Chapel en le Frith This trip took place on Wednesday 24th October. Photos taken below include setting off in the coach, having a meal the inside the pub, the games of bingo and the quiz. The great thing about this trip is that it is only a 45 minute coach ride away, including using the newContinue reading Trip to Hanging Gate pub
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Today on Thursday 18th October we welcomed Cath Brownhill and Jenny Slee who came to give a free talk and demo of how the defibrillator works. Especially important since we now have a defibrillator at CGN. In fact Monday 16th October was “world resuscitation and Save a life day” . 21 volunteers and older members from CGNContinue reading Defibrillator demonstration
Tom Grimshaw gave a talk on the history of Health and Medicine in the UK over the last couple of hundred years. Here he is giving the talk at the Chorlton Good Neighbours History group on Oct 5th 2018 As with all his talks, Tom illustrated his points with images and text in a whirlwindContinue reading Health and Medicine – History talk
Another great turn out for our AGM held this year on Thursday Sep 20th 2018. Here is an excerpt from the speech by our coordinator, Helen Hibberd Some photos of the AGM
We have just bought two 500L plastic bins on heavy duty castors. They will be used as mobile planters in the Good Neighbours garden and replace some of the wooden raised beds that have gradually rotted away. In the photos, Geraldine is drilling holes ion the bottom of the trolleys to allow sufficient drainage. BeContinue reading Good Neighbours garden update
CGN drama workshop members Tony, Dennis, Jenny and David were interviewed at the CGN AGM (it was a bit noisy) to give their views on why they joined the drama group and how the first week had gone
20 or so of us gathered for the first of the Autumn drama workshops at CGN. Except for 2 or 3 new people, most of the people there had been on the first course in Spring & Summer. It showed how effective those workshops had been in developing a sense of being a ‘company’ byContinue reading Drama Workshops at CGN – week one with Sam and Nakib
Monthly History Talks at Good Neighbours Programme September – December 2018 Meetings held at Wilbraham St Ninians Church, Egerton Rd South, M21 0XJ. 1.30-2.45pm £2 including refreshments Thursday 6th September: George McLean – USDAW and Ellen Wilkinson; shops, solidarity and socialism USDAW, based in Fallowfield, is one of Britain’s strongest Trade unions, representing overContinue reading History Talks Programme Sep – Dec 2018
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
“Chorlton Good Neighbours (CGN) put on a fabulous piece of dramatic comedy titled Lovechester 1970, written by local volunteer and playwright Nakib Narat. Over the past ten weeks, volunteers and older members of CGN have worked together to practice and perform this short play, which includes singing, poetry and a tipsy vicar. “
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”