We are very sorry, but due to Coronavirus  the hall will remain closed to all public meetings until at least the end of August


If you have queries about a specific group please contact them direct. See details listed below

Please can all groups and clubs check their contact details and email cdvhbooking@gmail.com with any updates – Thank you

Community Events

Carnon Downs Community Bingo
Held on the first and third Saturday of the month from 1:30 – 4:00 pm
Contact Richard and Amanda Chapman 07831 169449 or 07766 341368

Monthly Quiz Nights
Monthly Quiz nights are open to all and run by Cornwall Ostomy Support Group.  They are held in the Main Hall on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, starting at 7:00pm. Tea coffee and cake provided. Monthly Raffle. Everyone welcome, come as a team of up to 5, or individually. £2.00 per person.


Clubs, Groups and Societies

Carnon Downs Community Art Group
Meets in the New Hall on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. Come and join this friendly and supportive group from 1:30 – 4:30pm Beginners welcome. Contact Patricia French 01872 865938

Carnon Downs Dance Group
This friendly group enjoy the social side of dancing – Ballroom, Latin, Social Sequence etc. Beginners welcome and Lessons by arrangement. Contact Chris & Margaret Batchelor 01872 865419 for dates and more information.

Carnon Downs Film Club
The Film club is held on the 3rd Friday of the month in the Main Hall from September to May (not December). Doors open at 6:30pm.
Film starts at 7:30 pm
Contact Sheila Sleeman 01872 863842

Carnon Downs Gardeners Association
Meets in the Main Hall on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm from September to April. A varied programme of interest to all, new members are very welcome. Contact Linda Hilton 01872 862295 or email carnondownsgassoc@gmail.com

Carnon Downs Old Cornwall Society
Meets in the Main Hall on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:15pm from September to April. Speakers cover a wide range of interesting subjects relating to Cornish History and Culture.
Contact Yvonne Frankson  01872 870463

Carnon Downs Women’s Institute
Meets in the Main Hall at 7:15pm on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, except August. New members very welcome. Contact Pam Jewiss 01872 863092

Carnon Lace and Needlecraft Group
This friendly, sociable group meet in the Main hall on Mondays any time between 9:30am – 12:30pm. Contact Val Bidgood   01326 373984 or email familybidgood@hotmail.co.uk

Cornish Magical Society
Meets in the Meeting Room on the 3rd Sunday of the month. Members only. Prospective members, contact Brian Adams all_the_adams@yahoo.co.uk or phone 07792 803452

Carrick Chess Club
Carrick area chess clubs have joined to meet most Wednesday evenings in the Meeting Room from 6.30pm. Newcomers welcome, free coaching 6.35-7.20pm. Contact Robin Kneebone 01872 858602 or 07531 543651 or email contact@cornwallchess.org.uk

Karenza Quilters
Meet on the first and third Mondays of the month from 9:00am in the New Hall.
Contact Helen Blake 01872 864827.

Kenwyn Valley Flower and Garden Club
Meets in the Main Hall on the fourth Tuesday of each month (except August and December) for workshops, demonstrations and talks on gardens. New members welcome.
Contact Glennis Beard on 01872 560509

Knit and Stitch Group
Open to all – everyone welcome. Monday afternoons in the Meeting Room. For more information please contact Maureen Stones 01872 863526.

Samphire Community Choir Meets in the New Hall weekly on Wednesday afternoons from 12:45-2:30pm. A community singing group open to the public, no audition required to take part. Contact Janice on 07786 177039

Society of Recorder Players
Meets in the New Hall monthly on Saturday afternoons from 2:00-4:30pm
All ages and abilities are welcome.
Contact Sue on 01872 261172 or suenorcross@hotmail.com

South West Mining Association       
Held once a month on Thursday evenings in the New Hall at 7:30pm.
Contact Brenda Counsell 01872 580531.

Stagezone Youth Theatre
Meet weekly on Saturday mornings in the New Hall at 10:30am.
Contact Michelle Moses 07967 828770

St. Piran’s Bridge Club
Meet on Friday afternoons from 1:30-4:30pm in the New Hall. Everyone welcome, no need to bring a partner.
Contact Ray Hooper 01209 214913

Truro Camera Club
Meet in the Main Hall every Monday evening from September to April at 7:30pm. All photographers are welcome
For more information, visit http://www.trurocameraclub.org.uk/

U3A Jazz Appreciation Group
Meet on the first and third Monday of each month from 2:00pm in the New Hall. New members are always welcome.
Contact David Weaver 01872 870385 or mobile 07701 299957

U3A Photographic Group
Meet on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month from 9:30am in the New Hall. New members are always welcome.
Contact Adrian Rowlands 07850646551.

Whist Drive   
Held every Thursday afternoon in the New Hall at 2:00pm. 24 hands plus refreshments.
Contact Kevin Rowe 01872 540383


Health and Wellbeing

Fitness Classes

iCareiMove – Strength and Balance Class
Monday afternoons at 1:00pm in the Main Hall
Contact Pat 07887 688789 or email pat@icareimove.com

Move More  – falls prevention class  
Friday mornings at 9:30am Contact Pat 07887 688789 or email pat@icareimove.com

iCareiMove – Strength and Balance Class
Friday mornings in the New Hall at 11:00am
Contact Pat  07887 688789 or email pat@icareimove.com

Truro and Penwith College – Go! Fitness Class
Wednesday mornings at 9:15am in the Main Hall, during Term Time.
Suitable for men and women, especially those 50+ to maintain balance, stability and fitness. Contact 01872 265800


Pilates Classes

Body Restoration Pilates
Monday in the Meeting Room. 9:10 am Intermediate. 10:15 am Mobility Class. 11:20 am Gentle rehabilitation class. Small group sessions on Tuesday pm and Friday am. Booking essential – please contact Hannah Lloyd-King email bodyrestorationpilates@gmail.com  or phone 07738200030

iCareiMove Pilates Class
Friday mornings in the New Hall 8:30 – 9:25 am. Contact Pat 07887 688789 or pat@icareimove.com

Pilates Classes with Fleur
Tuesday afternoons in the Main Hall 1:00 to 1:30 Chair exercise class for people with limited mobility or post surgery. A gentle way to strengthen muscles and mobilise joints. Perfect if you are post surgery or recovering from an injury. 30 minutes of exercise based around a chair.£3 a session. Pilates 1:30-2:30pm and 2:45-3:45pm.
Contact Fleur Davies 07719 612658 or fleurdavis@btinternet.com

Savvy Pilates
Monday evenings in the New Hall 6:00 – 7:00pm Barre Class (for toning and sculpting) 7:10 – 8:10pm Body Control Pilates. Booking essential. Contact Clare 07889 973648

Fresh Pilates
Tuesdays in the Meeting Room. 12:30 pm Contact Hannah 07817 968167


Yoga Classes

Iyengar Yoga with Jean
A general class on Thursdays 6:15 – 8:15 pm in the New Hall. Gentle yoga for the more mature student on Fridays 9:25 – 10:55am in the Main Hall.
Contact Jean 01872 572807.

Iyengar Yoga with Gill Hayhurst
General Class on Fridays at 11:15am in the Main Hall. Contact Gill 01872 271769

Yoga for all
British Wheel of Yoga classes with Julia Poole on Thursdays in the New Hall.
General Class 9:30 – 11:00am. Beginners/Gentle Yoga 11:30am – 12:30pm.
Contact Julia 07810 882281 or visit www.oceanlightyoga.co.uk

Qi Gong exercises

 Held Thursday evenings at 6:15 pm in the New Hall. Beginners welcome. Contact Julie Simpson 07791 482448

Tai Chi Classes

Tai Chi Classes for health and relaxation
Held Wednesdays 1:30 – 3:00 pm in the Main Hall.  Beginners welcome.
Contact Tim Kellam 01637 871341/07970 301201

Truro and Penwith College – Tai Chi Class for Beginners
Wednesday mornings at 10:30am in the Main Hall, during Term Time.
Contact 01872 265800 for more information.


Zumba Gold Class

Zumba Gold with Core Health
Held Mondays at 2:15 in the Main Hall.  All ages and abilities welcome. Phone Pat or Helen 07887 688789 to find out more.


Health Support Groups

 Carnon Downs Memory Café
Meet in the Main Hall on the first and third Thursday of each month in from 2pm until 4pm. We have a varied programme of events to provide entertainment, participation & stimulation.
Contact Sally 01872 864717, or just come along!

Cornwall Ostomy Support Group
We are a group of Ostomates who, with our partners and friends, meet on the first Tuesday of the month in the New Hall from 2:00pm – 4:00pm.
Contact Beryl 01872 274471 or Ken 01872 863106

National Childbirth Trust Antenatal Classes
Held some Thursday evenings in the New Hall.  To find out more contact Jen Hitchmough 020 8752 9146 or visit https://www.nct.org.uk/

Parkinson’s Drop-Ins
If you are affected by Parkinson’s come along to our Drop-in. A place for fun, relaxation, friendship and learning. Meets on the 1st Thursday of the month in the Main Hall from 10:30 am to 1:15 pm.
Contact Wendy 01872 862745 or Rowena 01326 376710 for more information.