Our Groups

Morton Hall is host to a number of local groups and classes.  Details of regular groups and how to contact them can be found below.


RED = The Main Hall (The Morton Hall)

YELLOW = The Downstairs Meeting Room (The Hovis Room)

BLUE = The Office (small room under the stage)

(For more information about hall hire click here.)


Fit 4 Mummy


• A circuit style fitness class specifically designed
to strengthen and tone the post-natal body
• Bring your little ones with you – we have soft mats and sensory toys
• All equipment provided and all levels of fitness welcome
• First class is only £5

Mondays 10am


To book:
Call/Text: 07799 662529

Email: katie@fit4mummy.onmicrosoft.com

Facebook: facebook.com/fit4mummyclasses


All classes are taken by me, Katie Shelley. I am a qualified fitness instructor, specialising in pre- and postnatal exercise and I am also a fully qualified Mummy!


At Fit 4 Mummy we use resistance training, using hand weights and body weight, to strengthen and tone the postnatal body. All of the exercises are specifically designed for the post-natal body, with an emphasis on key areas,such as the back, core and pelvic floor.


None of the exercises involve running, jumping or are high impact and we avoid certain non-appropriate exercises such as sit ups or crunches.


You can choose the level you want to work at, depending on your fitness level recovery or level of tiredness that day!

I am on hand, both to ensure your form and technique is good and to help you with your little one, should you need me to. My main aim is to make sure you get the most out of your session!

Community Coffee Morning

First Friday of each month (except January, July & August – no meeting), 9am–11.30am.


Next date: 2nd February 2018.


Everyone is welcome to our monthly Community Coffee Morning! Whether you are a local resident or someone interested in hiring the Hall for your class or event, you are welcome to come and have a chat with other local residents and Hall users while our volunteers serve coffee, tea, and cakes. The Coffee Mornings are also an opportunity to talk with us about the Hall and your ideas about how you would like to use it.


Please note, although the event is FREE, we welcome donations. The proceeds will go towards the maintenance of the hall. We also try to raise funds by selling books, CDs, DVDs, toys, etc.

Our local Independent Cheshire East Councillor for Macclesfield East Ward Cllr Mick Warren may run his surgery. Sometimes there is also a Police Surgery going on during the event.

Wild About Pilates

Classes run by a chartered physiotherapist 

  • Increase strength, flexibility, fitness and balance 
  • Develop core strength and improve posture
  • Suitable for people with back or pelvic pain
  • Adaptable to all fitness levels. Beginners welcome!

Booking essential Tel: 07378 166524
Email: info@wildaboutpilates.co.uk
Website: www.wildaboutpilates.co.uk

Karate classes

  • Monday 6.15 - 7.15 pm
  • Wednesday 6.00 - 7.00 pm

Classes for Adults and Juniors, Beginners and Experienced.

Juniors £3.30 per session, Seniors £4.80 per session

First Lesson Free (subject to maximum class size)


Karate is a great way to get fit, learn a new discipline, meet new friends, and have fun. Other benefits include improving self confidence and knowledge of self defence.


Kyokushinkai is one of the most respected Karate organisations in Britain and you can now join this new and exciting local club.


For more information call Senpai Wayne Sullivan, 2nd Dan, 07788 417 006.

Facebook page: facebook.com/MacclesfieldKyokushinKarate


The ZUMBA® class meet on Monday evenings at 7:45 pm.

From April 2017 also on Wednesdays at 7:45pm.


No booking required – come and join the party!

45 minute class – £4 (or £35 for ten classes)

Minimum age: 16yrs – no children.


Bring water, and maybe a towel too – you will sweat!


For more information see Janice's page on Zumba.com

The instructor's Facebook page is: Zumba with Janice Watkins

Christine's Yoga

Friendly yoga classes to increase flexibility, strengthen and tone, relax and de-stress.


• Mondays at 1.30 pm – 3 pm

£6 per session (drop-in) or 6 weeks for £30


Beginners are very welcome, everyone is encouraged to work at their own level!


Please wear comfortable clothes that don't restrict movement, ideally layers to keep warm/cool.


Mats and blocks are provided or bring your own if you prefer.


To book your place contact Christine McGregor: chris.mc5@hotmail.co.uk or call 07505 520107. Christine is qualified with Zenways through Yoga Alliance (200 hours) and has over 5 years teaching experience.

Christine has recorded her classes enabling you to practise yoga in your own time and space. Take a look at the website, there is a free class to download to get you started.



You can find more about Christine on the Yoga Trail website, along with many reviews, some of which are quoted below:


"I would recommend anyone to come to a yoga class and have a go. I only began about nine months ago, my breathing has improved, I feel more supple even though I have arthritis in both my knees, and I always feel better for having done it. Come and have a go its BRILLIANT !!!!" Mo


"I have a sore back, which often is very tight - I can feel the difference the yoga exercises have made already after a few weeks." Amanda


"My mental well being has improved and I am less likely to feel stressed at work." Lesley


"For years I've suffered with back problems and since doing yoga with the stretching techniques it's improved dramatically. Things like gardening and looking after my 1year old Grandson are so much easier." Jane


"I really enjoy coming to yoga and wish I had done it years ago, I always thought it was for slim people and as I am overweight thought I couldn't do it I have quite surprised myself. I even find I want to practice it at home." Jude


"I practically float out of the class each week as I feel totally relaxed & very mellow!" Kate

Drawing and Painting Course

Offered by local artist Patty Callaghan.


Cost: £72 for 10 sessions


Tuesdays OR Thursdays - come on the day that suits you:

  • Tuesdays 1-3pm
  • Thursdays 10am - 12 noon

For more information contact Patty: pattycallaghan@btinternet.com


Life Drawing Classes

Tuition from local artist Patty Callaghan. Drop-in sessions on the SECOND Thursday and Friday of each month. Suitable for all abilities!

  • Thursdays 1-3pm 
  • Fridays 7-9pm 

Cost: £8 per session.


Tea & coffee provided. Please bring sketchbook and drawing materials. 


Location: Morton Hall, Union Road (off Buxton Road), Macclesfield, SK11 7BN


For more information contact Patty: pattycallaghan@btinternet.com



Silvia's Spanish

  • 10 week Beginner’s Spanish course
  • Thursdays 7:00 to 9:00 PM

  • Starting 18 January 2018

  • £109.00 for 10 weeks

Start to learn Spanish with a native speaker.
I am passionate about teaching and giving all my students a truly enjoyable and fun experience.  I love to share my knowledge of the Spanish language together with my own Latin America culture.
The course is intended for adults and provides the basic skills to get by in everyday situations in a Spanish speaking country.
The course assumes no previous experience of the language and is designed to make genuine progress from the very start. By the end of the course you will be able to understand the basics of Spanish grammar and to develop your listening, writing, reading and conversational skills.
To reserve a place or for more information please contact me.
Email: silvia.gomez@btinternet.com
Tel: 01260 297405 / Mob: 07484756215

Dog Training

The Dog Training class (Upton Dog Training Club) meets at Morton Hall only in winter!


They normally meet on Tuesday mornings (9.30am – 12 noon), with a focus on training dogs for competitions, and classes are currently fully booked.


Charges used to be £4 per session plus a small annual membership subscription.

For more information contact us at bookings@mortonhallcommunitycentre.co.uk

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Morton Hall Community Centre

Union Road  
SK11 7BN


Patty Callaghan (Secretary):



Regular bookings (e.g. classes): Patty Callaghan  pattycallaghan@btinternet.com


Bookings (parties & events): Jacqui Whibberley  bookings@mortonhallcommunitycentre.co.uk

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