International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) Oct 1st 2020

  Every year, the United Nations designates the 1 October as International Day of Older Persons (IDOP). Events are taking place across the country – albeit this year in a different, often virtual format – to celebrate the achievements and contributions older people make to society and raise awareness of the issues and challenges inContinue reading International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) Oct 1st 2020

Christmas Lantern Parade on Beech Road, Thurs 28th Nov, 5.45pm

CHRISTMAS LANTERNS LIGHT UP BEECH ROAD  More than 100 handmade lanterns will parade through Chorlton to mark the start of the festive season as Santa flicks the switch at the community Christmas light switch on event on Beech Road, on Thursday 28 November. School children from primary and secondary schools across the area have madeContinue reading Christmas Lantern Parade on Beech Road, Thurs 28th Nov, 5.45pm

Performing and Sharing “Stories of our Lives”

Over four Saturdays in August , CGN ran a  project bringing older storytellers together with younger writers to create a book about memories and experiences around selected topics; childhood and growing up, working life and holidays and travel . Over thefour sessions 50 people had taken part, including many members from CGN. We have hadContinue reading Performing and Sharing “Stories of our Lives”

CGN drama groups presents – ‘Staying Alive for Barry Gibb’

It has been  a very busy summer of activities for CGN particularly for those related to cultural events. Through these we support older people in contributing and engaging in neighbourhood and city life. The first event was the CGN drama group taking part in the Festival of Manchester in Platt Fields on Saturday 31st August.Continue reading CGN drama groups presents – ‘Staying Alive for Barry Gibb’