Local Groups in Ringmer,

East Sussex



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Name of GroupContact
Contact Details
3rd Ringmer Brownie Unit Wendy Golding 01323 488316 We meet in the Symons Hall, Village Hall on Tuesdays during termtime, 5.00 - 6.30pm. The group is for girls aged 7-10 years who are members of Girlguiding UK.
Age Concern Valerie King 01273 812240 Organise occasional events for older people in Ringmer
Barn Dancing Society Jean Craig 01273 812760 Meets 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7.45pm in the Caburn Pavilion
The Book Group Jane Evans 01273 813672 Seven of us meet on Wednesday evenings about every six weeks in Ringmer and Lewes.
Broyle Community Association Bren Bonner
Administrator and Founder

01273 813303

Meets 4 times a year in village hall to discuss all matters that affect the Broyle area. Works together with other organizations to help improve the area and make the Broyle a more pleasant area to live in. E-mail bren.bonner@btopenworld.com
Caburn Pre-School Playgroup Mrs Lin Griffith 07789045095 Weekdays 9.00 to 12.00 noon at Goldsborough Hall, Lewes Road, Ringmer. OFSTED Registered. For report of Caburn (formerly Ringmer) Pre-School Playgroup at OFSTED click here
Come and Read a Book
Diane Meadows 01273 812025 Meets monthly to discuss selected books. Please phone for details.
Cheyney Croquet Club Christine Murphy
01273 475172 The court is usually playable from April to early November. Visit us at www.cheneycroquetclub.org.uk
DELTA Disability Social Group Coralie Clement 01273 813596 The group meets twice monthly in the Village Hall. (Jack Hart Hall.) On 2nd Thursday for a social 12 noon - 3pm lunch provided free, also on 4th Thursday for New Age Kurling from 12 noon - 3pm bring your own lunch. DELTA is for people who are registered disabled, friends and helpers. Visit us at www.deltadisability.com
Gliding Club,
East Sussex
J.S.Forster, Secretary 01825 840764 Britain's friendliest Gliding Club at Kitson Field, The Broyle, Ringmer, BN8 5AP. Details on the website or click here for e-mail contact.
1st Ringmer
    Meets at the Goldsborough Hall (Scout Hut) on Wednesdays during termtime, 7.00 - 8.45pm. The group is for girls aged 10-14 years who are members of Girlguiding UK.
Horticultural & Home Produce Society (RBL) Albert Knight 01273 813322 Spring, summer & autumn shows each year. Two other meeting with guest speaker. Members receive discounts locally on all garden requisites. Membership fee £2.00
Know Dementia Mike Kiernan will be running the Ringmer session

01273 494300


Our Memory Moments Café is held every Thursday in the Symons Hall from 9.30 am to 12.30pm. Informal café for people with dementia and their family supporter/carer. Includes tea, coffee and cake, a little fun and laughter with games, talks, music and dance. £1 per person.

Lewes & District Cage Bird Society Sylvia 01444 232386 All friends are welcome to our meetings held on the third Thursday of the month in Ringmer Village Hall
Lewes District Art Club Chairman: Angela Howard We meet every Tuesday in St Mary’s Room of Ringmer Village Hall 2-4pm
The programme allows members to share their skills and we have regular demonstrations and talks from local artists. We hold exhibitions and during the summer months there is a programme of painting outside.

Secretary: Anne Stamper

01273 812316
Library 01273 814661 Village Hall Tues: 2-4pm; Wed: 10-12 noon; Thur: 2-4pm; Sat:10-12 noon.
Mothers' Union Shirley Squires 01273 812417 Meets on 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7.30 pm in St Mary's Church Room
Neighbourhood Watch     For up-to-date information, visit the Neighbourhood Watch website or click here to contact Neighbourhood Watch by e-mail.
protectringmer Tony Parker 01273 813750 protectringmer is a group of villagers with a genuine commitment to the protection of the village. It is completely free of political affiliations.
RADAR (Ringmer Against Drivers Acting Recklessly)   See entry for Speed Watch  
RASCALS (Ringmer After School Care And Leisure Scheme) Lin Griffith 07765 857252 After school care for primary aged children. Mon - Thurs 3.00 p.m. until 6.00 p.m. at Ringmer Primary School.
Rainbows Sarah Boot-Handford 01273 813342 Rainbows is the youngest section of Girlguiding UK for girls aged 5 - 7. We meet on Tuesday afternoons at the Goldsborough Hall (Scout Hut) during termtime.
Reading Groups See CARAB and The Book Group above
Ringmer Bowls Club Mrs Pauline Lloyd 01273 812470 Outdoor season 1 May to 30 September, occasional winter social activities.
Junior Section (9-18) meets Fridays 6.15 - 8.30pm. Phone Richard Berry 01273 813330 for details
Ringmer Bridge Club Mrs Flor Grindley 01270 812933 Meets most Wednesdays 7.30 - 10.30pm in St Mary's Room, Village Hall
Ringmer Community Orchard Katherine Rayner 01273 470900 This is a local project being led by the people of Ringmer to establish an orchard of traditional fruit trees for use by the local community. Click here for latest leaflet.
Ringmer Cricket Club David Bush (Secretary) 01273 812522 The club runs 3 Saturday league sides and a Sunday XI. Junior sessions are run by Murrey Barnet on Sunday mornings on the village green. E-mail: dbushonline@yahoo.co.uk
Ringmer Dramatic Society Angela Howard
01273 813097 Two productions per year plus social events. New members, in any capacity, always welcome.
Ringmer Flower Club Joan Fowlie (Chairman) 01273 812406
Meetings held on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm in Ringmer Village Hall
Ringmer Football Club Lynn Harris 01273 813190 Function hall and licensed bar available for hire. Contact 01273 812738 (evenings)
Malcolm Crouch (Webmaster)


Ringmer Golf Society Des O'Donnell (Chairman) 01273 813227 The RGS plays four opens a year, Spring, Summer & Winter Opens plus the Shield, which is an inter-village contest between Glynde & Ringmer, usually played in September, We play at Wellshurst, Hassocks, Singing Hills & Royal Ashdown Golf Clubs. At the Summer & Christmas Opens we have a ladies night. All of the post-match food & drink is served at The Anchor Inn in Ringmer. There are currently 44 members, including women players as well as the men. It costs £10.00 to join and we accept all levels of players.
Ringmer Good Neighbour Scheme Rosemary Page


07340 118758





Contact either through the website or phone to leave a message or speak to someone between 10-11am and 3-4pm. This new scheme which started in July 16 is now busy providing lifts, helping with transport for a small donation and befriending Ringmer people. We would welcome more volunteers who have spare time.
Ringmer History Study Group John Kay (Chairman) 01273 813388 Regular Friday evening meetings in Ringmer Village Hall plus programme of other events and activities. e-mail j.e.kay@sussex.ac.uk
Sue Hall
01273 812798
Ringmer Nursery School Mrs. Corina Gamble 01273 813612 Monday - Friday. Morning sessions 8.30 am to 12 noon, Lunch Club 12 noon to 1.00 pm, Afternoon sessions 1.00 pm to 3.30 pm at Ringmer Primary School.
Ringmer Ramblers Jim Elsam 01273 812335 Ringmer Ramblers usually have three walks a month, two on Sundays (about six miles long) and one on a Saturday (about four miles). Walks are planned and led by club members and, if they do not start in Ringmer, may involve a short drive. We also organise several social events through the year. New members are cordially invited. If interested, please contact Jim Elsam.
Ringmer Rifle Club Lionel Dorian 01273 812739 All shooting disciplines available. Further details on application to contact person
Ringmer Rovers Junior Football Club Tanya Fitzgerald secretary@ringmerrovers.org.uk Train Saturday mornings at Ringmer Community College 10.00 am - 12 noon. Age groups from 6 to 16. All welcome. Website, see www.ringmerrovers.org.uk
Ringmer Runners Jamie Tyler



Meet on the village green every Wednesday evening at 7.30pm for either varied speed work or 5-8 mile runs round the lanes. Also at 6.00 am on Sunday mornings for distances from 10-14 miles, including the Downs.
Ringmer Stoolball Club Stephanie Lambert
(Club Secretary)
01273 812295 (Evenings) Ladies Stoolball played outdoors during the summer months (May - September) and indoors in the winter (October - January). During the summer, the Juniors play their home games on a Wednesday evening and the Seniors on Thursday evenings on the Village Green.
Swimming Pool
Paul Hedger 01273 813533 For full information see Wave Leisure website.
Ringmer Tiddlers and Toddlers Group

Laura Precious


07528 965449 Group for young children, from birth to 4 years of age and their carers; mothers, father, grandmothers, minders, etc. Meet in the Village Hall on Mondays and Thurdays, 9.30 - 11.30am for play, chat and coffee. Sessions cost £2.00 per family; the first session is free. Social events and outings also organised
Ringmer Twinning Association

Sharon Gunde

Irene Jupp (Membership Secretary)

07815 103196

01273 812120

Twinned with Geschwenda in Germany and Belgentier in France.
Ringmer Village Hall See under: Village Hall
Ringmer W I Teresa Keen (President) 01273 813758 Meets first Tuesday in the month at 7.30 in the Village Hall
Royal British Legion, Ringmer Branch Peter Jackson 01273 812697 Meets on 4th Monday of most months at 11am in St Mary's Room, Village Hall. Ring contact for details
Royal British Legion, Ringmer Women's Section Mrs. Joy Jackson 01273 812697 Meets on 2nd Tuesday in month, Oct - March 2pm; April - Sept 7.30pm. No meetings in Jan or Aug. Enquire from contact name re venues
St. John Ambulance Mrs J. Foord 01273 812187 Meet on Mondays in the Village Hall. Badgers aged 5-10. Meet 6.30 - 7.45, Cadets aged 10-16: 6.30 - 7.45, Adults: 8.00 - 9.30
St. Peter & St. James Hospice Village Support Group

John Payne


Bob Cairns

01273 812501


01273 812784

Ad hoc meetings to plan events
Scout Group,
1st Ringmer
John Saunders 01273 812681 Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts and Scouts meet at the Goldsborough Hall. Please contact John Saunders for current information. For Scout Shop, see businesses page.
Speed Watch [aka RADAR (Ringmer Against Drivers Acting Recklessly)] John Fordham 01273 812230

Speed Watch is an Action Group, set up to tackle Ringmer's rapidly worsening traffic problems. For more information e-mail ringmer.radar.speedwatch@gmail.com

Tuesday Morning Badminton Club Sue Hemington 01273 812356 Meets every Tuesday 9.30 - 12.00 noon in the Village Hall
U3A - University of the Third Age Anna-May Bridger
Membership Secretary
01273 813821 14 groups meet on weekdays, mainly in members homes.

2 Garden; Out & About / Astronomy / French - Conversation / Family History / Gardening Club / Knit One, Chat One / Play Reading / Poetry Circle / Readers’ Circle / Scrabble / Spanish - Intermediate / Spanish - Conversation / Tourist German.

Village Hall Bren Bonner 01273 813303 2 halls, meeting rooms and kitchen facilities are available for hire at hourly rates. Click here for more information. E-mail bren.bonner@openworld.com
Yoga in Ringmer Cathy Rollings (British Wheel of Yoga Teacher)

01825 769516

mobile 07960 384079

Weekly classes Tuesday 1.30 - 2.45 pm, Thursday 7.00 - 8.15 pm and Friday 9.15 - 10.30 am.
Young Farmers
Mary Masters 01273 517824
Age 10 to 16 meet every Friday (Term time only) at the Scout Hall, 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm. Activities are varied and are oganised to meet the needs of the current membership.  You do not have to be involved with farming.
Age 16 to 25 meet on Thursdays at the Ram Inn, Firle 8.00 pm onwards. The programme is varied, which is normally to visit interesting places.