Nailsea is the home to a wide range of groups and organisations for people of all ages and interests. They are a great way of meeting new people, learning new skills and for directly getting involved with the local community.
Below we’ve presented some of Nailsea’s great community groups to give you an insight of some of the societies available for you to join. To find many more of the organisations based in Nailsea, please visit our Community Groups page.
Nailsea Allotment Association
Nailsea Allotment Association is a gardening group that provides, promotes and preserves the allotments in Nailsea. They also provide access to free legal advice to help resolve disputes with landlords, neighbours and other gardeners.
The association takes care of the allotments at Engine Lane, which contains 60 plots, and Whitesfield Road, which consists of 90 plots.
Benefits of becoming a member of the Nailsea Allotment Association include:
Membership of the National Society of Allotment & Leisure Gardeners.
Regular contact with and feedback from the Town Council.
Nailsea Folk Club has been running for over 30 years, and brings high-quality folk performers to Nailsea in a programme of concerts at the Tithe Barn. Their popular concerts often feature some of the top folk names from around the world.
They also organise regular singer/musician nights at Grove Sports Centre, providing a platform and an opportunity for local performers to showcase their talent.
Nailsea Businesswomen is a network group that offers a monthly networking opportunity for local businesses run by women. The group is a great place for businesswomen to learn, share and have fun, and the club’s programme of speakers offers valuable business advice.
Affiliated to the Ellie Lindsay Leg Club Foundation, Nailsea District Leg Club provides medical advice for anyone with concerns about their lower legs. The club meets at the Tithe Barn every Wednesday, 9am to noon, and no appointment is needed.
Qualified NHS nurses are on hand to assess your legs, give advice, undertake investigation and, if necessary, provide treatment. If getting to and from the club is a difficulty, transport is available.
Established in 1975, the Nailsea & District Local History Society’s main aim is to encourage, promote an interest in, and research into the history of Nailsea. The society meet on the second Monday of every month at Nailsea School, and is open for anyone to attend.
It isn’t just the past of Nailsea the society shows an interest in, they also concern for the present and future environment of Nailsea. The group is particularly active in raising awareness of, and ensuring proper consultation in development matters that may impact on the historical landscape of Nailsea and the surrounding district.
The Probus Club of Nailsea has been serving Nailsea and the surrounding area since 1979. It welcomes retired and semi-retired men over the age of 55, and meets at Mizzymead Recreation Centre at 10am until midday on the second and fourth Thursday of each month for a coffee and a presentation from a speaker.
They also organise visits and trips for its members and their wives and partners.