Barham Clubs and Organisations

Dialling code is 01227 unless otherwise indicated. BVH is Barham Village Hall.

Age UK Hythe and Lyminge – The Centre in Lyminge is open five days a week and there are a number of Barham residents who already successfully use the services – it gives another option than going into Canterbury.  For more information telephone 01303 269 602 or visit

Art Club – Wednesdays, 2.30 to 4.30pm BVH, Contact Carol Allin 831440

Barham babies and toddlers – Mondays and wednesdays 9am-11.30am BVH, contact Linda Buckland 07873 326655

Barham Downs History Society, Chair Tony Smith 832623; Secretary/Treasurer David Wood 832430 Archivist John Reynolds 830384 website

Barham School – Barham C of E (Controlled) Primary School 831312 Chairman of Governors Mrs Jacqui Connelly via

Barham School PTA – email

Barham Village Store’s website –

Bellringers Captain Nancy Elizabeth Ball , Practice Mondays 6.45 to 7.45pm but contact Secretary Jan Kincaid 831782

Bowls Club Contact Neil Sladden email preferred  Tel 761243 – or visit at Bowling Green beside Barham Village Hall

Brownies Mondays 6 to 7.30pm in the Conrad Hall, Bishopsbourne. Brown Owl Mrs Carol Jest 451457

Canterbury Adscene Barham Correspondent Valerie Caless 831630

Children’s Clubs – See King’s Club and Sunday Club

Church – Cof E Barham and Wymynswold Contact the Secretary of the PCC Daphne Iles, c/o St John’s Church, The Rectory, The Street, Barham, Canterbury CT4 6JQ

City Councillor Cllr Mike Sole – Cllr Sole was elected to serve a four-year term from May 2019. Find his contact details on the Canterbury City Council website at or contact the Clerk. (Next Election due May 2023)

County Councillor Cllr Michael Northey email

Coffee Stop Tuesdays 8.45am to 12 noon BVH. Contact Kay Grieg 831898

Cricket Club Contact Mike Giuntini 831639

Doctors and Nurses – see surgeries

Elham Valley Twinning Association village rep Diana Forest 831304

Folk in The Barn contact Debs Earl 831493 for programming details see

Friends of Barham Church Chairman Liz Minter 830882

Horticultural Society Chair Tim Bines 831240 Secretary Liz Dallison 831596

Karate Club Tuesdays 6 to 9.30pm BVH Contact Adrian Wright 831495, email

KCC Community Warden Gary Moore 07969 583916 Email

Kentish Gazette local correspondent for Barham Diana Forrest 831304

King’s Club – activities for children aged 4 to 11, meets in school holidays BVH contact Jody Moseling 830540

Kingsbourne Players – Chair Sarah Tyler email

Library – Mobile (Kent County Council) Thursdays; Fortnightly 10.30 to 10.50am (Two Sawyers); 11 to 11.20am (Nethersole Road); 11.30 to 11.45am (Wymynswold Church); and Weekly 2.30 to 2.50pm (Duke of Cumberland); 2.55 to 3.20pm at BVH

Motor Cycle Club Secretary Mr E Mears (01303 840435)

Nailbourne Community Store Chair Michael Pearson 832918, Shop/Post office 832825

Neighbourhood watch Co-ordinator Jane Graham email

Police Community Support Officer – PCSO for Barham is Chloe McLeish – email or non-emergency 24/7 call 101

Preschool (Barham) – Monday to Friday 9am to 12 noon; contact barhampreschool@gmail or during Preschool hours only call 07941 829647

Public Rights of Way – contact parish council

Public Transport representatives – Colin and Nancy Ball 831514

Poppy Appeal Organiser for Barham – contact Susan Foster, poppy appeal organiser email or 01303 862779.

Royal British Legion, Elham Valley branch –  For more information about the RBL visit their own website at

Street lights in the village (Barham parish council) – Contact the Clerk 01304 365972 email

Sunday Club and Church Youth Clubs (St Johns) – Jody Moseling 830540

Surgeries – Elham 01303 840213 and Bridge 831900

Tennis Club Chairman Peter Davy 831770

UNICEF support group – Pam Robinson 831397

Village Hall Booking Secretary Deborah Hart 830860

Village hall website

Women’s Institute 2nd Thursday in month 2.30pm BVH: Presidents Miss Helen Davis 832642 and Mrs Barbara Gibson, Secretary Mary Stevens

Womenswold Parish Residents’ Association (WPRA) Chairman Adrian Wicken 01304 830295, Secretary Janet Perrins 01304 830555

Wives’ Club – 1st Tuesday in month, 7.30pm BVH – Mrs Rosemary Corthall 830872

Yoga – Friday 9.30to 11am BVH Contact Sue Hodgekins 831455

Zumba Thursdays 6 to 7pm BVH, contact Jeanette Stanford 07905 945218

Useful websites;

Barham Bowls Club

Friends of Barham Church 

Barham Group of Churches

Barham Primary School

Barham Preschool

Barham Village

Barham Village Hall

Barham Horticultural Society

Barham Tennis Club

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