In line with government guidance the Village Hall is now open for childrens’ activities and also adult exercise classes

We already have put in place the necessary risk assessment, procedures and equipment and we will need to continue to abide with Government guidance in place, including social distancing rules. This means currently 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 look forward to welcoming people back for these activities inside the Village Hall. Our programme of virtual events continues with the monthly book club and quizzes. If you enjoy our events, please consider donating to help support the Village Hall.

The full list of returning and new activities in the Hall are on this page, on our Hall diary and on our Facebook page.

Current Activities and Classes in the Hall include

Coffee, Cake and Crime evenings twice a month on Tuesdays 19.00 -21.00, starting July 6th – an opportunity to discuss together everything and anything about real crime cases and related topics, make new friends; all while enjoying yummy cakes and coffee. Topics will be chosen by the members through vote and can vary from unsolved murders all the way to conspiracy theories. We hope to also organise talks from podcasters, authors, psychologists and people who work within criminology and criminal justice careers. Contact details; e-mail  

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

Intro to Qigong workshop; will be held on Sunday September 19th 13.00 – 16.30. Unlike western medicine the Chinese have a preventative approach to health and wellbeing. They practice qigong!
In these half day workshops you will learn how to energise yet relax your body & mind, increase your immunity, increase your lung capacity, reduce pain and improve sleep. Contact details; Mobile : 077950 36090 – Website:

Activities due to return September 2021

Stainton Playgroup – Meets every Monday from 9:30am – 11:30pm until July 12th 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 £3/child, & £1 there after for siblings. The first visit is free & babies are free up until 6 months.

Keep Fit Mondays at 19.15 – 20.15 (Classes postponed until September 6th)
Further information from Margaret Baglee 01768864136 or June Balmer 01768864319.

1st Petteril Vale Cub Scouts – do not now expect to start in Stainton village hall until Tuesday, September 14th at 18.15 – 20.15

Stick Mobility – classes will restart again in September 2021 every Wednesday for one hour at 13.00, 17.45, 19.00 and 20.15 – 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.

Sing and Sign Music Group Thursday, 9.30 – 12.00 – classes restart in September 2021. Is 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. See for more information and contact Charlotte at

RockBox (classes postponed until September) – An approximately 45 minute fitness class. RockBox is stress busting therapy session for the body and mind! We punch, kick and smash stick to both old and new rock and indie tracks to get the heart rate up and release the stress. Options are available for all fitness levels. Contact details for the class are 07821675028  – 

Messy Church – Every second Friday of the month from September 10th at 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

Kickboxercise – Fridays @ 13.45 – 14.45.  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.

Activities currently not taking place in the Hall

Free introduction to First Aid and Fire Safety session during the Community Cafe in the committee room with : Darren Elliott contact number 07810860062

Yoga: Mondays 17:45 – 18:45 A multi-style class suitable for all abilities, beginner to intermediate. Current clients include novices, those recovering from illness or injury to athletes.  The one hour class is designed to be needs led with asanas  (postures) that increase strength, flexibility and improve tone. Relaxation at the end of the class ensures that the body and mind is in harmony, supporting a restful night’s sleep. This class is suitable for both men and women. Classes are payable weekly at £8 per class. To book in and discuss your needs, please message me on  07887497849.  For further information please visit: Love and Light Mary Glendinning BA Hons PGCE QTS RY200

Les Mills Body Balance – no longer running, 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.