Review of Lovechester1970s by Age Friendly Manchester

“Chorlton Good Neighbours (CGN) put on a fabulous piece of dramatic comedy titled Lovechester 1970, written by local volunteer and playwright Nakib Narat. Over the past ten weeks, volunteers and older members of CGN have worked together to practice and perform this short play, which includes singing, poetry and a tipsy vicar. “

“Lovechester 1970s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby” 

The Good Neighbours drama workshops ( 10 sessions funded through a NIF grant ) have culminated in a performance to be held at HOME (Manchester’s centre for contemporary theatre, film, art &music), We present “Lovechester 1970s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby” a comedy based in the 1970’s , written by local volunteer and playwright NakibContinue reading “Lovechester 1970s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby” 

Chorlton Good Neighbours Stage Production supported by Royal Exchange Theatre

Chorlton Good Neighbours  Stage Production supported by Royal Exchange Theatre   Royal Exchange Theatre’s Andy Barry is bringing his Elders Company to Chorlton Good Neighbours (CGN) for a free public workshop on May 9th 2018 at 10am. Open to all aged 60+ in South Manchester. Places are limited so book early! The workshop gives retiredContinue reading Chorlton Good Neighbours Stage Production supported by Royal Exchange Theatre

Coffee Morning Surprise – free cakes and Easter Eggs!

Staff from the Chorlton Morrisons store visited CGN at the coffee morning yesterday (29-03-18)  bringing lots of cakes with them including a big one donated as a raffle prize. Also all the 60 older people received an Easter egg from Morrisons as a surprise gift….many thanks to them for their generosity. Volunteer Arthur also heldContinue reading Coffee Morning Surprise – free cakes and Easter Eggs!

Chorlton Good Neighbours Launch Free Drama Workshops for over 60s   

Chorlton Good Neighbours Launch Free Drama Workshops for over 60s    Getting Older In Manchester Should Mean Getting Bolder & Having an Even More Fulfilling Life! Chorlton Good Neighbours support Manchester’s Ageing Well initiative with a free Drama Course for people age 60+  Available to anyone in Chorlton, Chorlton Park and Whalley Range; the Workshops are fundedContinue reading Chorlton Good Neighbours Launch Free Drama Workshops for over 60s   

Christmas Treat from Heinekens Brewery

10 Chorlton Good Neighbours people were invited to Solomons bar on Wilmslow Rd Withington, for a free Christmas dinner on Tuesday 19th December by Heineken’s Brewery. The trip was part of the firm’s commitment to the community and support for older Manchester residents. Other older people from Didsbury Good neighbours also went along. Young people from Heineken’sContinue reading Christmas Treat from Heinekens Brewery

Coffee Morning Talk about Charlie Peace

Thursday 23rd November 2017 saw 86 people gather at the normal coffee morning – our coffee mornings are very popular!. They were there to hear dramatist Nakib Narat tell the story of notorious victorian criminal Charlie Peace. Charlie Peace himself made a guest appearance where he was suitably booed by the crowd! (see http://www.twentythree.plus.com/MAP/chorlton.html)