Village Groups

Whitchurch has many active groups and most have their own websites - links are given below. If you would like to add your group, send details to the News Editor.

The Whitchurch Society

The Whitchurch Society organises The Annual Art and Craft Exhibition  each November in the village hall.

TwinningWhitchurch and Goring Heath Twinning Association - For social and cultural exchanges with our friends in La Bouille, France.


Wothabs WoTHabs - Whitchurch-on-Thames Habitat Study group and Parish conservation groupClick here for the Hardwick Road Restoration Project' summary document.


AllotmentsWhitchurch and District Allotment Society -  For those who dibble and hoe on Whitchurch's eastern front.


The Pangbourne and Whitchurch Sustainability (PAWS) Group -  A not-for-profit community organization with the aim of promoting and encouraging the development of a sustainable local community. Seedsavers is now part of PAWS. Click here for the details of the next Seed Swap event.


TheatreWhitchurch & District Theatre Club - Organises trips to the theatre and other events of interest.

CameraWhitchurch Hill Camera Club - For all those with an interest in photography.

Whitchurch Bridge Club - for card enthusiasts.


MOWS (‘Make Our Whitchurch Special’) is a group which aims to enhance the village. Residents volunteer for tasks such as bulb planting and weeding. Contact Leslie Maynerd on 0118 984 5513 or by email.


The Friends of St Mary’s & St John’s – brings together those in the community who want to help maintain the church buildings and churchyards for future generations. Members of all faiths and none are welcomed.


HistoryWhitchurch & Goring Heath History Society - Arranges talks and outings on local history. Meetings are held in Whitchurch Village Hall or Goring Heath Parish Hall. Hon Secretary: Vicky Jordan. Tel: 0118 984 3260.

Bell RingersWhitchurch Tower Bell Ringers - Like making a noise?  Come and learn to ring at St Mary’s.


Whitchurch’s community Art Café opens each Saturday in the Old Stables bringing people in to enjoy the art, chat with friends and raise money for a good cause.  Village resident and artist Gill Williamson is the organiser. 


WOTJammers - are a jazz group who play for fun for a couple of hours in the Old Stables each week. If anyone wants some jazz music for an occasion they could put a group of musicians together for a gig, contact Leslie Maynerd on 0118 984 5513.