Hillingdon's Assembly for older people - details of upcoming meetings







Ruislip Horticultural Society









Brunel University has a thriving arts centre where you can join various arts classes and courses or watch a live performance of music, dance or theatre. For more details, call 01895 266 074 or visit the Brunel Arts Centre website here












West of London Astronomical Society

 West of London Astronomical society












The Windmill Studio Centre in Ruislip holds performing arts classes for children and adults. To find out more call Judy on 01895 624 755 or visit the website.













Chess Club at Ruislip Manor Library

Chess Club at Ruislip Manor Library





 Ruislip Winemaking Guild meets at Manor Farm Hall at 8pm every third Friday on the month. Call Kevin on 020 8845 3051.










Ruislip Woods


Ruislip Woods













Northwood Arts Centre

Northwood Community Arts










Harrow & Wembley Outdoor Group









Hillingdon Philharmonic Orchestra

Hillingdon Philharmonic Orchestra


The West London Astronomy Society



Just Friends Club for widows and widowers meets at Ruislip Methodist Club in Ickenham Road, 10am until noon each Friday

Sculpture by Shivashtie Poonwassie

Hillingdon Artists


Friends of Ruislip Lido

Friends of Ruislip Lido

Hillingdon Family History Society

Hillingdon Family History Society

Eastcote Horticultural Society

Eastcote Horticultural Society



The Women's Institute

The Women's Institute

Harrow & Hillingdon Geological Society

Harrow & Hillingdon Geological Society


Ruislip Operatic Society

Ruislip Operatic Society

Eastcote Choral Society


Eastcote Choral Society





Southlands Art Centre, West Drayton

Singing 4 Fun at The Compass Theatre, Ickenham

Singing 4 Fun



Theatre Groups in Ruislip

Local Arts Groups


Klos Musical Theatre Group


Klos Musical Theatre Group

Community Groups


Argosy Players-Theatre group.
Meets at the Ruislip Conservative Club, Ickenham Road, West Ruislip on Thursdays at 8pm. Tel: 07972 394 702


Astronomy Group - The West of London Astronomical Society (WOLAS) meets in Uxbridge and North Harrow every month. The group is one of the largest in the South East and is keen to recruit new memberws of all ages.  Please visit the website or write to Martin Lewis, 21 Hazelwood Drive, St Albans, AL4 0UP. 


Blind Bowls (Hillingdon) If you are partially sighted or blind, why not join this sociable group for support and friendship. The group meets at the Battle of Britian Club, Hillingdon Road, Uxbridge on the second and last Friday of the month. Please call Val Brooks for details on 0208 573 4726.


Capital Connection -Ladies Barbershop Chorus
Meets at South Ruislip Community Centre on Wednesdays at 7.45pm.
Email here for more information.


Greenwood ECA Chess Club meets at Eastcote Community Association Centre in Southbourne Gardens, Eastcote. We meet every Monday evening, and as a team compete in the Hillingdon District League.
Website address or call 0208 845 2508.


Chess Club at Ruislip Manor Library. Meets on Wednesday evenings at 7pm. This club welcomes all levels and encourages people to bring their own chess set so that they can run more games. Contact Ruislip Manor Library for more details.


Creative writing group (for over 18s). Meets on Mondays at Manor Farm Library between  7.00pm - 9.00pm,  £2 per session. Contact Manor Farm Library for more details.


Drop-in for a chat and home-made soup, tea or coffee at St Martin's Church Hall, Ruislip. Every Thursday between 11am and 1.30pm.

Eastcote Art Group Tel: 01895 254 313. Meets in Eastcote.

Eastcote Art Society Tel: 020 8248 3842

Eastcote Choral Society
Call John on  01895 904 556. Meets in Ickenham Methodist Church Hall 8pm to 10pm every Tuesday.


Eastcote Horticultural Society-a thriving horticultural group in Eastcote, please contact via email.


Field End Photographic Society - Tel: 01895 625 235. Meets in Eastcote.


Friends of Ruislip Lido
Contact via the website for information about what's going on at the Lido and opportunities for volunteers.


Harrow & Hillingdon Geological Society - Monthly meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month at the Cavendish Pavilion, Field End Road, Eastcote. HA4 9PG. Starts at  7.30pm, please call Jean on 020 8422 1859.


Harrow and Wembley Outdoor Group - north-west London's best and most active outdoor group for people aged between 20 years and under 50's. FREE 2 month trial with no obligation to join. Please contact 07906 512 110 or email


Hillingdon Artists - an arts organisation open to all visual or performing artists, it is also a showcase for work, please visit the website for more information or call 01895 635 714.


Hillingdon Choral Society meets on Mondays at the United Reform Church, Swakeleys Road, Ickenham in term time from 7.45pm to 9.45pm. Please call Pam on 01895 677 149.


Harrow Coffee Pot (HCP) is a long-running social club for adults aged 30 or over. Please text your message to 07852 723 857, email the membership team here or visit the website.


Hillingdon Arts Association works in Hillingdon borough to promote local arts groups.


Hilingdon Philharmonic Orchestra-is looking for musicians aged over 18 years who can play an instrument to a minimum standard of Associated Board Grade VII (or equivalent) and who lives in or around our borough. The orchestra is especially looking for violinists and brass players. Please call Katherine Cottrell on 07930 391 282 or email here for more information.


Hillingdon Ramblers - The Hillingdon District of The Ramblers Association organise local walks for experienced and novice walker alike. It's a great way to get fit and meet new people. Call Ronnie on 01895 853 845 for more details or email here.

Hillingdon Decorative and Fine Art Society
Tel: 01895 638496. Meets in Ruislip.

Hillingdon Family History Society Tel: 01753 885 602
Meet in Hillingdon Park Baptist Church Hall, Hercies Road, Hillingdon.

Hindu Cultural Association (Hillingdon)
Tel: 020 8864 7373. Meets in Ruislip.

Ickenham Art Society
Tel: 01895 677 539

Ickenham Gramophone Society
Tel: 020 8561 0056. Meet in Ickenham/Ruislip.


Institute of Physics (London & South East Branch) organises a programme of events, lectures and workshops covering a broad range of science topics. For details and updates please visit


Just Friends club for single people meets at The Coach and Horses pub, High Road, Ickenham at 8.30pm on Wednesdays, social, activities, sporting events etc. Call 07500 232 156 or visit the website for more details.


Just Friends group for widows and widowers meets at Ruislip Methodist Church, Ickenham Road, Ruislip every Friday between 10am and noon.


Klos Musical Theatre Group, performs twice a year at Winston Churchill Hall, Ruislip. Welcomes new performers and is always looking for volunteers to help run the group. Please contact Mike on 020 8864 2801 or email


Line Dance classes for intermediate level dancers - Every Thursday between 10am and noon at St Lawrence church Hall, Eastcote, please call 07958 643 307 for more information.


London Wildlife Trust-Hillingdon Group. Meets regularly to work within wildlife conservation areas in our borough. They also hold family days and wildlife walks. Please contact Roger Taylor on 01895 448 0208 or email the group here.


National Society of Decorative and Fine Arts (NADFADS) meets at Winston Churchill Hall, Manor Farm Site, Ruislip once per month forl lectures, study days and talks by leading experts. Please call 01895 678 800 for more details.


Northwood Community Arts Group - St John's United Reform Church Hall, Hallowell Road, Northwood HA6 1DN, managed by Artreach. Holds regular community arts events. Varied, creative  and communal opportunities for residents of Hillingdon borough.


Society of Ruislip Artists
Tel; 01923 822 065. Meets in Ruislip

Ruislip & District Natural History Society
Regular meetings at The Guide Hut, Ruislip, please see website for details.

Ruislip Dramatic Society
Tel: 07854 284 508. Meets at South Ruislip Methodist Church on Mondays at 8pm and Thursdays at 8.15pm.

Ruislip-Northwood Festival Association
Tel: 0208 422 1145

Ruislip, Northwood and Eastcote Local History Society
Meets in St Martin's Church Hall, High Street, Ruislip.

Ruislip Gramophone Society
Tel: 01895 637 740. Meets in Ruislip


Ruislip Lions Club meets every second and forth Tuesday at the Fairways, Ruislip Golf Club, Ickenham Road, West Ruislip. Call E. McCartney on 01895 634 743 for more details

Ruislip-Northwood Flower Arrangement Society
Tel: 01923 822 026. Meets in Northwood

Ruislip Central Horticultural Society
Tel: 01895 676187 or visit the website for enquiries
. This group meets at St Lawrence Church, Eastcote and also at Manor Farm site, Ruislip.

Ruislip Operatic Society
Meets in St Martin's Church Hall, Ruislip every Thursday at 7.30pm. Tel:07919 276515


Ruislip Lions Club (charitable fundraising group) meets at 8pm every second and fourth Thursday at Ruislip Golf Club, Ickenham Road. Please call E. McCartney for more details on 01895 634 743.

Ruislip Woods
Visit the website or call 01895 677617 to find out about local nature.


Salsa Dancing classes at Ruislip Social Club, Grosvenor Vale, Ruislip. Wednesdays 7.45pm to 11.30pm Please call 020 8866 9093 for more details.


Singing4fun at The Compass Theatre, Ickenham. New club started, no auditions, open to all. Thursdays 7.45 to 9.45pm. Please visit website for more details.


Social Club-come and make friends! Every second Thursday of each month, at 2pm. Please call Shirley on 01895 674 482 for more details.


Southlands Arts Centre in West Drayton-offers an extensive array of arts courses, classes and drop-in sessions, all held within a beautiful grade 2 listed building.


Tap class in St Martin's Church Hall, Eastcote Road, Ruislip HA4 8DG. Cost is £5.50 per person for adults aged 18 or over. Please contact jansdanceand or call 07979 952277, booking is required in advance.


Tiverton Ladies-a social group for local women that meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month between 2pm and 4pm. Please call Amy on 01895 630 233 for more details.

The Royal British Legion  has two branches locally;
Park House, 32 High Street, Ruislip  Tel: 01895 630 626 and So
uthbourne Gardens, Ruislip Tel: 020 8866 1763.


Townswomen Guild holds weekly meetings where women can meet up socially, guest speakers are often present, call the secretary to find out more on 01895 679 294. The group meets every second Thursday of the month at Hesdin Hall, Pembroke Road, Ruislip.

Tudor Luncheon Club -  Luncheon and social club for over 60's.461 Field End Road, Ruislip. Call Like on tel: 020 8886 3778.


Uxbridge Choral Society - meets at St Margaret's church, Uxbridge on Wendesday evenings. the Society are looking for new members, ability to read music is not essential. Please call 01895 847 083 for more details.


Womens Institute in the Ruislip area;

Manor Farm W.I. Meets in Manor Farm Hall (hut in car park), Manor Farm Complex, Eastcote Road, Ruislip on second Tuesday of the month between 1.45pm to 4pm.

Ruislip Common W.I Ruislip Methodist Church, Ickenham Road, Ruislip. Tel: 020 8841 9867.


South Ruislip WI (New Group) at The GAA Sports & Social Club, West End Road, South Ruislip. Events take place on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 7.30pm. For more information call Mrs Murphy on 01895 632 760.


Southbourne W.I. Eastcote Community Centre, Southbourne Gardens, Eastcote.


Women only meeting group every first Thursday afternoon in the month from  2-4pm at Ruislip Methodist Church Hall, Ickenham Road, Ruislip. £20 membership per year, come along to try it out!. Call Mrs R Hall on 01895 633 782 for more details.


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