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A warm welcome awaits you at The George Ward Centre, Barwell, Leics.

The George Ward Centre in Barwell, Leicestershire is more than just a community centre.


As well as playing a key role in community life in Barwell, The George Ward Centre offers a wealth of facilities for visitors and business customers throughout the year.

Whether you're looking for tourist or local events information, a coffee and a snack from our 'Poppin Coffee Shop' with free wifi internet access, hiring out of our multi purpose sports hall with changing facilities or use of one of our 4 fully equipped conference/meeting rooms, The George Ward centre has everything to offer you.

Latest News

Jam Music Schools
Sing! Sessions Available here Wednesdays Junior Musical Theatre 4.45pm - 5.45pm  (Age 7 - 11yrs) Youth Musical Theatre 6 - 7pm  (Age 12 - 18yrs)... Read More...
Yoga with Adele
New Yoga Classes Starting from January 8th 2018 Monday 6.15pm   Mondays 7.30pm  Mixed Level classes: easy & hard options given, work at your... Read More...
Embody Dance School Barwell
Embody Dance School Barwell Funky Dance Classes for ages 3-15 years. Non exam dance sessions! Just come along, have fun and make new friends! No... Read More...
Boxing Fitness
New to the Centre Boxing Fitness Class Thursday's 6.30 - 8.30pm None contact padwork and hiit training Booking essential £4.50 no payment required... Read More...
Food Donations
We are pleased to announce Sainsburys of the crescent Hinckley. Has chosen The George Ward Centre to become their food donation partner. This means... Read More...

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 New indoor Cornilleau 500 Table tennis table at the centre

ready for hire so why not take some gentle exercise playing Table Tennis

Only £7.50 per Hour that includes bat & ball hire.


 we are a food bank drop off point

Food Bank

We are now a collection point for the food bank.

There are families struggling to put food on the table.

You can help make a difference in your community.

Please help local people in crisis, by buying items from the list below

and giving them to them to Hinckley Food Bank.  Thank you.

Milk (UHT)                                      Rice Pudding (Tinned)
Sugar (500g)                                 Tea Bags/ Instant coffee
Fruit Juice (UHT Carton)               Instant Mash Potato
Soup                                               Rice/ Pasta    
Pasta Sauces                                 Meat/ Fish (Tinned)
Sponge Pudding (Tinned)             Fruit (Tinned)
Tomatoes (Tinned)                         Jam
Cereals                                           Biscuits or snack bars
Beans/ Spaghetti (Tinned)            Toilet Rolls
Potato (Tinned/ Instant Mash)       Custard (Tinned/ Packet)
Vegetarian Option                           Bag for Life

General Enquiries

Tel: 01455 233798


 Junior Table Tennis

  Coming soon to the Centre


Are you interested in playing Table Tennis? No experience necessary!

Are you under 14? Starting May 12th 4.15 - 5.45pm then runs every Monday.

The first two weeks come and try no equipment needed apart from your sports clothes/shoes.

£1 entry payable on arrival there will be 3 tables available in the main hall.

If the trails are successful we would hope to run a full Junior League from September 2014.

To register your childs interest in attending please contact the The George Ward Centre.

Adult volunteers /  Parents needed to help run the events.

A Fresh New Look for the Cafe in 2015


    The G.W.C has secured a grant from the Big Lottery to

    refurbish our Cafe look out in the new year for more details.

Latest Events

U3A Poetry
Monday February 19
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
U3A Makings of a Modern World
Monday February 19
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Table Tennis
Monday February 19
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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