All events listed are for people over 50 and FREE (unless stated)
Read and Connect – A book club designed for over-50s with a long term disabling condition and their carers.
Connect Up – An opportunity for those aged 50+ who are effected by a neuromuscular condition to drop in, meet some like-minded people and share experiences. Click here to view NMC events.
For more details contact NMC on 01606 860991
If you’re coming along on your own or maybe feeling a bit nervous about your first visit, come along on a Tuesday between 10.30am – 12.30pm and ask for Jackie Brown (Brightlife Coordinator) or Ange Hamlett-Orme (Brightlife Volunteer). They’re always happy to chat and will be able to talk to you about some of the other activities taking place in and around Winsford that you might also enjoy.
The Chatterbox Café and Brightlife Drop in is located at the ‘Chatterbox Cafe’, New Images Youth and Community Centre, Nixon Drive, Winsford, Cheshire CW7 2HG. A community haven with a warm welcome, amazing food, social activities, games and friendly people.
For more information please call Jackie Brown on 01606 88444 or 07736 168348.
Do you look after someone who is living with dementia? Are you living with dementia yourself? Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust are working alongside Age UK Cheshire and the Alzeimer’s Society to have a positive impact upon the lives of people with dementia and their carers. Call 0300 102 0008 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Outdoor Activities (Age UK Cheshire) – Activity groups will be delivered in varied locations across Chester and Winsford. For more information contact email@example.com
Day Care Services (Age UK Cheshire) – A wide range of activities will be on offer that combine mental, physical and social stimulation, including arts and crafts, reminiscence therapy, quizzes, falls prevention, music and movement, and trips out. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Side by Side (Alzheimer’s Society) – Side by Side supports people with dementia to remain active, be independent and stay involved in their community. For more information call 0300 222 1122.
Art Activities (Carers Trust Cheshire and Warrington) – Arts workshops, cultural trips and exhibitions that inspire learning and creativity, encourage friendships and fun conversations.
The Silver Rainbows programme has provided and continues to provide special events for older LGBT+ people, their families, carers and allies including country walking, tea dances, social groups (“Tea and Tattle”), archive and reminisance project and lead to the formation of the Proud Mary’s LGBT+ Choir based in Chester.
From Prejudice to Pride Exhibition Tour – 29th to 5th November at Winsford Library, with a Tea and Tattle on Wed 31st, 10.30am – 12pm
Call Silver Rainbows for further details about the range of activities taking place on 01270 653150, or email email@example.com
The Community Compass Share Club will match you with a local volunteer who is wanting to give their time to help their community. That may be a weekly visit and delivery of free FareShare groceries, delivery of a healthy home cooked meal or a regular phone call. By signing up as a member of the Share Club you will also be invited to a monthly day out where you will meet new friends, can participate in a range of activities, enjoy a hot lunch and go home with something for your tea. Free transport is also available on request.
Date: Mondays, (10am – 12pm) at the Dingle Centre in Winsford CW7 2AS
Organiser: Following the successful Community Compass model, this group is now run by local volunteers. Everyone is welcome.
Call 01606 827131 for more details.
Date: Every Tuesday and Thursday (10am – 1pm). A community haven with a warm welcome, amazing food, social activities, games and friendly people. Call 01606 593724 or drop in to the New Images Community and Youth Centre in Nixon Drive CW7 2HG.
To see if you qualify for the Community Compass Share Club call 01606 82713
You are invited to join the group for an afternoon of games, crafts, and entertainment along with some tea and cakes. Come between 2 – 4pm at the United Reformed Church, Winsford, CW7 1JE. Transport can be arranged. Phone Ann 01606 557091 or Ros 01606 543982.
The upcoming schedule is:
Monday 16th July
Monday 20th August
Monday 17th Sept
Monday 15th Oct
The Winsford based choir are looking for new recruits! They are a very friendly amateur adult choir – no auditions, you don’t need to be able to read music. They rehearse 4:30 – 5:30pm on Thursdays in term time at the Oaklands School. They generally meet in the staff room 15 – 30 minutes earlier where tea, coffee and cake are provided.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01606 551048.