Group NameContactComments
Animal Talk / Nolukhanyo
Animal Relief Fund
Elmarie Ward 082 426 73591NARF is a registered NGO (2021/760568/08) that feeds, sterilises and cares for animals in the Bathurst township, homing puppies and organising vet visits, etc.
Bathurst 4 x 4 and Off-Road CrowdJürgen Kahle
083 694 0969
Arranges fun outings and offers technical and other support to 4 x 4 enthusiasts
Bathurst Animal RescueVivien Challis
079 690 1757
Assists people who have lost animals, want to adopt new ones, need help with food, blankets or other equipment.  Anything that improves life for animals in Bathurst
Bathurst Arts and CraftsVivien Challis
079 690 1757
This is a free advertising group, strictly for local handmade and homegrown products
Bathurst BargainsBelinda Barnard 079 213 3312Advertises as-cheap-as-possible second-hand goods, and promotes what’s for sale at The Charity Shop, whose funds go towards House of Hope shelter for the destitute
Bathurst Bird GroupAndrew Warren 082 668 9099Members share information and their own nature photos and discuss local birds, wildlife and plants seen in our area
Bathurst Buy NothingGabby Serfontein 063 425 3713or Lauren Brunette 071 683 3931
This is a group for swaps and trades or barter.  Nothing is bought or sold.
Bathurst Civic AffairsChris Boyd
074 104 5374
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, SALeaticia Venter 082 357 2871This is a whatsapp community to which you automatically get added if you join either Bathurst Gig Guide or Taste of Bathurst
Bathurst ForumGavin Came
083  675 3185
General information group – probably the biggest group in the Village and perhaps the best place to find out what’s really going on and who holds strong opinions
Bathurst Gig GuideLeaticia Venter 082 357 2871
Bathurst GardenersChris Boyd
074 104 5374
Bathurst Methodist ChurchTom Penlington
082 809 9062
The oldest church in Bathurst has a service at 9 a.m. every Sunday morning, and Holy Communion on the last Sunday of every month.
Bathurst Riding ClubAnne White
072 614 3259
Bringing the fun back into riding, this group organises outrides on the Commonage and in the Village, has a Formation Riding Team, and hosts a number of horse shows.
Bathurst StridersCharlotte Brennan 072 274 4100
BR&RA Municipal ServicesElizabeth Milne
Neighborhood concerns about Municipal services, especially urgent issues, like water leaks
BR&RA MembersElizabeth Milne
Platform used by BR&RA Committee to share information about local issues with BT&TA members
Community B.A.S.Chrissie Craddock 072 296 4993This serves as a link between the Bathurst Agricultural Society, the Village, and the surrounding farming community
Concerned CitizensLlewellyn Moss 082 051 2623A useful contact point for people with concerns that don’t quite fit anything else, or are looking for information on a local business or the availability of a service
Electricity (and Water) IssuesPatrick Grafton 063 639 0521Patrick has been running a one-man rescue mission for the community in respect of difficulties with Eskom over electricity and the municipality over water.
Emergencies!Mary Riley
073 209 8794
Genuine emergency reporting and assistance only – major accident, fire, flood or other disaster.  No follow-up chatter!  Someone else may need urgent assistance
Equine EaterySabrina Dean 082 222 9172
French GroupMary Riley
073 209 8794
Foreign language conversation group for people wishing to retain, improve or learn French.
Friends of Waters MeetingElizabeth Milne
065 730 0473
Or Rina Grant – 079 519 5650
Nature-oriented talks on the first Saturday of each month, occasional guided hikes, and the Thicket Festival each spring to celebrate our very special eco-system.
German GroupMary Riley
073 209 8794
Foreign language conversation group for people wishing to retain, improve or learn German.
Line Dancing GroupYolande
073 575 2703
Or Debra Gibson – 076 112 6509
Ladies and gents meet every other Sunday at Pikes Post, Agricultural Museum, to learn line dancing, using a variety of dance and musical genres
Ploughman EventsLihani van der Merwe
066 285 0605
The Ploughman Pub organises various events, a quiz night, music concerts, etc.
and also hosts Friends of Waters Meeting’s gatherings every month at Pike’s Post
Safety and SecurityMary Riley
073 209 8794
Non emergency safety and security issues can be shared on this group
St John’s Church (Members’ group)Mary Riley
073 209 8794
The St John’s Anglican Church congregation shares news etc. on this group
Taste of BathurstLeaticia Venter 082 357 2871Dedicated to all things food and beverage in Bathurst, the go-to destination if you want recommendations, are organising a food related event, or just want to indulge
Xhosa ConversationsBev Moore
083 797 3378
An indigenous language group that meets weekly for those wishing to learn isiXhosa or improve their language skills to have some fun while learning