In line with government guidance the Village Hall is currently closed. Further updates will be provided as they become available.

We look forward to being able to welcome people back for activities inside the Village Hall. In the meantime, our programme of virtual events continues. If you enjoy our events, please consider donating to help support the Village Hall.

We already have put in place the necessary risk assessment, procedures and equipment for when we are able to re-open and we will need to strictly abide by Government guidance in place then, including social distancing rules. This means initially it may only be possible to use the Hall for limited numbers of people and all users need to comply with Special conditions of hire and take account of our village hall Coronavirus Risk Assessment. These will be updated if and when necessary. For enquiries, please contact

We will continue to post updates on returning and new activities on this page, on our Hall diary and on our Facebook page.

Activities returning to the Hall – please contact organisors for details of classes they are running.

Keep Fit Mondays at 19.00 – 20.00
Further information from Margaret Baglee 01768864136 or June Balmer 01768864319.

Les Mills Body Balance on Thursday evenings at 19.30, bookable online at – Ideal for anyone and everyone, BODYBALANCE™is the yoga-based class that will improve your mind, your body and your life. During BODYBALANCE an inspired soundtrack plays as you bend and stretch through a series of simple yoga moves and embrace elements of Tai Chi and Pilates. Breathing control is a part of all the exercises, and instructors will always provide options for those just getting started. You’ll strengthen your entire body and leave the class feeling calm and centered. Happy.

Kanzen Karate Wednesday at 16.15 – 17.15 – Karate offers a range of both physical and psychological benefits such as concentration, self-confidence, self-control and discipline, mutual respect, physical co-ordination and well-being and personal achievement. Whilst also having fun fun. For further details for the classes contact Christine Pullan at or on 07900243662

Mays Fitness – Every Thursday between 18.00pm and 19.00pm. This is an ‘Interval Hip hop cardio fitness workout’ programme involving dance and aerobic movement performed to energetic music, including squats and lunges.

Sing and Sign Music Group for parents and babies/toddlers teaching baby sign. What is it? Developed with the help of Speech and Language experts launched in January 2001, the ‘Sing and Sing’ programme has been taught to tens of thousands of parents across the UK how to sign their babies and encourage amazing early communication. Takes place every Thursday 9.30 – 11.30 see for more information and contact Charlotte at

Stick Mobility will restart in the New Year every Wednesday for one hour at 13.00, 17.45, 19.00 and 20.15. times to be confirmed – Stick Mobility is a revolutionary training system that improves your mobility, stability and strength making you move better than you ever have. The exercises use the Mobility Stick as a tool to improve your range of motion, muscle activation, coordination and body awareness to build a strong foundation for better movement. The classes are led by a Chartered Physiotherapists who are Certified Stick Mobility instructors.

Activities to return in New Year

Stainton Playgroup – Anticipate restarting in the New Year. We meet every Monday from 9:45am – 11:45am in Stainton Village Hall. We are a very friendly & welcoming group for babies & pre-school children. It’s a chance for local parents & carers to meet each other & relax over a brew, whilst their little ones play. We have a good variety of different toys & provide craft activities, messy play & much more. You just need to bring a snack & drink for your child, tea, coffee & biscuits is provided for the adults & the cost is £2/child, & £1 there after for siblings. The first visit is free & babies are free up until 6 months.
Expected restart in Stainton village hall in January 2021.

1st Petteril Vale Cub Scouts – hope to start in Stainton village hall in the New Year on Tuesday from 18.15 – 20.15

Messy Church – Every second Friday of the month from 15.30 – 17.30. It is an ecumenical Messy church which is open to all ages of the community. There will be a variety of craft activities, games and challenges to do followed by a short time of celebration and then a meal. For further details e-mail Tracey Cooke at: or mobile:07891 532979

Other Activities currently not taking place in the Hall

Kickboxercise – Fridays @ 11 – 12 noon.  Great way to improve cardi, balance, strength and flexibility.  Pad work, circuits, boxing to music, games and more.  Boxing plus strike technique developed over time.  Friendly group, with great enthusiasm and motivation.  Come and join them.  £6 drop in.  Max 12 people.  Contact Debbie Jackman on or 0777 6162125 for more information.

Yoga: Mondays 17:45 – 18:45 A multi-Style Yoga session to Music. This class combines stretch and stamina flows  to up-beat and uplifting tracks. Designed to limber up the body from the shoulders down, this active class will promote strength increase tone and flexibility. Relaxation at the end of the class ensures that the body and mind is in harmony, supporting a restful nights sleep. This class is suitable for both men and women and some experience of Yoga is useful but not essential.   Classes are payable weekly at £8 for the hour. Drop in – no booking required Further details about my practice can be found on Enquiries can be made on  07887497849 after 4pm daily. Or email Love and Light Mary Glendinning  BA Hons PGCE QTS RY200

Free introduction to First Aid and Fire Safety session on Tuesday April 11th at 14.00 – 15.30 during the Community Cafe in the committee room with : Darren Elliott contact number 07810860062