Our Community

To inspire and inform our community, the Big Fix Blackheath shares a Daily Digest of solutions stories from around the world.

We also share stories from Medlow Bath to Mt Tomah demonstrating what people in every sector are doing to tackle local and global challenges. Check out our community stories here and find out about each community group below.

1st Blackheath Scout Group
Address: 2 Park Lane, Blackheath
Short Description: Providing boys and girls, young and old with lots of fun, challenging experiences, skills development and motivation to do their best and prepare for an active and rewarding life.
Meeting Times: Cubs: Tuesday 6:00pm – 7:30pm; Joeys(5 - 8 yrs) Wed 4pm to 5:30pm; Venturers (15 -18 yrs): 7pm to 9:00 pm; Scouts: Thursday 6.30 to 8.30pm
African Drumming and Percussion
Address: Bates Hall, Blackheath Community Hall
Short Description: African drumming lessons with an experienced teacher.
Phone: Bookings to BANC on 47877770 - Enquiries to John jjrhythmstix@gmail.com
Meeting Times: Mondays 6pm to 8pm
Audio Discussion Group
Address: Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre
Short Description: Do you enjoy listening to audiobooks or podcasts? Come to our Audio Discussion Group!
Phone: Christine at 0447 955 952
Meeting Times: Every 2nd and 4th Friday from 10am to midday.
Blackheath & District Chamber of Commerce & Community
Short Description: If you operate a business within Blackheath whether full time or part time we encourage you to become a member of the Blackheath Chamber of Commerce and contribute to the overall direction and promotion of our local business community. Connect via our FB group Blackheath Business Community
Blackheath & District Horticultural Society
Address: Campbell Rhododendron Gardens, Bacchante Street, Blackheath
Short Description: Meetings include a mini flower show, morning tea and a guest speaker. Joining fee is $20 the first year and $15 yearly after.
Phone: Walter Hitchell at 4782 2292
Meeting Times: Every 1st Thursday from 10.00am to 12.00pm
Blackheath & Mt Victoria Rural Fire Service
Address: Postal Address - 139 Station Street, Blackheath, 2785
Phone: Brigade Contact - (02) 4787 8675
Meeting Times: Brigade Training Details - Training Is Held Sundays At 13:00 Hrs Maintenance Wednesdays At 19:30 Hrs Brigade Meeting Details - General Meetings Are Held Second Wednesday Of The Month At 19:30 Hrs
Blackheath Anglican Church
Address: 2-8 Hat Hill Road Blackheath
Short Description: Some of the services and facilities we offer to our communities and the wider public are: Weddings, Funerals, Celebrations
Hire of our church halls at Blackheath and Mt Victoria
Phone: Michelle Seers at 0421 313 898
Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre
Address: Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre - Gardiner Cres - Blackheath
Short Description: Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre (BANC) is a not-for-profit community based organisation based in the upper Blue Mountains at Blackheath. We provide a range of services to the local community and to the wider Blue Mountains community.
Website: banc.org.au
Phone: 4787 7770
Blackheath Areas Men’s Shed
Address: 8 Bundarra St Blackheath
Short Description: Members enjoy a variety of activities, including woodworking, small machine maintenance, assisting community organisations, but most of all a time of friendly banter over a cuppa and fresh baked bread.
Phone: 4787 5773
Blackheath Art Society
Address: 139a Station Street, Blackheath
Short Description: Blackheath Art Society is a dynamic group of Blue Mountains artists who paint, draw and print in our unique purpose-built Studio. Each week we meet in our different groups to work in the south light-filled space of the Studio.
Phone: Adele at 0402 808 636 or the studio at 4787 6016
Blackheath Baptist Church
Address: 6 Bundarra Street, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Phone: 4787 8243
Blackheath Blackcats Rugby League Club
Phone: Wayne Morgan 4787 7152 or 0428 136 167
Blackheath Branch Library
Address: Community Hall, Great Western Hwy, Blackheath
Short Description: Monday: 10:00am- 2:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10:00am- 2:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday: Closed
Phone: 4780 5901
Blackheath Bridge Club
Address: Blackheath Golf and Community Club, Brightlands Ave, Blackheath NSW 2785
Short Description: The Blackheath Bridge Club meets every Monday at the Blackheath Golf Club. Play begins at 9.30am. All level of players welcome. No partner required.
Phone: Ross Ingram 0400356824
Meeting Times: Every Monday at 9.30am
Address: Blackheath Bar and Bistro, 35-41 Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Short Description: Make connections with your local business colleagues. A free monthly event wit no selling and no hassle.
Meeting Times: Every 3rd Thursday at 6:00 pm
Blackheath Catholic Church
Short Description: Visit http://sacredheartblackheath.org.au for a full list of mass times.
Phone: 4787 8540
Blackheath Choir Festival
Short Description: "The friendliest choir festival in the world!"
Blackheath Community Alliance
Short Description: The Blackheath Community Alliance is a partnership of Blackheath-based community groups including BANC and Chamber who want to work together for the betterment of Blackheath, its residents and businesses.
Phone: 47877770
Blackheath Community Center Hall Committee
Short Description: The Centre is ideally located on the Great Western Highway directly opposite the Blackheath Railway Station and is adjacent to the picturesque gardens. It is a multipurpose venue, which makes it suitable for a variety of activities.
Phone: Jade at 4787 7770
Blackheath Community Farm
Address: 60 Thirroul Ave, Blackheath (Western end via Station Street - in the bottom garden of the Blue Mountains Christian School).
Short Description: The Farm is a place to connect as well as to share knowledge, stories, skills, and food in a beautiful environment. Everyone is welcome - come when you have time! Bring gloves, a drink and food to contribute to a shared lunch.
Phone: 0407437553
Meeting Times: Sundays from 10 am until 1pm, and often longer.
Blackheath Community Markets
Address: Blackheath Public School
Short Description: Encouraging sustainability, recycling, upcycling and creative artisans.
Meeting Times: Markets are the first Sunday of every month
Blackheath Cricket Club
Short Description: Blackheath Cricket Club was established on March 29, 1890, making it the oldest running Cricket Club in the Blue Mountains Cricket Association. We cater for ages 8 and up, male and female players.
Phone: Mark McGrath at 0419 017870
Blackheath Cyber Shed
Short Description: New smartphone, tablet or laptop? Let us explain how to make it work best for you. Learn one-to-one, in a no jargon, non-threatening way.
Phone: Simon Hare 0458 099 001
Blackheath Football Club
Short Description: Blackheath FC is a football club based in Blackheath NSW, Australia. We cater for age groups from Under 6 to Mens/Ladies.
Address: Upstairs at the New Ivanhoe Hotel, 231 Great Western Highway, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Short Description: A newly developed social group for locals to the Blackheath and surrounds area. For people aged 18+. All welcome to come along and bring new games.
Meeting Times: Every Friday at 5:00 pm
Blackheath Golf and Community Club
Address: Brightlands Ave Blackheath
Short Description: Come to Blackheath Golf & Community Club and enjoy a game of golf, dinner in our restaurant or simply have a relaxing drink on our deck overlooking the course. Check website for full event program.
Phone: (02) 4787 8406
Blackheath Growers Market
Address: Blackheath Community Centre
Short Description: The Blackheath Growers Market is on the 2nd Sunday of every month at the Blackheath Community Centre. We proudly host over 60 growers who can tantalise your tastebuds with a wide array of local and regional foods.
Phone: 0422 582 773
Blackheath Highway Action Group
Short Description: BAG was established in 2008 in response to the State and Federal Government announcement to upgrade the Great Western Highway between Mount Victoria and Lithgow.
Website: bag.asn.au
Blackheath History Forum
Address: Blackheath Primary School hall, corner of Leichhardt Street and the Great Western Highway
Short Description: The Blackheath History Forum is open to anyone interested in understanding Australian history in both its national and global contexts.  Our aim is to highlight ‘the past in the present’.
Blackheath Out Of School Hours Service
Address: Blackheath Public School
Website: B.O.O.S.H.
Phone: Annie Parker at 4787 7150 or 0438 099 006
Meeting Times: BOOSH is open from 7am to 9am before School, from 3pm to 6pm after School, and from 8am to 6pm during holidays.
Blackheath Philosophy Forum
Address: Blackheath Community Hall at the corner of the Great Western Highway and Gardiner Crescent, Blackheath
Short Description: Blackheath Philosophy Forum was founded in 2002 to arrange public discussion forums on philosophical topics, and we have presented an annual series of talks every year since. We are a non-profit association run entirely by volunteers. Our events are open to everyone. The $10 entry fee payable at the door includes afternoon tea.
Meeting Times: Seasonal - check website for details
Blackheath Phoenix Choir
Short Description: While we have many experienced singers, membership is open to anyone who is willing to learn. We provide online music resources and extra workshops and rehearsals, which are particularly helpful to those who do not read music and/or are discovering and developing their singing voice.
Phone: 02 4700 9308
Blackheath Physiowalks
Address: Meet at front of Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre (BANC)
Short Description: Blackheath Physiowalks is a free, Heart Foundation walking group for men, that is led by a local physiotherapist.
Meeting Times: Friday 10 am
Blackheath Public School
Short Description: Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.
Phone: 02 4787 8253
Blackheath Red Cross International
Short Description: Supporting overseas and domestic projects. We welcome you to join us!
Phone: Gail 4787 6461
Meeting Times: 2 pm on the second Wednesday each month
Blackheath RSL
Short Description: A Sub-Branch that serves the local Community and our members, providing the Community with ANZAC services all year. The RSL hall just over the railway crossing is a venue for hire.
Phone: Tony Jacques 0412359101
Blackheath Scrabble Group
Address: New Ivanhoe Hotel Cnr Great Western Highway & Govetts Leap Rd, Blackeath
Short Description: Member of the NSW scrabble Association. Exercise your brain, make friends and have some fun! Morning tea at 2.30pm
Phone: Diane at 4787 6488
Meeting Times: Tuesday afternoons, 1pm - 4pm
Blackheath Tennis Club
Address: Park Lane, Blackheath
Short Description: Social tennis. Everybody welcome!
Phone: Bill Hume at 4787 8325
Blackheath Theatre Company
Short Description: Blackheath Theatre Company aims to produce plays, encourage local playwrights, run workshops in all aspects of theatre from production to advertising, make-up, sound and lighting, acting and directing. We aim to be inclusive, providing a platform for a range of talents.
Phone: Sabine at 0414 185 332
Blackheath Walkers
Short Description: Blackheath Walkers are into ten years of walking as a local community group. Bring your morning tea!
Phone: Ian Gilchrist at 4787 8150
Meeting Times: Blackheath Walkers meet at Jubilee Park next to Blackheath Oval on Mondays at 8.30am.
Blackheath Writer’s Group
Address: Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre
Short Description: Would-be writers welcome! Cost $2 per week
Phone: Alicia at 0414 272 253
Meeting Times: Thursdays 10am to 12 noon
Blue Gum Montessori Children’s House
Address: 95 Wentworth St Blackheath
Short Description: Blue Gum offers a quality Montessori and Nature-Play preschool program for children 2 1/2 – 6 years.
Phone: 4787 5075
Blue Mountains Occasional Care
Address: Baptist Church Hall, Kubya Street, Blackheath
Short Description: We run a mixed aged program at Occasional Care for children 4mths – 6yrs. We offer long-term or short-term bookings so that parents can take a break, study or attend appointments. Older children enjoy leadership opportunities and pre-school learning with an Early Childhood Teacher and team of Educators.
Phone: 0412 932 801
Meeting Times: Open Hours: 9.30am-2pm
Blue Mountains Permaculture Institute
Address: 101 Wentworth Street
Short Description: At the Blue Mountains Permaculture Institute we are advocates for non-formal education and have over one thousand graduates from around the world. We teach a range of permaculture courses, including permaculture teacher training, and develop resources to assist permaculture teachers.
Phone: 0407437553
Blue Mountains Rhododendron Society
Address: Bacchante Street Blackheath
Short Description: The Campbell Rhododendron Gardens are unique in the world – no other garden has attempted to plant exotics underneath their existing native bush on such a large scale. The gardens have a series of nature walks leading to the valley floor and the lake, with limited disabled access – most of the paths from the Lodge are bitumen, as is the service road through the valley. The rest, including all the paths on the far side of the valley, are in a natural state and have a varying number of steps to be negotiated.

Phone: The Lodge – 02 4787 8965 (leave a message) Lodge attended on Mondays.
Book Club
Address: Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre, Gardiners Crescent, Blackheath
Short Description: This year we are talking about crime fiction.
Phone: Bev McNeill at 4787 6178 or 0487 497 638
Meeting Times: Second Thursday of the month from 2-4pm
Boomerang Bags Blackheath
Address: Blackheath Community Op Shop 4/134 station street (1.44 mi) Blackheath
Short Description: Boomerang Bags Blackheath has been set up to reduce the use of single-use plastic in Blackheath. Working bees are held at the Blackheath Community Op Shop where anyone can come to learn and help make reusable shopping bags to distribute to local businesses.
Phone: Anna Ingham 0404 483 720
Meeting Times: Thursday and Saturday mornings (ring Anna to confirm)
Community Reading
Short Description: Community readers are needed to assist students in developing their literacy skills at Mt Victoria Public School.
Phone: 4787 7770
Country Womens Association Blackheath Branch
Address: Baby Health Centre...Cnr Wentworth St & Gardiners Cres... Blackheath
Short Description: From getting involved in projects, campaigning on issues or becoming part of an interest group, the Blackheath CWA Branch offers a diverse range of opportunities. Local participation can also include fundraising at events to sharing delicious recipes too!
Phone: Jenny Tooke at 4787 8574
Meeting Times: 1.00pm - 3rd Tuesday
Dances of Universal Peace
Address: Blackheath Uniting Church Hall, 43 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath
Short Description: Join our Circle of Friends who come together on the second Sunday of the Month at the Blackheath Uniting Church Hall in Govetts Leap Road, to Dance and Sing sacred phrases from various Spiritual Traditions of the Earth & experience Joy.
Phone: 0422 331 451 or 0490 552 127
Meeting Times: Second Sundays from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Ecopella Choir
Address: Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre, Gardiner Cres, Blackheath
Short Description: A multi-city choir whose powerful, sophisticated a~cappella music is concerned with environmental themes.
Phone: Miguel at 02 9810 4601
Meeting Times: 2nd and 4th Thursdays - 6:30pm – 9pm
Fibre Arts
Address: Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre
Short Description: Community gathering to share skills and keep all textile skills alive: spinning, weaving, knitting, crochet, lace making, felt-making, patchwork. $3 per class.
Phone: Ailsa at 6359 0777
Meeting Times: Every Wednesday evening, 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Friends of Blackheath Pool and Memorial Park
Short Description: Friends of Blackheath Pool & Memorial Park has a mission to continue to protect this gem of the Mountains for the community now, & for future generations. Blackheath Memorial Park surrounds Blackheath Pool - one of the most beautifully situated public swimming baths in Australia - set amongst sweeping lawns & mature rhododendrons, at 1065 metres above sea level in the Blue Mountains of NSW. Opened in 1931, The Memorial Park was built by the community, for the community in the years following WW1.
Phone: (02) 4787 8018
Fun with Trivia
Address: New Ivanhoe Hotel
Short Description: In the New Ivanhoe Hotel Dining Room with your host Geoffrey. Come along, join in, bring a friend. Make a team of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or more. It's free!
Meeting Times: Every first and third Tuesday of the month from 7 - 9.30pm
Heads Up For Fire
Short Description: The HUFF project aims to ensure the wellbeing of people within the Blue Mountains in the event of bushfires or other emergencies. HUFF facilitators are people who volunteer their time to get to know their neighbours and share information with them about preparing for an emergency.
Phone: 4787 7770
Kookaburra Kindergarten
Address: 9 - 11 Park Ave Blackheath
Short Description: Kookaburra Kindergarten is a community run pre-school where parents are encouraged to become involved and participate in their child's early education. The kindergarten has been built by the hard work of volunteers over many decades and has been a place where children in Blackheath and surrounding villages have been looked after for over 60 years.
Phone: 4787 8977
Leslie Memorial Presbyterian Church
Address: 123 to 125 Wentworth Street, Blackheath
Short Description: The Leslie Memorial Presbyterian Church, designed in 1925 by the prominent Sydney architectural firm Ross and Rowe, is a good representative example of an Inter-war gothic church. The associated hall is a good example of a Federation carpenter gothic church in the Blue Mountains, and is the oldest Presbyterian Church in the Blue Mountains.
The buildings have been associated with Presbyterian worship in the town of Blackheath since c.1900.
Phone: 4784 1255
Meeting Times: Meeting: 11.15 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays
Living with Haemochromatosis
Address: Blackheath Golf Club, Valley View Rd & Brightlands Ave, Blackheath
Short Description: Blackheath's discussion group. Friendly supportive atmosphere. Haemochromatosis is the most common genetic disorder in Australia. About 1 in 200 people of northern European origin have the genetic risk for haemochromatosis. People with haemochromatosis absorb too much iron from their diet. The excess iron is stored in the body. Over time this leads to iron overload.
Phone: Barbara at 4787 7937
Medlow Bath Residents Association
Address: Medlow Bath RFS Shed, Railway Parade, Medlow Bath
Short Description: Medlow Bath Residents Association meetings and afternoon teas are held on Saturdays at 2.30pm. The meetings are friendly and we aim to update all residents of Medlow Bath what is happening in your neighbourhood and Community. This is a great opportunity to meet other residents and to share ideas. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Membership to Medlow Bath Residents Association is just $10 for single and $20 Family per year.
Meeting Times: 2.30pm on Saturdays (check for dates)
Monday Playgroup
Address: cnr Leichhardt Street & Great Western Highway
Short Description: Just turn up and meet other children / parents / carers in a friendly and informal setting. This playgroup facilitated by a trained worker from Thrive Services as well as volunteers. Bring a gold coin donation and a piece of fruit to share at morning tea.
Phone: Kylie at 4782 1555
Meeting Times: Monday 9 to 11 during school term
Mountain Archers
Address: Browntown Oval, GWH Mt Victoria
Short Description: Archery Club run by volunteers and based in Mt Victoria, Blue Mountains NSW, Australia. We shoot on Sunday mornings at Browntown Oval in sunny Mt Victoria, with thanks to Blue Mountains City Council for providing the venue, and Blackheath Rotary Club for providing the clubhouse. We are part of the peak target archery body in Australia, Archery Australia. Our Recognised Governing Body being Archery New South Wales.
Meeting Times: Sunday mornings at 11 am
Mountains Christian College
Address: 60 Thirroul Ave Blackheath
Short Description: Situated at Blackheath on 16 beautiful hectares overlooking the magnificent Kanimbla Valley Mountains Christian College is a low fee school drawing students from Woodford in the east to Wallerawang in the west.
Phone: 4787 878645
Mountains Craft Markets
Address: Blackheath RSL Sub-branch Hall Corner Bundarra & Station Streets, Blackheath - Blackheath St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Hall, 123-125 Wentworth Street,
Short Description: Quality local arts & crafts including beautiful handmade jewellery & delicious chocolate fudge, olives direct from the grower, unique paintings, clocks from bush timbers & children's wooden puzzles, honey, jams, pickles & chutney, cards, cakes, Blue Mountains photography, pyrography, scarves, knitwear and much more are available for sale at reasonable prices.
Phone: 4782 7672
Meeting Times: 3rd & 4th Sunday of each month from 9am to 2pm (RSL) - 2nd Sunday of each month from 8am to 2pm (Church Hall)
Mt Victoria Community Association
Address: St Peters Church Hall, Great Western Hwy Mount Victoria
Short Description: Being a part of the Community Association is rewarding. By becoming a financial member, you can vote on projects happening in Mt Victoria. Working bees, art projects, tidying up the village, connecting with Council, projects in our village and more… have a say and even initiate your own project! Being a part of the Community Association is a great way to make positive impact here in Mount Victoria.
Meeting Times: Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month. 7:30pm
NSW SES Blue Mountains
Address: Operations Training is on certain Wednesdays and Sunday's at Katoomba.
Short Description: Volunteers assisting the community in times of need.  The Blue Mountains SES is the combat agency for storm and flood response.  The Unit Local Headquarters is located at Katoomba with a training facility also located at Faulconbridge.  Rescue West (Katoomba) training is on most Wednesdays at 7.30pm.  Rescue East (Faulconbridge) training is on most Tuesdays at 7.30pm
Phone: 4782 3200
Meeting Times: See website for details
Popes Glen Bushcare Group
Short Description: Volunteers welcome on the 4th Saturday of each month (except December) from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Come when you can, leave when you need to.
Phone: Alan Lane at 0425 382 441 or 4787 7097
Meeting Times: 4th Saturday of each month (except Dec.) from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Probus Club of Blackheath
Address: Blackheath Golf Club, Brightlands Avenue, Blackheath
Short Description: Probus is an association of retired and semi-retired people who join together in clubs, the basic purpose of which is to provide regular opportunities for them to keep their minds active, expand their interests and enjoy the fellowship of new friends.
Phone: Secretary – 4787 7959
Meeting Times: Meetings held at 10.00am on the 4th Thursday of the month.
Rhododendron Festival Committee
Address: See Facebook page for contact details
Short Description: During the Annual Rhododendron Festival the Blackheath village comes alive with entertainment and street stalls. The Grand Parade takes place on the first Saturday in November and the Annual Art Show is held at the Blackheath Community Centre with over 300 exhibits including traditional and contemporary works.
During the festival, there are varied stalls, activities and music for all the family.

Other activities during November include the Rhodo Dance or Ball, the Rhodo Festival Revue, and the Rhodo Festival Golf Classic. The Campbell Rhododendron gardens are always open for inspection.
Rotary Club of Upper Mountains
Address: Mountain Heritage Coach House, Penault St Katoomba
Short Description: New members are welcome to this morning Rotary meeting in Katoomba.
Meeting Times: Tuesdays 7.25am - 8.30am
School for Seniors
Short Description: Varied and interesting outings for active, older people. $15 per outing.
Phone: Octavia at 4787 7770
Meeting Times: Fortnightly every 2nd Monday at 8am. Call for details
Scottish Country Dancing
Address: Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall, Wentworth Street, Blackheath
Short Description: New dancers and visitors are always welcome to join us.
Phone: 4787 5292
Meeting Times: Tuesday nights from 7:15pm
St Vincent de Paul Society
Short Description: Helping the community since 1881. In association with Sacred Heart Church in Blackheath, St Vincent de Paul Blackheath Conference supports Blackheath Public School, Mountains Christian School and the Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre, particularly with regular groceries for BANC's food pantry.
The ‘Heathens’ Choir
Address: Bates Hall in the Blackheath Community Centre
Short Description: The Heathens is a community choir based founded in 2009 by Christine Wheeler. The choir now numbers over 50 members from the Blue Mountains area. We cater for a range of interests and abilities from keen starters, who have never read music before, to fluent music readers familiar with singing in four parts. The common factor is an interest in music and a community of people who want to have fun whilst performing music to a high standard and entertaining others.
Phone: Chris Wheeler at 4787 5725
Meeting Times: Wednesday from 2pm to 4.15pm during school terms.
The Big Fix
Short Description: The Big Fix Inc. is a local not-for-profit arts, community and media development service, linking storytellers to those in the community working to tackle the many challenges we are facing. Its goal is to change the story to grow a collaborative solutions-focused culture. As well as providing a local news service, TBF runs events, workshops, internships, a volunteer program, and co-ordinates Blackheath Community Farm and the Blue Mountains Permaculture Institute.
Phone: Lis Bastian 4787 7533
The Blackheath Hour
Short Description: The Blackheath Hour is a program of music, interviews and local news. If you are a songwriter, poet, storyteller, or have community news from Blackheath and the surrounding districts we would love to hear from you and join us on the program.
Phone: BANC at 4787 7770
Meeting Times: 10 am every Thursday @ 89.1FM
The Blackheath Knitwits!
Address: Meets in the Ivanhoe pub dining room area
Short Description: The Blackheath Knitwits are a knitting group that knit various items for community services and charity groups like Katoomba's Thrive Family Support services, ‘Wrapped With Love’, Junction 142 and Soul Kitchen. If you’d like to join in, head on down and meet new friends while knitting for some great causes.
Phone: Yvonne at 4787 5392
Meeting Times: every Tuesday at 2pm
The Rotary Club of Blackheath
Address: Blackheath Golf Club Brightlands Ave Blackheath
Short Description: Dinner Meetings are always a night of fellowship and fun with new members and guests welcome. Rotary is a world wide movement helping to make the world a better place. Its motto is "Service Before Self".
Phone: Mina Howard at 0419 629 407 or 0413 118 371
Meeting Times: We meet every Thursday at 6.45 for 7.00pm
The Wednesday Writers Group
Address: Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre
Short Description: No previous writing experience is required. There is lots of fun and literary satisfaction on offer. Cost: $2 per week
Phone: BANC at 4787 7770
Meeting Times: Wednesdays 10.30am - 12.30pm
The Welcome Table
Address: New Ivanhoe Hotel, Blackheath
Short Description: New in town or just keen to connect? The Welcome Table on Friday afternoon is a great place to meet and socialise with other locals. Come and go as you please, with no joining requirements. Host of the table is Lindena Robb.
Phone: Lindena Robb at 0410 310 205
Meeting Times: 3.30 - 5pm Fridays
U3A French
Address: Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre (BANC), Gardiner Crescent, Blackheath
Short Description: Learn to speak French! This course covers: Grammar, Conversation, Pronunciation and Literature.
Phone: Heather at 0405 393 281
Meeting Times: Beginners – Thursdays: 12:15pm – 1:45pm Intermediate – Thursdays: 2:00pm – 4:30pm
U3A Play-Reading Shakespeare
Address: BANC Gardiners Crescent, Blackheath
Short Description: Come and enjoy the fun of reading Shakespeare aloud.
Meeting Times: Mondays 2 to 4pm – Michael 0411219413; Tuesdays 2 – 4pm Marilyn Bull at 4787 5073
U3A Ukulele Classes
Address: Bates Hall
Short Description: Come and learn to play the ukulele in a friendly, supportive group.
Phone: Merran Maclaren at 0403 901 207
Meeting Times: Mondays 10am to 12 noon
Uniting Church
Address: Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath
Phone: 4787 7077
Meeting Times: Sundays 10:30am Communion Service is the 3rd Sunday of each month Tuesday Reflections 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month 10:30am for fellowship 11:30 for discussion
Vipassana Meditation Centre
Address: 212 Station St Blackheath NSW 2785
Short Description: The Vispassana Meditation Centre offers Offering residential courses in Vipassana Meditation in the tradition of
Sayagyi U Ba Khin as taught by S.N. Goenka
Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of India's most ancient techniques of meditation. It was taught in India more than 2500 years ago as a universal remedy for universal ills.
Phone: 4787 3600
Vocal Edge
Address: Bates Hall, corner Gardiner Crescent and Great Western Highway
Short Description: Vocal edge is a women's vocal group who love to sing. We strive to improve our musical and performance skills through weekly vocal instruction provided by experienced leaders. First three weeks are free! For women aged 16+
Phone: Sharon at 0418 118 110 or Amanda at 0405 323 099
Meeting Times: 7 - 9pm Wednesday evenings