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
“Coming home for Christmas” was performed by the CGN drama group at the coffee morning on Dec 12th 2019. It involved a lot of seasonal singing as the pictues show
Melodics at coffee morning Many thanks to CGN’s own singing group, the Melodicsa for getting everyone into a Christmas mood by singing carols at the last Coffee morning before Christmas, Dec 12th 2019
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
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’
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!
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!
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”
‘LoveChester 70s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby’ Photos from some of the rehearsals leading up to our first performance of our play ‘LoveChester 70s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby’ at the Good Neighbours coffee morning on Thurs July 12th 2018 We will be doing another performance at HOME on Mon 23 Jul 2018Continue reading ‘LoveChester 70s – 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?
Sunday Teas in May, with entertainer Teresa Harper Every first Sunday of each month Good Neighbours holds an afternoon tea. We arrange transport via a pool of our volunteer drivers to ensure that those with mobility problems or are isolated can come along and join in the fun This month we had entertainer Teresa HarperContinue reading Sunday tea in May at Good Neighbours
On Thursday coffee morning (25-01-18) Chorlton Primary School students and their teachers came to Good Neighbours and gave a short concert. Afterwards they went round the tables talking our members They also presented a cheque for £265.49 to CGN coordinator, Helen Hibber. They raised this money by baking and selling cakes and asking forContinue reading Chorlton Park Primary at Good Neighbours
A CGN trip to the Millstones, Harrogate on Tues 13th Feb 2018. The coach will leave St Ninians at 9.30am, arriving at Millstones by 11.30am. You will be served tea or coffee on arrival followed by a two course meal at 12,00pm. After lunch there will be an afternoon of music, sing-a-longs and dancing asContinue reading Winter Warmer trip to Millstones, Harrogate
Some up and coming events – mainly at the Thursday coffee mornings 1. Thursday 25th January : 10.30am the children from Chorlton park primary are coming to sing a couple of songs from their xmas performance of Scrooge, where they also raised £269 for CGN Our nurse Eileen Kendrick will also be here atContinue reading More events in Jan & Feb
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