• Whist every Thursday afternoon!

  • Enjoy Weekly Pilates & Keep Fit Classes

  • Monthly Hailey Centre Cinema screenings.

  • Craft & Art Classes every week.

  • Join us for a delicious lunch Monday, Wednesday & Friday

The Meeting Place for the over Fifty Fives in Sawbridgeworth.

Art, Craft, Bingo, Whist, Outings, Keep Fit, Holidays, Lunches, Refreshment, Shopping Trips, Cinema, Quizzes and much more... You're welcome to come and join us!
We are open 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday and 10am - 12Noon Saturday.

Mystery Tour coming soon!
Cost: £12.00 / 10.30am to 4.30pm - more details to follow

Watch this space! Mystery Tour coming early September. Cost is £12.00 (please pay at time of booking)
There will be time for you to find a local eatery if you so wish.

Charity Race Night
Saturday 23rd September - 6.30 - 10.30pm

Tickets cost £10 per person (available from the office) and include a Fish & Chip supper. There will be a licensed bar and what fundraising event would be without a raffle?! We hope you can join us for a fun evening with proceeds helping us to carry on providing all the great activities that we do at The Hailey Centre.

Kramer vs. Kramer
The Hailey Cinema presents "Kramer vs. Kramer" / Tuesday 22nd August 2017 at 2pm. Cost £4.00 to include Choc Ice & Refreshments. Booking essential.

Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. When Ted has learned to adjust his life to these new responsibilities, Joanna resurfaces and wants Billy back. Ted, however, refuses to give him up, so they go to court to fight for the custody of their son.

Yoga (Beginners)
Every Tuesday 11.30-12.30/Cost: £4.00 per session / Booking Essential


Come along and experience the fringe.yoga method with the lovely Feyza, who’ll help and guide you. Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility, balance and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing, with some research showing that it is popular with people with arthritis for its gentle way of promoting flexibility and strength.

Lunch Club
Every Monday and Friday - 12.30pm / Cost: £5.00 / Booking Essential

Enjoy a delicious home cooked nutritional two course meal, made on the premises from scratch by our cook Fiona and her team every Monday and Friday lunchtime from 12.30pm. Our fabulous volunteers will look after you – so you’ll soon feel that you are out for lunch with a great group of friends! £5.00 including tea or coffee. It’s easy to book – just pop in to the office and speak to Sue or Deb.
(Subsidised transport can be provided if necessary – just ask to find out more.)

Liz's Cafe
Every Thursday - 11.30 - 1.00pm / Cost: from £3.50

Join us at Liz’s Cafe where we will be serving Homemade Soup and bread roll or a hot savoury “Special of the Day” both with a hot drink – prices from £3.50. Let us know in the office if you’ll be joining us – booking not essential but advisable.

Silver & Active Keep Fit
Every Monday 2.00-3.00 / Cost: £4.00 per session / Booking Essential

Exercise can energize your mood, relieve stress, help you manage symptoms of illness and pain, and improve your overall sense of well-being. In fact, exercise is the key to staying strong, energetic, and healthy as you get older. Join our in-house fitness instructor who will guide you through an hour of gentle exercise to help you maintain and improve your fitness levels

Chair Based Fitness Fun Hour
Every Tuesday 10.15-11.15. / Cost: £2.00 / Booking Essential

Come along and join us for an hour of chair based fitness and fun with the lovely Julie. Make new friends, enjoys some laughs whilst improving your all round fitness and mobility levels.
Exercises designed to suit all abilities.

Tesco and Sainsbury's Shopping Bus
Tesco, The Range & Home Bargains Shopping Bus : Departs 10am from the Hailey Centre Wednesday 2nd Aug. 2017. Cost £3.50 / Sainsbury Shopping Bus : Departs 10am Monday 21st Aug. 2017. Cost £3.50 - Please book in office -limited places available.
Art Club
Every Wednesday / 2.30-4.30pm / Cost: £4.00

Are you are a established hobby artist or just looking to explore how to get started in drawing or painting ? Then come along and meet our experienced guide Betty who will navigate you through the first steps or help you master new techniques that will increase your overall enjoyment of this pastime.
We have a very friendly bunch attending the club who will offer a very warm welcome to any new joiners.

Whist Club
Every Thursday / 1.45-4.00pm /

Come along to our friendly Club where new members are made very welcome, even if they have never played before. Our existing members will be only too happy to help you to get started until you pick up the basics of the game. As we have around 20 players attending each Whist Drive, you can either come along on your own or, if you prefer, bring some friends with you.

Every Friday / 2.30-4.00pm / Cash Prizes

What a better way to finish the week than to come along to our friendly Friday afternoon Bingo session. Not only can you win cash and raffle prizes but you can meet up with old friends and make new ones too, whilst enjoying the entertainment and refreshments on offer.
Don’t be shy, come along and give us a try. “Top of the shop”

The Hailey Fun Quiz
Tuesday 8th August 2017 / 2.00-4.00pm / Cost £4.00 to include light refreshments. Booking Essential

Come along and show off your retention for trivia at our ever popular monthly quiz. You are guaranteed at the very least to have a great deal of fun whilst being entertained by our quizmaster double act Eddie & Peter. If that is not enough to tempt you, then I am sure that our home made cream scones and the chance to win cash prizes will ! (Payment at time of booking please.)

Hoy Bingo
Tuesday 1st August / 2.00-4.00 pm / Cost £5.00 to include light refreshments

Come along and join us for an afternoon of fun Hoy Bingo. Not only can you win cash and prizes but you can meet up with old friends and make new ones too, all whilst enjoying the entertainment and refreshments on offer.
Don’t be shy, come along and give us a try. “Top of the shop”

Our Famous Bacon Rolls
Join us on the first Saturday of every month for our now famous Bacon Rolls. No need to book, just drop in between 9am and 12 Noon.

Receive a warm welcome from our famous Queen of bacon rolls, Pat, along with our team of merry volunteers who are waiting to say hello and provide you with delicious locally sourced bacon rolls and hot drinks. Come along and meet new and old friends at the warm and comfortable Hailey Centre.

Upcoming Events

The Latest News


DEAR READER, I’m sure many of you will have read the notice that Julie will be leaving her post as my Assistant on 3rd August.  I’m sure you will all want to join with me to wish her every success in the future.  Julie will, however, continue to provide Keep Fit ...


NATURE'S CORNER Hello Folks, The saga of the baby birds is now almost over as most of them are now as large as their parents.  I’ve also noticed that there are far fewer birds on the feeders as they will be starting their 'Eclipse' (shedding the ...


SAWBRIDGEWORTH CAMERA CLUB On a recent visit to the Paradise Wildlife Park at Broxbourne, we were not only told about the successful breeding of a baby Jaguar, some 4 months ago, but because the cub was not at the time on view to the general public, we were given a private ...