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Clubs, Societies and Associations: St Mary's Bay

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Army Cadet Force

The Army Cadet Force is the army's voluntary youth organisation for young people between the ages of 12 and 18. It is one of the country's leading youth organisations, and is run on military style guidelines so a certain amount of discipline is to be expected.

There is a standard training syllabus (Army Proficiency Certificate ACF) that the Cadets follow, additionally many other courses and activities are available to them. Various additional courses are available to the cadets depending on their interests and skills, and in addition to the training syllabus, they also operate the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme (which is closely linked to the training syllabus).

The Army Cadet Force unit on Romney Marsh is based at the Cadet Hut in Jefferstone Lane, St Mary's Bay. They parade on Monday and Wednesday evenings between 7pm and 9pm.

Army Cadets

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Complete Martial Arts Schools

Complete Martial Arts (CMA) Schools are held in the St Mary’s Bay Village Hall at Jefferstone Lane in St Mary’s Bay, currently on Monday and Thursday evenings.

The Chief Instructor, Sensei Sean Kinsella 5th Dan, has been training for over 26 years and teaching for 15 years. CMA is registered with FEKO/FMA, WUKF,and the English Karate Council, we attend Kickboxing Tournaments sanctioned by the ISKA, IKF, ICO, and British Light Continuous Council.  

CMA Instructors are certified and follow the NSPCC/CPSU child protection policy via FEKO, CMA also offer approved Examiners for GCSE. All CMA Instructors are DBS Enhanced Police Checked, Fully Insured, First Aid qualified and Child Protection Certified with a minimum of 10 years training. 

For more information, please visit the Complete Martial Arts Schools website.


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Romney Marsh Flower Arrangers

The New Romney & District Flower Club is a small club but very friendly, and in its fifty years of existence has never been large. Meetings are held in the St Mary’s Bay Village Hall at Jefferstone Lane in St Mary’s Bay, on the second Monday of each month (Bank Holiday Mondays may differ) doors open at 7.00pm, meetings commence at 7.30pm. 

Over the past two years we have managed to increase our membership and that means we can have a few more demonstrators for the year 2014. Instead of being a predominately a hand’s on club, there will be six demonstrations, four workshops, one visit to Hythe for a open demonstration plus a garden visit.

The New Romney & District Flower Club is a member of the Kent Area of NAFAS.

Visitors are most welcome and a small charge of £4.00 is made for a work shop, £5 to a Demonstration. The full membership current price is £29.00 for 12 meetings, as we have twelve meetings this equates to less than £2.50p per meeting.

For more information, please Email Icon email Cecilia Sleap.

Romney Marsh Flower Arrangers
Display at the Romney Marsh Visitor Centre on
National Flower Arranging Day 6 May 2016

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Romney Marsh Photographic Club

Romney Marsh Photographic Club is for people of all ages interested in any type of photography. 
They warmly welcome beginners and enthusiasts of all abilities, with members' cameras ranging from bridge an smart phones, to super zoom compacts and DSLR cameras.

  • Competitions for trophies with separate leagues for beginnersand the more advanced
  • Illustrated lectures
  • Workshops and tutorials
  • Friendly help from members
  • Club photographic outings
  • Social evenings and buffets

Come along and spend a couple of hours on a Thursday evening with us to see what goes on. You will always be sure of a warm welcome.You can visit us up to three times before joining. They meet  at St Mary's Bay Village Hall on Thursdays from 8pm to 10pm. 

They are affiliated to Kent County Photographic Association
For more information, please visit the Romney Marsh Photographic Club website.

Romney Marsh Photographic Club

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St. Mary’s Bay Computer Club

The St Mary's Bay Computer Club meets at St Mary's Bay Village Hall on Wednesdays 10am to 12 noon and 1.30pm to 3.30pm. The club is run on a friendly and informal basis, with computers set up for use, or bring your own. If you have a computer, some help is always available on Word Processing Spread Sheets - Drawings - Photography - Web Sites. 
Membership fees are  £2 per annum January to December. Anyone who becomes a member then can enjoy a reduced charge of £1.50 per session (morning or afternoon). Should you want to attend the meeting but do not wish to become a member, then the fee is £2 per session.

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