Lifestyle / Interests

Groups, clubs and organisations for lifestyle pursuits / interests.

The listing on this page includes entries from the Infolinx* database for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

Entries on the Enderby EYE Organisations Listing are free of charge.
To submit an organisation for inclusion, please contact Enderby EYE.



Chinese Wand & Tai Chi
A small friendly club meeting at Brockington College 7-9pm Wednesdays. A series of gentle but effective exercises to refresh the mind and tone the body.
Contact: Sue
Tel 0116 260 1434

CVS for Blaby District (see: Community Action Partnership)

Enderby Brass Band
Unless stated differently, all practice sessions currently take place at the Band HQ, to the rear of “The Pavilion” Leisure Centre at Huncote

  • Senior Band Practice: Tuesdays and Fridays 8pm – 10pm.
    Contact: Stan on 0796 7371343.
    – New players welcome
  • Youth Band Practice: Sunday evening practice at Enderby Village Instsitute
    6.30-8.30 during the school summer holidays,
    5.30-8.30 at other times.
    Contact: David Smith (chairman)  07739487659
    An award-winning band, we are always looking for new young players!
  • Junior Band Practice: Mondays 7.15pm -8.45pm.
    Contact: Jan on 01530 456753.
    – All players welcome regardless of age or ability.
    – Those who want to learn to play are also welcome.
  • Windband Practice: Wednesdays 7.15pm -9.15pm.
    Contact: Sallyann on 0796 7472629.
    – New players welcome.
  • Concert Band Practice: Thursdays 7.15pm-9.00pm.
    Contact: Jan on 01530 456753.
    – New players welcome.

Instruments provided in all bands.

General Enquiries: Dave Stanley 0116 2866103 or Elaine Cooke 0116 2774422
You Tube: The Youth Band, the Senior Band, and the Windband all have You Tube channels, showing recent performances.

Enderby Citizens Advice Bureau
The C.A.B. is an independent advice service providing free, confidential and impartial advice to everybody regardless of race, sex, disability or sexuality. Due to having to cut costs, the service no longer operates from the Enderby Civic Centre. Operation is currently managed from Blaby (see below).
Contact: Anne Stratton,
(Coalville Citizens Advice Bureau, High Street, COALVILLE, LE67 3EA)
Tel 0870 751 0943 24hr advice line

South Leicestershire (Blaby) Citizens Advice Bureau
Joint Service Shop
10 Forge Corner
Telephone: 0844 848 9009 (0844 248 0040. – Debt advice for Leicestershire County)
Fax: 0116 2727795
Website: Blaby Citizens Advice Bureau

Enderby & District Conservative Club
Enderby Conservative Club is a friendly club offering entertainment, visits, snooker, darts and an excellent bar with real ale. New members are most welcome.
Enderby & District Conservative Club
1 The Cross
Tel 0116 286 7984 (after 8.00pm)
Website: » Enderby & District Conservative Club

Enderby Flower and Garden Club
Enderby Civic Centre,
King Street, Enderby,
Garden talk 7.30pm. Nine demonstrations per year.
Contact: Mrs L Johnson,
Tel 0116 284 1160

Enderby Heritage Group
Discover the Heritage of this Leicestershire village, including Family History, Built, Natural, Industrial and Historical Heritage. Help us in our various projects to record the Heritage of the village.
Enderby Civic Centre,
King Street, Enderby,
Contact: Elizabeth York

Enderby & District Social Club
(Enderby & District Social Club Limited)
Coleridge Drive, Enderby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE19 4QF
Tel: (0116) 286 4897

Enderby Library opening times…

Monday Closed am 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Tuesday Closed all day
Wednesday Closed am 2.00pm – 7.00pm
Thursday 9.30am – 12.30pm 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Friday Closed all day
Saturday 9.30am – 1.00pm 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Tel: 0116 305 3523
Fax: 0116 286 2091

» Enderby Library website

Enderby Swimming Club
Competitive swimming club
Enderby Leisure Centre & Golf Course,
Mill Lane, Enderby,
Contact: Lindsey Pidcock,
Tel 01455 271926 Email: Lindsey@EnderbySC.ORG

Enderby Twinning Association
Chairman: Barbara Spence  (Tel. 0116 2848514  for membership enquiries)
Vice- chairman : Sandra Whittington (Tel. 01455  209021  for membership enquiries)
Treasurer: Eduard van Buul
Business meetings are held at Enderby Civic Centre,
King Street, Enderby, LEICESTER, LE19 4NT on the following dates in 2012:
Tuesday 10 January,  Tuesday 1st March,  Tuesday 10th May,  Tuesday 5th July,
Tuesday 6th September –  AGM and business meeting.
All members and prospective members welcome.
In addition to our exchanges with families in Le Haillan, a small town just west of Bordeaux, we have an active social programme reflecting the wide-ranging interests of members.
Our next visit to France is at Easter 2012 with Eurostar and flight travel options.
We are planning to raise our profile in Enderby and surrounding area (you don’t have to live in Enderby to join) over the coming months as we celebrate 25 years since the first exchange took place in conjunction with Brockington College.
Future events include a meal at Bistro Pierre, snowdrop walk, quiz night, skittles, coffee, wine and beauty evenings, petanque challenge.

Leicester Forest Audio Visual Group
Photography. Audio-visual sequences using either slide/tape or Digital means for construction, projection, and entertainment.
St. Johns Community Centre,
Packhorse Drive, Enderby,
Contact: Mrs Peggy Franks,
25, Denis Close,
Tel 0116 285 6728

Leicester Group of Advanced Motorists
Registered road safety charity offering training in bike, car, light goods vehicle and minibus categories for advanced driving test, offered by Institute of Advanced Motorists. Also meet socially at Police HQ with speakers quizzes etc. Members of public welcome to attend.
Leicestershire Constabulary,
St. Johns, Enderby,
Contact: Mrs Julie Hage
32, Broom Way, Narborough,
Tel 0116 284 8918

Leicester Western Dance – Line Dance
Instruction at all levels from beginners to advanced by qualified tutors. Classes established in 1991.
Enderby Civic Centre,
King Street, Enderby,
Contact: Brian and Marian Tennant,
18, Browning Street, Narborough,
Tel 0116 286 7526

The Rotary Club of Blaby Meridian (District 1070)
Situated in Blaby, a short distance from Junction 21 on the M1.
The Club meets on Tuesday evenings, 7.15 for 7.30pm, except after a Bank Holiday
The Westfield House Hotel,
15 Enderby Road, Blaby, LE8 4GD.
Tel:0116 278 7898

Stables / Livery
Hardwicke Lodge Farm
Forest Road
Enderby LE9 5LD
Tel 0116 238 7824

St.John’s Residents Association
Contact details for this organisation, which meets as required, are not available publicly over the Internet. However, details can be obtained from your local library, or by telephoning 0116 265 7369 (answerphone out of office hours). Please ask for details about Infolinx* organisation number 12571

University of the Third Age
Brockington College,
Mill Lane, Enderby,
Contact: Mrs E Kirkpatrick,
14, The Nook, Cosby,
Tel 0116 275 1996

Community Action Blaby District has become Community Action Partnership

From their base at the Pavilion in Huncote, Community Action Blaby District act as the area’s Community Hub and deliver a wide range of services directly to the people and communities of the District.

  • Volunteer recruitment, support and brokerage
  • Community development
    supporting groups and organisations with general advice and information, assistance with funding bids and the administration of the Blaby District Council’s small grants.
  • Community transport
    providing volunteer drivers for those residents in Blaby District who are unable to access public transport. There is also a minibus available for hire.
  • Mental Health services
    supporting adults and young people who are experiencing mental health difficulties.
  • Carers support
    providing information and support for carers in the Blaby District area
  • Blaby District Befrienders
    a service to find volunteer visitors for older physically frail people who are socially isolated
  • A Place To Grow
    a community garden based in Enderby providing supported gardening to groups in a safe and accessible environment

CABD also provides information about local and strategic issues and provides a voice for the voluntary and community sector in Blaby District

The Pavilion, Sportsfield Lane, Huncote, Leics, LE9 3BN
Tel: 0116 272 7669 (or for community transport services 0116 272 7668)
website: »

Slimming group
Enderby Civic Centre,
King Street, Enderby,
Tel (Mobile) 08457 123000


*Some of the above entries are taken from the Infolinx database for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, a project developed by Leicestershire County Council.
More information about Infolinx may be viewed here

1′Organisation numbers’ identify the appropriate record on the Infolinx database.

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