, NADFAS lecturer and garden lover

Weds 15 April, 6.30pm

Immersion in Nature: wild swimming and wildlife photography

Andrew Peters, writer & wildlife photographer


Member's fee per meeting: £2.

Non-member's fee per meeting: £4





The self motivating group for academic, social and recreational activities for anyone not in full-time employment. To contact us and for further information visit their website
Monthly Meetings for members are held on the last Monday of the month, 10am - 12 noon.




2 April - Oddments

7 May – Architecture

4 June – Rebels

2 July – Solitude

6 August – Encounters

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Photography and Art

Ludlow Photographic Club

Friendly welcome for all ages and experience
Contact Barbara Ball 01584 879180.
Twice monthly, Tuesdays 7.30pm


Life and Portrait workshop

Contact Chris Bean  01584 841668
Fridays 10am - 4pm


Ludlow Art Society

Lively talks and demonstrations by invited artists on all aspects of art.
First Thursday of every month, 7.30 - 9.30pm
Contact Ruth Tune 01584 831458


Circle Dancing

Monday 1.45 - 3.45pm
Contact Kathryn Louhici  01584 877446

Learn to Jive

Tuesdays 7.30 - 8.30pm, Studio
Contact Matt or Sarah Heenan 01989 750354,




Bella Acappella

Thursdays, 7.30 - 9pm, Oscars
All-female 4-part close harmony singing group.  Contact Amy for more details.



Fitness, sport, yoga and martial arts

Zumba fitness

Mondays, 10am - 11am (Studio)

Tuesdays, 6pm - 7pm (Oscars)

Thursdays, 6pm – 7pm & 7.15pm – 8.15pm (Oscars)

A calorie-burning exercise class that's more like a party! Tone up and have fun moving to salsa, samba, meringue, rumba, mambo and more. £5

Contact Gill 07740


Wing Chun

Wing Chun Dynamics - ‘A Martial Art that Works’
Monday evenings  8-10pm, Studio
Contact Neil Barker 07598 352 766


Ludlow Tai Ji Quan Club

The internal Martial Art for the thinking person.  All abilities welcome.
Contact Jenny Sayer 01584 876175
Wednesdays 5.45 - 7.45pm


Hatha Yoga

Contact Jules Burdett 01584 876905
Mondays 6.30 - 8pm


Stretch and Relax with Yoga

Contact Dr Jane McLean 01568 780212
Thursdays 10am - 12 noon


Table Tennis

Basic coaching for all ages.  Bats and balls provided.

Juniors and adults

Fridays 7 - 9pm (£2.50 adult, £1.50 junior)
Contact Peter Corston 01584 873778

Over 50s

Wednesdays 10am - 12.30pm (£3)
Contact Ann Moody 01584 872978



Saturdays 2-3pm

Brining body and soul to an exploration of addictive rhythms and spiralling forms. £5, Studio

Contact Deborah Greenfield:



Saturdays 3—4.30pm

These classes of people of all backgrounds and abilities a path to increased grace, agility, flexibility and strength. £7.50, Studio

Contact Deborah Greenfield:



Saturdays 5-6pm

A complete and flowing workout to develop strength, movement range and flexibility, £5, Studio

Contact Deborah Greenfield:



Community activities

Tabletop sales

Indoor sales on the third Sunday of every month. Come and pick up a bargain!
To book a table call Faraway on 01547 540477 (

The tabletop sale on Sunday 1 February is cancelled.

Upcoming sales: 1 March, 5 April. 10am - 2pm 

Oscars, Studio

Saturdays, 10.30am – 12.30pm


A fun Saturday morning arts and crafts club for ages 8-16.

For details call Tanith Kinton on 01584 876532

Kindly supported by Ludlow Art Society

£35/£30 concessions, per term