Village Groups

Think that there’s nothing to do in Belton?
Bored and looking to meet some new and interesting people?
Check out the list of groups and organisations below.

Held at The JGI    Held at New Road

Belton Art and Crafts Group
We meet at the John Green Institute on Wednesdays (2.00 to 4.00pm), anybody interested in art and crafts, painting, drawing or needlework is welcome to call in to a session to see what we do. For further information ring Jan (01493) 488683

Belton Allotments
These are situated on Church Lane, plots are available to local residents, for details or to go on the waiting list telephone Kate on
01493 602960 or email

Belton Football Club

Archery – Belton Bowmen
A chance to try your hand at archery locally, the group meets at New Road Sports Field Belton on Monday evenings in the Summer months – all ages and levels of ability welcome. Equipment provided or bring your own, under 16’s 6.00 to 7.00pm £3.50 then adults from 7.00pm to 9.00pm £5.00 per session. Turn up at a session or ring Duncan 01493 780418. In the Winter months sessions are at the Wroughton Middle School, Gorleston.

Belton Bingo Club
Belton Bingo Club continues to go from strength to strength with 30 to 40 players meeting each Monday evening at The John Green Institute. Eyes down is at 7.30 pm. All proceeds are donated to a broad spectrum of charities, with the particular charity to benefit on each occasion being chosen by the Club Members. We are a friendly bunch and new players are always welcome. Come along and give us a try.

Church – Belton Church
Services are held every Sunday in All Saints Church (10.30 am)
With special services as and when announced.

Coffee Mornings – Wednesday Drop In
Every Wednesday at the John Green Institute
10.30 am to 12.00pm.
Time for tea, coffee, cake and a an informal chat for all ages.
For details telephone Bill and Sue, 01493 780822

Coffee Mornings – Saturday Monthly
Held on the second Saturday of the month at the John Green Institute (10.00am to 11.30am)
coffee, chat usually a raffle and exhibits by local clubs on some months. Free admission, an open morning for all to attend

Cricket – Belton Cricket Club and Belton Kwik Cricket Club.
Home games played at Southtown Common, Southtown, Great Yarmouth.
For club details contact Gerry Jackson, Promotion and Fund Raising Officer,
100 Station Road South, Belton, Great Yarmouth, NR31 9NA
Telephone 01493 781665 or 07909663463

Digital Camera Club
Meet at New Road

Football – Bohemians Youth Football Club
Bohemians are proud to be an FA Charter Standard Development Club who provides opportunities in youth football for boys aged 7 to 17, girls from 9 to 16 for members of all abilities. New players are always welcome and we are also seeking additional volunteers to join us as football coaches, referees and referee’s assistants. Further details about us are available from our club website or by visiting us at training on the New Road Sports Field most Saturday mornings from 10:00.

An activity based group with interest badges, camps and outings for girls .
Meetings At The John Green Institute Hall every Tuesday (6.45 – 8.30pm) during term time and when announced.
Contact – Linda 07919620759 / 01493 667311 or Denise 01493 604048 or 07599109234 or Laura 07826 919517

History – Belton and District Historical Society (BDHS)
As from April 2020 the society has ceased meetings due to lack of committee support to run the organisation. If you can help please contact as below

An enthusiastic group of amateur historians who are collecting, researching and displaying the history of Belton, Browston, Burgh Castle and the surrounding areas.
We welcome the supply of local artefacts, photographs, postcards, etc. and will copy and archive these for posterity (all supplied material can be returned after copying).
Acting Chairman – Bill Richmond    mob 07950039455   [Ian Walker 01493 780325 (home)]  mobile 07887640385
Treasurer – Peter Hume 01493 781133
As a result of a local Parish Council grant we have established a web site currently maintained by Mr Kim Saul, the site is located at
Membership of the society is £5.00 per person or £10.00 for full family membership per annum, payable on 31st March each Year, for those joining during the club year the membership is reduced, pro rata on a monthly basis (please contact the treasurer or visit the web site)

Line Dancing

J T’s Line Dance Club  Beginners Class every Friday morning 10.30 to 12.00 and Tuesday mornings 10.30 to 12.00
Contact : Jane
Telephone : 07788408801

Needlecraft and all Craft actiivities

We meet every Thursday evening at the JGI from 7-9pm and welcome anyone who is interested in any form of craft, from adult colouring books to zoo animal making!! Plus anything in-between!!  We are a friendly, (if a bit scatty) group, who enjoy our crafts and would like to extend our group.  Cost is £3 per evening, including refreshments.
More details from me on 077 21 599 559. or

Over 50s 60s

Belton Over 50s / 60s meets at the John Green Institute every Tuesday (2.00 to 4.00pm) for a get together that includes various games tea and biscuits and a chat, also special events and outings as arranged.
For details contact Norma Hadden 01493 780447

Pilates with Hayley
Every Monday at New Road Sport and Leisure Centre, Belton (6.00 to 7.00pm and 7.15 to 8.15pm) four week beginners class for all ages info. or booking Hayley 07767 864568

Quiz Nights
Generally every third Friday in the month at 7.30pm Teams up to 4 people. £5 per team. Great fun and great prizes. Contact Bill on 07950039455

Scouts – 1st. Belton Scouts.
Regular meetings for ages 6 to 18
Beaver Section for 6 – 8 year olds.
Cub Section for 8 – 10 ½ year olds
Scout Section for 10 ½ to 14 year olds.
Explorer Section 14 to 18 year olds. (This section does not run at present but would if there was an interest.)
Contact Jane Clarke on 01493 780965

Short Mat Bowls
A 2 mat session every Monday 2pm til 4pm All welcome. Contact Mike on 01493 444041

St. John Ambulance
There are no groups in Belton any longer

Slimming World Meet at the JGI every Thursday morning between 9.30am  and noon

Stroke Club

Meet each Thursday afternoon 2 to 4pm at New Road Sports Centre. Contact Sue Casey on 01493 781846

Village Show – Belton and Lothingland Produce and Craft Show.
This is no longer operational

Weight Watchers
Weekly meetings at the John Green Institute, Belton on Wednesday evenings (Weigh in 6.15pm Talk 7.00 pm)
Contact Lisa Lawson on 07546 023143 or visit the web site at

Womens Institute No longer in existence now Belton Ladies Group 

A Yoga group meets at the John Green Institute every Monday morning (10.15am), cost £2.00 per session, new members welcome,

Young at Heart
Coffee and a chat, lunches and outings with monthly Bible studies for the over 50s.
Meetings at Belton Church Annexe or as announced, every Friday Coffee mornings between 10.00 and 11.30 am and Lunches between Noon and 2.00pm
For details contact Margaret Trentham 01493 782363

Young People – Belton Church Youth Group
A wide range of activities ( Including weekends away and trips abroad ) for young people who either have a Christian faith or who want to explore faith issues for themselves.
Meetings at Belton Rectory stable every Thursday during term time (7.00 to 9.00pm) and when announced.
Contact Dave Park 01493 781274

Young People – The Hub
For 13 to 16year olds on Fridays between 8.00 and 9.30p.m. at Belton Church annexe. If its a Friday night during school term, and you are not up to much, come along! Theres plenty to do, time and space to chill out, and a 5-minute talk looking at different life issues. Contact Jean on 07762 817454 for further information

Young People – Rock Solid
An exciting mix of snooker, table tennis, football, basketball, trampolining, radio controlled cars, silly games, tuck shop and Godstuff for children in Middle School
Meetings at Belton Rectory Stable every Thursday during term time for school years 3 to 6 inclusive (5.00 to 6.00pm) Parental permission and initial registration required.
Contact Colin Chilvers on 01493 781474