Sports and Social

Meditation & Inner Peace

Solve Your Daily Problems with Love

A new meditation class is starting in Great Baddow tomorrow. Running at 12.30 from 7th March until 11th April (6 weeks), this 45 minute session aims to “solve your daily problems with love”. You do not need to attend the whole course, just drop in when you want to. It is held at the Bell Centre on…

Chelmsford St. Raphael Club

Saint Raphael the Archangel by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

What the club does This is a club for people with any physical disability. Meetings in the afternoon include guest speakers, quizzes, tea and chat. The Club meets every Wednesday fortnight during the afternoon in the United Reformed Church, Great Baddow, where speakers on various subjects and other entertainments are presented. The Club starts at 2-00pm and finishes…

Play Groups and Toddlers Groups

Play school

Great Baddow has several play groups in the village at various venues. Jo Jingles Tuesday Jo Jingles is at the The Parish Hall from 9.45 am on Tuesday mornings. The class is taught by Sophie and children will sing nursery rhymes and action songs and also play with musical instruments. You need to enquire first, either through…

Baddow Hall Women’s Institute (WI)

the WI Logo

There are two WI groups in Great Baddow, one meets on Monday evenings and the other on Thursday afternoons. Baddow Hall WI Baddow Hall WI is Great Baddow’s Women’s Institute evening group. They meet on the third Monday of every month, except August, at 7.45pm in the Parish Hall. All visitors are very welcome. The group have…

Baddow Camera Club

Baddow Camera Club website

The Baddow Camera Club is for anybody interested in photographs and photography. There is a busy calender with many talks, demonstrations, competitions and practical evenings. Meetings are at the Reading Rooms (green hut on Bell Street) every Tuesday at 8pm from September until June. Visitors are welcome. Arrive by 7.45pm to get settled for a prompt start. The end…

Great Baddow Flower Club

Great Baddow Flower Arranging Club

The Great Baddow Flower Club meet on the third Thursday of every month at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall. The club is now 48 years old (as of 2017). If you love flowers why not pop along to one of Great Baddow’s oldest social groups. All are welcome. Throughout the year different flower arrangers present their…

Kazen Kai Martial Arts

Kazen Kai Martial Arts

Kazen Kai Martial Arts run classes for children and adults in a purpose built dojo (Japanese for training room). The instructors are friendly and keep the kids entertained. For adults there are karate classes, kickboxing, mixed martial arts (MMA) and fitness. There is a waiting area, male and female changing and toilets. Unit 2 Beehive…

Great Baddow Football Club

Great Baddow FC Vets. December 2013

Great Baddow Football Club has two teams playing on Saturdays and a Vets team who play on Sundays. GBFC Honours: Mid Essex Premier Champions, Mid Essex Cup, Mid Essex Trophy, Bill Spurgeon Cup. They are sponsored by Yasmin Indian Brasserie. Contact Ray Woolf, Terry Hill, or Dick Royce – call the Great Baddow Millenium Centre for…

The Great Baddow Bowling Club

Great Baddow Bowling Club

The Great Baddow Bowling Club play at the recreation ground. It was founded in 1927, making it one of the oldest clubs in the village. Recreation Ground, Baddow Road, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 9RB Tel: 01245 471469 There are over a 100 members and all are welcome to play for fun and leisure or to try…

Great Baddow Millennium Community Centre

Great Baddow Millennium Community Centre

The Great Baddow Millennium Community Centre provides a social hub for the village. They have a members bar, several activity rooms and snooker room. Great Baddow Millenium Community Centre Baddow Road Chelmsford Essex CM2 9RL Bar and general enquiries: Contact the Centre Manager, Helen Sullivan: 01245 475899 Room Hire enquiries: Contact Jean or Sharon on 01245 478088 Party…