A particular interest or hobby is much more fun when it’s shared! Here in the Hope Valley, our great sense of community means that there are many and varied clubs and groups, all offering a warm welcome and the chance to make new friends.
If dancing is your thing, then you’ll be pleased to know you can find everything from line dancing to clog dancing! Or why not join a cheerleading group? On the other hand, perhaps street dance is something you would want to try?
Dancing is a great way to keep fit, but there are many other health and fitness options, such as Pilates, Zumba and Tai Chi, as well as friendly groups like Slimming World and Weight Watchers.
If you feel like making music or want to find people to play with, then Hope Valley music clubs are for you. Catering for all levels from those who have never picked up an instrument before, to the professionals who are looking to perform.
If you are a new parent, or a carer for young children, you might be interested to get out and about to meet others caring for babies and toddlers. There are playgroups and pre-schools all over the Hope Valley, all waiting to welcome you with open arms.
You most certainly can teach an old dog new tricks and with Hope Valley College running a selection of adult education courses, plus classes running in many of the village halls and in other venues around the Valley, you will be able to learn new skills and make new friends.
When you live in an area that offers as many opportunities to be active as the Hope Valley, you know that you aren’t going to be short of sporting clubs and groups. Tennis, badminton, cricket – you name it, we’ve got it. A bit of friendly competition to push you to achieve your best!
The W.I. has a solid presence in the Hope Valley, and women of all ages are warmly invited to meet up for a chat, support, shared experiences and activities.
You might think that a rural area could be a little dull for the youngsters – but you’d be wrong! Hope Valley has a wide variety of youth clubs and groups, so why not join the guides or scouts, sign up to army cadets or be part of the Young Farmers group?
So whatever interest tickles your fancy, have fun by combining it with a little socialising amongst fellow enthusiasts and take that hobby to the next level!
You can even start your own club or group. Advertise it on Hope Valley Online, or even have your own page or section on the site?