Christmas time…..and a lot of events at CGN Decorating the hall with window displays. Marianne, Sue and Susan did a marvellous job creating festive window displays …. The Christmas party on Sunday 2nd December saw 65 of our older users come together to enjoy food, bingo, pass the parcel, quiz, and entertainment from the Chorlton UkeleleContinue reading Christmas is coming at CGN…
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
Chorlton Good Neighbours, Wilbraham St Ninians Church, Egerton Rd South, M21 0XJ email email@example.com Tel 0161 881 -2925 Dear Good Neighbour Although it may seem some time ago, many thanks to everyone who supported the Annual General Meeting in September; it was a fantastic occasion with about 90 peopleContinue reading November Newsletter
In the lead up to our performance of ‘LoveChester 70s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby’ at at HOME as part of their ” A City Seen” series on Monday July 23rd, a film about the making of the play and how it came about was shown. The film was made by Marc Grundy, whoContinue reading ‘LoveChester 70s – the Film!
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”
What are you doing on Thursday 10am 12th July? If you are local to Chorlton, Whalley Range and Moss Side come and get your groove on to see a fun, new, comedy musical comparing life in Chorlton today with the 1970s: Bagpuss, space hoppers, Curly Wurlies, heatwaves, power cuts and flares contrasted to ageing inContinue reading Lovechester 1970s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby?
Visits from Manchester University Music Society & Age Friendly Manchester team Last Thursday coffee morning (22-02-18) we had two guests at the Coffee Morning: Philip Bradley from the Age Friendly Manchester team of Manchester City Council and students from Manchester University Music society. Philip spoke with volunteers, service users, staff and other colleagues about theContinue reading Visits from M/c Univ Music Society & Age Friendly M/c team
The Good Neighbours group of singers, the Meoldocis, performing at the coffee morning on Thirs Dec 7th 2017. Next week they will be singing at a local nursing home and they are already getting into the festive mood
In the lead up to Christmas 2014, the Melodics singing group led a singalong of carols and Christmas songs at a Good Neighbours coffee morning. At the same event, we said farewell to Margaret Banks, our Art tutor and in addition, Justine Entezari one of our volunteers who works for NJL consulting, a Manchester based designContinue reading Melodics Christmas Singalong
Memories of Music At the Good Neighbours coffee morning on July 17th 2014 there was a visit from a group of eleven 16 year olds from the Young Enterprise Group of the National Citizen Service (NCS), working with The Challenge – a national charity that brings local people together to build a stronger society. The youngContinue reading Memories of Music
Good Neighbours Open Day, May 31st 2014 Wilbraham St Ninian’s Church and Chorlton Good Neighbours held an open day on May 31st. . The Good Neighbours Garden was open and looking good. Paul was looking very fine in his outfit for the dancing that was taking place in the Church Hall later Meanwhile Tony wasContinue reading Good Neighbours Open Day
Karen Tynan runs the Chorlton Good Neighbours exercise class on Mondays at 1.30pm. They are one of 3 classes we run each week and they are graded by difficulty. This class of nearly 20 older people has a mix of seated and standing activities and several members are in their 80’s The class is basedContinue reading Karen’s Exercise Class (video)
Good Neighbours Christmas Party The annual Good Neighbours Christmas Party was held on Sunday Dec1st 2013. It was a full house for the meal, raffle and entertainment provided by the Leetones – daughter Lisa and father Tony. This was a great start to the Christmas period with both users and volunteers having a a great time.
Winter Warmer event at Trafalgar Court Good Neighbours had a stall at the “Winter Warmer” event at Trafalgar Court, an Anchor Housing scheme in Whalley Range on Thursday Nov 14th 2013. Carolyn O’Hanlon organised the stall and was helped by Peter Flynn and Bernard Leach The event was well attended, with lots of stalls andContinue reading Winter Warmer event at Trafalgar House (video)
On another lovely Friday summer morning, the Good Neighbours’ gardeners listened to Carolyn singing and accompanying herself on ukelele. Songs included her version of ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ and a Chris de Burgh song, ‘Lady in Red’, but in this version, ‘Lady in White’ as Carolyn was due to sing it at a friend’s weddingContinue reading Music in the Good Neighbours Garden (video)