Adults - 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


Ludlow Civic Society

Wednesday 10 September, 6.30pm  

LAR: The Future

Speakers: Helen Hughes, Ken Pearce & Tony Blench


Wednesday 8 October, 6.30pm

Watches: Utility Object to Fashion Icon:  the rise of the wristwatch in the 20th century

Alex Barter – World-Wide Consultant for Sotheby’s


Wednesday 12 November, 6.30pm

Jewels to Treasure             

Speaker: Jacqueline Pearn, Ex-Sotheby’s auctioneer and valuer


Wednesday 10 December, 6.30pm

Christmas Party at Palmers’ Hall, Lower Mill Street


Open to all, tickets available on the door

£2 members or £4 non-members (annual subscription £13 single or £24.50 joint)

Please contact for more information

Open to all, tickets available on the door.
Lectures cost £2 members or £3 non-members. Become a member for £13 a yer and receive the free magazine.
For more information contact Rebecca Buteux 01584 872295

Teme Valley Decorative and Fine Arts Society

Wednesday 17 September, 2:15 pm

‘Your Country Needs You’ – Art and Design of World War I

Mr James Taylor, Former Curator of the National Maritime Museum


Wednesday 15 October, 2:15 pm

Three Great Families and their gardens: a history of the Astors, the Rothschilds and the Sackville-Wests and their gardens

Ms Caroline Rayman, Former official guide at the British Museum, author


Wednesday 19 November, 2:15 pm

‘O Yes It Is’ – the History of Pantomime from Ancient to Modern Times

Mrs Jane Tapley, Special Events organiser at the Theatre Royal Bath, author and researcher of theatre


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 21 October, 10am – 12noon

Shaping the Ludlow Landscape – a Ludlow Walk

Michael Rosenbaum


Tuesday 28 October, 10am – 12noon

1000 years of building with stone in Herefordshire & Worcestershire

Kate Andrews


Tuesday 4 November, 10am – 12noon

Investigating the Leominster Canal: A Virtual Excursion

Gerry Calderbank


Tuesday 11 November, 10am – 12noon

Saints and Sinner: A Ludlow Perspective

Michael Tavinor


Tuesday 18 November, 10am – 12noon

Hampton Court, Herefordshire: The Ups and Downs of a Border Landscape

Catherine Beale


Tuesday 25 November, 10am – 12noon

Writers’ Shropshire

Gorden Dickins


£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.

For any further information contact:  Pam & Alan Latchford, Tel. No. 01584 874990 or email: 

Contact Pam and Alan Latchford 01584 874990




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 & 7.30pm – 8.30pm (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. £4.50

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


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 (

Upcoming sales: Sunday 2 November & Sunday 7 December, 10am - 2pm 

Oscars, Studio