Clubs, Groups and Organisations

Spondon is fortunate to have a whole range of different groups, clubs and other local organisations, all of which contribute to the fantastic community feeling that we have in Spondon. From activities for youngsters to local history groups, there's something for everyone in Spondon.

*Please note: while we endeavour to keep these listings up-to-date, groups and meetings can come and go, or change, quite frequently. We therefore recommend you always make contact with the group directly to check the details before heading to any meeting.

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Asterdale WI

Spondon Village Hall

01332 664221
Meet at Spondon Village Hall on 3rd Tuesday of each month at 1:30-4:00pm. New members always welcome.

Baby Sensory Classes

Spondon Methodist Church
Lodge Lane,
Spondon,
Derby DE21 7GF

Nicola - 07967 485855
Baby sensory is a fun unique learning experience, suitable for babies from birth -13 months. Weekly classes are held each Monday at Spondon Methodist Church with free taster sessions available.

Borrowfield Allotments Association

Nottingham Road
Spondon

Allotments situated opposite Willowcroft Care Home on Nottingham Road. For details and available plots contact the Association.

Craddock Avenue Allotments

Craddock Avenue

parks@derby.gov.uk
A small collection of plots situated behind Craddock Avenue. Contact the Derby Parks team for more details.

Derby & Sandiacre Canal Society

Wilmot Arms, Derby Road, Borrowash

Society meets at the Wilmot Arms in Borrowash on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 8pm. Full meeting programme on the Society's website.

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust - Trent and Lower Derwent Group

Spondon Village Hall

01332 676723
Meeting 1st Wednesday of each month at Spondon Village Hall (Sept to April)

East Midlands Bridge Centre

The Old School,
Chapel Street,
Spondon
Derby
DE21 7JB

Contact Anne on 07377 555341
spondonoldschool@yahoo.com
Bridge Drives held throughout the week. New players welcome. Lessons for beginners and improvers also available.

Friends of Spondon Parks

The group of local volunteers is committing to maintaining and improving Spondon's parks and green spaces for all to enjoy. The group organises regular activities such as litter picks, bulb planting and park clean-ups and well as supporting campaigns around related topics like dog fouling.  They are also currently fundraising to add new play equipment to South Avenue recreation ground.

Friends of Spondon Station

A community volunteer group looking to improve the environment around Spondon station as well as promoting the station and rail services through Spondon while also campaigning for an increase to existing services.

Girls Brigade

Spondon Methodist Church, Lodge Lane

01332 666926
Meet every Thursday evening at Spondon Methodist Church.

Locko Amateur Dramatics Society (LADS)

The society meets in the Parish Room at St Werburgh's Church on Mondays at 7.30pm. They also perform several productions per year in Spondon Village Hall.

Rhyme and Story time

Spondon Library, Sitwell Street, Spondon DE21 7FG

01332 662708
A fun singing and story session for babies and pre-school children, every Tuesday morning at 10.30am at Spondon Library.

Rhythm and Rhyme

Edmund Hall, Edmund Road

Clare on 01332 670196
Music, singing and movement group for children of pre-school age and their parent/guardian. Meet Friday morning, 10.00-10.45am Meetings are term time only and all held at Edmund Hall. **BOOKING ESSENTIAL**

Royal British Legion - Spondon Branch

The Royal British Legion in Spondon meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 8pm in Spondon Liberal Club. They fundraise throughout the year for the RBL charity and also help to organise the annual Remembrance commemorations in Spondon. The group celebrated its centenary in 2021.

Safer Spondon

The Safer Spondon community group work alongside the Police where possible to Keep Spondon Safe and to promote SmartWater & other security items at a discounted price.

Spondon Afternoon WI

The Old School, Chapel Street, Spondon DE21 7JR

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month, 2pm at the Old School.

Spondon Amateur Photography Group

Based at The Old School, Chapel Street

Aileen Weedon on 07963 137166
A friendly group of photographers that meet regularly at the Village Hall. All welcome for a friendly, inform chat about photography in general plus sharing your photography with other members based on a regular theme. They also have a Facebook group where you can keep up-to-date with group meetings and also share photography: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1401493400156280/

Spondon Arts & Crafts Group

Spondon Village Hall

Marina on 01332 544723
Meets in the Village Hall every Thursday afternoon between 2-4pm.

Spondon Chess Club

The OId School, Chapel Street, Spondon DE21 7JR

bert27@sky.com
Spondon Chess Club meets 7pm every Tuesday at The Old School.

Spondon Community Association

Spondon Village Hall

sca@spondonca.org.uk
Responsible for a range of community events and activites including the upkeep of the Village Hall.

Spondon Community Coffee Morning

Spondon Liberal Club, Moor Street

01332 673755
Social group meeting every Thursday morning between 10am and noon at Spondon Liberal Club. Free tea, coffee and cake for anyone who would like to join then. In support of Spondon in Need.

Spondon Girls Brigade

Spondon Methodist Church, Lodge Lane

Captain: Mrs Pam Wood - 666926
Meet Thursday evenings at Spondon Methodist Church.

Spondon Guides, Brownies and Rainbows

Guide Hut, West Road

Jenni Alsbury 07789 863239
spondonDC@girlguidingderbyshire.org
We meet at the Guide hut on West Road in Spondon and have units Monday-Thursday for ages 5- 18 years. Always looking for new members and leaders to join the team.

Spondon Historical Society

Spondon Village Hall

Contact number: 677515
The Historical Society meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month, starting at 7.30pm. Anyone is welcome to come along to the meetings with visitors paying a small admission charge. More information, including details of the group's forthcoming meetings plus the Society's online history archive, are on the Historical Society's own website.

Spondon Horticulural Society

Allotments off Lousie Greaves Lane

01332 677483
The Horticultural Society manage the large allotments off Lousie Greaves Lane, which also run behind Sancroft Road. They also hold an annual Vegetable & Flower Show each August and a Plant Sale every spring.

Spondon Live at Home scheme

25a Haddon Drive

Contact number: 676103
Volunteer scheme offering support and friendship to older people in the community.

Spondon Methodist Stay and Play

Spondon Methodist Church, Lodge Lane

smcfamilyfun@outlook.com
Supporting families with children from 0 to school age, the group meets on a Friday afternoon between 1-3pm during term times. It's an opportunity for children to engage with other children and for parents/carers to meet with others too. Each session typically includes crafts, singing, stories and a drink and snack. Costs are £2 per week for one child and adult plus 50p for each additional child/adult. Registration/booking is required.    

Spondon Neighbourhood Board

Spondon Neighbourhood Board is a group of people working together to improve the local area and to maintain strong community connections within Spondon. The Board is made up of local councillors, residents and representatives from community organisations and public services. These include local Police and Fire Teams, Spondon Traders, Neighbourhood Watch and more. The Board decide how a specific allocation of budget for our area is best utilised to improve Spondon and to support local events and initiatives. To find out more about the Board, or to get involved, contact the Neighbourhood Partnership Manager.

Spondon Parent and Toddler Group

Spondon Village Hall

01332 675274
spondontoddlergroup@gmail.com
Spondon Parent and Toddler Group is a regular group for Babies and Children from 0 to 5 years and their parents. It runs every Thursday morning from 9.15am (term time only) at Spondon Village Hall. Each session includes a time of play from 9.15 with a drink and a biscuit for the children who are old enough at around 10am then a craft activity each week plus birthdays and singing. No booking is necessary. Just turn up on the day to get involved.

Spondon Relief in Need

Chapel Street, Spondon

Contact number: 01332 544689
info@spondonreliefinneedcharity.org
Spondon Relief In Need Charity provide financial help to residents of Spondon who are in need. We try to ease the burdens and provide the need. The need may be You, Your Friend, or Your Neighbour.

Spondon Scouts - 66th Derby (1st Spondon) Group

Weekly meetings of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorer groups. Based at Scout HQ, Stoney Lane, Spondon.

Stroke Club

Spondon Village Hall

Contact number: 01332 663299
Meet at Spondon Village Hall on 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 1:30pm.

Tea Tuesdays

The Village Club, Chapel Street

01332 673956
Every Tuesday, the Village Club hosts Tea Tuesday for residents aged 65 and over. Come along for a cuppa, cake and a good chat! All welcome.

The Old School

The Old School,
Chapel Street,
Spondon,
DE21 7JB

Anne Townsend - 07377 555341
spondonoldschool@yahoo.com
The Old School is available for hire and also hosts a number of weekly clubs and classes. Contact Anne Townsend for more information on 07377 555341 or email spondonoldschool@yahoo.com. Primarily the Old School is open for regular bridge sessions. If there is anyone who would like to learn how to play bridge please contact Anne on the above details.

Trees for Spondon

Vic Wood on 07791 840005
trees4spondon@gmail.com
Trees for Spondon is a local voluntary organisation, with the purpose of planting one tree for every Spondon resident, over a period of 5 years. Our aim is to improve the local environment and also to do what we can to offset the effects of climate change, by absorbing CO2 from the atmosphere. Volunteers are always welcome to help with further planting as well as fundraising efforts.

Vernon Arms Folk and Acoustic Club

Vernon Arms, Locko Road

Terry on 01332 834285
terrywood2@virginmedia.com
Meets every Tuesday at 8.15pm at the Vernon Arms. Friendly club with own sound system - we welcome all types of music with an acoustic feel.

West Park Writers

Parish Room, St Werburgh's Church

Contact number: 01332 666972
rees.b1@sky.com
This is a very friendly group that enjoys varied writing experiences. New members are always welcome. Meets in St. Werburgh's Parish Room each Monday from 10.30am (for 10.45) until 12.30pm.