Sports and Social

Theatre at Baddow

Theatre at Baddow

Formed in 1982, Theatre at Baddow is a friendly local drama group who put on three plays a year in The Parish Hall as well as occasional studio productions in The Reading Rooms. The members  also meet up for play-readings, theatre trips, meals etc. We are always pleased to welcome new members whether they want to…

Great Baddow Lawn Tennis Club

Great Baddow Lawn Tennis Club

The Great Baddow Lawn Tennis Club is on Ladywell Lane in Sandon, on the border with Great Baddow. They describe themselves as “The Friendliest Tennis Club in Chelmsford, Essex”. The club was founded in 1902 and first played in Great Baddow on Galleywood Road. They moved to Ladywell Lane in 1966.

Great Baddow Horticultural Society

Great Baddow Horticultural Society

The Society was formed in October 1941 at the Parish Hall to help with the “Dig for Victory” Campaign during the war. There are currently over 900 members, Each year the society organises 3 flower and vegetable shows, plant sales as well as coach trips to flower shows and fairs. There is a monthly meeting…

Great Baddow LTC Bridge Club

We meet on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons between 1.30 and 4.30 at Great Baddow Lawn Tennis Club.  No partner needed as we operate a host system. We play duplicate pairs, but at a slower speed than more experienced clubs (about 16/18 hands in 3 hours) and usually have 2 or 3 “experts” on hand to…

Chelmsford Folk Dancers

Update: Chelmsford Folk Dancers have left Great Baddow to find a larger venue. They now dance at Widford Village Hall. The Chelmsford Folk Dancers used to meet on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Tuesday of each month at 8pm in the British Legion Hall on Chelwater in Great Baddow. They are one of the only traditional folk dancing groups in the area. “Chelmsford…

The Marconi Social Club

The new Marconi Social Club

The Marconi Social Club on Beehive Lane has reopened after a major refurbishment. The new club has three bars, four meeting rooms, squash courts, a gym and a function hall. For many years Marconi Social club (also known as the Marconi Athletic Sports and Social Club) has been a popular venue in the area, offering social events and fitness…