Recreation in Ramsbottom

Ramsbottom Angling Association.


Trinity Angling Club.



Adult Badminton


Nuttall Park Bowling Club



Real 2 Reel Cinema


Ramsbottom Cricket Club


Ramsbottom United Football Club


Brandlesholme Warriors Football Club




Ramsbottom Homing Society





Ramsbottom Amateur Swimming Club


Rammy Divers - Sub-Aqua Club



Ramsbottom Town Table Tennis Club



Summerseat Players


ReAct Academy of Theatre Arts



Classes for women

Ramsbottom Angling Association owners of Springwood Lodge, is one of the oldest angling associations in England and there are records of events taking place over 100 years ago.  The association has over 200 members and offers free mid week training sessions.  There are Junior and Senior sections and anglers with disabilities are catered for.  More information can be obtained from Neil Wright (Secretary RAA and ADB level 2 Angling Coach) - Please visit www.ramsbottomanglers.co.uk


Trinity Angling Club have one of the more picturesque sites in the town at Springwood where ther is plenty of wild birds including Canada Geese, Mallard and Heron.  The birds are protected by the Springwood Lodge and Wildlife Group.


Adult Badminton is held at Woodhey High School, Bolton Road West, Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 9QZ. Every Monday 7pm till 8pm – starts 16th May 2011.

No previous badminton experience required Fun and Fitness.  No need to book just turn up.  Equipment can be provided.  Coaches on hand to help.

Price: £2.50,  Age: 16years plus.

Supported by the Bury Badminton Development group and Bury Sport and Physical Activity Service

Contact vickimaltby@badmintonengland.co.uk for more details.


The Royal British Legion is the home of the Nuttall Park Bowling Club which has six competitive men and ladies teams.  The current treasurer for the club is R Mercer who can be contacted on 01706 824935.  


Real 2 Reel Cinema present films once a month in the Civic Hall, Ramsbottom.  They would like you to become a member and help select the films to be shown. Contact real2reeluk@hotmail.com or visit www.real2reelcinema.co.uk


ReAct Academy of Theatre Arts has been established since 2010 and are currently preparing our students for examinations in Drama and Musical Theatre which is both rewarding and exciting for the students.

Classes are as follows;
Saturday mornings at The Grant Arms Hotel, Market Place, Ramsbottom, BL0 9AJ.
9.30-11am ReActeenies 3-6 years old.
9.30-11am Triple Threat Performance 1 7-10 years old
11.15-1.30pm Triple Threat Performance 2 11-14 years old
11.15-1.30pm Triple Threat Performance 3 15 years old –adult.
Classes focus on dance, drama and singing. Every term ends with an in-house presentation/performance for parents, friends and family. Students are invited to partake in our annual LAMDA examination session. Students are also invited to audition for ReAct Management, our professional agency for television, film and stage.
Students can also be part of our regular productions and Christmas pantomimes.
Contact details are as follows;
Phone: 01254 883692  Mobile: 077 8686 7272

Acre Bottom, near the Railway station is the home of Ramsbottom Cricket Club who play in the Lancashire League.  The club has good facilities which can be hired for events, sporting or otherwise.  The telephone number to ring is 01706 822799 and you can visit their website at www.rammycricket.co.uk


Ramsbottom United Football Club was founded in 1966.  Known as 'The Rams' the club compete in the North West Counties Football League,  their home ground being at the Riverside.  The team qualified for the F.A. Cup during the 1998-99 season. Visit their website at www.rammyunited.co.uk


Based at Ripon Hall Avenue in Ramsbottom. Brandlesholme Warriors Football Club. is 30 years old this year.  Although originally formed in Brandlesholme in 1978 the club has evolved over the years  and now almost all of the players, managers and volunteers at the club are Ramsbottom residents.  The club has 18 teams from U6 to U18 including two girls teams and are one of the biggest and longest running junior clubs in the area. Visit their website at  www.brandlesholmewarriorsjfc.co.uk


Ramsbottom Working Mens Club is often the venue for Darts and Pool competitions during the Festival of Sport. Many of the pubs in the town have their own teams, for help try contacting the R.W.M.C. on  01706 823765.


Ramsbottom Homing Society was formed in 1884 and is presently located at Ramsbottom Cricket Club.  For more information contact the Secretary: David Hilton on 01706 827434.


Rammsbottom ASC have been very successful in recent years and were very active in the Millennium celebrations.  Making the trip to Woodbury, 24 of the swimmers gained a 2-0 victory over a local team.  For more information, contact chief coach. Ric Wesolowski on 01706 825133

From 3rd May, new Slimming World group at the Grants Arms. Warm, friendly atmosphere. Come and see how you can eat healthily, and lose weight for life! For more information, please contact Bill on 01204 886670 or 07583 501178 or e-mail - bill.collier79@yahoo.co.uk. All welcome. See you there.


Rammy Divers  Established in 1979 Rammy Divers is a British Sub-Aqua club affiliated dive club based around Bury and Ramsbottom. The club has a regular training schedule and welcomes divers at all levels and from all diving agencies.
The club owns a RIB which is based at Rhosneigr, Anglesey.
We meet Tuesdays 8.00pm at Bury pool where we have exclusive use of the 4m deep pool. Afterwards we meet at the Old White Lion on Bolton Street, Bury, BL9 0LQ. We also meet at Ramsbottom pool on Fridays.
If you would like to come along and meet us, email us and we will get back to
you as soon as possible
.   Contact Adele Darrock adele.darrock@btinternet.com or visit website: http://rammydive.ning.com/


Ramsbottom Town Table Tennis Club have been very successful in both the Bolton and Bury leagues.  They play at the Cricket Club which can be contacted on 01706 822799


Summerseat Players provide regular performances at the Theatre Royal and are always interested in new blood, not just for acting, but to do all important back stage work, design & make sets, costumes & stage properties, help with administration, do maintenance work, work with their Youth Theatre leaders etc., etc..
They have a gang of active retired persons, and younger non-working members, who meet nearly every Tuesday morning to build sets and do maintenance work etc, as well as having a good crack and a couple of mugs of coffee or tea.
Stage work night is Wednesday and members can just call in and join the workers for a drink at the bar afterwards.

Box Office - 01706 826760


Zumba International classes for women are structured to get you fit in a fun way! We use Latin and dance rhythms to move and get the body working.Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Cumbia, Belly dance, Calypso, International dance, its all here! When participants see a Zumba International class in action, they can’t wait to give it a try! Before participants know it, they’re getting fit and their energy levels are soaring! It’s easy to do,suitable for all ages & fitness levels & is totally exhilarating!  Pay as you go for £4 per class.  Thursday mornings 10-11am., at Ramsbottom Civic Hall. (Starts 8th September 2011)

See www.zumbainternational.com for more info.





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