Chorlton Good Neighbours

Group Activities

Our group activities are a chance to get together, build up friendships and make some new friends! We ensure that everyone is supported when they first arrive, and, where possible, will provide lifts to and from events. We hold many regular activities as well as some great one-off events and day trips.

Thursday coffee mornings & Art Class each week, 10am – 11.30am

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Monthly Sunday Teas 4 to 6pm, the first Sunday of each month

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Outings & social events

Recent coach trips include excursions to Southport, Ostwaldtwistle Mills, Bourne Poacher, The Poachers Inn Bollington, the Art Deco Midland Hotel in Morecambe, Rivington Hall Barn, Llandudno, St Annes, Southport, Rhos on Sea and Millstones near Harrogate
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The Melodics Singing group
Meets each Thursday after Coffee morning, 11.30-14.45. They also perform occasionally at local nursing and residential homes. Only a love of singing required!

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Exercise classes

Three each week. All classes are geared towards falls prevention and are facilitated by experienced instructors. Sessions include use of hand weights and resistance bands to improve flexibility, mobility and muscle strength. They are also very good fun!

  • Monday 1.30- 2.30pm Combination of seated and standing exercises
  • Wednesday 1.30-2.30pm Combination of balances and cardiovascular work for more energetic older people
  • Friday 10-11am Seated exercise class with some transport provisionExcercise class 2 crop

 

 

 

 

 

One off projects

Such as The Memories project, cooking sessions and taking part in Chorlton Open Gardens

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The History Group
Meets the first Thursday of every month at 1.30pm. A range of speakers are invited to talk about  history based topics they have researched and have a special interest in

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Tuesday snooker and social afternoon  Tuesdays 1-3pm

A weekly social afternoon at a nearby cricket club. This is aimed at older men and includes snooker, bowls and darts as well as just socialising. Ring for more information
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Gardening project  Friday mornings 11-1pm
Using the land at the back of Wilbraham St Ninians where we have a greenhouse, raised beds and a patio area. Everyone welcome

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Weekly Tuesday Parent and toddler group Tuesdays 10-11.30am term time only.
This provides support for first time parents, people new to the area and others who benefit from support
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Positive living group
We regularly run courses in positive living which meet monthly to discuss strategies to make the most of ageing and remain resilient and motivated. Led by Debra McCallion a freelance life coach and trainer
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Christmas and New Years Lunch, parties, celebrations and fund raising events
Always good value and great fun
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Art & Craft Sessions
Held every Wednesday Afternoon from 1-3pm, St Ninians

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