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Barn Dance at Viables
Are you ready to Strip the Willow or dance the Basket at Viables? Come and join Bob and others for a great night out at this barn dance with the excellent Pitch Fork Barn Dance Band. Tickets are just £10 and include a ploughmans supper ... there is also a bar available. This is another opportunity to enjoy one of the ever popular Viables Barn Dances with live music from Pitch Fork! Entry fee is £15 per person and this includes the Ploughman's supper as well as your entry for the Barn Dance. Family ticket available (2 adults and 2 children) at £40. Please call[masked] or email us at [masked] to book.

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What we're about

Central Hampshire's IVC Community - The Chic Place for Social and Leisure Activities

Great People, Great Activities and Great Value!

There is more information AND OUR PRIVATE EVENTS on our main web site at:

Basingstoke Friends IVC Group is a well-established not-for-profit social and activities club for professional & like-minded people living or working in Central and North Hampshire, UK.

We currently have around 25 members aged mid-twenties to mid-sixties, but there are no age limits, everyone is welcome.

Basingstoke Friends IVC Group full members arrange several events every month throughout Central and North Hampshire and occasionally further afield. There's a wide range to choose from: Pub Meetups, Meals Out, Live Music, Theatre, Cinema, Curry Nights, Country Walks, Cycling, Games & much more. Of course, if there's something particular you'd like to do, become a full member and host an event yourself!

Full membership has many benefits and is just £15 per year. It provides access to a national organisation. You can see and join events from other IVC groups around the country, such as great value holidays and weekends away, so you can extend your social life even further.

To subscribe to full membership click "Join us". You will then receive full joining instructions including options for paying your £15 annual membership. To join you will need to supply contact details (including name and address) to satisfy our insurers and place a photo of just yourself on your profile. Please be assured, your details are held safely off-line and you will not receive spam or junk mail. If this is your first time clicking “Join us” for Basingstoke Friends IVC Group you automatically receive 3 months trial membership.

Please RSVP “Yes” when you plan to visit us so we can look out for you. For the enjoyment of everybody (so that people aren’t searching for you), please amend your RSVP if you cannot attend, giving as much notice as you can.


We are the main sponsor and organisers for the Basingstoke Cafe Scientifique as our science interest group ( ). Cafe Scientifique is a place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone can come to explore and debate the latest ideas in science and technology.


If you haven't visited our Meetup group in the previous 6 months, we may decide to remove you from the group. If this happens and you are still interested in Basingstoke Friends IVC Group, please click the "Join Us" link again and come along to a club night.


As a member of this group you should be aware that your Meetup profile & attendance at events is recorded by Meetup. This means Meetup might process this data for their own purposes. Basingstoke Friends does not have control over how your data might be used by meetup.

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