Art History

Art History lectures explore the different periods of Art in Europe. Set within the respective social and historical context of the periods it gives a deeper understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of paintings and sculpture. Courses each year of twenty, 2 hour lectures are on a Wednesday morning, run from September to April each year by Brenda Culliford (née Whitaker) MA,BA (Hons) Diploma of European Humanities, who is an art historian of many years experience.

Wednesday, 10:30-12:30

Els K9 Solutions

Els K9 Solutions offer professional puppy and dog training classes and 1:1 sessions for all levels and abilities with our 5* dog trainer. Classes include a super fun puppy life skills course for young puppies, intermediate class and advanced obedience training. We also run scent work classes which are great fun for both dogs and handlers. Our classes have a maximum of 6 dogs or puppies to ensure everyone gets the help they need and enjoy the class. We also support all our students as they practice with supportive groups and guides for the skills you are learning. We only use positive reward based force free methods and welcome family training in all our classes. Take a look at our website for full details of our services. Please call or message Eleanor on 07940979936 to chat about your dog or puppy.

Tuesdays 18.30 to 20.30 and Fridays 19.00 to 21.00

Exercise for Health

We meet every Tuesday morning from 10.30am - 11.30am. This is a friendly and enjoyable class, easy to learn, with low impact dance routines to music. No floor work is involved, but do some seated exercises and also weight routines. It comes under the guidance of U3A.



Tuesdays 10:30 - 11.30

Dorking Aikido - Adult class

Aikido is a practice of self-defense which aims to harmonise and transform an attack rather than block it. Kenjutsu is a sword form we practice with wooden and leather covered bamboo swords. Both are a training of mind, body and spirit which have many applications to everyday life. Cost: £15 per class, or £65 for 5 classes paid in advance. £25 annual membership, covering insurance and membership of an international Aikido and Kenjutsu association, through which we grade black belts and get access to international seminars.

Kids Aikido

Aikido and Kenjutsu encourages children to relate to each other peacefully and with calmness, as well as giving them physical confidence, good posture and focus, and developing their physical flexibility and mental/emotional awareness.The class will be taught by Nicola Endicott 3rd Dan. She is DBS checked through the Amateur Martial Association.Classes are currently run on Wednesdays, during term time.  Children from the age of 10-15 years can attend.  A trial class is £10.  Annual martial arts insurance and Dojo membership is required after the trial class and costs £18.

Wednesday, 10:30-12:30


All abilities welcome. Come & join this friendly fun atmosphere!

Every Thursday evening 18.00-21.00

Westcott Village Coffee Morning

We meet at The Reading Room on the 1st Wednesday every month. March & November coffee mornings include a 'Bring & Buy' and Raffle. We are open to everyone. Children welcome. The Village Coffee Morning was started in 1966 and has been running ever since. New faces are always welcome, please just come along. Also, if you would like to help in any way, I would be delighted to hear from you.




Established some 20 years, Westcott Bridge Club meets every Monday evening at the Reading Room. Duplicate sessions begin at 19:00 prompt and usually finish by 22:00 throughout the year with the exception of August when we take a break. We average 9 - 10 tables most weeks and newcomers are always welcome. We do not operate a spare partner system although we can usually find new members a partner given enough notice.



Monday, 19:00-22:30

Chris Forsey Art Class

Painting classes in Water-based media. Intermediate level and those with a little experience are welcome.


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