The following groups hold activities at the Memorial Hall

Cheddar Male Voice Choir

Cheddar Short Mat Bowls

Draycott Art Club

Jayne Elizabeth Theatre School

Draycott Bowls Club

Mendip Players

Pilates classes

Strawberry Tots

Whist drive


The Choir is an enthusiastic group of singers numbering around 42 members of varied age from all walks of life. The Choirs repertoire consists of a variety of music including; popular, classical,

traditional, spiritual, sacred and theatre pieces. Rehearsals take place in Draycott Memorial Hall

from 7.30 - 9.30pm most Tuesday evenings.


Cheddar Short Mat Bowls Club meets at Draycott Memorial Hall on Wednesdays from 2pm and Fridays from 7pm with three indoor mats available. Run by an elected management committee the Committee welcomes new members and help is always given to beginners by experienced members.

Contact: Brian Crashley

The Draycott Art Club meets every Thursday (Mornings 10am - 1pm, afternoons 2 - 4pm. Most Members stay all day.The Club provides materials and refreshments are provided. Members range from beginners to those who have art school training; a perfect selection of skills and ambitions. The Club has a professional resident tutor. Facilities are available to store work on site. The Club also has a programme of drawing trips and exhibition visits.


07986 287961

Draycott Bowls Club meets at the Memorial hall every Monday at 7.00pm and is open to anyone

who would like to take up the sport of indoor bowls.

This is a friendly club made up of players from Draycott and the surrounding villages and it welcomes

anyone to come along and give bowls a try. Bowls is a good social game and also gives some

exercise over the two hour session.


01749 870987


Mendip Players meet at the Memorial Hall for rehearsals on Wednesdays and use the Hall for their

summer production and pantomime.



Pilates classes are run on:

Mondays 9.30 – 10.30am With Kathy Gardner

Mondays 10.30 – 11.30am With Kathy Gardner

Wednesdays 10-30 – 11.30am With Catherine Jones

Fridays 10.00 – 11.00am With Catherine Jones

Run by Chartered Physiotherapists these are mat work pilates classes using theraband resistance,

foam rollers and soft balls.

All abilities are welcome after an individual induction session to establish your medical history, level

of control, strength and flexibility.

Strawberry Tots is a popular and welcoming toddler group held at the Memorial Hall every Wednesday throughout the year from 10.00am – 12pm

It is suitable for 0 to 5 year olds (0lder slings are welcome during holidays) and offers a place to meet other parents with plenty of coffee and biscuits.

Strawberry Tots also holds craft sessions and seasonal celebrations.

Contact: ‘Strawberry Tots Draycott’ -

A whist drive is held on every Thursday (except the first in each month) at 7.30pm. Refreshments are provided.

Contact: 01934 782711

Rodney Stoke and Draycott WI meets in the Memorial Hall on the first Thursday in every month (except August). Meetings start at 7.30 and usually end by 9.30 – 10.00pm. The WI have a wide variety of interesting speakers and hands on activities and organise social gatherings throughout the year.

WI meetings offer an opportunity to make new friends and chat over a glass of wine or a cup of tea/coffee. New members are always welcome.

Contact: Jan Warne 01749 871221

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