Religious and Voluntary Organisations
Check News for Easter Services and the Cross Walk
Parish Church of St John's
Church of England, regular servicesSt Johns Website
Church of the Good Shepherd
Roman Catholic services tel - 01225 858845
Many of these Organisations and Groups will welcome residents who would like to contribute to their activities. Please call them directly or send a message via the contact page which will be forwarded as a request for further information.
Batheaston Youth Club
Formed in the early 1960’s the Youth Club provides a safe drop in facility for an average of 20 young people per session from 6:30 to 9pm on Tuesdays for juniors (age 9-13) and Thursday for seniors (age 13 -19). The hall is available for hire at other times.
Qualified Youth Workers engage with the young people to help develop their social skills and bridge the generation gap in the village. Participation in sports and recreation activities is strongly encouraged.
More information ring Julie Russell 01225 852645
Batheaston New Village Hall
Batheaston's Church Hall in School Lane was for over 60 years the heart and soul of our community hosting many unique events and activities for all ages.
After several years of legal battles planning permission is finally granted to replace the now closed and increasingly derelict building with a fantastic New Village Hall with modern flexible facilities to make Batheaston proud.
Thee old hall is now demolished and plans for the next stage are imminent.
A fundraising and communication event is planned for saturday 20th October 3pm to (pm with food drinks and music.
More information at www.batheastonhall.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rhymes Pavilion and Sports Facilities
The Rhymes Pavilion is available to hire for private parties, social events and meetings. Facilities include a fully equipped kitchen, toilet and projector system.
Booking enquiries to Rachel by email please
email@example.com or on the Rhymes Facebook page
Coffee mornings held every Wednesday from 10am open to all.
Batheaston Garden Group
Batheaston Garden Group was founded in 2008 and runs a programme of events related to gardens and gardening. Principally a local group, with most members being residents of Batheaston, those from other parts of Bath and the surrounding area are welcomed. Events are organised approximately one per month. During the winter these will be talks, usually on Wednesday evenings. In the summer visits may be made on different evenings or, occasionally, Saturday afternoons to local gardens or nurseries of interest and beauty.
Details of this years' events can be found on the website, www.batheastongardengroup.co.uk
For more information please call 01225 858281 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Batheaston Neighbourhood Group
BNG was formed in 1995 and coordinates volunteer drivers who provide transport to and from the Medical Centre, for hospital appointments, collection of prescriptions and shopping for the less mobile and housebound.
A Lunch Club for senior citizens takes place on the first Monday of every month at the Hall of the Good Shepherd Church. Meals are prepared and served by volunteers who enjoy cooking. It is quite a social occasion and new members are always welcome.
For further information please ring Janet Jackson on 01225 859843.
Formed in 1971 the Society’s sole concern is the well-being of the village and ensuring that the character and individuality of Batheaston is not destroyed.
Regular talks are arranged in winter on subjects of local and historical interest, in summer it undertakes clearance and conservation work around the area and organises footpath walks, and plants trees
Year round it monitors planning applications, transport issues and Tree Preservation Orders.
Information - email@example.com - tel 01225 852440
Batheaston Primary School
Batheaston Primary has a happy and nurturing ethos, founded on Christian values, where each child is valued and supported as an individual.
Working with parents and carers ensures every child makes excellent academic progress and develops key life skills
Batheaston Primary is a place where children learn to love learning. Headteacher Sarah Weber
Phone - 01225 858555
Email - Batheaston_pri@bathnes.gov.uk
23rd Bath (Avonvale) Scouts
The 23rd Group has been providing Scouting to young people in Batheaston and Bathford since 1943.
Currently there are 2 Beaver Colonies, a Cub Pack and Scout Troop, numbering over 70 boys and girls between the ages of 6 – 14yrs.
The Scout Troop usually meets every Thursday evening 7:30 to 9pm in the Scout HQ, School Lane,
More info at http://www.23rdbathscouts.org/scouts/ tel - 01225 852729, brownies tel - 01225 852332
Batheaston Twinning Association
Twinned with Oudon in NW France since 2005. Oudon is sited on the Loire River close to Nantes and has a population similar in size to Batheaston
The purpose of any twinning is to foster friendships and cultural / educational visits between citizens of different countries. Annual visits are made with hosts alternating each year.
There are "model rules" for twinning and the joint affair is now recognised by the European Union, with all the appropriate grants when possible. tel - 01225 852408