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Tuesday: 9.30 - 1.15 & 2.00 - 6.30
Thursday: 9.30 - 1.00
Friday: 9.30 - 1.15 & 2.00 - 5.30
Saturday: 9.30 - 12.30
Monday, Wednesday & Sunday: Closed

Major Oak Medical Practice

Opening Times

Monday: 7.00 - 18.00
Tuesday: 7.00 - 18.00
Wednesday: 8.00 - 18.00
Thursday: 8.00 - 18.00
Friday: 7.00 - 18.00
Weekend: Closed

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Edwinstowe Leisure Services

Here are all the Edwinstowe Leisure services, click on the header to reveal the details. If you belong to a local group that is not listed below let us know about it so we can add it to our pages. Submit the details here or alternatively contact us via any method on our contact page.

Air Cadets

Meet - Headquarters, Carr Lane, Warsop

Mondays and Wednesdays 1900hrs - 2100hrs.

Contact - Flt Sgt Nick Waltz or Flt Sgt Rachel Waltz
Tel: 01623 843978

Army Cadets

Meet - Whinney Lane School, Ollerton

Mondays and Thursdays 1900hrs - 2100hrs.

Contact - Online enquiry form

Baby Ballet

Baby ballet classes are available for boys and girls aged 6 months to 4 years, our magical dance classes for kids follow five key stages so that your little one gets the opportunity to learn to dance with children of a similar age and have lots of fun.
Classes currently run on a Monday afternoon at St. Mary's Church Rooms, Edwinstowe at the following times: -
Movers (3 & 4 year olds) 12.35pm - 1.10pm Tinies (18 months - 3 years) 1.20pm - 1.50pm Tots (6 - 18 months) 2.05pm - 2.35pm
For more details on pricing and booking, head to the website.

Miss Leah - 07711 576 968



Beavers meet in the Village Hall Monday night between 5 - 6pm.

Sue Cocking - 07921 826 907


1st Brownies

For girls aged 7-10 years. Meet on Thursday evenings. For more information contact us.

Heather Randall - 07716 818 327

2nd Brownies

Monday at St John's Hut, Forest Corner - 6.00pm till 7.30pm.

Linda Broom - 01623 824782
Jane Chapman - 01623 824187

3rd Brownies

Thursday at St John's Hut, Forest Corner - 6.00pm till 7.30pm.

Heather Meynell - 07716 818327


Cubs meet in the Village Hall Monday night between 6 - 7.30pm.

Sue Cocking - 07921 826 907

1st Edwinstowe Scout Group

Scouts meet in the Church Rooms on Friday night between 6.30 - 9pm.

Sue Cocking - 07921 826 907

Edwinstowe Methodist Church

Edwinstowe Methodist Church moved to West Lane from the High Street in the 1970s. Sunday services are at 10.15am. The Minister is Rev Claire Burl 01623 860354

Contact - Miss Celia Farnsworth
Tel: 01623 823679

Edwinstowe Youth Club

Edwinstowe Youth Club meets every Wednesday during term time from 5pm till 7pm at the Church Rooms on Mansfield Road for children aged 7 and upwards were they can play games do crafts or just meet up with their friends.

Contact - Rachael Murphy
Tel: 07960 481488


1st Guides

Thursday at Church Rooms, Mansfield Road - 6.00pm till 8.00pm.

Ruth Hennell - 07511 363 328

For new enquiries please visit:

Little Miners Parent and Toddler Group

We meet every Wednesday at King Edwin Primary School on 4th Avenue Edwinstowe in their Surestart building with lots of fun and craft every week!

Unlimited snack for the kiddies and free tea/coffee and toast for adults come along and join in the fun :)

Weds 9.30-11am term time under 1's 50p, over 1's £2 and £1 per extra child, Childminder rates £1.50 first child £1 per child after that.

Julie - 07732 343979

Little Oaks Playgroup

Little Oaks is a playgroup in Edwinstowe set up and run by mums and grandparents offering a safe and enjoyable stay and play environment for babies and toddlers. Tuesday and Friday from 9:30am - 11:00am in the Village Hall.

Tel: 07779 596 996


2nd Rainbows

Monday at St John's Hut, Forest Corner - 4.30pm till 5.30pm.

Donna Broom - 01623 824782
Tracey Watters - 01623 824327

3rd Rainbows

Thursday at Church Rooms, Mansfield Road - 4.30pm till 5.30pm.

Angela Umphray - 07900 218046
Tracey Wilson - 07807 952867

Sea Cadets

Meet - Newark

Tuesdays and Thursdays 1845hrs - 2105hrs.

Contact - Dave Poyser
Tel: 01623 822079

Teddies Time for God

St Mary's Church. All children aged 0-5 years are welcome. Bring along an adult to join in an hour of activities, stories, songs and fun. Teddies meet on the last Wednesday of each month at 2.00pm.

Tel: 01623 822430

Holy Chaos

Calling all young people 11 years and over…………
Do you want to have a bit of fun, learn a bit, and meet with other young people?

Come to St Mary’s Church
Normally Sundays at 11.30am
One hour sessions

The group called Holy Chaos also go on visits for the afternoon. – Cinema, Sherwood Pines.
Would like you to join us?
You can even help with suggestions for activities and visits and have lots of fun.

Tel: 01623 824706

Craft Group

Contact - Mrs D Kerfoot
Tel: 01623 822534

Dukeries Community Concert Band

Meeting every Tuesday in term time from 7-9pm. Concert band rehearsals at the Dukeries Community College in the concert hall. All welcome.

Contact - Linda Adrych
Tel: 01623 871618

Dukeries Singers

Contact - Secretary/Chairman - Alan Sinclair
Tel: 01623 823271

Flower Arranging Classes

Mixed ability group making up traditional, modern-contemporary designs for students to use in their homes or to give as gifts to family or friends. Everyone welcome.

Contact - Mavis Allin
Tel: 01623 843391

Major Oak Popchoir

Major Oak Popchoir is an adult choir exclusively for Ladies, singing classic chart hits from the past five decades.

Every Monday from 20th April 2015 7.00 - 8.30pm in the Church Rooms, Mansfield Road, Edwinstowe. £4 per session.

Contact - Pauline Daglish
Tel: 07450 316756


Painting for Pleasure

29 year old painting group. Exhibitions and visits to museums. The group uses a variety of painting and drawing mediums and has their occasional own exhibitions.

Contact - Graham Laughton

Sherwood Forest Art & Craft Centre

In the heart of Sherwood Forest just a few minutes from the legendary Major Oak, housed in the former stable block and coach house of Edwinstowe Hall. In the main building is 11 studios enclosed by a glass atrium and outside 5 studios are grouped around a courtyard. Small picnic area, 16 workshops and a restaurant. Offers unique but practical gifts for the house and garden. Special events throughout the year.

Opening Times
Mon-Sat 10:00-17:30 Sun 10:30-16:30
Wed-Sat 10:00-16:00 Sun 10:30-16:30

Address: Forest Corner, Edwinstowe, NG219RN
Tel: 01623 824033

The Calvie Gallery

Antique and interiors gallery.

Address: Old Methodist Chapel, High Street, Edwinstowe, NG21 9QS
Tel: 07812 510 298

Aerobics and Body Conditioning

1 hour class 7pm till 8pm Church Rooms Edwinstowe. A fun, friendly class that works you from top to toe. New members always welcome. Age range from 18 to 80!!

Contact - Jo Stubbings
Tel: 07598 934747

Aqua Aerobics

Aqua aerobics on Tuesdays 7.30-8.30pm at South Forest Leisure Centre, Robin Hood Crossroads, Edwinstowe.

Contact - Janice
Tel: 07801 695 782

Exercise Classes

Two classes running every Monday in the St. Mary's Church Rooms where everyone is encouraged to work at their own level and enjoy the classes:

From 9.30 - 10.30am the class is based on aerobic routines set to music and designed to improve general fitness and to aid weight loss and control.

From 10.45 - 11.45am the class is a Pilates session where the exercises are done on a mat on the floor to tone and strengthen the muscles of your body.

£4.50 per class or £8 for both classes.

Contact - Janice
Tel: 07801 695782

Keep Fit Aerobics

Pro-Active fitness classes with Janice in Edwinstowe Village Hall on Mondays from 9.30-10.30am. An up-beat class designed to improve general fitness and aid weight control. Young and mature ladies can work at their own pace to enjoy and benefit from the exercises.

Contact - Janice
Tel: 07801 695 782


Pro-Active fitness classes with Janice in Edwinstowe Village Hall on Mondays from 10.45-11.45am. Pilates tones and strengthens your muscles shaping your body. Especially beneficial if you suffer with back problems. Exercises are performed on a mat on the floor.

Contact - Janice
Tel: 07801 695 782


Tuesdays Church Rooms Edwinstowe 7pm till 8pm. Lots of wiggles and lots of giggles. Salsa, merengue, cha cha cha, bachata. No partner work, dance to keep fit.

Contact - Jo Stubbings
Tel: 07598 934747

Edwinstowe Cricket Club

No English village is complete without its cricket club and Edwinstowe is no exception. Being located in the heart of Sherwood Forest, its address being The Forest Corner, and at the centre of the Robin Hood legend, ensures this is an idyllic location for playing and watching cricket. Edwinstowe Cricket Club fields 5 senior cricket teams and junior cricket to suit children from 7 years to 18 years old. The clubroom is available to hire during mid-week and the off-season for a range of activities.

Contact - Ian Rich
Tel: 01623 824704

Dukeries Tai-Chi Society

The Dukeries Tai Chi Society was formed locally in 1993 and practise Tai Chi Chuan, Chi Gung and other associated arts. Students/members of all ages initially learn the basic short Yang Style Tai Chi form as the backbone bringing with it the benefits of a gentle controlled exercise, relaxed breathing aiding relaxation and helping to keep the mind calm and focussed. Also helping with increased flexibility, suppleness and exercise of the muscles. Specialist instructors are also invited at times to join us for various seminars covering other aspects of our martial and the energy arts.

A free no commitment two-session introduction course is available, then £4.00 per session attended and a perpetual registration fee of £10.00. Meet on Wednesdays 7.00 - 9.00 pm at the Edwinstowe Village Hall, Mansfield Road.

Contact - Senior Instructor, Brian Frettsome
Tel: 01623 822 827

Kick Martial Arts

Kick has been training at Edwinstowe Village Hall for the last 14 years. We are there every Thursday 5.30 - 6.30pm.

Contact - Neal
Tel: 07841 679 435

Line Dance Class

There are weekly line dance classes starting on Thursday 31st July at St. Marys Rooms Edwinstowe from 1.00 - 2.00pm.

This is a basic beginners class.

Sue - 07594 691999

Robin Hood Colts Football

Contact - Jim Holmes
Tel: 01623 825933

Sherwood Forest Netball Club

A fun, friendly Back 2 Netball session currently runs Wednesay's 7.30-8.30pm at Wellow House School. It's a great way to try something new or get back into a sport you may have played at school. We're open to Ladies aged 16+ of any ability - just turn up and join in. Your first week is FREE then its £3pw.

We also hope to start junior sessions soon so please get in touch if your child may be interested.

Contact - Laura Stephen
Tel: 07843 203931


South Forest Leisure Complex

Leisure swimming, fitness classes and indoor bowling

Contact - Julie English
Tel: 01623 823866

Thoresby Colliery Cricket Club

Ground situated next to King Edwin Junior School, Fourth Ave, Edwinstowe.
1st Team plays in the Championship section Bassetlaw League. 2nd Team plays in Div 2 section Bassetlaw League.
3rd Team (Development,U13 and above) plays in Div6.
Sunday 1st team play in Premier League Mansfield Sunday League, Sunday 2nd team play in Div 6 Mansfield Sunday League.
Junior teams. Kwik cricket,U11's,U13's,U15's.
Senior practice nights every Thursday.
Junior practice nights every Friday.

Contact - Mr T Haywood
Tel: 07794 971 586

Thoresby Football Club

Tel: 01623 825311

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