Nearly 30% of the people who were affected by hurts in 'Relationships' had experienced 'Unkindness'. Other big issues in the category of relationships were 'Friendships' and 'Lies and Betrayal'. 


Activity Groups


London Street URC: Craft Club

1st and 3rd Mondays at 10.15 am-12 noon

Life Church, Hook: Creative Cafe
Creative Café is open to anyone who is or would like to be creative. Bring along a project or just pop along and spend some time socialising, having a cuppa and sharing your creativity. 
Running the 2nd Saturday of every month, Creative Cafe is hosted at Life Church Centre, Hook from 9.30 - 11.30.

Life Church, Hook: All Things Crafty

Alternate Mondays from 1.30 - 3.30pm

St Mary's Church, Basingstoke: Craft Group

Our meeting starts at 9.30am with a demonstration of the days craft beginning at 9.45am. Meetings are usually held in the church Hall on the 2nd Monday of each month. We aim to finish at 11.45am



St Mary's Church, BasingstokeGames morning   

Held once a month as a group meet in St Mary’s Coffee Shop to play board games. If you enjoy a game of scrabble or any other board you are welcome to join us. Games begin at 10am and finish around 12 noon.  Programme cards available from the church office


Puppet Groups: 

Tadley Main Road Methodist: 

Looking for volunteers. We have 2 leaders, lots of puppets and a portable puppet theatre. We need more puppeteers, adults or children, for fun and occasional performances.

Contact: Tracy Bennett 07923933409



St Mary's Church Basingstoke: Men's Football

Join some of the men of St Mary's and others for a kick around on Saturday mornings. All abilities welcome! We meet at Everest Community College every Saturday (Sept to May) at 9am-10am. We start back on Sept 7th. First week is free, after that there is a contribution of £4 towards hire

St Mary's Cricket Club, Basingstoke

St. Mary's Cricket Club is based at St. Mary's church in the centre of Basingstoke. The club has been playing regularly since the mid 1980s, and in 2002 joined the Hampshire Cricket League.

The club is made up of church members and friends.

We aim to play cricket competitively but fairly and in good humour reflecting the Christian faith that underpins the club.


Church cafes

Church Coffee Shop at St MAry's Church, Basingstoke

Open weekdays from 10am-12noon during term time. We offer a variety of teas and coffees, snacks and home-made cakes...

Oasis Community Café at London Street URC

Open Mon -Thurs 10am-1.30pm

Run eccumenically


coffee mornings


St Mary's Church, Basingstoke -> Link Up: 10.15am, Monday mornings, fortnightly, Coffee Shop. Ladies, you are invited for coffee & chat in a child-free zone.


Oakley Methodist Chapel -> Coffee Morning: Everyone welcome,  bottomless coffee and biscuits, 50p10am -12noon


London Street URC, Basingstoke -> 3c's (Coffee, chat & company) 3rd Wed each month meeting in café area


St Luke's Church, Pamber Heath -> Coffee morning - Thursdays 10.30 - 12 noon, all year round - food, friendship and chat for all, wheelchair accessible - contact Cathy 0118 9701007


Christ the King, Brighton Hill -> Coffee Morning - every Friday from 9.30 - 11.30 All welcome



Oakley Methodist Chapel -> Monday Club - meets Monday evenings 7-9pm

St Mary's Church, Basingstoke -> 25-39s is a group for young adults at St Mary’s. Whatever your background and whatever stage of life you're at, if you're aged 25-39, we’d love to meet you!We aim to get together two or three times a term and enjoy a variety of social events and also to have a network of contacts so we can do other things ad hoc.

St Mary's Church, Basingstoke -> S-40 PLUS  Fellowship for people who are over 40 and living  alone for whatever reason. Regular outings organised.


community tea

Christ the King, Brighton Hill -> Tea @ 3 - 2nd Sunday afternoon of the month from 3-4.30 pm All welcome

St Paul's Church, Tadley -> Community Tea - Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 2.30-4pm - Tea and chat with people just like you, open to all, no charge - contact Richard 01189814860