Local Village Groups

War Memorial Institute

 

The WMI was built in 1937 by local volunteers with money raised locally for materials and on land given to the village..  Over the years, various improvements have taken place including the installation of a substantial kitchen, storage area, disabled toilet and upgrading the access path to accomodate disabled and wheelchair users.  The hall has a commanding position in the centre of the village on the main street.  Various community events are held in the hall, which is also available for hire,  and details are on the notice board outside or on their facebook page.

Contact via Facebook or details in the Stathern Star

Stathern Playpark Association (SRA)

 

The SRA is a small charity set up in 1995 to provide a play park within our rural village setting.  The current volunteer committee members are dedicated to providing a challenging play environment for the children of Stathern and the surrounding villages, in order to encourage healthy outdoor activity.

Contact details are in the Stathern Star

Saint Guthlacs's Church
 

Guthlac was a young tearaway nobleman from the Kingdom of Mercia who, in AD697, repented and became a monk at Repton (Derbyshire).   He   then went to live as a hermit in Crowland (Lincolnshire), passing this way and founding the church in about AD699.   For 800 years, the present church has provided for the spiritual needs of the village community.  It is open every day and a service is held most Sundays.  All are welcome at St. Guthlac's.

Contact via Facebook or details in the Stathern Star

Stathern Horticultural Society

 

Stathern Horticultural Society meet on the first Wednesday of each month in The Plough Inn with the exception of August/September when the annual show takes place      There are various speakers and demonstrations throughout the year as well as an annual outing, quiz night and Christmas dinner.     The highlight of the year is the Horticultural Show held in September. 

Contact details are in the Stathern Star

Women's Institute
 

The WI was set up in 1915 and exists today with approximately 215,000 members nationwide.  The Stathern WI is a thriving organisation and has many members from around the Vale.   The group meets on the second Wednesday of each month in the Plough Inn.   Normally there is a guest speaker and afterwards a light supper.  There are also various events that take place throughout the year details of which are in the Stathern Star and on their Stathern WI facebook page.

Contact via Facebook or see details in the Stathern Star.

Friends of Stathern School (FOSS)

Friends of Stathern School was set up by parents to support the school.  

 

The group works to raise money for the school through various events which are held throughout the year.

Contact via the School or see the Stathern Star

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