Clubs, Hobbies & Crafts

Martock offers a wide range of hobbies and craft clubs, with the very popular quilting groups, weekly bingo and monthly whist sessions at the Parish Hall and the very active gardening and history groups, not forgetting the various exercise groups with regular weekly classes.
<p>Coffee&nbsp;Mornings&nbsp;&nbsp;held on the last Friday of the month (excluding December)&nbsp;from 10am to 12pm &nbsp;at the Parish Hall to support the Parish Hall Funds and various charities.</p><p>&nbsp;Come and enjoy a cafetiere of coffee (&pound;1 per person) and homemade cakes (from 50p) &nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;A great opportunity to meet&nbsp; and make friends and enjoy a&nbsp;chat. </p><p>&nbsp;</p>

'Come for Coffee!'

Coffee Mornings  held on the last Friday of the month (excluding December) from 10am to 12pm  at the Parish Hall to support the Parish Hall Funds and various charities.

 Come and enjoy a cafetiere of coffee (£1 per person) and homemade cakes (from 50p)  

 A great opportunity to meet  and make friends and enjoy a chat.


Contact: Jenny Becker 01935 822144

Ash Craft and Lacemakers

Lacemaking and craft group meet every Wednesday 2-4pm at Ash Pavilion
Contact: Rosemary Gay 01935 824152

Ash Quilters

Quilting group meet every Thursday 1.30-5.30pm at Ash Pavilion
Contact: Rosemary Gay 01935 824152

BHAM - Bower Hinton Ash and Martock Running Group

We run together on a Monday evening and regularly run a beginners programme please ring for more details

We also have a Sunday Trail run and are entering races around Somerset and Dorset.

If you are interested in running with others do get in touch 

Contact: Neil Brannagan-Fuller 07833235605


Anyone for a game of Boccia?

at Swallowfields Court, Mow Barton, North Street, Martock

Tuesdays from 11am-12noon

For further details contact Di Ramsay on 01823 34562601823 345626, email

Contact: Di Ramsay 01823 345626 /01823 345626


Weekly seniors bingo club in the Community Room at  Bearley House on Mondays 2-4pm
Contact: Doreen Southall 01935 823063

Guardians of Martock Church

The Guardians charity was formed to provide funds for the restoration of the fabric of All Saints' Church Martock. Regular concerts are held in the church and tickets are available from Martock News and Martock Gallery.
Contact: David Marshall 01935 823430

Martock & Ash Mothers' Union

The Mothers' Union is a worldwide organisation committed to preserving family life and marriage. Martock and Ash Mothers' Union meet on the first Tuesday of each month at All Saints' Church 2:00 pm.
Contact: Branch leader: Brenda Bailey 01935 825227

Martock & District Gardening Society

The gardening society hold regular events which are open to all, including lectures, visits to local nurseries and public and private gardens.
Contact: Jenny Becker - secretary 01935 822144

Martock Community Group

The Martock Community Group organises cultural and social events and raises funds for local charities. We manage the Martock Film Nights and organise Father Christmas' tour of Martock. If you would like to join us please give us a call.
Contact: Liz Burke 01935 824449/email
Face Book: Martock Community Group. Making a Difference (MAD)

Martock Film Nights

Martock Film Nights are open to all at Martock Parish Hall, usually the last Saturday of September, October, November, January, February, March and April.

For details of films, times and tickets please see the What's on Section  or visit the Martock Film Nights website:

The Film Nights are presented by Moviola in association with Martock Community Group. 

Contact: or 01935 826457 


Martock Friends Active Living Group

Martock Friends Active Living Group meet every Thursday in the community room at Bearley House, East Street.

The group caters for Martocks senior residents and offers Lots of chat, activities, as well as outings and talks.never a dull moment!

The weekly sessions run from 10am -3pm and includes lunch and refreshments during the day.  If you or someone you know are at a loose end on a Thursday and fancy a sociable day out why not come and visit... 

For more information about what we do or how to get there contact the Seniors' Support Coordinator  ( we may be able to offer help with transport if that is something that prevents you joining us).

Contact: Caroline Bennett 07946121612

Martock Local History Society

Between September and April we have talks at Martock Primary School on mainly local topics.  Usually on the 4th Tuesday of the month, unless half term at the school.  In May, June and July we have outdoor visits.  No Meeting December or August. Annual membership is £10 for all 10 meetings, or £3 per meeting.  Everyone very welcome.

For more info or contact Fergus Dowding on 822202

Contact: Fergus Dowding 01935 822202

Quirky Quilters

Quilting group meet every other Tuesday 12-4.30pm at Stoke sub Hamdon Memorial Hall
Contact: Sue Chiswell 01935 829005

Rosemary Conley Diet & Fitness

Weekly slimming and exercise group. Tuesdays at Martock Parish Hall, 9.30 - 10.45am (slim and aerobics) and Wednesdays at Ash Village Hall, 5.15 - 6.30pm (slim and salsacise)
Contact: Rachel Cozens 01935 864453

Royal British Legion

Martock Branch
Contact: Secretary: Mr. Waterhouse 01935 823628

Slimming World

Martock Slimming World group meets every Tuesday evening at 5.30 and 7.30pm and Thursday morning 9.30am at the Martock Christian Fellowship Church. Church Street
Contact: Samantha Chatfield 07968 260470

SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen & Families Association)

National organisation which aids servicemen and women and their families in times of need.
Contact: 01935 841331

Stanchester Quilters

Quilting group meet every Thursday 10-12 noon at Ash Pavilion.
Contact: Dru Perry 01935 822703

Stepping Stones Bereavement Support Group

We are here to help you through those difficult times following the loss of a loved one or the loss of a job,loss of confidence or loss of a pet.We will be really pleased to see you and help in any way.
Venue:  Martock Christian Fellowship Hall next to the chemist.
The group meets on the 1st Monday of each month 2.30pm -4pm  and 3rd Saturday each month 10.30am -12 noon.
For more information please contact  us (Mon - Sat 11am -7pm)

Contact: Jan Masters 01935 823062/07570766469


Social club for adults with learning difficulties. Fortnightly meetings held 7.30-9.30pm at The Pavilion. Please contact for more details.
Contact: Pat Jewell 01935 824473

Weight Watchers

Martock Weight Watchers group meets every Tuesday evening at 5.30pm and Wednesday mornings at  9.30amThe Pavilion.
Contact: Jodie Nesbitt 0845 6777788

Whist Drive

Held most months on the last Wednesday of the month at 2-4pm at the Parish Hall. All welcome.

Please contact Mrs Connolly to confirm when the next Drive will be. 

Contact: Yvonne Connolly 01935 823487

Women's Institute

MARTOCK WOMEN'S INSTITUTE meets at 2.00 pm at The Recreation Ground Pavilion, Stoke Road, Martock, unless otherwise stated. Meetings usually start with WI news and business, followed at about 2.45pm, by a Speaker or activity, and refreshments. Visitors and new members are very welcome. For further details, please contact President- Brenda Swindells, on 01935 508265

Contact: Brenda Swindells 01935 508265