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JANUARY 2020 - Edition 292

Happy New Year to all our Centre users, volunteers and staff. We hope you have all had a lovely Christmas and are ready for 2020!

If you are looking to burn away those excess calories consumed over Christmas, we can certainly help you find something that may suit you. We have many types of exercise classes running at the Centre and their details are listed over the page. If you would like more information please ring the Community Centre on 02392 467545 or you can look at our website

Spaces are available in the Willow Tai Chi class held on Tuesdays from 5pm to 6pm. This is a gentle, standing exercise which helps calm the body and mind. Please contact Pauline Brennan on 07941 134568 or

Janet Mehigan has spaces available in her Wednesday morning Drawing & Painting Class from 9.30am to 11.30am. Janet will be there to help and advise on various art projects using different mediums. Please call Janet on 02392 463896 for more information.

A rare opportunity has become available for room hire every Tuesday morning between 9.00am and 1pm and Thursday mornings 9.00am to 11.15am. If you are thinking of running a new class, Activity Room 1 is ideal for meetings or exercise workouts.  Room hire rates are £16ph non-members, £14ph members or £13ph charity rate.  Please call the office on 02392 467562 for more information.

An evening of mediumship with Spiritualist Mediums Craig Morris & Billy Cook is to be held on Thursday 30th at 7.30pm. This is an event not to be missed, both Billy and Craig work in their own unique way delivering those wonderful loving and uplifting messages from your loved ones on the other side. Come along and join us for this wonderful evening of spirit communication. Tickets are £10 (not including booking fee) and can be purchased by calling 07778 856595 or online on eventbrite.

Why not take the opportunity to have a spring ‘clear out’ and make some money by booking a pitch at our Table Top Sale on Saturday 29th February from 2pm to 4pm. Sellers are welcome to come and set up their stall at 1pm before we open the doors at 2pm. For those of you after a bargain, come along and browse the stalls, take part in our ‘Prize Every Time Tombola’ (donations for the tombola will be greatly appreciated) then stay and enjoy a nice cup of tea and cake on offer at T @ the Park café. If you would like to book a pitch please call 02392 467562 to book. Pitches cost £8 per table. 

For all of you quizzers the Red Cross will be holding their annual fundraising event on Friday 8th February 7pm for 7.30pm. Please ring Paul Kennedy on 02392 253651 to register your team of up to eight.

We have organised lots of coach trips for 2020 with our first trip of the year to see the musical ‘9 to 5’ on Wednesday 4th March in the West End. The coach will depart at 9.30am from outside the Community Centre to arrive in time for lunch/shopping before the matinee performance at the Savoy Theatre. Featuring Dolly’s biggest hits such as “Always a Woman”, “Around Here” “Get Out and Stay Out”, and of course the title track 9 to 5. To book your space, phone 02392 467562 or pop into the office. £70.00 per person.

A full list of excursions for 2020 will be available soon.

Buy a Chair Scheme

Hayling Island Community Centre Association is a registered charity and since it was formed in 1981 it has been providing opportunities, events, clubs, classes and courses for the entire community of Hayling. The Centre is very well supported and has over 2000 visitors each week. 

The Centre is completely self supporting with no grants or funding, which means we are constantly fundraising for our next project. This time we need to raise approximately £8,000 to replace the blue folding hall chairs, which had to be removed due to safety issues. We are currently borrowing chairs from the Businessmen’s Club, but these are not easy to manoeuvre and we need to return them soon.

The Buy a Chair scheme has been set up to help us raise these funds, and provide the chance for members, visitors, groups and organisations to show their support. Each chair costs £25, and your name will be engraved onto a plaque fixed to the back of the chair.

If you would like to buy a chair for yourself or even on behalf of someone else, please contact us or call into reception or office for an order form. We really appreciate your support as always and are committed to providing a fantastic facility for the community. 

Charity Number 271878