Regular Social Events


Every Monday Morning: 10.00am-12.00pm: Morning Drop-In: You are welcome to drop in during this time for a cuppa.  Volunteers are on hand to 'Meet and Greet' you during this period.

Every Monday Afternoon: 1.30pm-2.30pm: Musical Fun Afternoon: Now taking place weekly apart from on the fourth Monday every month.  Meeting at the Centre.

Second Monday every Month: 10.00am-2.30pm: Foot Practitioner Monthly Clinic with Dougie Warrington: Have your feet pampered and support the Society at the same time.  Dougie kindly donates £7.50 for every appointment he has.  Appointments booked via the Centre.

Third Monday every Month: Meeting at 1.00pm: Monthly Walk group:  Please let the office know if you need a sighted guide.

Fourth Monday every Month: 1.30pm-3.00pm: Musical Social Afternoon: £3.00 includes entertainment and refreshments.  To book please contact the Centre.


The Centre is available for external room bookings: Specialist courses such as Eye Talk are held on this day.


Every Wednesday Morning: 10.30am-12.00pm: 'Light Snack' Drop In: As the cooler months are here, we are providing a 'light snack' drop in every Wednesday morning.  

Second Wednesday of the Month: Morning: 10.30am-12.00pm: Our User Forum and Volunteers Forums are held, alternate months.

Second Wednesday of the Month: Afternoon: 2.00pm-3.30pm: Our Monthly Makes group meet in the large area of the lounge producing a wide selection of items.  For 2023 the group are discussing inviting individuals to give 'Hands-on' demonstrations so do ring to book and find out what's on!

Third Wednesday: 1.30pm-3.00pm: The monthly Macular Support Group: Meeting in the large area of the lounge.  All welcome.

Fourth Wednesday: 1.30pm-3.00pm: Glaucoma Support Group: Meeting in the large area of the lounge.  All welcome.

Fourth Wednesday: 10.00am-3.00pm: Katy's Pamper Sessions: These therapy sessions will take place in the Chatterton Room at the Centre.  Treatments include back, neck and shoulder massage, reflexology, holistic facial, head massage and reiki.  Sessions cost £20 and £5 of this is donated to the Society.  Book via the office.


Every Thursday Morning: 10.30am-12.00pm: Healthy Living Group: This weekly group, led by Jixie, covers a wide range of subjects and on the third Thursday of every month invites a guest speaker.  For further details please contact the office. Booking is helpful for refreshments but all are welcome.

Every Thursday Afternoon: 1.00pm-2.30pm: Over 60s Group: Tea and chat group.  For details, contact the office.


Every Friday: 11.30am-2.00pm: Friday Lunch: The main lounge area is taken over with our 'Lunch Brunch'. Carole and Mags provide either a cooked meal or light snack each week.  Places must be booked and paid for in advance. For menu details and to book, (no later than Thursday morning) call the office on 0161 763 7014.

For further details of how to join any of these sessions, just ring the centre and speak to a member of staff.  0161 763 7014.