Thursday coffee morning 6th June Our usual crowd of 60 turned up to meet with friends, have a coffee and celebrate birthdays. The art table continue to bring in their paints and use the time to water colour or crayon. How they concentrate with all the noise is amazing. David working on his painting despiteContinue reading Thursday coffee morning. 6th June 2019
Next Thursday’s history talk is by David Willars who will be talking about Manchester’s Victorian decorative glass industry and showing us some exhibits. 1.30 pm on Thursday 6th June all welcome. Thursday 6th June in the morning 10-11.30am – our ‘Hear to help’ colleagues will be here checking hearing aids and cleaning earmoulds, giving adviceContinue reading What’s On at Chorlton Good Neighbours in early June
Last Thursday coffee morning (17-04-19) was very busy. Not only did nurse Eileen turn up to speak with anyone who had some concerns , but we also had visits from two other colleagues who were both looking for older participants to take part in their different projects. Eduardo Fe , a researcher from The UniversityContinue reading Last Thursday coffee morning (17-04-19) was very busy….
Have you ever heard the phrase “we all have a book in us?” A whole book sounds daunting doesn’t it? So how about we create one together instead? Our names are Jolene Sheehan and Patrick Wright. We want to create a book about older local people’s experiences so they can share it with their relatives,Continue reading Stories Project at Good Neighbours
On Thursday April 4th Dolores Long gave a riveting talk to the Good Neighbours History Group about those 109 men and women from Manchester who in the late 1930’s went to Spain to join the International Brigade and defend Spain from the Fascist takeover led by General Franco Dolores’ father, Sam Wild was one ofContinue reading Spanish Civil War talk
CGN History Talks Feb-July 2019 All the History meetings are held at St Ninians Church, Egerton Rd South, M21 0XJ on the first Thursday of the month from 1.30 to 2.45pm £2 including refreshments For more information please contact Helen Hibberd, Co-ordinator on 0161 881-2925 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Thursday 7th February:George Hastings – 17th CenturyContinue reading History Talks Feb-July 2019
On Thursday 22nd Nov 2018 we gave a performance of our comedy play “Snowed in” at Chorlton Good Neighbours coffee morning. 110 people were crammed into the hall to watch the play which was received with great enthusiasm. The Lord Mayor of Manchester was there too
Chorlton Good Neighbours shared a post. Published by Bernard Leach · 3 mins · “That’s Manchester” Video of the final rehearsal for our play “Snowed In” that we performed yesterday in from of over 100 people at Chorlton Good Neighbours
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Today on Thursday 18th October we welcomed Cath Brownhill and Jenny Slee who came to give a free talk and demo of how the defibrillator works. Especially important since we now have a defibrillator at CGN. In fact Monday 16th October was “world resuscitation and Save a life day” . 21 volunteers and older members from CGNContinue reading Defibrillator demonstration
CGN drama workshop members Tony, Dennis, Jenny and David were interviewed at the CGN AGM (it was a bit noisy) to give their views on why they joined the drama group and how the first week had gone
Chorlton Good Neighbours Drama Workshops Suitable for all Ages and all abilities. Booking Now! “Getting Older in Manchester Means Getting Bolder & Having More Fulfilling Lives!” Ten weekly subsidised morning sessions starting on Wednesday September 19th 2018 in Wilbraham St Ninian’s Church Hall, Corner of Egerton Road South/Wilbraham Rd, Chorlton. 10-12 noon Make new friends, GainContinue reading CGN Drama Workshops start on Sep 19th
Following our successful performance of ‘LoveChester 70s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby’ at the Good Neighbours coffee morning on Thurs July 12th, the CGN drama group gave our public world premiere, (and only public performance) of the play at HOME as part of their ” A City Seen” series on Monday July 23rd LeadingContinue reading Lovechester 1970s has its world premiere at HOME!
This week (09-05-18) we welcomed Andy Barry from the Royal Exchange Theatre, together with three of his Royal Exchange elders company- members over the age of 60 who develop performance skills and indeed, put on performances Andy made sure that the workshops took place in a very relaxed and supportive manner and it was greatContinue reading Drama workshops: week 6, visit from the Royal Echange