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Schedule of which clubs and groups play on which days:-
Monday Shuttlebusters Yeovil BC Somerton Cerne Abbas
Tuesday Shuttlebusters Hazelgrove Merriott Aerosystems
Wednesday Racketeers Bishops Caundle Wessex Wanderers Wincanton
Thursday Seasons Beaminster Gillingham&Marnhull Wessex
Friday Crewkerne Street - -
Saturday - - - -
Sunday Seasons - - -

Tuesdays 1-2 pm at Westlands. Originally a works group, it's open to anyone that wants to play. Standard varies from beginners to club level. Cost is 1.70 a time or 13 per quarter. Contact or ring Peter on 07890-902005 - or just turn up.


Every Thursday 7:30-9:30 at Beaminster Comprehensive School sports hall. All standards welcome, including beginners and juniors. See links page and look for them on Facebook.


Every Wednesday 7.30pm-late at Bishops Caundle village hall on one court. Match night is Mondays at same venue. Plays mixed doubles in the West Dorset League. All standards are welcome. Contact is Maurice Larcombe on 01963-23426 or


Every Monday 8-10pm at Cerne Abbas village hall on one court. Plays mixed doubles in the West Dorset League. match night is Thursdays at same venue. All standards are welcome. Contact is Angie on 01300-341885.


Every Friday 8-10pm at Wadham Sports Hall in Crewkerne with plastic shuttles on four courts. All ages and standards including social players. First night is free, casual players pay 4 per night.


Was at Port Regis School but probably now at a new venue in Gillingham. Club nights were Tuesday and Thursday 8-10, and there are probably open session on Mondays. All levels, adults, juniors, families, whatever. Contact details are Rob on 01258 820728, Adrian on 01747 831028 and Sharon on 01747 824881. They also have connections to the club at Sturminster Newton.


Every Tuesday 8.30 to 10.30pm. Just turn up - the entrance is from the Sparkford roundabout. Then the school itself is to be found at the end of a fairly long driveway (complete with cattle grids). Keep going, and then bear right for the car park. First visit is free, followed by 2 a session, or 1 if you join the club for 15 pa.


Club night is Tuesdays 8.30-11.00pm in Merriott Memorial Hall (one court) from September to June. Contacts are Penny Harvey on 01460-73180 or Mandy Greenham on 01460-76437.


League club originally formed to play as a portmanteau team in the the Taunton League, now in the West Dorset League. Team practice is Wednesdays 8-10 at Abbey Manor plus some Thursdays & Fridays 7:30-10 at East Coker. Home matches are 7:30 Fridays at East Coker. Contact is Peter Calcraft on 07890-902005.


All standards (including beginners) all seasons and a good mix, Sundays 6-8pm at the Gryphon and Thursdays 8-10pm at Oxley Sports Centre with plastic shuttles. They have no website but you can find their latest info and contact them on Facebook. Organiser is Nili Foo.


Evening classes all year round with feathers at Westfield Academy in Yeovil on Mondays 7-8pm for Beginners and 8-10pm for Intermediate or Improvers. A session for stronger players is available 8-10pm on Tuesdays, usually at Oxley Sportts Centre Pay-as-you-go is 6 and membership is 72 per term (up to 17 weeks). Contact is Peter Calcraft on 07890-902005.


Monday 8-10pm at Huish Leisure (attached to Huish Academy in Langport at TA10 9SS). Social club (not league) with a good level from relative beginners to intermediate standard (many ex-league players) and plastic shuttles. Cost is 5 per session drop-in, or pay-per-term around 3-4 per week. Contact is Alan Spencer on 01458 251055 (we can forward emails on request).

Huish also has a no-strings evening class with Helen Manfield at 7pm on Thursdays. See the links page for more details and contact the leisure centre directly.


Club night is Friday 7-10pm at Glastonbury Leisure Centre. Contact is Belinda Johnson on 01458 443851. Affiliated club plays in the Taunton League. Match night is probably Monday.


Wessex Wanderers are a non-affiliated league club, but members are much involved in administration at local league level. Visitor fee is 5 limited to three visits. Club night is 8-10pm Wednesdays, September-April at the Gryphon. Feather shuttles. Match night is Westlands on Thursdays.


Plays Thursdays 7-9pm at Glastonbury Leisure Centre. Contact is Diane Baker on 01458 446154. Doesn't appear in the county listijngs, so probably non-affiliated.


One of the biggest clubs in the area in days gone by, the Westfield Badminton Club disbanded at the end of the 2003 season (they're listed here because they're still listed elsewhere as an active club and you'd probably like an internet search to tell you they're not).


Club night is Wednesdays 7:30 at Wincanton Sports Centre. Plays all year round (ie. including the summer) with plastic shuttles. Beginners and improvers are welcome. Contact is Caroline Coombes on 01963 32423.


A former county and league club that played Fridays at Westlands.


Yeovil are a county and league club formed by the merger of Yeovil Grads and Westlands, now playing all year round. Club night is 8-11pm on Mondays with feathers at Westlands Sports Centre in Yeovil. Juniors are 6-7pm and adult improvers are 7-8pm, also at Westlands on Mondays. Contact is Jane Lipton on 07411 044071.


More details of other clubs in the area would be posted here if anyone provided them (that also applies for updates for anyone listed in this section). I'll list informal groups as well as actual clubs, provided you say what sort of players you you'd like to hear from. For other junior clubs see the Links Page and check the listings on the Somerset Badminton website.

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