Clubs & Groups

This list of the clubs, groups, activities, facilities and organisations in and around Catherington is provided as a service to residents and visitors. If you would like to see any other organisations listed or if you notice any errors, please contact us.



All Saints Church

The Joint Benefice includes All Saints Church, Catherington, and St. James Church, Clanfield. A warm welcome awaits you at both churches.


St. Edmunds Catholic Church

The Parish of St Edmund in the Diocese of Portsmouth. The Catholic parish church of Horndean.


023 9259 3010

St Edmund’s website

Community Care

Clanfield Voluntary Care Group

We are a group of volunteers giving assistance to the residents of Clanfield and North Horndean who have no-one available to help them.  We have been in existence over 37 years.  Our running costs are met by voluntary donations.

We help in the following ways:

  • Transport to GP surgeries, hospital appointments, clinics, blood tests, chiropodists, opticians, dentists, local hairdressers and libraries.
  • Transport to local shops and local shopping for those who cannot get out.
    Sitting with the housebound to provide company or relieve carers who need to go shopping or keep an appointment.
  • Help with pets short-term e.g. dog walking.

We are also always looking for more volunteers who enjoy helping their local community to join our happy group.

 0800 011 4842



Catherington Infant School

Catherington Infant School is a vibrant, thriving infant school, housed in a wonderful Victorian flint building .The school has been on this site for 160 years, and remains a central part of village life. We have 90 children on roll, our maximum number, arranged in three year group: Year R, Year 1 and Year 2.


Clanfield Junior School

Clanfield Junior School is set amongst beautiful surroundings in large, pleasant grounds with facilities for a wide range of activities, including an outdoor swimming pool.


Horndean Junior School

A Church of England (Controlled) School. Our philosophy of Thinking with Thanksgiving, Learning with Love & Caring with Compassion provides our children with a strong foundation and a great moral compass.


Horndean Technology College

Learning and student achievement is at the heart of all we do, within and beyond the curriculum. We are committed to achieving excellence for all our students, whether it is in public examinations, on the sports field, in a technology challenge or by taking part in a musical or dance production; the opportunities are extensive.


Kingscourt Independent Prep School

We are a small, independent school full of happy boys and girls aged 3-11.  We enjoy our own private 20 acres of countryside which the children make use of every day.  We are proud of our consistently high academic standards in Mathematics, English and Science and our children’s reading ages are significantly above the UK average.  Our Year 6 pupils are regularly awarded scholarships to leading senior schools and all of our pupils, from the youngest to the oldest, are encouraged to be kind, polite, helpful and to behave well.


023 9259 3251

Horndean and District U3A

Part of the University of the Third Age (‘U3A’) Movement. Horndean and District U3A was started in May 2008 and now has over 180 members. Monthly meetings with a guest speaker are held on the first Friday of every month in Merchistoun Hall, Portsmouth Road, Horndean



Catherington Greening

Catherington Greening was established in 2009 with the aim of raising awareness on greening issues in the local area and to reduce the CO2 footprint of the village.

Families and Children

1st Horndean Brownies

1st Horndean Brownies meets Tuesday 5pm to 6.30pm at All Saints Church Hall.


1st Catherington Air Scout Group 

Scouts, Cubs and Beavers.


Catherington & Clanfield Mothers Union Baby Group

For mothers to be or with new babies up to one year old.

Wednesday 1030 -1200.


Ruth 02392 596895

Hilary 02392 591889

Catherington Nursery

We provide care and education for young children between 2 years 9 months to 4 years 11 months. All our staff are fully qualified with either NVQ 3 or NVQ 4 in Childcare and Education. At Catherington Nursery we give time and attention to each child, from early stages right up to the transition to school. We encourage children to gain the skills that help them to be independent and look after themselves.


Toddle On

For parents & carers of 0-5 year olds.

Friday 1000-1200 meets at Catheringon Church Hall.


Trish on 07580126570 or 02392591824

Food and Drink

The Farmer Inn

As country pubs go, The Farmer is one of the finest in its field – enjoying a growing reputation for quality homemade food and superb real ales. It’s a traditional yet charmingly quirky place, with bags of character, cosy corners and a warm, welcoming atmosphere.


The Clanfield Practice

We offer a wide range of facilities and skills in addition to maintaining the traditional values of family medicine. We have an average list size of 7,700 patients covering an area which includes the villages of Clanfield, Catherington and Horndean.



023 92593285


The Horndean Practice

Hobbies and Leisure

Horndean Camera Club

Horndean Camera Club was founded in 1956.Since then the club has grown both in membership and stature, and today we have over 60 members. Perhaps you would like to join us.
We meet at Catherington Village Hall. Meetings are held every Wednesday (Sept-May) at 7.30pm for 7.45pm start.


Catherington Equestrian Centre

Catherington Equestrian Centre is a small, friendly, family run yard situated in the village of Catherington, Hampshire. We are a Pony Club Linked Centre offering riding tuition and horse care experiences to our clients alongside other equestrian centred learning activities and events.


Hampshire Astronomical Group

Formed in Portsmouth in 1960 the Hampshire Astronomical Group has grown into one of the finest amateur astronomical groups in the UK. Our extensively equipped Observatory is situated within the South Downs National Park dark skies reserve on the border of Clanfield and Horndean villages in Hampshire.

023 92 595217

Sport and Fitness

Claire Louise School Of Dance

We aim to provide the best dance training for all ages from 3 to Adult in a supportive, friendly and enjoyable environment.

We teach the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance syllabuses in Tap, Modern, Jazz, Ballet, Disco, Rock’n’roll, and Street-dance disciplines.

All our teachers are CRB checked, ISTD qualified and First Aid trained; as well as being experienced dancers with a personal passion for dance.

023 9259 1892

Local Government

Horndean Parish Council



East Hampshire District Council



Horndean Matters

Cllr Guy Shepherd’s informative local blog.


Flick Drummond MP

Other Local Organisations

Lovedean Village Residents Association (LVRA) 

02392 570 586


Clanfield Online 

Local businesses & community information, news and events in Clanfield. 


Parish Magazine

From All Saints Catherington and St James Clanfield. The Magazine is hand delivered for those that subscribe – this contains useful information and forthcoming events and local businesses can advertise in it. They welcome submissions that may be of interest to the parish and the community.


Catherington Car Share

If you live in Catherington, Lovedean, Clanfield or the area around Lovedean Lane shops and along Milton Road between Eagle Avenue and Hartplain Avenue and have difficulty getting to your local bus stop to use the regular bus services, you can take advantage of the Carshare.



Catherington Village Hall Hire



02392 592520

Catherington Church Hall Hire



Jubilee Hall Hire



Women's Institute

Catherington WI

Catherington WI meets in All Saints Church Hall, Catherington Lane on the second Wednesday of the month from 2.00pm. We are a friendly group of ladies -41 members -who have a wide variety of interests and there is always a warm welcome for new members and visitors of all ages, so come and join us for a chat and some laughter. Our other activities include: Book Club, Lent Lunch, Scrabble, Birthday Lunches,Strawberry Sparkle Party, Majong, Visits to places of Interest.