Clubs and Associations

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Matfen Hall Cricket Club
Representing the parish in the West Tyne League, and a great social and family orientated club. Always seeking new players and enthusiasts. Contact Ian Pilkington for more details (07792 631056) or visit for more information.

Matfen Table Tennis Club
Meets on Wednesday evenings from 8pm to 10pm.
Coaching will also be provided up to 31 March on the same nights, from 6.30 pm to 7.45 pm.
For details contact Derek Padgett on 01661 886785

Great Whittington and Matfen Women's Insititute
Great Whittington and Matfen Women's Institute meet at Matfen Village Hall on the first Tuesday of every month from 7.30pm.
Visitors & new members are always very welcome.
Our programme for 2015-2016 includes the following:

7th July 2015
Annual Outing

Tuesday 4th August 2015
Getting to know you
A chance to get to know fellow members better
Bring a friend! 

Tuesday 1st September 2015
Live demo, from wood block to finished article
Graham Ambrose

Tuesday 6th October 2015
Lethal Lovelies
An introduction to poisonous plants
John Robertson
Tuesday 3rd November 2015
Christmas Craft Evening
Create a Christmas Decoration
Tuesday 1st December 2015
Christmas Celebration
Ayres & Gracenotes Choir
January 2016
No Meeting
Tuesday 2nd February 2016
Theatre Productions
Colin Francis
Tuesday 1st March 2016
Roman Cosmetics & Grooming
Jo Bath
Tuesday 5th April 2016
Dementia & Alzheimer Friends
Jane Murray
Tuesday 3rd May 2016
Tuesday 7th June 2016
Members Evening
A selection of interesting talks brought to you by
Tuesday 5th July 2016
Annual Outing