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189 High Road, Loughton, Essex IG10 4LF
Charity Number: 228236

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Groups & Classes

Lopping Hall is used by a whole range of different local groups on a regular basis including several dance schools, fitness & exercise groups and local art groups. We are also well known for highly-rated musicals and plays put on by Loughton Operatic Society (LOS) and Loughton Amateur Dramatic Society (LADS).

To find out more about individual groups, please follow the links below:

Loughton Amateur Dramatic Society (LADS)

LADS have been producing 4 plays a year at Lopping Hall since 1924.  We are a friendly, inclusive group dedicated to providing plays of genuine dramatic worth for the people of Loughton and beyond to enjoy.

Rehearsals are 2/3 evenings a week, usually on a Monday and Thursday, but also some Wednesdays.  

Contact us:

Jean Cooper

lads.chairman@gmail.com

07896 910214

Loughton Operatic Society (LOS)

Loughton Operatic Society, better known as LOS, has been going for over 125 years now!  We perform 2 Musical Productions a year at Lopping Hall – our home since 1874!   We are always on the look out for new members whether it’s on stage or to help out behind the scenes.

We meet every Tuesday & Thursday 8pm - 10pm

Contact us:

Kathy Cooper

loughtonoperaticsociety@hotmail.com

07907 028155

Loughton Karate Club

We're a family friendly club based in Loughton where we practice the Wado Ryu style of karate with an emphasis on practical self-defence, not sport.

We have classes every Sunday 4pm - 5pm (adults only) & 5pm - 6pm (family session).

Contact us:

Stephen O'Brien

stephen@loughtonkarateclub.co.uk

07758 341584

(( Bounce ))

Our 1 hour class features the first 45 mins of choreographed dance-cardio jumping routines to burn calories fast and finishes with 15 minutes of toning. Sessions are programmed to achieve rapid weight loss by burning 700 calories per class! Suitable for ALL ages, abilities and fitness levels - its fun, friendly fierce!

We have classes every Tuesday at 7pm and Thursday at 6pm & 7pm.

Contact us:

Melanie Davis

bounce@bouncefitbody.com

Loughton Residents Association (LRA)

The LRA is a very active group of local residents who care for Loughton and its environment. Our membership is around 1,000 households, and we have been in existence for nearly 40 years. We are independent of any political party.

We seek, and listen to, the views and concerns of Loughton residents and take action in support. We have a majority of the councillors on the Loughton Town Council, and councillors on Epping Forest District Council & Essex County Council.  

We meet on the first Monday of every month at 8pm.

Contact us:

Chris Pond

contact@loughtonresidents.co.uk

0208 5082361

Loughton Camera Club

Loughton Camera Club started life in 1945 at the instigation of a local photographer, one E W Perrett, and the club has met at Lopping Hall ever since.

We are a friendly group of like-minded individuals with an enthusiasm for all things photographic and we welcome all with an interest in photography.

Our members’ experience starts from beginners through to professional level.

We meet every Wednesday at 8pm.

Contact us:

Ian Ryall

info@loughtoncameraclub.org.uk

GB Con Gaming Days

GBCON is an open tabletop gaming day held once every quarter, put together by a group of local friends to share this great hobby with both new and seasoned gamers alike. Attendees are welcome to bring their own games or to join one of those hosted by the GBCON volunteers. From light to heavy board games, party games, card games and RPGs, you’ll find a friendly welcome and relaxed atmosphere to game in.

We meet on Saturdays every quarter from 10am - 10pm.

Contact us: 

Rob Shaw

rshaw@arahomes.co.uk

07811 442702

3rd Loughton Brownies

Brownies is about getting together weekly to work on badges, learn new skills, play games and see friends. It's about trying adventurous activities and going along to special events, day trips, sleepovers, camps and holidays.

We meet every Wednesday 6pm - 7.30pm.

Contact us:

Sandra Munns

brownies.3rdloughton@ntlworld.com

Expressions Art

We are a small friendly art group who welcome all age groups. All art materials supplied.

We meet every Friday 10am - 1pm.

Contact us:

Felicya Thomas

0208 5083186

Elementz Ent. Academy

Street Dance & Hip Hop classes for children of all ages.

We have 3 classes for different age groups every Sunday at 10am, 11am & 12pm.

Contact us: 

Lindon Barr

academy@elementzent.com

07923 062457

Hatha Yoga

Live the life you love. Hatha yoga classes and aroma yoga classes available. 

We have classes every Monday 11.15am - 12.30pm & 1pm - 2.15pm and Thursday 9.45am - 11.00am.  

Contact us: 

Jackie

07949 511803

CB Pilates

Pilates group classes weekly. 

We meet every Tuesday at 9.45am. Limited spaces. 

Contact Us:

Cathy Burdett

cathy@cbpilates.co.uk

07981 239650

Top Hat Performing Art School

Top Hat Performing Arts School offers engaging and educational classes in the performing arts, for ages 18months through to Adults, taught by fully qualified and experienced teachers. We teach ISTD Ballet, Tap and Modern, the Acrobatic Arts Programme, Musical Theatre, Street, Contemporary, Drama and Singing, offering exam, show and competition work in all styles. Weekly classes with workshops through half term.

Our classes run on Tuesdays 4pm - 6.15pm,

Thursdays 4pm - 7.15pm, Fridays 9:30am - 10.15am & 4pm - 6.15pm and Saturdays 9am - 1pm

Contact us:

Shelley and Hannah

tophatpas@gmail.com

movinmonkeysloughton@gmail.com

07846 708357

Valley Hill School of Dancing

A dance and exercise class incorporating all styles of dance including Ballroom & Latin rhythms. A fun class in a very friendly atmosphere.

We meet every Thursday 10-11am
Adult Tap Dancing (Advanced Level class)

 and Friday 10am-11am Adult ‘Fitstep’ classes.

 

Contact us:
Marion Sanders

0208 5087349

07941 254932