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Clubs / Groups


British Expat Clubs Groups and Societies on the Costa Blanca Spain

Here is a list of various Expat Clubs, Groups and Societies on the Costa Blanca.

If you want your Group or Club added (or removed!) to this list them please send us the details via our email address: “info@valenciacostablanca.com”


Denia Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

The English Library Denia
Passieg de Saladar, open Monday to Friday 10:00-13:00.

Writers´ Circle Denia
Are you interested in writing? Prose of poetry, fact or fiction. For information: Jean: jean.oasis@telefonica.net or Sue: suemerce@gmail.com 649 400 336.

Denia International Bridge Club
Monday and Wednesday. At the Casa Holanda, next to the Club de Tenis. Start time 16:30 and if you need help finding a partner, phone Kees on 965 785 387.

Make your own Jewellery Clubs
If you fancy making jewellery there are weekly Clubs run in Benitachell Mon-Thurs and in Denia at the Hostal Cristina on Tues PM. Call Amy on 662 140 040 or
Julie on 636 373 750

The HELP Charity Shop, La Xara
Come and see our range of clothing and extensive range of gift items and jewllery.  Avinguda de L’Oest 29, La Xara, near Denia (on the Jávea
road opposite Kelly´s). For information Joy on 965 787 276 or Mavis on 966 421 434, or visit our website at www.helpofdenia.com

Oils Club
Meets Wednesday afternoons in the Hostal Cristina Denia. Hanka a call on 966 408

HELP of Denia
HELP of Denia is a volunteer group in the Denia and district area, providing support in emergencies such as accidents, etc when medical services are involved, and we also provide support for carers. We always need volunteers prepared to help with home visits and neighbourly support. Those who have some knowledge of Spanish are particularly needed. HELP volunteers are sited in the main entrance of Denia hospital
from Monday-Friday between 11:00-14:00. Interpreters are only available through the doctors on Saturday/Sunday 10:00-16:00, and fees may be incurred during these times. Details are available at the hospital. Volunteers visit non-Spanish speaking patients in hospital on Tuesday and Friday afternoons to offer support where needed. Medical equipemnt such as walking frams, wheelchairs, cruthches, bath seats, etc are available on loan from the HELP charity shop in La Xara during opening
hours Mon-Sat 9:30-13:30 (Sat 13:00) Tel: 966 427 044. The general contact telephone numbers are Mavis on 966 421 434; Joy on 965 787 276; or visit our website at www.helpofdenia.com We also buy special beds for health centres in the area, and we update the medical equipment, such as wheelchairs, that is available on loan. Your support in invaluable and on day you may need us!

Denia International Rotary Fellowship Club
Meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month. Meet at 13:15 for pre-lunch drinks followed by lunch at 13:45 at the Orange Grove restaurant, Camino de Gandia KM 5, Denia (the road from Denia to Els Poblets).  Chris Potter on 965 755 349.

Denia Craft Club
Hostal Loreto, Calle Loreto, Denia every Thursday afternoon 14:30-16:30 We hold numerous Craft fairs so look out for these. For information, either phone 966 207 723 or just pop in.

U3A Denia
University of the 3rd Age
website: www.u3adenia.org

Alcholics Anonymous
Alcholics Anonymous (English speaking). Fridays at 17.00. Call 966421303

Denia International Bridge Club
We meet at the Casa Holanda, next to the Club de Tenis. If you ned help finding a partner, phone Kees on 965785387

Denia English Lending Library
Come and join us any weekday morning between 10.00 and 13.00 at our premises in Passeig del Saladar.

Aldea Felina – Denia Cat Protection League
If you would like to foster a cat or make a donation of food, blankets or money please ring Lucy on 650214909 or call into the shop (Els Poblets, near the vet).

The Cancer Support Group
(MABS) New Charity Shop. Calle Mayor 23, La Xara. We are a group there to help and support men and women who are affected by cancer. Call Maureen on 690756836.

Denia Craft Club
Hostal Cristina on the Avenido Del Cid, Denia. Every Thursday afternoon 14.30 – 16.30.


Els Poblets Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

Els Poblets English Speaking Resident´s Group
Area representatives: Barranquets –
Steve 966 475 762 / Tom 966 475 499 / Brenda 966 475 756 / Mike 966 475 296: Gironets – Peggy 966 585 524: P. Almadrava and Sorts – Dorli 966 475 895: Central Village – David 966 475 192 / Peter 966 475 556: Revoltes, Buscarrons and Campo – Heather 966 475 492. Information pack available for new residents – contact Heather 966 475 429 or email:hcrowe@tiscali.es


Gandía Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

The Language Exchange Group
The Language Exchange Group which has been meeting in Oliva since October 2004, will be holding meetings in Gandia from October 2007. Please contact Charlotte (Gandia) on 628 318 700 or Wilma (Oliva) 667 977 696 to be added to emailing list.

Gandía Bridge Club
Playing Thursdays 16:00 at the Club of Society for Promotion of Agriculture, Industry and Commerce in Gandía (Sociedad Fomento de Agricultura Industria y Comercio de Gandia) Carrer Sant Francesc De Borja 56. All are welcome! Contact Fred or Patsy 962 839 370.


Jávea Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

Royal British Legion, Jávea
We meet every Tueday morning at 11:00 at Scallops Restaurant, at Arenal Beach. Everyone is welcome. Anyone with service in the Armed Forces who needs help and/or advice on welfare matters can ring Hilary on 965 770 121.

Royal Air Forces Association – North Costa Blanca Branch
The branch meets every second Monday of the month at Rte Las Brisas de Jávea starting at 11:00 for drinks following by a light hearted meeting and lunch. We have many social events throughout the year. Call Harry for more information 965 870 251 www.RAFANCB.org

Toscamar Tennis Friends
Why not come and join us for a friendly game of tennis on Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00-12:00 at Ciudad Toscamar, Javea? Just turn up or ring Christine on 966 493 900 for further information.

Jávea District Astronomical Society
The Jávea District Astronomical Society meets every 3rd Thursday of the month. If you are a keen astronomer or simply have an interest in looking at and learning about the night sky, then come along and join us. For further information contact Ed Morley 965 744 612.

Costa Blanca Yachting Association
Interested in sailing or motor cruising? We welcome owners and crew alike. Come and meet us each month at 20.00 – 1st Monday at Real Club Náutico Calpe, 3rd Monday at Club Náutico Jávea. Full details at www.cbya.org. Call Rachel 965 740 923 or Jacki 965 995 223

Di-Glass Studio
Kiln fired glass and mosaics. Forinformation please contact Diana on 966 471 780. Di-Glass Studio is a satellite studio to the Art Centre Association.

Stamp Collectors/Philatelists/Postcards
We are a group of Stamp collectors who meet every 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month at the Coastal Bar, Avenida de la Fontana (300 mtrs from Parador Hotel). We start at 10:00. On the 2nd Sunday we meet to exchange, buy and sell stamps, and on the 4th Sunday we hold an auction. For further details call: Derek Guyett on 965 795 499 or Ian Stupple on 965 941 122.

Backgammon Club
Monday meetings at the Grand Cafe, Residential Toscamar at 20:00. All playing levels and nationalities welcome. Contact Steve on 966 471 708 or 635 377 335.

Guitar Club
New! Anyone wishing to start a guitar club? All types of guitar, any level, for exchange of knowledge etc. Please call 666 868 455.

Cancer Charity Centre
Monday to Saturday 10:00-13:00 (through passage next to Humpty Dumpty and to the right).  Tel: 965 790 129

Jávea Netball Club
Playing Wednesdays, 20:00-21:30 at L´Ancora Playa tennis club, Jávea. If you are interested in playing or helping coach or umpire please contact Anita on 966 472 169 or 660 782 165 or email anitagrayson@hotmail.com

Tennis Club – Los Amigos
Club de Tenis in Pego on Sundays from 11:00-14:00, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00-13:00. All standards welcome. We participate in the Costa Blanca Senior Competition. Call Fred on 962 839 543 or 630 113 123

Squash/Racquetball Club – Los Amigos
Come and try racquetball at the Olympus Gym in Oliva (on the N332) Tuesdays and Fridays 18:00-20:00. All standards, male and female welcome. Call John on 680 595 203.

Jávea Al-Anon Support Group
The Al-Anon for relatives and friends of alcoholics to share their experiences. No membership fee. If you have or are effected drinking or the behaviour of a friend or relative who drinks please call 966 463 689.

BSAC Marina Alta – British sub squa club
Scuba divers based in Jávea/Moraira/Calpe. For information, please call Steve on 966 463 906 or Tom on 965 832 169 www.bsacmarinaalta.com

Club Deportivo Washinkai Karate Jávea
The new dojo at Colegio El Arenal with beginner´s classes has started. Mixed ability classes Mondays and Fridays 17:30-19:00 and Wednesdays 18:00-19:30. Junior Classes (up to 7 years) Wednesdays at 17:15. Adult
Classes Tuesdays and Fridays 20:30-22:00 and in Jávea Sports Centre on Wednesdays and Fridays 9:30-11:00. Xabia International college Junior classes Mondays 16:15-17:00. XIC Senior classes Tuesdays and Thursdays 16:30-18:15. Call Ray Sweeney on 637 564 416.

Stress Busting Yoga Club in Jávea
Yoga for beginners.We meet Tuesdays at a house with wonderful views along the Jesus Pobre Road. Tel: Maria Palomar 966 460 851 to book.

International Magic Club Costa Blanca
Meets every 3rd Friday of the month. Tel: 965 770 866 or 965 843 834.

Jávea Singles Club
Meets every Thursday at 20:00 at Laguna Park for live rock n roll oldies, 60s, drinks and a chat. So don´t sit alone come along, call 965 795 711.

The Jávea Mosaics Clubs
These clubs run several times a week and meet at the Jávea Craft Centre, Jesús Pobre Road. Tel: Nick on 646 569 907 to book a place.

The Silver Jewellery Club
Meets at the Toscamar on Wednesdays. Julie on 636 373 750 or 966 493 382.

Javea Art Clubs
Art Clubs in various mediums in Jávea, Denia and at El Cid Benidoleig. If you are interested in art in any form please call Lesley Clark 965 794 462 lesleyclark@craftclubsJávea.com Monday afternoons Water-colours in Jávea and Benidoleig, Wednesday afternoons Oils in Denia, other days we have experimental multi media.

Wall Hangings and Rug Making Club
We are at all levels of experience in a very useful but inexpensive hobby. We meet every other Tuesday in Jávea from 9:30-12:00. Contact Amanda on 639 987 301 or email amrug@telefonica.net

Acrylics Workshops
If you know what these are – or want to know – please get in touch with either Bronwyn on 966 463 430 or Nick Winter on 646 569 907. Meets Wednesday afternoons at the Jávea Craft Centre Jesus Pobre Road. In additon Mary and Bronwyn take watercolour clubs on various days of the week.

Taoist Chi Society of Jávea
Beginners classes at Saladar Hotel, opposite entrance to Urb Tosalet. Classes, Mondays from 20:00-22:00, Wednesdays from 11:00-13:00. First class free. For information visit www.taoist.org or phone Jean on 649 161 290.

Tai Chi ‘Yang’ Style
‘Yang’ style form taught to beginners with basic principles of tai chi. Classes at the Palau Municipal Désportes, c/Avda de Furs. First class free, then small charge to cover expenses. Tel: Carlos on 667 959 237.

Art Centre Association – Jávea
The Art Centre, near Inn-on-the-Green, has two well-equipped studios. 966 472 049. Email: artcentrejavea@yahoo.com

Patchwork/Quilters Group
‘The Material Girls’ mixed ability, friendly, mixed nationalities, group of ladies meet Wednesday 10:00-13:00 at the Centre Public Formacio e Persones Adultos in Jávea. C/Ramon Llido, Jávea. Information, contact Debbie on 965 790 086 bigmel@ya.com or Sue on 966 463 227 suemcclelland@hotmail.co.uk

Jávea Bridge Club
Located at Avda de Paris 2, in the Jávea Park Area, Jávea Bridge Club welcomes members and visitors to Duplicate Bridge Tournaments, held every afternoon from Monday to Friday. www.Jáveabridgeclub.com or the Secretary, Margaret, tel: 965 793 413.

Scottish Country Dancing
Classes at the Grand Cafe, Toscamar, Jávea. You do not need a partner, only soft shoes without heels. Trainers are not suitable. General class 17:30-19:30 Enquiries: 966 456 881

Jávea Public Lending Library
The Jávea Public Library, Calle Mayor 9, Jávea Pueblo, the old town.

Tang Soo Do España
Tang Soo Do is a Korean Martial Art of self defence. Tang Soo do is a non-profit making organisation Club de Tenis, Oliva, Wednesday & Friday 18:30-19:30, Grand Café, Toscamar, Jávea. Thursday 18:30-19:30 & Lady Elizabeth School, Jalón, Monday 16:30-17:45. Contact David Holding 5th Dan Instructor, 664 358 961 or davidtangsoo@hotmail.com Website: www.tang-soo-do.es

Grand Café, Toscamar
Telephone 675 135 920 Monday Scottish dancing, Aikido, Tuesdays bingo, belly danciing, salsa, Wednesdays Sing Javea Group, Aikido, Thursdays XIC school 10:00-16:00 Pilates, Tang Go Doo, salsa. Fridays XIC School 10:00-16:00 Kick boxing. Saturdays open for meetings wt. Sundays Baptist Church 11:00-12:30.

Rotary International Fellowship Costa Blanca
Meetings recommence Friday September 8 at the usual venue Los Leones Restaurant 13.15 for 13.45.

Costa Blanca Yachting Association
We meet every week, at the Maison de Paco bar on the Jávea to Benitachell road from 20.00

Jávea Bridge Club
Visitors will always find a warm welcome at all sessions. Secretary: Margaret 965793413, email javeabridgeclub@terra.es

Jávea International Civic Society
Most members own property or work in the Jávea area but live throughout the world. Membership for the seconf half of 2006 is 10 euros. Email jenijacksonphillips@telefonica.net. Website: www.javeainternationalcivicsociety.com

Cancer Charity Centre, Jávea Park
(Through passage next to Humpty Dumpty and to the RIGHT) is open Monday to Saturday 10.00 – 13.00. Tel: 965790129 Donations always welcome.

Jávea Community Group
Founded in 1992 JCG is a cultural and social group devoted to travel. Membership is annual. Details from Jeni Jackson Phillips, tel 965790470 or email jenijacksonphillips@telefonica.net

Peña Jáveamigos
The international supporters club for CD Jávea was formed during the summer of 2005 to galvanise support for ou local football club in Jávea. If you miss the thrill of live football then please drop in for more information, ring Mike Smith on 600215808 or see our popular website at www.javeaamigos.com

BSAC Marina Alta Branch Nº2360
Based in Moraira/Javea/Calpe area of the Costa Blanca. For information Mike or Gail on 965732559 (email pussphot@terra.es) or Eddie on 965973190 or email hornblow@terra.es. You can also visit our website www.bsacmarinaalta.com for details.

Expatriate Ostomates of the Costa Blanca
This is the local branch and head office of Expatriate Ostomates of Spain, a fully registered national charity. It offers support and practical information in several languages to people who are waiting or have recently had an ostomy (stoma) operation. Membership 25 euros per year. For more information phone Cynthia on 966460063

Club Deportivo Washinkai Karate Jávea
The new dojo opens at Colegio El Arenal with beginners classes has started. A charge is made but the club is a non-profit making organisation. Visit our website www.washinkai.com or call Ray Sweeney on 637564416 for futher details.

Stress Busting Yoga Club in Jávea
This is Yoga for Beginners but do not worry if you are “advanced” – we can cope! Please ring Maria Palomar 966460851 to book a place. Our classes are free but our small costs need to be covered. Do not forget your map etc.

Jávea Netball Club
On Thursdays Junior sessions will take place at 19.00 and adults 20.00 at l’Ancora Playa Tennis, Avda.de Paris. Anyone interested in joining please contact Chris on 666311419 or Anita on 660782165. All standards are welcome. Starting next month we will be running a training session for anyone who has not played the game and would like to learn. Come along, get fit , and have fun.

International Magic Club Costa Blanca
Meets every third friday of the month. For more information contact 965770866 or 965843834

Jávea Singles Club
We meet every Thursday at 20.00 at Laguna Park for live rock n roll oldies, 60s, drink and a chat. So do not sit alone, come along. For more information phone 965795711.

Jávea Tuesday Craft Class
Come and join us Tuesday afternoons at 14.30. We do all sorts of crafts and you will get lots of help if youa re uncertain. We meet at Nicks, 18 Avda. Colomer. Ring Marian on 966462121 or Jo on 699221607

Jávea Thursday Craft Club
Want to meet some new people, then come along and join us on Thursday afternoons from 14.30 – 16.30. We meet at the Javea Craft Centre, 18 Adva.Colomer. For more details telephone Pauline Matthews on 965793692 or email d.r.matthews@telefonica.net for a programme, or just come along, we will be pleased to meet you.

Javea UFO Discussion/Research Group and World Mysteries
Our group has been meeeting in Javea since 1994 and is a very successful forum for discussion, research and information on a wide range of subjects.
The group meets on the first Friday in the month (except January, July and August), in the Social Services Centre in the Old Town, Javea. email ufojavea@gmail.com or visit our new website http://ufo-javea.wetpaint.com

The Jávea Mosaics Clubs
The Clubs meet at the Jávea Craft Centre, Jesus Pobre Road. Telephone Nick on 646569907 to book a place. He has all the materials available ready to go. part of the united Craft Clubs.

Jávea Baptist Church
Bible Study every Wednesday at 11.00 and 16.00 in two different venues. Telephone 638205280

U3A Jávea
To view current activities and future travel plans etc.visit our website on www.u3ajavea.org or contact our President Rosi Evans on 965995227 or membership secretary Angela Chantry on 966460978

Blue Skies
Do you wish to make new friends? Do you feel awkward and shy sometimes about going out on your own? Then here is some good news that will change all that. We are a friendly group of people who meet weekly at different venues for a pleasant meal with dancing afterwards.Come and join us by calling Linda on 966461749

Meditation and Discussion
Our group is based on the readings of Medium Edgar Cayce. Thursdays 3-5 weekly in Jávea. Ring Eileen for more information on 966473331 email peterleen@gonuts4free.com.

Club Badminton Jávea
Summer schedule. Trains Tuesdays and Thursdays 18.00 – 20.00 August September annual schedule, Tuesdays and Thursdays 18.00 – 20.00. Sundays 11.00 – 13.00

Coral Clásica Jávinese
Calling all singers. We are a multinational group and sing a wide variety of music. Information from Colin or Anne on 965790371

The Silver Jewellery Club
Meets at the Toscamar on Wednesdays. Within a few weeks you will produce beautiful individual hand-made pieces in a range of finishes. Interested? Then please get in touch with Julie on 636373750 or 966493382. part of the United Craft Clubs.

Jávea School of Bridge and Social Club
The Club has its own premises, the Arenal Clubhouse, located in the basement of Edificio 80, Avenida Tamarits. The Avenida runs between Barclays Bank and the Arenal and is easy to find. Facilities include plenty of adjacent car parking and full air-conditioning. Table money is 3 euros for members and 6 euros for visitors. We give a special welcome to visiting players. If you need a partner, we will do our best to help (Tel: 966491539)

The Roundabout Charity Shop
We are open every day apart from Sunday from 10.00 – 13.00 and you can find her in the little lane between Jávea Post Office and the Thursday market place. You may even be tempted to volunteer a few hours work in our friendly shop. We look forward to seeing you.

Art in Jávea and Benidoleig
All our leaders are experts but you do not have to be – beginners welcome. We now need a leader for the oils club. Further information? lesleyclark@craftclubsJávea.com 965794462

Wall Hangings and Rug Making Club
We meet every other Tuesday morning in Jávea from 9.30 to 12.00. Contact Amanda on 639987301 or email amrug@telefonica.net. part of the United Craft Clubs of Javea

Quilting and Patchwork Club
This happy band of ladies meets weekly an Mondays at Sheilas. If you fancy taking up quilting or patchwork and need a helping hand – or just want to join up with other like minded ladies please ring 965794988 or lesleyclark@craftclubsjavea.com

Acrylics Workshops
If you know what these are – or want to know – please get in touch with either Bronwyn on 966463430 or Nick Winter on 646569907

Art Centre Association – Javea
The Art Centre Association is a non-profit association that encourages both complete beginners and the more experienced, by offering tuition, lectures, demonstrations and workshops.Come and visit the Art Centre (near Inn-on-the-Green), we can fax, email or post you a map and the information sheets that describe each course or for more details phone chairwoman, Lorely Griffiths, Javea – 966472049. Email: artcentrejavea@yahoo.com

Royal Airforce Association
North Costa Blanca Branch. We meet every second Monday of the month at the restaurant Las Brisas de Jávea, starting at 11.00 for drinks, a short light hearted meeting, followed by lunch. If you are ex-RAF, WRAF, or any of the Commonwealth Air Forces or just interested in the RAF, then why not come along and meet us. For more information call Harry on 965870251

Jávea Branch Royal British Legion
The Jávea branch of the Royal British Legion is taking its summer break now but anyone needing help and/or advice on wlfare matters connected with the Legion should ring Sheila on 965795687

Jávea Book Circle
We meet at 19.30 for 19.45 at the Centro Social, behind the Centro de Salud, next to the Thursday Market car park in Jávea Old Town. Please call Anne and Huw Griffith on 966472105 for further information. All members and guests are most welcome.


Oliva Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

Oliva Knitting Group
Knit-wits is a new group of knitters of all levels. Tuition available for beginners. The group meets in Oliva on Wednesdays, 14:00-16:00. Contact Stella on 647 202 940 or email: knit-wits@hotmail.co.uk

The Oliva Craft Club
Meets at a lovely private house near Oliva Nova Golf. If you would like to find local friends and make something with your hands please ring Val Richards on 962 839 406 or email: lesleyclark@craftclubsJávea.com

Oliva Writers Group
Develop your writing skills and enjoy this imaginative leisure pursuit in friendly company. All Welcome! No experience necessary. Contact Judy, 962 839 310. Email: judyjords@yahoo.co.uk


La Drova / Barx Expat Clubs Groups and Societies



Pedreguer Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

Metal Styling and Embossing Club
Mondays at Aladdin´s Cave. Metal styling and embossing club 10:30-12:30. More information telephone Marion on 969 462 121 or email: rodshales@wanadoo.es

Craft Centre
Craft Classes now at Aladdin´s Cave – under Quicksave at the N332 crossroads. The Ondara Craft Club meets Monday mornings from 10:30-12:30. Please phone Wendy on 966 408 035 or email: srprint@telefonica.net


Pego Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

Charity Book Stall
At the Pego market, Thursdays. All proceeds to local animal rescue and the elderly and disabled residents of Pego. More books for stock always required. Call Chrissie Edwards 965 977 228

Learn to Cross Stitch Club
Held weekly and aims to teach cross stitching. For details telephone Vivian on 965 977 534 or email: srprinter@telefonica.net

The Pego and District Branch The Royal British Legion
The branch meets socially at 12 noon on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Pensionistas Club in Pego. For further details please contact either Bob on 965 584 329 or John on 965 587 400.

Tennis Club Los Amigos
Now relocated to Club de Tenis in Pego, signed from the CV700. Club days Mondays, Tuesday and Thrusday 10:00-13:00 and Sunday 11:00-14:00. We have four clay courts and one all weather court. We are still looking for good ladies to join our club in the Costa Blanca League. Information from Fred Moeling, Los Amigos, 962 839 543 or 630 113 123 Email: tennisoliva@gonuts4free.com


Valencia Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

Toastmasters International Valencia
1st and 3rd Monday 19:00-20:00 in the Escuela Superior de Ingeniería del Disneño at Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (U.P.V.) For further information call Ms Amalia Martínex 626 487 907 or visit www.levantetm.com

Valencia Reading Group
If you enjoy reading and discussing literature in a relaxed and informal atmosphere come and join us. We meet the second Tuesday of each month in central Valencia. Call Christine on 616 121 342. All Welcome!

Valencia International Women´s Club
We meet once a month for coffee and info about living in Valencia. Family activities and days out organised. Contact Marcela Mattenet on 961 589 627 or email info@iwc-valencia.com for more information.


Benitachell Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

Benitachell HELP
Help those who are unwell or or who have to go to hospital. If you are interested, ring Paul Pruden on 667034576 helpatbenitachell@hotmail.com You can also visit www.helpofdenia.com

Rodeo Stompers Linedancing Classes
Weekly starts again Tuesday 19th September. For further information please contact Barbara on 630113649 or Elaine on 629908220

Amigos de Benitachell Colabora con Cruz Roja Española
We take items for sale, clothes, bric a brac and household goods. The shop is open from Monday to Friday 10.00 – 13.00 and all proceeds go to the local ambulance service.


Calpe Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

Calpe HELP
Are you interested in supporting a charity that helps those in need? Help those who are unwell or who have to go to hospital. Visit our website www.helpofdenia.com or you can also contact Sue at helpofdenia.calpearea@yahoo.co.uk

Kingpins Skittles Club
Weekly Bar El Bolero, Levante Beach, Calpe. Win a bottle of wine. Info Jan 600837054

Alcholics Anonymous
Call (English speaking) 966495345 or 657395626. Call (German speaking) 649206397

Club de Bridge Calpe
For further information contact Julian Lago (Spanish and English) on 965834558 or Gerlinder Eder (English and German) on 965747241

Rodeo Stompers Linedancing Calpe
El Bolero, Playa de la Fosa, Calpe. For further information please contact Barbara on 630113649 or Elaine on 629908220

BSAC Marina Alta Club
Weekly at Club Fustera. If you would like more information please call 965732559. Look us up on www.bsacostablanca.com

Texas Holdem Poker
Weekly at Chez Flo bar/restaurant on the Calpe to Moraira road opposite the Asia Restaurant. Either show up or book your place by telephoning Paul on 627339447 or email spainmead@yahoo.co.uk if you require futher information.

Calpe Bridge (Winter Club)
Weekly duplicate bridge continues at the Café Flanders throughout the year. Further information and partners contact David on 965832116

Calpe Badminton Club
Weekly. New members with some playing experience are always welcome as are visitors. For more information contact Diana, club secretary on 966498482

ACEC The Cultural and Ecological Association of Calpe
It is worth having a look at the Queens Baths to see how the restoration work is going on. They have renovated a mosaic that is a design most unusual to Spain. Please join our association and help make a difference to your environment. For further information contact Carole Saunders on 639637520, email calmal@tiscali.com , or look on our website www.acecalpe.org

Karate/Self-Defence Classes, Calpe
Weekly Club Deportivo Sparta, Club de Tennis de Calpe. Newcomers always welcome. For information and enrolment, telephone Miles on 965874683 or 665384581

Calpe Machine Knitting Club
If you would like to be involved in machine knitting as a hobby and own, or would like to own a machine, then contact us for information and join in our monthly meetings. Phone Vilma on 965837631 or Jean 965733147

The Association of Foreign Property Owners AFPO, Calpe
The Association of Foreign Property Owners exists to help and inform its members. Phone Keith 965830106 or Fred 965835975 for more information.

Calpe Christian Fellowship
We extend a very warm welcome to you to join us at any of our church activities for all denominations. Further information from Pastor John Adamson 965832607

U3A Calpe
University of the 3rd Age. The U3A Calpe is a social group that has over 500 members and offers over 40 group activities from bridge to genealogy and from travel to snooker. Please check out our website at www.u3acalpe.com or telephone Beverly Stewart on 629478007


Jalon Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

Jalón Valley Dolls House and Miniatures Club
Come along, you will be made very welcome. Info from 616162324 orangetrees@hotmail.com. All meetings held at 11.00 first Wednesday of each month in Bar Emilio, La Llosa de Camacho.
Jalón Valley Lions Club
Meeting at the Venti Tres restaurant in Jalón. Everyone is welcome to come along.

Jalón Valley Writers Group
The only qualification for membership is a genuine interest in writing – published or unpublished. For more details call Jill on 965973393 or Agnes 966482549 or email jillmorrison@beeb.net

Jalón Valley Help
Parcent Shop. Our phone number for Health and Welfare matters or loan of medical equipment is 659624643

Charity Shop for APAD
New charity shop in Jalón in aid of abandoned and unwanted animals, APAD. Calle San Antonio Nº1. From the square go past the CAM bank, on the right is a small childrens playground, we are opposite. Volunteers are needed to work in the shop. Enquiries call Betty 966405187, 669635436

Valleys International Bridge and Social Club
Our bridge club (formerly Jalón Bridge Club) plays every Thursday in restaurant El Cid between Benidoleig and Pedreguer, close to the caves. We play from 13.30 – 17.00


The Lions of Jalon and Orba
The Lions of Jalon and Orba are a local group belonging to the worldwide Service Organisation, Lions Clubs International. The motto of the organisation is ‘We Serve’, and members from the local community work together to help individuals and groups in need. You can find out more about us from our web site,
www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/jalonorba, and more about the worldwide organisation from www.lionsclubs.org We would be very pleased to invite you to one of our regular meetings to get to know us and see what we do – you won’t know whether you would enjoy being a Lion until you come and find out about us!


Orba Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

The Lions of Jalon and Orba
The Lions of Jalon and Orba are a local group belonging to the worldwide Service Organisation, Lions Clubs International. The motto of the organisation is ‘We Serve’, and members from the local community work together to help individuals and groups in need. You can find out more about us from our web site,
www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/jalonorba, and more about the worldwide organisation from www.lionsclubs.org We would be very pleased to invite you to one of our regular meetings to get to know us and see what we do – you won’t know whether you would enjoy being a Lion until you come and find out about us!


Moraira / Teulada Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

Moraira and District RNA Luncheon
The next meeting will be held at 13.00 for 13.30 at kopi Restaurant Denia on Thursday September 14th. Please call Jean and David on 966424196 to make a reservation and select your menu choice.

Royal British Legion, Moraira and District
The branch is closed until September 11th, but will meet for coffee and a gossip on Mondays August 14th at 11.00 at Los Leones, Sol Park. Family and friends are encouraged to join us. Ring Jean on 966463983 for enquiries regarding the RBL, our branch or welfare.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous Teulada (English-speaking). Mondays at 18.00. Call 965741202

Moraira HELP
We need volunteers to support HELP in the Moraira area. If you are interested, ring Ian Jackson on 667036188. There is a website at www.helpofdenia.com for more information.

Costa Blanca Striders
We are a small running group who meet in Moraira. We meet twice a week at 08.45 on Tuesdays and Saturdays, in the main carpark in Moraira behind the new Clinic. We have runners at all levels, so whether you want to be stretched or are a beginner, you will be welcome. For further information, please call Phil or Laura on 966491219. We look forward to seeing you.

Texas Holdem Poker
Every Tuesday between 13.00 – 18.00 hours at Chez Flo bar/restaurant on the Calpe to Moraira road opposite the Asia Restaurant. Either just show up or book your place by telephoning Paul on 627339447 or email spainmead@yahoo.co.uk

The Moraira Craft Club
This friendly General Craft Club meets on Wednesday at Sol Park. Jean on jbwilson@ctv.es or call 965744008 or contact Lesley Clark.


Benidorm Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

Royal British Legion, Benidorm – 96 588 70 76, 96 586 85 99
The Bridge Club International – 607 311 292 or 96 686 65 60
Benidorm Animal Centre – 677 373 396
International Singles Club – 699 301 4996 584 59 01
International Football Team – 678 558 408


Benissa Expat Clubs Groups and Societies

Dog Club ‘Les Cutes’ 96 558 75 65, 96 640 82 35
The Costa Barber Singers- 96 597 36 12, 96 649 76 57, 96 584 66 24
Badminton Club Benissa – 669 173 174


Royal British Legion (Spain)

District welfare Chairman Sheila Simmons 96 646 1853 or 96 579 5687
Branch Officers
Alicante (Les) 96 565 0546
Benidoleig (Malcolm) 96 640 4088
Benidorm (Ray) 96 563 5515
Calpe (Ursula) 96 574 7847
Campello (Ron) 96 563 4476
Costa Brava (David) 97 215 2314
Javea (Hilary) 96 577 0121
Mojacar (Jean) 96 574 5318
Pego (Peter) 96 283 9251
Torrevieja (Philip) 96 678 5668



Silverwings is a monthly luncheon club for retired and operational civil aviators and support crews.  All nationalities.  Venue to be announced but it will be close to Alicante airport and motorways.  If you are interested please email Sue and Sarah on:   Silverwingsspain@hotmail.com