What a party! The place ? Houghend Police club ……The date ? Thursday 19th December……..The result ? 110 people having a brilliant time … What’s not to enjoy when we have volunteer David Balderstone as the DJ , children from Chorlton High coming across to sing some Christmas carols , and the wonderful staff upContinue reading CGN Christmas Party, Thurs Dec 19th
Friday 13th December saw 16 CGN members brave the very wet and windy weather to travel in to the Bridgewater Hall for another session organised by Amy Hughes of Live Music now. These events are part of the venue’s outreach work, and happen usually monthly, enabling young professional artists to perform for an older audience.Continue reading Live Music now at the Bridgewater Hall
It’s that time of year again…….ho ho ho Christmas has arrived early at CGN , starting with the party on 1st December when 65 people turned out to have fun with pass the parcel, quizzes on general knowledge and TV theme tunes, and also the obligatory game of ………eyes down! The Bobbysocks Entertainment was byContinue reading It’s that time of year again…….ho ho ho!
Our Next History talk will be on Thursday 7th March 2019 1.30pm when Graham Phythian will be talking about quirky facts relating to south Manchester- ghosts, sporting events , buried treasure and an oscar winner. …. should be interesting. Other bits of info for you 1. This Thursday 28th Feb 8.30 – 2.30pm our Be Well healthContinue reading CGN Events Feb / Mar 2019
We rounded off another successful year with our big Christmas event up at Houghend police social club. The meal was amazing as usual and the staff couldn’t be more helpful. Some of our local colleagues bobbed in to say hello including our local PCSO’s and Councillor Joanna Midgeley, and we were entertained by volunteer DavidContinue reading Christmas Celebrations
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