Our regular groups

West Hoathly Pre-school

West Hoathly Pre-School is a small, friendly Early Years setting at the heart of the local community. Catering for around 20 children between the ages of two and four years old, we offer an engaging, broad and balanced early year’s curriculum based on the  Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. Our ultimate aim is to provide a positive, safe learning environment for all children to grow and develop through play.  To see more of us in action please visit our News Blog and our Curriculum page.

The Pre-School meets at West Hoathly Village Hall on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings, during school term time only.  Government funding enables us to offer free places to all 4 year olds, most 3 year olds and some 2 year olds”

For more details:

Website: https://westhoathlypreschool.org/

Fitness Pilates

Need to increase your level of fitness, strengthen your core? - Pilates works by targeting deep postural muscles and works by strengthening from the inside out. Pilates can help people with back pain and will also work to give you a flatter tummy and trimmer waist along with greater strength and muscle tone, improved flexibility and joint mobility Pilates can relax and de-stress you promoting a feeling of well being and calm.

6 week courses are run in The Hall ideally suited to beginners and intermediates

All equipment is provided, very popular so spaces are limited

Sessions currently on

Monday 6.15 to 7pm

Wednesday 6 to 6.45pm

Friday 12.15 to 1.15pm

For more details or to reserve your place:

Contact:       Sarah Young

Tel:              07779 116408/01342 810662

Email:         Sayfitness@aol.com

West Hoathly Rainbow Guides 

... are the youngest members of the Girl Guiding Family.

We cater for girls from Age 5-7 Years old and aim to have fun working within the guidelines of  The Girlguiding Association 

We meet in Term Time in West Hoathly Village Hall on Tuesday evenings.

Currently we have 4 adult Leaders who are all DBS checked, hold current First Aid certificates and attend regular training.

Also a Young Leader who is a Ranger Guide.   15 Girls make up our Unit.

We have a Termly fee which covers most costs and the National Girlguiding Census.

To register your daughter/ ward please go to Girlguiding.org / join us

For more information or an informal chat:

Contact:         Brenda Farley

Tel:                 01342811020

Tootsie Time

Tootsie Time is a parent and toddler group (although we also welcome grandparents and childminders!) Children from birth to school age are all welcome.

We meet in West Hoathly Village Hall on Friday mornings from 9:30-11:00 during school term time.

Come along for a chat, a cuppa and a slice of homemade cake!

Toys and craft activities are provided for the children.   £2 per family.

For more details, 

Contact: Liz Shannon

Tel:        07904102295


Sharpthorne WI

Sharpthorne WI meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at 7.30pm in West Hoathly Village Hall

We are a busy and active group of ladies who really enjoy the support and inspiration the WI gives
us! We enjoy music, art and dancing, books, craft and celebrating life.

Sharpthorne WI was inaugurated in 1961 and some of the original members are still participating.
We are part of the West Sussex Federation of WI’s and also belong the Hilltop Group of local WI’s.

Come along and join us, visitors are always welcome!

For more details:

contact Janet on 01342 811621 or Caroline on 01342 810470

Saturday Circuits - 8.30 to 9.30am

A very popular and friendly class offering a total body work out suitable for most levels of fitness, attended by both male and female, young and old. A good mix of cardio, muscular strength and endurance performed with music. A great way to get your weekend off to a good start!

Booking not necessary

£6 per session on a pay as you go basis

Just turn up in clothing and trainers suitable for exercising in and don't forget your water bottle 

For more details:

Contact:  Sarah Young - your local Personal Trainer

Tel:          07779 116408/01342 810622

Email:      Sayfitness@aol.com

Sharpthorne and West Hoathly Table Tennis Club

The club plays two teams in the East Grinstead League and schedules its home matches at West Hoathly Village Hall on Wednesday evenings

The club has done especially well in the 2017/18 season finishing 2nd and 8th in the league.

The club is looking for new players that can commit to playing at a competitive level during the season that runs from October to April.

For more details:

Contact:   Club secretary, Colin Gibbs

Tel:           07941 921326

Email:      colin.gibbs53@btinternet.com

Website:  https://www.tabletennis365.com/EastGrinstead/Tables/Winter_2017-2018/Division_1


West Hoathly Karate Group

The Group was formed in 2003 and has two weekly training sessions:

  • Tuesday    7:00 – 8:00
  • Thursday   8:00 – 9:00

We are always open to like-minded individuals joining us, and are members of the Shotokan Karate Do Kenkyujo.

The West Hoathly dojo (training hall) is the organisation’s HQ and hosts their monthly Yudansha Kai (Black Belt Group).

If you have always wanted to train in Karate or want to re-start training after a break – come and join us.

You will receive a warm welcome from Instructor Dorian Fretwell 7th Dan and Assistant Instructor Bob Denny 4th Dan.

For more details:

Tel:  07939223304

Email: shotokankaratekenkyujo@gmail.com

Web: http://www.londonshotokan.co.uk/

Social: https://www.facebook.com/groups/36681669946/

West Hoathly Women’s Institute

West Hoathly WI is part of the West Sussex Federation of W.I.s. We are a group of around 30 ladies who meet in the Village Hall on the first Wednesday of each month at 2.00 p.m.

We invite speakers to talk to us on a variety of subjects and also organise two lunch meetings and two fundraising lunches during the year. We have a Craft Group and a Scrabble Group who meet every month. Visitors are always welcome and can come to two meetings to try us out before joining.

For more details:

Tel: Margaret Rodgers (Secretary) on 01342 810012 and Ros Williams (President) on 01342 810944

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