Loddon Hall

Caterpillar Music

Caterpillar Music sessions offer a unique introduction to music and songs for babies & young children.  With different weekly themes, we use colourful instruments, amazing puppets, parachutes, scarves, bubbles and other things to have fun whilst encouraging movement, interaction and language skills.

The class at Loddon Hall is every Tuesday at 1.30pm and runs throughout all the school holidays too.

Children under 4 months are free !

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Ceroc Thames Valley

Learning to dance with Ceroc is the fastest growing dance phenomenon in the country.  Our fusion of a wide range of different dance styles is easy to learn, sociable and fun, and can be danced to any music with a regular beat.  Ceroc DJ's play music ranging from 70's classics through to your current chart favourites.  A Ceroc evening provides a fantastic platform for learning a wide range of dance skills and choreographic techniques, building confidence with creativity and expression, and is a great way to meet people, have fun and keep fit.

So why is Ceroc so great?

  • Our syllabus, devised by our very own Dance Education Specialist, will help you develop a range of different skills, applicable to all partner and solo dance styles, reflecting the requirements detailed in the Dance National Curriculum.
  • We are affiliated members of the IDJTA (International Dancesport Judges and Trainers Association) who oversee the quality of our syllabus and manage the high standard of our teacher training, so you are guaranteed the best dance education available.
  • Every night there are always complete beginners so you'll never be alone, and every class is suited to a range of different experience levels.
  • It's social and easy to pick up, so the learning is FUN!
  • There is no need to bring a partner, so you get to meet, interact and choreograph with everyone else in the room.
  • Our syllabus is designed so that missing a week will not set you back, so those with busy lifestyles or external commitments can still learn.

We run classes every Friday night at Loddon Hall.

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Fisical Fitness

Box Fit is a non-physical contact boxing programme to make you mentally and physically stronger, increase fat loss, enhance your strength, and give a more athletic look. Boxing training will gradually push you past your limits giving you the confidence you need to overcome any obstacle.

This is a fun, safe and effective programme that will push you to your safe limits and leave you coming back for more. An intense fitness class for anyone aged 16 or over, with real boxing combined with fitness, paced at your ability level, within a highly motivating and supportive group of all shapes, sizes and fitness.

Classes are held on Thursdays from 7:45pm - 8:45pm.

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Fit to the Core

Give your body a boost with stretch pilates sessions.

Improve your core strength, flexibility and mobility while toning, shaping and defining your body.

Classses are held every term time Monday from 9:10am - 10am.

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HIIT The Floor

INSANITY LIVE! group exercise classes.  High-Intensity Interval Training.  (HIIT) Cardio-based, total-body conditioning programme for all fitness levels.  Every Monday: 8pm - 8:50pm

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JG Dance

Come along to JG Dance on a Thursday at Loddon Hall and you will be assured a warm welcome from our qualified, experienced and very caring staff.  We accept pupils from 2½ to 18 years, from beginners to the more advanced.

Our pupils receive tuition in, ballet, tap, jazz and acrobatics They gain confidence, and improve their posture, but of course our main aim is to provide a performance hobby that is FUN !

Prospective pupils are offered a free trial lesson, before committing themselves to enrol.

We are affiliated to a large Theatrical Agency which gives pupils the opportunity to gain work on television, stage and film.  If your child is hoping for a career in show business, this could be a wonderful opportunity for them !

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Lindifayre

Fairs are held on the first Monday and third Sunday of each month.

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Loddon Ladies Badminton

Loddon Ladies Badminton club is a long-established ladies badminton club meeting on Wednesday morning at Loddon Hall, Twyford.  We play from 9.30am to 11.30am.

The club isn't suitable for complete beginners as we only have one court.  If you would like more information either ring Janet Bailey on 0118 989 2726, email jbailey03@talktalk.net, or come along on a Wednesday morning.


Loddon Social Club

Come and visit our friendly bar staff any day of the week, you will be made to feel welcome and like one of the locals !

We are a members only club, however we are currently offering a free trial membership for 1 month !  With this membership you will receive reduced prices on all our drinks !

We serve John Smiths, Fosters, Thatchers Gold and Kronenburg on draft, a selection of bottles beers, ciders, wines, spirits and shots, as well as non alcoholic drinks, chocolate, crisps and nuts.

We welcome children and dogs, as long as they are well-behaved !

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MM Yoga

Vinyasa Flow Yoga.  Classes held Thursdays 7.30 - 8.45pm.  Suitable for all levels, beginners welcome.

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NHS Blood and Transplant

Blood donation sessions are held at Loddon Hall two or three times per year.

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OM Chanting

OM Chanting is a free group practice that uses the transformational power of OM to activate the self-healing potential of participants. The practice transforms negativity into positive energy, helps purify the local environment, and supports the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of participants.

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Pilates - Davina Dracas

Davina is an experienced instructor teaching Pilates and other disciplines for 15 years in both health clubs and village halls.  This is an established fun group that has been operational for approximately 10 years now.  The class is appropriate across ages and experience, suitable for the beginner to advanced participant.

Pilates provides functional, core strength and flexibility benefits along with the challenge of improving skills such as balance and motor skills.  Each move is designed to accommodate new participants but at the same time offer the more challenging alternatives.

The class runs on a pay as you go basis every Tuesday night 6.30 to 7.30pm.  All the necessary equipment (matts, balls, bands and blocks) are provided.  Davina can also offer pre and postnatal specific exercises.  For more information please call Davina on 07734 679212 or 0118 932 1029.


Pilates Your Life

Pilates can bring enormous benefits to so many people, whether you want to tone, strengthen or improve your posture.  I can help you reach your goals.

I have been teaching Pilates for 14 years in the Twyford area.  My mat classes are small (usually 8 maximum) to allow all participants to benefit from a high level of individual attention.

In addition to my matwork qualification from Body Control Pilates ®, I am also qualified to teach on all the Pilates studio equipment (which I do on a 1:1 basis) and am a low back pain specialist (Level 4).

Please note this is not a drop in class.

® Body Control Pilates is a registered trademark used under licence.


SHINE: Activities for people over 60

SHINE (Some Health Improvements Need Exercise) is a physical activity programme for adults 60 and over living in the Wokingham Borough.

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Spin Academy

Spin Academy runs fun and friendly classes for children starting at pre-school age.  Our Zumba classes based in Loddon Hall on a Tuesday have been running 5 years and the fun continues every week.  Our classes are full of energy, non-exam based and gives children the chance to dance to music and build on their confidence.  Our latin-american style music really brings an exciting vibe to our classes each week.  Come and join us for a free trial.

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SSKC School of Martial Arts

We teach Sport Karate from a traditional Wado-Ryu base and also techniques from Kick Boxing and Ju-Jitsu.

Lessons are in a relaxed friendly atmosphere and are a great way of keeping fit.  You will be taught self-defence techniques that really work and free style sparring.

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Teddies Music Club

Exciting live music for children.

Thusdays at 10:00am and 11:00am.

Groups for 0 - 4 year olds with singing, action rhymes, dancing, percussion instruments colouring pictures and free refreshments.  No need to book.

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Tuesday Ladies Badminton

We are a group of senior ladies who play Badminton from 9.45 to 11.45 every Tuesday morning at Loddon Hall.

We are a friendly group of varying abilities who enjoy playing Badminton but are not overly competitive.  We enjoy events such as a BBQ in the summer and lunch near to Christmas.

If you would like to join us for a session or require more information please call Linda Hillan on 0118 932 1145.


Twyford Badminton Club

We are a small, friendly badminton club that welcomes members of all abilities.  We play every Tuesday evening at Loddon Hall, between September and May.  If you are interested in joining, please come along on a Tuesday and introduce yourself.

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Twyford and Ruscombe Theatre Group

Three times a year the Twyford and Ruscombe Theatre Group present their performances at Loddon Hall.  The group traditionally present plays in May and in October with a pantomime in January.

The group was established in 1965 and in the early days performed in the United Reformed Church Hall.  The Theatre Group moved to Loddon Hall when it opened and have been there ever since making use of its excellent stage.  Since it was established the group, has staged some 200 plays, pantomimes and variety shows.   Their aim is to have fun and bring great entertainment to the Berkshire villages of Twyford and Ruscombe and surrounding areas.

Rehearsals take place at the Old Boys School in Polehampton Close normally on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 8pm until 10pm.  Sunday morning sees set building taking place at the same place.  Do come and join us!

If you are interested in joining the group by acting, backstage or generally helping in any way do look at our website.  Alternatively you may wish to come and see one of our shows.  Full details, links to our ticket sales and photos of our past shows can be found at www.twyrusdrama.org.uk


Twyford Salsa Club

Salsa classes and party every first Saturday of the Month.

Incognito Dance Company hosting. DJ’s Jeff & Guests playing latest Salsa, Mambo, Cuban, Kizomba, Bachata, Cha Cha.

Usually 150-250 + dancers.  FREE parking.

  • DJ’s Jeff & Guests regularly play the latest Salsa and Latin music. Fun and friendly staff.
  • Salsa classes (4 levels): 8:15pm – 9:15pm Beg/ Imp / Int / Adv
  • Classes by Incognito Team Jeff Tarpinian, Mia Amorbaila, Saori Coster, Amie Connelly
  • Freestyle dancing all night from 9:15pm till 1am
  • £10 entry

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Twyford Folk Music Workshop

Twyford Folk Music Workshop meets monthly (except August), usually on the first Wednesday, from 8pm to 10-pm.

  • The programme is issued about a week before each meeting.   We play from the music in front of us (the dots) so that we are all playing the same version.
  • The group includes fiddles, accordions, melodeon, flute, recorder, keyboard, concertina, mandolin, and guitar.
  • Cost £4 per meeting - pay as you go.

If you play an acoustic instrument, can read music, and are interested in folk/traditional music then contact Colin on 0118 934 0300 for programme details.

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