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

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.

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.

Getting To Know You Group

Date/Time: 1st Monday of the month from 1:00pm-4:00pm

Venue: Blue Sci 54-56 Seymour Grove, M16 0LN

Event Summary: A group to support carers who support someone with poor mental health. We’ll help you to better understand the cared for’s needs, ways to avoid relapsing and admission to hospital. A great opportunity to talk and meet up with our knowledgeable staff and other carers and improve your wellbeing.

Blue Sci

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].


Date/Time: Last Monday of the month

Venue: Hope Centre, Sale, M33 7UB

  • Meditation Vouchers [limited availability] only for registered carers – giving access to weekly 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. Email to request a voucher.

Event Summary: Connect with others in a meditative space and experience the benefits of relaxation.

Light of Hope

BAME Carers Catchup

Date/Time: 1-3pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the month

Venue: Bluesci Wellbeing, Broome House, 54-56 Seymour Grove, Old Trafford, M16 0LN

Event Summary: Getting to know other carers from your community, having a chat with refreshments provided. Bengali, Urdu and Hindi translation available.

Blue Sci

Wellbeing Wednesday

Time: 10:00am-11:00am

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

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 10:00am- Partington Family Medical Practice

-Tuesdays at 11:30am- Victoria Park, Stretford

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

-Wednesdays at 11am Lily's Cafe, Eden Square, Urmston

-Wednesdays at Limelight, Old Trafford

Mile Shy Club

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.

Flower Arranging

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

Venue: Coppice Library, Sale, M33 4WA

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

Chatty Café

Date/Time: 1st and 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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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

Craft Group

Date/Time: 10:00am-12:30pm on Fridays

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

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