Listed below are some of our regular Village Hall users together with their contact details.
HILARY THOMAS DANCE
A small and friendly dance school teaching ballet and tap to adults and children.
A fun and positive way to learn how magical and creative ballet can be. Includes plenty of dressing up, make believe and props with a good mix of solid ballet technique. Parents are asked to sit in on lessons to support their children. Includes opt in, in house exams for older children and a chance to perform on the main hall stage for those who wish. From 18 months old upwards.
Sociable and friendly ballet and tap dance classes for beginners up to intermediate level. Keep fit and healthy with like minded souls, all ages catered for from 18 – 80 yrs. The tap classes are fun and relaxed. We'll be tap dancing to a selection of pop music and great music from musicals to get the heart pumping and the feet tapping. In the ballet classes there is also a chance to learn some repertoire from famous ballets too!
For more information about classes or parties or to book a private lesson contact:
Mobile: 07814 977929
FERRING COUNTRY MARKET
ARUN ART SOCIETY
An active and thriving club for local artists
With members from around a 20 mile radius of Ferring, we are a friendly and enthusiastic group. We meet indoors from mid-September until end of April and for the summer we arrange attractive outdoor venues to sketch and paint. Our annual exhibition takes place in July giving our members the opportunity to show - and sell - their work.
Demonstrations by professional artists are held nearly every month, usually on the third Saturday afternoon. These are free for members and visitors are warmly invited to attend for a small entrance fee.
We welcome new members who already draw or paint, so check out our website for more details www.arunartsociety.co.uk or click here.
FERRING YOUTH THEATRE
Welcome to Ferring Youth Theatre!
We are part of Sussex Youth Theatre who are one of the most innovative and dynamic youth theatre companies on the south coast. We have venues all over West Sussex including Worthing, Shoreham, Littlehampton, Steyning, East Preston, Pulborough and NEW from 2016 our venue in Ferring!
We teach children ages 6-18 and we are more than just a performing arts school. The main philosophy of Sussex Youth Theatre is to learn professional skills in a focused and disciplined manner within a happy, supportive family atmosphere. Whether you love to sing, act, dance, work backstage or just have a passion for putting a production together, then SYT is for you.
We produce two shows per year, a summer production and also a Christmas show. We also have two Talent Agencies based at Pinewood Studios and students have been lucky enough to have filmed with Dame Maggie Smith, Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Walliams, Susan Boyle, Francis De La Tour and Catherine Tate on the productions ‘Downton Abbey’, ‘Molly Moon’, ‘Pride’, ‘Family Ties’, ‘Vampire Academy’, ‘Big School’, ‘The Imitation Game’, ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’, ’Before I Go To Sleep’, ’The Woman In Black-Angel Of Death’ and companies as iconic as the BBC, ITV, CH4 and major independent film production companies.
We offer FREE taster session for all new students please visit our website or use the contact details below to book your now!
Contact: Mitch Jenkins
Tel: 01903 602815|07788497779
FERRING HISTORY GROUP
We research, celebrate and publish the history of our village.
We meet in the Village Hall, for presentations and discussions on the history of East and West Sussex, and the rest of the south coast. Members also receive our annual Magazine, come on local guided walks, and visits further afield with us, and get news of other local events via e-mail. Every December we have a Members’ Social evening, with good food, good entertainment and good company.
Membership is £10 a year (£15 for a couple). This covers the regular presentation meetings (we have to charge separately for the Social). Or, if you just want to come to the occasional meeting, you can pay £3 at the door.
Visits and Walks
Dates and details can been seen on Ferring History Group website
Researching your house, or Ferring ancestors? We can help (but there is a limit to what we can do for non-members). Like to do more general research on Ferring? We would welcome that, and help you get started.
We have a good selection of old maps, street directories and local history books which we can lend to our members. Members will also soon be able to access our large collection of photographs on our new web site.
MEMBERSHIP: Please contact Ed Miller, David Garnett or any other Committee member.
VISIT OUR WEB SITE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Arun-Adur Ramblers group are a friendly bunch of walkers mainly aged between 50 and 70 (with a sprinkling either side!). We organise at least one walk each week, and usually two, at weekends plus one mid-week. The walks vary in length from 5 miles to 10/11 miles and are graded by degree of difficulty, ie steepness of hills, number of stiles, pace of walking etc.
Walks are lead by members, who choose the venue and “recce” the route in advance. A list is printed and sent to members twice a year. Most of our walks cover the area between Chichester and Shoreham with an occasional foray farther afield. We love the South Downs so many of our walks take in areas of the beautiful National Park. We car share wherever possible. Being a hardy bunch of walkers we like to picnic right through the year!
We are always delighted to welcome new members. If you are interested in trying us out details of the walks, including the start points, are listed on the Arun-Adur Ramblers webside. Just click on “Walks”. We are happy for potential ramblers to join us for one or two walks before we ask them to join. Details of how to join, subscriptions etc are also on our website or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ferring Amateur Dramatic Society
Ferring Amateur Dramatic Society, known as FADS, was formed in 1931 and are one of the oldest Dramatic Societies in Sussex. They present three Productions a year at the Village Hall in March, June and November. They meet twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, between September and June and welcome anyone interested in acting or working backstage on lighting, sound and set construction to come along to meet members.
Details of what is happening can be found on FADS website.
THREE LITTLE BIRDS CRAFT AND ARTISAN MARKETS
Emilie, Lisa and Vivienne are the Three Little Birds. In early 2019 after doing a lot of research we decided to start our Craft & Artisan Markets as we felt that there was a niche for our type of vision for Crafters and Artisans in the 21st century to create vibrant selling venues for the wealth of talent out there who were wanting to showcase and sell their products but finding it increasingly difficult to book with the right market organisers that promote through advertising and social media all their events.
Three Little Birds was launched on Easter Saturday 2019 we encourage diverse stallholders to join us and we have an excellent mix of craft and artisan products. We are a vibrant busy friendly market. We do not stick to the all home-made ethos hence our popularity with sellers and buyers.
We have a Cornucopia of delights for you to pamper yourself with creams, lotions and body products, indulge yourself with artworks, treat yourself to homemade cakes, find those knitted treasures for family, children and babies
fill your house with flowers both real and clay, peruse the lovely jewellery for yourself or for a gift.
We currently have three Markets that we operate on Saturdays every month, one at Ferring Village Hall. One at Eastergate Village Hall and one at Rustington Methodist Church Hall.
Here at Ferring we are open to welcome you to our Market from 10.00 am and we close at 15.30. The first twenty customers through the door get a free goody bag.
We also have a café serving teas, coffee, light lunches, snacks and home-made cakes through out the day
We look forward to seeing you. Our regular monthly markets will be advertised well in advance of the date If you need any more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Tai Chi and Qi Gong
Ferring Recorded Music Society