‘Arts should be available on prescription’

‘Arts should be available on prescription’ This article on the BBC website, describes what Chorlton Good Neighbours  already does: https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/arts-should-be-available-on-prescription/p064lnfp Here is what Helen, our coordinator says: “This is exactly what we do and can do more of but the question remains – who is going to fund this? As often we need skilled facilitatorsContinue reading ‘Arts should be available on prescription’

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

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   

Good Neighbours on  “Holding Back the Years”. Friday 23rd of March, BBC1 9.15am

At the Good Neighbours Coffee Morning on 7th Dec 2017. A BBC team came to film some members for the programme series “Holding Back the Years”. We now know that this series will air on Monday 12th March on BBC 1 at 9.15am it will run Monday – Friday for 2 weeks, the episode Good NeighboursContinue reading Good Neighbours on  “Holding Back the Years”. Friday 23rd of March, BBC1 9.15am

History Group talk on “The Quirks of Chorlton cum Hardy”

A packed History group (nearly 60 attended) heard Andrew Simpson & Peter Topping give a talk based round their new book “The Quirks of Chorlton-cum-Hardy” – a collaboration between a local historian (Andrew) and an artist (Peter) Andrew Simpson, and below with Peter Topping Ray, introducing the speakers What a crowd!  we counted 57 peopleContinue reading History Group talk on “The Quirks of Chorlton cum Hardy”