Coleorton Parish

Coleorton Parish in Leicestershire includes the villages of Coleorton, Coleorton Moor, Church Town
and Farm Town as well as parts of Peggs Green, Griffydam and Lount

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Clubs & Organisations

To add your local club or organisation to this directory please email details -including contact details and web site if you have one - to

1st Swannington Guides

Girls 10-14
Contact Patricia on 01530 835441 for more information.

Ashby Bridge Club

Meets Monday & Thursday at 7:00 pm & Wednesday at 1:30
Contact Patrick Dunham 01530 510124
New members and visitors welcome.

Ashby Hockey Club

We have 2 ladies, 4 mens and 1 Badgers team and numerous junior tournaments.
See our website for training times and more information
or call Graeme Head on 01530 837478

The Beaumont Trust

The Beaumont Relief in Need Charity was established many years ago (in the 18th century) to help women in Coleorton in genuine need, irrespective of age or social status. We recognise that over the years the nature of such needs might have changed and we are open to suggestions and applications.

Things can be tough on people on low incomes (whether they are in work or not) and unforeseen events make it worse.

Needs can be varied, as can the ways we might be able to help. Examples of the kind of financial help we could consider:

  • Help towards cost of transport to visit a relative in hospital
  • Help towards childcare costs to enable the applicant to attend back-to-work re-training
  • Help towards the cost of heating and domestic appliances

We know there is a need, especially for those (not just ladies) living alone, for company to combat loneliness, and we have arranged regular "Coffee and Chat" drop-in gatherings at local hostelries. These have proved quite popular with around 40 local people and friends regularly attending the coffee mornings. Please keep an eye on the Coleorton website News and Events page for dates.

If you think we could help you, or anyone you know in the village, please contact in the first instance the Trust's secretary, in the knowledge that this would be in strict confidence:
Georgina Raffle
tel:01530 222954

Trustees: Tony Smith (Chair), Mr Dean Benton, Mr Peter Devlin, Rev Mary Gregory, Mrs Liz Seaston, Mrs Erica Smith, Mrs Georgona Raffle.

Coalville Motocross Club

Amongst other activities the club holds 4 events in Coleorton each year - see Events page for dates.
If you'd like to know more about the club or how to get involved with MX contact Alan Spencer, or visit Coalville MX Facebook page >>.

C o E Churches

  • St Mary the Virgin Church (C o E)
    Off the A512 (Ashby Road) near Coleorton Hall
  • St John's Chapel (C o E)
    Next to Viscount Beaumont's Primary School, Ashby Road
  • For both the above: The Rector responsible for St Mary's and St John's is Mary Gregory who can be reached on 01530 564372 or email Contact her for information about the churches and services or for weddings, christenings or other requests. You can also contact Mrs Judith Smith: 01530 834586 for more information.
     More info and services >>

  • Also see our Coleorton Events page for latest services programme and other activities at St Mary's, St John's and local churches and the Coleorton Churches page for historical info.

The Coleorton and New Lount Volunteer Group

The group has been formed from local residents with the assistance of Leicestershire County Council Park Rangers under the County Council’s VIP Scheme (Volunteering, Internships & Placements Scheme) and is primarily targeted to assist with conservation work at both Coleorton Wood and New Lount Nature Reserve. More >>

Coleorton Heritage Group

Group works on researching, recording and making publicly available local heritage, social, industrial and family history. We also support various restoration projects. If you would like to get involved email Coleorton Heritage Group. See previous and current projects >>

Coalville Car Club

The Club Meets every Wednesday at The New Inn, Peggs Green from 9.00 pm.
New members and visitors welcome.
For more details contact Chris Faulkner tel 0116 277 0563 email
or visit

Coalville & District Ramblers

Coalville Group of the Ramblers Association organise regular walks in the area. See web site for details of group and programme of walks in the area.


messychurch250Messy Church

'Messy Church' is a St Mary's Coleorton church initiative (part of Ashby & Breedon Team), supported by local residents and Viscount Beaumont School. Join us for community activities on Sunday afternoons at Viscount Beaumont School. Open to all and free of charge (with donations welcome). For more details contact Madeleine McCormick on 01530 224254. But you don't need to book - just turn up! See Coleorton events page for dates. For more about Messy Church take a look at this article from St Mary’s parish magazine (pdf) >>


New Lount Bowling Club

Gelsmoor Road, Coleorton, LE67 8JF. Information from secretary Des or tel 01530 224491

Packington Morris Men

The team dance at various local venues (pubs mostly) and practice once a week on a Tuesday or Wednesday at 8pm at the Odd House Inn Snarestone. They are just about to commence the practice season and are more than willing to welcome new members. The only caveat to that being they need to be of a male persuasion and over 16 years of age. If you fancy coming along please contact the team via their website to ensure practice is happening, or if you wish to get more information, or to see the team in high flying action! Contact: Phil Quelch Packington Bagman

Roots Community Singers

Acappella choir specialising in traditional and contemporary folk music, with experienced choir master. No singing or musical ability required!
Practice nights Tuesday evenings 7.00 - 9.00 pm Newbold Primary School.
For more details ring Sue 07981 356388

Women’s Institute

Coleorton WI meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7.15pm at Viscount Beaumont's School. Ashby Road, Coleorton. We are an active group and welcome visitors and new members. Each month we have a speaker or demonstration on various topics. See our website for forthcoming meetings, events and blog >>

For information please contact

  • Erica Smith (President)   01530 813394
  • Geraldine Bedford (Secretary) 01530 222323

We look forward to welcoming you to our meetings.

The Coleorton WI was founded in 1965 and we celebrated our 50th anniversary in October 2015.

Messy Church fun at Coleorton Fun with coloured paper and glue at Messy Church


Packington Morris Men

Packington Morris Men in full flow!



Amongst their many local volunteer projects, the Coleorton WI provides and looks after flowers on the A512 and here on Beaumont Green.