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Regular Users

The Community Centre is host to many different users, if you would like to find out what is going on each week at the centre then please go to our 'What's On' page.

If you would like to contact / find out more about the above organisations then please click on their links above and you will be directed to their website.

Friendly art class runs Thursday at 9.30am in Barker Room

Cook  ~  Craft  ~ Grow

The country market runs every Wednesday 8.30am til 11.30am in the Farmor room.  They have a large range of home made food, crafts and produce on sale.  Along with a cafe selling hot drinks, cakes and bacon sandwiches.  Pop along on a Wednesday morning to find out more.

Respiratory Exercise Class Run by Everyone Active

Brief description of activity held:
Respiratory Exercise class appropriate for those who have Asthma/COPD, or other Respiratory issues.
Come and observe the class or for more information please contact Sarah Clifton-Gould on 01285 654057

The first class is free, £4 per session after that.

Day/Time: Tuesday from 10.15 - 11.45am

FAIRFORD & DISTRICT U3A offer people in their third age (no longer in full-time employment) a way to meet new friends and share interests after retirement. We have over 30 interest groups covering a diverse range of studies and activities, so there is something that should appeal to everyone.

Activities held at the centre are various including: Bridge Improvers, Table Tennis, Recorders, Yoga, U3A Committee, Creative Writing

Day/Time:  Various Times, please call for details

Chairman: Marilyn Gibbon on   01285 713928
Group Co-Ordinator: Carole McDerment on 01285 711354


Fairford Art societyWe are a group of amateur artists and other with an interest in the visual arts. We often have meetings with guest speakers giving demonstrations, using a variety of media, and conducting day workshops. Visits to galleries are occasionally arranged.

We paint twice a month every 2nd Tuesday and every 4th Thursday of the month from 1.30 -4.30pm in the Heritage Room. Sessions cost £3 or less depending on numbers attending and tea, coffee, biscuits and chat are included!
Bring along your own work or follow the monthly theme Sallie has kindly put together. Advice and guidance is available for those who would like it. it's a fun way of producing work for the exhibition, please come along when you can.

 Group Painting Sessions

All held in Heritage room from 1.30pm - 4.30pm 

The Group Painting sessions are designed to help members extend and improve their skills in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, at their own pace. Help will be at hand, and those wishing to "Do their own thing" are free to do so.

  • Please contact Fairford Art Society for further details of dates and times.

All in the Farmor Room @ 7.30pm

  • Please contact Fairford Art Society for further details of dates and times.
  • Workshops

Farmor Room 10am - 4pm

  • Please contact Fairford Art Society for further details of dates and times.

Contact: Sue O' Connel
Phone: 01285 711115

Fairford bridge club is a friendly duplicate bridge club held every Tuesday at 7:00pm for 7:15pm start in the Farmor Room.
Bridge Players required, newcomers and visitors are welcome. Please contact Indiria Vanar 07879497971 or Alan Topham 01285 713928 .
Classes for improvers are available every Monday from 2pm - 4pm in the Heritage room, please contact Margaret Bishop 01285 713747.


Fairford History Society was founded in 2004 to collect and make available documentation and information relating to the history of Fairford.

The Society has eight meetings a year in September, October, November, February (daytime), March, April, May and June when invited speakers give talks on a wide variety of historical topics. The Society also has a publications programme which focuses on specific aspects of the town’s history, some of which are available online at:

The FHS collection of local history material is located in the FHS Archive Room on the top floor of the Community Centre. The Archive Room is open on Monday afternoons 2-4pm.

FHS is always willing to receive donations of any document, photographs or objects relating to Fairford’s history.

FHS is one of the larger local history societies in Gloucestershire and welcomes new members.  There is a membership fee of £5 (2020) at:

Throughout the year there are events at which FHS provides a display e.g. the annual Fairford Festival. Occasionally a special event is held e.g. Fairford Heritage Open Day in 2017

Contact:  or 01285 711768

Rainbows are the youngest members of the girlguiding movement and is for girls aged between five and seven and our sessions involves a wide range of activities and games.

Day Time: Wednesdays 4.15pm - 5.15pm
Where: Farmor Room
Contact: Louise Vass
Phone: 01285 711626

We run the following exercise classes in the Farmor Room, both our classses are designed to help improve strength and balance:
Friday 9.45 am - 10.45 am - Strength & Balance
Friday 11 am - 12 noon - Tai Chi

Contact: Denise Nethercott - 07909874186
If you are interested in joining then please pop in for a chat, cup of tea or call in to observe the class.

The Foodbank runs Wednesday afternoons at 1.30pm in the Heritage room.

For further details please contact 07762 168297 or email us

A fun and energetic hula hooping class for adults.

Wednesdays at 7.30pm

For more details contact Mel- 07970780355

Iyengar Yoga Classes:

For further information about Iyengar Yoga please visit:

We are a very friendly baby and toddler group that meet every week during term time.
Anyone looking after under 5's is welcome to come along for arts & crafts, singing, playing, snacks and a chat and cuppa for the adults.

£1.50 per family, first session is free of charge.

Time/Day: Every Tuesday 10am - 11:30am

Contact: Mary Ann 07596704927 or via Facebook page Little Lambs Fairford

We are a local group that meet every other Wednesday in the heritage room from 2pm - 4pm.
We bring our own work to the meeting and sew and chat and all look at the various types of sewing we manage to do.
Some of our different style include:

  • Fine cross stitch
  • Cross stitch on linen
  • Tapestry
  • Gold work pictures
  • Gold work church lectern falls
  • Knitting
  • White work
  • Patch work
  • Quilting
  • Woolwork cushions
  • Cards

We do not have a tutor but find that there is is nearly always someone who can help out.
We welcome new members and if you would like to find out more please contact Mrs Thelma Hardie on 01285 713971.

We have 2 table tennis tables at the centre with groups running on a Wednesday and Thursday.

If you wish to join please contact the centre.

Weight Watchers workshop Mondays at 6.30pm in Farmor Room.

For more details visit

A friendly, fun and energetic, little people’s wriggling and warbling group.

Thursdays at 9.30am in Farmor Room.

For more details contact Mel- 07970780355

If you are a regular user and would like to have your details appear on this website then please contact the FCC office via email