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Kyneton Community

Kyneton has a very diverse community featuring a broad range of interests and activities

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Arts, Craft & Theatre Groups
Kyneton Art Group
Red Brick Hall Kyneton
President: Judy Place
ph: 5422 3823
Meet to paint in the Red Brick Hall every Tuesday 10.30am-3.30pm
Australian Decorative & Fine Arts Society CV
Kyneton Town Hall
President: Norma Aplin
ph 0419 234012
Conduct monthly lectures by prominent speakers at 7pm usually on the 2nd or 3rd Thursday
Friends of the Bluestone Theatre
Bluestone Theatre Hutton St
Facebook page available
Sec: Geoffrey O'Connell
Support group for the development of the Kyneton Bluestone Theatre
Cathouse Players
Perform in Masonic Centre
ph 0490 485850
Offers seasons of several plays each year in the Masonic Centre in Yaldwyn St West
Kyneton Contemporary
co-director: Kent Wilson
ph: 0405 056791
Local artists working to bring excellent art and ideas into Kyneton via the Contemporary Art Trienniel
Kyneton Daffodil& Arts Festival
meet Kyneton Mechanics Institute
Handweavers & Spinners
Red Brick Hall Kyneton
President: Annabelle MacDonald
ph: 5427 4810
Gather for activities at Red Brick Hall Kyneton 10.30-4pm 1st Sat of the month
Kyneton Machine Knitting Group
contact: Joy Johnston
ph: 5422 7303
Group shares their knowledge and work on machine knitted garments
Kyneton Theatre Company
Perform at Bluestone Theatre
Facebook page available
Contact: Frances Kelly
Present at number of shows each year at the Kyneton Bluestone Theatre
Wednesday Knitters
meet at Harper Lee 47 Mollison St
Contact: Vivienne Wilson
ph: 5422 7434
Gather every Wed from 10am at Harper Lee to knit and exchange ideas
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Air Cadets (430 Squadron)
Drill Hall10 Market St Kyneton
ph: 5422 1073 (Drill Hall)
Boys & Girls 13-18 assemble Friday 6..30-10pm in the Drill Hall for air cadet activities.
Kyneton Little Athletics
Kyneton Showgrounds
contact: Kate Mackey
ph: 0400 853668
Young people aged 5 to 14 learn athletic skills and have fun from 9am on Saturdays mid Oct - mid Mar
Kyneton Junior AFL Football
Kyneton Showgrounds
Boys and girls from under 10 to under 18 pacticipate in junior competion in the Bendigo League
Junior Netball
Kyn Sports & Aquatic Centre
Contact: Samantha Zan
ph: 0429 203505
Netball for girls & boys aged 5-15 wanting to partcipate in full game competition
Playgroup Kyneton
Uniting Church Hall 54 Ebden
Kyneton Playgroup is parent organised activity for pre-school children. There are 3 sessions per week
Scouts Kyneton
Scout Hall 23 Franklin Pl Kyneton
Group Leader: Corinne Twomey
ph 0447 889720
Non formal educational movement for young people
Kyneton Junior Soccer
Barkly Square Beauchamp St
Secretary: Lance O'Donnell
ph: 0418 174247
A large number of boys and girls play competitive in across all age groups
Toy Library Kyneton
3 Hutton St, Kyneton
Facebook page available
Parent run toy library - a variety of toys for children up to six can be borrowed.Open Sat 10.30am-12pm.
Community Groups and Service Clubs Return to Top of Page
Business Kyneton (formerly KDBATA)
Secretary: Sharon Macaulay
ph: 5422 3054
Member based organisation supporting local businesses (formerly KDBATA)
Campaspe River and Land Management Group
President: Peter Harding
ph: 0419 625600
Our volunteers group is responsible for the Kyneton River Walk and the Quarry Reserve Sculpture Park. We have regular working bees along the river within the Kyneton township and meet monthly at the KMI. All welcome.
Cobaw Walkers
Cobaw Community Health 47 High St Kyneton
contact Cobaw Staff
ph 5421 1666
Two weekly Kyneton walks are organised - one at 9.30am Wed & one 9.30am Thurs.
Friends of Black Hill
Black Hill Ennis Road Kyneton
President: Alan Todd
ph: 0400 502325
Work to manage and preserve Black Hill Reserve
Friends of the Kyneton Botanical Gardens
Kyneton Botanical Gardens
President: Lyn Currie
ph: 0428 312798
Raise funds for the Gardens. Meet 5th Wed 7.30pm Kyn Mechanics Institute
Friends of the Kyneton Museum
Kyneton Museum cnr Piper & Powlett Sts
Contact: Hanne Juul, Secretary of the Friends of the Kyneton Museum
ph: 0428 878048
Support the continuing growth and development of the Kyneton Museum.
Highlands FM (100.7)
Contact: Geoff Murray
ph: 5427 2040
Local community radio - please notify of any community events.
Kyneton Agricultural Society
Kyneton Showgrounds
Sec: Josie Rutledge
ph: 0439 743865
Oganise the Kyneton Agricultural Show - meet: 2nd Mon 7.30pm Watts Pavilion
Kyneton ALP Branch
Meet Kyneton Mechanics Institute
contact Eric Dearricott
ph 5422 2990
Meet at 7.30pm on 1st Wed and conduct a range of activities throughout the year.
Kyneton Municipal Band
Practice: Red Brick Hall 
Contact: Robert Smith
ph: 0409 854122
Formed in 1854 the play at a number of events in each year. Welcome new members inc juniors.
Kyneton Car Club
Rollinson Reserve
President: Michael Cleeland
ph: 0419 569439
Gather on third Sunday of each month at Rollinson Reserve.
Kyneton Caring Community Op Shop & foodbank
Located 60 Mollison St Kyneton
ph: 0436 487189
Not for profit Op shop, foodbank and drop in centre.
Kyneton Fire Brigade
Located at 46 Ebden St Kyneton
ph: 5422 1241. Post: P.O. Box 71, Kyneton, Vic, 3444
Kyneton Fire Brigade is a fully volunteer operated Station. Meeting/Training: Mondays 7.30pm
Kyneton Fire Brigade Auxiliary
Located at 46 Ebden St Kyneton
contact Larina Strauch
ph 0415 545648 / 5422 2853
Fundraising for Kyneton Fire Brigade and catering for incidents. Meet 3rd Tuesday at 2pm.
Kyneton Community & Learning Centre
34 Mollison St Kyneton
Contact: manager
ph: 5422 3433
Not-for-profit organisation offers courses, workshops, rooms for hire and occasional childcare.
Kyneton Community Market
Grounds of St Andrew's Uniting Church, cnr Yaldwyn and Ebden Sts
Contact: Roy Gibbs
ph: 0438 157302
Market is held on the 2nd Sat of each month 8am-1pm
Kyneton Connections
Meet at Cobaw 47 High St
contact Eric Dearricott
ph 5422 2990
Kyneton residents group, publish Kyneton Connect & host meet 5.30pm 2nd Tue
Kyneton CWA Branch
meet at Kyneton CFA Ebden St
contact: Ann Piggott
ph: 5422 3903
Kyneton's CWA day branch meet 3rd Thu at 10am
Kyneton CWA Twilighters Branch
Facebook page available
Contact: Sarah McAdie
ph: 0433 715008
CWA evening branch started in 2014 meet 2nd Thursday at 7pm
Kyneton Daffodil& Arts Festival
meet Kyn Mechanics Inst
Kyneton Dog Obedience Club 
Barkly Square Beauchamp St
Facebook page available
Contact: Sharon Wilkes
ph: 0409 009866
Training sessions each Sun 10am Barkly Square beginers on first Sunday of each month.
Kyneton Farmers Market
St Paul's Park Piper St
Contact: Veronica Manifold
ph: 5422 1025
Market is held on the 2nd Sat of each month 8am-1pm
Kyneton Four x Four Club
Meet at Kyneton RSL
President: Anthony Snell
ph 5429 2487
Meet 2nd Thurs 7.30pm at Kyneton RSL
Historical Society Kyneton
75 Piper St Kyneton
contact Larina Strauch
ph 0418 545648
Meet at 75 Piper St 2nd Wed 7.30pm
Kyneton Horticultural Society
Watts Pavilion Kyneton Showgrounds
Contact: Nicholas Scott
ph: 5423 5199
Conduct 2 flower shows each year. Meet 3rd Mon 7.30pm
Kyneton Kennel Club
Clubrooms Barkly Square
contact: Jean Baldwin
ph 5422 2104
Organise 2 major dog shows each year -meet: 3rd Mon Ev Mths Clubrooms Barkly Sq
Kyneton Liberal Party Branch
contact Jenny/Richard Wyatt
ph: 5423 2674
Kyneton Lions Club
Facebook page available
Secretary Peter Henderson
ph:0457 038488
Active local service club assist mang charities and local causes - meet 2nd & 4th Thu 7pm
Kyneton Marist Bros Old Boys
Meet 2nd Wednesday of the month at 8pm
Kyneton Masonic Lodge No 192
Masonic Centre 7 Yaldwyn St West
contact: David McCoy
ph:0434 426762
Meet 1st Mon 7.30pm 7 Yaldwyn St West
Kyneton Men's Shed
 8 Mollison Pl Kyneton
President: John Mitchell
ph: 5422 6465
The Shed provides a friendly environment for socialising and work on projects.
Kyneton Music Festival
St Pauls Park & other venues
Contact: Rob Jones
Festival is held on the Friday & Saturday of the 3rd weekend in October
Kyneton Pre-loved Peddlar Opportunity Shop
Located 136 Mollison St
Facebook page available
Contact: Margaret Lynch
ph:5422 7134
Volunteer run Op Shop with prceeds used solely to assist those in need in the community.
Kyneton and District Poultry Club
Poultry Pavilion Showgrounds
ph: 0417 379023
Organise 3 poultry auctions each year and meet: 1st Thu 7.30pm in the Watts Pavilion
Kyneton Probus Club
Meet St Pauls Anglican Hall Yaldwyn St West
Secretary Phil Parkinson
ph:5422 1289
Provide stimulation and activities for those no longer at work. Meet 1st Wed 9.30am.
Kyneton RSL Sub-Branch
Kyneton RSL 37-39 Mollison St
Contact: manager
ph: 5422 6735
Assists former servicepeople, organises commemorations. Has a restaurant & gaming machines.
Rotary Club of Kyneton
meet: Shamrock Hotel - Mollison St, Kyneton - every Monday night, 7pm - 8.30pm.
Secretary: John Wells
ph: 0428 171195
Strong local service club about service and friendship meet at 7pm each Monday night.
Kyneton Salvo Store
Located at 162B Mollison St
Contact: Manager
ph: 5422 3014
Large Opportunity shop open 6 days each week.
Kyneton Senior Citizens Club 
meet St Mary's Hall 24 Hutton St
contact Ray Williams
ph: 5427 3315
Provide activities for Seniors Tues, Thurs 12pm lunch and Saturdays
Kyneton Transition Hub
Contact: Julie
ph: 5422 3023
Local sustainability group. Meet at Kaddys 8 High St 10.30am every Friday.
Kyneton U3A
Meet at Kyneton Community & Learning Centre
ph: 0439 360763
Cooperative of older people sharing educational creative and leisure activities. Meet 2pm Fri.
Kyneton Uniting Church Opportunity Shop 
Located 22 Market St, Kyneton 
contact Flo Watson
ph: 5422 2996
Op Shop staffed by volunteers raises funds to donate to local community groups.
Kyneton Vehicle Appreciation Society
President: Peter Melick
Members interests encompass all vehicles - meet 3rd Thu 7pm 10 Mollison Pl
Kyneton Vision Australia Auxiliary
meet: Uniting Church Hall
contact Jean Hedington
ph: 5422 1038
Local Vision Australia group who raise funds throughout the year for this charity
Kyneton Zetland Lodge
3 Piper St Kyneton
Contact: Ken Porter
ph: 0427 571961
Meet 4th Sat 6pm Zetand Lodge 3 Piper St
Zonta Club of Kyneton
meet at Kyneton Bowling Club
Zonta aims to empower women through service and advocacy meet 4th Wed at 7pm
Macedon Ranges Friends of East Timor
P.O. Box 526, Kyneton, 3444
Contact - Secretary: Melva Ryan
ph: 0400 010696
A not-for-profit organisation working towards strengthening education, maternal & child health and communityin Turiscai, Timor Leste.
Pipers Creek Landcare Group
Secretary: Marian Orr - email:
Contact: Charlotte Blair - President
ph: 0409 070909
A group of locals working together to share ideas and knowledge to increase biodiversity and to promote the sustainable management of land in our local area. New members welcome.
R M Begg Kyneton Aged Care Auxiliary
RM Begg Kyneton Aged Care 27-35 Epping St 
contact: Rhonda Wencel
ph: 0429 418018
Raise funds to support RM Begg.
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Aero Club Kyneton
Airfield 1503 Kyneton-Metcalfe Rd
Contact: Secretary
ph 5422 6626
Meet 3rd Mon 8pm in the Clubrooms at Kyneton Airfield
Angling Club Kyneton
Facebook page available
contact John Condliffe
ph 0419 397936
Meet at Smallbore Clubrooms cnr Jeffrey & Beauchamp Sts 7pm last Thurs
Kyneton Bowling Club
61-79 Mollison St Kyneton
Contact: Manager
ph: 5422 1902
Entertainment Club with restaurant, bar and poker machines.
Model Railway Club Macedon Ranges
Kyneton Railway Station
Sec: Peter Paszkewyz
ph 0414 240025
Gather 1st & 3rd Sat 1-4.30pm Kyn Station clubrooms, also Wednesdays at 7pm
Old Time Dance Club
St Mary's Hall 24 Hutton St
Sec: Mary Thornley
Dances held in St Mary's Hall at 8pm- 12am on 4th Fri each month
Trail Riders Club Kyneton
Ride at many locations
Facebook page available
Secretary: Amy G
ph: 0408 342990
Ride at a variety of locations on the last Sun each month
Religious Groups Return to Top of Page
Anglican - St Pauls Church 
cr Powlett & Yaldwyn St West Kyneton
contact Ian Howarth
ph 5422 1025
Services:Sundays 7.30am and Wednesdays 10am
Baptist Church 
43 Ebden St Kyneton
contact: Simon Burnett
ph: 5422 1782
Services: Sundays 10am
Catholic - Our Lady of the Rosary Church
53 Ebden St Kyneton 
contact: Fr Declan O'Brien
ph 5422 1261
Mass times: Sun: 10.30am, Tue: 5pm, Wed & Thu: 9am, Fri: 9.30am, Sat: 9am & 6pm
Uniting - St Andrews Ch
54 Ebden St
contact: Jenny Elston
ph 0408 237263
Presbyterian Church
Services at Red Brick Hall Kyneton
contact: Matthew Tegart
ph: 0466 648400
Services: Held on 4th Sunday at 4pm auspicesd by the Gisborne Presbyterian Church
Sport Return to Top of Page
Athletics (Little Athletics)
Kyneton Showgrounds
contact: Kate Mackey
ph: 0400 853668
Young people aged 5 to 14 learn athletic skills and have fun from 9am on Sats mid Oct - mid Mar
Badminton Club Kyneton
Kyneton Toyota Sports & Aquatic Centre
Contact: Kevin Roberts
ph: 5422 3057
Competion is held Monday nights from 7pm. Male & Female players of all ages are welcome
Basketball Association Kyneton
Kyneton Toyota Sports & Aquatic Centre
Secretary: Pauline McCarthy
ph: 0418 378178
Offer male and female basketball for all ages.
Bowls - Kyneton Bowling Club
61-69 Mollison St Kymeton
contact Murray Robertson
ph: 5422 6962
Big Club with great bowling greens in the middle of town.
Bowls - Kyneton Golf Bowling Club
61 Blackhill Rd, Kyneton 3444
contact John Trounce
ph 5422 3565
Greens are located at the Golf Course in Black Hill Road.
Cricket Club Kyneton
Kyneton Showgrounds
contact: Rob Bye
ph: 0409 027759
Senior and Junior (girls & boys) teams are fielded.
Croquet Club Kyneton
Cnr Donnithorne & Ebden Sts
Facebook page available
Contact: Len Baker
ph: 5422 7094
The oldest Croquet Club in Victoria offers social croquet 1.15pm Mon & Sat. Competion Wed 10am
Cycling Club Macedon Ranges
Kyneton Velodrome Mollison St
President: Brett Ellis
ph: 0419 571448
Organise social rides, rail trail rides, occasional weekends away and participation in other events
Football/Netball Club Kyneton
Kyneton Showgrounds
President: Karen O'Sullivan
ph: 0409 126792
Fields senior and junior teams in the Bendigo Football-Netball League.
Junior Football Kyneton
Kyneton Showgrounds
Fields Under 10, 12, 14, 15, 16 & 18 teams. Boys & girls play at all levels.
Golf - Kyneton Club
61 Blackhill Rd, Kyneton
Secretary: Jenny Kerr
ph:0438 628668
Highly regarded 18 hole par 70 course with reasonable fees.
Gun Club Kyn (Clay Target)
Range- Pipers Creek Rd
Contact: Chris Penno
ph: 0402 816156
Shoot at the Range on the 4th Sunday of each month
Netball Association Kyneton
Kyneton Toyota Sports & Aquatic Centre
Contact: Samantha Zan
ph; 0425 203505
Conduct ladies comp at the Sports & Aquatic Centre and juniors at KTSAC & the New Gisborne Complex
Pony Club Kyneton
Rollinson Reserve 180 Redesdale Rd
Secretary: Nicole Willmott
ph: 0407 878047
Meet on the first Sunday of each month at Rollinson Reserve
Running Mac Ranges Club
Kyneton Toyota Sports & Aquatic Centre
Kyneton contact: Linda
ph: 0431 456616
Run every Tuesday & Thursday at 6pm and Sundays at 8am.
Small Bore Rifle Club Kyneton
Smallbore Range at Barkly Square
Club members shoot at the range each Thursday 7-9.30pm
Soccer Kyneton District Club
Barkly Square Beauchamp St
Secretary: Lance O'Donnell
ph: 0418 174247
A very large number of members play competitive football male and female across all age groups.
Squash Macedon Ranges Club
Kyneton Toyota Sports & Aquatic Centre
Facebook pagae available
Competion is held on Mon & Thur nights. Courts may be hired through the Sports & Aquatic Centre.
Tennis Kyneton & District Club
Kyneton Tennis Courts 9 Victoria St
President: Simon Meadows
ph: 0418 142430
Active tennis club with great courts and clubrooms. Offers tennis for all ages and abilities.