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Name Description Contact Details

Booking Secretary: Mrs. Kay Holden  

Tel: 07764531246 

Email: adastrabookings@outlook.com


Contact: Val Purdew 
Tel: 01273 843673

Contact: Stella Jenner
Tel: 01273 843390


Choirs, variety concerts

Contact: Dorrie Mottram

Tel: 01273 845291

Email: tina.mottram@btinternet.com


Thursdays at 8 p.m.  An evening of non-stop music for ballroom, Latin and some sequence.  Ideal for beginners and people who just love to dance.

Contact: David Farrant  

Tel: 01444 450584

Email: david.debonair@btinternet.com


Shows and concerts

Contact: Dorrie Mottram

Tel: 01273 845291

Email: tina.mottram@btinternet.com


HASSOCKS FIELD SOCIETY aims to encourage interest in the countryside.

Two meetings a month on Monday evenings from September to April with speakers.  A programme of local walks.   Coach outings to places of interest and an annual short holiday.  A twice yearly magazine for members.  Membership fees: £5 single, £8 a couple.

The Field Society welcomes new members.   

Contact: Secretary Beryl Varley

Tel: 01273 832351

Email: berylavarley@gmail.com


On July 10th there will be a Members’ Summer flower and vegetable show. Bring your garden flowers and produce for light hearted judging by HHS members, aided by a summer punch and sought after prizes!

Contact: Derek Swaine

Tel: 01273 842516

Email: jeannederek42@btinternet.com 

Secretary: Mrs. Yati Gregory

Tel: 01444 236742

Email: yatigregory@hotmail.co.uk


Occasional use for Guild celebrations

Contact: Sheila Southwell

Tel: 01273 841106

Email: sheilasouthwell@hotmail.co.uk


New members welcomed – links with other Twinning Associations, Downlands School and activities locally.

Carolyn Barton
3 Highlands Close
W Sussex BN6 8LD

Phone 07973 813395

Email: carolynbarton33@hotmail.co.uk


Meet every third Monday in the month (not August).

Contact: Barbara O’Rourke

Tel: 01273 846811

WI Email: Barbara.orourke16@gmail.com


Hurst Hassocks & Ditchling U3A is a local charity encouraging sociable, self-help learning.   Our members are not in full time employment or are retired, as we meet during the day.   We have over forty interest groups. SUN (Sussex U3A Network) use the Adastra Hall and their contact is Margaret Carroll sussexareau3a@gmail.com.     

For full details please go to www.u3asites.org.uk/hhd or email hhdu3a@gmail.com


Meet some Sunday mornings in Green Room.

Contact: Lesleigh Badgery

Tel: 01903 446955 

Mobile: 07850 433711

Email: lesleigh54@gmail.com

Website: www.the-lantern-of-light.com


Meet in the Committee Room on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday in the month 2 – 4 p.m.  Burgess Hill U3A

Contact: Colin Payne.  

Tel: 01273 841959 (m) 077332885 

Email: cep3@hotmail.co.uk


A small local cat rescue charity, very well supported in the local Hassocks area.     We hold four fairs a year with a variety of stalls including cakes, gifts, books, greetings cards, bric-a-brac, tombola, a raffle and refreshments are available.

Contact: Rosemary Harding

Tel: 01273 846946

Email: info@pawsandclaws-ars.org.uk


Held in Committee Room every Monday afternoon (not Bank Holidays) from 2 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.    £2.50 to include tea, coffee and biscuit – no subscription – just drop in when you want to.

Contact: Sylvia Howard 

Tel: 01273 846763 

Email: sylviahoward21@gmail.com

Contact: Judy Brown   

Tel: 01273 842464 

Email: jbrown60@hotmail.com


Held in Main Hall every Tuesday from 9.30 a.m. to 12 noon and 1.30 p.m. to 4 p.m.   £2. 50 to include tea, coffee and biscuit – contact Alf Milner 01273 843272 or Roy Brown 01273 842741 – no subscription – just drop in when you want to.

Contact: Roy Brown

Tel: 01273 842741

Email: roybrown1@sky.com


Six film shows a year – September to March (not December).  Doors open 7 p.m.   Film starts 7.30 p.m.   Tickets £4.50 adults - £4 concessions – refreshments and raffle.

Contact: Liz Edmunds

Tel: 07934567777 or 01273 958508

Email: lizedmunds555@hotmail.com


Friday afternoon Tea Dances and Saturday Evening dances held most months. Dancing to a selection of beautiful Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dance music.   All abilities welcome. Tea, coffee and cake included.

Tea dances doors open 1.45 pm for a 2.00 pm start to 4.30 pm.

Evening dances doors open 7.45 pm for a 8.00 pm start to 10.45pm

Please see our website for up to date details or contact us by email or phone.

Contact: David and Ruth Saunders

Tel: 01444 248926 or mobile 07767 411115

Email: strictlydancemagic@gmail.com

Website: www.strictlydancemagic.co.uk



Held on Mondays from 2 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. (in main Hall); 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. (in Green Room);  Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. (in Main Hall) £2.50 to include tea, coffee and biscuit – 
Contact: Phil Dunk  01273 844709  Email phildunk@yahoo.co.uk or Jackie Moody 01273 846815 for afternoon Table Tennis Contact: Rosemary James 01273 845343 email aejames@talktalk.com for evening Table Tennis – no subscription – just drop in when you want to.


Contact: Phil Dunk  Tel: 01273 844709  Email: phildunk@yahoo.co.uk or Jackie Moody Tel: 01273 846815 for afternoon Table Tennis 

Contact: Rosemary James  Tel: 01273 845343 email aejames@talktalk.com for evening Table Tennis 


Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon in Green Room (closed from mid June to early September)


Contact: Mike Berry

Tel: 01444 451595

Email: m.berry33@btinternet.com


The club meets every Wednesday evening from 6.30 to 8.30, week 1,3,& 4 of the month in the hall and 3rd week of the month in the green room.