CGN June Newsletter

Dear All Thank you to those of you who supported our activity groups during the Chorlton Arts Festival; we appreciated seeing other members at the drama group performance and the Art exhibition. Here are photos of drama members, David and Christine, as Wurzel Gummidge and Aunt Sally, as well as some of the artwork onContinue reading CGN June Newsletter

CGN drama group: “The Wedding of the Painted Doll”

  The Wedding of the Painted Doll – a drama by the Chortlon Good Neighbours drama group.performed on May 12th 2022 at the CGN coffee morning. It includes a song (the Tennessee Wig walk) , worzel gummidge, aunt Sally, a charity shop and a wedding  

History Talk: Thurs 5th May 2022 1.30pm David Winpenny” Eccentrics, Exotics and Erratics- buildings in gardens “

Dear All Here is the link to next Thursday’s History talk , 5th May, by David Winpenny at 1.30pm titled ” Eccentrics, Exotics and Erratics- buildings in gardens “.   A garden building can be so much more than a simple shed or a summer house. From at least the 16th century garden owners haveContinue reading History Talk: Thurs 5th May 2022 1.30pm David Winpenny” Eccentrics, Exotics and Erratics- buildings in gardens “

April / May 2022 Newsletter

Dear Good Neighbour                                                                                          April / May 2022 I hope everything is going well for you at the moment; remember we are here if you need any one-off odd job doing, or some general advice, and please get in touch if you would like to try any of our activities. We can support you if itContinue reading April / May 2022 Newsletter

Geo-located walk of Chorlton along Beech Road

Good Neighbourshave received a request from central Library Colleague David Govier , about a Geo located walk of Chorlton along Beech Road David writes :  We’ve just published a geo-located walk of Chorlton using oral histories with people talking about Beech Road and the area around it in the early 20th century: https://northwestsoundheritage.org/2022/04/12/chorlton-sound-walk/ The walkContinue reading Geo-located walk of Chorlton along Beech Road

Digital Support sessions

A reminder that every Thursday morning technical suport sessions are held at Chorlton Good Neighbours  from 10am to 11.30am – the same time as the weekly coffee mornings These sessions are open to anyone who want to find out how to get the best out of their smart phones, ipads or laptops. Aidan McIlroy isContinue reading Digital Support sessions

Zoom History talk Thurs 7th April at 1.30pm Manchester’s Slum Clearances: Hulme and Moss Side

Zoom History talk Thurs 7th April at 1.30pm Manchester’s Slum Clearances Hulme and Moss Side Here is the link for next Thursday 7th April zoom History Talk, led by Bernard Leach, at  1.30pm . It is a really interesting local topic so we hope you can join us.   Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85003790345?pwd=KzhOaElHQmpKN2x5Mk91ODJqN1dOUT09  Meeting ID: 850Continue reading Zoom History talk Thurs 7th April at 1.30pm Manchester’s Slum Clearances: Hulme and Moss Side