North Stainley Arts Society is a thriving local theatre company which usually produces two plays per year and an annual Christmas Production.
Baby & Toddler Group
This is a friendly group that meets at the Village Hall every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:30 for a relaxed coffee and a snack with opportunities to chat and play.
Ballroom dancing lessons are available in the Village Hall on Wednesday evenings from 18:30 - 21:30.
For further details and costs contact Applegarth Dance on 01642 830443.
1st North Stainley Brownies were formed in March 2010 and have quickly become a popular group, attracting girls not only from North Stainley but also from Masham, Wath, Ripon and the surrounding area.
North Stainley Cricket Club has been established for more than 200 years and has fixtures regularly throughout the season.
The group meets every Monday afternoon between 1:15 and 3:15pm during the winter months to explore, very gently, some aspect or other of classical ideas, language or history under the guidance of 'Muddy Archaeologist' Gillian Howell.
North Stainley Sport & Recreation Trust
North Stainley Sport & Recreation Trust is a registered charity (no: 700686) whose main purpose is the management and maintenance of the Village Hall and Recreation Grounds on behalf of the local community.
North Stainley Oil Club has nearly 60 members enjoying discounted prices on their heating oil. There are five deliveries per year and membership is free and open to anyone living in the local area.
North Stainley, together with neighbouring West Tanfield, has a small, friendly and thriving petanque club. The club meets at the Memorial Hall car park in West Tanfield on most Sundays at 3:00 pm all year round and on Fridays at 6:30pm from April to September. Membership costs £10 annually (£5 for juniors) and the club caters for all ages and abilities.
Sheila Grant organises a regular and well-attended Monday morning pilates class from 9:30 - 10:30 in the Village Hall.
The class is suitable for all abilities and pilates offers a great way to improve your core strength and general flexibility.
Classes cost £5 per session and Sheila can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07966 187226.
Emma Smith organises an evening session of pilates on Monday between 19:30 and 20:30.
Contact her for details on 01765 635161 or at email@example.com.
Regular Quiz Nights are held at The Staveley Arms and all are welcome. Bring a team of your own or simply turn up and join in the fun.
Stainley String Sessions
A great opportunity to improve your playing skills through a series of informal learning sessions (no concerts) with a professional conductor.
There is a table tennis session for adults and teenagers every Tuesday in the Village Hall from 7:00 - 9:00pm.
Thursday Supper Club
If the idea of having a good time eating, drinking and socialising with friends and neighbours appeals to you, the Thursday Supper Club is just what you have been looking for!
U3A (University of the Third Age)
The U3A movement is designed to enrich the knowledge, skills and experience of older folk who are no longer in full-time employment.
Women on Wednesday
WOW is a friendly group with women of all ages attending. Members meet to catch up, have fun and to try out new activities.
Sarah Sutton offers classes in the Village Hall every Friday from 9:30 - 11:00 am. All abilities are welcome.