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Hitchin Symphony Orchestra
Arts, Dance and Music
Promotes live orchestral music in the Hitchin area by providing audiences with symphonic concerts performed to a high standard and to serve as a concert platform for local musicians, whether orchestral players or soloists. 

Minimum standard: grade 6 
Fees: £66.50 per 12-week term, £16.50 for students, payable autumn & spring terms. 
Hitchin Town Youth Football Club
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
Part of the Hitchin Town Football Club community & affiliated to the Hertfordshire FA. Teams compete in the Royston Crow League. 
Teams for Under 7's to Under 18's 
Fees: £110 per annum 
Hitchin West
Scout & Guide Groups
Rainbows - girls aged 5-7 
3rd Hitchin - Christchurch - Wednesday 
10th Hitchin - Christchurch - Tuesday 
15th Hitchin - St Marks 

Brownies - girls aged 7-10 
7th Hitchin - Our Lady - Thursday 
10th Hitchin - Christchurch - Tuesday 
19th Hitchin - Christchurch - Friday 
15th Hitchin - St Marks - Tuesday 
Ickleford - Village Hall - Wednesday 

Guides - girls aged 10+ 
10th Hitchin - Christchurch - Monday 
19th Hitchin - Christchurch - Friday 
Rangers - girls aged 14+ 
Christchurch - Friday 
Charges: £20-£30 per term + uniform 
Hitchin Youth Band
Arts, Dance and Music
Brass band offering young players the opportunity to develop their ensemble skills. We perform regularly in public & welcome brass players of all abilities, including beginners. 

Rehearsals: Mondays 6.30 -7.30pm; £1 per week. 
Hitchin Youth Trust
Youth Organisations & Activities
A registered charity whose aim is to encourage activities for young people up to the age of 26. Financial help for clubs, associations, educational groups and individuals. Rooms are available rent-free for qualifying clubs and organisations.
Icarus Badminton Club
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
Friendly club of approximately 30 mixed-ability members, playing each Wednesday night from 7.30pm to 10pm at Hitchin Boys School. 
Ages:11-19 
Junior Bancroft Players
Arts, Dance and Music
Combine a fun approach to theatre with high expectations of commitment & self-discipline for children aged 8-13. We develop performance skills & encourage free & confident expression within a secure working environment. 

Rehearsals: Saturday mornings during term time. 
Annual membership: £140 
Junior Lifesaving Club
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
To participate in this activity you need to be over 8 and able to swim 25m. 
Age 8+ years; Thursdays 6 - 8pm 
£6.20 per session; booking is essential. 
Karate @ HGS
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
Increase your self confidence with energetic karate. Beginners by appointment only. 
Wednesdays 6 - 6.45pm; age 6+ 
North Herts All Girls Choir
Arts, Dance and Music
For girls 12-18 years, Tuesdays during term time 7.30-9.30pm 
Junior division girls 7-11 years, Wednesdays. 
Fees: £65 per term. 
North Herts Blades Fencing Club
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
A not-for-profit community club which welcomes beginners & experienced fencers aged 13 to adult. Beginner classes start every half term & equipment is provided. 

Wednesdays 7.30 - 9.30pm (9pm for beginners) 
Charges: £30 per 6-week term (equipment provided for beginners course). 
North Herts Minority Ethnic Forum
Community Centres
Umbrella organisation for the Black and Minority ethnic communities. Provides extra-curricular activities to improve confidence & self-esteem, & services such as language courses to improve educational achievement for vulnerable children & young people. 
North Herts Music School
Arts, Dance and Music
All performing groups rehearse a wide variety of music and give regular concerts at the Centre. Groups from the North Herts Music School may also have the opportunity to perform at outside venues such as the Gordon Craig Theatre. 
Phase
Youth Organisations & Activities
Phase exists to support the development of well-being in young people. We aim to enable young people to develop resilience, the ability to cope with the stresses of life, and to live and thrive in today’s world.
No charges.
Quakers (Society of Friends)
Church Groups
Children's meeting held 2nd Sunday of each month. Young children learn about their own values and Quaker values through play. Events for older children planned as needed. 
Sprung Loaded Ė Trampoline Club
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
Sprung Loaded works with children and young people with special needs, learning difficulties and disabilities. 
Sport for beginners up to elite competitive training. 
Charges vary; please contact us for more information. 
St Johnís Ambulance Cadets
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
Learn life saving, make friends, have fun. 
Age: 10-18 
St Mark's Church
Church Groups
Crèche and Sunday School facilities available during the 10am Sunday service. For young people with more searching questions we have a Pathfinders and Travellers group [Year 4+]. The third Sunday of each month is our Family Service where we come together to worship as we do with seasonal celebrations such as Easter, Harvest and Christmas etc. 

Group with No Name - years 4,5 & 6, alternate Thursdays 6.30-7.45pm 
2 Confused - secondary school age, alternate Thursdays 7.45-9pm 
St Mary's Church
Church Groups
Bell Ringing 
Practice night Mondays 7.30pm. 
From age 12. 
A great opportunity for physical, mental & social activity.
St Mary's Church Choirs
Arts, Dance and Music
St Mary's Training Choir 
For children aged 4-7 years. 
Term time rehearsals: Tuesdays 4.30-5.15pm 

St Mary's Choir 
Junior Choristers aged 7-11 years. 
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 5.15-6pm; 
Fridays 6.45-8.15pm 
Senior Choristers aged 11-18 years. 
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 6-7pm; 
Fridays 6.45-8.15pm