Local Organisations

Arts & Crafts
Business & Trade
Charities
Children's Activities
Churches
Community Associations

Community Information
Fitness and Health
Library and Information
Local Government
Local Heritage and Environment
Nursing Services

Residents Associations
Social and Disability Clubs
Sports Clubs
Village Halls
Women's Institutes (WI)
Youth Opportunities

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Arts & Crafts

East Preston Floral Club

East Preston Floral Club meetings (with demonstrator) are held at the Conservative Hall at 7.30pm on the first Wednesday of the month (apart from January and August). Other activities include workshops and outings. Membership £27pa, guests £5 per meeting. Other contacts: Sheila Cheal (Chairman), chairman@epfloralclub.co.uk and Pam Davidoff (Secretary). All events are at the Conservative Hall.
For more information, contact Pam Crozier (Membership).
Phone: 01903 856717
Web: www.epfloralclub.co.uk/home/programme

Business & Trade

East Preston Business Community

We are a group of East Preston traders that have joined forces to raise awareness in the village of just what a great place East Preston is for doing business. We produce a directory and website to showcase the businesses in the village.
For more information, contact Tim Bigger (Marketing).
Phone: 01903 779340
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.ep-bc.org

Charities

Miracles

Miracles is a local charity working with families with terminally sick and severely disabled children providing respite breaks, treats after treatment and rapid response help when no other help source is available. Your support is vital.
For more information, contact Mrs Theo Ellert (Founder Trustee).
Phone: 01903 775673
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.miraclesthecharity.org

R.N.L.I. Rustington & East Preston Branch

Saving life at sea, providing Lifeboats around the UK and Ireland. Nearest Lifeboat Station is at Littlehampton. The local branch raises funds and provides speakers. The R.N.L.I. is entirely funded by voluntary contributions.
For more information, contact John Nettleton (Chairman).
Phone: 01903 783413

Worthing Cats Protection

The Worthing and District Branch of the Cats Protection came into being in 1986. Its main purpose is to rescue unwanted cats and kittens and find new loving homes for them. The area we cover stretches from the Arun river in the west to the Adur river.
For more information, contact Rod Austin (Co-Ordinator).
Phone: 01903 200332
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.cats.org.uk/worthing

Children's Activities

Ark Baby and Toddler Group

A baby and toddler group for children up to school age and their carers. Every Monday 10 - 11.30am, except Easter, Christmas and summer school breaks. We meet at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church Hall, Vermont Drive, BN16 1JU. £1 per family per week, includes a snack.
For more information, contact Celeste Amoo (Facilitator).
Phone: 01903 786928
Email: Click here to email

Carey School of Irish Dancing

Irish dancing classes. Thursdays 5 to 7pm, staggered starting times. East Preston Village Hall. Age 4 and upwards.
For more information, contact Sinead Ayling (Dance Teacher).
Phone: 07841 461850
Email: Click here to email

Play and Learn Together

Play and Learn Together at the East Preston Children & Family Centre. Tuesdays from 9.45 to 11.15. Term-time only. A fun and friendly stay and play session for 0-5 yr olds and their parents/carers. Come and explore new activities with your child each week.
For more information, contact Faye Barbary and Natasha Ortiz (Information Assistants).
Phone: 01903 270470
Email: Click here to email

Skylarks Sensory Play and Learn

Skylarks sensory play and learn at the East Preston Children & Family Centre. Tuesdays from 1.00pm to 2.30pm. This is for babies and children up to 5 years with an additional need or disability and their parents or carers. This session is FREE and in term-time only.
For more information, contact Faye Barbary and Natasha Ortiz (Information Assistants).
Phone: 01903 270470
Email: Click here to email

Sussex Youth Theatre East Preston

LOVE TO ACT & SING? AND AGED 6-18? Then join Sussex Youth Theatre & learn professional performance skills in a fun & friendly way. Every Wednesday 5.30pm – 7.30pm. At East Preston & Kingston Village Hall. £12 per class + a FREE TASTER SESSION.
For more information, contact Rosie Watley (Marketing Manager).
Phone: 07788 497779
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.sussexyouththeatre.co.uk

Churches

Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin

This is the C of E church in East Preston, the other being the Catholic church of Our Lady Star of the Sea. Further details given on own web site. Includes the Friends of St Mary's that helps to preserve this ancient church.
For more information, contact Jack Cogman (Chairman of Social Committee).
Phone: 01903 770943
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.stmarysEP.org.uk

Community Associations

Disability Action Group of East Preston

The group, formed in October 2014 will focus on two projects. Beach access at the end of Sea Road and provision of disabled toilets at the Village Hall car park. The group will also provide social events to enable disabled persons to meet.
For more information, contact Richard Akhurst (Vice Chairman).
Phone: 01903 773676
Email: Click here to email

East Preston Twinning Association

East Preston is twinned with Brou, France. We visit and host on alternate years. Socially we 'eat, drink and be merry' and dabble at Boules and croquet. Come and find out. No need to speak French! Give Geoffrey a call or email for more details.
For more information, contact Geoffrey Barrett (Chairman).
Phone: 01903 771017
Email: Click here to email

Friends of Langmeads

A group formed to conserve Langmeads Field, with its wildlife habitats and areas of open space as an informal community resource. Promoting its use as a place for recreation, enjoyment, study and to preserve its present habitat and good maintenance.
For more information, contact Alfred Longhurst (Vice Chairman).
Phone: 01903 856212
Email: Click here to email

Patient Link

Patient Link, formed in 1990, is the charity working with and supporting Willow Green Surgery. Functions include a patient transport service, health education talks and fund-raising to provide additional equipment at the surgery.
For more information on any aspect, including becoming a Trustee, please contact Lindsay Windsor (Secretary).
For more information, contact Lindsay Sherwood (Secretary).
Phone: 01903 772046
Email: Click here to email

Rustington & District Anglo-French Circle

Speak French? Monthly evening lectures, varied & interesting topics (art, music, history). Relaxed atmosphere,improve your French, make friends, have a glass of wine, learn something new! Join us at Angmering Community Centre. see the Events page for dates.
For more information, contact Dominique Clark (Chair).
Phone: 01243 861141
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.facebook.com/RustingtonAndDistrictAngloFrenchCircle

Community Information

East Preston Children and Family Centre

With health and other services, East Preston Children and Family Centre provides a one stop shop with services and support to local families with children under 5 years. Parents/carers attend with their children. We are based at 92, St Mary's Drive.
For more information, contact Julia Minnock (Manager).
Phone: 01903 270470
Email: Click here to email

Fitness and Health

Healthy Exercises for Senior Citizens

Healthy exercises for senior citizens. Classes are held in the East Preston Village Hall. They all include tea and coffee afterwards for £3.50. Mondays 1-2.30 pm, Wednesdays 10-11.30am and Thursdays 10-11.15am. Come and join us, beginners welcome.
For more information, contact Sampson Fitness, Sarah Sampson (Sole Trader).
Phone: 01903 721563
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.sampsonfitnesswestsussex.com

White Crane Academy

Weekly Tai Chi classes in the Warren Room at East Preston and Kingston Village Hall. Suitable for all levels of experience, beginner friendly and great for all aspects of health and fitness. First lesson free!
For more information, contact Mark Stevenson (Instructor).
Phone: 07834 375776
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.whitecraneacademy.com

Library and Information

East Preston Library

East Preston Library in The Street is open for reading, information, entertainment and Internet access. Opening hours are Monday to Wednesday 1pm to 5pm and Thursday to Saturday 10am to 2pm.
For more information, contact Jane Chilton (main contact).
Phone: 01903 786118
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.westsussex.gov.uk

Local Government

East Preston Parish Council

East Preston Parish Council is responsible for keeping the village looking welcoming and attractive. Amongst other things the Parish Council is responsible for the Village Green, Warren Recreation Ground, public seats, bus shelters, hanging baskets. The Council Cabin is open between 10am and 2pm, Monday to Thursday. Appointments to see the Clerk or a Councillor can usually be made outside those times.
For more information, contact Simon Cross (Clerk).
Phone: 01903 770050
Email: Click here to email
Web: eastpreston.arun.gov.uk

Local Heritage and Environment

East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

We promote the conservation of notable local buildings and features, while closely monitoring the quality of new development. Our meetings feature talks by guest speakers on wide-ranging topics linked to heritage and conservation.
For more information, contact Mr David Sawers (Chairman).
Phone: 01903 779134

Friends of St Mary's

The East Preston parish church of St Mary the Virgin dates back to at least 1150 and is a Grade 1 listed building. To help preserve this part of East Preston's heritage, the Friends of St Mary's raises funds to restore the fabric of the church.
For more information, contact Jack Cogman (Secretary).
Phone: 01903 770943
Email: Click here to email

Nursing Services

Nightingale Nursing Services

Private nursing care. Can be at home or in hospital. Researching your condition and finding specialist treatments in any hospital to assist your recovery. Specialising in diagnostic cardiography, lung function and diabetic conditions. ECGs available.
For more information, contact Lyndsay Mitchell (Cardiac Nurse).
Phone: 01903 856726
Email: Click here to email

Residents Associations

The Angmering on Sea Estate Residents Assoc. Ltd.

Being central to East Preston Village, the Estate is maintained privately in good order by the Association, which also fosters good relations between the Estate residents, local trading and general residential community. The Association has its own page on this website.
For more information, contact Pam Barton (Company Sec & Managing Agent).
Phone: 01903 859685
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.eastprestonvillage.co.uk/aosera

Willowhayne Residents Association Limited

Website for the Willowhayne Residents Association: a point of reference for all people living on the estate, the contact numbers they need, details and information that might be useful, and information if you are thinking of moving to the Willowhayne.
For more information, contact Rita Tasker (Secretary).
Web: www.willowhayne.org

Social and Disability Clubs

Arun Duplicate Bridge Club

ABDC is a friendly club which meets on Monday & Friday nights from 6.30 till 10.00 in The Barn, EP. Joining fee is £10 with yearly subs of £20 and table money is £2.00 per evening(visitors £3.00). Partners can be found. Visitors welcome.
For more information, contact Margaret Shadrack (Secretary).
Phone: 01903 340756

East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society

We run 3 flower shows a year, outings to RHS/NT venues, talks by guest speakers, quiz night, coffee morning, gardeners' question time. Alternate years 4 day coach holiday. Subscription is £5 per household.
For more information, contact Miss Celia Buckley (Membership Secretary).
Phone: 01903 782191

East Preston Dance Circle

Club offering weekly recreational dance on Thursdays 7:30 - 9:30pm at the Catholic Church Hall. Alternate weeks are International Folk led by Janet and Circle Dance led by Judith. No partner is needed and dances are taught. Beginners are welcome.
For more information, contact Janet Douglas & Judith Washington (Joint Organisers).
Web: www.interfolk.co.uk/epdc/

East Preston Silver Surfers Computer Club

Computing for the over 55's. Now in its 8th year thanks to the devotion of the committee who set up, teach, instruct and help our members. Thursdays 2-4 pm in the Conservative Hall, E.P. There is a waiting list so please visit our website for further details.
For more information, contact Mrs Ray Voss (Hon. Secretary).
Phone: 01903 788311
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.epsscc.co.uk

Funtastic Futures

Funtastic Futures offers exciting, high quality creative projects for adults with learning disabilities, focusing on developing communication and independence skills through cookery, shopping and the arts. Tuesdays 9.30-3.30, Guide HQ, Lashmar Road.
For more information, contact Marie Ball/ Mia Langley (Manager).
Phone: 07761838868
Email: Click here to email
Web: funtasticfutures.co.uk

Monday Whist Drive Group

The Monday Whist Drive group is held on the 1st & 3rd Mondays in EVERY month at the Catholic Church Hall from 2.00- 5.00. Beginners welcomed with individual tuition and handouts to assist swift progress to full participation. Just £1 a session. Includes tea.
For more information, contact Judie Leader (Organiser).
Phone: 01903 262184
Email: Click here to email

The Baytree Club

A friendly lunch and social club for people over the age of 55yrs. We meet in the East Preston and Kingston Village Hall. We offer a two course lunch for £5.50, outings to the theatre, local places of interest, shopping centres and short three or four day holidays. Meetings are between 11.00 and 2.30
For more information, contact Carol Feasey (Organiser/Chairperson).
Phone: 01903 784708
Email: Click here to email

The East Preston Royal British Legion Club

Based in the heart of our village, The RBL Club is a friendly welcoming place where you can come in, have a bite to eat, a drink, meet and make friends and get involved in our local community. This Club was originally set up to support the needs of ex service personnel. However recently we have thrown open our doors and now welcome membership applications from non serving people.
For more information, contact by phone or email (Club Manager).
Phone: 01903 770172
Email: Click here to email

Sports Clubs

'Feathers' Badminton Club

We are a very friendly bunch, playing at the East Preston Village Hall on Wednesday evenings. Although the hall is narrow, we play to a reasonable standard and with real feathers. If you are over 18 and interested in joining us, please get in touch.
For more information, contact Catherine Pendrill-Cosier (Organiser).
Phone: 01903 773280

Angmering-on-Sea Lawn Tennis Club

The Club has 7 floodlit courts. 3 surfaces and 1 mini-court. All ages & playing standards welcome. Teams entered in Sussex leagues. Club tournaments through the year. 6 sessions a week hosted by club professional. Coaching by arrangement.
For more information, contact by phone or email (Club Administrator).
Phone: 01903 850553
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.angmeringtennis.co.uk

Arun Southcoast Judo Club.

Monday. Conservative Hall. 5.00pm-6.00pm. 8-16 year old. Tueday. Conservative Hall. 5.10pm-6.10pm. 5-14 year old. First 3 Sessions "FREE" Open 50 weeks of the year.
For more information, contact James A Bond. (Main Instructor.).
Phone: 07983 911973
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.arunsouthcoastjudoclub.co.uk

Arun-Adur Ramblers

We offer local guided walks of 5-10 miles most weekends, and we are always pleased to see new walkers join us. Visit our website to see our walks programme, maps of meeting points and advice for joining walks.
For more information, contact David Clark (Publicity Officer).
Email: Click here to email
Web: arun-adur-ramblers.org.uk

East Preston & Kingston Bowls Club

The Club has a very full programme and a Short Mat Section (Winter), and is affiliated to Bowls England and other Bowling Associations. We have competitions and friendly ‘roll-ups’ with a variety of social events during the year.
For more information, contact Ray Gibbs (Membership Secretary).
Phone: 01903 783356
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.epkbc.org.uk

East Preston Boules Piste

A new permanent Boules Piste is due to be built on the village green within the next couple of weeks & will be free for to all to use. If you would like to be kept up to date with progress, or like to assist in organizing games, etc., please get in touch.
For more information, contact Colin Bradshaw (Boules Piste Promotions).
Phone: 01903 856223
Email: Click here to email

East Preston Cricket Club

East Preston Cricket Club welcomes all Colts who wish to play cricket. We accept new members of any age. Volunteers are also welcome to assist with coaching, umpiring and scoring for our junior matches.
For more information, contact Jane MacDonald (Colts Manager).
Phone: 07905 611883
Email: Click here to email

East Preston Football Club

East Preston FC currently plays senior men's football in the Sussex County League. Based at Lashmar Road, the club provides both sports and social activity. It is also a private members club (from £10 per year) offering SKY SPORTS on a large screen. For more football information, contact Terry Doyle (Football Chairman).
For more information, contact Terry Doyle (Football Chairman).
Phone: 0771 266 0359
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.pitchero.com/clubs/eastprestonfc/

East Preston Football Club - Junior Section

Junior section of EPFC. Currently running an U15 team, and looking to start up more teams in the village (minis - U14). If you want to come and train, or join a team, or manage/coach a team, then get in touch. More details on the EPFC website. For more information, contact Ross Twyman (Youth Manager).
For more information, contact Ross Twyman (Youth Manager).
Phone: 0791 711 7027
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.pitchero.com/clubs/eastprestonfc

East Preston P'etanque Club

We are a new P'etanque club that has just opened up on the village green in East Preston. We meet on a Monday night from 6:30pm onwards. We welcome members of all ages, beginners, experts and juniors.
For more information, contact John Blair (Founder).
Phone: 07826 927314
Email: Click here to email

East Preston Stoolball Club

We are a very long running local village team. We play at EPCC and have women of all ages regularly playing in the 2 leagues.
For more information, contact Kathi Lock (Secretary).
Phone: 01903 724317
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.stoolball.org.uk/eastpreston

Ladies Badminton Club

A maximum of 12 ladies play at the village hall on Tuesday mornings:9.30-11.30 and on Thursday afternoons:2.00-4.00. If you are interested in joining us, please get in touch. You would be very welcome.
For more information, contact Rosemary Phillips (Treasurer).
Phone: 01903 859813

Open Dinghy Club

A family oriented sailing club for those who enjoy sailing their small boats from the shore. We are temporarily struggling to find a new site after our old landlord terminated our lease and would welcome any advice and assistance anyone can give in this matter. We will be running a small number of sailing and social events in 2017, but do not have premises to keep boats. If you wish to join us or join our campaign for a new site please make contact.
For more information, contact Ian Finlayson (Membership Secretary).
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.opendinghy.co.uk

Penguin Hockey Club

Penguin Hockey Club has been running for over 60 years. We welcome players of all ages & abilities & currently have 2 mens, 2 ladies plus a boys & girls team. Training is on Weds evenings from 7-9pm at Angmering School. Junior hockey training sessions (up to 16 years old) are run on Sunday mornings from 10 to 11.30am between September and April. Matches are on Saturdays.
For more information, contact Wendy Strotten (Club Secretary).
Phone: 07955 790169
Email: Click here to email

Sama Karate Organisation

Sama Karate - the largest Kids Karate group in the UK. Mondays after school at East Preston Infant's School. Thursdays after school at East Preston Junior School. Taught by professional CRB checked instructors. All classes £4. Pay as you go - no monthly costs.
For more information, contact Mat Hill (Area Instructor).
Phone: 01903 537272
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.samaorganisation.co.uk

West Sussex Choi Kwang Do

Global Martial Art at a local level. Teaching Choi Kwang Do from White belt to 3rd Dan level. 5* rating on fb, friendly, safe atmosphere. All ages and abilities welcome.
For more information, contact Adrian Hughes (Senior Chief Instructor).
Phone: 07955 162886
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.wsckd.com

White Crane Academy

Tuesday night Kung Fu/Chinese Kickboxing classes. Learn traditional Kung Fu as well as Kickboxing techniques.... Chinese style!
For more information, contact Mark Stevenson (Instructor).
Phone: 07834 375776
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.whitecraneacademy.com

Village Halls

Conservative Hall, Sea Road, East Preston

Available for Functions and Meetings
For more information, contact Mrs P Buckley (Bookings).
Phone: 01903 782191

East Preston & Kingston Village Hall Foundation

Situated in the heart of East Preston. 18th Century Building with new look. Parking for up to 20 cars. Run with the help of donations from Kingston Parish Council. Hall hire for major functions and parties. Many activity clubs ongoing too.
For more information, contact Christine Trice (Chairman).
Email: Click here to email

East Preston Scout Hall

East Preston Scout Hall is located in the upper part of the village in The Street. It is ideally suited for parties and events, with a large hall and carpeted throughout. There is plenty of off-road parking available and it is also on the bus route.
For more information, contact John Wintle (Hall Bookings).
Phone: 07973 394965
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.eastprestonscouts.org.uk

Women's Institutes (WI)

East Preston Village WI

EPVWI was founded in 2005. Monthly meetings are held in the Conservative Hall, at 7.30pm on the 3rd Monday of the month. We currently have around 60 members. We have a varied programme with a wide range of speakers, a book club, craft group and lunch club, with a monthly coffee morning get together. Visitors and new members always welcome. For more information, contact Yvonne Price (President). Phone: 01903 772169
For more information, contact Yvonne Price (President).
Phone: 01903 772169

East Preston WI

East Preston WI was formed in April 2004. We meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month in the Warren Room, Sea Road. We have a thriving scrabble group, lunch club, book club and enjoy trips to local theatres. Visitors very welcome.
For more information, contact Anne Holness (President).
Phone: 01903 784102
Web: www.eastprestonwi.org.uk

Lashmar Ladies Afternoon WI

Meetings held first Wednesday of the month, 2pm to 4pm at the Girl Guide Hut, Lashmar Recreation Ground. Guest speakers, refreshments, raffle and sales table. We also have social events, a book club, craft circles, coffee mornings and lunch outings.
For more information, contact Sue Thorp (Secretary).
Phone: 01903 417648

Youth Opportunities

1st East Preston Scout Group

The Aim of Scouting is to promote the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential - as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national international communities.
For more information, contact Michael Stevens (Group Scout Leader).
Email: Click here to email
Web: www.eastprestonscouts.org.uk

Girlguiding East Preston

Girl Guiding East Preston (part of UK). This is an organisation for girls and young women. 4 groups meet weekly at the HQ in Lashmar Road. Rainbows for 5 to 7 years. Brownies for 7 to 10 years. Guides for 10 to 16 and Senior section 14+.
For more information, contact Mrs Sue Kift (District Commissioner).
Email: Click here to email

Musical Theatre Classes, Dance Beat Studios

Musical Theatre classes. 4.30-5.30 ages 5-8, 5.30-6.30 9+. East Preston Guide HQ, Lashmar Road. A fun packed hour filled with drama, dance, games, singing, mime and the chance to make new friends. Weekly classes term-time and holiday clubs.
For more information, contact Marie Ball (Teacher).
Phone: 07761 838868
Email: Click here to email


 

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