Sports & Social Clubs

Whether it's enjoying a shared hobby or interest or just getting together for a cup of tea and a chat, joining a local club is a great way to meet new friends. If you'd like us to add your social club or if we need to update any of the information shown below, please let know

1066 Jazz Club
Meet every Friday night 8pm to 11pm at the Azur, Marina Pavillion, St Leonards on Sea

1066 Knitwits
Knitting and crochet group meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2-4.30pm at the Unitarian Meeting Place, South Terrace, Hastings, opposite Priory Meadow goods entrance.
Tel : Jemima Vigar 01424 216065

1066 Tai Chi
Meeting on Tuesdays in the Ore Community Centre, Hastings.
Tel : Stuart Innes 01424 836991

Age Concern (Battle) Social Club
Meets every Thursday 10am to 3pm The Health Centre, Battle, for lunch and entertainment. New members always welcome.
Tel : Ruby Kiley 01424 773536

Battle Writers Group
A friendly group who welcome anyone interested in writing in all its forms.
Tel : Geoff Hume 01424 773536

The Beach Belles
The Beach Belles Ladies club meets on a Monday afternoon between 2 and 4pm at the Beach Tavern public house in Pevensey. With over 50 members aged between 50 and 80, our motto is "Stay young and have fun".

Bexhill Sailing Club
A modern, inclusive, forward thinking sailing club. Friendly welcome extended to everyone from beginners to experienced sailors.


Alexandra Bowls Club
Tel : Mr Nock 01424 851006

Battle Bowls Club
Tel : Mr Cripps 01424 830535

Eastbourne Bowls Club
One of the leading clubs in East Sussex, Founded in 1897.

Eastbourne & District Indoor Bowls Club
Situated in the parkland area of Hampden Park, Eastbourne.

Egerton Park Indoor Bowls Club (Bexhill)
6 flat rink indoor bowls club with first class facilities. Thriving youth and social sections. Free open day each October.
Tel : 01424 733354

Hampden Park Bowls Club
Situated in the beautiful Hampden Park, Eastbourne, a very sociable club welcoming new members and their partners. - Largest searchable directory of bowls clubs in the UK

Compton Croquet Club
The home of croquet in Eastbourne since 1898, warm welcome assured for new members.

Cooden Beach Sports and Social Club
A thriving sports club close to Cooden and Little Common in the western part of Bexhill. 6 outdoor tennis courts and 3 squash courts available.

Cuckmere Valley Petanque Club
Petanque is a sport which offers gentle, sociable exercise. The club usually plays between 11am and 1pm on Sundays and 2pm to 4pm Wednesdays. New members assured a warm welcome
Tel : 01323 469340
Saxon Nursery, Hankham Rd, Pevensey

Eastbourne Angling Club
The UKs premier Sea Angling Club, Clubhouse sited on Eastbourne's Royal Parade. Temporary members welcome if you're visiting the town on holiday.

Eastbourne Rambling Club
65 Wrestwood Ave, Eastbourne
Tel : 01323 501467

Eastbourne Seniors Club
Offering a wide range of activities, new members assured a warm welcome.

East Sussex Astronomical Society
Meets 1st Thursday of the month for friendly meetings, visiting speakers. Astronomy related presentations, practical observing. On-going local schools programme.  St Marys School, Wrestwood Road, Bexhill
Tel : Andrew Lawes 01424 819450

East Sussex Gauge 'O' Group
A model railway club for O gauge modelling, meets at Pett Village Hall on the second Friday of each month. 7.30 to 10pm.
Tel : H.J. Brett 01424 436168
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East Sussex Morris Minor Club
For Morris Minor entheusiasts
Tel : Angela Gould 079411 06688

Elphinstone Sports and Social Club (Hastings)
Squash courts, Gym, Members bar, regular live music and family disco nights. Available to hire for private functions
Tel : 01424 429743

Friday Club at Concordia Over 50's Club (St Leonards)
Meet new friends, activities, aerobics, arts and crafts, bingo, outings, card and board games, guest Speakers, refreshments at Concordia Hall, Church Road, St Leonards.
Tel : Val Batty 01424 445198

Hastings and Rother University of the Third Age
Association for retired people sharing interests and study activities in an informal and friendly atmosphere.
Tel : S Underhill 01424 433034

Hastings Model Flying Club
Over 20 years old, 150 flying members and over 30 social members. All types of RC flying undertaken.

Hastings and District Geological Society
Meet at Ore Community centre every 4th Sunday at 2.30pm. Illustrated lectures and field trips.
Tel : Ken Brooks 01424 426459

Hastings & St Leonards Angling Association
Founded in 1895, as a freshwater angling club. The clubhouse is located on Hastings Beach and has easy disabled access. Well stocked bar, visitors always welcome !

Hastings & St Leonards Seniors Forum

Hastings & St Leonards Veterans Association
For the benefit of armed forces men and women with over 120 members.
email :

Hastings Pensioners Association
A growing group that has been meeting for many years. Regular trips, speakers and raffles.

Hastings Strollers
A small group meeting once every four weeks, usually on a Tuesday.

Yoga classes for the less flexible, suitable for older participants. Classes in Rye each Wednesday and Hastings & Bexhill on Fridays
Tel : Margot 01797 227842

Old Hastings Club
Social club offering snooker, darts, raffles & quiz nights as well as a competetive fishing section. Well stocked bar and HD TVs for watching sport. New members always welcome, £6 to join then £6 per year.
Tel : 01424 431945
39a High St Hastings

Royal Air Force Association
Provides comradeship and welfare opportunities to serving and ex-serving members of the RAF and their families. Branches in Battle, Bexhill, Eastbourne, Hastings and Rye.

Royal British Legion
Providing welfare to the whole Armed Forces family, serving and ex-service and their dependants. We also campaign on a wide range of issues affecting Service people.
Branches throughout Sussex, click on the link below to find your local Legion :

Royal Naval Old Comrades Club (Eastbourne)
The club aims to perpetuate comradeship, to foster good fellowship, encourage and promote social gatherings and render service to one another. The club welcomes all veterans and those who sympathise with the aims of the club as members.

Sound Waves Community Choir (Hastings)
Everyone welcome, no previous singing experience required, see website for more details : Soundwaves choir

Widow and Widowers Club
Meet at Hastings Sea Angling Association, the Stade, Hastings at 8pm on Thursdays.
Tel : Eunice 01424 428694
Cath Kidston (UK)