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
Monthly Sunday Teas 4 to 6pm, the first Sunday of each month
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
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!
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 provision
One off projects
Such as The Memories project, cooking sessions and taking part in Chorlton Open Gardens
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
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
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