Social Groups

Village Correspondent

If village organisations wish to publicise forthcoming events in the EVENING TELEGRAPH SATURDAY VILLAGE NEWS they should contact the Village Correspondent David Smith Tel:01604 782620 or Fax 01604 782629 or email

Great Doddington Heritage Group

The Great Doddington Heritage Group was formed in 2009 with the aim of researching the history of the village along with its houses and people. Any photographs or stories relating to the village would be very much appreciated. We may also be able to help with family history researches connected to the village. Membership to the Group is £6 for individuals and £12 per household (renewable 31st October each year) which entitles you to discounted admission to Group events, Quarterly newsletter, Access to the British Association for Local History and the opportunity to take part in research and to assist the Group with their projects. The Great Doddington Heritage Group now has a website which you can access via the link below:

50+ Bowls Club

We meet each Thursday from 2-4pm at The Memorial Hall. Contact Eileen Robinson on 01933 229 080

W.I - Womens' Institute

Evenings - We meet in the Memorial Hall on the second Wednesday of the month at 7.30 pm where we offer an interesting and varies programme of discussions and speakers. Visitors are welcome to attend for a small levy of £2.75 including refreshments. For further information contact Suzanne Solomon on 01933 276 062 or Tracey Hockaday on 07772 033 320 or

Great Doddington Ladies Group (W.I. Afternoon Club prior to January 2009)

The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month in the Memorial Hall at 2:15pm. Details of programmes can be obtained from Jean Walker Tel: 01933 223859

Great Doddington Football Club

Find full details of fixtures and results on Contact Nick Murphy Tel: 07747 465857 or club secretary Steve Carling

Great Doddington Youth Football Club

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Beaver Scouts (Part of the Wilby & Great Doddington Scout Group)

The Beaver Scouts meet in the Memorial Hall every Tuesday in term time between 6.15pm and 7.15pm. Beaver Scouts are the youngest members of the Scout Movement catering for age range 6 to 8 years old.

For further information contact Simon Cross on 01933 273854 or 07974 217788

Gardening Team

A dedicated band who help to maintain the floral delights of our village. Working on the principal that many hands make light work new volunteers are always welcome. Contact Jayne on 01933 237 770 for further information


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If you want to enjoy walking and getting out in the great outdoors, why not join the WELLINGBOROUGH RAMBLERS. Their walks give you a healthy way to enjoy excercise and meet like-minded people. They are a friendly walking group and will make you most welcome whatever your walking ability. The group is run by its members and is part of "Ramblers"

The Memorial Hall

The Memorial Hall is a major asset to the village with excellent facilities and parking. If you are interested in volunteering to provide help and assistance or wish to serve on the hall's committee or wish to book the hall please contact Debbie Goacher on

Friends of Great Doddington Park

The Friends of Great Doddington Park was recently formed to fundraise to enhance the equipment at the play park. A number of fund raising events have been held. Look out for further information regarding a fundraising ball to be held in 2018.

If you would like to know more about the group please contact Mrs Sarita Sharp at

Doddington Ducklings

this is a volunteer-run, stay & play mums and tots group for children 0-5 years. Activities include messy play, crafts, baby area, toys and snacks.

Meetings are held bi-weekly on a Wednesday from 1.30pm to 3pm at Great Doddington Memorial Hall.

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The Food Production Society (or better known as the allotments)

these are located along The Ridge in Great Doddington.

Anyone who is interested in taking on a plot should contact or ring Peter on 07467 461 411

Great Doddington Cricket Club

Friendly games are played, which are usually a 20 over match, either on a mid-week evening or a Sunday afternoon - contact

Village pre school

A village playgroup for ages two and a half to school age. The playgroup, located in Church Lane, is open 9.00am - 12.00noon in school term time and the children enjoy many activities which will prepare them for the big step to full time education. The contact manager is Debbie Goacher.

The pre school is located in the centre of the village and enjoys strong links with the village Primary School. Term time hours are on offer for children aged 2 to 4 years.

For more information please contact us as follows:

07940 333 784