Children's Groups and Youth Activities

Further information is available in the Sports and Outdoor Recreation section.

Playgroups and Child Minding

Larks and Owls Out of School Club: St Mary & St Chad First School, Brewood, for ages 3 to 12 years.  Weekdays, term time – 7.45am to 9.00am, and 3.15pm to 6.00pm. Contact the school office on 01902 850373.

Seagulls Holiday Club School holidays and inset days– 8.00am to 6.00pm. Contact: The school office on 01902 850373.

Mothers and Toddlers - Methodist Church, School Road, Brewood, meet Tuesday mornings, 10.00am to 11.30am.  Contact: Michelle Arthur, 01902 850490.

Bishops Wood Toddlers: Every Wednesday morning during term time, between 10 am and 12 noon in Bishops Wood Village Hall. Why not join us for fun, games, nursery rhymes, craft table, tea, coffee and a chat. Look out for our diary of activities in the Bishops Wood Bugle. Contact: Claire Griffiths, 01785 840434.

Coven Toddlers - Coven Memorial Hall.  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9.30am to 11.00am. Contact: Brenda Rouwenhurst, 01902 798969.

Scouts, Brownies and Guides

2nd Brewood Brownies: (7 – 10 years of age).  Meet St. Dominic's Grammar School, Bargate Street, Brewood. Tuesdays except school holidays, 5.45pm to 7.00pm. Contact: Kim Potts Tel. 07967 503387.

1st Brewood Guides: Tuesdays 7.15-8.45pm at St. Dominic's Grammar School, Bargate Street, Brewood. Contact Tanya Postles  Tel: 07906 451232.

Brewood Scouts, Cubs and Beavers:

2nd Brewood Scout Group meet at the Scout Hut in Deansfield Road as follows:
Beavers 6-8 years: Wednesdays 6.30-7.45pm
Cubs 8-10 years: Mondays 7.00-8.30pm
Scouts 10 -16  years: Fridays 7.00-9.00pm     

Contact Peter Plowright Tel: 01902 850009

Coven Brownies and Guides - Coven Memorial Hall. Fridays 6.00pm to 9.00pm. Contact: Nicky Ingram 01543 571236.

Coven Scouts - Meet at St. Paul's First School. 6.30 - 8pm Contact Karen (leader) on 07952930266

Coven Cubs and Beavers - Meet Thursdays. Contact Mrs Jane Morris on 01952 850656.

Brewood Library

Newport Street, Brewood, ST19  9DT   Tel: 01902 850087

Story Time for under 5’s: term time Tuesdays 2.15 to 2.45pm

Baby Bounce and Rhymes: term time Wednesdays 2.30-3.00pm

Free Internet (2 hour sessions) for under-16s

Reading Group: 1st Thursday in month 3.15-4.15pm 

For further information visit the county Website:

Brewood Sunday School

St Mary the Virgin and St Chad (C of E) Church, Church Road, Brewood. Telephone 01902 850368.

Contact: Mrs J Husselbee, 01902 851744

Brewood Academy of Stage and Screen

Meet Brewood Middle School, Saturdays 10.00am – 1.00pm.  Contact Ruth Hickinbottom, 01785 841493.


Bishops Wood Village Hall - Mondays 7.00pm to 8.00pm. Contact: Tony Holt, 01902 846591

Bishop's Wood Youth Club

Bishops Wood Village Hall - Wednesdays 6.30pm to 9.00pm. Contact: Julie Jones 01785 841699

Judith Lathbury Dance School

Coven Memorial Hall. Thursdays 4.30pm to 9.00pm. Contact: Judith Howells, 01902 338556.

Village Theatre Company

For young people (age 7 to 16 years), meet Jubilee Hall, Brewood, on Fridays, 5.00pm to 7.00pm. Contact: Ruth Hickinbottom, 01785 841493.

Coven Outdoor Education Centre / Laches Wood Centre

From April 2006, Coven OEC will be known as Laches Wood Family Learning and Outdoor Centre.  This exciting new facility for the whole community will provide residential courses for schools, early years, community and adult groups.

This new building provides an added dimension to Staffordshire Outdoor Education provision.  Over one million pounds is being invested on the site of Coven Outdoor Education Centre to provide a modern building in the rural landscape adjacent to Laches Wood.  The building will include family and single rooms, all with en-suite facilities, together with bedroom accommodation for school parties in rooms of 6 or 8.  Laches Wood will also considerably improve access to the outdoors for those with disabilities. 

It is widely recognised that Family Learning improves the life chances of vulnerable children and in turn supports the five outcomes of 'Every Child Matters'.  It is envisaged that this new facility will enable parents and their young children to be given opportunities to learn together in a supportive, harmonious environment.  The Centre currently provides Forest School courses to promote this philosophy and the new facilities will enable these courses to reach a wider audience.

The new building will also provide an excellent venue for schools and other organisations wishing to use Laches Wood Centre for a variety of courses, in-service training and other events.

For further details please contact the Centre Manager, Paul Bailey, on 01902 790388 or email

Staffordshire Army Cadet Force

Corps of Drums (Grenadier Guards).

’C’ Company meets every Monday and Wednesday, 7.00pm to 9.30pm – Beacon Barracks, Stafford. Age 12 to 18 years, male & female recruits.  Contact: Officer C Spence, 07742 994596.