The Orbital is a vibrant community centre with a mission to provide affordable, inclusive services to our community. We regularly host over 30 groups, totalling over 42 activities, seven days a week. Please see the latest timetable.
Our diverse activities range from classes aimed at younger people, including ballet, modern and tap dance, to healthy lifestyle classes such as 50+ exercise classes and yoga. We are proud to host the only Music Gym in Hertfordshire, providing access to singing, keyboard, guitar, and drum lessons from Yamaha qualified teachers. A full activity timetable can be found on our What’s On page.
Our spacious facility boasts four versatile rooms for hire, including a well equipped kitchen recently rated five stars by Watford Council Environmental Health. Take a look at our Room Hire page for more information on why the Orbital is a great, affordable venue for weddings, christenings, conferences, parties, meetings and more.
The Orbital continually develops to meet the needs of the local community and our team is very happy to provide you with suggestions for any event or activity that you are trying to develop. We are particularly interested in activities that involve working with young children, promoting healthy living or includes the over 50s.
We are situated in the heart of the Woodside Ward in Watford, approximately 20 minutes away from the town centre by car, and have ample car parking space at the front and back of the building. The bus service, which runs every 10 minutes, drops visitors one minute walk away from the Centre.