West Wiltshire Community Club

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The club began life in 1962 as the West Indian Sports and Social Club.  It was established through the initiative of people who had come to Britain in the 1950’s and 60’s from the Caribbean following a recruitment drive led by the British government.

 West Wiltshire Community Club Carers Event
The club in its present form was started in the 1990’s; it has around 15 signed-up members and has an elected chairperson, secretary and treasurer as well as an elected management committee.  The club holds a weekly coffee morning and occasionally hosts special events including dinners and cultural celebratory events i.e. Black History Month. An Annual General Meeting is held every November.

West Wiltshire Community Club Lunch
Experiences and backgrounds of the group vary from retired professionals, former school governors, factory workers and those with multiple support needs.  Members have many skills which they like to share i.e. cooking and arts and crafts. Members feel that the club plays an important role within their lives in the form of social interaction, practical support, and advocacy.

West Wiltshire Community Club Pamper Session

The club's aims are:

  • To provide regular sessions for people from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds to socialise together in a warm and friendly environment.
  • To act as a forum for people with concerns over racial and other discriminatory issues within the community.
  • To provide support, advocacy and information sessions with the purpose of raising awareness and encouraging better access to and use of local services.
  • To act as a support network for those in greatest need and provide friendship and support to the wider community in the most appropriate method.
  • To provide a range of activities, projects and events to promote cultural, health, social and wellbeing awareness.

West Wiltshire Community Club meet the Fire Service 

All the members have firm roots in Wiltshire and have raised their families here. The club plays an important role giving members the opportunity to participate in all forms of community life from having a voice about local services to bringing a cultural element when participating in local events.

West Wiltshire Community Club Tai Chi Session
West Wilts Community Club has an inclusive policy and we are always keen to recruit new members. We meet each Thursday from 10.30-1pm. Please feel free to join us for coffee & cake, a warm welcome waits. We meet at The Guide Hut, Town Park, Park Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8AL

If you live in the North of the county why not visit our sister club North Wilts Coffee club who meet each Friday from 10.30-12.30 at The Jubilee House in the centre of Chippenham.



Contact us

SEEME Wiltshire
c/o Wiltshire and Swindon Archives
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
Cocklebury Road
SN15 3QN

Telephone: 01249 705515
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