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
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!
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
In 1974 Sardar and Parveen started the Shareen Fashions business in the local Chorlton village, catering for clothes for all the family. The store quickly established a reputation for a friendly service always willing to go the extra mile and began to be known for not just the range of clothing in-stock but also sourcingContinue reading Shareen Fashions – closing after 44 years in Chorlton
Kathy took us again this week for our fourth drama group workshop. We followed up on last week exercise and extended our short sketches (or vignettes) on “The first time I…..” For my group this was about the first time Christine had been on an aeroplane as a teenager. We also did a variety ofContinue reading Good Neighbours Drama Workshops: week 4
‘Arts should be available on prescription’ This article on the BBC website, describes what Chorlton Good Neighbours already does: https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/arts-should-be-available-on-prescription/p064lnfp Here is what Helen, our coordinator says: “This is exactly what we do and can do more of but the question remains – who is going to fund this? As often we need skilled facilitatorsContinue reading ‘Arts should be available on prescription’
Some of us from Good Neighbours went to the Benito Lounge opening night in Chorlton on Wednesday. Benito’s have chosen us as the local charity to support so £1 from each burger sold and 50p from each coffee for the first month will go to Good Neighbours. We did check them out first because weContinue reading Good Neighbours at the Benito Lounge
Staff from the Chorlton Morrisons store visited CGN at the coffee morning yesterday (29-03-18) bringing lots of cakes with them including a big one donated as a raffle prize. Also all the 60 older people received an Easter egg from Morrisons as a surprise gift….many thanks to them for their generosity. Volunteer Arthur also heldContinue reading Coffee Morning Surprise – free cakes and Easter Eggs!
At Good neighbours, with the average age of members being nearly 80, it is inevitable that people die. With people who have been long term members and regular participants in coffee mornings and trips out, there is often a desire to remember them at Good Neighbours in some not too solemn way. So we areContinue reading Memory Boards
Chorlton Good Neighbours: useful information and updates Feb/March 2018 Thursday coffee mornings; 10-11.30am : 1st March : Hear to help colleague Diane Whitehead here to check hearing aids and give new batteries, clean moulds and give advice . Please just turn up on the first Thursday of each month. Nurse Eileen Kendrick will be hereContinue reading Useful information and updates Feb/March 2018
Chorlton Good Neighbour’s Drama Workshops for 60+ “You’re never too old to try something fun and new!” STARTING IN MARCH 2018 An exciting 10 week course of workshops which will gently introduce you to the world of The Stage. For 2 hours a week on Wednesdays mornings you will enjoy creating and performing in anContinue reading Chorlton Good Neighbour’s Drama Workshops for 60+
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
Chorlton Good Neighbours Positive Living Group Would you like to get out more, meet new people and try some different activities? Well, why not come and give the Monthly Positive Living Group a go? Each month, 10am to 12 midday on a Monday, we hold a get-together for a friendly, relaxed, informal discussion over aContinue reading Positive Living Group
10 Chorlton Good Neighbours people were invited to Solomons bar on Wilmslow Rd Withington, for a free Christmas dinner on Tuesday 19th December by Heineken’s Brewery. The trip was part of the firm’s commitment to the community and support for older Manchester residents. Other older people from Didsbury Good neighbours also went along. Young people from Heineken’sContinue reading Christmas Treat from Heinekens Brewery