Clubs and Organisations

Club / Organisation Days it Runs   Age Groups Location  Contact Details Comments

Chinnor Chess Club 

Wednesday 6pm-8pm term times Adults and juniors Scout HQ OX39 4PZ 07842569731

£2 a session,Term time only. Learn to play or improve your game or just test your skill against our members


 Mothers Union


      01844 352586  

Table tennis club




Methodist Church,

62 Station Road

Cathy Whiteway 01844 351588 £2.50 per session or £20 for 10 sessions in advance

2nd Wednesday Folk Group

2nd Wednesday in the month

2 -4 pm

 All ages

Chinnor Methodist Church.

62 Station Road

 Liz Thorpe 01844 351565

Mixed instruments, for any one who enjoys playing or listening to folk music. A list of tunes to be played is sent out monthly.


Mill Lane Badminton Club

Tuesdays 7pm till 9.30pm

 All Ages  Chinnor Village Hall  Roger at

A friendly social and competitive club that also plays in the Aylesbury league


Age UK Seated Exercise Class



60+ Chinnor Village Hall

Call Jane 01844 354505


Greening Chinnor

Meetings and events throughout year including Litter Picks, Seed & Plant Swap

All ages welcome Various

Chair: Linda Brawn, Follow us on Facebook - @greeningchinnor

website -

A non-profit volunteer-led community action group working with the community to improve the environment, reduce our carbon footprint and to help live a more sustainable life.

Chinnor and Thame Friends of the Earth



Meetings and events throughout the year including discussion, campaigning, Swap Shops and Green Fayres  All ages  Various Co-ordinator Maureen Dyroff or visit our Facebook page Campaigning for a cleaner safer environment through local, national and international action including air quality, bee protection, reuse and recycling and climate change.

Patient Participation Group (PPG)


Contact for details All ages

Cross keys Surgery Church Road


This is an organization called the Patient Participation Groups they have a key role to play as they help ensure that patients and carers can influence their local care services. It is vital that every patient and carer is aware that that a Patient Group exists in their GP surgery, what it's for and how they can get involved and make sure that their views are heard etc.

The Creation Station


Monday Mornings

9.45am ages 18 months to 5 years

11am ages 5-18 months

Chinnor Community Pavilion

Emma Winterbourne, 07906669949, follow on Facebook @thecreationstationthameandaylesburywest

Creative classes for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. More information and book online via  Look out for Family Fun sessions running most school holidays.


Creative Crafters


Wednesday evenings quarterly  18 + Chinnor Community Pavilion Emma Winterbourne, 07906669949,


Fun, social craft evening for all ages and abilities. A chance to unwind, catch up with friends and try something new. All ,materials and equipment provided.


Fight Bladder Cancer

National Charity head office

Open Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm

Open Friday 9am to 3pm

 All ages 51 High Street, Chinnor OX39 4DJ

01844 351621

National charity based in Chinnor. We welcome visits by people affected by bladder cancer or those wishing to volunteer or fundraise for this important cause.

 Red Kite Radio


Every Day Open to all

107.2 FM or via the web on

Red Kite Radio

Red Kite Radio is a not-for-profit community Radio Station for Thame and the surrounding villages

Cha Char Chimps


Tuesdays Pre-School

Chinnor Village Hall

07825 002001

Weekly pre-school enterntainment

Chinnor Community Pavilion


Open each day All age groups

Station Road

To book call 01844 350049 


Bytomic Tae Kwon Do


Thursday:    Children 6.30pm Adults 7.30pm

Saturday from 9.30am

All age groups 6+ Mill Lane Primary School

01844 281888

Martial Arts and self defence for the whole family. Two free trial classes for all beginners - come along wearing something loose and comfortable and have a go.

African Marimbas


Courses held Tuesday evenings  (term time only)

Class for both youth and adults

Chinnor Community Pavilion

Jan: 07795 247325


No prior musical experience necessary though a sense of rhythm is helpful! Fun and sociable group, come and give us a try - contact Jan for further information.

Roma Louisa Dance Academy


Tuesday and Friday

Dance classes Chinnor


Forget Me Knot Cafe

Every other Monday morning 10.30-12.30

  Chinnor Village Centre

Michele 01844 353154/07779732097 or Chinnor Village Centre on 01844 353733

Our Monday morning café is to provide information, peer support and fun activities which are aimed to help with co-ordination, brain stimulation, and general health and wellbeing, for people suffering with dementia, mental health issues, ill health, old age or feeling isolated. 

Whiteway Fitness



All ages


Contact Tom: 07500 774546

Chinnor Village Hall


Open all day All age groups

Church Road


To book call Zena on:

07981 920426


For all Hall bookings please call 07981 920426 or visit our website for more information.

Alternatively email your enquiry to

Facebook: ttp://

Robin Williams - Committee Chairman - Mob 07717 222550

Activity Club Thurs 6.30-8pm 7-11yrs

Methodist Church.  Station Road

Liz Thorpe
01844 351565
Term time only

Allotment and Garden Association


Sunday 10am to 12 noon All Age Groups Entrance off Station Road

Ged Wells - 01844 354240

Allotment letting, garden supplies, social event, outings, membership

Like the facebook page - Chinnor Allotments

Chinnor Scout Group

Beavers      Monday       6pm – 7pm                           6-8                                                      Scout Hut

Cubs             Tuesday      6.30pm – 8pm                      8- 10.5 years                            Scout Hut

Scouts         Monday        7.30 – 9pm                         10.5 – 14 years                            Scout Hut

from 6 years to 14 years

Scout Hut

Station Road


OX39 4PZ


Chinnor Rainbows, Brownies and Guides


Daily - varies on ages 5-14 years


Register Interest here:

B.E.R.Y.L Senior Section Unit 


Tuesday 14-26 Years

Register Interest here:

Campaign to Protect Rural England (Oxfordshire Branch)


n/a n/a n/a 01491 612079
Chinnor Tennis Club

For all club information including times of club sessions please visit the website -

All age groups. 

Children 12 years and under to be accompanied by an adult

Tennis courts are in the Playing Fields, off Station Road.

All Club Information on:

Email enquiries:

Book a Court and "Pay and Play" on



Coaching provided by Premier Tennis. 

For information and booking please visit:

Community Swimming Pool


Every Day April to October, see website Up to and including 11 years of age St Andrews School 

Chinnor Library

Daily - see web site for opening hours All ages Station Road, Chinnor

01844 351721 or
Coffee Shop Mon-Fri 9:30am-4:30pmSat 9:30am-2pm Any age group Village Centre High Street 01844 353733 1st Sunday of each month is Sunday lunches - 12-2pm. Booking essential

Dance Across the Centuries: English and American country dancing 

Thurs 8-9:30pm Any age group, with or without partner Chinnor Church Hall Madeleine Smith
01844 352468

Estover Way Wildlife Area


Every day All ages Estover Way Fiona Mantle Esover Guide available from 01844 353267
Chinnor Fellowship Club Every third Tuesday 18+

Reading Room,     High Street

Shirley Munday

01844 351873

Ring for more information

Fine Vintage Fitness


Monday at 11.30am 50+ Chinnor Village Hall Kate and Sophie 07989 2058498

First Responders


n/a n/a n/a Fiona Mantle First Responders are an Emergency Service

Flower and Produce Show


n/a All Age Groups  

Ray Shurrock 01844 351848

August Bank Holiday Show Entry forms available from Chinnor Parish Council a few weeks before the event. 

Friendship Club


Tue, Wed, Thurs 9:30am-3:30pm See comments Village Centre High Street  01844 353733 A social day care facility for older folk

Jack and Jill Pre-School 



1.00 - 3.30

3-5yrs Mill Lane Maureen Dyroff
01844 353630
Rising 3’s can be accompanied by parentTerm time only

Jazzercise Classes


Every Tues and Thurs7.00pm – 8.00pm  n/a  St Andrews School - Benton Hall  Sue Morris 07752 448026   

Lace Group 


Wed 10am – 12 noon  All Age Groups  Chinnor Village Hall  Ella Wright 01844 352306   

Chinnor Scout Hut


Hall Hire available All age groups Scout Hut 07544 237411 Call to book the hall

Chinnor Ladies Football 


Training Nights Wed 7.30pm - 9pm  New Players Welcome £40 for full season  Whites Field  Katie Wales  

Methodist Church


Sundays 10.30 am and some weekday meetings

Any age group


Methodist Church

62, Station Road

OX39 4PZ



Hall Hire: Liz Thorpe Text: 07720 647914



Chinnor Musical Theatre 


Tuesday 7:30-10:00  16+  Village Hall (back hall)
Chinnor Players  Mon + Thurs 8pm  n/a  Chinnor Village Hall


Robin Clark 01844 354408

Find us on Facebook

Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway Association


n/a n/a

Chinnor Station, Station Approach, Station Road, Chinnor OX39 4BZ

The Station Master,

07979 055366 (10.00-16.00)

Please help us to keep our local heritage alive - new volunteers always welcome.

Reading Room


7 Days n/a High Street Fiona 01844 351163 Hall for Hire

Royal British Legion


1st Wed in the month 18yrs + Crown pub Andrew Warman - 07557 476443 Membership open to all £13.50 annually

Chinnor Rudgy Club

Rugby Union

Training:Seniors + Academy - Tue/Thurs 6:30pmJuniors - Wed 6:30pm
Games:Seniors - SaturdaysMinis, Juniors, Academy - Sundays
6 to Adult Kingsey Road, Thame Clubhouse 01844 213735 contains regular updates and fixtures

Chinnor Community Church



n/a All Ages n/a Pastor Peter Walley

St Andrews Church


n/a All Ages n/a n/a
Short Mat Bowls Club

Wed 7-10pm

Fri 2-5pm

Any age group Chinnor Village Hall Mr Bob Hine 01844 351154

Woods available for loan.                      

Flat soled shoes needed.

For further info go to:




Chinnor Silver Band

(National 3 Section)

(National 2 Section)

Senior band Wednesday evenings.

Senior and training bands both Wednesday evenings.

Training bands Saturday mornings 

Any age group Band room, Lower Road Carole Pegram 01844 352291 New members welcome 
Chinnor & District U3A Group activities: spread across the week

Monthly talks: Thursday

Outings: various

Semi retirees/ retirees Various around Chinnor 

The U3A organisation is the world's best kept secret. Its Chinnor and District branch is noted for being a very friendly group of retirees who adhere to the guiding principle of "Live, Laugh and Learn" by organising themselves into interest groups which are coordinated by the members themselves. Its committee members organise Monthly Speakers, which are now held virtually on line during the pandemic, as well as Holidays and Outings, when possible. We make sure that none of our members is left alone or feels neglected in these difficult times.

Chinnor Village Centre


Coffee shop:

Monday to Friday - 9.00am to 4pm

(last orders 3.45pm)

Saturday - 9.30am to 2pm

(last orders 1.45pm

All Age Groups Village Centre High Street 01844 353733


Coffee Shop

Lunches served

The Day Centre (Friendship Club)

Stroke Club

Forget Me Knot Café

Room Hire


Village Voices Community Choir



7.30pm to 9.30pm

Any age group

Towersey Village Hall

except 3rd Wed, which are at Bledlow Village Hall

Madeleine Smith   01844 352468 All welcome – everyone can sing

Chinnor Windmill


n/a Any age group Whites Field - off of Mill Lane

Wine Circle (Chinnor and District)


8pm, first Thursday of each month (except Jan + Aug) 18yrs+ Reading Room   Guest speakers and/or appropriate entertainment

Chinnor WI


2nd Thursday in the month Any age group

Reading Room, High Street,

From 7.30pm

Anne Britnell - 01844 352146 Phone for more details of please just come along to a meeting.

Windmill Community Nursery


Mon - Thurs     8.45a.m - 2.45 p.m

(From September 2017, Mon - Fri)

3-5yrs Mill Lane School School office: 01844 352106

WN&ML Toddler Group

Tuesdays (in term time),   9-11am

All welcome

Mill Lane School hall  School Office 01844 352106

Lots of fun activities

Cost : £1.50


Chinnor Youth Club

Thurs 7-9pm

11-17yrs Whites Field Comm. Hall Sarah 07888 705976 Annual fee of £5


Youth Football Club


Evening Training and Weekends     Terry Devine : 07970 144996
Chinnor Football Club

Training: Tues 7-8.30pm and Thurs 7-8.30pm

16 years and over Community Pavilion, Station Road Chinnor FC: 01844 352579 Saturday and midweek football only
Chinnor Exiles Football Club

Training: Tues 7-8.30pm and Thurs 7-8.30pm

16 years and over Community Pavilion, Station Road Chinnor Exiles: 01844 352579 Sunday football only

Thame and District Classic Motor Club


Our meetings are held on the last Thursday of each month Jan to Nov starting at 20:00.

 Drivers Chinnor Rugby Club, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3PB Club Chairman - Nigel Champken-Woods

t: 01844 215629