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The Place To Join In - Clubs, Classes and Groups meet at The Place, Pitsea

All of the following clubs and organisations use the facilities at The Place for regular weekly or monthly meetings.

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If you would like information about taking part in the activities of any of the clubs and organisations listed below, we recommend you contact the club or organisation directly.

Ace Weight Management

If you struggle to keep your weight down, why not try a fresh approach? My Weight Matters is a FREE 12 week weight management programme for adults who live in Essex. Try our evidence-based successful programme.

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Phone: 0800 022 4524

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CAC Surpassing Grace Assemblies

Providing Church Services every Sunday. Come with an open mind to receive sound teaching of the word of God.

Meets: Every Sunday from 9.00am-12midday

Contact: Pastor Sunday Asoso or Pastor Wale Akiminusi

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Castlepoint Academy Of Dance

Dance Academy teaching I.S.T.D. Ballet, Tap & Modern grades and B.A.T.D. stage. Includes show and competition work and is open to adults and children of all ages.

Phone contact:  Nina Browne on 07753 554 712

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Craig Tyler Trust - "We hug the hurt, befriend the lost and love the lonely".

The Craig Tyler Trust is a FREE non-profit making organisation that supports mental health and wellbeing. We are here at The Place every Saturday from 12midday-3pm for anyone to pop in for a cuppa and have a chat with.

All our Trust volunteers have a friendly face and a real 'lived' experience of life and its ups and downs.  They're a welcoming lot and always willing to help people struggling with mental health and wellbeing make contact with the support services that could help them.

Meets: Every Saturday from 12midday-3pm

Phone contact: Karen Pullen 07745 331925

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Kreate Theatre School

Dance school offering Ballet, Tap, Modern, Street Dance, ISTD Exams, Shows, Workshops, Summer School and melody Bear Classes. Children taken from 2 ½ years old.

To book a free trial or to find out more, please contact us.

Phone: Lindsey on 07759 869597

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Facebook: Kreate Theatre School | Facebook


Slimming World

Providing weight loss & lifestyle change support every Wednesday at 9.30am and 11am.

Phone: Victoria Beeson - 07969 782 893


Facebook: Basildon & Vange Slimming World with Victoria | Facebook

Website: Vicky's Slimming World groups. | Slimming World

Love You Burlesque

Shimmy, wiggle and find your inner sparkle with Love You Burlesque. Perfect for keeping fit and having some fun with some likeminded ladies, regardless of age, shape or size.

Phone: 0330 041 5177

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Ryukyukan Karate & Kobudo - Matsuri School for Karate Excellence

Perfect for fun and fitness, self defence and confidence, respect and discipline. First lesson FREE.

Classes available for...

  • Children from 4 -6 years old
  • Children from 7 - 12 years old
  • Adults and Teens aged 13 years and above

Phone: 07795 197732 or 07584 286683

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The Terrence Higgins Trust

Free and confidential rapid HIV testing, sexual health advice and support, free condoms and lubrication product provided by Terence Higgins Trust.

Private clinic every Wednesday from 5.30pm - 8.30pm. Just ask at main reception to see 'Sophie'.

Meets: Every 3rd Wednesday of the Month from 10.30am - 2.30pm

Phone contact: Sophie 0300 373 3421

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UNISEX Hair Salon

Fully qualified unisex hair dresser with years of experience and a purpose built salon here at The Place. Prom hair and bridal hair available. Discounts available for OAP's and members.

Open: Tuesday - Saturday

Phone: Tina on 07731 399756

Website: Unisex Hair Salon, newly equipped and refurbished

Weight Watchers

Wellness that works. Lose weight with the support that fits your needs. Every Saturday from 9.30am-10.30am.

Phone: Suzanne Daniels 07813 892731

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Facebook: Weight Watchers Facebook page (opens new window)


Football Fun Factory

We are on a mission to make football fun, for everyone!

Meets: Tots Sessions (2yrs - 5yrs) Every Saturday 09:15 to 10:00 & 10:00 - 10:45 and         every Thursday 10:00 - 10:45

Contact: Mark Pursey


Facebook: Football Fun Factory - Basildon

Living Word Church

Meets: Every Sunday (except the last Sunday of the month) 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Contact: Vongai Mazendame


Kaz Spiritual

A weekly Mediumship workshop, with special guest mediums and 1-2-1 readings on the last Monday of the month.

Meets: Every Monday 7.30pm - 9.30pm 

Contact: Karen Butler on 07779 020017


Facebook: KazSpiritual | Facebook

Basildon Philatelic Society

We offer a varied programme of philatelic displays with outside speakers or for member participation.

Meets: 1 Monday and 3 Tuesday of the month (excluding Bank Holidays and subject to change) 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Contact: Charlie Mead on 07956 570884



Regeneration Church

Church service on the 1 Sunday of each month from 10am - 11.30am.

Contact: Richard Odaro on 07460 871992/07460 780772

Renewed International Church

Church service every Sunday 10am to 11.30am

Contact: 07846 542444


Hope a New Start

A highly detailed beading class, with clarity, resources, materials, tools and inclusion covering the ACTS is also embraced.

Contact: Peace Ubah on 07757 739472