Community Groups

We offer a variety of community groups for all ages & abilities, these groups are ideal in supporting those who are struggling with mental health & well-being or isolation issue since the pandemic .
Some of these groups are open as part of our
warm haven, which is somewhere safe & warm within our community you can drop in and warm up.
 All our groups are friendly and welcoming and disabled friendly.
All groups has plenty of space to move around in, so if your still have concerned about Covid, your welcome to still wear masks. We still offer hand sanitizer points around the venue.
Please look through the different groups/clubs/activities available, they will be more than happy to welcome you and help where they can with your questions.
If you wish to discuss any of the groups please use
Contact Page. 

Support Groups & Activities 

Mindfulness & Meditation

Come and join us from June 5th to learn to relax and enjoy gentle exercise, and practice breathing exercise. There is no cost, just turn up. Suitable for all ages and abilities 

Meets Mondays
10 am - 11 am
Refreshments available
No Charge

Dementia  Friendly Support

New support for people, family members and carer's affected by dementia.
The groups will be starting soon, watch this space for updates.

Meets Thursday
10 am 12 pm
Refreshments available
No Charge 

Computer Training

We're are running a computer/ipad course for those who No or Little computer knowledge. Learn how to send emails, use the internet.
Meets Monday
1 pm-2.30 pm
Cost £5 pp or £8 per couple
Refreshments will be available.

New Group Coming Soon

New Community Group Coming Soon

Groups For All Ages Supporting 

Health & Well-being

Model Train Group

Like trains, building tracks etc then why not pop down to our friendly South Wigston Model Railway Club.
Come and have a cuppa, make new friends, learn new skills and share yours.
All ages and abilities welcome dad, sons and grandparents and grandchildren etc welcome.
Meets Thursday
6 pm till 9 pm
Refreshments will be available
Cost £5.00 adults
         £3.00 children (under 18)


 Over 50's Men Club

This group is for men over the age 50 to attend, where you can come and chat over a cuppa & cake, while enjoying games, like indoor bowls, snooker, darts, scrabble, drafts etc, discussing or showing gardening tips in our community garden.
We also arrange days trips and meals out for those who wish to attend
Meets Wednesday
1 pm till 4 pm.

Refreshments will be available
Cost £3.00 

 Tools For Self Reliance

Tools for Self Reliance is a UK based charity providing quality tools and training to help people in Africa earn a sustainable income. The tools we send are donated in the UK and refurbished by our volunteers, such as the Leicester Oadby & Wigston volunteer group - who support our charity in the local area.
This group will meet at Elliott Hall. For more information please click on link below

Green Gym Community Garden

Elliott Halls community raised gardens are ideal for any body wishing do a little gardening, from growing seeds, planting flowers or vegetables, or just come and sit and enjoy the wildflower garden with a cuppa. The gardens are open to any ages where people can meet and share skills and knowledge with others. We are encourage young people to become more involved and gain their green fingers. No time limit,
Meets Monday to Friday.
Refreshments will be available.
Free to attend  

Arts & Craft Group

Creative Art Group

Creative art self help art group, are a lovely group who help and support each other, learning and sharing skills. Come and meet fellow artists and chat over a cuppa.
Meets Tuesday
1.30 pm-3.30 pm

Refreshments will be available
Cost £3.00

 Cake,Craft & Chat

The new craft group opened in January 2023, offering safe, warm space for people to bring crafts, learn new, bring a friend and make new ones, this group is ideal for those who do not like large gatherings.  Pop along and enjoy a cuppa, cake and chat while making crafts,
Meets Tuesdays
9.30 am - 12.30 pm


 Not Just Knitting

The new craft group opened in April 2023, offering safe, warm space for people to come together who enjoy craft making, bring your own craft, learn new ones, bring a friend and make new ones, this group is ideal for those who do not like large gatherings.  Pop along and enjoy a cuppa and chat while making crafts, knitting, diamond art, cross stitch, crochet.
Meets Thursday
1.30 pm - 4 pm

Wood Work Groups

 The Shed Project

The Shed welcomes anyone who enjoys woodworking, making & fixing items. 
Our shed is a place where we share and learn new skills in our own safe space. The shed is open to anyone who would like to use and share practical skills, tools and resources to work on projects of their own choosing, or supporting others in the group. Whichever activities are pursued, the essence of a Shed is not the building but the network of relationships between the members.

Meets Mondays & Tuesday
9 am till 1 pm
Refreshments will be available
Cost £3.00

 Wood Carving Group

This group is open to anyone who enjoys or wishes to learn wood carving.Who wish to learn different skills using wood.
Pop along make new friends.
Meets Wednesday
7 pm - 9.30 pm
Refreshments Available

Exercise & Gentle Movement 

South Leicestershire Tai Chi

Come learn Tai Chi in a relaxing friendly atmosphere, Ideal for those who wish to relax before the working week..
Meets Fridays
7 pm - 8 pm
Cost £5.00

 Yoga Starting       

Find your balance by taking part in our new yoga classes.
Open to all levels, please bring your own mat.
Meets Mondays
7.00 pm-8 pm
Cost £5.00

Gentle Seated Exercise Starting 21st April

Come join our experienced instructor for 45 minutes for seated exercise followed by tea/coffee and chat

Meets Fridays
10 am -11 am
Cost £3.00




  Free Friday Tai Chi Classes 

Come join our experienced instructor for 1 hr for gentle movement exercise, Free to attended

Meets Fridays
12 -1 pm
Cost Free




 Groups For The Younger Ones

South Wigston Play Group


We are a play group for parents and children from 0-5 years running term time only.

A friendly group open to new members.

Meets Wednesdays
10 am - 11.30 am
Cost £1.00

Sunny Sandcastle Preschool

A Pre-School set in the heart of South Wigston. Opened by local professionals who have a passion for creating a stimulating, safe and stable environment. Sunny Sandcastles is the perfect place for little explorers to find their superpowers. 

Meets Monday-Friday
8.30 am- 4 pm

Groups For Youth


Mega Strikers

Fun, structured weekly sports sessions, also in nurseries/Schools (wrap around care included). We take children on a journey of their first sporting adventures, with engaging and energetic coaches supporting them along the way.
Meets Wednesday
5.45 pm -7.45 pm
9 pm - 10.50 pm


Step Out Youth Group 

Step Out Youth group opened in 2005 is run by a group of trained volunteers. The offer and provide a safe and welcoming environment for the youth of South Wigston and even further a field. Giving them the opportunity to meet, make friends and take part in many activities. The group offers a tuck shop, a console computer room, snooker, table tennis and lots more hands on crafts and cooking.
Open to any child aged between 8 years to 16 years.
 Tuesdays & Thursday (term time)
6 pm till 7.30 pm
Cost £2.00 


Young Carers Group 

New Young Carers group starting Monday . Starting  6th February
5.30 pm till 7.30 pm
For more information please click on link below 

Foot Care Service

Do you have trouble with your feet, struggling with general foot heath care?
Contact the Foot Lady who attends Elliott Hall every two weeks on a Wednesday

Elliott Hall For The Youth & Community (CIC)

14 Albion Street,

South Wigston,


LE18 4SA

07703 441894

07880 715656

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