Pear Tree Church - Southampton

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Church Hall Activities

Shinto Goju-Ryu Karate Club          

The club practises a style of Karate known as Goju-Ryu, which translates to hard-soft karate aimed at self defence as opposed to competition. Students of all abilities beginner or advanced, Junior (5-16yrs old) and Senior (16yrs+) are welcomed. With fully qualified instructors students can train at their own level and improve fitness.

Mondays: Junior 7-8:30pm, Senior 8:30-10:30pm                                                        Ian Knight   07887 742546


Parent and Toddler Group                        [email protected]

Supported by Community Playlink, this group provides a safe environment for parent accompanied play. Craft or activities undertaken and a variety of toys available each week. Come along for coffee to meet other parents in this friendly group. The group also organises local outings.

Tuesday 9:45 – 11:30   Babies to school age                                                          Laura Matcham  07592 063372



Rainbows provide a fun stimulating introduction to the Guides Association for 5-7 yr old girls. Embracing Look, Learn, Laugh, Love attributes, Rainbows focus on games, creative activities as well as seasonal activities at Christmas, Mothers Day.

Tuesday  5:45- 6:45pm 5-7 yr olds                                                                              Lisa King  07704 831809


2nd Pear Tree Guides                      

Guiding is a 100 year old world-wide association for 10-14 year old girls providing challenging fun and a stimulating environment to learn new life skills and meet friends. With a 2007 motto of “Girls lead the way” the group teaches independence and leadership skills through a variety of activities.

Every Tuesday in term time, 7pm-9pm                                                                      Cathy Brear   02380 449330


Scarlets School of Dance                               

Join us for a fun, friendly, energetic time. Dance to the latest beats. Street hip-hop classes and free style disco. We welcome everyone from age 2 ½ onwards. Beginner, intermediate and championship classes taught.

Thurs  6:00-9:00pm  Sara-Jane Alexander 07951 098608                                                         Chloe 07513 023833


Striking Back Club                                        Affiliated to the Stroke Association -

The group offers support and friendship to people of any age who are recovering from the effects of a stroke. The meetings, also open to families and friends, include games, refreshments, good supportive company with occasional speakers and entertainment. New members always welcome.

Every Thursday  10am-12                                                                                       Doreen Carter  02380 443520


Pear Tree Players Drama Group                       [email protected]

Pear Tree Players is an informal amateur dramatic group that has in the past staged Pantomimes plus other occasional productions throughout the year.  Currently looking for new members whether on stage or behind-the-scenes.

Some Friday evenings – check for details                                                               Kathryn Cousens  02380 422004



Southampton Flower Club

The club hosts talks, demos and workshops about flowers and arranging. No prior skill required. All welcome. Other activities include outings, social events and an annual competition.

3rd Thursday each month (not Jan or Aug) 2-4pm                                                      Hazel Roberts  02380 444097


Pear Tree Beer Club                              

Run by enthusiastic CAMRA real ale members, this club enjoys good company and fine ales (sensibly consumed). Beer festivals, open top bus and outings organised. All welcome, not just beer drinkers!  Email events programme provided.

Monthly weekend evenings in local pubs                                                                       Paul Harvey 02380 449177


Southampton Philatelic Auctions              

Local auctioneers of stamp and postal history dating back to 1830’s. Also medals, cigarette cards, postcards. Items of local interest may be on sale.  All welcome including buyers or sellers.

Sat every 6 or 7 weeks, Viewing from 9am - 12:30pm.  

Auction from 1:15pm onwards finishing 3-4pm                                                                Bob Betts  02380 448373

Southampton Retired Teachers  

The club draws members from across Southampton and provides an opportunity for retired teachers to meet socially and enjoy a wide range of stimulating speakers, outings, fish and chip lunch and “the final fling” party in July. Guests Welcome.

3rd Friday of month, 1:30-4pm main speaker at 2:30pm                                                        Pam Read  8045 2104