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Groups & Events for Carers

Our Choir Group singing in front of an audience
Our Choir Group singing in front of an audience

Please register your interest prior to attending groups, so we can keep you informed of any changes. Please email or call 0161 848 2400 option 1.

Monday Carers Gardening Group

Date/Time: Mondays from 10:00am-1:00pm

Venue: Gorse Hill Community Allotment

Event Summary: An opportunity to grow a wide variety of fresh fruit and vegetables over two allotment plots. Perfect for people who want some fresh air and don’t mind getting a bit dirty. If it is raining, the group will play board games.

Monday Art Group

Date/Time: Mondays from 10:00am-12:30pm

Venue: St. Matthew's Hall, Chapel Lane, Stretford, M32 9AJ

Event Summary: Using different medias like acrylic and watercolour to produce amazing art on canvas. You don't have to be Picasso to join in, all abilities welcome. The group is led by a former Carer, an accomplished artist, who enjoys meeting with other Carers to take time to create their artwork. You can always commission one of our artists to paint your or a loved one’s portrait.

Monday Singing For Fun

Date/Time: Monday from 4:15pm-5:30pm

Venue: Fiona Gardens, Atkinson Road, Sale, M33 6GG

Event Summary: A fun choir group with beverages available. Limited parking available on site, or alternatively on-road parking available [check for permit holders only restrictions that may be in place].

Tuesday Refresh & Relax (Via Zoom)

Date/Time: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month from 7:30pm-8:15pm

Zoom Details:

Meeting ID: 952 118 7488
Password: Relax

Event Summary: Take time for yourself, grab a brew & join Pearline from the comfort of your own home for a relaxing and healing online session.

Tuesday RHS Bridgewater Wellbeing

Date/Time: 2nd Tuesday of the Month from 10am-12am (No booking in March or October)

Venue: Leigh Rd, Worsley, Salford, M28 2LJ (Meet at RHS Bridgewater Welcome Building)

Event Summary: This workshop may include gardening activities like planting and harvesting, relaxation in nature (nature walks, forest bathing), and arts and crafts (painting, Japanese plant printing) to improve carer wellbeing. You can stay in the gardens after the wellbeing session has finished.

Note: Activities depend on the weather and what materials they have on the day.

Wellbeing Wednesday

Dates/Time: 10:00 - 11:00am for all dates.

- March 8th - Full Circle Funerals | Wellbeing After Bereavement

- April 10th - Silvertime Legal Services

- May 8th - Direct Payments | David Eckersley

- June 12th - Healthwatch

- July 10th - Age UK Trafford | Memory Loss Advisor

Zoom Details:

Meeting ID: 923 5162 5180

Password: aKAe87

A chance to talk about how to improve your health, but also an opportunity to meet some new people and have a good natter over zoom. See what one of our regular attendee's writes about Wellbeing Wednesday.

Read Here

Walking Groups with MileShyClub

Event Summary: Join Jane from Mile Shy Club for an easy going, gentle walk of around 1 mile’ with the opportunity of meeting in a cafe afterwards. This is free for carers.

-Tuesdays at 11:30am- Victoria Park Community Cafe - Stretford

-Tuesdays at 1:00pm - Coppice Library and Wellbeing Centre - Sale

-Wednesday at 10:00am - Trafford Center - Meet at The Great Hall

-Wednesdays at 1:00pm - Limelight, 1 St Brides Way - Old Trafford

Mile Shy Club

Wednesday Genealogy Group

Date/Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm- The 1st and 2nd Wednesday of every month

Venue: Broomwood Community Centre, Mainwood, Timperley, WA15 7JF

Event Summary: For those who have an interest in family history, or just want to socialise with different people.

Wednesday Flower Arranging

Date/Time: 1:00PM-3:00PM every last Wednesday of the Month

Venue: Coppice Library & Wellbeing Center, Sale, M33 4ND

Event Summary: Create some beautiful bouquets of flowers, garlands and wreaths to decorate your home or to give as a lovely present.

Wednesday Genealogy Group

Date/Time: 1st and 2nd Wednesday of the month, 1pm-3pm

Venue: Broomwood Community Centre, Mainwood Road, Timperly, WA15 7JF

Event Summary: Learn more about your own ancestry by using the Ancestry Site for free, discuss and discover with the group.

Wednesday Toy House Walking Support Group

Date/Time: Every Wednesday from 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Venue: The Toy House, 91 Irlam Road, Urmston, M41 6DU

Event Summary: An easy going gentle walk of around 1 mile with the opportunity of meeting in a cafe afterwards.

Thursday Chatty Café

Date/Time: 3rd Thursday of the month from 10:00am-12:00pm

Venue: The Life Centre 235 Washway Road, Sale, M33 4BP

Event Summary: On the 3rd Thursday of the month, grab yourself a free cake and coffee. Available for all registered carers to sit down, relax and meet some new people. We are a very friendly bunch of people and will also welcome the people you care for. There is parking behind the building and public transport links are nearby.

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Thursday Knit and Natter

Date/Time: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month 11:30am-1:30pm

Venue: Café in the Park (Activity Room), 40 Mayors Rd, Altrincham, WA15 9RP

Event Summary: Call yourself an expert knitter? Or are you interested in trying something new? Then come to our new knitting group! You know what they say, laughter isn't the best medicine, knitting is, it leaves you in stitches!

Cafe in the Park

Thursdays Autism Drop in for Carers who look after someone with autism.

Date/Time: 2nd Thursday of the month from 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Venue: Salvation Army, 27 Ashton Lane, Sale, M33 6NP

Event Summary: You can speak to one of our caseworkers about how we can support you to care for the person with autism.

Friday Craft Group

Date/Time: 10:30am-12:30pm on Fridays

Venue: Urmston Library, 34 Golden Way, Urmston, M41 0NA

Event Summary: A great opportunity to learn some new skills and produce some beautiful hand-crafted items.

Yoga (Via Zoom)

Dates/Time: 10am - 11am for all dates.

- March 15th

- April 12th and 26th

- May 17th and 24th

- June 14th and 28th

- July 12th and 19th

Zoom Details:
Meeting ID: 952 118 7488
Password: YogaTCC

Event Summary: This group is over Zoom, perfect for practicing from the comfort of your own home!

Carer Meditation Vouchers

Meditation Vouchers are available for our registered carers.

Date / Time: The voucher can be used once a week at any of the following times:

Tuesday 7:30pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday 12:45pm - 1:10pm

Thursday 7:30pm - 8:00pm

Event Summary: The voucher allows weekly access to to meditation sessions at The Hope Centre, Hampden Rd, Sale, M33 7UB at any of the following times: Tuesday and Thursdays 7.30-8pm or Wednesdays 12.45pm – 1.10pm. Please email to request your voucher.

Carer Drop-ins around Trafford

Our Caseworkers are available around Trafford to provide support if you are unable to make it into our office in Sale and want to speak to someone face to face.


The 1st Monday of the month a caseworker will be at Blue Sci, Partington from 10:30am-12:30pm.


The 3rd Tuesday of the month a caseworker will be available at Stretford Public Hall from 10:00am-12:00pm.


Every Wednesday a caseworker will be at The Hub, Pownall Road, Altringham, WA14 2SZ from 1:00pm-3:00pm.


The 2nd Thursday of the month a caseworker will be at Salvation Army from 1:00pm-3:00pm specifically for people caring for someone with autism.

The 4th Thursday of the month a caseworker will be at Stretford Public Hall from 12:30pm-2:00pm.