To make additions or amendments to this directory:
Contact: Vikki Parker

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Note: list compiled in alphabetical order

1st Bearley and Snitterfield Scout Group
Beavers (6-8yrs) meet Thursday, Cubs (8-10.5yrs) meet Tuesday, and Scouts (10.5-14yrs) meet Friday at the Scout Hut between Bearley and Snitterfield.
You name it, we do it! From camping, cooking, and games in the woods to making, painting and space missions, with everything in between.
Volunteer leaders for all sections, and volunteers to provide administrative support needed.

Contact: Samantha Smith (Group Scout Leader)
Tel. nos. 01789 731865, 01789 295188, 07773 222747
Fairtrade in Snitterfield
Raising the profile of Fairtrade producers. Please look out for Traidcraft events throughout the year, and at the fete and Christmas bazaar.

Contact: Hilary Schmidt-Hansen
Tel. nos. 01789 731246
Friends of Snitterfield School (FOSS)

A Parent Teacher Association is a registered charity, which, through a network of activities, provides extra resources for our village school.
We meet once a month, usually the second week, alternating Monday or Tuesday at 7:30pm in the Snitterfield Arms.
Every contribution is welcome, whether it’s a fundraising idea, running a stall, donations or simply supporting some of the fun and fantastic things we do.

Contact: Claudine Pearson (Treasurer & Event Coordinator)
Tel no: 01789 730587
Friends of Snitterfield Village Hall (FOSVH)

Friends raise funds for capital expenditure items requested by the Village Hall Management Committee.
We have provided new chairs (twice), the cinema screen, baby changing facility, hearing loop, cooker, mood lighting, among other things.
Members of Friends contribute an annual subscription of £12.00 per person. We have a monthly draw, paying out a first prize of £18.00 and a second prize of £12.00.
Results are published at the Annual Village Meeting and on the village website: Click here

New members are needed to ensure the continuation of the good work.

Contact: Ken Chatland
Tel no: 01789 731380
Contact: Jim Pullen
Tel no: 01789 730474
Neighbourhood Plan Committee
Contact: Ole Schmidt-Hansen
Tel no: 01789 731246
Rag-Tag Toddler Group
The group is run by parents for parents and all parents, grandparents and carers with children from birth up to the age of four years are welcome. All children need to have a parent or carer staying with them at all times.
We meet each Monday at Snitterfield Village hall 9.45 to 11.45am. Cost: £1.50 to include drinks, snacks and craft (each additional child 50p).

Contact: Hilary Schmidt-Hansen
Tel no: 01789 731246
Snipe Newsletter
Snipe is a village magazine published three times a year, produced and distributed by volunteers. Articles, news and comments by residents of Snitterfield are always welcome, as are donations towards the printing costs. Click here for all snipe newsletters produced since the first edition in the summer of 2002

Contact: Sally and Andy Hopkinson
Tel no: 01789 731852
Snitterfield Actioning Climate Change (SACC)
Award winning voluntary group tasked with reducing the carbon footprint of Snitterfield. SACC meet regularly, usually on the first Thursday of the month at 8pm in the village hall (check website for changes). Our meetings are lively and fun. All welcome. Volunteers needed and very welcome.

Contact: Duncan Parker (Chair)
Tel no: 01789 731348
Snitterfield Garden Club

Meetings held in Snitterfield Village Hall, first Tuesday of every month (except August).
Membership £10 per annum, superb speakers, garden visits/parties, day outings, organised holidays, affiliated to RHS. Meetings are fun and light-hearted. Members are encouraged to participate and contribute cuttings and take their turn to organise refreshments – key to the club’s success

Contact: Margaret Tweed (Chair)
Tel no: 01789 731636

Contact: Joyce Bothwell (Secretary)
Tel no: 01527 458154

Contact: Peter Turner (Treasurer)
Tel no: 01789 730039

Snitterfield Neighbourhood Watch
The aim of our Neighbourhood Watch is to help you protect yourself and your property and to reduce the fear of crime in our community through improved home security, greater vigilance, fostering community spirit and better communication. We’re encouraging people to sign up via the website so we can issue timely information and alerts electronically. If anyone has some free evening time and would like to help, please let me know.

Contact: Greg Bull (Coordinator)
Tel no: 01789 730054
Snitterfield Nursery School
Snitterfield Nursery School Ltd.
A Social Enterprise. A nursery school that aims to help children to become confident, proud, life-long learners whilst taking account of the Early Years Foundation Stage, discovering and building on each child’s unique gifts and talents in a happy, safe, rich and stimulating environment supported by experienced staff.

Volunteer opportunities exist directly within the nursery, either on the fundraising committee or on the Board of Directors.

Contact: Georgia Skinner (Head of Nursery)
Tel no: 01789 731974

Contact: Carol-Ann Horne (Chair of Fundraising)

Contact: Helen Highlands (Chair, Board of Directors)
Snitterfield Parish Council

The council members are available to help and assist in any parish-related issues and are bound by the Code of Conduct for Parish Councillors

Contact: Paul Blanchard (Chair)
Tel no: 01789 731684

Contact: Nicola Everall , Clerk to the Parish Council
Tel no: 01926 485066

Snitterfield Primary School
Volunteers welcome, subject to clear CRB.

Contact: Monica Gamble (Acting Head Teacher)
Tel no: 01789 731301

Snitterfield Residents Against Flooding
A residents’ association set up to empower Snitterfield residents who have been directly or indirectly affected by flooding. The group works to support the Parish Council Flooding Sub Committee in addressing the flooding issue in the village and acts as a conduit to disseminate information from governmental bodies by organising meetings and communications. The group welcomes any Snitterfield resident who has been directly or indirectly affected by flooding in Snitterfield.

Contact: Claudine Pearson
Tel no:
Snitterfield Sports Club
Snitterfield Sports Club is a registered charity providing recreational sports for the community in Snitterfield and the surrounding area.
It is a members’ club, with a bar serving real ales/lagers/wines/soft drinks. The bar is open 7.00pm to 11.00pm Monday to Friday, from 12.00noon to 11.00pm on Saturday and from 12.00noon to 10.30pm on Sunday. There are both SKY and BT Sports available, a function room that can seat approximately 80 and a skittles alley.
The Sports Club organises the village bonfire and would welcome volunteers to help. It also runs the bar at the village fete.
New members are always welcome.

Contact: Lee and Claire Niblett (Club Stewards) 01789 731731

Contact: Patrick Elliott , Chairman


The club comprises the following sports sections
Snitterfield Bowling Club
Family-friendly bowling club, playing both social and competitive bowls. Outdoor season April-September. Shortmat (indoor) October-March. New bowlers of all ages welcome.

Contact: John Wyllie
Snitterfield Cricket Club
If you are interested in playing non-league friendly cricket, 40 overs on Sundays and 20 overs on Wednesday evenings, give us a call. Ten weeks of winter net practice start at the end of January every year. All ages welcome.

Contact: Lee Hillier (Chair) 07721609568
Snitterfield Junior Football Club
Running under 10s, under 11s and under 12 age groups in local football leagues

Contact: Colin Chambers
Tel no: 07977197142
Snitterfield Tennis Club
LTA-affiliated tennis club with three floodlit courts offering competitive and social tennis. Ladies, Gents and Mixed teams play in local leagues. Open (to members) club session Sundays at 4pm. New members always welcome and competitively priced membership available.

Contact: Emma Anderson
Snitterfield Telephone Box
Working to rejuvenate the telephone box in Smith’s Lane to create an information point
and book exchange. We hope to incorporate as many ideas from residents as is feasible within the small space and if anyone would like to be involved please let us know.

Contact: Hilary and Ole Schmidt-Hansen 01789 731246
Snitterfield Village Cinema
The rural cinema is a community-based project run by Stratford District Council(SDC).
It was set up in 2007 by the Parish Council as a way of bringing services to our community in Snitterfield and is coordinated by a member of the Village Hall Management Committee. The films are suggested by those who attend the cinema and a list compiled by the SDC which is then voted on by all the villages within the scheme. The winning title is then screened for that month. We try to cater for all tastes and if you are interested in coming along please look out for the posters around the village or on the village website We generally screen the films on the second or third Sunday of the month but this can vary. If we have enough interest we show a children’s film at 3pm and then an evening film at 7pm. Refreshments are available but if you wish to bring your own wine/beer please do so.

Contact: Hilary and Ole Schmidt-Hansen 01789 731246
for info. or to join the cinema email list.
Snitterfield Village Fete Committee
Voluntary committee comprised of representatives from various village groups as well as individuals. Volunteers are welcome to join the committee and practical helpers are always needed around the weekend of the fete in June.

Contact: Nicola Matthews (Chair)
Tel no: 01789 731891
Snitterfield Village Hall Management Committee (VHMC)
Snitterfield Village Hall is in the heart of the community and used by local groups for meetings as well as being an ideal venue for parties and functions.
The day to day running of the hall is under the care of the VHMC, which maintains the fabric of the building on behalf of the Parish Council through the hiring facilities and fundraising.
We are a small band of volunteers and would welcome anyone who would like to join us.

Contact: Eric Noble (Chair) 01789 731732

Contact: Hilary Schmidt-Hansen (Treasurer) 01789 731246

Contact: Sharon Aust (Bookings secretary) 01789 730514 or 07501416221

Snitterfield Women’s Institute
Information on the WI is on the Snitterfield website and WI information on the WI website.
The WI provides women with educational opportunities and the chance to build new skills, to take part in a variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday ofthe month in the Village Hall at 7.45pm and there is usually a speaker, demonstration or activity. New members and visitors are most welcome.

Contact: Angela Tomes (President) 01789 731742

Contact: Carole Pullen (Secretary) 01789 730474

Snitterfield Village Volunteers
Could you spare just a little time once or twice a year a year to help support village events like the fete and bonfire night? By adding your name to the volunteers list you will be emailed a couple of times a year, when help is required. This can be anything from car park marshalling to manning a stall at the village fete for an hour or two. No obligation required, just a willingness to help when possible for you. Your details will be logged and you will be contacted via group email when extra help is needed.

Contact: Vikki Parker
Tel. No 01789 731348
Snitterfield Youth Club

The Youth club is open for all for 10-16 year olds and it is held at Snitterfield Sports Club every 3 weeks on a Thursday or Friday night.
It runs from 6.30-9.00pm, with 6.30 - 7.00pm being CHESS CLUB. - a chance to quietly play chess, chat and catch up before Youth club starts.
The open mic element is great for confidence building and performances range from poems, magic tricks, song, dance, jokes, improv, jamming etc.
There is a bar for drinks and snacks.
We have a pool table, skittles, darts, table tennis, cards. I also provide the PA and mics, keyboard, guitar, ukulele and percussion and chess boards.
Feel free to pop along and try it out. We have a lot of fun. £2.00 on the door.

Contact: Debbie Robinson
Speeding in the Village
At last YOU have the opportunity to do something about this. We need six volunteers from
Snitterfield to be trained by the police in the use of speed guns. We can then face head-on this perpetual problem, particularly in Smith’s Lane and School Road/Wolverton Road.

Contact: Nicola Everall , Clerk to the Parish Council 01926 485066
St James the Great Church
Services, Baptisms, Weddings, Funerals.
The aim is to encourage a personal Christian faith.
For Sunday and weekday services see The Link or notices inside/outside church. Volunteers needed for worship, cleaning, flower arranging, general maintenance. No previous experience necessary.

Reverend Richard Livingstone has retired so at the moment there is no permanent vicar.

Church Wardens

Contact: Celia Spiers 01789 730209

Contact: John Foster 01789 731454

Graham Simons Meeting Room:

Contact: Allan Morris 01789 731415

Stratford on Avon Gliding Club
Gliding is for just about everyone who has the time and the inclination, and we welcome anyone who is interested in joining us in our favourite hobby at Bearley Road, Snitterfield
To call the Airfield for information on the day that you're thinking about coming, and we will do our best to arrange an approximate time for you to come and fly. There will normally be somebody near the phone between 9.00pm to 10.00am, but at other times, everyone may be at the launch point or in the air 01789 731095
The Link Magazine
The Link is the Parish Magazine of St James the Great Church, Snitterfield and St Mary the Virgin Church, Bearley. It is published eleven times per year and is used to disseminate relevant information and advertisements to the two village communities. Volunteers welcome to assist in house-to-house distribution.

Contact: Sue Lambert (Editor and advertising) 01789 731389
The Parish Church Bellringers
We ring the six bells of the Parish Church for the principal services on Sundays and the major festivals of the church; usually from 10.30 am for the 11.00 am service on most Sundays. We practise weekly on Wednesday evenings between 6.30pm and 7.00pm.
We urgently need new recruits. Age is no barrier – if you can ride a bicycle we can teach you to ring and then you will be welcome in any church with ringing bells.
Help welcome from any (perhaps lapsed) ringers willing to join our band of ringers.

Contact: Jean Dronsfield 01789 731574
Thursday Club
Friendly, welcoming and enjoyable get together on the first Thursday of the month,
Village Hall 2.30pm until 4.00pm. Speakers, outings, cups of tea and cakes! Transport available within the village.
The Thursday Club has been part of Snitterfield village life for at least 40 years, new members always very welcome. Cost is £10 a year, which usually includes a free summer day outing to the seaside. Please phone for details.

Contact: Helen Hayter (Chair) 01789 731388 or 07876442726