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The Place To Join In - Clubs, Classes and Groups meet at The Place, Pitsea

All of the following clubs and organisations use the facilities at The Place for regular weekly or monthly meetings.

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If you would like information about taking part in the activities of any of the clubs and organisations listed below, we recommend you contact the club or organisation directly.


Ace Weight Management

If you struggle to keep your weight down, why not try a fresh approach? My Weight Matters is a FREE 12 week weight management programme for adults who live in Essex. Try our evidence-based successful programme.

To register ...

Phone: 0800 022 4524

Email: acecic.weightmanagement-adults@nhs.net

Twitter: @ACECICLifestyle


CAC Surpassing Grace Assemblies

Providing Church Services every Sunday. Come with an open mind to receive sound teaching of the word of God.

Meets: Every Sunday from 9.00am-12midday

Contact: Pastor Sunday Asoso or Pastor Wale Akiminusi

Email: cacbasildon@yahoo.com

Facebook: CAC Surpassing Grace Assemblies on facebook


Castlepoint Academy Of Dance

Dance Academy teaching I.S.T.D. Ballet, Tap & Modern grades and B.A.T.D. stage. Includes show and competition work and is open to adults and children of all ages.

Phone contact:  Nina Browne on 07753 554 712

Email: Castlepoint Academy of Dance


Craig Tyler Trust - "We hug the hurt, befriend the lost and love the lonely".

The Craig Tyler Trust is a FREE non-profit making organisation that supports mental health and wellbeing. We are here at The Place every Saturday from 12midday-3pm for anyone to pop in for a cuppa and have a chat with.

All our Trust volunteers have a friendly face and a real 'lived' experience of life and its ups and downs.  They're a welcoming lot and always willing to help people struggling with mental health and wellbeing make contact with the support services that could help them.

Meets: Every Saturday from 12midday-3pm

Phone contact: Karen Pullen 07745 331925

Email: thecraigtylertrust@gmail.com

Website: www.thecraigtylertrust.co.uk

Facebook: @Thecraigtylertrust (facebook)

Twitter: @TheCraigtylert2


Kreate Theatre School

Dance school offering Ballet, Tap, Modern, Street Dance, ISTD Exams, Shows, Workshops, Summer School and melody Bear Classes. Children taken from 2 ½ years old.

To book a free trial or to find out more, please contact us.

Phone: Lindsey on 07759 869597

Email: kreatetheatreschool@outlook.com


Little Monsters Youth Club (ages 5-10)

Little Monsters is a youth club for children aged between 5-10 years which has been funded by the Heart Of Pitsea. Lots of fun with games, art and crafts and activities.

Meets: Free entry every Wednesday from 4.00pm-5.00pm.

Phone: 07572 001671

Email: hello@heartofpitsea.co.uk

Website: Little Monsters Youth Club (ages 5-12)


Slimming World

Providing weight loss & lifestyle change support every Wednesday at 9.30am and 11am.

Contact: Victoria Beeson - 07969 782 893


Love You Burlesque

Shimmy, wiggle and find your inner sparkle with Love You Burlesque. Perfect for keeping fit and having some fun with some likeminded ladies, regardless of age, shape or size.

Phone: 0330 041 5177

Email: info@loveyouburlesque.co.uk


Ryukyukan Karate & Kobudo - Matsuri School for Karate Excellence

Perfect for fun and fitness, self defence and confidence, respect and discipline. First lesson FREE.

Classes available for...

  • Children from 4 -6 years old
  • Children from 7 - 12 years old
  • Adults and Teens aged 13 years and above

Phone: 07795 197732 or 07584 286683

Facebook: www.facebook.com/matsuridojopitsea

Website: matsuri-karate-essex.co.uk


The Terence Higgins Trust

Free and confidential rapid HIV testing, sexual health advice and support, free condoms and lubrication product provided by Terence Higgins Trust.

Private clinic every Wednesday from 5.30pm - 8.30pm. Just ask at main reception to see 'Sophie'.

Meets: Every 3rd Wednesday of the Month from 10.30am - 2.30pm

Phone contact: Sophie 07468 726059

Email: essex@tht.org.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/thtessex

Website: www.tht.org.uk


UNISEX Hair Salon

Fully qualified unisex hair dresser with years of experience and a purpose built salon here at The Place. Prom hair and bridal hair available. Discounts available for OAP's and members.

Open: Tuesday - Saturday

Phone: Tina on 07731 399756

Website: Unisex Hair Salon, newly equipped and refurbished


Weight Watchers

Wellness that works. Lose weight with the support that fits your needs. Every Saturday from 9am-11am.

Phone: Suzanne Daniels 07813 892731

Email: Weight Watchers at sdaniels@ww.com

Website: Weight Watchers Website

Facebook: Weight Watchers Facebook page


Youth YOUnity Youth Club (ages 11-19)

Youth Unity is a youth club for older children aged between 11-19 years which has been funded by the Heart Of Pitsea. Lots of age appropriate games and activities.

Meets: Free entry every Wednesday from 5.00pm-6.15pm

Phone: 07572 001671

Email: hello@heartofpitsea.co.uk

Website: Youth YOUnity Youth Club (ages 13-18)


Football Fun Factory

We are on a mission to make football fun, for everyone!

Meets: Tots Sessions (2yrs - 5yrs) Every Saturday 09:15 to 10:00 & 10:00 - 10:45 and         every Thursday 10:00 - 10:45

Contact: Mark Pursey

Email: getinvolved@thefootballfunfactory.co.uk

Facebook: Football Fun Factory - Basildon


Living Word Church

Meets: Every Sunday (except the last Sunday of the month) 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Contact: Vongai Mazendame

Email: vongaiv@gmail.com